REAL Trends Canadian 250 Shows RE/MAX is Most Productive
Denver, CO – May 10, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — RE/MAX continued to outperform all competitors in the REAL Trends Canadian 250 as it has every year since the annual survey’s debut in 2010. Based on 2012 production numbers, RE/MAX placed 159 brokerages in the top 250, the closest competitor qualified only 25. RE/MAX also led all franchises in transaction ends per agent.
“There is no denying that consumers prefer RE/MAX agents above those at our competitors,” said Dave Liniger, Chairman and Co-Founder, RE/MAX LLC. “In Canada, RE/MAX agents have outsold the competition every year since 1987. That’s because RE/MAX agents are experienced professionals who know how to provide a high level of customer service.”
REAL Trends Canadian 250 highlights:
· RE/MAX agents averaged 16.7 transaction ends per agent, while all other agents in the survey averaged 9.3.
· RE/MAX agents closed 60% of the 485,000 transaction ends in the survey, and 56% of the $181 billion sales volume.
· Among the top 25 brokerages in ends per agent, 24 were RE/MAX.
· For RE/MAX agents, the average transaction ends per agent increased more than 6% from 2011.
RE/MAX first began franchise operations in Canada in 1977 and now has nearly 19,000 Sales Associates working in more than 750 offices.
In the U.S., RE/MAX agents also ranked as the most productive real estate professionals. Released earlier this month, the 2013 REAL Trends 500 showed that more RE/MAX brokerages met the survey’s competitive qualifications than brokerages with any other competitor.
The survey showed that U.S. RE/MAX sales associates averaged 17.1 transaction sides in 2012. That figure was more than twice as high as the 7.9 average of all competing agents in the survey. RE/MAX also placed 40 brokerages in the top 50, when ranked by per-agent transaction sides – one of the most meaningful measures of productivity.
For more information about the REAL Trends Canadian 250 or the REAL Trends 500, visit www.realtrends.com.
For more information about RE/MAX, to search home listings or find an agent, please visit: www.remax.com, or www.remax.ca.
About the RE/MAX Network:
Celebrating 40 years of innovation, 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.
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 for the Cure® and other charities.
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