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‘Survival of the fittest’: Real estate pros predict far fewer agents

There are more than a million agents in the U.S. right now, but if some of the industry's leaders are right that number is poised to get much smaller.
Tags: Events, Radio, Agent, Disconnect, Palm Springs, Industry News, Select, Adam Contos, W&r Studios, RE/MAX, Paul Boomsma, Errol Samuelson, Katie Smithson, Inman Disconnect 2019


Power Brokers: As Competition Heats Up, Dollars Go to Growth

Faced with overlapping pressures this year, Power Brokers are approaching business with a combination of fortitude, grit and wariness. According to RISMedia’s 2019 Power Broker Report, 59 percent of Power Brokers have a “cautiously optimistic” outlook—an increase from 52 percent in 2018, and driven by economic uncertainty. As capital flows into the industry and options proliferate, the agent and consumer experience remain priorities, with Power Brokers adapting these areas to compete and, ultima...
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Here’s how RE/MAX plans to end consumers’ Zillow addiction

RE/MAX will begin previewing its forthcoming end-to-end real estate platform for agents and consumers this week at its R4 conference in Las Vegas.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Zillow, CRM, Industry News, Keller Williams, Brokerage, Select, Real Estate Technology, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Booj, Ido Zucker, Buyers Tools, Home Search App, Technology Platform


RE/MAX says new agent tech platform will be ‘best to market’

Real estate franchise giant RE/MAX is getting ready to roll out its proprietary end-to-end real estate technology platform for agents later this year, competing directly with similar offerings from rival franchise Keller Williams and rival private brokerage Compass.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Radio, CRM, Industry News, Keller Williams, Brokerage, Select, Real Estate Technology, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Booj, Karri Callahan, Tech platform


RE/MAX reports $50.8M in revenue for fourth quarter, beating estimates

RE/MAX reported $50.8 million revenue in the fourth quarter of 2018, a year-over-year 4.8 percent, according to the company's Thursday earnings release, beating the consensus estimate of $50.27 million in quarterly revenue
Tags: Uncategorized, Radio, Earnings Report, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Fourth Quarter Earnings


RE/MAX reports $50.8M in revenue for 4th quarter, beating estimates

RE/MAX reported $50.8 million revenue in the fourth quarter of 2018, a year-over-year 4.8 percent increase, according to the company's Thursday earnings release, beating the consensus estimate of $50.27 million in quarterly revenue.
Tags: Radio, Earnings Report, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Fourth Quarter Earnings


WATCH: RE/MAX CEO on facing uncertainty in real estate

Adam Contos joins Warburg Realty President Clelia Peters onstage at Inman Connect New York to discuss today’s environment and how to use the tools agents have to overcome challenges.
Tags: Video, Radio, Agent, Inman Connect New York, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Adam Contos, ICNY, RE/MAX, Clelia Peters, ICNY19, Inman Connect New York 2019, Warburg Realty, ICNY2019, Re/Max CEO


RE/MAX announces three senior promotions

Josh Bolgren, a key player in the re-structuring will  nowserve as senior vice president of business growth; Brett Ritchie has been promoted to senior vice president and chief accounting officer; and Roy Schwalm has been promoted to senior vice president of finance and strategy.
Tags: Radio, Industry News, Brett Ritchie, Brokerage, News Brief, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Josh Bolgren, Roy Schwalm


RE/MAX CEO on what a gunshot taught him about real estate

At the Inman Connect New York 2019 real estate conference on Wednesday morning, Adam Contos recounted how during a particular SWAT call, he and a partner were throwing concussion grenades into a window when a bullet struck a tree in between them.
Tags: Radio, Exclusive, Industry News, Inman Connect New York, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Inman Connect New York 2019


RE/MAX National Housing Report for December 2018

2018 Home Sales Cool Off, While Inventory Recovers and Price Increases Moderate Denver, CO – Jan. 17, 2019 (PRNewswire) December’s declining home sales and growing inventory solidified 2018 as the year the red-hot seller’s market moved toward a balanced market. Price growth also moderated, though December was the 33rd consecutive month of year-over-year increases in home prices, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report, which includes 53 metro areas. December’s year-over-year decline in ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Minneapolis, Radio, 2018, Mls, Salt Lake City, Market, December, Augusta, Metro, Birmingham Al, Honolulu, Trenton, San Francisco CA, Boise


