REAL ESTATE IS ABOUT PEOPLE ¿ Through the years Douglas has never lost sight of the fact that real estate is not about properties it's about people and helping them with one of the most important assets in their lives. Dedication, commitment and the ability to listen to others are key to the special services Douglas provides his clients. That is why he is dedicated to being there for his clients over the long term. His philosophy of long term relationships has enabled Douglas to build a solid foundation of business and personal contacts.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT ¿ Our philosophy is simple: clients come first. We pledge to be in constant communication with our clients, keeping them fully informed throughout the entire buying or selling process. We believe that if you're not left with an amazing experience, we haven't done our job. We don't measure success through achievements or awards, but through the satisfaction of our clients.
PROFILE ¿ Douglas Ashley, who has over 25+ years of proven expertise in both Florida residential and commercial real estate with also an extensive in-depth knowledge of the beautiful Florida Treasure Coast ( from Stuart in Martin County to Ft. Pierce in St. Lucie County including South Hutchinson Island ). Douglas extensive international background allows him now to easily work with people from around the world in buying and selling real estate on the beautiful Florida Treasure Coast. His track record of success and his long list of satisfied clients around the world is proof of his ability to get the job done right. Douglas is actively involved in these following real estate markets: ¿ Foreclosure Properties ( Short Sales bank owned REO ), ¿ Luxury Properties, ¿ Waterfront Properties, ¿ Vacation/Second Properties, ¿ Investment Properties ( including "1031 Exchanges" ), ¿ Lot/Land, ¿ New Homes, ¿ Relocation, ¿ Retirement.
BUSINESS BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION ¿ Douglas has held senior-level corporate positions with prominent national real estate companies ( developing and/or managing over 5,000+ luxury apartments located throughout the State of Florida ) and with prominent international hotel companies ( traveling 100% for eight years opening new luxury hotels resorts worldwide and then later in Orlando, Florida ). Douglas graduated magna cum laude from Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY with a double major in Business Administration and History. He also went to Cornell University. He is a firm believer in continuing education he keeps his skills on the cutting edge by attending professional classes and seminars.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS ¿ Douglas is a very active member of the: ¿ National Association of Realtors ( NAR ) , ¿ Florida Realtors ( FR ), ¿ Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches ( RAPB ), ¿ Regional Multiply Listing Service ( MLS ).
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES ¿ Douglas sincerely loves this area and believes in making a contribution to improve the quality of life in his community. He is involved in leadership roles with the: ¿ Martin County Government's Rio Neighborhood Advisory Committee ( focusing on the redevelopment of Rio / Jensen Beach ), ¿ Rio Civic Club ( participating in local civic activities and projects ), ¿ Rivers Coalition ( trying to protect the beautiful St. Lucie River Indian River Lagoon ).