Our Valuable Team Members

Scarlett Properties is a full service real estate firm dedicated to providing superior real estate and property management services. We market single-family homes, condominiums and townhomes. Our staff integrates advanced technology to maximize marketing and advertising. Our firm is based in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte and services clients throughout the Carolinas.

Kyle Bender
Kyle BenderPresident & Founder
Kyle has completely devoted his time to building a real estate business and portfolio and is a five-time award winner of “Best in Client Satisfaction” as seen in Charlotte Magazine. Kyle founded Scarlett Properties to share business objectives and client focus. Whether you are searching for the perfect home in the community that fits your lifestyle or you need assistance in selling your home, he has the experience and passion to help you achieve your goal.
Sara Botza
Sara BotzaProperty Manager
Sara has seen a lot of things growing up in Charlotte — like the skyward growth of uptown, including the Bank of America Building, The Vue Charlotte on 5th Apartments and other developments. She witnessed the birth of the Carolina Panthers and the development of the Light Rail. She is very caring and understanding of her clients’ needs, and is ready to help them find their dream home. Her passion in helping people find the home that is right for them is what drove her decision to become a realtor and join Scarlett Properties.

Michelle Blackwell
Michelle BlackwellRealtor
Michelle Jones Blackwell has a passion for real estate and the Queen City. As a resident of Mecklenburg and Union Counties for 20 years, she knows the city and all it has to offer. Prior to real estate, Michelle was a Human Resources professional with ADT Security Services and uses her interpersonal, resolution management, and communication skills to help your real estate transaction run as smoothly as possible. She has been very active with her children’s education serving on the PTA Board for 2 years. She was also the Family Fun Committee Chairperson for two years as well as room mom, team sports mom and committee member for the Marvin Ridge Athletic Boosters. When not attending sporting events for her 3 boys, she likes to read, make jewelry and is addicted to Netflix. Michelle is very enthusiastic about helping you buy, sell or invest in the perfect property for you and will be with you every step of the way!