Luxury Real Estate Nominated for 2011 Inman People's Choice Innovator Award
Posted by Luxury Real Estate — July 13, 2011
Inman News explains that the Inman Innovator Awards were created in 1997 to, “…honor those companies that use technology and innovation to enhance the real estate transaction process and improve the experience for consumers and real estate professionals alike.” Nominations are open to the public, with voters using an online submission process. Finalists are chosen by an Inman News Review Team, who then select winners from the round of finalists.
LuxuryRealEstate.com, also known as “Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate”, is a Seattle-based company that has remained the #1 portal for luxury properties on the internet since its debut in 1995. The Luxury Lounge is LuxuryRealEstate.com’s gated, social networking community exclusively for members within the LuxuryRealEstate.com affiliate network. The Luxury Lounge allows their network to make connections with quality peers all over the world. Members are able to search and connect to people, send private messages, blog, and speak privately within the members forum.
There are a number of award categories for the 2011 Inman Innovator Awards nominees:
- Most Innovative New Technology
- Most Innovative Brokerage or Franchise
- Most Innovative Real Estate Website or Web Service
- Most Innovative MLS or Real Estate Trade Association
- Most Innovative Real Estate Startup
- Most Innovative Mobile App
- Most Innovative Real Estate Social Site or Social Service or blog
- Innovator of the Year (individual award)
- People's Choice Award
The list of nominees is a veritable ‘Who’s Who’ in real estate today, and includes such companies as:
- Alain Pinel Realtors
- Baird & Warner
- Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
- ERA Franchise Systems LLC
- Intero Real Estate Services
- Kentwood Real Estate
- Long & Foster Real Estate Inc.
- Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate
- Real Living
- Sotheby’s International Realty
- William Raveis Real Estate
LuxuryRealEstate.com, a Webby Award Honoree, has been voted ‘Best of the Web’ by Forbes magazine multiple times, praised by the International Herald Tribune, Town & Country, the Wall Street Journal and has been ranked ‘Best Website’ by consumers according to surveys by the Luxury Institute. Since its debut in 1995, LuxuryRealEstate.com has remained the #1 portal for luxury properties on the internet, consistently driving more traffic to member websites and generating more qualified inquiries than any other website. LuxuryRealEstate.com has several times more $1,000,000+ content of any near-peer.
Known in the industry for the last quarter-century as the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network, a global collection of the finest luxury real estate brokers in the world, this group of more than 70,000 professionals in more than 85 countries collectively sells in excess of $190 billion of real estate annually, with an average sale price of $2,450,000. Members sell homes for record prices and handle transactions of incredible complexity and magnitude with complete discretion. Every member is carefully selected by Chairman/Publisher John Brian Losh, one of REALTOR Magazine’s 25 Most Influential People in Real Estate and broker of fine properties and estates through his Seattle-based brokerage firm, Ewing & Clark, Inc.