iProperty Group’s Chief Executive Officer Georg Chmiel has called on all licensed Malaysian real estate professionals to submit their entries.
"All entries received will be shortlisted and go through a three stage judging process which includes a review by a panel of highly experienced property experts, statistics and votes by the general public as well," Chmiel says.
He adds there are additional categories added to the awards this year including:
- Outstanding Agencies (Titanium/Platinum/Gold)
- Agency of the Year (Titanium/Platinum/Gold)
- Innovative Real Estate Agency
- Visionary Real Estate Agency
- Top Agency (Central/Northern/Southern)*
- Dynamic Real Estate Agency*
- Emerging Real Estate Agency*
- Elite Project Marketing Agency (International/National)*
* Individual Categories
- Breakthrough Agent/Negotiator of the Year (Residential/Commercial)
- Top Rookie of the Year*
- Star Agent – Area (Residential/Commercial)
- Visionary Trainer
- Outstanding Leader
Chmiel says the AAA awards are important because expectations of the property industry have never been higher.
"Property buyers, investors, local authorities and the general public are looking for responsible and helpful real estate agents to help them in their quest to find or sell property," Chmiel says.
"Responding to these expectations and realising the sectors extraordinary potential for doing good business well will require outstanding agencies and individuals.
"The awards not only provides us with a platform to celebrate the best and the brightest talent in the industry, but will also provide property buyers and investors with the assurance that they are dealing with the best,” he says.
Chmiel says last year, some truly impressive applications were received making shortlisting a tough feat.
"We chose the best from the best and honoured them at the awards, dubbed the Oscars of the industry," he says.
"This year, with new categories, there’s absolutely no doubt, the awards will be better than before and those chosen are representatives of the best in the industry who place delivering an unforgettable experience to property buyers, seller and investors in Malaysia at the heart of their business operations.”
Winning agents will receive full coverage on iProperty.com.
"With over 3.1 million visits, 1.4 million unique buyers and investors, such recogniotion will increase the status and brand awareness of the winners in country to create further valuable market differentiation for them" Chmiel asserts.
"Appearing on the country’s No.1 property website will not only boost their image in the industry but also successfully position them as the trusted real estate agent or agency in the country that property buyers and investors can turn to."