Kent Rodahaver

Broker / Owner

NextHome South Pointe

About Kent Rodahaver

Voted one of the best residential real estate professionals in the entire Tampa Bay Area by The Tampa Bay Business Journal, Kent Rodahaver is considered a dynamic and dedicated force in the real estate industry throughout Florida’s Greater Tampa Bay Area. Kent has achieved his award-winning success through hard work and an exceptionally optimistic attitude. He is accustomed to working with clients of varying personalities—from the experienced, most discriminating investor to the novice first-time buyer.

Kent’s professionalism, honesty, knowledge, sophistication, and grace allow him to make even the most difficult negotiations seem pleasant. With his office in the heart of St. Petersburg, Kent provides unparalleled service to St. Petersburg, our Gulf Beaches, and throughout the greater Tampa Bay Area.

He has earned multiple distinct designations and certifications, including:
Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) Certified Luxury Property Specialist (CLPS) Florida Military Specialist (FMS) Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS) Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) Real Estate Negotiations Expert (RENE) Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) At Home with Diversity (AHWD) Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Certified Divorce Specialist (CDS) VA Certified Agent

A Man of Multiple Credentials

Kent is a graduate of Yale University’s Advanced Negotiations Executive Program, is a Licensed National Association of Realtors Educator, a real estate coach, a published author, a public speaker, and has a clientele that comes from a vast array of domestic and international locations. Kent is consistently ranked as one of the top real estate professionals in the nation and is respected and recognized by his peers as a consummate professional and a true pillar in the community.

As a competitive endurance athlete - a multi-marathon finisher, two-time Ironman finisher, and having raced in both the National and World Championships - this exceptional focus and determination goes well beyond his athletics. It is ingrained in his character and is very evident when helping clients attain their real estate goals and helping his teammates and colleagues become their absolute professional best.

National Vice Chair: NextHome Culture Committee Past National Chair: NextHome Charity Committee (Canine Companions) Florida State Outreach Committee Chair - Florida Women's Council of Realtors Florida Association of Realtors - Board of Directors RPAC - Sterling Presidents Circle Four-Time Neighborhood Favorite Winner VP: Board of Directors | Skyway Marina District Five-Time Excellence Award Winner: Broker Agent Review Best of The Burg: St Petersburg Chamber of Commerce 2019 Premier Sales Award 2020 Premier Sales Award 2021 President's Circle Sales Award 2021 Best of the Bay 2022 Who's Who in Residential Real Estate: Tampa Bay Business Journal Best of St Pete: St Pete Life Magazine Member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing CASAN Collection Luxury Certified Yale University Graduate Florida Licensed General Contractor Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker Member: Friends of Boyd Hill Member: Preserve the Burg (St. Pete Preservation Society) Member/Ambassador: St. Pete Chamber of Commerce Member: National Association of Divorce Professionals

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