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RE/MAX Essential Announces New Ownership

New leadership will help office continue to meet its mission of delivering premiere customer service to coastal North Carolina

RE/MAX Essential has announced new ownership of one of the most experienced and productive real estate brokerages in the area. Beginning January 1, Alisha Murray-Richardson has joined the ownership and leadership team as co-owner, President and CEO. Murray-Richardson will serve her new role alongside current owners Erik Hoffacker, Broker in Charge/Owner and Butch Saunders, Team Leader and Broker/Owner.

The new leadership change makes RE/MAX Essential one of the few international franchise brokerages in the area to be female lead.

Murray-Richardson has been instrumental in building the company over the past 10 years from the ground up to today with an agent count of 60 with 5 support staff positions.

“The agents at RE/MAX Essential have a proven record of providing outstanding service to their clients,” says Murray-Richardson. “It was flattering and an honor to be approached by Erik & Butch with the opportunity to join the ownership group. We’re confident we’ll continue to build on the office’s reputation as one of the most respected brokerages in Wilmington.”

RE/MAX Essential is a full service real estate firm located at 1650 Military Cutoff Rd #100, in Wilmington, NC. The office services New Hanover, Pender, Brunswick and Onslow Counties.

For more information about career opportunities with RE/MAX Essential, reach out to Alisha Murray-Richardson 910.777.2772 or

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About RE/MAX Essential:

RE/MAX Essential is a locally owned and operated full-service real estate brokerage located in Wilmington, North Carolina. Founded in 2010 the brokerage has 60 Realtors® and specializes in residential real estate. RE/MAX Essential is a proud supporter of Children’s Miracle Network, Impact Club, Bobby Jean’s Kids and other charities and is located at 1650 Military Cutoff Rd #100, in Wilmington, NC. To learn more, please visit

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