RE/MAX welcomes largest brokerage in Ottawa to its network

Former Keller Williams Ottawa Realty now operating as RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ottawa

TORONTO, April 28, 2016 /CNW/ - RE/MAX INTEGRA is pleased to welcome its newest Ottawa brokerage, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Group, formerly Keller Williams Ottawa Realty. Jeff Hooper and Margie Hooper, former owners of Keller Williams Ottawa Realty, have aligned their business with Ken McLachlan, Debra Bain, and Steve Tabrizi of RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. to convert their two offices in Orleans and Central Ottawa to the RE/MAX brand.

"This is an exciting step forward for RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd., which with this merge will form RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Group," said Ken McLachlan, broker/owner, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Inc. "With the help of Jeff and Margie, we expect to see continued growth and success in the Ottawa market."

Since establishing Keller Williams Ottawa Realty in 2001, Jeff and Margie Hooper grew their former brokerage to become the largest Keller Williams office in Canada, with nearly 300 agents.

"We are proud of the success we've achieved and of the team we've built over the past 15 years," said Jeff and Margie Hooper, former owners of Keller Williams Ottawa Realty. "The resources RE/MAX offers, including industry-leading technology, an impressive lead generation system, and training for agents, will help to continue this company on that trajectory."

"With this conversion, the RE/MAX footprint has expanded, allowing us to better serve the agents, and in turn, homebuyers and sellers in the greater Ottawa market," said Effi Barak, COO, RE/MAX INTEGRA.

About RE/MAX INTEGRA and RE/MAX INTEGRA, Ontario-Atlantic Canada      

RE/MAX INTEGRA, founded in 1980, is a privately held company by Canadian entrepreneurs. With regional headquarters in Toronto, Boston, Minneapolis, Zug, and Vienna, RE/MAX INTEGRA represents nearly a third of all RE/MAX Sales Associates worldwide. The company was founded on the premise of providing outstanding service and support both at the regional level and to the end consumer.

The Ontario-Atlantic Canada region, has surpassed 10,000 quality Associates; The US regions — New England and the Midwest (including the following states: Minnesota, Wisconsin and Indiana) – account for more than 6,500 Associates with over 2,600 and 3,800 Associates respectively; and the European region leads with more than 16,000 Associates. For more information about RE/MAX INTEGRA, visit www.remaxintegra.com.

SOURCE RE/MAX INTEGRA, Ontario-Atlantic Canada

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Image with caption: "RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Group “in Ottawa” (CNW Group/RE/MAX INTEGRA, Ontario-Atlantic Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160428_C5201_PHOTO_EN_677872.jpg

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