Meet The Team

Need to sell your house fast? We work together to get the job done!

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Obi Dorsey

Owner / CEO

Obi is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Freedom Home Buyers. He began his career as a project manager for a national construction company before going in real estate full-time in 2012.  With a strong background in construction, Obi understands the real estate investment market and how to navigate each project and its individual needs.

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Shelby Dorsey

Owner / CFO

Shelby is co-founder and Chief Operations Officer of Freedom Home Buyers.  She manages the day to day operations of the primary business and oversees the disposition team.  Shelby holds her real estate broker’s license and has been an active agent since 2010. Shelby knows the local market and ensures that every property is handled as fast and efficiently as possible.


Blaine Dorsey


Blaine is part of our partner facing acquisitions team. He knows his way around a deal and can help you through every part of the process. Having a dedicated person to help our homeowners navigate the complicated world of real estate has been one of the main reasons for our success.  The personal attention our partners get is one of the things that sets us apart in the industry.


Shawn Hooker

Project Manager

Overseeing each of our investment projects, Shawn is our Lead Project Manager. We take pride in every property we invest in and we put only the best in charge of taking care of each home, making sure no stone is left unturned.  From trade assignments to cosmetic updating, Shawn gives each project the care and attention it deserves.

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Kristen DiCarlo

Advertising Specialist

Possessing a deep understanidng of data management and information technology, Kristen is responsible for the marketing and advertising of our products and services. Sharing the most accurate information in the most efficient manner is her daily goal. From direct mail campaigns to online presence, Kristen works hard to make sure our message reaches the masses.  We are here for you when you need us and we want the opportunity for you to know us!

Melanie Crass

Transactions Coordinator, Licensed Real Estate Agent

As a Licensed Realtor, Melanie is fluent in all things real estate and has a deep desire to help those in need of real estate solutions.  She oversees the quality control of each transaction with acute attention to detail. From seller expectations to daily communications, Melanie is available to you every step of the way! Customer reviews rave about her quick communications and ability to get the nitty gritty of paperwork taken care of – and we couldn’t agree more!

Apryl Murphy

Dispositions, Licensed Real Estate Agent

A top-performing, management professional with over 16 years of experience, Apryl has proven her ability to deliver substantial revenue and growth in a highly competitive business market. Enthusiastic, dedicated and rising to any challenge, Apryl knows the ropes and navigates them with ease.  This allows her to build connections with our buyers and see a deal through to the end!

Justin Hutzler

Acquisitions Intern

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We Are Freedom Home Buyers.

Are you looking to sell your house fast… for cash? We are one of the largest volume purchasers of homes in the Jacksonville, FL area. We work with motivated sellers, just like you, to find solutions to your real estate problems.

We are a local company, located in the heart of Riverside.  Come by and see us if you have any questions.  Truth is, we love what we do… and we want all our partners to know they can count on Freedom Home Buyers.   Whether you need to sell your house for cash, are looking to dump some old rentals, going through probate, a divorce… or whatever else life throws at you… we can help.  We pay cash, take the property as-is, close fast and even cover all the closing costs.  It’s that simple.

Give our team a chance to help you.  Fill out the form on this page or give us a call today @ 904.274.4823. You are this close to solving your real estate problems with Freedom Home Buyers and sell your house fast… for cash.

We’re local… Come in and see us anytime.

Freedom Home Buyers has an office right here in Jacksonville, conveniently located in Riverside on the corner of King Street and Herschel. We are not some big conglomerate that advertises all over the country and sells off its leads. We are here.. You can shake our hands and if you have questions or concerns through the process, you can sit down and talk to someone.  That is why we have such great relationships with all out partners.

Freedom Home Buyers has been purchasing houses an property in the Jacksonville area for years.  We have over 400 successful deals under our belts and are one of the fastest growing businesses in our market.  We know the area and developed the network to make things happen.  Like Obi always says, “action takers are money makers.” We are ACTION TAKERS.  That goes for you too.  You can’t get out from under the pressure of that property until you take the right steps.  Calling us (or filling out the email form) is the first step, and the best one you can take. We can help you get rid of your real estate problems today.  So what are you waiting for? Call today and sell your house fast… for cash!


Freedom Home Buyers is in the business of solving real estate problems. Whatever your situation, our trained team of professionals can help you work through it with the best possible outcome. If you have a house you need to sell FAST and want to get paid CASH for it... We can help!

  • We Pay All Fees and Closing Costs
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