April 12, 2018 (DALLAS) – Entrepreneur, a national magazine that focuses on entrepreneurship, small business management and business, announced that United Real Estate has been named among their Franchise 500 rankings. This prestigious honor is highly competitive across the franchise industry as Entrepreneur received more applications this year than ever before. The 39th annual list is a representation of up-and comers who bring fresh ideas to an ever-changing industry, as well as industry constants who have thrived for decades.
"We are honored and humbled to be recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as a Franchise 500 organization. Being the only real estate company to make the Top 100 New Franchise list makes the recognition especially sweet," said Dan Duffy, CEO, United Real Estate. "Our stunning growth is a testament to the amazing affiliated franchisees that have embraced the changing dynamics in the real estate brokerage industry and our commitment to technology and service delivery innovation by the talented group of United team members at the home office."
In addition to the Franchise 500, United Real Estate was also awarded a top 25 position in Entrepreneur's Top New Franchise list and was the only franchise in the real estate industry to be receive this honor. In this midst of these incredible achievements, United Real Estate was additionally named among the Top Brands of the entire Franchise 500 list. Top Brands have built themselves up as trustworthy and recognizable brands through system size, number of years franchising, and overall reputation that have allowed them to form lasting relationships with consumers.
According to Entrepreneur, the 2018 Franchise 500 list, has been the most competitive rankings in the list's history. The key factors that go into Entrepreneur's evaluation include: costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability.
"This year's Franchise 500 ranking features both up-and-comers who bring fresh ideas to an ever-changing industry, as well as savvy stalwarts that have thrived for decades. We are proud to highlight and celebrate them all," says Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur. "Our results show that the industry is strong—and that the most enduring franchisors are those who learn to balance innovation with reliability. That's how to attract new customers while keeping the old ones happy." Over its 39 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. United Real Estate's position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.
To learn more about United Real Estate's franchise opportunities, visit GrowWithUnited.com or call 888-960-0606.
A Closer Look at United Real Estate
United Real Estate – a division of the United Real Estate Group – was founded with the purpose of offering solutions to the challenges facing agents in the residential real estate brokerage industry. Providing the latest training, marketing and technology tools to both agents and brokers under a 100-percent commission strategy, United Real Estate makes it more profitable for an agent to sell real estate and for real estate brokers to leverage a complete system to better grow a successful, thriving real estate brokerage. Named as a "frontrunner" in the real estate industry in 2013, "part of the next generation of real estate brokers" in 2014, as well as being listed in the "Power 200 Most Influential" from 2015-2018 by the Stefan Swanepoel Power 200 TRENDS Report, United Real Estate has more than 75 offices and over 3,400 agents. Through a worldwide franchise solution, United continues to rapidly expand and was named to the Inc. 5000 fastest growing private companies in 2015-2017. Driven by an unwavering commitment to giving back, a pillar of United's core values and guiding principles, United Real Estate is proud to support and partner with Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, as United's charity of choice.