CENTURY 21 Action Alert

Get 21 Reasons to Join CENTURY 21® System

1. The Most Recognized Name in Real Estate

CENTURY 21® Real Estate continues to be the real estate franchise brand most recognized by consumers, and the real estate company consumers think of first when they want real estate services1 

1 Source 2007 Ad Tracking Study. The survey results are based on 1216 online interviews with a national random sample of adults (ages 25-54) who are equal decision makers and who have bought or sold a home within the past two years or plan to purchase or sell a home within the next two years. Brand awareness questions are based on a sample of 1216 respondents with a margin of error of +/- 2.4% at 90% confidence level. The study was conducted between February 19th - October 7th, 2007 by Millward Brown, a leading global market research organization.

2. CENTURY 21 Innovative Technology

The CENTURY 21® System is committed to providing up-to-date technology at your fingertips. Consumers can access Century21.com listings right from their handheld device. Also available on Century21.com is our satellite mapping search tool which allows users to visually scout the location of CENTURY 21 properties.

3. Award Winning Training Programs

The CENTURY 21®  Learning System has been a winner of the Training Top 100 award for six consecutive years. Local training, online learning - instructor lead and self-paced. We offer classes that can help everyone, from the new agent to the most experienced broker.

4. CENTURY 21 Lead Management

CENTURY 21 LeadRouterSM is a management tool that captures online inquiries from home buyers and sellers, converting data to voice, and instantly informs a CENTURY 21 real estate agent about the lead, enabling them to respond within minutes of receiving the request. 
In this day and age, a consumer needs to speak to someone immediately! Studies show that 74% of consumers go with the first agent that contacts them. The CENTURY 21 LeadRouter system is a great way for all agents to receive leads in a timely manner so they can respond to the customer in a timely manner as well!

5. Century21.com

Averaging about 2 million visits a month, Century21.com provides tremendous exposure for your listings. Consumers will also find easy access to buying, selling and financial tools to help make their real estate dreams a reality. Additionally, all listings placed on Century21.com, are automatically listed on Google.com, trulia.com, landandfarm.com and yahoo.com - at no additional cost. With the added visibility of your leads, you will be provided with a continued stream of opportunities.

6. CENTURY 21 Global Referral Network

The CENTURY 21 Global Referral Network is an internet-based referral management tool that enables brokers to securely send and receive referrals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no activation fees, no software to purchase and you get free automatic upgrades. CGRN averages almost 400 referrals per month. Referral fees are negotiable and guaranteed.

7. CENTURY 21 Business Benefits

The CENTURY 21 Business Benefits program is a great way to save money on a variety of business related goods and services. CENTURY 21 Business Benefits program can help you with all your office solutions and marketing needs with such companies as Dell, AT&T, eNeighborhoods, and that's just the beginning...

8. Industry Leading Marketing

The CENTURY 21® System is dedicated to increasing market preference for the CENTURY 21 brand, and generating qualified consumer leads for our agents. Everything we do, from national advertising and public relations to local marketing campaigns and billboards, is focused on delivering quality leads to the agent.

9. 21online.com

21online.com, our CENTURY 21 intranet, is an intuitive, comprehensive source of information for brokers and agents. Providing easy access to our vast array of tools, programs and systems, this site is sure to help you grow your business. From an online ad creation studio to broker and agent financial tools, 21online.com is a complete marketing system to acquire buyers and sellers. Here are some highlights from our state of the art Intranet:

  • Training programs
  • Sales letters, advertising artwork and press release templates
  • CENTURY 21 policy and procedures manuals and forms
  • Business benefits and discounts
  • And that's just to name a few

10. CENTURY 21 Client Relationship Management

The CENTURY 21 Preferred Client Club enables agents to strengthen and build client relationships beyond the conclusion of a transaction. A variety of unique communications will keep agents top of mind when their client is ready for their next purchase or sale, or needs to recommend an agent to a friend or family member.

