Century 21 Franchise

Real estate

When you become part of the CENTURY 21® System, you’ll have the flexibility and entrepreneurial opportunity of being independently owned and operated along with the brand presence and buying power of the world’s most iconic real estate brand. 
• Global Exposure
• Comprehensive Training
• In-Market Support
• World-Class Marketing
• The Scale and Buying Power of a Global Partner
According to the 2013 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Real Estate Firms, those real estate firms affiliated with a franchise report an 87% boost in name recognition, an 85% increase in enhanced use of technology, and an 83% improvement in acquiring listings. 
Find out what more than 8,000 independently owned and operated franchise brokers across 80 countries and territories already know. The CENTURY 21 System is the most recognized real estate company as chosen by consumers from a list of real estate agencies.*
The CENTURY 21 System is accepting franchise applications in key markets for individuals that are interested in setting a new standard of service, quality, and commitment.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a CENTURY 21
franchise is approximately $24,700 to $264,050 for a conversion real
estate office, and $106,200 to $451,350 for a start-up real estate
office. This includes $0 to $25,000 that must be paid to the franchisor
or its affiliate. The standard initial franchise fee for a residential
franchise is $25,000 for the first office and $10,000 for each
additional office.

Veteran Incentives

Franchise fee waived


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#362 in Franchise 500 for 2021.  Not in Franchise 500 for 2020.

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How much does it cost to open a Century 21 Franchise?

The investment required to open a Century 21 Franchise is between $24,700-$451,350. There is an initial franchise fee of $12,500-$25,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Century 21 name.

Individual Unit Costs

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years

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When did the first Century 21 open? 1971
When did Century 21 start Franchising? 1972
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee Yes Yes
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Third Party Financing Source(s): American Sales Leasing

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Field operations/evaluations

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed.

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Century 21 Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    Century 21

    Century 21

    Century 21 Real Estate Corp.
    175 Park Ave
    Madison, NJ


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