Contact us at 1-800-257-5143 or fill out the form below.



select

select


By providing a telephone number and/or email address, you give Watson Realty Corp express permission to call or email you, even if your phone number is on a state or national "Do Not Call" list.

  • Watson Realty Corp. Opens Town of Tioga Location

    by Watson Realty | Sep 29, 2015

    Gainesville, Fla. – September 23, 2015 – Watson Realty Corp. has opened an office in the Town of Tioga, a planned community outside of Gainesville.
    Tioga

    The company’s newest office is located at 12921 SW 1st Road, Suite 117 Newberry, FL 32669.

    “We are very excited to open in this growing community,” said Ed Forman, president, Watson Realty Corp., “Tioga Town Center fully embraces the invigorating mix of living, shopping, working and dining with numerous retail stores and restaurants.”

    The new office will work closely with the existing Gainesville office. The two offices combined currently accommodate over 50 REALTORS® and administrative staff who will serve Alachua county and the surrounding areas. The Tioga office will also provide property management services.

    Gina Hall, the managing broker, was born and raised in the Gainesville area and graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. She has over 11 years of experience working in the Gainesville area and brings a wealth of knowledge and energy to Watson Realty Corp.  She also currently serves as president of the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors.

    “Town of Tioga has been a huge growing segment of the Gainesville area,” said Gina Hall, managing broker of the Gainesville office, “The environment in Tioga is unlike any other and we are very excited to become part of such a tight-knit growing community.”
    Tioga Ribbon Cutting
    Town of Tioga has been the recipient of the 1998 ENVY Award, given by the Florida Association of Realtors for the Best Community in Florida, which recognizes preservation of natural flora, blending with surrounding environment and overall design.

    For the last several years, the district has received the "What Parents Want" Award from SchoolMarch, the nation's largest school selection consulting firm.

    The Town of Tioga also won the Gold Award "Best Smart Growth Community" in the nation sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders and Professional Builder Magazine.

    To find out more information about buying or selling real estate in Town of Tioga, stop by the new office today or call 352.224.2600.

  • Watson Mortgage Corp. Named Outstanding Performer by U.S. Bank

    by Watson Realty | Sep 23, 2015

    Jacksonville, Fla. – September 22, 2015– Watson Mortgage Corp. was awarded  “Outstanding Performer” by U.S. Bank recently and had the honor of being the only mortgage company in the state of Florida to win this recognition. In addition, Watson Mortgage Corp. received a gold level award for placing third in Florida by production volume for the Florida Bond Program. 

    “I am very honored and proud of our team for being the only one to receive this prestigious award, “said Bill Watson III, president of Watson Mortgage Corp. “Our team strives to provide excellence in customer service by meeting our customer's needs accurately and timely, and it shows.”

    Watson Mortgage Corp. individual loan officers also took home a significant amount of awards. Carl Parnell, Jr. received a Silver Award, and Linda Didier, Betsy Gordon, Kelvin Kelley and Kristine Kennedy received Honorable Mention. Underwriter awards were also presented to Brenda Browland and Kathy Johns. The recipients received the awards for their accomplishments in units and volumes produced in the 2013 and 2014 terms. 

    “Watson received the ‘Outstanding Performance Award’ for the lowest error rate in delivery on Florida Bond loans during the 2013 and 2014 production years,” said Amy B. Brown, vice president and client support executive at U.S. Bank Home Mortgage, “We appreciate their hard work and exceptional performance in homeownership programs in the state of Florida.”

     

    The awards were presented to the recipients on August 15, 2015 at the North Florida Housing Lender Appreciation Awards Dinner at the Lake Buena Vista Hilton in Orlando, Fla.

