• CONFIDENT: “Real Estate Done Right” is our internal motto. That means we make a daily commitment to going above and beyond the expected to successfully market and sell your home. We are very confident in our methods, systems, and our abilities to get the job done. So, unlike other agents, if for any reason you become unhappy with our service, you may terminate us at absolutely no cost to you.
• KNOWLEDGABLE: As long time local residents and experienced real estate agents, the Orns & Associates team has unique knowledge regarding area requirements for sea walls, wind protection for waterfront homes, deep water access for large boats and ease of passage to the Gulf Coast waters. This can be very comforting for potential buyers looking to own property on the water.
• CERTIFIED: Our team leader, Lonnie Orns, is a certified short sale specialist. If for some reason you have a property that you need to sell for less than you owe, he can be an extremely valuable asset in navigating the process with you. He is also a member of The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and has sold numerous homes valued in the top 10% of the Tampa Bay market
Lonnie & Jennifer Orns - Realtors
Lonnie and Jennifer are the owners of Orns & Associates and a married real estate duo. Together, they serve as our lead agents while managing the rest of our talented team. They also parent seven wonderful children ages 10 to 24 years old. Before embarking on his real estate career, Lonnie spent 25 years as the owner of one of the largest Midas franchises in the country. During that time he managed the daily operations including the real estate holdings of 83 Midas stores in the Bay Area. Lonnie was born and raised in Treasure Island and most of his family still resides there. That makes him a TRUE native and Jennifer originally hails from a northwest suburb of Chicago where all of her family, including her twin sister, still live. But, the sun and fun of Pinellas County beckoned and she is now a committed cheerleader of our great community. Prior to Orns & Associates, she spent ten years working for a mortgage lender and often uses her experience learned there to help with the finance aspects of real estate. She is highly energetic and needs to be since she not only helps run our business, but is also a Mom to four daughters and one son. very knowledgeable about local neighborhoods. Ask him about his passions and he will answer “my kids, fishing, real estate, and the beaches of the barrier islands…not necessarily in that order.”
Mashonda Smith - Realtor
Mashonda was born and raised in North Carolina. After completing her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she was recruited by GTE and relocated to sunny St. Petersburg. It didn’t take long for her to fall in love with the beauty of our area and she loves helping our clients buy and sell property. Since 1998, Mashonda has had the privilege of working with many of our county’s great leaders both in the corporate and non-profit sectors. Through those interactions, she has developed a deeper appreciation of our community, the power of listening and the belief that almost anything is possible with hard work! Our clients value Mashonda’s attention to detail, organizational skills, and commitment to excellence. She is married to her wonderful husband Lon, with whom she shares two energetic and happy children.
Jordan Orns - Realtor
Jordan graduated from Admiral Farragut Academy in 2010 and went directly to work for a Mortgage Bank where he worked for 4 years. While there, he gained great insights into the mortgage business including its many requirements and restrictions. As a result, he frequently assists our clients in navigating the sometimes complicated mortgage qualification process. Jordan grew up in Treasure Island and has lived in the St Petersburg area all of his life. In addition to his real estate duties, he tries to include a trip to the gym and fishing as part of his daily routine. Jordan’s understanding of the mortgage industry and his familiarity of our community make him a major asset for our clients looking to buy or sell.
Carter Clarke - Realtor
Carter is St. Petersburg native and graduate of the University of South Florida where he earned separate degrees in Finance and Accounting. Prior to joining Orns & Associates, he served as a Financial Analyst and Tax Specialist at two local accounting firms. Carter’s educational background and diverse work experience enable him to see and handle situations from multiple angles. This makes him an extremely reliable, diligent, and versatile realtor. Clients appreciate his superior multi-tasking capabilities, productivity, and his commitment to their individual needs. Carter knows the County well and has developed a wide network of business contacts and friends throughout the area – a key asset in representing both sellers and buyers. In his spare time, Carter likes to remain active by working out and playing hockey. He also enjoys college football, golf, and gourmet food.
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