Gables & Gates, REALTORS®

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


  • Town of Farragut Land Development (Residential and Commercial)
  • Residential Homes of all Price Ranges
  • New Home Construction and New Developments
  • Waterfront, Golf and View Properties
  • Commercial Properties
  • Relocation



  • Tennessee Real Estate Licensed Broker
  • Graduate of National Association of Home Builders Institute
  • Tennessee Licensed General Contractor
  • Member, Knoxville Association of REALTORS®
  • Member, Tennessee Association of REALTORS®
  • Member, National Association of REALTORS®
  • Member, Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® Commercial Information Exchange (KAARCIE)
  • Past President, Home Builders Association of Knoxville
  • Past Director, National Association of Home Builders, Washington DC
  • Past Member, Southern Living Custom Home Program, 1997-2009
  • Past Director, Southern Living Custom Home Program Board of Directors 2000-2005
  • U.S Navy 1971-1975 (Honorable Discharge)



  • Gables & Gates, REALTORS® Multi-Million Top Producer 2001-2015
  • Gables & Gates, REALTORS® Gold Key Awards 2001-2015



Michael is a Full-Time Licensed Real Estate Professional with a very dedicated work ethic. He has been involved in Real Estate for over 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 he created a successful property development company and developed numerous prominent, upscale neighborhoods throughout the West Knoxville/Farragut area including Weatherly Hills, Altamira, Saint Charles at Grigsby Chapel, Cottage Creek and Country Way.  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.

Price: $550,000
This picturesque all-brick Main Level Master Bedroom home is well defined with it's Southern detailing inside and out, complete with olde world charm and practical appointments. This charming home offers in-town convenience within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, entertainment, medical Far ...
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Listing# 1001593
Bedrooms: 5
Total Baths: 4
Square Feet: 4701
Acres: 0.5
Price: $14,000,000
Over 68 prime acres located in the very Heart of Town with Commercial, Office and Residential Zoning already in place. One can purchase all 68 acres or 13-27 acres with Kingston Pike frontage which must have a simultaneous closing with the balance of the property. Approximately 40 acres of Multi-fa ...
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Listing# 992960
Acres: 68.31
Price: $10,000
Great Buy in Fox Fun. Adjoining Lot 4 is also available. Purchase both lots for $16,000.00. Very convenient location and excellent price. Close to Dollywood, Splash Country and all that Pigeon Forge offers. Build your cabin for vacations or rental income. Buyer responsible for Due Diligence, Survey ...
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Listing# 1010490
Acres: 0.4
Price: $399,000
FOR SALE, LEASE or LEASE PURCHASE. (Lease for only $2,000. p/m). Great Farragut location to own this income producing property with a Kingston Pike address. Situated on a large level site with 1.81 acres and an existing brick office building adjacent to the Farragut/West Knox Chamber of Commerce and ...
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Listing# 965457
Square Feet: 1956
Acres: 1.81
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