Kristie has built a reputation of exceeding client expectations & offering the highest level of customer service. Her commitment to her clients is evident as the majority are repeat customers or referrals from other clients. She has continually earned the REALTOR of Distinction award, is among the top 2% of agents in Charleston, and was voted "Best Real Estate Agent" by the Readers of the Moultrie News for the last three years - 2022, 2021, and 2020.
Having lived in the Charleston area for over 30 years, Kristie has a detailed knowledge of the market and has developed strong relationships with other agents and built a vast network of service providers. Kristie works diligently on behalf of both Buyers and Sellers to ensure their success in their real estate goals. For Sellers, she offers advice on preparing the home for market, provides expert staging services, and designs a customized targeted marketing plan with the goal of obtaining top dollar for their home. For Buyers, she actively listens to her clients', and along with her comprehensive knowledge and experience of the market, works to narrow in on properties that most closely match their budgetary and lifestyle needs.
While Kristie loves working with clients ranging from first-time home buyers to investors, she has developed a niche in the Luxury Home Market. She has earned the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) designation and was awarded Million Dollar Guild member based on sales. She served as the exclusive listing agent for a custom luxury home community in Mt. Pleasant, where she gained valuable experience in design and construction working alongside the builder, developer, designers, and architects.
Accolades and certifications include Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE), Top Teams in the Carolinas Region, Moultrie News Best of the Best Real Estate Agents for 2022, 2021 & 2020, Real Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals 2020, Best of Zillow (top 10% based on Customer Experience Scores), East Cooper Top Producer Club, Top 20 Agents in Charleston on Social Media 2019, and Rookie of the Year her first year in real estate. Prior to her career in Real Estate, Kristie spent over 15 years in the health care industry, initially as an administrator at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and then as a Vice President of a national clinical research company. During that time, she was awarded the 40 Under 40 Award from the Charleston Regional Business Journal. Kristie received her undergraduate degree from the UNC Chapel Hill and her Masters in Health Administration from MUSC. She currently lives in Mount Pleasant with her husband, Derick, a graduate of The Citadel and The University of Charleston Masters in Accountancy program. Her two children attended Clemson University. She enjoys boating, traveling, dining at the many award-winning restaurants in Charleston, game days in Death Valley, and exploring all the Lowcountry has to offer.