Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate’s Parent Company is No.1 in the U.S. for 19th Consecutive Year

HOUSTON (April 8, 2016) – According to the newly released REALTrends 500 report,  NRT, LLC, the parent company of  Coldwell Banker  United, REALTORS®,  is once again ranked No.1 in both transaction sides and sales volume in the nation for the 19th consecutive year. NRT’s sales volume is more than double the volume of second-ranking HomeServices of America, and greater than the five largest competitors combined.


With 17 offices and 708 independent sales professionals in Houston area, Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® closed $2.18 billion in closed sales volume and the company closed 6,962 transaction sides in 2015.


“With a strong focus on helping homebuyers and sellers reach their goals, we are very proud of our standing in our local community and of our parent company’s national reach,” said Helen Edwards, president, Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS®, Houston.


The REALTrends 500 is an annual research report that identifies the country’s leading residential firms as ranked by closed transaction sides and separately by closed sales volume. 


“Congratulations to Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® for being a recognized market leader in their community,” said Bruce Zipf, president and CEO, NRT LLC. “We are deeply proud of all of their employees and independent sales associates who persistently strive to increase the value they deliver to homebuyers and sellers.”


Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS®  is a member of the NRT LLC family of companies, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage firm. NRT owns and operates companies in approximately 50 of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, with approximately 790 offices and 47,000 independent sales associates.  NRT, its affiliated companies, marketing partners or joint ventures also provide mortgage, title, insurance, escrow, warranty, relocation and concierge services to customers and clients of NRT's family of companies.


Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® is a leading residential real estate brokerage company with 17 offices and more than 708 sales associates serving the communities of Houston. Worldwide, the Coldwell Banker network includes 3,000 offices with nearly 86,000 sales associates. Every day, Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® properties are exposed to 16 million buyers on more than 725 high-traffic websites. For more information or to view local properties, visit To learn more about a career in real estate or affiliating with Coldwell Banker, visit Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® is a subsidiary of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company.




NRT is ranked #1 in both closed residential buyer and/or seller transaction sides and sales volume (calculated by multiplying number of buyer and/or seller transaction sides by the sales price) from 1996-2014 in the U.S. Data obtained by REAL Trends Survey, 1996-2015.