When it comes to buying or selling an upper-tier home, there are numerous details to consider: Managing Broker Jeri Smith will guide you deftly through the checklist. Jeri’s reputation of discretion and confidentiality affords discerning buyers and sellers the utmost confidence when purchasing or selling upper-tier and waterfront properties. Jeri’s clients benefit from her extensive experience and success working in the high-end market. Through her well-established network, she is likely to know of available properties not currently presented to the public. Her outstanding sales record includes over $45 million in waterfront properties. One of these was a luxury waterfront estate that sold for $15 million, making it King County’s highest listing sale at the time.
If you are purchasing a home, Jeri devotes as much time as needed to make the right match. “It’s all about finding the right fit—not just the house, but the community too,” she says. She focuses on communities like Laurelhurst, Windermere, West Bellevue, Madison Park, and Washington Park. A Seattle resident for more than 25 years, Jeri draws on her private compendium of information about the city’s neighborhoods to keep you well informed. Her knowledge of the market and strong negotiation skills are invaluable in finding your next home or maximizing the sales price of your current home.
With a loyal following of longtime clients, largely referral-based, Jeri limits her current client list to maximize her ability to deliver personalized service. Tenacious and resourceful, she will find a creative solution to any obstacle. Long after their purchase or sale, many clients continue to call on Jeri for her real estate and market insights. Often clients will consult Jeri when considering making changes to their current properities to gain insight into the resale value.
Eager to give back to the community, Jeri has raised funds as a Children’s Hospital Guild Association member for more than 20 years. She also helps raise funds to supplement and enrich her neighborhood’s school as a member of the Roosevelt PTSA. She also served 6 years on the Friends of Laurelhurst Foundation and is a past president. She is a member of the Seattle Tennis Club where she serves on the tennis committe and is affiliated with Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority at the University of Washington, her alma mater. She also donates to the Windermere Foundation which gives back to the community.