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2017    FABB members across Florida [non-Miami] are listed below.   See MIAMI Members own page on this website.   [We have hundreds of UK-based members too, who joined to use our relocation and immigration services, not shown here.  NOTE:  FABB has hundreds of members, a number which fluctuates like all associations.  Many are not listed on this page for requested privacy reasons.   This page, by its very nature,  is a work forever in progress!    TO JOIN FABB:  Send an email to britishflorida@aol.com    On the subject line put JOIN FABB.  Include Name + City + Business details+ Contact phone.   SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE LIST OF  FABB MEMBERS which are :   BRITISH OWNED BUSINESSES and professionals across Florida.  More join FABB every week .   FABB has helped British businesses and individuals succeed in Florida since 1997.   We also have an unequalled team of immigration and relocation experts, in place since 2 decades,  advising UK Brits move to Florida.  NOTE:  We also have thousands of associate British business-owners and professionals across Florida in all fields,  we deal with,  aside from FABB members.    Please support British businesses in Florida.       

MEMBERS BELOW

JUPITER/NORTH PALM BEACH /MARTIN COUNTY:   SIMON THOMAS is a licensed expat British realtor, originally from Cornwall,  who has worked in Florida real estate since 2014, plus 20 years  experience in England.  A member of  FABB, the Florida Association of British Business,  he handles property sales and rentals in the beautiful and tranquil east coast in Jupiter North Palm Beach County and Martin County.  Simon is experienced with helping UK buyers and offers them  his wealth of local knowledge combined with a friendly and professional business style. Customer service is at the heart of everything he does, picking you up from your hotel or accommodation and introducing you to the area, showing you homes and making offers whilst making sure you are fully informed and comfortable at every stage of the process. Not forgetting some fun along the way!  Simon works with prominent Coldwell Banker Realty in Jupiter.  To buy or rent a property that suits YOU,, contact Simon directly to discuss your needs on cell  [561] 406-3653 OR email  simon.thomas@floridamoves.com    WEBSITE  simonthomas.cbintouch.com

NAPLES AREA  experienced British realtor and FABB member KATHY RAINFORD offering a professional, well-informed , honest service to Brits seeking vacation villas, investment properties and all other aspects of real estate in SW Florida. Short sales and foreclosures are hot topics at present! Contact me for list of these properties.  Kathy Rainford holds a Florida Brokers Licence and is a Certified International Property Specialist and Overseas Member of the UK National Association of Estate Agents Ltd.  Office phone in Naples [239] 430-1700 Cellphone [239] 601-7731. Email britishnaples@hotmail.com Realty World Top Producers Inc.  WEBSITES:    www.realtyworldtopproducers.com   and    www.buyingpropertiesinflorida.com  FABB member since May 2005.

NAPLES    Adera On-Site Security Shredding   [British owner Derek Rees]  ADERA On-Site Document Security Shredding and e-waste services.     Shredding by Adera is available throughout the whole of South Florida.  Our primary objective is to help keep private matters private, for businesses and individuals.   Will shred all your unwanted company documents and files—before the FBI gets to you, tee hee. The most useful service they offer is that though its headquarters is in Naples, Adera will send its trucks to your workplace or organization in any part of South Florida, from Naples to Miami. Phone British owner Derek Rees on [239] 851-0640 to discuss your needs.  Company info on www.adera.us     We are bonded, insured, NAID “AAA” rated for paper, document and hard drive destruction. Visit our website to learn more, or call us at 1-888-747-3306   Email:  Derek@ShreddingByAdera.com    KEEPING PRIVATE MATTERS PRIVATE.   FABB member  September 2008. 

NAPLES AREA:   MARTIN McGILL is a licensed expat British realtor, originally from London in the UK, who handles property sales in the Naples and surrounding areas of Southwest Florida. If you wish to buy a home there, contact Martin to discuss your needs. He offers 15 years experience in working with international buyers.  He is a member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB], Naples Area Board of Realtors® Florida Association of Realtors® and the National Association of Realtors®. He has lived and worked in Florida since 2001, and is experienced in helping UK buyers purchase, sell, or rent property in the Sunshine State.  He works with Premier Sotheby’s International Realty in Naples, one of Florida’s prominent and respected Luxury real estate companies.  Contact Martin McGill directly on cell  [239] 227-6377  Email martin@florida-bound.com  WEBSITE  www.florida-bound.com  FABB Member since January 2016. 

NAPLES.    British-owned Lanblue Inc. are FABB’s official webmasters and offer a full range of Internet services, website design,  Search Engine Optimization, ecommerce , database, computer network and support, IT services and everything you need to keep your small business current.  Website development and a management software company for tutoring companies [see exactly what they offer on website  Oasesonline.com  They have handled FABB’s website needs efficiently for over 10 years and have clients in all parts of Florida.   We recommend them highly.  Peruse their website first www.lanblue.com.   Then phone British owner Charles Steel to discuss your needs and get a quote on [239] 353-9055 or email him direct on chas@lanblue.com  Member since 1997.  

NAPLES         Simon Brooker,  British realtor in Florida   Business name:   NAPLES PROPERTY MANAGEMENT   Telephone: 239 682 4319      Email: simplythinknaples@gmail.com   Business Type: Commercial and Residential Real Estate Managers    FABB Join Date: March 2012         Description: NAPLES PROPERTY MANAGEMENT A British owned company headed by Simon Brooker who has over 25 years experience in residential and commercial property management on both sides of the pond. [239] 682 4319  A true professional but friendly company. 

NAPLES  David Cattermole, British owner  of Gulfcoast Hyrdoseeding, sod, silt fencing, erosion control. Tel. [239] 566-9377 email: ghydroseeding@swfla.rr.com   FABB member since  January 2002

BOCA RATON   British Owned 9 Round Fitness center in Boca Raton.  [561] 419-7003 office.  Seeking British staff–ongoing:  We need part time trainers who are outgoing and enthusiastic and love to help people change their lives through health and fitness.  If you have what it takes to be a 9Round trainer and be part of the fastest growing fitness franchise in the nation, then this position is for you.  No kickboxing experience needed.  Full training provided. Sales and customer service backgrounds are helpful. START DATE:  Apply now.   SALARY:   $10-12 per hour to start.    After 9Round certification and CPR/AED Certification your hourly rate increases.  Monthly bonus applies too.    TO APPLY:    Send resume to British owner Suzanne Ellis email me your resume at   Suzanne.Ellis@9Round.com   On Subject line put:  JOBS FOR  BRITS.    Or call the owner Suzanne at her office [561] 419-7003 .   If you are not British you may certainly apply!    ABOUT THE BUSINESS:   9 ROUND KICKBOXING FITNESS:  See  www.9Round.com. Click on the BocaRatonFLYamato part The premises in Boca opened April 2016 and are always hiring.   Member of FABB since March 2016.    

BOCA RATION and ALL FLORIDA.   POINT2POINT SHIPPING.  NEED SOMETHING SHIPPED TO/FROM FLORIDA TO THE UK or any other country? British-run Point2Point has your one-stop shipping and freightforwarding solutions.  Based in Boca Raton, they are licensed and insured with years of experience in this international industry.  Says British owner Steve Winters:  “ We handle and can offer any shipping needs, from a full container to a envelope by courier.  (We have much discounted Courier rate with DHL for docs and small parcels).  We have our own agents in London, Birmingham & Manchester, to ensure you have complete door to door service including customs clearance in UK and the USA.  Give us a try you won’t be disappointed.”   In the first instance, call Steve on his cellphone [713] 503-1579  to discuss your needs and get a  quote.   Email: steve@p2pt.net   Company info on  www.pt2p.biz   Members of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB].

BOCA RATION and ALL FLORIDA  Sandra Campbell is a UK qualified solicitor who spends her time between Florida and the UK.  Florida expat Brits:  Do you need advice on UK legal matters?  Now you can contact a qualified legal professional on your doorstep, not thousands of miles away in Britain.  Wills, inheritance, creditcard debts, mortgages,  divorce,  immigration over to the UK, property or business affairs or any form of litigation in the UK.  Her company in the UK is Campbell and Co. solicitors in Harrow, with an office also in Mayfair, London.  Find details on www.campbellandcosolicitors.co.uk   A member of  Florida Association of British Business [FABB], Sandra is based in Boca Raton but can advise clients in any part of Florida.   Contact Sandra directly in Florida on [561] 807-6823 for a first consultation or at her UK office on 01144 0203 586 4185.  Or email your legal query to:  Sandra@campbellandcosolicitors.co.uk  She joined FABB in 2005.    

