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##Catherine Evans
Broker

Margarita Vost
Broker Assistant

Danielle DeSousa
Realtor
Patty Murphy
Realtor
Kathleen Krupitsch
Realtor
Mike Richards
Realtor
Denise Matrangos
Realtor
Danette D'Angelo
Realtor
Kelly Pickering
Realtor
Yelennys Garcia
Realtor
Paul DeSousa
Realtor
Debbie Coffin
Office Manager
       

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Our twenty plus years real estate experience provides a sound, professional environment, with a warm & inviting feel. When you choose to work with us know you are choosing dedicated professionals. Our agents & staff have more than superior customer service skills; they have a minimum of five years real estate or Flagler County education and are committed to providing at least twenty hours of community volunteering annually. This encourages and gives back to the community & our extended family, Flagler County residents.

Our office is waiting to welcome you and your family to a CHILDREN and PET FRIENDLY real estate experience.

When it comes to real estate, with us you Don't Worry, Sign Happy!

Catherine Evans
Owner/Broker

Catherine Evans, or “Cat” as everyone calls her, was born in Miami, Florida and relocated to Palm Coast in 1994 from Torrington Connecticut.

After graduating from Flagler Palm Coast High School in 1996, Cat immersed herself into the family business of real estate.

During this time she negotiated hundreds of transactions, contracted the exclusive sale of all SPEC homes with one of the largest Florida builders, worked as a consultant for Realty Executives International based out of Phoenix, Arizona and became a national guest speaker in a variety of real estate conferences.

In 2013, as Cat puts it “her heart was calling her back to general real estate.” She traded in her corporate heels for some beach flip flops and started her own real estate company!

She combined the love of family…including the four legged kind along with her passion for the community and created the first and only pet friendly boutique in Flagler County, Palm Coast & the Beaches Real Estate.

Cat was awarded the national award of Rising Real Estate Star by RisMedia in 2005, the Business Partners Choice Award by the Flagler County Association of Realtors in 2015, was named on of the 40 Under 40 Young Professionals in Volusia/Flagler Counties in 2016 and her brokerage was recognized as the 2016 Small Business of the Year by the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce for her commitment to the community and revenue growth.

She lives for spending time outdoors with her husband and their four children, one of which has recently joined the Armed Forces.

Cat attributes success to attitude, surroundings & an overall appreciation of life.

Cat@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.597.0047

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Margarita Garcia Vost
Broker Assistant /GRI

Margarita Vost, was born in Cuba and migrated to America in 1967. She has lived in Palm Coast since 1992 after relocating from Connecticut. Margarita has more than ten years of real estate experience in the area. Since most of her business is from repeat customers and referrals, it shows how her clients needs are extremely important to her in every transaction.

Margarita believes that her ability to speak with clients in their native languages is incredibly important and states, "Es por eso que sus Deseos son mi Prioridad!" Her favorite things to do when not working are family time with her two children, Giovanni and Catherine, and five grandchildren.

She also enjoys gardening, fishing, and anything that involves sunshine. Margarita's goal is to offer you the best service possible and help make your Florida real estate dreams come true.

Margarita@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.264.1002

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Danielle DeSousa
Client Services Manager/Realtor

Raised in beautiful northern Michigan, at 20 years of age, Danielle took the giant leap and moved to Daytona Beach, FL where she had no family and just one friend.

Thriving on her own, Danielle discovered a strong work ethic, independent spirit and love for helping people and animals. At the time, little did Danielle know the first apartment complex where she lived in Daytona Beach was to become the property management company where she would launch her real estate career.

Danielle quickly expanded her knowledge from a leasing agent, to assistant manager, and human resources and marketing director. Working in human resources is where Danielle learned the most about building relationships with employees and developing a strong desire to help them to succeed. She found her niche in recruiting employees and placing them in the right roles based on their individual strengths. In 2008, Danielle was one of the first graduates to receive a Bachelor’s degree at Daytona State College. This was also the year she and her husband Paul made the move to Palm Coast where Paul became a Deputy Sheriff for Flagler County.

Today, as a wife and mother, the natural progression of Danielle's real estate career has brought her to be the Client Services Manager of Palm Coast and the Beaches Real Estate. In this role she uses her experience and true entrepreneurial spirit to help clients succeed in their goals as well as bring an enhanced quality of life to families and the community.

