Personal Service

Experienced Professionals

Serving Upstate South Carolina and Western North Carolina, Since 1973

Our Agents

Rachel list and sells residential property, farms, acreage and land and is a consistent multi-million-dollar producer. She graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Business in 1991 and has held numerous positions of service in our community. She served on the Red Cross Board, and is a graduate of Leadership Spartanburg, Class of 1996, Rachel completed the Karrass Negotiating Seminar in Atlanta in 1997, the South Carolina Association of Realtors, Graduate Realtors Institute program in 1999. She grew up in the Real Estate business, is a principal in the firm and has been full time in the Real Estate business since 1996. She serves on the School District 2 Board of Trustees and is married to Pastor Bryan Yelton. Rachel and Bryan have 3 children, Jimmy a Junior at North Greenville University, Mary Melissa a Freshman at Winthrop College and Anna Claire an 8th grader at Chesnee High School. Whether you are buying or selling, call Rachel today for personal, professional service.

GRI, CAI, Broker SC/NC

Office: 864-583-8150 Ext: 128

Cell 864-415-5332

Email: racheljsmith@jimsmithrealtors.com

Carole lists and sells residential property, farms, acreage and land. She has been a consistent multi-million-dollar producer since she joined the firm in 2003. She attended the University of South Carolina and Spartanburg Community College, graduating on the Dean’s list with a degree in Horticultural in 1999. Carole completed the Graduate Realtors Institute program in 2001 and has extensive professional training in the business of helping customers and clients sell and buy Real Estate. She is a director of numerous charitable fitness groups, active at View Church and in the community. Carole is married to Shane Walker and has 3 children, Jackson Hoskyns, Cole Hoskyns and Baylee Walker. Whether you are buying or selling, call Carole today for personal, professional service.

GRI, CAI Broker SC/NC

Office: 864-583-8150 Ext: 140

Cell: 864-809-4532

Brent is affiliated with Jim Smith & Associates, Inc., through the company which he operates, Carolina Auction Team, Inc. Brent is a consistent multi-million-dollar producer, has 21 years experience, extensive professional training, including the Graduate Realtor Institute Program, the Karrass Negotiating Seminar, courses from the CCIM and Certified Auctioneers Institute, Indiana University. While Brent’s primary focus is selling Real Estate at auction, he selectively lists and sells land and acreage tracts, waterfront properties, exclusive homes and commercial properties. Brent’s objective is to provide a very high level of service to selected clients who he represents. He is well known for always being prepared, professional due diligence on his transactions, candidly and successfully handling important and complex transactions. Brent is a member of the National Association of Realtors, The National Auctioneers Association and holds the professional designations GRI, Graduate Realtors Institute, CAI, Certified Auctioneers Institute, AARE, Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate, and graduated from Texas Auction Academy. Please call on Brent for all your Real Estate needs.  

GRI, CAI, AARE            

REALTOR/Broker, SC/NC/GA    

Office: 864-583-8150  Ext: 129          

Email: brentmurdoch@carolinaauction.com

Jim works in a business he loves every day and has particular expertise in handling land, acreage and farm transactions, as well as selected commercial properties. He has 45 years of experience and is available every day to list your property or help buyers find just the right property. A graduate of University South Carolina School of Business, 1972, he founded Jim Smith & Associates, Inc. REALTORS at 22 years old in 1973 and has been a multi-million-dollar producer every year since. He’s a member of Spartan Lodge #70, AFM, was an Eagle Scout at 13 years old and has served with numerous civic organizations. He has worked as an instructor for the Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate program, at USC Upstate, the GRI program, for ERA Real Estate and others. He has been a convention speaker on numerous occasions for the National Auctioneers Association and other groups, has served as an expert witness on many occasions and has handled land transactions of 1 to 4500 ACS. He has 2 wonderful children and 6 amazing grandchildren, is an accomplished horseman and operates the family’s cattle farm. Whether you are buying or selling, call today for personal, professional service.

GRI, CRB, CAI, AARE        

Office: 864-583-8150 Ext: 125

Cell: 864-680-4341

Email: jimsmith@jimsmithrealtors.com

Chuck has been a key member of the firm since 1986. He is a graduate of University of South Carolina College of Business, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1972 earned academic honors, completed the Karrass Negotiating Seminar and has attended numerous profession programs regarding Real Estate Lending, Development & Sales under the auspices of the South Carolina Savings & Loan League and the Realtors Education Foundation. Chuck continues to work every day, with intense loyalty to the clients he serves and particularly enjoys working with commercial properties, resort, residential, farm land, and acreage tracts. He has been a consistent multi-million-dollar producer, has extensive development experience and handles primarily land and commercial Real Estate transactions but still list & sells homes as well. He is a longtime resident of the Lake Bowen community, works there extensively and has two children, Trey and Brooke. Whether you are buying or selling, call Chuck today for personal, professional service.

REALTOR/Broker SC/NC        

Office: 864-583-8150  Ext: 126

Cell: 864-415-5119

Email: chucklowe@jimsmithrealtors.com

Becky is key member of the Jim Smith REALTORS team acting as Chief Financial Officer and handling a variety of other duties. She has been associated with the firm for 25 years and is very much involved with daily operations and long term planning for the firm. She is a member of Motlow Creek Baptist Church and is active with helping the elderly in her community. She has one daughter and 4 grandchildren. Becky is often the catalyst who helps transactions move forward on many occasions. She was married to the late Tommy Loftis, who was also associated with the firm for many years.

CFO        

Office: 864-583-8150  Ext: 132

Devida recently joined Jim Smith Associates, Inc., REALTORS as an Executive Assistant. She graduated from Florence Darlington Technical College with an Associates Degree in Business Management. She is responsible for coordinating appointments, processing listing files and entering them into Multiple Listing Service, Business Correspondence, and assisting agents in listing and selling residential properties, farm land and commercial property. Devida is a native of Florence, SC where she worked at ADP Tax Credits for 7 years undertaking multiple roles during her tenure. She is married to Joseph C Lewis and together they have 4 children. She is also a member of Fairforest Church of God where she is an active member of the choir.

Executive Assistant    

Office: 864-583-8150  Ext: 157

Elaine is the Front Office Executive Manager. Elaine coordinates appointments, greets walk-in customers and effectively handles telephone calls from clients and customers, always with a smile. Elaine is married to Larry Stephens, a retired Milliken Executive, together they have 5 daughters, 1 son, and 6 grandchildren. She is an active member of St. Luke United Methodist Church. Elaine was previously employed with Upstate Workforce Investment Board as Financial Assistant, and SOAR Academy, a school for children with special needs where she was an Office Manager.

Front Office Manager

Office: 864-583-8150  Ext: 148