Chicago, IL, June 21, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The owners of RE/MAX Suburban, the largest independent RE/MAX franchise in the metropolitan Chicago real estate market and one of the most successful in the nation, recently received the prestigious RE/MAX Distinguished Service Award from the worldwide RE/MAX organization. The honor was conferred at the 2013 RE/MAX convention in Las Vegas, Nev.
The Distinguished Service Award honored owners Bob Baker, Jim Nelson, Jr., and Jim Nelson, Sr., for their pioneering spirit, vision and leadership in the industry and in the national and regional RE/MAX networks.
RE/MAX Suburban is the largest RE/MAX brokerage group in northern Illinois, with seven offices in six communities: Arlington Heights, Glen Ellyn, Libertyville, Mt. Prospect, Schaumburg and Wheaton. It leads all other RE/MAX firms in the region in annual sales transactions and closed sales volume.
Both the 2013 Power Broker Report from RISMedia and the REAL Trends 500 survey by REAL Trends magazine ranked RE/MAX Suburban 173rd in the nation for transactions closed among residential brokerages based on 2012 home sales activity. Both publications also look at firms based on their closed sales volume for the year. In that respect, RE/MAX Suburban ranked 183rd in the REAL Trends 500 and 173rd in the Power Broker Report.
RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network, with headquarters in Elgin, Ill., consists of 2,000 sales associates and 100 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of residential and commercial brokerage services. Its www.illinoisproperty.com and www.remax.com websites are leaders in consumer visits among real estate franchise brands. The www.global.remax.com website allows consumers to search properties around the globe; www.theremaxcollection.com is a specialized portal of luxury properties across the U.S, and www.remaxcommercial.com displays commercial properties available nationwide and abroad. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX LLC, a global real estate organization with 91,000 sales associates in 90+ nations. The RE/MAX organization has been recognized for numerous industry honors for excellence, and its Associates continue to lead the industry in professional designations, experience and production. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX. RE/MAX is the official real estate partner of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the national sponsor of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.