Caroline Southwell


Coastal Lifestyles Realty LLC is a Residential Real Estate services boutique serving areas surrounding Tampa Bay Florida USA.  As the co-founding and principle member, Caroline Southwell is all about Coastal Lifestyles Realty and what it represents, buying and selling homes one client at a time.  Caroline is well versed in the Tampa Bay market having a life-long personal connection with and growing up in St. Petersburg Florida with its vibrant downtown and it’s award-winning beaches and understands the area’s uniqueness and value.  Well-traveled, experienced and highly educated in the real estate industry, and with confidence and professionalism Caroline offers a personalized experience to the local, international, investor or vacation home buyers and home sellers in all the local real estate markets delivering the dream of a Florida coastal lifestyle in the Tampa Bay area.  Areas of expertise include, but not limited to – St. Petersburg, Clearwater,  Tampa, the Central Gulf Coast Beaches and throughout Pinellas County to points south of the Bay in Manatee and Hillsborough Counties.

In addition to her 10 years of experience as a licensed real estate sales associate and consultant, Caroline brings over 25 years of professional experience in consultative sales in the financial securities industry which has taught her the many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional.  Integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, effective negotiation skills, marketing savvy, and a high-quality professional network are all hallmarks of how she works thereby providing the very best service which is essentially about, putting clients first.  This means keeping herself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.  This “client first” philosophy has always been her approach which requires her to continually improve skills and the ways of doing business through continued education and training.  Additionally, keeping up with the latest technologies enables Caroline to do everything she’s always done, only smarter and much more quickly and efficiently to extend the range of services provided to her clients.

Caroline earned the following Designations by education and by hard work:

  • Graduate Realtor’s Institute (GRI)
  • Home Sellers Resource Specialist (SRS)
  • Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS)
  • Short-Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR)
  • Broker Price Opinion Resource (BPOR)

Real estate continues to be a sensational long-term investment.  Buying a home can be one of life’s most exciting experiences and yet one of the most challenging.  Your home is your most important asset and consequently an investment for a lifetime.  Should you need help with any of your real estate needs or would like to learn more about Coastal Lifestyles Realty, contact Caroline to discuss the opportunities available in today’s market.

Not only is Caroline committed, but she is also dedicated to working with each client every step of the way towards living the dream come true and living the Florida lifestyle.  She will work with you every step of the way and will work hard to earn your trust, from your first meeting to finding the right home to negotiating the best deal for you and taking you all the way to a smooth and seamless closing.  Caroline always goes the extra mile to personally help each client to achieve their goal of homeownership.

“The Suncoast” is Florida living at its finest!  With its awarding beaches, waterfront communities and highly rated cultural communities Caroline enjoys the active lifestyle that the Tampa Bay area has to offer.  Real Estate is her passion with so much to be proud of as a resident and ‘almost’ native of St. Petersburg FL.  Born in the UK, at a very young age Caroline’s family relocated to St Petersburg Florida USA, and this is where she works, plays and loves living thereby enjoying an active Florida coastal lifestyle.