We are not a traditional brokerage and our agents are not traditional agents. Rather, our agents are real estate professionals who will guide and help you make the choices that are best for you, as you navigate the purchase or sale of a home. You also have the skill of our entire firm at your disposal.
- Nathan Throneberry
- Aaron Kirchner
- Jen Tooley
- Christi Powers
- Maxwell Britton
- Tina Barker
- Ryan Blainey
- Johnny Cobb
- Tamara Cosby
- Jeremy Elliott
- Chelsea Fox
- Michael Gudvangen
- Ramsey Hall
- Amira Hamwia
- Tammy Harmon
- Ashlee Hurst
- Ashley Jennings
- Arkendra Johnson
- Terri Kilgour
- Chase Knowles
- Jason LaForte
- Christina LeMere
- Jacob Lierly
- Nancy McCaskill
- Jake Monroe
- Clark Powers
- Kristina Powers
- Carla Rogers
- Seth Rowley
- Julie Tart
- Drew Vaughan
Meet Nathan, the luxury specialist for real estate in Brentwood, Belle Meade, Green Hills, Franklin and surrounding areas. “I am proud to have our entire firm focused on personalizing each client’s transaction, simply put, that makes our clients win!”
Nathan has overseen more than 100 million dollars in real estate sales since 2016, averaging higher than one million dollars per home over the last year.
“We are deeply connected to the community to which we provide a bespoke service, often selling homes that are off-market”.
Principal Broker and partner, Aaron Kirchner, was born in Long Island, NY, raised on the West coast of Florida and has been a Williamson county, Franklin, TN resident for the past 22 years.
Aaron has been professionally involved in real estate for over 25 years and holds his real estate license in both Florida and Tennessee. Aaron is a Realtor, Principal Broker and partner with Homes Of Tennessee. Aaron has a sincere passion for real estate and manages his own personal real estate portfolio. He understands the real estate sales process inside and out, from beginning to end. He enjoys sharing his experience and expertise with his clients. Aaron upholds the highest level of ethics and carefully selects professional agents to be part of our firm. Since real estate is typically the largest asset anybody will ever own, he knows how important each transaction is to his clients. He has his MBA in Quality and Leader ship Management and a Bachelor of Science in Economics. His business experience in “Corporate America “ serves as an added value assisting clients in a multitude of business transactions. Aaron believes in serving each and every client with the highest level of professionalism and dedication to achieving their real estate goals. Aaron states, “Our firm is unique in the way we are structured. The entire firm works for our clients, you don’t just get one agent or a team, you get the entire organization working for you. This provides our agents the resources and support to be true consultants offering the best options and choices to each client’s specific needs!”
Aaron is directly involved in the daily operation of the firm through overseeing all broker responsibilities and makes a point to be available to every client and agent as needed. He prides himself on offering unparalleled support and leads by example. “Staying active in real estate transactions myself, keeps my pulse on our local market and the industry. Many brokers tend to get complacent and desk ridden, that’s not beneficial to anyone.” A client of Aaron’s recently shared on a review, “Aaron doesn’t just talk real estate, he lives it. He treats everyone with patience and respect no matter what their price range or knowledge level. He made us feel comfortable and provided us the knowledge to make an informed decision without pressure. This is our 2nd transaction with him and we will always use him and his firm in every transaction.”
Aaron has a sincere passion for our community as well. He makes an effort to help continuously improve our quality of life locally. He’s an advocate of animal welfare and human rights. Aaron is a member of the local, state and national Realtor associations. He is a volunteer with GetFit Franklin, Williamson County Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center (EIC) as a mentor and coach, and he’s a Leadership Franklin alumni. In addition to serving the community, Aaron enjoys lifting weights and exercising daily, participating in triathlons, social dancing and walking regularly in downtown Franklin with his wife of 16 years, Lisa and two dogs, Stella and Butler. Aaron is very grateful for being able to do what he loves while helping others and is blessed to call such a wonderful community home.
Joining the Luxury Homes of Tennessee team in Murfreesboro, as Principal Broker and Managing Partner, Jen Tooley has been a real estate agent for over four years. “Every deal is different,” she says on why she enjoys her career. “I get an incredible amount of job satisfaction helping agents grow, playing a role in a flourishing firm, and helping my clients achieve home ownership.” A tenacious problem-solver who strongly advocates for her clients, Jen has grown in leaps and bounds in her journey as an agent, winning Rookie of the Year in 2016 to leading a top producing team.
