Dec. 19, 2017 – CENTURY 21 Almar & Associates today announced that it is joining forces with the Schmidt Family of Companies to enhance homebuyer and seller experiences on Florida’s Gulf Coast. In addition, by merging together and continuing to operate under the CENTURY 21 brand, the two companies will now be able to offer more technology and learning products and services to their current base of affiliated agents as well as other industry professionals looking for a new place to call home.
“We are excited to represent CENTURY 21 in Venice and all of Southwest Florida,” added Ken Schmidt, chief executive officer, Schmidt Family of Companies. “CENTURY 21 Almar & Associates, with Ed and Elizabeth DePaiva, is known in the market as a high-quality, professional company, and we couldn’t be more proud of our affiliation.”
“We’re all about growth, innovation, learning, and delivering on our mission to defy mediocrity and deliver extraordinary experiences,” said Nick Bailey, president and chief executive officer, Century 21 Real Estate LLC. “This merger will afford the Schmidt Family of Companies to leverage the power of the CENTURY 21 brand along with the local knowledge of CENTURY 21 Almar & Associates to better support their affiliated agents’ individual growth, the company’s overall business efficiency and the positive impact they have on the individuals and families in the markets they serve.”
The Schmidt Family of Companies is a four generation, 90-year-old real estate brokerage firm, with a strong presence not only in Florida, but also Michigan and Ohio. The company’s top priority has always been to expand and provide quality service to clients and the finest industry resources to brokers and agents. As such, they identified CENTURY 21 Almar & Associates as a strategic partner in Southwest Florida.
“We’ve had a successful 37 years as CENTURY 21 Almar & Associates and have established deep roots here in Venice, so it’s great to see our hard work and dedication recognized by the industry,” said Edward dePaiva, co-owner of CENTURY21 Almar & Associates. “We’re excited to start this next chapter with the Schmidt Family of Companies and together meet the needs of residential and luxury buyers and sellers in our region.”