206 Grant St, Carthage, MO 64836

417.358.9696

OUR TEAM

Our team of agents are ready to help you reach your real estate goals by making your needs our number one priority.

Kip Smith

Broker
Office: 417.483.1614
kip@smithmidwest.com

Kip Smith is a licensed Missouri real estate broker and auctioneer practicing in Southwest Missouri. He has 14 years experience in the Southwest Missouri real estate market. He is a general practitioner, meaning he has accrued expertise in all types real estate transactions. Kip is locally known for honest advice, long hours and always putting the client first. In his personal time, he enjoys fishing and spending time with family. He is a servant to the community through his membership in Rotary, where he has been named Rotarian of the Year numerous times and regularly conducts benefit auctions at no charge, whenever called upon. If you need a local real estate agent in Joplin, Carthage, Webb City, that knows the neighborhoods, the land and the people; one that will work hard to keep you informed and deliver results, count on Kip Smith.

Levi Utter

Salesperson
Office: 417.540.6565
levi@smithmidwest.com

Levi Utter is a lifelong resident of Carthage, Missouri. That is one of the many reasons that make him a very knowledgeable and dependable real estate agent here in the Southwest Missouri. In addition to his history in the area, he is also a very dedicated and hardworking individual. After a 13 year career with Schreiber Foods, he decided the satisfaction of helping others in the real estate field was a passion that he wanted to pursue full time. As a husband and father of three wonderful children, Levi knows the significance of family. Being raised by his mother, she taught him the importance of being respectful, honest, and thankful. All of these attributes he brings with him to Smith Midwest.

Jesse Bruce

Salesperson
Office: 417.540.9400
jesse@smithmidwest.com

Jesse was born in Joplin, MO, attended Carthage and Joplin schools and graduated from Diamond High School. He and his wife, Karen, relocated to Neosho, MO, after surviving the 2011 Joplin tornado and are proud parents of Mason, their handsome son. They enjoy hunting together and spending time with family, friends and their cat, Olivia. Jesse has been a licensed Realtor for 7 years and works 7 days a week. Having lived all over the Joplin Metro Area, Jesse knows this area better than most and is eager to assist you with any of your real estate needs.

JR Collins

Salesperson
Office: 417.317.2770
jr@smithmidwest.com

My wife and I have enjoyed working in the real estate business as both buyer’s and seller’s agent for many years. After retiring with Skoal/Copenhagen as a Department Manager, I worked for a major building supply company and made many friends in the construction business. We built several commercial buildings and residential properties before moving back to this area; my wife’s birthplace. Through my real estate career, I have very much enjoyed meeting and making friends and look forward to many more in the future. Buying and selling real estate is a major financial decision and I regard each transaction as if it were my own. I work seven days a week, and consider your time and needs extremely valuable, doing my best to make the process an efficient and pleasant one for you. We live here, work here and plan to stay here for a very long time. The Ozarks is truly a great place to live.

Hollen Smith

Salesperson
Office: 417.850.1586
hollen@smithmidwest.com

Hollen Smith is a hard-working and determined real estate agent serving the Southwest Missouri area. She has many years of experience in helping buyers and sellers to achieve their real estate goals. You can depend on Hollen to use her exceptional market knowledge and local professional affiliations to get you the results you need.

Cody Smith

Salesperson
Office: 417.291.0200
cody@smithmidwest.com

Cody has been a licensed real estate agent since 2006. He is a graduate of Carthage High School and studied Business at Missouri Southern State University. He was recently elected State Representative of the Missouri 163rd District. Cody is also a member of Rotary Club International and the National Rifle Association. Cody is a knowledgeable and capable real estate agent who enjoys helping his clients achieve their real estate goals. He resides in Carthage with his wife, Jana, and their son, Charlie.

Karen Wright

Salesperson
Office: 417.850.7094
karen@smithmidwest.com

Karen Wright is a 3rd Generation lifetime Jasper County Resident. Karen and her husband live in Carthage, she has Children and Grandchildren that she enjoys spending time with. She is a member of Fairview Christian Church and is a member of the Soroptimist. She loves volunteering her time to help her friends and community.

Karen loves helping families find their forever homes.

Every home needs a family!

Dara Steffen

Salesperson

Office: 417.850.7052
dara@smithmidwest.com

Dara Steffen is a lifelong resident of Carthage, Missouri, where she currently resides with her family. After spending several years advising large employers in cost management strategies, she’s now using her financial experience to help people get the most for their money when buying and selling a home or searching for investment property.

Dara received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Missouri Southern State University in 2003. She enjoys spending her off time with family and friends, and visiting the beach as much as possible.

Every home needs a family!