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Illustrated Properties, a member of The Keyes Family of Companies is a leader in the real estate industry. Family-owned and in business for almost a century, Illustrated Properties and The Keyes Company have grown across the state of Florida. Together we are the number 1 brokerage firm in Florida and a top 25 nationally ranked brokerage firm in the United States by dollar volume and number of transactions. Our highly-qualified real estate professionals are ready to share their experience and expertise across a broad range of services with every client they meet. Today, Illustrated Properties and Keyes have more than 3,000 Associates in over 58 branch offices located throughout Palm Beach, Martin, Miami-Dade, Broward, Volusia, St. Lucie and Collier counties.

In addition to our vast network of local Agents, the Illustrated Properties family also expands your reach with the best Realtors® around the globe thanks to our partnership with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® - a global network of more than 550 premier real estate firms encompassing 4,000 offices and over 128,000 sales associates in 55+ countries around the world, of which Keyes is a Founding Member and Shareholder.
United by our collective values of dependability, compassion and commitment, we understand that independence fosters success. So we support our Associates, while giving them the freedom and flexibility to achieve for you. “We are one of the oldest companies in the region with a wealth of first hand, local real estate knowledge,” says Mike Pappas, Keyes CEO. Our Agents are the most highly trained and effective in the area. The result is as powerful as it is personal.

The Illustrated Properties family offers a suite of resources to cover whatever needs arise while buying or selling your home. Your mortgage, title and insurance needs can all be managed in-house, allowing us to close your deal with speed and efficiency while giving you the opportunity to talk to a real person whenever you have a question. Our concierge services can handle all the little details, from hiring a cleaning service or handyman to cable installation. Our extended partner network can take care of everything else, from moving to inspections to credit repair.

“Since the 1930’s when my grandfather began selling land in Hobe Sound and on Jupiter Island, we’ve followed his lead, keeping relationships at the forefront and following his vision to become the number one real estate company in Palm Beach County, while still maintaining the culture of a family-owned business,” says Bud Adams, Chairman and Founder of Illustrated Properties.

Whether you’re looking to capitalize on the appeal of a warm townhome or a soaring penthouse, no one else can sum up the value of your house and your neighborhood like The Illustrated Properties team. Why? We know the territory. “We live here, just like you,” says Mike Pappas, CEO. “Chances are your Associate might very well become your neighbor.” We are a community that cares, internally and externally, committed to providing a great experience. Because we actively foster a sense of caring and involvement – from participating in community programs to staying up to date with your individual needs – we’ll help you feel right at home, every step of the way, during the entire process.

Our Roots Run Deep!™