Memphis, TN.- Crye-Leike, Realtors Associate Broker Bob Forster, GRI, has successfully completed the e-PRO course of instruction to be certified as an Internet Realtor Professional.

Endorsed by the National Association of REALTORS, the e-PRO course teaches professionals the nuts and bolts of working with real estate on-line: Web sites, e-mail, on-line tools? what today's home buyers and sellers really want.

"As an e-PRO Realtor I can get my clients more information, more easily," said Forster. "With electronic files, they will you have less paperwork to deal with. And since I use e-mail, we can even eliminate phone tag. I offer my clients a streamline process - from start to finish."

Forster has been a licensed real estate agent in Tennessee for 18 years and works with buyers and sellers, primarily in Shelby County. His specialty is residential sales. Forster is a member of the National Association of Realtors and the Memphis Area Association of Realtors.

Crye-Leike, Realtors was established in Memphis in 1977 by Harold Crye and Dick Leike, and within three years, the company grew to be the largest in the city. Regional operations have since been added in Middle Tenn., East Tenn., Central Ark., Central Ga., Central Miss., and Northwest Ark., allowing the company to grow into a network of 3,800 sales associates and 118 corporate and franchise offices located throughout Tenn., Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., Ky., Miss. and N.C.

Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in the following areas of specialty: residential sales, mortgage lending, title, insurance, commercial business and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals. In 2006, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $6.1 billion with 35,498 closed transaction sides.