Study And Prayer Lands Realtor On ?The Home Team?

HIXSON, TN., – Judy Garland, in her most famous movie role as Dorothy in ?The Wizard Of Oz’ reminds every fan of the family classic of the film’s underlying truth? there’s no place like home.


After being mostly a homemaker for several years Karen Woods Ramsey of Signal Mountain – while loving the home life – was presented with a business opportunity to up her home game. And turns out? it was an offer she just couldn’t refuse.


“My son-in-law asked me to join him in his real estate career and all I could say is WOW, what a compliment,” said Karen.  “My first reaction was really? But I immediately turned to my ever-so-wise husband to ask what he thought and his response was two thumbs up.”


Karen’s husband Winfred told her it would be great and she’d be great selling real estate. What Karen soon realized is that the initial road to become a licensed Realtor in Tennessee and start a career in real estate would not be easy.


“After being out of school for 35+ years I studied, prayed, studied and prayed,” said Karen. “And here I am now, a Realtor – now who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?”


Karen has teamed-up with her son-in-law TJ Peck to form “The Home Team” based out of the Crye-Leike Hixson branch office located at 5870 Highway 153, Suite 101. She intends to bring both common sense and plenty of business sense to her new home team.


“My previous work experience of ten years was as an office manager for Austin Building Corporation and Austin Rentals of Chattanooga,” said Karen.  “This position taught me management skills of superior quality and the importance of serving the public honestly and with excellence of character? the same skills I believe are required as a Realtor with Crye-Leike.”


More About Crye-Leike Realtor Karen Woods Ramsey

Crye-Leike Realtor Karen Woods Ramsey is licensed in Tennessee and works with buyers and sellers primarily in Hamilton & North Hamilton, Catoosa, Sequatchie, Walker, Dade, Bledsoe, Marion, Meigs, Polk, Monroe, Van Buren, Bradley, McMinn and Rhea counties. She is a member of the Chattanooga Association of Realtors (CAR) and National Association of Realtors (NAR). Karen specializes in all types of residential real estate sales with a focus on farm & land, condominiums, townhomes, investment properties, first-time homebuyers, relocation and new home construction.


Karen lives on Signal Mountain with her husband Winfred H. Ramsey and they have two grown daughters: Ms. Melanie A. Griffey and Mrs. Jennifer K. Peck, Esq. Karen is an active member of the Woodland Park Baptist Church, involved with Child Evangelism (5yrs), Hope Unlimited (2yrs) and Community Outreach (5yrs).


When she’s not busy with clients Karen enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, hiking, gardening, sports, mission trips and reading.


For all your real estate needs and personal referrals you can contact Crye-Leike Realtor Karen Woods Ramsey directly by phone at 423-432-3987, email: and you can find her on the web at


About Crye-Leike, REALTORS

Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, REALTORS in 1977.  Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 6th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 3,600 licensed sales associates based out of 130 corporate and franchise offices located through-out the nine-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and Oklahoma.


Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in: residential and commercial sales, mortgage, title, insurance, business brokerage and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services.  In 2009, Crye-Leike attained a sales volume in excess of $3.9 billion with 24,983 homes sold.