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John Elya, Realtor

John Elya, Realtor

Listing and Buyer Agent


Originally from Michigan, John has lived, worked, and raised a family in beautiful Southwest Florida for over 17 years.  Together, John and his wife Rosanne, have enjoyed raising three sons here in Florida, and are enjoying it even more as they've been blessed with two lovely daughter-in-laws and now a granddaughter!  

John's experience includes actively investing in Real Estate for over 30 years. John indicates; "During the last 8 years I've worked as a Realtor specializing in residential and commercial real estate.  As an avid boater, I'm looking foward to sharing my knowledge of the local waterways to both You and newcomers to this area."

Formally trained as an accountant, John holds a B.S. in Accounting, and a MBA from Wayne State University.  Prior to working as a Realtor, he's worked more than 20 years in progressively responsible financial reporting, management, and operations positions within the newspaper industry.  John's education and business experience has allowed him to assist investors and homeowners with analyzing opportunities in all facets of commercial, residential and multi-family real estate.
John indicates; "Many of my clients  find my education and job experience to be an asset in determining prime investment opportunities.  They appreciate the assistance I  can provide to them in achieving their real estate goals and investment objectives."

John has a passion for his profession as he indicates; "I believe in strengthening the important role of the Realtor in the real estate transaction and the standards they adhere to, and thru my volunteer work within the real estate industry, continue towards achieving that goal.  Over the years I have served in numerous capacities at the Cape Coral Association of Realtors, and most recently as Treasurer of the Royal Palm Coast Association of Realtors.  As technology impacts and changes the real estate environment, it is important that Realtors become proficient and knowledgeable so that can continue to serves their clients' best interests."

Outside of real estate, John's involvement includes the local Knights of Columbus and Rotary International organizations for which over ten years, continues serving as a board member and various officer capacities.  Both of these organizations raise money to invest and serve the needs of our local community, while their national organizations allows us to assist the needs of others throughout the entire world. 

"I look forward to putting my real estate experience and community knowledge to work for you!"

Thank you.

John Elya