Edsel Charles is the founder and Chairman of the Board for MarketGraphics Research Group, Inc., a new home market research company headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee.
After building over $100,000,000 of new single-family homes during the late 1970s and 1980s, Mr. Charles started MarketGraphics® in 1988 with Nashville, Tennessee being the first market. The company has grown to be one of the largest privately-owned companies of its type in the United States with research in 26 markets in 20 states. MarketGraphics® clients include builders, developers, banks, retailers, health-care institutions, planners, utility companies, Realtors, appraisers, city and national government offices.
Mr. Charles has been a National Life Director of the National Association of Home Builders Board of Directors since 1987 and a past president of the Middle Tennessee Home Builders Association. He is a member and a past National Trustee for the NAHB’s Institute of Residential Marketing Council; a 3 year Trustee for the National Sales and Marketing Council (N.S.M.C); a member of the Graduate Realtor Institute (G.R.I.), and has his State of Tennessee Real Estate broker’s license.
In addition to being a consultant to many of the top builders in the United States; Mr. Charles has received the following awards: a National Marketing award from Professional Builder Magazine; the Gold National award for Marketing for the Parade of Homes; Builder of the Year award and top development awards.
Mr. Charles speaks for different Home Builders Associations across the United States. Additionally he has spoken for such groups as: FDIC Atlanta Regional office, the Federal Reserve Bank of Nashville, the National Association of Home Builders Conference, the TMA Mid-America Regional Conference, City/State Leadership and Planning organizations, the Economic Department for Middle Tennessee State University and other organizations. He has also served as an expert witness for real estate legal cases.
Edsel Charles | PO Box 1071, Brentwood, TN 37024 | 615.371.2282 | firstname.lastname@example.org