John Hawkins

John is a partner at Insight Property Group and a native of the Triangle. John brings a wealth of experience and energy to every client he serves.
Following college at both ECU and UNC_CH, John enjoyed nine years as owner of two successful companies in Chapel Hill and Raleigh that he sold in 1984 to begin his real estate career with Fonville Morisey Realty.
John’s honesty, integrity, and genuine respect for others, combined with his natural ability to quickly grasp and explain complex information earned him the trust and respect of his clients, colleagues, and competitors. At Fonville Morisey, John rapidly rose from successful real estate agent, to sales manager (growing his office to #1 in the Triangle), to the newly formed position of C.O.O.
Prior to his retirement after 15 years as C.O.O., John grew Fonville Morisey to over 253,000 square feet of office space, $2 billion in annual sales, over 700 agents, built a mortgage company that consistently ranked in the top 10 lenders in the Triangle, oversaw an award winning national relocation division and a market leading title insurance company. The area’s real estate community showed their respect for John in 2013, inducting him into the elite Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors “Hall of Fame”.
As his Insight Property Group clients will attest, John works extremely hard for his clients and customers and brings a unique understanding to all aspects of the business.
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