Home-buying can be a complicated endeavour whether you are a beginner or a seasoned buyer. Thankfully there are real estate agents who are more than happy to take on most of the work load to help us in our real estate investments. However, out of all the agencies out there, which ones are the best for you?
In this article we will tell you about some of the top real estate agencies worldwide.
Real Estate Maximums, RE/MAX for short, is an American international real estate company. Founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger, the company consists of more than 100,000 agents in over 100 countries and territories worldwide. RE/MAX is known to hold the number one market share in the U.S. and Canada since 1999.
2. Century 21
Century 21 is a well-known and well respected real estate franchise company which was first founded back in 1971. It has up to 7000 independently owned and operating offices and boasts a global presence, operating in 28 countries and territories, including Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. The company has established itself as an e-marketing leader, earning the right to be considered one of the most revered brands in the real estate industry.
3. IQI (The best real estate agency in Malaysia)
IQI Global is an international real estate agency with offices spanning across 5 continents and consisting of well over 900 dedicated property and investment experts. The agency is headquartered in Dubai and was founded by a diverse group of investors, business experts and people passionate to succeed.
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IQI is an award winning real estate agency in Malaysia. Some of the other countries and territories that IQI operates in include Dubai, Canada, Australia, Philippines and Vietnam.
4. ERA Real Estate
Electronic Realty Associates aka ERA was founded in 1971 and is operated by Realogy, which is also the parent company of other agencies on this list, such as Century 21, Coldwell Banker and Sotheby’s International Realty. Over the years ERA has grown into a global presence and currently hold offices in many countries such as Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Germany, Austria and Saudi Arabia to name a few.
5. Sotheby’s International Realty
This real estate company is a luxury real estate brand that was founded in 1976. In 2004 it formed a strategic alliance with the company Realogy, which allowed the company to offer franchise opportunities to various brokerages.
Recently the company has expanded its presence globally and can now be found in countries such as Thailand and the Philippines in Southeast Asia.
6. CBRE Group
CBRE (CB Richard Ellis) Commercial Real Estate Services Group, Inc. is an American commercial real estate company with headquarters in Los Angeles, California. It is a commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2016 revenues of $13.1 billion and more than 75,000 employees. CBRE offers a broad range of services, including facilities, property management, investment management, appraisal and valuation, property leasing, property sales, mortgage services and development services.
7. Colliers International
Colliers International is a Canadian based real estate advisory organisation. Colliers International provides real estate consultancy services in many forms, including general surveying, fund management, destination consulting and property co-investment.
Globally, Colliers International is one of the world’s largest commercial real estate firms, employing 15,000 professionals across 68 countries.
8. Eastdil Secured
Eastdil Secured is a pioneer real estate and banking firm with over 40 years of real estate investment banking knowledge and experience. Eastdil Secured works by maximizing opportunities with “custom-crafted”, revolutionary strategies that produce the most optimal and efficient transactions possible.
Eastdil Secured’s excellent real estate knowledge has resulted in over $1.5 trillion in completed transactions since 2005.
Zillow.com, also known as, Zillow group or simply Zillow, is an online real estate database company and portal. It was founded by Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink – former Microsoft executives, who are also the founders of Expedia, the holiday getaway firm – back in 2005.
Zillow provides users with all the tools and applications they need to make wise real estate decisions by themselves. The database boasts more than 110 million homes.
10. Keller Williams Realty, Inc.
This real estate service provider is an American international real estate franchise with headquarters in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1983 Keller Williams, it consists of over 700 offices worldwide, with over 140,000 associates. Back in 2012, Keller Williams was known to have achieved 91% profitability in its national offices, an enviable feat.
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