Parsippany, N.J. (September 30, 2009) -- Century 21 Real Estate LLC
, the franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, announced October as National Open House Month. This is the second year in a row in which CENTURY 21® offices around the country will hold open house events for thousands of their property listings throughout the month of October. This follows on the heels of the company’s successful “April is Open House Month” and “Path to Your Dreams Sweepstakes” promotion this past spring.
"Historically low interest rates, outstanding selection and affordability make this one of the best times to buy a home in decades,” said Tom Kunz, president and chief executive officer of Century 21 Real Estate LLC. “The CENTURY 21 National Open House Month provides our brokers and agents with an excellent opportunity to reach out to potential homebuyers and educate them about their local housing options, as well as the First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit, which is available for eligible buyers who close on their purchase no later than November 30.
Open house events continue to attract home shoppers. In April 2009, CENTURY 21 offices hosted more than 11,000 open houses across the nation, which represented a year-over-year increase of over 15 percent in open house listings.
to plan an open house tour. It is easier and more efficient than ever before with the CENTURY 21 Open House Planner and GPS mapping technologies that enable house hunters to personalize, simplify, and organize open house plans to meet their individual needs.