Our team

We have purposely kept our firm small to maintain close, personal relationships with our clients. We have handpicked the best talent who each specialize in specific markets or functions to ensure all interactions with us provide the best experience possible.
Dana Ellington
I have a passion for helping people.  Most people’s largest investment in their lifetime is where they call home.  I cannot think of a better way to help people than to be their trusted guide on their homebuying journey.  I have been a top producing REALTOR® for 17 years, a graduate of North Carolina State University (GO PACK!) and am a rare Raleigh native.  Whether buying, renting or selling your next home, relocating to North Carolina or moving to down the street, I would love to help!
Karen Barlow Broker Envite Realty
Karen Barlow 
With 15+ years of experience in NC as a broker, I am qualified and ready to help make your dream investment a reality! During my time as a licensed REALTOR®, I have worn many hats including contract to closing manager, listing manager, property manager and being a buyer’s agent. Currently I work with buyers, sellers and investors. Whether you are looking for your forever family home or to expand your investment portfolio, I am ready for the job!

Franklin Currin
Director of Operations
Franklin Currin is director of operations keeping the behind the scenes running smoothly.  Franklin is a North Carolina native and brings 20 years of real estate experience making sure clients have an amazing experience during the buying and selling process.  In his free time, Franklin enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling to the beach or mountains, and hanging out with his 130 pound Great Weimar, Baylee.
Becky Thorsen
Becky is originally from North Florida, but has lived in Wake Forest, NC for 25 years and raised her four children there. While a stay at  home parent, Becky homeschooled her children and became deeply rooted in the Wake Forest and surrounding towns. She has now transitioned into a new season of her life and lives on a 17 acre farm in Louisburg, NC. Becky can guide you in your home buying or selling journey along with her dynamic team, Envite Realty, having over 20 years of real estate experience, to come along side you.

Our Partners

Recognizing there are times where a small team may not scale to meet all the needs of our clientele, we have partnered with top lenders, contractors, and other service providers who share our core values and commitment to unmatched customer service. No matter the situation, we have the expertise and resources to meet your needs!
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