Kevin E. Yankow Broker, Owner, REALTOR®
As a Broker, Kevin has surpassed the qualifications of a Sales Associate and attained the most comprehensive real estate license available from the State. As a business owner, Kevin takes pride in developing long lasting & fulfilling relationships with Customers and Clients. So whether it’s committing money to properly market your home, ensuring your search for the perfect home is productive & rewarding, an "always available" philosophy, and a dedication to excellence makes Kevin & KEY Real Estate your best choice for all of your Real Estate needs.
Kevin's Notable specialties include-
Residential Homes, New Home Sales, First Time Home Buyers, Luxury Real Estate, Buyer Representation, Relocation Buyers, Sales Management, Short Sales, Marketing Strategy, Customer Service, Seller Representation, Listing Homes, Direct Sales,Listing Services, Value Based Selling, Seller Financing, Strategic Selling, Multiple Listing Service, 1031 Exchanges, Direct Marketing, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Retention, Custom Homes, Concierge Services, Lead Generation, First Time Home Sellers, Buyer Broker, Buyer Broker, Customer Experience
- Office # 239-312-3120
- Cell # 239-450-1322
- Email Kevin@keyrealtors.com
Based on our experience from a number of States, we can enthusiastically recommend Kevin Yankow at KEY Real Estate to anyone interested in buying a home in SW Florida. He is very knowledgeable and very professional in his field, and very familiar with the legal implications. Importantly, he listens carefully to the client's wishes, and he responds accordingly to the individual ideas and budget. He was extremely patient and understanding and, although pointing out the pros and cons of each property, never tried to talk us into something, and he never put pressure on us if we were undecided. We would definitely use his services again in the future.Pelicano
I listed a house with Kevin last Dec. and sold it in Feb. A lot of showings. I had several offers and was able to negotiate a sale at 100% of my listed price. Good job in a tough market. I would recommend Kevin to my friens.Clark R.
Kevin was amazing - knowledgeable, pleasant, and always available. If he doesn’t answer, he calls back promptly. He was my advocate, and fought to get me that best price possible for my house, and was with me every step through a very difficult underwriting and closing process. I have so much respect for his work ethic. If you’re looking for a house, the smartest thing you can do is contact Kevin firstKatie Davis
Kevin helped us with both our sale and new purchase, all within a tight time period. We found him very helpful, knowledgeable and responsive. He is a true professional and not a part timer trying to make a quick commission. I have bought and sold about 10 homes over the past 30 years in several states and Kevin is probably the best agent I have dealt with. I would highly recommend him.Don Orlando
Kevin was great to work with. He priced our house well and it sold quickly. I would definitely recommend Kevin. It was a good experience working with him and we were very happy with the results.Samantha R.
We had looked at multiple houses online and through open houses to no avail...every one was missing a key factor we were looking for. We also thought about building, but the lots were sub-par, it would have been markedly more expensive, and there was plenty of established inventory that should be occupied instead. We ended up working with Kevin because he was listing a house down the street from our rental. He asked us to send him our 'wish list,' which happened to be a mile long. Lo and behold, Kevin found us the perfect house that had everything on our wish list (not one thing was missing). We then had a tumultuous time with underwriting and ended up switching lenders 14 days before we were supposed to close. Kevin was a steady presence throughout the process and saw us through to the end. He was professional, knowledgeable, and really cared about finding us the house of our dreams. Thanks Kevin!!Caroline Tidwell
Kevin was very considerate, a good listener and very professional. I would highly recommend him. What really speaks for him is that he sold my house in 3 weeks. And to top that, it was during hurricane season.Barbara Methenitis
It was a great experience dealing with Kevin. Everytime we called him he would answer his phone or immediately call us back when he was able. If there was a question or problem he would quickly take care of it. Never any high pressure sales. He always did whatever we asked of him and always with a smile. I would highly recommend Kevin it was a pleassure dealing with him.Dick+Cheryl Marcou
I highly recommend Kevin. He is very up-to-date and knowledgeable about the market in SWFL, especially in Estero, and I like that he is so responsive and helpful when trying to understand the market and look at a bunch of houses in a short time frame. Super easy to deal with and professional all around, plus he was always looking to better grasp what we were looking for and try to find us the perfect place. I wouldn't call anyone else the next time we are looking to buy or sell.Jeff G.
