• 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.”
Tara Kipp - Realtor
Tara Kipp is a Native New Yorker who grew up on Long Island NY. Tara attended Franklin Pierce College, (now University) in Rindge, New Hampshire. For more than 20 years Tara has been involved in the Real Estate industry in one way or another. Tara has renovated homes throughout Pinellas County from the sandy beaches on the barrier Islands to the 1920’s two story charmers in The Old NE and DTSP. Tara is an investor, landlord, and lover of all things Real Estate. Becoming a Realtor was a natural progression of years of experience working with buyers and sellers and a love of helping people. Tara’s years of experience in working with buyers and sellers in the private market allows her a rich appreciation and respect for the stressful process of buying and selling homes. Tara’s depth of knowledge and superior commitment to helping her sellers and buyers shines in her ability to make the process as stress free and smooth as possible for each client. Tara’s goals are to always to elevate the customer experience through superior negotiating skills, strong communication skills, advanced contract use and the ability to allow her buyers and sellers to focus on their goals and dreams. Tara seeks to be part of the Solution for her clients. Allowing them to feel the excitement of being a first-time home buyer, the joy and elation of a lifelong dream fulfilled in that waterfront dream home or the selling of a home to upside/ downsize and begin a new chapter in Your story.
Angela Sutton - Realtor
A licensed Florida Realtor and an accomplished sales and marketing professional, Angela's passion for real estate and work ethic has enabled her to consistently get her clients the results they want. Be it marketing, sales, negotiating, or, community board involvement and outreach, she consistently strives to further diversify her client base and proactively form deep and meaningful business relationships. Outside of work, Angela enjoys spending time with her partner Christina and their two pups Nina and Nixie. A former Navy Search & Rescue Swimmer and Division I Basketball player at FSU, Angela enjoys an active and healthy lifestyle and believes this is a foundational principle to her success. Angela also enjoys serving her community through outreach events benefiting families involved with the local foster care agencies, as well as fills the role of Secretary for her local FSU Alumni Association Board. As a Realtor, she applies her vast knowledge of the Tampa Bay area, love of the real estate business, and desire to truly help people reach their goals of finding their dream home in their dream neighborhood. This has led to her consistent track-record of exceeding her clients expectations and getting the results they desire. Her eagerness to serve, leadership skills, integrity, and desire to succeed makes Angela invaluable to you as her client.
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