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I love real estate. I love seeing happy customers, whether they are buyers or sellers, and my service is the same, if it’s a million-dollar home or a $30,000 home.”

                            — Shannon Yoder

OCALA, FLORIDA, USA, January 6, 2023 / --  Veteran REALTOR ® Shannon Yoder , (CRS, CIPS, ABR, SFR, AHWD, GREEN, IARP, IRP, NHCB, MRP, FMP, GRI, CREA, NOTARY, BROKER ASSOCIATE) is proud to present these 2 fabulous single-family homes that have a 3-car detached garage, a 2-car attached garage and a 2-car carport, all on 5 acres of fenced land with a gated entry.

This ‘A La Naturale’ setting has banana trees and plenty of oak trees, allowing the smell of fresh country air all around.

This gorgeous property is a mini-farm family compound. It’s zoned agricultural, so bring the horses! A guest home was built on the land in 2018, which is ideal for a rental or available if one desires to have guests spend time at the ranch. Both homes are fully furnished and move-in ready.

The primary home has elegant cathedral ceilings, lovely ceiling fans, and a unique hand-built lime rock wood-burning fireplace. There are carpeted and ceramic-tiled areas throughout the home, which is an open floor plan. The windows are treated, allowing natural light to enter without the harsh sunlight beaming through, and there is central air and heat throughout the home.

The spacious kitchen is fully equipped with a modern range stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, stainless steel sink, tiled backsplash, electric water heater, exquisitely designed cabinets, and LED lighting. The adjoining dining room has a nicely decorated door with two large glass windows allowing a pleasant view of the outdoors while dining.

The bedrooms and bathrooms are tiled and have large windows and mirrors, which add to the overall beauty of the home. All of the buildings are heavily insulated with green metal roofs.

The property has a circular driveway, with plenty of room for the boats, RVs, and motorcycles, so BRING ALL YOUR TOYS!!!

The 2nd home (3/2/2), built in 2018, is fully furnished with plenty of windows, ample lighting, granite countertops and private back yard - perfect for watching birds and wildlife. The backyard has a plethora of trees, flowers, and woods. This home is ideal for anyone who loves privacy while living in luxury.

Shannon Yoder represents the sellers in this luxury home transaction. She says, “I love real estate, I love seeing happy customers, whether they are buyers or sellers, and my service is the same if it’s a million-dollar home or a $30,000 home. Out of over 1,800,000 REALTORS® in the United States, only 8,000 carry the CRS Certification (Certified Residential Specialist). Work with a CRS, and you are working with the BEST! My joy is seeing your happy smile! I hope to bring much joy to the lives of my past, present, and future customers.”

Please CLICK THE LINK BELOW to see more pictures and a virtual tour of 7679 S. Magnolia Avenue in Ocala, Florida.


For more information about this stunning property, please contact Shannon Yoder at (352) 255-4474.

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Exquisite 5-Bedroom 4-Bathroom Home with Sweeping Ocean Views for Sale in Kailua-Kona Hawaii (White Sands Beach)
KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII, USA, July 26, 2022 /⁨⁩/ -- Located just minutes away from the heart of Magic Sands Beach in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, this luxurious 5-bedroom house awaits new owners. - Merry Anne Stone - Broker with Coldwell Banker
Broker Merry Anne Stone with Coldwell Banker says, “This house is very sentimental to me. The previous owner bought it at the same time I bought my house, and we became friends. The entrance is extremely inviting with a beautiful cement walkway surrounded by palm trees, lush foliage, and resplendent oleanders. It has a commanding presence and is located in a very private area one block away from the beach.”

Kailua-Kona has a rich history. The community was established by King Kamehameha I to be his seat of government when he was chief of Kona before he consolidated the rule of the archipelago in 1795. It was later designated as the capital of the newly unified Kingdom of Hawaiʻi. The capital was later moved to Lāhainā, and then to Honolulu.