BOCA RATON  A British Baker  [British owner Ghislaine Miller]    WEBSITE:  www.abritishbaker.com      A British Baker Serving Boca Raton and surrounds.    At the moment, we use a commercial kitchen and take orders by phone or email. Ring us up to have a natter.    Laine’s Kitchen is a traditional British bakery in Boca Raton serving the South Florida area.   Laine offers the classic bickies, cakes, tarts, scones, and even a bread or two you’ve been missing, baked to order and delivered to your door. We can also assist you with traditional afternoon and cream teas right down to the housemade granary-style bread for your finger sandwiches.  All items are prepared by hand, using traditional methods, and freshly baked when your order is received. We use all natural ingredients with no preservatives and no artificial flavours or colours. As we do not inventory, please allow us one to two days to bake your order. Afternoon tea orders should be placed at least one week prior to the date desired Homesick for fab, oven fresh British baking?  TO ORDER:   Call Laine at 561.789.8971 or email her at Laine@ABritishBaker.com with your selections, put the kettle on the hob and relax while Laine bakes for you! Have a taste of Britain without leaving Florida.    FABB member since October 2012

BOCA RATON     PAUL ADAMS, British financial consultant.   CITY:   BOCA RATON, FL. Telephone:  [561]  843-1839 direct.  Email:    padams40@gmail.com    Joined FABB January 2009  INFO:   Investment Specialist, Financial Services,  National Securities    Speak to an investment specialist who understands your needs. Paul Adams is a registered and Independent Investment Specialist who has been helping UK ex-pats manage their investments, retirement accounts, 401(k)s and IRAs through markets good and bad.  Call for a free no obligation consultation on [561] 843-1839

BOCA RATON  Email: queensmaids@aol.com       Business Name: The Queens Maids of Boca, a Professional Cleaning Service. The company is Licensed, Bonded & Insured.All our staff has been professionally trained, complete background check. Our staff is uniformed and wears ID Badges.  FABB member since January 2003.

BOCA  RATON   Brian Hemmings  in Boca Raton. Telephone: 561-995-8955  Email: brihem@hotmail.com  Business Type:  Research & Development Consultant  FABB member since 2002. 

BOCA  RATON   Ian Ibbetson,   BRITISH PHOTOGRAPHER for your family and corporate occasions.  We recommend Ian Ibbetson, blessed with efficiency and English charm! Ian has years of experience and is the preferred photographer of the Broward British-American Chamber and Florida Association of British Business.    He has shot lovely Florida weddings with a British bride or groom!  Based in Boca , Ian accepts bookings anywhere in South Florida. Call him on [561] 302-8181 to discuss your needs and see his website   www.ianibbetson.com  or email your query to:  ian@ianibbetson.com   FABB member since July 2008      c

 BOCA RATON office but deals with medical insurance for all Florida and rest of USA.  Agent Scott Rose.   MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR BRITS.  You’re in America now—you need medical insurance!!  For all your health insurance needs phone agent Scott Rose owner of Mainstreet Solutions agency in Boca Raton, established 1987, who specialises in medical insurance for Brits, even those over 80.  Says Scott:  ”  We can also cover newly arrived immigrants from the UK or any other country like Australia at a discounted rate.”   Various plans for all ages, including Lloyds of London,  Medicare advice, the new Affordable Healthcare [“Obamacare”],  and the affordable health savings account plan for Florida Brits.   ALSO temporary VISITORS INSURANCE coverage for your relatives or friends visiting from the UK for 3/6 months.   ALSO   A plan available for seniors age 63-73 and LongTerm Care Insurance for people over 60.    Ask Scott at Mainstreet Solutions to explain your options.  Call his office on [561] 392-4485.   OR email to:  Mainstreetins@msn.com  On subject line put:   TO SCOTT—–Medical for Brits.  Hundreds of British expats in all parts of Florida, including myself, have their coverage with Scott—Patricia Kawaja, FABB President.  Scott Rose has been a  FABB member since 1998.  

BOCA RATON   GARRY HEANEY  British Realtor.     Garry Heaney, a fellow Brit can help you find your dream home by the sea. Investment property, holiday home or if you are a fulltime resident looking to buy or sell he can help you. Garry is Florida licensed and a member of the National Association of Realtors®  and will take the trouble to really understand what you seek so your search and buying (or selling) process is quick, anxiety free and rewarding.  His clients all say that he is a pleasure to work with.  NOTE:  If you are living in, or moving to Florida under a green card or an employment based visa and have a social security number,  you are eligible for a Federal Government backed mortgage with as little as 3.5% down.  Contact Garry for more details on this directly on his cell  [321] 305 9738 or via email    garry.heaney2@gmail.com   website  www.garryheaney.com   FABB member since October 2012.

MERRITT ISLAND  BREVARD COUNTY IN EAST FLORIDA.   SUE GOLDTHORP is a licensed expat British realtor who is based in Merritt Island, handling property and sales of businesses in Brevard County.  Says Sue: “ I have MLS membership of the Space Coast Association of Realtors, Orlando and Miami.  Originally from Oxford I have lived all over the UK  before leaving at the beginning of 1997. I lived in New Zealand for 16 months then California for 5 years before moving to Florida in 2003.  I have been a Real Estate Investor since 2003, an agent since 2009 and Broker since 2011.”   Sue is Owner/Broker of Visulate LLC real estate brokerage in Merritt Island FL   See her website www.visulate.com   Contact Sue to discuss your property or business needs directly on her cell [321] 698-5198 or email sue@goldthorp.com .  Member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB] since July 2015.

BONITA SPRINGS west Florida  Andy Smith is the British CEO of  ISOQAR,  an accredited certification body. This means that ISOQAR is accredited to audit organizations against a variety of quality, environmental, and other management standards. On a day-to-day basis, this work is regulated by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) in the USA. See exactly what they do from their website www.isoqarinc.com  Contact Andy Smith on [239] 947-6980 his office. Email: andy.smith@isoqarinc.com   FABB Member since February 2005

FT. LAUDERDALE    JAMES ANDREWS  a chartered British accountant and Florida certified accountant on FABB team, with 30 years experience and a Florida resident for many years. His fee is reasonable and varies according to the work involved JIMMY ANDREWS ACCOUNTING  Cellphone [305] 323-1278   email:   jand592040@aol.com    NOTE TO UK BUYERS SEEKING BUSINESSES FOR AN E2 VISA :    When you have found a business to buy and are ready to make your offer to the sellers  DO DUE DILIGENCE. This is standard procedure when buying a business in Florida….contact Jimmy Andrews to find out more.  He is based in the Ft Lauderdale area and has clients all over Florida and the UK.   FABB Member since 2000.

FT. LAUDERDALE   FIRE SAFETY:    USE BRITISH-OWNED and OPERATED FIRE RANGER FOR ALL YOUR FIRE & LIFE SAFETY SERVICES – FIRE ALARM INSPECTIONS, SERVICE, MONITORING, AND UPGRADES.  Commercial and residential accounts.  Owned and operated by Neil Cooper from Portsmouth and Glyn Day from Plymouth,  Fire Ranger is a full service Fire and Safety Equipment Inspection and service company, based in Fort Lauderdale. We have been in business since 1989.  Fire Ranger proudly services clients and accounts covering the entire state of Florida, and the Caribbean.   Fully licensed, insured and experienced we have built our reputation on professionalism, honesty and service.   All Fire Ranger technicians are state licensed, insured and approved carriers of the transport workers identification card (T.W.I.C.) having passed the federal and military security clearance program for drug screening and background checks.  From portable hand held fire extinguishers, fire Hoses, Exit and Emergency lighting and fire alarms to marine fire suppression systems and life safety equipment, we offer one of the most comprehensive services in the state.  We service all of South Florida.    To discuss your needs,  call the Fire Ranger office [954] 566-5430  Office:  4009 NE 6th. Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334.   Look at website www.fireranger.com   Send any query to Brenda in the sales department Brenda@fireranger.com   Member of FABB, Florida Association of British Business since October 2016. 

