Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) and Luxury Portfolio International® have announced the launch of the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2019, a month-long online promotion held each year on HGTV.com. This is the eighth consecutive year HGTV has aligned exclusively with LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio for the awards, which run from June 12 through July 17.
The Ultimate House Hunt features extraordinary homes for sale in eight categories: Amazing Kitchens, Big City Digs, Countryside Retreats, Curb Appeal, Homes with a History, Modern Masterpieces, Outdoor Escapes and Waterfront Homes. In addition, a special Global Homes gallery puts the spotlight on beautiful properties from outside of the U.S. All featured homes are represented by members of LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio.
Consumers have the opportunity to tour the homes selected as finalists by viewing photo galleries on HGTV.com and can then cast a vote for their favorite properties. A winner will be chosen in each category based on the highest number of votes received, and an overall favorite will be awarded for the listing receiving the most votes.
“We are thrilled to come together with HGTV again this year to put the spotlight on some of our members’ most beautiful listings. Seeing the response to the promotion and which homes attract the most attention from HGTV’s vast audience is incredibly exciting,” says Paul Boomsma, president/CEO of LeadingRE.
Last year’s promotion was the most popular in the award’s history, reflecting the continued appeal of extraordinary real estate. This year’s finalists include 92 homes represented by 46 real estate companies: @properties; Allie Beth Allman & Associates; Balistreri Real Estate; Beverly-Hanks & Associates; Brown Harris Stevens; Chase International; Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate; Dilbeck Real Estate; Dorsey Alston Realtors; Ebby Halliday, Realtors®; EWM Realty International; Gardner Realtors®; Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate; Halstead Real Estate; Harry Norman, Realtors®; Hasson Company Realtors®; Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers; Heritage Texas Properties; Hilton & Hyland Real Estate; Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate; Illustrated Properties; Intracoastal Realty Corporation; John Daugherty, Realtors®; John R. Wood Properties; Kinlin Grover Real Estate; Locations LLC; Long & Foster Real Estate; McGuire Real Estate; Meybohm Real Estate; Moreland Properties; Page Taft Real Estate; Palladium Properties; Parks Realty; Perry & Co.; PureWest Real Estate; Robert Paul Properties; Santa Fe Properties; Silver Creek Real Estate Group; Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate; Strand Hill Properties; Village Properties; Watson Realty Corp.; William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance; Willis Allen Real Estate; Windermere Real Estate; and Windermere Real Estate – Utah.
The winning homes will receive editorial exposure on HGTV.com, as well as the prestige of being selected as fan favorites.
Additional properties featured in the Global Homes gallery come from 10 different countries or territories around the world and are represented by Blue Zone Realty International, Costa Realty Playa, Harvey Kalles Real Estate, JK Property & Yachting, LX Costa Rica, REmexico Real Estate, Sibarth Real Estate, Turks & Caicos Property, Unique Estates and WETAG Consulting.
To view all homes and cast your vote, visit www.HGTV.com/househunt.