#C21News: January 2017

From key expansions to exciting awards—we couldn’t ask for a better start to the new year! Read on to find out how Century 21 Real Estate started 2017 off right.

Franchise Growth

New York-based CENTURY 21 American Homes acquired Realty Executives 1st, expanding its presence in Nassau County and overall to 12 offices with more than 600 agents.

New Franchise Spotlight

To kick off the new year, we welcomed three new offices in the U.S.: CENTURY 21 Alpha Associates in Huntsville, TX; CENTURY 21 Integra Realty in Bradenton, FL; and CENTURY 21 JWC Florida Realty in Pembroke Pines, FL.

In global news, CENTURY 21 Mongolia opened a new affiliate, CENTURY 21 Nomin Realtor.

A Lake Travis, Texas-based real estate team has affiliated with Century 21 Real Estate, and is now operating as CENTURY 21 Realty Network, a Fine Homes & Estates® office. The new brokerage will continue to serve real estate needs in the Austin metropolitan area.

In the News

RisMedia’s January issue featured George Berick of CENTURY 21 Lakeside Realty in an article titled, “Having My Back Every Step of the Way,” where he shares his story and the reason why he ultimately chose to go for the gold jacket. As he says, “today’s brand is more exciting and innovative, and reflective of the consumers in our markets.” Read George’s story here.

Have you spotted our latest ads on TV? The CENTURY 21 Brand®’s new campaign reveals just how valuable it is to have an agent on your side. Enjoy the ad in this REALTORMag feature.

Millennials want human interaction and a brand they can trust. In a recent Wakefield Research study commissioned by Century 21, 92% of Millennial home buyers stated that they believe it is important for a real estate agent to get to know them personally before choosing to work with them. Learn more about this study featured in Mediapost.

Achievements

Three CENTURY 21 affiliates have been named to Inman’s “Real Estate Influencers of 2017” list. The list salutes industry professionals who shape, change and influence the industry. Our representatives all come from CENTURY 21 Redwood Realty including Director of Leads Management Billy Ekofo. Coral Gundlach and Eddie Berenbaum joined Billy in receiving this honor. Check out the full list here.

Swanepoel named five members of the CENTURY 21® System to their “Top 200 Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate 2017.” The honorees included: Rick Davidson – President & CEO of Century 21 Real Estate LLC; Martin Charlwood – CEO, CENTURY 21 Canada; Todd Hetherington – CEO, CENTURY 21 New Millennium; Bill Kessler – Founder & CEO, CENTURY 21 Affiliated; and Robert Tomlinson, Partner & CEO, Tomlinson Group of Companies. View the full list here.

Rick Davidson and Josh Altmann discussed what the future of real estate can look like in the CENTURY 21 Brand® “Agents of the Future” event which invited hundreds of agents from the Greater Washington D.C. area to the Clarendon Ballroom in Arlington VA.

We can’t wait to see what else is to come in the year ahead! Check back next month for the latest Century 21 news briefing.

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