RISMEDIA, Oct. 17, 2008-On Oct. 11-14, nearly 200 luxury property experts met in Philadelphia for the 13th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia. In addition to the discussions of successful strategies and reports on current market conditions, more than a dozen LuxuryRealEstate.com members were honored with awards during a banquet on the final evening of the event.
The following is a list of the Luxury Real Estate awards and their recipients:
Best Brand Integration: John Daugherty, Realtors (www.johndaugherty.com)
Best Overall Marketing Package: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty
Most Innovative Marketing Technique: Waterfront Properties and Club Communities
Best Web Site – Design: Rimontgó (www.rimontgo.es)
Best Web Site – Innovation: Chase International (www.chasenation.com)
Most Outbound Referrals: Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
Best Print Marketing: Harry Norman Realtors
Best Industry Networking: Arizona Best Real Estate
Billionaires Club (Individuals selling more than $1 billion of property):
Bob Melvin, Gasparilla Properties, Inc.
Patricia Petersen, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty
Shari Chase, Chase International
Cathy Jones Coburn, Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate
Most Transactions in 2007 – Individual: Eleanor Farnsworth, Prudential Gardner
Hightest $ Volume in 2007 – Company: Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate
Highest $ Volume in 2007 – Individual: Jacky Teplitzky, Prudential Douglas Elliman
Outstanding Rookie: Michael Marquette / Simon Turner, Marquette Turner Luxury Homes
Most Valued Partner – MVP: Unique Homes (www.uniquehomes.com)
Best New Community: Four Seasons Residences, Bora Bora (http://residences.fourseasons.com/private_residences/borabora)
Biggest Sale in 2007: Heather Lemon, Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate
Extraordinary Philanthropist: Tim Murray, Alain Pinel Realtors
Lifetime Achievement Award: Lois Schneider, Lois Schneider Realtor
The next LuxuryRealEstate.com event is the 4th Annual International Conference, and it will be hosted in Paris on Jan. 21-23, 2009.
For more information, visit www.luxuryrealestate.com/conference.