Murfreesboro-raised Christi Powers enjoys hiking, climbing and going to the lake with her family – and naturally, she loves introducing Middle Tennessee to those who are new to the area. She became an estate agent 3 years ago after working at Regions Bank for four years, where she quickly worked her way to the position of Branch Manager. The University of Mobile alumnus has sold $6 million’s worth of property in 2019, with another $3 million in sight before the end of the year. “My goal is to help people accomplish their property, financial and family goals through real estate,” says Christi, who enjoys taking good care of her clients through what can be a stressful situation. She truly enjoys people and loves spending time with old friends and meeting new friends – “Often times, my clients turn into friends!” And this is one of the main reasons she chose Homes of Tennessee: “This firm truly cares for our clients and works to ensure they have all the options and information to make the best decisions.” Christi has four kids aged 10, 8, 5 and 2, who should be adopted in 2020.
Maxwell Britton epitomizes integrity, energy, hard work, and a creative strategy in every detail of your real estate journey. With a wide variety of sales experience, he will work diligently to listen to your needs and make sure your real estate goals are met. Maxwell’s market knowledge paired with his negotiation skills set him apart from the rest.
“Touring properties daily helps locate exclusive “off-market” homes for my clients to see”
To date, Maxwell has assisted a wide range of clients from international executives purchasing million-dollar estates, families relocating from out of state and first-time home buyers, all looking for a place to call home. Maxwell prides himself on always being available for his clients and having a prompt response time, thus ensuring all parties are properly informed throughout the entire buying journey.
“Being out in the community daily and seeing all the new developments in Nashville and surrounding suburbs is very exciting. The growth in our city is tremendous and dynamic. I’m excited to continue to share with my clients the ins and outs of the area to aid them in making the best decision.”
With his numerous resources, solutions, and services available he will make every home purchase as seamless as possible while continuing to provide assistance after the sale is closed.
A proven negotiator, Tina utilizes her experience in project management to get things done in record time. She’s a relationship cultivator who encourages and appreciates her clients and colleagues alike. “I love getting to know new families and treat them like family, because to me that’s what they become,” says Tina.
A 14-year veteran of the real estate industry, Tina is highly involved in the community, having recently been awarded a United Way Catalyst certificate for giving back through service with local non-profits.
In her spare time, she flexes her creative muscles through crafting, photography and design. She values family time with her husband of nearly 20 years and their four boys.
From the small town of Cicero, Indiana, to the big city of Nashville, Ryan makes friends wherever he goes! “I love to meet and build relationships with interesting people”.
After studying at Purdue University, Ryan focused his career on the restaurant management industry. While winning many awards throughout the years for excellence in quality and service, Ryan found his passion to truly care for his clients. “My favorite achievement is to help the people around me grow both personally and professionally.”
Ryan uses his love for people, passion for service, and knowledge of the real estate industry, to guide his clients through this amazing journey. “I love finding what my clients’ needs and wants are and gearing my work to meet and exceed their expectations”.
In his spare time, Ryan enjoys recreational softball, watching sports, hiking, and visiting local wineries and distilleries. With his amazing wife, Jami, by his side and his highly supportive parents in his corner, Ryan is on a mission to help the community with a servant’s heart!
With a background in security and IT as an independent contractor, Johnny was employee of the year for Saint Thomas of Rutherford in 2008 and has been an estate agent for about two years. The graduate of MTSU has been on many mission trips overseas, so it’s no surprise that he most enjoys helping others in his role as an agent. He considers his best attributes to be kindness, honesty, great listening skills and attention to detail, all of which have gone towards finding his clients their perfect home. In his spare time, Johnny volunteers in the community as a youth basketball coach, sharing the skills he gained playing pro basketball overseas.
Extremely outgoing, Tamara thrives on helping others and especially enjoys the challenge of finding a property that puts the smile on someone’s face: “That tells me I’ve hit my mark!”
With parents in the Navy, Tamara moved all over the US while growing up, from Idaho to Virginia and everywhere in between, but she’s been happily settled in Murfreesboro for the last 18 years with her husband Jesse and their 4 children.
She has a master’s degree in Education from MTSU and extensive experience as a teacher, and her strength lies in forging connections quickly. “I’m looking forward to building lifelong relationships with my clients,” she says.
Jeremy shows a level of professionalism and character that has proven invaluable to his clients.
