The Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS® (CTAR) has named David Kent the 2008 REALTOR® of the Year. He is a 14-year veteran of the real estate industry and the Broker in Charge / Co-Owner of The Real Buyer's Agent, Charleston's first exclusive buyer's agent brokerage.
David Kent Recieves Realtor of the year award
The staff of The Real Buyer's Agent
The award recognizes Kent's contributions to the local, state and national real estate industries and associations, as well as his commitment to bettering the community.
Kent is a valued member of the Charleston community. He serves as a student mentor for the "Reading with REALTORS®" program at James Simons Elementary and volunteers his time at the Crisis Ministries Homeless Shelter. He is also a member of the Mt. Pleasant Rotary Club. He resides in Mt. Pleasant with his wife Minou and their two children.
Most recently, Kent was named to the 2009 National Association of REALTORSÒ (NAR) Leadership Academy, which was formed to identify, inspire and mentor emerging leaders for the organization. He was also appointed to the REBAC (Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council) Advisory Panel.
"David consistently provides his clients with fervent representation and superior service. The company's slogan "Buy Smart - Know For Sure" can attest to the absence of buyer remorse. He doesn't sell homes; he helps people buy homes. The dedication and trust he shares with his clients is best demonstrated by the company's repeat business and regular client referrals." said Roxanna Morey, Marketing Manager for The Real Buyer's Agent.
After earning a degree in Building Science and Construction Management from Clemson University, Kent worked for several land development companies, helping manage projects on Kiawah Island, Mt. Pleasant, Wild Dunes, Isle of Palms and North Charleston, SC.
In 2007, Kent served as a Director for the National Association of REALTORS® as well as President of CTAR's Board of Directors. Kent was also 2004 President of the CTAR Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and has held a Board of Directors position with the South Carolina Realtors Association (SCR) since 2003.