RE/MAX Associates Layton Testimonials

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It was so easy working with this real estate group.

They were very flexible and accommodating! I never felt rushed or pressured into anything. This was our first time buying a home and Blake made sure everything ran smoothly and efficiently. We got a great house in our budget. It had everything we were looking for and more. He showed us some really great options to choose from and we are so excited about our new home. This was such a fun experience and I will definitely be recommending him to anyone that asks. Thanks, Blake for the wonderful service and experience!

Samiuela Moala

He understands and knows the market better then any agent.

I have used Cade and his team on 5 Home sales and 3 lots over the last few years. Always a great experience.

Zillow User beckstrombodyshop

Kelly was amazing to work with when we bought our first home!

The most impressive quality about Kelly is her patience and her determination to find each person the RIGHT home. We were very picky and indecisive when we were looking for our first home, but that did not phase Kelly. She helped us find the PERFECT fit for us and gave us a lot of tips that helped us decide. She knows her stuff and is a great friend to all of the people she works with!

McKenzie Keene

He and his team will make sure that every process throughout buying or selling a home is properly handled and not detail goes unnoticed.

Zillow User benbrewer6

We were tough customers.

Our search area spanned farther than most. Our realtors Blake and Sonya understood that we were trying to find the perfect house for our family and provided service above and beyond. We had a budget to stay within and wanted to make the most of our investment. By pulling comparables and weighing out the value of square footage and the quality of the homes they were able to provide us comfort in knowing when there was a good deal. Their experience negotiating also provided us with the ability to move in sooner than expected, to have some repair issues remedied, and have the seller provide more value in the sale by assisting with closing costs and providing us with appliances of concern due to the cost such as front loading washer and dryer to remain with the house due to a washroom built for it’s accommodation. I would highly recommend the Smithing Group.

John and Shevon C.

Blake and Sonya are so trustworthy and kind and are willing to do whatever it takes to make sure you get a fair deal.

I would recommend them to anyone looking to buy or sell their home.

Brandon A.

Blake and Sonya are amazing!

Our house was under contract within 3 days- I was worried we wouldn’t find a place but Blake found and got us into our dream home. They were always going above and beyond and were there every step of the way.

Kylee F.

Cade listened to us and understood our needs.

He didn’t pressure us to lower the price or accept less than we wanted.

Zillow User wgettings

Very knowledgeable and would recomend him to anyone.

Knew the area and gave us some helpful information on what to look for and what to avoid.

Zillow User user5386033

We had a great experience working with the smithing group.

They were extremely hard working, punctual, understood our needs, and went way above and beyond what we expected. We hooky recommend to anyone.

Alex F.

He is exceptionally knowledgeable, moves quickly and we did not have to worry about anything because Cade took care of it all.

Zillow User pat dahle

I have known Kelly for about 20 years and I’ve always admired her for her ability to light up the room when she walks in.

Working with Kelly at REMAX has been an awesome experience, her motivation is inspiring. Anyone that knows Kelly knows her lust for life, her family and career. She sets high goals for herself and follows though everyday in everyway. It’s an honor to work with Kelly and an honor to have her for a friend.

KC Caselli,Realtor, RE/MAX Community

was with another company when working with Kelly at RE/MAX Community I’ve known Kelly since we were young teenagers.

She’s is one that keeps her agreements. I’ve always known Kelly to be trustworthy, a good communicator, compassionate, successful, and savvy at whatever she wants to do. Kelly Waters gets my highest recommendation

Robin ‘Eustachio, Physician Associate, ARUP

We have used Cade for the purchase of 4 properties and the sale of 2 over a 10 year period.

He is by far the most professional and personable person we have had the pleasure of working with and he has always exceeded our expectations.

Zillow User dennis lareau

I highly recommend Cade Ericson; he made us feel as though we were his only client with his attentiveness to our needs.

Zillow User user85404516

After dealing with various rude and persistent real estate professionals, I was lucky enough to find Brooke.

Brooke was an absolute joy to work with. As a young, first time home buyer, I had many concerns. Brooke always took the time to explain everything in detail, answer my endless questions, and never made me feel stupid or belittled. She was available at any time of day, went out of her way to make sure I felt like I was being well represented, and frequently met with me after “business hours” to get the job done. I feel extremely lucky to have been represented by Brooke. She is extremely knowledgable, friendly to a fault, and has many valuable connections. Any individual who is looking to buy the right home will find the perfect representative in Brooke.

