Jodi Bakst

Broker Owner, Broker, CRS, GREEN, SRES, CIPS, CLHMS, ABR, GRI


I am an entrepreneur who has worked across diverse industry sectors, including real estate development, sales and marketing; project management; environmental management; and economic development.  I currently own and operate my own real
estate company and brand – Real Estate Experts. 
I also own Circular Design Consulting. Through CDC and Real Estate Experts, I am developing North Carolina’s
first 100% net-zero energy neighborhood called Array.  Building and retrofitting homes is a passion.  I want to contribute to the real estate sector by helping to reduce its carbon footprint. 

 With additional training in digital marketing and Six Sigma, combined with inherent tenacious skills and a focus on getting projects done, I achieve outstanding results.  This is evidenced by my success in real estate sales, the success of my real
estate company, and the success of developing a path-breaking neighborhood that will showcase new methods in energy-efficient construction and design. 

By nature, I am a problem-solver and an extreme doer with a multi-faceted skill set spanning operations, project management and continuous improvement, which I believe enables me to transform and grow successful businesses. I seamlessly translate strategic visions, spearheading new innovations that maximize revenues, and ensure complete client satisfaction. I believe in empowering teams to deliver outstanding service levels, fostering a family-type work environment, and encouraging new ideas that deliver operational

Client success stories

Nothing makes us happier than seeing our client's fully realize their real estate goals.

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"Complete professional . Lynn guided us through the purchase of a second home in Sarasota, Florida. My wife and I were in Massachusetts the entire time. She did all the leg work. Always available for a question or two. I recommend her with no hesitati
"Lynn is the very best! I needed a realtor who could act fast and do all of the work necessary to ensure my bid to buy a property succeeded. Lynn is incredible. From our very first conversation when she asked me all of the right questions, I knew I co
"We were out of town sellers and Jodi and her team were very helpful identifying and getting done for us all of the tasks and improvements required for sale of an older home in this market environment. And we sold for well over the asking price - than
"Professionalism, Passion, Integrity, Effectiveness, Patience and Kindness. We were so lucky to have found Jodi when we were relocating to Durham! Jodi exemplifies all the traits of a vanishing breed of professional individuals who love what they do.
"Great Service Before and After the Sale. Jodi went above and beyond negotiating on our behalf with what was most likely the most difficult seller in real estate history. The home we were purchasing had solar panels that had not worked in 2 - 3 years
"Only 5 stars or I would have given her a 6. I have known Jodi for several years and have referred her to friends who needed a good Realtor without hesitation. This spring she helped our family with a fairly complicated sale of a rental property and 1
"Jodi is the BEST! We worked with Jodi initially months before starting to officially look for a house, as we were moving from out of state. She helped us do an initial overview of Chapel Hill, the neighborhoods, etc. She got to know us and understand
"Couldn't have been better. Jodi is the best, whether you are buying, selling or both. We wouldn't even consider working with any other realtor. She found a perfect house for us to buy and did an amazing job marketing the one we sold. All while being