Only Real Estate Company Ranked for 6th Year in a Row
DENVER, CO – November 1, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) – For the sixth year in a row, RE/MAX, LLC has been named one of the Top 50 Franchises for Minorities by the National Minority Franchising Initiative through the World Franchising Network.
More than 400 companies requested evaluation in the process that judged franchisors on their commitment to the recruitment, inclusion and ongoing support of minorities.
RE/MAX is the only real estate company to make the Top 50 list and joins well-respected companies in other industries, such as 7-Eleven, McDonald’s and Fantastic Sams.
“RE/MAX provides opportunity for our franchise owners who’ve seen what a strong brand can do to help businesses prosper,” said RE/MAX CEO Margaret Kelly. “It’s our responsibility to set them up for success and step back so they can run their company their way. Our offices are helping the housing industry get back on track.”
In the first half of the year, RE/MAX added 299 franchises worldwide, with 112 new franchises in the U.S. Through the end of June, franchise sales were up 4% from the same period in 2012. In the U.S., the biggest growth was in California and Florida, with 14 and 13 new franchises respectively. Worldwide, RE/MAX sold 25 franchises in Turkey and 22 in Brazil.
RE/MAX also ranked as the leading real estate franchise organization in the Franchise Times Top 200 for the fifth consecutive year. The survey is based on annual worldwide sales. RE/MAX placed 14th among all franchises, gaining two places over its standing in 2012.
RE/MAX franchisees have access to extensive training from the award-winning RE/MAX University, as well as industry-leading technology, tools and resources. RE/MAX has long been recognized as a leader in franchisee support, opportunity and commitment.
For more information about RE/MAX, please 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, with an innovative, entrepreneurial culture affording its agents and franchisees the flexibility to operate their businesses with great independence. Over 90,000 agents provide RE/MAX a global reach of more than 90 countries. Nobody sells more real estate than RE/MAX.
RE/MAX, LLC, one of the world’s leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, is a subsidiary of 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 $130 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®, Susan G. Komen® 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.