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MEET HEIDI HARRIS

Heidi uses a combination of award-winning marketing experience and good-old-fashioned hard work to ensure clients have a positive experience worth talking about. Whether you are buying or selling, rest assured that Heidi has a proven process that will assist you in making the best decisions for you and your family. Through precise planning and preferred vendors, Home Sweet Heidi is able to help expedite the process with local, trusted professionals. Backed by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices | York Simpson Underwood Realty, Heidi is ready to work hard for you.  

Heidi is known for her passion for life (joie de vivre, as the French call it) and it seeps through her life and work. She is passionate about negotiating and providing quality experiences for her clients. While she's not hard at work, Heidi enjoys traveling and creating memories with her loved ones and shares that same passion & love for her husband, Chad, son Sawyer and daughter, Stella. At the end of the day, Heidi’s goal is to leave you with a smile and more money in your pocket than if you worked with another Realtor. 


MEET RENEE SCHENK

Majoring in Marketing from The University of North Carolina Wilmington, Renee found herself beginning a career in residential property management as a Leasing Professional and Assistant Property Manager in Raleigh with one of the top residential management companies. After 5 years in property management, her husband's job brought them to Michigan, where they bared the cold Mid-West for 2 years.

After moving back to Raleigh, NC in 2016, it was time for the next step in Renee’s career. Being a homeowner herself, Renee knows the feeling of finding your dream home and the excitement that overcomes you when you step inside. She thrives on providing this positive experience for all her clients through organized check lists and dependable professionals. Whether you're buying or selling, Renee will be there every step of the way to not only assist and guide you, but build a relationship that goes beyond the initial transaction.

Joining the Home Sweet Heidi team was one of the easiest career decisions to make.  It’s very evident how much Heidi loves what she does and is encouraging to work alongside someone with this passion. 

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MEET KERIE LORD

Kerie is an expert in house hunting and relocation! Originally from New Jersey, she and her family relocated to Raleigh in 2005 for her husband’s job and they fell in love with all that North Carolina has to offer. Do you have a specific housing request? Or not sure what to pack first or last to make the move seamless? Contact Kerie, she’ll pull rabbits-out-of-hats for you. She is passionate about helping her clients find their dream home based on their individual needs and goals. Her charismatic nature and sincere concern for helping her clients has created cherished friendships long after the sale. With a keen eye for design, Kerie has helped many clients with staging, decorating and remodeling to ensure their home is attractive, approachable and competitive in the marketplace. 

When she’s not helping her clients, you can find Kerie out exploring the Triangle with her husband Tim, daughters Brooke and Teagan and son, Trig. Joining the Home Sweet Heidi team was a natural fit for Kerie, as she and Heidi have been close friends and colleagues for many years. In fact, it was Heidi’s passion and enthusiasm for real estate that encouraged Kerie to pursue her own career as a Realtor, and the rest is history! 

MEET ERIKA STRAHIN

Erika took a hobby which became a passion and turned into a career. Living most of her life in Raleigh, Erika has firsthand knowledge of local market trends from over the years, along with greater surrounding areas, school district information and local places to enjoy and visit. When she is not happily assisting clients, you can find her spending time with her daughter Elena and son Blane, alongside her husband Nate. The family of four never tires of exploring hidden gems, antique shopping, and tasting all the delicious food our local spots have to offer.  Ask her Erika about her infamous “ Tour de Raleigh” that she and her family take part in as often as they are able.

Joining Home Sweet Heidi was such a natural transition and an easy choice for Erika. Heidi’s love and passion for what she does is truly evident in how she does business and that kind of enthusiasm is contagious and a joy to work with!

 
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MEET EMILY ADKINS

Emily is a North Carolina native who is dedicated to establishing relationships with clients to help them find their perfect home. She has called Raleigh home since graduating from East Carolina University with a BS in Health Services Management. She started her career in the ever changing health care industry, focusing on customer service related professions. After purchasing her first home, Emily took an immediate interest in the real estate business. The blend of her customer service mindset and passion for success prove to be vital assets when helping home buyers and sellers alike. When she’s not busy helping her clients, you can find Emily at any of the local dog parks with her fur baby, Keagan. 

Joining the Home Sweet Heidi team was a no brainer for Emily as she enjoys working with like-minded, passionate people. She knew the quality of the team when they made homeownership her reality prior to her coming aboard. Emily’s main goal is to provide her clients the best experience by guiding them through the process and exceeding their expectations along the way.