Central Coast real estate firm named NSW’s best for innovation

Media release

Brett Hunter with the 2017 Excellence in Innovation Award

Brett Hunter with the 2017 Excellence in Innovation Award

Central Coast real estate firm named NSW’s best for innovation

Terrigal, NSW (10 October 2017) – Raine & Horne Terrigal – Avoca Beach – Saratoga is officially NSW’s most innovative real estate agency, after winning an award at the 2017 Real Estate Institute of New South Wales Awards for Excellence.

Raine & Horne Terrigal – Avoca Beach – Saratoga, which is led by Brett Hunter, has won the Excellence in Innovation Award for the second year in a row.

Mr Hunter has integrated his business with, and helped in the product development, of a big data company Real Insights to create better listing opportunities and an increased understanding of actual market share for real estate agents on the Central Coast and across Australia.

“The award is a feather in the cap for Brett and his team, who are regularly among the best ten offices in the Raine & Horne Group nationally,” said Angus Raine, Executive Chairman, Raine & Horne.

“Brett is a highly-skilled property professional with a strong sense of building successful businesses by utilising the latest digital and technology innovations to enhance his team’s strong commitment to traditional real estate practices.”

Mr Hunter, who has owned and operated successful businesses in Australia and overseas, credits Real Insights with empowering his clients’ ability to make more rewarding real estate decisions.

“Real Insights is a powerful customer engagement tool, and it underpins our commitment to innovation that helps ensure our vendors, buyers, and investors get the very best service every time,” said Mr Hunter.

“With real-time reports on performance and sales in a local context, we’re also giving real estate professionals the metrics they need to convert more appraisals to listings.”

Other Raine & Horne office to feature prominently in the REINSW Awards for Excellence include Raine & Horne Double Bay-Bondi Beach, led by Martin Maskin and Ric Serrao. The Eastern Suburbs, real estate powerhouse, was a finalist in the Residential Agency – Medium category. Raine & Horne Newtown was a finalist in the hotly-contested property management category.

The John Greig OAM Community Service award went to Christian Bracci – Raine & Horne Concord, who was a runner-up in this category in 2016.

REINSW President John Cunningham said, “The 2017 REINSW Awards for Excellence winners are setting the standards for the rest of the industry to follow across the whole spectrum including residential and commercial professionals, industry legends as well as innovation, community service and auctioneering.”


For further media information contact:

Brett Hunter, Director, Raine & Horne Terrigal – Avoca Beach – Saratoga on 0410 630 222