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Featured Agents

Akin Akingbala

704-666-3258
704-619-4866
akin@abcharlotte.com

Michael Alvarez

828-290-4762
michael@abcharlotte.com

Butch Austin

Owner/Broker

704-666-3258
704-451-0780
License Number: NC #226399 SC#51898
butch@abcharlotte.com

Butch Austin is a Charlotte native and owner/founder of Austin-Barnett Realty. He has been a Realtor for almost 20 years, including time as a top producing agent with Coldwell Banker and as a Broker in Charge of 2 difference offices from 2005 until 2017. Both of the offices became top performers in the company under Butch's leadership. He is a past member of the Board of Directors for Carolina Multiple Listing Service and also a member of Professional Standards, a committee for ethics violations for Realtors. Butch served in the U.S. Army as a helicopter pilot, and still flies on a part time basis as time allows. Butch has 2 passions in life, other than his wife who is number one: Real Estate and Flying. He has been involved in the charitable side of the community by hosting a golf tournament for the American Cancer Society which in 14 years raised over $350,000. Butch is also a site captain with the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, helping our community by refurbishing homes for citizens in need of help.

Mary Jo Austin

704-591-5563
maryjo@abcharlotte.com

Sam Barnett

Broker/Realtor

704-241-3666
License Number: 201667
sam@abcharlotte.com

Sam Barnett (“The Racing Realtor”) has been one of the area’s top producing Realtors for over 15 years. Sam enjoyed a 7 year career with Coldwell Banker before establishing his own residential property management and sales firm in 2009. After growing the property management division to one of the most highly regarded property management companies in the area, Sam sold the property management division in 2014 and operated his sales business independently while fulfilling commitments to his road-racing sponsors. At the close of an impressive season racing in the 2016 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup, Sam was ready to embark on his next real estate endeavor. He was reunited with his Coldwell Banker sales partner from 12 years earlier at Austin-Barnett Realty. Sam has a degree in Business Information Technology from Virginia Tech and leads the Austin-Barnett Realty IT department where he manages the company's world-class back end technology platforms. Always a pro-race car driver at heart, Sam can still be found at race tracks all over North America when he is not helping buyers and sellers at Austin-Barnett Realty. With a passion for providing premier customer experience and over 450 homes sold to date, Sam prides himself on selling homes quickly for the highest possible price.

Christy Cooper

Real Estate with Compassion

704-678-5427
christy@abcharlotte.com

If you are looking for a wonderful place to relocate to, I would recommend North Carolina. Specifically, the areas of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville, NC. Why? There is so much to do with the very active Lake Norman, beautiful golf courses, multiple family venues, dining for every taste bud, community activities and the booming Queen City of Charlotte within a half hour drive. With low state taxes and low real estate taxes, it is a desired alternative to other areas with the same feel. If your job is relocating you to North Carolina, or if you are looking to relocate on your own, I have the broad knowledge base in the area to make the transition easy for you. Besides guiding you through the real estate purchase, I am there for my clients after the purchase through knowledge of local contractors, decorators, social organizations and anything else to make your transition to your new home as seamless as possible. If you are looking to sell your current home, I am here to help you, as well. Not only do I have the latest and most effective technology and marketing resources available with Austin-Barnett Realty, I also offer professional photography, drone photography, virtual tours, insights of the current market, and proven knowledge of ways to get your home "market-ready". We will work together to navigate through an experience that can be very daunting for a seller, but my drive to simplify this process for you, will leave you better able to focus on the next place you will call home. If you are new to the area, I want to make North Carolina "home" for you, as it has been for me my entire life. I am proud to raise my 2 boys in such a beautiful state that offers so many exciting adventures with beaches, lakes, oceans, and mountains all within our state lines. Whether you enjoy the big-city life, the laid-back lake life or the front-porch life of the country, North Carolina welcomes you "home".

Wendy Cuva

704-929-4734
wendy@abcharlotte.com

Amber Exton

704-666-3258
646-530-4805
amber@abcharlotte.com

Amber moved to Charlotte in 2009, fell in love with the city, and never looked back. After a 10-year career in finance and accounting, Amber knew she was ready for a change. In 2015 Amber launched her real estate career. Having been mentored by several of the most highly-acclaimed real estate coaches in the industry she has been exceptionally successful. In her spare time, Amber enjoys reading, traveling, and being active outdoors. Amber loves to take advantage of the wide variety of music, art, theater and sports events that the city of Charlotte has to offer. Above all, Amber treasures her relationships with family, friends, and her two pups.? Amber is outgoing, motivated, and highly professional in all of her business transactions. She prides herself on her knowledge of the Queen City and is dedicated to providing an exceptional real estate experience, every time.

