Buyers and sellers flock to Charlotte for its gorgeous weather, advanced healthcare facilities and first-rate learning institutions. The housing market is trending upward, with the median home price increasing almost 23% in the past year to $390,000. Prices are expected to increase in the short term. Close to 50,000 homes sold in the last 3 years, with an average time on the market of 32 days. Typically, deals close for around 99% of their asking price. Charlotte has a neighborhood for every type of lifestyle. Let one of these top-rated Realtors help find the perfect one for you.
38. Michelle Pentecost, Pollinator Properties
Michelle Pentecost has 16 years of experience in the field. She has developed into a master negotiator and marketing pro over the years. Michelle has a psychology degree, is an excellent communicator, and can work with a variety of people. Her clients can easily access the network she has built by making a phone call. Her abilities were recognized, as evidenced by awards like Top Negotiator a few years ago. Relationships, listening to her clients, and assisting them in identifying wants they weren’t even aware they had are things she values. It’s obvious that Michelle genuinely wants the best match for her client’s life while in her care.
37. David Upchurch, David Upchurch Real Estate
David Upchurch is a Zillow Premier Agent with a five-star rating. His knowledge and expertise in handling transactions are attested to by the many positive reviews he has received online. David’s willingness to work hard and be diligent in order to invest in the future he wants is one of his best qualities. He approaches each client with the same attitude, treating their dreams as his own, and giving it everything he has. David is now regarded as one of the Top 1% of local real estate agents thanks to this.
36. Matt Sarver, Kellerwilliams
The Sarver Group, one of the fastest-growing teams in the region, is owned and brokered by Matt Sarver. They served 216 clients in 2022 alone, generating sales of more than $112 million. Together, they have helped more than a thousand families and closed sales worth $634 million. Matt desires for himself and his team to uphold the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and work ethic. He wants his customers to feel confident in their professionalism, which will inspire confidence in their customers. Matt is willing to put in a lot of effort for your future and genuinely cares about your individual desires and goals.
35. Lisa Satterfield, Kellerwilliams
Lisa Satterfield is a skilled real estate agent who is knowledgeable about all the different facets of a deal. She has a lot of experience in mortgage financing, where she honed her organizational, meticulous, and paperwork-efficiency skills in addition to her financial acumen. Lisa has spent almost two decades of her life working in real estate and is dedicated to assisting clients, both families and individuals, in realizing their real estate dreams. She is your advisor, representative, and friend, and she is eager to hear your story in order to fully understand what you want to accomplish, assisting you in making the decision that best suits your lifestyle.
34. Steve Mueller, Kellerwilliams
Steve Mueller wants each of his customers to find the ideal real estate solution. He wants his clients who are selling their homes to find a trustworthy buyer so they can move with peace of mind, and he wants his clients who are buying homes to find the ideal place so they can walk in and immediately feel at home. Many clients have benefited from Steve’s efforts and abilities, and he has established himself in the neighborhood business community. In addition to winning the Five Star Customer Service Award nine years in a row, he also received the Quadruple Gold Award.
33. Maureen Roberge, LKNHomes.com
Maureen Roberge is a multifaceted agent with extensive knowledge of many aspects of real estate. She holds numerous designations, including Graduate, Realtor Institute, At Home With Diversity, and Seniors Real Estate Specialist among others. With the appropriate technical training, experience, and resources, Maureen is prepared to handle all types of real estate at all price ranges. She consistently receives the Five Star Real Estate Agent award for her exceptional service. Fortunately for you, Maureen is a real expert and is just a phone call away from being your real estate partner.
32. Phil Puma, Puma & Associates Realty Inc.
The past 20 years have seen Phil Puma play a significant role in the Charlotte real estate market. His credentials as a Certified Relocation Professional and an Accredited Buyers Representative make him fully qualified to close your transactions with the highest return. Phil has a solid track record and is well-liked in the industry. He uses contemporary technology to enhance his clients’ experiments because he is very creative and innovative. He will work tirelessly to complete a task because he is motivated to produce the desired results. Phil is genuinely interested in your life, family, and story and is not just looking to close a deal.
