About us

At The Truluck Team, we thrive on assisting individuals relocating to our area. Our passion lies in sharing our deep-rooted love for the community and helping newcomers discover their place within it. Going the extra mile is our hallmark, not only in facilitating property transactions but also in forging meaningful connections that ensure a smooth and exciting transition. Our business thrives on referrals from friends, making our work enjoyable and dynamic. We take pride in aiding people in achieving their goals, whether it's purchasing their first home, making real estate investments, or transitioning to a new chapter in their lives.

If you're seeking assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out. We would be delighted to work with you and help you achieve your real estate goals.


Laurie Ann Truluck
REALTOR and TEAM Leader
352-843-1472

Laurie Ann Truluck is a dynamic and accomplished professional with a passion for real estate and a deep love for her community. Growing up in the vibrant city of Ocala and graduating from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Laurie Ann's roots are firmly planted in the Sunshine State.

With a background in education, Laurie Ann began her career as an elementary school teacher in the Marion County Schools before taking on the role of Director at Happy Hearts Kindergarten & Preschool. In 2002, she made a bold leap into the world of real estate, founding her own multi-million dollar business.

Together with her dedicated team, Laurie Ann thrives on assisting individuals and families relocating to the area. Their mission is to share their passion for the community and help newcomers find their perfect place to call home. Going above and beyond, they take pride in ensuring a seamless and exciting transition, not just in buying or selling a home, but also in connecting newcomers with the local resources and activities that make life in Marion County truly fulfilling.

Word-of-mouth referrals and cherished friendships form the foundation of Laurie Ann's business. Working with friends, family, and past customers brings immense joy to her and her team. In addition, their online presence allows them to forge new connections and extend their reach, all while maintaining the same level of care and dedication.

Whether you're seeking guidance in achieving your real estate goals, embarking on a new chapter in your life, investing in property, or simply finding your dream home, Laurie Ann and her team are ready to assist you. Reach out to them today for an unforgettable experience tailored to your needs. Together, they'll make your real estate journey in Marion County both successful and enjoyable.


Kelly Robinson
Realtor
352-274-5052

I was born and raised in Ocala and although I moved away for undergraduate and graduate school, I knew I wanted to move back at some point to raise my own family. I went to Auburn University where I received my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and later earned my Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work at the University of South Florida. I spent almost 10 years as a teacher in the Marion County Public School system before transitioning to a career in Real Estate. I have a 9 year old daughter and a 7 year old son who definitely keep me on my toes! I love spending time with family, relaxing at the beach, and watching college football, particularly Auburn football- War Eagle! I really enjoy the variety of roles I am able to play for my clients throughout their real estate transactions, from teacher, to counselor, adviser, and ultimately a trusted friend. It’s the perfect mix of my past experience and I love it! I look forward to helping you in your journey!


Patty McLeod
Realtor
352-207-3162
I have lived in Ocala for over 43 years. I am a native Floridian, born and raised in Miami. I graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Education. I am married to a native Ocalan, David, who has family roots here that go way back! His family were the founders and owners of Silver Springs Attraction with the famous glass bottom boats back in the 1920's through the 1960's. We have two grown children whom also reside in Ocala and we have been blessed with four adorable and active grandsons!  I have a love for animals, especially for my two dachshunds! 
Being a real estate agent is such an honor to me. I love working with people selling, buying and investing and enjoy taking the time to go on the journey with them. Integrity, dedication and friendliness it what you are going to get with me! 

Jenny Stentiford
Realtor
352-207-6897

I have called Ocala home for over 40 years. I love seeing the growth in our community, yet the great hometown feel. I have three children who were all born and raised in Marion County. A son Miles, who now lives in Ocala. A daughter Ashton, who graduated from The University of Florida and works as a Publicist in New York City. My youngest Ava is at Florida State University to enter the nursing field. 


I recently married an incredible man, Paul Stentiford. He has been a licensed  General Contractor in the state of Florida since 1985. We are joined personally and professionally. He helps advise my clients on structural issues, inspection reports, etc. We help our clients with the full scope of real estate. 
 