When not working, Danielle enjoys volunteering at her son's school and her church. On the weekends, Danielle and Paul enjoy taking their trailer on camping trips and spending time outdoors with their son and numerous four-legged animals. Danielle attributes success to her strong Christian faith and her amazing family and friends. She says, "With strong faith anything is possible. Freedom to spend time with your family and friends, do what you love, and help people and the community is what I call success."

Danielle@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.597.0047

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Patty Murphy
Realtor

Patty was born and raised in western New York in the Finger Lakes region. She attended S.U.N.Y. Geneseo & began a marketing career with Liz Claibourne out of college.

Patty loved working with people and naturally flourished with this career for many years assisting with the launch of several cosmetic and fragrance lines.

After a successful career with Liz Clabourne, Patty decided to shift her marketing and sales experience to another great love, landscaping. She utilized her design background, and began a small landscaping company "Gardens by Patty," where she grew heirloom tomatoes and herbs for The Genesee Country Museum.

Shortly thereafter Patty was sought after by the Horticultural Associates of Rochester, LLC and hired as a plant broker. In this position, she topped the "One Million Dollar" mark on her third year with the company selling a variety of beautiful horticulture.

In 2007, she moved to Florida along with her husband Dan to be closer to family and the beach. While in Palm Coast, Patty has worked in an upscale consignment shop, utilizing her skills both in design, and customer service. She learned a lot about the area and the needs of its residents.
However, her energetic drive to succeed, serve clients, & enjoy her community, lead her to real estate. Patty believes strongly in living a happy, quality life and feels lucky to assist buyers and sellers every day in beautiful Flagler County!

When Patty takes time off, you might find her jogging in the mornings or working on her garden that she has transformed into a lush tropical oasis! She considers herself a real foodie and spends her evening cooking like a pro for her husband or trying out local cuisine. Patty has two daughters and four grandchildren.

Patty@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.597.0047

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Kathleen Krupitsch
Realtor/Habla Espanol

Kathleen was raised in the Bronx, a borough of New York City, for most of her life. Raised by a single mom who worked vigorously long hours to send her to a private school; she learned at an early age the value of hard work and determination.

After graduating high school, she attended evening class at Manhattan College in NYC. Her major course of study was in Business and accounting. These classes were attended while Kathleen worked full time for a textile company in lower Manhattan. She worked in their accounting department while also assisting the Chief Financial Officer and top sales representative of the company. She fell in love with the borough of Manhattan and decided to make it her business to make her life work in the city. This is where her desire to learn more about a career in the sales industry began, which would eventually lead her to a career in real estate several years later.

As Kathleen began to have a family of her own, they moved north of the city to Orange County, New York. After 25 years her husband retired as a NYC Detective and they decided to move to Florida. After months of researching the best places to live, they decided that Palm Coast was just the ideal location. The idea of excellent schools, warm weather (just three seasons), Palm Coast being an area barely hit with hurricanes, and its low crime, all made it an easy choice. Within months of moving to Palm Coast, Kathleen began her career in real estate fulfilling her dreams.

Today, Kathleen has a flourishing real estate career helping others find the home of their dreams or simply an investment home for their future needs. She is a people person and can easily relate to the clients needs and desires. When not working, She spends time with her mother who also relocated to the Palm Coast area. Kathleen is an active volunteer of S.T.E.P., which is a foreign exchange student program that provides students with the ability to learn the American way of life and our culture. These students come from every part of the world and are usually high school students. She also enjoys cooking and entertaining for her family and friends with barbecues, parties, and dinners. She and her family can often be found Friday nights along our famous Flagler Beach. They are usually there enjoying a candle lit picnic dinner at one of the numerous beach side picnic tables. We will see you there and welcome to our world here in Palm Coast!

Kathleen@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.864.3006

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Mike Richards
Realtor

Mike was born and raised in northern Mississippi. After high school he went to Mississippi State University and graduated with a degree in Business Administration.

While in college Mike worked and played at the Yellowstone National Park. He recalls one of the exciting moments at the Park where he was chased by a small bear! Even though he emphasizes that is was “small,” it was a bear nonetheless.

Mike moved to Maui and stayed there for ten years enjoying the Pacific Ocean breezes. Although the time he spent in Maui was great, he felt it was time to get back closer to home.

Mike has had a career in sales his entire adult life. His Dad instilled in him from a young age that “A mans word is his bond” and these are words he lives by. He applies these words in his daily business practices, attributing his success to honesty and integrity.

Today, Mike lives in Palm Coast and is very active in the community. He welcomes new business and visitors to Flagler County. He is recognized and has been awarded for his involvement with the Chamber of Commerce as a diplomat member. He is a resource that connects the needs of businesses and residents. From plumbers, electricians, storage, or security; if you need it, Mike can get it for you or will know someone who can.

