Certifications and RecognitionsABR, GRI, e-PRO
What I take Pride In....I take pride in representing my clients and referrals in the purchases and sales of single-family residences and income property within the Tri-Cities area including Virginia. I can promise you that no one anywhere will work harder or smarter for you than I will. Whether you are a First Time Home Buyer or selling your 20th Home....Let me work with you...You'll be glad you did!I am a lifelong resident of Bristol, TN....The birth place of Country Music, the home to beautiful mountains, lakes, rivers and the world famous Bristol Motor Speedway!...
I grew up on a farm in Holston Valley where I learned at a very young age the art of hard work. I attended Cold Spring Presbyterian Church and achieved The Eagle Scout Award with Troop 107 which was sponsored by our Church...after graduating from Sullivan East High School in 1979, I attended ETSU.
After a 20 year career in the automotive industry, (which began in Austin,Texas 1984) included co-owning Thomas Brothers Auto in Johnson City, TN and an association with Chip Thomas Consulting (a local company which offers sales and motivational training to automotive and non-automotive companies nationally), I began a real estate career in 2004 and have been truly blessed ever since.
I obtained Rookie of the Year and numerous salesperson of the month awards with Heritage Homes, and in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 was awarded Top Salesperson of the Year.
I was also presented with the Bristol TN-VA Association of REALTORS Sales Achievement Award in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 (This award was discontinued in 2009) and ...
In 2009 I was awarded the Bristol Tn-Va Association of Realtors Lifetime Sales Achievement Award.
I have also achieved the Bristol Tn-Va Association of Realtors Professional Honor Society award for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
In 2006 I obtained two nationally recognized designations to enable me to serve my clients more efficiently and effectively - The ABR - Accredited Buyers Representative (only 11% of Realtors nationally hold this designation) and also GRI-Graduate of Realtors Institute (only 8% of Realtors nationally hold this designation. In 2008 I obtained the nationally recognized e-PRO designation.
In September 2009 I was elected to serve a 3 year term on the Board of Directors of the Bristol Tn/Va Association of Realtors.
In 2010 I obtained my Tennessee Brokers License.
On December 30, 2011 I joined the Team at Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. 701 Bluff City Hwy, Bristol TN 37620
On January 28, 2012 I was awarded The Bristol TN/VA Association of REALTORS ...REALTOR of The Year for 2011.
I Have been The Top Sales Agent in Bristol for 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013 per Mls statistics.
Top Sale Agent For Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc for 2012, 2013 and 2014!
Voted Best of Bristol For 2014 ..."Best Real Estate Agent" as Voted By Readers of The Bristol Hearld Courier
I will always strive to obtain the education necessary to provide the level of service I feel every client deserves. The main thing you need to know is that I truly love what I do ...and I will also provide buyers and sellers in both Tennessee and Virginia a level of service that is second to none in meeting their real estate needs.
Give me a call today ...I promise you'll be gald you did!