11. Additional Real Estate Services

The CENTURY 21® System allows you to offer a variety of additional real estate services to the consumer, such as: mortgage, inspection, home warranty and title. These additional services make you a one-stop shop for all of your customers' real estate needs.

12. Unparalleled Marketing into High Growth Areas

CENTURY 21 has a strong focus on target markets that are a great opportunity for growth. Our Fine Homes and Estates, and Commercial programs can help you expand your business and grow market share.

13. Giving Back to the Community

Since 1979, CENTURY 21 offices from coast to coast have supported Easter Seals, a non-profit organization that helps adults and children with disabilities lead more independent lives. In fact, to date, the CENTURY 21® System has raised over $91 million to support local Easter Seals chapters.

14. Added Listing Exposure

Not only do you have the advantage of having your listings on a widely trafficked website but you also get automatic exposure on these following sites:

  • Trulia - real estate search
  • Google
  • Yahoo!
  • LandAndFarm.com
  • LoopNet
  • CityFeet.com

15. Customer Satisfaction

The CENTURY 21® System offers a robust reporting system for sales professionals so they collect regular feedback from clients. This enables them to consistently improve their performance and gain recognition for their superior accomplishments.

The Quality Service Survey allows you to be in touch with the needs of your clients and to understand your customer experience so you can constantly improve your skills.

  • Offered in both English and Spanish
  • Available online or on paper
  • With results posted securely online

Sales professionals who achieve the highest levels of quality customer service have the opportunity to receive the CENTURY 21 Quality Service Award, which is a powerful marketing tool you can use to differentiate yourself from the others.

16. Loyalty Programs

Success in real estate depends on building relationships, and that takes time and effort. Over half of home buyers and sellers learned about their real estate agent from prior experience or a referral, but only 13% actually used the same agent again.* Nearly half of Preferred Client Club members have referred someone else to their CENTURY 21® broker or sales professional.* 
The Preferred Client Club is a turnkey solution:

  • Follows up with past clients
  • Builds loyalty through personalized communications
  • Extends over a five- or seven-year period (your choice)
  • Easy and inexpensive

If you are tired of losing customers and prospects to time, this follow-up program can help, and it takes only a few minutes. It's just one more advantage of the CENTURY 21®System.

17. Spot Runner

Today, the average American household will watch 8 hours of TV per day. People will watch TV 50% more than they listen to the radio... and 10 times more than they read the news or surf the Internet. 82% of Americans say that TV is the most influential form of media available. TV is the most powerful advertising medium in America*. 
As a member of the CENTURY 21® System, you have access to Spot Runner, an easy and affordable Web-based advertising tool you can use to create professional TV commercials in minutes.

  • Purchase airtime at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods.
  • Market yourself or your listings like big business.
  • Become a big name in real estate by making a splash in your market.

Spot Runner can also help you win those challenging listings because it enables you to place customers' unique homes on TV-all without breaking your budget.

18. CENTURY 21 is an international brand

Why settle for a brand that specializes in only specific markets and environments, when CENTURY 21 applies the Standard for service across the globe? CENTURY 21 Real Estate LLC is the largest real estate brand and has more than 145,000 brokers and sales associates and more than 8,800 offices in 60 countries and territories worldwide.

19. Awards and Recognition Programs

In the CENTURY 21® System, we appreciate hard work and dedication to customer service and achievement. We have a number of awards and recognition programs to honor all those who truly portray the Gold Standard. We have twelve different nationally recognized awards to assure that all members of our family are recognized for their commitment to the brand.

20. You owe it to yourself

Through the CENTURY 21® System, you have the opportunity and the increased resources to leverage our brand name and industry leading programs to help you achieve maximum results and unlimited growth to your business. Take advantage of the fact that you are working at the biggest real estate company in the world. Receive the rewards, recognition and the respect you deserve.

21. ZAP

Through ZAP technology our sales associates can manage leads through specialized technology to grow their business and best manage the best use of their time.

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