(Denver, CO., February 21, 2008) - A Hitwise Top Ten Award has been presented to www.remax.com, based on the number of U.S. visits to the site in the last quarter of 2007. The site ranked second overall in the Real Estate industry category. However, remax.com is the most visited website of any real estate brokerage brand, averaging more than 2 million unique visitors each month. Also, remax.com features a search engine with more than 90 percent of all homes and property for sale in the U.S… more listings than any other real estate brokerage brand.
The Hitwise U.S. Top 10 Awards Program recognizes the most successful U.S. websites in more than 160 industries. The program records the usage and search behavior of more than 10 million Internet users, which is the largest online sample of its kind. The awards single out excellence in online performance through public popularity.
RE/MAX International, Inc. is a global real estate network, based in Denver, Colorado. remax.com is designed to help buyers search listings in cities and states all across the country, and to help sellers with valuation questions. "We’re pleased that our website provides tools that benefit millions of families," says Margaret Kelly, RE/MAX CEO. "Not only can you find your next home, but you can also see what homes in your neighborhood are selling for."
In Addition to being named to The Hitwise Top 10, RE/MAX has recently been named to other prestigious rankings, including The 29th Annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Survey, where RE/MAX was the highest ranking real estate franchise, and was named to the elite Top 10 in four separate categories. RE/MAX was also among the Top 25 Franchise Opportunities in a national ranking by Hispanic Enterprise magazine.
"There’s no substitute for an experienced real estate agent when it comes to buying or selling your home," says Dave Liniger, Chairman and Co- Founder of RE/MAX International.
"But homeowners should be educated and involved in the process, and the popularity of remax.com demonstrates that RE/MAX is the company most consumers turn to."