Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville resumes our member-based education series that will feature 3-person expert panels comprised of HBAGK members. The first workshop of 2019 is scheduled for 11:30 AM on February 6 at the HBAGK office and the topic i
s: How Realtors Can Help: Before, During & After the Sale.
The series will continue on the first Wednesday of each month during lunchtime to accommodate most members’ schedules. Future topics will cover Marketing, Advocacy, Business Law, Aging in Place, Energy Efficiency, Clients from Hell, Sustainability and Green Building, and Appraisals.
Holli McCray is a wife and mom, the founder and CEO of the Holli McCray Home Marketing Group Keller Williams, the Vice President of Renovate Knoxville, the Vice President of Verdeaux Investments, Owner of Verdeaux Consulting and one of the original investors of Keller Williams in Knoxville. She holds a degree in Aerospace and Business, is a member of Gary Keller’s Personal Top 100 Agents Group, and holds the honor of The Wall Street Journal’s Top Teams across America. In her “spare" time, you’ll find Holli working on her favorite labor of love, The Manor, an extraordinary historic Barber McMurray home in South Knoxville. Holli is a member of First Baptist Concord and her favorite charities include Knoxville’s own Wesley House as well as St Jude Children’s Hospital.
In 2004, Stallings became interested in real estate, got her license, and placed it with Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, Realtors. In 2010, she became principal broker of the office in Farragut, and has been the Vice President of Residential Sales since 2016.
With a passion for assisting consumers and agents navigate the world of real estate, Stallings uses her years of experience to help agents grow their careers. She is a columnist for the Knoxville News-Sentinel Sunday real estate section and has served in various roles on committees for the Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS’ MLS.
Stallings is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, College of Communications. Beginning in 1991, Stallings worked in various advertising and marketing roles at the Nashville Business Journal. In 1995, she began working at WDCN (now NPT), the public television station in Nashville, and was responsible for the station promotion, advertising and public relations. While in Nashville, she served as President of the Middle Tennessee Marketing Association. She and her husband, Mike, moved to Knoxville in 2000 for his job as a music composer for HGTV and Fine Living Network.
- Topics at this session will include:
- Partnering with a brokerage for increased sales
- What buyers are asking for
- Sales market statistics for our area
- How to choose an agent who can effectively market new construction
- How increased new construction competition affects prices
Daydred was taught at a young age that if you want something in life, you must work for it. So that’s what she did. And she worked hard. As the years went by, Daydred worked her way from pager sales, to mortgage loan officer, to special ed. Educator, to REALTOR, never wavering in her resolve to become the best version of herself with each career move.
Daydred got into the real estate industry 17 years ago when she became pregnant of her first baby girl. She wanted to spend more time with her baby once it was born and be able to have the flexibility of scheduling her work hours as needed. She set out to apply her mortgage and sales expertise while combining it with the nurturing skills of an educator.
As her real estate career advanced, Daydred found her stride working with New Construction/ First-Time home buyers / Knoxville Relocations /Sellers to name a few. Her honesty, strong communication and customer service skills, attention to detail, and the abundance local market knowledge, sets her apart from other agents.
Throughout her career, Daydred has earned numerous accolades, including:
● Graduate Realtor Institute – GRI
● Seller Representative Specialist – SRS
● Ambassador of Knoxville
Daydred lives in Knoxville, TN with her loving Husband, Beautiful 4 children (3 girls and 1 boy), adorable White Bichon Frise, and her chatty African Grey parrot. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family camping, traveling, taking cruises, and many other outdoor activities some of which include doing Volunteer/Charity work.
Daydred aims to provide the highest level of service to her clients and takes deep pride in helping them achieve their real estate goals.
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*Series sponsorships available - HBAGK members may pay a sponsorship fee to cover lunch based on the number of estimated participants or they may cater/prepare lunch in person pending pre-approval. Class attendance in 2018 ranged from 20 – 30 guests. Sponsors will be allowed to speak for 5 minutes and provide handouts, etc. Company logos can be included on invitation emails and event webpage if received in time.