Original 1925 Brooks Realty Newspaper Advertisement Later, as the area became known as Camp Walton, Will Brooks’ son, John W. Brooks, became the area’s first real estate broker. His company took out an advertisement in the only local newspaper, The Spray, featuring a slogan that read, “Everything in Real Estate“. Today, his son, John W. Brooks, Jr., continues that tradition as the leading broker-realtor at Brooks Realty.
John, known as ‘The Land Man‘, has built a long and successful career using his natural southern charm and tireless work ethic, while creating a client list that reads as a Who’s Who of Northwest Florida. Along the way, John has led a number of real estate programs including one of the area’s largest Century 21 agencies.