About Ed Billings


Agent Details

Meet Ed

Broker, Realtor®, GRI
Ed provides a long-term, professional perspective for his clients when guiding them through the home buying and selling process. With over 28 years of experience in the real estate industry, Ed aims to educate his clients so they can make wise decisions. For buyers and sellers alike, Ed is sensitive to the needs of his clients and works diligently to negotiate a smooth, successful sale. Ed’s focus on providing service to his clients well beyond the conclusion of the sales transaction enables him to reach his ultimate goal: To be your Realtor® for life.

Connected to the Community

Ed moved to Chapel Hill in 1993 from San Diego and has never looked back. Both he and his wife Lyn have enthusiastically embraced Chapel Hill as their home. His past affiliations include serving as a director for the Chapel Hill Red Cross, a University Presbyterian Church Trustee, and the Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 845. He has also served as an elected Director of the Chapel Hill Board of Realtors®. Ed is currently a board member of the Cardinal Track Club and a deacon at University Presbyterian Church. He has been recognized twice as a WCHL Hometown Hero and in 2015 he received the Orange/Chatham Board of Realtors® Good Neighbor Award.
Ed loves the outdoors and being active. He has led numerous cycling and backpacking adventures and is an avid runner.

Professional Background

Ed began his Real Estate Career in 1985 where he served as the Research Director for the San Diego District Office of Commercial Real Estate firm, Grubb and Ellis. After two years, he became a Grubb & Ellis Commercial Real Estate Agent where he represented Developers and Fortune 500 firms. In 1993 Ed made the move to North Carolina. He spent 10 years in the technology industry, where his experience included running a consulting practice for General Electric and heading up business development partnerships for two high-tech startups. In 2002, Ed returned to real estate and is focused on the Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, and Chatham County residential markets.


We support our local community and enjoy creating relationships for life. As a result, we have developed a professional practice, based primarily on referral business. It is our philosophy to put the long term interests of our clients first.

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