Mike’s bio would not be complete without mentioning his two boys, Rocky and Bandit who are dapple dachshunds. They can be a handful at times but he wouldn’t have it any other way! Mike enjoys getting to know each one of his customers and meeting their unique real estate needs. His fun and caring personality convert his customers into friends for life.

Mike@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.864.3006

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Denise Matrangos
Realtor / Interior Design

Denise was born and raised on the Golden Isles of Georgia's coast in Brunswick.  After graduating from high school and attending Coastal Georgia College she left the area toward many destinations and adventures for love of travel!  She lived in Orlando and worked at Disney World, in Colorado for the love of snow skiing and Los Angeles, CA where she worked in the Aerospace industry at Hughes Aircraft Company and then on to Caracas, Venezuela where she taught school and back to Atlanta to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from the American College for the Applied Arts. After many years in interior design, show room management, construction and working for architects, sales in these areas became her specialty. 

She did move back to her home town where she became caretaker of her elderly family members and bought, managed and renovated rental property for 15 years with her husband Jim who was also a Contractor who owned his own business for many years.  They then moved back to Atlanta to take care of his elderly family and took on more rental property.  After some time, Denise and her husband decided to sell their rental properties and move to Palm Coast; where she pursued her love of real estate and sales.

She has sold many properties locally including new construction and has become great friends with her customers by extending service beyond the sale.  Referring local subcontractors. businesses and anything they needed to settle into the area.  Some of Denise’s clients were lifelong friends from Georgia that relocated to Florida.

Denise and her husband are avid animal lovers, especially cats.  Upon moving to Palm Coast, which they refer to as “Jurassic Park” for all of the wonderful wild life and tropical vegetation, they rescued a kitten named Bijou, from a local no kill shelter. These shelters are dear to her heart and she continues to support these businesses in Flagler County and encourages everyone to do the same. 

Denise enjoys working with beach lovers, families, retirees and future business owners relocating to Palm Coast and the Beaches area to make their dreams come true.

Denise@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 912.996.0982

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Danette D'Angelo
Realtor

Danette was born and raised on Long Island, NY. After high school, she attended SUNY College at Oneonta and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in education with a minor in business economics.

After college, she worked in various areas of special education, with multiple handicapped individuals of all ages. After getting married and having three children of her own, one with special needs, she made the decision to stay home and provide the best care possible for them

After relocating to Palm Coast, Danette decided to pursue a career in real estate, and received her license in 2003. She worked in new home construction and property management for nine years. Today she focuses on helping buyers and sellers in general real estate. Danette’s favorite part of real estate is getting to know her customers and helping them settle into their new environment. She comments in regards to working with buyers, “I think I get more excited than they do when we finally find their home.” In her spare time, you may find Danette swimming at our local pools, or in the ocean with her team mates on the Palm Coast Masters Swim Team.

When not swimming she enjoys relaxing with friends and family on Flagler Beach. Her personal passions include; cooking, a nice glass of wine, being an animal lover, & her faith. She plays an active role in her church community and attributes much of her personal success to her church family.

Danette@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.237.2544

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Kelly Pickering
Realtor

Kelly is a 2nd generation native Floridian and moved to the Palm Coast area with her family in 2002.  Having grown up and lived all over Florida from the east coast to the West (including a stop in Gainesville), Palm Coast is truly “home”.  She has two children, her daughter Bailey graduated from Matanzas High School in 2015 and son Reiley graduated from Matanzas high school 2016.  Her husband of 22 years, Casey Pickering is the East Florida Regional Clinical Informatics Director with Florida Hospital. 
 
Kelly has worked in the hospitality business for over 15 years and spent much of her time involved in her children's activities in a management role.   Kelly has been licensed in the state of Florida since 2005 but only recently has decided to get back involved in the market since her children will both be moving away to college.  She is excited about the growth in Palm Coast, seeing in the last 15 years the addition of many homes, businesses, shopping and restaurants.  When we first moved to Palm Coast we would leave to go to St. Augustine or Daytona areas for shopping, movies and dining routinely, however it’s been fun to live through the growth.  She believes Palm Coast is a wonderful place to work, play and most importantly, raise a family. 
 
What Kelly enjoys most is spending time with her family, taking walks, bike riding, going to the beach, outdoor games and most of all, watching her kids play soccer.  Kelly attends Parkview Baptist church where she has been a member of since 2002.  She has a passion for photography and enjoys cooking.   She is always excited about working with and helping people. She is excited about the place she lives and all it offers; it truly is a beautiful place. 

