Mike Kelly

Hickory Real Estate Group Inc.

Welcome to Hickory Real Estate Group Inc. Check out the wonderful homes our area has to offer.

About Mike Kelly

President, REALTOR®, Broker, CRS, GRI, GREEN, CLHMS .

We take the responsibility of helping our clients sell their home very seriously. The real estate market is always changing and we are constantly challenging ourselves to find the most efficient way to market and sell our clients homes.

From great photography, to superior marketing, and expert negotiation skills we work really hard to get your home sold as quickly as possible and for the best possible price.

Mike also hosts a weekly podcast called The Real Hickory Podcast where He discusses issues that involve our area and the local real estate market. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or go to www.RealHickoryPodcast.com



QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

GENERAL:
Full time, full service REALTOR®
Trained professional negotiator
Knowledge of computer technology
Multi-million dollar producer
Marketing expertise
Problem solver

CREDENTIALS:
NC Licensed Broker
Graduate, REALTORS Institute, GRI
Certified Residential Specialist, CRS
Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, CLHMS
National Association of REALTORS®, member

SPECIALTIES:
Single-family residences
New construction sales
Luxury properties
First-time buyers
Investment properties
Lot/Land Sales
Relocation
Lake front property
Energy Efficient for Homes

EXPERTISE:
Real Estate Finance
Listening skills to identify your needs
Innovative sales & marketing strategies for clients
Effective negotiating strategies for clients
Knowledge to effectively close a deal
Investment Property
Energy Efficiency

SPECIALTY MARKETS:
Buyer Representative
Luxury Properties
Relocation
New Homes
First Time Buyers
Lot/Land


ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
Catawba Valley Associations of Realtors
Catawba County Chamber of Commerce
Hickory - Catawba Valley Home Builders Association
Rotary Club of Catawba Valley


EXPERIENCE:
February 2010 - Present:
REALTOR/Broker, President HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP Inc.

June 2008 - February 2010:
REALTOR/Broker with CENTURY 21 American Homes

August 2006 - June 2008:
REALTOR/Broker with Prime Properties, a Discount Broker

Pre-Real Estate Experience:
Self Employed Real Estate Investor
Manager for TJ Maxx
Assistant Manager for KMart


EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Human Resource Management
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ


AWARDS and Service
2017 President Catawba Valley Association of Realtors
2013-2018 Director Catawba Valley Association of Realtors
2014 REALTOR OF THE YEAR ~ Catawba Valley Association of Realtors
2009 QUALITY SERVICE AWARD ~ Century 21
2009 RUBY AWARD ~ Century 21

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