Lake Tahoe, Nev. - (Oct. 16, 2008) — Shari Chase, president and CEO of Chase International has just returned from the 13th annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference where she received two prestigious awards. The conference was held in Philadelphia at the Ritz-Carlton. Nearly 200 luxury property experts convened to discuss successful strategies and review reports on current market conditions and indicators Chase International was bestowed with two notable accolades. The first award that Chase received was for Best Web Site Innovation, for “ChaseNation.com” noted as offering the most outstanding online presence, with a focus on technological innovation and functionality. Individually, Shari Chase was one of only four named to the Billionaires Club, an honor given to real estate professionals who have sold more than $1 billion worth of property during the course of their remarkable careers.
The other Realtors® joining Shari Chase in the Billionaires Club include Bob Melvin of Gasparilla Properties, Inc. (Florida), Patricia Petersen of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty (New York), and Catherine Jones Coburn of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate (Colorado). “To be recognized as one of the top producing luxury real estate agents among my industry peers is certainly an honor and a milestone in my career,” said Shari Chase, who started the firm 22 years ago. The next LuxuryRealEstate.com event is the Fourth Annual International Conference which Shari Chase expects to attend in Paris in January. The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network includes 1,912 of the world’s finest real estate companies representing properties in 98 countries. Participation is strictly invitation-only by CEO/Publisher John Brian Losh. According to a recent article in Ultimate Homes, the network represents more than twice the number of top 1,000 most-expensive properties in the country. Headquartered in Lake Tahoe, Nevada since 1986, with eight offices in the region (Zephyr Cove, Glenbrook, Incline Village, Tahoe City, Squaw Valley, Truckee, South Lake Tahoe and Reno) and one in London, England, Chase International and its exclusive affiliations handles a large share of the country’s property. A recognized leader in the world of real estate, Chase International has once again taken the reins of cutting edge technology by launching www.ChaseNation.com, the first interactive social networking website created by a real estate brokerage as a vehicle for direct interaction with consumers online. With more than 140 professional Realtors® boasting an array of industry certifications and the highest volume per sales agent in the area, Chase International successfully represents homes at all price levels. For more information about Chase International visit www.chaseinternational.com.