Having the most qualified Realtor and Broker to represent your interests and investments is essential. Experience and training must go hand-in-hand to stay cutting-edge in this competitive and ever-changing industry. Whenever possible, we make it our concern to learn more to help guide you through your investment process.
Whenever you consider working with a real estate professional, you should make sure they have the top training and qualifications in the industry and strive to stay current in their field to represent you best.
View our Qualifications below — training and certifications we earned to better serve you, our clients. To view the full name of each designation, place your cursor over the roman numeral or refer to the detailed list and descriptions at the bottom.
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i. DBPR | Department of Business and Professional Regulations / Licensed Real Estate Broker: State licensed as an independent broker to buy and sell real estate, and to hire agents and Realtors. Maintain top levels of continuing education and high ethical standards.
ii. NAR | National Association of Realtors® & Realtor Code of Ethics: As a licensed Realtor with NAR, I swore to cooperate with other Realtors to further the clients’ best interest.
iii. PRO | Pinellas Realtors Organization: Serving as member of Tampa Bay’s largest professional trade associations, representing the interests of over 9,000 real estate professionals in Pinellas and Pasco Counties.
iv. FAR | Florida Association of Realtors: Advancing Florida’s real estate industry by shaping public policy on real property issues; encouraging, promoting and teaching consistent standards for ethical practice and professionalism; and building on the efforts of local Boards/Associations.
v. GRI | Graduate Realtor Institute: Expertise in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the real estate sales process. Committed to professional and ethical service.
vi. CRS | Certified Residential Specialist: Among only 2% of Realtors who specialize in the latest tactics and technologies to help clients maximize profits and minimize costs. Committed to improve the industry for homebuyers, sellers and the public.
vii. CIPS | Certified International Property Specialist: Expertise to help U.S. and foreign clients with local and overseas real estate transactions and financing.
viii. RSPS | Resort & Second Home Property Specialist: Help buy, sell or manage properties in a resort or vacation destination.
ix. SRS | Seller Representative Specialist: Committed to professional standards that best represent the interests of sellers with NO dual representation.
x. ABR | Accredited Buyer’s Representative: Skilled at serving today’s home buyers, representing the buyer’s interest first with NO dual representation.
xi. RENE | Real Estate Negotiation Expert: Advanced skills to advocate and negotiate to benefit clients.
xii. PSA | Pricing Strategy Adviser: Pricing properties, creating comparable market analyses, working with appraisers, and guiding clients through the anxieties and misperceptions about home values.
xiii. MRP | Military Relocation Professional: Working with military members to find housing solutions that best suit their needs to take full advantage of military benefits and available support.
xiv. ERS | Relocation Specialist (ERA): Helping to ensure the relocation process is a positive experience.
xv. SRES | Senior Real Estate Specialist: Addressing the special needs of home buyers and sellers age 50+, including financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing or selling their home.
xvi. SFR | Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification: Certified in the complexities of short sales and foreclosure opportunities to help buyers and sellers maneuver in this market.
xvii. 1031 | 1031 Tax-Free Strategies Exchange: Qualified in advanced 1031-exchange strategies and the unique structures and financing considerations these exchanges create.
xviii. Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist: Specializing in complicated probate and estate settlement processes, conservatorships, wills and trusts.
xix. ALHS | Accredited Luxury Home Buyer Specialist (ERA): Working with affluent buyers and sellers transacting in luxury home markets.
xx. Sanibel & Captiva Association of Realtors – Island Specialist Certification: A 30+ year island expert specializing in selling and buying luxury island real estate.
xxi. Brooks Institute of Photography: Architectural photographer and graphic designer.
xxii . State of Florida Notary Public: Sworn as a public officer of the court to perform a variety of official fraud-deterrent acts related to the signing of important legal documents.
xxiii. St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce: Committed to networking with local governments, community, and business leaders to preserve our special city.
xxiv. GKC | Golden Key Certification: Committed to the highest level of professionalism and service and to building relationships that will last a lifetime with clients, fellow Realtors and affiliated business.