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 »
Lou Nimkoff receives the 2014 Commercial Realtor Achievement Award from 2014 Florida Realtors President Sherri Meadows during last year’s convention.
WINTER PARK, Fla. — From his own experience, Lou Nimkoff, broker-owner of Brio Real Estate in Winter Park, understands that few things shape a person’s life more than the death of a parent. A third generation “real estate guy,” he didn’t have the luxury of learning the business from his grandfather or father.Read More »
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Bill Sharp, associate broker and co-owner of Exit 1 Stop Realty in Jacksonville, knows his way around a tennis court. He was a Division I collegiate player at both the University of South Florida and University of North Florida in the late 1980s, before entering the “real world” and beginning his career in real estate.Read More »