►  FT. LAUDERDALE   NAVIGATOR is an Aviation and Tourism Management company with offices in Ft. Lauderdale and New York.  Established in 2008 both offices are owned and run by joint CEO’s Fraser Teasdale & Petri de Koning.  As an outsourcing and representation company, Navigator undertakes work on behalf of major airlines and other Tourism entities. We currently manage the following roles for Norwegian airlines in the USA, Call center, Baggage tracing, ARC services, Groups, Holidays and Flight Operations. Other clients are Easirent.com (UK car rental) & Somak Safaris (African Safari specialist).    A member of  FABB, the Florida Association of British Business,  see their website www.navigator.us.com    For enqueries contact Fraser Teasdale or Petri de Koning on 212 682 9603 or via email fteasdale@navigator.us.com  / pdekoning@navigator.us.com (cell 954 536 0324/0314)

FT. LAUDERDALE   Kelly Charles, British realtor living in Ft. Lauderdale and specialising in that area and Miami Beach. Originally from the UK Kelly Charles has earned a solid reputation with clients and fellow realtors as a Miami Beach Realtor you will want to work with, and stay with for life! She prides herself on integrity, sophistication, honesty and and intelligence (and has a great accent!)    Says Kelly:  “Having travelled the globe I have an infectious love of South Florida and enjoy working with overseas buyers realizing their dream in this tropical paradise.   A graduate from the University of Southampton, she is always up to date with the real estate market and able to guide you of realistic and attainable prices when selling your home. Prior to her rapidly evolving career in Real Estate she climbed the corporate ladder with British Airways, holding management positions in London, New York and Miami. FABB Member since February 2011. Contact Kelly direct on her cellphone   [786] 469-9594 or send an email to kellycproperty@gmail.com  

FT. LAUDERDALE    BRITISH MASTER YACHTSMAN, SAILING INSTRUCTOR, and licensed yachtbroker Anthony Wall offers British Master Yachtsman Yacht brokerage 30-70ft, sail or power. Allow me to help you find the yacht of your dreams, or sell your existing boat. Fast results.  Biscayne Bay Sailing Academy, Miami  Come sailing!  Maybe the greatest thing about the Miami area is its beautiful coastal waters-and we can make that dream a reality for you!   Captain Tony Wall offers American Sailing Association courses Basic Keelboat through Bareboat and beyond , a USCG 100 Tons Master and ASA Instructor of the Year Captain,  50,000 plus blue water miles worldwide and frequently published contributor to sailing publications such as Sail and Blue Water Sailing Magazine.  A member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB] since December 2013, Anthony has been based in Hollywood Florida since 1998, operates out of several South Florida marinas and participates in the Miami and Ft. Lauderdale Boat Shows annually. For sailing lessons or info on any of the above contact Anthony Wall direct on [954] 243-4078 or email tonysailventures@gmail.com  Website www.sailventuresinc.com and www.tonysails.com     c

FT. LAUDERDALE   West Insurance specializes in auto insurance for Florida Brits, “ Seventy  per cent of our clients are Brits and FABB members and our agency will get you insured and advise you how to overcome problems.  Many insurance agents will NOT be able to answer your questions on international car insurance.  We can, ”  says owner Trae West. ” Call his agency for the correct current answers.  FABB has worked with West Insurance Group,  based in Ft Lauderdale with a Tampa satellite office for many years.  Phone WEST INSURANCE (954) 491-1942.  Ask for owner Trae West.  Or email: trae@westinsfl.com  and   traewest@msn.com    On subject line put:  To Trae West car insurance query.   FABB members since August 2002.      [FYI:  Once you’ve settled in Florida, West agency also offers homeowners, commercial property, business insurance and workers compensation–all useful for Brits living in Florida].

FT. LAUDERDALE  Jonathan Sheard, an expat British Realtor®, specializes in BrowardCounty (Fort Lauderdale) but operates throughout Florida.  A 17 year USA resident, Licensed Broker, CPA, Scottish CA and Edinburgh University Engineering graduate; he worked in Property Development, Public Accountancy and the Motor Trade in Scotland and can cover all your real estate needs. Jonathan is enthusiastic, focused and will go the extra mile to produce what YOU need.  Reach Jonathan directly on [954] 589-7883, email: js@warwicksheard.com   FABB member since August 2012

FT. LAUDERDALE          Maurice Graham British lawyer   Tel.  (954) 566-1971  Email:   Amgraham9@aol.com   Business Name: Law Office of Maurice Graham   FABB Member since Augsut 1997.   Description: Criminal, Personal Injury, Traffic Tickets.

FT. LAUDERDALE  THE BRITISH MARKETPLACE and attached LET’S HAVE TEA ENGLISH TEAROOM is your one-stop Brit-shop.   Largest range of British foods,  gifts, football, and souvenir items imported from the UK.  It’s an Aladdin Cave of British goodies, with new imports arriving daily from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.   Pop in and see what they have! For your year-round and Easter and Christmas Goodies [with attached tearoom to have a cuppa and Bakewell tart while shopping], head out to the British Marketplace in Davie.  Their tearoom is especially popular for occasion and group bookings, classic English High Teas Christmas parties, ladies lunches,  or just you and a friend.  View both websites to see they have to offer:  www.britishmarketplace.com and www.letshavetearoom.com   British owner David Williams is known for the friendliest service in Florida—true!  A member of FABB [Florida Association of British Business].  British Marketplace,  6923 Stirling Road, Davie FL 33314.  From 95 exit west on Stirling Road.  Call shop for opening hours on [954] 584-8888.   FABB member since July 2014

FT. LAUDERDALE  up to BOCA  ATTENTION !!  Does your place have windows and doors???  Then Britannia Windows & Doors will solve your issues.  Reliable, Honest and British !!  Over 25 years of experience in South Florida.  Specialists in ALL window & door repairs as well as NEW Installation.  Accepts jobs anywhere in Broward or Palm Beach County.  Call British owner Carl Yates on [954] 861-7091 to discuss your needs.  Licensed & Insured: CC #00-9674-G-X.    FABB member since January 2014

FT. LAUDERDALE    Arnott Ferguson British accountant , owner of Ferguson Accounting Services. [See full info on Financial page on this website]  Tel. [954] 471-4433   Email: gaf7120@aol.com   Business Name: Ferguson Accounting Services, Inc.   FABB Join Date: November 1998   INFO:   Many satisfied expat British clients in all parts of Florida, including the publisher of this website!  New business set-ups, financial statements, personal & business tax planning/returns. 45yrs USA/UK experience. Reasonable fees.   FABB Member since November 1998.

FT. LAUDERDALE    Janie Kennett    Janie Kennett,   British owner of HAIRVENTURE SALON in  Weston  west Ft. Lauderdale.  Telephone:  [954] 349-6830 FABB Member since 2011   

 FT. LAUDERDALE     Janet Brady, British entrepreneur   [954] 792 4299    Email: londonjan@aol.com   Business Name: Melaleuca,  The Health and Wellness Company.    INFO Take the chemicals out of your home!   Give your family a toxic-free environment in which to live. Enjoy better, safer and more economical products. No financial risk whatsoever! Extremely low membership fee with money-back guarantee on all products, no questions asked. You are simply shopping for items you already use, but in a different place with superior products. You can also earn substantial residual income for the rest of your life and Will your income to your children. FABB member since April 2002 

FT. LAUDERDALE      Barry Booth, British owner   CITY:  Ft Lauderdale. Telephone: (954) 444 8959 Email: buzzzzzy@aol.com Business Name: Royal Marine Inc.MARINE electronics and re-fits Joined FABB March 2003

FT. LAUDERDALE [WESTON] BRAD MARTIN is your local British internet marketing expert . A member of FABB, he moved from London in  2010 and is now based in Weston, between Ft. Lauderdale and Miami.   He owns an online marketing agency POZITIVE MEDIA, with offices in Central London for 15 years. Now in Florida, he would like to find local British clients and offers these specific services:   Professional Web Design, Brand Building, Social Media and PPC Management to boost your business.   Contact Brad to discuss your business online needs on cell [954] 573-5118 or email  brad@pozitivemedia.com   Website  www.pozitive-media.com

FT. LAUDERDALE    STUART DODD.   Power or sailboat repairs   Global Marine Service & Repair, Inc. run by expert British sailing veteran Stuart Dodd can take care of repairs, routine maintenance, upgrades or refits on 40 to 90 ft. power boats or sail boats.   An experienced team is available to deal with all your needs.   They can also advise and recommend other reputable companies in the Fort Lauderdale area to solve your every maritime problem. Reach Stuart on  Stu4boats@bellsouth.net or  [954] 612-1600.  Stuart is a 1997 charter member of FABB, the Florida Association of British Business, a longtime Florida resident and a serving City Commissioner for Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

FT. LAUDERDALE [Weston]      HELEN CHARLES, British owner  of   Helen Charles Hair and Beauty Salon in Weston.   Telephone: [954] 349-9220   c

CLEARWATER and surrounding areas and SW Gulf Coast.  Fellow Brit Gaye Vogel, is a licensed realtor and owner/manager of National Land & Realty in Clearwater.   Says Gaye:  “Since 1992 we have been bringing in Brits to enjoy our beautiful vacation rental properties and recently specializing in helping them buy and rent their dream second home.  I have lived in Clearwater for years, but still think I’m on holiday!  There’s nothing more rewarding than seeing the delighted faces of people who bought homes from us and are now living in Paradise.  WHAT WE DO FOR YOU:   The Florida experience gained over the years enables us to not only find the home of your dreams, but to steer you through the whole process from start to finish—without the stress. If you require, we can then manage and rent the home for you.  If not, we can give lots of local advice on your new area, and information that non residents need about being a Florida home owner. Our Brit-to-Brit rapport will put you at ease.  By using our services, you are just a small step from living the Florida dream.”  See info   www.clearwaterfloridahomesforsale.co.uk   Contact Gaye [727] 667 1960 or gaye@florida-holidayrentals.com FABB Member since November 2011.

