For more information about becoming an Investor, please contact:

Craig Richard
President & CEO

(813) 518-2620

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Properties Group


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group traces its roots back to 1959, formerly known as Tropical Realty. With a successful history and an admired reputation in our market, it’s safe to say we’re always making moves in the right direction.


We realize our business is relationship-based and that every interaction is unique. Every member of our team embodies characteristics we believe foster those relationships: integrity, teamwork, passion, and excellence. Therefore, we provide a platform for success and the opportunity to emotionally connect with the people we serve.


We crafted our identity, motivations, and efforts to serve the people of Tampa Bay & Central Florida around the fact that we’re not just selling dirt and four walls, but our customer’s sanctuary; their homes! We work diligently with the people we serve and always with a grateful spirit. We stand firm in our belief that they are people first and clients second.


We look for like-minded business partners who are unwavering in our core values– integrity, teamwork, passion, and excellence… Those who value the relationships they make and are committed to excellence.

Melanie Brush

Melanie Brush understands what it takes to ensure a smooth relocation, having experienced it personally. She has nearly ten years of experience in the real estate industry. Her diverse background with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Properties Group includes working in corporate relocation, a sales office and the commercial and marketing divisions. Melanie has assisted numerous corporations with their relocation needs and has successfully handled small scale as well as large group moves for such highprofile clients as Chase, Honeywell and The Solomon Group, to name a few.


A Tampa native, Melanie’s enthusiasm for the Tampa Bay lifestyle and all that it has to offer is apparent in everything she does. She is equally passionate about her work as a relocation professional. Melanie brings her customers a wealth of skill, experience and professionalism that is at the top-shelf of the Tampa Bay Area real estate industry. Honesty, timeliness, a personal approach and excellence in customer service are vital components to a positive relocation experience, according to Melanie, and enable her to build lasting business relationships with every client. Efficiency and empathy are also important, as Melanie carefully selects the real estate expert best suited to each transferee. It is little wonder Melanie’s clients provide raving reviews about her uncompromising attention to detail and savvy negotiation skills.


Melanie enjoys traveling, painting and writing her daily blog:


The combination of Melanie’s extensive knowledge and years of experience in the relocation field are key to the success of your group move. Realize your relocation goals by putting Melanie Brush and her team to work for you.

Melanie Brush
Corporate Services Manager