Jeff Brown is a highly skilled professional with over four decades of experience. Since 1989, he has proudly
resided in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina, where he and his wife,
Jon Ellen, have raised their family.
As the Broker in Charge (BIC) of
the United Country office in Winston-Salem, he oversees the firm's real estate
and auction services. Jeff leads a team of specialized Realtors® and
Auctioneers who assist clients in buying or selling a diverse range of properties,
including country homes, farms, estates, manufactured homes, and the auctioning
of personal property. United Country Real Estate, established in 1925, is the oldest Real
Estate and Auction company in the United States. Jeff's firm serves the
Piedmont and Foothills of North Carolina.
Throughout his career, Jeff has
maintained a passion for marketing, sales, and advancing affordable housing, which began in 1975 when
he sold his first mobile home to a young couple seeking economical housing in
rural West Virginia. Today, Jeff continues to assist people in achieving their
dream of homeownership by implementing a proprietary plan that eliminates
common surprises, ensuring clients have the peace of mind they deserve. He has
coined the phrase "Success Requires a Plan," and his proprietary
Listing Plan backs it up.
As a licensed Auctioneer, Jeff provides his clients with advanced methods of selling real estate.With the recent introduction of 'Kickstart 2023,' an innovative online method for selling real estate, Jeff foresees a bright future for affordable homeownership. What sets Jeff apart is his unique ability as both a licensed Auctioneer and a real estate agent. This dual expertise allows him to not only facilitate the sale of real estate but also to handle the auctioning of personal property, providing significant advantages to clients, especially for those looking to downsize, relocate, or efficiently manage estates. Jeff's capability to sell both real estate and personal property makes him an invaluable resource in achieving your real estate and estate management goals.
Jeff is also
a Subject Matter Expert for Manufactured and Modular Homes. His extensive
knowledge ensures that clients receive exceptional guidance and support
throughout the entire buying or selling process. As a member of the National
Association of Realtors®, Jeff adheres to the highest ethical and professional
standards and remains dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest industry
trends and developments.
Jeff's motto embodies a commitment
to unwavering integrity: 'You cannot go wrong by doing what is right.' This
pledge to uphold high ethical standards and his relational approach to
business, rooted in biblical principles, serve as the bedrock of his enduring
success. Jeff's steadfast dedication to doing what is right ensures that each
client is met with the utmost professionalism, honesty, and respect throughout
their real estate journey.
You can contact Jeff at 336-391-8094 or Jeff@broker-associates.com.
Introducing George Carlton: Your Trusted Real Estate Professional
Welcome to the world of non-urban, country living, where George Carlton,
a trusted real estate professional, is your dedicated guide to finding your
ideal home. With a deep appreciation for the peace of mind that
country living offers, George specializes in helping clients embrace the joys
of rural living in the picturesque landscapes of the Triad and Foothills
George's extensive knowledge of real estate regulations, combined with
his strong people skills and ability to effectively positions him as an
invaluable resource in navigating the complexities of the market. His
unwavering commitment to fostering and growing relationships ensures that every
client receives personalized attention, exceptional service, and a seamless
real estate journey.
With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business, majoring in Marketing and
Management, George possesses a solid educational foundation that enables him to
stay ahead of industry trends. His continuous pursuit of knowledge, coupled
with his passion for affordable homes, equips him to provide valuable insights
and strategic advice to clients seeking to buy or sell properties in the
peaceful countryside of the Triad and Foothills.
When it comes to selling your property, George takes great pride in his
affiliation with United Country Real Estate, widely recognized as the nation's
leading seller of country homes and land. Leveraging United Country's national
marketing platform and cutting-edge technology, George ensures that properties
receive maximum exposure to a wide audience, attracting qualified buyers who
share a love for country living. United Country's unwavering commitment to
providing exceptional customer service perfectly aligns with George's own
dedication to exceeding client expectations.
Embracing a collaborative approach, George taps into the comprehensive
support and resources offered by United Country. Drawing upon the collective
expertise of his colleagues, he ensures that clients benefit from a network of
professionals who are well-versed in the unique aspects of rural real estate.
This collaborative environment empowers George to offer innovative solutions
and strategic guidance, enabling clients to make informed decisions and achieve
their real estate goals.
George's authentic passion extends far beyond his professional endeavors.