I am a vital part of The Truluck Team at Sellstate Next Generation Realty and I am passionate about assisting my Buyers, Sellers and Investors on their real estate journey.

Holly Vandeventer
Realtor
352-572-8811
Born and raised in Ocala, I have deep roots and a deep love for this area I call home. I graduated from Vanguard High school and attended college at CFCC. 
 I have a long history of customer service. From being a reservationist/trip planner, to being a server at a couple of VERY busy popular restaurants, and later running my own residential cleaning business.All of these experiences taught me invaluable people skills, a strong work ethic, and to keep cool under pressure.
In my down time I enjoy being with my family and friends, spending time outdoors, exploring nature, traveling, hiking, camping, hanging at the beach, by the pool, or by a nice fire.
After staying at home for years and raising my 4 kids here, I chose a career in real estate.Taking care of people is in my blood and I LOVE sharing the place I grew up with people!   I am so fortunate to be a part of the Laurie Ann Truluck TEAM!! I am always looking forward to meeting new friends and helping them with their buying and selling real estate needs!!

Jana Faulkner
Realtor
352-208-4898

A fifth-generation native of Ocala/Marion County, Florida. Serving the Ocala and surrounding areas in residential, farms, and land real estate needs. As a local Realtor, works with buyers and sellers to navigate the best deals possible. Staying current with market trends, competitive analysis, and the local community are her strengths. She is passionate for supporting her clients with stellar service. 

 

Caren Barnes
Realtor
352-299-3544
Caren is a native to Ocala,  growing up here and graduating from Lake Weir High School.  She went on to become a  dental assistant and worked in this field for over 20 years.  She is also  a certified personal trainer and specializes in fitness nutrition. Together, with her husband, they have 4 wonderful children that keep them busy. The Barnes Family loves the water and spends their free time fishing or at the beach.
Caren's interest in real estate began when she was a first time home buyer. She had a very negative experience with her first home purchase.  The frustrations felt could have been easily avoided with more communication from her Realtor. Caren wants to be the agent that keeps you informed every step of the way, making sure you are communicated with and assisted throughout the process and afterwards.  Her goal is to help you make positive memories!  

Shannon Hudge
Realtor
260-615-4018

My husband and I, although native Michiganders, have called Ocala, Florida our home for over 10 years and can’t imagine raising our family anywhere else. 

We are blessed with 3 beautiful daughters whom I homeschool. 

The home is such a special place for families it seemed natural to gravitate toward helping others find their own. I love building relationships and connecting people to others so joining the Laurie Ann Truluck Team was a great fit! 

 

Whether you’re moving across the country, county or street, it is my goal to provide the most excellent service to buyers and sellers in order to earn their trust, referrals and repeat business. 

I truly love Ocala and desire to make my home, your home. 

 

Andres Lozano
Realtor
786-797-8930

Andres Lozano is a highly experienced real estate agent with years of experience helping clients throughout the Ocala area achieve their real estate goals. As a dedicated and knowledgeable professional, Andres has built a reputation for delivering exceptional service and results to each and every client he works with.

With an in-depth understanding of the local market, Andres is able to provide clients with valuable insights and guidance throughout the buying or selling process. Whether you're looking to sell your current property or find your dream home, Andres has the expertise and skills needed to help you achieve success.

A true professional, Andres is known for his attention to detail, strong work ethic, and commitment to providing clients with the highest level of service. He takes a personalized approach to real estate, working closely with each client to understand their unique needs and goals and developing customized strategies to help them achieve their objectives.

If you're looking to buy or sell a home in the Ocala area, Andres Lozano is the agent you need on your side. Contact him today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward achieving your real estate goals.


Kayla Vitale
Realtor
352-497-0016

Kayla Vitale is a seasoned real estate professional hailing from Ocala, Florida, where she has cultivated a deep-rooted knowledge and passion for the local market. With an unwavering dedication to customer service and the ability to forge lasting relationships, Kayla offers unparalleled expertise in delivering exceptional real estate services.

