Southeast Texas Real Estate News

2021 RLI APEX Awards

Andy Flack, ALC, Receives Realtors® Land Institute APEX 2021 Wrangler, National Land Broker Awards

April 19, 2022 (Huntsville, TX) – Andy Flack, ALC, with HomeLand Properties in Huntsville, TX, was awarded the Realtors® Land Institute’s (RLI) APEX 2021 Wrangler Award and named RLI’s 2021 National Broker of the Year for Commercial Land Sales.

The Wrangler Award recognizes the applicant with the largest number of transaction sides closed during the year. The National Broker of the Year Award that Flack received recognizes the applicant with the highest qualifying production volume in commercial land sales.

Flack was also recognized as an APEX 2021 Top 20 National Producer. He received the awards from RLI CEO Aubrie Kobernus, MBA, RCE, as well as The Land Report’s Co-founder Eric O’Keefe on Thursday, March 24, during RLI’s 2022 National Land Conference in San Antonio, TX, at a dinner that included special guest Jamey Clement, Retired Chairman of the Board of Texas’ King Ranch, the nation’s largest ranch at 825,000 acres.

“We are proud of Andy and all of our members that were recognized for their accomplishments in 2021. They truly are the cream of the crop when it comes to land real estate professionals,” Kobernus said about the award winners.

The APEX Awards celebrated its fifth year by continuing to boom, with 203 applicants (+45% over 2020) totaling a combined $8.4 billion in qualifying production volume (+240%) representing 8,696 sides. All land professionals recognized as part of the RLI APEX Awards Program are active members of RLI and had at least $5M of qualifying production volume in closed land sales in 2021.

For more information on the award winners, be sure to get a copy of The Land Report, one of the industry’s leading magazines for landowners and land professionals, which will include the top winners in the spring 2022 issue. Top awards winners will also receive national recognition in The Land Report magazine, in RLI’s Terra Firma magazine, and in additional promotions throughout the year. All land real estate professionals are invited to join RLI and apply to the prestigious APEX Awards Program next March at NLC23 in Denver. Learn more at

 Founded in 1944, the REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI) elevates the level of professionalism in the land industry and serves as The Voice of Land by being the destination for land-industry expertise. Our elite Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) Designation distinguishes the members who achieve it as the best in the industry. Learn more about RLI at