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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Proudly Announces 2017 Excellence Award Winners

Special recognition awarded to top brokerages and sales professionals for exceptional leadership and superior service

MADISON, N.J. (Mar. 27, 2018) — Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC today announced its 2017 nomination-based award recipients. The brand’s network of more than 100 companies and 11,000 affiliated sales professionals nominated peers who display exceptional leadership, business excellence and exemplary service among four noteworthy categories: Marketing, Community Involvement, Technology and P.A.I.G.E., the brand’s core values, which stand for passion, authenticity, inclusion, growth and excellence. The nomination awards are a testament of distinction and recognize each winner as leaders across Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.

“Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate launched with an unwavering set of core values.These values drive the way our network approaches their business: from serving clients and communities to how they operate their businesses,” said Sherry Chris, President and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC. “In addition to recognizing excellence in production, we are proud to highlight exemplary performance in leadership, marketing and operational excellence, and people and companies who live our core values for the betterment of their communities and our industry. We are thrilled to honor our top brokerages and sales professionals who have received these prestigious awards and congratulate each for their continued dedication and outstanding performance.”

The Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate nomination award categories and winners include:

Marketing Award

This honor is awarded on the merit of a marketing strategy that has significantly benefited the winner’s business.Criteria also includes proof of success leveraging brand tools and positioning in their marketing efforts in a unique way through advertising, social media, video or public relations.

Company

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Bradfield Properties (San Antonio, TX)

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Lifestyles Realty (Jacksonville Beach, FL)

Sales Professional

Ben Smail & Aubrey Hess, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Good Life Group (Omaha, NE)

Community Involvement Award

This award is designed to recognize one company and one sales professional or team that has donated funds, time and/or manpower to help improve the lives of others.

Company

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Traditions (Lucedale, MS)

Sales Professional

Mara Kahn, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wine Country Group (Sonoma, CA)

Technology Award

This award recognizes one individual company and one individual sales professional or team highly focused on cutting-edge technology and the effective use of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate’s technology tools.

Company

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Tech Valley (Loudonville, NY)

Sales Professional

Jonathon Starwalt, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes (Grayslake, IL)

P.A.I.G.E. Award

This award honors one company and one sales professional or team on their application of the brand’s core values; Passion, Authenticity, Inclusion, Growth and Excellence (P.A.I.G.E.) to expand their business and provide excellent service.

Company

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Advantage Realty (Honolulu, HI)

Sales Professional

Gail Hildebrand, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Realty Partners (Clackamas, OR)

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About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a dynamic real estate brand that offers a full range of services to brokers, sales associates and home buyers and sellers. Using innovative technology, sophisticated business systems and the broad appeal of a lifestyle brand, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC embodies the future of the real estate industry while remaining grounded in the tradition of home. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services.

The growing Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate network includes over 11,000 affiliated sales associates and approximately 350 offices serving home buyers and sellers across the United States, Canada, Jamaica and the Bahamas.

Better Homes & Gardens® is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation licensed to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC and used with permission. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Franchise is independently owned and operated.

Media Contacts:

Nicole Eresman

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC

973-407-5937

nicole.eresman@bhgrealestate.com

Kristin Degnan

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC

973-407-2408

kristin.degnan@bhgrealestate.com