Drawing upon her extensive experience in customer service, Kayla leverages her skills to provide her clients with a seamless and personalized real estate experience. Her lifelong residency in Ocala grants her invaluable insights into the area, enabling her to offer comprehensive guidance to clients seeking to sell, buy, or rent properties.

Kayla's commitment to her clients extends beyond transactions, as she takes pride in being a reliable resource throughout the entire process. Whether you are embarking on the sale of your property, searching for your dream home, or exploring investment opportunities, Kayla is well-equipped to meet all of your real estate needs.

In addition to her thriving career, Kayla finds joy in her family life. She and her husband are proud parents to a vibrant two-year-old daughter and are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their newest addition. This strong family foundation fuels Kayla's drive and dedication, providing her with the motivation to create a brighter future for her clients and loved ones alike.

Experience the professional excellence and steadfast devotion of Kayla Vitale as she guides you through one of the most significant transactions of your life, all while embracing the joys of family and the pursuit of a fulfilling home."

 


Jeannie Dunn
Realtor
352-208-4615

Jeannie Dunn is a dedicated individual who has made a significant impact in both her personal and professional life. After moving to Marion County thirty-three years ago, she worked alongside her husband to establish two successful businesses while also raising her children. Jeannie's commitment to education led her to earn a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Saint Leo University and Nova Southeastern University. For over twenty-three years, she taught in the Marion County public schools, positively influencing the lives of countless students. Additionally, Jeannie and her husband have extensive experience in the real estate industry, having bought, sold, and managed their own homes and rentals for over forty-five years. Her wealth of knowledge and experience make her an excellent resource for anyone looking to navigate the real estate market in Marion County.

     Jeannie's decision to join The Truluck Team was driven by their unwavering integrity and commitment to building strong relationships. Drawing from her diverse background as a sales representative, business professional, educator, and real estate expert, Jeannie recognizes the importance of setting goals and following through with respect and understanding. Whether you're buying, selling or investing, Jeannie will always give her best. She understands that life's journey is fluid and people's needs evolve over time. With Jeannie by your side, you can trust her to navigate this journey with you by "Building Relationships One Home at a Time." She is eager to meet you and provide exceptional assistance for all your real estate needs. 
 

Tanner Watts
Realtor
352-207-8441
I was born and raised in Ocala, Florida, and graduated from Forest High School. Following my high school education, I pursued my passion for communication and digital media by enrolling at Florida State University. At FSU, I successfully completed my bachelor's degree in Communications and Digital Media Studies, with a minor in Psychology.
 
Even before graduating, I knew that real estate was the career path I wanted to pursue. Inspired by countless episodes of HGTV shows during my younger years, I became captivated by the world of real estate. Eager to turn my passion into a profession, I obtained my real estate license.
 
Recently, I made the decision to return to my hometown of Ocala to kick-start my real estate career. Ocala holds a special place in my heart, as it has been my cherished home throughout my entire life.
 
Aside from my professional pursuits, I find joy in playing tennis and creating lasting memories with my family and friends. Ocala's close-knit community has provided me with a strong support system, making it an ideal place to both work and enjoy leisure time.
 
I am excited about the opportunity to utilize my knowledge, experience, and passion for real estate to help you achieve your goals. Whether you are buying, selling, or renting, I am here to provide exceptional service and guide you through the entire process. Let's work together to make your real estate dreams a reality in beautiful Ocala.

Delaney Mellucci
Realtor
352-274-0408

Born and raised in the charming city of Ocala, I proudly graduated from Forest High School before embarking on an exciting journey in the real estate industry. As a senior in high school, I joined Sellstate Next Generation Realty as an office assistant, where my passion for real estate flourished. The fast-paced environment and the opportunity to assist agents fueled my enthusiasm for this dynamic field.

