Franchise Survey Ranks Top Performers

Franchise Survey Ranks Top Performers

RE/MAX Best Among Real Estate Franchises

DENVER, CO – October 8, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Global real estate franchiser RE/MAX is the highest ranking real estate organization in the 2012 Franchise Times Top 200. The survey is based on worldwide sales and RE/MAX has held the top position for four years in a row.

In the 12th annual Top 200 survey published in the October edition of Franchise Times magazine, RE/MAX ranked 16th among all franchises. Some of the top ranked franchises identified in the Top 200 survey include McDonald’s, 7-11, Hertz, and Hyatt Hotels.

“RE/MAX, is pleased to be ranked alongside many of the most respected franchise names in the world,” said Margaret Kelly, RE/MAX CEO. “As we make plans to celebrate our 40th anniversary, we recognize the outstanding performance of our agents as our greatest resource and the reason that RE/MAX is so often honored in surveys like the Top 200.”

RE/MAX continues to enjoy significant growth. It recently announced that it will soon open in China, and worldwide franchise sales through September are 22% higher than the same period last year. Franchise sales in Brazil are 229% higher than 2011 and in Southern Africa sales are up 77%. In the United States, the Central and Northern Ohio region led the way with franchise sales up 8%.

RE/MAX franchisees have access to extensive training from the award-winning RE/MAX University, as well as technology tools and resources like the full RE/MAX Mobile Suite, RE/MAX LeadStreet® and the online customizable marketing toolkit, Design Center.

“The quality tools and services that RE/MAX offers help our agents provide the ultimate in customer service,” said Kelly.

In 2012, two other respected industry surveys have ranked RE/MAX agents as the industry’s most productive among the national brands. RE/MAX offices took 44 of the top 50 spots in the 2012 REAL Trends 500 survey when ranked by agent productivity. RE/MAX agents also had an average of 15.6 transaction sides in the RIS Media Power Broker survey, the highest of any national brand.

For more information about RE/MAX, visit www.remax.com or www.joinremax.com.

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About the RE/MAX Network

RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger, real estate industry visionaries who still lead the Denver-based global franchisor today.

RE/MAX is recognized as one of the leading real estate franchise companies with the most productive sales force in the industry and a global reach of more than 85 countries. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX.

With a passion for the communities in which its agents live and work, RE/MAX is proud to have raised more than $120 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and other charities.

Contact:

Shaun White
Vice President
Corporate Communications
RE/MAX, LLC
(303) 796-3405

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Based in Denver, Colo., RE/MAX International oversees a network of nearly 100,000 Sales Associates in more than 75 countries, an international presence greater than any of its competitors.  Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX.

RE/MAX has been honored as the leading real estate franchise in the "2009 Franchise Times Top 200," and has been the leading real estate organization in Entrepreneur magazine's "Franchise 500 Survey" for nine of the last 11 years.

Contact:

Allie Musso

Phone: 303-796-3662

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