FT. MYERS  Donna Mitchell is a licensed and experienced expat British realtor who specialises in the desirable greater Naples area in southwest Florida. Originally from Middlesex, she has lived in Florida since 1993 and helped many British buyers/renters find their ideal property.  Donna is a Broker/Owner for Win Realty, LLC who specializes in Fort Myers and Cape Coral.  Their website is  www.winrealty.org  You can reach me direct on [239] 297-0517 or email  dmitchell@winrealty.org   FABB member since 2012

FT. MYERS AREA JOHN BRADSHAW is a licensed expat British realtor, originally from London in the UK who has worked in Florida real estate since 2013. A member of FABB, the Florida Association of British Business, John handles property sales in, Ft. Myers, Cape Coral, and surrounding areas of southwest Florida. If you wish to buy a home, there contact him to discuss your needs. John Offers a 1st class buying experience with unparalleled customer service, and attention to detail through the transaction. Ask for my relocation packet. John is experienced at helping UK buyers purchase property in the Sunshine State.  He works with the brokerage of NextHome Advisors in Ft. Myers. Contact John Bradshaw directly on Cell: [239] 224-0901   Email: jbradshawswfl@gmail.com  
WEBSITE:   www.FindSWFLHomesforSale.com    Skype: JBradshawswfl

POMPANO BEACH    Clean and Green  commercial cleaning company.  Alyson Ary, British owner   [954] 941-1444 FABB members since 2009.

POMPANO BEACH       Paul & Nicki Derbyshire [British CEO]    CITY:  Pompano Beach, Florida.  Telephone: (954) 782 5282    Email: derbyred@hotmail.com     Cellphone: (561) 309 2535  Business Name: Volvostop  Volvo Servicing & Repair    FABB members since 2006. 

SEBRING FLORIDA  Derek Hodges, British owner.  Direct  [863] 258-1125  Email:   derek@britishfox.com  WEBSITE   www.britishfox.com   Derek’s company has  developed a network of companies (free web pages) in Fox Business Network since 1997.   Joint ventures to develop internet business. Work with company owners to develop and expand web business. Derek Hodges, BSc, MIET. aka the “British Fox” Internet and eCommerce Expert and Speaker has worked closely with many of the companies who had taken advantage of these free pages to develop fully functional internet commerce sites. These internet commerce sites now generate over 3 million dollars per year of revenue, and are run exclusively by Derek Hodges , building his business over the last 2 decades.  Derek Hodges has extensive experience in search engine optimization, he or his companies became a Network Solutions Partner, a Go-Daddy Super Reseller and a Qualified Google Advertising Professional. He also is President of Net Patrol, Inc. a not for profit company, whose goal is to foster ethical internet commerce.

 SEMINOLE and WEST FLORIDA – KEVIN WELLAND is an experienced, licensed expat British realtor, originally from London, who has worked in Florida real estate since 2004 and been a resident of Tampa Bay since 1992.  Member of FABB, the Florida Association of British Business, Kevin handles property sales in the west Florida Tampa Bay areas of Clearwater/St Petersburg and the areas between, including the beaches. He is experienced at helping UK buyers/sellers over the years and has many satisfied British clients. Kevin has a wealth of experience representing both buyers and sellers from the UK whether they are moving to Florida permanently or buying their holiday dream home in the sun. Kevin also holds the SRS (Seller Representative Specialist) designation and is a member of the Pinellas Realtor Organization & National Association of Realtors.    Kevin is very passionate about his work and loves to help fellow Brits and is always available to answer any questions related to real estate or moving to the area.  Kevin is assisted by his British wife Julia. Kevin Welland works with the brokerage of RE/MAX All Star in Madeira Beach & Seminole.    To buy, sell or rent property, contact Kevin direct on [727] 709-2581 or email wellandteam@gmail.com    WEBSITE  www.wellandteam.com       

ST. PETERSBURG     FLORIDA  KEITH BREADING is a licensed expat British realtor and business broker based in St. Petersburg, Florida.   Seeking property on the southwest west coast of Florida?  OR  Do you want a business for an E2 visa?  Call Keith for a list of qualifying businesses of all types and price ranges anywhere in Florida, or a home in west Florida.  Keith comes from Canterbury and his father established their estate agency in 1948 and opened the Florida office in 1981.  Keith is a member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB], Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) and residential MLS and worked with many UK clients fulfilling their Florida dream. Contact him at W.H.Breading & Son (Florida), 5304 1st Ave N, St Petersburg, Fl, 33710  Tel. [727] 321 6007 or directly by cell [727] 743 5727 email  keithbreading@gmail.com  WEBSITE  www.whbreadingflorida.com   FABB member since 2014.

► ORLANDO and KISSIMMEE FABB MEMBER SUSAN BARNES  is a British respected business broker, located in the heart of Kissimmee, Florida with an additional office in Miami, FL.  Her company Rockrose Realty Inc., has been assisting Brits and other clients move to the USA for over 25 years and are repeat winners of the BBF Top Dealmaker award for Central Florida but Susan has personally won the Business Brokers of Florida TOP DEAL MAKER award for ALL of the State of Florida in 2013.  She won the top business broker 2015 for Central Florida for the Business Brokers association of Florida.    Susan’s team of fully qualified professionals can assist you with all aspects of moving to any part of Florida. Specialising in assisting British and overseas buyers relocate anywhere in Florida, covering all aspects of your move, including relocation information. Fully qualified professionals assist our customers. Susan Barnes has won the Top Business Brokers of Florida Dealmaker Award for Central Florida 2015.  Top BBF Dealmaker award for all of Florida 2013, Top BBF Dealmaker Central Florida 2008-2011 ,  Million Dollar Award 2006-2015.   We offer testimonials from previous clients which can be viewed on our website  www.rockroserealty.com    They have a wide variety of visa qualifying businesses to suit all pockets. Please call Susan Barnes on her cell directly [407] 908-4663.  See current businesses for sale on www.FloridaBusinesses.net and www.RockroseRealty.co.uk   Or email your query to  Susan@RockroseRealty.com     SOUTH FLORIDA AREA Rockrose Realty has a branch office in Pembroke Pines. Call FABB’s Susan Barnes on her cell [407] 908-4663. She’ll explain what’s available what available in the Miami, Broward County, Palm Beach County area.  Her team services the entire state, has sold businesses in every Florida city.  She’ll explain what visa qualifying business opportunities are available in ANY PART of Florida. 

