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    Mark Bolding

    Real Estate Professional

    License Number: 68228

    My name is Mark Bolding and I have proudly served buyers and sellers of Residential and Commercial Real Estate in the Irmo, Balentine and Chapin markets of South Carolina for over a decade.These Lake Murray Communities are a great place to call home, provide an excellent education for your children, and a superb place to start or relocate your business for exciting future growth. My experience with personally owning, managing and developing both residential and commercial real estate for income, led me to begin my career as a Professional Licensed Real Estate Agent over 15 years ago. Years of personal experience in various areas of the Real Estate Industry allows me to use all I have learned for the benefit of you My Client.Additionally, our Professional Team at Exit Palmetto Real Estate Services brings you the benefit of a wealth of knowledge and technological tools designed to sell or purchase real estate in our area. A little bit about Mark Bolding: Born in Knoxville Tennessee and raised as a Ministers son in Florida, I completed my Bachelors degree at Eastern Kentucky University in Business Administration and embarked on a long and successful career in Hotel Operations throughout many cities in the Southern part of the United States. My wife Julia and I have chosen the Lake Murray area to be home for thirty years now. We are active in the Chapin Community and in our wonderful church. We invite you to join us, and experience life in some of the Souths best communities. To begin the process of Selling or Purchasing your new home or business site in our wonderful Carolina communities, please contact me at : 803-429- 1023 or email me at bolding@bellsouth.net . Please Text < EXIT WITH BOLDING > to 85377 for my Mobile Business Card TM for convenient access to my contact information.

    George Bryan


    Nicole Chin

    Real Estate Professional

    License Number: 112790

    ABOUT NICOLE: Nicole is a dynamic real estate professional serving Irmo, South Carolina, bringing over 20 years of residency and a wealth of diverse experiences to the table. A former Division 1 collegiate golfer and graduate of Wofford College with double majors in Psychology and Spanish, Nicole's journey of self-discovery and exploration has shaped her into a compassionate and adaptable agent. During her college years, Nicole honed her time-management skills and tenacity through rigorous golf training. Her transformative study abroad experience in Spain opened her eyes to different cultures and languages, reinforcing her passion for helping and understanding people. Inspired by her grandparents' medical missionary work in the Philippines, Nicole dedicated her time to volunteering at assisted living facilities and church communities. Nicole's path eventually led her to the realization that her unique experiences, knowledge, skills, and passions could be channeled into a fulfilling career in real estate. She thrives on new challenges, connecting with diverse individuals, and embracing lifelong learning to make a meaningful impact. WHY WORK WITH NICOLE? With an extensive background as a full-time real estate assistant and invaluable guidance from her family involved in the industry, Nicole possesses the behind-the-scenes expertise to assist buyers and sellers seamlessly. Having witnessed Irmo's transformation firsthand, she leverages her local knowledge to help clients explore surrounding communities. Nicole is renowned for her unwavering commitment to her clients, marked by her 24/7 availability, high-tech marketing strategies, personal touches, meticulous attention to detail, and genuine care for others. She fights tirelessly to promote her clients' best interests, not only by representing them diligently but also by educating them at every step to simplify the often overwhelming process, ensuring informed decisions. IN MY FREE TIME: Family and Filipino traditions play a central role in Nicole's life, where the three F's—Family, Food, and Faith—take precedence. In her downtime, you'll find Nicole surrounded by her loved ones and furry companions, preparing meals together or engaging in church and community service activities. The other half of her time is dedicated to her other passions for playing and coaching golf at her former high school as well as delving into the world of home innovation and DIY's. As a former collegiate golfer, she relishes the opportunity to hit the links, foster new friendships, and embrace healthy competition. If you or anyone you know is considering buying or selling a home in the SC area, Nicole welcomes the chance to connect over coffee, a meal, or even a round of golf to better understand your real estate needs. To connect with Nicole, text "MCHomesDuo" to 85377 to download Nicole's Mobile Business Card today!

