A local Real Estate Agent covering Hobart is in the running to take out one of Australia’s most coveted real estate business awards. Nat Downton from Downton Property has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Sales Agent of the Year of the nationally recognised 2017 Real Estate Business Awards, partnered by realestate.com.au Now in its fifth consecutive year, the Real Estate Business Awards recognises the industry’s leading agents, property managers and office groups – in a process that is transparent, measurable, fair, accurate and unbiased. Founded in 2015 Downton Property offers Residential Sales and Property Management to the Southern Tasmanian community. Tim Neary, editor for REB, said the REB Awards serve to recognise the industry’s most innovative agents and businesses – those who are able to flourish in the face of the industry’s ongoing disruptive challenges. “The REB Awards are the pre-eminent business awards for the real estate industry in Australia,” said Mr Neary. “All of the finalists embody the level of service and dedication that both sellers and buyers have come to expect from the country’s real estate professionals. “The REB Awards honour those who are driving the real estate profession to new heights,” he said. Nat Downton – Principal, Director and Real Estate Agent at Downton Property said she is humbled by the nomination. “That Downton Property Hobart has been recognised for its excellent contribution to the real estate industry reinforces the strength of our brand in connecting with our target market, and customers,” she added. The winner will be announced at the ICC Sydney on Thursday, 6 July 2017.