RE/MAX Worldwide Footprint Expands; Portugal Named Global Region of the Year

The World’s Most Productive Real Estate Network* reports 18 percent growth outside the U.S. and Canada in 2017

March 29, 2018 // Franchising.com // DENVER - RE/MAX, LLC continues to expand worldwide as the global real estate franchisor announced an 18 percent increase in agent count outside the United States and Canada in 2017. The RE/MAX network recently surpassed more than 119,000 agents in more than 100 countries and territories worldwide.

“The global appeal of the RE/MAX network is unmatched by any of our competitors,” said Shawna Gilbert, Vice President of Global Development for RE/MAX. “In 2017, we were delighted to welcome six new countries to the RE/MAX network: Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Latvia, Antigua, Taiwan and Ethiopia. This global expansion not only helps to strengthen our in-network referral system, it also helps local job growth and the international real estate industry as a whole.”

RE/MAX honored four global regions with Region of the Year awards at the 2018 RE/MAX R4 Convention in Las Vegas. RE/MAX Portugal was named overall Global Region of the Year after an outstanding year marked by growth and achievement.

“RE/MAX Portugal added 55 new offices and grew the number of new agents by nearly 20 percent in 2017,” said Gilbert. “We’re seeing great success in the European region because our global Broker/Owners and agents have proven the value of experience and professionalism in their local markets.”

The RE/MAX Global Region of the Year Award winners are:

  • Asia Pacific Region of the Year - RE/MAX Mongolia
  • Europe Region of the Year - RE/MAX Portugal
  • Middle East/Africa Region of the Year - RE/MAX of Southern Africa
  • Latin America/Caribbean Region of the Year - RE/MAX Peru

About the RE/MAX Network

RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger, with an innovative, entrepreneurial culture affording its agents and franchisees the flexibility to operate their businesses with great independence. Over 115,000 agents provide RE/MAX a global reach of more than 100 countries and territories. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX, as measured by residential transaction sides. RE/MAX, LLC, one of the world’s leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RMCO, LLC, which is controlled and managed by RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RMAX). With a passion for the communities in which its agents live and work, RE/MAX is proud to have raised more than $167 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® and other charities. For more information about RE/MAX, to search home listings or find an agent in your community, please visit www.remax.com. For the latest news about RE/MAX, please visit www.remax.com/newsroom.

*As measured by residential transaction sides

SOURCE the RE/MAX Network

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