2016 saw massive growth in the number of real estate agents and record breaking sales. Now with more than 18,000 agents (+20.7 %) in 1,700 offices all over Europe, the RE/MAX network continues to be number one in helping customers find the perfect home. With a total commission of more than 400 million Euros, the network’s income has grown by 75 percent over the last 4 years. Commissions increased as well, mostly in Portugal (+ 20 %) and Italy (+ 46 %). Both countries, together with Turkey, saw the largest agent growth in 2016: Portugal has passed the 5,000 agents mark, Turkey now has more than 3,000 agents and the number in Italy rose above 2,000. 2016 also marks the year with the highest number of newly sold franchises since 2008.