Thanks to the devotion of their uniquely loyal clientele, The Big Bend Group is recognized as the #1 Coldwell Banker Team in Florida, #21 Coldwell Banker Team in North America, and they are also ranked in the Top 1.5% of all real estate teams in the United States by The Wall Street Journal.
In Northwest Florida, The Big Bend Group at Coldwell Banker Hartung is renowned among colleagues and clients alike for their integrity, professionalism, and results.
They take a team approach to real estate. Buying or selling a home is complex, sophisticated, and often a deeply personal endeavor. Our clients deserve and receive the full service and attention that only a team of experts can consistently provide. When working with The Big Bend Group, you will have the personal attention that is traditionally associated with the client-agent relationship by the professionalism and consistency of a thoughtful business model with superior results that follow.
Founder, Bruce Foster, who is from Tallahassee, is nationally and internationally recognized for his sales achievements and has a reputation as one of the most trusted and admired agents in North Florida’s real estate industry.
Bruce possesses a strong combination of local knowledge and established connections that produce results for his clients. Additionally, he is a full-service real estate agent and recognized as a Top 100 Realtor® in th USA by the NAMMBA and also one of the Top 30 Agents Under 30 in the World for Coldwell Banker which is made up of over 3,000 offices, in 49 countries, with over 94,000 agents and is also ranked as the #1 individual agent by Area850.com.
Before The Big Bend Group became the #1 Coldwell Banker Team in Florida, Bruce and his team received a special shoutout for being recognized as the #2 Coldwell Banker Team in Florida from real estate icons and stars on Bravo’s hit TV show Million Dollar Listing L.A-Josh Altman, Tracy Tudor, and James Harris, and Bruce received an additional shoutout from Tracy Tudor when he received his second award for being one of Coldwell Banker’s Top 30 Agents Under 30 in the World. Josh, Tracy, and James combined have sold over $6 BILLION dollars in real estate in their careers, which is truly incredible and something The Big Bend Group strives to accomplish one day.
With a background in high-end sales, marketing, and exceptional customer service, each client benefits from a hands-on, white-glove service, while also having access to the exclusive resources and cutting edge technology from of the most respected firms in the world, Coldwell Banker.
Bruce has been on the other side of the transaction trying to find the perfect dream house for his high school sweetheart, two children, three pups, and one cat. Bruce takes his tagline, “Your Realtor ® for Life” VERY seriously, and he thinks that it’s crucial for him to there for his clients 24/7 during and after the transactions.
If someone were to ask Bruce what his favorite part of any transaction is, he would tell you once the deal has closed because he loves seeing how his clients put their touch on their new home. Those smiles are so rewarding, and that is why he loves what he does. Give him a call, shoot him an email or a text, and put your dreams in his hands, and he will happily be your Realtor® for life.
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“Real estate isn’t just about where you live. It’s how you live. It’s about people’s lives. It’s not just the transaction, the house, the investment, whether you’re buying or selling. It’s truly about living your life.
I, along with the rest of my team, grew up in the Florida Panhandle, so we are passionate about as well as heavily invested in the future of this part of Florida. Wherever you go North Florida, you’re not just inspired by the architecture that goes in each neighborhood, but the vibe and the feeling that happens within those specific neighborhoods.
My team members are extremely well qualified, extremely well trained, extremely knowledgeable, extremely creative — just simply the best. I believe that they are really the best of the best.
At our core, we believe in integrity, professionalism, and results for all of our clients. Whether we are working with a first time home buyer or we are working with a real estate developer or investor with 100 plus units, we really work with the same level of dedication for all of them. We want to make sure that at the end of each transaction, all types of clients are equally satisfied and that we have done the best that we can for our clients.
I am very fortunate because we do have a group of clients that we truly love. These are not just clients, but they are truly our friends, and they feel like family. At the end of the day, real estate is more than just a transaction. We think it’s about the emotionality and creativity that goes into it. It’s truly not just the home or the transaction itself, but it’s about understanding how people live. That’s the difference.”