Broker-Associate, Managing Member The Cole Team
"The Cole Team" is comprised of Brenda and Scoop Cole and a team of specialized "buyer agents". They specialize in residential and commercial real estate, reo sales, foreclosures, vacant land, and new construction. Both Brenda and Scoop are certified specialists in short sales as well as foreclosures, and REO's. Scoop Cole was licensed as a Florida real estate agent in 1978, and was taught the art of real estate from his father Harmon, who opened Cole Realty Group in 1970 in Cape Coral. Scoop’s father was President of the Cape Coral Association of Realtors, & Realtor of the Year in 1975; the 1st father and son team to accomplish both! Brenda sold real estate in Columbus, OH and surrounding areas until 1984 when she moved to Cape Coral. In 1989, Brenda and Scoop joined forces and franchised with Prudential Real Estate. They were the first Prudential real estate affiliate in Southwest Florida, from 1989 through 2011. When Prudential announced their decision to sell the real estate division and retain insurance. The Coles decided to move on and look for a firm matching their level of professionalism and goals. Re/Max Realty Group, the number 1 real estate firm in Lee County with over 100 top agents was a perfect match. The main office is located at 7910 Summerlin Lakes Dr. in Ft. Myers and Brenda and Scoop opened a new franchise at 1337 Cape Coral Parkway East, Cape Coral, Fl 33904 The Coles have earned awards annually since the inception of “The Cole Team. These include coveted industry awards such as the “Top 100 Nationwide”, “Legend”, and the “Chairman Circle” with Prudential Real Estate affiliates. In 1989, Brenda was awarded “Realtor of the Year” and Scoop, proudly following in his father’s footsteps, was President of the Cape Coral Realtor Association. Scoop was also awarded “Realtor of the Year” in 1992 & 1993. Scoop is originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan and Brenda hails from Columbus, Ohio. Although their college teams were arch rivals, they now both proudly identify themselves as “Seminole” fans, as their youngest daughter graduated from Florida State University. Scoop and Brenda have 3 children, Tara, Greg, and Brooke. Tara owns Delta Family Counseling, where she works with children ages 2-18 utilizing therapy dogs, and her husband Geoff owns "The Beach Dog", a holistic approach to feeding your pets. Tara and Geoff have made Brenda and Scoop very happy with their first grandchild, Bryce. Greg is a local attorney. When they are not busy selling real estate, Scoop pursues his hobbies of car racing and golfing, while Brenda enjoys walking the beach, yoga, and boating. “The Cole Team” is ready to help with all real estate needs, from building, buying, selling, remodeling, commercial investments and more. They remain true to their motto," Committed to exceeding your expectations!"