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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.

Tammy Brown

Broker/Realtor®

704-666-3258
202-549-4685
License Number: 308323
tammy@abcharlotte.com

As a customer-oriented Broker/Realtor ®, I am focused on working with buyers and sellers to find them the perfect home or sale their home at the optimum price. It is so important for you to know that I take the opportunity to work with you or anyone you refer to me very seriously, and given the opportunity, I can guarantee I'll deliver results. I take pride in providing professional & exceptional service, care, and support to clients as they are filled with anticipation and excitement in purchasing/selling their home - as it is personable. Making the decision to honor me as your agent, you will be working with an agent whose only goal is your success. Success in purchasing the right home for your family and success in selling your home and maximizing your sale. Taking the journey with you to find the best home for you and your family based on your specific requirements, would be my absolute pleasure. I'll guide you through the complexities of buying and/or selling a house, eliminating hassles and stress!!!

Sophia Castillo

REALTOR®/Broker

704-666-3258
512-508-9080
License Number: 307968
sophia@abcharlotte.com

Sophia Castillo is a North Carolina REALTOR®/Broker who works with clientele selling and buying. She is a native of Austin, Texas and a devoted Christian. Before coming to Austin-Barnett Realty she professionally worked with the public as a flight attendant and worked in a formal office environment for many years. Sophia has lived in the southeast region of the US since 2014. She makes her home in Huntersville with her cat Jaxon and her fiancé. Sophia's interpersonal communication skills and real estate knowledge helps in providing the best service possible. She prides herself in helping her clientele successfully navigate through the 'realty experience'. She enjoys maintaining her home with her fiancé, going to the gym, being active outdoors and spending time with friends and family. North Carolina offers beautiful geography, four season climate, sports, art and history. You got to experience it to believe it.

Massiel Cerda

Provisional Broker

347-344-8121
License Number: 309377
massiel@abcharlotte.com

Leslie Christ

Broker/Realtor

724-207-3640
leslie@abcharlotte.com

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".

Tracy Crosby

Realtor/Broker

704-666-3258
704-239-1063
License Number: 310618
tracy@abcharlotte.com

Stacey Doggett

Broker/REALTOR®

706-593-2161
stacey@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.

Laura Faria

954-805-4299
License Number: NC 306953
laura@abcharlotte.com

After 25 years in dentistry, I have decided to pursue my dream in real estate. My passion for helping others is demonstrated in my commitment to clients looking to buy or sell their next home. Let's see what the future holds.

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.

Kristen Frame

704-787-4344
kframe@abcharlotte.com

Linda Gainey

REALTOR®

803-329-6100
803-517-0327
linda@abcharlotte.com

Lisa Geraci

704-699-4193
lisa@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

Karen Hallion

BROKER / REALTOR®

727-415-1409
License Number: NC 306491 / SC 111913
karen@abcharlotte.com

Karen is a graduate of Rhode Island College, where she earned a degree in Business Management and Accounting. After graduation, Karen spent many years in Providence, RI working for KMPG as a fiduciary tax accountant, specializing in trust and estate taxation. Shortly after relocating to Charlotte in 2006, Karen began studying and practicing interior design. This passion for interior design then developed into an interest in real estate and home staging. She is an accredited home stager, holds an ASP®-RE Agent Designation, and is a member of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals. Karen has also completed the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR® Designation) educational requirement, and is licensed in the states of North and South Carolina. In her spare time, Karen enjoys dining out with her husband, pampering pets, reading, and all things Red Sox. But most importantly, she genuinely believes “there is no place like home.”

Nikesha Harper

757-236-0363
nikesha@abcharlotte.com

Jim Hogshead

704-579-1947
jim@abcharlotte.com

Jacob Jordan

304-888-9430
jacob@abcharlotte.com

Cynthia Jourdain

Licensed REALTOR NC & SC

803-329-6100
803-415-3136
License Number: NC 301757 & SC 95190
cynthia@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.

Mia Lindsay

Realtor

803-220-9293
License Number: 89700
mia@abcharlotte.com

As a Realtor® and your local SC Mobile Notary, my favorite part of the business is the satisfaction of my clients. With a 7 year background in mortgage loss mitigation, my job entailed working with those clients desperately seeking ways to hold onto their homes, due to financial crisis. It was during this time, that I realized there was an area of opportunity to help educate home buyers and owners in their real estate endeavors. There are many important components to each home loan and purchase; which means there are a number of professionals involved, each playing a specific role. Connecting my clients with knowledgeable professionals within the industry, is just one of the many services I offer as your Realtor®. A married, mother of two, my family and I enjoy youth sports. My husband and I have established an AAU girls basketball team and offer personal training for youth interested in playing through high school and beyond, all located in the town of Fort Mill, SC. Whether buying, renting, selling or investing, I want to work with you! Contact me today for Service Beyond the Sell!

