My intense passion for this area along with my love of working with people, I drew quickly to this industry. I have lived in this beautiful area for 22 years and fall more in love every day. I am blessed with wonderful parents and two beautiful sisters that I am lucky to call... Read More »
Hi, my name is Kim Preston and I am a local real estate professional. I was born here in Jackson County and have made my home here for the past 40+ years (can't be too specific here). I have hiked to the top of the county's highest peak, gone tubing in the county's coldest cre... Read More »
Hi, I'm Mark Ballinger. Unlike most of our staff, I am not a native of North Carolina, but originally from the Sunshine State.
My wife Sandy (married in 1969) and I have loved North Carolina for a long time, and we moved here permanently in 1999. Our roots have becom... Read More »
Hi, my name is Judy Shular and I feel very blessed to have grown up in Jackson County. Our beautiful mountains and streams draw folks here but the people of our community make them want to stay. My family and I have lived in Jackson County for many generations and although som... Read More »
Hi, my name is Adam Koonts. I am originally from Lexington, NC and first came to Jackson County to attend WCU. While earning my bachelor's degree I fell in love with the wide open spaces and trout streams we are so blessed with. While I admit is was the fly fishing that first ... Read More »
Hi, I'm Teri Cole Smith. Like many, I came to Real Estate later in life – and after a world of diverse experiences. I was born in the Midwest, raised in Florida, attended graduate school at the University of Chicago and have lived from New York City to the backwoods of the O... Read More »