Merry Anne says, “One can easily sense the ubiquity of royalty when walking around this neighborhood. There’s nothing like it in the world. I was born and raised in Oregon and grew up on a wonderful farm, but I knew that wasn’t where I was supposed to be. I got married, had a family, spent many years traveling and searching, but I was always yearning for a place that truly felt like ‘home’ for me. It was when my mother convinced me to come to the ‘Big Island’ that changed my life. I fell in love with Kailua-Kona. It was everything I had always looked for, and I know that anyone else who has that same longing for peace and tranquility will find it in this splendid house.”

Indeed, the house is magnificent and impressive. It sits on an approximately 13,000-square-foot lot with a driveway that goes behind the house leading to a 2-car open garage and plenty of parking.

You can not only see the dazzling ocean view from this vantage point, but you can also feel the light, cool, gentle ocean breeze wafting throughout the house.”

One thing that people in Hawaii love are their lanais, which are a type of roofed, open-sided veranda, balcony, patio, or porch.


When you open the front door, you are immediately drawn through the living room which is bright and airy with super high vaulted ceilings, and glass louvered windows to the ocean view.”

                                 — Merry Anne Stone

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The house here at 77-6455 Princess Keelikolani Drive has a covered lanai on the north and west side which makes it possible to enjoy the outdoors year-round. There is a small wet bar, in an area perfectly arranged for outside dining with amazing views of the glistening ocean and its pleasant breezes, with endless, breathtaking sunrises, and sunsets. The north lanai overlooks the inviting pool downstairs which is ideal for having guests over for a beautiful day in paradise.

This custom-built home has a spacious kitchen with large bamboo cabinets, an electric stove, and 2 large louvered windows above the stove, overlooking the front yard and entrance. The dining room adjacent to the kitchen is cozy and is a truly charming place to have a cup of coffee. The primary bedroom suite is on the main floor. It is a 5-sided luxurious large bedroom with double sliding doors that go out to the covered lanai. There are sizable double mirrored double closets in the primary bedroom as well. The bathroom has 2 sinks and a large walk-in shower with a window inside the shower. Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms with a bathroom and a tub. The 2 bedrooms connect to the Juliet balcony lanai.

The downstairs (street level) is a large, private 2-bedroom 2-bath living area with a covered lanai that has been a long-term rental. It is approximately 1,400 square feet. This is permitted as a duplex dwelling.

This estate is one block away from Magic Sands Beach. The beach area is surrounded by large lava rocks, outcrops, and beautiful coconut trees lining the beach area for shade. Magic Sands Beach (also known as White Sands Beach) is the go-to beach to hang out in Kailua-Kona town. Magic Sands has an interesting name for when tides are high and the beach area disappears or the same effect in winter season with the beach disappearing. The name is derived from the beaches’ tendency to completely vanish overnight, ergo, some also call it “Disappearing Sands.” During high winter surf, the ocean carries the sand away, revealing the dark lava rock below. When the winter’s tide ceases, the ocean currents slowly move the sand back onto the shore. Although this can take several months, the recurring flush of the sand keeps it clean, making it ideal for swimming, surfing, and snorkeling.

Magic Sands overlooks La’aloa Bay. La’aloa means “very sacred” in the Hawaiian language referring to the Archaeological sites in this historic area, namely the ruins of Haukalua Heiau (an ancient Hawaiian Temple). The stone structure was cleared and refurbished, and a ceremonial platform of “Lele” was designed and built by the descendants of the ancient Hawaiians who resided in the area.

Merry Anne says, “The beauty of living here is indescribable and the scenery and landscapes are unparalleled. It’s a relaxed, laid-back way of life that gives me peace of mind. I am proud to show off the Luxury Property I am selling here because I know that the buyer will literally live in paradise. All it takes is a phone call. Although it is priceless to me, it is listed at $1,749.000, and is well worth the price.”

