Team Information & Awards

This page will detail many of the awards and history of DeDe’s Real Estate Group including sales awards and successes in Real Estate to date. To learn more about each agent on the team, Meet The Team and see what each agent brings to the table!

Information About The Team

DeDe’s Real Estate Group is one of the top producing teams in the Triad NC area and was formed to bring the very best agents in the industry to a single team. The team currently has five agents that work full time that can help you to buy your dream home or get your home sold! DeDe Cunningham is the lead agent and founder of the team who has 28 years of both residential and commercial experience in real estate including negotiating real estate deals for a Fortune 500 company and purchasing and developing land for both residential and commercial developments. DeDe holds a degree in Architecture and is a Licensed NC General Contractor. DeDe’s ability to negotiate with agents & communicate with clients is unparalleled and her success in residential real estate proves just that. Don’t take our word for it, just read our Testimonials. See DeDe’s profile to learn more! Kathy Nakayama is the buyer’s specialist on the team who has been dealing in Real Estate in the Triad since 2005. Before doing real estate, Kathy was a Japanese translator and is fluent in Japanese. She has experience working with both local and international buyers. See Kathy’s profile to learn more!  Richard Cunningham is our Client Coordinator and Showing Agent. Richard hold degrees in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, e is a licensed NC State General Contractor and Realtor. Richard’s precise attention to detail and his knowledge of construction make him an excellent partner for buyers through the home showing, inspection and walk through processes. Richard’s role as a buyer support specialist assures a smooth and detailed transaction from contract to close. DeDe’s Real Estate Group – We Offer Real Estate at a HIGHER Level!!!

Team Awards

The team has sold over 20+ million dollars by closing 101 properties in the Triad area in 2017 alone. The team closed over 120 properties for over 30+ million in 2018. The team has earned praise on both the local, regional and national levels because of their accomplishments. DeDe’s Real Estate Group earned a Top Producer Award in 2016 for these accomplishments in both selling and buying homes. The group also ranked #9 in Top Team Sales for the ENTIRE Carolina’s Region in 2017!

On top of the team production awards, our agents are very involved in the community as well as received individual awards & certifications. Please see Dede Cunningham’sKathy Nakayama’s or Richard Cunningham’s individual pages to learn more about their community involvement and accomplishments!



(DeDe Cunningham, Devin Loflin and Kathy Nakayama)