Happy Thanksgiving From The Jason White Team!


We want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday! There are many, many great events currently going on during the Thanksgiving holiday and weekend here in the Great Smoky Mountains, especially right here in Sevier County!

In Gatlinburg, you have the Festival of Trees, which lasts until Saturday, November 30th, where the local area stores and shops are lined with Christmas trees, as well as the many, many twinkling lights, for people coming to visit and shop in the Gatlinburg area. There is also the Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts Show, which lasts until Sunday, December 1st, and many, many great events celebrating the holiday season! For more information, please visit http://www.gatlinburg.com/events/fall.aspx.

In addition, there are also a myriad of events planned for the Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, as well as other surrounding areas, including, but not excluded to, the 2nd Annual Titanic Attraction Thanksgiving Fireworks Display, at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, on November 28th at 7:30 PM. For more information on this display, please visit http://www.titanicpigeonforge.com. For more on Pigeon Forge events, please go to http://www.pigeonforge.com/Events-Calendar. For more on Sevierville-area events during the holidays, please go to http://www.visitsevierville.com/vsevents.aspx.

All of these great events during the holidays bring thousands of people to our area every year, and in doing so, people see the wonder and majesty of the Great Smoky Mountains during a wonderful time of the year. Why not also see what else the Smokies can offer you during this season while here? There are many great properties still available, so please feel free to browse our available properties, and see how we can help you realize your home ownership dreams today! Have a Great Thanksgiving, and enjoy your time with friends and family!


Here Are a Few of My Featured Listings:

Contemporary Home w/Mt. LeConte View! Well-built and designed 3BD/2.5BA home with a bonus room and attached 2-car garage, located just minutes from dwtn. Gatlinburg and all of the attractions. Type: Single Family Home Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee Price: $375,000 Get more information >
Spacious Riverfront Home in Sevierville Spacious, 3000+ sq ft home located along the beautiful Pigeon River, which is located right behind this home! Type: Single Family Home Location: Sevierville,TN Price: $329,900 Get more information >
Unique Contemporary Home w/Mtn Views Come & enjoy this one of a kind, unique, contemporary home! This 5000+ sq ft, 4 BD/3 BA home is located just off the Parkway in Sevierville in a beautiful, private neighborhood! Type: Single Family Home Location: Sevierville,TN Price: $325,000 Get more information >

The Jason White Team
Century 21 Four Seasons Realty
1441 Wiley Oakley Dr
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Toll Free: 877-678-2121
Fax: 865-436-7227
Email: jason@jasonwhiteteam.com
Website: www.SmokyMountainLifestyle.com

Smoky Mountain Civil War Relic Show and Sale in Pigeon Forge This Weekend!


This weekend, Pigeon Forge will be the host for the 4th annual Smoky Mountain Civil War Relic Show and Sale, located at 4010 Parkway in Pigeon Forge (Smoky Mountain Convention Center). This unique event will be like a step back in time over 150 years, to one of the most significant periods in American history – the Civil War.

Featured at this event will include authentic Civil War era muskets, rifles, pistols, photographs, and uniforms, along with other relics, artifacts, and other collectibles. Collectors from all over the country will come to buy, sell, and talk about these varied and valuable artifacts.

In addition to over a hundred tables filled with relics, the Civil War event will include exciting historical reenactments and artillery demonstrations. Actors portraying famous military figures from the Civil War such as General Robert E. Lee and General Ulysses S. Grant will interact with attendees and answer their questions about the war. People who come to the event will also have the chance to investigate their ancestors’ participation in Pigeon Forge history, with help from onsite genealogy researchers.

This year’s show will feature authentic Civil War era songs performed by multi-instrumentalist Mike Scott, out of Hendersonville, TN, who recently released an album of wartime music, Home Sweet Home: Instrumental Tribute to the Civil War Era of Songs. Also, there will be an appearance Gerald Augustus, who is the author of the book The Loudon County Area of East Tennessee in the War 1861-1865, and will  speak about the importance of preserving the land where Civil War battles were fought.

Tickets for both Saturday and Sunday only cost $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children ages 12 and under. The event will last from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday. Please go to http://www.smokymountaincivilwarshow.com, or http://www.visitmysmokies.com, to find out more.

Unique events like the Smoky Mountain Civil War Relic Show and Sale make the Great Smoky Mountain area a great place for education, history, culture, the arts, music, and so much more. Why not consider looking at what the Smoky Mountain area can offer you today? We have many featured properties still available for those coming to the area, and are looking for a home to call their own. Please feel free to browse our available properties today, and see why the Great Smoky Mountains are such a great and unique place.


