Combining 26-plus years of real estate industry experience, Tracy and Erick Jones provide dynamic strategy and diverse working knowledge to deliver superior results and service to every customer. Tracy has been licensed and building a successful real estate career since 2003. Her husband and business partner, Erick, has been her licensed assistant since 2014. Together, they focus on each customers’ unique needs with the goal of making every transaction as smooth and rewarding as possible.
Originally from Elkhart, Indiana, Tracy and Erick started in real estate in their hometown until relocating to Sarasota nearly two years ago. They immediately began developing their business along the Gulf Coast and providing unique insight to customers interested in relocating or purchasing a second home. Sellers and buyers rely on Tracy’s vast expertise and continued education in the field which she provides through her various specializations, including ABR, CRS, CLHMS, RSPS, RENE, GRI, e-PRO, AHWD and C2EX designations. Erick, having spent 10 years in the US Army as a Sergeant, earned his Military Relocation Specialist designation to continue serving fellow veterans and military members. By educating their customers, making them a top priority, and instilling confident leadership throughout the journey, Tracy and Erick exceed expectations.
Tracy is a Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement awards recipient from her former brokerage and placed on the Real Trends America’s Best list numerous times and was even awarded “The Best of Instagram” award. Tracy brings to the group cutting-edge marketing and technology experience to position properties to qualified buyers, as well as a degree from the NY School of Art and Design for interior design, while Erick utilizes analytical and tactical thinking he developed in the military and as a Deputy with a sheriff’s department to oversee important details and be proactive in achieving the best outcome. Both passionate about community involvement, Tracy and Erick have dedicated their free time to several charities and organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, YPN, 100 Women Who Care and Habitat for Humanity. Individually, Tracy is interested in watercolor, oil painting, and resin art, whereas Erick has always been a World War II enthusiast. As a family, Tracy and Erick have a daughter named Isabella, a Shit Zhu named Payton that they affectionately call ‘Gramps” due to his age, and love spending time on Lido Beach and enjoying the cultural atmosphere of downtown Sarasota.
Tracy further distinguishes herself with the following designations:
Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS), (RENE) Real Estate Negotiation Expert, E-Pro, At Home With Diversity, Commitment to Excellence (C2EX), Resort and Second Home Specialist (RSPS) and a Member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. She is also a recipient of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement, Sagamore and Platinum Club Awards as well as a Graduate of the Indiana Realtor Leadership Academy.
In her spare time, Tracy enjoys spending time on one of Sarasota’s world-famous beaches, sailing, visiting one of the many area museums, kayaking in the Sarasota Bay, and walking the Ringling Bridge with her daughter. She is also an artist. Tracy enjoys watercolor, graphic design, writing, mixed media, and acrylic painting, pouring resin and pottery.
Tracy and family enjoy local activities such as touring local art museums, Kayaking, or visiting local beaches.
Tracy and her family enjoy traveling and exploring other countries and cultures. Their favorite trips have been to the jungles of Costa Rica and Panama and a tour of South America including sailing Cape Horn.
As a veteran, Erick Jones is the epitome of service to others and owes much of his integrity to time served in the US Army. Determined to offer personalized realty solutions to his clients, he works diligently and is committed to adding value to every transaction by bringing both a personal understanding as well as 6 years of professional realty knowledge to the table. While his prime goal is to help people achieve their property goals, he also enjoys seeing the American Dream unfold for them. In addition to being a broker and promoting homeownership, Erick also is licensed to teach real estate pre licensing in both Florida and Indiana.
A former Reserve Deputy with the Sheriff’s Department for 8 years, Erick’s call to serve has equipped him with superior negotiation and resolution insights that shine through no matter the situation. His analytical and detail-oriented approach coupled with his easy, outgoing personality has proven useful in establishing key relationships through trust and respect. With an authentic passion for bringing people together, his genuine communication style paired with attentiveness makes every client experience seamless even as he prioritizes accessibility, honesty, and responsiveness.
Erick has a passion for traveling and spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys collecting and preserving WWII relics and is a member of the WWII Living History Society and Military Vehicle Preservation Society in addition to the Pilots Club, River Oaks Community Church, and WWII Airborne Demonstration Team. Erick also holds the designation for Military Relocation Specialist. He is always proud to assist others who have been called to serve whether with our Armed Forces or first responders.
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