Kevin made our sales process as easy as can be. We had relocated and Kevin was more than our realtor, he was our partner in the process and safeguarded our home until it closed. He has superior market knowledge in Southwest Florida and I would highly recommend him.Andrew Bokan
We had looked at multiple houses online and through open houses to no avail...every one was missing a key factor we were looking for. We also thought about building, but the lots were sub-par, it would have been markedly more expensive, and there was plenty of established inventory that should be occupied instead. We ended up working with Kevin because he was listing a house down the street from our rental. He asked us to send him our 'wish list,' which happened to be a mile long. Lo and behold, Kevin found us the perfect house that had everything on our wish list (not one thing was missing). We then had a tumultuous time with underwriting and ended up switching lenders 14 days before we were supposed to close. Kevin was a steady presence throughout the process and saw us through to the end. He was professional, knowledgeable, and really cared about finding us the house of our dreams. Thanks Kevin!!Caroline T.
Kevin's knowledge of the area and his commitment to customer service made for a very enjoyable experience in purchasing our new home. My husband initially called Kevin at 9am on the last day of our vacation and asked if he could show us homes later that day. We were interested in seeing homes, but knew we weren't ready to purchase as we still had to unload our home in St. Louis. Kevin's response was positive and accommodating even though he knew this trip wouldn't produce a sale. He asked a few questions and lined up four homes for us to view in just under an hour. He was amazing! We were back eight weeks later having sold our home, and desperately looking to purchase. Kevin spent a few days with us trying to find a home that met all of our requirements. After many hours of searching and lots of phone calls, we were able to place a contract on the home of our dreams! Throughout the entire process, Kevin was responsive, friendly and amazingly patient. He was an integral part in making what was simply a dream in January, become reality in April!M. Wedemeier
I highly recommend Kevin. He is very up-to-date and knowledgeable about the market in SWFL, especially in Estero, and I like that he is so responsive and helpful when trying to understand the market and look at a bunch of houses in a short time frame. Super easy to deal with and professional all around, plus he was always looking to better grasp what we were looking for and try to find us the perfect place. I wouldn't call anyone else the next time we are looking to buy or sell.Jenny Grady
Kevin is a true professional, we felt for sure we had found the right agent to work with. His patience and flexiblility around our schedule made it a great experience. We will be directing all our northern friends to Kevin so they can join us in Florida.Sandy B.
Kevin also has a great website with excellent search capabilities.
Kevin Yankow was our Agent. Our house was very personalized so it took special people looking for something other than the norm. Kevin found the perfect people who loved our home and purchased it. We would highly recommend Kevin Yankow to help people wanting to purchase a home or wanting to sell their home.Bill menzel
Kevin Yankow was very professional, and wonderful to work with. We knew he was our guy when he let us know that he would be at our home for every showing regardless of whether or not it was a showing he brought through himself. The whole process was smooth, amd we received a great price on our home! We were very pleased.Jill Geiger
Kevin Yankow is very knowledgeable Broker. He knows the rules and legal issue about the real estate so well. He help us solved the problem with out hesitate and with out profit. Kevin know wells the local area. He is very fast responsive every time, I contact him either text, call or e-mail he replied or answered right away. I would recommend Kevin Yankow to my friends and families who need help with buying or selling their properties.Tam Tran
We had looked at multiple houses online and through open houses to no avail...every one was missing a key factor we were looking for. We also thought about building, but the lots were sub-par, it would have been markedly more expensive, and there was plenty of established inventory that should be occupied instead. We ended up working with Kevin because he was listing a house down the street from our rental. He asked us to send him our 'wish list,' which happened to be a mile long. Lo and behold, Kevin found us the perfect house that had everything on our wish list (not one thing was missing). We then had a tumultuous time with underwriting and ended up switching lenders 14 days before we were supposed to close. Kevin was a steady presence throughout the process and saw us through to the end. He was professional, knowledgeable, and really cared about finding us the house of our dreams. Thanks Kevin!!Caroline B.
