May 08, 2008 WINS! takes home Canadian Franchise "Award of Excellence"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Moncton, NB - May 8, 2008

Before a sell out crowd and among the nation's most recognizable franchise brands, took home the top prize in Canadian franchising - the Award of Excellence. The honour was bestowed upon the Moncton based company at a ceremony held at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA). The company was recognized for its excellence in franchise relationships.

"It's great to win this award because it's the ultimate prize in Canadian franchising. It's kind of like taking home the Oscar for Best Motion Picture, but better, since it was our franchise owners who were the ultimate judges," says Ken LeBlanc company president and CEO. "Although we're excited to be recognized by our peers, we dedicate this award to our franchise owners. Without all their hard work, dedication and belief in our system, the success we enjoy would not be possible." is the first Atlantic Canadian company to win this award. Previous Award of Excellence recipients include two-time winners Expedia CruiseShipCenters, Wendys Restaurants of Canada and M&M Meat Shops. is growing at an incredible rate and has over 100 franchise units that cover some 600 Canadian markets. Their system allows home sellers to effectively market to a wide audience of buyers over the internet. Sellers can then communicate more effectively, keep negotiations on track and close their own deals - all this without paying a commission. "We continue to be bombarded with franchise requests for territories all across the country," states Matt Eldridge, Director of Franchising. Not bad for a company going head-to-head against the nation's top real estate brands. "People are recognizing that our system represents the future of real estate," adds Eldridge.

Congratulations guys on bringing the gold to Atlantic Canada! High fives all around! Now that you've conquered Canada, on to the U.S. Then... THE WORLD!!