ERA is the first pan European real estate broker network and currently combines over 1100 independently owned and operated real estate agencies in 14 countries with approx. 8000 sales agents.
Worldwide, approx. 2490 offices represent ERA in 35 countries.
ERA was formed some 40 years ago as Electronic Realty Associates. Today, ERA is one of the strongest enterprises in the real estate sector and is included in the family of companies of stock listed (NYSE:H) Realogy Corporation
is one of the preeminent and most integrated providers of real estate and relocation services in the world. Realogy
is the world's largest real estate brokerage franchisor, the largest U.S. residential real estate brokerage firm, the largest U.S. provider and a leading global provider of outsourced employee relocation services and a national provider of title and settlement services. In real estate brokerage Realogy combines more than 15000 offices with over 300000 sales agents.ERA Suisse and ERA Europe
In the ERA network the cultural differences on the European continent are respected. The organizational supervision over the ERA networks in the individual countries is conducted by the ERA Europe Group
, which consists of people and companies, who engage themselves in the development and management of the respective ERA country network. Thus it is guaranteed that the responsible representatives are in the best way familiar with the different local and market conditions.
In each country exists a service center, which has acquired, as so-called masters Franchisor', the country franchise for ERA from Realogy Corp. The service center is responsible for the development and management of the ERA network according to the granted franchise.
The ERA ServiCenter in Switzerland is legally formed by ERA Franchise Suisse AG. ERA Franchise Suisse AG has its head office in 8272 Ermatingen on lake Constance. ERA Franchise Suisse AG (ERA Suisse) is registered under number CH-440.3.014.971-1 in the trade register
. ERA Suisse is constituted and capitalized by ERA Europe societies and its COO.ERA Suisse
aims at total of approximately 100 partnerships with Swiss brokerage offices with the goal to serve the ERA customers in each region of Switzerland with a locally experienced specialized real estate professional.Franchise
The real estate services providers co-operating in the ERA network are licensees of a Franchise, which is assigned nationally by ERA Franchise Suisse AG. ERA brokers are legally and economically independent enterprises that conduct their business according to the ERA systems, standards and requirements. The ERA affiliates are trained by ERA and offer their customer oriented ERA products and services for the benefit of their clients.
The ERA Network is certified according to ISO 9001:2000
ERA Partners are constantly supervised by the ERA ServiCenter