RE/MAX Austria: 1,000 estate agents required by 2010
According to reports in the media, RE/MAX Austria, the franchise estate agency system, shall be needing up to 1,000 new estate agents over the next five years in order to be able to fulfil its expansion plans.
The company has recently set up an estate agency college to train people joining the branch for the first time as well as to train qualified estate agents. It is obligatory for all RE/MAX estate agents and office managers to take part in the one-year training course. RE/MAX estate agents, who have passed the final exam, are then allowed to call themselves RE/MAX Professional.
According to the system, RE/MAX is the world’s most successful estate agency
network. RE/MAX stands for Real Estate Maximums. The company was founded in the
USA in 1973. Today RE/MAX can be found in 55 countries all around the world and
has more than 5,500 estate agencies and over 100,000 independent estate agents
working within the network.