ORLANDO AREA  TINA CHAPPLE is a licensed expat British realtor, originally from London in the UK who has worked in Florida real estate since 2010. A member of  FABB, (Florida Association of British Business), ORRA (Orlando Regional Realtors Association) and partnered with Porchlight Rental Services, Tina specializes in helping buyers, sellers or renters to find property in the Central Florida Area. She is experienced in dealing with international clients and understands ”when you’re making an important decision in life, having the right kind of people around you can make all the difference”.  She works with Greater Orlando Realty Partners in Orlando. Contact Tina Chapple directly on cell  [407] 701-6284  Email  tinas@tinasorlandoproperties.com    

►  ORLANDO AREA  DANIEL YOUNG is a Leeds born licensed expat British Realtor® who has worked in the Florida property industry since 2005 and real estate itself since 2009. A member of  FABB, the Florida Association of British Business,  Daniel handles property sales, leases rentals in the Celebration,Orlando,Kissimmee and Davenport areas of Central Florida. For more information and reviews with regards to Daniel’s services, please visit his Zillow profile at  www.zillow.com/profile/Daniel-C-Young/    He is experienced at helping UK buyers purchase property in the Sunshine State and as a broker and CAM, offers true insight and experience in all facets of the purchase and sale process . He owns and operates the brokerage of Evergreen Real Estate Services in Celebration. To buy or rent property,  contact Daniel to discuss your needs directly on cell  [407] 361-6236 or email at  dyoung@resevergreen.com.  WEBSITE www.resevergreen.com 

ORLANDO  Orb International, organisers of BritWeek Orlando is a marketing business involved in numerous projects of interest to the British community, including the Guy Fawkes Bonfire night and Britweek Orlando. Contact Orb directly for details on these events and to be emailed receive an invitation. . A member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB] since February 2015.   Orb International offers the following range of services.  Contact British owner Justine Assal directly to discuss your business needs on [407] 908-4187 or at Orb’s office [407] 401-9690 or email Justine@orbint.com.  Company info on website  www.orbintl.com      

ORLANDO  Claire Brooks, British realtor in Florida   Cellphone direct [407] 967-5829   Email:  cbrooks@tomgrizzard.com  or brooksclaire@yahoo.com   INFO:   Originally from Surrey/Hampshire in the UK, I am a licensed Realtor within Orlando and the surrounding areas working at one of the top real estate companies in the area.  I myself made the move to the US and would have loved someone to help us overcome the differences, rather than find our way in the dark. I would like to help my fellow Brits either find their dream home, holiday day or investment property.   Claire can help YOU find a home to fit the bill.  Specialising in 55+ communities, residential , investment properties and vacation homes of Brits, Claire works with ERA Tom Grizzard in Orlando, one of Central Florida’s respected real estate offices. Claire lives in Windermere Central Florida.  FABB Member since March 2012. 

ORLANDO    Allan Akbar Ali, British Financial expert and accountant:  His qualifications:    LLB, LLM, FCCA, ACA, [UK), CMA, CPA (USA).  Note to expat Brits in Florida:  The US tax filing requirement is based on worldwide income.  WE ARE HERE TO ASSIST YOU,  INDIVIDUAL FOREIGN NATIONALS and British businessowners prepare their finances in the US.  Please contact us in the first instance for a free consultation. Florida office: [407] 298-1040 in Orlando    Email:      allan@aaalicpa.com      UK office [if applicable]:  Mr. Akbar also has an office in Hereford.  FABB member since December 2012. 

ORLANDO   Clive Darby British owner   [407] 859-8305   Email:  Manorhms@aol.com  Business Name: Manor Homes, INC dba Manor Corporation,  Custom Home Builder.  INFO:   We have been established in Orlando since 1992 building single Family and Custom homes in sub-div throughout Orange, Oceola and Lake County. FABB Member since December 2000

ORLANDO   RICHARD FURLONG   Email: moneyrich@gmail.com  Cellphone: [407] 460-3460    FABB Member since January  2012.   Owns a business selling art onboard cruiseships and is setting up a similar venture in Ft. Lauderdale with 2 partners.

ORLANDO based,  but do business in all parts of Florida.   Moneycorp is the only UK currency exchange company licenced to deal in Florida and all 50 states DO YOU NEED UK CURRENCY TRANSFERRED SAFELY TO FLORIDA and all USA–larger amounts for pension transfer, property or business purchases?   At lowest rates.  For yourself or your clients/relatives.  OR send funds over to UK….or any other foreign country worldwide?  FABB can help you do that and save you fees via our partner Moneycorp.  Many expat Brits all over Florida from Palm Beach to Naples to Miami to Jacksonville [and New York] have used use this currency service for years and report huge savings and satisfaction.   Phone Kelly on  [863] 207-6616 to ask all your questions.  Or email your query to Kelly Cutchin at Moneycorp’s USA office in Orlando  kelly.cutchin@moneycorp.com for details.   FABB members since May 2007.

ORLANDO     BRITANNIA PROPERTY MANAGEMENT  Debbie Lee British owner.    Telephone: [321] 759-7108  Email:  tenthhole551@aol.com    Description:    BRITANNIA PROPERTY MANAGEMENT….WE ARE A BRIT DIFFERENT! The British owners have been established in Florida since 2005 and focus on the Orlando /Kissimmee area and provide high quality service and customer satisfaction. They will do everything to meet your expectations. We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry.  WEBSITE  www.britanniapropertymanagement.com  Call [321] 759 7108 and ask for Debbie Lee.  Email tenthhole551@aol.com

ORLANDO [Ovieda]    Nicholas Grounds, British consultant Financial Professional Insurance and retirement investment with Prudential Financial    Office phone: 407 393 2013  Email: nickgrounds1@gmail.com    Cellphone: [845] 406 7489    Says Nick:  I help clients establish a solid foundation for themselves, their families and their businesses. With over 40 years experience in financial services, in London, New York and Orlando, I am well prepared to assist clients meet their every need. With the strength of Prudential and the solid array of products, it enables me to work with every type of client and situation. ”   FABB member since August 2013.

ORLANDO   Lesley Dolby,  British realtor in  Orlando.   Telephone: 407-352-3664      Email:  lesley.dolby@dolbyproperties.com   Website: www.dolbyproperties.com    Business Name: Dolby Properties Inc.  Real Estate Brokerage specializing in sales of vacation homes, second homes and investment properties in the Orlando, Kissimmee, Davenport, Disney area. Since 2000 we have helped thousands of buyers and sellers from the UK and some of our agents are British.   FABB Member since September 2007.

ORLANDO KISSIMMEE area    RICHARD VEALE is the British owner/broker of Profiles Realty based in Kissimmee.   Originally from Essex, he specialises in vacation, new and resale homes in the Kissimmee and Orlando areas. British Real Estate Broker/Realtor and member of FABB.  WEBSITE:  www.profilesrealty.com   For professional, reliable service call Richard anytime.  Office phone [321] 297 8161 or cellphone [321] 297-8161   Email richard@profilesrealty.com   FABB member since May 2007.

 ORLANDO [Davenport/Kissimmee]    DAVID BRYLOWSKI with British business partner/wife Beverly,   handle property management and vacation rentals for vacation homes, in the Central Florida area.  Based in Davenport, he is experienced at helping UK-based residents who own Florida property of any sort in the Davenport and Kissimmee areas.  David offers the following services for you:   A complete, yet flexible management service.  Connection to worldwide based booking agencies.   Complete maintenance service to meet your requirements.  Complete concierge service for your guests.  We use the latest IT technology for the ultimate guest experience.    Originally from the UK,  David has worked in Florida since 2014.  A member of  FABB, the Florida Association of British Business.  David works with Welcome Homes USA.  See their website www.welcomehomesusa.com   Contact him directly to discuss your needs on cell [407] 490-9437 or email  david@welcomehomesusa.com    

ORLANDO —-DISNEY VACATION AREA  TONY O’REILLY-BROOKES is the British owner of a Property Management Company in Kissimmee. A Member of FABB [Florida Association of British Business, he is also a licensed realtor.  Tony has worked in Florida business since 2011, moving over with his English wife and two children from England.  He offers fellow Brits:  Property Management–long and short term rentals, Vacation home in the Disney area and realty services to British people who have made their decision to buy or rent here in the Sunshine State. He has helped many Brits “get sorted” in the Sunshine State!   He works with the brokerage of La Rosa Realty in Celebration. To see the complete range of services Tony offers YOU, see his comprehensive website  www.myorlandovacation.com   OR for realty searches only in the Kissimmee/Orlando area go to www.tony.larosarealty.com   Contact Tony O’Reilly-Brookes to discuss your needs on cell  [407] 572-5437  OR email  tony@ffcvh.com

ORLANDO area  [Davenport]   SCOTT LEVENTHAL is a licensed expat British realtor with Rental and Realty Group in the Orlando area. They are your Long Term PROPERTY MANAGEMENT specialist. We are a fully licensed and insured brokerage with the ability to BUY SALE RENT OR MANAGE  any property in Central Florida. Run by the Leventhal Family, who moved to the states in 2000 from Dorset England, Rental and Realty Group has become a leader in Central Florida Long term Property Management. We have full coverage of Orlando, Davenport, Clermont, Poinciana, Champions gate and Haines City. Licensed Realtors, Professional Management, On time payments, Qualifying tenants for you. We are your full service Real Estate Brokerage. Trust in our Knowledge and EXPERIENCE.  Members of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB].  Company info www.rentalandrealtygroup.com  Contact Scott Leventhal at the office [863] 421-7200 or his cell [407] 509-9934.  FABB member since January 2014. 

