Our company and experienced Brokers, work closely as a team under the guidance and supervision of Principals and Directing Brokers Peter Briggs and Nick Bailey. Peter and Nick learned their craft over the last 25 years under the mentorship of company founder John Foster (whom continues to guide the firm as our Senior Broker). This continuity and experience lead our conservative, sustainable, service oriented approach as we near our 40th year of servicing the Virgin Islands. After all, buying and selling important properties demands a specialized acumen. It requires decades of experience to master the nuances of negotiation and unusual ingenuity and dexterity in marketing distinctive property transaction's, whilst providing expert service to the top of the luxury real estate market in a manner that is discrete, diligent, simultaneously maintaining traditional values and integrity.
John Foster Real Estate continues to lead the (STT) marketplace during this time of change, 2009 and 2010 (MLS) in listings (# and volume) and sales (# and volume) by a wide margin, as we have over the past decade.
As the Virgin Island's Exclusive affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate, we bring buyers and sellers of luxury real estate together throughout the world. A wholly owned subsidiary of Christie's, the world's oldest fine art auction house, Christie's International Real Estate is the leading network of real estate brokers dedicated to the marketing and sale of important properties.
Christie's personnel and Christie's brokers actively refer potential clients through our exclusive referral network, with affiliated real estate offices in most luxury market areas and connections with the finest brokerages on five continents. Today the Christie's global network of affiliated brokers includes nearly 35,000 sales associates operating from 800 offices in more than 40 countries, nearly twice that of the next International Luxury competitor. The Christie's name is synonymous with quality, integrity, and customer satisfaction, and the marketing efforts of Christie's and Christie's International Real Estate provide far-reaching exposure to a qualified audience of homeowners and homebuyers.
The combined networks of Christie's, Christie's International Real Estate, and John Foster Real Estate, all market leaders in the sale of luxury goods, create a world-class showcase for distinguished real estate. No other network offers this level of international visibility to proven buyers of high-value property. We wish to thank our existing customers for their continued patronage, opportunity to service their requirements, and invite prospective clients to contact us and learn about our commitment to service, experience, market knowledge, and proprietary international marketing platforms. We will be rolling out exciting and dynamic new services and product in 2011.
We hope you enjoy our web site and have the opportunity to visit us soon, Main Office (East End) next to Montessori school, or schedule a tour with us of the Ritz Carlton Resort with our new office within the Hotel/Residence Club.
Meanwhile, we are pleased to invite you to review our fine properties.