Margaret Rudd Bishop, CRB, CRS, GRI (Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc.,REALTORS) Real Estate Agent



Margaret Rudd Bishop
location_on Oak Island, NC — Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc.,REALTORS
Get to Know Margaret Rudd Bishop

Margaret Rudd Bishop has lived in Brunswick County since 1970 and operates Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc., REALTORS as President as she has since its 1981 inception. The Oak Island location offers both a Sales Department and Property Management Division, including permanent monthly rentals as well as weekly beach rental homes.  The Sales office at 1023 North Howe Street, Southport, had its Grand Opening on St. Patrick's Day, 1981; and the Oak Island office, at 210 Country Club Drive, was opened in 1983.  A new office in Holden Beach was opened in 2008, and an additional "downtown" office was added in Southport also!



Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc., REALTORS  

Professional Affiliations/Achievements:

Team Member NCAR-2001 & 2003MS Tour to Tanglewood Bicycle Fundraiser-VIBE in 2001

Team Member in writing NCDPI's 5 year technology education plan-1999.

Governor's Appointee: North Carolina's Southeast Regional Economic Development commission for North Carolina1993

Chair, Technology Committee

BB&T-Southport Advisory Board Member

Executive Board - Cape Fear Council - Boy Scouts of America, 1996-98 Membership Vice-President

NCAR - RPAC Life Member - 1996 - 2008

NCAR Residential Forms Committee - 1990 - 1999, Chairperson 1998

Board of Directors - Southport-Oak Island Area Committee of 100, Inc.

NCAR - N.C. Bar Association Joint Forms Committee - 1997 - 2000

NCCBI - Board of Directors - 1998 - 2001

Brunswick County Tourism Development Authority - 1998, 1999

South Brunswick Middle School "Partners in Technology" - 1998 - 2002

Cycle North Carolina- 2003 bicycle ride Boone to Oak Island, 2004 from Sparta to Oriental, 2005 from Ashville to Concord

Brunswick County Schools Business Advisory Council-2003-2006

Maintains Memberships:

NC Coast Host, NC Travel Council,  Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Southport Merchants Association, Brunswick County Association of REALTORS, North Carolina Association of REALTORS, National Association of REALTORS


2000 - MS Employer of the Year-Eastern NC Chapter-Multiple Sclerosis Society

2000 -  Lifetime Service Award - Awarded to Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc., REALTORS by the Brunswick County Board of REALTORS outgoing President, Allen Dameron

1999 -  Certificate of Appreciation - Presented by North Carolina Governor James B. Hunt, Jr.

1999 -                                                                                                                                      Distinguished Alumnus - N.C. State University College of Forest Resources

1997, 1998, 1999 Investment in Character Chairperson "Goal Buster" - Presented by Cape Fear   Council of the Boy Scouts of America

1996 -  REALTOR CITIZENSHIP AWARD - North Carolina Association of REALTORS, Inc.

1996 -  Distinguished Woman's Award - Hope Harbor Home Inc.

1995 -  Brunswick Community College Small Business Award for Community Service 


1992-1993 South Brunswick High School Silent Cougar Award


Educational Background:

Honors Graduate North Carolina State University 1967- BS Degree

North Carolina Broker's license - #29007

GRI -   Graduate of NC Realtors Institute

CRS -  Certified Residential Specialist of National Association of REALTORS

CRB -  Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager National Association of REALTORS

Dale Carnegie Program Graduate and served as Multi-year Graduate Assistant

NC General Contractors Residential License  #18206

Past Service:

President/Multi-term Director Brunswick County Board of REALTORS; Multi-term Director Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce; President Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce, 1989-1990; Director North Carolina Association of REALTORS; NCAR Internal Affairs Committee; NCAR Legislative Committee; Board of Hope Harbor Home Women's Shelter; Board of Southport 2000; Chairman South Brunswick High School Advisory Board; Steering Committee Southport-Oak Island Committee of 100; Brunswick County Recreation Commission; NC Real Estate Commission Broker-in-Charge Advisory Committee, 1997


A resident of Oak Island since 1970, Margaret is the mother of three daughters and has six grandchildren. She is married to E. A. "Al" Bishop who has three sons and seven grandchildren.  


Beach property sales & rentals on Oak Island, Historic Properties sales Southport, Holden Beach, & Brunswick County sales-Residential & Commercial, St James Plantation, Established 1981.