RE/MAX is often awarded for involvement in and creation of service oriented programs and initiatives. RE/MAX has also been recognized in numerous industry publications as well as featured on national television and in various print publications.
Here's a recent sampling of RE/MAX achievements and recognition:
RE/MAX International is the nation's number one real estate franchise, and the number ten franchise overall, according to Entrepreneur Magazine's 29th Annual "Franchise 500 Survey." RE/MAX has held the honor of the top real estate franchisor for eight of the past ten years.
Entrepreneur Magazine ranks RE/MAX among the top ten in four different franchise categories. In addition to being the tenth best of all franchises, the Denver-based real estate franchisor was ranked number one in the low-cost franchise category, number seven among global franchises, and number ten in the fastest-growing franchise category.
Dave Liniger, Chairman of the Board, and Co-Founder of RE/MAX International Inc., received the first ever "Soaring Above The Crowd" award from the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. Liniger was recognized for his commitment to assisting those who serve our country. RE/MAX International supports several military-based programs, including Operation RE/MAX, an effort to help military spouses in careers in real estate, and the RE/MAX "Tour for the Troops", a fundraising effort to benefit the Sentinels of Freedom Foundation.
The local Volunteers of America chapter awarded Dave and Gail Liniger the 2007 Humanitarian Award, recognizing their efforts in making RE/MAX a leader in corporate social responsibility.
RE/MAX International was included among the Top 25 franchise opportunities recently announced by Hispanic Enterprise magazine. RE/MAX was the only real estate franchise network listed in the survey.
The Bard Center for Entrepreneurship presented RE/MAX International Co-Founders Dave and Gail Liniger with the Excellence in American Entrepreneurship Award in 2007. The annual award honors the entrepreneurial spirit of successful businessmen and women across America.
David S.C. Chu, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, presented Gail Liniger with the prestigious “Office of the Secretary of Defense Exceptional Public Service Award” during a ceremony held at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. RE/MAX is now officially a member of the America Supports You team, a Department of Defense program that highlights and recognizes citizens’ support for members of the U.S. Armed Services and their families.
RE/MAX was named the Best of the Best for real estate services for the seventh time in eight years. RE/MAX also captured 11th Place overall, 6th place on the Top Global Franchise list, 7th place in the Fastest Growing Franchise category and 2nd in the Low Cost Franchise Category.
Inman News honored RE/MAX International with the prestigious 2006 Innovator Award for the “Most Innovative Brokerage/Franchise/Realtor.” Since the launch of the Inman News Innovator Awards in 1997, Inman News has recognized enterprises that have demonstrated extraordinary levels of innovation through the use of technology or the Internet that enhance the real estate transaction for consumers, positively impact the real estate industry and redefine key business models within the market.
Peter Gilmour, senior vice president, franchise sales and brokerage for RE/MAX International and former regional director of RE/MAX Southern Africa was among the The Property Association's 2006 award winners. He received the Pinnacle of Achievement Award “...for ground breaking achievement by an industry leader and inspiration for the well being of the real estate industry.” The Property Association is well known in South Africa as an organization that promotes the real estate industry through its media arm providing an independent voice for those in real estate and consumers alike.
In its 19th year of publication, the "REAL Trends 500" survey categorized RE/MAX as one of the strongest competitors with 145 firms, a whopping 25.7 percent of the positions available. The survey measured the performance of the United State's leading realty service firms in 2005. Also, 130 RE/MAX firms were identified in the "Up-And-Comers" list among brokerages with 500 or more closed transaction sides.
RE/MAX International moved from last year's No. 10 position to No. 8 for 2006 in "Entrepreneur" magazine's 27th Annual Franchise 500® study. RE/MAX also ranks as Best of the Best for real estate services for the sixth time in seven years, and sits at No. 9 in the Top Global Franchises list. RE/MAX is listed as No. 4 among Top Low-Cost Franchises and No. 11 among Fastest-Growing Franchises.
The RE/MAX Satellite Network (RSN) has added many top industry honors in 2006 to its growing list of award winning productions.
The International Film and Video Festival honored two RSN programs with its coveted Silver Screen Awards for "First Step Into Space: The Story of the Pre-Astronauts" and a profile of 2006 CMN Miracle Child Kayla Allain.
RSN was also recognized with three Aurora Awards for programs produced in 2005. Aurora awards were given for "Your Life. Your Business. Your Way." (a program designed to assist RE/MAX agents in professional business and life planning), "The 2005 RE/MAX International Convention Opening General Session" and the "Coaching Hall of Fame" featuring Howard Brinton and Dave Liniger.
RSN earned two Communicator Awards for excellence in the communication field in 2005. The Crystal Award of Excellence was awarded for "RE/MAX Opening General Session - Summer Conference," and the Medical/Fund Raiser Award of Distinction was awarded for "Celebrate Miracles 2005."
The Aurora Film and Video organization awarded the documentary "First Step Into Space: The Story of the Pre-Astronauts" the Platinum “Best in Show” award. “First Step Into Space” also received the Gold Award from the Aurora competition committee. Another RSN production, “Supercharge Your Career 2006 Fire & Ice” captured an Aurora Gold Award in the motivational category.