Zillow User zuser20140309201632335

We fortunately hooked up with Sonya 14 years ago as our buying agent when we moved to Ogden with my base transfer to Hill AFB.

She was as pleasant and professional as humanly possible at that time and kept in touch with us on an ongoing basis. When we suddenly up and decided to leave the state, there was no doubt who we would ask to be our selling agent. There is NOTHING bad we can say about her. We feel we’ve made a dear friend in Sonya and will miss not being nearby.

Ken and Cheryl R.

Cade, designed our home and went above and beyond to make sure we used all available space optimally.

Zillow User tonyancraig1

My wife and I are so grateful for Kelly and all of her help!

We purchased a short sale home and she made what was known to be a stressful and drug out process, completely painless! She is amazing and we would recommend her to anyone!!!

TJ Berry

Cade has been absolutely extraordinary!

He is professional and prompt.

Zillow User user10281263

As a realtor, Cade is truly worth his weight in platinum and we don’t know how we would have done it without him and his team.

Zillow User user67667

The Smithing Group was perfect in identifying what homes would suit our needs with their knowledge of the area.

Sonya really listened and put forth exceptional effort in every step of the process. We had a couple challenges in the process along the way and I was forced to complete the process remotely, rather than face to face, but with their professionalism and follow-through we were able to buy the home of our dreams. We would highly recommend them to friends definitely as the right team for the job!

Ken and Lilian J.

We were able to get, and keep, our offer accepted on our home thanks to the tenacity and responsiveness of Blake and Sonja.

They went above and beyond to do anything we asked, and then some, to make sure our needs were met. I will definitely be working with them again and would recommend them to anyone.

Jacob L.

I have had Cade as an agent for 5 years.

He helped me sell, build and buy, and he searched for two years for the right house for me.

Zillow User Vicki

We have recommended Cade to family and friends who are considering selling or purchasing a home as our confidence in his ability to understand our need and work to meet our expectations is outstanding.

Zillow User user0708984

I’d recommend Cade to anyone whether it’s buying or selling.

If we ever have any future need for a realtor, it will certainly be Cade we go to. Thanks Cade

Zillow User dtay1215

Working with Blake and Sonya was the best experience we’ve had with realtors.

Not only did Blake find homes to show us in our price range with our wish list requirements, he was very open to showing us houses we located on internet sites as well. Blake was upfront and honest about properties we viewed, pointing out what he knew would be concerns for us. Anytime we had questions or concerns Blake and Sonya quickly responded with answers and resolutions. Our home purchase was smooth and easy thanks to the Smithing Group and we were able to close on time. Even after the sale, we were able to call on Blake for help when an HVAC technician we had called out to clean our furnace and vents said we needed a new furnace. Blake contacted our original home inspector who had someone come out and verify the furnace was fine and working correctly. They even tested for CO emissions to be sure all was safe. Blake continues to check in with us to be sure all is going well with the home we bought. Working with them is like working with family, you couldn’t ask for a more professional team.

Ray and Barb S.

He did a great job of negotiating and he told me what to expect along each step of the way.

He was great to work with.

Zillow User user33874202

worked directly with Kelly at RE/MAX Community Kelly has a personality that just exudes confidence!

She knows what she wants, or what her clients want, and she goes after it in a professional manner. She is very quick to try new marketing ideas and implement them into her business. Kelly is always positive and is good at including everyone in her circle.”

Don Patton, Realtor, Associate Broker, RE/MAX Community

The information Cade gave us in preparing our home for listing was invaluable.

I firmly believe that it was because we followed his advice that we were able to sale the home so quickly.

Zillow User ukenal

Blake was very responsive and helpful with all aspects during the process of purchasing our home.

As first time home buyers we little knowledge and many questions. Blake was very patient and helped us resolve any doubts or concerns we had. We were very please with the service he provided to us.

Alex and Heidi F.

Couldn't ask for a better agent.

Keep you updated with a status during the whole process and makes sure things keep moving forward. Came prepared with good comparables and got us what we were asking for.

lil b2005

I thank you and Kelly so much for dedication, hard work, persistence, and professionalism.

I wouldn’t have had it any other way. You two will always be my go-to for any real estate needs. I trust you 1000%, and my trust isn’t gained easily. I have referred several people to you, family, friends, and even customers, and I will continue to do so. Anyone would be so lucky to work with you on one of THE BIGGEST decisions of their life!! Much mahalos & cheers to new beginnings!!