31. Dan Jones, Carolina Real Estate Experts
Dan Jones is an authority on the Carolinas’ real estate market. He is an accomplished realtor with years of experience. Dan is knowledgeable about every facet of a transaction, meticulous, and well-organized. He is dedicated to providing the best options for his customers while also being aware of how to uphold his clients’ rights. Dan and his team can create the best action plan to meet your needs whether you’re buying or selling. He has been successfully operating in the field for 18 years, and he still carries on with his world-class service business.
30. Aubrey Grier, Dickens Mitchener
Aubrey Grier was born in Charlotte and considers it her home. She knows every detail imaginable about the city. Her father was also a Realtor and she followed in his footsteps after falling in love with the industry. Aubrey has since become a member of the National Association of Realtors and has received numerous awards, including Top Agent of the Year in 2020. She takes pride in going above and beyond for her clients and putting their needs first. Prior to starting her career, Aubrey studied business at North Carolina State University.
29. Matti Ordan Reider, The Ordan Reider Group
Matti Ordan Reider is a relocation and new home marketing expert who has helped thousands of clients and families buy and sell properties over the last 37 years. She has closed more than $100 million in total career transactions and has been an Allen Tate Realtors VIP awardee each year since 1999. Matti has also received the Circle of Excellence Award and is among the top 5% of all Allen Tate brokers. As founder of The Ordan Reider Group, she continues to provide excellent service in both English and Spanish.
28. Billy Shugart, Shugart Realty Group
Billy Shugart has been a resident of Charlotte since he was studying marketing and history in college. He was fascinated with real estate and fell in love with the industry. Now, as leader of The Shugart Realty Group, he works with five top agents who strive to give clients the highest level of service possible. Billy is a Five Star broker who has received multiple honors, including the Citizenship Award, Outstanding Achievement Award and Mortgage Partner of the Year Award. He is also a founding member of the Young Professionals Network in Charlotte.
27. Carl Richmond, Carl Richmond Associates
With more than 34 years of experience, Carl Richmond is now the team leader of Carl Richmond Associates, consistently recognized as monthly top performers and quarterly VIPs. Carl has personally been a top agent at Allen Tate and the #1 Agent in Total Closed Career Sales in his office. With more than 1,300 homes sold totaling a combined $360 million, Carl continues to reach new heights year after year. His expertise in buying, selling, relocation and new construction has helped him become one of the most sought-after agents in the area.
26. Victoria Mitchener, Dickens Mitchener & Assoc.
Victoria Mitchener, better known as Vicky, has been a star Realtor for 32 years. Her annual average of $30 million in total sales is a telltale sign of her expertise. She’s been honored with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business Award by the Charlotte Business Journal and is a two-time recipient of The Fast 50 Business Journal Award. But beyond these recognitions, she’s also the founder of the Homeowners Impacts Fund, a nonprofit organization that believes in harnessing the power of the community to help end homelessness in the U.S.
25. Sylvia Hefferon, Hefferon Team
Sylvia Hefferon, the founder of the Hefferon-Edwards Team, has been in real estate for over 42 years. Having previously worked as a social worker, her client care and assistance is incomparable. Sylvia has taught thousands of people and families how to make the right choices in investing, selling and buying their dream homes. Her efforts have not gone unnoticed, with Sylvia being named to the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, as well as her company’s Diamond Club. She’s also a member of the Council of Residential Specialists and a Seniors Real Estate Specialist, helping senior citizens make prudent real estate choices.
24. Bala Sure, RE/MAX Executive
Bala Sure is one of the few top-volume Realtors in the Greater Charlotte area. With his fluency in three languages and outstanding negotiating skills, he is one of the most trusted agents in both North and South Carolina. A RE/MAX Hall of Famer, Bala has also received his firm’s Lifetime Achievement Award and has been honored as part of their Titan’s Club. In the past 12 months alone, he has closed 70 deals and continues to up his game every year. Bala strives to make sure clients always have a smooth experience whether buying or selling a home.
