About Agent

Jim Nichols

M: 865-919-8204

E: jnichols@rdbrokers.com

Knoxville Real Estate Broker, Jim Nichols, began his real estate career in 1987 and is enjoying his 24th year as a Realtor in Knoxville. Prior to founding Red Door Brokers, he entered the real estate profession after a successful career in corporate management.  Jim earned his Brokers License in 1992, is a Certified New Home Specialist, and has been inducted into the RE/MAX International Hall of Fame. Jim is a sincere and enthusiastic person who makes you feel comfortable within moments of meeting him. You get to know him right away as someone who is honest and straight forward.

Jim prides himself as being one of the most knowledgeable and respected Realtors in Knoxville. Throughout the more than 30 years he and his family have lived in Knoxville, and the 24 years Jim has been a Realtor, he has helped interesting people from all around the country to sort through the Knoxville real estate maze.


  • Licensed Realtor Since 1987
  • Founded Red Door Brokers 2012
  • Agent/Broker with RE/MAX 1988 – 2011
  • Real Estate Broker License 1992
  • Board of Directors – The Knoxville Area Association of Realtors 2008-2010
  • Tennessee Association of Realtors (TAR) State Director 2009
  • Chairperson – Tennessee Association of Realtors (TAR) Cultural Diversity Committee
  • Chairperson – KAAR Member Services Committee 2008-2010
  • KAAR Cultural Diversity Committee 2009-2010
  • Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)
  • Certified New Home Specialist (CNHS)
  • RE/MAX 100% Club
  • RE/MAX Hall of Fame
  • Graduate of East Tennessee State University
    B.S. Mathematics & Computer Science
    ETSU “Buccaneer” Football Team
  • Member – Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership
  • Charter Board Member (1998) – Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership
  • Board of Directors – The Development Corporation of Knox County
  • Board of Directors – AAA East Tennessee
  • Selective Service System Local Board 030 for the State of Tennessee
  • Member of Beta Theta Boule Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity

Areas of Specialization

  • Number 1 — To “Make Home Life Better” for Your Family!
  • West Knoxville & West Knox County, including Farragut, Bearden, and Hardin Valley
  • New Construction and New Home Developments
  • Luxury Homes
  • Buyer Representation
  • Corporate Relocation
  • Single & Multi-Family Investment Properties


  • Retail Management
  • Corporate Sales
  • Corporate Sales Management
  • Corporate Management

Special Interest

  • Sports Fitness
  • “Would like someday to be!” a Golfer
  • Cool “Sax” Jazz
  • University of Tennessee Sports. . . Go Vols!

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