Report: RE/MAX is the #1 Real Estate Franchise

Entrepreneur’s Annual Franchise 500 Survey Ranks RE/MAX #15 Overall Denver, CO – Jan. 10, 2019 (PRNewswire) RE/MAX, LLC, one of the world’s leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, once again ranks as the leading real estate franchise in the 2019 Franchise 500®. RE/MAX has been the top real estate franchise in the annual survey, produced by Entrepreneur magazine, for seven consecutive years. More than 1,000 franchisors applied to be included in this year’s Franchise 500. RE/MAX wa...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Top, Entrepreneur, Rankings, Radio, Canada, United States, North America, Denver, Rank, Real Estate News, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, MAX LLC, Ranks


Inventory Ends Long Decline as Home Sales Drop for Third Month

RE/MAX National Housing Report on October 2018 MLS Data from 53 Metro Areas Denver, CO – Nov. 19, 2018 (PRNewswire) The third consecutive month of lower year-over-year home sales in October contributed to the first year-over-year inventory increase in a decade according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report for October 2018. Meanwhile, the Median Sales Price recorded one of its lowest increases of 2018. The RE/MAX National Housing Report for October saw sales decline 4.6% from a year ago – comp...
Tags: Real Estate, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Radio, Mls, Miami, Nashville, Orlando, Augusta, Metro, Cincinnati, Birmingham Al, Inventory, New York Ny, San Francisco CA


Home Sales Tumble 12% as Prices Remain at Record Levels

RE/MAX National Housing Report on September 2018 MLS Data from 54 Metro Areas Denver, CO – Oct. 16, 2018 (PRNewswire) The RE/MAX National Housing Report for September 2018 showed the trends of fewer closings and stabilizing inventory continued through September, punctuated by a surprisingly big 11.6% year-over-year drop in home sales. At the same time, the RE/MAX National Housing Report for September 2018 posted a Median Sales Price of $241,000 that marked the 30th consecutive month of year-over...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Radio, Mls, Salt Lake City, Tampa, Metro, Birmingham Al, Seattle Wa, New York Ny, San Francisco CA, Boise, Burlington VT, Orlando FL, Denver CO, Manchester NH


The Evolution of the Original Disruptor

A Culture of Productivity, a Bold Tech Strategy, and a Drive for New Ideas and Better Solutions Fuel a Bright Future at RE/MAX Editor’s Note: This is the cover story in the September issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. Subscribe today. The world is changing quickly. The real estate landscape has never been more competitive or crowded, and the battle for sales is as fierce as ever. But amid all the change—and the noise—one thing’s for certain: RE/MAX is in the game to win it. The global p...
Tags: News, San Francisco, Tech, Radio, Canada, Las Vegas, Hitwise, Latest News, Thomas, Crowe, Bridgeport Conn, Children s Miracle Network Hospitals, Real Estate News, Daniel Thomas, Real Estate Magazine, Real Estate Trends


Median Sales Price Reaches Nine-Year High, While Sales Decline

June 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report on MLS Data from 54 Metro Areas Denver, CO – July 19, 2018 (PRNewswire) Halfway through 2018, prices are at record highs, inventory is at record lows and home sales are trailing 2017’s pace, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report. To access the housing report infographic, visit: https://rem.ax/2phKHWT. June sales were 5.5% lower than June 2017 in the 54 metro areas surveyed, marking the seventh consecutive month of year-over-year declines. ...
Tags: Real Estate, Sales, San Francisco, Radio, Mls, Price, Augusta, Metro, Seattle Wa, New York Ny, San Francisco CA, Boise, Burlington VT, Las Vegas NV, Denver CO, Pittsburgh PA


RE/MAX Has More of “America’s Best” Agents for Fourth Consecutive Year

REAL Trends Announces “America’s Best Real Estate Professionals” Rankings Denver, CO – July 10, 2018 (PRNewswire) RE/MAX, the world’s most productive real estate network*, placed more agents than any other brand in the 2018 REAL Trends “America’s Best Real Estate Professionals” rankings. Nearly one in four agents in the survey is a RE/MAX agent. “‘America’s Best Real Estate Professionals’ is our industry’s largest ranking of agents based on homes sold,” said RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos. “This is the...
Tags: Real Estate, America, Radio, United States, Agent, Agents, Denver, Keller Williams, Real Estate News, Coldwell Banker, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Real Trends, MAX LLC, Holdings NYSE, Colo RE MAX


