Agent Testimonials

Tony Auxier - Marion

A few years ago, I became interested in a real estate career.  After learning what I needed to do to obtain a license, I researched the companies in the area to determine where I would want to work.  This part was simple.  I went to several banks, title companies, some attorneys, and a few courthouses in the area and asked which real estate company in the area was the most professional and had the highest ethical standards.  The answer was unanimous.  Everyone I asked said CENTURY 21 House of Realty, Inc. was the real estate company that met those qualifications.  

I chose to stop by the office at the Lake of Egypt and happened to meet Rich Davis.  He invited me to talk with him about a career in real estate.  Everything he shared with me that day and afterward confirmed what I had already heard.  When I received my license I went to work with the CENTURY 21 House of Realty, Inc. office in Marion.  Rich assigned one of the most experienced brokers in the firm to mentor/train me, along with providing regular training sessions for everyone in the company.   Everything I have experienced since that time has reinforced those first impressions of an organization that is committed to the highest levels of professionalism and ethical conduct.  It has been a privilege to be associated with the people in this company.

Genny Peterson - DuQuoin/Carbondale

About 5 and a half years ago, I took a leap of faith and decided to quit my job as a counselor and dive into a new career as a full time Realtor®.  This is not the type of thing one does without believing they can succeed.  I hoped I could, but a larger part of what helped me to make this change was the knowledge that Richard and Janie Davis, and CENTURY 21 House of Realty believed I could!  They told me they would be with me every step of the way, and they havre been...with kindness, trianing and unwaivering support!

The training is ongoing.  When you begin, you are given training through the corporation of CENTURY 21 which is thorough and informative.  Beyond that you are given a mentor to guide you through the first year of being a Realtor®.  To this day, I still ask my mentor questions, and she asks me some, too!  If you ever are in doubt or have a concern, Rich is just a phone call or text away, supporting you however he can.  Ongoing training opportunities are also available both locally and nationally.


One of my favorite things about this company is the feeling of being a family.  It's not something I was looking for, but I couldn't be happier to be a part of it!  Rich and Janie are wonderful people who take pride in what they do and work hard to offer the best to their Realtor® associates.  I never question my choice to join this company, and with every year, my success increases.  This is a GREAT opportunity.

Jeanie Blue - Marion, IL

I joined the CENTURY 21 House of Realty family in 2010, making my dream of becoming a Realtor® finally come true.

I know several agents from many different companies, so making the decision on what company I wanted to work with was difficult. The one thing I knew for sure was, I didn’t want my training and learning to stop in the classroom. After talking with a few different agents, I was led in the direction of CENTURY 21 House of Realty. In meeting and talking with Rich Davis I knew I had found what I was looking for.

In our initial meeting, I learned about the New Agent Training Class, which teaches you the ins, outs and what for’s of the business. I learned about the mentor program, in which each new agent is assigned an experienced agent as their mentor for a designated period to guide them and answer any question that may arise during day to day business. I learned that every agent, old or new, has many different avenues to continue learning; and much more.

In the beginning I said that I joined the CENTURY 21 House of Realty family in 2010 and a family is what it is! From my very first day, I was accepted into the family like I was a part of it all along. I look forward to going to work, I enjoy my job and the people I work with. If you are looking for a career in real estate, you're not afraid to continue learning, you are willing to set goals and work hard to reach them and have fun doing it, then come join us at CENTURY 21 House of Realty.