Realty Services, Inc.

– About Us –

Located at the corner of 17th Street and Beneva Road in Sarasota, Realty Services’ model A Ford is parked out front, and has become a recognized landmark.

Just as memorable as the Model A, is the firm’s uniquely exclusive fee for service called the 2-4-6% Commission Plan.

Bob and Ken Cowles are members of the National Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, and Sarasota Association of Realtors. Consistent multi-million dollar producers, Bob and Ken have over 50+ years experience. They have been associated with ERA, Century-21, and Better Homes and Gardens.

What is My Home Worth?

Realty Services, Inc. is a local, family owned business in sunny Sarasota, Florida. Bob & Ken Cowles, a father and son team, share with their associates the commitment to provide the individual and personal attention that is the philosophy behind our company motto – “your neighborhood realty specialists”.
Originally from Buffalo, New York, Bob Cowles entered the real estate business in 1965. A graduate of University of Buffalo, Bob was a former President of the Buffalo Board of Realtors. In 1982, Bob and wife Jackie, along with son Ken and his family, moved to Sarasota, Florida where the two men entered the local real estate market.
In 1986, they formed their own real estate company. Today that company, Realty Services, Inc., is a full-service real estate brokerage firm.

Ken Cowles attended the University Of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pennsylvania in 1978, graduating with a BS Business Administration major in Real Estate.

Ken and wife, Kerri, have 3 boys ages 27, 21 and 15. He enjoys barefoot water-skiing and is a member of many boards.