Barbados Sotheby's International Realty has on staff a certified Property Valuation & Surveying Consultant and his name is Curtis Pounder. Curtis, a Registered Valuer and Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) now works with Barbados Sotheby’s International Realty on a consultancy basis for the provision of all types of commercial and residential valuation services. He graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK where he obtained a Post Graduate Diploma and Master’s degree in Property Valuation and Management before qualifying as Professional member of the RICS in 2007. During his time in the UK, Mr Pounder served as a board member of the Commonwealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy (CASLE), was actively involved with the Sussex Branch of the RICS Matrix and was employed for over 5 years as Senior Valuation Surveyor to Clifford Dann LLP, a property consultancy firm with offices covering the south east of England including Brighton & Hove and Lewes. Since returning to Barbados from the UK in 2012 has served as Vice President of the Barbados Estate Agents and Valuers Association (BEAVA) and has remained actively involved in that organization particularly input to recently formed Barbados Valuers Council (BVC). As a former Assistant valuer in the Barbados Land Tax Department Mr. Pounder has also made a unique contribution to the development of the local industry standards, and has assisted in the improvement of valuation services provided to support the local financial sector and other stake holders in the wider property market.
Barbados Sotheby’s International welcomes this opportunity to provide its clients and the local property market with the benefit of the recognized global qualification and the experience of the local and UK property markets that Mr Pounder brings to the table.
Should you desire to sell or rent your property, we can advise on how to increase your home’s value to capitalise on its market potential. We will take the time to listen to your thoughts and objectives so we can assist you in maximizing the appeal of your home – whether it be external refurbishment, interior re-decorating or a simple lick of paint. As experts in the local market, we can also advise you on price as well as create a marketing approach that effectively reaches the ideal candidates for purchasing or renting your home.
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