  • Watson Realty Corp. Associates Recognized As America’s Best Real Estate Agents

    by Watson Realty | Sep 17, 2015

    Watson Realty Corp. is proud to announce that 19 of its associates and five teams, totaling 24 associates, have been selected as the Best Real Estate Agents; Jan Shields of the Atlantic Beach office; Jane Crosby of the DeLand office; Julie Van Beek and Jonathan Colon of the Gainesville office; Russie Weidl of the Heathrow office; Paula Pou of the Hodges office; Sandy Miller of the Intracoastal office; Geri Weisman, Mary Van Boskerck and Misty Williams of the Jacksonville Relocation Services office; Nancy BarBera of the Keystone Heights office; Doris Arnold of the Mandarin North office; Debbie Shagnea and Randy Martin of the Mandarin South office; Greg Rokeh and Frank Dahlstrom of the Orlando Relocation Services office; Missy DeKay of the Ponte Vedra office; Lori Clark of the Port Orange office; Joseph Poletto of the San Marco/ San Jose office; Team Johnson and Dawn Gaffney Team of the St. Augustine office; Crum Gatchet Team of the St. Augustine Beach office; Menton and Ballou Group of the St. Johns office; and David Butler and Clair Corbett Team of the Mandarin North and the San Marco/ San Jose office.  

    “I am pleased to congratulate our 24 associates on this outstanding honor,” said Ed Forman, president of Watson Realty Corp.

    Broken down by state and metropolitan area, REAL Trends’ America’s Best ranks over 9,900 of the nation’s top real estate professionals and teams. This year’s America’s Best averaged an impressive 74 sides and more than $39 million in sales volume for individuals, and 139 sides and $58 million in sales volume for teams in 2014. Given that the national averages are fewer than 10 closed transactions and less than $1.2 million in closed volume per associate or team, these results speak to the extraordinary success of America’s Best.

    “In addition to their impressive sales, I am proud of their hard work and the leadership they bring to the Watson Realty Corp. team. I know they will continue to excel in their profession and in providing the Legendary Quality Service Watson Realty Corp. is known for,” said Forman.

  • Watson Realty Corp. Celebrates Salespersons and Listers of the Month For August 2015

    by Watson Realty | Sep 17, 2015

    Watson Realty Corp. would like to recognize and congratulate the top Salespersons, Rookies, and Listers of the Month for August 2015.  

    Jacksonville and North Central Regions

    Salespersons of the Month

    Jan Shields – Salesperson of the Month Jacksonville – Atlantic
    Beach
    Crum-Gachet Team – Salesperson of the Month North Central – St. Augustine Beach
    Farnsworth Team – Amelia Island
    Jon Singleton – Avondale/Ortega
    Pat Crossen – Baymeadows/Sunbeam
    Rhiannon Myers – Fleming Island
    Carol Foster – Fort Caroline
    Deirdre Murphy – Gainesville
    Leona De Castro & Andria Erickson – Hidden Hills
    Sharon McEleny – Hodges
    Sandy Miller – Intracoastal
    Melissa Pellerito – Keystone Heights
    Clair Corbett – Mandarin North
    Debbie Shagnea – Mandarin South
    Don Bowman – Middleburg
    Reginald Robinson – North Jacksonville
    David Faehnrich – Orange Park Blanding
    Gerard Nicholson – Orange Park Oakleaf
    David Alfin – Palm Coast
    Suzanne Schinsing – Ponte Vedra
    Brenda Bond – Putnam County
    Joseph Poletto – San Marco/San Jose
    David Gatto – South Beach
    Paula Carlson – Southside
    Tatro/Marine Team – St. Augustine
    Menton/Ballou Group – St. Johns
    Jackie Frye – St. Mary’s
    Camie Hastings – West/Chaffee Road 

    Rookies of the Month

    Bridget Esler – Rookie of the Month Jacksonville – Atlantic Beach
    Heather Hagan – Rookie of the Month North Central – Fernandina Beach 

