Richard Shanahan, 2016 president of the Marco Island Association of Realtors, and his wife Debra, having fun during a recent social event.
MARCO ISLAND, Fla. — Age doesn’t mean a thing to Richard S. Shanahan, a sales associate with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty in Marco Island and 2016 president of the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors®. He was also president in 1997, 2000 and 2004.
MOUNT DORA, Fla. — Mandy Bass is as busy as a bee these days—literally! In addition to her real estate career, she is also a hobbyist beekeeper.Read More »
The Petros are happy to be home in Key West again. Shown from front to left: Michael, age 5, Aziza, dad Michael and Mercedes, age 11.
KEY WEST, Fla. – June 10, 2015, started out like any “first day of vacation” day for Aziza Petro and her children Mercedes (now 11) and Michael (now 5). It began with a very long plane ride to Turkmenistan, where Aziza was born.Read More »
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COCOA BEACH, Fla. — “There’s nothing worse than showing potential homebuyers our beautiful beaches and finding them littered with trash,” says Bobby Freeman, team leader of the McCoy-Freeman Group with RE/MAX Elite Realty in Cocoa Beach and a member of the Space Coast Association of Realtors®.Read More »
VERO BEACH, Fla. – As a third-generation real estate professional, Andrew Gonzalez is well versed in the industry. Yet Gonzalez, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Ed Schlitt Realtors in Vero Beach, knew that he still needed an edge in today’s market.Read More »
INVERNESS, Fla. – When Barbara Mills, a sales associate with RE/MAX Realty One in Inverness, got a call that a young solider returning from active duty discovered his wife left him to raise four children under the age of 11 on his own, she jumped into action.Read More »
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – For Tara Moore, choosing a career in real estate wasn’t a stretch. Her father was a RE/MAX broker for 40 years in New York state and she grew up in the business.Read More »
MIAMI – Realtor® Nelson Duque knows what it’s like to lose in the business world. At age 17, Duque launched a successful extreme sports and paintball center. By 19, in 2005, he lost it all due to financial irresponsibility, he says. Now 29 years old, Duque is vice president of business development and sales with Fortune International Realty in Miami.Read More »
BELLEAIR BLUFFS, Fla. — In 2010, Justin Helmus had been working as a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley for two years, but it just wasn’t the job he dreamed it would be.Read More »
FORT MYERS, Fla. — It was a routine day in 2011 for Kerry Constantine, broker/owner of Power Brokers Real Estate Inc. in Fort Myers. Regularly working with investors, Constantine would visit foreclosures and short sales to determine whether the property was suitable for investment.Read More »