Founder | Unicorn Realtor®
With tenacity and a splash of eccentricity, Hello Real Estate founder Alysia Cortes has been breaking barriers and exceeding expectations throughout her life. Backed by over 20 years of industry experience and a genuine passion for helping others, Alysia is a rare find and a special talent in the real estate world. Her career accolades include top awards from her previous brokerage and winning The Ledger’s Best of Central Florida Award in the real estate agent category from 2018-2020.
Alysia always knew she wanted to work in real estate. She stepped into the industry during college, taking on administrative and management roles that eventually led to her overseeing restaurant real estate, commercial leasing, and industrial building projects. This exposure laid thefoundation for success, as Alysia cultivated strategic relationships with vendors and mastered the complexities of high-profile property initiatives.
Alysia’s passion, however, lies in residential real estate. She has a knack for turning renters into homeowners, but whether she’s working with first-time buyers or getting top dollar for seasoned sellers, Alysia loves holding her clients’ handsfrom start to finish. She has helped numerous Central Florida families make sound real estate choices that support their lifestyles, and, with a well-trained eye and a certified staging advocate designation, she has become known for safeguarding her clients’ investments. Alysia has also earned a reputation for being genuine, honest, and making the real estate process fun.
In both her business and her personal life, family and community are paramount to Alysia, a first responder’s wife and mom of four children. With her husband, Carlos, a dedicated Lakeland police officer of 16 years and fellow Realtor®, by her side, the entire family actively supports Central Florida’s first responders and frontline workers. Although the first-responder community has a special place in her heart, Alysia is also an advocate for children; she volunteers with and donates to various local charities and organizations.
If you’re looking for a compassionate, authentic real estate expert who will fight fiercely to protect your interests, contact Alysia today. She’ll be in your corner from day one, and she’ll be there for you long after you’ve reached your goals.
Certifications & Awards
- Real Estate Staging Association-Certified Staging Advocate Designation
- Graduate, Realtor® Institute
- Best Real Estate Agents of Central Florida, top three, 2020
- Best Real Estate Agent of Central Florida, first place, 2019
- Best Real Estate Agents of Central Florida, top 10, 2018
- Realtor® of the Year, 2018 & 2019
- Top Sales Leader in Units, 2019
- Platinum Award (sales volume exceeding $10 million), 2020
- Gold Award (sales volume of $6-9 million), 2018 & 2019