The Duncan Duo & Associates
The Duncan Duo & Associates Mission Statement:
We are committed to continually educating ourselves to provide world class
service and advice to help our clients and our community make the best
real estate decisions. We will lead the Tampa Bay market by providing the most
innovative tools, ethical advice, positive energy, leadership,
communication, world class marketing and community support.
|Andrew Duncan, CEO & Owner |
Andrew Duncan is the leader of Tampa Bay's Most Innovative Real Estate Team and the Host of The Duncan Duo Real Estate Show Sundays on 970AM WFLA. As the team's President, Andrew's focus is helping the seller clients and managing the listing inventory as well as focusing on the growth of the company and its agents. Andrew's marketing expertise and attention to innovation has allowed the team to double its business nearly every single year. Andrew has constantly sought out new and innovative ideas to continue to help our clients achieve their real estate goals. He's been interviewed as a real estate expert by The Tampa Tribune, St Pete Times, Florida Realtor Magazine, Tampa Bay's 10 and nationally known real estate site HomeGain.
Locally recognized as one of the top teams and groups of realtors in Tampa and consistently ranked in the Top 20 of all real estate sales categories (nearly 10,000 agents) in Tampa, Tampa Bay's Most Innovative Real estate team is here to help you! As the Owner of Re/Max Dynamic and nationally
ranked for real estate sales in the Top 150 by the Wall Street Journal, you are in good hands. Formerly with Keller Williams we won the Platinum Medal award in 2009-2011(Top 1/4 of 1%) and were the #1 Agent for Keller Williams South Tampa in 2009 and 2010 for listings and sales, you can be assured you are partnering with a team that has the tools and skills to help you accomplish your goals in this challenging real estate market. Our team has nearly doubled our production every year with over 100 sales in 2009, over 200 in 2010 and on pace for nearly 300 sales in 2011.
Andrew & Angela Duncan are the only realtors in Tampa Bay endorsed by Media Giant Glenn Beck daily on 970AM WFLA. You can hear their ads at www.TampaRealEstateVideos.com and Apply for the Glenn Beck endorsed Guaranteed SOLD Program at www.SOLDorWeBuyit.com.
Andrew is originally from Indiana where he graduated from Indiana University. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, playing basketball, spending time with his family, watching sports and movies and reading.
|Angela Duncan, CFO & Office Manager|
Angela Duncan is the co- leader of Tampa Bay's Most Innovative Real Estate Team. As the team's CFO & Office Manager, Angela's focus is on helping our clients and team members to achieve their real estate and personal goals by concentrating on the growth of the company and its agents. Angela helps manage the staff and transaction coordinators as well as manage the finances of the business. Angela's role changes daily with our dramatic growth and her varied skills allow her to insert herself wherever is needed.
After nearly 10 years in the banking and investment industry, Angela joined her wonderful husband in pursuit to build a true Real Estate Team like no other. Angela sincerely enjoys helping our team's clients with their real estate needs. Angela was born and raised in California where she graduated from college and has found a new home here in Tampa. With many family and friends here locally, Tampa is a great city to call home.
Andrew & Angela have a 7 year old daughter Isela and in her spare time Angela enjoys shopping with Isela, spending family time, reading financial and investing books, running and traveling.
|Karen MacCormack, Director of Buyer Services|
Karen's real estate career began in 2003 with Prudential Tropical Realty. Since she was chosen Rookie of the Year in 2003, she has succeeded in making her office's Top 10 in multiple years. In 2009 she made the move to the Tampa area and was so impressed with The Duncan Duo, that she switched companies and continued with our team in our move to Re/Max Dynamic. Karen graduated college in 1996 with 2 degrees - Accounting and Hospitality & Restaurant Administration along with a minor in Spanish. Her first career out of college was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), which has given her quite the edge in understanding the complex nature of the real estate market.
