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Troy Funk
Realty ONE Group Skyline
About Troy

The Troy Funk Team at Realty ONE Group Skyline specializes in Bank-Owned, REO, Foreclosure and Short Sale Real Estate Properties for sale in the Sarasota, Florida area. If you are thinking of selling or buying a short sale, please feel free to give us a call or visit our special Sarasota Short Sale Blog which features a short sale guide, short sale articles, and short sale help. At the Troy Funk Team, we have helped many homeowners avoid foreclosure by guiding them through the short sale process. We look forward to working with you! With over 110 bank-negotiated short sales in the Sarasota area in less than one year, we have helped many homeowners avoid foreclosure by guiding them through the short sale process. Troy Funk is a certified specialists in short sales and distressed properties (CDPE & SRF), and has been a licensed real estate agent in Sarasota, FL for 32+ years.

Single Family Home Transactions
2
Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Richard Woodhull
RE/MAX Palm Realty
About Richard

Dick is an experienced, full service, full-time Realtor® covering Charlotte and Sarasota Counties and has developed a great team. You will have the full resources of The Captain’s Team and the entire Keller Williams network working for you. That means you will receive First Class Service throughout the transaction. Dick retired from United Airlines after 39 years as a commercial airline pilot. Having flown as Captain of the Boeing 747, when he meets someone with a destination, he is accustomed to ensuring that they get there safely, comfortably and with the least amount of hassle. The Captain’s Team uses the same approach with all our real estate customers. As a Realtor® the Captain’s Team has been helping people find their new home, buy investment properties, or get their present home sold, right here in Charlotte and Sarasota counties, since 2003. We are here to work for you!

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"Very good. His performance was as an agent was great. He was knowledgeable and friendly. He hel..."

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4
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Lawrence Brzostek
Re/Max Alliance Group
About Lawrence

"My goal is listening to clients wants and needs then fulfilling them.".... As an agent since 1986, I have both knowledge and experience in vacation and residential markets.... I know the local Sarasota community both as an agent and a neighbor and can help guide you through the nuances of our local market.... Whether you are buying or selling a home or just curious about the local Real Estate market, you, my client come first.... Listening to your wants and needs, then fulfilling them to the best of my ability, is my goal.... Helping clients meet their goals buying, selling or investing in Real Estate has always been my goal. As a Broker/Associate since 1986, I have both knowledge and experience in vacation and residential Real Estate markets.... Market areas include: Siesta Key, Sarasota, Casey Key, Osprey, Nokomis, Lido Key, Longboat Key and Lakewood Ranch - Florida.... Professional Real Estate Designations: CRS - Certified Residential Specialist.... CLHMS - Certified Luxury Home Specialist.... AHWD - At Home With Diversity....

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"Larry went out of his way to be available whenever I would be in the area to view a property. I was ..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
11
Condo Transactions
3
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Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Andrew Duncan
Re/max Dynamic
About Andrew

Andrew Duncan is the leader of Tampa Bay's Most Innovative Real Estate Team - The Duncan Duo Team at RE/MAX Dynamic. As the team's CEO, Andrew's focus is managing the leadership, coaching the agents, and accelerating the growth and marketing of the business and its listings. His marketing innovation and culture focused leadership has propelled the team to a laundry list of awards and accomplishments: Inc5000 Fastest Growing Company 5 years in a row, Top 5 within all of RE/MAX for nearly a decade, #1 RE/MAX agents in Florida, and Top 25 on the Real Trends/Wall Street Journal annual list of top producing real estate teams in the country. Andrew leads a creative team that has helped the business be recognized through TV, radio, billboards and as the Official Real Estate Agents of the Tampa Bay Lightning. He created a foundation to help affordable housing needs and has a goal of raising more than $100k annually for other local charities. Andrew has a daughter that keeps him busy and he enjoys sports, fast cars, and traveling.

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"I had a commercial property on the market with another agent for several months and had very little ..."

