Bua Bell Group

Estate Specialist Emily K. Bua and Broker Associate Tade Bua-Bell of John R. Wood Properties are proud to be the #1 Mother-Daughter team in Naples. In an industry where knowledge and understanding are critically valuable, Emily and Tade bring a combined 56 years of real estate experience to each client transaction. Their experience includes 25 years of successful sales in the Naples luxury market.

Emily K. Bua has been in the real estate industry since 1977, including seven years as a regional manager for internationally recognized Coldwell Banker Real Estate. She has also managed two major U.S. corporate relocation departments, Westinghouse Electric Corp. and Mellon National Bank. Emily holds a Bachelor’s degree with a dual major in Political Science and History, as well as a Master’s degree in Education, all from the University of Pittsburgh. Upon arriving in Naples in 1993, she quickly became, and has remained, one of Naples’ leading luxury real estate agents. She has provided dedicated service to clients in luxury communities throughout the area, from the beach and golf course to Port Royal and Bonita Bay.


Emily holds a GRI (Graduate, REALTOR Institute) affiliation, a REALTOR affiliation and is a member of NABOR (Naples Area Board of Realtors). She has also served on NABOR’s Ethics Committee. She was the first recipient of the Glass Slipper award given by the Champions for learning to outstanding women. She has been on the Boards of Naples Illustrated Magazine and The Von Lebig Arts Center of Naples. Emily has also served as President of the Board of the United Way of Collier County, Co-Chair of the Capital Campaign for the Shelter for Abused Women and Children, and served on the Boards of the Learning Connection and The Education Foundation of Collier County. Her commitment to giving back to the community is well known and distinguished by an outstand- ing track record of community service. Emily is the proud parent of four successful adult children and has six grandchildren. Emily’s knowledge, experience, professionalism and strong negotiation skills set her apart from other agents. While readily acknowledged as a top agent, many of her clients describe her as a person of great integrity, kindness and loyalty.


Tade Bua-Bell is unlike other real estate agents in that she went directly from college into real estate. She has been in the real estate industry since 1991, including six years managing a real estate office of over 125 agents for Coldwell Banker Real Estate in Pittsburgh. Tade holds a SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist®) affiliation. As a result of her experience in real estate sales, management and train- ing, Tade possesses a wealth of enthusiasm, technology skills, negotiation skills and the ability to develop and execute results driven marketing strategies. She holds a REALTOR affiliation, is a member of NABOR (Naples Area Board of Realtors) and is a Broker Asso- ciate in both Pennsylvania and Florida. Tade is especially adept at guiding her clients through the real estate process. Upon her arrival in Naples, she joined forces with her mother, Estate Specialist Emily K. Bua, to form a dynamic team possessing a level of combined market knowledge, experience and commitment rarely witnessed in Real Estate circles.

Clients gravitate to both Tade and Emily’s considerable skill sets and to their personalized approach to doing business. Tade specializes in the waterfront, beachfront and golf course community luxury market and has amassed an enviable track record as one of the real estate industry’s leading producers. Her clients have repeatedly acknowledged her superior organizational skills, integrity, discretion and exemplary service and consider her to be a true professional and “the go to person” when thinking about buying or selling luxury real estate. Tade, her husband Brad, and son Trent participate in various Community School of Naples activities, youth sports programs and Mediterra community activities. She is involved with charities throughout Naples, including serving as a Children’s Museum of Naples Guild member.

Bua Bell Group

Emily K. Bua, Estate Agent

Tade Bua-Bell, Broker Associate 

3255 Tamiami Trail North, Naples Florida 34103 USA