Katie Prendergast began selling residential real estate with Keller Williams Professionals in Western North Carolina in 2012. She grew her business as an individual agent for three years before forming her team, Firefly Realty, in 2015. As the owner of a top producing team, Katie learned to specialize in working with sellers, bringing dynamic leadership and coaching to her team members, mastering the recruiting and hiring process, and managing business finances. With a background in professional counseling, Katie brings unique skills to her team and clients. She excels in clear communication, win-win negotiations, training and consulting, and team building.
Katie is passionate about teaching and training and has gained experience as a local and regional Ignite instructor and market center script trainer. Katie writes and presents material for local market centers and teams, and had the opportunity to present to the KW Poland region in 2020. Katie is a six-time BOLD graduate and serves in her market center as a member of the ALC. She was the 2019 recipient of the Al Braddock Spirit Award, earned for her demonstration of “behind the scenes” KW culture. Katie also received recognition for being among the top 100 individual agents in all of Asheville at Movement Mortgage’s AVL Top 100 awards ceremony.
Led by Katie, the Firefly Realty team has established a reputation of excellence with a focus on creating clients for life by providing a top-level customer experience. Firefly’s six full-time brokers take pride in professional, client-focused service to residential home buyers, sellers, and investors in Asheville, Hendersonville, and the surrounding communities. Three full-time operations team members provide support to our brokers and clients with unmatched attention to detail. Exceptional communication and follow-up are pillars of our team culture. Firefly received recognition for being among the top 10 teams in all of Asheville for both 2019 and 2020 at the most recent AVL Top 100 awards, and earned a Platinum Award for 2020 production from Keller Williams Professionals in Asheville.
Katie is also a mother to three young children and she particularly enjoys opportunities to offer connection and empowerment to women in business who desire to create a business-life counter balance that really works. During her family time, Katie enjoys hiking, camping, biking, and eating good food.