Your Nashville relocation partner.

  • Customized corporate relocation program
  • A single point of contact – our Relocation Manager
  • Professional realtor representation for new-to-Nashville employees – buy or rent
  • Private microsite for company employees – a gateway to customized services
  • Get to Know Nashville group presentations and tour

We take care of your employees needs one at a time.

  • Personalized services tailored to each employee’s needs
  • Advance questionnaire helps match employee with CPCA Realtor
  • Pre-arrival phone/web video meeting with Realtor customizes the employee’s search – whether buying or renting
  • Advance home listings and cost of living comparisons help fine-tune location and price preferences
  • “The Nashville Experience” orientation and home search
  • Representation and guidance through all of the steps to select and close the deal on a new home: financing, offer, inspection, appraisal, insurance and closing

Finding the neighborhood and home that best meets each employee’s needs.

We are your employees’ go-to source for everything Nashville.

  • Schools and camps
  • Home-related services – repair, cleaning, decorating
  • Family services – childcare, elder care, pet care, special needs
  • Entertainment & activities – restaurants, recreation, fitness
  • Shopping and grooming – hair, nails, specialty stores
  • The best of Nashville – parks, the arts, free activities, festivals

Why Companies Choose Us

Why we enjoy working with new-to-Nashville employees

A different kind of Real Estate company.

  • Founded by three real estate veterans with a vision for a truly client-focused company
  • 34 credentialed agents with an average of 15 years’ experience
  • One of the top 5 firms for highest average sales
  • Range of home prices: $95,000 to $7,200,000
  • Well respected industry and community leaders
  • Well connected – extensive network of resources to support our clients
  • A woman-owned business enterprise

Image: Ellen Christianson, Tommy Patterson, Richard Courtney

Deep experience. Flexibility. Personal Attention.

  • The assurance of a full-service firm
  • One of Nashville’s most experienced real estate firms
  • Flexibility and personalized attention of a smaller organization
  • Staffed daily by dedicated office management team

Thank you for considering CPCA!

We have the expertise and experience – and a fully committed team of Realtors – at your disposal to help your employees find the ideal home to meet their family's needs, and integrate into the Nashville community.

Welcome to Nashville!

Company Profile

Christianson Patterson Courtney & Associates is a professional Nashville real estate company serving home buyers and sellers in Middle Tennessee. An established team of Nashville’s most experienced Realtors® — and our dedicated office management and marketing team — provides highly personalized, professional service throughout the process of moving to Nashville and buying or selling a home.

The company is led by Nashville real estate veterans Ellen Christianson, Tommy Patterson and Richard Courtney.

Why Work With Us?

We are experienced, hard-working, award-winning agents who understand Davidson and the surrounding counties, and who know how to navigate the life-changing process of buying or selling a home. We are intensely client-focused, representing our clients with great energy and enthusiasm!

Client Advantages

  • 34 full-time agents with an average of 15 years of experience in residential real estate
  • In-depth knowledge of Greater Nashville’s urban, suburban and rural communities
  • Well-respected and connected with an extensive network of resources to support client needs surrounding the purchase or sale of a home
  • Full-service property management division serves investor clients and the rental needs of future buyers
  • Convenient Belle Meade office location, open daily


  • A woman-owned business enterprise
  • Ranked in the top five Nashville real estate firms for highest average sales in our market
  • Represents buyers and sellers in all price ranges — last year’s sales prices ranged from $95,000 to $7,200,000
  • Average transaction of $448,000 is eighth highest in Nashville
  • Highly trained and credentialed agents with numerous designations including, CRB, CRS, ABR, AST, GRI, PSP, PFP, RSC-D, and EB
  • Writes the weekly real estate column for the Nashville Ledger


  • Greater Nashville Association of Realtors (GNAR)
  • Tennessee Association of Realtors (TAR)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Williamson County Association of Realtors
  • Middle Tennessee regional Multiple Listing Service (RealTracs)
  • Nashville Chamber of Commerce

Industry Leadership

  • Two past presidents, multiple board members and committee chairs of GNAR
  • One recipient of TAR Realtor of the Year Award, two recipients of GNAR’s Realtor of the Year Award, two President’s Awards and one community Service Award
  • More than 50% of our agents are GNAR Award of Excellence recipients
  • Past Chairman of GNAR Professional Standards, Arbitration and Grievance Committees
  • Past board membership in the state and national Realtor Associations and RealTracs
  • Developed GNAR training program, “Affordable Housing for the Real Estate Professional”

Community Leadership

  • Past Chairman of the Electric Power Board of Nashville and Davidson County
  • Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, government issues subcommittee chair
  • Schermerhorn Symphony Hall Co-Chair, Realtor Advisory Committee
  • Leadership Nashville and Leadership Music board member
  • Habitat for Humanity board member
  • Center for Nonprofit Management, Salute to Excellence Chair


  • Ellen Christianson

  • Tommy Patterson
    Managing Broker

  • Richard Courtney

  • Kathy Key
    Relocation Manager