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Saturday, May 31, 2008

CENTURY 21 REAL ESTATE LLC LAUNCHES HOUSING INDUSTRY’S FIRST BRANDED YOUTUBE CHANNEL

PARSIPPANY, N.J., – CENTURY 21 Real Estate LLC, franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, recently launched a branded Channel on YouTube (www.youtube.com/century21), the leading online video community, that is dedicated to helping people showcase and search for real estate around the world. Aimed at sellers, buyers and enthusiasts, the Channel will provide the opportunity for customers and agents to create and submit user-generated content. In addition, to officially launch the branded channel on YouTube, the CENTURY 21 System held a national consumer-generated video contest.

“The CENTURY 21 System understands that in order to serve our clients and meet the demands of today’s market, we must lead the industry with the most current home buying and selling platforms,” said Robert Schwartz , vice president of national marketing for Century 21 Real Estate LLC. “During the next year we will continue to build on this momentum with additional Web-based innovations to help our agents and our clients navigate the world of real estate in a digital era.”

Instead of the traditional photographs, virtual tours and videos on today’s real estate sites, videos uploaded by agents and sellers on YouTube will have a personal touch that can help a prospective buyer better decide which homes may be right for their needs. A video voiceover can highlight areas of interest in the home, as well as showcase recent home upgrades or renovations to the potential buyers.

Locally, REALTORS at CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes have picked up their video cameras and begun directing their own creations. For some time, they have been using video and the web to showcase their listings and the YouTube channel is an ideal location for their marketing solutions.

To see videos created by the CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes team, visit their website at www.c21ab.net/acentury21ab/video

About Century 21 Real Estate LLC
Century 21 Real Estate LLC (www.century21.com) is the franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, providing comprehensive training, management, administrative and marketing support for the CENTURY 21 System. The System is comprised of more than 8,300 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in 58 countries and territories worldwide. Century 21 Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services.

Ó 2008 Century 21 Real Estate LLC, A Realogy Company. CENTURY 21 â Is A Registered Trademark Licensed To Century 21 Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each CENTURY 21 Office Is Independently Owned and Operated.

YouTube is a trademark of Google Inc.

Friday, May 23, 2008

SGV Memorial Day Programs

  1. Allied Veterans Council Memorial Day Program - The Allied Veterans Council will sponsor its annual Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 28, at 10 a.m., at Live Oak Memorial Park. Lt. Col. Charles Wiest, president of the Council, will be Master of Ceremonies. Mayors Rob Hammond, Monrovia; Mickey Segal, Arcadia, and Lois Gaston, Duarte, will welcome the public.The Monrovia High School band will play patriotic selections. The address will be given by 1st Lt. Robert Parry, an Iraq veteran. Wreaths will be placed at the Memorial by the organizational members of the Council. The 18th District Honor Guard of the American Legion will deliver the 21-Gun Salute in honor of all veterans.Weather permitting, the condor Squadron will fly over making its awesome tribute to all of our servicemen and women. The public is urged to attend to also pay honor to all of our military.
  2. Sierra Madre Celebrates Memorial Day - On Mon., May 28 the VFW will host ceremonies at Pioneer Cemetery at 11 a.m. Following the ceremonies, sandwiches and drinks will be served at the Hart Park House in Memorial Park starting at 12:30 p.m. Then, activities are planned at the Veteran Photo Wall in Memorial Park with sandwiches and drinks being served at 2:10 p.m., ceremonies will begin at 3 p.m.
  3. L.A. County “Remembering Our Veterans and Their Families” Event - You are invited to the 10th annual “Remembering Our Veterans and Their Families - Past, Present and Future” event on Sat., May 26 at Arcadia County Park, 405 South Santa Anita Avenue, Arcadia.The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a special tribute to the Armed Forces at 11:30 a.m. Bring a duplicate copy of a military photo to be placed on the Wall of Remembrance.Hosted by Los Angeles County, this free event will feature skydivers; a fly over by WWII fighter planes; live music; free immunizations and health screenings; and employment, veterans and legal assistance information. For more information, call (626) 967-1441.
  4. Memorial Day Remembrance Celebration Join with the Pasadena Senior Center to commemorate Memorial Day, on Mon., May 28. The Center, located at 85 East Holly Street, will pay tribute to our nations’ heroes with an afternoon celebration that begins at noon and includes lunch, entertainment and patriotic sing-along.Prior to the Pasadena Senior Center celebration the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 446 will begin Memorial Day observances with a special Vietnam Memorial Tribute, at 10:30 a.m. in Pasadena’s Memorial Park adjacent to the Center, on Raymond Avenue, between Walnut Avenue and Holly Street.The Pasadena Senior Center celebration will follow with a barbeque lunch that includes hot dogs, hamburgers, Cole slaw, potato salad, baked beans, beverages and more. The cost for the Senior Center’s Memorial Day Barbeque and celebration will be $9, $6 for Center members. Prepaid reservations are required three working days in advance of this event. For more information, call (626) 795-4331 or visit http://www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org/.

