Billy grew up in and around the real-estate business. As a teen, he was working with Enola on website and internet marketing for properties. This experience sparked an interest in internet marketing, graphic design, and photography. He began using Adobe Photoshop at age 14. Billy has since further merged his interest in photography with the real-estate business, he prides himself on the use of high-end equipment and editing methodology for customers.
He is most interested in unique and difficult-to-market properties, he enjoys developing a plan of action to market towards prospective buyers. Previous projects include the sale of a large parcel of privately owned land on the Santa Fe River with a 2nd magnitude fresh water spring and the sale of a motocross track that went viral with 250+ people viewing its website at one time. Billy believes that his experience in real-estate and a long background in internet marketing adds unique value to his office and differentiates it from competitors.
He was born in Miami, FL. His mother and father moved to rural Live Oak, FL, after Hurricane Andrew in 1992. The family became full time residents of Suwannee County in 1994. They made the move for the small town rural appeal. Suwannee County and North Florida in general drew their interest. Billy has traveled many parts of the United States, and still loves North Florida for its rural culture and beautiful countryside. He is a 4th generation Floridian.
In the local community, he served as a board member and Vice President of Friends of Heritage Park & Gardens, a local non-profit organization. He also served as a director for the North Florida Multiple Listing Service in early 2015 and was elected as Secretary/Vice President. He was the President of the Lake City Board of Realtors for the 2018, the local trade association for the 2018 term.
He has shared his expertise in choosing property on Jack Spirko’s “The Survival Podcast” an internet podcast with over 50,000 listeners that discusses rural and independent living.
Some of his other interests include firearms as an NRA Life Member, motorcycles, personal watercraft, the area springs and rivers, welding and metal fabrication as well as photography.
Originally from the Homestead/Miami area of South Florida, Enola grew up in South Florida as a farm girl, spending some school years in the Mountains of North Carolina. Enola has had many jobs and Life experiences that have made her into the Loving, hard working and dedicated person she is.
At a young age with her love for people she became a tour guide. Enola also worked in the heavy equipment field operating bull dozers, trenchers, loaders and tandem dump trucks while preparing agriculture land for the Farmers in the Homestead area.
After marriage and a child Enola became a Shaklee Supervisor, She coordinated the Display at several of the Shaklee conventions, and was a guest speaker and Home schooled her son. Living in the Big Cypress Preserve she became an avid Everglades enthusiast and could often be found on her air-boat or 3 wheeler ATV during the weekends.
The family moved to Live Oak in 1994 after Hurricane Andrew tore through the southern part of the state.
Enola started doing real-estate in 1998 and Joined the United Country family in 2015.
Enola Says; “During the last 17 years I’ve lived in Live Oak and during my Real-Estate profession I’ve met so many wonderful people who are searching for the same peace inside I was.”
Kelly has 22 years of sales experience and a great willingness to help you find the perfect home or piece of land here in our beautiful region of North Florida.
Kelly has purchased a home in Live Oak and made our fair city her permanent residence. She is looking forward to becoming an active member of the community and volunteering with many organizations and local businesses to encourage growth in Live Oak.
She is originally from Georgia, but has spent most of her adult life in South Florida, where she raised her two daughters. She stated she finds the area to suit her well as she is a small town girl herself. Live Oak reminds her of the country upbringing with which she raised her daughters. She instilled the wholesome country life in them on a 4200 acre ranch in LaBelle, Florida. Her girls were raised riding four wheelers and horses. Kelly spent her weekends enjoying air-boat rides on Lake Okeechobee and fishing. “There is nothing like catching a 13 pound large-mouth bass standing knee deep in water”, she stated. Fishing is one of her many passions.
She spent a great many years in newspaper and radio advertising. Her extensive marketing experience is sure to help you sell your home or negotiate an awesome price on your dream house. Her passion is specializing in residential homes, but will search out that perfect home-site for you as well.
We encourage you to stop by our office and meet Kelly, or give her a call and let her put her expertise in motion and find the right real estate property for you!
Candice Jones Land is a fourth generation Suwannee County resident. She graduated from Suwannee High school and received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Saint Leo University in Gainesville. Candice returned to Live Oak after college and has been an elementary/ESE teacher for 16 years. She is married to Leon Land and they have two children.
