RE/MAX Reviews

Updated September 10, 2014
Updated September 10, 2014
209 Reviews
4.1
209 Reviews
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RE/MAX CEO and Director Margaret M. Kelly
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Creating a work life balance is very achievable at this company, and a great option for those with children (in 5 reviews)

  • Relaxing, fun, meet lots of great people, and get to work with lots of great employees (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Commission based which is unstable form income (in 7 reviews)

  • the expensive desk fees are really the only con (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Very structured and organized.

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    Current Employee - Managing Brokers Assistant  in  Gurnee, IL
    Current Employee - Managing Brokers Assistant in Gurnee, IL

    I have been working at RE/MAX part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Experience, flexibility and fair pay.

    Cons

    I'm passionate about my job otherwise the non stop work would be a problem....there is no free time in Real Estate if you're doing it right! ;)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent choice for starting a successful career in Real Estate

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    Former Employee - Real Estate Agent
    Former Employee - Real Estate Agent

    I worked at RE/MAX full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Keep your commissions!
    Collaborative work environment
    wonderful training at conferences
    Best reputation in the industry
    Easy online tools

    Cons

    No salary so you have to be able to support yourself while you get started.
    All commission based
    Can be hard to get leads initially as with all real estate jobs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Great Salary

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RE/MAX full-time

    Pros

    The salary was great. Sometimes there were bonuses depending on how well the company did.

    Cons

    Crazy people to work with. The agents acted like I was their personal assistant.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    I have worked for several brand name real estate companies. Remax is by far the cream if the crop. None better

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    Current Employee - Real Estate Agent  in  Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Real Estate Agent in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at RE/MAX full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Freedom yet unlimited office support. 95% commission

    Cons

    Uncertainty of sale. Must be pro active

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay exactly the same--supportive and caring!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Entrepreneurs welcomed...

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Irvine, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at RE/MAX full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great energy
    Great Leadership
    Opportunity to grow
    Ability to coach and lead
    Cohesive team

    Cons

    None
    Nothing
    Ask others
    There is alway room for improvement
    Better WiFi services

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to create a team-based working environment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Great work environment, learning experience of the business

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at RE/MAX part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    learning new things, meeting new people. acquiring new skills as each day is different and am constantly meeting new people. Great location of the business too. Treat their employees well.

    Cons

    having strong deadlines and dealing with pressures from others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great office culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Enjoyable

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Real Estate Broker  in  Monarch Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Real Estate Broker in Monarch Beach, CA

    I worked at RE/MAX full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working here was fun everyone respected each other

    Cons

    Split needed to be higher for agents

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better split going in and than increases than on.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Sales Agent

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at RE/MAX full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, good services

    Cons

    Working every weekend, you pay to work there

  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Best Realty Company!

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    Current Employee - Realtor  in  Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Realtor in Washington, DC

    I have been working at RE/MAX full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Commission Structure, Training Availability, Collaborative Culture Among Agents

    Cons

    Can't think of anything I don't like!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good job, benefits needed

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    Current Employee - Contract Coordinator  in  Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Contract Coordinator in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at RE/MAX full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great hard working individuals, good beginning position. Independent working, must be able to follow instructions carefully. Commission earned per contract.

    Cons

    No benefits or competitive salary

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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