Here Are A Few of My Featured Listings:

Amazing Mount LeConte Views Over $28,000 in rental income for 2012! Nicely decorated cabin with fantastic views of Mt LeConte. Enjoy the views from the spacious decking this cabin has to offer. Type: Single Family Home Location: Chalet Village Price: $219,900 Get more information >
Mount LeConte Views $24,486 in rental income for 2012!! Beautiful views of Mt. LeConte & the smokies from all three levels of this chalet in sought after Chalet Village North. Type: Single Family Home Location: Chalet Village Price: $269,900 Get more information >
Ready To Make You $$$ There is $$$ to be made – produced just under $30,000 in rental income for 2012!! Excellent views of the the Smokies along with year around sun rises from both floors of this 5 bedroom 5 bath chalet. Type: Single Family Home Location: Chalet Village Price: $289,900 Get more information >

The Jason White Team
Century 21 Four Seasons Realty
1441 Wiley Oakley Dr
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Toll Free: 877-678-2121
Fax: 865-436-7227
Email: jason@jasonwhiteteam.com
Website: www.SmokyMountainLifestyle.com

Summer Events In The Smokies Will Delight The Whole Family

The South’s largest children’s festival kicks off at Dollywood on June 22nd and continues through July 29th. This year Dollywood will welcome back The Gazillion Bubbles Show. Sure to enchant both young and old this is a spectacular interactive show featuring stunning bubble artistry paired with lasers and special lighting effects. It has been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, David Letterman and many others and will find a home right here in Pigeon Forge this summer.

Love animals? Watch out for flying dogs at the newest edition to KidsFest; Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience. With a dozen of America’s most talented canine performers on center stage this is a show not to be missed. Enjoy gravity defying jumps, tricks and stunts as seen on Nickelodeon and Animal Planet. Chris started training dogs in 1996 and has entertained millions nationwide with one of the most thrilling dog acts in the world.

Of course one of the long time favorites at KidsFest will be featured again this year;The Penguin Players. At Dolly’s Imagination Playhouse they will bring your favorite storybooks to life on stage including the classic The Little Engine That Could. Each segment is filled with interactive sing along songs and music written by Dolly herself.

No vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains is complete without a visit to Dollywood but the other entertainment choices are endless. During the same time as KidsFest, The Inn At Christmas Place will be celebrating Christmas in July. This month long event will feature story telling, Christmas character visits, cookie decorating and children’s crafts. on July 27th, Country Tonite Theatre will host George Jones in concert. And of course there are plenty of outdoor opportunities within The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Enjoy rafting, hiking, horse back riding or just a relaxing day on a quiet walking trail taking in the beauty of the park.

No matter what your interests there is something here in the Smokies to delight everyone. Summer is a special time in the mountains with a flurry of activities, festivals and displays of nature. We believe it is a top vacation destination and it only makes sense as a great place to purchase either a second home or investment property. Why not take a look at all the area has to offer in real estate choices at our ? When the time is right we are available to assist you in your search and guide you through the process from the very first search through the day that your Smoky Mountain dream becomes a reality.

Here Are A Few Of My Featured Listings:

A Place To Remember Step inside this beautiful mountain home and you will quickly see why it is named A Place To Remember. Features five private master suites and did over $30,000 in rental income for 2011! Type: Single Family Home Location: Chalet Village Price: $389,900 Get more information >


Designed With Distinction In Mind It’s graceful presence combined with thoughtful design, hand crafted quality and a stunning mountain vista create an atmosphere of peace and tranquility one can rarely find in a home today. Type: Single Family Home Location: Chalet Village Price: $637,000 Get more information >


Busy Location for Office/Residential! Great, busy location ideal for commercial office site. Has a separate entrance for lower level so could be used for two businesses or in-law quarters if used for residential. Type: Office Location: Sevierville,TN Price: $279,900 Get more information >





Nestled In The Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge Is A Great Place To Call Home

This month we would like to shine the spotlight on the quaint mountain town of Pigeon Forge. Let’s take a look at some of the history of this town and everything it has to offer to today’s home buyer.

Surrounded by the blue mist of the Great Smoky Mountains, the community of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is filled with rivers and streams, waterfalls and native flowering plants and trees. Pigeon Forge is packed with southern hospitality and as many as 11 million tourists visit each year making the town not only one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the southern states, but a charming real estate market with a strong economy.

