RE/MAX

RE/MAX

Real estate
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#187 Ranked #40 last year
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Initial investment
$42K - $237K
Units as of 2021
8,775 9.9% 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 135,000 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
Adam Contos, CEO
Ticker Symbol
RMAX

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1975 (46 years)
# of employees at HQ
549
# of Units
8,775 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
5075 S. Syracuse St.
Denver, CO 80237-2712

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
$17,500 - $37,500
Initial Investment
$42,000 - $236,500
Cash Requirement
$35,000
Royalty Fee
$125-$165/agent/mo.
Ad Royalty Fee
$95-$162/mo.
Term of Agreement
5 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
30 hours
Additional Training
Online and classroom training available on-demand
Ongoing Support
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
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

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

Franchise 500 Ranking History

Compare where RE/MAX landed on this year’s Franchise 500 Ranking versus previous years.

Additional Rankings

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Ranked #187

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #64

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #11

Top Global Franchises

Ranked #21

Top Franchises for Less Than $100,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021