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Kevin King Associates

If you're in the market for a second home in the Lowcountry, or relocating to the area, our team is ready to help you find exactly what you're looking for. Kevin King Associates is part of the Charter One Realty Group, Hilton Head and Bluffton's number one realty group.

Contact us today to schedule your personal tour to see some of South Carolina's finest real estate.

Kevin King Charter One RealtyKevin King  | President, Kevin King Associates

Kevin King relocated to Hilton Head Island in 1983 with First Western Mortgage specializing in resort lending. After joining Kelley-Scott Real Estate in 1987, King became a partner with the firm, renamed Prudential Hilton Head Properties, in 1991 and was a top producer for the company from 1987 to 1998. He is a lifetime member of the Board of Realtors Distinguished Sales Award (Platinum) having qualified every year since 1988. The Prudential Real Estate Chairman’s Circle, which represents the top 1% of Prudential agents nationwide, honored King with the distinction of membership from 1996-1998. King joined Charter One Realty in January 1999. Kevin has consistently been one of the top agents in the Hilton Head and Bluffton markets since 1987.

A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Kevin King graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1979 where he was a full scholarship athlete and captained the golf team his senior year. King played golf professionally in Florida from 1980 to 1983, at which time he relocated to Hilton Head Island as Vice President and Branch Manager for First Western Mortgage. Kevin and his wife Lynn, have two daughters, Cameron and Victoria. Lynn has been with Tidepointe/Broad Creek Care Center, a continuing care community since 2008, and serves as their Community Relations Outreach Manager. Cameron, a graduate of the University of Georgia, serves as Sr Director of Global Communications for Tupperware International and lives in Orlando, Florida with her husband, Charlie Klaus, and daughter, Palmer Lynn Klaus. Victoria, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, is a design and marketing manager with J Banks Design, an international residential/commercial design firm in Hilton Head Island. 

King served as vice president of the Hilton Head Association of Realtors in 1998 and is a member of Colleton River Plantation and Secession Golf Club. He is also an instrument-rated pilot and a certified diver. King played golf professionally again in 2007–2008 on the Champions Tour until he was sidelined with injuries. He has since regained his amateur status and continues to pursue his passion for golf. King continues to enjoy aviation and takes every opportunity to fly himself where he needs to go.

Cell # 843-384-9466



Kara Fortney Charter OneKara Fortney | REALTOR, Kevin King Associates

Kara Fortney has an extensive background in business management, consulting, and sales in hospitality, automotive, and small business lending. Kara and her family have resided in the Coastal Empire and the LowCountry for over 20 years and thoroughly enjoy the climate, the rich history, and the Coastal lifestyle. Having recently built a new home in Bluffton, she felt empowered to share her wealth of knowledge and passion about the area with others through real estate. She is passionate about interior design, room staging, and organization. Kara is a graduate of Liberty University, where she studied Business and Finance. Kara looks forward to introducing her clients to the LowCountry and all the area has to offer. Prior to obtaining her Real Estate license and REALTOR® designation, Kara served as a commercial loan officer and Micro Loan Program Manager for the Savannah Small Business Assistance Corporation.

Cell # 843-415-5752



Christine Reid Charter OneChristine Reid  |  REALTOR, Kevin King Associates

Christine arrived in the Lowcountry in 1984. She graduated from Alvernia University with a BA in counseling. 

She is from northeastern PA and Nantucket Island. Her family, Reid Builders, maintains one of the premier builder statuses on Nantucket. 
She has a background in mortgage finance with a SC and Georgia real estate license. Christine is a “concierge”  Realtor giving her clients the “ Royal “ treatment. There is no task too demanding. She values and aims to please each client during and after each transaction. 
She is a high-energy, intuitive problem solver. In addition to years of various real estate adventures, she maintains a private fitness & Pilates studio and has been a local fitness personality in the Lowcountry since the early 80’s. 
Christine is a proud “Mum” of 2 adult children born and raised on Hilton Head Island. She adores nature, fine cuisine, and is passionate about sharing the architecture, restaurants, and shopping in Historic Savannah along with the extraordinary landscape and development of the Lowcountry.

Lynn King Charter One

Lynn King  | Business Development Manager

A native of North Carolina, Lynn is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and has been a Lowcountry resident since 1983. For over ten years, she has been the Community Relations Manager for TidePointe/Broad Creek Care Center.

Lynn is handling the advertising and marketing programs for Kevin King Associates and formulating a strategic business development plan to grow the team's exposure and sales productivity.

She is currently incoming president of Van Landingham Rotary and serves on the boards of Coastal Discovery Museum and The Sandbox Children's Museum.  A graduate of the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class of 2014, Lynn serves as a Board of Regent for that organization. She is actively involved with the American Heart Association/Palmetto Heart Walk and is a past president of the Junior League of Savannah Lowcountry Sustainers Program.

Cameron King Klaus  | Marketing Consultant

Cameron assists with marketing efforts for the business. She has worked for a global public relations and communications agency for eight years, specializing in developing communications strategies for clients across a variety of industries, and now works in global communications for Tupperware International.

Born in Hilton Head, Cameron spent most of her childhood in the Lowcountry and graduated from the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism. She now resides in Orlando, Florida with her husband, Charlie, and young daughter, Palmer Lynn, born in October 2017. They now have even more excuses to drive up to visit the Lowcountry any opportunity they get.