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707 N Green Street
Morganton, NC 28655
United States

(828) 544-5290

WNC Real Estate Inc began in 2014 as a premier real estate firm in Western North Carolina.  Based out of Morganton, NC, we assist both buyers and sellers in achieving their goals by unparallelled service. With years of experience in real estate, our firm is knowledgeable and equipped with the tools to make your next move as smooth as possible. Contact our office today to find out how we can help.

Our Agents

Tim Truitt Jr - Broker - Owner - Realtor®

Broker In Charge -Office 707 N. Green St., Morganton 

Tim and his family live in the outskirts of Morganton where they enjoy all the area has to offer.  He and his wife, Christy, have three children.

Experience

Tim has worked in real estate since 2007.  He works as both a buyers and sellers agent with a focus on Bank Owned Properties (REO).

Certifications/Licenses:

  •  E-PRO Certified
  •  North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  •  National Association of REALTORS®
  •  MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, High Country, McDowell County
  •  General Contractor

Wayne McLaughlin - Broker - REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St., Morganton

Wayne is a native of Burke County.  He has three boys and enjoys spending as much time with them as possible.

Wayne is an experienced contractor who remodels and builds.  He enjoys working with buyers and sellers and goes out of his way to ensure their happiness.

 Certifications/Licenses:

  • General Contractor
  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

Malee Dale - Broker - REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St., Morganton

Malee “Molly” and her family relocated to the Morganton area from Las Vegas in 2013. She holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting and has spent the last 6 years working with a concentration on investments and commercial contracts.

Today as a real estate professional, she brings those same skills and talents to help buyers, sellers, and investors.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

 

 

 

 


BRANDON WHITE - Broker - REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St., Morganton

 

Brandon is a Burke County native and lives in the Salem community with his wife and two children. Brandon has his bachelors of science in nursing where he spent 11 years serving the community. Brandon also has experience with electrical and contracting work. His knowledge and experience with homes makes him a great addition to WNC Real Estate and he looks forward to assisting you with all of your real estate needs. Contact Brandon at 439 - 3660 and let him assist you in any way he can.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

SANDRA POWELL - Broker / REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St., Morganton

 

Sandra resides in Morganton and has worked in the real estate business field for over 30 years. Sandra has been licensed to sell real estate since 1985.  She holds an associate degree in Applied Science, is a Notary Public and is also a NC State Bar Certified Paralegal. Sandra is excited to put her vast real estate knowledge to work for her clients. Contact Sandra at 430-1758 and let her go to work for you!

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

JAY HOLSONBACK - Broker - REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St., Morganton

Jay has lived in western NC for 20 years.  He currently lives in Valdese with his wife, Ashley.  Jay has worked for many years as a meat department sales manager for a local grocery store and has also worked for the Department  of Public Safety as a Correctional Officer.  He enjoys hiking in the beautiful mountains of NC and spending time with family and friends.  Jay is excited to use his unique knowledge of the area and his extensive background in customer service in helping his community with all of their real estate needs.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

jayholsonback@gmail.com   

 828-390-0245


 JOE KNAGA - broker-REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St., Morganton

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joekn@msn.com

828-443-3315

Joe is a Chicago native but has lived in Western North Carolina for the last 25 years.  He moved to Morganton to give his children the opportunity to live in this beautiful area.  Joe enjoys an occasional fishing , golf outings and throwing a ball for his dog, Shadow.  But he is most proud of his titles as dad and grandpa!

He brings over 30 years of experience working in the real estate industry including mortgage lending, title insurance, contracting, property management and Real Estate Broker.  Joe, having served in the Army,  enjoys working with fellow Vets in finding just the right home.   He has a wealth of knowledge and will be glad to share it with you while assisting you with all of your real estate needs. 

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

CHRISTIE LEONARD - BROKER-REALTOR®

Broker In Charge -Office 206 1st. Ave. SE, Hickory

Christie Leonard epitomizes energy, integrity, hard work, and care with every real estate transaction. Native to Burke & Catawba County. Christie is married with one sweet little daughter. Her passion for real estate began with personal rentals and flips.

