Canada’s largest brokerages: Sutton Group – West Coast Realty still on top

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For the fourth year in a row, Sutton Group – West Coast Realty in Burnaby, B.C. is Canada’s largest brokerage, ranked by transaction “ends” by Real Trends.Second place on the list goes to the 20 corporately owned Royal LePage Real Estate Services offices in Toronto, moving up a spot from last year. Third place goes to Royal LePage Your Community Realty in Richmond Hill, Ont., which finished fifth on last year’s list.

Re/Max brokerages grabbed 158 of the top 250 spots.

Sutton Group – West Coast Realty, with 22 offices in the Lower Mainland of B.C., had 13,871 residential ends in 2013. That was down from 14,489 in 2012, reflecting the area’s changing market conditions.

Toronto’s Right At Home Realty was the largest independent brokerage, ranking sixth on the list, followed by Calgary-based CIR Realty, which was seventh overall.

Royal Pacific Realty Group in Vancouver had the top 2014 average sale price, at $1,071,407.

The biggest increase in transaction ends went to Royal LePage Your Community Realty, while the largest percentage increase in ends was recorded by Harvey Kalles Real Estate in Toronto.

The complete Real Trends Canadian 250 report is available for purchase at www.realtrends.com/products/rt250.

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Real Trends Canadian 250 Top 10

1. Sutton Group – West Coast Realty, Burnaby, B.C., 13,871 ends

2. Royal LePage Real Estate Services, Toronto, 11,287 ends

3. Royal LePage Your Community Realty, Richmond Hill, Ont., 10,740 ends

4. Re/Max Realtron Realty, Markham, Ont. 9,263 ends

5. Re/Max Real Estate (Edmonton), Edmonton 9,166 ends

6. Right At Home Realty, Toronto, 8,161 ends

7. CIR Realty, Calgary, 7,356 ends

8. Re/Max Twin City Realty, Kitchener, 7,295 ends

9. Royal LePage Team Realty & Royal LePage Gale Real Estate, Ottawa,

7,012 ends

10.  Re/Max Real Estate Centre, Cambridge, Ont., 6,971 ends

 

 

11 COMMENTS

  1. Josh Heppner pictured in this article is not even with Sutton W C, and has not been for years!! so much for reporting?

      • Jim, thanks for making the expeditious correction. I had a few emails this morning asking when I had rejoined the organization – which goes to show that REM continues to be a sought after source for real estate news!

        For obvious reasons, I was happy to see Sutton West Coast topping the list again and want to extend a big congrats to the entire SWC team and all their hard work to achieve this milestone for the fourth year in a row.

        It’s neat to review the list and see both franchise and independent operations as part of the top 10. I believe it speaks to the diversity of models in our industry and the many flourishing real estate businesses across Canada.

        Congratulations to those who made the Real Trends Canadian 250 list this year and wish you all continued success in 2014!

  2. Can anyone please add the numbers and tell us if “no one sells more real estate than RE/MAX?” They might to stop using it!

      • No Catherine. R.L.P. real estate services is one brokerage and Re/MAX is a franchise, so real trends counts each Re/max brokerage separatley, but Re/max is combining all re/max franchisees under one Re/max umbrella. More interesting to me is Right At Home that advertise that they are number one when this charts clearly shows R.L.P. Your community as well as Re/max Realtron being ahead of them.

        • Just curious how did Orange Square’s TOTAL of 90 transactions for 2013 rank on the list with RealTrends ? This number was taken from RESTATS if anyone would like to check for veracity.

          • Dear “Ted”,Why the fake identity ?
            F.Y.I.- REDATUM not a 100% reliable source of R.E. statistics and will not allow companies to identify them as the source. Real trends – is.

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