Cornish estate agent scoops award

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Cornwall based estate agents, Lillicrap Chilcott, has won an award in the category of Estate Agency of the Year at the Daily Mail UK Property Awards 2009.

Lillicrap Chilcott will now be invited along with the other winners to attend a  gala dinner at the Marriott Hotel in London’s Grosvenor Square on Friday, October 16th where they will be presented with their awards.

The event is part of the International Property Awards, the world’s most prestigious competition dedicated to finding the best real estate professionals across the globe. The fact that Lillicrap Chilcott has won one of these coveted awards is proof that Cornwall is not only able to compete at this level but also triumph within the highly competitive UK property arenas.

Later this year, top scoring winners from the UK Property Awards will compete against other winning companies from Asia Pacific, Europe & Africa, the Americas and Arabia to find the ultimate World’s Best in each category.

Entries were judged by a panel of professionals whose collective knowledge of the property industry is second to none. This year’s judges included Eric Pickles MP, chairman of the Conservative Party, Ben Wood, industry head property markets of Google UK; Peter Bolton King, group chief executive of the National Federation of Property Professionals; Imtiaz Farookhi, chief executive of the National House Building Council; Christopher Hall, president elect of FIABCI; Wilhelm Harnish, Master Builders of Australia (MBA); Thijs Stoffer, International Consortium of Real Estate Agents Association (ICREA); Helen Shield, editor-in-chief of International Homes Luxury Collection magazine and Gillian Farr, head of design of Laura Ashley Home.

Ian Lillicrap, Director of Lillicrap Chilcott, said of winning the award, “We are absolutely delighted to have won such a prestigious award for the second year running. It is a testament to the continuing hard work of all of our staff whose efforts produce such excellent results for all concerned.”