The Virginia REALTORS® awards recognize outstanding leadership, accomplishments, and professionalism in the real estate industry.

Recipients are recognized annually during a special ceremony at the Virginia REALTORS® Annual Convention. Help us recognize the best in the business by nominating deserving colleagues. The full list of awards and qualifications is detailed below. Review the section below for more information on the Virginia Awards Program. Click here to contact us.

 

The deadline to submit nominations is May 31, 2018.

Virginia REALTOR® of the Year

The Virginia REALTOR® of the Year Award is presented to professionals who have made proven contributions to the real estate industry through both personal and professional achievement and outstanding volunteerism.

Virginia REALTOR® Hall of Fame

The Virginia REALTOR® Hall of Fame honors Virginia REALTORS® who have made extraordinary and distinguished contributions to the real estate profession and markets in Virginia over a period of at least 25 years.

Code of Ethics Leadership Award

The Code of Ethics Leadership Award is presented to an individual REALTOR® member who exhibits leadership and knowledge of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, arbitration and/or professional standards, and who is known to share such information with other real estate professionals.

VHDA Service to Virginia Award

The VHDA Service to Virginia Award is presented to the REALTOR® individual who has made a significant difference in promoting affordable homeownership to first time homebuyers during the year or whose life work merits recognition and celebration of this issue.

George Rink Outstanding Educator of the Year

The George Rink Outstanding Real Estate Educator Award is presented to the Virginia REALTOR® educator who has made the most significant contributions to and exemplified leadership and service in real estate education at either the local or state level.

Appraiser of the Year

The Appraiser of the Year Award is presented to the Virginia REALTOR® who has made notable contributions to the field of appraisal and the association on both the local and state level, including support of appraisal activities and dedication to the advancement of the appraisal profession.

Ann Swearingen Property Manager of the Year

The Ann Swearingen Property Manager of the Year Award is presented to the industry’s highest achieving association members engaged in the field of residential property management.

Manager of the Year Award

The Virginia REALTORS® Manager of the Year Award is presented to a Virginia broker/manager recognizing individual achievement as a broker/manager.

Omega Tau Rho Award

Created in 1950, the honorary fraternity of OMEGA TAU RHO is awarded by state and local Associations of REALTORS® to members and others that serve the REALTOR® organization.

2018 Virginia REALTORS® Honor Society Application

The Virginia REALTORS® Honor Society rewards and encourages participation in leadership and educational activities of the local, state and national REALTOR® organizations.