Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) and Luxury Portfolio International® have named the winners of the 2017 HGTV Ultimate House Hunt, a month-long online promotion held on HGTV.com each year, the networks recently announced. LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio are HGTV’s exclusive real estate partners for the contest, which ended on July 18.
The contest highlighted exceptional homes from across the globe in eight categories, represented by members of LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio. Consumers voted for their favorites in each category, including the highly coveted overall Fan Favorite award, which was awarded to Turks & Caicos Property, which also won the Waterfront Homes category for its stunning beachfront estate.
Winners in the other categories are Pinnacle Estate Properties, Inc. for Curb Appeal, Willis Allen Real Estate for Great Estates, Wetag Consulting for International Homes, Weichert REALTORS® Coastal Properties for Kitchen & Dining, Alain Pinel Realtors® for Living Large in Small Spaces, Sibarth Real Estate for Modern Masterpieces, and Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers for Outdoor Retreats.
“Each year we are excited to discover which of our members’ desirable properties will capture the hearts and minds of the HGTV audience,” says Paul Boomsma, COO of LeadingRE and president of Luxury Portfolio. “This year we saw international press coverage of this contest, proving that the love of fantastic real estate is truly universal.”
“The Ultimate House Hunt is very popular with our audience,” says Rich Lacy, vice president, Digital Brand Creative & Food.com for Scripps Networks. “Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Luxury Portfolio International represent the most beautiful homes throughout the world, and it is always exciting to see which properties resonate most with our voters.”
In addition to bragging rights, the winning homes receive additional editorial exposure on HGTV.com.
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