23. Amy Peterson, Allen Tate Realtors
Amy Peterson, recognized as a Five Star Realtor, has been in the business for nearly 20 years. She has been working with her current company, Allen Tate, for almost 18 of those 20 years. As an innovator in the field, she has become an H. Allen Tate Jr. Top 100 winner and an Allen Tate VIP Club Outstanding Achievement honoree. Her natural talent as a dealmaker and extraordinary customer service skills have helped her achieve over $50 million in closed transactions, making her a member of the exclusive President’s Club.
22. Josh Fretz, My Charlotte Team
Josh Fretz is the leader and founder of the My Charlotte Team, a group of in-demand agents recognized as top producers in both North and South Carolina. They have also been named one of the Top 100 RE/MAX Teams in the United States. With 15 years of experience, Josh himself is a RE/MAX Hall of Famer and a recipient of both his firm’s Platinum Team Club and Diamond Team Club honors. He was also acknowledged as one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Agents by Real Estate Executive Magazine in 2016.
21. Magda Esola, Fielding Homes LLC
Magda Esola has been in the real estate industry for over 21 years. Currently affiliated with Fielding Homes, she has been recognized as a top-performing broker throughout her entire career, as well as a Seniors Real Estate Specialist. In 2015, Magda was honored with an exclusive Platinum Award at the annual Homebuilders Association MAME Awards after personally reaching $14 million in sales. With her extensive knowledge in homebuilding, training from At Home with Diversity and superb price strategy skills, Magda is the clear choice to handle all of your property needs.
20. Paul Jamison, Jamison Realty
Paul Jamison is known locally as “Mr. Call Me and I Will Get It Done,” and for good reason. With close to 30 years of experience in real estate and a degree in marketing, Paul continues to be one of the most trustworthy and sought-after agents in North Carolina. As the leader of the Jamison Realty Team, he has become a Five Star Award Winner. But what truly sets him apart is his expertise in short sales and foreclosure resources. Paul is also a NAR Green Designee with a vast knowledge of green, sustainable and resource-efficient properties.
19. Anthony Frantilla and David Huss, Frantilla & Huss Team
Anthony Frantilla and David Huss are the dynamic duo who lead the Frantilla & Huss Team. Together, they’ve amassed over $275 million in sales thanks to Anthony’s international business background, David’s strategic marketing abilities, and their combined experience of nearly three decades. Recognized for their local expertise, Frantilla & Huss received the H. Allen Tate Jr. Award, given to their firm’s Top 100 Agents, and became members of their President’s Circle after closing over $26 million in deals in 2019. Behind the scenes, Anthony is a family man who is a home improvement enthusiast, while David volunteers and supports Morrison and Sara’s YMCA.
18. Ronald Breese, Team Ronald Breese
Ronald Breese, rated as one of the top agents in North Carolina, is the leader of The Ron Breese Team. Born and raised in the area, he knows Western North Carolina like the back of his hand. With over 33 years of experience, Ronald uses innovative marketing plans and strategies in both print and media, making him an expert in property listings. Also known for providing exceptional customer service, Ronald has said, “My passion is my clients.” Prior to becoming a broker, he earned his bachelor’s degree in business management and industrial engineering from North Carolina State University.
17. Sandy McAlpine, McAlpine Team
Sandy McAlpine leads The McAlpine Team, a group known for superior customer service and recognized as one of the top multimillion-dollar producers in all of North Carolina. Sandy’s honors are many, including winning Top Agent Magazine’s North Carolina Agent Award, as well as Charlotte Magazine’s 5-star Professional Award. A RE/MAX Hall of Famer, she has also earned her firm’s Platinum Club, Chairman’s Club and Diamond Awards. During her 18 years of experience, Sandy has become a Certified Distressed Property Specialist, Certified Luxury Home Specialist, Certified Residential Specialist and everything in between.
