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Mike Martinez - Broker-in-Charge/Owner/REALTOR®

If you're looking for property in Wilkes County then Mike, Janet, Matthew & Holly is who you want to work with! Mike was the top-selling broker for 2023 as well as for the past decade! The real estate market in Wilkes County is thriving, and since Mike has sold the most real estate he has a comprehensive understanding of value.  Mike is also the highest-rated Realtor with the most client reviews on Zillow. Mike was the top-selling Realtor in Wilkes County for 2023!  Mike is a motivated self-starter who loves real estate, he is licensed in both North Carolina and Florida, is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the North Carolina Association of Realtors, the Wilkes County Association of Realtors.  His expertise has helped him sell millions of dollars in real estate since 1985. He was born and raised in Miami, Florida where he specialized in selling waterfront homes in the North Miami & Bal Harbour area. In 2005 after visiting Wilkes County, Mike & his wife Janet, decided to invest in a second home where they could escape the hustle and bustle of city living and enjoy their young children peacefully. Within a year, they relocated permanently to the quiet of Wilkesboro, North Carolina.  Mike's multi-million dollar real estate sales experience has given him the edge to assist many happy clients in finding their perfect property whether they are relocating to a new community,  dreaming of a  mountain getaway or investing in parcels of land as well as commercial and industrial properties. Mike and his team understand the complexities of relocating and will help you find, negotiate, and buy one of the largest investments most of us will ever make: your home. 

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Janet Martinez - Office Manager/Broker/REALTOR®
Janet, aside from being Mike's wife and Matthew & Emily's mom,  is the behind-the-scenes coordinator at North Carolina Mountain Investments.  Janet is responsible for the daily operations of our office as well as the Marketing Director, speaks Spanish fluently, and has worked in the real estate industry for the past 30 years and is a licensed Realtor in North Carolina and Florida, she is also a member of National Association of Realtors as well as the North Carolina Association of Realtors and the Wilkes County Association of Realtors.  Janet knows what it's like to settle your family into a new home, school & town and will be happy to share all she's discovered about this wonderful community she now considers home.

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Matthew Martinez - REALTOR®
Our son Matthew decided he would do what felt most natural to him and became a Realtor. Matthew grew up in Wilkes County and attended Wilkesboro Elementary, Central Wilkes Middle School & Wilkes Early College High School. Then onto the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where he graduated with a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Development & Entrepreneurship. As proud parents, we welcome him to our firm and look forward to his contribution to continuing to offer our clients exceptional representation. In 2022, Matthew became a first-time buyer and can advise his clients and share his experience in making the best investment they can make their first home.

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Holly Richardson - REALTOR®
As a Wilkes County native, I have established a strong connection and involvement within the community, and I am proud to call Wilkes County my home. I have been blessed with a beautiful family who means the world to me. A husband who is a NC Licensed Home Inspector, two beautiful daughters, and two teacup Yorkiepoos. I am strong in my Christian faith and my family is very active at Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church. I have a background with Lowe’s Companies for 15 yrs in Supply Chain. My face may look familiar due to our local family-owned boutique "Something Special" which has been voted the Best Women’s Boutique in Wilkes for years! Over the years I have established a credible trustworthy reputation and strive to provide excellent customer service. Due to my previous work experience at a fortune 500 company, I have great communication skills, negotiation skills, and professionalism. I have most recently pursued my passion for my love for real estate. As a NC licensed real estate broker, I bring to the table a solid Social Media presence to help get your property maximum exposure. As homeowners my husband and I have done it all from renting, being first-time home buyers, flipping houses, buying land, building houses, buying investment properties, staging houses, and selling homes. We have lived the mountain life to the lake life and a few places in between so I have experience to help make sure you are educated to make the best decision. Your home is the biggest investment you will ever make. I would love to help you with all of your real estate needs and help you locate your dream home.