Blake Rickels Real Estate Agent at Keller Williams Realty

Blake Rickels

Real Estate Agent at
Keller Williams Realty

Currently accepting new clients

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  • First Time Home Buyers
  • Investment Properties
  • Relocations
  • Probate
  • Waterfront Specialist
  • New Construction
  • Luxury Specialist
  • Retirement Specialist

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Agent Highlights

Blake is a top selling Knoxville agent - having sold over 76% more properties in Knoxville than the average agent.
Blake is a SFH expert - working with over 76% more single family homes than the average Knoxville agent.
Blake has great Condo experience - having sold 16 more condos than the average agent.

More about Blake Rickels

Whether you are buying or selling a condo, townhouse, or a multi-million dollar estate home in Knoxville, my goal is to provide the service and information that will allow you to make the best possible decisions. I pride myself on making each client's real estate experience simple during every step of the process. I fully research the areas of town of interest to you and provide you with a comprehensive analysis encompassing everything from your potential taxes and assessments to school districts and areas to shop. From our first meeting, to property representation, to negotiating on your behalf, and ending with a financially rewarding closing; I always strive to remove the stress associated with purchasing or selling real estate. I do this by using my extensive knowledge of the East Tennessee market to our advantage and by utilizing my team of professionals to keep you fully ...
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University of Tennessee


Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®), Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist® (CLHMS), Certified Real Estate Team Specialist (C-RETS), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), e-PRO®, Seller Representative Specialist (SRS)


Top Listing Agent 2016, Top Listing Agent 2017, Top Listing Agent 2018, Top Luxury Agent 2016, Top Luxury Agent 2017, Top Luxury Agent 2018, Top Luxury Agent 2015, Top Listing Agent 2015, Top Customer Service Award 2015, Top Customer Service Award 2016, Top Customer Service Award 2017, Top Customer Service Award 2018

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Blake Rickels's Reviews & Ratings

Tell us about your experience with Blake Rickels

  • Blake listed and sold my home

      Blake is incredibly knowledgeable about the local market and I highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell. I greatly valued his honest and direct feedback as he helped set expectations around all aspects of the listing. His efforts helped my home sell quickly and stress free. I will rely on him again in the future without hesitation.

    • Phenomenal ! Blake put our house on the market and within a few days we had 3 viewings, all were interested but one buyer got the jump on the other two and it was over in no time. So... Blake sold our house within a total of three weeks of putting it on the market. I could not ask for a better person to work with... very professional, extremely knowledgeable about what makes the property presentable, and a joy to work with.My wife and I were extremely pleased. Thank you, Blake, for a job well done !

      - Robert Pearsall - Knoxville, TN
    • We were in a bind. We really needed to sell fast. I only had time for the best. I did my research and chose Blake. It was the right decision. Every time a problem popped up he had an answer and a fix. Blake went out of his way to keep his word to us. If I buy or sell in Tennessee it will be exclusively through Blake Rickels.

      - Robert Lockwood - Knoxville, TN
    • We have bought and sold several properties over the years. Blake Rickels by far took stood out to us for his attention to details and care of everything for us and made our experience pleasant! Blake sets the standard for realtors for customer service when buying/selling real estate.

      - Janet Seyler - Knoxville, TN
    • I have known and used Blake Rickels for half of a decade. Stumbling upon his services through social media platforms, my experience with Blake has been nothing less than stellar. His professionalism is empowering, his knowledge is astonishing, and his knack for real estate is mind blowing. Anything you thought you may have known, you can chalk up to luck- because he has strategy, reasoning, and science behind his mechanics. If you want a house sold, this is the guy to call. If you want pretty pictures of your house on the internet, call someone else. He needs a sign that says "serious inquiries only", because once you've got him as your realtor, you might as well start packing.

      - Jamie Fromberger - Knoxville, TN
    • Blake helped us sell out house! He is extremely knowledgeable and honest. Blake does not tell you what you want to hear just to sell the house, he gives you his honest opinion. Blake was always quick to respond to questions that we had. We have found our realtor for life in the Knoxville area. Thank you Blake Rickels!

      - Scott Bloomer - Oak Ridge, TN
    • Blake helped us find and purchase our first home in the EXACT neighborhood and price range that we were looking for! We highly recommend Blake. He is honest, intelligent and a very hard worker. There were multiple times we had to meet later in the evenings after dark to accommodate our schedule. Blake also put us in touch with a different mortgage company which allowed us to end up negotiating a quarter point lower interest rate on our mortgage. If you are looking for someone who will work hard for you and has integrity, we would recommend calling Blake.

