DeDe Cunningham

DeDe brings a wealth of knowledge & expertise to each real estate transaction. DeDe is a well rounded knowledgeable agent with a degree in Architecture, 32 years experience in sales and new construction & land development, she holds her NC Contractor's license and has a proven history of home sales in the Triad. Whether selling an existing home, building a new one, or searching for your DREAM home, DeDe guides you with expertise & professionalism every step of the way. DeDe focuses on the areas of Oak Ridge, Summerfield, Stokesdale, High Point, Kernersville, Northwest Guilford County & Greensboro. DeDe's Real Estate Team exceeds over 30+ million in sales volume each year and is dedicated to providing the complete real estate service package and most of all - exceptional customer service! Whether you are a seasoned buyer or a first time buyer or seller, DeDe listens to your needs and provides solid advice based on fact and market data. She will guide you every step of the way!

Dede's Real Estate Group - Real Estate at a HIGHER Level!!!


2009-Current: Keller Williams ONE, NC


  • Full-time realtor managing commercial and residential real estate transactions as an independent contractor. Servicing all areas of the Piedmont Triad from Clemmons to Gibsonville and all areas in between. Special focus on areas in the Northwest Guilford County, Kernersville and Greensboro. Successfully closing over 100 transactions and $30+ million each year!

2007-2010: Keystone Group Inc, Greensboro NC

Land Planning & Special Projects

  • Manage commercial apartment projects to ensure timely development within budget and quality standards
  • Design new products, clubhouses and site plans. Work with architects and engineers to ensure community designs maximize profits and address product requirements
  • Produce landscape plans for various single family and apartment sites
  • Manage on-site land development of multiple product communities

2000-2007: Portrait Homes - North Carolina LLC, Greensboro NC

Director of Land Development (2005-2007)

  • Manage entitlement process. Hire and oversee consultants to ensure timely progress of entitlement process. Collaborate with engineers to design functional, cost effective sites
  • Contractual follow through with earnest money, terminations and extensions and closing of property
  • Oversee all rezoning, annexations and jurisdictional approvals.
  • Interface between subcontractors, engineers, local inspectors and staff regarding plan issues, reviews and interpretations
  • Bid and hire land development suppliers and subcontractors

Director of Purchasing (2004 - 2005)

  • Manage all aspects of the Purchasing Department for the Greensboro Division and training of Purchasing Managers in other divisions

Purchasing and Estimating Manager (2000 - 2004)

  • Bid and negotiate with subcontractors and suppliers for labor and materials
  • Produce and manage budgets for all product types built by Greensboro Division
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies between subcontractors and Portrait Homes
  • Firing and subsequent replacement of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Develop and maintain budgets and bid documents for all communities and products

1994-2000: City of High Point, High Point NC

Erosion Control Inspector (1999 - 2000)

  • Review residential and commercial plans for compliance with the High Point Development Ordinance and consult with engineers regarding erosion issues
  • Inspect sites to assure compliance with erosion control including installation and maintenance of erosion measures and maintain records of all cases
  • Respond to citizen complaints regarding storm water and erosion issues


City Plans Reviewer / Permits and Records Supervisor (1995 – 1999)

  • Review residential and commercial plans for local and state code compliance
  • Coordinate all inter-departmental reviews of plans for proposed developments
  • Write permits as required and maintain records of all permits issued and plans reviewed; oversee permit specialists
  • Consult with architects and the general public regarding code interpretations

Building Inspector (1994 – 1995)

  • Conduct field inspections of residential and commercial construction projects to determine code compliance
  • Provide code interpretations for contractors and the general public



- Realtor® / Broker - Full time

- Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

- Licensed NC General Contractor

- NC State Certified Building Inspector

- NC State Certified Electrical Inspector

- NC State Certified Mechanical Inspector

- NC State Certified Plumbing Inspector


- 2011 Honor Society Award Winner

- 2012 Masters Circle Award Winner

- 2012 Associate of the Year Oak Ridge

- 2013 Top 5% All Allen Tate Agents

- 2013 Barbara Tate Legendary Service Award

- 2013 Associate of the Year Oak Ridge

- 2013 Chairman's Circle Award Winner

- 2014 Top 5% All Allen Tate Agents

- 2014 Chairman's Circle Award Winner

- 2014 Real Trends Best Real Estate Agent

- 2015 Quadruple Gold Sales Award for Top Agent for Closed Homes and Closed Volume

- 2015 GRRA Realtor of Distinction Award

- 2016 Nomination for "Best in the Northwest" by Northwest Observer

- 2016 Quadruple Gold Sales Award for Top Team for Closed Homes and Closed Volume

- 2016 GRRA Realtor of Distinction Award

- 2017 Platinum Sales Award ($20 million volume and 100+ closings)

- 2017 #1 Team - Keller Williams of Greensboro

- 2017 GRRA Realtor of Distinction 

- 2017 REAL Trends NC Best Real Estate Professionals 

- 2018 GRRA Realtor of Distinction

- 2018 Triad Real Producers Magazine December Cover Feature

- 2019 Expertise Top 20 Best Real Estate Agents in Greensboro

- 2019 REAL Trends NC Best Real Estate Teams 

- 2019 Platinum Sales Award ($25+ million volume and 92+ closings)

- 2020 Platinum Sales Award (32+ Million Volume and 107 Closings)

- 2020 Real Trends Best Real Estate Teams in North Carolina

- 2021 Platinum Sales Award (34+ Million Volume and 93 Closings)

- GRRA Realtor of Distinction (2015 thru 2021)!!



- National Association of REALTORS®

- North Carolina Association of REALTORS®

- Greensboro Regional REALTORS® Association

- KW Luxury Home Specialist

- Triad Multiple Listing Service

- NCHFA Preferred Real Estate Professional

- Merchants Association of Oak Ridge

- E-Certified 2.0 - Certified Relocation Consultant- Marketing Assistance

- Certified Relocation Consultant- Buyer/Destination Service


- Volunteer for Town of Oak Ridge Board of Adjustment

- Merchant's Assoc of Oak Ridge; 2014 President, 2015-2016 Board Member, 2017-2018 Member 

- National Association of Professional Women

- Avid Runner

- Enjoy skiing, wakeboarding and running

- NWHS Parent Volunteer

- NWHS Speech and Debate Club Parent Booster

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