Lamudi Virtual Broker Awards 2022: Individual and Company Awards

The second and final leg of the two-day Lamudi Virtual Broker Awards 2022 happened on February 24, honoring the recipients of the Individual and Company Awards. The ceremony was streamed via Zoom and broadcasted on Facebook.

Continuing the celebration of professional excellence, the second leg of the Lamudi Virtual Broker Awards 2022 kicked off on February 24. It opened with an encouraging message from the company’s Director of Broker Classifieds & Partnerships, Mr. Anurag Verma.

“It’s always good to come together and celebrate the accomplishments of dedicated real estate professionals. Your wins form part of the success of the property industry as a whole,” he said.

Sharing a word of advice to practitioners tuned into the virtual event, the director urged, “Make your wins today an inspiration to face the obstacles of tomorrow. The property industry will continue to encounter different kinds of challenges, but with the perspective that you can succeed, simply because you already did in the past, you will be able to see things through.”

The Lamudi Virtual Broker Awards was in partnership with media organizations, Business Mirror, Manila Standard, and Sunstar Philippines.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS WINNERS

Thought leader Mr. Ronel Suarez, Former President at City of Taguig Real Estate Board graced the virtual event, imparting useful insight to Lamudi broker-partners.

Partners that help improve one’s integrity, network, and learning are important in staying competitive in the brokerage sector, Suarez said. He congratulated the winners of the broker awards, wishing for their further success in the year ahead.

The first batch of awardees were the Individual Awards winners, a total of six titles. Grace Montefalcon, Sales Performance Manager at Lamudi, presented the awards.

These are the real estate practitioners who bagged the notable recognition: 

Most Leads Generated 

Nominees:

  • Angela Bautista 
  • Raquel Brouwer 
  • Lilian Grace Cortes
  • Evangeline Mangali 
  • Christmas Morena

Winner: Christmas Morena

Most Number of Listings Uploaded 

Nominees:

  • Lyzandra Rosario Dolosa-Guzman
  • Obet Guzman 
  • Neggie Rose 
  • Raimund See 
  • Bien Singson

Winner: Lyzandra Rosario Dolosa-Guzman

The property firm Guzman Dolosa Real Estate Corp. received the award, thanking Lamudi for the prestigious recognition. 

Best Digital Award

Nominees: 

  • Jackson Lim 
  • Cherry G. Montefalcon
  • Mitch Razote 
  • Neggie Rose 
  • Evelyn Samaniego 

Winner: Jackson Lim

Honored to receive the award, the real estate broker underscored the importance of finding a reliable partner in the digital-first age. 

“A key to success is finding a reliable partner, a partner who can generate qualified leads through its expansive reach in the online market. That’s what Lamudi delivered to us over the years,” he said. Lim also expressed his desire to see a productive partnership grow and flourish in the coming years.

Broker of the Year (Luzon) 

Nominees:

  • Evelyn Samaniego 
  • Raimund See 
  • Bien Singson
  • Glenda Joyce Tanlimco 
  • George Tejada 

Winner: Bien Singson

Singson emphasized the value of a high-quality real estate platform in conducting business and serving the market better. 

While receiving the award with gratitude, she shared, “As a broker, it’s very important for me to find a platform that will help move my clients’ properties or find listings that match their preferences. Lamudi has been one of the most helpful for me, to be visible to the right market.”

Broker of the Year (VisMin) 

Nominees:

  • Filmore Q. Amancia 
  • Jose Francis Canizares 
  • Jude Embrado 
  • Mackee Macariola 
  • Estela Simyunn

Winner: Filmore Q. Amancia

As Amancia acknowledged the benefit of taking advantage of Lamudi as a property platform, he said that he wants his award to serve as an inspiration to his fellow real estate brokers.

Loyalty Award

Nominees:

  • Louella E. Laranang
  • Rachel N. Latorre 
  • Edwin Mallari 
  • Evelyn Samaniego 
  • Lorna Sarmiento 

Winner: Louella E. Laranang

Laranang thanked her clients, developer-partners, Lamudi account managers, and fellow brokers for their support of her practice. She reminded her colleagues to stay committed to excellence amid the pandemic. Sipag, tapang, ingat, at tiyaga are essential values to rise above the challenges of the crisis, according to Laranang.

For his part, keynote speaker Mr. Eddie Santos, the #1 Ranked Broker in REMAX and Owner of a Master Franchise of REMAX Philippines, talked about the real estate sector’s new normal and remarkable wins amid the health crisis.

“The last two years have brought a great challenge to the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Viewing properties online has become the norm and we’re thankful that there are platforms like Lamudi. 

“We’re also thankful that the real estate [brokerage] industry was one of the few industries that flourished. Proof of this was the fact that property prices scaled to greater heights in 2022. We, at REMAX, are proud to have sold some of the most important residential and commercial properties in the last 12 months,” Santos said.

