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Dawn Green Wood

To say Dawn Green Wood is a ‘natural’ is an understatement. Her creative, effervescent, and nurturing personality has seen her achieve incredible success in both commercial and residential real estate, earned her hundreds of transactions totaling tens of millions of dollars, and even landed her a part as a dancing extra in Disney’s 2009 musical Hannah Montana: The Movie, something she didn’t even mean to do.


Dawn was inspired by her mother-in-law to get into real estate in 2002, after seeing her thrive in the business. A true Tennessean, Dawn graduated from UT-Knoxville, where she was a member of the UT Singers. She returned to school several years later and earned her MBA in global management. Kentucky-born Dawn settled in Lebanon, Tennessee, where she lives and works to this day, serving the Middle Tennessee area as a broker/agent with Benchmark Realty, LLC. The rapidly growing brokerage serves the greater Nashville area with a focus on residential real estate, land, and some commercial, and Dawn describes it as “No fluff, no hype, just a group of quality people doing our absolute best for our clients. Every day.” From home buyers looking for a cozy, modest home to people seeking the perfect luxury property, she serves each client with the same diligence and care regardless of budget. “I don’t turn people away because of their budget or credit challenges,” she says. “I help them—whether that’s finding a dream home within their budget or connecting them with a mortgage lender to help them fix their credit.” Her dedication makes clients stick with her for years and refer their friends and family. “One couple sent all their friends and relatives to me after buying a house with me,” she recalls. “They were just precious.” It’s also earned her numerous excellence awards with her local realtor board and recognition for highest monthly sales.


Her tenacity and ability to make a great deal out of anything has earned her the nickname “The Negotiator” across the real estate realm and beyond. “Whether negotiating the best table at a restaurant to the price of a refrigerator, or getting the best price for my home buyers and home sellers, it’s just a natural part of who I am,” she says. Her approach is thoughtful and strategic, and her intimate knowledge of the area and its neighborhoods means she can find the perfect home for each client, whatever their needs. But it’s not just negotiating; it’s caring as well. “I try to live by the Golden Rule,” she says, “and that’s treating people as I’d want to be treated. I’m a natural nurturer.”


Dawn genuinely loves helping people, solving problems, and getting to experience the joy alongside clients when they get their dream home. “Knowing that I did a great job and helped them is incredibly fulfilling,” she says. For her, the best part is the moment she hands new homeowners the keys, something that inspired her motto, “I’m the key to your new home.”


Dawn Green Wood

Broker/Realtor — Benchmark Realty, LLC

Website:  www.MiddleTennHomes.com

Linked In:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/wooddawn

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/DawnGreenWoodTNBroker

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