Knoxville, Tenn | April 24, 2019 — Deanna Mendenhall-Miller and Paula Kelley, who make up the Knoxville Living team with Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, Realtors® in Knoxville, Tennessee, recently earned The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing’s Million Dollar GUILD™ recognition for experience, knowledge, and expertise in million-dollar and above residential properties. Mendenhall-Miller and Kelley are both Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialists™ (CLHMS), and members of an exclusive group of real estate professionals who have completed The Institute’s training and have a proven performance in the upper-tier market.
“Agents who have earned the CLHMS designation are performing at the highest level in their community,” said Diane Hartley, president of The Institute. “It takes a superior level of service to be successful and consistently close sales at or above one million dollars. We want to recognize this performance, and give these elite professionals the earned distinction that they are the agent of choice for affluent buyers and sellers.”
The specialized training and ongoing membership with The Institute provides Knoxville Living’s Deanna and Paula with the knowledge and tools to better serve affluent clients. The GUILD recognition provides evidence of the successful commitment to service at the highest level.
“We understand that clients in this bracket expect a certain level of service, and we also understand the unique challenges to marketing these types of luxury properties,” said Deanna Mendenhall-Miller. “With every endeavor, our goal is to exceed expectations and this philosophy is the foundation of my success in real estate.”
Deanna is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Knoxville who started her real estate career in Knoxville in 2006. Deanna has earned the CLHMS Designation – recognized as the mark of accomplishment in LUXURY markets around the world, the Certified Luxury Home Marketing SpecialistTM (CLHMS) the designation assures affluent buyers and sellers that the agents who have earned it have the knowledge, experience, competence, and confidence they require to successfully market luxury properties. Deanna also holds the CRS, ABR, SRS, GRI, HSE, RCS-D and e-Pro Designations.
“This training assures affluent buyers and sellers that we have the knowledge, experience, competence, and confidence required to successfully market luxury properties,” said Paula Kelley. “When clients work with Knoxville Living, they can feel confident that we will serve as their trusted advisor through each stage of the process until the property is sold.”
Paula‘s expertise and interest are in assisting medical families with their relocation to Knoxville. Prior to a career in real estate, Paula spent many years working in health care. She earned a Bachelors of Science degree in nursing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Masters of Science degree in nursing from the Medical University of South Carolina.
A native of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and now a “Vol for life”, Paula has chosen to make Knoxville her home because she believes Eastern Tennessee is an ideal location to practice medicine and raise a family.
In addition to the CLHMS Designation and the Certified Luxury Home Marketing SpecialistTM (CLHMS) designation, Paula has also earned the RSPS designation, which recognizes agents who specialize in buying, selling or managing properties for investment, development, retirement, or second homes in resort, recreational, and vacation destinations.
For more information about the luxury market in East Tennessee, contact Knoxville Living’s Deanna Mendenhall-Miller or Paula Kelley with Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, Realtors® at (865) 888-0589 or firstname.lastname@example.org.