RE/MAX Sets New Record, Surpasses 123,000 Agents
Largest Quarter-End Number of Associates in Company’s 45-Year History
August 07, 2018 // Franchising.com // DENVER - RE/MAX, the #1 name in real estate*, continues to rise. At the end of the second quarter of this year, the RE/MAX network’s total agent count reached an all-time quarterly high of 123,082 associates. With a growing presence in more than 100 countries and territories, no other real estate brand matches the RE/MAX worldwide footprint.
“Setting a new record in quarter-end agent count is a rewarding achievement,” said RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos. “RE/MAX is one of the most powerful and recognized brands in our industry, and we continue to strategically grow with many of the most talented agents in the business. Our associates worldwide sell more real estate than any other brand, as measured by residential transaction sides, and we’re thankful for their dedication to our brand.”
Recent national rankings continue to demonstrate the strength of the RE/MAX brand:
- Top 10 global franchisor
RE/MAX was named a top 10 global franchise for the first time by Entrepreneur magazine. Placing seventh in the publication’s “2018 Top Global Franchises” list, RE/MAX was also once again the leading real estate franchise in the annual ranking of 200 global brands. The top 10 overall standings included #1 McDonald’s, #2 7-Eleven, #3 KFC, #4 Pizza Hut, #5 Subway, #6 Kumon Math & Reading Centers, #7 RE/MAX, #8 Dairy Queen, #9 Dunkin’ Donuts and #10 Baskin-Robbins.
- Fastest-growing real estate franchise brand
Entrepreneur named RE/MAX one of the fastest growing franchises in the world in its 2018 “Top Fastest Growing Franchises” list. The ranking of 150 franchises placed RE/MAX in the 12th spot overall, the highest among all real estate franchises, and marked the fifth consecutive year the franchisor has been included in the annual list.
- One of the world’s strongest franchise brands
RE/MAX was ranked fifth overall and No. 1 among real estate franchises in the 2018 Franchise 500 list, up from #10 overall in 2017, #21 overall in 2016 and #75 overall in 2015. The top 10 overall standings included #1 McDonald’s, #2 7-11, #3 Dunkin’ Donuts, #4 The UPS Store, #5 RE/MAX, #6 Sonic, #7 Great Clips, #8 Taco Bell, #9 Hardee’s and #10 Sport Clips.
National surveys continue to demonstrate the high productivity of the RE/MAX network. In July, RE/MAX placed more agents than any other brand in the 2018 REAL Trends “America’s Best Real Estate Professionals” rankings. Nearly one in four agents in the survey is a RE/MAX agent. RE/MAX also had more agents ranked than any other brand in the recent 13th Annual REAL Trends “The Thousand,” released in June. RE/MAX agents have claimed the most rankings in the respected survey three out of the last four years.
RE/MAX is in more countries than any other real estate brand. From a single office that opened in 1973 in Denver, Colorado, RE/MAX has grown into a global real estate network with more than 120,000 sales associates in more than 100 countries and territories.
About the RE/MAX Network
As one of the leading global real estate franchisors, RE/MAX, LLC is a subsidiary of RE/MAX Holdings (NYSE: RMAX) with over 120,000 agents in more than 100 countries and territories. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX, as measured by residential transaction sides. Dedicated to innovation and change in the real estate industry, RE/MAX launched Motto Mortgage, a ground-breaking mortgage franchisor, in 2016 and acquired booj, a real estate technology company, in 2018. RE/MAX agents have lived, worked and served in their local communities for decades, raising millions of dollars every year for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® and other charities. To learn more 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.
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