Welcome to our site. You may wonder....what is the Hughes Difference? Very simply put, we are providing cutting edge marketing for our clients and we also believe there is no substitute for top notch customer service and excellent communication. All of these things constitute The Hughes Difference-Hard work, honesty, experience and marketing that allow you to achieve your real estate goals. We know this market well. We know about properties that have not yet listed and are soon to be available. Because of the number of listings we have, we are always talking to buyers, sellers and other agents that have buyers. We are aware of the market, what is available in it and who is "shopping." This knowledge allows »click here to continue«

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Welcome to The Hughes Properties, Knoxville's premier realtor team. The Hughes Difference - our real estate experience, knowledge, and local connections - allow us to provide cutting-edge marketing for our real estate clients. We also believe there is no substitute for top notch customer service and excellent communication. All of these things constitute The Hughes Difference: hard work, honesty, experience, and quality marketing allow you to achieve your real estate goals. We know this market well. We know about properties that have not yet been listed and are soon to be available. Because of the number of listings we have, we are always talking to buyers, sellers and other agents that have buyers. We understand the Knoxville market on an incredibly deep level, both what is available in it and who is "shopping." Learn More About The Hughes Difference.

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  • quote "You folks went far beyond our expectations in your assistance of bringing closure to our new home purchase."... Read More quote

    -Bob Lederer

  • quote "We can't speak highly enough of our experience with The Hughes Team. Debaran took all the requests we needed for our family and found us the perfect fit in a home and neighborhood. Throughout the... Read More quote

    -Brian & Cindy Daniels

  • quote "Tom sold two homes for my mother and helped her purchase a home. All transactions were handled in an efficient and professional manner. The homes sold quickly and Tom helped us find the perfect home... Read More quote

    -John Harrison & Eleanor Nichols

  • quote "Thank you so much for all the extra assistance in helping with the purchase and move into our new home. Never easy doing it from out of town and really appreciate your flexibility and expertise."... Read More quote

    -Mitch & Nicole Eisenberg

  • quote "Outstanding! Extremely professional. I was especially impressed when it came down to contract negotiations. Could not have done it without Tom. Thanks again!"... Read More quote

    -Carey & Jennifer Bruner

  • quote "We absolutely loved working with Debaran and her team. We were so confident in her to sell the house and handle everything involved. She made it so easy and painless putting our house on the... Read More quote

    -Campbell & Spencer Dillon

  • quote "My experience with The Hughes Properties was quite positive. Debaran toured the house, made suggestions for showing it well, helped facilitate the improvements and then sold the house quickly and efficiently. The entire process was... Read More quote

    -Martha Ayers

  • quote “Debaran was outstanding! Although our property was not in the price range with the majority of the Hughes Properties, we received service of the highest type. We took her advice on staging our home and... Read More quote

    -Teri Foster and Donna Allen

  • quote “I was pleased my home sold so quickly. Tom was very professional. I am also pleased with the house I bought.”... Read More quote

    -Eleanor Nichols

  • quote “Debaran was very knowledgeable about the Knoxville area. Honesty and integrity was always evident during our search for our new home. The process of purchasing our home ran smoothly because of the guidance of Debaran.... Read More quote

    -Bob and Leslie Randle

  • quote Our experience with The Hughes Properties was amazing. Debaran was not only very easy to work with, she also communicated with us constantly. She was our eyes and ears as our property was for sale... Read More quote

    -Scott and Mackenzie Everett

  • quote “Tom and Debaran did a fantastic job selling our house. They made great suggestions when we first listed the house. We quickly had several offers, including one above asking price. Closing was a painless process... Read More quote

    -Matt Reed

  • quote “We were so fortunate and thankful we worked with Joanna and The Hughes Properties during our home search! The offer and purchase process was incredibly easy and went very smoothly. P.S. It’s always more fun... Read More quote

    -Megan and Brad Fielden

  • quote “Tom and his team did a great job selling our properties and did so in a timely fashion.”... Read More quote

    -Emmet and Linda Vaughn

  • quote “Debaran and Tom, you did an amazing job selling our home! Because of your connections and listings you all know of the right family within one (1) day of listing our home! Record speed! We... Read More quote

