William C Nichols
I serve the Disney area which consists of Osceola County, Kissimmee, St.Cloud, Hunters Creek, North Polk County, South Orange County, and South Lake County. I specialize in residential resales, commercial, raw land sales, acreage and commerical sales. Foreclosures/Bank Owned properties. I am proud to be a part of Goodwin Realty & Associates, Inc., has won the prestigious 2001 Small Business of the Year presented by the Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce.
I began as a REALTOR in 1978 and earned my broker license in 1980. I was co-owner of The Real Estate Store in Edgewater, FL and owned my own office, Nichols Real Estate which I sold to Real Estate One/Keyes. I ran an office of 78 agents for Real Estate One/Keyes .
In 2000 I was a member of the FAR Executive Committee and Board of Directors. From 2000-2009 I was a member of Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee (which created the FAR BAR CONTRACT) I became Chairman in 2005. In 1999 I was a member of Florida Association of Realtors (FAR)and Vice-President of District 12, which encompasses Orange, Seminole, and Osceola Counties. In 1997 I became President of Osceola County Associate of Realtors, and in 1997 I was chosen as President of the Mid-Florida Regional Multiple Listing Services. I have also been Chairman of the Florida Association of Realtors Professional Standards/MLS Practice Forum. In 1983 in the New Smyrna Beach Board of Realtors I was voted Realtor Associate of the Year, Realtor of the Year in 1991 and President in 1986. **In theOsceola County Associations of Realtors I was Voted Realtor of the Year in 1995 and1997. In 1997 I was voted as President. I am a graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI) I am one of only 500 Florida Association of Realtors Members (124,000 members) who earned the Honor Society Award in 2005, ( for the 12th straight year).
Goodwin Realty & Associates was formed in 1973 by Linda Goodwin-Nichols. We not only sell condos and single family homes, but also commercial development shopping centers, raw vacant land and apartment complexes. We were a main player for RTC in our market and now are very involved in the foreclosure market for many bank REO companies. We also handle many commercial leases in the area.