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The Terrell-Drager Team | Expert Real Estate Agents Leading Sales Team

Our team has experienced an excellent year of growth. As a top-notch Real Estate team in the Smoky Mountain, East Tennessee region, our team puts our local expertise to work to create happy clients. When our concentration is on the client, sales naturally come. We are grateful for and genuinely enjoy the people we meet with over 100 transactions this last year, we have met many new friends. In the year 2021, our team sold over 100 homes at a total of over 60 million dollars. We are professional, experts in our industry, but what is most important is our pleasure in working with the people we serve. We like to say we offer a professional but at-your-pace service.

How We Became the Leading Agency in the Smoky Mountains

Experience has taught our team to be efficient and offer the highest level of service to our customers. With our “listing to contract rate” at 10.2 days, you can see we are able to bring the buyers to you.

We want to give a shout-out to our team. Our team, Jane Terrell, Jared Drager, Lynn Chalache, Josh Wells, and Emili Spangler are ready to go to work for you in 2022.

Learn more about our team members!


Emili Spangler is a more recent addition to Terrell-Drager and comes from Florida. Emili has nearly 3 years of experience in the industry and is a leader and an excellent part of our team. Emili brings energy and a love for our area that our clients enjoy.

Like many of our staff at Terrell-Drager, Emili genuinely enjoys the area enough to call it her permanent home and wants to help anyone else interested in moving to the Smokies to feel the same. She enjoys helping people and talking to them, the gorgeous fall atmosphere we get once summer ends. We are thankful we get to have someone like Emili working for us and we know you will feel the same way!
Emilispangler@gmail.com C: 423-327-1972 O:865-453-4049

Jared Drager joined our team as a Realtor and now shares ownership and is a broker in the firm. Jared grew up in the military, as a native of Jacksonville, Florida, and had a former career as a Project Manager at a shipyard in Jacksonville called Atlantic Marine. Times in this industry became hard and Jared and his family made the choice to change careers and came to Gatlinburg to pursue Real Estate.

Jared loves the small-town feel of the communities that make up the Smoky Mountains. Although millions of people visit the area, the communities are small towns. Jared comments specifically on the joy it brings him that is Doctor is also the guy who broadcasts the High School Football games. There is so much to enjoy about our area.

Jared has a wife of 18 years and two teenage children that he is mighty proud of. Jared’s family is an asset to the Smokies and he is an asset to The Terrell-Drager Team. Jared’s love of this area is obvious in his work with the team and his clients.

Jared Drager, jareddrager@gmail.com 865-244-6414

Jane Terrell has been in Smoky Mountain real estate since 2004 and has been a Tennessee citizen her entire life. She grew up in nearby Oak Ridge, TN, took some time to see more of America, and then settled here for permanent residence in Sevier County. Jane has more than 15 years in real estate experience not just in selling properties but personally buying properties as well. She’s worked during some of the most tumultuous times of recent decades – the recessions, the economic downturn from the National Park closing, the Smoky Mountain Wildfire, the Pandemic, and more – and working through these experiences has given her expertise in many fields of Smoky Mountain real estate.

Jane specializes in real estate brokering, works as a Certified Distressed Property Expert, and functions as an e-Pro Expert. If you’re looking to move to the Smokies in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Seymour, Kodak, Cosby, Wears Valley or the areas in-between, one of your finest and most experienced opportunities for making that purchase is talking to Jane Terrell!
Reach Jane at janeterrellteam@gmail.com 865-313-1277

Josh Wells grew up in Marion, North Carolina, near Asheville, and got into real estate to help people find the perfect homes for their families. Josh has been fortunate to help many first-time home buyers find the perfect starting point for their young families as well as help many relocate to the Smokies as part of their retirement dreams. Josh’s experience in the Smokies has been an invaluable asset to guiding folks to the right investment properties and to the right people to enhance their business ventures.

Josh’s favorite things about living in the Smokies are the peace of mind living here brings. Good schools, an abundance of jobs, entertainment for the body, mind, and spirit, the National Park, and spending weekends getting to camp at Elkmont and Greenbriar. Josh loves East Tennessee and wants to help get interested individuals and families who love it to call it home, too!
josh.terrellteam@gmail.com 865-654-3754

Lynn Chalache is our glue. Lynn serves the team on multiple levels, helping to keep all transactions running smoothly. When you are considering selling your Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville home, Lynn is where your experience will begin with a market analysis. Lynn is a professional who gets the job done quickly and efficiently. We are professional at your pace.
2022 brings another year of an active housing market. Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, we welcome the opportunity to be your local experts to help you get that dream a reality.




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