On weekends, Candice enjoys spending time with the family; boating on the Suwannee River, salt water fishing and scalloping in nearby Steinhatchee and Keaton Beach, paddle boarding, UTV riding and watching her boys play sports. Other interests include reading and spending summers in the Florida Keys.
Candice has an interest in marketing properties using technology and internet resources. Through her use of technology to market properties, she is able to expose new listings to over 2,500 or more people in the first 24 hours! Whether you’re buying or selling Candice is ready to assist you!
Sylvia Newell came to the United States in 1986 from England on a business visa with her husband and two young children. In the early years they started out owning and operating a fast food restaurant on Gulf Boulevard in St. Petersburg, FL. It was hard work and a big adjustment for the family but she credits it as the best decision ever made for her and her family. In 1987 they moved to Live Oak after seeing a piece of land advertised in a free newspaper. Suwannee County reminded Syliva of home in England with its fields and farms and countryside. It was a dream come true to own 12 acres of land, unheard of where she was from!
Sylvia was a stay at home mum for 16 years, all her children attended Suwannee County schools and then later all went on to college and graduated with degrees from FSU, UF and Embry-Riddle. In Sylvia’s opinion – the schools are some of the best in the area. She later went to school for X-ray tech and also worked at the Florida Department of Transportation for a year. She then decided to go into real estate and obtained her license in 2003. She also served on the Suwannee County Planning and Zoning Board of Adjustment for 3 years.
One of the most rewarding sales she had was when she sold an old church to a group from Miami who bought the church to utilize as a retreat for young people, She was even asked to sing at the grand opening! Poultry farms are another favorite of hers and although complex are very interesting and rewarding. In her leisure time she loves to read and loves cooking, as well as sing in the choir and occasionally do a solo at her church in Live Oak
Since starting her career in real estate, she has been helping customers buy and sell residential real estate, timberland, poultry farms, and vacant land. She looks forward to being able to help you as well!
Terry grew up in the rural woods of North Western Pennsylvania, in a little town called Pleasantville.
Still a teenager, Terry moved with her parents to Cape Coral, Florida, a then, up and coming town on the quiet southwest coast. In the mid 80’s , while working in an unlicensed position with a real estate firm on Sanibel Island, Terry decided to obtain her Florida real estate license. Since that time Terry has enjoyed a exciting career in real estate sales. Assisting builders with land acquisition for their home buyers, as well as speculation building, was one of the first avenues that kept Terry busy in the field. She also enjoyed working with the many European buyers that were attracted to the warm beaches of Florida, and grew that circle of her business.
During the years Terry was also proud of her most important job, being a mom. Not wanting to give up any of life’s experiences, Terry raised her son in her real estate office. It is not surprising that her son, Alexander is now a licensed agent, in Southwest Florida.
With the growth rate being experienced in south Florida, she began to seek out a part of her original up-bringing… “Country Living”. When she made her first trip to Live Oak, she immediately knew this would be her new home. With the possibilities to garden 12 months a year, hunting, fishing, woods to explore, she has knew she made the correct choice.
It is true that when you really believe in your product, and enjoy all the aspects of it, you can easily sell it. Terry truly loves her lifestyle in Live Oak!
Originally from Buffalo, New York Lori’s family moved to South Florida in the early 1970’s where she lived until she moved to Live Oak in 1997.
While visiting friends in Live Oak she fell in love with the small town and wanted to raise her family in the relaxed, beautiful area. She relocated there and became involved in the community through various organizations such as coaching her daughters soccer team, joining the APT and co-forming a Girl Scout troop.
Fast forward to present day she can honestly say it was one of the best decisions she’s ever made! Now her family has expanded her daughters are married and both have children of their own. Now she can watch her children raise her grandchildren in the same beautiful small town which thankfully hasn’t changed all that much.
Lori has been a licensed Realtor since 2006. She enjoys working with people to find their new home, or vacant land to build one. If it’s river front property that you’re looking for or farm land she will work hard to meet all your needs.
In Lori’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and when time permits going to the beach, movies or any nearby festivals or craft shows. She also enjoys reading and crafting.
Liam O’Briant has been a Suwannee County resident all of his life. Being a fourth generation resident, has provided him with the critical knowledge of knowing the area well. He attended Suwannee High School and North Florida Community College in Madison, FL. Working with us since September of 2020 as an office assistant, he has obtained the crucial information needed to know how the Real Estate world works.
