How does a GRI designation benefit the customer? And what exactly is it?

The real estate world is full opportunities for extended education. GRI, Graduate Realtor Institute, is one of the designations that realtors receive to stand out from the rest. Realtor.org describes GRI as realtors "having in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. Earning the designation is a way to…
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Member Spotlight: Stephanie Ellis

Find out about how the fabulous Stephanie Ellis became our newest member to the YES Homes team! To say real estate runs in Stephanie's blood is an understatement. Her mother Marian Yon Maguire is the cofounder for YES Homes and before that her grandparents owned and ran Yon Realty. Stephanie recently moved back to Saint…
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Listing Lookout: 5108 Horseshoe Place NE

Check out YES Listing 5108 Horseshoe Place NE! This updated beauty is $699,000 and ready to move in! 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2300 sqft. It is on the water with dock and easy acess to open Tampa Bay. Plus has an amazing heated salt water pool and spa! Convenient to I-275, Downtown St. Petersburg,…
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Listing Lookout: 4611 Overlook Dr. NE

Inside look at another amazing YES Homes listing 4611 Overlook Dr. NE from Sunketch Communities! Sunketch describes the townhomes as a "new, exclusive enclave of very special luxury townhomes in Northeast St. Petersburg just minutes from Downtown. The spacious plans have bonus/recreation room, 2-car garage, private elevator -- and all of the luxury features are…
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Member Spotlight: Jenny Reese

Here's the inside scoop on how the wonderful Jenny Reese became a part of the YES-Homes Team! Jenny is a true St. Petersburg native. She grew up in the old Northeast, and graduated from St. Pete High then headed off to UF. Her father is a real estate attorney and her uncle is a developer…
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Listing Lookout: 4609 Skimmer Way S

Here is an inside look at our beautiful listing 4609 Skimmer Way S in Dolphin Cay! 4609 Skimmer Way in Dolphin Cay is a part of the elite JMC Properties. JMC Properties describes Dolphin Cay as a "360-home gated community encompassing a 24-acre wildlife preserve and 10-acre lake and park. It is graced by comtemporary…
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Real Estate: All in the family

40 years ago Mr. P.L. Yon of Yon Realty sold a property to Dr. Edgar Buren and there began the transformation into Seven Oaks. Before it became Seven Oaks, the home was just 1700 North Shore Dr. NE. In present day Seven Oaks is now a beautiful estate fashioned after the White House. Dr. Buren…
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