Ashby Hobson entered the profession of real estate shortly after moving to Florida in 1988 from his home in New York City. Immediately after being licensed in 1992 he specialized in single family homes in the St Petersburg area. Prior to starting the career in real estate Ashby had served over twenty years in the US Army retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. Ashby earned a Master's Degree in Education and after being licensed completed the Broker's course. Graduate Realtor Institute and the Short Sale & Foreclosure Courses followed earning him the designations GRI and SFR respectively.
Ashby is very interested in satisfying the needs of customers and relentlessly tries to find that "right" property for them. Smooth transactions are his aim so he is assured he gives his customers reliable information. He feels the best way to attain new customers is by referrals from former customers.
Born in New York, Ashby grew up in Asbury Park, New Jersey. He went into the Army directly after graduating from college in Baltimore, MD. Moving to Florida after retirement was to 'get away from cold weather'. He hasn't regretted the move and attempts to 'spread the wealth' by making happy customers in this area.