 Eager to further my knowledge and skills, I enrolled at the University of South Florida, focusing my studies on Finance while continuing to work as an agent assistant. During my time at college, I couldn't shake the overwhelming desire to dive headfirst into my real estate career. This led me to make the decision to return to my  hometown of Ocala, where I am wholeheartedly dedicated to pursuing my passion for real estate.

 Beyond my professional pursuits I cherish moments spent with my family, friends and two dogs; especially when we gather by the water, creating treasured memories together. Open-minded and sociable, I am always excited to forge new connections and foster a sense of community.

 Now, as a valuable member of the Truluck TEAM, I am thrilled to lend my expertise to assist you with all your buying and selling needs. Guided by a genuine commitment to helping individuals find their perfect homes in Ocala, I am honored to contribute to making dreams a reality. Together, let's make Ocala a place you can proudly call home!

 


Kimber Hamilton
Realtor
352-362-0262

I grew up in Ocala and have loved every part of it. I married my high school sweetheart in 2021 and moved to Arizona as my husband is in the United States Air Force. We recently moved back to Ocala and made it our forever home. I started working at Sellstate as a staff member, which led to getting my real estate license and joining the TEAM! When I'm not working, I spend my time with family, friends and our two dogs. Being in real estate is more than helping clients buy and sell homes, it's about creating relationships within the community, which I love! My goal is to give all of my clients an excellent experience and customer service. I would love to help you with all of your real estate needs!


Nataya Foerster
Realtor
352-422-5778
I have a multicultural background, having been born and raised in Germany and France before relocating to the United States in 2021. Growing up in a bilingual household and experiencing different countries has afforded me fluency in German, French, and English.
 
Prior to my move to the US, I successfully earned my bachelor's degree in business. Once settled in, I embarked on a career in the sales department of a prominent developer in Citrus County. It was during this time that I discovered my true passion lies in real estate, particularly in forging meaningful connections and assisting individuals in finding their perfect homes. Eager to get started, I obtained my real estate license and joined the Sellstate Next Generation Realty at the start of 2023. Presently, I am honored and privileged to be a part of the esteemed Truluck Team.
 
Beyond my professional endeavors, you can often find me at the gym, engrossed in a captivating book, or spending time with my family, friends and my two cats.
 
My goal is to deliver exceptional, professional, and transparent service. By prioritizing your needs and nurturing a close rapport, together we can navigate the real estate market and uncover your dream home!

Caitlyn Lowe
Realtor
727-514-0356

Born and raised in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, that's where Caitlyn developed a deep passion for all things horses and home design. Life took an exciting turn later, when her husband served in the United States Army. As a military spouse, she has experienced the nomadic lifestyle that comes with military assignments. Having moved to different locations, including a stay in Kentucky where she pursued college education. However, Florida’s allure eventually drew them back, as she sought both professional opportunities and the chance to indulge in her love for horses. Settling in Ocala, a renowned equestrian hub, she immersed herself in the local community, relishing in the vibrant equestrian scene and the opportunity to ride horses while also building a fulfilling career. 

 

As a dedicated real estate agent, Caitlyn is ready to serve you for all your real estate needs. She has a passion for helping clients achieve their property goals. Whether you are buying, selling, investing, or renting, her dedication and personalized approach is here to help guide you through a successful real estate journey. Where your dreams can become reality, here in the horse capital of the world!


Joe Mazzurco
Realtor
352-812-9416

I was born and raised in Ocala, Fl. I graduated from Trinity Catholic High School and attended college at Florida Atlantic University. I come from a big family who may not have been born here but have been here the majority of their lives. They have all gone to school here and now have prospering businesses. Inspired by my family's success in real estate I decided to take the plunge into the industry. I also have a background in the concrete and construction industry two years prior to getting my license. I enjoy golfing, spending time with my friends, and spending time on the water. Ocala is a growing city and I'm excited to assist you with all your buying and selling needs guided by a great team full of knowledge and experience. 


