Have the Smartest Home on the Block?

From security systems to thermostats, light bulbs to sprinklers, your home can easily become smarter with internet-enabled devices. It’s going to be March before we know it! I hope 2017 is off to a great start for you. I’m always looking for ways to help my clients improve the value of their homes. One of […]

Fixing Your Knoxville Home: How To Fix A Leaky Toilet

Whether you are getting your Knoxville home ready to sell or just repairing it for daily living, knowing how to fix a leaky toilet is a great skill to possess. In the first of my “Fixing Your Knoxville Home” video series you’ll learn just that.  You can save some money by doing this fairly easy repair […]

Luxury Home of Donnie Tyndall, Former UT Basketball Coach For Sale

Check out the beautiful Knoxville luxury home of former UT Vols Basketball Coach, Donnie Tyndall.  Located in West Knoxville’s, The Quarry at Keller Bend Subdivision, the home features over 8500 square feet with plenty of custom features, my favorite being the pool area with long views of Fort Loudon Lake. ENJOY! CLICK HERE TO FIND […]

Watch Ashton Kutcher Remodel His Mom’s Basement

When looking at homes for sale in Farragut or Knoxville, especially those in need of updating, it is important to remember that you can transform a space that doesn’t suit your lifestyle. You can even get specific loans, called renovation loans in Knoxville, that wrap the renovation costs right into your 30 year mortgage. Watch, […]

Farragut TN Dogwood Trail is Open! Now Through April 26th.

The 7.9-mile Farragut TN Dogwood Trail will wind through Farragut, TN as part of the Dogwood Arts Festival’s 2015 Trails & Gardens event. The 7.9 mile trail is just part of over 60 miles of trails in the Knoxville area, the Farragut Trail will be open from April 8th to April 26th. The Dogwood Arts Festival, currently in […]

Jimmy Haslam Puts His Knoxville Luxury Home Up For Sale

Jimmy Haslam and his wife Susan have put their Knoxville luxury home up for sale. Haslam, the CEO of Pilot Flying J and majority owner of the Cleveland Browns purchased this home, located at 5020 Lyons View Pike back in 1996. The historic Tudor home was built by Charles I. Barber in 1928. This incredible […]

I’ve Seen Some Unexpected Things in Knoxville Real Estate

As a REALTOR, I’ve seen some pretty unexpected things while showing Knoxville real estate, but nothing like this.  I wish I could have been present to see this incredible, unexpected, joyous flash mob put on by the United States Air Force Band at the National Air and Space Museum.   Enjoy! Looking at buying or selling […]

Change Up Your Holiday To Do List This Year

We’ll all have a Holiday to do list soon, but let’s look for opportunities to change them up a bit this year.  If there is anything I can do for you this holiday season, don’t hesitate to get in contact with me.  -Troy Stavros

Knoxville Area High Schools Ranking Towards The Top!

Three Knoxville area high schools ranked in the Top 12 of the U.S. News Best High Schools in Tennessee. The area high schools which ranked highest in the report were Oak Ridge High School (#6), Farragut High School (#8), and Hardin Valley Academy (#12).  These high schools also ranked nationally at the following levels: Oak Ridge […]

UT Vol Football Players Build Habitat For Humanity House In Knoxville

It’s not all about practice and weight training for the University of Tennessee football players this summer.  Many exchanged their helmets for hardhats to help build a home in Knoxville for the Habitat For Humanity project.  The players involved enjoyed giving back to the community that supports them and were unanimous in stating that they are […]

Knoxville #5 On Forbes List Of America’s Most Affordable Cities

Knoxville, Tennessee is once again getting more attention in the national media.  A recent article by Forbes listed Knoxville as #5 on their 2014 America’s Most Affordable Cities list.  The reasons cited by the article leading to Knoxville’s ranking are: A median home price of $140,000 (from the 4th quarter of 2013) which makes 77.4% […]

WestJet Christmas Miracle… Get Out The Tissues!

I love to see what creative ways people use to usher in the Christmas season.  How can they bring joy to someone they might not even know. Well, so far this year, WestJet may be in the lead as far as companies going above and beyond.  While I’m sure much of it was simply marketing […]

VIDEO: Enjoy This Beautiful Luxury Home & Incredible Music!

Here is a combination of three of the things that I personally love so much.  A beautifully built and decorated home, incredible musicianship, and CHRISTMAS!  Watch as these four incredibly talented musicians play a timeless Christmas favorite like you’ve never seen before.  If that weren’t enough, enjoy the beautiful setting of a custom luxury home, […]

Tennessee Students Surpass All Other States in Growth

Here is some exciting news. According to the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress, Tennessee students surpassed all other states in growth from 2011 to 2013, making Tennessee students the fastest improving state in the nation. The NAEP results also showed that Tennessee had the largest growth of any state in a single testing cycle […]

Farragut High School ranks as one of the best in the state

A recent report by U.S. News and World Report ranking schools based on student/teacher ratios, college readiness, and math and English proficiency has ranked Farragut High School as the 5th best High School in the state of Tennessee for 2012.  Other local high school’s making the list were Oak Ridge at #6, and Bearden at […]