My Florida Escape Team

Your Realty Partner in Tampa Bay

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John Ferguson, GRI, CNE
Broker Associate, Realtor

Cell: +1 727-906-9303

E-mail: John@MyFloridaEscape.com



  • Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) National Association of Realtors
  • Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) Real Estate Negotiation Institute
  • Certified Conflict Management Instructor Leadership Development Institute at Eckerd College
  • Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) Charfin Institute
  • BA in Management from Georgia State University

I strive to provide my customers with outstanding service and knowledgeable advice for them to make informed decisions. My passion is finding my buyers the perfect home in the perfect Tampa Bay community. Put my experience and knowledge of the Tampa Bay area to work for you today.

At My Florida Escape we understand that purchasing a new home is more than just a legal transaction.  For that reason, we offer the following services to help in your decision.

  • Pre-financing liaising
  • Insurance liaising
  • Community contact information
  • Trusted Professional and Skilled Trade referrals
  • Change of address kits
  • Moving company recommendations
  • Moving day check-lists

As a full-service Saint Petersburg real estate broker, My Florida Escape at Charles Rutenberg Realty, offers a wide range of services; from finding the right property to managing it after the lease has been signed.

Our core services include:

  • Brokerage: We guarantee competent and attentive brokerage services, based on in-depth knowledge of the area’s real estate markets and extensive experience in the realty business. We will help you find your property, whether you’re looking to buy, sell or lease.
  • Consulting: We understand the market in Saint Petersburg and can provide you with comprehensive consulting concerning any type of transaction
  • Financing: We can set up an individually tailored financing plan, including advice on various sources of funding and referrals to our trusted financial partners.
  • Insurance: We will work with our professional insurance partners to ensure that you get the best coverage available to protect your investment.
  • Paperwork: We assume the detailed preparation and handling of paperwork, saving you time to focus on the essentials. Our in-depth knowledge of local zoning regulations, realty documentation and other details guarantees you the best deal.
  • Title: We start working with the title companies involved in your transaction as soon as we have a contract to ensure a smooth and stress free transaction.

My Florida Escape at Charles Rutenberg Realty has all the appeal and proximity of a local realtor, but with experience and international reach!  I and my associates will guide you through every aspect of your new home purchase or home sale from beginning to end with expert guidance and detailed follow through to make your home buying experience easy and hassle free!  We take the stress out of buying and selling.

“What moves you?”  Whether you’re moving out, moving in or just moving on, let us help you find the perfect property for you!