Our family moved here from Salem, Ohio 8 years ago. It was there that we had a family business and raised two wonderful children. Wanting to get out of the cold and snow, we were introduced to East Tennessee accidentally, and fell in love with the area and Tellico Village. I started with Crye Leike 3 years ago. I love to show off the beautiful Tellico Village with all its amenities (including the lake, trees, mountains and the golf course).
Crye Leike is a wonderful company to work for and we now have an office in Tellico Village (only 5 minutes from our home). Our office is growing along with the company as we are #1 in Midsouth and #6 in the Nation. Let me help you find your dream home in beautiful East Tennessee.
Crye-Leike 2014-2015 Multi Million Dollar Club & Crye-Leike 2014-2016 Top 25 Club
Having moved across the country and back, I know first-hand the challenge and excitement associated with packing up and relocating to a new place. .East Tennessee is a beautiful and special place to call home! I have enjoyed living in Tellico Village for over 12 years, let me help you with your next move to Tellico Village or East Tennessee! As a Senior Real Estate Specialist, I am uniquely qualified to help the “50 plus” house hunters with your real estate needs.
Join me in beautiful Tellico Village, rated one of the best active adult communities. With 3 golf courses, boating on Tellico Lake, a Yacht Club, Wellness Center, and hundreds of clubs to join. Needless to say, there is no shortage of fun activities in Tellico Village! Join me in kayaking on the beautiful Tellico Lake or hiking in the gorgeous Smokey Mountains. Call me and let’s find your dream home together!
Jim was born in Pontiac, MI, after moves to Pittsburgh, PA and Mansfield, OH, where he graduated from high school, he attended Ohio State University. After college Jim moved back to Mansfield where he married his high school sweetheart, Judy, and began his carrier in engineering at Fisher Body Mansfield. Several years later Jim and his family moved to Detroit, MI where he worked for Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Corp. and other automotive engineering and manufacturing companies as a design engineer, chief engineer and sales manager. His last position found him traveling nationally and internationally selling and engineering automation systems, sheet steel blank and steel coil cleaning systems.
In 1989 Jim and Judy were introduced to Tellico Village at a boat show, in Michigan and shortly after were the owners of a lake front lot in the Tanasi neighborhood of Tellico Village. In 2005 Jim and Judy built their home in Kahite and moved to Tellico village. Not wanting to set still Jim worked to receive his associate brokers license and has been helping customers to sell and purchase their homes and property since then. Now over 14 years later Jim is a muti million dollar top sales producer with Crye-Leike, Realtors in Tellico Village, TN.
I have 32 years of experience and expertise in real estate & mortgage origination. I moved to East Tennessee from Palm Beach County, Florida 15 years ago and have enjoyed living here since.
I am committed to real estate “FULL TIME.” I truly believe that experience as well as working full time is the key to success in both selling and buying a home. Since this is a decision that most people only experience a few times in their lifetime, I fully understand the significance of the decision and am committed to finding the perfect home. I truly believe that with this goal in mind, a lifelong relationship will be built with each client. I work for you and together we can find you the perfect home!
Home-ownership is one of the fundamental components of achieving the American Dream. Through hard work, dedication, and passion, I make it my top priority to ensure every home owner is provided the knowledge and resources to achieve and protect their most valuable asset.
Tom is the Managing Broker of the Crye-Leike Tellico Village office. He started selling real estate in 2004 in California and he received his Brokers license in 2009. Tom closed 22 properties totaling over $14 Million in sales in 2016! Tom is a top producer in the Knoxville Association of Realtors, a top producer in Crye-Leike and a top producer specifically in Tellico Village. Tom specializes in lakefront homes and luxury properties but sells properties in all price ranges.
“I moved onto the lake in the Mialaquo Coves neighborhood in Tellico Village neighborhood because I love the water and think this cove is magnificent”. Tom is a boater and poker player and loves cars and technology. He is married for nearly thirty years and has two grown children. Tom has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He worked as a test engineer for General Motors for over 20 years in Michigan, Arizona and California and he worked as a Rocket Test Engineer for the Delta IV rocket with the US Air Force at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
If you are getting ready to retire and considering making the move to our beautiful lake, golf and active recreation community call me and ask me anything. I would be happy to tell you about the area, the lifestyle and about real estate.
Crye-Leike hires full time dedicated agents. We provide the training, tools and extremely completive compensation which is why Crye-Leike is the #1 Real Estate firm in Tennessee. If you would like to work for Crye-Leike, Call Tom Gongola for a confidential interview.
Christine grew up in East Tennessee and graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is a retired Special Education Administrator and Vice Principal from the Los Angeles Unified School District. During her early years as an educator, she worked primarily with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students while teaching adult education at night.
