About Us

We’ll Show You the Right Steps to Achieve Your Real Estate Goals


About Beverly Z. Bowen and John Schnackenberg – we are a husband and wife team. Because we have decades of experience as full time Professional real estate consultants, you can count on a high level of help and clarity from us. We truly love what we do, helping our family of friends and clients to build wealth and to enjoy their lifestyles with smart real estate investments.
We have many industry designations which demonstrate our educational commitment to add value to people interested in selling, buying and investing in real estate. Experience shows that education and dedication plus extraordinary listening skills, benefit clients who choose our team.
As longtime residents and homeowners in the Sarasota area, our love of the outdoors and endless beauty of this area make this our happy and blessed paradise.

One of our roles is that of a real estate consultant, committed to helping each client’s dreams come true. As your real estate advisors, our goal is to find out what is important to you. We help you discover what your needs and expectations are around your move and to help you get there in the best way. We are there to help you with important decisions and to help you clarify your goals and dreams. Our goal is to make your future bigger and brighter than your past.
Our second role is that of a skilled negotiator so we can help you obtain the best possible situation for you. Our third role is that of organizer, attending to all the many details of a transaction to culminate in a celebration of success.

We are personally committed to delivering High Touch Services combined with High Tech Systems to focus on our client’s desires and needs. Our goal is to be the best that we can be, to be joyful and to make a difference. We aim to provide 5 star service with a smile.We are firm believers in education.

  • Our in-depth training is a continual process that includes many aspects of the real estate business. Between us we hold the following designations and certifications:
  • Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)
  • Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)
  • Internet Professional (e-Pro)
  • Real Estate Investment Specialist (OICP)
  • Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS)
  • Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource Specialist (SFR)
  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES).
  • Our newest designations that we both hold are for new construction, Certified New Home Specialist (CNHS) and Residential Construction Certified (RCC).

We Strive to Exceed Our Clients Expectations with Excellent Service and a Smile.

We love what we do and we are passionate about helping our clients navigate the tricky waters of a real estate transaction. We will show you the right steps to achieve your real estate goals.

Additional Info:

Beverly – I have been a full-tme Realtor since 1984. I have dedicated myself to helping people achieve their real estate goals. I love what I do and I walk the walk. I owned my own residential real estate company in Rhode Island. I have been a real estate investor and small scale developer since the 1970’s. I have a wealth of experience to share, with all phases of construction, from site selection, through the processes of obtaining approvals, subdividing, to designing, building and marketing of home sites, spec homes,condos and custom homes. I also represented other builders and helped clients build new homes. I also have first-hand experience with tax-deferred exchanges and creative financing. When I moved here full-time in 1993 I joined the RE/MAX Alliance Group family.
John and I met at a dance class and got married in 2011. We now work together as partners in the real estate busines. We work with Sellers and Buyers, primarily By Referral. We are continually developing new ways to be useful resources for our clients. Together we have a perfectly wonderful blend of skills, knowledge and positive attitude to share with you and to benefit you, as our clients.

John – I have always been an Entrepreneur. Starting with a paper route at age 10 and working my way through college, I entered the corporate world of Finance and Insurance. After several years I opened my own Brokerage Agency. Concurrently, I owned a variety of successful businesses. Taking a sabbatical in my early 40’s, I earned my License as a Sea Captain. I traveled many parts of the world finally landing in sunny Florida. The challenging world of real estate now allows me the opportunity to serve our client’s needs. This is the most rewarding and satisfying work I’ve done in my professional career. I’m committed to making a difference so together we can achieve your real estate dreams.

Specialties: Residential Real Estate, Residential real estate as an investment, Waterfront and water-access properties, Referrals, Empty Nesters, Short Sales, Foreclosures, Vacation Properties
We work with Sellers and Buyers, primarily By Referral. This allows us to devote our time and energy to meeting the needs of our clients.

Interests: Dancing, Boating, Sailing, Kayaks, Gardening, Dogs, Yoga, Computers, Reading, Bicycling, Walking, Nature, Photography, Butterflies, Spending time with Family and Friends

We have extensive knowledge of the area and of current market conditions. We are dedicated to staying informed. The experience and expertise we offer you will make a significant difference in your real estate transaction. Sarasota area real estate is an ever-changing market. Allow this site to help you get a basic understanding and then contact us for your personally tailored game plan.
“Share Your Vision with Us and Let Us Help Turn It Into Reality”
The Next Major Step in Life’s Great Journey Awaits…

“We have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. We choose joy and invite you to Enjoy the Dance of Life with us.” – Beverly and John