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"A home is one of the most important assets that most people will ever buy. Homes are also where memories are made and you want to work with someone you can trust."

Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Meet Richard A. Smith

Richard A. Smith is the President, Owner, and Principal Broker of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Dean-Smith Realty.  He is a native West Knoxvillian and a graduate of The University of Tennessee. His reputation as a keen advisor, an honest and skilled negotiator, and tireless workhorse has earned him an elite clientele and consistently placed him among Knoxville's most successful agents. 

In 2018, he was awarded Berkshire-Hathaway's Platinum Award, placing him among the top 1% of BHHS agents nationally.  Richard has represented the buyers and sellers of Knoxville's most extraordinary properties and has been the selected agent of Knoxville's most formidable corporations for over 35 years because he knows what he's doing.  

He and his wife, Karen, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, share a farm in West Knoxville.  They are the parents of Meredith, a Nurse Educator, and Alex, a professional artist.  His granddaughters, Haili and Lacy, are his treasure.