My name is John Pershing Thornton. I am a Realtor at Century 21 JR Realty. As a Realtor, I feel it is my duty to let you know a little about me. I served in the United States Coast Guard retiring Honolulu, Hawaii after 21 years. In 1990, my family and I moved to Henderson, Nevada where I managed my father's properties. My father and Broker owned his own business in Hilo, Hawaii called "BLUE SKY ENTERPRISES." From my father I learned strong values, integrity, and honesties. I have also retired from the United States Postal Service.
I have worked as a full time Realtor for 17 years in Henderson and Las Vegas. I am a hard and devoted to work for you. I keep myself educated and updated by attending ongoing classes of real estate laws and any market changes. I have also have earned the following designations;
Graduate Realtor Institute
Accredited Buyers Representative
Senior Real Estate Specialist
I am licensed with Nevada Real Estate Division and I am member of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtor
Nevada Licensee BS.0144124
As a Seller, I will provide you with the necessary tools such market analysis showing you what the market value of your home is in today's market. This will assist you in deciding how to price your home. If you were to list your home with me, I will advertise your home on the internet, send out just listed cards, follow up with agents that have shown your home and provide you with feed backs. When receiving offers I will notify you and present them to you in a quick and timely manner. I will go over all offers with you. Answer any questions you may as well as applying my negotiating skills to get you the best value for your home. It is important that you trust and allow me to assist you in selling your home.
As a Buyer, your needs are important to me in finding the home you LOVE. I will not push you into a home you do not like just to make a sell. I listen to your needs and wants in purchasing a home. I will keep you updated on the home market. I will work hard for you in writing your offer, getting it accepted and keep the transaction running smoothly to get it closed by working with you, listing agent and title company.
You need a Property Manager; I am also licensed to work Property Management in Henderson and Las Vegas. As a property manager I can assist with the following:
Marketing and advertising of property
Property will be placed in MLS system
Qualifying prospective tenants Credit report includes criminal history, employment history and past tenancy.
Realtor Association approved lease agreements.
Timely move in and out inspections
Initial inspection with photos, periodic inspection throughout tenancy and at vacation of tenant.
Address all tenant issues, such as non-payment of rent and HOA notices
When needed, handle evictions.
Take care of emergency repairs and obtain bids for non-emergency issues.
Remember, services are free to you with knowledge and experience that you can trust in helping you accomplish your goals.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call or email me.
Juan Martinez is the Broker/Owner of Century 21 Martinez & Associates in Las Vegas, Nevada. Juan has been in the Real Estate Industry in Southern Nevada for 11 years. Thanks to his hard work and dedication of listing and selling homes throughout the community, he is the #1 Hispanic Agent in the Silver State as well as the #1 Hispanic Agent in the country per the recent Wall Street Journal Real Trends Report. He has been able to accomplish all of this with just a small group of support staff and sales associates.
His success and commitment have also earned him many awards throughout his career, including the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award in 2007 and the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009. Juan has also been a recipient of the Chairman's Circle Award for the last eight consecutive years. He is also a three time winner of the new RE/MAX Diamond award, which is an honor only bestowed to million dollar producers.
Juan first became involved with NAHREP through the Nevada Chapter. He had the privilege to serve as the Chapter President in 2009. During his term, he spearheaded a membership effort which took membership from 250 to 1,300 members and to acknowledge his contributions he was named Chairman Emeritus after his term. Juan also created a National Mentorship Program for Chapter Presidents to provide coaching and guidance on how to successfully grow their local chapters through recruitment, management, and leadership. A proud Platinum member of NAHREP, Juan currently serves as the 2012 President Elect and Vice Chairman on the NAHREP National Board of Directors.
Other Awards & Recognition:
Rookie of the Year 1998
Floyd Wickman Course Team Leader Award 1998
Multi Million Dollar Producer 2000, 2002, 2004
Quality Service Award 2002
Picture of Succes Emeral 2003
Picture of Success Ruby 2006
Member of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce since 1998
I am married and have lived in Henderson Nevada for ten years and love all animals. I have been in the Real Estate business since 1998 (10 years and counting). I promise to cope/handle all you Real Estate details. My expertise is in handling first time home buyers and return clients.
20 years communication services with the phone company of Phoenix of Arizona (US West Communications/Mountain Bell, currently Quest Communications) "Achieving Personal Revenue Commitment Awards." And 20 years of customer consulting and human resources with phone company.