Century 21 Affiliated Welcomes new Brokers to new location in Chicago’s Hyde Park
Century 21® the most recognized brand in real estate & the Century 21 Affiliated franchise are proud to announce the grand opening of a new office in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood!
Century 21 Affiliated LLC is the #1 Century 21® franchise worldwide with over 10,000,000 units sold in 2013. The Century 21 Affiliated franchise located in Illinois, Wisconsin, Northwest Indiana and Eastern Michigan is excited about completing its recent merger with some of the most recognized names in Chicago Real Estate. Joining the Century 21 Affiliated family is Ezekiel “Zeke” Morris, Jeanne Spurlock, Marki Lemons-Rhyal, & Gwen Newton.
Chicago’s Top Southside Agents unite in one new office in Hyde Park. It is home to over 70 real estate professionals, adding to the franchise’s existing 63 locations and 1,300 real estate brokers.
Chicago Association of REALTORS® Immediate Past President Ezekiel “Zeke” Morris is very excited about this merger. As a community activist, real estate advisor, and educator, his extensive real estate network will bring additional resources to Hyde Park. Zeke is confident that joining forces with the Century 21 Affiliated franchise will create a powerful impact on the Chicago communities and real estate marketplace.
“It is exciting to look at how we, through housing, can offer programs to stabilize communities and assist first-time homebuyers. We have the perspective to continually rethink how through housing, we can seek creative ways for Chicago residents to recover from a tough economy and thrive.”
A recognized presence in the Southside Chicago communities, Jeanne Spurlock, a Top Producer, award winning Real Estate Broker and Director of the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce is leveraging this opportunity to build better services for the community.
“I have been selling Hyde Park properties for 32 years,” says Spurlock. “This is an exhilarating time to expand our market share in a stable, vibrant community and the University of Chicago neighborhood. The alliance with Century 21 Affiliated will give us additional opportunities to service an area rich in culture, historic significance and new development.”
Marki Lemons-Rhyal, a professional speaker is an established industry leader with fifteen years of real estate experience and 20 years of marketing expertise. She has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Agent Magazine, Chicago REALTOR® Magazine, and has also been included on CBS News Chicago and HGTV.
Gwen Newton worked for a consumer products giant Unilever in marketing and finance before crossing over to Real Estate. As a former Team Leader at Keller Williams, former Asset Manager at Fannie Mae, Real Estate Mentor, Gwen is passionate about real estate, teaching licensed agents how to build their business and providing exceptional customer service. Gwen will serve as the Team Leader & Broker Office Manager.
“We are bringing more than 70 smarter, bolder, faster agents together in one office, with one mission and one vision,” Gwen says.