ORLANDO Area…..Business broker RICHARD VEALE, originally from Essex, is an experienced licenced business broker [and real estate broker] who over the yearss has helped many UK clients find the ideal business which qualifies for an E2 visa.  Contact fellow Brit Richard to see the list of current businesses for sale in the Central Florida area.  Based in Orlando, reach him on his cell [321] 297-8161 or email richard@profilesrealty.com    WEBSITE  www.profilesrealty.com   VOTED Business Brokers of Florida Top Five.  Deal Maker Award 2009 and Business Brokers of Florida Dollar Plus Award 2008 and 2009.

 LAKELAND [near Orlando]   TAX AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES.  British native and FABB member  Paul Jerome, has owned and operated his full service tax and accounting firm in the US for over 10 years since 2005. He is well versed in all US tax and accounting matters.  He offers business set-ups (i.e. advising the best business structure for each clients circumstance (i.e. Corps, LLC, etc.), full service accounting (payroll, bank reconciliations, general ledger maintenance, financial statement preparation) as well as being a full service income tax preparer.  He can advise on the best business set-up and can provide assistance in satisfying any visa requirements.  Paul’s firm has two locations, in Tampa and Lakeland, and has many clients that he services remotely.   Paul can be contacted by phone [813] 983-0235 Tampa office or  [863] 644-9756 Lakeland office or by email:  pjerome@americas-tax.com  His website is www.americas-tax.com  FABB member since November 2015.

HOLLYWOOD  BRITISH MASTER YACHTSMAN, SAILING INSTRUCTOR, and licensed yachtbroker Anthony Wall offers British Master Yachtsman Yacht brokerage 30-70ft, sail or power. Allow me to help you find the yacht of your dreams, or sell your existing boat. Fast results.  Biscayne Bay Sailing Academy, Miami  Come sailing!  Maybe the greatest thing about the Miami area is its beautiful coastal waters-and we can make that dream a reality for you!   Captain Tony Wall offers American Sailing Association courses Basic Keelboat through Bareboat and beyond , a USCG 100 Tons Master and ASA Instructor of the Year Captain,  50,000 plus blue water miles worldwide and frequently published contributor to sailing publications such as Sail and Blue Water Sailing Magazine.  A member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB] since December 2013, Anthony has been based in Hollywood Florida since 1998, operates out of several South Florida marinas and participates in the Miami and Ft. Lauderdale Boat Shows annually. For sailing lessons or info on any of the above contact Anthony Wall direct on [954] 243-4078 or email tonysailventures@gmail.com  Website www.sailventuresinc.com and www.tonysails.com

MELBOURNE FLORIDA  Sue and Bernard KELLETT       Email:   ksue135@gmail.com    FABB members since MAY 2008 

MELBOURNE    Michael Devonport, British business owner  [Restaurant business]  in Melbourne Florida. Email:  michaeldevonport@gmail.com  JOINED FABB December 2005

DELRAY BEACH  SUE LEONARD   is a licensed expat British realtor, originally from the UK, Sue handles property sales in the Boca Raton and Delray Beach area.  If you wish to buy or sell property contact Sue to discuss your needs. She offers world class service and exceptional results and helps people build wealth through real estate. An expert in relocation herself, she has lived in UK, Spain, Dubai, Germany and West Coast of USA before making Florida her home. Sue understands the process and works with British and Foreign Nationals to identify and manage their goals. A member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB], She works with RE/MAX Advantage Plus, one of Florida’s prominent and respected real estate companies.  Contact Sue Leonard PA, Professional Realtor ABR, CDPE, CIAS, CIPS, CNE, CRS, ILHM, SFR, E – Pro. directly on cell  [561] 926 7653  Email  sueleonard@remax.net  WEBSITE www.sueleonard.net   c

DELRAY BEACH    Damian BLACKMORE  in Delray Beach. Telephone: 561-665-1381  FABB member since September 2010  Business Type: Interior Design and Carpentry

DELRAY   Jilly Cammisa British realtor in Florida   CITY:  Delray Beach, Florida. Telephone: Cellphone direct [561] 271 7010   Email: jillyhusa@aol.com    INFO: If you are looking to buy property in Palm Beach County, SE or SW Florida then Premier Estate Properties Network offers you fast, easy to use search engine facilities where you can find available properties to buy. Property in locations such as Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Gulf Stream, Manalapan, Palm Beach, Vero Beach and Naples. Jilly is your multilingual English Realtor resident in cosmolitan & chic Delray Beach. Be guided by an understanding & knowledgeable agent who herself has moved in three countries! Member of the National, Florida Regional & Board of the Palm Beach Realtors Associations. She is an active member of FABB & The International Business Council. Award winning Professional expert for buying & selling residential waterfront property, vacation homes & investment property. Dedicated & committed to your transaction. As a member of the Million Dollar Guild, recognition based on outstanding performance awarded by The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, Jilly closed sales volume in excess of 19 million dollars 2011-2012. Jilly’s dedication to personalized service, professionalism, perserverance and luxury market knowledge, with international expertise is unrivaled in the high-end market and provides unparalleled sales results for her clientele. With her breadth of multilingual communication skills and depth of International marketing expertise, Jilly offers her buyers and sellers, her exclusive brand of sophisticated service.  FABB member since November 2000

 PALM BEACH   Mark J Billane  in West Palm Beach. Telephone: 561 333 8921     Email: acanthusinc@aol.com   Cellphone: 561 523 6887    Business Name:  Acanthus International Inc Finishing/Antique and furniture repairs   Joined FABB  2004

PALM BEACH….FABB’s UK PENSIONS EXPERT  MARK SOLOMONS:      ATTENTION BRITISH EXPATRIATES over 30 anywhere in the USA.   Did you pay into a company / private UK pension years ago?  Our expert Mark Solomons has accessed several more pensions this week for expat Florida Brits, resulting in thousands of dollars  “windfall” for several Florida Brits. Why not you?  FABB’s partner Mark Solomons at Florin has now accessed millions of dollars in UK pensions for countless USA expats since first offering this service 14 years ago.  You may be sitting on a large sum of money in the UK which you could use over here. Many Florida Brits have done this.  You can too!  Totally legal and not difficult.  Contact Mark in Florida at Florin Pensions LLC by email  ukpensions@gmail.com or   phone [561] 793-1311.   NOTE:   This is NOT the UK Government pension you get at age 60/65–to apply for that you must first write to Newcastle pensions office. Find the address on PENSIONS page on this website.  FABB Member since August 2002

PALM BEACH-based [but serving all Florida]   NEIL MORGAN,  a member of FABB, is originally from Liverpool and has been established in Florida business since 1996  Working at communications giant Comcast, Neil offers the following business services to fellow expats in any part of Florida:  Says Neil:   “ I provide custom Telecom solutions from 1 phone line Mom and Pops to Fortune 500 Companies looking for PRI, VoIP and call centre type setups. I also have a State-wide network of IT vendors, Alarm carriers, Door Security access points and anything Bandwidth related. We have loads of Bandwidth at Comcast and I am always glad to talk so you get the right information or direction.”  Based in West Palm Beach, he covers the whole state.  Contact Neil to discuss your needs  directly on  [772] 539-2261 or email   neil_morgan@comcast.com

KISSIMMEE  FABB MEMBER SUSAN BARNES  is a British respected business broker and realtor , located in the heart of Kissimmee, Florida with an additional office in Miami, FL.  Her company Rockrose Realty Inc., has been assisting Brits and other clients move to the USA for over 25 years and are repeat winners of the BBF Top Dealmaker award for Central Florida but Susan has personally won the Business Brokers of Florida TOP DEAL MAKER award for ALL of the State of Florida in 2013.  She won the top business broker 2015 for Central Florida for the Business Brokers association of Florida.    Susan’s team of fully qualified professionals can assist you with all aspects of moving to any part of Florida. Specialising in assisting British and overseas buyers relocate anywhere in Florida, covering all aspects of your move, including relocation information. Fully qualified professionals assist our customers. Susan Barnes has won the Top Business Brokers of Florida Dealmaker Award for Central Florida 2015.  Top BBF Dealmaker award for all of Florida 2013, Top BBF Dealmaker Central Florida 2008-2011 ,  Million Dollar Award 2006-2015.   We offer testimonials from previous clients which can be viewed on our website  www.rockroserealty.com    They have a wide variety of visa qualifying businesses to suit all pockets. Please call Susan Barnes on her cell directly [407] 908-4663.  See current businesses for sale on www.FloridaBusinesses.net and www.RockroseRealty.co.uk   Or email your query to  Susan@RockroseRealty.com     SOUTH FLORIDA AREA Rockrose Realty has a branch office in Pembroke Pines. She’ll explain what’s available what available in the Miami, Broward County, Palm Beach County area.  Her team services the entire state, has sold businesses in every Florida city.  She’ll explain what visa qualifying business opportunities are available in ANY PART of Florida. FABB Member since 2005.

