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Reliant Realty: Relying on Passion

With so many people flooding in and out of Tennessee each year as they move from other areas of the country or relocate away from their current home in the Volunteer State, there’s no shortage of demands on the real estate market. Homes need to be bought or sold, properties need development, communities need to be given the means to grow. All of that requires shepherding, and it’s firms like Reliant Realty ERA Powered that have the task firmly in hand, providing teams of skilled Realtors who are not only knowledgeable about the industry, but also passionate about serving their clients with excellence and dedication.

Originally founded in 2009 with a single office, Reliant Realty now boasts over 700 agents in five locations throughout Middle Tennessee—one of which is located in Clarksville. And while expansion could easily have dulled its original standards, Reliant still maintains its goal of offering superior service to its clients—no matter what their needs might be.

“One of the things that sets us apart in the industry is the fact that our agents are highly educated, while being held to a higher standard. Everyone is encouraged to complete more than the standard state requirements regarding continuing education and to seek out additional professional designations, which expands our agents’ ability to provide the best service to our clients,” says Randy Whetsell, Director of Brokerage Services of Reliant’s Clarksville office.

A retired Chief Warrant Officer who served at Ft. Campbell before transitioning into civilian life, Whetsell holds a unique perspective of the needs of military clients, and that strength has served him well in helping further the success of his brokerage—success that has clearly earned them attention and demanded the need for further expansion. “The Clarksville office has grown to the extent that we need space to accommodate everything we’re trying to do here,” says Whetsell, going on to describe a new location whose more than 20,000 square feet will offer state-of–the-art offices for its nearly 90 existing agents as well as any others who join the brokerage.

“We’re doing amazing things at this office and closed out 2018 with over 1,200 closed units and over $248 million in volume. As a company, Reliant Realty ERA Powered is ranked third in units and fourth in volume within the ERA franchise of more than 14,000 offices worldwide, and we’re incredibly proud of being a part of that,” he goes on. “Our Relocation department closed out 2018 with over $70 million in volume; and the Clarksville office is ranked GOLD within the CARTUS relocation network, placing us at #1 for this region.”

As a full-service office that has Secure Property Management, Signature Title Services, and Relocation Services that includes both CARTUS and Corporate relocation, Whetsell and his brokerage in Clarksville are fully equipped to work with a wide range of clients, with the addition of a new Clarksville Commercial & Land Division only expanding their repertoire. Regardless of area of expertise, however, passion for their work is a shared characteristic of every agent, as is their desire to progress. “Everyone here knows that they’re armed with the right training, tools, and education to serve the clients and that we want them to succeed.” That success is built on reliability—and that’s something that they put their name behind.

Story by Liesel Schmidt

Photography Courtesty of Reliant Realty


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