RE/MAX Leads All Other Brands in Survey

REAL Trends “The Thousand” Ranking Based on 2017 Residential Sales Denver, CO – June 29, 2018 ( ) RE/MAX, the #1 name in real estate*, has more of America’s most productive agents than any other brand, according to the 13th Annual REAL Trends “The Thousand.” RE/MAX agents have claimed the most rankings in the respected survey three out of the last four years. “Independent surveys continue to support our claim that RE/MAX is the world’s most productive real estate network when measured by transa...
Tags: Real Estate, News, America, Radio, Denver, NAR, Bloomington, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Keller Williams, Sotheby, Denver CO, National Association of Realtors, John Swartz, Real Estate News, Westlake Village Calif, Jordan Cohen


Prices Rise 7.8 Percent, But Homes Selling Faster and Faster

May 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report on MLS Data from 54 Metro Areas Denver, CO – June 15, 2018 (PRNewswire) In May, homes sold faster than at virtually any other time in the past decade, according to the latest RE/MAX National Housing Report. Low inventory and high demand in May cut Days on Market to 46, the second-lowest monthly number in the nearly 10-year history of the report. May home sales topped April sales by 14.5%, and were down by 2.8% from May 2017. The median sales price of $251...
Tags: Real Estate, San Francisco, Dave, Radio, Mls, Federal Reserve, Metro, Seattle Wa, New York Ny, San Francisco CA, Boise, Burlington VT, Las Vegas NV, Denver CO, Salt Lake City UT, Anchorage AK


RE/MAX Holdings Announces Quarterly Dividend

Denver, CO – May 2, 2018 (PRNewswire) RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RMAX), parent company of RE/MAX, LLC, one of the world’s leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, and of Motto Mortgage, an innovative mortgage brokerage franchise, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share of Class A common stock. The dividend is payable on May 30, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 16, 2018. About the RE/MAX Netwo...
Tags: Real Estate, News, David, Radio, United States, SEC, Company, Denver CO, RE/MAX, Real Estate News, Securities and Exchange Commission SEC, Special Committee, RE MAX LLC, Adam Contos, Gail Liniger, RMCO LLC


Rising Prices, Fewer Sales Driven by Record-Breaking Low Inventory

April 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report on MLS Data from 54 Metro Areas Denver, CO – April 16, 2018 (PRNewswire) If you are looking for a new home, chances are you’re not finding many homes on the market. If you’re a seller, you have likely noticed the value of your home is rising — no matter what part of the country you live in. According to the April 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report, home prices continued to climb year-over-year for the 24th consecutive month in March, while home sales c...
Tags: Home, Real Estate, News, Sale, San Francisco, Chicago, Dave, Radio, Homes, Mls, Price, Metro, Seattle Wa, San Francisco CA, Boise, Burlington VT


Making Personal Connections Through Digital Solutions

Forget January 1. As I see it, the beginning of April is when the new year really begins—the real estate new year, anyway. This is when the housing market really starts kicking into gear, and there’s a contagious energy for what the coming months may bring. For me personally, the anticipation this year is stronger than ever. I was named CEO of RE/MAX in late February, and this is my debut column for RISMedia’s magazine. This is an incredible platform for connecting with others in the real estate...
Tags: News, Radio, Las Vegas, Latest News, Real Estate News, Real Estate Technology, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Spotlights, Booj


RE/MAX Agents on Average Outsold Competitors by More than 2:1 in Survey

REAL Trends 500 Ranks Top Brokerages by Transaction Sides and Volume Denver, CO – March 29, 2018 (PRNewswire) RE/MAX®, the world’s most productive real estate network*, announced its associates once again outperformed agents with other real estate brands in the 2018 REAL Trends 500 survey. For the eighth consecutive year, RE/MAX agents in the survey on average outsold competing agents – averaging more than twice as many closed sales than agents at other participating brokerages. “RE/MAX is the ...
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Inventory Limits February Home Sales While Pushing Up Prices

