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With 30+ Years in Customer Focused Sales and as a Licensed Broker in Charge in North Carolina, South Carolina & Georgia, ‘Big Ern’, as he is called, worked for fortune 100 and 500 Companies as a Sales Rep, Sales Manager, Territory Manager, or Region Sales Manager.  In his early years in sales, he took a lot of risks.  Some paid him well, while others paid out in lessons learned.   These risks helped push is sales careers forward and hone his negotiation skills.  His leadership roles helped develop skills training and to coach his teams to be the best they can. Once you meet Big Ern, you will understand why he is well trusted & respected by his clients and peers in and around the Columbia Market.   As a Master Sales Coach, Author, Sales Trainer, & Speaker, Big Ern wants you to “Be involved in your own destiny.  Don’t let it happen around you.”  Big Ern is the Owner & Broker In Charge of the United Real Estate Firm in Indian Trail North Carolina. He is a multiple time Circle Of Excellence® Winner by the Central Carolina REALTOR Association, A Golden Key award Winner, and other Millennium Club Awards. 

"Whether you are buying or selling a home, land, second home or investment property, Communication, Honesty, Respect, and Executing the duty you hire me for are the skills I deliver at a high level. I am here to help you win and help you when you need me. My time is yours. You may start as a client, but you will end up as family." ~Big Ern


SRS® -- Seller Representative Specialist

PSA® -- Pricing Strategy Advisor

MRP® -- Military Relocation Professional

MSTC® -- Master Sales Coach & Trainer

AIS® -- Accredited iBuyer Specialist

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The entire team at United Real Estate has contributed to the most amazing home purchase process a person could expect. They are simply a dynamic group of people with extensive interpersonal skills in addition to expertise in every facet of the business. Thanks team!

- Susan Red

Great Experience & Good people! I Highly Recommend!

- Hauloffs Kassie Morales

LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! As a seller, a buyer, and an agent of United Real Estate, this is the BEST brokerage you can choose.

- J Wilson Plath

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