RE/MAX’s Motto Mortgage now has 194 offices in 39 states

With a new office in Alaska and an expanded presence in South Carolina, Motto Franchising signed seven new franchisees in 2022.

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The mortgage subsidiary of real estate franchise giant RE/MAX, Motto Franchising LLC, now has an office in Alaska and has expanded its presence in South Carolina.

With the opening of Wasilla, Alaska, Motto Mortgage Aurora in June, Motto has 194 offices in 39 states and Washington, D.C. – everywhere except Connecticut, Maine, Minnesota, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah and Vermont.

lucas adams

Lucas Adams, broker owner of Motto Mortgage Aurora, will serve homebuyers statewide.

“We offer the reach, scale and support of a large retail lender, while providing the flexibility, autonomy and exceptional service of a local mortgage broker who knows how to navigate the intricacies of the mortgage process. buying a home in your market,” Adams said in a statement.

Lee Linhart

Motto Mortgage Resolute, another new office in Greenville, South Carolina, is Motto Mortgage’s seventh office open for business in the state, the company announced Tuesday. It is owned by Lee and Laura Linhart, owner brokers of RE/MAX Results, which operates offices in South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee.

Laura Linhart

Motto Franchising does not provide loans, but is a technology, compliance, training and marketing solution for mortgage brokers. The company provides its “ready-to-use mortgage brokerage” to RE/MAX affiliates or any real estate broker or contractor. RE/MAX also provides mortgage processing services to mortgage brokers through another subsidiary, wemlo.

Motto Franchising has helped its franchisees open 60 new offices in 2021, surpassing CEO Ward Morrison’s goal of 50 new offices set last spring. So far this year, Motto Franchising has announced the opening of seven new franchise offices, including:

Growth of the Motto Mortgage Network


According to RE/MAX’s latest quarterly report to investors, 191 independent offices were operating under the Motto Mortgage brand as of March 31, up 27% from a year ago. The three new offices added to the network since then bring the total to 194.

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