Kevin is a true professional in his business. He listed our house and it sold in 17 days. While there were a few bumps along the way he handled them all with his very even temperament. Any call or text from me was answered promptly no matter what day or time of the day. Kevin says that if the day of the week ends in a "y" he is working. I would recommend Kevin as highly as possible because his knowledge of the Realtor industry and his personality make him a great choiceDanielle Discenza
I found Kevin at KEY Real Estate through a mailing of his. His dedication and knowledge of the area was outstanding. He showed me several homes throughout the period of a few weeks without any pressure. After some diligent searching on his part he found our dream home. I would highly recommend Kevin to anyone interested in buying, or selling for that matter, as I am a satisfied client and result his marketing.Walter Subsick
***Referring agent Testimonial***
"Living out of state, I needed an excellent agent to oversee my mom's sale. As an agent in another state, my standards were high. After interviewing several agents, I referred her listing to Kevin. It was the right decision. He got her under sale quickly and took great care of my mom, including finding someone to do her shutters when Irma was approaching! We never second-guessed our choice. Highly recommend. Thanks, Kevin!"Tammy Crabtree
Kevin helped find our new home and sold our old home. He was very patient with us when we were looking at new homes. He was always accessible and never pressured us.Rodd Wellman
We used Kevin for a short period of time to look for a single family home, however, we suspended our search after the sale of our home did not materialize. Kevin impressed us the his knowledge of the areas / communities we were interested in finding a home and was very responsive in arranging showings. He also was resourceful in access to references to other services providers that might be needed in buying a home, i.e., contractors, inspectors, etc. At some point when we feel it is appropriate to market our home again we anticipate using Kevin to represent us.Dan and Brenda
We contracted Kevin to sell our late father's house and it sold within a week after it's listing at a price slightly higher than the asking price. The advice he gave us prior to listing proved invaluable in preparing the house for sale and he made himself available during the whole process. His easy, congenial manner made for a very positive experience. If we have any future real estate transactions he'll be the first agent we think of.David Mattingly
Kevin, provide Sharon and myself excellent guidance in the selection of our out of country purchase in Naples Florida. Kevin was always prompt and very well organized and very aware of local policy and the market in general. We would highly recommend Kevin to anyone looking for solid dependable real estate guidance.K. & S. Huckle
Kevin Yankow has represented us on not one, not two, but THREE home purchases. His knowledge and expertise of the SWFL area even helped us land a beachfront 3/2 which was a “very hard to find” property! Timing is KEY, and we would never choose any realtor other than KEY Realty! Highly recommended, if I could give 20 stars, I would! He was there for us 24/7, and I know that if it ever comes to a FORTH purchase, Kevin and KEY Realty would get the first call from us. Thanks Kevin, you truly are SWFL’s best!Cindy Levy
Kevin Yankow is very knowledgeable in the local market. He takes beautiful photos that attract a lot of interest on the selling end. We recently sold and purchased a home and the process was easy with Kevin's assistance. He is very responsive to emails and text. I highly recommended Kevin and will use him for any future real estate transactions.Shannon Stewart
We just bought a house in Fort Myers using Kevin as our real estate agent. I had done a lot of searching myself, and we knew what house we wanted to buy and what we thought it was worth. We made an offer and the seller did not want to come down. Kevin found us another house that we like more. The process of getting from signing to closing was not totally smooth due to issues with the lender and other broker. Kevin kept his cool and was able to help get the thing done. We would use him again in similar circumstances. He was responsive quickly to any questions we had.Steve R.
We worked with Kevin to find a vacation condo in Naples. Kevin was extremely professional and responsive. He is very easy to work with and goes above and beyond for his clients. Would highly recommend!Joan V.
We just bought a house in Fort Myers using Kevin as our real estate agent. I had done a lot of searching myself, and we knew what house we wanted to buy and what we thought it was worth. We made an offer and the seller did not want to come down. Kevin found us another house that we like more. The process of getting from signing to closing was not totally smooth due to issues with the lender and other broker. Kevin kept his cool and was able to help get the thing done. We would use him again in similar circumstances. He was responsive quickly to any questions we had.Steve Rothman
Kevin has been our go to Real Estate professional for about 5 years now. Its refreshing to deal with someone that is a TRUE professional. He is extremely knowledgeable and has many resources at his finger tips. I would highly recommend Key Real EstateKeith Daubmann
Kevin was very interested in finding the perfect home for me. He listened to want I wanted and tried to show me only the properties that would work for me.R. Step
Even with us being 1600 miles away, Kevin made everything so easy! He was there for us to handle so many things when we couldn't be. I appreciate his prompt response with all of my questions and his knowledge of the neighborhood made us feel comfortable that we made the right choice buying our new home.Peggy Lightner
We've been searching for a home in Estero. We met through a couple of listings Kevin had and when one of those sold and one didn't work out we expanded our search. Kevin has worked very hard to help us through our search. We're patient as we look for the "perfect" home.Roger Greenly
Kevin helped us find our home in Fort Myers. He knows the areas in and around SW Florida very well and can quickly find homes that match your needs. He set us up on automatic MLS listings through email, specific to our criteria, and provided more than enough information to help us make our decision. It's hard to find real estate agents you can trust to work hard for you so we are very happy to know Kevin! I have recommended him to all of my friends and family!M. Polk