    -Reid and Allison Lederer

  • quote “Working with Debaran to both sell a home and purchase a new home could not have been any easier. She does an amazing job.”... Read More quote

    -Ashley Vacca

  • quote “Debaran and her assistant Joanna worked timelessly to find us a home…even getting us showings at two properties that were not on the market at the time. We are thankful for how they directed us... Read More quote

    -Josh and Mary Alice MacDiarmid

  • quote “We were first time home buyers, fairly new to Knoxville. Debaran made the process of finding a home fairly painless and fun. She is very knowledgeable of Knoxville neighborhoods and a pleasure to work with!”... Read More quote

    -Ashley and Cade Morgan

  • quote “They were very efficient and treated me with respect. They were easy to get along with. They were helpful with all paperwork and get everything completed in a quick and efficient manner.”... Read More quote

    -Nancy C. Ray

  • quote “Debaran Hughes is a pleasure to work with. She sold our family home in record time! Everything went smoothly from start to finish. I would definitely recommend her.”... Read More quote

    -Evalyn Warren

  • quote “We were pleased that Tom Hughes priced our property correctly so that it sold quickly and above the appraised value.”... Read More quote

    -Elizabeth Farr

  • quote “We were so blessed to have the Hughes family guide us through this process on a recommendation from a friend. Uprooting life from Johnson City with three kids under 6, Debaran made the transition much... Read More quote

    -Brooke and Jon Foulk

  • quote “Tom did a great job showing us all the homes we wanted to see and more in a very limited amount of time. He went out of his way to accommodate our schedules as were... Read More quote

    -Dr. and Mrs. Herman Botero

  • quote “This truly was the easiest transaction ever. Debaran made the experience easy and very convenient. I would recommend her as a Realtor to everyone!”... Read More quote

    -Amye Smith

  • quote “What a great experience!! Tom and Debaran are true professionals. The whole process was effortless from the initial listing to signing forms at closing. Thanks for your help!”... Read More quote

    -Bill and Amee Oldham

  • quote “Thank goodness for The Hughes Properties! We were in a tough situation, we had bought a house that we loved but still had our home on the market, stressful! Our house had been listed for... Read More quote

    -David and Renee Sprouse

  • quote “Debaran was very knowledgeable of the market, patient and incredibly professional. She guided us careful and thoughtful through the entire home buying process. From helping us find a home that we love, to working with... Read More quote

    -Jason and Amanda Hall

  • quote “Debaran could not have been more professional or helpful. She answered my calls promptly and got back to me with answers to my questions. I could not have asked for more!”... Read More quote

    -Barbara Hillard

  • quote “Debaran is a very experienced and knowledgeable agent with a unique ability to manage a sometimes difficult sales process while clearly defining her clients goals.”... Read More quote

    -Bill and Marsha Priester

  • quote “As a first time seller, I had a lack of Real Estate experience so I was concerned about the process. I knew about Debaran because she sold property for several of my neighbors, so when... Read More quote

    -Betty Finley

  • quote “It was a pleasure getting to know Tom and having him as our Realtor. I would highly recommend Tom because of his professionalism and remarkable work ethic! We love our home!”... Read More quote

    -Matt and Melissa Adkins

  • quote “Debaran was fully engaged & most helpful in letting me know how to stage my home to show well. She pursued all options and ultimately sold my home in a relatively short time frame. Debaran... Read More quote

    -Jane Nelson

  • quote “Tom Hughes was a fantastic advocate and agent for us as buyers. He was patient as we considered many options and he was very helpful at pointing out important considerations without being opinionated or leading.... Read More quote

    -Beth Foster

  • quote Debaran Hughes was most efficient. She always returned our call and did all we asked for. Debaran was aware of our medical situation and was very kind and considerate. She did an excellent job at... Read More quote

    -Jim and Jan Sullivan

  • quote THANK YOU for all your help through this home buying process. We would have never ended up in Forest Brook if it wasn’t for you. Thanks so much for your advice and guidance and for... Read More quote

    -Bob & Laura Kamm