Abbe Flynn

Ketcham Realty GroupReal Estate AgentTallahassee, FL
About Abbe
People over property!

Languages:English

I have negotiated residential real estate in Tallahassee since 2013. Prior to that I worked for the FDLE, Department of Corrections and then Department of Management Services negotiating contracts on Florida’s behalf – including complicated multimillion-dollar prisons. (Just for the record, I think there are some things we should not profit off as a society and inmates would be on my list. However, it was a fascinating job that taught me a ton!) I grew up the youngest of five on a farm in Ohio and negotiating was a survival skill I learned early. Really, if I had not learned about leverage at a young age, my hands might have shriveled up permanently from the number of dishes we had to wash as a family. My undergraduate degrees are from Kent State University in Ohio. After college, I came to the south for graduate school to study and teach Criminology at FSU. I got on a plane in Cleveland on a wintery February day and when I got off the plane in Tallahassee it was 73 degrees with blue skies. I worked on my Ph.D. and love (and miss) the research and teaching aspects of university life. After graduate school, I worked for the Department of Corrections in their statistics office, grant writing office, and re-entry office. From there I went to the Department of Management Services where I worked both in the Private Prison Bureau and in State Purchasing as a public buyer. In 2013, I finally took the leap my husband kept encouraging me to take and got my real estate license. As such an introvert, I could not imagine a life in sales. Like most things, I read everything I could about sales while diving in headfirst. I am glad I did. Owning my own business and working for myself has been life changing and the most rewarding career I could have imagined. I seriously have the best job ever.
Specializations:
  • Communication
  • Local Expertise
  • Professionalism
  • Active Adult
  • Downsizing
  • Farms/Ranches
  • First Time Homebuyers
  • Fixer-Uppers
  • Home Buyers
  • Home Sellers
  • Investments
  • Land/lots
  • Luxury Homes
  • Multi-Family
  • Move-Up Buyers
  • New Construction
  • Relocation
  • Senior Communities
  • Second Home Buyers
  • Tiny Houses
  • Veteran's Programs
Designations
Abbe Flynn's experience & certifications
BPOR
Broker Price Opinion Resource

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