Gables & Gates, REALTORS®

Michael Bates
Michael Bates
Office Phone: (865) 777-9191
Office Fax: (865) 966-2295
Cell Phone: (865) 924-6244


  • New Construction
  • Lots and Acreage
  • Commercial
  • Leases
  • Farragut and West Knox Properties



  • Tennessee Real Estate Licensed Broker
  • Graduate of NAHB Builders Institute
  • State of Tennessee Licensed General Contractor



  • Gables & Gates, REALTORS® Multi-Million Dollar Producer 2001-2014
  • Gables & Gates, REALTORS® Gold Key Awards 2001-2014



Michael Bates has been involved in Real Estate for almost 30 years since working on assignments with “Operation Deep Freeze” and the National Science Foundation in Antarctica. During this time Michael saved his earnings and saw the important benefits of home and property ownership. His savings were used for various real estate opportunities throughout the years, and those actions were the beginning of his love for the real estate profession.

After becoming a licensed REALTOR® in 1982, Michael soon expanded his knowledge of real estate by becoming a Licensed General Contractor and building hundreds of homes primarily in the upper price range. In later years Michael created a successful property development company. Michael has started several Real Estate Brokerage companies and is familiar with all aspects of Real Estate.

Michael understands that purchasing a home is the most important investment that one will make during their lifetime, and he can provide you with knowledgeable advice quickly to insure you receive the best value for your hard-earned-money whether buying or selling. Michael’s Construction, Development and Real Estate experience allows him to be innovative in his approach to the more complicated situations of buying and selling in today's market thus providing a positive sales outcome for you.

Michael’s calm and knowledgeable approach can resolve Buyer/Seller issues and help with those last minute items that will allow for a quick and smooth closing.

With Michael’s years of experience in the Knoxville/Farragut Real Estate Market, your real estate needs will be met by a professional who understands all aspects of the world of real estate.