Meet Susan Bassett
Susan’s specialty is advising buyers and sellers on making the best real estate investment decisions in this area. She knows the inventory for sale on St. George and Apalach inside and out. Marketing is key to her success with finding buyers and sellers and the perfect match for the house they want to buy or sell. Her talent is in finding the right property for each buyer, regardless of which agency has it listed for sale, and in making the deal work for all sides. She can help you with purchase of a personal home, investment property, or commercial property.
Susan is a Florida native, with roots in the countryside of Gadsden County, and St. George Island has been her family’s go to vacation spot for 40 years. She moved to St. George full-time in 2004 following stints in Tallahassee as a university professor in computer science and in Santa Fe, New Mexico with a high-tech start-up company she co-founded and eventually sold, catering to the pharmaceutical drug discovery industry.
Susan’s education background includes degrees from Auburn and from University of Alabama in Birmingham. She has served on the local Chamber of Commerce board and as the president of the local Civic Club, and serves as the 5K race director for the St. George Chili Cook-off each year. She works with sea turtles as a volunteer and serves on the board of the Forgotten Coast Cultural Coalition which sponsors the Plein Air Paint-out each year. Susan lives on the bay on beautiful St. George Island.
Meet Shelley Shepard
Shelley is a native Floridian who grew up in west Gadsden county, 75 miles upriver from St. George Island. She graduated from Emory University with a degree in International Business. After pursuing her equestrian avocation as an assistant manager at a Thoroughbred racing farm in Palmetto, Georgia, she moved back to Florida to sell real estate on St. George Island.
As a partner in the Thompson Shepard Bassett team, Shelley ready to work through all steps of a real estate transaction. She knows the inventory of what is for sale, and the history of what properties have sold for. Her thoroughness and forthright manner helps make a transaction work, from showing property to negotiating a contract, to coordinating inspections and guiding the closing process.
Shelley lives with her husband in Apalachicola and spends as much time as possible enjoying this lovely area by bicycle, kayak and boat. Give her a call for any of your St. George Island or Apalachicola questions and she will make sure you are headed in the right direction!
Shelley Shepard, REALTOR®
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