FAQs

When do entry submissions open and close?

Entries for the 2021 AREAs are now closed.

 

Which awards require a submission?

The following awards require a submission to be completed:

Game Changer of the Year
Contribution to Community
Most Influential Woman in the Property Market
Wellbeing Initiative of the Year
Agency of the Year (Residential)
Agency of the Year (Commercial)
Property Manager of the Year (Residential)
Marketer of the Year (Developer)
Integrated Brand Campaign of the Year (Media)

Awards powered by REA data are also available to celebrate our top performing customers across specific categories. All eligible customers will automatically be in the running for these awards and will not need to make a submission. These are the awards powered by REA data that do not require a submission:

Top Agents (Residential)
Top Agents – Sale (Commercial)
Top Agents – Lease (Commercial)
Builder Campaign of the Year (Developer)
Apartments Campaign of the Year (Developer)
Land Campaign of the Year (Developer)

Who is judging the 2021 AREAs?

Take a look at the judging panel here

What do winners receive?

Take a look at the value for winners for the 2021 AREAs here.

Where can I find the entry Terms and Conditions?

You can access the Terms and Conditions here.

When will finalists and winners be announced?

The 2021 AREAs will recognise performance throughout the 2021 calendar year. Finalists will be announced in February and winners will be announced in March 2022.

Who can enter the 2021 AREAs?

The AREAs are about celebrating the success and achievements of our customers, who support every aspect of the property journey.

To enter the 2021 AREAs, you need to have been an active customer of realestate.com.au or realcommercial.com.au at some point in time during the 2021 calendar year. This means you had a valid subscription or advertising package between 1 January 2021 and 31 December, 2021.

For submission-based awards, your submission will need to reference activity and achievements between 1 January 2021 and the time of submission.

For the awards powered by REA data, if you have had a valid subscription active at any point between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2021, you will automatically be in the running for these prestigious awards.

For more information our data-powered awards, please visit our Terms & Conditions.

Who is eligible for the awards powered by REA data?

Eligible customers will automatically be in the running for our prestigious new awards, powered by REA data. See below for eligibility criteria.

Top Agents (Residential) – Any residential sales agent who has advertised on realestate.com.au at any time during the 2021 calendar year will be automatically entered.

Top Agents – Sales (Commercial) – Any commercial sales agent who has advertised on realcommercial.com.au at any time during the 2021 calendar year will be automatically entered.

Top Agents – Lease (Commercial) – Any commercial leasing agent who has advertised on realcommercial.com.au at any time during the 2021 calendar year will be automatically entered.

Builder Campaign of the Year (Developer) – Any Home Builder with a Builder Select subscription on realestate.com.au at any time during the 2021 calendar year will be automatically entered.

Apartments Campaign of the Year (Developer) – Any marketing campaign promoting a new apartment development via a Project Profile on realestate.com.au at any time during the 2021 calendar year will be automatically entered.

Land Campaign of the Year (Developer) – Any marketing campaign promoting a land estate via a Project Profile on realestate.com.au at any time during the 2021 calendar year will be automatically entered.

For more information our new data-powered awards, please visit our Terms & Conditions.

How are awards powered by REA data judged?

Finalists and winners for our new awards powered by REA data are ranked based on on-site performance metrics from realestate.com.au. The metrics factored into these awards are those that are indicative of the customers and campaigns that have made the most impact with property seekers during the 2021 calendar year.

Performance metrics include but are not limited to:

Builder Campaign of the Year: number of listings, lead generation, views, exposure, display, eDM and content performance generated from a Builder Select subscription

Apartment Campaign of the Year: health check score, leads, phone lead attribution, display, eDM and content performance generated from a Project Profile subscription

Land Campaign of the Year: health check score, leads, phone lead attribution, display, eDM and content performance generated from a Project Profile subscription

For detailed information, please visit our Terms & Conditions.

How many finalists are there for each award?

We will recognise the following number of finalists.

Submission Based Awards

Game Changer of the Year – three finalists will be recognised, with one final winner

Contribution to Community – three finalists will be recognised, with one final winner

Most Influential Woman in the Property Market – three finalists will be recognised, with one final winner

Wellbeing Initiative of the Year – three finalists will be recognised with one final winner

Marketer of the Year (Developer)– three finalists will be recognised, with one final winner

Property Manager of the Year (Residential) – three finalists will be recognised, with one final winner

Agency of the Year (Residential) – three finalists will be recognised, with one final winner

Agency of the Year (Commercial) – three finalists will be recognised, with one final winner

Integrated Brand Campaign of the Year (Media)– three finalists will be recognised, with one final winner

New awards powered by REA data

Top Agents (Residential)

NSW – top 100 agents recognised, with one winner

VIC – top 100 Agents recognised, with one winner

QLD – top 100 Agents recognised, with one winner

SA – top 50 Agents recognised, with one winner

WA – top 50 Agents recognised, with one winner

ACT – top 20 Agents recognised, with one winner

TAS – top 20 Agents recognised, with one winner

NT – top five Agents recognised, with one winner

 

Top Agents – Sales (Commercial)

NSW – top three Sales Agents recognised, with one winner

VIC – top three Sales Agents recognised, with one winner

QLD – top three Sales Agents recognised, with one winner

SA – top three Sales Agents recognised, with one winner

WA – top three Sales Agents recognised, with one winner

 

Top Agents – Lease (Commercial)

NSW – top three Leasing Agents recognised, with one winner

VIC – top three Leasing Agents recognised, with one winner

QLD – top three Leasing Agents recognised, with one winner

SA – top three Leasing Agents recognised, with one winner

WA – top three Leasing Agents recognised, with one winner

 ACT, TAS & NT – top three Leasing Agents and Sales Agents combined, with one winner in each state

 

Builder Campaign of the Year (Developer)

NSW & ACT combined – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

VIC & TAS combined – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

QLD & NT – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

SA – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

WA – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

 

Apartment Campaign of the Year (Developer)

NSW & ACT combined – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

VIC & TAS combined – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

QLD & NT – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

SA – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

WA – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

 

Land Campaign of the Year (Developer)

NSW & ACT combined – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

VIC & TAS combined – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

QLD & NT – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

SA – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

WA – top three campaigns recognised, with one winner

Which awards can I enter?

Each award has specific eligibility criteria, depending on which type of customer you are to realestate.com.au or realcommercial.com.au. This is to ensure all our customers have awards relevant to their business.

Game Changer of the Year – all customers of realestate.com.au or realcommercial.com.au can enter this award

Contribution to Community – all customers of realestate.com.au or realcommercial.com.au can enter this award

Most Influential Woman in the Property Market – all customers of realestate.com.au or realcommercial.com.au can enter this award

Marketer of the Year – this award is open to Developer customers of realestate.com.au

Property Manager of the Year – this award is open to Residential Rent customers of realestate.com.au. You must be a Property Manager.

Integrated Brand Campaign of the Year – this award is open to Media customers of realestate.com.au

Agency of the Year (Residential) – this award is open to residential real estate agencies who are a Residential customer of realestate.com.au

Agency of the Year (Commercial) – this award is open to commercial real estate agencies who are a Commercial customer of realcommercial.com.au

Wellbeing Initiative of the Year – all customers of realestate.com.au or realcommercial.com.au can enter this award

If you are eligible for one our new awards powered by REA data, you will automatically be entered to that award.