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Valerie Mitchener

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"The goal of HM Properties was to create a residential brokerage firm that provided excellent customer service with honesty, integrity and strong residential brokerage experience."

Valerie was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and spent most of her childhood in New Jersey before relocating to North Carolina in 1986. She graduated with honors from UNC Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Prior to her real estate career she owned a company called  TextWorks which provided documentation and training materials for the banking industry. She sold this company in 1998, embarked on her career in real estate and quickly became a consistent Top Producer.

In August 2006, Valerie decided to turn her dream of owning her own real estate company into a reality and founded HM Properties. The company began as a small boutique agency with six agents and has grown to be an award-winning real estate agency with over 125 brokers and 14 staff members including our in-house relocation and marketing departments. Our main office is centrally located in the SouthPark area and we opened our second office in July 2018, in the Waverly development off Providence Road near I-485 in Charlotte. Our third office opened in September 2019, and is in the Lake Norman area. In June 2021, we affiliated with The Corcoran Group and our name became Corcoran HM Properties. Soon after affiliating, we opened an office in Charleston, SC and recently expanded our operations to the Bluffton and Hilton Head areas in South Carolina. 

Valerie and her husband, Joe Pellegrini, married in 2011, and live in the Foxcroft neighborhood. Valerie has two children; Calvin who is also a Broker with Corcoran HM Properties and Spencer. Joe is a Managing Director for Robert W. Baird. Valerie’s interests include traveling, writing, and watching professional sports.  A season ticket holder of Hornets and Panthers, she enjoys attending these games and spending quality time with her family.

honors & credentials

  • Licensed in NC & SC
  • Towne Bank Charlotte (Advisory Board)
  • Most Admired CEO Award (2022) – The Charlotte Business Journal
  • Power List (2021) - N.C.'s Most Influential Leaders - Business North Carolina
  • 50 Influential Women Award - The Mecklenburg Times (2012)
  • Fast 50 Award - Fastest growing companies in the region (Placed #14 of 50) (2011) - The Charlotte Business Journal
  • Top 25 Women in Business Achievement Award (2010) - The Charlotte Business Journal
  • Charlotte Regional Realtor Association (CRRA) (Board of Directors)
  • National Association of Professional Women (NAPW)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • North Carolina Association of Realtors (NCAR)
  • South Carolina Association of Realtors (SCAR)
  • Canopy Realtor Association (CRA)
  • Canopy MLS

education

  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill - B.A. English

community involvement

  • Official Realtor of the Charlotte Hornets (corporate sponsor)
  • St. Gabriel Catholic Church (member)
  • Charlotte Regional Business Alliance (member)

Valerie's listings

  • Price:
    $4,995,000
  • Sq Ft:
    7,036
  • BR:
    5
  • BA:
    5.2
  • Lot:
    0.46 ac
  • Prop Type:
    Single Family

1614 Princeton Avenue

Charlotte, NC  28209
Myers Park subdivision

Amazing opportunity for new construction in sought after Myers Park location across from Freedom Park. Custom designed by Frank Smith, this home features 10 foot ceilings on …

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  • Price:
    $4,400,000
  • Sq Ft:
    7,739
  • BR:
    5
  • BA:
    5.3
  • Lot:
    0.68 ac
  • Prop Type:
    Single Family

4000 Columbine Circle

Charlotte, NC  28211
Foxcroft subdivision

Exquisite David DuBose custom home on large 0.68 acre lot in desirable Foxcroft. Gourmet kitchen with large center island for entertaining, Wolf gas range, separate Sub-Zero …

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  • Under Contract - Show
  • Price:
    $2,750,000
  • Sq Ft:
    4,723
  • BR:
    5
  • BA:
    5.1
  • Lot:
    0.23 ac
  • Prop Type:
    Single Family

2310 Beverly Drive

Charlotte, NC  28207
Myers Park subdivision

Breathtaking 2.5 story, European-style home on one of the most desirable streets in Myers Park. The main level features hardwood flooring, exquisite light fixtures, oversized …

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  • Price:
    $2,550,000
  • Sq Ft:
    4,690
  • BR:
    5
  • BA:
    5.1
  • Lot:
    0.37 ac
  • Prop Type:
    Single Family

619 Edgemont Road

Charlotte, NC  28211
The Cloisters subdivision

Exceptional new construction in The Cloisters. Desirable open floorplan created by Mermans Architecture is well-suited for entertaining. Custom features throughout including …

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  • Price:
    $1,395,000
  • Sq Ft:
    2,674
  • BR:
    3
  • BA:
    3.1
  • Prop Type:
    Condominium