16. John Bolos, Team John Bolos Group
A longtime resident of Charlotte, John Bolos is the founder of the John Bolos Group at Keller Williams. He is one of the most sought-after agents in the Carolinas where he’s worked for nearly two decades. Recognized as the #1 Recommended Listing Agent on sites like Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com, John has built a reputation as a local market leader. He currently mentors a team of 20 talented brokers who have collectively sold more than $1 billion worth of a real estate. John has built a powerful team and has exceptional customer service, making him one of the best options to help you buy or sell a property.
15. Kristen Bernard, Boundary Real Estate Group
South Carolina-born Kristen Bernard is the leader of the Boundary Real Estate Group, one of the top-producing teams in the region. A former elementary school teacher in Mecklenburg County, her experience helped her understand the value of connecting with and caring for her clients. Kristen makes use of her strong communication skills to give each client a trustworthy understanding of the market so they can make the best decisions possible. Specializing in residential real estate, she uses an approach that’s built on personal touches and positive win-win deals for every transaction.
14. Callie Kelly, Cottingham Chalk
Callie Kelly is a top producer at Cottingham Chalk who was named Sales Associate of the Year from 2017-2021. With her 16 years of experience, impeccable work ethic and superb negotiation skills, Callie has closed over $300 million in lifetime sales. Her reputation as an expert in finding the perfectly matched home for every buyer helped her be named RealTrends America’s Best Realtor in North Carolina in 2019. Callie currently resides with her family in the heart of her targeted market area in Charlotte. She actively volunteers at her children’s school, at the Mint Museum and at Opera Carolina.
13. Nicole George, Premier Property Solutions
Nicole George is the owner and founder of Premier Property Solutions, one of the top real estate teams in the Carolinas. Nicole and her group members take pride in providing 5-star customer service to their buyers, sellers and investors. Consistently delivering vast knowledge of the industry along with excellent negotiating skills makes them stand out from the rest. Nicole’s objective is to help more families achieve their property purchases or wealth expansion goals via portfolio building. With her years of experience and reliable network of exceptional team members, they are the brand you can trust!
12. Anne and McSwain Bell, The Bell Team
Power couple Anne and McSwain Bell are the founders of The Bell Team. Their different yet complementary personalities have allowed them to work on their own strengths in providing every client with exceptional service. In 2019, RealTrends America named them the Best Realtors in North Carolina. Anne and McSwain are known to take their reputation very seriously by upholding their word to every client with the utmost integrity. They love the fact that they are raising their kids in Charlotte because they get to treat clients’ deals as if they are the ones buying and selling a home for their own families.
11. Thomas Elrod, High Performance Real Estate Advisors
Thomas Elrod is the founder of The Elrod Team, a real estate group in Charlotte that was ranked as the #1 Keller Williams office in the world. He has since gone on to lead the equally impressive High Performance Real Estate Advisors Team. With 16 years of experience, Thomas believes that a successful business cannot be managed by a one-man show with limited resources while trying to juggle multiple clients. That’s why, at the heart of what he does, his passion has always been to build a group of high-performing professionals working towards the same goal of providing a positive atmosphere, excellent customer service and exceptional knowledge of the market.
10. Sam Grogan, Best In The Carolinas
Sam Grogan, a top real estate agent with more than 20 years of experience, was previously recognized as one of the sales leaders for Coldwell Banker Residential in Charlotte. In 2015, he used that clout to found The Best In The Carolinas with Wendy Dickinson and a team of 7. They have since grown to become one of the most successful real estate groups in the Carolinas, with over 1,200 closed transactions while winning numerous awards. Recognized as the #1 Team in both South and North Carolina, Sam and his colleagues pride themselves on their native knowledge of the area and commitment to being available to clients 24/7.
9. Brian and Beth Belchar, Brian Belcher Team
Brian and Beth Belcher were married in 2001 and have since taken their partnership to new heights. Brian is a RE/MAX Hall of Famer and is currently ranked as one of the Top 100 RE/MAX agents in the United States. He and Beth lead The Belcher Group, which has closed deals totaling more than $650 million. Brian and Beth’s clear understanding of what it takes to get clients to the finish line is what keeps their team winning. “I believe that putting others’ interests first, whether they are clients or team members, will result in a win every time,” Brian says.