Located along Highway 441 only five miles from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge is an action-packed town nestled in the breathtaking setting of eastern Tennessee. It is a wonderful place to call home, or to invest in a home away from home. Some of the more popular attractions in Pigeon Forge are the Dollywood theme park and water park, golf courses with rolling hills, tubing, hiking, backpacking, camping, horseback riding and helicopter rides over the misty blue mountains. Follow any of these activities with dinner at one of many diverse restaurants offering cuisines to inspire all tastes.

Ultimately, the greatest appeal of Pigeon Forge is the natural surroundings that boast four distinct and mild seasons to satisfy the lifestyles of all residents and visitors alike. If the never-ending recreational opportunities of this outdoor mecca do not inspire homebuyers, perhaps they will be by the distinction given by Southern Living Magazine Readers™ Choice Award in 1996 as being the shopping paradise of the south, with unlimited outlet malls and retail shops, surrounded by a thriving real estate market.

One of the earliest settlers to the Little Pigeon River in the Sevier County region was a man named Richard Fanshiers, and the town held his name, Fanshiers, until the early 1800s. Along the beautiful river that flowed through the land grew beech trees and the beech nuts feed the now extinct species of Passenger Pigeons that flocked to the river. In 1820, Isaac Love built an iron forge along the river, and in 1841 a post office was established under the name of Pigeon Forge. In 1885, a mill was built in the location and is still in operation today, using the same machinery. is a National Historic Landmark and a proud part of the history of Pigeon Forge.

In 1946, changing the face of history, an old tobacco barn was sold and became Pigeon Forge Pottery. This sale officially marked the first tourism-related business in the region and the beginning of what would transform cornfields into tourist attractions to create the backbone of the local economy. This once sleepy mountain community is now a bustling real estate market in Pigeon Forge offering single family homes, cozy or resort style log cabin homes with stunning mountain vistas, gated communities, condos and townhomes, golf course homes and large estate homes. Sevier County is proud of its low crime rate, exceptional educational systems and healthcare, along with a booming work environment.

The small town atmosphere of Pigeon Forge, filled with genuine southern charm and hospitality, is one of the other many reasons to call this community home. in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee are reasonably priced and exceptional in value. Buyers looking to relocate or invest in a second home, will find the real estate market in Pigeon Forge to be varied in styles and amenities, offering mountain charm and modern conveniences, surrounded by the tranquility and hanging blue mist of the Great Smoky Mountains.

With something for everyone, why not take a look at all the real estate choices Pigeon Forge has to offer. You can start by browsing available homes at our .

Here Are A Few Of My Featured Pigeon Forge Listings:

Private Log Cabin In The Mountains Did over $20K in rental income in just six months of 2011! This is a really fantastic log cabin. Huge rooms, great lay out, high ceilings and all wood interior. Type: Single Family Home Location: Pigeon Forge Price: $275,000 Get more information >


Enjoy A Mountain Sunset From Here Incredible large diameter log construction creates a special, solid, and timeless appeal. Type: Single Family Home Location: Pigeon Forge Price: $450,000 Get more information >


Smoky Mountain Money Maker Smoky Mountain money maker did over $26,000 in rental income for both 2010 & 2011. Nestled in a resort like neighborhood this large cabin is filled with amenities & is close to Dollywood. Type: Single Family Home Location: Pigeon Forge Price: $179,900 Get more information >


Saddle Up & Come Visit The Great Smoky Mountains In February

 As many of you know The Great Smoky Mountain region boasts numerous festivals and events to celebrate the Appalachian heritage. No matter what time of year you find yourself visiting you can be sure there is something exciting going on. February is no exception, with the event beginning on February 23rd. Let’s take a look at what all the buzz is about.

 There is truly something for everyone at this four-day celebration. It has been listed in American Cowboy Magazine’s list of “Top 101 Western Events”. You can start things off at 10:00 AM on Wednesday with a cornbread tasting at Old Mill Square. From there you have your pick of locations and artists for dinner and intimate concerts on Thursday evening. Friday features three concerts throughout the day featuring top western artists. Many of the artists at the newest addition to the event, the “Stories & Strings” concert, have never performed together and it may truly be a once in a lifetime event. Saturday offers a wide variety of activities including western dance and things finish up on Sunday with a chuck wagon breakfast and cowboy church service. You can find the full schedule of events .

