Carlos Villanueva


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About Carlos Villanueva

Carlos Villanueva has been Vice President and Regional Sales Manager of The Keyes Company since December 2010. The Keyes Company is Florida's largest real estate services firm, with 2017 sales in excess of $6 billion and more than 4,000 associates serving clients in more than 70 countries through it stake in Leading Real Estate Companies of The World.

Prior to becoming a Vice President and Regional Sales Manager, Mr. Villanueva served as Managing Director for Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, with responsibility for all business segments. In addition, he served as the company's Miami-Dade County Regional Manager in 2009, during the depth of the global financial crisis. Earlier, Mr. Villanueva served as the company's turnaround specialist by leading his business unit to the number one status in the southeastern United States.

Mr. Villanueva began his real estate career with Coldwell Banker in 1996 as a rookie real estate agent in Miami, Florida. Throughout the next 23 years he served in various leadership positions, including Team Leader, Assistant Managing Broker, Managing Broker and Director. After a successful start to his real estate career both as a sales associates and as a Broker, Mr. Villanueva was appointed as President and CEO of Realty World Select in January 2003, and he became Chairman of the Board in April 2003. He served in those roles when Realty World Select merged with Prudential in April 2005.

Mr. Villanueva is a member of the The Keyes Company Chairman's Advisory and Operating Committee.

Mr. Villanueva received an M.B.A. from the London School of Economics and a B.P.S. in Psychology and Human Resource Management from Barry University. Mr. Villanueva is involved with the UM Sylvester Cancer Center as a member of their Advisory Board and an active fundraiser for this worthy cause.

Latest Blog Posts

Question for Carlos: What would a recession mean for the housing market?

According to a recent survey from the Wall Street Journal, the percentage of economists who believe we’ll see a recession in the next 12 months is growing. When surveyed in July

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Carlos' take on the rate of homeownership increasing in America

The desire to own a home is still strong today. In fact, according to the Census, the U.S. homeownership rate is on the rise. To illustrate the increase, the graph below shows the

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Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Prices Will Go Down

Experts in the real estate industry use a number of terms when they talk about what’s happening with home prices. And some of those words sound a bit similar but mean very different things. To

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Why Carlos thinks that rising inventory is a good thing

Are you thinking about selling your current home? If so, the biggest question on your mind may be: if I sell now, where will I go? If this resonates with you, there’s something you

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