Kristen Correa

Cade had a rough road to sell our older home.

He stuck with it and was great. His skills and knowledge of real estate were impressive.

Zillow User marcella scothern

We tried other agents before working with Cade and felt pushed around.

Cade is honest and fair. We will continue working with Cade in the future for selling and buying our house.

Zillow User ballred222

Sonya Smithing and her son Blake recently sold my property in Clinton.

My house had been on the market a while and we had not been able to move it. They took over on a short timeline (I was about to give up and try to rent it out) and they had my home marketed, shown and offers received immediately and it was closed in a matter of weeks. They were VERY responsive to any inquiries I made and were very knowledgable about the entire process. I am very grateful I met them and will not hesitate to come to them again when I need real estate help.

Mark L.

Cade did an excellent job selling our home!

He sold our home incredibly fast.

Zillow User AdamGessel

Cade knows the area and the pulse of the market better then anyone else in the area.

I would highly recommend using Cade.

Zillow User cbrown84321

Kelly is the best real estate agent I have ever worked with.

She was very patient with our needs and extremely knowledgeable. I would trust Kelly with anything!” Top qualities: Great Results, Personable.

Jennifer Bazzano, hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent, and hired Kelly more than once

Blake Smithing was beyond helpful in helping us move from Oregon to Layton, Utah, made even more complicated when my husband developed health problems.

Blake worked with our strange schedule, coordinated things brilliantly with the selling broker in Layton, making our transition so much easier.

Jeanie Bean

We would recommend the Smithing Group to anyone and everyone!

They were wonderful to work with and worked hard to meet our needs. We were able to get into a home a lot faster than we thought when working with them. They helped us find a great home in a wonderful area that is absolutely perfect for us!

Jared and Elyse E.

“I’ve worked with Kelly for years and observed her working with and for her clients.

In Kelly, her clients really get what they’re paying for, as the client’s interests are always her only priority. Kelly has an infectious personality and is a delight to be with. You could not ask for a more a more capable professional. She is truly a Realtor Extraordinaire there at RE/MAX Community, which is by the way, an exceptional collection of real estate professionals!”

Mike Salazar Area Sales Manager,

Kelly is incredibly dedicated to her profession.

She has helped us find a property and also helped us sell one. She was so patient in helping us find just the home we wanted and was willing to negotiate a great deal for us. Not to mention the great advice all along the way with pricing, staging, deadlines, etc. We had no idea what we were doing and she was there every step of the way. I will never use another agent, Kelly Waters is the best out there!

Jenn Bazzano

We sold our home and bought a new one within a month.

They were great to work with and were prompt and easy to get ahold of with any questions we had.

Erik and Skye T.

Working with the smithing group was phenomanol, Sonya was always very willing and eager to help us in any way she could!

She wasn’t pushy and was very understanding to our wants and needs! I recommend them to everyone I know!!!! I actually cried the day that we got our keys because I was going to miss her!

Hayley B.

He stayed on top of everything through all the home inspections and negotiations and always kept us informed.

If you want to sell your home, GIVE CADE A CALL

Zillow User Charleen Summerill

Cade is by far the best realtor we have used.

We have worked with him on both buying and selling properties and have been extremely pleased with the results in both scenarios.

Zillow User starbellysneech1

His knowledge and negotiation skills made it an easy process.

It sold very quickly and we would recommend him to others. Great to work with and understands how to show a home.

Zillow User ericmshort

This is now our 3rd purchase (and 2 sells) with Chet.

I will never use another agent. He is the most responsive, most knowledgeable agent I know. He takes everyone's opinions, wants, and needs into account and bases his recommendations on that, not based on outcome for him.


Because Cade Erickson is such a knowledgeable realtor and so friendly and great to work with, I kept his number in my phone for 7 years because I knew the day was coming when I would be buying and selling again.

Zillow User joyce lareau

I was with another company when working with Kelly at RE/MAX Community I’ve worked with Kelly for years and observed her working with and for her clients.

In Kelly, her clients really get what they’re paying for, as the client’s interests are always her only priority. Kelly has an infectuous personality and is a delight to be with. You could not ask for a more a more capable professional. She is truly a Realtor Extraordinaire there at RE/Max Community, which is by the way, an exceptional collection of real estate professionals.

