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Natalie has lived in Gilchrist County all her life, where she is a fifth generation Floridian. She and her husband Rob raised 3 children on a farm with livestock and timber. Natalie graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in business administration majoring in Marketing. Natalie started Hometown Realty in 2005. She and her family enjoy boating and swimming on the Suwannee and Santa Fe Rivers. Natalie is grateful to have the privilege to work and live in a place she loves to call home and enj...

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Rob has been living in Gilchrist County for over 45 years. He graduated from Bell High School, University of Florida in Exercise Science, and has a master’s in educational leadership. He retired from the Gilchrist County school system after 31 years. He has been married to his high school sweetheart Natalie for over 38 years. They have 3 children and a daughter-in-law who all reside in the area. He enjoys family time, traveling, and the outdoors. He loves specializing in river property.

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Reese is a Gilchrist County native but did spend 2 years in Jacksonville. Reese completed his associate of arts at Florida Gateway College in Lake City and has been in real estate since 2021. Reese has been married to his wife, Cameron since 2022 and they have 2 miniature dachshunds, Jax and Toby. In his spare time, you can either find Reese watching sports, in the woods, or on the water…alongside his friends and family. Reese has become very knowledgeable in the local real estate industry and enjoys helping his clie...

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Sarah Flanick is a dedicated real estate agent serving Gilchrist County, FL, with a passion for turning dreams into reality. With a keen understanding of the local market, Sarah employs a client-centric approach, ensuring personalized solutions for each homebuyer or seller. Her expertise extends beyond transactions, focusing on building lasting relationships. Known for her integrity, communication skills, and attention to detail, Sarah navigates clients through the real estate process seamlessly. Whether you're searchi...

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Bobby is a native Floridian and has expansive knowledge covering the whole state of Florida. His familiarity with hunting properties, large tracts of land, and waterfront properties is unprecedented. Bobby has been married to his wife Dawn for 33 years. Bobby retired from the Florida Public School System serving as a teacher for 10 years and School Principal and Director for 20 years. His philosophy as a school administrator has always been to serve his customers, (Parents, Students, and Teachers) with high regard and ...

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Vanessa is a fourth-generation resident of Gilchrist County. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida in Nursing. Vanessa has worked for UF Health for 12 years, where she has cared for a diverse population of patients as a trauma ICU nurse. Vanessa started her real estate journey in 2023 with hopes to have a more flexible schedule to raise her son. Vanessa strives to provide the best possible experience for buyers and sellers through every step of the process, from finding the perfect pro...

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Just over six years of being an agent with Hometown Realty. Leigh is a Georgia Peach but has found her home in Trenton Florida for the past 27 years. Where she fell in love with beautiful Gilchrist County. She loves real estate simply because of her love for serving people. Leigh loves music, saltwater fishing, hunting, shopping and being with her children and grandchildren.

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Suzanne (Suzie) David has been with the Hometown Realty team since 2018. She was born in Kansas and has spent her life between the Midwest and the Tri-county area. She is a graduate of Sante Fe College, is currently obtaining her private pilot's license and she has been the voting clerk for Precinct 1 in Gilchrist County for 15 years. She has 3 children, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She currently lives in Trenton with her family and their rescue labradoodle, Penny. Suzie loves serving the Lord, extra hot ...

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Karen lives in the Beachville Community of O'Brien. She has lived most of her life in Florida, primarily in Columbia County, married her husband Sammy in 1984, and spent nine years as a military wife. During that time, she lived in Karlsruhe, West Germany, where her first child was born, and in Fort Rucker, AL. Karen and her husband moved back to the O'Brien/Branford area on her husband's family farm, where they raised their two children. She and her husband love camping, boating, and spending time with family and fri...

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Stephanie Barron, a dedicated Realtor since 2017, excels in North Florida's dynamic real estate market. Specializing in residential, vacant land, investors, and commercial properties, Stephanie delivers outstanding results. With strong relationships across the industry, including title companies, insurance agencies, and more, she ensures seamless transactions. Stephanie balances her professional success with family time, enjoying moments with her husband Jared and sons Jordan and Brody. She also pursues her passion for...

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Karen Jones is a Native Floridian and her family arrived in the North Central Florida area from Plant City in 1970. She enjoys helping new families and estate properties navigate the complexities of real estate. Another group she enjoys helping is our veterans to find their forever home or transition to a new home.

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Mark McEntire has been a Florida licensed real estate professional for the past 24 years. His passion for real estate started when he purchased his first piece of property at the age of 13. He holds a Business Management degree from the University of South Florida. With expertise in central Florida beachfront property Mark has recognized the increased demand of those in the city seeking a lifestyle change to more rural areas. As a certified VA buyer’s agent Mark enjoys helping VA clients. “Selling Florida Coast to ...

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