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The Best Realtors in Nashville


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How We Choose: Our Criteria for the Best Businesses

Looking for quality realtors in the Nashville area?

It’s not easy identifying the best local companies, even if you’ve lived in the same city your whole life.

Don’t worry, we got you covered.

Using metrics from major local directories like Google and working with our local networks to factor in offline characteristics like local reputation, quality of services and other anecdotal evidence we’ve gathered the top businesses in Nashville in one easy list for you.

Find and support your favorite local realtors with this exclusive guide today!

Gabrielle Dodson, Keller Williams

Gabrielle Dodson is an award-winning realtor with a true passion for her industry. She is an effective communicator who is committed to making her clients’ real estate dreams a reality. With the exceptional training and support she receives from Keller Williams, Gabrielle guarantees discretion and client confidentiality, adherence to federally mandated guidelines, effective communication and earned trust and more.

Warren Bradley Partners

This top real estate team, consisting of Marty and Nancy Warren and Wendy and Doug Bradley, aims to exceed its clients’ expectations. Marty has been serving Middle Tennessee for more than 30 years and has a keen eye for detail and passion for people. Nancy supports the team by stepping in where she is needed, from marketing and contracts to scheduling and last-minute details. Wendy is the daughter of two real estate agents, so her experience with the industry began at an early age. Doug has a keen eye for analyzing data and understands the demands of the market.

Damon Smith, Compass

Damon Smith is a well-educated, energy, top-producing, full-time Realtor with deep knowledge of the Middle Tennessee area. With a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, focusing on marketing. Damon will honestly and ethically guide you through the buying and/or selling process of your current real estate situation. Since obtaining his license in 2010, Smith has participated in over 600+ transactions and over $200 million in volume in the Middle Tennessee area. Before moving to Compass, Damon was named the #1 Agent in the State of Tennessee by Berkshire Hathaway Home Services and honored with the "Diamond Award Life Member" by the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors. Damon has been recognized by the magazine “Real Producers” as the cover story in their December 2016 issue, naming him a top 40 agent out of 12,000 local Middle TN agents. Damon has experience with residential listings, active buyers, HUD homes, foreclosures, farms and residential lots.

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Susan Gregory, Parks of Cool Springs

Susan Gregory has been a full-time real estate agent for more than 25 years. The Nashville native is a consistent multi-million-dollar producer who has won multiple awards, including “Overall Top Residential Agent” for Parks Realty and the “Top 25 Residential Agents in Nashville” in The Nashville Business Journal. Susan is also a member of the Women’s Council of Realtors, the Williamson County Association of Realtors and the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors.

LCT Team, Parks Realty

Industry veteran Lisa Culp Taylor leads the LCT Team at Parks Realty, which consists of Megan Jones Campbell, Vickie Freas, Marabeth Poole, Amy Pappas, Margaret Flowers Orton and Meredith Zeller. The LCT Team leverages real estate resources with a creative and tenacious spirit to help you buy or sell a home in Brentwood, Nashville or Franklin. 

Cindy Garvey, United Country Real Estate Leipers Fork

Owner Cindy Garvey has been helping her clients buy and sell real estate in Leipers Fork for 32 years. She opened United Country Real Estate Leipers Fork in 2000 after obtaining her real estate brokers license. She has since built a team of agents who know the area better than anyone else. You will often spot Cindy driving around in her Polaris to show clients around a property.

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Paula Hinegardner, Keller Williams

Paula Hinegardner is driven by her core values of hard work, a commitment to customer service and honesty. She has achieved tremendous success because of her passion for the industry and the genuine interest in her customers’ needs. Paula has won many prestigious awards, including the No. 1 Keller Williams Agent in the Southeastern United States 2018-20, 2018 Brentwood & Franklin Woman of Influence and a Nashville Top Realtor. 

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The Erin Krueger Team

Erin Krueger has 15 years of experience in the Nashville real estate market and was ranked No. 1 in Tennessee and No. 15 in the U.S. as a solo agent by The Wall Street Journal. Erin’s previous work in corporate advertising and marketing has helped position her and her team as leaders in Nashville’s real estate market. The Erin Krueger Team was ranked No. 3 in the nation by REAL Trends for the most homes sold and sales volume.

Jamie Shea, Berkshire Hathaway Woodmont Realty HomeServices

Jamie Shea has 15 years of experience in real estate. His specializations include, buyers, sellers, relocations and single-family homes. He serves clients in Brentwood and the surrounding areas by providing professional and responsive real estate services. Jamie listens to his clients and their needs and can effectively market your home so it sells.

