DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX – Bill Steddum, director of training and district sales manager for CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company, has been appointed to the Texas Real Estate Commission’s (TREC) Education Standards Advisory Committee (ESAC).
The brokerage extends its congratulations to Steddum for his appointment as a Broker-Member to the committee for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2021. As one of the 12 appointed members of the ESAC, Steddum will review curriculum standards, course content requirements and instructor certification requirements for qualifying and continuing education courses for TREC.
As the director of training for CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company, Steddum is responsible for the development and implementation of all training programs for the brokerage and its real estate professionals.
“My goal is to help people succeed in life and as professional REALTORS®,” Steddum said. “Across our company, I teach more than 1,000 agents per year to build their business, help clients achieve their real estate goals, and give back to their profession and communities. This new committee appointment is exciting, and I hope to make a difference in the lives of more people.”
Under Steddum’s direction, CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company achieved…achieved Best Training (overall) by the Dallas Morning News in 2018 among all industry submissions.
“With over 21 years with the brokerage, Bill has set the bar high for industry standards and proven time and time again why his passion and expertise is the best in the business,” said Jim Fite, president and CEO of CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company. “The industry is lucky to have someone like Bill in its corner, bringing new and fresh ideas that will improve the industry as a whole.”
In addition, Steddum serves as a district sales manager for CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company, where he is responsible for the development, supervision and direction of the brokerage’s real estate professionals in five of its real estate offices. Steddum manages the top district in real estate volume one of the top three regional offices in the company.
“Bill’s commitment to his profession and industry is to be commended,” said Ashley Conlon, general sales manager. “He will provide relevant experience from leading REALTORS® in the profession for the betterment of all real estate professionals in the State of Texas. Having Bill represent us in the training area for Texas real estate will benefit everyone, including clients of real estate in our state.”
Steddum has authored and received approval for multiple Continuing Education (CE) and Sales Agent Apprentice Education (SAE) programs from the Texas Real Estate Commission. He has also conducted hundreds of CE and SAE courses for Texas Real Estate Salespersons and Brokers throughout his career.
As a member of the ESAC, Steddum will use his experience and knowledge to make recommendations to the Commission regarding course content to ensure license holder education meets the highest educational standards. Steddum joins the company representation with Jan Fite-Miller, TREC commissioner appointed by Governor Abbott in 2017 for a five-year term ending in 2023.
Steddum is retired from the United States Air Force and resides in Midlothian with his wife, Ann Weaver, a leading real estate professional with CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company.
CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company, founded in 1937, operates 23+ offices in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex with more than 900 associates and staff closing close to 7,000 units with $1.57 billion in volume in 2019. Jim Fite, chief executive officer and president, and Jan Fite Miller, executive vice president, along with Eric Fite, chief operating officer and Ashley Conlon, general sales manager along with their leadership team oversee the company operations. CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company is a turn-key real estate brokerage specializing in residential, commercial, recreational, farm and ranch and luxury properties. CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company also offers mortgage, insurance, title, leasing, property management, relocation, investment and commercial real estate services. To learn more, visit century21judgefite.com.
In 2020, the company received the #3 ranking in the large company category as a Top 100 Places to Work by the Dallas Morning News and was recognized as the #3 Best Place to Work by Dallas Business. The Dallas Morning News also awarded the company with overall Best Training in the metroplex in 2018.
CENTURY 21® Real Estate Corporation is the largest real estate sales organization in the world with 11,600 independently owned and operated offices and 139,000 independent sales professionals in 83 countries and territories worldwide. CENTURY 21 Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation. CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company is the #1 in Texas and #3 CENTURY 21® in the U.S. in closed units in addition to #6 CENTURY 21® in gross closed commissions.