Our Commitment

Our team knows Union and surrounding counties. They also know real estate. With over 15 years of combined real estate experience, the Southland Team is ready to meet your needs. Customers are our TOP priority. We pride ourselves on our responsiveness and attentiveness to our buyers and sellers.

Put your next transaction in our hands. You won’t be disappointed!

Our Team

Joshua Caruso
Joshua CarusoBIC Monroe NC, Broker NC/SC Owner

Originally from Spartanburg SC, Joshua moved to Union County in elementary school and has been working in Union County since he was 16 years old. Joshua decided to pursue real estate in 2014 and with his incredible knowledge of Union County and its people, Joshua was able to make many connections. In March of 2020 Joshua partnered up with another agent, Alicia Love, and they have built one of the top producing firms in Union County, Southland Homes & Realty.

Joshua is married to Misty and they have 2 beautiful daughters. When Joshua is not working hard for his clients or the firm, he enjoys watching college football, being on the lake and American Muscle Cars.

Alicia Hill Love
Alicia Hill LoveBIC Matthews NC, Owner
Alicia was born and raised in Union County, where she is now one of the top producing agents. Alicia is married to her high school sweet heart, Justin. They have 4 beautiful children and currently live in Northern Union County. Alicia’s passion for the real estate industry led her to partner up with another agent, Joshua Caruso, and start Southland Homes & Realty in March of 2020.

Outside of real estate, Alicia has incredible passion for her family. She thrives on sunshine and warm weather. On the weekends you will find her on the lake, working in her yard, or anything pertaining to the outdoors. Alicia is a fierce defender of her clients best interest and would love to talk to you about your real estate goals.

Alejandro Gallegos
Alejandro GallegosBroker NC
Alejandro was born and raised in Southern California before he moved to Nevada. After seven years in Nevada, he found his home in North Carolina. Graduating from Piedmont in 2014, he began working at a local Mexican restaurant for a few years meeting many of the locals, including Alicia! Finally in late 2021, Alejandro decided to get his Real Estate License to help his friends and the locals he met to find the home of their dreams! Being bilingual, he can help you in English or Spanish! Si usted tiene preguntas o desea buscar casa, Alejandro le va a ayudar lo mejor que pueda! Gracias!
Carissa Greene
Carissa GreeneBroker NC

Carissa is a union county native and loves her hometown of Unionville. She is young, energetic and thrives to work hard! She graduated high school in 2018 and began working for a small business shortly after. After four years of working she decided to start her career in real estate. She has always had a passion for becoming a real estate agent and is now following her dreams! In 2022 she became a broker and is ready to build committed and trusting relationships with her clients and help them with anything that they are seeking for in real estate!

Casey Ball
Casey BallBroker NC/SC
Experienced REALTOR with a demonstrated history of working in the real estate industry. Strong real estate professional focused on outstanding client service, reliability, attention to detail, consistent communication, personal touches and a skilled negotiator with his clients best interests at heart. Having grown up in Indian Trail and witnessing the extreme growth as families move to this area, Casey is happy to help find your perfect home or perfect investment property
Elizabeth Shulenberger
Elizabeth ShulenbergerBroker NC
Elizabeth was born in Wilmigton, NC and grew up in Mint Hill, NC. She moved to Union County in 2000 with her husband Jason. Elizabeth and Jason have 3 wonderful children and love to go on family vacations together. Her previous work experience has been in Healthcare for 25 years and exceeded the “standards of excellence” by communicating and developing relationships with her co-workers and surgeons. Elizabeth has a great relationship with people and will go out of her way to help anyone.

Elizabeth decided to take a different approach to her career in 2022 to pursue Real Estate. This has been something she has wanted to do for a long time since she is married to a General Contractor and has been around new and old construction for many years. With a passion for service in her community area, Elizabeth is ready to help with your home buying and selling needs. As a proud member of the Southland Homes and Realty family, Elizabeth carries the values of hard work, integrity, and outstanding client service into everything she does.

Jeremy Mullis
Jeremy MullisBroker NC
Jeremy is a Union County native that enjoys all the greatness that the local area has to offer. Sticking with his roots, he has settled in Unionville NC to raise his beautiful family.

