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Prominent Washington State RE/MAX Brokerages to Join Forces


Prominent Washington State RE/MAX Brokerages to Join Forces

New brokerage will have the highest volume of transaction sides in the state

PR Newswire

SEATTLE, Aug. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX Professionals and RE/MAX Northwest Realtors are joining together to create the most productive real estate brokerage in Washington*. The merger will become effective on September 1, 2018, with both brokerages still operating under their respective names.

Kim Piper and Dean Stohl of RE/MAX Professionals and Matt van Winkle of RE/MAX Northwest decided to join forces to take full advantage of their strengths in the region. The merged company will include 375 agents across 10 offices, serving Western and Central Washington. They will lead the state in average volume per agent and the lowest average days on market per agent.

"Kim, Dean, and the entire agent base at RE/MAX Professionals will make RE/MAX Northwest Realtors more robust," said van Winkle. "We are delighted to welcome these productive agents to our family."

With an emphasis on collaboration and growth, van Winkle founded RE/MAX on the Lake in 2011 before acquiring RE/MAX Northwest Realtors in 2016.  On average, RE/MAX Northwest agents have more than nine years of industry experience.

"We built this company for the modern world," said van Winkle. "Our training is about saving agents time and helping them earn more in the process. We teach skills that are immediately useful, and help new agents be more productive."

Piper and Stohl have a combined 40 years of experience in the RE/MAX network and will continue in leadership positions with the company, focusing on development and growth. 

"RE/MAX Professionals has always led in their market areas by providing the best possible platform and environment for committed industry professionals to thrive and reach their goals. The agents in our offices are our clients," said Piper. "The next logical step in our growth is to provide the enhanced, sophisticated systems and offerings this merger will bring to our group, and truly expand our strengths and services. Always improving. We're stronger together."

RE/MAX Professionals and RE/MAX Northwest Realtors will maintain their current locations, powered by the infrastructure and resources of the RE/MAX network.

*When measured by 2017 residential transaction sides

About the RE/MAX Network
As one of the leading global real estate franchisors, RE/MAX, LLC is a subsidiary of RE/MAX Holdings (NYSE:RMAX) with over 120,000 agents in more than 100 countries and territories. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX, as measured by residential transaction sides. Dedicated to innovation and change in the real estate industry, RE/MAX launched Motto Mortgage, a ground-breaking mortgage franchisor, in 2016 and acquired booj, a real estate technology company, in 2018. RE/MAX agents have lived, worked and served in their local communities for decades, raising millions of dollars every year for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® and other charities. To learn more about RE/MAX, to search home listings or find an agent in your community, please visit For the latest news about RE/MAX, please visit


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