Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, announced today that it welcomed 38 new independently owned and operated brokerage offices to its franchise network in the United States during the second quarter. In all, 22 new companies joined the CENTURY 21® franchise network from April 1 through June 30, 2007.
As technology and globalization continue to change the world's business landscape, savvy real estate entrepreneurs continue to recognize the value that affiliation with a global real estate leader like Century 21 Real Estate can afford their businesses, said Tom Kunz, president and CEO of Century 21 Real Estate LLC.
Internationally, the CENTURY 21 System recently celebrated its entrance into the Russian real estate market with office openings in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Principals Nuri Katz, James Quinn, and Robert Courtney established the CENTURY 21 Russia, Kazakhstan and the Ukraine master franchise in late 2006 and have plans to open an additional 45 offices.
Some of the largest companies to join the CENTURY 21 System during the second quarter of 2007 include:
|CENTURY 21||Casa Real Latino Paterson, N.J.||Jose Cordova|
|CENTURY 21||Elite Brooklyn, Mich.||Dianna Smith|
|CENTURY 21||Hall Real Estate Monaca, Pa.||Nicole Hall|
|CENTURY 21||Monta Vista Realty Santa Ana, Calif.||Martha Lozano|
|CENTURY 21||North West Nampa, Idaho||Justin Weil|
|CENTURY 21||Success Realty Nogales, Ariz.||Gabriel Gastelum|
|CENTURY 21||Tull Ramey Real Estate Seaford, Del.||Gordon Ramey|
Headed by husband and wife team, Nancy Pavic and Jose R. Cordova, CENTURY 21 Casa Real Latino is the largest company, in terms of gross closed income, to join the CENTURY 21 System during the second quarter of 2007. Over the past 14 years, Cordova and Pavic have established themselves and their brokerages as leaders in serving the burgeoning Hispanic home buying and selling population of the greater Paterson and Passaic County, N.J., area.
The CENTURY 21 System has a tremendous presence within the Hispanic community based on its ongoing targeted marketing efforts, the numerous real estate tools, systems and resources it provides in Spanish and its global footprint, which includes major Spanish speaking countries and territories including Mexico, Spain and South America, said Jose Cordova, broker and co-owner of CENTURY 21 Casa Real Latino.
Century 21 Real Estate LLC has a dedicated team within its organization led by Saul Serna, senior vice president of Hispanic Initiatives, that helps companies like CENTURY 21 Casa Real Latino recruit and develop culturally relevant and integrated services for the Hispanic home buying and selling community.