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No one in the world sells more real estate than
Who We Are
What began in Denver, Colo., in 1973 as "a pad of
paper and a dream" is now a global real estate
franchise network that spreads across 63 countries
and eight territories, on six continents.
The revolutionary RE/MAX Concept of enabling real
estate professionals to maximize their business
potential has evolved into an organization of more
than 120,000 Sales Associates in more than 6,600
RE/MAX Associates, on average, lead the industry
in production, experience, and professional
The red, white and blue RE/MAX Balloon, with its
"Above the Crowd!®" slogan, is one of the most
recognizable business logos in the world. With
nearly 90 RE/MAX Hot Air Balloons around the
globe, RE/MAX has the world's largest balloon
RE/MAX is the No. 1 Real Estate
in Canada and in the United States.
The first RE/MAX region outside the United States
and Canada was the Caribbean Basin opened in 1991.
It was followed two years later by RE/MAX of
Mexico. In 1995, RE/MAX expanded into Southern
Africa, Spain, Israel, Italy, and Germany. Since
then, RE/MAX regions have become established
across Europe, in Asia, in Australia, and in South
In 2004, for the 8th year in a row, RE/MAX
Associates were involved in more than 1 million
sales transaction sides.
stands for "real estate maximums."
In exchange for paying a management fee and a
share of the monthly office overhead, RE/MAX
Associates keep the maximum allowed amount of
their commissions and receive the many benefits of
RE/MAX programs and services.
Associates maximum commissions and maximum career
freedom, RE/MAX influenced competitors to
re-examine and adjust their own policies toward
sales agents, thus dramatically changing the
network grew, renowned for its top producers and
quality service to consumers, so did support
programs, making RE/MAX a dynamic force in real
estate education and technology.
organization was one of the first real estate
companies to have its own proprietary television
network and one of the first in the industry to
develop a site on the World Wide Web.
to Real Estate Service
In a business environment of mergers and
acquisitions, RE/MAX is the only major real estate
network still owned and directed by its founders.
commitment to its membership has led to an
ever-increasing number of accolades from the
business community at large, including selection
of RE/MAX as the best in the business. In January
2005, "Entrepreneur" magazine ranked RE/MAX among
the top 10 franchises in its 26th Annual Franchise
500 survey. It also named RE/MAX: "Best of the
Best" for real estate services; the
highest-ranking real estate franchise in "Low Cost
Franchises"; and No. 7 overall in "America's Top
40 Years Above the Crowd
Since 1973, RE/MAX has massively expanded its network and now has more than 100,000 agents in nearly 8,000 offices spanning 96 countries and territories on six continents. Young in years but mature in experience, RE/MAX looks ahead to even greater development and success in the years ahead.