1333 Queens Road , #E2

Charlotte, NC  28207
Myers Park subdivision

Amazing opportunity for a luxury residence in the heart of Myers park. This full floor unit is accessible through a private elevator shared with only 4 homeowners and goes …

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  • Price:
    $1,375,000
  • Sq Ft:
    2,605
  • BR:
    3
  • BA:
    3.1
  • Prop Type:
    Condominium

1333 Queens Road , #B2

Charlotte, NC  28207
Myers Park subdivision

Opus Myers Park is a luxury condo development located at the iconic intersection of Queens and Providence in the heart of Myers Park. Premium features include 10ft ceilings, …

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Valerie's recently closed sales

Closed Sep 14, 2023
MLS #CAR4035504
  • Sold Price:
    $2,400,000
  • Sq Ft:
    4,578
  • BR:
    5
  • BA:
    5.0
Closed Jul 14, 2023
MLS #CAR4021202
  • Sold Price:
    $1,275,000
  • Sq Ft:
    2,578
  • BR:
    3
  • BA:
    3.1
Closed Jul 10, 2023
MLS #CAR4035750
  • Sold Price:
    $3,215,000
  • Sq Ft:
    5,003
  • BR:
    5
  • BA:
    6.1
Closed Jun 22, 2023
MLS #CAR4015620
  • Sold Price:
    $1,275,000
  • Sq Ft:
    2,554
  • BR:
    3
  • BA:
    2.1
Closed Jun 15, 2023
MLS #CAR4040662
  • Sold Price:
    $1,690,000
  • Sq Ft:
    4,221
  • BR:
    4
  • BA:
    4.1
Closed Jun 2, 2023
MLS #CAR4028722
  • Sold Price:
    $1,275,000
  • Sq Ft:
    2,554
  • BR:
    3
  • BA:
    2.1
Closed May 24, 2023
MLS #CAR4015600
  • Sold Price:
    $4,700,000
  • Sq Ft:
    9,031
  • BR:
    6
  • BA:
    6.3
Closed May 12, 2023
MLS #CAR4015547
  • Sold Price:
    $1,200,000
  • Sq Ft:
    2,428
  • BR:
    2
  • BA:
    3.1
Closed May 1, 2023
MLS #CAR3924219
  • Rent:
    $5,200 / mo
  • Sq Ft:
    2,607
  • BR:
    3
  • BA:
    2.1
Closed Apr 28, 2023
MLS #CAR3844456
  • Sold Price:
    $1,600,000
  • Sq Ft:
    5,522
  • BR:
    5
  • BA:
    5.1
Closed Mar 9, 2023
MLS #CAR3934237
  • Sold Price:
    $1,940,000
  • Sq Ft:
    3,960
  • BR:
    3
  • BA:
    3.1
Closed Feb 28, 2023
MLS #CAR3929530
  • Sold Price:
    $392,500
  • Sq Ft:
    955
  • BR:
    1
  • BA:
    1.0

Properties displayed may be listed or sold by various participants in the MLS. Based on information submitted to the MLS GRID as of 9/27/2023 at 9:29 AM.. All data is obtained from various sources and may not have been verified by broker or MLS GRID. Supplied Open House Information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.

testimonials

I had the pleasure of working with Val from the searching for the right property through selection, closing and thereafter. She has extraordinary experience, knowledge and ability, but more importantly, she has genuine care and concern for the best interests of her client. Having practiced real estate law for over twenty-five years in New York and around the country, I can say that Val is the best broker I have ever met.

JFox 5

Professional, responsive, good listener and sharp eye. Helped us with several properties over the course of a few years. Patient with us as we worked through offers, values and desires. We called her about a lot we found and she pulled it together all the way through closing.

Eric3902

Hands down, best in the business. She is more knowledgeable about her field than I can explain in this short review. She was direct and accurate with her feedback and suggestions to help our home to sell quickly. She is well connected in the Charlotte community and that also helped in our timely sale! Thanks, Val!

Lewis E

She was able to complete a difficult deal for us while satisfying both parties. She has represented be in sale and purchase in both cases we have had the best result possible.

Rdamonm

Valerie is extremely knowledgeable about the Charlotte real estate market. Her advice on market conditions, pricing and other related matters was very accurate. She successfully promoted the sale of the residence through open houses, multiple listing services and advertisements.

Lia M

Valerie is a consummate professional who has extraordinary subject matter and market place expertise. Valerie built and maintains a reputation of high integrity including a very positive brand with her peers in the industry. She is highly regarded by other firms and other agents. Valerie is a skilled negotiator and is passionate about her work. Valerie has represented me on several home sales and on several purchases, as well. There are many realty companies in the marketplace and even more agents. Valerie Mitchener and her firm HM Properties are a cut above the rest. Valerie was a small business owner prior to owning her firm and applies a standard of experience, expertise and excellence to all interactions and transactions.

