12/30/10 11:00am

Who won what in this year’s Swamplot Awards for Houston Real Estate? You’ll find the answers here!

This announcement caps an almost month-long process that began with calls for nominations in 10 separate award categories. After the official nominees were presented, voting was opened up to all readers.

Winners of the 2010 Swampies: We salute you for your unique contributions to this city. It takes a lot to stand out in Houston’s real estate landscape. On Swamplot, Houston real-estate fans have noticed you!

Big thanks are due to the many Swamplot readers who took time to nominate, evaluate, vote, and comment on competitors in each category. It’s your descriptions and observations we’ve featured below. Does this honor roll of award winners — along with the list of runners up — provide a good snapshot of this year in Houston real estate? Let us know what you think!

The winners of the 2010 Swamplot Awards for Houston Real Estate are . . .


12/29/10 6:21pm

The polls have closed and the votes have been tallied. Now here’s the moment you’ve been waiting for! Well, almost: It’s time to announce the second-place winners of the 2010 Swamplot Awards for Houston Real Estate!

But first, a note of thanks — to all of you who voted, commented, nominated, campaigned, and cajoled in support of your favorite candidates. You made this extended moment of reflection, recognition, and honor possible. The Swampies belong to you!

You know what they say about runners-up: Should the actual award winners (they’ll be announced soon) be unable to fulfill their duties for any reason, these second-place winners will be ready and willing to serve! Let’s have a big round of digital applause, please, for the 2010 runners-up in the Swamplot Awards for Houston Real Estate — the Swampies!

They are: