SOURCE: CENTURY 21

Century 21

May 03, 2013 15:38 ET

CENTURY 21 Canada Hosts Thousands of Open Houses in a Single Weekend

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 03, 2013) -  To celebrate the spring selling season for residential real estate, the CENTURY 21 Canada System is hosting thousands of open houses nationwide, on the May 4-5, 2013 weekend.

"Consumer interest and economic indicators are demonstrating a healthy Canadian market," said Don Lawby, President of CENTURY 21 Canada. "In addition, website traffic to century21.ca is breaking records which is an indication that consumers have an increasing interest in the inventory available in the housing market."

Spring is a key season in the real estate industry, and consumers are now more than ever concerned with property value. Through a companion educational campaign, the CENTURY 21 Canada Open House Weekend Blitz is demonstrating the value of landscaping upgrades, with the expertise of celebrity outdoor designer Carson Arthur.

"It's truly impressive how many homeowners want to improve their green spaces," said Arthur. "Upgrading an outdoor space can produce up to 200% return on investment, according to a Money Magazine survey!"

Visual tips and infographics are shared on the CENTURY 21 Canada Facebook and Twitter pages, describing how to increase the value of consumers' properties with Arthur's outdoor upgrade advice and statistics. Consumers can also enter a contest online by visiting www.century21.ca/OpenHouse for a chance to win a landscape design visit from Arthur, along with a $1200 Black & Decker yard maintenance prize pack.

Consumers can receive an additional 21 entries when they attend a CENTURY 21 Canada open house on the weekend of May 4 and 5 where they will be given a special promotional code to input online. The contest closes May 5, 2013 at 11:59pm PDT.

Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership (century21.ca) is a real estate franchisor with exclusive rights to the CENTURY 21 Brand in Canada. With approximately 7,000 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices worldwide, the CENTURY 21 System is the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, providing comprehensive training, management, administrative and marketing support for its members in 73 countries and territories worldwide. As an exclusive Sponsor in the real estate category of the AIR MILES® Reward Program, only the CENTURY 21 organization in Canada can offer customers reward miles on real estate transactions.

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