    Listers of the Month

    Debbie Shagnea – Lister of the Month Jacksonville – Mandarin South
    Crum-Gachet Team – Lister of the Month North Central – St. Augustine Beach
    Barclay Team – Amelia Island
    Jan Shields – Atlantic Beach
    Jon Singleton – Avondale/Ortega
    Gail Johnson – Baymeadows/Sunbeam
    Rhiannon Myers – Fleming Island
    Francine Simplice – Fort Caroline
    Jonathan Colon – Gainesville
    Leona De Castro & Andria Erickson – Hidden Hills
    Sharon Mills – Hodges
    Sandy Miller – Intracoastal
    Melissa Pellerito/Charles Tew – Keystone Heights
    Renea Downes – Mandarin North
    Don Bowman – Middleburg
    Tiffany Hardy/Antoinette Jackson – North Jacksonville
    David Faehnrich – Orange Park Blanding
    Kaya Frechette – Orange Park Oakleaf
    Richard DeCeglie – Palm Coast
    John Richardson – Ponte Vedra
    Sandra Smith – Putnam County
    Anil Pathak – San Marco/San Jose
    Jenny Curtis – South Beach
    Lane Manis – Southside
    Johnson Team – St. Augustine
    David Neves – St. Johns
    Rita Hall – St. Mary’s
    Stephanie Saylor – West/Chaffee Road 

    Central Florida Region

    Salespersons of the Month

    Shari Lawrence – Salesperson of the Month – DeLand
    Chandra Maraj – Champions Gate
    Simmonds Team – Clermont
    Russie Weidl – Heathrow
    Rafael & Nancy Martinez – Kissimmee
    Anne-Marie Ferraro – Longwood
    Shirley Welch – Maitland
    Linda Lake & Christine Tangusso – Mt. Dora
    Cindy Walker – New Smyrna Beach
    Fran Zvaigzne – Oviedo
    Bob Stein – Port Orange
    Chris Bunnell – Southwest Orlando
    Jeananne Barbee – Wekiva/Longwood 

    Listers of the Month

    Cheryl Hilty-Huth – Lister of the Month – Mt. Dora
    Andre Hernandez – Champions Gate
    Allen Mates – Clermont
    Sherri King/Paul Hutton Team – DeLand
    Russie Weidl – Heathrow
    Cliff Clover – Kissimmee
    Ruddy Team – Longwood
    Elisa Edwards – Maitland
    Cindy Walker – New Smyrna Beach
    Fran Zvaigzne – Oviedo
    Lori Clark – Port Orange
    Eve Metlis – Southwest Orlando
    Lynda Miller – Wekiva/Longwood 

  • Watson Realty Corp. Celebrates Recent LeadingRE Graduates

    by Watson Realty | Sep 15, 2015

    Twenty Six Watson Realty Corp. team members recently earned the LeadingRE Service Expert Certification (LSE) through Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Institute online training program.

    Completion of these courses demonstrates an ongoing commitment to providing outstanding customer service and leadership excellence. 

    Ron Lawson – Clermont
    Camille Ruiz – Clermont
    Beth McKendry – Fleming Island
    Jennifer Waters – Fleming Island
    Kurt Morrell – Gainesville
    Alicia Kerns – Heathrow
    Edgar Munoz – Heathrow
    Deborah Ruth – Jacksonville Relocation
    Clarissa Estevez – Kissimmee
    Heidi Jackson – Kissimmee
    Julio Sevilla – Longwood
    Lizbeth Sanchez – Maitland
    Robert Jackson – Orange Park Blanding
    Robyn Frank – Oviedo
    Ricky Rodriguez – Oviedo
    Diana Kelly – Ponte Vedra
    Kay Kennedy – Ponte Vedra
    George Lewis – Ponte Vedra
    Oksana Pondo – Ponte Vedra
    Jonathan Shields – Ponte Vedra
    Cynthia Rodriguez – Property Management Heathrow
    Robyn Frank – Southwest Orlando
    Tammy Bowen – St. Augustine 
    Kim Martin – St. Johns
    David Riddell – St. Johns
    Viki Hill – Watson Maintenance  

    Twenty Two Watson Realty Corp. team members recently earned the LeadingRE Sales Specialist Certification (LSS) through Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Institute online training program.  

    Completion of these courses demonstrates an ongoing commitment to increasing sales performance, leadership and excellence.