Tyler Ford

Broker/ Realtor

704-651-2201
License Number: 306183
tyler@abcharlotte.com

Representing Lake Norman homeowners and future homeowners specializing in the towns of Huntersville, Cornelius, and Davidson; Tyler’s creative, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented nature is perfect for matching each client’s desires as well as skillfully featuring a home’s unique presence and character. As a Charlotte native Tyler understands the numerous intangible benefits of life in the Lake Norman area with its unmatched weather, culture, and diversity. Tyler joined Austin Barnett as a senior at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Educated at Belk College of Business, and soon to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Communications. Tyler felt that his unique skill set would be best be put towards real estate for which he has always had a passion for. “my goal is to make purchasing or selling your home a seamless and enjoyable experience with the peace of mind that comes from having a dedicated professional walking you though the entire process”. A very active and connected community volunteer, Tyler works with the Huntersville Rotary Club, and the charity Beds for kids in Charlotte. Tyler’s contacts and lifelong area residency leverage his energy and enthusiasm, enhancing his client dedication and insuring satisfied repeat clients and referrals.” Tyler showcases his homes on his website and utilizes a team of professional service providers such as a photographer, highly regarded staging companies, virtual tour providers, and graphic designers to assist in marketing his client’s properties. Feel free to contact me anytime using my cell: (704)651-2201 or email me at tyler@abcharlotte.com.

Phil Goodman

Broker/Realtor

914-261-4036
License Number: 303030
phil@abcharlotte.com

Phil prides himself on his professionalism and ability to understand his clients' needs. After ten years in corporate America, Phil shifted gears to pursue his dream to work in the real estate business. As your Broker, Phil will be an advocate for you. Whether you are buying, selling or renting, he will work to promote your best interests. If you are selling, he will work with you to get you the fairest price, in the least amount of time, by using state of the art technology, team collaboration, and next-level marketing materials. If you are buying, he will work hard to provide you with the best information and market data to inform and assist you so you can be a well equipped buyer with the strongest possible negotiating position. Phil understands that buying and selling real estate can be stressful. As a full time Broker, he will work hard to reduce your stress and deliver a seamless experience. He will accomplish this through ongoing communication, and by being accessible whenever you need him. Outside of real estate, Phil enjoys spending time with his wife, Jessica, traveling, and is a culinary aficionado. ‘Go With Phil’ and contact him anytime at: cell: 914.261.4036 e-mail: phil@abcharlotte.com

Rachel Harvell

910-547-3834
rachel@abcharlotte.com

Jacob Jordan

304-888-9430
jacob@abcharlotte.com

Rob Kistler

Broker / Realtor

704-201-3731
License Number: 216464
rob@abcharlotte.com

Rob Kistler is a proud North Carolina native and has always called Charlotte home. Having served as a local realtor for over 14 years, Rob has seen the area grow and develop and has deep understanding of Charlotte’s neighborhoods and market. Rob’s passion for real estate stems from his love of the Charlotte area. He takes special joy in assisting clients from out of state who are seeking to make North Carolina their home. Prior to becoming a real estate agent, Rob spent over 6 years in the mortgage industry. The things he learned as a mortgage broker are also relevant to his knowledge of the Charlotte market and between his mortgage career and his real estate experience, he has negotiated and closed hundreds of local transactions. Rob is active in the community and enjoys playing tennis or golf, watching movies, reading and spending time outdoors. With a true love of Charlotte and the surrounding areas and over 20 years of local market experience, Rob has the expertise to ensure that his clients receive the best service and advice to seamlessly transition into their new home.

Janis Langdon

704-666-3258
janis@abcharlotte.com

Eric Rodgers

Broker

704-652-8466
License Number: 292021
eric@abcharlotte.com

I know how important buying or selling your home is to you, this process can be the most important moment of your life, that is way I treat this moment in your life with the most love and care I possibly can. I will stand by you through the entire process. I'm also a contractor ( for 25 years) I can help you find the right home. I know what to look for when it comes to a structurally sound home.

David Scapicchio

Realtor / Broker

704-761-9306
License Number: 294292
david@abcharlotte.com

David "Scrappy" Scapicchio originally from south Florida and has been a Lake Norman Resident for the past 12 years. His drive of helping others goes back to his post graduate career as a Paramedic/Firefighter serving his community with pride. Coupled with 20 years of hospitality customer service he's dedicated to making your buying or home selling process exceptional all while being treated with the highest level of honesty, integrity, patience and dedication. David's energy level is fueled by his passion and commitment to offer unsurpassed levels of personalized service to his clients. No client's needs are too big or too small. Everyone is important, everyone matters. David's broad knowledge of communities from Greater Charlotte north to Statesville provide his clients an agent they can feel comfortable will market and/or search in their best interest while navigating local market trends. The fresh approach to modern real estate makes his transactions smooth, fun, and exciting experience.