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Townhome Transactions
11
Condo Transactions
15
Single Family Home Transactions
130
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • Simple Sale Specialist 2021
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Matt & Jenny Cannon
Coldwell Banker
About Matt

Matt is a native of Indiana who moved from Indiana to Sarasota 15 years ago with over 24 years of experience in both general and new home real estate sales. Jenny joined Matt as a partner in 2010 after 15 years specializing in new home sales with both local and national homebuilders throughout the country. Matt holds a broker associates license in addition to having his MBA, CRB, CRS, GRI and ABR. Jenny is a licensed realtor and has several awards from homebuilders both in sales volume and customer satisfaction. Working now as a team to sell fine sarasota homes in the Sarasota area including Siesta Key, Longboat Key, Bird Key, Downtown Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch. Matt & Jenny's goal is to assist clients in finding their dream home by creating a positive and memorable experience in either buying or selling a home. Matt & Jenny enjoy their careers in real estate but still set aside time to enjoy their family including 3 girls Jaclynn, Juliana, and Riley and their 2 sons Chase and Connor. They appreciate the beauty and culture that Sarasota has to offer including weekly trips to the Sarasota Beaches. As a team Matt & Jenny Cannon have sold over 41 million in volume over the past three years! We look forward to assisting you in your home search!

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"Matt's dedication to the sale of my condo and attention to detail got us the fairest price possible...."

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6
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Townhome Transactions
3
Achievements
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
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Christina Griffin
Keller Williams Realty
About Christina

Christina has been an active real estate professional in the greater Tampa Bay area since 2001. Christina started her career as a single agent and has evolved into a leader of one of the largest and fastest growing real estate teams at Keller Williams in the Florida region, The Griffin Group. Christina has trained under some of the most knowledgeable coaches and mentors in the real estate industry. She is a strong believer is continuing education and sharing her knowledge by mentoring the agents on her team, as well as all agents in the industry, through offering consistent training opportunities and sharing through speaking events across the county. She has an unyielding interest for expansion and guiding others to define and achieve their goals alongside her. Christina’s unparalleled passion and education is evident in her and her team’s career success. In Christina’s extensive years of experience, she has closed over 3,800 transactions since 2001. This wisdom has equipped her with the ability to take immediate action on properties entrusted to her care, protecting the client and assets best interest and expediting diverse marketing strategies. She has worked in all aspects of the business, from distressed sales to new construction. She has represented buyers, sellers, and investors, in both the residential and commercial market. Christina has a talent and eagerness to work with institutional investors, corporations, and large banks. She is also passionate about working with builders, investors and traditional buyers and sellers. Christina strives to adhere to the highest level of professionalism and integrity with a commitment to the individual real estate needs of each client she serves. Through Christina’s participation in the Keller Williams BOLD coaching, Keller Williams one-on-one coaching, and Tom Ferry coaching programs, she is always striving to learn and innovate. She uses the resources from these vast networking group to implement strategies with her team; strategies that are not being used by other real estate teams in her market. She seeks to implement new technology and techniques, so her team can serve their clients with the most cutting-edge tools and on-trend marketing strategies. Christina and her team work closely with first time home buyers and future home buyers who need guidance to rebuild their credit. She promotes home ownership through home buyer seminars, community programs and charity involvement. Christina has a sincere passion for her community. She shares this passion by participating in many events throughout the year to support and give back to the Tampa Bay community. Due to her personal connection with cancer, Christina has been an advocate and volunteer for cancer organizations assisting them with fundraising efforts. However, it is feeding the homeless in her community that has truly touched Christina’s heart. She has worked closely with The Metropolitan Ministries in Tampa for the past ten years and continues to give her time and efforts to this charity whenever she can.

Christina's reviews

" Simply put, Kostas is amazing. Words can't fully express the gratitude we have for Kostas Karatzas...."

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Single Family Home Transactions
130
Townhome Transactions
4
Condo Transactions
17
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2021
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2021
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2021
  • Cash Close Specialist 2021
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Brooke O'Malley
Club Realty
About Brooke

Brooke O’Malley and her team at CLUB REALTY specialize in handling buying and selling Real Estate in the Sarasota, Bradenton, and Venice areas. Her commitment to assisting in achieving the goal of purchasing a second home or vacation property connects her with buyers from all over the world. Ms. O’Malley becomes your eyes and brings to attention all of the important details that need to be factored in during the process. Being at the forefront of technology allows her to guide you through transactions with ease, making buying or selling from a distance easily attainable and successful.

