Melvin Drury

Broker Associate

eXp Realty in South Florida

Naples Luxury Home Search

About Melvin Drury

After obtaining an Accounting degree at the University of Kentucky, Mel practiced as a Certified Public Accountant in Southern California and Kentucky prior to being introduced to the real estate industry. His education and experience help catapult him to establish and grow a mortgage banking company to one of Central Kentucky's largest non-bank lending institutions. He was the founder and CEO of American Lending Group, Inc. for over 17 years.

In 2011, Mel began serving his clients as a REALTOR®, following his father’s legacy as a real estate broker for over 30 years. In 2013, he founded and established Naples Gold Realty to continue his own legacy in beautiful Naples, Florida.

As a leader in the real estate industry for over 20 years, Mel aims to deliver excellence in every area. Based on client feedback, he constantly strives to improve his systems and technology to progress his efficiency and success ratio. Because market conditions are constantly in flux, he keeps his fingers on the pulse of the real estate market to ensure that you get the best value possible.

Mel has a strong commitment to focusing on your financial real estate needs and to being a dedicated personal advisor helping you meet and exceed your personal life goals and objectives. The experience and accomplishments he has gained through the years provides you with the confidence, trust, and peace of mind needed during the most important financial decision you will face. Mel and his team are committed to provide you with the level of service that you expect and deserve in making sure that you make the right financial choice in buying or selling your home.

Other than playing a round of golf with friends and colleagues, Mel enjoys spending time with his wife, Leslie, and two beautiful children, Aliona and Melvin II (Deuce).

Experience the difference with Mel and his team…you'll become a client for life!

Latest Blog Posts

Naples Real Estate Market Ends Strong for 2019

Naples real estate ends the decade strong in Home Sales!  According to Naples Area Board of Realtors (NABOR), closed sales were up 5.6% from 2018 to 2019.  The elephant on this statistic

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A Life Lesson We All Need

Every year, when reviewing my goals and business plan, I can never forget this old story - The Mayonnaise Jar.  This story was presented to me several years ago, and impacted my life

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Conventional Loan Guidelines Start To Tighten

Based off Wall Street Journal article by Ben Eisen, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the largest suppliers of mortgage loans regulated by the government) are cutting back on the proportion of loans they

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5 Important Factors In Pricing Your Home

When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing

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