Sibcy Cline’s Website Earns Quality Certification for 2017

SplashPage_2017.pngSibcy Cline’s website has earned the Website Qualification Certification (WQC) for 2017 from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a global community of 550 high-quality independent real estate firms. The certification was presented in recognition of excellence in website design and function.

Sibcy Cline’s website earned the certification after receiving high marks in a number of critical areas relating to website performance, including usability, design and content, interactivity, customer service and mobile responsiveness. The evaluation was conducted by Virtual Results, LLC, a real estate Internet and social marketing firm selected to review the websites of participating members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.

“We created the WQC to raise the bar in online marketing and recognize the companies that are demonstrating best practices with their websites,” said Leading Real Estate Companies of the World President/CEO Pam O’Connor. “The companies that earned the WQC this year have not only mastered the technical components, but they have also shown superiority in providing highly local content, up-to-the-minute information on homes, and responsive customer service.”

Sibcy Cline’s website averages (depending upon time of year) between 26,000-45,000 daily visits with 77,000-145,000 listing pages viewed.

See a list of all WQC real estate companies here.

Over 775,000 Impressions of Sibcy Cline’s Luxury Homes on Luxury Portfolio International’s Website in One Year

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Sibcy Cline’s high-end, luxury homes not only have great promotion on the company’s website, but receive even more exposure with Luxury Portfolio International.

This luxury home website is affiliated with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, the largest global network of independent real estate companies. The website promotes over 35,000 high-end homes worldwide from 200 of the affiliate members.

Here are some statistics about Luxury Portfolio from May 2014 – May 2015:

Views and Impressions

  • 775,388 property impressions (property views + exposures)
  • 134,378 property views
  •  641,010 exposures through searches

Top 10 Foreign Country Views

  • China – 76,521 views (41.5%)
  • United Kingdom – 69,585 views
  • Germany – 15,561 views
  • France – 8,437 views
  • Canada – 4,585 views
  • Republic of Korea – 3,233 views
  • Russia – 2,187 views
  • Ukraine – 1,451 views
  • Mexico – 1,423 views

A total of 131 foreign countries viewed Sibcy Cline’s luxury homes.

Translations

Sibcy Cline’s listings were translated into 13 foreign currencies: 

  • New Zealand Dollars
  • Swiss Francs
  • Australian Dollars
  • British Pounds
  • Euro
  • Canadian Dollars
  • Mexican Pesos
  • Indian Rupees
  • Sweden Kronor
  • Malaysia Ringgits
  • South African Rand
  • Chinese Yuan
  • Aruba Guilders

The listings were also translated into 8 foreign languages:

  • Traditional Chinese (5,946 translations)
  • Japanese (2,918 translations)
  • Russian
  • Italian
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

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Exposure of listings through the United States

Sibcy Cline listings received views from all 50 US states. The top 10 states were:

  • Ohio (214,513 views)
  • California (53,230 views)
  • Kentucky (25,979 views)
  • Texas (22,502 views)
  • New Jersey (17,272 views)
  • New York (16,334 views)
  • Virginia (12,872 views)
  • Illinois (11,081 views)
  • Maryland (10,744 views)
  • Pennsylvania (10,324 views)

Following Cincinnati, Ohio, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale (California) were the top U.S. cities viewing Sibcy Cline listings.

LuxuryPortfolio.com averages 125,000 monthly visitors who look at homes on the site for approximately 12 minutes. The site has views from 200 countries worldwide.

View Sibcy Cline’s luxury listings on LuxuryPortfolio.com.

 

Sibcy Cline is Local Real Estate Company with a Global Reach

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Moving from Los Angeles to New York? Boston to London? Thinking of getting a second home in Florida?
 Your local Sibcy Cline agent can help.

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Sibcy Cline Realtors is a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, an international organization of over 500 independent real estate companies with 3,500 offices and 120,000 sales associates in almost 50 countries. Its members dominate the U.S. list of top 500 real estate firms.

World-Class Introductions
Wherever you are moving, Sibcy Cline can connect you with a top-notch real estate professional  – who is associated with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World – to help you with the sale or purchase of a property. Our global network is comprised of the very best real estate companies and the most talented professionals in the world. These associates ensure personal service with access to quality real estate connections. 

Get excited about your next move! Do you dream of retiring to Arizona? Is New York City calling your name? Wherever you go, your local Sibcy Cline agent is there to help make your next move a reality.

Contact your Sibcy Cline agent today.

Sibcy Cline Realtors Ranks Number 34 for Transactions on the RISMedia Top 500 Power Broker List

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RISMedia has released its list of the top U.S. real estate brokers and Sibcy Cline Realtors ranked number 34 on this list for transactions.

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Also in the April 2015 issue is a story on Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and its Global Local reach. See Rob Sibcy, Pam Sibcy, Robin Sheakley and Susan Knabe at a LeadingRE event – La Nuit en Blanc.

See a digital version of the magazine here.