Kelly@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.597.0047

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Yelennys Garcia
Realtor

Born in Cuba and migrated to the USA in 1980 where she resided in Fort Lauderdale, Florida until deciding to move to Palm Coast with her daughter Andrea.

Yelennys attended Palm Beach State College where she earned her degree in Dental Hygiene and she attended Florida Atlantic University where she pursued coursework towards Bachelors in Biology Degree. Yelennys has been involved in the dental field for 23 years. She started her career as a receptionist and due to her dedication and hard work was able to become not only a dental hygienist but also the office manager.

Upon realizing her love for the real estate industry, she decided to get a sales associate license. She enjoys the hunt for her client’s perfect house and seeing their expressions when she is able to locate their dream home. Yelennys speaks fluent Spanish and enjoys helping her Spanish speaking community in their search finding their special home.

On her time off, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and family, going to the beach, discovering new places around Palm Coast, and enjoying her dog Max and four cats, Missy, Donni, Tabbi, and Sammie.

Yelennys@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.264.1705

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Paul DeSousa
Realtor

Paul was born in New Jersey and moved to the sunshine state when he was just a young boy. Paul has grown up in the Palm Coast and Daytona Beach areas for most of his life and has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to this particular area.

Paul is highly motivated and ready to put his hard work ethic to work for you! Paul is an area native and graduate of Keiser College, where he received a degree in Computer Science and Internet Security. Paul prides himself in his passionate and heartfelt drive to serve his clients’ best interests. He is dedicated, knowledgeable, and committed to finding the perfect fit for his clientele.

His devotion and unparalleled customer service is a result of a continuously expanding network of loyal clients and referrals. Passionate to his craft, he continuously seeks to stay ahead of the game when it comes to market education and trends.

Whether taking a camping trip in his travel trailer or riding his mountain bike, Paul loves anything outdoors! In his free time, you can usually find him thrill seeking on mountain bike trails or fishing with his son. A proud husband and father, he loves to spend quality family time with his wife Danielle and son Jeremiah and their three dogs.

Paul@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.589.9303

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Debbie Coffin
Office Manager

Deborah Coffin was born in Wurzburg, Germany and grew up as an “army brat”, living in many different states including: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New York, and Pennsylvania.
The first time Debbie visited Florida was when she was 8 years old on a family vacation to Cocoa Beach. Debbie loved the ocean and sunshine so much that she decided knew she would come back as an adult.
 
After graduating high school in 1978, Debbie moved to Florida and has lived in here ever since. She attended The University of Central Florida and graduated in 1996 with a Degree in Business Administration. 
Debbie began her career in the real estate industry over twenty years ago. She immersed herself on the financing side working in a multitude of areas. She settled into mortgage processing and spent eleven years being a key component in thousands of real estate transactions.
Today, Debbie is the office manager for Palm Coast & The Beaches Real Estate and also supports Steve with Lake State Mortgage, our in house mortgage company.
Her years of experience and professionalism has been a great asset to the team and our clients.
 

Debbie and her husband of 35 years reside in the Bunnell, FL area. One of Debbie’s favorite things to do is spend quality time with her one and only granddaughter Desiree. She also loves to take walks on the beach, read while she soaks up the sun, & is a HUGE classic rock fan. Aside from her beautiful grand daughter, Debbie’s pride and joy is Miss Sugar, her 17 year old cat she adopted from the Halifax Humane Society. 

Debbie@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.597.0047

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Martin Evans
IT/Operations

Martin has lived in Palm Coast for 41 years! He has been an educator and school administrator for the past 18 years and prior to that he helped his father, Ray, run a local plumbing company named Palm Plumbing. He has watched Flagler County grow and become an exciting place to live, play, and raise children!

He enjoys tweaking and tinkering with anything technological. His experience with technology has allowed our office to become very well connected. His goal is to make the best use of technology in order for your real estate needs to be as "happy" as they can be! :)

When he is not teaching or tinkering around at the office, he enjoys mountain biking, surfing, and working in the yard with his wonderful wife Catherine and their four amazing children.

Martin@DontWorrySignHappy.com | 386.597.0047

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Making the decision to become part of a real estate family is one that will assist you in achieving and exceeding your own career goals. Our growing real estate boutique is currently looking for full time real estate professionals who thrive in an entrepreneurial environment. Limited positions are available. All inquiries are kept highly confidential. The compensation package will be sure to knock your flip flops off!

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