Klemm Real Estate, which serves Litchfield County and has an office in Washington Depot, has received a five-star award for Best Real Estate Agency, USA.

Leading real estate agents from across the Americas gathered at The Savoy Hotel in London on Dec. 12 for the announcement of the winners of the Americas Property Awards, in association with Bloomberg Television and Google.

The awards, combined with the other regional awards' programs for Arabia, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific, form the globally renowned International Property Awards.

Established 17 years ago, they are the world's most prestigious property competition and cover residential as well as commercial categories.

Judging is carried out through a meticulous process involving a panel of more than 60 experts covering every aspect of the property business.

The highest scoring winners from the Americas Property Awards will now compete against other winning companies from Asia Pacific, Africa, Arabia and Europe to determine the ultimate world's best in each category.

"We are honored to receive this award as recognition of our achievement in both market share and marketing," said Graham Klemm, vice president of Klemm Real Estate.

"We are competing with the best real estate professionals across the globe," he said. "The fact that Klemm has won one of these coveted awards is proof that we triumph over our peers."

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