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Realty Executives Southern Living Partners with Luxury Home Developer

Realty Executives Southern Living, of Sevierville, TN, is excited to announce their partnership with luxury home developer, Pigs Fly. This partnership will allow the brokerage access to multi-million-dollar listings in the exclusive mountain neighborhood, The Summit Resort.

The Summit, 565 acres and up to 3000 feet in elevation, offers panoramic views of The Great Smoky Mountains, no state income tax, underground utilities, fire protection, direct developer-to-consumer pricing, paved roads and an average of 1.97 acres per home site. Accessible but private, The Summit is an oasis to second homeowners or retirees looking to escape the city. Home developer Shane Wood began building rustic, energy-efficient homes in The Summit in 2009 and has built 13 to date. In 2019, Wood partnered with former contractor David Runyan, who had started Pigs Fly in February of 2018. Together they own 11 properties throughout the Summit.

Wood and Runyan began their friendship after Runyan, originally from Florida, had bought his first home in The Summit. From there, Runyan purchased another property and saw an opportunity to expand the relationship into a business partnership.

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Realty Executives Southern Living Combines Family Legacy and Women Entrepreneurship

Realty Executives Southern Living of Sevierville, Tennessee has stayed true to family tradition dating back over 200 years, while growing a business committed to training and leadership. The brokerage, opened in February 2019, has added 18 new agents and grown to be a recognizable brand within the community.

Broker/Owner Krystal Whaley joined Realty Executives after two years of researching real estate franchises. Prior to establishing the franchise, Whaley practiced real estate in California where in 2009 she opened a boutique brokerage, Whaley Realty, which was brought back to Tennessee in 2014.

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