Our Story

  • Connector.Connector.

    1973

    RE/MAX® is born. Dave and Gail Liniger, two 20-somethings from Denver, Colorado, decide 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 realise and develop their outstanding business potential.

  • Connector.Connector.

    1976

    After only four years, the RE/MAX® team is up to 500 Sales Associates

  • Connector.Connector.

    1978

    On its 5th birthday, RE/MAX® boasts 1,000 Sales Associates and launches its RE/MAX® Hot Air Balloon trademark.

  • Connector.Connector.

    1982

    RE/MAX® of Western Canada is established with a head office in Kelowna, BC, by Robert H. Cherot.

  • Connector.Connector.

    1988

    The number of RE/MAX Sales Associates skyrockets to 20,000 and RE/MAX® becomes the No. 1 real estate organization in Canada.

  • Connector.Connector.

    1993

    RE/MAX® opens its first office in Europe.

  • Connector.Connector.

    1995

    RE/MAX® of Western Canada launches its first website.

  • Connector.Connector.

    1997

    RE/MAX® celebrates its quarter century with 48,000 Sales Associates in 2,900 offices around the world and a total of 1 million transactions that year.

  • Connector.Connector.

    1999

    RE/MAX® achieves 38.1% average market share in Western Canada.

  • Connector.Connector.

    2001

    RE/MAX® continues its upward growth trend and can now be found in 38 countries with more than 69,000 sales associates in over 4,000 offices worldwide.

  • Connector.Connector.

    2003

    RE/MAX® Canada contributes $2.2 million to Children’s Miracle Network. The 200th office opens and the 4500th Sales Associate joins.

  • Connector.Connector.

    2006

    RE/MAX® launches new technology allowing agents to track and manage leads, as well as an online design tool to help create unique marketing materials.

  • Connector.Connector.

    2013

    RE/MAX® has the most productive sales force in the industry and a global reach of more than 80 countries. RE/MAX® has raised more than $100 million for charity.