Southeast Texas Real Estate News

Andy Flack, ALC, Receives Realtors® Land Institute APEX 2019 Awards

Andy Flack, ALC, with HomeLand Properties in Texas, received the program’s most coveted and prestigious award, the APEX 2019 Top National Producer. This esteemed award recognizes the applicant with the highest qualifying transaction volume for the year.

Flack was also awarded the APEX 2019 Broker of the Year Award in the Timberland sales category and as an APEX 2019 Top Twenty Producer by the Realtors® Land Institute. He received the awards from RLI CEO Aubrie Kobernus, MBA, RCE, as well as The Land Report’s Co-founders Eddie Lee Rider Jr. and Eric O’Keefe on Monday, March 30, during RLI’s Virtual 2020 National Land Conference (NLC20).

“This is certainly very unexpected. […] We’re certainly very thankful to RLI and the Land Report, and again, I’m thankful to our whole staff and team here at HomeLand Propererties for […] having such a successful year in 2019 and looking forward to the same in 2020,” said Flack upon receiving the award. Andy Flack has 34 years’ experience as a State of Texas licensed real estate broker. Mr. Flack specializes in the land, timberland, and high-profile real estate business. Most clients are corporate industrial owners, developers, TIMO’s, REIT’s, private equity groups, and high net-worth individuals and families. His responsibilities include market and property analysis and assisting clients with acquisition and disposition. Research, evaluation, technical support, and strategic planning are also inherent to Mr. Flack’s field and scope of services.

Mr. Flack has consulted and/or directed sales of over 1,000,000+ acres in Texas since 2000. His reputation, through his experience in the land industry, is widely acclaimed. His client/reference list is very impressive and available upon request. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Sam Houston State University in Agribusiness with over 40 post-graduate hours in real estate economics. He holds the prestigious title as an Accredited Land Consultant through the Realtors Land Institute. Mr. Flack has also held a license as a State of Texas General Certified Appraiser.

“We are proud of Andy and all of our members that were recognized for their accomplishments in 2019. They truly are the crème of the crop when it comes to land real estate professionals,” said Kobernus about the award winners.

The RLI APEX Awards Program, sponsored by The Land Report, celebrated its third year with a record 105 applicants totaling a combined $2.65+ billion in qualifying transaction volume and 3,535 sides represented. All land professionals recognized as part of the RLI APEX Awards Program are active members of RLI. For more information on the award winners, make sure to get a copy of The Land Report, one of the industry’s leading magazines for landowners and land professionals, which will publicize the top winners in their upcoming Spring 2020 issue. All land real estate professionals are invited to join RLI and apply to the prestigious APEX Awards Program next year. Learn more at

HomeLand Properties is a full-service real estate company based in Huntsville, TX. It currently services approximately 40 counties in East Texas with influence in the local, state, national, and even international markets. HomeLand Properties has been a consistent America’s Best Brokerage (The Land Report) every year since 2013. They were winners of the Land Star Award in 2017 and 2018 from for their Texas region. Last year Andy Flack received the Apex 2018 Top 20 Producers Award from RLI.