New Orleans Real Estate Legend Eleanor Farnsworth to be Honored With Luxury Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted by Luxury Real Estate — February 17, 2012

1329509227SEATTLE – (February 17, 2012) – With her delightful sense of humor and style, Eleanor, a lifelong resident of New Orleans, personifies the gracious southern lifestyle. She has specialized in the sale of luxury homes for over 30 years, in the prime areas of New Orleans' Garden District, Uptown, University, French Quarter, Lakefront, Metairie and the Warehouse District. This year, Eleanor will be honored with the Luxury Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award in April at the 10th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat in New Orleans, Louisiana, an event that brings together the cream of international real estate firms from the four corners of the globe.

To be chosen from amongst this select group and nominated for a Lifetime Achievement Award is an honor indeed. The Luxury Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award is an award based on peer recognition, hard work and acknowledgement. This prestigious award is given twice annually to the Luxury Real Estate member who has set an example for the real estate industry, displayed excellence throughout their career and is truly a legend.

Consistently a top producer with Gardner Realtors and among her peers in New Orleans, Eleanor attributes her success to her aggressive personalized marketing plan and excellent negotiating skills. In 2009 and 2010, Eleanor was voted Number One Realtor by Gambit Weekly Magazine. A life member of the Million Dollar Club and the Honor Society of the Real Estate Board of New Orleans, Eleanor has earned the designations of Historic Residential Specialist (HRS), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI), and Buyer Representative Certified (BRC). She frequently lists and sells the most expensive properties in her region and handles transactions of great complexity, working discreetly with celebrities and professional athletes.

Active in her community, Eleanor gives her time to the Women's Council of Realtors, the Junior League of New Orleans and its Gardening and Interior Decorating Clubs, the Orlèans Club, the Preservation Resource Center, a Fellow of the New Orleans Museum of Art, a YWCA role model, and a member of the PAWS society of the Louisiana SPCA.

For more information on Eleanor Farnsworth, visit

For more information on Luxury Real Estate and the 10th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat, April 25-27, 2012, visit the Luxury Lounge.

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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.

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