Meet Janet

Janet DeBusk Hensley

Janet DeBusk Hensley

GRI, ABR, e-PRO®, Masters Degree in Marketing


Janet has been a Knoxville full-time Realtor® since 1998, and a Real Estate Broker since 2003, with multi-million-dollar sales consistently year after year.

Janet works with buyers and sellers in all price brackets and has a reputation for professionalism, integrity, and a commitment to placing the needs of her clients first. Her success is fueled by repeat clients year after year and continual referrals from their family, friends, and business associates.

Successful Real Estate transactions are supported at "Janet DeBusk Hensley Homes" by a talented team of professionals including a business assistant, 3 licensed listing and selling agents, professional photographers, internet specialists, and home staging experts along with the support of excellent lenders and title companies. Our dedicated team of professionals are committed to ensuring a smooth, stress free Real Estate transaction,and can give you expert advice on any concerns you may have or obstacles you may need to overcome. Our knowledge and expertise has been perfected over several years with hundreds of Real Estate transactions and through continual education to keep abreast of current Real Estate Trends.

Janet lists many luxury properties on and off the lake. She has in-depth knowledge of what it takes to sell the waterfront properties here in Knoxville and navigating all the rules and regulations on the different lakes. She has extensive experience in new construction both from building personal homes and as a Realtor®.

“I pride myself on being knowledgeable and staying current with changes in the real estate market that could affect a successful transaction.” ~ Janet DeBusk Hensley


  • Real Estate License in 1998
  • Real Estate Broker’s License in 2003
  • GRI - Graduate Realtor Institute
  • ABR - Accredited Buyers Representative
  • e-PRO certification
  • Multi-Million Dollar producer, year after year
  • Consistently one of the Top Agents at Gables & Gates, year after year, achieving Gold Key Awards for outstanding sales performance
  • Works with buyers and sellers of all price ranges, both locally and those relocating to the Knoxville area




  • Mentors new agents at Gables & Gates, REALTORS®
  • Specializes in lakefront properties, both new construction and existing homes, and familiar with all aspects of living and building on the lake: See Waterfront Specialist
  • A long history of working on luxury new construction personally and for clients, interfacing with builders in many neighborhoods; See New Constructions
  • History of management positions in marketing & sales with experience in contract negotiations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Graphic Technology from Manchester University, England
  • Master’s Degree in Marketing from Manchester University, England


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I work with Buyers & Sellers in all price brackets and believe I have a reputation for professionalism, integrity, and a commitment to placing the needs of my clients first.

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