Memphis, TN: Crye Leike Real Estate Services, the nations fifth largest privately-held residential real estate firm and the largest in the Mid-South, has been awarded the Website Quality Certification (WQC) from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a global community of more than 565 high quality independent real estate firms in 65 countries. The certification was presented in recognition of excellence in website design, content and functionality.
Crye-Leikes website, www.crye-leike.com, received high marks in a variety of critical areas relating to website performance, including usability, design, content, interactivity, customer service and mobile responsiveness. The evaluation was conducted by Virtual Results, LLC, a real estate internet and social marketing firm selected by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World to review the websites of participating members.
The specific measurements for the WQC are updated each year to reflect the most current online marketing strategies, as well as evolving consumer preferences. Companies must be re-certified every two years to maintain the certification.
"The 135 companies that earned the WQC this year offer consumers engaging websites with effective design, deep local content and the most current information on homes, not only in their local markets, but also around the world. We are delighted to recognize them for offering a superior online experience for consumers and supporting them further with exceptional customer support," said Leading Real Estate Companies of the World President/CEO Pam OConnor.
"Earning recognition among this elite LeadingRE group is a considerable achievement and quite notable," said Harold Crye, CEO & Chairman of Crye Leike Group of Companies. "Our IT Division is to be commended for its commitment to providing innovative technology solutions for our Crye-Leike customers and sales associates."
Leading RE Awards Banquet in Las Vegas. From L to R: Julie Martin, VP of Relocation in East TN, Chattanooga and Huntsville, AL, Gurtej Sodhi, Chief Information & Operations Officer, Jan Harbor, President & Director of Relocation Nashville, Harold Crye, CEO of Crye-Leike, Tammy Cheney, VP of Relocation in Arkansas, Cheryl Fortner, VP of Relocation in Memphis and Mississippi, and Judy Stocks, VP of Relocation in Atlanta
"Crye-Leike employs a team of full-time staff dedicated to making sure crye-leike.com stays up-to-date, easy to use and one of the top real estate websites in the area. Earning the WQC is just one of many things we do to make sure our customers have a great online experience to support their real estate transaction," said Gurtej Sodhi, Chief Information & Operations Officer.
Angie Vandenbergh, Director Web Technologies stated, "With our web site generating over 12,000 visitors per day and 30 million hits per month, you will not find any other local real estate company to come close to Crye-Leikes internet activity. Our most popular online services include searching both active and sold property data, registering for email alerts on properties and the ability to get quick responses on inquiries from customer service."
Crye-Leike is the Mid-South representative of LeadingRE (www.LeadingRE.com). With a global membership that spans six continents, LeadingRE connects more than 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates who produce over 1.1 million real estate transactions each year. As a member of LeadingRE, Crye-Leike provides a quality real estate experience, global marketing reach and access to top real estate professionals in virtually any market worldwide.
For more information about Crye-Leike Real Estate Services, please visit www.crye-leike.com.
ABOUT CRYE-LEIKE: Crye-Leike Real Estate Services (www.crye-leike.com), a full service real estate company for over 40 years, is ranked as the fifth largest independently-owned real estate firm in the nation and the largest serving Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and the Mid-South. Crye-Leike has more than 3,200 sales associates, 800 employees and 128 company-owned and franchise offices spread across nine states. It generated $6.5 billion in sales volume and 32,583 closed transaction sides corporate wide in 2017 its biggest year ever - and is on track to achieve the companys goal of $6.8 billion in sales volume this year.