Clay Taylor of CBC Saunders Real Estate Earns Elite ALC Designation

Clay Taylor, ALC, Realtor®, and sales associate at Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE) in Lakeland, FL, has been awarded the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation from the REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI). The announcement was made by RLI (www.RLILand.com), which is headquartered in Chicago, IL and is an affiliate of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.

He joins an elite group of land specialists who have attained an expert level of knowledge and experience.

Recognized throughout North America as the pinnacle of achievement for land real estate specialists, the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation is awarded to RLI members who meet rigorous educational classroom and experience requirements and a minimum of $5,000,000 in sales. Classes include Transitional Land, Tax Deferred 1031 Exchanges, Practical GPS/GIS Navigation, Land 101, Land Investment Analysis, Tax Implications of Real Estate, Site Selection, and Agricultural Land Brokerage and Marketing

Accredited Land Consultants are members of the RLI Land Network, a business network of over 2,800 land specialists throughout North America.

The REALTORS® Land Institute, organized in 1944, is an affiliate of the 1,000,000+ member National Association of REALTORS®. It is the only branch of the REALTOR® family of organizations focused on land brokerage transactions within five specialized types: (1) farms and ranches; (2) undeveloped tracts of land; (3) transitional and development land; (4) subdivision and wholesaling of lots; and (5) site selection and assemblage of land parcels. Originally named the Farm & Land Institute, the organization was founded in 1944 and is an affiliate organization of the National Association of REALTORS®. More information can be seen on their web site at www.rliland.com

Previously, Taylor enjoyed a 23-year career coaching high school football and now has been with Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate since January 2007. He specializes in agricultural and development land. ”Serving as RLI Treasurer for our Florida Chapter, I am honored to have earned the ALC designation. The RLI educational opportunities and the networking with other Realtors® gives me unique advantages to finding solutions for land buyers and sellers alike, “ states Taylor upon receiving the designation.

Tayloris a member of the Lakeland Association of REALTORS® and currently serves a two-year term as treasurer of the Florida RLI Chapter. As treasurer, Taylor leads the budget committee, manages the Florida Chapter’s funds, and participates in the Chapter’s direction. He resides in Lakeland, FL with wife, Gigi, daughter, and twin boys.

Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE) has Sales Associates covering the State of Florida and beyond. Known for their land expertise, Sales Associates also are experts in conservation, commercial, industrial, and land management. For more information, please visit http://www.saundersrealestate.com and the company blog athttp://floridalandreport.blogspot.com.