The Desmond Group
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M: 863-712-4109 mobile
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The Desmond Group

Realtors

Gary & Joy Desmond

Married in 1994, Gary and Joy Desmond are the husband/wife real estate team, The Desmond Group, with Coldwell Banker Realty in Lakeland, Florida. They have three daughters, and four grandchildren. Joy became licensed to sell real estate in 2006, and Gary followed in 2009. 

Gary is a native Floridian, born in Winter Haven in 1961, and then moved to Lakeland in 1993. As a lifelong resident of Polk County, Gary will not only provide you with the necessary knowledge to make an informed purchase, but will also point you in the direction of your new favorite restaurant, grocery storeshopping options, or directions to Legoland, or where to watch the Detroit Tigers or Tampa Bay Lightning. This type of invaluable knowledge makes Gary a great resources for buyers or sellers and helps them to maximize the value in their home purchase or sale.  Gary is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified, and recently retired as Postmaster of the Kathleen Post Office after 36 years with the US Postal Service.

Joy is originally from Tennessee, but moved to Lakeland in 1980. Joy combines her love for the real estate industry with her passion for helping people.  Joy strengths include communications, organization, attention to detail, knowledge of market conditions, and successfully guiding clients to a smooth and stress free closing.  A past customer said, "Joy is one of the best realtors we have ever dealt with. Our experience with her was very positive. She knew what we wanted and stay with us until she met our needs...We would recommend Joy 1000 times over, she is a asset to the real estate world and so perfect in what she does, you couldn't get any one better if you tried."  Joy's Certifications include Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI), Certified Home Marketing Specialist (CHMS), a Coldwell Banker Luxury Property Specialist, and a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS).

"When me and my wife decided to purchase a home going on three years ago, we prayed and out of the blue we had the information about Joy Desmond in front of us, we could have picked hundreds of agents but she was sent to us. From the very first day we knew she would take our worries about buying a home and make it her priority to educate us and ease our worries, and she did this from the very first day we spoke to each other. This ability Joy has is not skill, its natural and she makes you know your questions all deserve honest answers and right away you feel like she's your family. Its a natural response Joy has and she went above and beyond to please us in our purchase of our beautiful home, which we are so happy in, we sent my son and his wife to Joy to purchase their first home and they feel the same way me and my wife feel, she works to no end to please you and she goes beyond her duty to make sure your happy and that you understand every aspect of buying a home."

  -Joseph G., Client

"Joy is one of the best realtors we have ever dealt with. Our experience with her was very positive. She knew what we wanted and stay with us until she meet our needs. We never met anyone who was so devoted to pleasing her clients. She kept in touch, kept us up to date, always there to help. She gave so much of her time even after hours. We would recommend Joy 1000 times over, she is a asset to the real estate world and so perfect in what she does, you couldn't get any one better if you tried."

  -Harold & Mary G., Client

"Looking for a trustworthy and realivable expert Real Estate Agent, I recommend Joy Desmond. Joy expertise will guide you through the process of selling your home faster. Her market analysis of your home is excellent; she goes the extra miles for you when it comes to sell your home."

  -Estefanie D., Client

"Joy is a true professional in her industry. She has assisted me in a tough short sale purchase as well as selling a home for me within 45 days ! She has has great patience and always returned my calls promptly."

  -Paul H., Client

Coldwell Banker Realty

                   

 

3003 S Florida Ave Ste 104
Lakeland, FL
33803