8. John Siddons, John Siddons Team
John Siddons is the #1 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Realtor in North Carolina and among their Top 100 agents worldwide. He leads the John Siddons Team, providing first-rate service and an unrivaled real estate experience to his clients. Prior to becoming a broker, John earned a finance degree from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He employs his extensive background in finance, economics and marketing to successfully negotiate difficult transactions, ensuring that his clients’ needs are prioritized. John is truly passionate about the industry, and that has made him one of the most successful agents in the region. He currently resides in South Charlotte with his children.
7. Reid Baxter, The Baxter Team
The Baxter Team approaches real estate in its own unique way that stems from years of experience in the Charlotte market. Their goal is to ensure that every client has an informed buying, building or selling experience. Reid Baxter, founder and leader of The Baxter Team, had the vision to create a sales group that provides top-notch service above all else. He has personally elevated the real estate industry by utilizing original marketing strategies and cutting-edge technology. Reid currently lives in Waxhaw, North Carolina, with his wife and three children.
6. Dave Friedman, Dave Friedman Team
By volume and transactions, the Dave Friedman Team is ranked #1 in the Charleston tri-county area. This group of experts continues to dominate the local real estate market under the leadership of ace Realtor Dave Friedman. He has been a top-producing Realtor for 19 years and has completed over 1,500 transactions in his career. Earning numerous prestigious awards is merely a bonus for Dave because his #1 priority is to provide genuine high-quality service to his clients. Dave also organizes successful events for local charities, donating more than $20,000 and volunteering countless hours last year.
5. Gina Lorenzo, Your Property People
With over $450 million in closed sales, Gina Lorenzo is South Charlotte’s top-selling individual agent and has been the #1 broker in Union County for the last five years. She is also the dynamic leader of Your Property People, a premier luxury real estate team. They place a high value on sustained excellence and have received the Five Star Award recognition for superior customer service. Gina has a strong academic background, having earned law and marketing degrees from the University of Florida and the University of Colorado, Boulder, respectively.
4. Andy Bovender, Andy Bovender Team
Born and raised in South Park and South Charlotte, Andy Bovender knows the local market like the back of his hand. After ending his professional baseball career with the Houston Astros, Andy began working in real estate. He joined forces with power agent Debbie Hooker and went on to become the leader of the Andy Bovender Team. With over 20 years of combined experience and more than 4,000 families served, the group has surpassed $1.5 billion in career sales and is ranked as the #1 Real Estate Team in Charlotte.
3. Jeff Lynch, The Premier Team
Founded in 2006, The Premier Team has risen through the ranks to become the #1 RE/MAX Team in the Charlotte metropolitan area. With the mission to provide high-quality service, they have helped over 4,000 families close deals worth a combined total of more than $1 billion. Ranked as the #10 RE/MAX franchise in the United States and #25 in the world, The Premier Team has only gotten better, giving their clients the best assistance and care throughout their real estate journey. They seek to set their group apart and craft a life-changing experience for their clientele.
2. David Hoffman, David Hoffman Group
David Hoffman established his own independent residential real estate brokerage, the David Hoffman Group, in 2020. That same year, they were recognized as the #1 Team in North Carolina in both closings and volume. Ranked in the Top 5% of all agents in North America, David has received numerous local and national awards for his success. He has also been featured multiple times in The Wall Street Journal, the Charlotte Business Journal and Fox News. In an interview, David said, “If your values are in alignment and the vision is clear and everyone is showing up, the results show up.”
1. Trent Corbin, The Redbud Group
Trent Corbin is the founder of The Redbud Group, a team of top-producing Realtors servicing the North and South Carolina markets. In 2021, the team helped over 3,000 families looking to buy and sell properties, while achieving close to $1 billion in total volume. Trent’s leadership and experience of 13 years drive the group to deliver exemplary service that is second to none. He takes pride in having a long-lasting impact on the lives of his clients and their families. Trent previously took part in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as a 2020 candidate where he sought sponsorships from businesses and individuals to support cancer patients.