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Agent: Barbara Cleaver Email: bthecleave@aol.com

Barbara started her real estate career 23 years ago in Cincinnati, Ohio. While there she became licensed in Florida to make her move here an easy transition. Since coming to Florida in 1992, she received her Brokers License and her Florida State Instructors license. She teaches for and is a partner in the Royal Institute of Real Estate. Barbara  has a certification from the National Association of Realtors® to teach At Home with Diversity, One America.

Barbara joined The King Group in June of 2004 as a Broker Associate.

Barbara is the President of the Cape Coral Association of Realtors  and has been extremely active in many of the committees at the association. In 2001, she was voted The Humanitarian of the Year by her peers and that same year she was named Realtor® of the Year for Women's Council of Realtors®. She is a past president of WCR.

Barbara volunteers for Hope Hospice. and many other organizations. Barbara loves working with her buyers and sellers and they must enjoy working with her too since most of her business is now done through referrals.

Barbara is married and has two grown children and four grandsons.



Agent: Jade Varela Email Jade

With the construction industry and housing market booming, Jade moved to Southwest Florida in March 2004.

As a licensed painting contractor, Jade, together with her husband Edgar, opened Five Star Painting, Inc. in 2006.

Familiar with all phases of construction, as well as residential and commercial repaints, Jade uses that knowledge to connect with all types of buyers and sellers of real estate.

Jade has proved to be an invaluable asset as a leasing agent, having worked with investors and tenants alike throughout Lee County, and particularly in Lehigh Acres.

Communication is KEY and to better serve her clients, Jade speaks both English and Spanish – which comes in handy in our diverse community.

A mother of 3, Jade understands a family’s needs when it comes to buying, selling, or renting residential housing.

Jade looks forward to working with YOU on your next real estate deal!  As a member of the Cape Coral Assn. of Realtors and an agent of The King Group, Jade is dedicated to providing the highest level of professional care and service to her clients.



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Agent: Geri English Email: engmugsfl@yahoo.com
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This team brings their unique abilities and top notch service to find your starter home to your retirement home anywhere in SW Florida. Whether you want golfing, tennis or boating or land with critters these two will find the perfect location to meet YOUR needs. They can make it happen for you in paradise.



Agent:  Joan Medeiros Email:  jem2771@yahoo.com
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Joan and her husband moved to Cape Coral from Cape Cod in 2002. Joan's husband retired as a firefighter for the Falmouth Fire Department. Joan became licensed as a real estate agent in 2005. Joan enjoys working with her clients to find them either the perfect home or the perfect buyer for their home. Joan prides herself on her diligent efforts to make her clients real estate transactions as seamless as possible. Joan enjoys volunteering within the Cape Coral community and is a supporter of P.A.R.R.O.T.S. which has to do with saving parrots and other domestic birds.


Agent: Karen Koder Email:  karenkoder@comcast.net
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Karen comes from Allentown, Pa. after moving to Fort Myers in 1994 with her husband, Dennis. 

Karen became involved in Real Estate after purchasing multiple properties which she and her husband renovate and re-sell. "I've always enjoyed investing in property, finding the right properties and transforming them into homes other people long for. My greatest achievement is to work with people and find them the home which is right for them."

Karen is a licensed Real Estate agent and a member of the Cape Coral Association of REALTORS. She serves on the board of the Homeowner's association of her community, and is the first lady Commodore of her boat club. Being an avid boater as well as living on the water, Karen has a vast knowledge of the value of waterfront properties.

Dealing with Karen means not passing you on to an assistant, she will always be there for you from start to finish. Call Karen at 239-691-8570 for any help or information regarding ALL aspects of Real Estate; investing, purchasing or selling.

Agent:  Lew English Email: engmugsfl@yahoo.com
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This team brings their unique abilities and top notch service to find your starter home to your retirement home anywhere in SW Florida. Whether you want golfing, tennis or boating or land with critters these two will find the perfect location to meet YOUR needs. They can make it happen for you in paradise.

Agent:  Karen Vanderburgh Email: Karen@melking.com
Photo :  Bio:  Karen VanDerburgh is a Florida native and a resident of Fort Myers for 33 years. She is the Relocation and Creative Director for  King Group Realty. She specializes in working with out of town buyers. Her attention to detail provides a smooth transition for the client. People before profit is the motto she lives by. Karen feels that being accessible to the client as well as treating clients as if they were part of the family are some of the most important aspects of this field. Karen says, I want the client to feel as though they can come to me for whatever they need, and know I will make it happen. Karen is a member of the Karen is a member of the Cape Coral Association of Realtors and a member of SWFLK9 search and rescue.

Agent:   Email: lisa.herrero@melking.com
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Agent: Mike "Bubba" Thomas Email:  thomasbubbagator@aol.com
Photo : Bio:  What can we say about Bubba.  You have to be a long time resident, know just about everyone, and be able to stand out in the crowd to be called Bubba.  Nuff said.


Agent: Email: pam@melking.com
Photo :  Bio:  Pam is a long time resident of the Labelle-Immokalee area.  Chances are if there is anything for sale Pam not only knows the property but most likely the owners as well.  Call Pam at 863-673-2754


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