HGTV Aligns with LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio for the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2020


– Annual online promotion spotlights extraordinary real estate listings –


CHICAGO – June 30, 2020 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® announce the launch of the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2020. This is the ninth consecutive year HGTV has worked exclusively with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® for the popular online promotion, which generated more than one million votes last year.

This year’s Ultimate House Hunt runs from June 30 through August 4 on and features extraordinary homes for sale in eight categories: Amazing Kitchens, Beachfront Homes, Big City Digs, Countryside Retreats, Curb Appeal, Homes with a History, Outdoor Escapes, and Waterside Homes. A special Global Homes gallery is also featured, spotlighting beautiful properties from outside of the U.S. All featured homes are represented by members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®.

Consumers can tour the 89 homes selected as finalists by viewing photo galleries on and can then cast a vote for their favorite properties. A winner will be chosen in each category based on the highest number of votes received, and an overall favorite will be awarded for the listing receiving the most votes.

“We are delighted to join forces with HGTV for the Ultimate House Hunt again this year to highlight some of the extraordinary homes our members represent around the world,” said Paul Boomsma, President/CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. “HGTV’s audience shares our passion for beautiful homes, and I am confident they will find inspiration in the exceptional designs and breathtaking locations showcased this year.”

This year’s finalists include 89 homes represented by 35 real estate companies: @properties; Allen Tate Company; Ansley Atlanta Real Estate; Baird & Warner; Chase International; Dickens Mitchener; Dunes Real Estate; Ebby Halliday Realtors; Edina Realty; Florida Executive Realty; Greenwood King Properties; Halstead Real Estate; Harry Norman, REALTORS; Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers; Hilton & Hyland; Houlihan Lawrence; Locations; Long & Foster® Real Estate, Inc.; Long Realty Company; McEnearney Associates, Inc.; Pinnacle Estate Properties; Premier Estate Properties, Inc.; PureWest Real Estate; ReeceNichols Real Estate; Richardson Properties; Sibcy Cline Realtors; Silver Creek Real Estate Group; Smith & Associates Real Estate; Strand Hill Properties; The Group, Inc.; Village Properties/ William Raveis Real Estate; Williams Trew; Willis Allen Real Estate; and Windermere Real Estate – Utah.

The winning homes will receive editorial exposure on, as well as the prestige of being selected as fan favorites.

Additional properties featured in the Global Homes gallery come from 13 different countries or territories around the world and are represented by Bahamas Realty Limited; Barfoot & Thompson; Chas Everitt International Property Group; Immobiliere Le Lion; INS Portugal – Fine Properties; Jawitz Properties Ltd.; Oikos Immobiliare; REmexico Real Estate; Sea Glass Properties; Select Caribbean Properties; Servmor Realty; Sunshine Properties; and Turks & Caicos Property.

To view all homes and cast your vote, visit:




About Luxury Portfolio International® (LPI)

Luxury Portfolio International® ( is the luxury marketing division of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the largest global network of premier locally branded firms dominated by many of the world’s most powerful, independent luxury brands. Luxury Portfolio attracts a global audience of visitors from over 200 countries/territories every month and markets approximately 50,000 luxury homes annually. Well Connected.™


About Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

Chicago-based Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® ( is a global network of top independent real estate firms, with 550 companies and 135,000 sales associates in 70 countries. In 2019, network members participated in over 1.1 million global transactions. LeadingRE supports its members with powerful connections to other market leaders and access to innovative, performance-driven programs. Its online learning platform, LeadingRE Institute, was named to Training magazine’s Top 10 Hall of Fame. LeadingRE is also active in commercial real estate, with 200 firms in 15 countries specializing in the commercial arena.

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LeadingRE Selects Paradym for Solutions Group Program

– Company offers suite of automated and custom marketing tools –

CHICAGO June 8, 2020 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has welcomed Paradym to its Solutions Group, a collection of preferred business resources curated for its network of 550 real estate firms. Paradym connects real estate agents and brokers virtually with clients through a suite of automated listing and social media marketing.

Paradym Marketing provides agents with automated tools to promote listings, including Virtual Open House tours, property websites, YouTube videos, social media campaigns, and print marketing. Reach Social provides agents with original content that is automatically shared to social media.

“Paradym’s focus on helping agents and brokers connect with clients virtually is especially timely,” said LeadingRE Vice President, Corporate Marketing Robin LaSure. “Their on-demand virtual tour experience and 3D model and zoom integration offer compelling solutions for home tours, and we look forward to sharing these tools with our members.”

“As a leader in real estate marketing for over 20 years, the team at Paradym is pleased to partner with LeadingRE. For many years Paradym has worked closely with LeadingRE brokerages and agents to provide industry-leading virtual tour marketing and social media solutions. The commitment within LeadingRE to provide agents access to the best tools and technology is a perfect complement to what Paradym has to offer,” said Chief Executive Officer Steve Jarrell.

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About Paradym

Paradym is an industry-leading provider of automated listing and marketing solutions for real estate professionals. For over 20 years, their technology and coaching have made it easy for real estate pros to create and share stories about properties, places, and people so they can win more listings and grow their online sphere. Learn more at

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