Carolina Elite Real Estate
John R. Payne & Kim Whitlatch
Carolina Elite Real Estate 706 N Cedar Street Summerville, SC 29483 843-224-3910  |  843-212-8839

The Payne Homes Team

The Payne Homes Team - Your Real Estate Resource

  • Full Time Real Estate Professional Serving The Charleston Tri-County Area and Beyond.
  • More Than 45 Years of Combined Real Estate Experience.
  • Top 10% of Producing Agents in the Charleston Market.
  • Home Listings Include State of The Art Interactive Floor Plans & Professional Photography.
  • Extensive Background in Construction & Land Development.
  • Experienced New Home Sales Consultants.
  • Representing Sellers and Buyers throughout the area.

Our Philosophy:

We believe that our role as your Realtor is to guide you through the buying and selling process, while taking the time to ensure you understand each aspect of the transaction. Real Estate has become complicated, choosing The Payne Homes Team can simplify the process as our clients benefit from the knowledge & experience of working with two Realtors with proven results, we posses two different skill sets that complement each other well. We both get actively involved with each client allowing us to meet and exceed expectations through exceptional customer service.

Comprehensive Knowledge of the Area:

John is a Charleston native & Kim has lived in the Charleston area for 36 years, both are familar with the local market and have extensive real estate experience. This in-depth knowledge of the area and  real estate market results in a distinct value to our clients.

More about John R. Payne:

John is a Charleston native that has been involved with the real estate industry for over 40 years.  Johns expertise includes general homes sales, new home sales, residential construction, land sales and acquisitions, as well as development. John is licensed in the State of South Carolina as a Real Estate Broker and Residential Builder, he literally knows the business from the ground up.  John is among a select few that have earned a lifetime achievement award for surpassing over 100 million in closed sales during his career.  His knowledge and experience are an invaluable asset to anyone thinking of buying or selling real estate in the low country.  If you really want to get John going ask him about the Gamecocks, as a former member of the South Carolina football team he loves to talk about his Gamecocks!

More about Kim Whitlatch:

Kim has lived in the low country for over 36 years, her background includes 20 years as a small business owner and commercial interior designer.  Her design skills have proven to be an asset to sellers in staging their home for maximum impact & assisting buyers when choosing materials selections in new home construction. Her accomplishments include having earned the prestigious Realtor® of Distinction which recognizes the top 10% of sales producing Charleston Realtors.  Kim loves to give back to the community and will donate a portion of her commissions to the Charleston Animal Society or a charity of the client’s choice.


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Your Dedicated Team

John R. Payne & Kim Whitlatch

Mobile: 843-224-3910 Office: 843 212-8839
Carolina Elite Real Estate
706 N Cedar Street
Summerville, SC29483
843 212-8839
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