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As an agent who's an expert in this local area, I bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate here. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things I can do for you:
Find Your Next Home
You need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home
Sell a Home
When it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing. I can take care of everything you need, from start to close.
Consult on Home Selling Tactics
Oftentimes buyers don't visualize living in your home the way you do. I can make your home attractive to its ideal audience - which can help you get top dollar. Things like staging the home, making repairs or minor improvements, or even simply painting the walls can be the difference between a home resting on the market and one that's sold fast.
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
About the William Smith Luxury Group – A Coldwell Banker Realty Team
Confidence, experience and an intense focus on client needs and objectives – all qualities that define real estate broker William Smith. William offers seasoned council, solid business acumen and a lifelong familiarity with the Monterey Peninsula. He’s a proud member of a multi-generational Peninsula family with a native’s appreciation of its pristine coastline, rich history and the importance of preservation. William truly loves the wonders of this unique community and has an enthusiastic passion to share it with others.
William is affiliated with the Carmel Rancho office of Coldwell Banker Realty and serves buyers and sellers in the northern part of Monterey County, from Big Sur to Moss Landing and from Aromas to South Salinas. He knows that the key to success in today’s real estate market is a keen focus on the value of digital marketing and the need to remain current with the fast-moving pace of social media, online exposure and active broker networking. William, Tamara Hadley and Karen Lewis comprise the award-winning William Smith Luxury Group, a team with decades of real estate and escrow experience, proven pricing strategies and robust negotiation skills. With the help of their supportive administrative staff, they utilize the cutting-edge marketing tools of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® and serve their clientele with the philosophy that “Luxury is beyond price – it is a level of service.”
William opened his first real estate office in 1990 with his wife, Loretta. As the business grew, William turned his attention to his most ardent business interest – the successful marketing of luxury residential and commercial real estate. To date he has personally closed over 1,640 transactions, a testament to his talent, hard work and dedication. William has garnered many of the industry’s highest accolades throughout the years, including Coldwell Banker’s® Top 100 Northern California and Silicon Valley; Top 1% Northern California and Silicon Valley/Monterey Bay; and Coldwell Banker Commercial’s Circle of Distinction Bronze Award. The William Smith Luxury Group is a Coldwell Banker International President’s Circle Team, an honor reserved for just the top 5% of affiliated teams worldwide.
Having trained and mentored hundreds of salespeople for more than four decades in two different industries, William understands the sales process and how critically important communication and customer service are. With exceptional team effort, the William Smith Luxury Group ensures a smooth, stress-free experience and concierge-level service for their clients. And William’s expressive personality, warm smile and comfortable manner make the real estate transaction both enjoyable and rewarding!
In addition to his love for the community, William has a passion for the arts, water sports, golf and equestrian activities. The entire William Smith Luxury Group is committed to helping others and often donates time to local charities and events. With William Smith, you have found a local who sincerely appreciates the one-and-only Monterey Peninsula. Please contact the William Smith Luxury Group for your current or future real estate needs!
Tamara Hadley has been a real estate professional since 1998. Prior to real estate sales, she was in the title and escrow profession for 12 years. Her attention to detail and title requirements, makes her a very focused advocate for her clients. She joined the William Smith Luxury Group in 2019. She also owned a small hotel which adds to her business acumen. She worked with William twenty years ago as a Realtor and they have enjoyed a long professional relationship together.
Karen Lewis first moved to Carmel in 1987 from my home on the south coast of England and fell in love with the natural beauty of the area. She met her husband in 1991, a local businessman, who has owned many successful businesses in the area. After spending some time away, first in Barcelona, Spain, where she became internationally known for her inspirational jewelry designs, then to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she immersed myself in the local art market. Karen and her husband returned to Carmel in 2009 and she began her real estate career in 2011. She joined the The William Smith luxury Group in 2019, and added a high energy level, a love of people, an am passionate about the prospects and potential of real estate in our area
William, Tamara, and Karen, and their supportive administrative staff members are passionate about helping others and often donate time to local charities and events. With the sales team at the William Smith Luxury Group, you are guaranteed that you have found locals who truly love and appreciate the wonders of our unique community. Please call them for any of your current or future real estate needs. Thank you.