LELANIA “LAINA” KAFITI

Realtor® / Broker in North Carolina / South Carolina

216.577.7232 cell phone
lkafiti@cottinghamchalk.com

PERSONAL STATEMENT

I am a fierce advocate for my clients throughout each transaction. Staying one (or several) steps ahead of everyone ensures a smooth process and successful closing. Beyond the closing, my knowledge and local resources continue to be available to my clients as I strive to build life-long relationships.

ACHIEVEMENTS & DESIGNATIONS

  • National Association of Realtors®
  • North Carolina Association of Realtors®
  • Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association

  • 2017 Charlotte Observer Real Estate Rising Star
  • Superior School of Real Estate
  • SNS – Strategic Negotiating Specialist
  • South Carolina Realtors Association

PERSONAL INFO

FUN FACTS

  • I love working at Cottingham Chalk because the family-like culture is fun and so supportive!

  • I love that Charlotte has a mix of people from across the globe, the exploding restaurant scene and the world-class arts.

  • For a quick getaway, you can’t beat Charleston for the coast or Asheville if the mountains are calling you. We are spoiled being so close to both!

  • Exploring the world (near and far) with my husband and two daughters is what I love to do with my free time. We love to connect with new cultures and people.

  • I am an energy healer. I use ancient techniques from Japan and other indigenous cultures and spiritual traditions to assist the body’s innate healing mechanisms. And healing the energy in a house can be transformative for all its inhabitants!

ABOUT ME

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Laina’s adventurous spirit lead her to live in several cities across the Midwest and Northeastern US. A lover of travel and cultural arts of all mediums, she delights in finding the very best in local restaurants, galleries, music and fashion. Her passion for architecture and home design, in particular, fueled her interest in pursuing real estate as a career. She combines that passion with a concierge-like attention to detail to provide top notch service to her clients.

Laina’s experience launching a wellness retail store in the world renowned Cleveland Clinic hospital, as well as her training in yoga and meditation make her an ideal companion on the sometimes stressful path to home buying and selling. She has the poise, local knowledge, and outstanding relationship skills to lead every transaction to success.

After 10 years living in Charlotte, Laina feels like a native. She understands the many concerns of moving to a new city and state after relocating for her husband’s job in 2011. Laina has been married to her husband Sal for over 20 years and has two teenage daughters ~ one in college and one at Myers Park High School. She enjoys contributing her time and energy as a board member at Gracious Hands Transitional Housing.

MY LISTINGS

Listings 1 - 3 of 3

Price: $875,000
2521 E 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204
Subdivision: Elizabeth
4 BR, 3 BA, 2663 sqft
Laina Kafiti | MLS # 3726236 | Contract
Price: $659,000
2512 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204
Subdivision: Elizabeth
4 BR, 2 BA, 2075 sqft
Laina Kafiti | MLS # 3713210 | Contract
Price: $315,000
222 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28207
Complex: Dartmouth on Providence
2 BR, 1 BA, 1260 sqft
Laina Kafiti | MLS # 3719251 | Contract

Listings 1 - 3 of 3

MY SALES

Sales 1 - 12 of 12

200 Scofield Road - 4 BR, 2 BA - 2082 sqft
Sold for $590,000 on Apr 1, 2021 for 100% of list price
Subdivision: Barclay Downs
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5612 Biggers Brook Drive - 4 BR, 2 BA - 1922 sqft
Sold for $346,500 on Apr 1, 2021 for 101.9% of list price
Subdivision: Indian Brook
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1048 Coddington Place - 4 BR, 4 BA - 3068 sqft
Sold for $860,000 on Mar 31, 2021 for 98.3% of list price
Subdivision: Cotswold
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2216 Chesterfield Avenue - 4 BR, 3.1 BA - 3031 sqft
Sold for $867,500 on Mar 26, 2021 for 99.2% of list price
Subdivision: Chantilly
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1722 Woodward Avenue - 3 BR, 2.1 BA - 2270 sqft
Sold for $460,000 on Oct 29, 2020 for 101.1% of list price
Subdivision: Brightwalk
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708 Sunnyside Avenue - 4 BR, 3.1 BA - 2658 sqft
Sold for $733,000 on Sep 21, 2020 for 98.4% of list price
Subdivision: Elizabeth
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2320 Commonwealth Avenue - 2 BR, 1 BA - 1132 sqft
Sold for $420,000 on Sep 18, 2020 for 105% of list price
Subdivision: Chantilly
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1337 Rising Oak Drive - 3 BR, 2.1 BA - 1344 sqft
Sold for $240,000 on Sep 16, 2020 for 88.9% of list price
Subdivision: The Park at Oaklawn
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8317 Strandhill Road - 3 BR, 2.1 BA - 2082 sqft
Sold for $410,000 on Jul 15, 2020 for 102.5% of list price
Subdivision: Birkdale Village
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3948 Kestrel Lane - 4 BR, 2.1 BA - 2875 sqft
Sold for $350,000 on May 22, 2020 for 95.9% of list price
Subdivision: Audubon Lake
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15139 Keyes Meadow Way - 5 BR, 4.1 BA - 3242 sqft
Sold for $574,000 on Jan 17, 2020 for 97.5% of list price
Subdivision: Walden
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20218 Middletown Road - 3 BR, 2.1 BA - 2100 sqft
Sold for $342,500 on Dec 23, 2019 for 97.9% of list price
Complex: St Philip Square
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Sales 1 - 12 of 12

FEATURED LISTINGS

Listings 1 - 4 of 85   next

Price: $3,199,500
6256 Sharon Hills Road, Charlotte, NC 28210
Subdivision: Sharon Hills
5 BR, 4.3 BA, 6474 sqft
Lucy Butler | MLS # 3589381 | Active
Price: $2,685,000
2450 Red Fox Trail, Charlotte, NC 28211
Subdivision: Foxcroft
5 BR, 5.2 BA, 6655 sqft
Sara Roche | MLS # 3699070 | Contract
Price: $2,500,000
326 Colville Road, Charlotte, NC 28207
Subdivision: Eastover
5 BR, 5.1 BA, 4643 sqft
Callie Kelly | MLS # 3719071 | Contract
Price: $2,450,000
1611 Jameston Drive, Charlotte, NC 28209
Subdivision: Myers Park
5 BR, 4.2 BA, 5582 sqft
Leigh Corso | MLS # 3709697 | Contract

Listings 1 - 4 of 85   next

WHAT MY CLIENTS SAY