Century 21 released its Global21 rankings, recognizing the top agents and offices from 76 countries worldwide.
Among its global peers, Canadian real estate had five companies, 10 offices and seven teams among the top 21 in the world in terms of production.
Ken Young of Century 21 Leading Edge Realty in Toronto was recognized as the number one producer by units sold in the world for 2016.
Several other Canadian firms were also recognized.
“Surrey BC’s Century 21 Coastal Realty was announced as the number two office globally, followed by Century 21 King’s Quay Real Estate in Markham Ontario and CENTURY 21 Percy Fulton of Toronto Ontario, at three and four, respectively,” Century 21 said in a release. “The Goodale Miller team of Century 21 Miller Real Estate in Oakville Ontario and the Stephen Tar Team of Century 21 Leading Edge Realty in Markham took two of the top five rankings in the team category, with the Melnychuk Real Estate Group of Century 21 A.L.L. Stars Realty in Edmonton Alberta ranked as the 11th team in the world.”
Canada had a total of 10 offices recognized among the top 21 worldwide.
The strong showing by Canadian offices and agents speaks to the strength of the Canadian housing market.
A representative told REP the rankings are based on valuations, but that no actual valuations are being released to the public.
One of the world’s largest real estate brokerages has released its global rankings, and many Canadian firms were among the global leaders.