February’s Featured Agents

Bluewater's featured agents of the month

February’s Featured Agents

Welcome to the February 2022 edition of Bluewater Real Estate’s Who’s Who!

This month, we are honoring our top real estate industry performers who are consistently ranked as top producers within Bluewater Real Estate and in their local market here on the Southern Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Please join us in celebrating these February’s featured agents who have achieved the most closed sales and most listed properties at Bluewater Real Estate in February 2022.


Bucky and Teresa Smith

Awarded Emerald Isle’s MOST CLOSED SALES in February 2022

Bucky and Teresa Smith came to Bluewater after owning and operating several retail furniture stores in both North and South Carolina for twenty years. They are lifetime Carteret County natives and very familiar with the area. Their knowledge of the area and sales experience, together with their enthusiasm, make them the agents to get for your next real estate transaction! Give yourself the edge when you pick this real estate team!

Copeland and Bernauer Team

Awarded Atlantic Beach’s MOST CLOSED SALES in February 2022

Eleanor Copeland – Eleanor has been in sales all of her adult life and a top-producing Real Estate agent since 1995. She has diligently furthered her real estate education, earning degrees as a graduate of the Realtors Institute, an Accredited Buyer Representative, a Recreation Resort Specialist, and is a Certified Residential Specialist.

Pat Copeland –  Pat is a captivating young man with a “can do” attitude, was born in Carteret County, and has lived here his whole life. There is no place finer in his opinion. In the hotel management business for ten years prior to his real estate career, he is an accomplished problem-solver who will make your real estate transaction smooth and easy. He knows the county and its waterways intimately. Pat is a multi-million dollar producer with a passion for boating and giving his clients stellar service.

Anne Holloway – Anne is a passionate and joyful agent who grew up in Carteret County. Starting in the vacation rental industry at 19 years old, she has an expansive knowledge of the ins and outs of managing investment homes. Obtaining her real estate license in 2014 allowed her the opportunity to work with homeowners of various types of homes to ensure their income goals were met. While Anne is a fun-loving energetic gal, growing up in a military family taught her the importance of discipline and follow-through. Anne enjoys the madness that is motherhood and spends her time out of the office with her two young boys.

Allison Bernauer  – Allison has been part of the Bluewater Real Estate family for the past 10 years going from Office Manager to Property Manager and we always know when she’s in the building with her boisterous and sparkling personality! She is a very active and connected community volunteer with Carteret County Schools serving as chair on Beaufort Middle Advisory, cheerleading coach, and she is also chair of Staff Parish at Ann Street United Methodist Church.

Syndie Earnhardt 

Awarded Emerald Isle’s MOST NEW LISTINGS in February 2022

“Buying, selling, friendly advice coupled with professionalism, experience, and knowledge – I am always at your service.” My mission is to provide exceptional customer service and value while assisting my clients in reaching their goals. I take my real estate profession seriously. I am a member of the National Association of Realtors and our local Carteret County Association of Realtors (CCAR). In addition, I believe strongly in continuing education and training is imperative to maintain professionalism, skills, and industry knowledge. I am a graduate of the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB), a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) Realtor, and a Residential and Resort Specialist (RRS) designations. My most recent professional designation is the Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) Certification. Check out our latest development at (link to community)

Jim Bailey’s NC Beach Realty Team

Awarded Atlantic Beach’s MOST NEW LISTINGS in February 2022

Jim Bailey – Jim grew up in Raleigh and attended Woodberry Forest School. He then went on to graduate from Duke University. He has been involved as both the developer and owner of Commercial & Residential Real Estate for more than 30 Years. Jim Bailey is an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Morehead City, having served as both an Elder and Deacon. He also serves on the Boards of a number of local charities including the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, The Barta Boys and Girls Club, Billfish Tournament and the Big Rock Foundation. He also served two terms on the Atlantic Town Board. Governor McCrory recently appointed him to the NC Aviation Development Advisory Committee. He is an active pilot as well as a boater.

Stephanie Ross – As an ECU graduate (and a proud Pirate!), I have a degree and extensive background in construction management. My years of experience, a true passion for people, and my creative imagination, can work to your advantage when purchasing a property. Known for my hard work, integrity, and commitment, I’m a dedicated professional who takes personal pride in helping people.

Heather Krohn – “Energetic, Passionate, Knowledgeable. All about the customer! Heather is on point guiding her clients with their best interest in mind, and we are more than happy with her response times.” -Bluewater Real Estate. Heather was born and raised in Carteret County. She is a local girl for sure! With an Associates’s Degree in Business and her unmistakable knowledge of the area, plus her 10 years of marketing experience make her an ideal choice for your real estate needs.

Patty Selby – Born and raised in Beaufort County, on the Pamlico River, swimming, boating, and fishing was a way of life, and vacationing on the Crystal Coast was a multi-yearly pleasure. Patty began her career as a Broker/Realtor in 1990, gradually increasing her knowledge to incorporate the financial requirements of the real estate industry, working for a nationwide financial institution and two local community banks. She also assisted a hometown real estate closing attorney with closings and property research, an experience that completed the real estate listing and sales triangle. She expanded her education to include becoming a Licensed General Contractor in 2007 and received her Broker in Charge designation in 2009.