After her first experience of buying a home in Southern California, Christine decided to become licensed in real estate. “I enjoyed the feeling of achieving such a significant life goal so much so that I decided to help others experience the joy of home ownership.” So, in 1992, she obtained her salesperson’s license. In 2013, she acquired her Broker’s license.
Christine is able to “hear” and respond to the needs of her customers and clients. She is detail-oriented, knowledgeable, and dedicated to providing a full-time concierge-style service that extends beyond the closing of the transaction. If you are buying, selling, relocating, down-sizing or up-sizing, browse our website and call Christine today!
Julie moved to East TN as a teenager with her family from Indiana. Later in life careers moved her away, but East TN was always home. Julie raised her family in Lenoir City and is fortunate enough to still have her grown children and grandchildren close.
Julie holds two Associate degrees in the healthcare field and a Bachelor’s degree in business management. She worked for over 20 years in the healthcare arena credentialing physicians and worked the last 10 years traveling the eastern US as a consultant in healthcare compliance and regulations.
“As part of my travels I was fortunate enough to learn the culture of various cities and lifestyle of the people. I simply love the diversity of what makes each individual call a place home whether it be in the big city or a small town.”
“I am thrilled to have become a new member of the Crye-Leike team in Tellico Village. As a real estate agent it is my goal to pay attention to detail and the individuality of each client. Whether my client is looking for an investment, a home to raise a family or ‘lifestyle’ living, together we will find home.”
Over the past 14 years I have pursued a career in real estate for one main reason, I am passionate about helping people find a special place to call home. Spending most of my career in the Chicagoland area, I consistently earned top producer in my office and grew my business by developing good client relationships, which in turn lead to many referrals. Earning a Certified Staging Consultant Designation has benefitted many of my past seller’s to net top dollar for their homes and quick sales. As a Leading Relocation Specialist, I understand first hand the needs people have as they move to new place to retire, start a new job, or simply for new adventures.
After visiting Loudon, Tennessee, I fell in love with Eastern Tennessee’s mountains, lakes and beautiful landscapes. I decided it was my turn to make a move. I packed up and moved to Tellico Village, where there is never a shortage of things to do.Tellico Village has it all, from hiking, boating, golfing, and endless clubs suiting different hobbies and interests.
Never wanting to give up my career as a real estate professional, I became licensed in Tennessee and joined Crye-Leike Realtors. Crye-Leike is a full service company offering a one stop shop for its customers. I can honestly say I found home. I’m here and ready to make the buying and selling process simple and friendly. Let me help you find mountain and lake views that move you!
Hobbies include: Cooking, hiking, boating, gardening and motorcycle riding.
Janice is a native East Tennessean who loves helping people. After marrying her high school sweetheart, she attained her bachelor and master’s degree in business and healthcare administration and was a Director and VP for Covenant Health, the largest healthcare system in East Tennessee. Part of her job was finding clinic space for physicians which required working with architects, contractors, builders and interior designers. On weekends, she helped her husband who built homes for young folks starting out in life or retirees looking to downsize.
She finally decided to pursue a career in real estate and is applying all of her previous knowledge to her real estate career. “My job is to be there for my clients, to help them find that perfect home, and to give them the best customer service possible. Fortunately, I met a wonderful client who helped me start my new career and meet my own expectations in real estate and by continuing caring and helping people that I want and need to do. She was a retired teacher who constantly reads. She read an article describing how to rate your current real estate agent and she gave me an A+ in every category. In her words, she told me ‘You are extremely personable. You relate to people so easily, are immediately reliable and have good rapport with everyone. People relate to your friendliness.’ I couldn’t have asked for a better client to start my real estate career.”
Janice’s goal is to continue helping and caring for people as she has done in the past 38 years in healthcare. She tries to put her client’s interests first and works with them for the best possible outcome. Lastly, she will continue to provide the best customer service possible. “I’m proud to be a Realtor® and will do my best for you. Please call me the next time you have a need and let me help you find that special place called home”.
Alicia relocated to East Tennessee with her four children seven years ago. She has worked in healthcare for those seven years. She obtained her college degree in Criminal Justice in Colorado. She is passionate about helping people achieve their hopes and aspirations. Coming from a big city, Alicia loves the small town feel with access to the big cities. The beautiful scenery that each season brings to this area is breathtaking.
Alicia’s goal is to build relationships that last well past the home buying process. She will utilize all of her training and experience to ensure that you have the best experience possible during the process.
Hobbies Include: All outdoor activities, cooking, spending time with family and photography.
