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
natalie@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.

Lilly Souza

Salesperson
Office: 417.540.0377
lilly@smithmidwest.com

Lilly Souza is a licensed Realtor who specializes in listing your home and getting it sold. You can be sure that your property will be advertised with the utmost care and detail all the way from the pictures to the listing description. She then uses Social Media (along with familiar Real Estate websites) as a platform to market her listings bringing in a wide variety of buyers from the four-state area. Listing homes is not her only expertise, she also helps first-time home buyers find the right balance between practical and perfect. If you’re looking for a Realtor who is ready to put in the effort to get you what you want, give her a call!

Natalie Norwood

Salesperson
Cell: 417.388.4617
Office: 417.358.9696
natalie@smithmidwest.com

Natalie Norwood is a lifelong resident of Carthage. She recently moved to Neosho after getting married and completing 7 years in the United States Army. She enjoys spending time with family and playing with her dogs. She has a real knack for seeing the potential in every home.

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.

Leandra West

Salesperson
Office: 417.793.3828
leandra@smithmidwest.com

Leandra West epitomizes integrity, hard work, dedication, and exceeds in service in every detail of your real estate transaction. She has been in customer service from an early age as a cosmetologist. Leandra knows how important it is to listen to her clients wants and needs.She has worked in many aspects of the industry representing sellers, buyers, farmers and investors, in both the residential and commercial market. Leandra is well trusted and has handled both sides of many real estate transactions. Leandra is devoted to God and her family. She has 5 children and 12 grandchildren. She loves nature, hiking, fishing, camping, boating and photography. She loves adventure.

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!

Hunter Blount

Salesperson
Office: 417.438.0413
hunter@smithmidwest.com

I am a native of Carthage and a member of the CHS class of 2013. I enjoy outdoor activities such as golf, running, hiking, and fishing. From high school I went on to continue my education as well as athletic careers at Pittsburg State University. While studying at PSU, I have been a member of the Marketing Association, a team captain of the men’s Cross Country team, as well as a member of the Track and Field team. In May 2017 I will graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Management. While studying business, I felt like I’d really enjoy pursuing a career in the real estate field. With that being said, I went on to obtain my Missouri Real Estate Sales Person’s license in the summer of 2016 and joined the Smith Midwest Real Estate team! Being a full time student-athlete, i’ve developed time management skills as well as a strong work ethic. I look forward to taking these qualities as well as my competitive nature and applying them to my career in real estate!

Lisa Chapman

Salesperson
Office: 417.850.7107
lisa.chapmanhomes@gmail.com

Lisa Chapman, Realtor. I have lived in the Joplin area all my life. I have a background in accounting and office management. I have been a Realtor since the fall of 2016. I look forward to helping you in your real estate needs.