 We have had a remarkably warm winter here in the Great Smoky Mountains and now is a beautiful time to visit the area. In addition to the Saddle Up event, it is a great time to get into the outdoors. With the weather this nice there are beautiful hiking opportunities and plenty of wildlife sightings. Ober Gatlinburg is open as well and offers a multitude of activities from ice skating, a ride up the mountain side on the aerial tram to skiing & snow boarding (weather permitting). Visit to see the wide variety of year round fun in the mountains they have to offer.

 We are seeing a large number of new listings come on to the market as activity has picked up and the Smoky Mountain market has remained reasonably stable. Now may be a great time to plan a get away to the mountains to take advantage of all the activities and to begin the search for your home away from home in the mountains. Start by visiting our to begin your search or by emailing us for a free area information packet.

 Here are a few of my featured listings:

Private Log Cabin In The Mountains
Did over $20K in rental income in just six months of 2011! This is a really fantastic log cabin. Huge rooms, great lay out, high ceilings and all wood interior.
Type: Single Family Home
Location: Pigeon Forge
Price: $275,000
Get more information >


Picture Perfect Country Cabin
Over $20,000 rental income for 2009, 2010 & 2011. Well built high quality cabin in the country with all the modern conveniences.
Type: Single Family Home
Location: Pittman Center
Price: $189,900
Get more information >


Views Of The Highest Mountain Peaks
Over $24,193 rental income for 2010 & $9,956 for only 5 months of 2011! At the very top of Gatlinburg at around 3200ft in elevation sits this gem of a cabin along the boundary line of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Type: Single Family Home
Location: Chalet Village
Price: $399,900
Get more information >




Folks in Gatlinburg Homes and Across Our Nation Love a Great Fourth of July Celebration

Gatlinburg properties and nearby locations in the Tennessee Smokies get a front row seat for some awesome July 4th festivities.  That is why we wanted to provide our blog readers with some early notice for this area’s fine activities that celebrate our nation’s birthday.  Gatlinburg will begin it’s 36th year for the first 4th of July parade in the country.  The parade line-up begins late on July 3rd and the parade starts on the stroke of midnight when the clock ticks over to July 4th.  There will be approximately 100,000 spectators viewing the parade participants.  The event is highly patriotic with an emphasis that honors current and past military personnel.  These individuals have served this country by risking their lives for our freedom.  The parade highlights their sacrifice.  The procession is over a mile long and has a variety of components from elaborate floats to marching bands.  More detail are available via Gatlinburg’s website. 

Another key element on the area’s July 4th celebration is Restless Heart.  They will headline at the Patriot Festival in Pigeon Forge on their 4th of July celebration.  The group had 4 gold albums and six #1 country singles in the early 1980’s  Additional flavor will be provided by The Return , a Beatles tribute band and Jimbo Whaley & Greenbrier, a local bluegrass group.  All of this entertainment is free, courtesty of the City of Pigeon Forge. 

Other area events include an Indepence Day sidewalk sale at the Beltz Outlet stores.  Downtown Gatlinburg hosts a great fireworks display downtown on July 4th at 10pm. Pigeon Forge also has a fireworks display on July 4th at Patriot Park.

We present many of these events to entice you to come and visit.  However, there is nothing quite like owning property here in the Smokies.  When you own something in the area, you can visit based on your schedule.  Venture on our website and look for something that fills your needs. Once you find it our expert staff is ready to help you seal the deal.  Begin today to find your home in the Smokies!!

Here are a Few of My Latest Listings: 

8 Bedroom Cabin with Mountain View!
Wow! 8 bedroom cabin with so many amenities for your enjoyment, plus an incredible mountain view!! Great gross rental income in 2010 of $47,471 plus 2 wks of personal use during prime time! Great investment or permanent residence!
Type: Single Family Home
Location: Chalet Village
Price: $409,900
Get more information >
Incredible Mtn Views! Fully Furnished!
Incredible mountain views from this 8 bedroom, 5 bath home. Lots of amenities to make your stay enjoyable. $46,354 in gross rental income in 2010.
Type: Single Family Home
Location: Gatlinburg ,Tennessee
Price: $409,900
Get more information >
11 Bedroom- Smoky Mountain Stunner!
This 11BD/11.5BA mountain top home is designed with hardwood floors, high quality furnishings and antique decor throughout. A stunning handcrafted cedar staircase, sunroom w/large swim spa, sauna, media room, over 2500 sq ft of decking to enjoy the view!
Type: Single Family Home
Location: Gatlinburg ,Tennessee
Price: $1,475,000
Get more information >


