Certified Real Estate Appraiser

Bert Lightbourne is a Certified Real Estate Appraiser who operates out of Freeport, Grand Bahama.

Bert is a graduate of the College of the Bahamas with an Associate of Arts degree and a certificate in Real Estate Law.  He  holds a certificate in the Principals & Practice of Real Estate, from Florida International University;  Diploma: Professional Residential Real Estate Appraisals from The National College of Appraisals & Property Management, Atlanta Georgia. He is also a member of the American Society of Professional Real Estate appraisers (PRRA), National Society of Real Estate Appraisers (CCRA) and a member of the Bahamas Real Estate Association (BREA).

Bert has more than 30 years of real estate sales and management experience, and is now President of Cobert Management & Sales Ltd., a firm involved in real estate sales & appraisals. We work with most of the major financial institutions by providing appraisals for mortgages.  Cobert also provide appraisals for sales and purchases of real estate, insurance coverage, bail surety and estate settlements.  We do valuations on homes & apartment buildings, commercial and hotel structures, and are fully insured with Lloyds through Insurance Management Ltd.

Bert is the Treasurer for the local branch of (BREA) and is involved in civic activities, through the Rotary Club of Freeport where he is an active member and past president. He is a member of St. Paul’s Methodist Church where he is involved in religious work.  Our aim is to provide prompt professional service to our clients.

For a Prompt and Professional Appraisal Service contact Bert Lightbourne directly at or (242) 727-0079