He enjoys building relationships for the future, and has a passion for people. With an abundance of local knowledge, he is sure to help you buy and sell with confidence.

Julie Broadway
Julie BroadwayBroker NC & SC

Julie Broadway is a native of Stanly County where she attended Albemarle High. She also attended Wingate University where she graduated in 1996. Julie is married to her husband Kevin, and has two children. Julie is a lover of all sports and enjoys watching her kids on the field. Julie is very family oriented and takes extreme pride in her husband and kids. Being native to the area, Julie is very familiar to her surroundings and is licensed in both North and South Carolina.

With years of experience under her belt, and passionate about helping others, Julie is ready to help you with all of your real estate endeavors.

Laura Ramsey
Laura RamseyBroker NC/SC
Laura grew up in York County, having moved to York, SC for elementary school and graduating from York Comprehensive High School. Laura pursued an education from Clemson University in Mechanical Engineering and worked in the industry for 6 years, exploring the big city of Houston, TX. Deep down Carolina was always calling her home and now she’s ready to use that passion for the area to serve you! Being an engineer, she has great negotiation, organization, and communication skills. Those skills combine with an outgoing, friendly, and caring personality to provide top notch client service! Laura is married to her best friend and high school sweetheart, Jacob Ramsey. They have an adorable and spoiled fur baby Labradoodle named Jaxon. Laura loves college football – Go Clemson Tigers!! She also enjoys being outside, sunshine, and enjoying local restaurants/breweries in her spare time.
Michelle Talley
Michelle TalleyBroker NC
An Entrepreneur, Sales Executive, and Business Owner with over 30 years of experience, Michelle is the business relationship expert to call. She has called North Carolina home for 23 years and enjoyed living all over the Tarheel state including Lake Norman, Greensboro, and the South Charlotte areas.

Michelle along with her husband David and their four sons enjoy life on a hobby farm in Union County just outside of the Monroe city limits. She enjoys grooming and showing dogs and has travelled the country as a Professional Dog Handler. Michelle is actively involved in her boy’s school and loves attending their numerous sport activities.

Michelle brings extensive knowledge of the south Charlotte area and surrounding counties and is ready and prepared to assist you with all your real estate needs.

Savannah Funderburk
Savannah FunderburkBroker NC

Savannah is a Union County native and is excited to serve her community as a local agent. Graduating from Piedmont High school in 2019, she decided to continue education at South Piedmont Community College until realizing it just wasn’t for her. After lots of research and work she found Real Estate was perfect for her. The idea of helping people in the community find their perfect home and supporting them as they continue in life’s journey became a dream. Her dream became reality in 2022 when she earned her Real Estate License and began the career of her dreams. She is very hardworking and passionate with everything she does and wants to get the most out of all the things in life. She is ready to build the confident, trusting relationships with her clients. She spends spare time with the people she cares most about, going on spontaneous weekend trips, hiking, concerts.

Savannah is ready and committed to helping her clients with anything
Real Estate.

Shannon Goodson
Shannon GoodsonBroker NC
Shannon was born in the Charlotte area and raised in Weddington. She currently resides in Waxhaw NC where she works her at-home crafting business. Her previous work experience has been in dance and performing arts around Charlotte, child residential counseling, Jeep service, and working the home Carolina Panthers games back in 2015! She has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is certified in Victim Advocacy from Auburn University. Her passion, however, lies in following her late grandfathers footsteps in Real Estate and investments. She is the mother of boy/girl preemie twins and the wife to an Army veteran and local firefighter. Shannon takes pride in helping people and creating relationships everywhere she goes. Her personality doesn’t know a stranger! She your typical Carolina Girl in and out and knows so much about the city and surrounding areas. Shannon loves all things outdoors, spending time with her family, and anything around the water! She strives to be the best agent she can for her clients bringing them positivity, amazing customer service, and making dreams come true!
Sommer Belk
Sommer BelkBroker NC
Sommer is a Union County native with a passion for serving others. Sommer and her husband Matt are parents to three daughters and live on a family farm in Marshville, NC. Sommer’s love of customer service was developed while servicing most of Union County as Assistant Branch Manager at American Community Bank.

