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Thank you for visiting today. If this is your first visit, take your time and look around. We have plenty of information and resources available to you. If you are a return visitor, thank you. I would love to hear from you and tell you how we can serve all your real estate needs.

Our company serves Putnam County and the surrounding area.  Call today for list of Bank Owned Properties in the area.  There has never been a better time to buy!

Our office is Located in Interlachen Florida but we serve all of Putnam County including.... Interlachen, Palatka, Hawhthorne, Melrose, East Palatka, Florahome, Georgetown, Crescent City, Welaka, Satsuma and more.

If you are looking for a good deal on a Foreclosed property we can help!

If you are looking for a waterfront home look no further.  I have fished many of the area lakes and we are very familiar with not only our inland lakes throughout the county but the St. Johns River also.

Looking for investment in Lots or Acreage?  Prices have not been this low in many years so it is a buyer's market.  Look toward the future while prices are down.

We have a wonderful staff of experienced agents to help you.  We treat our buyers and sellers with respect knowing that purchasing or selling is an emotional experience for most people.  The market has changed and we have changed with it.  

About Modern Realty


Larissa Ricketts, Broker and Owner of Modern Realty of Putnam Inc. and Ricketts Plaza located at 811 State Road 20 in Interlachen.  

My husband Maurice and I moved to Interlachen Florida in 1989 from North Alabama.  I have been working as a Realtor here since 1991.

We love to fish the area's lakes and rivers.  I will be happy to fill you in on the latest freshwater fishing information for our area. My husband Maurice caught 975 Spec (Crappie) this year on our local lakes.  (He released all of them but a few.)

Our office has the most wonderful agents around, each with years of local experience to help serve you better.

Tom "Tommy" King has been with Modern Realty of Putnam since we began. He has spent most of his life in Palatka and knows the area as well as anyone could. For many years he specialized in vacant land and land development.  His knowledge of the area is a great benefit to our office and our customers.

Vickie Smith was my Broker many years ago when I started out at Vickie Smith Realty.  Now I am thrilled to have her helping me out with my new office in Interlachen.  She is very active with the Eagles in Interlachen and the Moose Club in Palatka.  

Bonnie Clay recently retired from the Interlachen school system.  She has had her real estate license for many years and we are thrilled that now she has more time to devote to her real estate career.  She spends her spare time taking care of her horses.

Alex Sharp is State's Attorney working in Putnam County.  He and his wife Jeannie are also the owners of one of Palatka's best restaurants for Pizza and Pasta " Pizza Boys"  on St. Johns Avenue in downtown Palatka.  

Kimberly Holcomb of Interlachen.   The fact that she has done Stand Up Comedy in her spare time adds to her charm.  A sense of humor and the ability to laugh goes a long way in life.  Her two sons attend C.H. Price Middle School here in Interlachen.  

WOW!  We are growing and adding some really great Realtors!

Libby Yarbrough is not new to the area but new to our staff.  She has been helping buyers and sellers in Putnam County for more than 20 years. She was a former truant officer for the Putnam County School System so she knows how important our education opportunities are to families moving to our area.

Lynda Williams loves finding her buyers the perfect home. She has brings with her a good knowledge of the Putnam County market and has lived and worked in Interlachen for over 12 years now. We are thrilled to have her with us.

Our newest addition to our staff of Licensed Agents is: Ms. Zella Holmes.  Zella has been helping customers in our area for the past several years.  She worked for some time at the Palatka Police Dept. and we are fortunate to have her in our office.  Her love and knowledge of horses helps her to find her fellow horse lovers their ideal mini-farms or acreage.  

Of course we can't leave out Marshanna Brock our new office assistant.  She is the glue that helps hold us all together.  She is in charge of keeping us on our toes and making sure our customers get the attention they deserve.  If you call our office she is usually your first point of contact.  She will help to direct you to licensed agent that can help you with all your real estate needs.  

We all love Putnam County!  We want to show you the best it has to offer. From Rodman Reservior to the St. Johns River and all the beautiful towns surrounding them.

 Let us share our knowledge of the area while finding you the perfect property!

We are members of Northeast Florida Association of Realtors and the MLS.

We advertise our listings on over 50 websites including Trulia, Zillow and homes.com.

We NEVER charge extra fees like "transaction fees" that some companies do.

We have flexible listing terms and competitive commission rates.

We have great knowledge on the process of buying foreclosed or distressed properties.

We have the latest technology in our new office to server buyers and sellers.

Modern Realty of Putnam services all of Putnam County Florida as well as the surrounding areas.  If we can't find it here we can refer your to an agent that would serve you in whatever area of the USA you should choose.

Our goal is to help buyers and sellers deal with today's changing makret.  This is not the real estate market of  5 years ago, or even a month ago.  The market changes daily and you have to pay attention to pricing and demand.  We can provide a Free Market Analysis of your property to show you what it would bring in the current market conditions.

Call any of our Qualifed Agents today!

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Modern Realty of Putnam Inc.
Larissa Ricketts, Broker
881 State Road 20, Suite 3
Interlachen, FL 32148
Phone: 386-684-0930
Email: larissaricketts@ymail.com


'I have worked with Larissa RIcketts now for many years both buying and selling. You will not find a broker that is more dedicated to finding you the perfect property. She is one of the few that truly believes that "time is of the essence". Ralph Bonner
I met Larissa April 2012, when I was helping my parents look for a home to purchase in Palatka. I live out of state, so Larissa and I communicated mostly via email as I was helping my parents with the purchase of a home. She will ALWAYS return my calls and emails in a very fast and professional manner. Her promptness, superior knowledge of the local market, and involvement makes her a great realtor. She truly cares about her clients and does her best in getting her clients the best deal available. Thanks to Larissa my parents are now the proud owners of a very nice home! Abby Marrero
My husband and I were referred to Larissa by a friend who had bought a home within the last two years. I had contacted an agent in the Interlachen area prior to her but was not satisfied with the service. I called Larissa and explained our situation and what we were looking for. The same day she emailed me several possible homes that were in my price range. Over the next few weeks she was in contact with my husband and i daily. Our situation changed drastically and we only had 45 days to find a home and move. Larissa was up for the challenge!!! We made offers and were closed and moved within two weeks. If you're looking for someone who will make your familes needs a priority then she is the agent to call. I will be telling everyone I know about Larissa!!! My family is very grateful to her & always will be....... Jennifer Poole
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