Lyle Harbertson

My wife and I worked with Blake and Sonya to help us purchase our first home.

Unfortunately our process took us quite a bit longer than most. Blake and Sonya couldn’t have been more patient and helpful. We looked at our first home in Sept. of 2014 and didn’t end up purchasing until July 2015. We never heard them complain and anytime we found a house or needed additional help or advice, they were also there, prompt and ready. Poor Blake probably showed us 20+ homes before we found the perfect one. When it came to negotiating, he helped us get below our targeted budget and overall, we couldnt have asked for better agents to represent us. In future purchases, we will be going right back to the Smithing Group for our new homes. Fa’afetai Lava!

Spud and Wendy T.

Kelly was very organized and worked with my family while we were still out of state.

By the time we arrived she had kindled a friendship with us so she understood our needs. She was able to help us find a dream home the first trip out. She knew all the right folks in the business to help us close quickly and we were moved in with-in a month of arriving. I would highly recommend and have to all moving to the area. January 29, 2011 Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert.

John Hall, hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent

Through it all, Cade has built on my first impressions from that initial phone call.

Along with forthrightness and knowledge Cade gets things done. There is never a delay in doing what he says he’ll do. His follow-up and follow-through is exemplary. Most important, Cade is credible along with having completely integrity.

Zillow User ruwoodbury

Kade is personable and professional in every way.

He answered our questions and explained the process. He is cheerful and optimistic. His knowledge of the house selling process was invaluable.

Zillow User christydorrity

Chet is hands down one of, if not the best, realtor in Utah.

He was a pleasure to work with throughout the process and even took the time during his vacation days to respond to any questions or voicemails I left him. He is highly knowledgeable about building codes and structural integrity of homes due to his experience as a contractor. He will tell you straight up and not sugar coat anything because he cares that he helps you to find the right home for you that won't cost you thousands in repairs in the near future. I will never use another realtor again and he will definitely be my choice for all future home purchases. I highly recommend him! You won't be disappointed!


We highly recommend Blake and Sonya.

They helped us buy a home and sold our home. We had a lot of questions and were a bit nervous. They answered all our questions and were quick to respond to us and were very patient with us. They are very friendly and it is obvious they care about their clients. We are very thankful for all their help!

Vicki Bowden

Chet was the best real estate agent I have ever worked with.

He always answered my call or texts. He checked on my house when the renters were still in it, and then when they left he went back to see what needed to be fixed or cleaned. He helped coordinate the the cleaning and everything else that needed done. I would recommend Chet to everybody I can


Would highly recommend Cade as a realator to any of my friends and aquaintances that are looking for someone to assist our guide them through any real estate transaction.

Couldn’t be more pleased or satisfied.

Zillow User user6084788

The Smithing group sold our home in less than 24 hours for a full price offer.

They were great to work with. Their process expertise and negotiation skills are top notch. I would recommend them to everyone.

Devin and Arin A.

was with another company when working with Kelly at RE/MAX Community Kelly Waters is a great real estate agent who I have had the opportunity to work with over the past couple of years.

She is highly motivated and has an extremely professional work ethic along with a personal touch that makes each and everyone of her clients feel as if they are her only clients as well as a part of her extended family. She has no problem going above and beyond what is required to get the job done. It is without any hesitation that I would recommend her to anyone seeking help from a real estate professional.

Terri Packham, Escrow Officer, First American Title Insurance Agency, LLC

Cade is by far the best Realtor that I have worked with.

Honest and can be trusted to take good care of you.

Zillow User David Tracy

Cade was thorough and informative every step of the way.

He was willing to answer every question and gave sound advice at all times. All paperwork was accurate and updated in a timely manner.

Zillow User dmacdonald25

Cade was able to sell our home in one months time and was also able to get us our full asking price.

Zillow User stacykya

If you want someone who will give it to you straight, bring the best Real Estate knowledge to the table and strategically position your house to sell, look no further!

Zillow User geno1213

We were faced with a difficult sale, and Cade was able to guide us through the entire process to a better than expected outcome.

Zillow User user8203151

Blake and Sonya were referred to me a few months ago.

I could overload this review with numerous accolades but suffice it to say, I’ll narrow it down to three attributes they embody as real estate agents- trustworthiness, intelligent and mindful. Thanks for all your hard work and dedication. The two of you make complicated real estate transactions seem simple, yet educational. Best of State vote in my book! Keep up the great work… Thanks again!!

