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Robert Smith

Robert Smith
Owner & Principal Broker

Robert is the principal broker of Brick & Mortar Properties. He takes pride in being a real estate educator and consult for his clients opposed to just a sales person. In addition to being a consultant, what sets him apart from other agents is the fact that not only has he built and rehabbed commercial and residential properties for many years, he also saves occupied business owners time they don’t have by being able to help them make quick decisions on time frame and budget when looking at new spaces whether for sale or lease. For home owners or home owners to-be, he is able to help navigate and avoid costly pitfalls when buying or selling a home and educate from experience in being able to identify trouble areas in a home with just a quick walk through.

Furthermore, Robert has earned his Graduate, Realtor® Institute (GRI) designation, is an Accredited Consultant in Real Estate (ACRE), a Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), a Certified Distress Property Expert (CDPE), a NAR e-PRO, a Realtor®, and is currently working on his Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation among others. He is also a certified Buffini training coach.

After working as a full time commercial and residential agent for many years Robert decided that in addition to working with buyers, sellers, and commercial lease tenants in the Knoxville area, he wanted to support and train other agents and open up a real estate company. Brick & Mortar Properties serves most towns and counties surrounding Knoxville including Maryville, Alcoa, Sevierville, Oak Ridge, and Farragut. In addition to working with traditional sales transactions we also manage commercial and residential properties for investors and have a full suite of services for landlords and tenants in-house. All-in-all, Brick & Mortar Properties is a one stop shop for all your commercial and residential real estate needs.

Bottom line, Robert works hard and will assist you, educate, and consult with you so that you are fully aware of your options and make the best decision for you and your situation. He enjoys questions and hopes to assist you soon.

Outside of his business persona, Robert is a Marine Corps veteran and enjoys obstacle course races, running ultra marathons (anything more than 26.2 miles), and working with his hands.