HGTV, LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio Collaborate on HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2022

– Annual online awards spotlight extraordinary real estate listings –


CHICAGO – June 28, 2022 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® announce the launch of the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2022. This is the eleventh consecutive year HGTV has aligned exclusively with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® for the popular online promotion, which generated more than 1.5 million votes last year.

This year’s Ultimate House Hunt runs from June 28 through August 2 on, featuring stunning homes for sale in eight categories: Amazing Kitchens, Beachfront Homes, Countryside Retreats, Curb Appeal, Downtown Dwellings, Homes With a History, Outdoor Escapes, and Waterside Homes. A special Global Homes gallery spotlights 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 77 homes selected as finalists by viewing photo galleries on before casting 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 thrilled to collaborate with HGTV again this year for the Ultimate House Hunt. This year’s finalists include some truly exceptional listings represented by our members around the world, and we are confident HGTV’s audience of home enthusiasts will enjoy getting an inside look at these beautiful homes,” said Paul Boomsma, President/CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®.

This year’s finalists include 77 homes represented by 35 real estate companies: @properties; Amherst Madison Real Estate Advisors; Baird & Warner; Beverly-Hanks, Realtors; Brown Harris Stevens; Chase International; Colorado Group Realty, LLC; Dale Sorensen Real Estate; Dave Perry Miller Real Estate; Deasy Penner Podley; Dickson Realty; Ebby Halliday Realtors; First Team Real Estate; Greenwood King Properties; Harry Norman, Realtors; Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers; Illustrated Properties Real Estate, Inc.; John Greene Realtor; John R. Wood Properties; Latter & Blum; Long & Foster® Real Estate, Inc.; Long Realty Company; Premier Estate Properties, Inc.; PureWest Real Estate; Residential Properties Ltd.; Seven Gables Real Estate; Shorewest, Realtors®; Smith & Associates Real Estate; Strand Hill Properties; Turpin Real Estate, Inc.; Village Properties; Village Real Estate Services; and William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance.

Each winning home will receive editorial exposure on, as well as the prestige of being selected as a fan favorite.

Additional properties featured in the Global Homes gallery come from 9 different countries or territories around the world and are represented by CDR Bienes Raices San Miguel; Harvey Kalles Real Estate; Island Living Collective; Jawitz Properties Ltd.; LX Costa Rica; M Immobilier; Park Lane Properties; Sibarth Real Estate; Smiths Gore Limited; and Stresa Luxury Real Estate.

To view all homes and cast your vote, visit:




About Luxury Portfolio International® (LPI)

Luxury Portfolio International ( is the leading network of the world’s premier luxury real estate brokerages and their top agents, offering unparalleled marketing and intelligence services across the globe. It is the luxury arm of Leading Real Estate Companies of the Worl® the global network of top independent real estate firms, with 550 companies and 136,000 sales associates in over 70 countries. Last year, network members participated in over 1.2 million global transactions. LPI attracts a global audience of visitors from over 200 countries/territories every month and markets more than 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 136,000 sales associates in over 70 countries. Network members participated in over 1.2 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 over 20 countries specializing in the commercial arena.

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LeadingRE Adds Hemlane to Solutions Group Program

Hemlane offers leasing and property management tools with 24/7 repair coordination. –

CHICAGO (June 22, 2022) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has added Hemlane to its Solutions Group program of preferred business resources for its global network of 550 market-leading real estate firms. Hemlane’s property management platform allows real estate brokers and teams to offer full rental lifecycle services, avoiding traditional barriers and risks.

In addition to automating the day-to-day administration, from screening tenants to collecting rent and late fees, Hemlane serves as a brokerage’s backend office. Hemlane reduces agent liability by offering an alternative to trust accounts and provides 24/7 repair coordinators, including for emergency support.

“Hemlane provides real estate brokers with a flexible property management solution for their clients. Brokers can refer landlord clients to earn referral commission, offer leasing services with Hemlane’s leasing tools or provide full property management using their platform,” said LeadingRE Vice President, Sales/Partnerships Jeff Kennedy. “By offering property management as an ancillary service, Hemlane can help our members build a new revenue stream and grow their operations.”

Operating in all 50 states, Hemlane is well-positioned to serve LeadingRE’s membership.

“We align with the LeadingRE team and their affiliated brokerages on providing a certain standard of excellence for real estate. Our goal is to empower brokers and agents to offer more value to their clients, leveraging Hemlane to facilitate in the mundane property management tasks and administration. We look forward to the synergies that we know this relationship will bring to the real estate industry,” said Dana Dunford, CEO and Co-Founder of Hemlane.

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About Hemlane

Hemlane is an all-in-one property management solution. Hemlane’s technology enables brokerages to support their clients with the full rental lifecycle while reducing liability and increasing client satisfaction. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and operates in all 50 states.

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