Happy Client

We worked on two transactions with Val: we bought and sold the same house. In both, we found her local expertise to be exceptional. She carefully guided us through the acquisition process which included a couple sticky issues around pricing and concessions. She got us comfortable with the market pricing and we executed. That turned out to be fruitful. We moved in, completed some renovations, and then needed to relocate for a job in another market. We ended up asking her to compete against several other reputable agents in the market so we could evaluate asking price, commissions, and sales planning. There were no doubts about her market experience after completing the evaluation process. One agent told us we were not thinking realistically when suggesting that our asking price was more than $150k above comps. We did not share that information with Val in advance to be completely objective. She gave us a thorough review of the market and her thoughts on asking price exceeded my expectations. Moreover, she laid out an effective process that made us feel confident and comfortable. We signed back up. Three weeks later, we entered into a contract that was within expectations (and a net 31% increase over the acquisition price some 36 months earlier). It proved to be a tough closing process, and she managed the negotiation process with a deft hand and was a fierce advocate for us. We felt she was genuinely on OUR SIDE the whole time and not just trying to close a deal. We are tough customers with whom to deal because we set high expectations for all of our service providers. She exceeded each and everyone of them from professionalism, client advocacy, accessibility, and thoughtful sales strategy. I would say that they are even some of the best service providers of any industry in the Charlotte metro market. We highly recommend Val for anyone seeking the services of a real estate agent.

Trey E

My experience from working with Valerie from the very beginning to the sale of our home was a great experience. Valerie was pleasant, direct, honest and I always felt she was upfront with me. During the entire process I was completely comfortable and never once doubted my decision to use her to sell our home. Valerie is passionate about what she does which brings much confidence and security. I highly recommend Valerie and her team.

SJBR

Valerie gave me great advice on what to do prior to HM listing my house. She always gave me notice before showing my house and gave me prompt feedback. She was great during the negotiations and with guiding me through finding movers, helping me find workmen to get quotes from for my new home, and reminded me of the things "to do" i.e. Discontinue insurance on "old" home, insure new home, transfer utilities etc. Valerie made everything so easy.

Igssgs

Simply the best! Extremely knowledgeable about market. Able to tap into opportunities. Understands completely my needs and preferences. Very perceptive regarding advantages and disadvantages of individual properties.

Rich S

Valerie is simply the best. My family and I will be forever grateful to her for everything she did to help our relocation to Charlotte. Her service level is impeccable, her knowledge of the properties and neighborhoods is unsurpassed, and she really takes the time to understand exactly what you are looking for. I highly recommend Valerie.

Val Fan

Valerie is the best! With unmatched knowledge of the local market and years of experience, we felt very comfortable entrusting her with the sale of our home. The home sold quickly and for top market value.

Dan T

Working with Valerie was very smooth and easy. She was very helpful beyond the purchase of the lot by recommending builders and making sure that I would get soil engineer reports etc. I highly recommend her and would certainly chose her again for any future real estate transaction.

Frankinclt

Valerie negotiated our home sale with a particularly difficult client. Without her help and expertise the sale would not have concluded. We needed significant, unexpected repairs to an expensive home and the repair was organized rapidly and at a significant discount to the expected price. Let me state this again. The deal would not have concluded without Valerie's expertise.

Twbent

Valerie is an outstanding real estate agent. She knows the business very well and provided guidance and suggestions without being pushy or controlling. She is the most knowledgeable agent my husband and I have encountered including having bought and sold property in areas such as D.C. I highly recommend Valerie without reservation. I appreciate the hard work she put forward in selling our home. All of her suggestions were spot on. Thank you, Valerie, for a very positive experience!

Eleanor & Lewis M

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connect

SouthPark Office
704-552-9292
704-552-9210
6857 Fairview Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
Waverly Office
704-909-5000
704-552-9210
7415 Waverly Walk Ave
Suite F2-2
Charlotte, NC 28277
Lake Norman Office
704-552-9292
704-552-9210
20035 Jetton Rd
Suite D
Cornelius, NC 28031
Charleston Office
843-998-7686
741 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Corcoran HM Properties news

Charleston Regional Business Journal

By Ross Norton

https://charlestonbusiness.com/news/real-estate-residential/83942/

Corcoran HM Properties, an affiliate of the Corcoran Group LLC, has moved into the newly constructed 741 Meeting Street building located in the Upper Peninsula district of downtown Charleston.  They will celebrate the move on Thursday.

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