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Prior to the early 1950s, Shelter Key (on which most of Key Colony Beach is located) was a 97-acre low-lying island. Then, Phil Sadowski began dredging around the island, adding to its size and incre ...

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Featured Agents

Lela Ashkarian

Your Realtor For Life

License Number: 622790

Dear Mr. Schmitt - Just a note to tell you how pleased we were with our agent Lela Ashkarian. We have bought and sold several homes over the past few years, and our experience with Lela was by far the best. She helped us purchase the perfect home in a difficult market and then helped us sell another property at a price far higher than we dreamed possible. Lela worked for us tirelessly throughout the process and was a strong advocate for our wants and needs. She provided excellent advice, kept us fully informed, and documented every communication. Lela assembled an outstanding team of professionals to support these efforts, with special mention of the valuable contributions by Natalie Ardis and Tom Wright. In summary, we were extremely pleased with the effectiveness and professionalism of Coldwell Banker Schmidt Real Estate in serving our real estate needs. Sincerely, Brian & Mary Lou C Dear Brian, 1/7/2020 We are so happy with our new home on Tingler and all that happened behind the scenes to make this happen. To that end, I wanted to share with you how pleased we are with Lela. She is the ultimate dynamo professional. I am impressed with her ability to quickly frame our needs, deal with our complicated lives (doing deal remotely), and packing in a lot of homes when we were able to be in Marathon. While I am sure she juggles multiple clients, when we were there we felt as though we were the only customer. Thanks to her passion, persistence, and professionalism we now have our retirement home. I am sure your fingerprints are on the transaction as well @. Thanks to your great team at Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate! Happy Holidays! Alex and Kristin M. *** Dear Mr. Schmitt, 9/2/2020 I recently had the opportunity to work with one of your agents, Lela Ashkarian, on the purchase of my new home over on Sadowski in Key Colony Beach. I have to tell you that I have bought and sold about a dozen properties over the years and this was, far and away, the best experience I have had, thanks to Lela. She is knowledgable, caring, and professional and I felt very well represented throughout the transaction. Please tell Lela how much I appreciate her expertise and service. If I sell or buy another property, Lela will be my agent. Thank you for your time and consideration. Sean M **** “I have known Lela for many years as an honest, credible individual whom I consider to be a TOP Real Estate Expert. Lela is totally committed to satisfying her client's real estate needs to the fullest. Her professional abilities, organizational skills, coupled with a warm and caring personality, place Lela at the very top of her profession. If you are interested in either selling or purchasing real estate in the Florida Keys, Lela Ashkarian must be your first choice. Joe P” As a Real Estate Top Agent/Consultant for Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate, a prime real estate company of the Florida Keys area. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Lela is highly regarded by co-workers and clients for her professionalism and keen industry knowledge. On a daily basis, she has primarily engaged in advertising ocean and beachfront properties, generating leads, screening potential buyers, setting up appointments, and researching competitive market prices. That's what this business is all about for Lela. She built her reputation on giving information with clear interpretation, an insight that protects, inspiration that encourages, evaluation rooted in experience, meaning behind each decision, relationships with service, and conscious guidance based on integrity. Together with her Team, They are: - Committed - Loyal - United So the next time you're in a conversation with a friend, at work, a family member, at a celebration party, or a neighbor walking his dog in the park; and they mention, or you notice; that they may need help, feel comfortable knowing that when you introduce them to us, you are introducing them to us because they will be delighted you did. The best way to introduce us to the people you care about who needs help is simply helping out. Take out your cell phone, look up our number, 305-395-0814 or email her lela@CBschmitt.com and call us immediately; and we can talk about how we can help. Lela has been granted numerous awards including Marathon Regional Sales Leader for 2008-2009 by the International Diamond Society. Lela credits her success to her strong work ethic and inherent interest in the real estate industry. She contributes to various charities and affiliations including the Children's Charitable Foundation. The Armenian Missionary Association of America, Habitat for humanity, and Local Evangelical groups. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, fishing, hiking, traveling, and inspiring people to find their purpose and voice in life. In recognition of professional destination and to further acknowledge personal and academic achievements of note, Lela Ashkarian will be included in the 2010/2011 Princeton Global Network Registry. This honor is bestowed upon only the most distinguished individuals and is offered only by invitation.

I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am that Lela has closed the sale of our property there. My brother James and I were very impressed with Lela, she is a treasure. Brian I deal with a lot of people in business and you see all kinds but your staff there was professional in all phases from marketing and canvassing our property to follow ups on all showings

by Call C

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by Tom P

Hi Lela It was a great experience working with you. You have a wonderful attitude and outlook on life, and you are great at your profession. I truly look forward to referring people to you when the opportunity arises. I wish you all the best, as you certainly deserve it. Warmest regards, Wayne R (Attorney at Law)

by Wayne R

"Brian, I am writing today to personally tell you how pleased I am doing business with your company and with Lela in particular. She has worked so very diligently on my last 5 transactions and they were all very difficult and time consuming to put together so they could be closed. Lela has the utmost in professionalism and follows through implicitly on everything we discuss. She knows what the market is and is very realistic in her comments and advice. As a former business owner I can tell you how fortunate your company is to have an associate of her caliber working for you but I'm sure you already know that. She is very efficient and we have a mutual respect for each other's time. I have worked with other agents in the past and there is no comparison... she is "THE BEST!" I;m sure she will continue to earn my business in the future.

by David C. (seller)
Our Mission

Coldwell Banker Schmitt

Real Estate Co.’s

Mission Statement

o Build On Our Heritage As The Areas Oldest And Largest Full Service Real Estate Company Providing Unparalleled Service With Resulting Profits To Our Company, Associates, Customers And Clients, While Steadfastly Maintaining The Highest Ethical Standards Necessary To Remain
The Most Trusted Name In Florida Keys Real Estate

Our Mission
Our goal is to provide a smooth, understandable, and stress free experience when buying or selling your home.  We treat all our VIP clients the way we would like to be treated.  We offer exceptional service and respect, which is what you and us deserve and should expect from others. 

We do this by using our work day to focus on your goals.  We fully explain all of your options in every situation, which gives you knowledge to make informed decisions. 

By Pursuing a referral driven business, we are free to help you meet your needs and not spend a majority of our time and energy looking for new buyers and sellers as other agents do.  

Your Realtor for Life 
Lela Ashkarian, PA, ABR, CRS, GRI, e-Pro