“Jeremy Elliott is an outstanding real estate agent, but a better person and human being. Excellent availability and willingness to work with my schedule both in relation to work and travel. Knows his craft and his business well, and he has a network of people available to manage all of your needs from an inspection to banking,” – Michael Meighen
Born and raised in middle Tennessee, Jeremy brings a wealth of local knowledge to his clients. “We love the Franklin and Brentwood areas, and our family has really thrived and flourished here. Being a party of the dream for a client to call middle Tennessee home, gives me the ability to reinvest in our community”.
An accounting graduate of Liberty University, Jeremy spent many years in the building industry as a financial controller. “I quickly understood the need for reliable, knowledgeable, and compassionate real estate professionals”.
Jeremy and wife Katie enjoy their family time, “Our children keep us actively engaged. They are the best gifts we could have ever imagine!”
With over fourteen years in the banking industry, Chelsea brings a wealth of knowledge to her clients. Chelsea received many awards while excelling as a branch manager, and she realized her true passions: “I excelled because of my client relationships, and I put them first. I love helping people find their dream home; I’m just a people person”.
Born and raised in Cottage Grove, Oregon and a graduate of Nashville State College, Chelsea has quickly become a successful real estate agent! “I love the freedom of working for my clients and running my own business”.
Chelsea chose Homes of Tennessee because of the amazing broker support and for the multitude of agent resources.
California native and a Veteran of the US Army, Michael Gudvangen has been living in Tennessee for the past 14 years. His innate willingness to go above and beyond to exceed his clients’ expectations has earned him multiple awards for his customer service. In his relationships with his customers, Michael brings his ability to listen and deliver what is asked for – and, importantly, he manages to maintain those strong relationships through effective communication. In his first year as a real estate agent he quickly became his firm’s top agent, and in the last two years has sold 28 properties to the value of $7,000,000. Michael is married with one child and another on the way and enjoys spending time with family and friends outdoors. “I love building friendships with my clients,” says Michael. “The happiness you bring an individual or family on the day you close is the best part of being an agent.”
Ramsey Hall grew up in south Louisiana and has lived in Middle Tennessee for the last 30 years. She is a graduate of MTSU and had a successful career as a studio jeweler before earning her real estate license in 2015.
In her 5 years in real estate, Ramsey has worked together with other agents to make the buying and selling process as stress-free as possible for her clients. “I really enjoy getting to know my clients and love the hunt for the home that fits their lifestyle. The best feeling is seeing my clients so happy and excited when they are standing in front of their new home, and knowing that I helped them get there!”
Ramsey loves to travel, meet new people, roam art museums, and explore the greenways and hiking trails of middle Tennessee with her rescued Jack Russell Terrier, Tulip.
Amira was born and raised in Murfreesboro and has a background in television and news production. Naturally, then, she works well under pressure and has excellent communication skills, which she uses to keep everyone in the buying and selling process informed, making it seamless.
She loves helping people to better their lives through accumulating wealth through real estate, and says “I love how rewarding it feels to impact the lives of my clients in such a positive way.”
In her spare time she is passionate about traveling locally and abroad, and enjoys Latin and swing dancing. She also loves volunteering regularly at her local church in the production department.
Amira lives in Murfreesboro with her son and fiance. Her son attends high school in Rutherford County.
Originally from Asheville, North Carolina where I was a Real Estate Broker since 2002 We relocated to League City, Texas in 2008; where I have continued my professional Real Estate career. As a Relocation & Luxury Specialist, I know and fully understand the Houston market as it is the 4th largest city in the United States. Houston and surrounding areas are known for their social and international culture.
It is my promise to provide my clients with the highest quality of professionalism and integrity in the Real Estate industry. My education, years of experience, and local connections have equipped me to serve you at the highest level. I fully understand the first-time buyer/seller needs and the paths to take for future success in Real Estate re-sale. It is very important for me to be there every step of the way to ensure a seamless transaction.
Personal and professional experiences allow me to understand the need to establish an honest and trusting working relationship with direct, clear, communication with my clients. The communication process and working with one agent is very important to maintain confidence and peace of mind. Outside of Real Estate, I enjoy working out, swimming, and traveling. I am very active in my community and enjoy volunteering in all areas. I am currently taking a portion of my commission to help build a water well in a third world country. My husband and I just celebrated our 36-year anniversary, have three adult children, and 6 grandchildren.
I would love the opportunity to meet you and discuss any Real Estate needs. I have extensive target marketing plans and great systems in place to help you find the perfect home. I relocated to Middle Tennessee on Sept. 1, 2020 to be closer to my children and grandchildren since our son graduated from Carson-Newman College. Tennessee has always had our hearts.