In behalf of over 140,000 REMAX agents, the keynote speaker congratulated the winners of the Lamudi Virtual Broker Awards. 

COMPANY AWARDS WINNERS

The Company Awards was the last category to be announced in the second and final leg of the Lamudi Virtual Broker Awards 2022. It was presented by Cristina Romero, Head of Account Retention at Lamudi.

These are the nominees and winners:

Most Leads Generated

Nominees:

  • Rolan De Guzman 
  • Great Empire Realty
  • Jessie Inot 
  • Miyabi Realty 
  • Property Hunter Realty 

Winner: Property Hunter Realty

Zandro Gonzales received the award and reminded his fellow brokers to press on in the brokerage practice with excellence and passion. He added, “Let’s put a little flavor in it. Let’s be creative in doing it.”

Most Number of Listings Uploaded 

Nominees:

  • A List Properties 
  • Cebu Grand Realty 
  • Great Empire Realty
  • Home Place Properties
  • Jessie Inot 

Winner: A List Properties

Grateful for the recognition, Rakesh Amarnani shared their brokerage firm’s desire to improve property transactions for seekers. “We, at A List Properties, strive to acquire as many options as possible for our clients to become a one-stop-shop […] We hope to continue working with [Lamudi] in the future,” he said.

Best Digital Award

Nominees:

  • Miyabi Realty 
  • ML – Entrepreneur Homes 
  • Property Hunter Realty 
  • Spire Group PH 
  • The Infinity Realty Inc.

Winner: Miyabi Realty

Loyalty Award 

Nominees:

  • 1st Cebu Homes Property & Management Corp. 
  • COJ Realty 
  • Roberto Bautista
  • SG Ramos Realty 
  • The Aspen Grove Realty and Property Management Corp.

Winner: The Aspen Grove Realty and Property Management Corp.

Brokerage of the Year – VisMin 

Nominees:

  • Cebu GlobeNet Realty 
  • Cebu Grand Realty 
  • Fareast Habitat & Settlements Inc.
  • Land Asia Global Properties Network
  • STGLOBAL PRO REALTY INC. 

Winner: Cebu Grand Realty

Acknowledging the fruitful partnership with Lamudi, Cebu Grand Realty thanked the property platform for helping them source leads and grow the business through the years.

Brokerage of the Year – Luzon

Nominees:

  • Great Empire Realty 
  • Jessie Inot 
  • Miyabi Realty 
  • Property Hunter Realty 
  • Pinnacle Real Estate Consulting Services

Winner: Jessie Inot

Inot expressed his delight over the recognition and recognized the opportunities Lamudi brought to their business. He said, “Since we started this career, choosing Lamudi is one of the best decisions we have made to grow in this industry. Without Lamudi, we could not get a lot of leads or meet our sales target every year. That’s why we are always looking forward to grow more with Lamudi.”

SALUTE TO HARDWORKING PROFESSIONALS

Honoring the nominees and winners, keynote speaker Ms. Rose O. Morales, Senior Director, Head of Group Sales at Shang Properties, Inc. revisited the property practitioners’ efforts in keeping the industry thriving amid the challenging times.

“The real estate industry has proven to be one the more resilient and dynamic industries during the pandemic. This would not have been possible without the concerted efforts of all real estate brokers who are very passionate and determined in offering their products and services to the market,” she mentioned.

In further celebration of the triumphs of real estate practitioners, Lamudi showed off the success story of partner-broker Cyril Luciano, Sales Director at Megaworld Corporation.

Talking about her experience of closing sales from the Lamudi platform, the sales director shared, “[The closed deals] were big cuts with downpayment terms. The platform is very easy to understand and navigate even when you’re not a techie.”

She noted receiving qualified leads since Lamudi promotes specified listings, for sale and for rent.

For his part, Lamudi CEO Kenneth Stern thanked everyone who attended the two-day virtual awarding ceremony. He commended the brokers for their professional excellence and hard work, emphasizing that they are an important pillar in the real estate industry.

Extending the greeting to the event presenters and the rest of the Lamudi team, the CEO attributed the success of the Lamudi Virtual Broker Awards to the outstanding collective effort.

GIVEAWAY WINNERS

Similar to the first leg of the virtual ceremony, the event concluded with Lamudi giving away special gifts. 

The lucky recipients of the gifts were:

  • Umbrella Sets: Franklin Mira and Maricel Barcelo 
  • Bluetooth Speaker Sets: Maricel Lobiano and Franceditha Picazo 
  • Vacuum Tumbler Set: Peter John Falogme

To watch the entire ceremony of The Lamudi Virtual Broker Awards 2022, visit Lamudi’s official Facebook page.

Stay tuned for the latest real estate news and tips by following Lamudi on Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, and LinkedIn.

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