Walter Shean

Broker

704-302-3010
License Number: 249225
skip@abcharlotte.com

Jennifer Smith

803-420-9074
jennifer@abcharlotte.com

Rosalind Smith

704-309-0877
roz@abcharlotte.com

Roz Smith, a native of Charlotte, has seen first-hand the tremendous growth of real estate in Charlotte and the surrounding markets. While the majority of her residency has been in Charlotte, 10 years has been in the University, Huntersville and Cornelius communities and more recently in Denver, NC. Roz’s experience in real-estate has been as an investor and manager of her own properties for the past 14 years. She also brings her passion for detail, problem solving and analytical skills with over 30 years in the Information Technology and Banking industries. Now, as a Broker/Realtor, she brings the same passion and skills to her clients by ensuring they receive the highest level of service, compassion and attention. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, is avid runner, enjoys all things health and loves being a servant leader in her church as the Member Care Coordinator and Member of the Outreach Ministry. She understands the call to serve others with integrity, honesty and love in all aspects of life and personal interactions. She welcomes the opportunity to serve you!

Danielle Stanislaus

704-312-8480
danielle@abcharlotte.com

Danielle Stanislaus is a Broker/REALTOR® with the singular goal of making every client a client for life! She looks to act as an advocate for her clients and take the trust they place in her very seriously. Her past experience in residential and commercial real estate provides a strong foundation to properly evaluate market conditions to determine the right course of action for both buyers and sellers. She started her real estate career in Tallahassee, FL with a large commercial real estate firm working as a bank runner and advancing into the accounting department then up to market analysis and research development to ultimately getting her Real Estate License and leasing/managing commercial property. She moved from Tallahassee to South Florida taking the jump into residential real estate. Working for an investment firm, she was quickly thrown into fast paced transactions and learned not only the process of buying and selling real estate but also the behind the scenes activity including working hands on with attorneys and title companies and fully handling the closing process from start to finish. Loving the big city feel as well as mountains & having family in the Ballantyne area were crucial factors in her decision to make the 700 mile move to Charlotte, NC. In a very short time, she has fallen in love with the Queen City and the many adventures and opportunities North Carolina as to offer. She always brings abundant energy, creativity, dedication, experience and personal knowledge to her work. You can be assured that she will stay on top of all the details of a deal and provide a smooth and enjoyable transaction.

Vickie Steinberg

Broker/REALTOR®

704-666-3258
704-877-3535
License Number: 306138
vickie@abcharlotte.com

Nervous about your property adventure? Don’t be. Whether you're getting ready to buy or sell, in the middle of it, or just looking for some answers, my top-notch skills ensure you will get the best experience possible. It’s what I love to do! From our very first meeting to the final closing, I’m here to provide you with the best-in-class service to help you buy, sell, or invest. Equipped with the finest tools and technology, I’ll guide you through the real estate transaction, every step of the way. When it comes buying or selling your home let me, and Austin-Barnett Realty, be your trusted partner. Just pick up the phone!

Jimmy Stephens

Realtor/Broker

704-345-7262
704-345-7262
License Number: 269407
jimmy@abcharlotte.com

My career in real estate began about eight years ago after retirement from the field of law enforcement. I spent thirty years with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department. Although police work and real estate are two different entities, I pride myself in assisting people and utilizing every tool at my disposal to make our relationship successful for my clients as well as myself. I was born and raised in the Charlotte area and am very familiar with Charlotte and surrounding areas and will do everything in my power to make your real estate experience a positive one! Accessibility is one of my highest concerns when dealing with my clients. I will ensure to be available to you when working for you whether it be in searching for your new home or in the sell of your home. I know how frustrating it can be when trying to contact your agent and your calls aren't being answered or returned in a timely manner. It would be a privilege for me to represent you in your real estate endeavors! Sincerely, Jimmy

Brian Stickley

704-608-3619
brian@abcharlotte.com

Brian Stickley is a native Charlottean (not many of us left), who will bring a unique perspective to your real estate search and needs. Having served as a Realtor in Charlotte now for over 14 years and recently joining Austin-Barnett Realty, a fast growing, more customer service focused firm. Brian is most ready to serve you. Brian served the citizens of Charlotte for 27 years as a Charlotte City, then Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer. Brian, known as "Officer Brian Stickley" also reported Charlotte traffic conditions on live radio & TV for nearly 38 years. Brian is well known as the former "voice of the Carolina Panthers." He is currently the announcer for the Charlotte Checkers hockey team Brian Stickley has been involved in many different aspects of business and communications over his lifetime and has a great deal of knowledge and experience from many different perspectives. Brian is well positioned to assist you in finding a conveniently located, traffic wise, safe, and value added home.

Patrick Tustin

Broker / Realtor

704-666-3258
704-728-2552
License Number: 303509
patrick@abcharlotte.com

Tia Ware

Broker/Realtor

704-666-3258
973-493-9106
License Number: 304985
tia@abcharlotte.com

Beth Welch

Broker/Realtor

704-666-3258
704-617-2492
License Number: 304990
beth@abcharlotte.com

I am a full time Realtor who is trustworthy and knowledgeable. Communication is the key!! I will go that extra mile in order to make buying/selling a home a fun and stress-free experience.

Michelle Whitehead

Broker / Realtor

704-666-3258
704-883-6365
michelle@abcharlotte.com

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