The Daily Camera's Best of Boulder County 2017: Best Real Estate Company/Office
For the 17th consecutive year WK Real Estate has been voted Boulder County Gold by our local communities!
“ To be given this award in 2017, after working so hard on rebranding our company to ensure continued success in an ever changing market, reminds us that our REALTORS®, staff and leadership team are just as dedicated to serving clients professionally as ever," said founder and managing broker Lew Kingdom.
Thank you to all of our past clients, colleagues, and friends who took the time to vote for us. We are so proud to be a part of this amazing community! We are excited for the opportunity to earn your endorsement again next year!
The Daily Times-Call Reader's Choice Awards 2017: Best Real Estate Company & Best Customer Service
WK Real Estate has been awarded the Longmont Times-Call Reader’s Choice award for Best Real Estate Company & Best Customer Service! This annual award is voted on by readers of the Longmont Times-Call newspaper which is the premier news source for Longmont residents and the neighboring communities.
“This is a very special recognition for our company and we are very appreciative to the readers of the Longmont Times-Call who showed their support,” said Dan Kingdom, Co-Owner of WK Real Estate.
WK has served Longmont for nearly four decades and opened it's Longmont office four years ago. “To receive this award is a very special honor, especially for those of us that call Longmont home.” said Craig Cowley, Sales Manager of WK’s Longmont office.
Thank you to all of our past clients, colleagues, and friends who took the time to vote for us. We are so proud to be a part of this amazing community. We are excited for the opportunity to earn your endorsement again next year!
Crown of Excellence Award
At the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Luxury Portfolio Annual Conference, WK was a proud recipient of several awards including the prestigious 2017 Crown of Excellence Award for the fourth year in a row. The Crown of Excellence is awarded to the brokerage firm who has achieved the highest overall performance rankings for outgoing referral production, outgoing sales production and incoming referral conversion in their category of size. In addition, WK also won awards for Outgoing Referral Production and the coveted Pinnacle Award.
Best Overall Website
Beating out 550+ real estate member firms, WK Real Estate’s website (www.wkre.com), was presented with the coveted Best Overall Website award, evaluated on key areas including usability, design & website content, search engine optimization, interactivity, and customer service. The WQC was introduced in 2009 to recognize and encourage superior websites among Leading Real Estate Companies of the World's 600 member firms.
2014 Real Estate Transaction of the Year Award
The “Customer Experience: Transaction of the Year” award honors the Network brokerage and agent who delivered a “wow” client experience, setting the bar for exemplary customer service and serving as a role model for others who are focused on developing customers for life. WK agents Dennis and Jann Culver won the "Transaction of the Year" award for the extraordinary measures they took in assisting and relocating a family whose house was destroyed by the devastating flood in 2013. Read more here.
LeadingRE: Website Quality Certification
WK Real Estate has earned the Website Quality Certification (WQC), presented by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World to member companies that have demonstrated excellence in website design, functionality and execution.
Every aspect of the site, www.wkre.com, was reviewed to ensure exacting standards were met in eight key areas, ranging from design and content to human interactivity to search engine optimization. The WQC was introduced in 2009 to recognize and encourage superior websites among Leading Real Estate Companies of the World's 600 member firms. WK Real Estate is one of 64 initial applicants to earn the designation.
"A real estate company's website plays an increasingly significant role with today's consumers, who often go there first when considering buying or selling a home. It is thus critical to use this Internet medium to attract and engage consumers in a meaningful way," said Pam O'Connor, president/CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.
2017 Real Trends 500
WK was recognized as one of the top 500 real estate brokerages in sales volume in the Real Trends annual research report. The results turned in by the firms on this year’s REAL Trends 500 showed that the nation’s leading realty firms outperformed the market compared against the results reported by the National Association of Realtors® and the National Association of Home Builders. Read more here.
2015 RISMedia Annual Power Broker Report
WK was recognized as one of the top 500 real estate brokerages in sales volume in RISMedia's Annual Power Broker Report. This report is based on results garnered from surveys distributed online at www.rismedia.com and in print by RISMedia, publisher of Real Estate magazine, the leader in real estate information systems. The annual survey ranks brokerage firms according to closed sales volume and closed transaction sides. Numbers submitted by these brokerage firms are verified by their accountants, auditors and/or franchises. Read more here.