The Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) today revealed its National Real Estate Awards (NREA) 2019 to celebrate real estate agents, negotiators and practitioners that have excelled this past year.

Now in its eleventh iteration, the NREA is a prestigious annual awards programme held since its inception in 2009. The awards are also closely regarded to in the industry as Malaysia’s premier real estate awards for real estate agents, probationary real estate agents and real estate negotiators.

The NREA 2019 was launched by MIEA Vice President and NREA Organizing Chairman, Mr Kelvin Yip.

Kelvin Yip, MIEA Vice President and NREA Organizing Chairman (on the left) and Chan Ai Cheng (right), Secretary General of Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) presenting the National Real Estate Awards (NREA) 2019 awards pack during the launch of NREA 2019 today.

The winners of the NREA truly represent the crème de la crème of the real estate fraternity and this is reflected in its new theme, ‘Be Recognized’ which acknowledges the efforts of the real estate industry to raise standards by upholding professionalism, integrity and accountability.

This year, a total of 20 categories have been announced, with the NREA gala dinner to take place on July 27, 2019 at One World Hotel which will also witness the installation of the new President for year 2019-2021. The three new categories were added including Most Tech-Savvy Real Estate Firm which seeks to promote digitization amongst real estate firms.

Group shot after the launch of NREA 2019 (from left to right): Mr Soma Sundram, CEO of MIEA, Christopher Chan, Director of MIEA, Haji Ahmad Zamzuri Kamarudin, Director of MIEA, Kelvin Yip Vice President of MIEA and Organizing Chairman of NREA, Tan Kian Aun, Director of MIEA and Ricky Poon, Organising Committee Member of NREA.

The NREA 2019 launch also saw prospective award bidders review the templates and guidelines for companies and or agents to submit their applications. Every year, hotly contested categories include the Real Estate Agent of the Year, Real Estate Firm of the Year, Most Innovative Marketing Idea, REN of the Year, and Million Dollar Producers (MDP).

Winners of the NREA will be accorded several forms of recognition such as a winner’s trophy, a framed certificate, and an exclusive award winners lapel pin. Winners will also be afforded media publicity and placed in an official listing of recipients in the MIEA official ‘Award Recipient’s Handbook’ as well as a permanent listing of winners on MIEA’s own website.

The awards are open to all real estate agents, firms, probationary estate agents/valuers and negotiators and prospective applicants are encouraged to download the Awards Pack at MIEA’s website.

About MIEA: MIEA is a national body representing real estate practitioners in Malaysia. Established in 1974, it comprises of more than 6,000 registered real estate practitioners as members. As the largest association representing registered real estate practitioners in the country, MIEA empowers practitioners by promoting professionalism, protect public interest and is the leading voice for Malaysian real estate practitioners on matters relating to real estate practices in Malaysia.