Nassau, Bahamas June 21, 2013 – Bahamas Realty Ltd. (BRL) today announced that EVERY member of its Nassau sales team has completed 21 courses in the Luxury division of the OUR WORLD/Institute. “I can't begin to tell you how proud we are of this achievement,” says W. Larry Roberts, Bahamas Realty CEO. “The courses are challenging and completing them reflects the dedication of our company and our staff to offering ever more excellent service to our high worth clients, locally and globally.”
Bahamas Realty’s partners are funding the addition of the OUR WORLD™/Institute platform to its professional development strategy for managers and sales associates. This exclusive web-based business community is available only to members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. “Bahamas Realty is making this rich resource available to its sales associates and leadership staff to foster learning and collaboration with successful colleagues across the world for a powerful blend of formal and informal education, all designed to further elevate competency and enhance business results,” says Robin Brownrigg, BRL President.
“It’s a huge investment in our staff’s professional development and in our future,” says Mr. Roberts.
As a result, 11 BRL staff members already have completed the 12 courses required for the Leading RE Service Expert (LSE) Certification and six have finished the 12 courses needed for the LeadingRE Sales Specialist (LSS) Certification.
The Institute offers diverse learning opportunities including relevant, easy-to-digest online courses tied to specific business objectives and housed in three distinct Colleges. These are designed specifically for real estate professionals and managed by industry leaders including Mike Staver as the Dean of Leadership, Mathew Ferrara as the Dean of Innovation and Steve Harney as the Dean of Agent Excellence. Courses are delivered in concise and engaging segments, with interactive tools for both formal and informal learning. “Institute and OUR WORLD™ provide a valuable complement to existing career growth tools for our managers and associates,” says Andrea Brownrigg, a Bahamas Realty Director, adding, “In today’s environment, our associates must bring as much value as possible to our clients. These resources enable us to excel as trusted, knowledgeable, results-oriented advisors to our real estate clients.”
Bahamas Realty Limited is one of the largest and most respected real estate companies in The Bahamas, established in 1949 and covering three generations of active involvement in the real estate industry. CEO Roberts says, “We are specialists in dealing with international buyers and offshore companies who wish to take advantage of The Bahamas' attractive tax free status: No income tax, no capital gains tax and no inheritance tax.”
Mr. Brownrigg says, “Offering these OUR WORLD™/Institute courses to our staff speaks to our Mission Statement: ‘Driven to provide the highest standard of real estate services in The Bahamas.’ Our vision is ‘to offer the finest real estate services in The Bahamas’ so our team includes licensed real estate specialists, property managers and appraisers - all under one roof.”
He concluded, “We are also proud to be members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), the largest network of top independent local and regional brand-name brokerage firms in the residential sector of real estate. The 500 plus firms affiliated with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) are represented by 4,000 offices and 120,000 associates in more than 40 countries worldwide. Collectively, LeadingRE affiliates produced over 1 million home sales valued at $272 billion in 2012. In addition, LeadingRE affiliates hold the Number One position in terms of sales volume in more of the top U.S. markets than any other organization.” Learn more at http://www.leadingre.com.