Michael Yates
Realtor
352-362-2165
Michael Yates is a fresh face in the world of real estate but already making waves as
a dynamic and enthusiastic Realtor. With a passion for helping clients find
their dream homes and an unwavering commitment to excellence, Michael is eager to
bring his energy and expertise to guide you through your real estate journey.
Michael's entry into the  world of real estate was fueled by his love for
homes and architecture, coupled with a desire to provide personalized service to
his clients seeking to make one of the most significant investments of their lives.
Michael understands that every client's needs are unique, and he approaches each
transaction with empathy and attentiveness. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer
excitedly searching for your perfect starter home or a seasoned investor looking for
lucrative opportunities, Michael is dedicated to understanding your goals and finding the
best solution to match your vision.
Michael embraces the latest technologies and marketing strategies to
ensure his clients' properties receive maximum exposure in the digital age. He leverages
social media, online platforms, and other tools to  showcase properties effectively,
reaching a wider audience and providing a seamless experience for his clients.
 Born and raised in the community, Michael possesses an inherent knowledge of the
neighborhoods, schools, and amenities that make the area unique. This familiarity gives
him a valuable edge in matching clients with their ideal locations.
Michael’s enthusiasm for real estate shines through in every interaction. From the initial
consultation to the final negotiations, he is by your side, offering guidance and support
at every step. His dedication to his clients ensures that they feel confident and informed
throughout the process, making the journey of buying or selling a home an exciting and
rewarding experience.
Contact Michael Yates at the Truluck Team today, and together, let's take the first step toward finding your perfect home or making a successful sale. 
 

Bonnie Vorwerk
Realtor
352-572-9049

Bonnie Jo Vorwerk has a passion for helping people.  Her roots run deep here, as she is a fourth generation Marion County resident.  Bonnie and her husband,  Joe, have three daughters, an FSU grad, a UF grad and a FAU grad!  She loves being with family, and enjoys beautiful Marion County! 

Bonnie attended the University of Florida and majored in Elementary Education.  She earned her Masters Degree and began teaching at what was then known as the Central Florida Community College.  She began at CFCC as the Director of Student Activities and was promoted to Dean of Students.  After the births of her daughters, Bonnie transitioned into full time teaching as an Associate Professor in the Humanities and Social Science department.  She was also a Trainer in the CFCC Corporate Training Center, working with companies like Lockheed Martin and Emergency One. During this time, she worked on her doctorate in Educational Leadership at UF.  She most recently taught at Blessed Trinity Catholic School where she served as a 7th and 8th Social Studies teacher and then sserved as the Middle School Guidance Counselor. 

With 33 years of experience in education, Bonnie Jo Vorwerk is now ready to apply her people skills and passion for helping others to a new endeavor—helping people find their perfect homes. Her strong ties to Marion County and her dedication to her community make her a valuable asset for individuals seeking real estate guidance and support.

 


Lorna Rembert
Realtor
352-816-3254

I have always chosen careers in service. Whether it was in sales management for a large
women’s retailer, in real estate sales or in healthcare, I made it a priority to be an exceptional
communicator delivering great customer service. I moved to Marion County in 2004 and began
my Real Estate Career in 2006 where I was awarded the “Rookie of the Year” in Sales. I
eventually went on to study Nursing and have worked in the hospital setting and for our local
hospice in Marion County. I have decided to return to real estate sales and I am so excited to be a
part of Sellstate Next Generation Realty and the Laurie Ann Truluck Team!
On a personal note, I am the proud wife of a local high school principal and the mom of two
young men. I enjoy spending time with my family and hosting get-togethers with them. I love to
travel and one of my favorite destinations is Denver, Colorado to visit my son, Ethan. Another
favorite pastime is watching my son, Elias, play college baseball at Thomas University in
Southern Georgia. I love the beach and our central location allows for a short drive to either
coast of Florida. There are beautiful springs here and I enjoy kayaking on the Rainbow and
Silver River. I am an avid Florida Gator fan and can be found in “The Swamp” on Saturdays in
the fall. I have thoroughly enjoyed raising my sons in Marion County. They received a great
education here. They have participated on multiple sports teams and have met some great friends
that are like family to us. I love to call Ocala “home” and I know you will too.
With a passion for serving the Marion County area, I am ready to help with your home buying,
selling and investing needs. I will carry the values of hard work, integrity, and outstanding client
service into everything I do.


