Netflix Focuses on Black-Owned Tampa Brokerage

Nellie R. Ortiz

The demonstrate is about Attract Realty, an all-female, Black company in Ybor City. Business office Mgr. Juawana Colbert hopes the specialist female solid inspires all women of all ages.

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A new Netflix series highlights a Black-owned real estate organization with all Black agents in Ybor City. “Selling Tampa” premiered on Netflix Wednesday, getting to be the newest authentic estate demonstrate to hit the streaming platform. It is a spinoff of the hit display, “Selling Sunset.”

The present will element Allure Realty, whose business office is on 7th Avenue in Ybor Town. Sharelle Rosado is the broker and operator of Attract Realty.

“I’m a manager. I get points carried out, I know how to have entertaining, but there’s a time and a position for every little thing,” Rosado explained. “You will see some of that armed forces structure come out.”

Rosado opened Attract Realty in 2019 right after serving 12 and a 50 % decades in the military. When she opened the company, Rosado claims she was major into the brokers and the business as a full possessing a major existence on social media.

That paid out off.

“It was Women’s Global month in 2020, we posted a photo and we experienced quite a few producers get to out to us,” she mentioned. “I did not like the way that producer was portraying us as minority gals. We are not Atlanta housewives. We are attractive, Black and about our enterprises.”

Which is when Rosado achieved out to the producers of “Selling Sunset,” and it was recreation on from there. Right after about a calendar year of pitching thoughts, conducting interviews and ironing out logistics, filming took practically six months.

Juawana Colbert is the business manager at Allure Realty. “I form of support Sharelle in all sort of methods,” Colbert explained. “She normally phone calls me her right-hand male, but I always go back again and say woman.”

The firm is composed of all woman agents – which means the exhibit attributes an all-Black feminine solid.

“It’s groundbreaking,” Colbert claimed. “I never even feel me or any of the females are definitely grasping the magnitude this present is likely to have. Young women, minority females and ladies in normal. It is heading to give men and women inspiration.”

“As an lawyer you walk into rooms, a great deal of times you are the only a person who appears to be like like you do,” Real estate agent and forged member Rena Frazier explained. “To walk into this workplace with all this Black girl magic, it is wonderful.” Frazier started out as an legal professional and later on grew to become a real estate agent.

“Sharelle encouraged me to get my serious estate license,” Frazier stated. “When she opened her brokerage I was the 1st agent there.”

In the Netflix trailer for “Selling Tampa,” the world is remaining with a huge cliffhanger surrounding Frazier’s strategy to quite possibly open up her have brokerage.

“I have my broker’s license, so I can start out my personal brokerage,” Frazier mentioned. “Sharelle and I were pals right before the clearly show begun, we’ll be mates after. What you will see on the clearly show is we have various tips of management type and the way some matters need to be dealt with and you will see how we do the job it out on the display.”

“Rena and I, we usually go back again and forth,” Rosado said. “You’ll see that on the display, but at the stop of the day, if Rena desires to go away I help her 1,000%.”

Regardless of the disagreements, the forged has a single information.

“We’re like sisters. And sisters combat, but at the stop of the day we occur back jointly,” Colbert stated.

“What I’d really like for folks to consider absent from it is that you can have formidable ladies operate together, have disputes and remain friends regardless of what the outcome is,” Frazier added.

Frazier is closely concerned in the local community. She hosted a fundraising occasion with the Disaster Centre of Tampa Bay Wednesday night time at 6 p.m. at the Rialto Theater.

The show “Selling Tampa” is now offered on Netflix.

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