As a stay at home mom she continued to stay active in the community while homeschooling her kids. This passion for people, customer service, and her community led Sommer to help others in buying and selling their homes. Every single client is met with the utmost attention and service. Sommer goes above and beyond in every transaction to take care of each client and their needs.

Joshua Caruso
Joshua CarusoBIC Monroe NC, Broker NC/SC Owner

Originally from Spartanburg SC, Joshua moved to Union County in elementary school and has been working in Union County since he was 16 years old. Joshua decided to pursue real estate in 2014 and with his incredible knowledge of Union County and its people, Joshua was able to make many connections. In March of 2020 Joshua partnered up with another agent, Alicia Love, and they have built one of the top producing firms in Union County, Southland Homes & Realty.

Joshua is married to Misty and they have 2 beautiful daughters. When Joshua is not working hard for his clients or the firm, he enjoys watching college football, being on the lake and American Muscle Cars.

Alicia Hill Love
Alicia Hill LoveBIC Matthews NC, Owner
Alicia was born and raised in Union County, where she is now one of the top producing agents. Alicia is married to her high school sweet heart, Justin. They have 4 beautiful children and currently live in Northern Union County. Alicia’s passion for the real estate industry led her to partner up with another agent, Joshua Caruso, and start Southland Homes & Realty in March of 2020.

Outside of real estate, Alicia has incredible passion for her family. She thrives on sunshine and warm weather. On the weekends you will find her on the lake, working in her yard, or anything pertaining to the outdoors. Alicia is a fierce defender of her clients best interest and would love to talk to you about your real estate goals.

Alejandro Gallegos
Alejandro GallegosBroker NC
Alejandro was born and raised in Southern California before he moved to Nevada. After seven years in Nevada, he found his home in North Carolina. Graduating from Piedmont in 2014, he began working at a local Mexican restaurant for a few years meeting many of the locals, including Alicia! Finally in late 2021, Alejandro decided to get his Real Estate License to help his friends and the locals he met to find the home of their dreams! Being bilingual, he can help you in English or Spanish! Si usted tiene preguntas o desea buscar casa, Alejandro le va a ayudar lo mejor que pueda! Gracias!
Carissa Greene
Carissa GreeneBroker NC

Carissa is a union county native and loves her hometown of Unionville. She is young, energetic and thrives to work hard! She graduated high school in 2018 and began working for a small business shortly after. After four years of working she decided to start her career in real estate. She has always had a passion for becoming a real estate agent and is now following her dreams! In 2022 she became a broker and is ready to build committed and trusting relationships with her clients and help them with anything that they are seeking for in real estate!

Casey Ball
Casey BallBroker NC/SC
Experienced REALTOR with a demonstrated history of working in the real estate industry. Strong real estate professional focused on outstanding client service, reliability, attention to detail, consistent communication, personal touches and a skilled negotiator with his clients best interests at heart. Having grown up in Indian Trail and witnessing the extreme growth as families move to this area, Casey is happy to help find your perfect home or perfect investment property
Elizabeth Shulenberger
Elizabeth ShulenbergerBroker NC
Elizabeth was born in Wilmigton, NC and grew up in Mint Hill, NC. She moved to Union County in 2000 with her husband Jason. Elizabeth and Jason have 3 wonderful children and love to go on family vacations together. Her previous work experience has been in Healthcare for 25 years and exceeded the “standards of excellence” by communicating and developing relationships with her co-workers and surgeons. Elizabeth has a great relationship with people and will go out of her way to help anyone.

Elizabeth decided to take a different approach to her career in 2022 to pursue Real Estate. This has been something she has wanted to do for a long time since she is married to a General Contractor and has been around new and old construction for many years. With a passion for service in her community area, Elizabeth is ready to help with your home buying and selling needs. As a proud member of the Southland Homes and Realty family, Elizabeth carries the values of hard work, integrity, and outstanding client service into everything she does.

Jeremy Mullis
Jeremy MullisBroker NC
Jeremy is a Union County native that enjoys all the greatness that the local area has to offer. Sticking with his roots, he has settled in Unionville NC to raise his beautiful family.

He enjoys building relationships for the future, and has a passion for people. With an abundance of local knowledge, he is sure to help you buy and sell with confidence.

