Homely.com.au selected as Official Honouree for real estate in the prestigious 18th Annual Webby Awards.

Homely.com.au recognised internationally by the “Academy Awards of the internet”, only Australian real estate company to be recognised in 2014.

April 10, 2014Homely.com.au has continued its successful launch by being selected as an Honouree in the Real Estate category of the 18th Annual Webby Awards.  Hailed as the "Internet's highest honour" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honouring excellence on the Internet.

Homely Co-Founder Adam Spencer says “It is truly an honour for us, that in such a short time we have been selected as an Honouree in the Real Estate category. We are building a world class product that we think will revolutionise real estate search in Australia and this honour recognises our vision at the very highest level. To be the only Australian selection in this category really says a lot about us and the innovation we are bringing to the table.”

And the feedback from the market seems to support Spencer. After launching only 4 months ago, Homely.com.au has stepped onto the scene and offered a viable alternative to agents wanting to see much needed competition in the real estate portal space.

Since launching, Homely has gained strong support from Australia’s largest real estate brands with over 2,500 offices syndicating homes including Ray White, LJ Hooker, Raine and Horne, Harcourts, hockingstuart, Belle Property, The Professionals, RT Edgar, MICM Property and hundreds of independent agents

Any agent interested in getting their properties on display with Homely.com.au can do so by visiting http://agent.homely.com.au/submit-your-listings/ with listings going live with in 24 hours of submission. 

About Homely

Founded by Jason Spencer and Adam Spencer, Homely.com.au is a free to list, banner-ad free real estate website that helps people find their next home. With a focus on beautiful design, community engagement and innovative marketing platforms for real estate agents, Homely.com.au helps people make better decisions about where they choose to live.

The company is based in Melbourne, Australia.


About the Webby’s

The Webby Awards is the leading international award honouring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996 during the Web's infancy, The Webby's is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) — a 1,000+ member judging body that includes Executive Members comprised of leading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities, and Associate Members who are former Webby Award Winners and Nominees and other Internet professionals.

The 18th Annual Webby Awards received 12,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states and generated over 900 million media impressions worldwide.

Reflecting the tremendous growth of the Internet as a tool for business and everyday lives, the 18th Annual Webby Awards expands the mission of the Webby by honouring excellence in Websites, Interactive Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & App, and Social Web.
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