We are more than a TEAM, we’re a FAMILY

Leadership-teamOur Team is more than a group of people. It is our culture. It’s a way of thinking, doing and committing to one another for the success of everyone involved. When you have individuals coming together with one mindset, you have an award-winning team – the EILLU Team.

With the EILLU Team, you get an enthusiastic team of professionals, committed to proactively working together to bring you the best results whether you are selling or buying a property. We remain the best boutique real estate Team in Outer Banks because of our cutting edge marketing expertise, knowledge, and customer service.

With more than 20 years of experience in real estate, vacation rentals and development on the Outer Banks, Eillu’s management team brings to the table an abundant background, firmly established in proven real estate methods. Joined together with a dynamic team of realtors, digital marketing professionals, and a strong technology department to create a new concept for real estate on the Outer Banks that will lead to more sales, higher profits and more opportunities for buyers, sellers and realtors alike!

Driven by the technological advances of the real estate marketplace of today, Eillu employs the future of real estate marketing with the latest technology available to realtors and clients, backed by an acclaimed IT department. The digital marketing team provides helpful and relevant content for clients and streamlines the nurturing process straight to the appropriate trained Realtor. All under the guidance of a long-time Outer Banks real estate professional, Eillu is aligned with expertise to help you succeed with your buying, selling and professional real estate goals.

Eillu’s team of real estate professionals are dedicated to the buying and selling experience of our customers. Our team stays up to date on industry trends, home availability and provides excellent customer service. Learn more about our expert staff that are waiting to assist during your buying or selling process.

Raju Uppalapati – CEO / Principal Broker in Charge

Raju Uppalapati is a highly successful veteran of the real estate industry with first-hand, real-world experience in real estate sales, marketing and development, vacation rentals and hospitality service industries. For 16 years, he served as CEO of BD&A Realty and Construction, a premier luxury real estate and construction company on the Outer Banks of North

Vijayasree Uppalapati-President

Vijayasree Uppalapati is a business professional with extensive experience in real estate, technology, marketing and healthcare services industries. A graduate of Andhra Medical College, Vijaya started her career as an emergency room physician in India and the British Virgin Islands. After a successful medical career, Vijaya began to focus on the business world, helping establish

Jack Riggle – Associate Broker

Throughout his 30+ year real estate career, Jack has offered clients and customers the highest degree of service.  Not only has he mastered the art of multi-tasking, but he is a financial guru!  He has managed the sale of new homes for builders through the largest real estate company in the Metropolitan Washington market and

Carol Riggle – Associate Broker

Carol is known as a pioneer in the real estate industry, having created the first Real Estate Career Counseling Division in the United States in 1981.  She joined Jack to  further build their real estate business in 2001.  “Our clients receive the best we have to give and one of us is always available,” says

Wanda Wise – Associate Broker

Wanda, originally from Pennsylvania, spent many years as a computer operator and office manager for the York Daily Record. Wanda, her husband Sam, and their family fell in love with the Outer Banks after vacationing here in 1980. They realized a dream when they built their investment beach home in South Nags Head in 2000.

Michelle Register – Associate Broker

Before obtaining her Real Estate license in 2015, Michelle worked for 23 years at a private laboratory focusing on customer service and physician satisfaction.  Most recently, Michelle worked for Century 21 in Greenville.  Her team was recognized for 2016 end of year results: 2016 Overall Team producer 2016 Listing Team of the year 2016 Selling Team

Marti Thoms – Real Estate Sales Coordinator

Marti Thoms is an experienced Sales Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the real estate industry. Skilled in Sales, Marketing, Statistical Analysis, Residential Lending, Credit Review, Customer Satisfaction, and Customer Retention.  Marti is a strong sales professional with a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration from George Mason University and a North

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PO Box 3009, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
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3712 Suite B North Croatan Hwy
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
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