About the Crew

Tim Basham - Owner



Tim is a native of Smith Mountain Lake, having built his career in real estate sales and development in this community.  With over 35 years of experience, he provides excellent service to his clients with integrity and honesty.  Tim has won countless real estate awards, including the distinction of being in the Re/Max Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed upon the top half percent of Realtors in the world.  After working with Smith Mountain Lake Vacation Rentals for 15 years as Broker, Tim decided to purchase the company upon the retirement of the previous owner Meg Spurrier.  Tim has two daughters, Brooke and Macy Rose, and enjoys spending a little time on the golf course when time allows.


Josie King



Josie King, Property Manager of our company, is a Virginia-licensed Real Estate Salesperson with 25 + years of management, marketing, and networking experience. Her dedication to providing outstanding customer service has set her apart from others in the rental industry.  Well known in our community you may know her from her 16 years with King’s Point Pub and Lake Haven Marina. Josie grew up in this community, graduated from Radford University, and is busy exceeding the expectations of owners and visitors alike. She enjoys live music and hiking with her sons and dog when she gets a little downtime. 

TERESA McKERNAN



Teresa is the Office Manager and  Coordinator- Her family moved from Olympia, Washington to Smith Mountain Lake in 1999 and she has been with Smith Mountain Lake Vacation Rentals since 2014.  She enjoys working with people and has worked in and around real estate most of her adult life. Teresa has two grown children, son Ray and daughter Nicole. On weekends you will find Teresa at Mangos enjoying a jumbo margarita and singing Karaoke. She does a mean version of  Jolene...just ask her!