Randy Lindsay

LICENSED REALTOR NC & SC

803-370-9324
License Number: 25031,17684
buca1122@aol.com

Randy has enjoyed over 27 wonderful years in the Real Estate industry making dreams come true for homeowners. Superior customer service is #1 to Randy and he provides this to all his clients using knowledge, professionalism, integrity and persistence. With Randy’s intimate knowledge of the vast array of mortgage products available today he can help custom fit loan programs for all clients – good or bad credit! Randy’s love of helping his client’s dreams come true is so infectious, his brother has become a Real Estate agent as well. In addition to helping clients with real estate, Randy enjoys all outdoor activities especially golf and scuba diving, spending time with his wife, Mary and son, Jeremy and their energetic rescue dog Maui. Call Randy to take the stress out of your next Real Estate transaction from viewing homes all the way to the closing table.

Adam Moses

REALTOR®

803-329-6100
803-323-8126
License Number: 87560
giftbrother@yahoo.com

Teresa Plyler

Office Manager/Relocation

704-666-3258
704-560-6833
teresa@abcharlotte.com

Kristen Reese

Broker/Realtor

828-388-0431
License Number: 306864
kristen@abcharlotte.com

Kristen's love and passion for people and real estate started at a young age. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte her path lead her to Hendersonville, NC where she raised twins until age 10 and opened a shoe boutique store. The time came to make the move back to the Cornelius, Lake Norman area of Charlotte, NC to be closer to family where Kristen began to branch out into Sales and Business development in 2009. After many years in the Charlotte market and working with family rental properties she decided it was time to pursue her passion full time and become a Licensed Real Estate Broker with Austin-Barnett Realty, one of the fastest growing full service realty boutiques in Mecklenburg County. Kristen is results driven and has the personality to make your home buying experience exceptional. She prides herself on punctuality and exceptional customer service. Clients First! Kristen welcomes the opportunity to sit down with you and discuss your Real Estate needs.

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

I have over sixteen years’ experience in Residential and Commercial Real Estate sales and leasing including residential lending. I have been a Multi-million dollar producer in residential and commercial sales. My Customers depend on my expertise and I depend on their satisfaction for referrals and repeat business! As a Real Estate Professional, I offer Buyers and Sellers exceptional customer service with integrity that exceeds normal expectations resulting in complete mutual trust and respect. My goal is to provide each of my clients with the customer satisfaction and results they expect utilizing my extensive experience and market knowledge. Buying, selling or leasing real estate does not have to be the "nightmare" most people say they had. I’m here to make sure the process is easy and seamless; I guarantee you won't get lost or frustrated in the process. From start to finish I will be your point of contact.

Todd Sides

Realtor®

704-245-4616
License Number: 311006
todd@abcharlotte.com

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.

Leslie Townsend

Office Manager

803-329-6100
704-408-5998
lesliet@abcharlotte.com

Leslie has 17 years of Office Management experience in the Real Estate Industry. From Property Management to General Brokerage. I have through knowledge of MLS, NC & SC Real Estate laws. I love what I do and helping agents become successful REALTORS® gives me a lot of joy. In my spare time my hobbies are swimming, Football, Baseball, love going to live concerts and spending time with my family.

Patrick Tustin

Broker / Realtor

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

Representing Charlotte/Lake Norman area homeowners and future homeowners. My creative, enthusiastic, and caring nature is perfect for matching each client’s desires as well as skillfully featuring a home’s unique presence and character. Retired United States Air Force veteran and a former member of two NASCAR teams. As a REALTOR® and long-time resident of Sherrills Ford, I am very familiar with the Lake Norman area and surrounding communities. I feel certain that I can help you accomplish your goal of selling your property or finding your new home.

Kitt Wade

REALTOR®

803-899-1904
License Number: SC 94378
kitt@abcharlotte.com

Tia Ware

Broker/Realtor

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

Tia Ware is the heart of her family; moving to Lake Norman, North Carolina with her husband Anthony 4 years ago as empty-nesters from New York City. Their three wonderful children reside in New York, Chicago, and Germany focusing on their passionate careers. After leaving 16 years of Licensing Law in corporate America, she continued to nurture her entrepreneurial drive and created a hair manufacturing and distribution company called Ware Hair, which is still providing solutions for stylist and clients to date. Tia did not stop there, she decided to focus on a career in real estate, where she’s always had a passion for. Tia Ware delivers a caring and energetic approach to helping her clients; her efficiency in business and leadership skills are uniquely matched by her faith and compassion. She utilizes a friendly approach with her home seller and buyer clients. She dedicates her energy and focus on her clients to reach their desires, ultimately ending in perfect home ownership. Her enthusiasm for her client's happiness and well-being trumps all. Her philosophies are simple: The client comes first, and communication is key. Tia Ware is here to help you in any of your real estate needs and is looking forward to helping you achieve your real estate goals! #TiaWare2Next #WaresYourNewHome

Beth Welch

Broker/Realtor

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

Beth is a full time Realtor who is trustworthy and knowledgeable. She is caring and compassionate and will go that extra mile in order to make buying/selling a home a fun and stress-free experience. She wants to make "Your House a Home"! Beth is from Ohio and moved to the Charlotte area 13 years ago. She was a teacher in Union County Schools for 8 years and she also worked for Novant Health for 3 years before starting her Real Estate career. Please call her with all of your Real Estate needs. She will be there for you every step of the way. #goodbetterbethhomes
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