ATHENS, TN., – Crye-Leike, REALTORS is proud to announce experienced Affiliate Broker Cathy Swafford has joined the company’s sales team in its Athens branch office located at 580 S. Congress Parkway in Athens, Tennessee.  Cathy recently transferred her license to Crye-leike.  Prior to joining the company she was an Affiliate Broker with Real Estate Marketplace.


“Meeting new people everyday is one of the joys of this work,” said Cathy.  “Which is why I always keep my head held high with a smile on my face and along with a handshake new acquaintances will also get one of my business cards in their hands.”


Cathy is a licensed Affiliate Broker in Tennessee, assisting buyers and sellers in and around Hamilton, Polk, Bradley, McMinn, Monroe, Meigs, Knox, Loudon, Roane, Rhea and Blount counties.  She is a residential real estate sales specialist with a focus on investment, first time homebuyers and relocation.


“I keep selling and listing packages with me at all times because I never know where I’ll be when I meet my next client,” said Cathy.  “I enjoy making friends with my clients through the process and continuing that friendship long after we’ve met the challenge of finding or selling and closing on their home.”


Cathy is a member of the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors (KAAR), River Counties Association of Realtors (RCAR) and National Association of Realtors (NAR).  She lives in Athens and is engaged to her fianc? Jeff Morgan.


In her free time Cathy enjoys spending time fianc? Jeff and his daughter Madison Morgan (13) doing just about anything in the great outdoors.  Gardening, boating, shopping, canning and even selling real estate is among the leisure time activities she enjoys doing most of all.  Cathy is also a member of the Christ Community Church in Athens.


For all your real estate needs and personal referrals, please contact Affiliate Broker Cathy Swafford by phone at 423-829-6283 or 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.