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About By Design Real Estate Services, Inc.

At By Design Real Estate, we consider our clients our partners. We love real estate, and this passion drives us to provide you with everything you need to achieve your home buying, selling or investing goals.

 We are a full-service brokerage specializing in luxury and lakefront homes in East Polk County, Florida. We also welcome clients looking for more affordable properties within the county and surrounding communities.

 Whether you’re buying, selling or investing in a property, we offer progressive, up-to-date information to help you in making important decisions. We use our experience, negotiating and marketing skills, and industry knowhow to guide and assist you in every step of the process.

 The By Design Real Estate difference

 We are a one-stop-shop brokerage, offering a full suite of services to cover all your real estate needs. We can connect you with the right professionals, including mortgage lenders, home improvement contractors, property inspectors, real estate lawyers, and more.

 If you’re buying a home, we make use of our extensive network and listing sites to help you find the right home at the shortest time possible. We will oversee all your paperwork, insurance and inspection needs and ensure everything is done accurately and on time.

 If you’re selling, we offer a complete range of real estate marketing services, including:

  • Professional high-definition quality photography, including aerial and drone imaging
  • The use of two professional websites and access to other important listing sites
  • Personal property websites
  • YouTube video production and advertising
  • Print advertising on Homes and Land magazine
  • Cutting edge technology with our 3D virtual reality home tours, brought to life with our new state-of-the-art Matterport camera.  We provide an experiencefor potential buyers unmatched anywhere else.

 We also provide property management services for investors in the area.

 Meet our agents

By Design Real Estate was founded in 2011 by Brad and Rhonda Martin, a team of experienced and successful Realtors whose impressive track records have placed them among Central Florida’s top producers.

Brad is a long-time resident of Winter Haven (over 40 years). With many local connections, Brad has the tools and negotiating skills to get the job done and preserve as much of your hard earned money as possible. He is the recipient of several top honors including the East Polk County Association of Realtors ‘Rising Star Award’ in 2013 and the ‘Realtor of the Year Award’ in 2015.

In addition to real estate, Brad and Rhonda serve their community in many ways including serving on the local Realtor board and board committees as well as donating time and money to various charitable organizations throughout the area.

In addition to Brad and Rhonda, By Design Real Estate boasts a stellar roster of agents who have time and again proven their mettle in the Central Florida real estate scene. While they come with varied backgrounds and personal interests, they share the same passion and commitment to real estate, as well as alove for Polk County and the wonderful lifestyle it has to offer.

Our agents have received several accolades over the years, including the following East Polk County Board of Realtors awards:

  • 2015 Realtor of the Year- Brad Martin
  • 2015 Rising Star Award- Bree Martin
  • 2013 Rising Star Award- Brad Martin
  • 2010 Realtor of the Year- Christi Atkins

We represent some of the best properties in East Polk County!

 Browse our listings to get a glimpse of these beautiful homes. We also invite you to take a look at the highlydesirable and exclusive properties we’re proud to offer in these new developments:

  • Ruby Lake
  • Waterford Oaks
  • Lake Ashton
  • Traditions on Lake Ruby
  • Renaissance
  • Wyndham
  • Wyndsor
  • Cypresswood
  • The Gates of Lake region
  • Interlochen
  • Hamilton Point
  • Eloise Point


Put our multimillion-dollar producers to work for you! 


Call, visit or e-mail us at the following:

Address:        118 W. Central Ave.
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Phone:            863-294-7000

                        863-294-7001 (fax)

                        863-307-5074 (Brad)

E-mail:           brad@bydesignre.com

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