is 2009 Webby Award Honoree

SEATTLE, WA (April 2009) – With nearly 70 categories, website entries make up the majority of the Webby Awards Winners, Nominees and Honorees. As a result of the superior quantity and quality of sites entered, the 13th Annual Webby Awards is proud to announce as a 2009 Webby Award Honoree, with recognition in the Real Estate category. This year’s winners represent innovative websites that demonstrate a standard of excellence and an outstanding caliber of work.

The Webby Awards are the Internet’s most respected symbol of success, the Academy Awards of the web industry. Receiving over 9,000 entries from across the nation and over 60 countries worldwide, the Webby Awards recognize for excellent “content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity and overall experience”. CEO/Publisher John Brian Losh is “honored by the recognition we have received. This award is not only a benchmark of success for our staff, but a mark of pride for our entire membership.”

In addition to this year’s award, was also recently awarded the Most Prestigious Real Estate Website by the Luxury Institute in 2008. The website continues to lead the crowded online real estate space to stay ahead of its competition as the only luxury real estate website that is recognized in the 2009 Webby’s. Since’s debut in 1995, it has remained the #1 portal for luxury properties on the internet, and consistently drives more traffic to member websites, generating more high quality inquiries and detailed content than any other luxury real estate website.

About is the most-viewed luxury real estate specific website in the world. The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network includes 1,500 of the world’s finest real estate companies with properties in 98 countries. Participation is strictly invitation-only by CEO/Publisher John Brian Losh. In Ultimate Homes’ 2008 issue, the network represented more than twice the number of top 1,000 most-expensive properties in the country than any other network. The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network is governed by the Board of Regents.