*Source: Monrovia Weekly, May 2008

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes / Monrovia Welcomes Dante Underwood


Dante Underwood has made a career of offering "five-star" customer service with innovative and "out-of-the-box" thinking. This commitment to client care has helped his clients consistantly achieve their goald and dreams.

Over his multi-faceted career, Dante has worked with some of the largest corporations in the country (Southwest Airlines, B of A, and others). This experience has empowered him by giving him the tools to systematically develop results in a streamlined fashion.

His business managment training, helps Mr. Underwood understand the opportunities available in the midst of any market. He is a savvy REALTOR who analyses situations for his clients and promotes strategies that make a positive impact to their bottom-line.

Dante has spared no time putting his array of skills to work upon receiving his invitation to join the CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes team in Monrovia. His focused understanding of on-line marketing is allowing him to provide clients quick access to the developing housing opportunties in the San Gabriel Valley.

Working with home sellers, Dante is prepared to develop extensive market and marketing analyses of estates. This leads to quick homes sales that are free-flowing.
A believe of leading a balanced life, Dante loves to spend time with his wife and two dogs. He is very active in his local church and pursues ways to teach youth to become leaders in their community.

To learn more about Dante Underwood or CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes, we invite you to contact our office today at 626.358.1858 or on-line at http://www.c21ab.com/

Monday, May 19, 2008

CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes Welcomes Alex Russell



Alex Russell is an intuitive professional who has the skill set to achieve positive results for his clientele on a consistant basis. With more than 30 years of active sales/business/marketing experience, Alex is a savvy REALTOR who analyzes opportunitiesfor his customers and promotes strategies that help them achieve their goals.

Prior to his invitation to join the CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes team, Alex blazed a trail of success in the automotive industry. In his 20-plus year career with car sales, he skillfully rose through the ranks of sales, management and ownership. This experience helps Alex identify with the needs of various buyers and sellers.

Alex sought the CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes Sales and Marketing team because of its long-standing reputation as an industry leader in the San Gabriel Valley. He saw the opportunity to utilize the system's tools, education and brand recognition to serve his sphereof clients. Since receiving his invitation to join the team, Mr. Russell has proven himself a dedicated REALTOR who studies and understands the San Gabriel Valley market. His experience with negotiations, marketing and customer service have proven themselves invaluable. Outside of Real Estate, Alex enjoys spending his time with his family: wife, two daughters, son and grand children. He is an avid golfer who has competed in several local tournaments.

To learn more about Alex Russell or CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes, we invite you to contact our office today at 626.358.1858

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Monrovia Day Parade

Our team had a great time at Saturday's Monrovia Day Parade. We braved the heat with our fellow Monrovian's who lined Myrtle to enjoy the festivities.

We're looking forward to next year's events and we'd like to thank the Senior Stompers who proudly wore their shirts sponsored by our own Judy Carter-Johnson and Dave Decker.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Monrovia Day Parade


The CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes team will proudly take part in Saturday's Monrovia Day Parade themed - Celebrate Monrovia's Youth - Our Future Hopes and Heroes."

Starting at 9:00 am and heading south on Myrtle Ave from Foothill Boulevard, our REALTORS will celebrate Monrovia's birthday with the community.

