PropertyAsia.ph: Featured Exhibitor at RE/MAX Philippines Launch
Manila, Philippines—The well-attended Philippine launch of U.S.-based leading real estate franchise RE/MAX Thursday, October 8, at Fairmont Makati wouldn’t be complete without the presence of its industry partners, one of which is PropertyAsia.ph, a fast growing property search website based in the country.
Recently named as the leading real estate franchise brand in the “2015 Franchise Times Top 200,” an annual survey on franchise systems from a variety of business sectors, RE/MAX ranked No. 11 overall, up from No. 12 in 2014. Competitors Keller Williams ranked No. 24 and Berkshire Hathaway Home Services ranked No. 69 this year.
RE/MAX has more than 100,000 accredited agents in nearly 100 countries.
In the Philippines, RE/MAX aims to convert thousands of the country’s independent property brokers into franchise holders in the next two years.
“On top of the individual brokers operating in Manila, there are about 8,000 independent brokerage firms across the country,” said Country Manager Michelle Perlas. “We want to expand our reach in the Visayas and Mindanao in the coming months.”
Through the RE/MAX network, real estate newbies can learn the ropes of property brokering by way of online learning. Backed up by a global brand, seasoned brokers, on the other hand, can set up their operations much faster.
One of RE/MAX’s industry partners, PropertyAsia.ph, is a one-stop online marketplace for property hunters and sellers that offers free and comprehensive list of more than 15,000 properties in the Philippines. Accessible through mobile and desktop, the website likewise provides relevant information on various neighborhoods, project amenities, public transportation systems, and home loan comparisons, among others.
PropertyAsia.ph, which attracts more than 55,000 unique visits and nearly 180,000 page views on a monthly basis, is designed, developed and maintained by Chanz IT Business Solutions Inc.
Chanz IT is the Philippine partner of Chanz Global, which is based in Hilversum, the “media city” in the Netherlands.