Mark is a native North Carolinian from the Appalachian Mountains. He has a great appreciation for the State's rich Southern heritage. He instills a little bit of that in each of his clients that move into the area, whether it’s teaching them how to speak “Southern” or having them over for supper and delighting them with some of grandmaw's mouth watering recipes.
Mark was “Rookie of the Year” for top sales in his first year in real estate. He has been recognized as one of the top producing agents in the Keller Williams Charlotte-Ballantyne area. He is ranked in the top 5% of producing agents, locally and nationally. He manages about 40 transactions a year and balances a buyer and seller inventory. Mark is looked upon for his knowledge of “The Queen City” and targeting neighborhoods that his clients feel comfortable calling “home”.
Mark was born with a passion for architecture and design. North Carolina is filled with a diversity of "homes styles" and "life styles", from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the eastern Atlantic shores. Mark has completed several interior design courses and has been involved in home renovations and interior projects that include room planning, fabrication/ installation, staging, furniture placement, lighting and general design concept consultation.
Out of college, Mark moved to California for a summer job and ended up staying for 12 years! His career field in California was hi-tech, software/hardware development. He managed a customer support division for a high tech firm in Silicon Valley for the last few years before moving back to the South and making a career change to real estate. With his technical background, he likes using cutting edge technology to better serve the needs of his clients.
As a Realtor in Charlotte, NC, Mark is able to provide a service to his clients that most other agents in the industry can't provide. In addition to a driving tour of homes, Mark's clients can enjoy an aerial tour of the city from his private plane. Additionally, Mark has partnered with some top agents in key areas of the mountains and along the coast. With a plane, he says "helping his clients find a vacation home is just minutes away!"
As a strong dedicated professional, Mark provides exemplary customer service in all aspects of each transaction. Whether you’re thinking of selling, buying, investing or simply want information about a neighborhood, property or some other aspect of real estate, please call upon Mark and let him assist you in reaching your Real Estate goals. Mark has several past clients that will be glad to speak with you for their personal testimonials in working with him. No one can speak of Mark's professionalism better than his clients!
Claude is the Executive Administrative Assistant for The Watson Group. Claude's speciality is guiding our clients through the details to be taken care of after a contract is signed and before the closing. He serves as the interface between our clients, attorneys & our agents. Claude has a degree in Computer Science and has many years of experience in professional environments. The majority of his career has been in the Healthcare Industry working across the country in a variety of hospitals installing, maintaining and training medical personnel on healthcare computer systems. In his free time, Claude enjoys gardening, traveling & spending time with his cats.
Daniel Chilton epitomizes integrity, energy, hard work and creative service in every detail of your real estate transaction. Daniel has been trained and inspired in sales by his former Realtor, Mark Watson to persue a career in Real Estate with Keller Williams. Daniel specializes in helping buyers and investors with residential real estate in North and South Carolina. Daniel grew up in the small town of King, North Carolina and moved to Charlotte in 2006 to attend UNC Charlotte for a Degree in Organizational Communications. Daniel worked in the restaurant business while getting his education. He proceeded to work in a fast-paced, upscale environment in several of the top fine dining restaurants in Uptown Charlotte. After acquiring the necessary skills, he managed two of the most successful restaurants in the Lake Norman area for six years. He enjoys the water, running in the local NODA Brewery run every week and taking his dog Rocky to the dog park. Daniel works with the Watson Group as the Buyers Specialist and is happy to help any local, new resident or investor find the perfect home with efficient, informative and top notch service.