She was born in Joliet, Illinois then moved with her mother to Lenoir City, Tennessee as a child. She split time between both location throughout her teen years.
She made Lenoir City her permanent home, where raised her 2 grown daughters, worked in banking and in Healthcare while going to college for nursing.
She took time off to be a stay at home mom to her two young boys and fur babies.
She moved with her husband to Madisonville, Tennessee. She started selling Tupperware and made a friend who introduced her to real estate.
She loves people, helping others, listening and tending to others needs and wants. She understands family values and is eager to help you find the right place for you and your own family to settle down. Call me and let me help you find the perfect place to call home.
She loves spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and fur babies, traveling, fishing, helping others and anything about the beach.
Janice is originally from North Carolina, near the Tennessee border, and moved to California with her family at a young age. There, she met her husband in California and they have been happily married for over 18 years. Janice and her husband adopted a beautiful rescue Maltase puppy named Daisy.
While living in California Janice earned her real estate license and worked specializing in real estate mortgages. While visiting her brother in Jefferson City, Tennessee, Janice was quickly reminded as to how absolutely beautiful all of East Tennessee really is. She loves the friendly people, the beauty of Tennessee and realized this was the lifestyle that she and her husband had been looking for.
Shortly thereafter, she and her husband, moved to Loudon County, Tennessee and simply fell in love with everything in the community and all that East Tennessee has to offer.
Given her love for the natural beauty of East Tennessee, coupled with the reasonable climate, the friendly people and her love for beautiful homes, she decided that she wanted to help others buy and sell their dream home.
Janice is a full-time agent dedicated to tirelessly working for her clients in order to achieve their dreams, whether representing the buying or selling of homes and at the right price.
She is very responsible, always follows through with her promises and is always just a phone call away when needed day or night.
Janice looks forward to working with you. She will make you feel at ease every step of the way in your home buying or selling experience.
My wife and I wanted to escape the winters of western New York and live near the water and the mountains. Tennessee provides both of those features in abundance. I’ve worked in professional service oriented positions for most of my life; first in Engineering for 13 years and then in education for 20 years. I retired in East Tennessee 7 years ago but the need to help and educate others still remained. Real estate was the perfect vehicle to combine my lifetime of experiences to help others. Whether you are buying or selling property, I will work tirelessly to assist you during the entire process. Living in Tellico Village, I have extensive knowledge of that community as well as the surrounding communities of Wind River, Tennessee National and Rarity Bay. Give me a call at (865) 399-1013 for an appointment at your convenience.
Christopher was born in Houston, Texas, but moved to East Tennessee at the age of seven. He graduated from a private Christian academy before attending Johnson University for preaching, church leadership, and biblical history. Christopher has traveled from Texas to Maine to Florida and most states in between but has never found a better place to call home than East Tennessee, where he has spent most of his life.
Christopher has now joined with Crye-Leike real estate, the #1 real estate firm in Tennessee, so that he might help others learn all East Tennessee has to offer, and to help those searching for the perfect new home or looking to get the best price for their property. Through hard work, passion, and absolute integrity Christopher looks forward to providing an amazing experience for all clients. He works hard for you, night and day, so that all your real estate dreams can be as smooth, easy, and worry-free as possible!”
First and foremost, I truly enjoy my career as a full-time Realtor. I have been a licensed as a Realtor since 2014. The most enjoyable part of my work is dealing with people & meeting their needs at all points of the selling and buying process. I am an excellent listener and understand how important effective communication is to serve my customers. I believe in serving my customers in the same manner I want to be treated – with priority given to quality and attention to details. Collaborating with Crye- Leike the # 1 Real Estate Company in East Tennessee, makes for a winning team!
I enjoy the natural beauty of our surroundings and the sincerity of the people who live here.
My focus in real estate is residential homes both resale and new construction. I have excellent knowledge of the building process and what it takes to best market your home. I am consistent and on top of my game. My service area encompasses the Knox Metro area: Including Knox, Blount, Loudon, and Monroe counties.
My marketing strategy is to give as much exposure to your home as possible. This is accomplished through several means. One of the most effective tools is the For Sale sign in your yard that is supplied to you with a brochure box full of flyers featuring details and photos of your home. Most importantly, today’s buyer will most likely find your home on the Internet before even contacting a Realtor! Your home will be available on dozens of websites, including Zillow, Realtor.com, Homes.com and many others. I am a Premier Agent with Zillow and Trulia, which gives me priority visibility so buyers can quickly contact me about your home. I would be happy to go over my marketing plan for your home in much more detail.
If I could tell you only one thing about myself, it is that I pride myself on personal service and going the extra distance in all aspects of my dealings with customers. I look forward to giving you this service!
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