    Michelle Chin

    Real Estate Professional


    I have extensive experience in the housing industry having started in the interior and commercial design; while currently specializing in kitchen and bath designs. For over 15 years in the Midlands, I have worked with numerous builders and residential owners in helping them build homes that are personal, unique, and functional. My work has been recognized at the annual Parade of Homes at many premier home communities that include Ascot in Irmo, Quail Ridge in West Columbia, and Greenhill Parish in Elgin. I also provide staging consultation for owners preparing their homes for sale, and helping home owners upgrade their kitchen and bath with remodeling designs. I understand the building process having participated in numerous building activities since 2001. With this experience, I can provide unique insight to consult with my clients in helping them understand how to create an attractive sale for the seller while helping the buyer understand the pros and cons of the home they may consider. I am happily married for 23 years with three beautiful children. I have lived in the Columbia area since 1999 and have adopted the Palmetto State as my home. You can reach me at (803) 609-8847 or MCrealestate.design@gmail.com. Please text Columbiahomes4sale to 85377 for my Mobile Business Card for convenient access to my contact information. I look forward to representing you with all your housing needs!

    Lisa Cloyd

    Broker In Charge

    License Number: 52340

    My name is Lisa M Cloyd, Broker/Owner of EXIT Palmetto Real Estate Services, I specialize in getting great results for my clients. Our firm utilizes EXIT Realty’s state of the art technology to sell properties quickly; and enables our buyers to gain access to every available property on the market. Primarily serving Chapin, Irmo and Lake Murray areas, I sell homes in the Lexington Richland 5 school district. Client satisfaction and community involvement are keys to my success. I got licensed in 2005 and am in both South Carolina and North Carolina. One of my areas of expertise lies within the commercial spectrum, specifically in convenience stores. On these projects, I team up with my husband Chris Cloyd who is licensed as well. In 2009, I joined Exit Realty and focused on Residential Real Estate Sales. Since then, I have sold hundreds of properties. In 2014 I acquired my Brokers license. Today, I am the broker in charge at Exit Palmetto Real Estate Services located in the Ballentine community of Irmo, a suburb of Columbia, SC. I graduated from the University of SC with a major in Advertising, and a minor in Marketing. I also completed a certificate from Midlands Tech in Interior Design and Staging, all of which have enanced my experience in the real estate industry. Every year I engage in new programs to keep my skills sharp and up to date. What other people say about Lisa M Cloyd: “Nancy and I were so pleased with the service that Lisa gave us when she listed and sold our home in 9 days; which allowed us to buy the home of our dreams! She found us, a beautiful 13 acre farm with a pond. We just love our new place and thank her for finding the best property for us!” -Dr. Les A. Prosperity, SC “When my husband Scott and I decided to leave the cold weather in MD and move to SC we looked the state over, then we met Lisa Cloyd, who was a great tour guide, very knowledgeable of the area. She showed of tons of homes around the lake and found us the perfect one! Timberlake is our beautiful neighborhood in Chapin; and Lisa helped negotiate a great deal for us! We could not be happier here in our new home and Lisa Cloyd remains our newest friend! Thanks, lady for a job well done!” Cynthia & Scott M. Chapin, SC As the leader of Exit Palmetto, my goal is to have the best agents in town. So, I obtained facilitator status for the Brian Buffini Company which I use to train our agents to be effective, competent and confident professionals. I enjoy helping agents learn to build a solid foundation in their businesses and teach them about the significance of maintaining relationships with their clients and how to give exceptional service. A SC native, born in Charleston; my family moved to TN when I was six. I grew up in Johnson City, TN. After high school, I made my way back to SC, and have lived in the Columbia area ever since, and the past 28 years in Chapin. I am the mother of three grown children and have been married to my husband, Chris for over 35 years. As a member of Lake Murray Presbyterian Church in Chapin, I serve as a Deacon; and also serve on the Missions Committee for LMPC, as the laison for We Care, Chapin’s local food pantry. As a member of the Irmo Chamber of Commerce and the Chapin Chamber of Commerce, our company participates in the annual Okra Strutt and Chapin Labor Day festivals and numerous other events in our community throughout each year. We also partner with Lake Murray Country visitor center. Last year Exit Palmetto spear-headed the Ballentine Village’s 1st annual Trunk or Treat which was a big success with over 800 in attendance. The benefit was for fun and to help build community while we raised money for the Dutch Fork Animal Hospital emergency fund. My History: Founder of the Village Gourmet in 1980; I sold it after 6 years, Operated Cloyd and Co, a free-lance advertising company in the late 80's & 90's, While raising children, I worked in accounting within our family business and played USTA tennis for fun. When I am not working in Real Estate, I enjoy raising vegetables in our summer garden with my husband, reading, kayaking on Lake Murray and at Fripp Island. I also enjoy working out at the YMCA in Ballentine and doing Yoga.

