RE/MAX Celebrates Growth and a Brighter Housing Market in 2016

January 13, 2017
DENVER – RE/MAX, the world’s most productive real estate network, marked its 43rd anniversary in 2016 and celebrated its largest agent growth since the recession in early 2008. The company grew to over 110,000 agents and expanded to over 100 countries and territories, a global footprint unmatched by any other real estate brand.

“It’s been a tremendous year of company milestones and growth, in part due to a much brighter housing market,” said Dave Liniger, CEO, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder of RE/MAX, LLC. “Our success is built on a foundation of the best Broker/Owners and real estate agents in the business. We owe a tremendous amount of gratitude to our Affiliates whose hard work and dedication to clients help make RE/MAX the industry leader it is today.”

2016 Highlights and Milestones:
- The new mobile responsive and customizable remax.com launched in March to deliver a better experience for consumers. Remax.com had over 85 million visits from January-December 2016.
- The new “Sign of a RE/MAX Agent” advertising campaign debuts. The campaign, from award-winning San-Francisco based ad agency Camp & King, shows RE/MAX agents who do more from ‘for sale’ to ‘sold.’
- RE/MAX is ranked in the top 10 of the 2016 Franchise Times Top 200+®
- RE/MAX is named the leading real estate franchise for the fourth consecutive year in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 ranking
- RE/MAX Commercial ranks in NREI Magazine’s Top Brokers list for the 6th consecutive year
- RE/MAX, LLC reacquires six regions: RE/MAX New York, RE/MAX Alaska, RE/MAX New Jersey, RE/MAX Georgia, Kentucky/Tennessee and RE/MAX Southern Ohio, bringing the total of company-owned regions to 18
- RE/MAX agents named the most productive among national real estate brands according to the 2016 REAL Trends 500 data*
- RE/MAX agents dominate the 2016 REAL Trends “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” ranking, based on homes sold in 2015
- More RE/MAX agents are named in the REAL Trends “The Thousand” than agents with any other real estate brand
- 61 RE/MAX agents were recognized in the 2016 Top Latino Agents ranking based on 2015 sales performance, which is 60% more than the closest competitor

In 2017, RE/MAX will celebrate its 25th anniversary supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since its partnership began in 1992, RE/MAX affiliates have donated over $147 million.
 
*Data cites 2015 transaction sides for 1,605 largest participating U.S. brokerages
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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 110,000 agents provide RE/MAX a global reach in more than 100 countries and territories. Nobody sells more real estate than RE/MAX when measured by residential transaction sides. RE/MAX, LLC, one of the world’s leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RMCO, LLC, which is controlled and managed by 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 $150 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® 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. For the latest news about RE/MAX, please visit www.remax.com/newsroom.

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