The 9 Worst Home Renovations You Can Make

Smart homeowners think about resale value even before they purchase a new home. That’s why you don’t want your home improvement idea to land a spot on this list of worst home renovations. Homeowners like to make upgrades for a variety of reasons, a simple freshening up, a cosmetic change, or a mechanical upgrade, but […]

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15 Luxury Decorating Ideas to Make Your Home Stand Apart

Here are 15 luxury decorating ideas to give you some inspiration with real ideas that are feasible and amazing. These are ideas from top designers in Florida and around the country that can help you add more luxury to your home. Let’s look at 15 inspiring luxury decorating ideas that will make your home more […]

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Internationally-renowned artist, Ya La’Ford Reveals a New Mural at the Entrance of WADA, Along St. Pete’s African-American Heritage Trail

  Mural Debuts on the 57th Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Historic, “I Have a Dream” Speech   Smith & Associates Real Estate is excited to announce their partnership with Ya La’Ford, the Lovelady Family, and Healthy St. Pete to bring a new community mural,  “Community Woven” to the Warehouse Arts District, located in […]

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$9.1M Davis Island Home Sells Off-Market

$9.1M Davis Island Home Sells Off-Market Tampa Bay Luxury Market Surges to Near Normal Even During Pandemic   Buyer demand seems unwavering in the high-end residential real estate market, especially in the trophy neighborhood of Davis Island. Today, Anne Mullis and Cindy Richards, Realtor duo for Smith & Associates Real Estate, sold a $9.1 million […]

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Smith & Associates Reports High Demand for Multi-Million Dollar Homes & Record Sales

Smith & Associates Reports High Demand for Multi-Million Dollar Homes & Record Sales Penthouse Condo in Pinellas County Sells for $5M   Tampa Bay continues to see high demand for multi-million dollar properties. Despite the economic slowdown and global pandemic, Smith & Associates Real Estate has recorded record sales in Hillsborough and Pinellas County. In […]

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Luxury Spa Bathrooms – Amazing, Modern Bathrooms

When you visit a luxury hotel, one of the most memorable parts of the stay is the bathroom. You remember a good bathroom. It is a space that creates intimacy and is designed for luxury, comfort, and function. A sleek bathtub, a glass-walled shower with rainfall feature, elegant vanities that have creative design, each of […]

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Shovel Driveways or Take a Swim?

Tampa Bay’s Warm Climate Extends Poolside Relaxation Well Past the Summer Months With a climate that is warm and sunny almost year-round, relaxing by the pool in Tampa Bay can be done well into months where our friends in northern climates. Summer is always hot in Florida but with a quick dip in the pool, […]

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St Pete Pier Grand Opening in Downtown St Petersburg

  Welcome to the new St Pete Pier in Downtown St. Petersburg, bringing the best environment to our beautiful city! We are so excited and grateful to visit the new St Petersburg Pier on Grand Opening Day. So much space, nature, dining, and art, including the breathtaking Bending Arc in which we were proud to […]

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Two Tampa Bay Homes Selected as Finalists in HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt

The national online promotion highlights extraordinary real estate listings TAMPA, Fla. (July 2, 2020) –Two Tampa Bay homes, one located in the Beach Park neighborhood of Tampa and one in the Old Northeast neighborhood of St. Petersburg, have been selected as finalists in the 2020 HGTV Ultimate House Hunt. The Ultimate House Hunt is a […]

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Smith Pivots to Virtual Open House Event to Reach Thousands Event Becomes Model for Real Estate Agencies Around the Country

Smith Pivots to Virtual Open House Event to Reach Thousands For Immediate Release   Tampa, FL (June 23, 2020) – The pandemic has disrupted the very personal experience of buying and selling real estate and become the spark for real estate companies to pivot into virtual modes of operation. Ahead of the technological curve is […]

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Preserve the Burg

Smith Supports Preserve the Burg

Smith has two office locations in St. Petersburg, one located off of Second Street and one right on Beach Drive, with many of our Smith employees not just living in St. Pete but also calling it home. We know that St. Pete is a special community known for its vibrant, ...
Building at Sunset

Commercial Real Estate Investing 101

Commercial real estate investing can be a great way to increase your income streams and build wealth. In Tampa Bay, investing in commercial real estate is highly viable and accessible with many opportunities in the urban centers or sprawling suburbs. Commercial real estate is a property that can be leased ...
Smith Team at the Hear Walk

Smith Teams Up to Help the American Heart Association

While we have a full calendar of community events that support the arts, education, equality and other causes that are dear to us, the annual Heart Walk is one of our favorites. This year, we joined forces with our friends at Strategic Property Partners (SPP). SPP  is a full-service commercial ...
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Two New Real Estate Pros Join the Smith Team

Smith & Associates Real Estate Hires Molly James and Candace Evans Local Tampa Bay real estate giant, Smith & Associates Real Estate, continues to attract the finest real estate agents, hiring Molly James and Candace Evans from the Evans James Luxury Collective. The successful real estate duo bring a combined ...
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Welcome to Smith Announcements

We are excited to announce that we have expanded with more Realtors coming to our team last month. Smith attracts the finest, most professional associates in the industry who align with our corporate values and believe that being the best is important but so is contributing to the community. Our ...
Tampa Riverwalk

15 Relaxing Staycation Ideas in Florida

Florida is a top tourist destination and attracts visitors from all over the world with Tampa Bay being one of the most sought after vacation regions in the state. Boasting award-winning beaches, cultural opportunities, sporting events, nature trails, water sports, and a buzzing nightlife, there is always something to do. ...
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10 Modern Mansions for Sale in Florida

Modern luxury homes in Tampa Bay often have an aesthetic appeal that is jaw-dropping and captivates the attention of drooling neighbors and passerbys. These homes dominate the image-crazed world of social media with their unusual shapes, design concepts, use of angles and materials mix like marble, glass, metal, and concrete. ...
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Frequently Asked Real Estate Questions

We have been serving real estate to the Tampa Bay home buyer and seller for over 50 years. While we have heard it all, there are many of the same questions that arise for our clients. Work with our agents and we can help you with all of your real ...
The Smith & Associates Offer Optimizer™

Smith Launches iBuyer Platform for Instant Offers

We are excited to announce that our real estate sellers will now be able to compare instant offers from the big box brands (Opendoor, Offerpad, and Zillow) versus listing on the open market, all quickly and easily on the Smith & Associates website with our Offer Optimizer™ tool. The Offer ...
Lobby Rendering at The Sanctuary

Tampa Bay Developments Offering One-Of-A-Kind Interior Design

Rendering of Cobalt South Tower Residence | Saltaire   A home’s interior design is a personal reflection of a life lived, containing design choices that reveal preferences accumulated over a lifetime and art, artifacts, and pictures from blissful adventures and precious moments in time. And when you live in a ...

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