He wholeheartedly cherishes the harmonious blend of family, community, and the
simpler way of life that the Triad and Foothills regions offer. As a lifelong
resident of this area, George takes immense pride in calling it home. His
deep-rooted connection to the community fuels his commitment to helping others
find their own slice of happiness. With George as your trusted guide, you can
be assured that his profound love for the Triad and Foothills will shine
through in every aspect of your real estate journey.
As you embark on your journey of finding an affordable home, let George
Carlton be your trusted real estate professional. Backed by the unparalleled
resources and support of United Country Real Estate, George is ready to help
you discover the joys of country living in the Triad and Foothills. Contact
George today and unlock the door to your dream home amidst the splendor of
- Connecting Hearts and Homes in Surry County and Beyond
A life-long resident
of Surry County with a profound appreciation for country living, Tanner Jones
has emerged as a guiding force in the local real estate scene. Tanner's
unbreakable bond with the land, love for fishing, and commitment to the country
life have solidified his role as an advocate for those seeking a slice of rural
heaven. Yet, his influence extends far beyond the county lines, reaching into all
the Foothills and Piedmont areas of North Carolina.
undeniable work ethic and an unquenchable thirst for helping others, Tanner has
found his calling in real estate. His journey, rooted in a sincere desire to
connect individuals with their dream properties, speaks volumes about his
character. As a diligent and reliable professional, he's adept at guiding
first-time homebuyers, experienced investors, and families desiring a peaceful
change toward their real estate goals.
reputation as a man of integrity stands as a cornerstone of his career. In a
world where trust can be elusive, he remains unwaveringly committed to
providing honest counsel and transparent transactions. Clients find his advice
supportive, knowing that their best interests are always at the forefront.
County holds Tanner's heart, his service area knows no bounds. The Foothills
and Piedmont regions of North Carolina have become an extension of his real
estate business. Armed with an intimate knowledge of these areas, Tanner
bridges the gap between ambition and achievement. His understanding of local culture,
combined with his genuine connection to people, enables him to produce
personalized solutions for his diverse clientele.
Country Real Estate has found in Tanner Jones a beacon of authenticity and
excellence. As a true embodiment of the United Country values, he fosters
relationships built on mutual respect, understanding, and an unwavering
commitment to client success. His ability to blend his affinity for the
countryside with a service that exceeds geographical limitations underscores
his role as an agent of change in the lives of those he serves.
In the hands
of Tanner Jones, a transaction evolves into a partnership, a house into a home,
and a dream into reality. As he continues to serve Surry County and the broader
North Carolina regions, his legacy as a real estate professional with a heart
for people and a passion for country living only grows stronger.
stands as a testament to the mutual relationship between a person and their
environment, a real estate professional and their clients, and a community and
its dreams. His story is one of authenticity, commitment, and a journey that
transcends geographical boundaries, leaving an indelible mark on the lives he
touches. With Tanner as your guide, the path to your perfect property becomes
not just a transaction, but an experience woven with trust, integrity, and the
promise of a brighter future.
Julia Long is an experienced and passionate Realtor® with a
deep love for the world of real estate. With a background as a paralegal, Julia
brings years of valuable legal experience to the table, ensuring that her
clients receive comprehensive and well-informed guidance throughout their real
Julia's affiliation with United Country Real Estate is a
natural fit for her career. With its deep-rooted connection to the countryside,
United Country has an unparalleled understanding of rural real estate. As a
realtor with United Country, Julia has access to a vast network of resources,
national marketing, cutting-edge technology, and an extensive team of
professionals who share her passion for country living.
Born and raised in the countryside, Julia is a true country
girl at heart. She cherishes her upbringing in rural settings and has a genuine
appreciation for the unique qualities that rural properties offer. Julia's
family has a rich history in the poultry industry, and she is proud to be part
of a firm that has a dedicated Poultry Farm Specialty Property Group and
website, catering to the needs of both local and international buyers. Julia
understands the intricacies of poultry farms and possesses the expertise to
market and sell these properties effectively.
In addition to her experience in the poultry farming sector,
Julia has always had a passion for horses. Her love for horses and equestrian
properties was fueled by growing up in Davie County where she was surrounded by
equestrian activities, and further enriched by helping her uncle raise horses. Julia is a member of the Equine Specialty
Property Group within her firm, enabling her to provide specialized marketing
and assistance to those looking to buy or sell equine properties.