It first started with viewing a property on Zillow - the photographs of the property were first class( Kevin has the ability to take some wonderful photos). On viewing the property it was everything we expected. Kevin was so helpful and knowledgeable and he guided us through the process of buying a house. All in all he was fantastic. If you go to Kevin you will be in safe hands.ian stewart scott
Kevin is a hard-working, disciplined agent. His efforts go far beyond listing in the MLS and waiting for hits just to show up. His advertising and networking are ultimately what sold our house and properties.D. Schnabel
We worked with Kevin on selling our house and would highly recommend working with him! Our house had multiple offers after the first showing and sold at full asking price. The deal went flawlessly. Kevin is very knowledgeable about the current market and keeps you up to date throughout the process. He made it quick and easy for us! If you're thinking of buying or selling give Kevin a call!Dave Collier
Kevin did an excellent job getting our house sold. I would highly recommend him to sell your home. His knowledge of the area is so valuable and his photos for the listings are over the top compared to other listings.peggy lightner
Having the right realtor makes all the difference in the world when selling your home and I am confident that we would not have been blessed with a quick sale and the price that we received for our home if we had not selected Kevin Yankow as a realtor. He knows the community, the town, and the region so well that he works perfectly with snowbirds and yet has so many contacts in the area he brings to the table because year-around clients that may be the right one for your home. We were extremely grateful for all the work he put forth on our behalf I would recommend Kevin to anybody that we know who wants their home sold quickly and at the right price.Judy Reisdorf
Kevin is absolutely fantastic real estate broker to work with. He is quite knowledgeable and has tremendous patience. He doesn't pressure his clients to buy the property. Although we have not been successful in finding the house of our choice so far, it has been an absolute pleasure to work with Kevin. Regardless of the fact whether we succeed in buying a property at Ft. Myers or not, I cannot imagine to go with another agent. Kevin is absolutely the best and recommend him to anyone.B. Gadam
Kevin was very tenacious in finding a buyer for our home. Using both new and his existing connections, he was persistent and attentive to our questions and negotiations. Kevin went above and beyond, serving both as our realtor and as a great neighbor!Mary Lefaiver
A real gem, Kevin is honest, hard working and most of all reliable and on time. I would not hesitate to use Kevin again. His knowledge of the real estate market and pricing is uncanny and on the spot price wise. Great investment for any buyer or seller in the Florida market. And a genuine nice guy to boot.B. Khalighi
Kevin is a superstar!! He was invaluable in our search for a home in the Estero area, finding exactly the type of homes we wanted to look at, and spending a lot of time with us in the process. He really knows the area and helped us make our decision and negotiated brilliantly with the sellers. I really doubt that we would have ended up buying this year without him, so we are so grateful to him for his diligence and willingness to listen to our needs and wants. Even after closing, he has been so much help as a resource for all the services and information we need. And as an extra bonus, he is a truly nice guy!! I can't recommend him highly enough!Jo Osborne
Kevin was excellent to do business with. I have worked with other real estate agents in the past and Kevin was far and above these agents. He was always available when I contacted him; was willing to answer questions and I received very close to the price I was asking.Janice Launsbach
Kevin was helpful every step of the way and is always very responsive should I have a question or need something during the sales process. He had professional photos done of our home and that helped sell the home and get a good offer.Jim F.
Kevin is an excellent and knowledgeable realtor. He is very patient, pleasant and bends backward to help his customers to find the property they are looking for. It was a pleasure for us to work with him and will not hesitate to use his services in the future and will recommend him to my friends and family members.Phil Nickol
Kevin is a very knowledgeable and experienced real estate broker. His expertise, diligence, and client focus combined to make him a trusted advisor and "partner" in the successful sale of my home. I would highly recommend Kevin to anyone who is considering buying or selling their home.Tom Vicker
Extremely knowledgeable with respect to the selling and buying process. Extremely efficient and detailed oriented.... used Kevin for both selling and buying of a property and he was extremely helpful with both transactions.Rick and Lisa K.
We have worked with Kevin for nearly 20 years. In that time, we have completed many transactions, the last being a home that he sold for us in Belle Lago. It was a tough sale. Kevin is patient, careful, diligent and very technically proficient. He attends every showing. He adjusts well to changing market conditions. He has an attention to detail. All of these characteristics are impressive when taken by themselves, but even more so, when combined. We recommend Kevin wholeheartedly and won't hesitate to use his services again.Steve Goldfarb
Kevin is the ultimate professional! He is the best agent I've ever dealt with in more than my lifetime 15 moves. I was out of the country for closing but everything was handled by Kevin. Anytime I had a problem he assisted immediately.Tony P.
Kevin and I exchanged numerous emails identifying properties for me to look at. He made arrangements for me to view those priorities over a two day period that I was in town. He also added a few other properties that he thought would interest me. I made an offer on one of these additional properties. Although a purchase was not completed Kevin was very helpful and very thorough in tracking down information for me and in handling the paperwork and communication of my offers with the sellers relator.Barbara S.