April 04, 2012 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, today recognized the 2011 top global offices, companies and producers across its network.
“I am proud to recognize this year’s top performers,” said Rick Davidson, president and CEO, Century 21 Real Estate LLC. “The geographic diversity of our winners truly exemplifies the opportunity available to all of our System members across the globe.”
No. 1 Company: Production and Units:
CENTURY 21 M&M and Associates (Turlock, Calif.)
No. 1 Agent:
Production: Mitsunori Yamada, CENTURY 21 Yamada Chisho (Toyota City, Japan)
Units: Joe Davalos, CENTURY 21 United-Davalos (San Antonio, Texas)
No. 1 Office:
Production: CENTURY 21 Percy Fulton Ltd. (Toronto, Canada)
Units: CENTURY 21 Mike Bowman, Inc. (Grapevine, Texas)
“Globally, we’re focused on smart, strategic growth,” said Davidson. “As our international referral network continues to grow, so does the opportunity for our sales professionals to drive more business from country to country and continent to continent.”
According to the National Association of Realtors2011 Profile of International Home Buying Activity, total residential international sales in the United States alone in 2011 totaled $82 billion, up 24 percent from 2010. Additionally, 53 percent of clients were referred through friends, previous clients and international referrals.
Century 21 Real Estate LLC (CENTURY21.com) is the franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, providing comprehensive training and marketing support for the CENTURY 21 System. The System is comprised of approximately 7,500 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in 72 countries and territories worldwide. Century 21 Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services.
©2012 Century 21 Real Estate LLC, A Realogy Company. CENTURY 21® Is A Registered Trademark Owned By Century 21 Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each CENTURY 21 Office is Independently Owned and Operated.