Red Door Agency | First in Tri-Cities to achieve C2EX Endorsement.


Red Door Agency Earns Office-Wide Realtors® Commitment to Excellence Endorsement Kingsport, TN – February 1, 2024

Red Door Agency in Kingsport, TN, has earned the Realtors® Commitment to Excellence Brokerage Office Endorsement from the National Association of Realtors®, making them the first in the Tri-Cities market and 5th in the entire state of TN to receive this prestigious recognition. “This commitment is just another example of our mission to redefine the real estate experience and enhance our level of service for the Clients we serve. I could not be more proud of our team and their dedication. We require that all of our Agents continuously receive advanced professional development to ensure that we are providing the highest standard of customer service and having 100% participation for this endorsement is a true testament to our mission.” said Colby Hurd, Broker/Owner of Red Door Agency. In order to receive the credential, 80% of office agents and its managing broker must have earned their C2EX Endorsement. The C2EX Endorsement, available only to Realtors®, is earned through a self-directed program that enables real estate professionals to assess and build on their competency in each of the core areas. More information about the C2EX Brokerage Endorsement is available at

“Increasing Realtor® professionalism is – and always has been – vital to ensuring we have a real estate market that works as efficiently and effectively as possible for American consumers,” said NAR President Kevin Sears. “We are so proud of our members at Red Door Agency for making this commitment to increasing their expertise and professionalism, ensuring their clients and consumers everywhere can continue to access their American dream of home and property ownership”.

Overall, the C2EX Endorsement goes to Realtors® who have demonstrated knowledge and competency in 11 core areas of real estate practice.

  1. Client service
  2. Professional reputation
  3. Real estate law
  4. Realtor® Code of Ethics
  5. Fair Housing (Article 10 of the Code)
  6. Advocacy of real property ownership
  7. Trust and integrity
  8. Use of technology
  9. Data privacy
  10. Areas of practice
  11. Financial Wellness

The National Association of Realtors® is America’s largest trade association, representing over 1.4 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

Red Door Agency has built a reputation for delivering exceptional results and personalized service to their clients while raising the bar for the real estate industry throughout Northeast, TN & Southwest, VA. For more information about Red Door Agency and their mission of Real Estate, Redefined, please visit or contact them at 423.541.0256.

About Red Door Agency: Red Door Agency is a locally owned and operated real estate brokerage. Since opening in October of 2019, they have continuously been recognized as one of the Best Real Estate firms by The Kingsport Times News Readers Choice Awards. They are revolutionizing the real estate experience by modernizing and transforming how their clients buy and sell properties. Their foundation lies in teamwork and effective communication, which forms the core of their business philosophy. This collaborative approach empowers their agents to pool their contacts, knowledge, and expertise, ensuring that their clients receive unparalleled representation and guidance throughout their real estate journey. 

### Media Contact: Colby Hurd – Red Door Agency – Phone: (423) 863-8130 Email: [email protected]