REA Group announces new partnership

REA Group, the parent company of, has partnered with REB for the 2016 Real Estate Business Awards, to be held in Sydney on 16 June.

Now in its fourth year, the Real Estate Business Awards reflects the evolution and maturation of leading real estate operators and networks.

This year’s event will be held on Thursday, 16 June at The Star in Sydney, where over 800 real estate professionals are expected to come together to recognise the industry’s top performers across 26 award categories.

Awards will be presented to the best individuals, groups and corporates in the real estate industry.

A new award for Digital Presence of the Year has been introduced following REA Group’s decision to throw its support behind the event as principal partner.

James Mitchell, managing editor of mortgages and real estate at Sterling Publishing, said the REB awards have become one of the biggest events of the year.

“The REB awards honour those who are driving the real estate profession to new heights,” Mr Mitchell said.

“We are delighted by REA Group’s decision to come on board as principal partner. To recognise this, we’ve decided to introduce a new award for Digital Presence of the Year,” he said.

“Sponsored by REA, this award will recognise those agents that are maximising their digital footprint across a number of platforms to win more listings and sell more properties – including their Agent Profile.”

Andrew Rechtman, REA Group executive general manager – residential, said the group is excited by the opportunity to support and recognise innovative Australian agents.

“We’re proud to support Australian real estate agents through this new partnership with the REB Awards. The awards are a great way to recognise the industry’s most innovative agents and businesses and we’re excited that digitally-savvy agents will be acknowledged for the first time with the Digital Presence award."

Submissions are now open for the 2016 Real Estate Business Awards. Click here to download the submission documents. Be quick! Submissions close on 15 April.

Click here for further information or call 02 9922 3300.

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