Ian Huckabee

Managing Broker
Marketing Innovations

919.619.6119
[email protected]

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Ian specializes in the traditional residential resale sector and is highly skilled in handling high-performance and custom-built homes, new constructions, and vacation properties. His keen understanding of real estate market dynamics and trends, coupled with his meticulous attention to detail, underscores his commitment to client satisfaction. He’s recognized for his proven track record in innovative approaches for showcasing value.

Dedicated to providing bespoke customer service, Ian maintains open lines of communication and leverages his market insights through a technical lens to help his clients achieve their real estate goals easily, affordably, and with no cut corners. His engaging personality is a key factor in his clients' success.

With a diverse background spanning five sectors — including real estate, home construction, web app development, e-learning, and the entertainment industry — Ian's expertise in marketing technologies and operational management has given rise to unique tools and strategies that help buyers and sellers chart a steady course to their successful real estate transactions. 

Ian is a North Carolina native. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and with two step-daughters attending NC State, he has also become a big Wolfpack fan. (But blue is still his color!) His interest in real estate grew out of his family's four-generation-old building supply business in Stanly County, NC. He got his first real estate license in Colorado just after graduating from college, and was also licensed in New York. 

Volunteer Work. Ian was board chair and board member at the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science. He has also contributed his expertise to Beaufort, NC's Historic Preservation Commission. He was a founding board member of the TechHome division at the Consumer Technology Association (previously known as the Consumer Electronic Association), and is the innovator behind DwellWell HomeConnect, an accessible home automation and security solution. Ian also created North Carolina’s first exclusively For-Sale-By-Owner website.

The Crew

At the heart of our real estate services is a robust network of professionals dedicated to ensuring that every aspect of your buying or selling experience is seamless and successful. Here’s a closer look at our crew:

  • Digital Marketing Team. Our skilled digital marketers use the latest tools and strategies to ensure your property receives maximum visibility. From stunning photography to targeted online campaigns, they work tirelessly to attract the right buyers.
  • Web Design Team. The creative minds behind our cutting-edge website, our web designers ensure that your listings shine. With intuitive design and user-friendly navigation, they help make your property standout in the digital marketplace.
  • Administration. Crew's operations and administrative team oversees all paperwork and administrative tasks involved in your real estate transaction, from contract to closing. They work mostly in the background, allowing you to maintain direct 24/7 contact with the broker.
  • Professional Network of Lenders and Attorneys. Our trusted network of lenders and attorneys are at your disposal to smooth the path to closing. They provide expert advice and streamlined services, ensuring all your financial and legal needs are met with the highest standards of professionalism.
  • Home Inspectors. We partner with the most thorough and knowledgeable home inspectors in the region. Their detailed assessments provide peace of mind, ensuring that both buyers and sellers know exactly what to expect and can plan accordingly.
  • Other Resources. We also partner with the area's leading real estate resources. Appraisers, to help determine the fair market value of a property, which is crucial for setting a selling price or for financing purposes. Interior Designers/Stagers, to help sellers make their homes more appealing to potential buyers or help buyers envision themselves in a new home. Surveyors, to identify any easements and encroachments. Environmental Consultants, for properties suspected of having environmental issues like mold, asbestos, or soil contamination. Moving Companies, to reduce the stress and physical effort of moving.

Each of these teams plays a crucial role in our commitment to providing you with an exceptional real estate experience. Whether you’re buying or selling a property, our Crew supports you every step of the way.