Winston Hawkins, Broker, CDPE, RRS


RE/MAX Coastal Associates

PO BOX 88 Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

Since 1994 Winston has made real estate his career and with experience in commercial property, residential real estate sales and vacation home real estate brokerage. Winston has a strong financial background and personal investment experience.

Winston is a graduate of UNC Charlotte and earned a BS in business administration concentration in small business management and finance.  Winston has been involved in sales and consulting since graduating college.  He began his real estate career as a commercial real estate agent in Charlotte, NC in 1994 and after a few years he moved to residential home sales. As a Broker, REALTOR and investor, Winston brings a thorough understanding of each aspect of the business and takes great pride in the personal attention, knowledge and guidance that he provides each of his clients.

 In addition to his professional and busy personal life, Winston enjoys giving back to his community.  He is a former member and past President of the First Flight Rotary Club. He is a two time a Paul Harris Fellow and past Chairman of the annual Rotary fundraiser, the OINK & OYSTER ROAST.  He served 4 years on the Roanoke Island Commission as Chairman of the NC Maritime History Museum on Roanoke Island.  Winston has also served on the Board of Directors for the Southern Shores Civic Association (SSCA) as liaison for the Architectural Review Board. He has coached for various youth sports throughout the years with Dare parks and recreation and Babe Ruth Baseball.  Winston is a former Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 117 in Kitty Hawk. He loves the Outer Banks and anything in the outdoors, from stand up paddle boarding, surfing, fishing, boating and Hunting.

 A Natural Progression

It seems natural that this couple would settle here. The two met while students at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and it was "love at first sight," Winston says, a sentiment Whitney echoes. Following graduation, Winston embarked on a successful career in residential real estate while Whitney became an accomplished resort property management professional. Although the pair enjoyed their life in Charlotte, they found themselves drawn to the Outer Banks each time they visited. The couples love of the area's natural beauty and active outdoors lifestyle made it the perfect choice for a home.

Things have changed quite a bit since that impulsive, spur of the moment idea to move the beach over 20 years ago.  Everyone thought they were crazy, after all they had perfectly good jobs in Charlotte.  They have since built a family here with their two boys Max and Levi.  Since they arrived both Winston and Whitney's siblings have since relocated to the the area.  Winston & Whitney understand why you want to live here and they can show you how to make it happen.

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