About Us

As seen and heard on Charlotte WBT 1110 AM / 99.3 FM AM with Bo Thompson & Beth Troutman, Zillow, Realtor.com, Inman, and more, Kristen Bernard and our real estate specialists are proud to be the preferred EmpowerHome Team in Charlotte!

Kristen of EmpowerHome Team is a South Carolina native, but has called Charlotte home for 18 years. As a former elementary school teacher in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system, she understands the importance of connecting with her clients and communicating effectively. She prides herself in gaining trust from her clients and achieving results through listening and helping others understand so that they can make their own informed decisions.

Kristen is your “next” home expert and personal resource guide in the buying process. Moving across town? Ready to downsize? Need more space for the kids? Kristen knows a home is more than a roof over your head. It’s your life, dream, financial future and place to create memories. Her experience is your edge in making your next perfect move!

EmpowerHome Team Values


These values are fundamental values within our team. We foster these positive qualities to ensure a better experience for our clients.


We always try to exceed the expectations of our clients and team members by going above and beyond every chance we get.


We value our clients above and beyond everything else. We will make you our top priority and make sure you feel valued as our client.


We believe that communication is vital to the success of any effort. It increases productivity and overall client satisfaction, our number one goal.


Our team never gives up. We are trained and given the support to proactively solve any problem that arises.


We understand that building relationships in our community is key to being a part of it. We have cultivated a culture of service within our team.

Who Hires EmpowerHome Team?

People Who Are Always Busy
People Who Are Always Busy

EmpowerHome Team's system features methods of marketing and selling homes that minimize their involvement and inconvenience. The pre-selection and qualifying process reduce the number of people who troop in and out of the home with no real interest in it or the ability to buy it immediately.

Entrepreneurs & Business Owners
Entrepreneurs & Business Owners

They quickly recognize the superiority of EmpowerHome Team's sophisticated system for selling homes as quickly as possible for top dollar. They have the background and experience to understand the power of the multi-media, multi-step system that the EmpowerHome Team has perfected.

People With No Time For Do-Overs
People With No Time For Do-Overs

EmpowerHome Team sells 98% of their homes listed – compared to the average agent's low 48%. Many sellers go through three agents before finally getting their home sold – and then they tend to compromise their price severely. People are determined to get it right the first time; compare Kristen's track record to others, and make the obvious choice.

Executives & Leaders
Executives & Leaders

People in leadership are accustomed to bringing people who play diverse & specialized roles together as a team, and generate a productive approach to complex situations. Because of this, Executives and Leaders understand and appreciate the EmpowerHome Team System.

People Who Are NOT Investors or Real Estate Experts
People Who Are NOT Investors or Real Estate Experts

Most successful people have not had the time or inclination to become experts in finance, investments, and real estate law, unless it applies to their profession. So they want someone supervising every aspect of the sale of their home who is a leading authority and globally recognized expert with many years of successful experience.

Join EmpowerHome Team

We are always looking for talented team members to join our growing team! Are you an agent who wants to just focus on the things that you love – YOUR clients? We have a unique system that allows for our agents to focus on the buyers and sellers that they work with.  We provide appointments for our agents, as well as the BEST support team in the industry!!

We are a group of people that have come together and share the same core values, always put our clients first, and want to accomplish BIG things together! We are fun, supportive, and hardworking!

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