    William Carey – Atlantic Beach
    Tom Brady – Clermont
    Susan Mahoney – Clermont
    Lucille Johnson – Corporate
    Dave Krabill – Fleming Island
    Beth McKendry – Fleming Island
    Jennifer Waters – Fleming Island\
    Kurt Morrell – Gainesville
    Anastasia Hernon – Intracoastal
    Heidi Jackson – Kissimmee
    Lizbeth Sanchez – Maitland
    Kyle Meenan – Mandarin North
    Ricky Rodriguez – Oviedo
    Andrea Pittenger – Palm Coast
    Oksana Pondo – Ponte Vedra
    Angela Scheid – Ponte Vedra
    Jonathan Shields – Ponte Vedra
    Carol Johnson – Southside
    Bart Nyarady – Southwest Orlando
    Tammy Bowen – St. Augustine 
    M. Dolly Brawner – St. Johns
    David Riddell – St. Johns 

    Thirteen Six Watson Realty Corp. team members recently earned the LeadingRE Relocation Specialist Certification (LRS) through Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Institute online training program.

    Completion of these courses demonstrates an ongoing commitment to providing expertise relocation services, customer satisfaction and leadership excellence.

    Charles Duke – Amelia Island
    William Carey – Atlantic Beach
    Amanda Feagle – Fleming Island
    Jennifer Waters – Fleming Island
    Paula Pou – Hodges
    SueEllen Blanchard – Kissimmee
    William Farrell – Kissimmee
    Heidi Jackson – Kissimmee
    Reginald Robinson – North Jacksonville
    Diana Kelly – Ponte Vedra
    Jeannie Towgood – Ponte Vedra
    Michelle Chapman – St. Augustine 
    Renee Bromm – St. Johns 

    Seven Watson Realty Corp. team members recently earned the LeadingRE Marketing Specialist Certification (LMS) through Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Institute online training program. 

    Completion of these courses demonstrates an ongoing commitment to providing outstanding marketing expertise.

    Paula Sheldrick – Avondale/Ortega
    Roger Santos Clermont
    Carlotta Landschoot – Corporate
    Edgar Munoz – Heathrow
    Robyn Frank – Oviedo
    Diana Kelly – Ponte Vedra
    Oksana Pondo – Ponte Vedra 

    One Watson Realty Corp. team member recently earned the LeadingRE Certified Leader Certification (LCL) through Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Institute online training program.

    Completion of these courses demonstrates an ongoing commitment to providing leadership excellence.

    Deborah Moore – Jacksonville Relocation

  • Watson Realty Corp. Associate Ranked in 2015 REAL Trends The Thousand

    by Watson Realty | Sep 01, 2015

    Jacksonville, Fla. – August 21, 2015 –- Debbie Shagnea, a Watson Realty Corp. Associate, was included in REAL Trends The Thousand.  REAL Trends, Inc., in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, recently published the 10th annual The Thousand list of America’s top 1,000 real estate sales professionals and team.  Shagnea was honored with the national ranking of number 155 in the category of individuals by transaction sides and the number 2 ranking in the Jacksonville MSA according to The Thousand.  Shagnea had 149.20 transaction sides in 2014 and ranks in the top one-half of one percent of the more than 1,100,000 REALTORS® nationwide.

    The agents and teams were ranked nationally, by state and by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in four categories: individual agent by transaction sides, individual agent by sales volume, agent team by transaction sides, and agent team by sales volume.  For the first time, REAL Trends has added two new categories to The Thousand ranking, individual sales professionals by average sales price and team professionals by average sales price.

    “In total, this year’s The Thousand professionals closed 146,371 sides and more than $66 billion in sales volume in 2014 – a new record for sales volume for this group,” said Steve Murray, publisher of REAL Trends The Thousand. “It is incredible to consider that 1,000 sales professional and teams could accomplish so much in an industry that is still recovering.”

     “We are extremely proud of the accomplishments that Debbie achieved this year,” said Ed Forman, President, Watson Realty Corp.  “We congratulate Debbie on being recognized nationally year after year.”

    The full report can be viewed at www.realtrends.com.