For most people, real estate is their biggest investment and she takes that very seriously by staying educated and using that knowledge to make the transaction run as smoothly as possible! Karen has several professional desigatations for advanced education in real estate including GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) and e-Pro (technology marketing specialist). Less than 1/2 of 1% of realtors throughout the country have the designations and educational background Karen has in handling a real estate transaction. Additionally, prior to helping our team win numerous awards, Karen was the 2003 Rookie of the Year for her Prudential Office, Multi-Million Dollar Club 2005-2008, Prudential Honor Roll 2006, Prudential Leading Edge Society 2008, and won the President's Circle Award in 2005 and 2007.
Karen loves to travel and vacation in her spare time and also enjoys a variety of sports including tennis, kickball, and softball.
|Virginia Cole, Broker of Record|
Virginia "Jinx" Cole has extensive grassroots experience in the real estate industry. She was raised in a real estate family and first obtained her Florida real estate license at the age of 19. After working for her father's commercial real estate company she expanded her horizons to the residential realm when she moved to North Carolina and later to Alabama. She currently holds her Brokers license in three states and for over 15 years she has served in various roles including sales associate, director of advertising, webs designer, trainer, corporate relocation director, and E-Pro internet professional. It is her fascination in all aspects of the real estate industry that guides her steadfast dedication to best serve the clients, agents and vendors of RE/MAX Dynamic and The Duncan Duo as their team assistant.
|Robert Johnson, Listing Partner |
Robert joined the Duncan Duo & Associates in 2010 after working for several years in sales. After achieving sales goals with his previous company for four years straight, he used his wealth of knowledge in sales, marketing, and team skills to finally make the jump to the real estate world full time. Robert's focus is on finding exactly what his client wants. He gives his commitment of 100% to every client, no matter how large or small their budget. He guarantees promptness, friendliness, and professionalism to every client who trusts them with one of life's most meaningful purchases.
Having been born and raised in Tampa to a family whose ties to the bay area go back three generations gives Robert an edge many local Realtors can't match. Robert grew up in Carrollwood and attended Gaither High School. After high school, Robert attended the University of South Florida before moving to downtown Tampa and starting his sales career in the health care industry. In 2009, Robert got married to his lovely wife and moved to Seminole Heights before finally purchasing their dream home in Original Carrollwood. From Hillsborough to Pasco to Pinellas, Robert's knowledge of every facet of this community means he can help you find the home or the vacation retreat you truly desire.
|Dania Alvarez, Listing Patner|
Dania Alvarez was raised in sunny south Florida where she graduated from Miami Senior High School. While in college, she discovered real estate and decided to pursue a career in this field. Dania loved and excelled in the field from the very beginning, her passion only growing stronger over a career spanning more than a decade long. Her experience negotiating contracts, pricing homes, and marketing properties, give her the tools necessary to offer top notch service. Dania's professional, friendly approach enables her clients to feel comfortable during an important and at times stressful decision process. She has helped clients from all walks of life: from the first-time home-buyer looking to purchase a small condo or starter home, a retiree looking for a warmer, friendlier climate, to professional athletes searching for vacation homes. Regardless of the individual situation, there is always one constant in every transaction; her desire for her clients to walk away with the knowledge they received excellent service and topnotch professionalism. In 2011, Dania Alvarez joined The Duncan Duo as a buyer's specialist and is very excited to use her experience helping buyers achieve their real estate goals.
In her spare time, Dania enjoys date nights with her husband, going out with her family to their children's little league activities, and volunteering at her church. Her husband is employed by the Hillsborough County Fire Rescue as a firefighter-paramedic; together they absolutely love serving this community. It was her husband's career that brought the young couple to the Tampa Bay area in 2002, where they decided to set down their roots in the city of Brandon. Since then, they've enjoyed raising their 3 children in a wonderful community; where great schools and all the amenities Florida living has to offer, such as beautiful beaches and world renowned theme parks are just a few of the reasons why Dania loves the Tampa Bay, Florida area so much.
