Meet Josh

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Josh McGrath has lived in WV all his life. He is an auto enthusiast that loves to travel. Josh started selling real estate immediately upon graduation from high school, at just 18 years old. In 2001, he and his business partner Angie McCown formed their team listing and selling together. In 2005, Josh and Angie opened Real Estate Central in Cross Lanes, WV. Real Estate Central has now grown to seven offices and 100+ REALTORS®, and is one of the leading Real Estate agencies in central West Virginia.

Josh currently holds his license in West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, North Carolina and South Carolina. Josh is a two-time Local REALTOR® of the year; 2007 and 2013. He is a former President of the Kanawha Valley Board of REALTORS® has served as a director of the West Virginia Association of REALTORS® for 3 years and is currently serving as the Vice President of the West Virginia Association of REALTORS®. In 2022 Josh was selected out of 1.5 million REALTORS® to participate in the National Association of REALTORS® Leadership Academy. He also founded the organization REC Kickin’ Cancer and since 2011 has been raising money for agents fighting cancer. Annually, this event raises $15-20 thousand dollars!

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Josh was recently awarded the 40 under 40 award by the West Virginia State Journal’s Generation Next. He was awarded the West Virginia Young Guns class of 2020. Josh is a continuing education instructor and represented Region 3 on the NAR RPAC Major Investor Council. He is a huge advocate of RPAC and its importance to the REALTOR® industry. He loves traveling around the country speaking and motivating agents to be better both professionally and personally.

Meet Julie

Julie Wyrick graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) with a degree in Cytotechnology. Julie worked as a Cytotechnologist for 13 years. In 2018 she decided to pursue her career in real estate. Julie is employed with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Central. Julie is on both the Kanawha Valley Board of Realtors and the Huntington Board of Realtors. Julie has a passion to help Veterans become homeowners and recently completed her Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification. The National Association of Realtors recognizes that Julie earned the REALTOR committed to excellence (C2EX) endorsement for dedication to practicing real estate at the highest professional standards. Better Homes and gardens recognizes that she also completed her Luxury Essentials Certification.

Julie is also a licensed mortgage loan originator with Home Mortgage. She is a firm believer that everyone should have the opportunity to become a homeowner.

Julie has spoken on panels for Next Level coaching and has also been a guest on several real estate focused podcasts.

Julie is Co-owner of W2 Investments, which is a real estate investment company. W2 Investments houses the COOP, which is a CoWork space in Hurricane WV. W2 Investments also holds short term and long-term rentals for both residential and commercial properties and several rehab homes throughout the years.

In Julie’s spare time she likes to travel the country and try new things. She likes to play with her two YouTube channels: Where are the Wyricks and Real Estate in Real Life.

Julie is married to Wesley Wyrick and as a blended family have three children. Jordan (21), Paige (17) and Emily (16). Together they have a fur baby Aspen. They currently reside in Hurricane WV.