Real Estate Juice Magazine 2 - Page 54

Homely.com.au nominated for prestigious International Webby Award in real estate category.

Homely recognised internationally by the “Academy Awards of the internet”, only Australian real estate company to receive the honour in 2016.

MELBOURNE, VIC – Apr 7, 2016

Homely.com.au the Australian free-to-list real estate portal has been internationally recognised, and selected as one of only five nominees in the Real Estate category of the 20th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honour" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honouring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of Web industry experts, including Tumblr founder, David Karp, Executive Creative Director at Refinery29, Piera Gelardi, Musicians Questlove & Grimes, Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram, Eva Chen, Twitter Co-Founder, Biz Stone, Jimmy Kimmel, and and creator of the .gif file format, Steve Wilhite.

Nominees like homely.com.au are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the almost 13,000 entries we received this year.”

“This nomination is a true testament to our vision of a faster and easier real estate search experience.” said homely.com.au Co-CEO and Head of Product, Adam Spencer. “It’s fantastic to hear that the efforts we put into user experience, user interface and design are paying off not only in terms of users, but also global recognition. To be placed as one of the top 5 real estate sites in the world is a big honour.”

As a nominee, homely.com.au is also eligible to win a Webby People’s Voice Award, which is voted online by fans across the globe. From now until April 21st, homely.com.au fans can cast their votes HERE.