Linda Rike

Linda Rike

Linda Rike, REALTOR®


About Linda

Linda was born in Washington, N.C., and moved to Carteret County in 1965. She earned a master’s degree in education with an emphasis in counseling from East Carolina University and then returned to the Crystal Coast to embark on a Real Estate career. Today, she is the owner & lead broker of Linda Rike Real Estate.

Over the years, Linda Rike has reached a conclusion. She loves being near the water, any type of water. It’s something about the smell of the salt air. Or perhaps it’s the sound of the waves crashing on the shoreline, or a baited line and hook breaking a glassy surface at daybreak.

Water is critical in so many aspects of life: gardening, cooking, and bringing to fruition everything from flowers to sandcastles. So, it’s no surprise that adding a little water to your lifestyle can have an uplifting affect on your life! That’s one of the many reasons we at Linda Rike Real Estate choose to call the Crystal Coast home. We appreciate the beauty of the Atlantic Ocean and the many scenic waterways that ribbon the Crystal Coast. It’s the perfect place to satisfy the desire to dip your toes, relax, and catch a gorgeous sunset.

Professional Designations
  • BA: East Carolina University

  • MA ED: East Carolina University

  • ABR: Accredited Buyers Representative®

  • CRS: Certified Residential Specialist®

  • GRI: Graduate of Realtors Institute®

  • RRS: Recreation & Resort Specialist®

  • SRES: Seniors Real Estate Specialist®

  • SRS: Seller Representative Specialist®

  • RSPS: Resort and Second Home Property Specialist

  • SFR: Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource

  • CDPE: Certified Distressed Property Expert

  • GREEN Certified

Professional Qualifications
  • North Carolina Real Estate Brokers

  • National Association of REALTORS® Active Member

  • North Carolina Association of REALTORS® Active Member

  • Carteret County Association of REALTORS® Active Member

  • REALTORS National Marketing Institute® Active Member

  • Dean of the North Carolina REALTORS Institute, GRI Program

  • Director North Carolina Real Estate Education Foundation 1993 – 1999

  • Real Estate Forms Committee NCAR 1996 – 2000

  • NCAR Professional Standards Committee 2001, 2002

  • Education Committee Member (NCAR) 1991 – 1994

  • Chairman Education Committee (Carteret County Association of REALTORS®) 1992 – 1995, 2011 – 2013

  • Chairman Orientation Committee (Carteret County Association of REALTORS®) 1990 – 1991

  • Computer Services Committee & Product Development Subcommittee Residential Sales Council

  • Course Development (Promotion Subcommittee Residential Sales Council)

  • Top Producing Listing & Selling Agent in Carteret County Since 1989

  • Director Carteret County Chamber of Commerce 1996 – 1998

  • Director Carteret Community College Foundation 2000 – 2002

  • Superior Listing Achievement (Carteret County Association of REALTORS®) 2003

  • Featured in REALTOR® Magazine article “Against The Wind” February 2000

  • Featured in REALTOR® Magazine article entitled “Reaching Superstardom” September 2005

  • Featured in “Creating REAL ESTATE Connection” book written by Allan Dalton with Gee Dunsten, published 2015

  • Team Top Production/Highest Number of Closed Units Award (Carteret County Association of REALTORS®) 2006 & 2014

  • Team Top Unit Production Rate Award/Highest Rate Per Team Member of Closed Units (Carteret County Association of REALTORS®) 2007, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015

  • Office Top Unit Production Rate Award/Highest Number Per Office Member of Closed Units (Carteret County Association of REALTORS®) 2007 & 2008

  • Team Top Dollar Production Rate Award 2009 – 2012 & 2014 – 2105

  • October, 1987 – Present: North Carolina Real Estate Broker

  • April, 1985 – October, 1987: North Carolina Real Estate Salesperson

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