To purchase a Century 21 franchise, contact the company using the form at the company website. If accepted, pay the initial franchise fee, which may be up to $25,000 as of 2015, according to FranchiseDirect.com. Sign the franchise agreement, then work through the 12-month on-boarding process, which includes working with Century 21 staff members, attending a training session after opening the franchise and then working with the Director of Franchise over 10 months.
To purchase and start a Century 21 franchise:
- Apply for a franchise
- Liaise with Century 21 staff
- Open the company and train
- Develop the franchise
Go to Century21.com's "Franchise" section and click "Get Started." Contact the company to apply by entering contact, company and job details into the form. If accepted, pay the initial franchise fee.
After signing the franchise agreement, work alongside the Century 21 Director of Franchise Transition to incorporate the franchise system into the company. If the franchise is for a new company, the Director of Franchise Transitions will assist in preparing the company in accordance with the Century 21 system, states Century21.com.
After the initial month of liaising with Century 21, open the franchise and attend four one-day training sessions with agents and brokers. These will be scheduled in each of the first four weeks after opening.
Work with the Director of Franchise Development and Territory Business Consultant once a month for the following 10 months after training to develop the company in accordance with Century 21 tools and systems.