The results of REALTOR® Association Executive magazine’s annual Outstanding REALTOR® Association Web site competition were recently announced. This annual competition recognizes associations nationwide that use their Web sites to deliver outstanding service and valuable information to members and consumers.

REALTOR® AE magazine 2011 Outstanding REALTOR® Association Web Site ContestOnce again, was named the Outstanding REALTOR® Association Website (from an association with more than 7,000 members).  This year’s competition was divided by association size for the first time because other associations did not want to compete with  Some of the highlights from the article written by Carolyn Schwaar in the Spring 2011 issue of REALTOR® AE magazine, include:

  • For years, has been the gold standard for REALTOR® association Web sites (winning this competition in 2008, 2007, 2006, 2004, and 2003). “It seems as though HAR consistently finds ways to bring the latest technology to its members, and is a big part of that,” said one judge.
  • received high marks from our judges overall, not just when it came to its redesigned member area. “Homeowners and those wishing to become owners also have access to a wealth of information,” noted one judge, “and as a result HAR members reap a wealth of leads as a benefit of their membership.”
  •’s reviews were the most positive in this competition. One judge summed up the reviews this way: “What I didn’t like most about—it’s not my site.”

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We would like to extend our sincere appreciation to Danny Frank, Chairman of the Technology Advisory Group and all of the Technology Advisory Group members for their support and leadership, and to the HAR Board of Directors for their excellent leadership. We are excited to share this award with all of you. Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to continuing this winning trend.