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Based in Denver, Colo., RE/MAX International oversees a network of nearly 100,000 Sales Associates in more than 75 countries, an international presence greater than any of its competitors.  Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX.

RE/MAX has been honored as the leading real estate franchise in the "2009 Franchise Times Top 200," and has been the leading real estate organization in Entrepreneur magazine's "Franchise 500 Survey" for nine of the last 11 years.


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With Homebuyers Relying More on Digital Tools, RE/MAX Brokers Point to Value of Understanding...

House hunting continues to move in a digital direction, and the ability to pursue property listings online certainly makes the home-search process simpler. Nonetheless, RE/MAX advises buyers to review online listings with their limitations as well as their benefits in mind

RE/MAX Agents Led DeKalb and Grundy Counties Markets In Residential Listings Sold During 2011

CHICAGO, IL - March 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX agents were the market-share leaders for listed homes sold in both DeKalb and Grundy counties in northern Illinois during 2011. RE/MAX agents listed 19 percent of homes sold in DeKalb County and 23.3 percent of listings sold in Grundy based on all transactions recorded by Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC.

Geneseo, Genoa and Rock Falls Agents Honored by RE/MAX for Career Achievements

CHICAGO, IL - March 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX affiliates from offices in Geneseo, Genoa and Rock Falls, Ill., recently earned career awards from RE/MAX, the leading international real estate organization. The awards were based on the agents’ continued success in real estate sales.

RE/MAX Names Newest Recipients of Career Achievement Honors In Metro Chicago Real Estate Market

CHICAGO, IL - March 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX recently announced the names of the most recent group of its affiliates at offices across the seven-county metropolitan Chicago real estate market who have earned career achievement honors.

RE/MAX Retained No. 1 Rank in Home Sales Across the Metro Chicago Real Estate...

Chicago, IL - March 9, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network once again led the seven-county metropolitan Chicago real estate market in home sales during the year just ended. RE/MAX agents sold 12,337 listed residences, easily outdistancing any other brokerage organization. RE/MAX has held the number one position, based on listings sold in the metro Chicago real estate market, since area-wide MLS data was first available in 1994.

Collar Counties Lead January Home Sales Surge

CHICAGO, IL - February 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home sales in the seven-county metropolitan Chicago real estate market continued their upward momentum in January, led by strong sales gains in five of the collar counties, according to an analysis by RE/MAX. Home sales for the month totaled 4,433 and were 14 percent higher than in January 2011. It was the largest January sales total since 2007 when 5,980 homes changed hands.

RE/MAX Northern Illinois Agents Donated More Than $100,000 to Children’s Memorial Hospital in 2011

Chicago, IL - February 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Agents affiliated with RE/MAX offices in the northern Illinois real estate network donated more than $100,000 to Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago in 2011.

RE/MAX Retained No. 2 Ranking for Residential Listings Sold in City of Chicago Real...

Chicago, IL - February 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX Northern Illinois agents sold the second largest number of residential real estate listing units in the City of Chicago during 2011. Due to their efforts, RE/MAX held on to its runner-up position to the market leader, with an 8.3 percent share of listings sold in the Chicago real estatemarket.

Skokie’s RE/MAX 1st Class Moves to New Office

CHICAGO, IL - February 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX 1st Class in Skokie, Ill., now has a new home. The brokerage, established in 2004, recently moved to a new office at 4023 Church St. from its long-time location at 3947 Dempster St.

Solid Second-Half Activity Let 2011 Metro Chicago Real Estate Market Surpass Prior Year Home...

CHICAGO, IL - February 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The metropolitan Chicago real estate market enjoyed a solid six months of home sales activity during the last half of 2011, recovering from a lackluster performance during the January-June period to achieve a small increase in transactions for the year, according to an analysis of home-sales data by RE/MAX. A total of 70,137 detached and attached homes changed hands in the seven-county metro area last year, 1.2 percent more than in 2010.

Agents Take the Helm at RE/MAX Countryside in Hoffman Estates

CHICAGO, IL - January 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- RE/MAX Countryside at 1634 W. Algonquin Road, Hoffman Estates, Ill., is now under new ownership. Enrique Aguilar and Sergio Cardoso, who have been affiliated with the office as agents, purchased the successful RE/MAX franchise in December from former owners, Pete Simatos, Anton Simatos and David and Karen Hudachko.

RE/MAX Reports Home Sales Activity in Metro Chicago Real Estate Market

ELGIN, Ill. - October 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home sales in the seven-county metropolitan Chicago real estate market continued their third-quarter surge in September. RE/MAX reports that home sales for the month were 12.6 percent higher than in the same period of 2010, while sales for the full third quarter of 2011 were up 19.3 percent from the same period last year, based on an analysis of sales reported by Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC (MRED).

New Owners at RE/MAX United in Wheeling See Abundance of Opportunity as Metro Chicago...

Elgin, IL - June 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the metro Chicago real estate market continues on the road to recovery, two RE/MAX agents with a vision of better days ahead have taken the reins at RE/MAX United in Wheeling, Ill., and have moved the office to a new location at 401 S. Milwaukee Ave. Gary Aver and Luigui Corral have both been affiliated with the office for several years, and now they are making it their own. Former broker/owners Alla Aizenberg, Mila Friedman, Igor Groysman and Oleg Moldavsky remain with the office as sales associates

Even in Weak Economy, RE/MAX Northern Illinois Real Estate Network Continues Charitable Mission: ...

Elgin, IL - June 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- For 17 years, the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network has been a generous donor to the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN), supporting its mission of providing financial assistance to more than 170 children’s hospitals across the country. Now, CMN has honored two local RE/MAX executives for their role in fostering that relationship and achieving a remarkable record of fund-raising, even over the last several years when strong economic headwinds prevailed.


Investigation by CHA and HUD Inspectors General ends with guilty plea...

The Chicago Housing Authority will receive restitution for money stolen by a former contractor and her husband after the pair pleaded guilty to stealing funds intended for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, a crime that was exposed following an investigation by the CHA’s Office of the Inspector General.


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