HIXSON, TN., – Crye-Leike, REALTORS is extending an invitation to home buyers, first time buyers and prospective sellers to an Informational Seminar at the company’s Hixson branch office in May.  The program will be held Thursday May 15, 2008 6:30pm – 8:30pm.  The Hixson branch office is located at 5870 Highway 153 in Hixson Tennessee.

The seminar will provide free professional advice and information to prospective buyers and sellers who are considering a purchase or sale in today’s tricky housing market.

“We are very excited and confident that the evening will be tremendously useful and informative to any buyer, first-time homebuyer and local seller who is unsure about getting into the housing market at this time of uncertainly,” said Kathy Tucker, Managing Broker of the Hixson branch office.  “Our goal for the evening it to set aside everyone’s fear or hesitation about going ahead with a move into a new home and helping to educate them on the proper steps to buy, sell, find the perfect mortgage and so much more.”

Joining Crye-Leike sales associates at the two-hour event will be representatives from Magna Bank’s mortgage lending division, Realty Title & Escrow closing services and Crye-Leike Insurance along with specialists in home inspection, staging and other home buying and selling services.

“We would love to hear from area businesses who would like to join us in this informative program with a door prize donation,” said Kathy Tucker.  “We anticipate a great turn-out and see the program as an awesome way for local businesses to showcase their products and services.”

Along with door prizes, dinner will be served and everyone will receive a free package of information to help them with their own personal buying or selling decision.

“It’s the hope of the Crye-Leike Hixson sales team that based on the turnout and success of this first seminar we will be able to offer more educational evening programs throughout the year,” said Kathy Tucker.

For more information on the seminar and for all your real estate needs or personal referrals, please contact Hixson Managing Broker Kathy Tucker by calling 423-870-5202 or you can email her at

Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, REALTORS in 1977.  Today, Crye-Leike, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 4,100 sales associates and 132 corporate and franchise offices located in 65 counties through-out the eight-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina.

Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in the following areas of specialty: residential sales, mortgage lending, title, insurance, commercial business and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals.  In 2007, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.7 billion with 32,500 closed transaction sides.