Company ProfilesFranchises Across CanadaMarch/April 2022

Real Estate Franchises Across Canada

For Canadians looking to make a move or buy their first home, a real estate agent can help make smart choices in an ever-changing housing landscape. The real estate industry is also ideal for franchisees who want to benefit from the training, knowledge, technology, and credibility of a national franchise brand in a competitive field.

Here, we take a look at real estate franchises across the country that are helping Canadians find and buy the perfect home.


CENTURY 21 is a global real estate network active in 86 countries and territories, with 14,250 offices and more than 155,000 agents worldwide, and is a master franchisor in Canada. The vibrant and growing real estate network has more than 40 years of experience, and combines a global reach with local focus for Canadian business owners.

CENTURY 21 offers franchisees innovative technology, exceptional lead generation tools, state-of-the-art marketing, strategic partners, and award-winning training and business development programs. Franchise owners also get access to events and industry networking within the CENTURY 21 community that invites franchisees from coast to coast to share ideas, coaching, and support with one another.

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Charlwood Pacific Group

Charlwood Pacific Group is an independently operated company that belongs to a powerful global network, providing service to businesses and consumers across Canada and worldwide. Charlwood owns the master and/or territory franchise rights to leading national and international brands in travel and real estate, including CENTURY 21; UNIGLOBE Travel International, Canada and Asia Pacific; Centum Financial Group; and Real Property Management Canada.

With headquarters in Vancouver, B.C., Charlwood Pacific Group is led by U. Gary Charlwood in partnership with his sons, Martin and Christopher. The collective organizations under the brand have 1,759 franchise units, with 22,000 employees across 67 countries, creating an abundant network of support and franchise success for new and growing entrepreneurs.

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MaxWell Realty

Since 1999, MaxWell Realty has been a proud Canadian-born brand that’s founded on the principle of providing customers with genuine care and service throughout the process of buying and selling their homes. Today, there are nearly 1,000 MaxWell realtors across Western Canada. The brand operates with the vision to be customers’ first choice when exploring real estate services.

For entrepreneurs, MaxWell Realty is an ideal brand to help grow a strong business. It offers the leadership, technology, and support needed to succeed in a competitive real estate market. Franchisees can benefit from a solid reputation, leadership support, positive culture, proprietary technology, true value, and abundant training and support.

Learn more about MaxWell Realty franchise opportunities is disrupting the real estate industry in innovative and exciting ways for both homeowners and franchise partners. The brand prides itself on being a valued partner in the long-term success of its franchisees, by offering exclusive territories and hands-on training as well as high tech tools and continuous support.

The investment offers three main perks: it’s primed to disrupt the real estate market, it operates in a recession-resistant industry, and it offers world-class support designed to help entrepreneurs grow and thrive. Franchisees benefit from low ownership costs, a proven business model, and continuous support of the leadership team that built the brand from the bottom up.

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Real Property Management

With more than 35 years of experience in North America, Real Property Management provides professional property management services to protect and maximize Canadians’ real estate investments. The brand has a vision to lead the industry with solutions that help property owners redefine the way they look at management solutions. Real Property Management offers services including rental management, building management, tenant management, rental marketing, and investment property management.

As an essential service that’s continuously growing in the Canadian market, the rental housing industry is booming with investors who own several rental homes or have become unintentional landlords. Property managers with Real Property Management can be found from coast to coast and benefit from a low investment and franchise fee of less than $30,000 to get started.

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Realty One Group

With offices across the globe, Realty One Group aims to make an impact—ONE home, ONE dream, ONE life at a time. The brand offers the “6C’s” of real estate franchise success—commission, coaching, community, “coolture”, connection, and care. What makes Realty One Group unique in the market is its people, who lead by vision and success to help their franchise owners maintain their agent-first focus so the together we all succeed. 

Franchisees with Realty One Group are offered benefits including a collection of tools and technology, training and education, and branding and marketing. They’re also provided with local, Canadian support from regional offices with training, recruiting, onboarding, and retention to grow their offices.

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Royal LePage

Royal LePage has been a leader in the Canadian real estate market since 1913, growing to become one of the most trusted and reliable real estate brands across the country. Operating with an innovative mindset and dedication to customer satisfaction, the brand offers proprietary tools, products, and services that are designed to help its real estate professionals find success.

Franchising with Royal LePage means benefiting from access to Canada’s largest referral network of more than 19,000 sales professionals, a brand that’s #1 in more than 100 markets across the country and considers itself the voice of Canadian real estate. Franchisees have access to a website that generates more than 400,000 client leads, and an additional 100,000 client leads from the rlpSPHERE that launched in 2020.

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As of late 2021, SnapHouss is North America’s largest real estate photography franchise. It offers competitively priced, fast, professionally enhanced photos, videos, 3D virtual tours, aerial and drone content, floorplans, virtual staging, and even more digital content to truly capture every aspect of the real estate landscape.

SnapHouss Franchise Partners can open their own business in less than 30 days, and benefit from perks including: a low franchise fee; hands-free online marketing; extremely low fixed monthly overhead costs; large unrestricted, exclusive territories; on-going sales, operations, marketing, and technical support; and much more. Join the digital marketing wave sweeping the nation!

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Sutton Group Realty Services

Since 1983, Sutton Group has offered cost-effective alternatives for real estate professionals and entrepreneurs across the country. The brand was built on its priority for service, innovation, and achievement within the industry. Sutton Group has more than 6,400 associates across 200 offices, and achieves more than $15 billion in annual transactions across Canada.

Franchising with Sutton Group means gaining access to Sutton Connect events, the Sutton referral network, Sutton Social (featuring online social networking support), industry technology, accolades and success recognition, and a 100 per cent Canadian-owned and -operated brand with a strong presence from coast to coast.  

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