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The Most Trusted Name in Florida Keys Real Estate

To build on our heritage as the area’s oldest and largest, full-service Real Estate Company providing unparalleled service, with resulting profits to our company, associates, customers and clients, while steadfastly maintaining the highest ethical standards necessary to remain “The Most Trusted Real Estate Company in the Florida Keys.”

About Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Co.

Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate (CBSREC) brings a market-leading combination of resources to each property transaction that is both unique and invaluable, providing sales leadership, marketing structure, depth of knowledge, better than 64 years of experience, and the ability to make things happen.

Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate has been the number-one real estate company across the Florida Keys since 2004 due to:

Longevity

We are a 64-year old company with a strong heritage, a long-term view and commitment to the real estate business. No other real estate company has been around for nearly as long.

Market Share

Our market share for sales sides exceeds the number-two company by 350 percent and the number-three company by 440 percent.*

Sales

$681 million sales volume over 12 months ending April 30, 2019 exceeds the number-two company by over $200,000,000, and that of next four companies combined.

In 2018, we also sold almost four times as many of our sellers' properties than the number-two company sold for its sellers, and more than the next four companies combined.

We have been the #1 company for listings and sales across the Keys since 2004 due to our Every Day Until It is Sold marketing program.  We're one of 30 Coldwell Banker companies out of 870 in North America named to the elite “Chairman’s Circle” Company designation for 2018 based upon overall agent sales production. We’re ranked 3rd among 32 Coldwell Banker affiliate companies in Florida and 54th among all Coldwell Banker affliliate companies.

We just made our fifth appearance in the Real Trends 500 and RIS Media's Power Broker 500, the only Florida Keys company to have ever appeared on either list.

Listings

We have 3.5 times more listings than the second-ranking company through the first four months of 2019, and as many as the #2 through #6 companies combined.

Luxury property listings and sales

Coldwell Banker Schmitt’s Luxury Island Properties program continues to dominate the high end of the Florida Keys real estate market, selling 2.1 times as many properties valued over $1MM than the number-two company. Additionally, we listed more properties valued over $1MM than the next three companies combined.*

Agent Productivity

In 2018, our agents averaged 2.2 times as many sales sides as the remaining Florida Keys agents combined.

46 of our agents ranked among the Top 100 agents of the 1,286 total agents Keys-wide, exceeding the combined total of the next 8 companies

Giving Back To Our Community

Our Charitable Foundation has raised over $2,882,000 since its inception in April 2002 to support needy people and worthy programs exclusively in the Florida Keys.

Coldwell Banker

Coldwell Banker is the number-one name in real estate globally, and participates in one out of every nine sales in the United States. CBSREC is a highly productive organization even by worldwide Coldwell Banker standards. 

We are one of 30 Coldwell Banker companies out of 870 in North America named to the elite “Chairman’s Circle Company" designation for 2018 based upon overall agent production.

Other key elements contributing to our success:

Our presence from Key Largo to Key West enables us to focus our resources wherever and whenever necessary.

Five modern, state-of-the-art offices strategically located in the five major markets of the Keys:

We provide seven-day-a-week access to buyers and clients.

·         Our offices offer extended hours

·         Our web site provides visitors with the option of real-time chat via live Site Greeters 24/7/365.

·         Our automated lead distribution system instantly routes buyer & seller contacts to the appropriate sales associate.

The Coldwell Banker Global Luxury program is specifically tailored for residences qualifying among the market's top 10 percent for price, style, amenities and landscaping. Each qualifying CBSREC agent completes the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury specialist course with continuing training. They must also have specific experience in listing and selling the finest residences, along with a superlative record for customer service prior to designation as a Previews International agent.  With our Keys-wide luxury real estate home expertise, reflected in our sales success, CBSREC Global Luxury agents can bring your listing to the direct attention of a substantial database of Keys luxury property buyers and prospects.

Our Every Day Until It’s Sold program integrates Internet (including the most visited real estate company site in The Keys), virtual tours, video and more, along with email, newspaper, magazine, direct mail and network marketing to spheres of influence, past customers, clients and a global audience to effectively expose your property to the market.

We believe our long-ago adoption of Single Agency as the preferred manner for working with sellers and buyers has been a significant factor in the market-leading success of our agents and is a clear differentiator for choosing a Coldwell Banker Schmitt agent to fully represent your interest when selling or buying real estate.

These points of difference pay off in measurable results and provide the foundation and guiding principles on which management, staff and agents rely in order to achieve ever-increasing levels of success for our buyers, our sellers, and themselves.

*  May 2018-April 2019

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