Nashville, Tenn., - Crye-Leike, REALTORS' IT department and sales associates have a website to be very proud of. Crye-Leike's website,, has been voted the best of the best. recently won the Best Website SEO Strategy Award from Leading Real Estate Companies Of The World - beating various other highly regarded real estate companies from around the globe that had also been nominated in the category.


"It is an honor to receive this prestigious award," said Crye-Leike's CIO & Corporate Executive Vice President Gurtej Sodhi. "This is an affirmation of the expertise of our IT staff as well as their dedication to provide the best consumer experience for all the hundreds of thousands of visitors that come to the Crye-Leike website on a regular basis for all their real estate needs."


Sodhi adds, "Crye Leike stood out in the Best Website SEO Strategy award category which represents the strategy that a website employs to rank high with the various search engines in order to monetize the web presence and conduct e-commerce."


For the second year in a row, also earned a Website Quality Certification from Leading Real Estate Companies Of The World. The WQC certification was first introduced in 2009 to recognize and encourage superior websites among Leading RE's 600 member firms. Crye-Leike's website is one of 111 applicants to earn the 2010 WQC designation.


"It's very rewarding to be the recipient of the Website Quality Certification two years in a row," said Sodhi. "The WQC is presented by Leading RE to member companies that have demonstrated excellence in website design, functionality and execution. Every aspect of our site was reviewed to ensure exacting standards were met in six key areas, ranging from design and content to human interactivity to search engine optimization."


Pam O'Connor, President and CEO Of Leading Real Estate Companies Of The World, explains, "With over 90% of people using the Internet in their home search, it's essential for any successful real estate firm to have an engaging, informative and easy-to-use website."


"By earning the Website Quality Certification, Crye-Leike has demonstrated that it provides vital online resources to home buyers and sellers," said O'Connor.


More About Crye-Leike, REALTORS

Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, REALTORS in 1977. Today, Crye-Leike?, the nation's 6th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 3,200 licensed sales associates based out of 113 corporate and franchise offices located through-out the nine-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana and Oklahoma.


Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in: residential and commercial sales, mortgage, title, insurance, business brokerage and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services. In 2010, Crye-Leike attained a sales volume of $3.85 billion with 24,260 homes sold. More information is available at