Comparing different models
Century 21 offers a traditional brokerage service while
Opendoor buys your home directly from you.
What is Century 21
Century 21 Real Estate is an American international real estate franchise founded in 1979 with over 111,000 agents in 8,000+ offices across 80 countries. Their philanthropy focuses on Easterseals, who provide resources for those facing disabilities. Century 21 has local agents to represent buyers and sellers in real estate transactions.
How Century 21 works
Search for a local real estate agent by entering your location
You can do some research on the various agents that show up by looking at their profile through Zillow or Yelp
Reach out by phone or email to the agent you'd like to hire to schedule a consultation.
What is Opendoor
Opendoor purchases your home directly from you.
You can sell your home without listing it on the market and close on your own timeline. It is free to request a no-obligation offer from Opendoor. Offers are based on unique details and features of your home, recent comparable home sales around you, and market conditions and trends.
If you are looking to buy, you can browse Opendoor's inventory and easily make an offer through their app or by getting in touch.
How Opendoor works
Request an offer from Opendoor, and receive an offer based on market data and unique information about your home.
Opendoor arranges a free home assessment. If there are needed repairs, you can take care of them or Opendoor will do the work and deduct the costs.
Set a closing timeline, and a title and escrow agent will set a time for you to sign the necessary documents. Opendoor will visit the home in a final walkthrough to make sure the home is still in the same condition.
Service offerings by Century 21 compared to Opendoor