Andy is a Charlotte Native born and raised in the Southpark and South Charlotte areas and currently resides in Fort Mill, SC with his wife Amy, son Blake (16), and daughter Laney (11). Having lived in several areas in South Charlotte, graduating South Mecklenburg High School, Andy has personal experience in the school systems as well as in the fast growth Charlotte has seen over the years.
Andy’s first love was baseball, attending the University of Charlotte to play short stop for the 49ers and graduating with a bachelors in economics. Following college, Andy continued on with his baseball career as a third baseman where he was drafted to play professionally by the Houston Astros organization during the mid 90’s.
After baseball, Andy entering the real estate industry in 2000. In 2006, ranking in the top 5 for his previous brokerage, Andy met Debbie Hooker and they joined forces and started their team. Today, The Bovender Team has grown to 20 total team members and ranks as #1 team in the Carolinas for the company, #4 in NC and #2 in SC amongst all real estate teams for sales volume, and the top 1% Nationally, selling over $150 million annually. In 2020, the team has surpassed $1.1 Billion in career sales.
Real Estate doesn’t always bring spare time, but when it does Andy enjoys spending time with family, his two children (Blake & Laney), and friends, enjoying the outdoors including running, hiking, travelling and playing golf. There is no better place to live than in the Carolinas where you can travel 2 hours to the mountains, 3 hours to beach, or just enjoy all that the Charlotte region has to offer. What more could you ask for?