March 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report on MLS Data from 52 Metro Areas Denver, CO – March 19, 2018 (PRNewswire) One word sums up February home sales across the country – inventory. The lack of homes for sale continues to be the key factor as February marks the third consecutive month of year-over-year declines in home sales, coupled with quick sales and record prices. To access the housing report infographic, visit: https://rem.ax/2phKHWT. According to the March RE/MAX National Housing Rep...
Tags: Real Estate, Minneapolis, Montana, Washington, San Francisco, Dave, Radio, 2018, Mls, Nashville, Las Vegas, March, Denver, February, Augusta, Metro


Speed of January Sales Felt More Like Spring Selling Season

February 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report on MLS Data from 53 Metro Areas Denver, CO – Feb. 16, 2018 (PRNewswire) The record speed of January home sales may signal that buyers aren’t waiting around for the typical spring selling season to begin. Despite home sales being down 2.8% year-over-year, the February RE/MAX National Housing Report shows homes sold in a mere 60 days last month, marking the fewest Days on Market of any January in the nine-year history of the report. To access the housin...
Tags: Winter, Sales, Summer, San Francisco, Selling, Chicago, Dave, Radio, Mls, Spring, Orlando, Augusta, Metro, Birmingham Al, Seattle Wa, San Francisco CA


RE/MAX President Geoff Lewis to Retire

Denver, CO – Feb. 9, 2018 (PRNewswire) RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RMAX), parent company of RE/MAX, one of the world’s leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, and Motto Mortgage (“Motto”), an innovative mortgage brokerage franchise, today announced that RE/MAX President Geoff Lewis has decided to retire. The Board of Directors has determined that Lewis’s responsibilities overseeing the Region Development group will be transitioned to RE/MAX Co-CEO Adam Contos effective immediate...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Retirement, David, Radio, United States, SEC, Retire, Company, Lewis, Geoff, GAAP, Adam, Real Estate News, Securities and Exchange Commission SEC, Geoff Lewis


2017 Closes Strong, Record High December Home Prices

January 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report on MLS Data from 54 Metro Areas Denver, CO – Jan. 16, 2018 (PRNewswire) While sales dropped slightly from a year ago, December capped off a 2017 of record home prices, speedy sales and low inventory. The January RE/MAX National Housing Report shows the median home price rose 8.1% year-over-year, with 50 of the report’s 54 markets posting increases. At the same time, December sales dropped 3.3% from December 2016, with 39 markets reporting fewer trans...
Tags: Real Estate, News, San Francisco, Dave, Radio, Mls, Miami, Market, 2017, Metro, Chicago Il, Seattle Wa, San Francisco CA, Boise, Burlington VT, Wilmington


RE/MAX Co-CEO: ‘Will It Be the Same in 2018?’

Editor’s Note: The below commentary is by Adam Contos, co-CEO of RE/MAX. 2017: The Fight to Find a Home. Will It Be the Same in 2018? A few weeks ago, as we wrapped December’s RE/MAX National Housing Report and looked back at the year, we noticed one glaring anomaly: there were no real anomalies for 2017. No real valleys and no big peaks other than the expected seasonal ebbs and flows. Throughout the year, so many of the key market indicators we analyze in the monthly housing report remained st...
Tags: Amazon, News, Radio, South, Latest News, Midwest, Real Estate News, Home Prices, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Spotlights, Existing-Home Sales, Housing Inventory, 2018 Housing Market, 2018 Housing Outlook, 2018 Real Estate Market


RE/MAX Co-CEO Adam Contos’ Outlook on the 2018 Housing Market

DENVER, Jan. 8, 2018 (PRNewswire) Today, RE/MAX Co-CEO Adam Contos offered his perspective on what’s ahead for the 2018 U.S. real estate market including a continued shortage of the number of homes for sale which, in part, led to more home sales and increasing home prices last year. “Turn up the volume on new home building,” urged Contos, citing housing starts that are down 2.9% year-over-year and well below the historic 50-year average. “We’d love nothing more than to see the next generation o...
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Sales Up Despite Years of Rising Prices, Falling Inventory

December RE/MAX National Housing Report on MLS Data from 54 Metro Areas Denver, CO – Dec. 15, 2017 (PRNewswire) November became the sixth month of 2017 to post an increase in year-over-year home sales, bucking prolonged trends of home price increases and inventory declines, according to the December RE/MAX National Housing Report. To access the housing report infographic, visit: rem.ax/2cYFT50. The sales increase of 1.1% came on the strength of increased transaction closings in 36 of the report...
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