David Kent

David Kent

Bio: David Kent grew up in Bennettsville, SC, and moved to the Lowcountry after college. He started the Real Buyer’s Agent in 1995 because he strongly felt home buyers deserved equal representation when purchasing a home and has dedicated much of his career to this mission. David has held various leadership roles at the local, state, and national levels of the Realtor Association and currently serves as the Region 4 Vice President of the National Association of Realtors. David is committed to further education about buyer representation and elevating the standards within the real estate profession. He has acted on the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) advisory board since 2008 and was inducted into the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) Hall of Fame in 2010. David was appointed to the Charleston County Planning Commission in 2010. David resides in Mt Pleasant with his wife, Minou.

What sets him apart: David brings his unique background in building and land development to the clients he works with. He strives to ensure that all of his clients are making educated and informed decisions throughout the buying process.

Licensed Realtor since 1983

In His Free Time: When not working with clients, David enjoys getting out on his boat, exercising, cheering on the Clemson Tigers, playing with his dog Maizy, and taking trips with his family.

Education: Building Science and Construction Management, Clemson University

Professional Service:

National Association of Realtors - Region 4 Vice President 2024

National Association of Realtors - Realtor Party Disbursement Liaison 2023

National Association of Realtors - RPAC Federal Disbursement Trustee -  Chairman 2021

National Association of Realtors - National Director 2007, 2016-2022

South Carolina Association of Realtors - 2016 President

Charleston Trident Association of Realtors - 2007 President

Charleston Trident Association of Realtors MLS- 2004 President

Charleston Trident Homebuilders Association- 1997 President


Mt Pleasant Rotary Club - Rotarian of the Year 2020

South Carolina Association of Realtors- 2017 Realtor of the Year

South Carolina Association of Realtors-2018 Advocate Award

National Association of Realtors - Omega Tau Rho

RPAC Hall of Fame 2020

Charleston Trident Association of Realtors - 2009 Realtor of the Year

REBAC Hall of Fame 2010

Charleston Trident Association of Homebuilders, 1995 Member of the Year


Mt Pleasant Rotary Club - President Elect

East Cooper Faith Network - Board Member

Charleston County Planning Commission

Honorary Commander, Advisory Council Board 2008-2023

Honorary Commander, 437th Mission Support Squadron, 2006 – 2007

Commonwealth of Kentucky - Kentucky Colonel

Recent Client Testimonials...

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David was extremely helpful with purchasing our new home. He is knowledgeable about the area and we found him very honest and reliable. He was quick to answer any questions and help us with everything. We can't wait to move into our new home. Thank you David!!


David Kent is excellent and helped us secure the right home for us. He is an expert negotiator, know the entire area so well, and is just a really good person. If you are buying real estate, you need David Kent!


We totally trust David Kent - he's an amazing person - and you are in good, caring, knowledgeable hands with him !! Thank you David !Jerry & Chris Shriver


My wife and I have used David Kent on two different transactions, and we have been well pleased with both experiences


David was incredibly helpful throughout the entire long process of finding our home. We learned about the different areas of Charleston so we could identify what we were looking for.


David was very professional and his insight was very valuable to us in buying our house. He made the process simple and smooth.


David Kent was the most helpful in every single way. As a first time buyer for new construction, I had no clue what was going on and David guided me through the entire process and made it as easy as possible.

Mike Daniels

I would highly recommend David if you are looking for a realtor! I was a first time buyer, and he made the process very easy and stress free. With his help, I was able to close on the first property that ...

Jennifer Grimm

David Kent assisted us in the purchase of our home in Mount Pleasant in 2022. David’s help was critical to our success as we were living in New England, while searching for our dream home in the south. ...

Christopher White

We had an absolutely outstanding experience using David Kent with The Real Buyer's Agent. I cannot recommend highly enough!

Eric Palecek

We had an absolutely outstanding experience using David Kent with The Real Buyer's Agent. We were looking to relocate to Charleston from out of state in a very difficult real estate market with properties ...


David was absolutely the best realtor we have worked with. His knowledge, availabilty, and contacts were essential in my family finding a house in this incredibly tight market.

Daniel Patrick Smith