Industry Notes

Agent/agency activity

The Allen Tate Company is now producing a real estate video update called Carolinas Market Update. In addition, the firm named Michele Early as sales manager for the SouthPark office.

RE/MAX Executive has added Greg Hero and Ann Trefry (Cornelius); Terri Albertson and J. Casey Ballard (Ballantyne); Corrine Deuel (Mooresville); and Eddie Blanton, Amanda Clark, Scot Draper and Mitch Eudy (SouthPark).

 Samuel Elzie of RE/MAX Executive Realty earned the OwnAmerica Investment Certification and joined the OwnAmerica Network, a national affiliation of real estate investment specialists.

Chris Durant has joined the Shannon Edwards Team at Lake Norman Realty (Cornelius). Lake Norman Realty, Inc. also announced the launch of its newly revamped website,

Hines & Associates Realty has added Willie Torain.

Keller Williams SouthPark welcomes Rachel Dunnavant, Peter Gallo, Janet McNeil, Felicia Nalls, Richard Platt Jr., James Stewart IV and Vichet Yem.

Kelley Ireland of Village Real Estate Group won Charlotte Magazine’s 2012 Best in Client Satisfaction award.

Lilac Realty has added Kimberly Young.

 Builder News

Ryland Homes has acquired 69 home sites at Tuscany, a community of new single-family homes in Waxhaw.