Joan is a Broker Associate that specializes in both residential and commercial real estate. She has vast experience with 1st time home buyer programs, 2nd home/vacation home purchases and residential investments. She is just as knowledgeable about 1031 exchanges, cost segregation, self-directed IRAs and opportunity zones, as tools to defer income tax. Joan holds a degree in Interior Design to help you stage your home and is a state licensed Real Estate Instructor. As you can imagine, you are in good hands with Joan! She is excellent at controlling the transaction and keeping it on track; while never losing sight of the fact that investing in real estate, whether residential or commercial, should still be exciting and fun! Joan has an MBA in Business from Southern New Hampshire University. She is an Ambassador for the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Eagles in Port Orange and actively supports various charities throughout Volusia County. Joan was born and raised in Massachusetts, but has been a Floridian for over 20 years. In her free time, Joan enjoys hopping on the back of her husband’s motorcycle and traveling on cruise ships. Joan and Steve have 6 children, 9 grandchildren and a Maltese.