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101 East Matthews Street , Matthews - NC 28105
Office: 1-704-497-7902

About Dawn Crocker & Karen Baker-Anderson

We are full time Real Estate Professionals, committed to providing you with the best real estate service. Our goal is to make your home sale or purchase run smoothly from beginning to end. Like many others, we have chosen to make Charlotte our home since 2001, we are originally from England. Our combined experience, ongoing education and marketing skills to consult negotiate and oversee the transaction details through to closing and beyond. We will make a commitment to YOU to provide exceptional service and attention to detail. Let's make your next move all about YOU and YOUR needs.


•BUYERS-We have made it easy for you to find all the available homes, click "Property Search" and away you go. We will also do extensive searches based on your own personal criteria. To get started: if you see any properties that you would like to view then simply CALL US and we will arrange a viewing at a date and time that is convenient for YOU! Let's find your "castle"!

•SOON TO BE BUYERS-Perhaps you not quite ready yet but want to keep an eye on the market, LOOKING FOR THAT "DEAL". We can sign you up for the "1st to Know" program. As new listings "hit" the market or there are changes to existing listings that fit your criteria, they will be emailed to YOU 1st! This is a FREE service to YOU! Nothing to lose!


•SELLERS-Allen Tate is ranked #1 in Real Estate Company in NC. Our extensive network brings more potential buyers to your door! Trust in this local expertise along with our hard work and dedication to position your property advantageously in today's marketplace. We will ensure maximum exposure on over 5000 websites; we will develop a FREE marketing plan specific to your home. Let’s get you SOLD!


•CURIOUS HOMEOWNERS- Curious about the sales and various listings in YOUR neighborhood? The new Market Report is designed with you in mind! By registering your details on the "Market Report Sign Up" you will be updated on a 30 day cycle with all your neighborhood real estate activities. Another FREE service to YOU! Sign up today and receive your first Market Report tomorrow-what could be simpler!


Matthews Branch Sales and Listing Leader in 2011,2012,2013,2014,2015.2016,2017,2018
Peak Performance Team Award for 2012,2011,2012,2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
H.Allen Tate Junior Award 2011,2012,2013, 2014,2016, 2017
Recipient of the prestigious Barbara Tate Service Award
5 Star Best In Clients Award-The Charlotte Magazine 2011,2012,2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,2017, 2018
Senior Real Estate Specialist-SRES Designation
Short Sale and Foreclosure Specialist-SFR Designation


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