Global real estate network RE/MAX has acknowledged its top regional performances at the fourth annual RE/MAX Asia Pacific Convention this month, with Australia and New Zealand claiming four awards.
Australia and New Zealand join 16 other regions to make up RE/MAX’s Asia Pacific network: South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Guam, Hong Kong, Macau, China, Japan, Taiwan, India, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, Malaysia and Myanmar.
RE/MAX Australia took the top honour for the number of RE/MAX offices open 2018 YTD and second place for the 2018 YTD Sales Associate Count.
RE/MAX New Zealand ranked third for both RE/MAX offices 2018 YTD and for the significant 2018 Office Market Share, which represents the number of offices per head of population.
Managing director of RE/MAX Australia and RE/MAX New Zealand Michael Davoren said that real estate business owners and agents from more than 25 countries across the globe travelled to South Korea for the event.
He said that this brought together more than 350 delegates representing all 18 regions in the Asia Pacific, plus other countries including the US, Switzerland and Estonia.
Mr Davoren said that the Asia Pacific is proving to be one of the fastest-growing regions for RE/MAX globally.
“For the first time ever, the greatest growth in RE/MAX globally in terms of agent and office count has come from outside the United States and Canada,” the MD said.
Mr Davoren is one of six regional owners on the RE/MAX Global Advisory Council.
Presenting the awards to Mr Davoren and RE/MAX Australia and RE/MAX New Zealand finance director Chris Chapman were the vice president for global development, Denver-based Shawna Gilbert; director of global development Cheryl Luster; and senior vice president for global alliances Mike Reagan.