KISSIMMEE DISNEY VACATION AREA  TONY O’REILLY-BROOKES is the British owner of a Property Management Company in Kissimmee. A Member of FABB [Florida Association of British Business, he is also a licensed realtor.  Tony has worked in Florida business since 2011, moving over with his English wife and two children from England.  He offers fellow Brits:  Property Management–long and short term rentals, Vacation home in the Disney area and realty services to British people who have made their decision to buy or rent here in the Sunshine State. He has helped many Brits “get sorted” in the Sunshine State!   He works with the brokerage of La Rosa Realty in Celebration. To see the complete range of services Tony offers YOU, see his comprehensive website  www.myorlandovacation.com   OR for realty searches only in the Kissimmee/Orlando area go to www.tony.larosarealty.com   Contact Tony O’Reilly-Brookes to discuss your needs on cell  [407] 572-5437  OR email  tony@ffcvh.com

PALM HARBOUR FLORIDA        Kevin Jamieson British owner   in Tarpon Springs, Florida.  Telephone: 727 943 9521  Email: KJamieson@royalmaidservice.com    FABB Joined Nov. 2003  WEBSITE  www.royalmaidservice.com   Business Name: Royal Maid Enterprises Franchise sales.  Description: We bring people over from the UK and set them up in business in Florida running their own Royal Maid Service using an E2 visa.Contributing writer to several UK journals and magazines on the subject of owning and operating a business in Florida

PALM HARBOR west Florida Drew Scott with ROYAL INSURANCE INC. wishes to offer fellow expat Brits across Florida services to meet their insurance needs.  Based in Palm Harbor [west Florida near Tampa] he has clients throughout Florida and can advise you on: HOME, AUTO, FLOOD, BOAT, BUSINESS, Life & Health. ROYAL INSURANCE is a full service independent agency with over 40 A+ carriers. Ethical, reliable and courteous ensuring the most suitable coverage at the best rates available. Held to a higher standard!  Please feel free to contact me or use the easy online quoting application located on our website. A member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB] and  a licensed Florida insurance agent, Drew has been in Florida since 1997.   Contact him on [727] 786-0090 Email  drew@royalinsuranceinc.com   Website www.royalinsurance.com   FABB Member since August 2014

►    TAMPA BAY / ST PETE’S BEACH AREA.   The British-American team of Carol Lucas and Brian Smith at Lucas Smith Realty LLC, and their dedication to excellence, is the collaboration of a wealth of high caliber professionalism and experience.  Born and educated in the UK, Carol has extensive International business experience in the computer industry and overseas property Sales.  Licensed since 1986, Carol is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), this designation being held by less than 5% of Realtors nationwide.  Brian Smith, the other half of this dynamic and respected Husband and Wife Real Estate Team is a Californain born of British parents. He is currently a “Master Instructor” for all approved Department of Real Estate classes. Brian also presided over Mortgage Lending as a Vice President for two U.S. banks. He is a Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker and specializes in helping UK buyers purchase property in the Sunshine State, by conducting seminars in the UK and having strategic partnerships with lawyers, solicitors and financial advisors in both countries.  With their world-wide business connections,  Carol and Brian are able to seek out homes in the whole of the United States, UK and Europe for their clients to purchase. Whether you are looking for a permanent residence, holiday villa or apartment, second home or investment property, they have the necessary relationships and contacts to meet your needs and desires. Contact Carol and Brian to discuss your needs directly on cell  (+1) 650-465-0144  or in UK on (+44) 01275-791167  Email  carol@carollucas.com  WEBSITE  www.lucassmithllc.com   

►►►  TAMPA BAY AREA JASON PITHERS is a licensed expat British Broker Associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. Originally from London he has been in Real Estate for 16 years and in Florida since 2002.   A member of  FABB, the Florida Association of British Business,  Jason represents both sellers and buyers and consistently closes over 100 transactions per year and sold over $50 million in 2016 in the Greater Tampa Bay area.  Contact Jason directly to discuss YOUR needs on cell  [813] 601-2920 OR email  jason@tamparealestateconsultants.com   WEBSITE  www.tamparealestateconsultants.com     

TAMPA AREA   Ray’s Golf Carts.  Office  [813] 634-6646  British Owner Gordon Dimmock  761 Cortaro Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573   Website www.raysgolfcarts.com  email info@raysgolfcarts.com   FABB Member since 2012.

TAMPA BAY AREA,  SEMINOLE and WEST FLORIDA – KEVIN WELLAND is an experienced, licensed expat British realtor, originally from London, who has worked in Florida real estate since 2004 and been a resident of Tampa Bay since 1992.  Member of FABB, the Florida Association of British Business, Kevin handles property sales in the west Florida Tampa Bay areas of Clearwater/St Petersburg and the areas between, including the beaches. He is experienced at helping UK buyers/sellers over the years and has many satisfied British clients. Kevin has a wealth of experience representing both buyers and sellers from the UK whether they are moving to Florida permanently or buying their holiday dream home in the sun. Kevin also holds the SRS (Seller Representative Specialist) designation and is a member of the Pinellas Realtor Organization & National Association of Realtors.    Kevin is very passionate about his work and loves to help fellow Brits and is always available to answer any questions related to real estate or moving to the area.  Kevin is assisted by his British wife Julia. Kevin Welland works with the brokerage of RE/MAX All Star in Madeira Beach & Seminole.    To buy, sell or rent property, contact Kevin direct on [727] 709-2581 or email wellandteam@gmail.com    WEBSITE  www.wellandteam.com       

TAMPA     Peter Brownrigg, British architect  based in Tampa area but works all over Florida. Reach him direct on his cellphone [321] 507-5683   Business Name: Building Restoration Consultants.  JOINED FABB October 1999

 TAMPA  TAX AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES.  British native and FABB member  Paul Jerome, has owned and operated his full service tax and accounting firm in the US for over 10 years since 2005. He is well versed in all US tax and accounting matters.  He offers business set-ups (i.e. advising the best business structure for each clients circumstance (i.e. Corps, LLC, etc.), full service accounting (payroll, bank reconciliations, general ledger maintenance, financial statement preparation) as well as being a full service income tax preparer.  He can advise on the best business set-up and can provide assistance in satisfying any visa requirements.  Paul’s firm has two locations, in Tampa and Lakeland, and has many clients that he services remotely.   Paul can be contacted by phone [813] 983-0235 Tampa office or  [863] 644-9756 Lakeland office or by email:  pjerome@americas-tax.com  His website is www.americas-tax.com  FABB member since November 2015

TAMPA area [Palm Harbor] Drew Scott with ROYAL INSURANCE INC. wishes to offer fellow expat Brits across Florida services to meet their insurance needs.  Based in Palm Harbor [west Florida]he has clients throughout Florida and can advise you on:    HOME, AUTO, FLOOD, BOAT, BUSINESS, Life & Health. ROYAL INSURANCE is a full service independent agency with over 40 A+ carriers. Ethical, reliable and courteous ensuring the most suitable coverage at the best rates available. Held to a higher standard!  Please feel free to contact me or use the easy online quoting application located on our website. A member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB] and  a licensed Florida insurance agent, Drew has been in Florida since 1997.   Contact him on [727] 786-0090 Email  drew@royalinsuranceinc.com   Website www.royalinsurance.com  FABB member since July 2014

LAKE WORTH   Clive Digby-Jones  CITY:   Lake Worth, Florida    Email: cdigbyjones@gmail.com Cellphone: 561-351-9134  FABB Join Date: APRIL 2008  Business Name: Executive Seminars, Success coaching and motivation

SARASOTA    HELEN  Y. CARLSEN is a licensed expat British realtor based in Sarasota who handles property sales in the Bradenton-Sarasota area of west Florida. If you wish to buy property there,  contact Helen to discuss your needs. She offers  Real Estate expertise as an Accredited Buyers Representative and is a member of  the REMAX Hall of Fame.   When you are buying or selling property in today’s real estate market, it’s important to have confidence in your real estate professional..  As a local area expert, Helen advises British buyers with her knowledge of the communities. With over 18 years experience, her objective is to work diligently to assist you in meeting your real estate goals.    A member of the Florida Association of British Business [FABB] Helen live in Florida  and has helped many UK buyers purchase property.  Working with the renowned and reliable REMAX brokerage,  contact Helen  directly on cell  [941] 556-5064  Email  Helen@HelenCarlsen.com  WEBSITE:    www.HelenCarlsen.com  FABB Member since July 2014

SARASOTA + BRADENTON area.   Simeon Streeter is a licensed expat British realtor based in the Sarasota/Bradenton area of west Florida. If you wish to buy OR SELL property in that area contact Simeon to discuss your needs. He offers over 10 years of professional real estate experience in Florida.   Simeon is known to provide knowledgeable and personal service. He also offers property management service,  A TRUE ONE STOP REAL ESTATE SERVICE. The Sarasota/Bradenton  area is home to sandy beaches, national parks and some of the best boating in the world.  Simeon has been in Florida since 1988 and helped many UK buyers purchase property in the Sunshine State.  He owns the Open Gate Brokerage in Sarasota.  Contact Simon directly on cell  [407]973-2902 or office in Sarasota [941] 527-1388  Email simeon@myogr.com  Website www.myogr.com       FABB member since July 2014. 

