David Yates counts 15+ years of real estate experience on the Emerald Coast—his home of 25+ years. A former Firefighter/Medic, Boat Captain & restaurant owner he’s gained a vast market knowledge of coastal living much to the benefit of his clients. as well as his ability to instantly recognize the potential in a house, investment property, or commercial venture. He’s laid-back, but always all-in: Passionate about marketing presentations, dedicated to assisting and educating his clients throughout a transaction—whether they’re first-timers or seasoned investors—and committed to their success for the long term. And no matter the challenge, his signature dry wit can be counted on to carry the day. He and his real estate colleagues have fused together a distinctive mix of professional yet easy-going personalities, bolstered by a wide network of like-minded, hand-selected contractors, contacts, vendors, and mortgage lenders. Away from the office, David is most often found with his dog at one of the local dog parks (he keeps a bench reserved for client meetings).