|Michael Barbino, Listing Partner|
Looking for a Tampa Bay area realtor who specializes in listening? Then Michael Barbino is your realtor. Michael believes in the old school foundation of careful listening attention to detail, and the deliverance of direct truthful answers. He enjoys working with people of all ages and all income brackets. He feels the wide diversity of Floridians is what makes real estate fun and exciting. Michael is a native of Long Island, New York. He received his BA in Economics from St. John's University and his legal assistant certificate from Adelphi University. Michael also received his New York state real estate license in 1990 where he worked for U.S.1 Laffey Real Estate. Michael has developed his communication and hospitality skills and drive to succeed in his years as a restaurant manager and proprietor of two restaurants. When not working with buyers, Michael enjoys relaxing with a crossword puzzle, running, and spending time with his better half Allison and 4 children.. He feels hard work pays off by allowing him to spend time with his family, especially around the dinner table.
|Devan Duncan, Buyer Specialist|
Devan Duncan is originally from Indiana where he was born and raised and recently relocated back to Tampa Bay to join RE/MAX Dynamic and work with his brother and sister in law - Andrew & Angela. He lived in Tampa Bay for several years before heading back up Midwest - so he has a strong understanding of the best neighborhoods in Tampa. Devan has an extensive construction background allowing him to have a strong understanding of costs to make repairs as well as help investors with good decisions. He works with large corporations to help them find great buying opportunities and his familiarity with rural properties helps him understand consumers that want a little slice of paradise in the country. He is a highly motivated agent with a great focus on customer service that wants to help guide you through the process of purchasing the perfect home or great investment opportunity.
|Courtney Budin, Buyer Specialist|
Courtney is originally from Massachusetts, but has lived in FL most of her life and recently joined the team as a buyer agent. She moved to the Tampa Bay area in 2000 for college and graduated from the International Academy of Design & Technology in Tampa in 2004. Since then she has lived all over the Bay area and has become very familiar with Tampa and all surrounding areas. She currently lives in the North Tampa / Pasco County area and as such is intimately familiar with this area. She an extensive background in customer service & management. After college, she went to work for one of the fastest growing fashion brands in the country. After managing several stores in the area, she decided it was time for a change. She is very happy to be in the real estate profession now and am extremely excited to put all she's learned to work for you and your home search. Courtney has been married since 2009 and together her and her husband have made the Tampa Bay area a place they are proud to call home. Courtney would love to be able to help you with any of your home buying needs & make all your home buying dreams come true!
|Tarin Silkworth, Buyer Specialist|
Hi, I'm Tarin Silkworth a buyers agent with the Duncan Duo at Remax Dynamic. I am very proud to be working with this awesome team of people. I have lived in the Tampa bay area my entire life. I grew up in Odessa and bought my first house in Lutz a few years ago and am a proud homeowner. I have worked in retail customer service my entire working career,and decided it was time for a change. I am very proud to be in the real estate profession now,and I look forward to helping you find your dream home. I have been married for almost 9 years, and I have a 5 year old daughter who is the light of my life. My hobbies are, fishing (especially tarpon fishing where I spent a large portion of my sales career to date), cooking and hanging out with my awesome family. I look forward to helping you through the home buying process!
|Louis Savinetti, Buyer Specialist |
Louis joined the Duncan Duo & Associates in 2013 after working in sales and marketing for several years. Having worked sales and customer service in different fields, Louis is an expert at building relationships and making sure his customers are happy. Louis' main focus is listening to what his customers want when buying their dream home. He is dedicated, honest, and loyal to those that entrust him with one of life's most meaningful purchases. Having been born in New York, Louis moved to Tampa at a young age. Louis grew up in the North Tampa area and attended Gaither High School. After high school, Louis attended the University of Florida graduating with a degree in advertising and a minor in leadership. Following graduation, Louis returned home to Tampa to pursue a career in real estate sales. Louis' knowledge and passion for the Tampa area makes him the right agent to find the perfect home for you.
|Ben Turek, Buyer Specialist
Ben Turek is a Buyers specialist with #1 Tampa Bay area Realtors, The Duncan Duo at RE/MAX Dynamic. He is originally from Miami and moved to South Tampa 6 years ago. He is a graduate of Florida International University with a degree in Hospitality Management and have a passion for working with people and getting them exactly what they want. He has an extensive background in marketing and high volume sales and worked on the operations side for many large restaurant chains expanding throughout Florida. One of his tasks was choosing new successful sites and that skill set and vision helps you find the right home or investment opportunity. Growing up in a family with rental properties he is very familiar with purchasing and managing rental
properties and he owns several rental properties of his own. All of Ben's free time is spent with his wife and two boys and they enjoy boating, fishing and the outdoors.