Christie works with sellers, buyers, investors, and particularly loves first time home buyers. "My goal is give every client the best possible real estate experience possible and be there every step of the way". "I want each client to leave as a friend". Broker in charge for the WNC Hickory branch and multi-million dollar seller. “I’d love to earn your business"! 

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

MATT POTEET - broker-REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St., Morganton

Matt and his wife Megan have been living in Burke county for most of their lives. They have two children and are looking forward to growing their family and future right here in Morganton.  

With more than 10 years of management and marketing experience Matt is excited to help you with your buying, selling, and real estate investing needs.   

"Most important to me is that everyone loves where they live!"

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

Bryan Wolfe - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St., Morganton

I have a Masters of Education degree and I’m in my 4th year teaching middle school science in Caldwell County. I’m the head wrestling coach at my school, a sport I competed in at the collegiate level. I also have a Bachelor of Science degree in geology, and I spent 8yrs working as a hydro-geologist in the environmental remediation field. I live with my wife in Morganton, after recently moving from the Gamewell area. I enjoy gold prospecting, fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities. I am a motivated broker and I’m ready to help all sellers and buyers with their real estate needs. 

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

 

 


Joby Miller - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 206 1st. Ave. SE, Hickory

jobymiller81@gmail.com

828-381-9173

Joby is a born and raised native of Catawba County. He and his wife Elizabeth live at the foot of the beautiful NC mountains on the outskirts of Hickory with their daughter Maggie, two dogs, and a cat. He loves spending time with family and friends, and meeting new people.

He served his country in the North Carolina National Guard for 6 years with one tour of duty. He has worked in different lines of work, mostly retail experience and customer service. His professionalism and dedication make him a major asset to the firm. He became very interested in the real estate business many years ago and has just recently decided to get into the field. He has knowledge of the local area and will be glad to assist buyers or sellers to find that perfect home.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

wayne Mclaughlin ii - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St., Morganton

listwithwayne@gmail.com 828-442-1338  

listwithwayne@gmail.com

828-442-1338

 

First things first, I love extreme sports and I'm an adrenaline junkie! I offer more than 9 years of customer focused sales experience striving to serve you better.  My father is a licensed contractor of the last 20 years so I have grown up working alongside home construction for years. 
 I graduated from UNC Charlotte with a degree in Marketing and minor in Psychology.  Shortly after that, I completed a Master of Business Administration degree from Lenoir Rhyne University.  With the sales and construction experience I have to offer and educational background a great combination to help you make a smart purchase or selling of your home.
 

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

 

 

 


Calvin acuff - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green Street, Morganton

Calvin is a native of Burke county. With his many years of business management and marketing experience, Calvin can help you realize your real estate goals.

Calvin enjoys all that the foothills and mountains of western North Carolina have to offer. From hiking, kayaking, and farming to enjoying the many diverse downtown entertainment options and restaurants in Morganton, Hickory, and surrounding areas.

If you’re looking for a farm, that idyllic lake house, a majestic mountain cabin, or your first home Calvin is excited to help you with your real estate desires.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

CHRISTY TRUITT - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green Street, Morganton

Christy earned her undergraduate degree in Accounting from Gardner Webb University and her Masters Degree in Business Administration from East Carolina University.  Her husband and she have three children and are very active in the community. Their family enjoys all of what NC has to offer including canoeing, camping, hiking, swimming and biking.

In addition to being a full time mom to three children, her work experience includes working as a real estate paralegal for seven years and working in her family's investment property business.  Real estate has been a large part of her life for many years, working as a real estate paralegal, managing rental property and assisting with real estate management and investing.

As a part of the WNC Real Estate firm, Christy offers skills in pricing, negotiation and marketing, as well as experience in real estate investing and closings.  Always looking to obtain the most favorable terms for her clients, her enthusiasm, organizational skills and temperament make the buying and selling process move smoothly and efficiently.

 

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley, McDowell County

 


Angie Childers - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 206 1st. Ave. SE, Hickory

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Angie was born and raised in Louisiana where she visits often to enjoy family and football. She moved to NC in 1995 where she enjoys the beauty and the outdoor activities the state offers. She hold a Associate of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She resides in Catawba County where she owned and operated a small business for many years which she recently sold to pursue a new venture in real estate. Angie enjoys a well balanced life of hard work, fun and happiness. 