No Place Embraces Thanksgiving Holiday Celebration Better Than Pigeon Forge, TN

Thanksgiving in Pigeon ForgeIf you are looking to move your  family Thanksgiving celebration to a new level, consider a clan gathering in Pigeon Forge, TN.  Having everyone at Mom’s or Grandmother’s house can get out of hand for large family gatherings. This year give the perennial hostesses a break and rendezvous everyone to Pigeon Forge, TN. This “fun for everyone” city is centrally located for over 1/2 of the U.S. population, so travel to Pigeon Forge is economical in today’s challenging financial scenario.  With 10,000 rooms available for lodging throughout the city, there is plenty of rooms for families to stay. The Smokies around Pigeon Forge have countless; log homes, cabins, chalets, and condos for the family gathering where a personally prepared Thanksgiving meal is still important, or where staying together as a family enhances the celebration. Restaurants of every description abound in the immediate area and most will offer traditional Thanksgiving meals as well as a vast variety of delicious restaurant specific foods. More than a dozen dinner theaters offer entertainment of many styles as well as dining for large groups.

As Thanksgiving typically kicks off the year-end holiday shopping season, family shoppers will find Pigeon Forge the perfect location. Within the area are 6 outlet malls and over 100 specialty shops. TV sports viewers will find lodging throughout the region loaded with large screen TVs as well as sports viewing in restaurants and pubs across the area. Weather at this time of year can often be mild so outdoor activities like; hiking, golf, miniature golf, go-carting, etc. are great ways to burn off calories from the feasting. The entire Sevier County area including; Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Dollywood are into their Winterfest lighting. This makes evenings delightful for holiday light viewing on the multitude of displays throughout the county.

If you want a family Thanksgiving to remember, consider a gathering in Pigeon Forge, TN. It is an economical place to visit, with all the amenities to enjoy set against the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains. To perpetuate holiday memories in all seasons, consider owning Pigeon Forge real estate. Property here or nearby Gatlinburg or elsewhere in The Great Smoky Mountains is a good investment. It gives your family members a great place to vacation or gather for holidays. Pigeon Forge and the Smokies could be an investment in family memories for years to come. Contact  me at The Jason White Team or go on our website to view property and get started today.

Congress Recognizes 75th Anniversary of Smoky Mountain National Park

Smoky Mountain National Park (Marcy Reiford on flickr.com)
Smoky Mountain National Park (Marcy Reiford on flickr.com)

It was a big night for the Smoky Mountain National Park in Congress recently. 

Both houses passed a resolution to recognize the 75th anniversary of the creation of this great national park.  Tennessee and North Carolina lawmakers sponsored the resolution. 

The Smoky Mountain National Park is the largest protected area in the eastern US and covers about 521,621 acres of land in both states. 

The park and surrounding areas are the most visited national park in the US with over 9 million visitors a year.  Outside the park is the communities of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville TN.  All of these communities lay in close proximity to the park and have great properties for sale. 

Jason White, a local Smoky Mountain real estate agent, can provide more information on Smoky Mountain properties for sale.

Famous Family Visits Pigeon Forge

TLC Channel
TLC Channel

Many people from all over the world visit the Smoky Mountain National Park every year, but recently a famous family visited Pigeon Forge

The Duggar family are the stars of TLC’s “18 Kids and Counting” and have, as the title suggests, 18 children in their large family. 

They were invited this year by Pigeon Forge mayor, Keith Whaley, to participate in the Dolly Homecoming Parade. 

While they were visiting the Smoky Mountain region, the Duggar family also visited Dollywood and other area attractions. 

For more information on the Smoky Mountain lifestyle or Smoky Mountain attractions, please contact Jason White, a Smoky Mountain real estate agent.

Pigeon Forge Real Estate & City Profile

4510 Stackstone, Pigeon Forge, TN 37876
4510 Stackstone, Pigeon Forge, TN 37876

Pigeon Forge, TN is located in Sevier County and has a total population of 6,119 in 2007. 

This is a 17.4% increase in population since 2000.  The median resident age in Pigeon Forge is about 37 years old and the median household income rides right around $35,000. 

As far as Pigeon Forge real estate is concerned, the median house or condo sales price is $117,900, making this area perfect for new buyers looking to live or vacation in the Smoky Mountains. 

Jason White, a Pigeon Forge real estate agent, is the perfect local contact to show you around Pigeon Forge and let you know what Pigeon Forge properties are for sale.