About Us

Bear Land Realty and Auction is owned by Tim and Darlene Milks.

In 2013, Tim and Darlene opened Bear Land Realty and Auction. A family friendly atmosphere that strives to keep the auction fun for all ages! Tim and Darlene along with their family appreciate your continued support of Bear Land Realty and Auction. 

Meet The Milks Family

Tim and Darlene Milks

Tim and Darlene have owned Bear Land Realty and Auction since 2013. They have 2 daughters, Jody married to Jason and Jennifer married to Joe. They have 5 grandchildren; Shelby, Chandler, Cammie, Bailey, and Austin. Tim is an active member of the Smoky Mountain Lodge #31 - Fraternal Order of Police and a Past Master of Mountain Star Lodge. Darlene is a 20 year member of the American Business Women's Association. Tim is our Principal Broker / Auctioneer. 

Jody and Jason West

Jody oversees Internet Marketing for Bear Land. Jason works for Internet Marketing Expert Group. Shelby is a senior at ETSU and works part-time for Bear Land and is "The Voice for Bear Land". Shelby is an apprentice auctioneer for Bear Land. Cammie is a senior at SCHS. She works Saturday nights running our deli cash register. Bailey is a junior at SCHS. She works Saturday nights helping show items up for bid.

Jennifer and Joe Reeping

Jennifer is the vice-president of Bear Land Realty and Auction. She oversees daily operations. Jennifer is an apprentice auctioneer for Bear Land. Joe is the assistant manager at Sevier Air. He is also an apprentice auctioneer for Bear Land. Chandler is a freshman at Walter State. Chandler is an apprentice auctioneer for Bear Land. Austin goes to Caton's Chapel Elementary and hopes to go to auction school one day.