RE/MAX International

  • RE/MAX International, Inc.
5075 S. Syracuse St.
Denver, CO 80237-27
  • (800) 525-7452 / (303) 770-5531
  • (303) 796-3599 (Fax)

The RE/MAX real estate franchise network is a global system of more than 7,000 offices worldwide, engaging more than 110,000 members. RE/MAX sales associates lead the industry in professional designations, experience and production while providing real estate services in residential, commercial, referral, relocation and asset management. For more information visit

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1973

Franchising Since: 1975

Operating Units

Franchised Units 3,403 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 3,403 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 3,750 71.4% In 50 States
Canada 465 8.9% In 12 Provinces
International 1,039 19.8% In 65 Foreign Countries
Total 5,254 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 410
Texas 314
Ontario 281

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, District of Columbia

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 500
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance Yes, Direct

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising No
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Television Ads
Additional Services: Online Extranet
Other Marketing Support Personal Marketing Materials

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing N/A
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening N/A
Inventory Control N/A
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Yes, at additional cost
800 Telephone Hotline Included


Headquarters in Denver, CO 40+ Hours
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth Varies
Cash Investment $20-200K
Total Investment $20-200K
Average Total Investment $110K


Initial Franchise Fee $12.5-25K
Average Franchise Fee $20K
On-Going Royalty Varies
Average Royalty 0%
Advertising Fee Varies

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 2-4
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 1
Space Needs (in square feet) Varies
Preferred Site Types Free Standing Building, Storefront, Strip Center, Regional Mall
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? No
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 3
General Business Experience 4
Specific Industry Experience 5
Formal Education 1
Psychological Profile 4
Personal Interviews 4
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 5
Term of Renewal Period 5
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 700
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes
Overseas Yes
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