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Barbara Heddon

Barbara Heddon

Barbara Heddon is the founder, owner and Broker of Southern Investment Realty (SIR), a full service Real Estate Brokerage Firm specializing in vacation homes, residential and commercial property and bank foreclosures. 29 years ago, Barbara sold her first home. Encouraged by the community in which she grew up in, Barbara had no idea of the success that awaited her and her clients. What started out as a small dream has now turned into one of the most successful and respected Real Estate Brokerage Firms in Central Florida. As a tribute to her success, The Haines City-Northeast Polk County Regional Chamber of Commerce honored Southern Investment Realty with the 2009 Small Business of the year award. Barbara is actively involved in the community as a member of Haines City Rotary and has served as President of the East Polk County Association of Realtors and State Director. She served on local Board of Realtors as Director, Secretary/Treasurer and Vice President and is a Board member of the Haines City-Northeast Polk County Regional Chamber of Commerce. A former competitive water skier and show skier with Cypress Gardens, Barbara holds many national and world water skiing records and was inducted into the USA Water Ski Hall of Fame in 1986, The Polk County Sports Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Florida Water Ski Hall of Fame in 2001. A true Florida native, Ms. Heddon was born in Tamp and raised in Polk County where she resides today. Her competitive spirit, true sense of community and years of real estate experience give her the unique ability to showcase the true Florida lifestyle and provide a vast inventory to match any client's needs. Barbara and her team work together to ensure clients achieve their real estate goals.