Julia's expertise extends to selling country homes and land,
where she excels in showcasing the unique charm and potential of these
properties. She is a valued member of the Country Homes Specialty Group within
her firm, utilizing specialized marketing strategies to reach the right
audience. Notably, the Country Homes Specialty Group's website, of which
Julia's involved with, is recognized as one of the top results nationwide for
individuals searching for country homes on Google. This achievement underscores
Julia's commitment to providing exceptional service and her ability to connect
with potential buyers interested in country living.
When working with clients, Julia takes the time to listen
and understand their unique goals and aspirations. She believes in building
strong relationships based on trust, honesty, and open communication. Julia's
friendly and approachable demeanor puts her clients at ease, and her attention
to detail ensures that no aspect of a transaction is overlooked.
Outside of her real estate endeavors, Julia enjoys spending
time in nature, exploring the countryside, and participating in community
events. She embraces the opportunity to give back to her community and is
actively involved in various local initiatives.
If you are seeking a realtor who combines a deep love for
the countryside with extensive knowledge of rural properties, look no further
than Julia Long. She would be delighted to sit down with you over a cup of
coffee and discuss your real estate goals. Contact Julia today to start your
journey toward finding the perfect country property.
Peggy Whittaker is a dedicated Marketing Associate at United
Country Real Estate, specializing in providing invaluable support to the
marketing efforts of the company. With her exceptional skills in marketing and
a keen eye for detail, Peggy plays a pivotal role in ensuring effective
promotional strategies and successful outcomes for the firm.
As a Marketing Associate, Peggy works closely with the
marketing team to implement and execute dynamic marketing campaigns. One of the
prominent programs she actively supports is the Perfect Home Finder Program, a
strategic initiative aimed at locating property owners who are considering
selling. Leveraging her expertise in market research, Peggy conducts thorough
analyses to identify target demographics and determine optimal marketing
channels. She collaborates with the team to craft compelling messages that
resonate with potential sellers, utilizing her strong communication skills and
creative mindset to capture their attention.
Peggy's role goes beyond generating leads; she plays a
crucial part in coordinating various marketing activities. Her strong
organizational skills allow her to seamlessly manage multiple campaigns,
ensuring that each marketing initiative receives proper attention and
resources. From developing timelines and schedules to coordinating the
production of marketing materials, Peggy ensures the timely execution of each
project, ultimately driving optimal results for the firm.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Peggy draws inspiration
from her family and the local communities she serves. She deeply appreciates
the importance of understanding the unique characteristics of each
neighborhood, as it forms the foundation for successful marketing strategies.
Peggy actively immerses herself in the area, staying informed about the latest
market trends, attending community events, and fostering connections with local
residents. This firsthand knowledge enables her to tailor marketing campaigns
to specific target markets, ensuring maximum impact and successful outcomes.
Peggy Whittaker's role as a Marketing Associate at United
Country Real Estate underscores her unwavering commitment to excellence and her
ability to drive successful marketing campaigns. Through her expertise in
market research, content creation, and digital marketing, Peggy supports the
team in achieving their goals and promoting properties effectively. Her
relentless dedication to delivering exceptional marketing outcomes contributes
to the firm's success and solidifies its position in the competitive real
Outside of work, Peggy enjoys spending quality time with her
family, exploring nature, and pursuing creative hobbies. Her ability to find
balance between her personal and professional life is a testament to her
dedication and adaptability.
Peggy Whittaker's impact as a Marketing Associate extends beyond
the realm of marketing campaigns. Through her exceptional skills, unwavering
dedication, and genuine passion for real estate, Peggy helps drive the success
of United Country Real Estate. Her commitment to delivering exceptional
marketing outcomes not only contributes to the firm's growth but also
solidifies its reputation as a trusted and innovative player in the competitive
real estate market.
Jon Ellen Brown
Marketing & Administrative Manager
Jon Ellen Brown
Marketing & Administrative Manager
Jon Ellen Brown – Administrative & Marketing Manager
Jon Ellen Brown and her family moved from Bluefield, Virginia to North Carolina in 1989. She and her husband, Jeff, have been married for 41 years and have two children and four grandchildren. The highlights of each year are visiting with her children and grandchildren who reside in Colorado, and spending summer vacations with them on annual family trips to NC and SC beaches.