We look forward to seeing you there and please dress for warm weather.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Another Great Chamber Mixer

Yesterday, a warm and sunny southern California afternoon, the Sales and Marketing team at CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes hosted the Monrovia Chamber of Commerce's May Mixer.

A throng of hundreds that was made up of Monrovia Chamber of Commerce members, civic leaders, REALTORS, friends and family were in attendance. The group of on-lookers received over $600 in give-aways from the company's REALTORS and teams including:

Once again, Mexican food was provided by the Taco Man and Chicago Title's Chris Shevlin served as this year's barkeep, who kept the party going with some tasty drinks. "We have always considered the Chamber of Commerce Mixer as the unofficial kick-off to the Monrovia Day celebration..thank you for being here and supporting the CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes family" said Broker/Owner Tom Adams during the event.

The sales team is proud of this year's mixer and we look forward to hosting in 09.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Chamber Mixer Tonight!

Work began early this morning on preparing our Monrovia office for our yearly hosting of the Monrovia Chamber of Commerce Business Mixer.

Our team of REALTORS and staff have been working hard to get all our decorations, food, drinks and give-aways ready for tonight's festivities.

We are looking forward to some great fun with the local business community and it seems like the weather is on our side today.

The mixer begins at 5:30 p.m. at 433 West Foothill Boulevard, Monrovia, CA 91016. Any questions, call our office at 626.358.1858.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Our Thoughts On China

This week, the CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes team's thoughts and prayers are with the men, women, children and animals who are suffering throughout the globe.

From the tens of thousands who have perished in central China, to the Myanmar citizens and our own Oklahoma and Missouri neighbors who have seen their lands decimated by weather, it is obvious that these human tragedies are massive in scope and pain.

We think and offer our condolences to all those who have lost loved ones and who are fighting for survival.

Our hearts are with you!

Thursday, May 8, 2008

CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes Hosts May Chamber of Commerce Mixer



On Wednesday, May 14, 2008, CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes' Monrovia office will host Monrovia Chamber of Commerce's monthly mixer.


For over a month a planning committee made up of company REALTORS and staff has planned a fun-filled afternoon for all in attendance. "Every year, the mixer has grown in attendance and excitement" said GM Hugo Torres "this year, our planning committee is looking forward to hosting the business community with great food, tantalizing deserts, some fun giveaways and other surprises you must come to see."



The Monrovia Chamber of Commerce May mixer at CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes is from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at 433 West Foothill Boulevard, Monrovia. We look forward to seeing you there.

CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes at 2008 Relay For Life / Monrovia

Once again, the CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes team laced up their sneakers, braved the heat and camped out for Monrovia's Relay for Life event this April.



Joined by over 20 teams and hundreds of volunteers, expectators and walkers, the team helped raiser over 102K (still counting) over a month's long fundraising campaign and the two-day relay at Recreation Park in Monrovia.

The team's theme was "Rockstars Againts Cancer" and it included a booth that allowed the public to try their Guitar Hero talents on a Playstation 2 console that was projected on a movie screen after dusk. Coupled with a top-of-the-line sound system, the booth was a big hit with kids and walkers.

The night was topped off with a Luminaria ceremony that celebrated the life and survival of men, women and loved ones who have struggled against cancer. A path of light gave Relay For Life participants the opportunity to remember and strenghten their resolve to battle a disease that afflicts so many.

The CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes team, lead in 2008 by Jacen Crehan - REALTOR, is again proud to join fellow Monrovians at this years Relay and we look forward to making a difference again in 2009.

Real Estate Team Celebrates At Annual Awards Dinner


Over 80 of CENTURY 21 Adams & Barnes' REATORS and Sales Associates came together earlier this month to celebrate the company's successes in 2007,The Real Estate firms' top agents were presented with certificates outlining their achievements in the previous year. The evening also served as a sales rally for the company when Broker/Owner Adams (far right) looked positively at the opportunities 2008 holds for the team.Finally, owners Tom & Sally Adams (center & far right) were awarded the CENTURY 21 System's CENTURION & Quality Service awards by corporate representative Andrew Cooper (left). Altogether, the evening was a celebration of success and good things to come.

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