DENVER, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX, the world's most productive real estate network*, placed more agents than any other brand in the 2018 REAL Trends "America's Best Real Estate Professionals" rankings. Nearly one in four agents in the survey is a RE/MAX agent.
"'America's Best Real Estate Professionals' is our industry's largest ranking of agents based on homes sold," said RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos. "This is the fourth consecutive year that RE/MAX has qualified more agents for the survey than any other brand."
The REAL Trends "America's Best Real Estate Professionals" survey ranks participating agents in the United States based on 2017 residential transaction sides and sales volume. The survey is divided into four categories: individual agents by sales volume, individuals by transaction sides, team leaders by volume and team leaders by sides.
To qualify, an individual must have closed 50 transaction sides or $20 million in sales volume and a team must have closed 75 transaction sides or $30 million in sales volume last year. Individuals ranked in the 2018 REAL Trends "America's Best Real Estate Professionals" averaged 73.9 transaction sides and nearly $38 million in sales volume. Ranked team leaders averaged 147.4 sides and slightly over $62 million in volume.
Other notable recognitions of RE/MAX agents and team leaders in the 2018 REAL Trends "America's Best Real Estate Professionals" rankings:
- RE/MAX qualified 3,146 agents, Keller Williams was second with 2,518 and Coldwell Banker was third with 1,630.
- 22.7 percent of the agents in the survey are RE/MAX agents, the highest percentage ever for RE/MAX and a significant increase over 19.9% last year. The number of RE/MAX qualifiers grew by 640 agents.
- 28 percent of the rankings for transaction sides (2,805 of 9,883) went to RE/MAX agents and team leaders.
Industry surveys continue to recognize the RE/MAX network for its high productivity. RE/MAX had more of America's most productive agents than any other brand in the recent 13th Annual REAL Trends "The Thousand." RE/MAX agents have claimed the most rankings in the respected survey three out of the last four years. RE/MAX associates also outperformed participating agents with other real estate brands in the 2018 REAL Trends 500 survey. For the eighth consecutive year, RE/MAX agents in the survey on average outsold competing agents – averaging more than twice as many closed sales than agents at other participating large brokerages.
RE/MAX is in more countries and territories than any other real estate brand. From a single office that opened in 1973 in Denver, Colo., RE/MAX has grown into a global real estate network with more than 120,000 sales associates in more than 100 countries and territories.
*When measured by residential transaction sides
About the RE/MAX Network
As one of the leading global real estate franchisors, RE/MAX, LLC is a subsidiary of RE/MAX Holdings (NYSE: RMAX) with over 120,000 agents in more than 100 countries and territories. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX, as measured by residential transaction sides. Dedicated to innovation and change in the real estate industry, RE/MAX launched Motto Mortgage, a ground-breaking mortgage franchisor, in 2016 and acquired booj, a real estate technology company, in 2018. RE/MAX agents have lived, worked and served in their local communities for decades, raising millions of dollars every year for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® and other charities. To learn more 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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