Along with her family, Jon Ellen loves the wonderful friendships she has developed in the Piedmont Triad and the foothills of NC. She believes the people in this area are second to none. Meeting new people and making friends has always been a favorite pastime of hers, and the Real Estate and Auction Business gives her the added opportunity to make new friends daily.
Jon Ellen is an accomplished businesswoman and administrator. She has an entrepreneurial spirit, having owned, and operated a successful suntanning business, which she turned into a sales and distributorship business of sunbeds, products, and tanning supplies, across the two Virginias. She later joined and grew a successful network organization, and Co-Managed, along with her husband, a modular home sales and land development company. One of her favorite roles, before joining Broker Associates, was with Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, in Winston Salem, NC, where she was the Project Coordinator for Managed Print Services, over all their campuses. This encompassed new sites, acquisitions, training and reporting. It was a huge and rewarding task, which she will always cherish.
Jon Ellen manages the marketing of the properties listed, for Broker Associates, and their back-office operations. She is a believer in their operational systems and procedures and makes certain the systems are followed. To ensure this, she assists in the training of the company’s employees and agents. As a result, they know how to get the job done in the most appropriate way. She says, “the systems and procedures bring consistency to our business and the outcome of consistency is Customer Satisfaction.”
The old saying, “Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care,” sums up how Jon Ellen approaches every assignment she undertakes. Her spirit of excellence is a major contributing factor to the company’s success.
Introducing Kathe Crews: Your Trusted Real Estate
With over 16 years of invaluable experience in the real
estate industry, Kathe Crews is a highly skilled and dedicated Realtor® serving
the Triad and Foothills of North Carolina. Her unwavering commitment to
excellence, combined with her extensive knowledge and expertise, has earned her
a reputation as a trusted advisor in the competitive real estate landscape.
Born and raised in this beautiful region, Kathe has
developed an intimate understanding of the local market and a deep appreciation
for the communities she serves. Her exceptional knowledge of the Triad and
Foothills allows her to identify the best opportunities for her clients,
whether they are searching for their dream home or seeking to maximize the
value of their property. With Kathe by their side, clients can navigate the
complex real estate market with confidence.
One of Kathe's areas of specialization is in Foreclosure and
Real Estate Owned (REO) properties. Her extensive experience in this niche
field equips her with a deep understanding of the intricacies and complexities
involved in these types of transactions. She possesses the expertise to
evaluate properties accurately, allowing her to deliver reliable Broker Price
Opinions (BPOs) to her clients. This knowledge ensures that her clients receive
exceptional service and achieve their real estate goals, even in challenging
Kathe's commitment to excellence is evident in her
educational background. She pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from
Salem College, where she honed her communication skills and attention to
detail. As a former freelance writer, Kathe possesses the unique ability to
effectively articulate the distinctive features and benefits of each property
she represents. Her compelling descriptions and engaging marketing materials
ensure optimal exposure and attract qualified buyers, setting her clients'
properties apart in a crowded marketplace.
Beyond her professional achievements, Kathe has also
demonstrated a strong sense of community and a desire to give back. She has
actively served on the boards of various non-profit organizations, leveraging
her leadership skills and business acumen to make a positive impact. This
commitment to serving others extends to her real estate practice, where she
consistently goes above and beyond to ensure her clients' needs are met with
integrity and professionalism.
Kathe's success in the real estate industry is further
bolstered by her experience as a former business owner. Through her
entrepreneurial endeavors, she cultivated valuable skills in negotiation,
strategic planning, and customer service. These skills, combined with her
unwavering commitment to client satisfaction, make her a reliable and trusted
advisor in every aspect of the real estate transaction process.
When you choose Kathe Crews as your real estate agent, you
can expect personalized attention, unwavering support, and an unwavering
commitment to your success. She takes the time to understand her clients'
unique needs and tailors her approach accordingly, providing guidance and
support every step of the way. With her extensive experience, specialized
expertise, and genuine passion for helping others, Kathe is the ideal partner
to guide you through your real estate journey.
To experience the difference Kathe Crews can make for you,
contact her today. Whether you are buying, selling, or investing, she is ready
to leverage her knowledge, skills, and resources to help you achieve your real
estate goals. Trust Kathe to be your advocate in the dynamic and ever-changing
real estate market.