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Zarghami Group
Keller Williams Classic Realty
About Zarghami

Top Selling Keller Williams Group in the Greater Sarasota Area. The Zarghami Group is a dynamic real estate sales and marketing company covering the Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida area. As a local real estate company housing some of the top agents in the Sarasota/Bradenton area, the Zarghami Group is committed to providing the absolute highest level of service and proven results for their clients. Located in central Sarasota, servicing all of Sarasota and Manatee counties, including residential real estate in Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice, Osprey, Nokomis, North Port, Lakewood Ranch, Parrish and all of the area keys (Longboat Key, Lido Key, Bird Key, Siesta Key and Casey Key), ZarghamiGroup.com is the destination to begin your home search.

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"We got the asking price for our home, although we were disappointed not to get a bit over that price..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
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  • Top Producer 2021
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2021
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Jo Ellyn Yturraspe
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate
About Jo Ellyn

Luxury Home Specialist on Florida's Gulf Coast A strong work ethic, skilled negotiation experience, a personal approach and an industry leader, I have helped buyers from around the globe realize the dream of Florida home ownership! From our pristine sugar sand beaches along the Gulf to our master planned communities of Lakewood Ranch, let me help you find your corner of paradise. An experienced leader in the Real Estate industry, I bring a genuine passion for providing my clients with an exceptional customer service experience. Implementing the best marketing strategy to bring my Seller's top dollar, or striving to provide my Buyers with a no stress home buying experience..whether it is the first-time home buyer, investor, or those looking to relocate to the Florida lifestyle of their dreams Raised in the St. Louis area but a New York City transplant, I understand the complexities of relocating. I feel very fortunate to call Sarasota home...the crown jewel of the Gulf Coast! Contact me today and let's start your home search.

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Eric Greenstein
Apple Real Estate LLC
About Eric

Eric Greenstein matches homes to client's desires as well as helps Sellers find the right Buyer. He is also Doctor Short Sale. He wears many hats in assisting buyers and sellers of short sales. He is a Broker for Apple Real Estate, LLC as well as representing many investors and distressed home owners. He has over 100 sales transactions within the last few years and has a track record of over 90% closure for short sale listings. He has also helped many home buyers and investors to get great deals. Homeowners selling their property have been able to walk away from their outstanding balances without suffering the typical pains that a regular real estate agent puts a homeowner through. His attention to detail and business skills comes from his Engineering Degree combined with many years as a business owner and investor.

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Find your perfect real estate agent in Central Cocoanut, Sarasota

Why you need a top real estate agent in Central Cocoanut, Sarasota, FL

The best real estate agents out there know how to close deals quickly and painlessly, plus save you money along the way. A top 3% Central Cocoanut, Sarasota agent does 920 deals a year, compared with the average agent’s 139 deals. They save buyers 8.4% more than their average-performing counterparts, and save sellers $23,155 more than average.

Top Seller's Agents

The best Central Cocoanut, Sarasota seller's agents make 4.6x more money for clients and get their homes sold 55.5 days faster when compared to the average agent.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Compared to average agents, top Central Cocoanut, Sarasota agents help 82.9% more buyers purchase homes, and save those buyers $23,855 more on their new homes.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Central Cocoanut, Sarasota, FL

Top Agents
4.5 stars
Avg. Agents
4.5 stars

Top real estate agents in Central Cocoanut, Sarasota score an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Central Cocoanut, Sarasota agent who scores only 4.5 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Central Cocoanut, Sarasota and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

Recent reviews for Central Cocoanut, Sarasota real estate agents and REALTORS

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Katrina Shipe
Keller Williams Realty
Feb 09, 2021

“Was referred to Aprilyn Cloyd by a friend who knew her, this was my first time purchasing a home and was a wonderful and streamline process! She’s so sweet and patient and truly listens to what you want and need and is not pushy at all! She’s an amazing person and has such a great upbeat personality...“

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Zach
Keller Williams Realty
Feb 16, 2021

“Great group to work with. My agent was Lori Bowman. She is phenomenal. She knows her stuff! She has over 16+ of experience in the industry and it shows. She listens to your needs/wants, locates the best house for you in the best areas and answers every one of your questions on time and with accuracy...“

