May 201804

Long & Foster | Christie’s Luxury Homes Magazine Wins Award

May 201804

Long & Foster | Christie’s Luxury Homes Magazine Wins Award

CHANTILLY, Va., May 4, 2018 – Long & Foster | Christie’s International Real Estate’s Luxury Homes magazine, spring 2018 edition, is a winner of the SILVER STEVIE® award for best print publication, The American Business Awards has announced.

Long & Foster’s in-house marketing department produces the luxury lifestyle magazine three times a year. It is distributed with The Wall Street Journal to around 120,000 home delivery subscribers in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. The publication underwent an extensive redesign in 2017.

“Our marketing team, in collaboration with our luxury agents, has been spot-on in creating a magazine for the sophisticated clientele we aim to reach, and this award is welcome recognition for those efforts,” said Barry Redler, chief marketing officer for The Long & Foster Companies, parent company of Long & Foster Real Estate. “In addition to being delighted and entertained, we hope many of our readers will also see their dream home or find their agent while reading our flagship publication.”

Judges’ comments about the spring 2018 edition included:

  • “Beautiful prestige publication and appropriate to the audience. Well done.”
  • “Sophisticated layout and incredible photos as one would expect from L&F and Christie’s!”
  • “Executed very well: written clear and concise, interesting, well supported, and a real company that’s worthy of praise.”

“The magazine has matured into the lifestyle publication that it is today with the invaluable contributions of a team of world class designers, exceptional authors and researchers, top production specialists and through our agents and clients offering us access to unique luxury insights and trend setters,” said Elena Solovyov, the publication’s editor in chief.

Long & Foster Real Estate is the No. 1 seller of $1 million+ homes in the Mid-Atlantic region, and the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate in markets from southern Virginia to the New Jersey Shore.

The Stevie® Awards were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. The awards are sponsored by leading business-to-business publishers and marketers in the United States, and judging is performed by more than 200 executives. Learn more at stevieawards.com.

For more information about Long & Foster, visit LongandFoster.com.

Read the electronic version of the spring 2018 issue of Long & Foster | Christie’s Luxury Homes magazine or visit LongandFoster.com/luxmag.

About Long & Foster® Real Estate

Long & Foster Real Estate, the nation’s No. 1 independent brand*, is part of The Long & Foster Companies, a subsidiary of HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. HomeServices is the nation’s second-largest real estate brokerage and one of the largest providers of integrated real estate services. Long & Foster Real Estate is the exclusive affiliate for Christie’s International Real Estate throughout select parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, and it is a founding affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a prestigious global network of real estate professionals that includes the Luxury Portfolio International division.

Long & Foster Real Estate has over 230 offices, stretching from Raleigh, North Carolina, to Fair Haven, New Jersey, and from Martinsburg, West Virginia, to the Atlantic Ocean, and it represents nearly 11,000 agents in seven Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states, plus the District of Columbia. The company, which has a productive commercial business in addition to its residential side, sold more than $31.1 billion worth of homes and helped people buy and sell homes nearly 85,000 times in 2017. Visit www.LongandFoster.com for more information.

*By sales volume, according to the REAL Trends 500