Reliance Real Estate, Led by Sunil Kumar, Clinches ‘Major Independent of the Year’ Title at REB Awards

Mr Kumar moved to Australia from India in 2004 to complete his Master of Accounting at the Federation University.

Reliance Real Estate has been named “Major Independent of the Year” at the esteemed Real Estate Business Awards 2024.

Sunil Kumar, CEO and Founder of Reliance Real Estate, said:

“Being recognised among Australia’s elite professionals is truly humbling. A massive congratulations to all finalists on this memorable night.”

Image: Sunil Kumar, CEO and Founder of Reliance Real Estate (Source: Facebook)

Mr Kumar moved to Australia from India in 2004 to complete his Master of Accounting at the University of Ballarat (now Federation University Australia).

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In 2011, Mr Kumar opened the door to his new agency in the heart of Melbourne’s western suburbs. From a team of two, Reliance Real Estate has grown to more than 180 team members and twelve offices. 

On his success, Mr Kumar observed:

“This win is for all the hard work, dedication, and passion of our incredible teams. Thank you to everyone at Reliance Real Estate for their relentless efforts in making this dream a reality.”

Reliance Real Estate is growing fat in both Australia and New Zealand and has won multiple awards. Mr Kumar has also been recognised as Australia’s “Principal of the Year” by ARERA for two consecutive years.

Image: Sunil Kumar with members of Reliance Real Estate team (Source: Facebook)

Mr Kumar’s agency has been offering traineeships to local students thus giving them the opportunity to work and learn skills required in the real estate industry.

In addition, Mr Kumar has also started Reliance Foundation, where once a month, his team works for a non-profit organisation.

“We cook for people and distribute food in the evening. We also run blood donation camps so we are able to give back to society.”

In 2021, Mr Kumar launched his second bookFrom the Ground Up, 7 Principles for Building a Business Fast, which is a practical, how-to guide on creating success, with examples, tips, and exercises to get you working and thinking differently.

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REB Awards, in its 12th year now, identifies the top businesses and professionals in the real estate industry across Australia and has been known as the benchmark for excellence.

It recognises those influencing the profession highlighting the outstanding contribution of professionals and businesses including agents, networks, innovators, leaders and property managers.

The judging criteria for REB award categories are both quantitative and qualitative, acknowledging growth, business development, diversity, leadership, innovation, business excellence and contribution to Australia’s real estate sector.

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