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Mark Engeberg
Shirley International Realty
Aug 06, 2021

“Good council comes only with years of experience. We have been looking for a home in Lakewood Ranch for the last four (4) months. We kept on getting beat-out by $50k to $200k above asking price by real estate funds or out-of-towners. Justin Shirley gave us some valuable insight in making offers in ...“

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Tony Quint
Coldwell Banker
May 12, 2021

“Matt was incredible! He was responsive to our numerous questions and calls, was knowledgeable about the process and what we needed to do to move forward. He went over and above in resolving some sticking points and helped to get documents to the lender when we were having problems communicating with...“

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KATRINA NORTON
Keller Williams Realty
Feb 08, 2021

“My real estate agent was Lori Bowden. This is my first time selling a home so she was diligent in walking me through every step: from staging my home and to the closing table. My home was under contract in three days from listing and there were also multiple offers. I received texts, emails, and cal...“

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Find top real estate agents in cities near Sarasota, FL

Englewood

Active Agents1,056
Time on Market80
Avg. Sale Price$234,000

Sun City Center

Active Agents789
Time on Market84
Avg. Sale Price$203,490

Bradenton

Active Agents1,545
Time on Market87
Avg. Sale Price$285,000

Venice

Active Agents1,181
Time on Market103
Avg. Sale Price$300,000

North Port

Active Agents2,367
Time on Market86
Avg. Sale Price$222,000

Bayshore Gardens

Active Agents1,078
Time on Market78
Avg. Sale Price$165,000

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a top real estate agent do?
Top real estate agents have more local expertise, prepare in-depth market analyses, and have industry connections that you can’t find by yourself. They know your neighborhood like the back of their hand and use their market knowledge to sell your home faster than the average agent and for money.
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What should you look for when interviewing a real estate agent in Central Cocoanut, Sarasota?
When you sell a house, your real estate agent becomes your business partner, financial advisor, and emotional support system. It’s crucial to partner with someone you trust, so make sure you’re looking for an agent who can answer all of your questions with confidence during the interview. During this process, you want to get to know the agent’s business and find out how well they know the area. You’re listening for things that signal experience, expertise in your community, and workload. Selling a home takes an enormous amount of work, so you need an agent who’s got a plan for prep, pricing, and marketing and who is ready to roll up their sleeves to get the job done.
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How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Central Cocoanut, Sarasota?
Our data shows that the top 5% of listing agents sell homes for as much as (+9%) more than the average real estate agent. A great agent makes a difference when you buy a house, too: We’ve found that the top 5% of buyer's agents on average save their clients 2.5% more on their home purchase. So, whether you’re in the market to find your dream home or sell your house at a great price, the right agent matters. We encourage you to connect with a top real estate agent if you’re buying or selling a home in Sarasota, FL.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Central Cocoanut, Sarasota?
The best window to contact an agent to sell your home is anywhere from three to six months in advance of your list date. When you start the search for an agent several months before hitting the market, there’s plenty of time to find the best agent, make key renovations, and market your home effectively, all of which are essential steps in selling your home for a great price. You can also hire an agent based on the best time to sell in Sarasota to take advantage of seasonal and cyclical trends in the market. The right time to hire a real estate agent depends on the temperature of the housing market. For example, the best time to sell in Sarasota is in May. And since it takes around 3 months to close on a home, you should list in February. We recommend that you hire a real estate agent as soon as you're thinking of selling your home. Generally speaking, that's anywhere from 3 to 6 months prior to your desired move date.
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What is the average real estate agent commission for agents in Central Cocoanut, Sarasota?
While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents work for 6% of the home price.
Why should I use HomeLight to find a Central Cocoanut, Sarasota real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Central Cocoanut, Sarasota to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Central Cocoanut, Sarasota real estate agent and will only introduce you to the top performing agents. They do not pay to advertise on our site and we do not pay to list them. To give you the best object recommendations, we consider things like: how fast a real estate agent sells, how many properties they work on, how much money they save or earn their clients, and what cities and neighborhoods they specialize in. You can trust that we’ll match you with the right agents for your needs.
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