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.
In DeKalb County, 715 residential sales were completed in 2011, and RE/MAX agents listed 136 (19 percent) of those homes. The other brokerages in the top five for listings sold were Coldwell Banker with 134 (18.7 percent), Century 21 with 101 (14.1 percent) and Elm Street Realtors with 57 (8 percent), while Signature Real Estate tied Keller Williams with 22 sales (3.1 percent).
There were 446 homes sold in Grundy County last year, and RE/MAX agents listed 104 (23.3 percent) of those. Other brokerages that ranked among the top five for listings sold were Coldwell Banker with 76 (17 percent), Century 21 with 70 (15.7 percent) and Advantage Realty with 24 (5.4 percent), while Regional Realty Group tied with Realty Executives at 19 sales (4.3 percent).
RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network, with headquarters in Elgin, Ill., consists of 2,100 sales associates and 110 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of brokerage services throughout the northern one-third of Illinois. Its www.illinoisproperty.com and www.remax.com websites are leaders in consumer visits among real estate franchise brands. Its mobile search, m.illinoisproperty.com, allows users to conduct real estate searches on any mobile device with Internet access. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX LLC, a global real estate organization with 87,000 sales associates in 87 nations.