Jennifer Turberfield, Benchmark Realty

Jennifer Turberfield specializes in Williamson County residential sales who has 11 years of industry experience. She is a certified negotiation expert, accredited staging professional and new construction specialist. The experts at The Jennifer Turberfield Group help buyers and sellers maximize their position, reduce their time competing in the market and enjoy a smooth transaction from start to finish.

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Suzan Hindman, Berkshire Hathaway Woodmont Realty HomeServices

Suzan Hindman has lived in Williamson County and the Nashville area for 25 years, which has helped her learn about the community. She worked as a legal assistant, where she learned the value of little details, and volunteering at her children’s schools and church taught her how to serve others and to truly listen. She brings all of these skills to her work as a top real estate agent in the area.

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Erynn Lavagnino, Village Real Estate

Erynn Lavagnino specializes in the Williamson County area and has a strong knowledge of the Westhaven community. She practices real estate with integrity and has an in-depth knowledge of the community market as well as effective negotiation skills. Erynn has been in the real estate industry since 2015 and has a passion for interior design. Her main priority is to make her clients feel comfortable throughout the home buying and selling process.

Southbound Group, Compass

The Southbound Group, led by Jessi Sgarlata, consists of Melisa Perez Groves, Jenn Rowan, Emily Doyle, Cierra Trainor and Megan Menke. Jessi began her real estate career right out of college. She obtained her broker’s license in her 11th year of practicing real estate and was named VILLAGE’S youngest managing broker in 2015. Senior Buyer’s Agent Melisa is fluent in Spanish, which brings an exciting opportunity to work with more clients in the area.

Beth Molteni, Fridrich & Clark Realty

Beth Molteni has been practicing real estate for 30 years. She is constantly seeking creative ways to market her clients’ listings and is energized by each new client’s unique challenge. Beth has won numerous awards, including Nashville’s Top 25 Realtors in sales volume 2007-19, 2019 GNAR Diamond Elite Award and GNAR Award of Excellence 2002-19.

Starling Davis, The Starling Davis Group, Fridrich & Clark Realty

Starling Davis has been in the real estate industry for more than 35 years. She specializes in the medical community (relocating doctors), second homes, investment properties and first-time home buyers. Starling has lived and worked in the area for more than 30 years and has many connections to help her clients find their dream home. Let Starling be the “Realtor for Your Lifestyle.”

Laura P. Stroud & Lisa F. Wilson, French King Fine Properties

Laura Stroud and Lisa Wilson represent boutique real estate firm French King Fine Properties. Laura and Lisa specialize in high-end luxury properties in the Nashville area. The duo works to ensure that its clients’ homes are listed with the finest service, marketing and experience that a luxury listing deserves.

The Pargh Team, Compass

The Pargh Team, which consists of Franklin and Lana Pargh, Sara Beth Bivens and Cara Evans, sold more than $85 million in real estate in 2020. The full-service team has decades of experience in real estate, architecture and design. The Pargh Team specializes in relocation, investor relations, buyer representation, listing representation, new construction and development, sports and entertainment clients and luxury properties.

Gabriela Lira

Since moving to Nashville, Gabriela Lira has become a go-to real estate expert for an impressive portfolio of clients. She specializes in helping clients find their dream homes in the most desirable neighborhoods in Nashville. The self-proclaimed data geek has a knack for details and is a tireless negotiator. Gabriela’s powerful combination of top-tier education, leadership and values of hard work and tenacity have led to her immense success.

Kelly Dougherty, Village Real Estate

Nashville native Kelly Dougherty is a full-time realtor who provides each client with individualized attention to make the home buying and selling process as seamless as possible. She has closed hundreds of residential real estate transactions and is extremely knowledgeable about the Middle Tennessee market. She is genuinely passionate about helping her clients and listens to their needs every step of the way.

Tony Parker, Corbi and Company

Tony’s business philosophy is a no-nonsense approach to real estate while providing an exceptional experience for his clients. Tony specializes in property management; is a dedicated showing specialist; and is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Tennessee Association of Realtors and the Williamson County Association of Realtors.

Elizabeth Leanza, Synergy Realty Network

Elizabeth Leanza is a third-generation realtor who has worked in various aspects of the industry. She guarantees honest representation and respect, communication, timely and accurate information, fiduciary respect and care, and personal attention and commitment. Elizabeth makes the home buying and selling process as simple as possible by using the latest technology paired with her vast knowledge of the real estate market.

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