Local Realtor Receives National Recognition for his Decades-Long Real Estate Career

— Michele Watson

Michael Wood at Weichert, Realtors® – Advantage Plus Named a Realtor Emeritus

Michael Wood holding the certificate he received after being named a Realtor Emeritus by the National Association of Realtors.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. / Dec. 10, 2018 – Weichert, Realtors® – Advantage Plus, located in Knoxville, is proud to announce that Michael Wood has been named a Realtor Emeritus by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
Wood received the prestigious designation from the nation’s largest association of real estate professionals in recognition of his 40 years as a Realtor and membership in NAR.
“It truly is an honor to be receive this recognition from an association that I have been a member of throughout my entire real estate career,” said Wood.
“The learning and networking opportunities provided by NAR has helped immensely as I strive to offer the best real estate service available to my clients,” added Wood, a Knoxville resident.
Wood began working in real estate at the age of 18 when he joined Wood Realtors, a Knoxville-based company started by his father. He assumed the position of managing broker in 1985 at Wood Realtors, which merged with Weichert, Realtors® – Advantage Plus earlier this year.
In addition to his Realtor Emeritus recognition, Wood has received the National Association of Realtors’ highly acclaimed Graduate Realtor Institute designation. Wood has also served as both a vice president and member of the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors’ board of directors.
“Michael is an exceptionally talented real estate professional who has accomplished a lot throughout his 40 year real estate career,” said Jeff Grebe, the broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Advantage Plus. “This most recent recognition is proof that he has what it takes to succeed in real estate. We’re honored to have him as part of our team and applaud his recognition as a Realtor Emeritus.”
Weichert, Realtors® – Advantage Plus is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The office serves Knoxville, Farragut and surrounding areas.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Advantage Plus, located at 10160 Parkside Drive in Knoxville, contact Justina Patton at 865-474-7100 or visit

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