Lisa Fix of Sibcy Cline Earns Top Individual Honor at Global Real Estate Conference

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Lisa Fix, Vice President, Operations, of Sibcy Cline Relocation Services, was honored by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® as the recipient of the Chairman’s Award, a top individual honor. The award was presented at the network’s Annual Awards Gala held at Wynn Las Vegas during LeadingRE Conference Week, an event that attracted more than 2,000 top real estate professionals from over 20 countries.

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Chairman’s Award

The Chairman’s Award is part of the service recognition program, which formally acknowledges contributions such as committee involvement, presentations at network conferences, and service on various advisory councils and boards. The program offers three prestigious levels of awards based on cumulative points earned through service activities.

“It is a true honor to recognize the dedicated professionals who have earned a Member Achievement Award. This award reflects an exceptional level of real estate expertise and professionalism, as well as an exemplary commitment to our global network,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Pam O’Connor.

About Lisa Fix

Lisa has been part of the Sibcy Cline team for over 36 years. She manages the daily operations of the referral team and directs and develops team members. She earned the CRP designation that  formally recognizes those who have mastered extensive knowledge on the principles and practices of relocation. Lisa is also an active member of the Relocation Director’s Council (RDC).  RDC members are recognized leaders in the relocation industry and are known for their delivery of exemplary, comprehensive service to their corporate clients, transferees, and industry partners. The strength of the council is derived from its members who are dedicated to achieving results through their commitment to ongoing education.

Lisa has been an active member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. She served on the LeadingRE Advisory Council for three years and has participated in numerous panels at the organization’s annual conferences. In addition she has participated in the LeadingRE mentor program by volunteering her time to assist other members by providing training support, being available to answer questions, identify resources, or provide general direction on relocation topics.

Says, Rob Sibcy, president of Sibcy Cline Realtors (and former Chairman of the Board for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World), “We are so very proud of Lisa’s work and her enthusiasm for the relocation profession. She has made so many strong connections throughout the United States for our business. She is very deserving of this honor.”

Sibcy Cline Realtors is an active member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the largest network of premier locally-branded firms in more than 50 countries producing over one million annual home sale transactions. LeadingRE provides its affiliates with an extensive range of brokerage services, which include lead generation, cross-market referrals, branding support, luxury marketing, online exposure, technology systems, and industry-leading professional development.

Rob Sibcy Is on the List of the Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate for 2014-2015

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You know that Sibcy Cline Realtors is the “leader in real estate marketing”, but did you know that Rob Sibcy, President, is also a top leader in real estate in the U.S.?

Swanepoel has published its list of the “Power 200” ranking of the top real estate professionals. With more than 1,000 people reviewed, Rob Sibcy made this list  at #52.

See the rankings here.

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About Rob Sibcy
Rob took over as President of the company from his father when he was 25 years old in 1969. There was one office and 15 agents at the time. In 1980, the Sibcy Company acquired the Robert A. Cline Company, and with 250 agents, Sibcy Cline Realtors was established.

Throughout the years. Rob has been known for his entrepreneurial ways:

  • 1983 – Sibcy Cline Mortgage Services established as the first area real estate company to provide such a service
  • 1985-1995 – Sibcy Cline Home Videos television show showcased the company’s listings for 10 years on a weekly basis
  • 1995 – Sibcy Cline’s website is live. At the time, Sibcy Cline was one of only two real estate websites nationally – and the only one locally – that featured photos of homes on the Internet
  • 1996 – First in the area to provide a centralized call center to set showing appointments (The Appointment Center)
  • 1997 – First in the region to publish a full-color inventory magazine
  • 2000 – First in the area to offer insurance services
  • 2000 – First in the region to provide Home Services Coordinators
  • 2002 – First in the region to provide total residential MLS listings on the company’s website
  • 2005 – First in the region to introduce a mobile website
  • 2009 – Text messaging enabled via The Listing Line to smart phones
  • 2012 – In-house app created to facilitate the posting of photos of listings onto the website
  • 2013 – Full-screen photos of company listings on website
  • 2014 – Founded online auction website to sell household goods

Background
Rob Sibcy is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College with a B.S. in Economics. He has served on the board of directors of The Realty Alliance and is a founding member and the current Chairman of the Board for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a global network of over 500 independent real estate companies with 120,000 sales associates in over 50 countries.

Rob serves on the Greater Cincinnati Foundation Finance Committee, the Board of Directors of ArtsWave (formerly the Fine Arts Fund), and on the Board of Directors of the Myers Y. Cooper Company and CBank.

 

Sibcy Cline Kenwood Agents in RISMedia Magazine

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Sibcy Cline Kenwood Agents Stephanie Sudbrack-Busam, Patti Sibcy, Jennifer Herron Lightcap, Tammie Iverson and Michelle Randall (along with Robin Sheakley) have their photo featured in the April 2014 issue of RISMedia Real Estate magazine.

You can find the image on page 75 along with an article titled: Local Real Estate Leaders Go Beyond Borders at Leading REConference. The conference was held in Las Vegas in February.

See a digital version of this magazine here.