    Will Cloyd


    License Number: 120079

    Christopher Cloyd


    Charlene Frazier


    License Number: 17071

    I'm a lifelong resident of Lexington, SC and have lived on Lake Murray for the past 21 years. I know the surrounding area very well and can help you find the perfect home or find the right buyer if you are selling. I first got into real estate working with my late husband who was a commercial builder. I've worked in interior and exterior design and landscaping as well, so I can help you stage your home and yard to give it the most appeal to buyers. Exit Realty is one of the largest Real Estate firms in the country with the experience and knowledge to help you navigate the process with the latest marketing tools and resources. Buying or Selling is a complex process and often deeply personal. I would love the opportunity to help you find the right property and hope to hear from you soon.

    Mashunda Hagood


    Tiarra Jones

    Real Estate Professional

    License Number: 115757

    Hi, My name is Tiarra Jones. I am A Real Estate Agent in Columbia, S.C. and the surrounding area. I have a genuine desire to help others in my Real Estate profession. My extensive experience in customer service gives me the potential to understand the intricate real estate needs of people and to be able to service those needs in a professional and timely manner. I have always had a passion for Real Estate, so I learned the business and embarked on a new career. Although my schedule is always open to my clients, in my leisure time I love participating in sports with my boys, traveling, fashion, and spending time with my family. I consider myself fortunate to be in this profession and to be able to help the members of my community. I promise to represent you with knowledge, integrity and compassion. Allow me to assist you on your journey to a stress free home buying/selling process !!!

    Carl McClure

    Real Estate Professional

    License Number: 49770

    My name is Carl McClure and I specialize in helping buyers and sellers invest in real estate in the South Carolina areas of Irmo, Chapin, Lexington, Columbia NE and Lake Murray. Prior to becoming a real estate agent, I was a teacher and coach for over 30 years in the Columbia and Newberry areas. This along with being in real estate since 2005 has allowed me to become very knowledgeable of the schools, and neighborhoods in the Columbia area. As a real estate agent for EXIT Palmetto, I bring knowledge and solutions that exceed the expectations of my clients. I know how to help you with your unique needs and protect your best interests through every aspect of a real estate transaction. I am focused on providing you with the most personal attention and best service available. If you are considering buying or selling property in the Columbia and surrounding areas, I am the right man for you. You need a local expert working for you. I was born in Dayton, Tenn and moved to Hixson, Tenn at age 7. I graduated from Hixson High School then attended MTSU for 2 yrs. From MTSU, I went on active duty in the Navy. 3yrs later I returned to MTSU and received my B.S. and M. Ed degrees in education. My first teaching job was at Taylors Elementary in Greer, SC. After 1yr there and another year at Nutex Chemicals as the plant manager I came to the Columbia area. I have taught school at Seven Oaks Elementary, Chapin Elementary, Nursery Road Elementary, Mid Carolina Middle, and Birchwood High. After 30+ years of teaching and coaching I went into real estate. The same work ethics, drive, and people skills that made me a successful coach and teacher also make me the realtor for you. Please know that I am very community oriented and I would love the opportunity to earn your business and look forward to hearing from you. You can reach me at (803) 331-3224 or carl@exitpalmetto.com. Please text 2BuyorSellCallCarl to 85377 for my Mobile Business Card for convenient access to my contact information.

