PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - Sep 24, 2012) - Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, today announced the launch of its Recruiting America's Heroes program. The initiative is designed to assist United States military veterans transition to a real estate career with the CENTURY 21® System. The program kicked off at a recent Patriot's Day event held at the CENTURY 21 Real Estate International Headquarters office in Parsippany, N.J.
"The CENTURY 21 franchise system is proud to open our doors to veteran service members," said Rick Davidson, president and CEO, Century 21 Real Estate LLC. "These men and women have dedicated their lives to protecting our liberty, and we believe that they are uniquely qualified to protect the dream of homeownership."
According to the U.S. Labor Department's August employment report, the unemployment rate for post 9/11 veterans is at 10.9 percent. Through this new program, CENTURY 21 Real Estate's independently owned and operated offices throughout the United States are actively seeking highly skilled individuals with drive and determination -- qualities that service members possess.
"CENTURY 21 did a great job in displaying to us their willingness to support and sponsor these programs which provide returning veterans with an opportunity to transition back into the civilian workforce." -- Jay Tomaszewski, First Sergeant, 514th Logistics Readiness Squadron
The CENTURY 21 Recruiting America's Heroes initiative offers the following benefits to transitioning and retired military personnel and their spouses:
- Free registration for the CENTURY 21 Global Conference (up to $699). This three-day event hosts CENTURY 21 real estate professionals from around the globe to learn, network, be motivated to achieve new heights and to celebrate award-winning accomplishments
- Up to 25% off new agent materials like business cards, stationery, yard signs
- Free continuing education course for the first year (up to $100)
- Free customized CENTURY 21 training program
- 25% off online real estate pre-licensing course (available in select states)
"The CENTURY 21 System stands ready to assist our service men and women," said Davidson. "By providing these benefits we are confident that this initiative will aid service members in making a successful transition back into civilian life as they return home."
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About Century 21 Real Estate LLC
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 7,000 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in 73 countries and territories worldwide. Century 21 Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services.
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