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RE/MAX LLC

2014 Franchise 500
#76
At a Glance

Products & Services: Real estate

Number of Locations: 6,485

Total Investment: $35K - $250K

Founded: 1973

Began Franchising: 1975

About RE/MAX LLC

Founded by Dave and Gail Liniger in Denver in 1973, RE/MAX is now a global network of more than 94,000 real estate agents in over 95 countries. The Linigers created the company to give agents higher commissions. In the RE/MAX system, agents are in charge of their own business, split office expenses equally with other agents and operate under a maximum commission concept.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 3,337 785 2,342 21
2013 3,327 782 2,265 24
2012 3,207 757 2,239 24
2011 3,283 730 2,269 24
2010 3,448 713 2,134 25
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $35,000 - $250,000
Franchise Fee: $12,500 - $35,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: Varies
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. Annual conference; online training
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: PR, social media, videos, online

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #76 (2014), #158 (2013), #286 (2012), #359 (2011), #84 (2010),
Fastest-Growing: #16 (2014),
Low-Cost: #11 (2014), #54 (2012), #81 (2011), #22 (2010),
America's Top Global: #20 (2013), #70 (2010),

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