REAL ESTATE is an emotionally, rewarding career for Janet Debusk Hensley of Gables & Gates, Realtors. " I have developed very strong and lasting friendships with many clients. My goal is for my clients to feel comfortable and confident with me as their realtor."

While she was the exclusive sales agent for " The Enclave at Gettysvue" as well as "Sequoyah Gardens,Janet is now one of the Sales Agents for Bridgemore, an upper Bracket neighborhood in West Knoxville. Janet works with buyers and sellers in all price brackets. Born and raised in North Wales, Great Britain, she relocated to Knoxville in 1990 after earning a Master's Degree in Marketing from Manchester University, England. She has been with Gables & Gates, Realtors since 1998.

"I have extensive experience in new construction, both from building personal homes and as a REALTOR. Having helped clients build homes in The Enclave at Gettysvue, LashBrooke, Mallard Bay, Bridgemore, The Oaks at Rudder Lane, Montgomery Cove, Berkeley Park, Whittington Creek, Harrison Keepe and the Inverness, Janet feels she is qualified to help her clients gain a comfort level with the building process. "It can be a daunting task," she says.

Janet has her Broker's License, is an Accredited Buyer Representative(ABR), and has completed the Graduate Realtors Institute(GRI). "I pride myself on being knowledgeable and staying current with changes in the real estate market that could affect a successful transaction." She says. Janet is also one of Gables & Gates, Realtors appointed Mentors to help guide the new agents through successful Real Estate transactions.

She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Gold Key Award from Gables & Gates, Realtors for achievement in 2001 and 2002 and for highest sales in 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2005, while achieving over $15 Million in sales in 2006,2007 & 2008.
" I serve my buyers and sellers with commitment and integrity, and when obstacles arise they can depend on my knowledge and experience to calmly arrive at the desired results," she says.

Janet is married to Rick Hensley, they have 4 children, Sarah 17 years old, Cydney 16 years old, Nicole 16 years old & Chesney 14 years old. They attend a mix of private & public schools which gives Janet a working knowledge of the Knoxville school system.

" We worked with Janet in both the buying and selling of our homes, and in all instances she demonstrated the same determination and commitment to ensure our needs were met. She made our Real Estate transactions a pleasant experience, helping us every step of the way, even well beyond closing" Forrest and Julie Stover.

"Selling a home can be a stressful situation. After having our home on the market for over a year, we listed with Janet and our home sold two weeks later. Further, she handled the issues that arose in a calm and professional manner." David and Kara Dunn