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Debra Whaley

Debra Whaley
Affiliate Broker

Debra Whaley leads the Property Squad of the Debra Whaley Team. She has held the rank of #1 agent of Realty Executives Maryville for several years and currently ranks 28th in the world in Realty Executives International, which includes over 10,000 agents in over 30 countries across the globe. That said, Debra is an expert when it comes to real estate, especially in East Tennessee!

In 2017, Debra and her daughter and fellow affiliate broker for the team, Sherry Paul, sold over $46 million in real estate, outselling several real estate offices in the area. “Because of how many transactions we have closed our clients are comforted to know we can handle any type of real estate transaction that comes our way,” Debra said.

She added, “We don’t just put a sign in your yard to list your home. We come to your home and give you a full market analysis, provide the latest in real estate trends, and even offer staging advice - all at no cost to you.”

Debra also noted that they hire a professional photographer to take photos of the home and spend a great amount of time and care crafting the perfect description for each property they list to post with their marketing, which helps draw in potential buyers to view their listings.

Debra has been named Best Real Estate Agent by The Daily Times Reader Poll for several years running and has received the Double Diamond Award of Excellence numerous times from the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors.

She also has over 200 hours of real estate education and even has the E-Pro designation, which is a comprehensive Internet certification program for real estate professionals that offers the most up-to-date real estate technology training.

Debra is passionate about our community as well, having served on the Board of Directors for Leadership Blount, United Way of Blount County, Maryville Kiwanis, The Gate: Gateway to Independence, and more. A 2010 graduate of the Leadership Blount program, she has also been twice nominated for the Athena Leadership Award, an award recognizing outstanding women” to “Athena Leadership Award, an award recognizing outstanding women.

With her experience, Debra will help you buy or sell your home in a timely manner, but don’t just take our word for it. Here are a few reviews from her clients:

“Debra is the best in the business! Debra and her whole team did a remarkable job from start to finish in getting my property sold!”

“Debra walked us through the whole process of buying our home and made it so easy for us. She “knows her stuff” and is such a good person, too.”

“Debra understood my needs and found several properties for me to review within hours of our initial meeting. I have bought and sold several homes and dealt with realtors in every case, but never have I worked with someone so pleasant, professional and knowledgeable. Look no further for someone to represent you.”

“Debra’s extensive listing and sales experience inspires confidence and results!”

Professional Memberships:

  • Knoxville Area Association of Realtors
  • Knoxville Multiple Listing Service
  • Tennessee Association of Realtors
  • National Association of Realtors