The Slyman Team History
Slyman Real Estate Established
After having sold real estate for several years, James Slyman established Slyman Real Estate & Auction with an office located on Gay Street in downtown Knoxville.
Knoxville Board President
After many successful years in real estate and after serving in numerous leadership capaciities, James Slyman was elected to be the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors President in 1980.
Realtor of the Year
Having served as the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors President and having hired a new CEO for the board, James Slyman, was honored and recognized as the Realtor of the Year.
Laura Slyman Licensed
While working towards her Master's of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, Laura decided to also get her real estate license. On the day of graduation, Laura sold her first house and she knew immediately there was no other profession she would want to consider.
Laura Slyman - Auctioneer
Following in the family tradition, Laura attended Indiana Auction School to become a licensed auctioneer. After the two week intense school, she completed her apprenticeship under her father, James Slyman. To date Laura is one of the few female auctioneers in Tennessee.
Beth Miser Joins
After being in real estate for a couple of years at another firm, Beth Miser, joins Slyman Real Estate. She quickly became an integral part of The Laura Slyman Team as she helped hundreds and hundreds of buyers find their dream homes.
After more than a decade of working for large franchise real estate firms, Paige Slyman, opens Slyman Real Estate in Marietta, Georgia. This became the 3rd branch office for the company.
West Knoxville Office
James & Laura joined forces to purchase & renovate what is now known as the "Slyman Building”. Laura took over the Real Estate division with James solely operating the Auction division. After opening this West Knoxville location, the company quickly began to grow with the hiring of many additional agents.
Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Laura is awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Women’s Council of Realtors for her innovative business model for the real estate agency.
Laura Slyman KAAR President Elect
Laura Slyman elected as the President to the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors
Meet The Laura Slyman Team
I couldn't have asked for a better team than Laura and Beth to work with on my recent home purchase. They took the time to understand my family's needs and then worked hard to make sure we found the perfect home. Their understanding of the Knoxville market and knowledge of... Read MoreBrad Faerber
Under contract in 2 days!!! Laura was recommended by co-workers when my husband and I were considering selling our home. We met with her prior to deciding on a time frame and got some advice about what needed to be done around the house, project wise, before putting it on... Read MoreEmily Dameron
Laura has helped us buy two houses and sell one and I have recommended her to many of my friends and family. If you want the best Realtor in Knoxville than call her immediately! She has a team of associates that make sure you get the best experience possible, including... Read MoreJohn Barry
Laura is amazing! There are are moments in the home buying/selling process that can be unpredictable, but Laura guided us through everything smoothly and displayed incredible expertise and professionalism from beginning to end. She knows what she's talking about, and she gets the job done. Laura is a person of... Read MoreMarti Willen
Listing our house through a national realtor was a joke. After a very miserable experience we tried to sell out home For Sale by Owner for a year. We had plenty of interest but only one low-ball offer. After listing it with Laura Slyman we had two competing offers in... Read MorePaul Bowman
Laura Slyman and her team truly treat you like family and respond quickly to your questions and needs. This is the second time we have used her and Beth Miser to buy and sell our homes. We would definitely recommend the Laura Slyman Team. Read MorePete and JoAnn Kerwin