    Phil Pickard


    License Number: 118179

    Having lived on Lake Murray for over 30 years, I am very familiar with the Columbia area market including Lexington, Irmo, Chapin as well as Newberry and Saluda counties. I worked for IBM out of college and started the first retail personal computer store in Columbia in 1983. As a Realtor at EXIT, I employ all the latest technologies (many exclusive to EXIT Realty) to help my clients buy and sell homes. I try to keep a sense of humor while conducting business with all my customers especially in this crazy market! At EXIT Palmetto Real Estate Services, we always perform with our client's best interest in mind. When not helping customers, I am cruising the lake, fishing, hunting or playing golf. Please contact me at: 803-331-9993 or email me at Phil@ExitPalmetto.com. Text PhilsCard to 85377 for my Mobile Business Card for convenient access to my contact information. Ask about those technologies!

    Joyce Rapp

    Professional Real Estate Consultant

    License Number: 86699

    I have been a Realtor since 2002 working with buyers and sellers to make their home ownership a reality. My success in the business comes from my patience, hard work, attention to detail and most importantly a smooth and stress free experience for my buyers and sellers. My latest feedback from a client: "Joyce was such a pleasure to work with. She recently helped y elderly parents sell their home. She is honest, patient, and just a truly above and beyond agent. Joyce is able to clearly and calmly view any unexpected events in a transaction. and recommend the best path to take. I highly recommend Joyce to any buyers or sellers."

    Janet Reynolds


    License Number: 113274

    Janet has lived in South Carolina for the past 34 years. She formerly assisted South Carolina citizens throughout the State before retiring from South Carolina state government after 31 years. She now assists clients with their real estate needs and values every opportunity to do so. Janet is focused on ensuring that each individual client's unique needs are handled to their complete satisfaction. Testimonials: Janet sold my home very quickly. I was living out of state during the process, and she assisted me every step of the way. I would highly recommend her for all of your real estate needs. M Rehman Janet was our agent when we purchased our home. She did an outstanding job of working with the sellers who had their home listed as for sale by owner. She coordinated the process seamlessly and we were all very happy with the outcome. We would highly recommend Janet if you are looking for an agent to list your home or to assist you with buying one. Chris & Priscilla S

    Mike Sloan

    Real Estate Agent

    License Number: 86401

    Carol Smith

    Real Estate Professional

    License Number: 112360

    My name is Carol Smith and I was born and raised in Durham, NC where I met my husband Greg. I attended North Carolina State University where I earned a BS in Computer Science. I worked as a computer programmer until my first daughter was born in 1999 at which time I became a stay at home mom. I have been blessed with three wonderful daughters. In 2008, my family moved to Chapin, SC to enjoy lake living and raise our girls in an excellent school district In 2013, I became an assistant teacher in the four year old class at Mt. Horeb Lutheran Church where I taught for five years. My family attends Chapin Baptist Church where I actively serve in the Children’s Ministry. I have always been interested in real estate and with the motivation from a friend and real estate agent, I received my real estate license in 2019 and joined the experienced team at Exit Palmetto. Exit Palmetto works as a team providing a wealth of knowledge and technological tools designed to sell or purchase real estate in our area. I would love the opportunity to help you find your dream home or even a property to invest in. If life changes require you to move, I would love the opportunity to help you get your house sold so your can move forward with life’s next adventure. Please contact me at: 803-271-5132 or email me at gcsmith999@gmail.com. Please text EXITWITHCAROL to 85377 for my Mobile Business Card for convenient access to my contact information.
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