“Building A Successful Business through Personal Relationship”
Ashlee Brandon Hurst is a native of the Murfreesboro community. Having lived here her entire life, Ashlee has seen the rapid growth and is excited to focus her talents back to the community. With a passion for relationships and a love for people, Ashlee is ready to serve her community with your home buying and selling needs.
As a proud member of Homes of Tennessee family, Ashlee carries the values of hard work, integrity and outstanding client service in everything she does. When Ashlee isn’t making home ownership dreams come true for her clients, she enjoys spending time with family and being a mother to her daughter, Blakely.
“I love all things home,” says Ashley, who has proudly been a resident of Middle Tennessee since 1992.
With a background in administration, Ashley previously enjoyed supporting a top Murfreesboro real estate team as their transaction coordinator. She believes her attention to detail and communication skills are vital to this growing industry.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, boating and crocheting, and spending time with her husband Jamie and their four children.
Born and raised in Franklin, Tennessee, Arkendra loves enhancing the lives of people through real estate – and she especially enjoys helping them reach the goals they thought were unattainable.
With a knack for problem-solving, she embraces any challenges that crop up, and quickly gets to the heart of her clients’ needs – characteristics that have served her well in her role as an estate agent. In fact, last year saw Arkendra achieve $3 Million in sales.
In her spare time she volunteers in the community, serves as trustee for Realtor Good Works Foundation, and enjoys traveling with her family and trying out new restaurants.
Terri Kilgour has been an entrepreneur and a real estate professional since 1997. She has over 30 years of experience in banking/mortgage, management, and sales. She understands the importance of preparation, hard work, and respect. She applies these values to her endeavors and her personal pledge is “Committed to bringing families and communities together”. Her mission is simple…..RESULTS which is achieved by providing outstanding customer service, open lines of communication between all parties, and a personalized strategic yet effective marketing program. Terri Kilgour was raised and resides in Murfreesboro along with her 2 sons.
Born and raised in Wilson County in the Nashville area, Chase spent almost 20 years in various leadership roles at a Fortune 40 home improvement business before deciding to apply that knowledge and experience to his passion, real estate. His new role in real estate allows him to focus on serving others. “At my core, this is who I am!” says Chase. “I have a drive to meet and exceed the expectations of those clients and customers I serve.” Chase and his wife, Erin, and they have two beautiful daughters.
In 2017, after spending over 20 years working in upper management at a home improvement company, Jason decided to apply all of his experience and knowledge to his true passion – real estate.
“I take great pride in everything I do, and have a proven track record of delivering outstanding results while taking excellent care of my clients and customers,” he says.
Born and raised in Nashville, Jason is extremely familiar with the entire surrounding area. He attended MTSU where he met his wife, who is a teacher at Middle Tennessee Christian School – together they have two daughters.
Jason has quickly become a multi-million dollar producer and looks forward to helping you and many others in the future.
From sunny Hollywood, Florida, to beautiful middle Tennessee, Christina loves calling Murfreesboro home. “There’s just so much to do, and it’s a great place to raise a family.”
“My husband and I have owned multiple properties and understanding the joy of being a homeowner, I want to help give that back to other families. I love to help people find the home of their dreams”.
A dean’s list hospitality management graduate of Florida International University of Miami, Christina understands the valve of service. “Your goal as a hospitality manager is to ensure your “hotel” is warm, welcoming, and makes guests feel like they’re at home. I like sharing that knowledge with my clients because I truly care about the people I am helping”.
In her spare time, Christina loves spending time with her husband of nearly three years and a very active and independent two year old son. Christina also enjoys hiking, boating, fishing, and is very passionate about living a healthy life style.
Originally from California, Jacob excels at planning and organizing, and is looking forward to helping as many people as possible to find their new home. Jacob has worked closely with clients in his previous career as account manager and, as a result, is an excellent listener who loves talking with and meeting new people. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and baseball. He and his wife have recently welcomed their second baby girl to their family.
After realising her passion for real estate at a young age, Nancy is a firm advocate of financial intelligence and home ownership, and even bought her first home and rental property at 19. After moving from Boston to Tennessee in 2000 to work for National Dance Clubs, she continued to build her real estate portfolio to include residential and commercial property, business commercial leasing and residential rental property management. Her drive and strong work ethic saw her excel within National Dance Clubs, and now as an agent with the Homes of Tennessee team, Nancy strives to give the best possible service and experience for her clients. “I hope to help encourage first time buyers and clients find their perfect home,” she says. In her free time, she still enjoys dancing as well as spending time with her 3 children.