Julie Broadway
Julie BroadwayBroker NC & SC
Julie Broadway is a native of Stanly County where she attended Albemarle High. She also attended Wingate University where she graduated in 1996. Julie is married to her husband Kevin, and has two children. Julie is a lover of all sports and enjoys watching her kids on the field. Julie is very family oriented and takes extreme pride in her husband and kids. Being native to the area, Julie is very familiar to her surroundings and is licensed in both North and South Carolina.

With years of experience under her belt, and passionate about helping others, Julie is ready to help you with all of your real estate endeavors.

Laura Ramsey
Laura RamseyBroker NC/SC
Laura grew up in York County, having moved to York, SC for elementary school and graduating from York Comprehensive High School. Laura pursued an education from Clemson University in Mechanical Engineering and worked in the industry for 6 years, exploring the big city of Houston, TX. Deep down Carolina was always calling her home and now she’s ready to use that passion for the area to serve you! Being an engineer, she has great negotiation, organization, and communication skills. Those skills combine with an outgoing, friendly, and caring personality to provide top notch client service! Laura is married to her best friend and high school sweetheart, Jacob Ramsey. They have an adorable and spoiled fur baby Labradoodle named Jaxon. Laura loves college football – Go Clemson Tigers!! She also enjoys being outside, sunshine, and enjoying local restaurants/breweries in her spare time.
Michelle Talley
Michelle TalleyBroker NC
An Entrepreneur, Sales Executive, and Business Owner with over 30 years of experience, Michelle is the business relationship expert to call. She has called North Carolina home for 23 years and enjoyed living all over the Tarheel state including Lake Norman, Greensboro, and the South Charlotte areas.

Michelle along with her husband David and their four sons enjoy life on a hobby farm in Union County just outside of the Monroe city limits. She enjoys grooming and showing dogs and has travelled the country as a Professional Dog Handler. Michelle is actively involved in her boy’s school and loves attending their numerous sport activities.

Michelle brings extensive knowledge of the south Charlotte area and surrounding counties and is ready and prepared to assist you with all your real estate needs.

Savannah Funderburk
Savannah FunderburkBroker NC
Savannah is a Union County native and is excited to serve her community as a local agent. Graduating from Piedmont High school in 2019, she decided to continue education at South Piedmont Community College until realizing it just wasn’t for her. After lots of research and work she found Real Estate was perfect for her. The idea of helping people in the community find their perfect home and supporting them as they continue in life’s journey became a dream. Her dream became reality in 2022 when she earned her Real Estate License and began the career of her dreams. She is very hardworking and passionate with everything she does and wants to get the most out of all the things in life. She is ready to build the confident, trusting relationships with her clients. She spends spare time with the people she cares most about, going on spontaneous weekend trips, hiking, concerts.

Savannah is ready and committed to helping her clients with anything
Real Estate.

Shannon Goodson
Shannon GoodsonBroker NC
Shannon was born in the Charlotte area and raised in Weddington. She currently resides in Waxhaw NC where she works her at-home crafting business. Her previous work experience has been in dance and performing arts around Charlotte, child residential counseling, Jeep service, and working the home Carolina Panthers games back in 2015! She has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from University of North Carolina at Charlotte and is certified in Victim Advocacy from Auburn University. Her passion, however, lies in following her late grandfathers footsteps in Real Estate and investments. She is the mother of boy/girl preemie twins and the wife to an Army veteran and local firefighter. Shannon takes pride in helping people and creating relationships everywhere she goes. Her personality doesn’t know a stranger! She your typical Carolina Girl in and out and knows so much about the city and surrounding areas. Shannon loves all things outdoors, spending time with her family, and anything around the water! She strives to be the best agent she can for her clients bringing them positivity, amazing customer service, and making dreams come true!
Sommer Belk
Sommer BelkBroker NC
Sommer is a Union County native with a passion for serving others. Sommer and her husband Matt are parents to three daughters and live on a family farm in Marshville, NC. Sommer’s love of customer service was developed while servicing most of Union County as Assistant Branch Manager at American Community Bank.

As a stay at home mom she continued to stay active in the community while homeschooling her kids. This passion for people, customer service, and her community led Sommer to help others in buying and selling their homes. Every single client is met with the utmost attention and service. Sommer goes above and beyond in every transaction to take care of each client and their needs.