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Kaukaha “K” Watanabe

Property Partners

K Watanabe was born and raised in Hawaii, but moved to Tucson, Arizona shortly after graduating from High School. He instantly fell in love with the desert landscape and its amenities. Since then K has established a strong connection and involvement within the community and is proud to call Tucson his home. He is a proud father of 2 beautiful children Joseph – 13 and Mercedes – 17. In his free time, K loves to play sports, travel the world, and spend time with his family and friends! K has an extensive professional background in Sales and Management. He began his career in real estate in late 2007 and since then his real estate team has helped over 800 families purchase and sell their properties here in Tucson, Arizona. In 2013 K began his venture with Realty Executives and now serves as the Team Lead for Realty Executives Tucson Elite. His team consists of expert negotiators with over 30 years of combined sales experience in traditional sales, foreclosures, and short sales. They provide each of their clients’ superior customer service through relationship building and effective communication. The Property Partners at Realty Executives has an average listing of 36 days on the market; 34 days less than the Tucson average of 70+ days. They have also sold 331 homes in 2016, over 200 homes in 2015, 147 homes in 2014, and 131 homes in 2013. They were ranked with Realty Executives International as #8 in Units Sold in 2015, #13 in Units Sold for 2014, #33 Revenue Generated for 2015, #83 in Revenue Generated for 2014, and #45 for Homes Sold in 2013. Realty Executives Tucson Elite has also been the recipient of reputable awards such as Executive Club Award Winner and Double Diamond Award Winner in 2015; as well as The Diamond Award Winner and Chairman’s Award Winner (#1 Realty Executives Producing Agent in Tucson) in 2014. In 2016, The Arizona Daily star listed the Property Partners as a favorite for Best Residential Real Estate Agency / Broker Group in their Reader’s Choice awards. The Property Partners were also recognized as one of Arizona’s Top 100 real estate teams by Real Estate Executive Magazine. K’s most recent venture was the investment into Synergy Plaza; the redesign of the McMahon’s Prime Steakhouse & business square. The purpose behind Synergy Plaza will be a to help create a synergetic work environment for businesses located within the plaza. The plaza now offers the convince of one-stop-shopping for clients who are seeking services for Real Estate, Lending, and Insurance. K and The Property Partner’s office is now located inside of the former steak house. In 2010 K started his real estate investment company – KSW Properties LLC and began investing in residential real estate. KSW Properties has grown into the 3rd largest residential home buyer in Tucson. Since 2010, KSW Properties LLC has purchased, improved, and sold over 250 homes here in Pima County. In 2015, K and three business partners invested into Synergy Plaza; the redesign of the McMahon’s Prime Steakhouse & business square. The purpose behind Synergy Plaza will be a to help create a synergetic work environment for businesses located within the plaza. The plaza now offers the convince of one-stop-shopping for clients who are seeking services for Real Estate, Lending, and Insurance. K and The Property Partner’s office is now located inside of the former steak house. K’s newest venture is launching a new property management company, Property Partners Residential.