Top 20 Franchisors

Top 20 Franchisors

The top 20 franchisors listed in the 2018 Swanepoel Mega 1000 for the residential real estate brokerage industry as of December 31, 2017. If the company operates company-owned stores under the same brand as the franchise they own, then those numbers are included in the total numbers of the franchisor. Data is sorted by sales volume. Additionally, you can sort the data by the transaction sides and agent count.

RankFranchisors2017 Sales Volume (Billions)2017 Transaction Sides2017 Agent Count
20United Real Estate
$ 3.80
15,403
3,185
19Engel & Volkers
$ 5.62
9,861
2,267
18RealLiving
$ 6.20
25,542
3,293
17Crye-Leike
$ 6.48
32,793
3,245
16John L Scott
$ 14.38
36,425
2,856
15Realty Executives
$ 16.43
65,682
6,500
14HomeSmart
$ 18.23
56,285
14,462
13Howard Hanna Real Estate(1)
$ 18.40
97,005
7,671
12EXIT Realty(1)
$ 19.13
89,000
21,600
11Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate(1)
$ 20.00
72,424
11,400
10Realty ONE Group
$ 21.17
58,348
10,150
9ERA Real Estate(1)
$ 30.00
133,225
16,400
8Weichert Realtors(1)
$ 34.00
126,000
18,000
7Windermere Real Estate(1)
$ 36.00
84,000
6,500
6Sotheby’s Realty International(1)
$ 95.00
122,475
18,400
5Century 21(1)
$ 100.00
417,337
53,200
4Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
$ 109.60
333,327
45,322
3Coldwell Banker Real Estate(1)
$ 245.00
731,483
86,800
2RE/MAX
$ 271.10
1,036,000
63,162
1Keller Williams Realty
$ 303.40
1,041,948
156,532

(1) Company elected not to provide any, or exact, numbers. Additional research/analysis was used to calculate numbers.