Walter B. Williams Realty Group Names 'Education, Opportunity' as Top Reasons Families Call Gatlinburg Home

According to Walter B. Williams Realty Group, quality education, vast economic opportunities and low taxes are just a few of the many reasons families prefer to call Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg home.

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A spacious three bedroom, four bath with a rustic feel is just one of the many homes in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville represented by Walter B. Williams Realty Group.

A spacious three bedroom, four bath with a rustic feel is just one of the many homes in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville represented by Walter B. Williams Realty Group.

It is with pride in our community that we are happy to assist new families in calling Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg home.

Pigeon Forge, TN (PRWEB) July 01, 2013

As the housing market begins to steadily incline, it is time for potential home buyers to begin considering which areas of the country they want to invest. On July 1, Walter B. Williams Realty Group aided these decisions by announcing the top reasons families often consider a home in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg or Sevierville for their next nest egg.

Number one on the list for Walter B. Williams, the high quality of education is the number one reason families should consider purchasing a Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sevier County schools provide a low student to teacher ratio. With no more than 15 students per teacher on average, students are able to learn in a helpful and nurturing environment. Walter B. Williams also compliments the area schools that have implemented college level courses for their high school future for giving the students the tools necessary to be successful.

“Having been in business for over 25 years, we have seen the area grow into a flourishing community in terms of educational and employment opportunities,” said a spokesperson for Walter B. Williams Realty Group. “It is with pride in our community that we are happy to assist new families in calling Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg home.”

Economic opportunity and safety were also key topics Walter B. Williams cited as why families should consider settling down in the Smoky Mountains. According to the group, Pigeon Forge is among the fastest growing cities in Tennessee and houses a variety of industries and opportunities for families looking to call the area home.

Rounding out the list, Walter B. Williams includes taxes and affordability as reasons potential buyers should consider a home in Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg. According to the Tax Foundation, the current sales tax for Sevier County is 9.44 percent. Combined with the fact that the state does not impose an income tax on its residents, this tax percentage takes little away from residents’ wallets while still funding kew services like the aforementioned education and safety.

Buying a home can feel like a daunting task. Luckily for families looking to purchase a Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg home, Walter B. Williams’ fleet of knowledgeable real estate agents are there to help every step of the way. Paired with the realty group’s extensive list of short sale and foreclosed homes in Pigeon Forge, Walter B. Williams works to ensure that every family settling down in the Smokies will get the most out of their investment.

For the past 25 years, Walter B. Williams Realty Group has been an industry leader in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg real estate for sale and customer service. At their headquarters located at 1440 Upper Middle Creek road, Suite 202-203 in Sevierville, TN, knowledgeable staff members are there to answer all questions regarding buying and selling Smoky Mountain cabins and foreclosure properties. For additional information about Walter B. Williams Realty Group, visit their website at http://www.walterbwilliams.com, or call them at (865) 428-2172.