Oleg Cheban is a customer-oriented advocate serving the greater Knoxville community with real estate and insurance services, focusing on an “Everyone Deserves a Place to Call Home” philosophy of customer advocacy. Oleg believes in pursuing continuing education in order to stay on the top of all things and provide the best service for his clients.
Born in the Republic of Moldova in 1981, his father was a CPA and his mother raised a family of 11 children. In his youth, Oleg participated in healthy outdoor activities and athletic events as well as home repair.
Following high school, Oleg relocated to New York State where he studied Criminal Justice, graduating with Honors in 2005. Always a civic-minded individual, Oleg then geared his career toward assisting first-time homebuyers as well as homeowners challenged by a difficult global economy, striving to ensure that home ownership was within the reach of all. In 2008 he became a Realtor for Realty Executives in Knoxville. Certified as both an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) and Seller Representative Specialist (SRS), Oleg can help on either end of any real estate transaction. Also, as a Certified Distressed Property Expert, Oleg can help buyers or sellers through the Sort Sale Process.
Because of his Foreclosure and Short Sale knowledge, Oleg helps investors to invest their money wisely in residential and commercial real estate. Some of his investors, buy rental properties to build wealth for their retirement. Others, are buying a 'Fixer-Upper for resale.
By networking with mortgage professionals and other financial advisors, Oleg has helped throughout the entire home-buying process, from evaluation of needs and financial resources, through identification of resources for real estate loans and negotiating best prices for buyers. By providing real estate consultation at the broker level for first-time home buyers, working with investors, helping current home owners avoid foreclosure, and working with clients on the short sale process, Oleg continues to assist families from all socioeconomic backgrounds in protecting against unexpected life events. Oleg also works with builders on plan selection and features as well as with investors and builders on development of new housing communities.
A family man, Oleg met his beautiful wife Oksana and married in 2006. Together the Chebans are actively involved in a range of volunteer community service by translating for Eastern European inhabitants of the Tennessee area during important correspondence such as medical, employment, real estate, insurance, financial management, legal, and business consultations. In addition, Oleg and his wife Oksana, are members of Christ For You Ministries, a Knoxville-based organization founded on the objective of ensuring provision of basic living requirements for disadvantaged members of the community.
Oleg and Oksana have three beautiful sons: Onisim, Nathan and Andrey. Oleg enjoys family outings that include fishing, athletic sports, and other outdoor activities.