Our Team

Our team is one of the most successful real estate teams in the Western North Carolina. We finished 2017 as the #1 real estate team in the Henderson County Board of Realtors with over 100 homes sold and sales volume over $29.5 Million!  


The 5 Star Real Estate Pros team is led by David Lee. David is a highly successful listing specialist. He has over 25 years of combined real estate experience in the Asheville/Hendersonville market. He takes an honest straightforward approach to the business and always strives to put clients first in every transaction. A key to his continued success is always tackling challenges head on and asking “How” to proceed. David is a native of Miami, Florida and has been in Hendersonville for over 20 years. 


John Lynn is our Senior Real Estate Specialist and heads up our Senior Transition program. John specializes in assisting senior clients and/or their families. He is a licensed auctioneer  and personal property appraiser.  He can advise the best way to dispose of your personal property, either through estate sale, auction as well as assist with getting the home ready to sell. His number one goal is the take the stress away and help our senior clients transition from their homes to independent/assisted/ and skilled care.  

Anita Pace is our Team Lead Buyer Specialist. Anita is simply one of the best buyer’s agent in WNC and works tirelessly to find you the property that is the exact right fit. She has lived in Henderson County for over 25 years and operates with integrity second to none. She is especially skilled in conducting thorough due diligence and negotiating the best deal for her clients. Anita also mentors and assists the other team buyer’s agents.


Meredith Crowell, Buyer Specialist has over  5 years of experience in the Hendersonville market. Meredith is always committed to doing the right thing for her clients and always demonstrates a positive attitude. 


Glori Keating, Listing/Buyer Specialist is a native of California and just approaches everything she does with high energy.  She is our newest team member and we are so happy to have her drive and energy! She’s been in Henderson County for over 10 years now and was lucky enough to marry a native of the Western NC!


Bennett Hodgins, Listing Specialist, originally hails from southwest Colorado and is an avid outdoors-man who loves both fishing and hunting. Being raised in the Rocky Mountains, he has a deep appreciation of nature, which led him and his wife to move to the Appalachian Mountains after retiring from his professional ballet career with the Colorado Ballet. Utilizing the determination, work ethic, and discipline it takes to be a professional ballet dancer, Bennett easily transitioned into his career as a successful real estate broker. Bennett is a take-charge, outgoing person whose unique experiences and personality allow him to ease difficult sitations to keep your real estate transaction stress free! 


Mark Young, Listing/Buyer Specialist is a native of Hendersonville and a graduate of Heritage Hall International. He is an FAA licensed drone pilot, a Jeep enthusiast, and a Western North Carolina Waterfalls Tour Guide.


Andrew Casoria, Listing Specialist, was raised in Henderson County and has two children who are the light of his life, Bella & Caroline. Andrew is a local market expert and specializes in helping sellers reach their real estate goals!


Our team loves working and living in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Our philosophy is to work hard, but also play hard. Our area has terrific amenities such as microbreweries, wineries, restaurants, shopping, as well as a number of state and national parks perfect for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, camping, and fishing. If you love the outdoors, you’ll quickly fall in love with places like Dupont State Forest, Mills River Recreation Area, Holmes State Forest, Pisgah National Forest, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The way we see it, we don’t sell houses, we sell mountain living and a lifestyle that will change your life!


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