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Spotlight On Business: Palm Air Realty

For your vacation rental or real estate needs, Palm Air Realty is there for you

Palm Air Realty is located at 133 Fort Fisher Blvd. North, Kure Beach. For details about rentals and management or buying or selling real estate contact 910-458-5269. 

By: Candace Lookingbill
Staff Writer

Anne Brodsky and Ea Ruth vacationed at the beach for years, and then they made the decision not to wait for retirement but to pursue their favorite quote, “…we’ll live by the sea, build a house of our dreams and hear the ocean from our porch,” hence the move to Pleasure Island. They came looking to buy a business; found the Palm Air Cottages and took over ownership and management of the iconic Kure Beach landmark in February 2004. So, Palm Air Realty began, unbeknownst to them at the time, leading them down a path of a blossoming and fulfilling business.
Ea Ruth got her real estate license in 2006 and worked for another realty company for a few years.  Soon she was able to start her real estate part of the business and expand the property management business.
Starting with the cottages, they were determined to offer the best service in property management, rentals and real estate sales in a fun beach-style atmosphere. The first couple of years they concentrated on growing the property management side of the business focusing on finding and retaining clients and property.
They now have 60 properties and rent them for long and short term, 46 are vacation properties and the rest are long term rentals. Whether you want a property manager or a real estate agent, Palm Air Realty offers all services under one roof. By the middle of last year the real estate business started to take off for Palm Air Realty as Ruth focused on working with buyers and sellers.
She has closed many transactions this year and is happy to see the real estate market picking up in our area. She guides her clients through the steps of selling and buying; getting the home ready to put on the market or referrals for renovating or repairing a new home. Her contacts are vast.
With all this growth their current office space was no longer adequate and Cottage 1 was turned into a dual office space for both the realty sales and property management portion of their business.  Ruth and Brodsky are fully settled into their new digs and loving every extra inch which allows them separate offices for the diverse needs of the developing businesses. Palm Air has been awarded the Coastal Entrepreneur Award last year (2012) presented by the Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce.  Recently (2013) they have received a Certificate of Excellence Award from  This certificate is awarded to outstanding hospitality businesses receiving praise and recognition through reviews from travelers.
Palm Air Realty offers cottages, condos, townhouses and houses for the vacationer. There are seven cottages at the main location and the complex includes a laundry room, pool, and grills for the guests to use. Most vacation rentals have a kitchen, cable television and Wi-Fi access. There are also 14 pet-friendly options available. In each location a complimentary bucket of goodies, wine glasses, koozies and natural organic soap, shampoo and lotion is provided as a gift from Ruth and Brodsky.
They are friendly and will answer any questions you may have. They pride themselves with offering high standards of service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year rain or sun. Supporting local businesses is a decision they have consciously incorporated in their business design. 
They provide products from the local market, referrals to vendors and small business owners in the neighborhood. They also do volunteer work; donate to charities and local organizations that are in need. They believe in paying it forward! Palm Air Realty is located at 133 Fort Fisher Blvd. North, Kure Beach.
For details about rentals and management or buying or selling real estate contact 910-458-5269.  Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To get an overview visit the website at   Like them on Facebook.