Elizabeth Downing ~ Realtor
Born in Miami, Elizabeth Downing relocated to Wilmington in 2008 after spending her formative years in Illinois. Prior to entering the real estate business, Elizabeth held successful careers as a Lobbyist and Pharmaceutical Sales Representative. Both careers honed her negotiating skills, attention to detail, and customer service– all of which she implements in her work today as a Realtor.
Having raised her two children in Wilmington, Elizabeth understands the unique needs of families who are relocating to the area. Whether she is searching for a home for a first-time buyer or selling a luxury property, she approaches every stage of her transactions with the utmost attention and diligence.
Elizabeth thoroughly enjoys forging relationships with her clients and connecting with others. She enjoys volunteering with local organizations– including Guardian Ad Litem, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, and UNC Children’s Hospital– and serving as an outreach volunteer in her local church community. When she isn’t spending quality time with her children, Elizabeth likes to stay active; her hobbies include paddle boarding, running, and design.
As a Realtor, Elizabeth’s principal aim is to guide her clients so that they feel satisfied and secure with their real estate investments. Reach out to Elizabeth today– she looks forward to working with you!
Shane Register ~ CNE, SRS
Meet Shane Register, CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert) and SRS (Seller Representative Specialist). When selling your home, it is imperative to have someone on your side that comprehensively understands the negotiation process. Shane's professionalism, foresight, and attention to detail in high-pressure situations are all qualities that have proven essential to the thousands of transactions in which he has been involved.
The Shane Register Real Estate Group's namesake credits versatility as the key to the success of his real estate group. Because Shane's team members boast a range of specialties, clients can experience informed, finely-tuned services that are unique to their real estate needs. Shane's specialty- Seller Representative- includes generating marketing and showings for seller properties, negotiating all contracts, and navigating each transaction to the closing table. Shane's embrace of technology has allowed his clients further transparency, offering open lines of communication and readily available information 24/7.
Shane has the unique advantage of being a born and bred southeastern North Carolina local. He has extensive knowledge of both the history and culture of the area and loves sharing it with people from all phases of life- whether locals or transplants looking to call North Carolina home. He is married to Christy Register (who is also an integral part of the Shane Register Real Estate Group) and is a father to both a son and daughter. "Cycling the area and working" are among his favorite activities. If you are looking for someone who is dedicated to the real estate business and is an expert negotiator, let Shane Register help you... He enjoys it!
Christy Register ~ ABR
Having the opportunity to work with a highly specialized agent is one of the many benefits of choosing The Shane Register Real Estate Group as your real estate representative.
Christy Register holds the ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) accreditation and focuses solely on the needs of buyers. With her husband Shane, Christy has played a fundamental role in building the multi-million-dollar producing real estate team, Shane Register Real Estate Group. The team continues to be featured on Coldwell Banker's "Best of The Best" list. Whether you are considering purchasing your first home, buying a vacation getaway, scaling up to a larger residence, or relocating to the Wilmington area, Christy can help you fulfill your home-ownership dreams.
Christy grew up in a small mountain town in West Virginia, the youngest of six children. From an early age, her parents instilled her with a strong work ethic and a love for learning, family, and God. Although her childhood dream was to be an artist, she eventually opted for a career in drafting while pursuing higher education. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Concord University with a BS in Education, Christy moved south to Wilmington, NC. During her early years in Wilmington, she taught middle school Language Arts in Pender and New Hanover County.
She later married a native Wilmingtonian, Shane Register, and took a hiatus from teaching to concentrate on being a wife and mother. Following this period, Christy decided to embark on another change- this time, to a career in real estate. Today, she loves working in real estate because of the people that she has the opportunity to connect with. When she is not helping others through her work, Christy enjoys being with her family, cooking, reading, attending church, and supporting locally-owned restaurants and businesses.
People-loving and personable, when you select Christy to help you purchase or sell a home, she will treat you like family. Simply put, what is important to you is important to her. Allow Christy to use her expertise to find the home that you deserve. She looks forward to working with you!
Jennifer Flynn ~ Buyer's Agent
Jennifer Flynn, Buyer's Agent and an indispensable component of the Shane Register Team, holds a Master's in Business Administration from UNCW. It was while obtaining her degree that Jennifer discovered her penchant for surveying the real estate market. In 2014, Jennifer completed her real estate studies; in 2015- after buying her first home with the help of Christy Register as her agent- Jennifer was welcomed into the Shane Register Team.
Raised in Greenville, NC, Jennifer always loves to return to her hometown, especially during the ECU football season. However, spending summers at her family's Emerald Isle vacation home as a child allowed her to develop a unique fondness for coastal living. The mild weather, southern hospitality, and various beaches are among the things she cherishes most about Wilmington. Apart from her work in real estate, Jennifer enjoys spending quality time with her husband and young daughter. You might also find her strolling around one of Wilmington's many farmers markets or walking her three rescue dogs.
Jennifer genuinely enjoys working with Buyers- her continual good humor and upbeat demeanor are a testament to this. Her family, friends, and past clients have described her as intelligent, caring, trustworthy, and charismatic, and we agree. She looks forward to helping you!
Colby Averitte ~ Buyer's Agent
Colby Averitte, a Charlotte, North Carolina native, has been immersed in real estate since he was young. The course of his career has followed in the footsteps of his mother, who is the Broker-in-Charge in Southport. Consequently, Colby has the special advantage of having access to a large personal and professional network, many of whom are willing to aid him in finding the best value for his clients. His time as an Assistant Golf Pro at Leland's Cape Fear National Golf Course and Club also introduced him to a large number of people interested in investing in the area.
