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WalletHub ranks Florida as the #1 place to retire

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 at 12:46pm. 52 Views, 0 Comments.

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WalletHub names Florida 2017'

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 at 12:45pm. 47 Views, 0 Comments.

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Coldwell Banker Schmitt Recognizes Agents’ Years Of Service For December 2016

Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 2:10pm. 136 Views, 0 Comments.

Florida Keys – January 9, 2017 – The month of December marks significant service milestones reached by Coldwell Banker Schmitt agents Keys-wide.

 

Name

Office

Years of Service

Tina Masters

Key West

17

Bob Brock

Middle Keys

10

Sheryl Ann Phillips

Middle Keys

10

Alina Davis

Islamorada

8

Lara Rutskin Martin

Middle Keys

7

Melissa Nowell

Islamorada

3

Brian Schmitt, President and Broker noted, “We’re fortunate to have such knowledgeable and dedicated sales associates representing Coldwell Banker Schmitt.  They are the single, most

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Coldwell Banker Schmitt Recognizes Agents’ Years Of Service For November 2016

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at 12:23pm. 227 Views, 0 Comments.

Florida Keys –December 12, 2016 – The month of November marks significant service milestones reached by Coldwell Banker Schmitt agents and staff Keys-wide.

Agent/Staff Name
Office
Years of Service
Debra Grill
Middle Keys
18
Barbara & Danny Crespo
Key West
18
Lela Ashkarian
Middle Keys
17
Melba Wilson
Key Largo
17
DD Holland
Middle Keys
16
Pam Nada-Caley
Middle Keys
14
Karen Carter
Key West
13
Lisa Ferringo
Lower Keys
12
Sam Williams
Middle Keys
10

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Charlie Young, Coldwell Banker’s New President/CEO Addresses Coldwell Banker Schmitt’s Elite Agent Circle Members

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at 11:48am. 357 Views, 0 Comments.

Florida Keys – Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Company’s (CBSREC) Elite Agent Circle group gathered November 30 for a special presentation at Playa Largo Resort in Key Largo.

The keynote speaker was Charlie Young, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC’s new president/CEO. Following introductory remarks from Brian Schmitt, CBSREC’s president/broker, Young outlined Coldwell Banker’s planned initiatives and goals for the upcoming year, and took the opportunity to engage in dialog with the attendees concerning the state of the Florida Keys real estate market and its attributes.

Frank Goldberg, a Broward-based expert on the Affordable Healthcare Act, spoke afterward to explain the options for healthcare coverage during 2017 and answer questions.

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Coldwell Banker Schmitt Recognizes Agents Years Of Service For October 2016

Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 4:16pm. 338 Views, 0 Comments.

Florida Keys – November 1, 2016 – The month of October marked the official anniversary month for Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Co. (CBSREC), with 61 years of service now to buyers and sellers in the Florida Keys.  The company was founded in 1955 by the late Alan Schmitt who originally came to the Keys as General Manager for Phil Sadowski’s Key Colony Beach developments.

Today, Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Company, with five offices located between Key Largo and Key West, continues to be, as it has for the past 13 years, the Florida Keys’ leader for listings and sales.

Several CBSREC agents also celebrated service anniversaries in October.

Banks Prevatt (Lower Keys office) marked thirteen (13) years with CBSREC.  Ruth Pasquale (Lower

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Coldwell Banker Schmitt Recognizes Agents & Staff Years Of Service For September 2016

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 at 10:57pm. 344 Views, 0 Comments.

Florida Keys – October 16, 2016 –During September 2016, several Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Company (CBSREC) sales associates achieved milestone service anniversaries.

Ed Anderson, CBSREC’s General Manager, celebrated 18 years. Amy Puto and Drenda Collins of the Middle Keys office each reached their fifteenth (15) anniversary with Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Co.  Puto started with CBSREC as a receptionist in 1993, then worked in succession as assistant to the broker and as marketing director, becoming an agent in 2001.  Collins is the director of agent marketing. Wanda Brock, of the Middle Keys office reached her twelfth (12) year, and Jamie Engel (Islamorada office) marked eleven (11) years with CBSREC. Nira Tocco, an agent in the Lower…

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Coldwell Banker Schmitt Recognizes Agents & Staff Years of Service For August 2016

Monday, September 19th, 2016 at 3:58pm. 289 Views, 0 Comments.

Florida Keys – September 12, 2016 – Several Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Company (CBSREC) sales associates achieved milestone service anniversaries during August 2016.

Curt Barlow of the Key Largo office achieved his sixteenth year (16) anniversary, Donna Mullins (Key West office) marked her thirteenth (13) year; Lizette Miller (Islamorada office), ten (10) years, and Sean Farrer (Key West office) reached his ninth (9) year with CBSREC.

Brian Schmitt, president and broker, said, “We’d like to express our thanks to each of these individuals for their contributions to our ongoing success and our appreciation for representing Coldwell Banker Schmitt so capably to Florida Keys property sellers and buyers.”

Coldwell Banker Schmitt is the oldest and largest…

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Homebuyers: Report Reveals Most Expensive And Affordable Real Estate Markets In United States

Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 3:03pm. 345 Views, 0 Comments.

Note from Coldwell Banker Schmitt: Coldwell Banker has issued its annual Home Listing Report which compares residential affordability in over 2,000 United States communities.  The report is based on the average price for a four-bedroom, two-bath house.  That is not a very prevalent configuration in the Florida Keys, but Key Largo and Big Pine Key are to be found amid the results.

Homebuyers: Report Reveals Most Expensive And Affordable Real Estate Markets In United States

2016 Coldwell Banker Real Estate Home Listing Report Finds Top 10 Most Expensive Housing Markets are in California

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Coldwell Banker Schmitt Recognizes Agents & Staff Years of Service For July 2016

Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 4:01pm. 533 Views, 0 Comments.

Florida Keys – August 15, 2016 –During July 2016, several Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Company (CBSREC) sales associates achieved milestone service anniversaries.

Louis Paez (Key West office) celebrated his fourteenth year (14). Fred Mullins (Key West office) and Pat Barlow (Key Largo office) attained their thirteenth (13) anniversaries, respectively, with CBSREC.

Maria Barroso (Key Largo office), marked her seventh (7) anniversary with CBSREC, while Trish Gross, Office Administrator for the Middle Keys office, reached her eleventh year (11) with CBSREC.

Brian Schmitt, president and broker, noted, “We’d like to express our appreciation to everyone for their contributions to Coldwell Banker Schmitt’s continuing success.  We’re proud they’re

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