Thank you for visiting. My goal for this website is to provide you with many trusted resources to help you with your decisions. I want to earn your business and your complete satisfaction with my services. Although our focus is Gainesville and North Central Florida, you may also find other Florida properties featured on this site. We work and cooperate with other real estate professionals in our state and internationally. We can assist you with buying or selling real estate anywhere. Just tell us how we can help by clicking here. If you are a real estate professional who would like to be added to our network, please submit your information here. I encourage visitors to explore each page of this website. I have provided several places to research properties, ask questions, and submit feedback. Before you leave this page, I would like to share with you a little about myself and my background. I truly enjoy my work and meeting the wonderful people that I come into contact with every day.
Beginning in 1992, my real estate career includes selling existing homes, new construction, commercial property, vacant land, and property management. I hold a Florida real estate broker license and have received additional certifications in property management and construction.
I was born in Palm Beach County and moved to Gainesville at the age of 6. Other than spending a few years in Asheville, North Carolina, enjoying selling homes and property in the mountains, I have lived in North Central Florida most of my life. Having always been a nature and animal lover, I attended Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo as a teenager and created new habitats for exotic animals. Little did I know this was a precursor to following in my father's footsteps and eventually helping people find their perfect habitat. My father, Fred Tyrrell, served as president of the Ocala-Marion County Association of REALTORS® for some time and made a successful career building homes and selling real estate in the area.
Helping others is a very important aspect of my worldview. As a Certified Developmental Parenting Educator, I have worked closely with disadvantaged families in our community. By providing a healthy and optimum learning environment for young children, the future cycle of poverty, insufficient life skills, and lessened opportunity can be impacted in a positive and productive way.
I am also a proud mother of two adult sons. My youngest is in the psychology doctoral program at Florida Atlantic University, and my oldest is a father of two beautiful girls and owns a local successful food service business. In my free time, I enjoy learning about different cultures, exploring the arts and sciences, reading about history and philosophy, writing, gardening, and nature walks, all while recognizing and appreciating the beauty in life's simple pleasures.
Integrity, loyalty, attention to detail, high ethical standards, creativity, ingenuity, readiness, and diligence are all necessary personality characteristics to which I am committed. Thank you for considering me as your personal REALTOR®. I look forward to meeting you and helping you with your real estate needs.
Yours in service,
~ Cathy Tyrrell