For more information about “ Kailua-Kona Hawaii Luxury Realtor” Merry Anne Stone, please visit these important websites:

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(808) 960- 2082
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By Love Big Island | updated April 25, 2022

Welcome, Bernard "BJ" Jones - Florida

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PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA, USA, June 13, 2022 / -- Bernard “BJ” Jones has been a Florida resident since 1992 and is a licensed real estate Broker Associate who is well-poised to help buyers and sellers navigate the real estate

market. He served twenty-two years with the United States Air Force and went on to work professionally in information technology, sales, and cyber security. He has built extraordinary relationships with people throughout his career at all levels of his business and personal life.

BJ has helped many customers achieve their goals and earned their trust and mutual respect - consistently exceeding expectations. Embarking on his real estate career in 2020, BJ specializes in luxury and waterfront properties and helping veterans.

BJ has earned a convocation of specializations and designations to elevate his services and expertise. Working with executives of many companies, resellers, and service providers throughout his career in information technology, BJ learned they

"Affluent buyers and sellers from around the world look for this designation when putting their trust in a real estate professional.”

                            --- BJ Jones

deserve a higher level of concierge service when finding or selling a home. BJ is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™ (CLHMS). “Specializing in luxury properties and receiving the Luxury Home Marketing’s Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™ (CLHMS) designation allows me to perform at the highest level of commitment in my community by providing the knowledge, expertise, and superior level of service in million-dollar and above residential properties.
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Bernard says, “affluent buyers and sellers from around the world look for this designation when putting their trust in a real estate professional.”

BJ is a waterfront property specialist. As an avid boater and fisherman living on the water, BJ knows
the inland waterways, environmental considerations, local zoning ordinances, waterfront property accessibility, advanced waterfront property search techniques, and listing and marketing requirements for waterfront properties. This knowledge assures his customers will find the perfect waterfront property and protects them from the pitfalls of buying and selling waterfront real estate.

Mr. Jones is a Military Relocation Professional (MRP) and promotes the US Military on the Move® Program to assist veterans and active military personnel in homeownership. He is also a certified Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA), Resort and Second-Home Property Specialist (RSPS), and Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®). BJ also holds the Graduate REALTOR® Institute designation, with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process.

In the US Air Force, BJ served in the medical field, providing care for children with some of the rarest childhood diseases. As an Aeromedical Evacuation Technician, he transported patients worldwide to and from medical treatment. He later became an Air Traffic Controller and retired from the Air Force as Control Tower Chief from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa after twenty-two years of honorable service.

BJ pursued a career in information technology, managed a technology team at an internet travel company in St. Petersburg, FL, and led one of the top sales teams in the country at a data storage company. BJ was the Southeast Region Partner Manager for Dell Technologies, training and selling with national technology integrators. In 2018 he became the East Region Channel Manager at Arctic Wolf Networks, a cybersecurity company that fought the proliferation of cybercrimes that threatened public safety and national and economic security.

BJ feels a sense of gratification, knowing he has helped many companies and their employees achieve better security. He has a Master of Aeronautical Science Degree, a Bachelor of Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and an Associate Degree in Air Traffic Operations from the Community College of the Air Force. He was a “Who's Who” in American Universities and Colleges. He has volunteered in many charitable and community organizations and served as a Certified CPR Instructor. He volunteered for disaster relief efforts, including Hurricane Andrew and the evacuation of military personnel and dependents during a historic volcanic eruption in the Philippines. He is a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, and Moose. As a community leader and member of the Leadership Charlotte Class of 2022, BJ has gained deeper insight into real estate, government, social services, business, and education opportunities and challenges in the community.

BJ moved to Port Charlotte, Florida, in 2004, where he lives with his wife, Diane, and two dogs. He has four adult children.

The areas Mr. Jones covers are Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, Englewood, North Port, Venice, Sarasota, Boca Grande, and all of Southwest Florida.

For more information about “Luxury Home Specialist” Bernard “BJ” Jones, please visit these important websites:

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. . . aka BJ Jones

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​(941) 661-9993

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