Winners of HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2021 Announced by LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio


Record-setting 1.5+ million votes cast in annual online search for the most incredible real estate listings. –


CHICAGO – August 6, 2021 – The winners of the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2021 have been announced. The popular online promotion held annually on spotlights incredible real estate listings. This year’s contest generated a record-setting 1.5+ million votes for the 66 finalists, all represented by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® members.

The Overall Winner is a Honolulu estate represented by Locations, which also earned top honors in the Beachfront Homes category. The nearly 8,000 square-foot home, designed by renowned architect Vladimir Ossipoff, boasts a lagoon on one side and a bird sanctuary and the ocean on the other. The design of the main house, guest house and studio were inspired by old Hawaii architecture.

Category winners include Howard Hanna Real Estate Services for Amazing Kitchens; Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate for Countryside Retreats; Houlihan Lawrence for Curb Appeal; Beverly-Hanks, Realtors for Downtown Dwellings; Harry Norman, REALTORS for Homes with a History; Dilbeck Real Estate for Outdoor Escapes; and Michael Saunders & Company for Waterside Homes.

In addition to these categories, a special Global Homes gallery featured extraordinary homes from nine countries around the world.

“Now in our tenth year of working with on the Ultimate House Hunt, we continue to be delighted by the response to the contest. It’s no surprise that Locations’ beachfront home took top honors, as that category is always a fan favorite, but the impressive vote counts across all categories reflects the enthusiasm HGTV’s audience has for the stunning homes represented by our member firms,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma.

To view the Ultimate House Hunt winners, visit


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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 150,000 sales associates in 70 countries. In 2020, 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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