      - John Manners - Lenoir City, TN
    • This is the first time Blake has helped us with selling our house. He was tremendous throughout the process. From the time our home pictures were done to closing was less than six weeks. On top of the efficiency of the process he was able to obtain us multiple full price offers in LESS THAN A DAY! Additionally, the price was well above what we had anticipated being able to get for our home. He ensured we were well informed throught the process all the way to the closing table. We will never use anybody else to help us sale a home. This was also the second time he helped us buy a home. Again he was super helpful while viewing homes; providing insight for newer homeowners. He also informed us what to expect with everything throughout the buying process including offers, inspections, appraisals, walk-throughs, and closings. He continuously makes his clients a priority to ensure that they are well informed, comfortable with the home buying or selling process, and are receiving maximum value for his services. Can't recommmend him more.

      - Corey Wright - Knoxville, TN
    • Blake has helped us sell two homes and buy another. He is very nice to work with, very professional, and communicates/responds very well!! He knows the market and is honest about the price and condition of your home, but he allows you to decide what works best for you (where you price and what updates/repairs/staging you want to do). Another thing that sets him apart is his marketing ability. First, the quality of the photos of your home is amazing. It truly markets the home in a very positive light. He is very active in using social media and other web-based marketing. He also uses technology to make showings/listings very convenient to be aware of and confirm. Technology for paperwork is also something convenient he offers. He provides solid advice but doesn't over-advise. He is a consultant, not the decision maker. We found him to be incredibly easy to work with, and most importantly, he succeeds in what you hire him to do. We would recommend Blake to anyone!!

      - Hayden Oakley - Knoxville, TN
    • Our home buying experience with Blake was second to none. He listened to what we needed and wanted in our new home, and did not waste time showing us houses that weren't a good fit. If you are looking for an agent that will take a laid back approach while efficiently getting you through the home buying process, I would strongly recommend contacting Blake.

      - Trent Rogers - Knoxville, TN
    • Selling house can be a frustrating process; we were very fortunate to have Mr. Blake Rickels help us. After we showed him the house, he found buyers overnight! During the brief time working with him, we found Blake incredibly professional. He guided us through the process with ease and confidence. He was always responsive and reassuring. We are extremely grateful for his help. If you need real estate agent, we highly recommend reaching out to Blake Rickles.

      - Jin & Nan - Knoxville, TN
    • Making the decision to utilize the ultimate talents and master negotiating skills of Blake Rickles was the absolute right choice. He took his time spending several hours assessing my home before making excellent suggestions on upgrades and staging that would catch a buyers eye, and they did. His on point and timely communication is extremely valuable in a fast paced world, especially the one I live in where I work most of all of my time. I was only looking to sell my house at this time, and Blake went above and beyond to make it happen. And he made it happen fast! I appreciate him for I know that Blake did things for me that I am confident that another broker would not have been available to do. His advice was priceless, and I cant say how thankful and grateful I am to have hired him to sell my home. If you are looking for a true talent and want your home to sell, hire Blake Rickles. There is no question that you will be more than satisfied with the results of his hard work.

      - Chad O'Neil - Knoxville, TN
    • If you are looking for the best Realtor in town, Blake is definitely your guy. I have worked with Blake for years on numerous deals and will continue to do so for years to come. As a seller, he has helped me in accurately pricing my home, negotiated deals, and led me to many successful closings. As a buyer, he has helped me in finding the perfect home for both investments and also my personal home, as well as making educated decisions as to my offers, inspections, and also leading me to successful closings. All in all, Blake bends over backwards to ensure that his clients are taken care of and is always there to help. I can't say enough positive things about Blake's character, knowledge, work ethic, etc. Basically what I'm saying is that you need to use Blake if you're in the market for a Realtor! :)

      - Megan Thomas - Knoxville, TN
    • We used Blake to sell our house several years ago. He was professional and more importantly, personally attentive. It is obvious he cares about his clients. Our experience was so great we chose him when we were ready to buy again. Everyone (builder, Mortgage broker, title agency, etc) shared positive remarks when they heard we were with Blake.

      - Joel Goucher - Knoxville, TN