Realty Austin, the award-winning Austin-based real estate brokerage, was selected as a finalist for the 2012 Inman Innovator Award. The awards and announcements were made at the annual Real Estate Connect conference held in San Francisco on August 3, 2012 sponsored by Inman News.
Realty Austin was recognized for its stellar website realtyaustin.com. Often described as Austin’s No.1 home search tool, the website is a thoughtful blend of home listings, colorful neighborhood descriptions, detailed analysis and vital area statistics. With over 300,000 unique visitors per month, realtyaustin.com continues to lead the residential marketplace.
Jonathan Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, “Integrating best-of-breed solutions to solve complex industry problems is a top priority at our company. By thinking outside of the box and keeping our customer’s needs top of mind, we are truly able to deliver innovative solutions. We are humbled to be recognized by Inman who is an innovator themselves as the leading source of our industry news.”
Realty Austin’s outstanding performance for 2011 placed the company among these industry leaders. Realty Austin has made a deep impact on Austin’s real estate landscape earning the company over $420M in sales in 2011, ranking as the third highest producing Austin agency in just seven short years.
Yvette Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, “As a business owner in one of the top metropolitan areas, we are honored to be recognized among the nation’s leading Innovators. Not only is the foundation of Realty Austin built on innovation, but also our professional agents continue to be an example of excellence by raising the bar everyday.”
According to Inman News, the finalists are companies who demonstrate success in innovation by developing tools and services that improve the real estate transaction process and experience for consumers and industry professionals.
This year marks the first time Realty Austin has been a nominee for the Inman Innovator Award which was created in 1997. This year there were 56 finalists in seven categories honoring the real estate industry.
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