Meet the CEO & Founder
Dr. H.C. Karis O. Munroe
Founder of Fabulous Homes International Realty Group | Creator of Caribbean First Multiple Listing System (CFMLS) Creator of Guyana’s Best Homeownership Platform & the Guyana National Housing Trust
Visionary Entrepreneur | Strategist | International Licensed Broker |Caribbean Queen of Real Estate
“JUST BELIEVE and you are halfway there” It‟s only fitting that Atlanta visionary entrepreneur Dr.Karis Munroe‟s life philosophy reflects a supernatural power of these words and actions. Dr. Karis‟s uncompromising business savvy as founder of Fabulous Homes International and fortitude as the Creator behind the Caribbean First Multiple Listing System (International Listing Repository, Software and a MLS Web Application that Integrates on any web platform) to service a dire need of 39 Million people in the Caribbean with nearly twenty thousand agencies, whose current Real practices is likened to the United States in the late 1800‟s is proof of her visionary capabilities. Dr. Karis is ahead of the curve and at the forefront of this Real estate Tech revolution of the 21st Century in this Emerging Real Estate Market of the Caribbean and Latin America that is projected to generate more than 15 Billion in Revenue by 2020.
Dr. Munroe’s fortitude and Resilience is notable in her relentless pursuit of a four years of feasibility study in the Guyana Housing Market where Dr. Munroe and team reversed marketed a thriving homeownership platform created to assist public and private sector employee across Guyana own a sustainable yet affordable home. Since the platform inception the program which was initially designed to assist only five hundred families through #Project 500 has now morphed into #Project 5000 because of overwhelming demand.
Dr. Munroe is distinguished by her passion for business, her focus on collaborative team-building, and her commitment to meeting customer and market demands. Her contagious enthusiasm instills her and her team members with extraordinary energy and dedication in an environment where creativity and innovation are encouraged. Dr. Karis does not just set out ambitious goals, she motivates herself and her people to deliver.
Dr. Munroe has grown her firm Fabulous Homes International consistently over the past several years which is becoming one of the fastest growing real estate firms in the Caribbean and South America. Dr. Munroe and her team has sold over 2500 properties In the United States , Caribbean and South American Market over the last ten years, and has extensive knowledge of the trends in the global real estate market. Her company, Fabulous Homes International, has offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Guyana, South America. She is also an active member of several trade associations and the Founder of Caribbean Association of Real Estate Professionals.
Some of her Accomplishments to date are summarized below:
· Founder, C.E.O and Qualifying Broker of Fabulous Homes International Realty, United States.
· Founder of Fabulous Homes International Realty Guyana, South America.
· Founder of Caribbean Association of Real Estate Professionals
· Founder/Co-developer of Caribbean First Multiple Listing Service (Currently in Beta Testing)).
- Founder of Guyana Home Layaway trust society
· Founder of Non Profit Youth Empowerment Entrepreneurship and sustainability
- Founder of The Foundation #Almost Homeless
· Founder of Caribbean Startup Incubator #Buddingpreneurs
Dr. Karis Has Detailed Documented Experience in the following areas;
Luxury Homes Sales II Residential and Commercial Real estate sales II Skilled in negotiation II Bulk R.E.O Acquisition II Hedge Funds II Commercial Leases II Excellent Consultative sales II Reverse Marketing II Expert in New Business Development II Prospecting and Lead Generation II Excellent Closing Skills II Effective Issue Resolution & Resolving Conflict II Strong Project Management II Organizational skills II Small and Large scale Development Projects II New Construction II Foreclosure Acquisitions II Land Large and small tracts for single residential and subdivisions II Excellent Working with International Investors and those considering Investing Internationally II Business Management II Real Estate Project Development & Management II International Licensed Real Estate Broker in the United States (South), Caribbean & Guyana
Accredited Representative (ABR)(ASR)(CRS)(SRS)(CRB) Member, First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS)
Member, Georgia Multiple Listing Service (GAMLS)
Member, DeKalb Board of Realtors Member, National Association of Realtors Member, Georgia Association of Realtors
Certified International Investor and Immigration Specialist (CIIIS) Metro Brokers Academy MBA & PHD Graduate.
Georgia Licensed Real Estate Broker Small Business Owner for 15 Years
AS/BS Business Administration
AWARDS & HONORS
Member, Million Dollar Club Member, Lifetime Summit Member Summit Century Club Top Ten Sales Associate Superstar Referral Agent
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald & Diamond Club Medallion Club Winner Honorary Master of Science in Counseling
Honorary P.H.D in Humanitarianism
Honorary P.H.D in Sociology
Dr. Karis really enjoy working with people, whether client, customers or the community in general. She has a passion for helping people. Her steadfast work ethic, and commitment to Superior service, has helped her acquire a referral base of sophisticated, discerning, loyal, local and international clientele. Dr.
Munroe possesses the ultimate “can do” attitude while taking on all tasks with a positive energy and a smile. Her upbeat personality and engaging personal style enables her to interact effectively with her clients. She has familiarized herself over the years with the intricacies of each real estate transaction and what it would take to close them, and is truly an expert in her field. “Dr.
Munroe is also one of the most driven and dedicated individual I have ever met. She has a competitive spirit, but never stoops to “low blows” Always with an eye on the long-term. Dr.
Munroe is also polished and engaging without appearing slick or rehearsed-both qualities that are hard to come by in today‟s real estate industry. She is fun to be around, and never seems to run out of energy.
Following the advice of her mentor, Dr. Karis successfully entered the field of real estate investing at the age of 22. By age 25, Dr. Karis had leveraged her relationships and experience as a realtor and an investor by purchasing and flipping over 59 properties. By age 28 she received her Real Estate Broker License and founded Fabulous Homes International Realty Group.
At first glance, it may appear that Dr. Karis‟s road to success has been smooth however these years have had their share of major roadblocks and detours, nevertheless, she responded each time with faith, creativity, persistence and resilience.
Today, Dr. Munroe shares her knowledge and expertise with aspiring young broker, agents, entrepreneurs, single mothers and every individual who wants to build a solid financial future through real estate. She is extremely passionate about working with the youth, as she believes in paying it forward for the next generation. She started her career in real estate at a tender age of 21, hence her burning desire and her philanthropic efforts have been tailored primarily through creating programs to educate and empower the next generation of young adult on self reliance, sustainability and how to create wealth through real estate. As for her priorities she always says „God first‟, „Family second‟ „Career third‟ her motto is simple, If you will “Just Believe” All things are possible to him that believeth!
Dr. Munroe can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org