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I am a Florida native, born and raised in the local area. Growing up, I was always involved with extra-curricular activities through school and church. I graduated from Fort Meade High School and later graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Business. My current hobbies include spending time with my family. My wife Sharon and I have three children and five grand children.



Sonny is a Florida native, having lived and worked in Tampa Bay since 1974. He has been involved in new home construction and real estate for over 35 years. His industry knowledge and skill will give you an edge in a complex marketplace. 

His niche market is specializing in Active Adult and Lifestyle Communities located in Tampa Bay. With his vast knowledge of the area they can help you find a community that best suits your lifestyle as well as selecting the perfect home to compliment your needs, preferences and price range. 
Sonny is a local professional Realtor with Charles Rutenberg Realty and is an active member of the National Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, Greater Tampa Association of Realtors and the Sales and Marketing Council of the Tampa Bay Builders Association. Sonny’s background in new home construction and residential marketing will provide his clients with a breadth of experience to help them through all aspects of home ownership in Florida. His professional designations include Master in Residential Marketing Residential Marketing, Certified New Homes Sales Professional, and Certified New Home Marketing Professional.
Sonny's knowledge of each of the active adult and lifestyle communities in the Tampa Bay can save you time in your search. His experience in helping buyers with both new and resale homes in these communities can save you money. If you would like information on 55+ communities in the Tampa Bay area, please contact Sonny, your community adviser.
One advantage in working with Sonny that he can arrange to show you both new construction and resale homes. He is also well qualified to list and sell your home should the need arise.
You can count on Sonny to keep you updated with the following: 
• Property Matches/Listing Updates
• New Construction/Builder Promotions
• Marketing Tips/New Products for Your Home
• Market Updates

 I specialize in representing my clients in the purchase and sale of single-family residences  within Tampa Bay. I truly love this area and pride myself on my knowledge of current transactions, school districts, neighborhood information, and related services, including mortgage, insurance and inspection information.

I am a customer driven Realtor dedicated to achieving results and providing exceptional service. If you are in the market to buy or sell a home, I will put my 35 years of real estate expertise to work for you!

Certifications and Recognitions 

  • REALTOR®  Greater Tampa Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors
  • Master In Residential Marketing
  • Certified New Home Marketing Professional
  • Certified New Home Sales Professional
  • e-Pro
Sonny Burchett  MIRM
Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc.

Tampa Bay Lifestyle
Community Specialist

Phone: 727-992-8093
Fax: 727-863-4943
Email: Sonny@SonnyBurchett.com

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