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ALEXANDRIA, VA, Aug. 3, 2023 — CENTURY 21 New Millennium, a leading residential real estate brokerage in the Mid-Atlantic region, announced today that the company has partnered with Q. Williams Real Estate Associates, a Bowie-based brokerage with more than 30 years of service to Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. home buyers and sellers.

Through this partnership, the dedicated team of Q. Williams Real Estate Associates sales professionals will align with CENTURY 21 New Millennium’s growing Bowie (Md.) office, located at 16900 Science Drive. Their wealth of knowledge, industry insights and client-centric approach align perfectly with CENTURY 21 New Millennium’s mission to deliver extraordinary real estate experience to clients across Prince George’s County and the greater Washington region.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to add such a high-quality company as Q. Williams. Karen’s and her father’s reputation throughout the industry and the community says it all,” said Todd Hetherington, founder, CEO, and co-owner of CENTURY 21 New Millennium.

Forsythe will remain with CENTURY 21 New Millennium in a supervisory role at the company’s Bowie office. Her extensive experience and leadership skills will be instrumental in fostering a seamless transition and integrating the strengths of both brokerages.

“When your company carries your family name, integrity and quality are paramount,” said Forsythe. “In my search for a new brokerage, my goal was to be part of a company that also shares our goals and provides a strong foundation as well. CENTURY 21 New Millennium is that brokerage.”

Karen Forsythe, broker-owner of Q. Williams Real Estate Associates, will join CENTURY 21 New Millennium’s Bowie (Md.) office in a supervisory role

A longtime member of the real estate industry, Quay Williams began his career like many agents, working for a local broker after retirement from the government and U.S. Army Reserves. During the 1980s, he worked his way through the ranks of career real estate professionals to achieve legendary status among his peers. Along with his unprecedented sales achievements, which include induction into the Prince George’s County Association of REALTORS® (PGCAR) Hall of Fame, he was known for his integrity and the quality of his work.

In 1991, Quay and his wife Peggy decided to open their own company and an affiliation with a national franchise began. Through his own efforts along with family and a growing group of quality agents, Quay built his company into one of the premier real estate companies in the region.

In December 2004, Quay passed away and the torch of leadership was passed to the next generation. Quay’s daughter, Karen Forsythe, assumed the helm of the company after working with him as a father-daughter team for many years. Continuing the themes of integrity and quality that Quay valued so highly, Karen has led the company, along with an outstanding management team, for nearly 20 years—the last 13 of which as an independent broker under the name Q. Williams Real Estate Associates in honor of the company’s founder.

Through this partnership, CENTURY 21 New Millennium bolsters its position as the leading CENTURY 21 franchise in the Baltimore-Washington metro area and one of the largest and most productive real estate brokerages in the region, with more than 1,100 licensed sales professionals generating more than $3 billion in total annual sales volume.


About CENTURY 21 New Millennium

CENTURY 21 New Millennium is a full-service real estate brokerage with approximately 1,100 agents and staff in 27 offices across the greater Washington, D.C. area, including portions of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia—while also serving clients in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and North Carolina. The company, which specializes in residential, luxury and commercial properties, joined the CENTURY 21 System in 1994 and provides traditional residential and commercial services, on-site mortgage and title services, insurance, and access to a vast network of relocation and other real estate service providers worldwide. CENTURY 21 New Millennium has been the top-producing CENTURY 21 brokerage in the Mid-Atlantic each year since 1999 and has earned the title of No. 1 CENTURY 21 franchise in the World five times since 2010. New Millennium has been named among The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces each year since 2018, and in 2022 and 2023 was named the No. 1 Top Workplace across all industries in the large employer category. For more information, visit

About Century 21 Real Estate LLC

The approximately 149,000 independent sales professionals in approximately 13,600 offices spanning 85 countries and territories in the CENTURY 21® System live their mission every day: to defy mediocrity and deliver extraordinary experiences. By consistently chasing excellence, giving 121% and always elevating, the CENTURY 21 brand is helping its affiliated brokers/agents to be the first choice for real estate consumers and industry professionals worldwide. Century 21 Real Estate has numerous websites to help answer specific consumer needs. They are,, and

Century 21 Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (NYSE: HOUS), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation, and settlement services.

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