RE/MAX

Real estate
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2024 Franchise 500 Rank
#109 Ranked #101 last year
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Initial investment
$43K - $290K
Units as of 2023
9,111 Increase 8.4% over 3 years

Company Overview

Founded by Dave and Gail Liniger in Denver in 1973, RE/MAX is now a global network of more than 140,000 real estate agents in more than 110 countries and territories. The Linigers introduced an agent-centric model with high commission splits. In the RE/MAX system, agents are in charge of their own business, share office expenses and operate under a high commission concept.

About RE/MAX

Industry Services (Other)
Related Categories Real Estate
Founded 1973
Parent Company RE/MAX Holdings Inc.
Leadership Nick Bailey, President & CEO
Corporate Address 5075 S. Syracuse St.
Denver, CO 80237-2712
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1975 (49 years)
# of employees at HQ 455
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

This company is offering new franchises worldwide.

# of Units 9,111 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a RE/MAX franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee Information Circle
$17,500 - $35,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$43,000 - $289,500
Royalty Fee Information Circle
Varies
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
Varies
Term of Agreement Information Circle
5 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing RE/MAX offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Classroom Training 28 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 1
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
No
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Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: December 12th, 2022