Ruth Irvin
Realtor
352-653-8108

I am a driven person with a wealth of experience, having enjoyed 16 wonderful years of marriage to my husband Mark who works in the construction industry. My journey through life has been a diverse and fulfilling one, shaped by my strong passion for service and a deep commitment to my family. Before my real estate career, I worked as an ER nurse, where I dedicated myself to helping those in need during critical moments. However, as my family expanded, I made the choice to stay home and nurture our three incredible daughters: Mckenzi, Juliana, and Olivia. Watching them grow and thrive has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. In recent years, I've also taken on the role of a proud grandmother to a lively two-year-old grandson, a source of boundless joy and love. 


Despite the demands of my real estate profession, I remain committed to giving back to the community. I find purpose in volunteering my time at The Women's Pregnancy Center, supporting women during one of the most important moments in their lives. Being married to a contractor has afforded me a unique perspective on the construction industry. I've gained valuable insights into building, designing, and creative problem-solving. This hands-on experience has not only enriched my personal life but also enhanced my ability to assist clients in the real estate market. One of my greatest passions lies in the art of selection and style transformation. Whether it's helping clients find their dream homes or making design choices, I relish the opportunity to create spaces that reflect individual tastes and preferences. With a background in construction and a love for design, I'm uniquely equipped to guide clients through the exciting journey of homeownership while sharing my expertise in building, designing, and problem-solving.
 
In all aspects of my life, I embrace change and the opportunity to adapt styles, making every moment meaningful and distinctive. My career in real estate is not just about transactions; it's about helping people find their perfect place to call home, all while drawing from a rich tapestry of experiences that have shaped me into the dedicated and passionate realtor I am today.
 
 

Madison Wilson
Realtor
352-857-3735
Meet Madison “Maddie” Wilson, your trusted real estate professional who embodies the true spirit of Ocala, Florida. Born and raised in Marion County,  Madison's roots run deep, giving her an unparalleled understanding of the community and its diverse neighborhoods.  Madison's unwavering love for Ocala led her to pursue a career in real estate, where she could leverage her local knowledge to benefit her clients. Her experience in service in the restaurant, club and bar industry has taught her the importance of listening to clients and understanding their needs, a quality she now brings to her real estate career. Today, Maddie proudly represents Sellstate Next Generation Realty and the Truluck Team, where she applies her local insights and customer-centric approach to help clients achieve their real estate dreams.  She stays true to her passion for a balanced life....you'll often find her at the gym, expressing her creativity through painting, and cherishing precious moments with family and friends. When you work with Madison, you gain more than a Realtor; you gain a friend and a partner dedicated to finding your dream home or selling your property at the best terms. Madison is a trusted advisor and a proud advocate for Ocala, working diligently to make your real estate dreams a reality. 
Contact Madison today, and let her expertise and dedication work for you.

Kristy Nolasco
Realtor
352-362-0991

Kristy Nolasco is deeply rooted in the vibrant community of Ocala, having called it home for most of her life. With a genuine passion for the lifestyle and opportunities this area offers, Kristy is dedicated to helping her clients find their place to call home in Ocala.

Committed to excellence in every transaction, Kristy goes above and beyond to ensure her clients' needs are met with care and precision. Her unwavering dedication and personalized approach make her a trusted advocate in the real estate journey.

Beyond her real estate endeavors, Kristy is a talented musician, lending her skills in piano and cello to various churches and local theaters. As a private piano instructor, she shares her love for music with others.

During her leisure time, Kristy enjoys the tranquility of paddle boarding and cherishes moments with family and friends, creating lasting memories.

With her profound knowledge of the area and unwavering commitment to client satisfaction, Kristy is your ideal partner in navigating the Ocala real estate market. She eagerly awaits the opportunity to connect with you and guide you through every step of your home buying or selling journey.