Meet Our Sponsors-Zaytoun-Raines Century 21

The Great Trent River Raft Race is back AGAIN on Saturday, June 22 at Union Point Park. The revival of the race in 2018, after a 20 year or so hiatus, was a huge success! We look forward to this being a signature event for New Bern for years to come. The race takes hundreds of hours of planning plus hundreds of volunteers to make it happen. One of the most important components of an event of this size is, of course, our sponsors. We would like to thank Century 21 Zaytoun-Raines for being one of the Presenting Sponsors this year. Here is a little about them in their own words.

Since 1971 – Knowledge, Service and Success

In 1986, George Zaytoun and Marvin Raines combined their expertise to create what has become one of the area’s most successful Real Estate Companies. Michael Raines is the 4th generation of the Mccotter-Raines Legacy to run the family business. Our success is due to their leadership, drive and passion for real estate and the agents who have chosen to be a part of the Zaytoun-Raines tradition.

Century 21 Zaytoun-Raines is the proud recipient of the 2018 Community Fabric Award for Excellence in Business Leadership presented by PIE, Partners in Education. We are an annual sponsor for PIE; Partners in Education, Stuff the Bus, Book Drive and this year we adopted an elementary school and provided them with health supplies when the flu was rampant. We pride ourselves on giving back to our community. For every sale, our agents donate a portion of their earnings to our Community Fund. This fund allows us to give back to our community and show our support.

In the Community

Century 21 Zaytoun-Raines has been a drop off location for Toys for Tots for many years. Our agents are very generous in spreading the word & donating bicycles, toys, games, dolls, building blocks and time to “Toys for Tots”. We’ve provided pajamas for residents at a local nursing home and Merci Clinic is another recipient of our philanthropy. RCS (Religious Community Services) has been a big beneficiary of our monetary collections and food drives. We are a proud sponsor of The New Bern Chamber of Commerce Military Alliance “Military Family of the Quarter” program which recognizes and presents the selected family with a $250 gift card to show our appreciation. We also volunteer to cook and serve at their biannual Chicken Pickin at MCAS Cherry Point.

Other Organizations that have benefited from our efforts include the City of New Bern, Chamber of Commerce, Swiss Bear Downtown Development, 2018 Clean Sweep, Barn Bash/Promise Place, Hospice Breakfast, as well as being the Title Sponsor for The Great Trent River Raft Race for the second year.

So keep us in mind when it comes time to list or sell your property or someone you know is thinking about listing or selling; we are here for you….and our community.

Some of the benefits of buying or selling a property with us include:


30 agents – On call 24 hours a day

-20 have earned distinguished GRI designation
-2 REALTOR® of The Year Recipients
-Full time support staff with over 50 years of real estate experience
-Emphasis on Professional Customer Services
-Client Coordinator System which matches property inquiries to the best source of information.
-Window Vision System (Exclusive to us) Listing information available 24/7 through streaming video
-Showing Response Forms sent out on all showings
-Full-service Construction Department
-Nationwide/ Referral/ Relocation Network
-Repeated recipient of CENTURY 21 Quality Service Award
-Repeated recipient of CENTURY 21 CENTURION Award
-Company website on Kiosk at New Bern Area Convention Center
-Extensive Web Exposure on hundreds of high profile real estate sites
-In 2012 we started a property management division entitled “New Bern Rentals” which exploded to almost 100 rentals the first year. Find out why we stand out above the competition.

Thank you Century 21 Zaytoun-Raines for being a Presenting Sponsor!

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