In his off time he loves to fish with his friends, go to top golf and take a few swings, and most importantly spend time with his family. As he has learned while living in Live Oak, family is the most important as that is truly what the town of Live oak feels like. After school, Liam worked at NAPA Auto Parts as a part time delivery driver and at Robbie’s restaurant as help in the kitchen.
Starting his new journey in the Real Estate business, Liam is excited, willing, and hungry to develop a customer base. After being our office assistant the past six months, Liam has decided he is ready to be an agent on his own and get his Real Estate License. He is ready to be YOUR next agent!
Sarah Chauncey is a lifelong resident of Suwannee County. She is married to her husband of 19 years, Adam Chauncey, who is also a lifelong Suwannee County resident, and owns and operates his own local business in Live Oak also. They were both attendees of Suwannee High School, and are now raising their daughter in this quaint, small community. Sarah loves this area and all that it has to offer, as she considers it a wonderful place to live, work, raise a family, and even retire.
Sarah’s customer service experience began when she started at First Federal Bank, where she took on various roles in her career, such as a Bank Teller, Customer Service Representative, and Financial Branch Manager. She is currently employed with the Suwannee County School District as a Personnel Specialist in the Human Resources Department. With a combined total of 21 years of customer service experience, Sarah feels it will ensure in providing her clients with a superior experience in meeting their needs, as well as helping them to find the best deal.
Sarah’s roots are in this community—if you are looking for your forever home, wanting to open a business, or even a place to retire, give her a call, as she is more than happy to help with all your real estate needs.
Mallorie Godbey is a third generation North Florida native. Born in Gainesville, FL she spent the first five years in the town of Branford, then her family moved to Wesley Chapel, which is about 45 minutes from Tampa. They spent six years there and decided to move back to Branford to be closer to family. She resided here until her college years when she moved to Gainesville to pursue her passion for horses at the University of Florida.
Mallorie went on to receive her Bachelor’s of Science in Equine Sciences. She is very passionate about horses and has owned her personal horse for almost 20 years. She loves trail riding and has worked for many professional horse trainers in the Ocala, Reddick, and Newberry area. She also has three dogs who she loves dearly and a very adorable, but a little chunky, kitty cat. She enjoys being outdoors and hanging out on the river.
Mallorie is very knowledgeable about river front and equine related properties and would love to help in any way she can!
NOTE: Andy Passed away in a motorcycle accident on 5-24-21 and he is deeply missed by all that knew him. We keep his biography here in his memory. Originally from Pennsylvania, Andrew “Andy” Frenock has been a resident of Florida since 1967. Andy began his working career operating heavy equipment, driving trucks and operating a concrete batch plant. From there he went driving cross country and has been to all the lower 48 states, and Alaska.
He later settled down from that to live in SW Florida and became a state certified Firefighter. Attending night school, he obtained an AS degree in Fire Science and along the way became certified as a Fire Officer, Instructor, Inspector and Level A Hazmat Technician and instructor. He also taught Fire Tactics and Company Officer (the individual in charge of a fire crew) at a community college. During this time he was also on the city zoning board and assistant director of the local BLS ambulance service. As an instructor he certified volunteer firefighters, taught First Aid and CPR, and certified other instructors as CPR instructors.
Moving in 1997 to North central Florida he drove tanker trucks for a while, then was hired back into the fire service and retired as Fire Chief. From there he went on to work as a Safety Manager in a corporate environment, wrote the safety manual and operating parameters for high risk jobs, achieved an Advanced Safety Certificate and was instrumental in getting an ISO 18000 safety rating for that company.
Becoming a mortgage broker in the Live Oak area for a period of time, he assisted people in refinances as well as purchases. He also operated a small fleet of five over the road trucks for several years, being a driver again himself. Tired of being gone all the time, he began doing mechanic work then partnered in a local tire shop.
Andy has many interests. Most outdoor activities, boating, hunting, fishing, hiking and camping are all included. Jack of all trades would aptly describe him as he can work with wood building about anything, cabinets, flooring, roofing, along with electrical and plumbing. High performance cars, motorcycles, fabricating parts by welding and a metal lathe are all part of his endeavors. Married, with an adopted three year old keeps him busy.
Through all of this he always had an interest in real estate, having bought and sold many residences and recreational land tracts personally. Helping people and being service oriented has been a theme throughout his multi-faceted career. With his diverse experience and the expertise of the real estate office, the goal of meeting the needs of our clients, buyers and sellers alike, is his main objective.