CENTURY 21 Collins Realty, Inc. opened for business on St. George Island in 1973 under the name of Alice D. Collins Realty, specializing in the sale and rental of recreational properties on St. George Island. In 1992 the name was changed to CENTURY 21 Collins Realty, Inc. Throughout its history the company's Owner/Broker has been Alice D. Collins. During this time the Collins team have all been directly involved with the community leaders to preserve the pristine area and allow quality growth. Based on a strong reputation for honesty, integrity and professionalism, CENTURY 21 Collins Realty, Inc. is now widely known as "St. George Island's Real Estate Specialist."
Buying a property on the island should be easy. By choosing a company that specializes in this type of property you have chosen a team of experts. The full time sales agents are among the most knowledgeable and quality service oriented professionals in the industry. They will make the transaction as smooth as possible from selection to closing.
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Alice D. Collins
Owner - Broker
Alice Collins, president of CENTURY 21 Collins Realty, Inc., moved to St. George Island in July of 1973 with her husband, John Collins, and their eight-year-old son Johnny.
Prior to their move to the island, Alice worked in the commercial real estate field for nine years in Tallahassee, Florida. When Alice opened her real estate and rental business on the island in 1973, there were only 20 full-time residents on the island.
Alice was instrumental in the implementation of zoning districts in Franklin County. She has been active in the community, and has held many volunteer positions over the years. Alice is a past president of the Civic Club, of which she has been a member since 1973. She also served on the Civic Club's board of directors for many years. She was a charter member of the SGI Volunteer Fire Department, and has been involved with the Volunteer Fire Department since 1974. Alice served on the board of directors and helped obtain monetary donations as well as donations of property, labor, and materials needed to construct the first fire department building on St. George Island. Alice won 1st Place in the first annual SGI Chili Cookoff in 1982. She has since helped expand the event to include an auction, and has served on the board of directors. Alice is still active in the planning and operations of the Chili Cookoff.
In 1998, Alice became a founding member of the Realtor Association of Franklin and Gulf Counties. Alice established the MLS, served on the association's board of directors and was named Realtor of the Year in 2005. Alice served as Association Manager of the Villas of St. George from 1984-2005, was elected first female president of the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce in 1986, and served on the Florida Seafood Festival Board. In 1994, Alice helped organize the publication of the first cookbook to benefit the St. George Island First Responders, and continues to serve on the founding committee, which released the most recent edition of the cookbook in November of 2013. Alice was appointed to serve on the first Franklin County Tourist Development Council in 2005 and served two four-year terms. She is a member of the Cape St. George Lighthouse Association and supports their efforts.
Alice Collins has a strong reputation for honesty and integrity, and her commitment to customer service is at the heart of the success of CENTURY 21 Collins Realty, Inc.
Ticia Lipscomb is a native Floridian and has lived in Franklin County since 1991 with her husband Sam and her three children: Heather, Jesse, and Shelby. Ticia has been with the CENTURY 21 Collins Realty, Inc. team since 1994. Ticia moved from the rental department to the sales office in the fall of 1996. In February 2002, she was promoted to Sales Office Manager and is now responsible for monitoring the day to day activities involving property and residential real estate sales.
Ticia is the Secretary of Keep Franklin County Beautiful and Secretary/Treasurer of the St. George Island Charity Chili Cookoff.
In her spare time, she can be found riding bicycles, taking long walks on the beach, fishing, or working in her yard.