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Russ_2Russ Swanay

A native of Elizabethton, Tennessee, Russ Swanay began his real estate career upon graduation from East Tennessee State University in 1972. Working as an Affiliate Real Estate Broker for a local agency for approximately two and one half years, Russ founded Russ Swanay Real Estate Company in 1974. At that time, Russ was one of the youngest Broker/Owners of a real estate company in the State of Tennessee. Russ began his career as a licensed Realtor in the Elizabethton area in 1972.

In 1990, after several years of course study and training, Russ earned his designation (SRA) with the Appraisal Institute as a Senior Residential Real Estate Appraiser. This training has proved invaluable in the pricing or property and has enhanced the productivity of Russ Swanay Real Estate over the past decade.

A founding member and past President of the Elizabethton Board of Realtors, Russ became a member of the Tennessee/Virginia Regional Board of Realtors shortly after it’s formation, and has earned the Million Dollar Producer Award every year since his membership began. In recent years, Russ has consistently been a multi-million dollar producer within his particular market area.

Russ takes his job very seriously, always striving to maintain those qualities which have earned his Company the reputation it has among lenders, professionals, clients and his peers.



Donna_2Donna Swanay

An East Tennessee native, Donna Swanay is happy to call this area home. An Elizabethton resident since 1997, she and her husband, Bobby Swanay, bought their first house with help from Russ Swanay. After staying home for a while to tend to their daughter Susan, she started her exciting career in the family business as a Realtor. A graduate of East Tennessee State University, she is currently working as a Real Estate Appraiser and Agent. Donna has been awarded the sales achievement award from the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors years 2001 through 2005. In 2005, she earned her Brokers Licenses. With an extensive background in sales and customer service, Donna is a valuable asset to the Real Estate community.

E-mail: [email protected]



David_1David Collins

David is a native of Carter County and is knowledgeable about both it and the surrounding counties in beautiful Northeast Tennessee. He has been a real estate professional since 2005 and has been recognized for his efforts and achievements in the industry with multiple Certificate of Excellence awards. In addition to being a licensed Realtor, David is also a licensed Auctioneer with a lifetime of experience in the auction industry. Whether you are looking to buy or sell, it is important to seek a professional who has the knowledge, determination and ability needed to work for you, to both ease your transition and help you attain your goals. David Collins is that person.

David is determined to help you turn your real estate dreams into reality. Call (423)-335-3078 or email[email protected] today, and allow David to join Northeast Tennessee in saying “Welcome Home”.



photoJulia Adams

Julia’s philosophy: exemplary service coupled with acute market knowledge. The majority of her clients are referred by previous clients or other real estate professionals. With fifteen years of real estate experience, Julia enjoys assisting sellers and buyers achieve their real estate goals.

As a resident since 1984, Julia is a huge fan of the area and has an intimate understanding of various neighborhoods and trends. The relationships fostered with other agents ensure that Julia knows what is going on in the entire Tri-Cities.

Julia believes that her clients deserve her personal touch in every detail and benefit from her wealth of experience and knowledge. With college degrees in both Computer Science (U. of TN) and Psychology (Maryville College) to complement her real estate experience, you can be confident that you have someone on your team readily available to meet your needs.

Julia is an assertive and fair negotiator who keeps her clients’ interests at the forefront of every deal. Negotiation is an art; Julia creatively approaches each aspect of the transaction and is not happy until her clients are completely satisfied! She has unparalleled customer service skills including listening and using available resources to get the job done. If you are considering selling or buying, please give Julia a call. She will help you navigate seamlessly through a complex process.

Call (423)-957-8150 or email[email protected] today.



David Collins
  • Office: 423-543-5741
  • Mobile: 423-335-3078
  • Fax: 423-543-5085

Julia Adams
  • Office: 423-543-5741
  • Mobile: 423-957-8150
  • Fax: 423-543-5085