Thank you for coming to my website! My name is Rena Hawkins (pronounced Renee) and I’m a 24-year Charlotte resident. I genuinely love this city and all it has to offer.

Before beginning my career as a real estate agent, I worked as an art consultant. While the two careers may seem different, I see them as very similar. Clients purchase both art and a home because of an emotional response. You see a painting and it stirs something inside you that makes you feel you have to own it. You walk into a home and you’re overcome with that indescribable feeling that says, “This is the one!”

Although I use the latest technology to locate and market homes, technology can’t take the place of face-to-face communication. I’m always happy to sit down with you and answer your questions. Buying or selling a home can be stressful and my goal is to take as much of the stress and worry out of the experience as possible so you can focus on more important things.

For Buyers

Every client is important to me, whether you’re a first time buyer on a strict budget or you’re looking for a luxury property. When you work with me to purchase your new home, I promise to really listen to what you’re looking for and find the home you want – not the home I think you should have. If new construction is what you have in mind, Allen Tate Realtors has direct access to 30 of the areas top builders. I can also find you a condo, loft, or townhome in all the best Charlotte locations. My webpage offers multiple tools to get you started on your home search. Already know which area of Charlotte you want to live in? Recommended Searches on the left allows you to search for homes by zip code. Not yet sure where you want to be? Try my link to Zip Code Mapping of Mecklenburg County to help you narrow it down. From locating the perfect home, to negotiating the best offer, to problem-free closing, I’m with you every step of the way.

For Sellers

Entering information into the MLS is only the beginning when you list your home with me. Your home is more than a certain number of bedrooms and baths. Each home is different and requires an individual marketing strategy to highlight what makes it special. First, I’ll use the most up-to-date information available to correctly price your home. As a Certified Home Marketing Specialist, I’ve been trained in staging methods that will showcase the story of your home for perspective buyers. Photographs are vital in a listing and my background as a photographer enables me to present your home at its very best. With the resources of Allen Tate Realtors behind me, your home will sell as quickly as possible for the best price possible.

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