|Kendall Fudge, Buyer Specialist
Kendall Fudge grew up in small towns in Arkansas and Alabama before attending Florida College in Temple Terrace. After receiving his Associate of Arts degree from F.C., he attended the University of North Alabama, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Kendall relocated back to the Tampa Bay area in 1986 and has lived here ever since. His first career in the Tampa area was with a Fortune 500 telecommunications firm, where he earned many awards and recognition for outstanding sales performance during his 15 years there. That is where he also met his wife, Judy, to whom he has been married since 1991. Kendall & Judy currently reside in Lutz, which is just north of Tampa, with their Airedale Terrier, Ringo. Kendall left the corporate world and started working in real estate in 2002, gaining experience at various times as a Buyer Specialist, a Listing Specialist, a Property Manager and Leasing Agent. He is excited to be a part of the Duncan Duo Team at RE/MAX Dynamic as a Buyer Specialist. He has always been dedicated to providing outstanding customer service to his clients and appreciates the commitment The Duncan Duo has made to their clients and enjoys working as an integral part of the Duncan Duo Team. When not assisting home buyers in purchasing their dream homes, Kendall enjoys playing the drums in several local bands, and he and Judy enjoy traveling, particularly to the mountains for a change in scenery. If you are looking for a home in the Tampa Bay area and would enjoy working with a seasoned agent who knows the area and who believes in providing world class service to his clients, call Kendall at 813-310-4242 today!
|Joe Prieto, Transaction Manager|
Joe's immense real estate experience puts him in the perfect position to be our team's transaction coordinator - organizing and controlling all of the intricate details of your real estate transaction. Joe's 10+ years in the title industry as both an escrow officer and office manager and his experience in mortgage lending provide him with the skills and experience to work with title companies, mortgage lenders, appraisers, home inspectors, service providers, realtors, and our clients to ensure all of the important steps are taken to do all we can to ensure a smooth closing.
Joe enjoys helping our clients achieve home ownership or closing on the sale of their home and its his 100% focus to represent our clients through these intricate processes to ensure their goals are achieved.
|Lauren Nurcyznski, Team Assistant|
One of the best things about working for The Duncan Duo is the importance of teamwork. I wear many hats in my role, whether it be working with Virginia on listings or Joe on transactions already under contract. Being part of the Duncan Duo team is fun and challenging at the same time. I truly feel like I learn something new every day. I couldn't have asked for a better work environment. In my spare time, one of my favorite hobbies is browsing books and magazines related to interior design. I'll be well prepared when it comes the time to decorate my own home. Originally from Boston, MA, I've lived in Los Angeles and here in Tampa. Tampa is a beautiful city and I'm very grateful for the opportunities I've been given, particularly the ones here at The Duncan Duo and RE/MAX Dynamic
|Andrea Hope, Professional Photographer and Team Assistant
Andrea Hope moved to the Tampa Bay area 8 months ago from Alexandria, VA where she managed two art galleries and directed a fine art print lab in Washington, DC. During her seven years as print lab director and gallery manager, she was curator and printed numerous exhibitions for several galleries, artists, art organizations and non-profits; she also implemented and instructed an after school photography program with local young adults as part of an arts and cultural revitalization program in South East DC. Since moving to Florida, she has fallen in love with the bright landscape and amazing skies, which she incorporates often in her surrealistic style of photography.
Ms. Hope started off assisting local real estate photographers when she first arrived in FL and soon discovered the lines and symmetry that she so much enjoyed photographing in her personal work translated into photographing homes as well. She quickly developed a professional eye for real estate photography and decided that she would like to pursue it further. She landed a full time real estate photography position with The Duncan Duo & Associates, #1 Tampa Realtors, where she currently enjoys photographing homes set against the magnificent Florida scenery and the wonderful people and clientele that she meets and works with on daily basis. She is inspired by the team work atmosphere and continues to grow and learn with the Duncan Duo team..