Kevin W. Smith

Real Estate Agent Southern California

Mission Viejo

About Kevin W. Smith

Looking for guidance regarding your next real estate transaction?  Want a proven roadmap of how to thrive in today's real estate market with a systematic approach to buying or selling your home?  If that sounds like something you're interested in hearing more about, contact me today! 

As a local expert and proven track record of delivery results, I've been blessed to work with great clients and help their families achieve their real estate goals for over a decade.  With a background in lending and a strong knowledge about financing, underwriting and appraisals, my value goes way beyond real estate sales!   

Born and raised in Southern California.  I'm a local resident, husband and step-dad to two beautiful grown children, I'm very knowledgeable about the local schools, communities, trends and demographics of the South County market and specifically the Orange County & San Diego areas.  I'm currently the Membership Director for the military organization & apart of the VAREP (Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals, chamber of commerce in San Clemente and very active in various community groups in the city.  The vice chair for our local Realtor Public Affairs board.  Past graduate of the OCR Leadership Academy.  Past member of WCR.  Not only do I work in these communities, but I live, recreate and support the people that I do business with.   

If that sounds like somebody you want to work with, give me a call or text to talk about your dreams and how we can partner together to make them a reality!

'The success my business is sustained by the relationships I create. My team specializes in the marketing, purchase, and/or “1031 exchange' of distinctive residential, commercial, vacation rentals, business sales and investment properties along the Greater area & coast of San Diego, Orange County, and communities of Southern California.

IRS 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchange is an area I pride myself on in my ability to execute wealth-building strategies for my clients. The power of a 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange is the ability to meet investment objectives without losing equity to taxation. I collaborate with a variety of professional partners and experts to provide you with tax avoidance strategies that many investors may be unaware of.

Strategic Real Estate Transactions - The greatest asset is the collective expertise and experience of my professional network.

Whether selling, buying, or refinancing your residence, vacation or income property, my connection in my network of professionals will help add value to your real estate transactions. I collaborate with experts across many fields to formulate an investment strategy to maximize your overall goals for you and your family.'

Thank you for visiting my about me page.  For more information and testimonials feel free to reach out by phone, text or email.


Kevin W. Smith 

First Team Real Estate is the largest independent brokerage firm in California and is ranked #11 among the largest privately held firms in the nation. Headquartered in Orange County, First Team was founded in 1976 by President and CEO Cameron Merage with just five agents in one office.

Today First Team Real Estate includes over 35 offices, more than 2,500 sales professionals and has maintained debt-free stability while growing to be a dominant industry force in Southern California.

Our company was founded on creative thinking and innovative marketing tools and that’s what has helped us to succeed and grow as a family. Our First Team® family of companies today includes residential, luxury and commercial real estate in addition to title, escrow, mortgage and 1031 exchange services.
An award winning agent and representative for the community.

  • REALTOR- Multi Unit,Selling, Buying, Investors, Vacation Rentals, Mgmt, 1031 Exchanges, BusinessSale at First Team (Orange County) including the cities of Mission Viejo to San Clemente.  San Diego to the South, Riverside and Imperial Valley to the East, and Los Angeles to the North.  The Southern California life style, beaches, mountains, and people make this the most incredible area to live.  A Southern California native through and through.

Top award winning agent.

Strategic Partner with First Team & Christie's International

Best month office sales and YTD (Year to Date) volume

Specialties - Buyers, Sellers, 1031 Exchange, Investment Properties, Negotiations, Seminars

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