Having secured Best Real Estate Agency Spain (Four Star) inside the CNBC-sponsored European Property Awards in both 2008 and 2009, this month Mercers acquired Best Estate Agent (Bronze) within the OPP (Overseas Property Professional) Awards for Excellence 2010. Extraordinarily Mercers was the only Spanish Estate Agent to pick up an award – an exceptional feat.
Chris Mercer, Overseer from the Murcia-based estate agents, states, “An Award judged by one’s peers is an honour to acquire and official realization of the difficult work and time which goes into our day-to-day business. I’ve already been trading Spanish residence for 28 years and even though it’s not uncommon or perhaps complex, it’s the way we do it at Mercers that sets us independent of the group. We at all times handle all of our buyers with the utmost respect and professionalism and the result is that a very good proportion of our sales come from word-of-mouth. This is certainly evidence that good traditional values and ethics are alive and well in the world of Spanish real estate agency.”
Chris continues, “We’re far from being a ‘big agency’ nevertheless we are still reaching record sales in the most severe economic depression since the Great Depression. Not comfortable with simply enduring, we’re instead grabbing much more and continually reinvesting into the Business. An business Award from a primary organisation such as OPP is going to reinforce Mercers’ position in this particular very competitive yet thrilling marketplace.”
Presented at the combined Property Investor Show and OPP Live 2010 within London’s ExCel, the actual ceremony on 15th October had been well attended by top industry experts coming from all over the world. OPP is regarded to be the world’s primary forum for property experts and the Awards possess significant position within the industry. The structure addresses all elements connected with the industry from builders to lawyers, foreign exchange companies to property agents and its principle focus is to encourage and recognise quality. Judges commend organizations as well as individuals which work flat out to create high quality services and products and a win inspires assurance both internally and externally for the business. All award entries are carefully checked out by a group of qualified judges, all of whom are acknowledged market leaders throughout the industry.
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