SARASOTA    Patricia Ditton, British realtor  in Florida   [See her  complete details on Real Estate agents page on this website     CITY:    Sarasota Florida   Telephone: 941-302-7921   pat@patdittonhomes.com  FABB member since February 2003

 SARASOTA     Stewart GREEN  British realtor in Florida  CITY Sarasota.  Email: stewart_g@ddi.us.com  Cellphone: [941] 914-2470    FABB Join Date: APRIL 2013    INFO   Contact fellow expat and FABB member realtor Stewart Green if you wish to buy or sell property in the Sarasota area. He has been established in Florida [from the UK] since 2007. Reach him on his cell 941] 914-2470 or email stewart_g@ddi.us.com Stewart is affiliated with respected Coldwell Banker realty.

SARASOTA  :   Mark Cooper, British owner   CITY Sarasota, Florida.  Telephone: (941) 923-6459 Email: mollymaidofsarasota@juno.com   FABB Join Date: MARCH 2004  INFO:  Cleaning Services MOLLY MAIDS FRANCHISE

 TITUSVILLE  to SATELLITE BEACH on Space coast and  VERO BEACH ON FLORIDA EAST COAST.  [Closest beaches to Orlando].   . Garry Heaney is a FABB member and fellow Brit can help you find your dream home by the sea. Whether you are looking for an investment property, a holiday home or if you are a fulltime resident looking to buy or sell he can help you. Garry is Florida licensed and a member of the National Association of Realtors®  and will take the trouble to really understand what a client is looking for so that the search and buying (or selling) process is quick, anxiety free and rewarding.  His clients all say that he is a pleasure to work with. As a member of the RE/MAX network, Garry has all the resources of this multi-national organization at his finger tips to assist you.  NOTE:  If you are living in, or moving to Florida under a green card or an employment based visa and have a social security number,  you are eligible for a Federal Government backed mortgage with as little as 3.5% down.  Contact Garry for more details on this:  Garry Heaney with RE/MAX Beach Towne direct on [321] 305 9738 email garry.heaney2@gmail.com website  www.garryheaney.com  FABB Member since November 2012.

VENICE FLORIDA  Name:    Karen Campbell British owner   CITY:  Venice, west Florida  Telephone: 941 488 6300
 Business Name: Baskets Gifts and Beyond   FABB member since  December 2003   INFO:  Wonderful selection of gift baskets and hampers for all occasions. Importer of luxury English cakes, puddings, biscuits etc. Gifts available for delivery in both the US and UK

CLERMONT  Steve COLQUHOUN  British operations manager of N & J Cleaning Executive Vacation Home Cleaning. Tel. [407]  427 3667   Email:  cleaning4You@cfl.rr.com         Offering quality cleaning services to property management companies. We cover all subdivisions along the highway 27 from Haines city to Clermont, plus subdivisions along the Ronald Reagan highway (54) all the way across to Poinciana Blvd.   FABB Member since January 2006.

PORT CHARLOTTE FLORIDA    Ruth Hobbs, British owner   Port Charlotte Florida  Telephone:  Email:   myharleys@sunline.net   Business Name: Ainsley Hobbs LLC ,  Property Management

INGLIS, WEST FLORIDA   Edwin & Lea Day, British owners   CITY  Inglis, west Florida  Telephone: 352-447-7463   Email: pinelodgeBB@aol.com   On Florida’s Nature Coast a Bed & Breakfast  Business Name: Pine Lodge Bed & Breakfast  Cellphone: 727-481-0700    FABB Join Date: Feb. 2003    INFO:  Welcome to the Pine Lodge Bed & Breakfast on Floridas Nature Coast.  Visit our small village atmoshere with a bit of British charm, enjoy a home cooked breakfast every morning before you set off and discover what Mother nature has to offer in this area. We have a selection of guest rooms all with thier own personal bathroom or for more privacy we have cottages with kitchenettes, which ever you choose you can be assured of a goodnight rest. Check our website for special rates and coming events in the area.      

AVAILABLE IN ALL FLORIDA CITIES ROYAL MAIDS FRANCHISES [FABB members since 2003.  This Franchise opportunity is useful those seeking to buy an E2 qualifying business in Florida or other states, who don’t have much experience running your own business .  This is a successful British-owned franchise operation, with offices across Florida and the United States which has been established for many years.   Royal Maids is a topline residential cleaning service, much in demand by Americans, who love everything with a British theme. You don’t have to undertake cleaning yourself [unless you want to get involved]—you hire workers.  You can start one anywhere in Florida or across the United States.   Most are run by British immigrants who got their E2 visa this way.  It has been featured in Emigrate USA and other UK publications and they have been FABB members since 2003.  The British owners are Joanne & Tim Hollindrake–HQ is in Sterling, Virginia.  Royal Maids franchisees are operating all over Florida, some by fellow Brits/FABB members.  First,  peruse their website:  www.royalmaidservice.com   Then if you are interested, contact Joanne & Tim.  Their email is office@regalmaids.com  Joanne & Tim have worked with FABB for many years, as well as Florida they have other locations in Georgia and Virginia known as Regal Maid Service   Phone [703] 975-8728 and ask to speak with Joanne.   

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►  WANT TO SAVE WHEN TRANSFERRING over UK CURRENCY?   DON’T USE YOUR BANK!  The pound is plummeting.  That affects all expats in Florida who still have UK dealings. To transfer your precious funds, we highly recommend you use the services of Moneycorp.  This will save you fees and grief, as we Londoners say!  What your own bank won’t do is save considerable  exchange fees via our partner Moneycorp.  NOW is an advantageous time for you to transfer any funds you have.  THE BEST WAY:   We highly recommend you use the services of Moneycorp.   At lower rates than any bank .  FABB [Florida Association of British Business] recommends  MONEYCORP of the UK with an office in Florida.   Moneycorp is the only UK currency exchange company licenced to deal in 50 states.   Many expat Brits here have used this currency service for years and report huge savings and satisfaction.   TO FIND OUT MORE:    Phone Moneycorp’s Kelly Cutchin on  [863] 207-6616 at their HQ in Orlando to ask all your questions.  Or email your query to Kelly Cutchin  kelly.cutchin@moneycorp.com for details.  Moneycorp has a UK office too so Kelly may set up your account in the UK—whichever suits you.  Moneycorp have been trusted FABB members since 2005. 


►   2]  Are you over 35?  Did you pay into a company / private UK pension years ago?  You may
be sitting on a large sum of money in the UK which you could use over here.  The UK’s decision to leave the EU has resulted in Gilt yields reaching all time historic lows,  pushing up the transfer values of UK defined benefit pensions schemes.  That means your unfrozen pension is worth MORE since July 2016.     The Florida Association of British Business [FABB] has now accessed millions of dollars in UK pensions for hundreds of expat Florida Brits like you since first offering this service 17 years ago.   There is a way to access your money early and spend it now.  Many Florida Brits have done this.  NEXT:   Contact FABB’s British pensions expert to explain it and answer your questions.  He has successfully worked with many Brits in Florida and other USA states to “unfreeze” their much-needed funds.   Contact FABB’s British pensions expert Mark Solomons, who will explain it.  Mark is a longtime member of the Florida Association of British Business.  Contact Mark by phone [561] 793-1311 in Palm Beach OR email him:    ukpensions@gmail.com  Include a sentence about the type of pension you paid into and your contact phone number.   On subject line put:    To Mark Solomons—re pension    [NOTE:   This is NOT the UK Government pension you get at age 60/65–to apply for that you write to the pensions office in England ….address on PENSIONS page on  www.britishflorida.com