Skip to content

Katie Schmeltzer




Southern Homes Real Estate 

Katie Schmeltzer is co-owner of Southern Homes Real Estate and loves guiding her clients through the process of real estate. As a mom of three boys, when she isn’t working with clients, Katie is busy keeping up with her family.

Prior to embarking in a real estate career, Schmeltzer was a teacher. During her down- time, she loves running and has previously competed in the Ragnar Relay. She’s married to Andy Schmeltzer; their boys are Ryne, Greer and Hayes.

Schmeltzer, who has been in the business for 13 years, loves interacting with people and aims to be intentional every step of the way and always make the client the priority. One thing many folks may not realize about real estate is how much of an emotional process it can be.

“Clients might be buying their first home, downsizing from the home they raised their children in, or selling a parent’s estate,” she said, adding her number one piece of advice in this market is for a client to know their numbers. “Knowledge is power! It’s also so very important to hire the right real estate professional.”

She recommends clients study how much they can afford, what is needed for a down payment and what closing costs will be.

More Stories

  • Freda Morgan

    A career banker, Freda Morgan started working at Murfreesboro Bank and Trust in 1977 where she filed checks and made bank statements. Since then, she has worked in all banking departments. Read More
  • Clay Shirley

    As the Community President of First National Bank, Clay Shirley’s primary mission in serving Rutherford County is to help people and companies achieve their financial dreams. He is appreciative to Rutherford County for being so good to his family. Read More
  • Editor's Letter

    May is a beautiful month where spring is gradually blooming into summer, and late May represents the start of the warm vacation season in many parts of the world, meaning any symbol that speaks of festivities can be associated with this month. This issue is a true representation of that, as it is full of warmth and festivities! Read More
  • Karen McMahon

    Karen McMahon serves as Assistant Vice President of Consumer Lending and as Branch Manager for F&M Bank. She attended Oakland High School and received her college education from MTSU. She spent brief amounts of time in retail management and the salon industry before she became a banker. Read More