For their June 2020 blog, RISMedia interviewed President & CEO Jim Fite and Director of Training Bill Steddum about CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company’s award-winning Training Department. They discuss Jim’s lifelong dedication to continued education, how our training programs help set real estate professionals apart and our embrace of Buffini & Company’s courses.
If you asked the teenage Jim Fite, now the president and CEO of Century 21 Judge Fite Company, if he’d ever get into real estate, that answer would have been a definite “no.” As the son of two real estate agents, this fifth-generation Texan never imagined he’d end up in the same profession as his parents.
“I remember at 16 years old, they were talking real estate at dinner, and finally, I got sick of it,” Jim recalls. “I slammed my hand down on the dining table, stood up and said, ‘I’m never going to be a REALTOR®…”