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Meet Caroline James: Your Lexington, NC Real Estate Agent

Caroline James, a native of Welcome, NC, is an experienced REALTOR with a deep understanding of the local area. As a proud graduate of North Davidson, she possesses an intimate knowledge of the community’s roads and landmarks. After completing her education at Davidson County Community College, Appalachian State University, and UNC Charlotte, Caroline embarked on a career in the NASCAR industry, working at ECR Engines on the Richard Childress Racing campus.

Although Caroline initially pursued her dream of becoming a Social Worker, she discovered that her true passion lay in Real Estate, a field that her father, Keith, had always encouraged her to explore. Recognizing her innate talent for selling homes and finding the perfect matches for her clients, Caroline made the decision to enter the Real Estate industry in January 2019. Her first year in the business was remarkably successful, and she continues to be one of the top-performing agents in Davidson County.

With an impressive average of 9-10 million dollars’ worth of transactions closed each year, Caroline has cultivated a loyal client base and receives numerous referrals. These clients have become cherished members of the Mantle Mafia family. Caroline resides in Midway with her husband Luke James, their two children, Waylon and Hadley, and an assortment of animals, including three dogs (Ranger, Molly, and Lucy) and various farm animals. Among her notable rescues is a Texas Longhorn named Moonshine, whom Caroline nurtured from infancy and now proudly considers part of her goat clan. Moonshine even accompanies Caroline on walks outside the pasture, leashed and obedient. In her leisure time, Caroline enjoys spending time making memories with her family, vacationing to the beach, and engaging in various outdoor activities. She also assists Luke in operating  J&H Greenhouses, a business they took over from Luke’s grandfather, Bruce Hill, renowned in the community for his tomato plants. Caroline’s passion for gardening extends to growing vegetables, and she hopes to persuade Luke to incorporate more flowers into their greenhouse offerings.

Caroline embodies the values instilled in her by her parents, always adhering to “The Golden Rule” and treating each client with the same care and attention she would expect as a customer. Recognizing the significance of buying or selling a home, she diligently attends to every detail and takes the time to listen attentively to her clients’ needs and desires. Caroline’s unwavering dedication to her clients stems from her lifelong passion for the Real Estate business. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home, Caroline James is the REALTOR you can trust to assist you with your Real Estate needs.

Read what CAROLINE JAMES's clients have to say...

Caroline James is the best. She had our very best interest at heart. She did everything she could to make sure our home sold. She was very patient with all of our questions and concerns. Never pushed us to do anything we didn’t want to do! I highly recommend her for the sale of your home or for the purchase of a new one! We love her!

Caroline was awesome! We couldn’t have asked for better realtor for our first time home purchase! She always managed to exceed our expectations, and was very patient with us while we found “the right house”. Thank you so much for all you did!

10 out 10 recommend Caroline. She is wonderful to work with. Caroline makes sure you know everything that is going on and keeps you update and goes through everything with you step by step. There is no one else I would rather work with.