Colby holds the REALTOR designation and is both competitive and tireless in his work with his Buyers. When he is not showing properties, you can find Colby on the golf course or watching a game, where he is cheering on the Carolina Panthers or his alma mater, USC. When he visits his family in Brunswick County, Colby enjoys spending evenings at Southport's waterfront restaurant, Provision Company. Among other local comforts, Colby loves summer afternoons on the Wilmington waterfront, especially during the Downtown Sundown concert series. The temperate climate, year-round golf season, and laid-back lifestyle are a few qualities unique to our area that Colby appreciates and embraces.
If you are looking for someone that has a deep reach in the area's real estate market and possesses the drive to obtain the best value for his clients, we encourage you to speak with Colby Averitte.
Susan Jarman ~ Realtor
The Shane Register Real Estate Group is excited to introduce you to Susan Hines Jarman, a multi-million dollar producer. With over 25 years of real estate experience, Susan is capable of navigating even the most complex real estate transactions
In 1992, Susan- seeking a field that offered flexibility to raise her children- made her transition to a career in real estate. She quickly found that the career was also a great match for her extroverted, sociable personality. However, Susan's desire to connect with others recalls a time long before her involvement in the real estate business. Susan's parents were the proprietors of the renowned "Mil Jo" drive-in restaurant on Oleander Drive in the 1950s and '60s, and it was Susan's own involvement in the family business that instilled her with a genuine desire to serve others. Though the Mil Jo is no longer open, the lifelong bonds that it created can still be found in Wilmington. The "Mil Jo Breakfast Club" is evidence of the restaurant's legacy.
Because Susan has been witness to the evolution of our area, she has an insider's knowledge and sphere of influence that benefits anyone looking to enter Wilmington's real estate market. Her extensive network is always made available to our clients. With her comfortable presence and willingness to share her knowledge, Susan has blended seamlessly with the Shane Register Real Estate Group. We are proud to have her represent our team!
Morgan Talton ~ Realtor
As a lifetime resident of Coastal North Carolina, business management graduate from ECU, and designated REALTOR, Morgan Talton is the perfect addition to the Shane Register Professional Real Estate Group. Having grown up in Wilmington as the daughter of a local business owner, Morgan has a genuine and inherent passion for the community which she serves.
Indeed, Morgan's love of Wilmington is abundantly clear when speaking with her. The ability to swifty travel from the mountains to the sea is one of Morgan's favorite things about her hometown; she also loves the area's rich culture, temperate seasons, and many beaches. When Morgan isn't sharing fresh insights with the team or helping home buyers, you might find her walking her dogs on the Wrightsville Beach loop, baking in the comfort of her kitchen, or treating herself to dinner at Wilmington's award-winning restaurant, Indochine.
Furthermore, Morgan's business background is an undeniable asset when negotiation is required. Her love for people and ambition to please her clients benefits anyone who is interested in buying or selling their home. Morgan strives to make her clients comfortable and excels at this! If you are seeking someone who has deep roots in the area, knowledge of the locale, fresh ideas, and enthusiasm, Morgan is the appropriate real estate professional for you.
Sam Bush ~ Realtor
This year, southeastern NC has witnessed incredible growth. The Wilmington area has been recognized on numerous "Best Of" lists and is surging as a destination for visitors and homebuyers. This growth has necessitated expansion within the Shane Register Real Estate Group. We are proud to welcome Sam Bush to our team!
Originally from Pensacola, Florida, Sam has called the Carolinas home since 1975. Among other aspects of Wilmington, he loves the sense of "familiarity that you just can't find anywhere else." His military and restaurant management background- alongside his continued interest in property investment- provides a skill set that is essential in the real estate industry. If you get to know Sam, his integrity, diligence, adaptability, and calm nature will be evident.
Deeply rooted in the local community, Sam is, above all, committed to serving others. It is no surprise that he has created a diverse network spanning first-time homebuyers to those ready to settle into a residence that meets their long-term needs. When Sam isn't working, he gains fulfillment through spending time with his children and volunteering with homeless shelters and youth organizations.
Sam's calm and empathic presence is invaluable when navigating large financial transactions and life-altering decisions. If you are searching for an agent that can handle negotiations with ease and provide clear and continuous communication, we recommend you reach out to Sam. He welcomes and looks forward to the opportunity to work with you!
Kathie Jordan ~ Buyer's Agent
After working for 15 years in the banking industry, Kathie Jordan decided to pursue an enduring passion and interest- a career in real estate. With a comprehensive knowledge of both banking and real estate, Kathie is the preferred Buyer's Agent for any client who is looking to expand their real estate assets. Since the 1980s, Kathie has focused on helping clients from a range of backgrounds; working as a member of The Shane Register Real Estate Group, she can give specialized service to her real estate clients, whether first-time home-buyers or savvy investors.
As a North Carolina native and coastal resident since 1977, Kathie enjoys Wilmington's warm weather and the variety of activities that the area has to offer. Her hobbies point to Wilmington's many regional comforts; friends and neighbors can often find her shagging to beach music, taking walks outdoors, or gardening.
As the mother of a son (an owner of a local fishing business) and daughter (a nurse), Kathie is familiar with Wilmington's local culture and is delighted to share it with others. Family, friends, and clients often describe Kathie as friendly, reliable, Southern, and easy-going. When investing in a new home, it is crucial to have an agent who is acquainted with the market and authentically passionate about the surrounding area. If you are seeking someone who is both experienced in the field and is a pleasure to work with, Kathie Jordan is ready to guide you through town!