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.

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Kevin King


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 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 University of Georgia, works for a global public relations firm, and lives in Orlando, Florida with her husband, Charlie Klaus, and their new daughter, Palmer Lynn Klaus. Victoria, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, is a design and marketing assistant with J Banks Design 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 certified diver. King played golf professionally again in 2007–2008 on the Champions Tour until he was sidelined with an injury. 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. 


Steve Harmon

Sales Associate

Originally from central New York, Steve relocated to Hilton Head Island  in 2013. He has served more than eight years in public service as a firefighter and paramedic in New York and since relocating to the Lowcountry. 

Harmon joined Charter I Realty as a member of Kevin King Associates in 2016. Though relatively new to the area, Steve has quickly established himself in the community and represents buyers and sellers both on and off island. An avid golfer and fisherman, Steve and his wife Ashton Kelley Harmon live in Hilton Head Plantation. Steve's love of the Lowcountry and energy as a young professional are attributes that are serving him well in his new profession.



Charlotte Stringer

Sales Associate

Charlotte grew up in the United Kingdom and has lived internationally in Spain and South Africa.  She has been living in the Lowcountry for over twelve years. Prior to joining Charter One, Charlotte directed a successful real estate company in Spain selling unique European properties.  She is looking forward to resuming her career and reaching out to a worldwide market to introduce them to the Lowcountry.

Charlotte is married to Andrew Stringer, a renowned builder/ developer in South Carolina.  She has a son, Charlie Spencer White, who is a junior at DePaul University in Chicago and member of their Division I golf team.

An avid sportswoman in golf and tennis, Charlotte shares the highlight of her golf career was winning the World BMW Amateur Championship in South Africa in 2002.


Tripp Hawkins

Sales Associate

Originally from Statesville, North Carolina, Tripp initially came to the area in search of a summer college internship. His first summer involved working with Charter One and Kevin King, working with Island Getaway Rentals and employment with The Serg Group. His instant love of the Lowcountry and family ties in the area, led him to enroll at USC-Beaufort and graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management. His first post-graduate internship with Beach Properties turned into his first job.  During his 18 months with that company, he achieved his property management license.  Earlier this year,  Tripp made his move into real estate becoming licensed and joining the Kevin King Associates team at Charter One.  

Tripp is an accomplished tennis player, capturing titles in over 50 USTA events by the age of 18.  He was also ranked as one of the top ten tennis players in North Carolina in 2008.  He now enjoys hitting the links every chance he has to hone his golf skills.  However, his racquet is always nearby and he's always game for a set of tennis. 


Lorraine Borger

Office Manager/Sales Assistant

A Lowcountry resident for thirty one years, Lorraine Borger was born and raised just outside of Philadelphia. In 1975 she moved to North Jersey with her husband Jac, where they lived for fifteen years raising their three children, Jackie, Jodie and Taylor.

Shortly after relocating to Hilton Head in 1987, Lorraine was hired by Sea Pines as their Food and Beverage Controller where she worked until being promoted to Budget Trouble Shooter for Sea Pines Plantation. In 1989, Lorraine took a position with the Club Group as Membership Director for Shipyard and Port Royal Clubs. As these companies were bought and sold, Lorraine continued with the organization as Membership Director. In 1995, she took the position of Director of Membership and Sales for the Oyster Reef Golf Club, a private member-owned club, where she helped the club reach full membership status. 

In February 1999, Lorraine joined Charter I Realty and formed an association with Kevin King as a Realtor/Assistant. Lorraine is a licensed Realtor, and has been affiliated with Kevin King for the past seventeen years helping oversee the day-to-day operation of his business, Kevin King Associates. 

Lorraine was married for over thirty-five years and has been an Island resident for twenty-nine years. She is the proud parent of three grown children and a grandmother, having six grandsons and two granddaughters.


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 is formulating a strategic business development plan to grow the team's exposure and sales productivity.

She is currently a board member of Van Landingham Rotary, Coastal Discovery Museum and The Sandbox Children's Museum and serves the Hilton Head Island - Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program as a board of regents member. Lynn 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 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.

Cameron was born in Hilton Head and spent most of her childhood in the area. She now resides in Orlando, Florida with her husband, Charlie, and young daughter, Palmer Lynn, born in October. They now have even more excuses to drive up to visit the Lowcountry any opportunity they get.