Bruce Gillham Excels in Real Estate Buyer Representation

Chattanooga, Tennessee – Affiliate broker Bruce Gillham of Crye-Leike, Realtors has been awarded the accredited buyer representative (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) of the National Association of Realtors.

The ABR designation, the benchmark of excellence in real estate buyer representation, demonstrates to clients that the agent has taken steps to continue his education in the field of buyer representation, and has the proven experience and training to deliver ethical and professional service to real estate buyers.

Among Crye-Leike’s 2,200 sales force, Gillham is among a select few who have achieved this designation. There are 322 Crye-Leike sales associates who hold the ABR designation out of the 1,482 active ABR members in Tennessee. Currently, there are more than 24,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the ABR designation.

The requirements for this coveted ABR designation include a comprehensive two-day course in buyer representation, a written examination on legal and practical aspects of client representation and practical experience in the field of buyer representation.

Gillham is affiliated with Crye-Leike’s downtown Chattanooga branch office. He also holds the e-PRO designation from the National Association of Realtors, signifying proficiency in online-based real estate marketing services. As an e-PRO Internet professional, Gillham has the knowledge and skills needed to leverage the power of the Internet for buyers and sellers of real estate property.

Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council ( was founded in 1988 and currently has more than 34,000 members throughout the world. The National Association of Realtors is the nation’s largest professional trade association, representing nearly 720,000 members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry.

Crye-Leike (, a full service real estate company for 26 years, is the nation’s 13th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South. Crye-Leike of Chattanooga, Inc. has 11 branch and franchise offices in seven (7) counties within the Greater Chattanooga area: Bradley, Hamilton, McMinn, Meigs, Rhea and Roane counties, including Catoosa County in North Georgia.  Sales associates within the Chattanooga area currently total over 300. Crye-Leike of Chattanooga sold 3,234 units in 2002 with a sales volume of $395.20 million.


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