Review: Century 21 – The Gold Standard in Real Estate

by Sundaybell on September 20, 2011

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The Gold Standard in Real Estate

When you say, “Century 21”, people immediately know you’re talking real estate. And that’s because Century 21 is one of the most widely recognized real estate brands in the world. In fact, according to a survey conducted in 2009 by Millward Brown (a leading global market research company), Century 21 came out on top as the most recognized real estate company, with consumers thinking of them first when considering real estate services.

The story behind Century 21

Century 21Founded in 1971 by Art Bartlett and Matt Fisher, two real estate agents from Orange County, California, it didn’t take long for Century 21 to establish itself as a major player in the industry. In 1977, the company went public and continued its trend of spectacular growth. Century 21 now has approximately 8,000 franchised broker offices, scattered across 73 countries and territories around the world, represented by over 121,000 real estate professionals. In addition, their website,, is the fifth-most visited real estate website on the Internet.

5 advantages that Century 21 real estate agents offer their customers:

  1. PREPARE YOUR HOUSE LISTING: Creating the right first impression is crucial to the successful marketing of any property.  Century 21 real estate professionals will provide guidance and a tailored-for-you plan of how best to present your property to interested buyers.
  2. ARE GREAT NEGOTIATORS: You can rely on the negotiating skills of your Century 21 agent, certain that your best interests will be kept in mind as both parties come to an agreement.
  3. ADDITIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICES: Every real estate transaction has multiple moving parts.  Your Century 21 agent gives you access to a complete set of real estate resources including:  help with mortgage, inspection, home warranty, and title needs.
  4. CENTURY 21 COMMITMENT TO TECHNOLOGY: Century 21 understands our clients’ and our agents’ busy lifestyles, which is why we use the latest technology to make real estate dealings as convenient as possible.  Use to plan your open house schedule and send it to your GPS device or Smartphone.  Use to search for properties, find an agent, or estimate your mortgage payment from your mobile device.
  5. SERVICE GUARANTEE: In a world where the guarantees are few and far between, Century 21 brokers and agents stand behind their dedication to you with Service Guarantees.  They guarantee that their service to you is professional, courteous and responsive in helping you on your path to buying or selling your home.  Make sure to ask for this 21-point guarantee.

Go here to learn about many more advantages you have when working with Century 21 real estate professionals.

What’s different about Century 21 agents?

Buying and selling property can be difficult, which is why working with a company like Century 21 can make the whole process not only easier, but also far more profitable and satisfying than doing it on your own while juggling work and family commitments.

Visit Century 21’s website to learn more about the company and what Century 21 agents can do to help you with your real estate dreams!


The views, opinions, conclusions and other information expressed in this article belong solely to the author and are not given or endorsed by: Sundaybell Inc.; Century 21 or any Century 21 offices, agents, brokers or brokerages.

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