MADISON, N.J., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Century 21 Real Estate LLC today announced that more CENTURY 21® affiliated real estate professionals are represented in the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals' (NAHREP) Top 250 Latino Real Estate Agents list than any other national franchise brand. In all, the CENTURY 21 brand had three of the top five Latino Real Estate Agents, five of the top 25, and 48 of the Top 250 nationwide.
Marty Rodriguez of CENTURY 21 Marty Rodriguez, Glendora, CA, Johnny Rojas of CENTURY 21 JR Gold Team Realty, Garfield, N.J., and Ricardo Acevedo of CENTURY 21 The Acevedo Team, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, were named the No. 3, 4 and 5 top-producing Latino residential real estate agents, respectively, in the United States. Two other notable CENTURY 21 affiliated professionals made the NAHREP Top 25, or the top 10%: Andreina Simmons, CENTURY 21 Beggins, Tampa, FL (#11) and Alicia Trevino, CENTURY 21 Alicia Trevino Realtors Dallas, TX (#22). "We are extremely proud of the relationship our affiliates have with NAHREP and this recognition. System members like Marty, Johnny, Ricardo, Andreina and Alicia are uniquely positioned to serve the needs of this important community," said Rick Davidson, president and chief executive officer, Century 21 Real Estate LLC. "Hispanic home buyers are a major force in the housing market. They value homeownership, are driving population and job growth, and have increasing purchasing power." "Congratulations to C21® professionals for their success in the Hispanic real estate market and their well-deserved recognition in the 'Top 250,'" said Gary Acosta, chief executive officer and co-founder, NAHREP. "We are grateful for their long standing support of NAHREP and wish them continued success in serving the fastest growing demographic in the housing industry." The news comes on the heels of the launch of Century21espanol.com, the brand's revamped Spanish language website, designed to connect Spanish-speaking customers with affiliated sales professionals in the CENTURY 21 System who speak Spanish. Century21espanol.com has translated property listings as well as content pages about the home-buying process developed specifically for the Hispanic community. The site features innovative mapping and a robust school experience and is implemented in a manner to better assist Hispanic consumers. The award-winning CENTURY 21 affiliated agents will be recognized at the NAHREP 2014 National Convention & Latin Music Festival in Los Angeles, California, on October 14, 2014. The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, a non-profit 501c6 trade association, is based in San Diego. The real estate trade organization for Hispanics has more than 21,000 members in 48 states and 40 affiliate chapters. About Century 21 Real Estate LLCCentury 21 Real Estate LLC (CENTURY21.com) is the franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate franchise sales organization, comprised of approximately 7,000 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in 77 countries and territories worldwide with more than 102,000 independent sales professionals. The CENTURY 21® System provides brand marks, marketing, communications and innovative technology solutions that help enable its franchisees and their independent agents to attract and engage prospects, nurture customers, and deliver a positive real estate transaction experience. The CENTURY 21 Brand, as identified by consumers from a list of real estate agencies in the Millward Brown 2013 Ad Tracking Study, is the most recognized brand name in real estate, and the industry leader in brand awareness – a position it has held since 1999. C21® System members are active members of the communities in which they live and work, having raised over $108 million in total contributions to Easter Seals since 1979. To find answers to your real estate questions, please visit the Web site that best meets your needs: CENTURY21.com, Century21Global.com, commercial.century21.com, century21.com/finehomes, and Century21espanol.com.