Alan Hardy – CEO – Senior Associate
Originally from England, Alan has represented clients from throughout the world and retains a strong business relationship in Europe, where The Hardy Team also actively market Florida homes. Alan, a former Police detective in the UK, was awarded multiple commendations during his police service. His background in law enforcement gives him unparalleled negotiation skills.
Alan is known for his warmth, professionalism and high quality service, nothing is too much trouble. His approach combines personal attention, exceptional negotiation skills and a deep understanding of prevailing market conditions. Put simply, he will guide you through every step of the home buying and selling business.
Alan is a member of the RE/MAX 100% Club, Platinum Club and a distinguished member of the RE/MAX Hall Of Fame.
Alan loves his family, soccer and Earth, Wind & Fire
Ross Hardy – COO – Senior Associate
Ross moved to the United States in 2005 after completing his Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Business and Marketing at Cardiff University. His unique experience in the marketing field allows the team to fully utilize print, online and mobile media effectively. This gets your home in front of millions of potential buyers.
Ross is a Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) allowing him to work efficiently both with homeowners in risk of foreclosure and also with banks to facilitate a short sale transaction. Ross has helped many homeowners avoid the financial disaster of losing their home to foreclosure and understands the stress that is involved in such a complex and often frustrating process. He believes in giving his clients an unparalleled level of service and takes great pleasure in helping them realize their wishes, be it selling their current home or buying a new one.
Ross is a member of the RE/MAX 100% Club and also the Platinum Club and was one of the National Association of REALTOR’s “Top 50 Under 30” in 2010.
Ross loves spending time with his wife & dog, cooking and karaoke.
Karen Hardy – Property Management Coordinator
Karen, a hard working mother of two, majored in Law in the UK and brings a strong administrative background to the team. Karen is the Property Management Coordinator for The Hardy Team and manages over 40 properties for her clients.
Karen offers a management service ranging from simply finding a tenant to complete property management including detailed background checks, repairs, vendor coordination and walkthrough inspections.
She never forgets that every decision in leasing a property is a big one and that finding a reliable, stable and trustworthy tenant is the number one goal.
Karen loves golf, boating and cruises
Christopher Fahey – Sales Associate
Christopher Fahey is a life-long resident of Hernando County and brings a bounty of energy and true passion to his work which in turn translates in a great experience for his clients. Chris has a keen eye for that great deal whilst maintaining attention to detail and an exceptional work ethic.
Chris is a Buyers Specialist and has extensive knowledge of the current Hernando real estate market that continues to change on a daily basis. He prides himself on superior customer service which, for buyers, means making sure he truly understands his client’s precise needs to find the perfect property for them. Chris is attentive to responding to his client’s needs while being a zealous advocate for his clients.
Chris loves golf & the Tampa Bay Lightning
Beth Powanda – Sales Associate
Born & raised in Pittsfield, Massachusetts Beth became a Florida resident in 1990 before moving to Hernando County in 1997. Her education and background includes Northeastern University, Berkshire Community College and ERA School of Real Estate. She has attained several designations & certifications: Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), At Home with Diversity (AHWD), Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource Certified (SFR) & is 1031 Exchange Certified.
Having been involved in the Real Estate industry since 1994 Beth is hugely experienced in every intricate detail that is critical to the success of a purchase of a home. Beth knows how crucial it is to have good communication and follow up with customers. Beth’s knowledge, professionalism and morals are second to none. Her understanding of the real estate market, family lifestyle and retirement areas of the Spring Hill community will help to make your move to Spring Hill a pleasant experience.
Beth loves the beach, wine & the Yankees.