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Our Team specializes in local home buying and selling. We effectively coordinate the purchase and sale of real estate, properties, residential homes, town-homes, condos, new construction, and land, based on our clients’ needs.

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Meet Our Team

Broker / Owner

Rick's real estate career started in 1999 after relocating from Janesville, Wisconsin to Cape Coral, Florida. Wanting to enjoy the year round sunshine and water fun, Rick, along with his wife Paula and just two sons at that time made the move to enjoy Southwest Florida's paradise, and honestly, never looked back. After some business mentoring from Paula's parents and few years of real estate experience Rick & Paula decided it was time to open Encore! Realty Services Inc. and take full control of what they saw as a bright future in combining genuine customer service and real estate success. 

Prior to real estate, Rick's background with computer technology and manufacturing was developed. For many years Rick worked for a world renowned company whose standards for quality, medical products were exceptional.  This returned high levels of customer satisfaction which embedded a strong desire for extraordinary customer service. This desire would eventually give foundation to Encore's success. 

After the move to Florida, Rick was able to use his experience with computer technology and merge it with today's real estate office needs. The success has led to successful marketing and a high level of customer satisfaction that's been recognized with award winning service.  The Realtor Association awarded Encore Realty Services "Brokerage of the Year", for leadership and efforts within the profession.

When Rick isn't doing the Broker/Management of the company, he's involved in community service with the realtor association or church and family. Currently Rick serves as the Grand Knight for the Knights of Columbus, St Andrew council 7131, assist with Habitat for Humanity and the Lee County Homeless coalition where his efforts were recognized with the  "Humanitarian of the Year" award by the Realtor Association.

Rick and Paula have three children, two adult sons in their own careers and one daughter still in high school. In addition to spending time with family, Rick and Paula love family activities such as camping, diving and travel.

Listing and Selling Agent/Broker/Owner

Paula has been selling sunny Florida real estate since 1999 along with her husband, Rick. They worked as the Spouses Selling Houses team with Paula's parents until their retirement in 2004. Soon after, Rick and Paula opened Encore! Realty Services, a full service boutique real estate company with a solid reputation for professionalism, communication and service with integrity. 

Prior to working in real estate, Paula was a Human Resources Supervisor and later Manager of Distribution, Packaging and Export for the Fortune 500 Gillette Company. She served in various capacities for twelve years in WI before relocating to Florida.

Paula has been awarded Realtor of the Year, has been president of the local board of realtors twice, has served on the State of Florida board of realtors, chaired numerous real estate committees, taught real estate classes at the board of realtors and numerous other ways giving back to her profession.

Paula is also involved in their church and daughters high school. Paula and Rick have three children, two in their own careers and one still in high school. In addition to spending time with family, Rick and Paula love to camp, dive, travel and give back to their church and profession.

Guiding clients in achieving their real estate goals is her passion and joy! 

Buyer's Agent

Jeannette and her husband are from Upstate New York and first came to visit Cape Coral in 1998.  After visiting several times every year, they decidedly purchased a pleasant gulf access, waterfront home in 2003.  Although having a career with the State of New York, she has always had a passion for sales having worked 11 years part-time selling Real Estate in New York.   Upon moving permanently to Cape Coral in 2009, she immediately started full time, assisting clients with their Real Estate need in beautiful southwest Florida.  

Jeanette indicates, "Many of my clients appreciate my sales knowledge and willingness to show properties not only in Cape Coral, but Fort Myers, Naples, Bonita, Estero, Pine Island, Lehigh Acres and other near by surrounding areas." 
"Let me help find you the most perfect, sunny, Southwest Florida home that's suitable for all your needs!"

"My goals as your realtor are to":

•       Listen to your needs and wants to locate the best property for you.

•       Be available at times that are convenient for you!

•       Communicate regularly current market availability of property that meets your needs.

•       Assist you with determining property values, financing, negotiating and writing contracts, home inspections, locating professional services, title transfer and closing.

•       Represent you to the fullest extent of the law as a Sellers Agent or as a Buyers Agent, unless the property I show you is an Encore! Realty listing. If the property is an Encore! Realty Services, Inc. listing, Florida law requires me to be a neutral party and I become a Transaction Broker.

I am ACCRS designated - Accredited Cape Coral Residential Specialist; have been voted multiple times as a "FIVE STAR Best in Client Satisfaction Top 5%" as published in Gulf Shore Life; and in 2014 the Brokerage of the Year was awarded to Encore! Realty Services, Inc.

What keeps me motivated and my primary goal in this profession is to make my customers/friends happy with assisting them to own that "perfect little piece of Paradise" carved out just for them!  I love keeping friends, gaining trust, and having referrals and repeat business as my highest honor!

Buyer's Agent

Carolyn brings to you over 23 year's of real estate sales experience, primarily in the Southwest Florida communities. You'll find her to be a dedicated sales agent, who's honesty and integrity are appreciated by her clients. With her years of experience she provides good work Ethics, communication skills, while remembering it's all about You and Your needs and objectives.
Allow Carolyn to assists you with your Buying and Selling needs. 

Carolyn indicates;  "As a member of the Local, State, and National Associations of Realtors...I continue to keep up with the latest technologies and education in order to serve you better, while going the extra mile to assist you in making your  dreams come true."

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