RE/MAX

Benefits of working with a RE/MAX real estate agent Premier Quality Professionals RE/MAX professionals lead the industry in terms of experience, education and sales. In Western Canada, they average about 16 years of experience, and across the network, hold a higher number of professional designations than associates of any single competitor. Premier Brand Name Awareness The RE/MAX hot air balloon trademark is one of the most widely recognized trademarks in North American business and is now a global brand. No other real estate organization has the level of brand recognition and definition of RE/MAX. The brand draws buyers and sellers and as a result no one in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX. Premier Customer Satisfaction Repeat and referral clients are the lifeblood of the real estate business. Approximately 70% of RE/MAX business comes from repeat and referral clients, a testimonial to the high caliber of service RE/MAX customers have come to expect from their Sales Associates. A survey completed by RE/MAX found that 95% of RE/MAX customers report overall satisfaction with their RE/MAX Sales Associate, 92% say they will use RE/MAX again and 93% will recommend RE/MAX to others. This is, by far, the highest rating in the real estate business. Premier Community Citizenship RE/MAX is a front-runner in terms of giving back to the community, often devoting endless support to countless charities and local causes. The RE/MAX sponsorship of Children's Miracle Network is a great example of RE/MAX community citizenship. Since 1992, RE/MAX has been a major contributor to the Children's Miracle Network; a North American fund-raising organization dedicated to generating funds and awareness programs for the benefit of Children served by its over 170 associated hospitals. RE/MAX across Canada raises over $4 million annually on behalf of 14 Canadian children's hospital foundations. As well, RE/MAX of Western Canada created the "Quest for Excellence Program". This bursary program was established to recognize the success and on-going pursuits of Western Canadian students. A "Quest for Excellence" involves any student in Grade 12 who demonstrates passion, commitment and dedication, positive attitude and enthusiasm for on of the 6 categories. RE/MAX presents 24 cash bursaries of $500 each. The categories are Leadership, Sports, Technology and Trades, Fine Arts, Performing Arts and Community Service. RE/MAX is proud to recognize students, in the very communities in which we live and work, for their outstanding achievements. Education is the building block of our future and if the children we hear from every day are any indication, our future has never been brighter. RE/MAX is committed to help raise awareness of the ongoing need for organ donation. CA of T assists Canadians in making informed decisions regarding organ, tissue and bone marrow donation. The www.transplant.ca site provides some national information regarding organ and tissue donation, but more importantly acts as a portal to the many provincial organizations that are mandated to oversee organ and tissue donation programs across the country. Premier Market Share In large part, our community minded top producers who provide industry leadership, experience and excellent customer service under a respected company banner add up to leading market share. RE/MAX dominates virtually every market in Canada, in terms of market share. On average, RE/MAX outsells the competition 3 to 1 across Canada. RE/MAX is supported by over 35 years of brand name development, referral services, promotional support and other benefits that today are an integral part of the RE/MAX network of over 100,000 Sales Associates in over 7,000 offices in 65 countries worldwide. RE/MAX has the network to provide the best real estate experience throughout the world. The RE/MAX Story RE/MAX was born in 1973. Dave and Gail Liniger, two 20-something real estate agents from Denver, Colorado, decided to develop a new real estate concept. They created RE/MAX - an acronym for "real estate maximums" - a system that encourages quality real estate salespeople to realize and develop their outstanding business potential. In 1979 RE/MAX grew beyond the US border. Two Canadians -Frank Polzler and Walter Schneider contacted Dave Liniger and said they wanted to bring RE/MAX to Eastern Canada. Liniger agreed, and RE/MAX Ontario-Atlantic Canada is born. By 1988 the number of RE/MAX Sales Associates had skyrocketed to 20,000 and RE/MAX became the No.1 real estate organization in Canada. The RE/MAX franchise network, now in its 38th year of consecutive growth, is the most recognized global real estate system operating in 67 countries. More than 7,016 independently owned offices engage 113,385 member sales associates who lead the industry in professional designations, experience and production while providing real estate services in residential, commercial, referral, relocation, and asset management. Information for Sellers & Buyers Sellers Research has shown that homes that are properly prepared show better and can spend less time on the market. With many homes on the market, buyers can be choosy. Having your home in its best condition will help generate the higher offers compared to homes not properly prepared Frequently Asked Questions on Preparing your home to Sell: Deal Makers for Home Buyers: Buyers Home Purchase Expenses There are many costs that homebuyers incur, especially upon purchasing your first home. Some of the expenses related to buying a home are one-time costs, while others are continuing costs. http://www.remax-western.ca/writing-offer First time home buyer's guide Pride of home ownership is the number one reason why Canadians desire their own home. There is no landlord looking over your shoulder. You are able to make home improvements knowing that any appreciation that results, will be to your benefit. Home ownership gives you and your family a sense of stability and security. It's making an investment in your future. Re/Max Space Planner Become your own interior designer with the help of the RE/MAX Space Planner. Thanks to our easy-to-use software, you can choose furniture to fit the exact measurements of the rooms in your home. Experiment with different combinations, swap things around and try different styles until you’re satisfied with the result. You can view and print out the best options, with all the measurements, just like an architect. Once you’re happy with your plan, save it for viewing at a later time, perhaps on site while viewing your new dream home. Useful Links: RE/Max Crest RE/Max of Western Canada