Jake Monroe is what has become increasingly rare: a Nashville native, and because he is a local, Jake has a superb understanding of the nuances of not only the more established neighborhoods but also the up-and-coming areas of Middle Tennessee.
Jake’s focus is on creating a great experience, and he loves working with other agents to get the best deal for his clients. He has also built close relationships with builders and land developers. People who know him like working with him, and he has sold properties from $300k–$1million+. Jake has built his business on referrals because he is known to be tenacious, trustworthy, and fun to work with.
Jake has worked as a green energy consultant, a salesman, recruiter, and sales manager, and owns a small remodeling business. He has received several awards in sales, but his favorite one was from a Franklin startup company for the highest reviewed and most reviewed sales consultant.
When he’s not working you can find Jake hanging out at coffee shops in Franklin, where he lives, or trying out new restaurants with his wife. He also loves exploring the South camping and hiking with his son. When at home, he is constantly followed around by his dog, Gromit, a King Charles Cavalier.
“I love connecting people with their dreams,” says Clark. Though he’s only recently become a real estate agent, the MTSU graduate has extensive experience in the construction industry and believes that his advanced knowledge of building systems and investment will set him apart.
Clark is constantly learning and fine-tuning his skills and has completed courses at Cornell and Columbia University. He brings a high level of intensity and organization to his role.
In his spare time, Clark enjoys unwinding at the lake on weekends with his wife, Christi, and their four kids.
Looking to meet new people from different areas and backgrounds (and finding them their dream home!), Houston-born Kristina Powers recently joined the Luxury Homes of Tennessee team as an agent.
Kristina goes above and beyond for her clients, has a keen eye for details, and shows patience and understanding – no doubt skills gained during her time as a stay-at-home mom to two children (Emilie and Cooper).
Kristina has been married to Burt for almost 15 years, and in her spare time enjoys walking the trails in her neighborhood and cheering on her kids at their soccer games.
Creativity comes naturally to Carla, and with a background in interior design, she can easily update and stage homes beautifully using existing décor.
The former hair stylist has been a real estate agent since 2015, and while she doesn’t know quite how many homes she’s sold, she knows that she’s made a lot of families happy! Carla particularly enjoys discovering the ‘needle in a haystack’ house: “I enjoy getting to know my clients’ needs and interests so that I can find them the perfect place to call home,” she says.
Carla has been married to Chris for over 30 years, and they have an adult daughter, Brittany, who lives in California. Her hobbies include painting furniture, painting with acrylics, and gardening.
Seth Rowley truly does have a deep passion for Commercial Real Estate. Seth is unique, knowledgeable, and motivated licensed commercial agent. Seth has experienced and specialized in commercial real estate sales, leasing of retail, office, industrial, special uses including church’s, and schools, as well perpetual leases for cell phone tower companies. He is a local market expert from Murfreesboro to Nashville and works throughout the Middle Tennessee region.
“I’m a people person – I’m ready to learn and also ready to lead,” says Julie Tart, who launched her real estate career two years ago together with her husband Anthony.
Client-driven and motivated, Julie strives to make her clients’ dreams a reality through researching areas and markets to find their perfect home.
An aspect of real estate that she relishes is forging strong relationships, something that comes naturally to her from previous careers as a hairstylist and private nanny.
Passionate about all things water, you’ll find Julie snorkelling and swimming in her spare time.
A Murfreesboro native, Drew has enjoyed seeing this small town become a vibrant city. With family all over middle Tennessee, the greater Nashville area has become his backyard.
Like many middle Tennessee natives, Drew attended The University of Tennessee Knoxville where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and human resources with a minor in leadership psychology. “It’s rewarding to help people accomplish the goal of buying or selling their home and helping them move to the next chapter in their lives. I love to see people reach their goals!”
Prior to residential real estate, Drew spent several years in property management overseeing properties for investors by securing lease contracts for tenants. Drew has immense knowledge from experiences with high and mid-rise buildings, student housing, tax credit section 8, pre-construction, new construction, and Class A housing. In 2019, Drew received the national sales associate of the year award from a nationwide developer.
When not assisting clients, Drew enjoys cooking spicy food, going on runs through wooded trails, and has a “green-thumb”. “I’m the oldest of three boys, and I’m very close with my family. And, I love spending time with our family Labradoodle named Sugar Bear!”