Experience our concierge approach to service.

You deserve nothing less than attention to detail that fosters trust and confidence, whether you're searching for a new home, an investment property, or a professional to represent you in selling your current home.  

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Our specialities include

Relocation

2nd homes

International buyers

First time home buyers

Home sales

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Darlena Nelms, Broker/Owner, GRI, CIPS, TRC

Darlena has lived in SW Florida since 1990. Having worked with clients from as far away as Seattle, London, Brazil, and Finland, she specializes in assisting families who are relocating, both to our area and from their existing Sarasota homes.  Her own family relocated to Sarasota in 2001.  It is her goal to make all her clients’ moves as smooth and stress free as her own. 


 Much of Darlena’s real estate career has been spent assisting international buyers with the purchase of properties on the Florida's Suncoast. Her expertise and communication skills help her international clients feel comfortable with the US real estate purchasing process. Whether you are relocating or purchasing a vacation or investment property, whether you are American, British, European, Canadian, or hail from anywhere else in the world, Darlena will tailor her services to meet your individual needs. 

Additional Information

Living in Sarasota Magazine

Living in Sarasota Magazine

Living in Sarasota Magazine

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Publication is temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.  Click the photo above to see the latest edition.

Our monthly online magazine includes a calendar of activities, a recommended restaurant or other venue, featured listings and builders, monthly market statistics, and tips for buyer/sellers/homeowners.

A publication of S&N Real Estate, Inc.

LivingInSarasota.com

Living in Sarasota Magazine

Living in Sarasota Magazine

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Lifestyle information for the Sarasota/ Bradenton/Venice area - everything from beaches to restaurants, from parks to schools, from shopping to the arts.  If we've missed something, let us know

Tips for Buyers

Living in Sarasota Magazine

Tips for Sellers

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Tips for Buyers navigating the process of finding and purchasing a home - from starting the search to making an offer and understanding contract and closing.

Tips for Sellers

Sarasota County Schools

Tips for Sellers

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Tips for homeowners who are considering the sale of their home - from hiring a real estate professional to preparing your home and navigating the process of contract to closing.

Manatee County Schools

Sarasota County Schools

Sarasota County Schools

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Sarasota County Schools

Sarasota County Schools

Sarasota County Schools

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Five Star Real Estate Agent

Five Star Real Estate Agent

Five Star Real Estate Agent

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Darlena first earned the Five Star Real Estate Agent designation in 2010 and has earned it multiple times since then.  For more information about the Five Star designation, click on the logo above.

Five Star Real Estate Agent

Five Star Real Estate Agent

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