My goal in real estate is to make buying or selling your home an enjoyable and fun experience. 

Everyone measure success in different ways. I would consider myself successful only after my clients needs have been satisfied and they are happy. 

Hard work, dedication and commitment to the process is just a few of the qualities you will receive with me as your agent. 

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley

angiechildershome@gmail.com

828-446-4051


Nayeli Jones - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 206 1st. Ave. SE, Hickory

njonesrealty@gmail.com

828-391-9720

Nayeli and her family live in Mountain View, NC. She has one daughter and spends her free time participating in her daughters activities. Nayeli is also bilingual.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, Catawba Valley

Christine avery - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St.

christineaverysales@gmail.com

828-334-7960

Christine is a Burke County native who lives in Morganton with her husband. She has spent the last 18 years in various areas of the manufacturing world. Christine graduated from Freedom High School and JY Monk School of Real Estate. She has assisted her dad who is a General Contractor in building and remolding homes.

 

 It is a dream of mine to be able to assist people in making their dreams comes true by buying and selling homes. I take pride in providing great customer service and doing a great job for my clients. I look forward to assisting you in all of your real estate needs.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, McDowell, Catawba Valley

Rodney Lawing - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St.

lawingrealestate@gmail.com

828-460-0955

Rodney is a native of McDowell County and lives in Marion, North Carolina with his family.  He is a graduate of Appalachian State University where he earned a B.S.B.A in Finance.  He currently enjoys spending his recreational time at Lake James. 

Experience:

Rodney is a Customer Service / Production Control Manager at a local manufacturing facility.  His personal experiences buying and selling real estate led him on a path of gaining the necessary knowledge to become a licensed North Carolina Real Estate Broker.  He is now ready to put this knowledge to work assisting potential buyers and sellers in the local real estate market.

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, McDowell, Catawba Valley

Amy hill - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St.

amyhillhomes@gmail.com 828-448-9800

amyhillhomes@gmail.com

828-448-9800

Amy is a native of Burke County and lives in the Morganton area. "I enjoy the picturesque mountains, rivers, lakes, restaurants, and family entertainment that this wonderful place I call home has to offer."

Amy holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education. She uses her teaching background to educate her clients -First time Home Buyer's , New Clients, and Former Clients- on the home buying, selling, and investing process. Amy's passion for Rel Estate came from her own personal experience with flipping homes.

"As YOUR real estate agent, YOUR needs are my #1 priority. Call me for all of your real estate needs!"

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, McDowell, Catawba Valley

Matt Crotts - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 206 1st. Ave. SE, Hickory

mattcrottsrealestate@gmail.com 828-413-9247

mattcrottsrealestate@gmail.com

828-413-9247

Matt Crotts puts forth the effort to personalize every real estate transaction to the needs of every client to make the process as effortless as possible. He has lived in Burke County his entire life. Matt has a 3 year old son and is currently engaged. He has plans to be married next April. His passion in real estate started with his grandfather Ralph and Father Micheal who built and invested in properties throughout the years.

 

Matt works with sellers, buyers, and investors. "Buying a house, more especially your first house, is one of the biggest moments in anyone's life. It is my goal to make that process an enjoyable experience." 

 

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County and Catawba Valley

Kelly bradshaw - BROKER-REALTOR®

-Office 707 N. Green St.

kellybradshawrealestateinc@gmail.com 828-443-9913

kellybradshawrealestateinc@gmail.com

828-443-9913

Kelly is a native of Burke County, she and her family live in Valdese.  She enjoys all that the area has to offer.  Her favorite past times are: hiking, camping, running, working out, hunting and spending time with her family and friends.  

Kelly is a certified Dental Assistant; she is a graduate of Western Piedmont and Attended Appalachian State University.

"I am happy to help you with all your real estate needs, call me today!"

Certifications/Licenses:

  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
  • MLS of Burke County, McDowell, Catawba Valley