About Terry DeSelms
Terry has two daughters, Jacqualine, who is married to Derek Wolfe with two kids, Carl and Mary Jean. Jacqualine is the owner of One Tree Tutorial and Enrichment, an alternative school for supporting home school parents.
His other daughter, Tara, is married to Kenny Stephens with three kids, Sydney, Isabelle and Kaleb. Tara is co-owner of DeSelms Real Estate.
Terry’s wife, Jeannie, is a retired court reporter and invests her time in her family, friends and grandchildren.
Terry’s hobbies include designing and creating stained glass, mountain bike riding, skiing, hiking, hot rods, reading, his family and friends, and, of course, being Pee Paw (grandpa) to five wonderful kids.
Terry obtained his real estate license in 1989. He created a unique set of tools and techniques that quickly helped propel him to the top in his field.
In 1993 Terry hired his first administrative assistant, which was almost unheard of in the real estate industry at that time. That year Terry’s sales doubled. In 1994 he hired a second assistant and his sales doubled again, selling over 100 homes. Only one other agent sold 100 homes in 1994.
The rest, as they say, is history. The Team has grown to eight administrative assistants with five team agents to serve his clients. Terry and his Team have been #1 in Middle TN for over 15 years.
Terry’s “DeSelms Team” has consistently been ranked in the top 20 nationwide by “The Wall Street Journal.” DeSelms Real Estate is the first “billion dollar” team in the state of Tennessee.
DeSelms Real Estate averages selling a home every 14 hours, 15 minutes and 12 seconds. The average agent sells a home every 37 days.
Terry was the featured agent on the cover of “Broker Magazine,” and he was also interviewed by one of the leading national sales trainers as the featured interview of the month. Terry was one of the Lore Magazine’s top 200 agents (#20) nationwide. He was also featured on the cover of “Closing Thoughts: The Idea Source for Successful Real Estate Professionals.”
Terry and DeSelms Real Estate offer a shadowing program for outside agents to come and spend the day shadowing him and the Team. Terry has had agents come from around the country to learn from the best.
Terry’s commitment to the real estate business is unmatched. He is a sales and service professional with a commitment to excellence.