About Us

For more than 80 years, Real Estate One has been known as the leading provider of real estate services in Michigan, and is ranked as one of the largest brokerages in the United States.  "The Power Broker Report" compiles data fro the top 300 firms in the nation and we have the honor of being on the list since its inception.  The Real Estate One Family of Companies has the highest market share in Metro Detroit and is proud to call Michigan our home. 


Established in 1929 by Staunton Elsea, the company has long been known as the "innovator".  Many of the marketing tools commonly used throughout the country started here.  Real Estate One was the first company to have multiple offices, homes magazines, a computerized MLS service and even hosting Open Houses.  Today’s generation, Dick (son of Staunton) as the Chairman and his sons Stuart and Dan, still focus on innovative and efficient ways to serve our customers and agents. Our website attracts over 1.8 million unique visitors each year and we are involved in over 17,000 home sales throughout Michigan. Operating under multiple brokerage brands as Real Estate One, Max Broock Realtors, Johnstone & Johnstone, and The Charles Reinhart Company and with the support of our affiliates- John Adams Mortgage Company, Capital Title Insurance and Insurance One we assist with every aspect of the real estate transaction.


Its network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, is the largest organization of locally branded residential real estate firms, with 700 companies and 170,000 associates producing over $370 billion in annual home sales. Our Company offers life-long career education and training through classroom instruction, seminars, online programs, mentoring and personalized coaching.  We support our associates with exceptional lead generation, marketing tools, technology support, in-house legal services, relocation and referral assistance, mortgage, title, insurance and a long list of agent benefit programs.  Our agents are the life blood of our organization and we strive to make each career a personal commitment for success. Guided by principles of trust, respect and integrity, we empower people to achieve their dreams.

Our goal is to attract the highest caliber people in the business – agents with an unprecedented reputation for success and those that strive to achieve it.  It’s through this commitment, coupled with a sense of family, unsurpassed quality, professional integrity, a passion to exceed and excel, stability and a clear future vision that the Real Estate One Family of Companies have become a destination broker of choice – attracting more than 300 professionals to our family over the last 12 months.


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We understand that your interest in exploring a career with Real Estate One Inc. should remain private and confidential. After submitting your information, you will be contacted by our Recruiting Associate who will answer any questions and coordinate a priority interview with you.

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Success Stories

The office is like a team. Everybody is supportive and helpful to one another. There is no competition between agents. Every agent wants their fellow agents to be successful and are more than willing to help them reach that goal.
Kurt M.
From the day I started I have received nothing but encouragement and support. Being a "part timer" I thought I would be left to learn on my own. Not true! Everyone from the manager to every agent in the office and especially our coveyancer have been fantastic and most helpful. I could not have picked a better office.
John F.
What I like about the office is the ample training, flexible schedule, supportive associates, philanthropic owners, successful agents and especially the five star treatment I receive from the staff!
Suzanne G.
I joined because a friend has worked here for years and raves about how wonderful the people in the office are. Being new to the business, I could use all the friendly faces I could get and my friend could not have been more right. Any time I had a question and no matter who I asked, a fellow agent, broker or manager, everyone has ALWAYS stopped what they were doing to answer my questions or assist me with whatever I needed. Thank you!