Jeff Jerman

Sonya and Blake worked together to quickly sell my fathers home after he passed away and helped make a difficult time a bit easier.

They were always professional and were so easy to work with!

Danelle B.

We decided to list our home for sale by owner to save some money.

After a few weeks on the market and no showings, we decided to list with the Smithings after having a positive experience with them in the past. They sold our house in just a couple of days for way more than our original asking price. In the long run, the Smithing group got us way more money for our home. They understand true market value and are very pleasant to work with. We would recommend them to anyone!

Rory and Lori S.

The house sold so fast and he was looking out for our interest.

I would recommend him to anyone that is looking for the best realtor.

Zillow User successfuldolly

When we decided to sell our home, many family members and friends warned us that realtors would just take a huge commission and do nothing to earn it.

This is NOT true of Sonya and Blake Smithing! They are what everyone SHOULD have in a realtor: they are knowledgeable, helpful, not pushy at all, respond quickly to all texts, calls and e-mails, and best of all, they are kind and professional. Every interaction we had with them was perfect, from beginning to end. After they sold our home, we were so pleased with how they handled everything that we had them help us find our new home. We recommend Sonya and Blake to everyone we know — they are the real deal! We can’t say enough about how positive this experience was for us. They were nothing short of AMAZING!!!!!

Jennifer Hooton

Cade did everything we asked of him and more.

He helped us find a home we never thought we’d be able to afford within our budgeted price range. I would recommend Cade to anyone!

Zillow User user8983987

I'm so impressed by them and appreciated their expertise so much.

This selling and switching houses in between 3 of us in the neighborhood could have been a mess without Jaci and her team keeping everything "within the lines" and recorded properly. Some friends questioned why we used a realtor since we were all friends. My answer every time was that I wanted all of us to remain friends! Jaci and her team kept us doing the right sale and right purchase in the right order. Without them, we'd have made a mess of it all!!

Nancy Hartog

Kelly is the best there is.

She can find what you want or sale what you have. She’s honest, Good to work with, and cute.

Leanne Hatch Mason

Sonya and Blake are everything you could want in your realtor.

They are very professional and personable. We were very grateful for how quick they were at getting back to us on any questions or concerns that we had throughout the looking and buying process. They worked their tails off to help us find our dream home and we couldn’t have been happier. They treated us like family and looked out for our well being above all throughout the entire experience. i know that they have a lot of clients, but they always made us feel like we were their only one or most important. They were so helpful to us, I can’t imagine how difficult it would have been without them. I highly recommend them, they will go above and beyond for you, as they did for us.

Taylor Puffer

My husband and I were very impressed with Kelly’s professionalism and knowledge of the housing market in Utah.

It’s not very often you come across someone who loves their job and loves helping their clients find exactly what they want and for a good deal. We looked at many houses before deciding on our home. Kelly never once made us feel like we were taking too long to make a decision. Kelly’s knowledge and expertise in the real estate market helped us to feel completely confident in our decision. She made us feel like we were her only clients even though she had many she was working with. I would highly recommend any of my family, friends and acquaintances to Kelly’s services. If you want someone who will listen to your wants and needs and help you find your new HOME, give her a call. You won’t be disappointed!!

Venus Hale

Kelly is an outstanding out of the box thinker that is very detailed oriented.

She was very professional and an enjoyable person to have a business relationship with. I would recommend her to anyone without hesitation.

Lewis Michael Salazar, Area Sales Manager, Dominion Enterprises

We worked with Blake and Sonya to sell our home early this year.

This is the first home my wife and I have sold. Blake was very responsive and patient to our questions. Blake helped us through the process and helped with the difficult decisions that you make when selling a home. We enjoyed the service they provided and are thankful for the experience and expertise they brought. Have already recommend Blake and Sonya to a couple of friends looking to move.

Jedd Cherry

With his experience and knowledge he delivers the best results for his clients.

I consider Cade Erickson to the elite agent in any real estate market the economy might bring about.

Zillow User Nick Thompson

Could not have imagined an easier person to work with.

Was always willing to take my call and answer any questions that I had. We were looking for something smaller that would not be a permanent fix and within hours they had multiple places for us to choose from. They found exactly what I was looking for.

Tanner H.

Kelly was by far the best agent I’ve ever used!

She is personable and works hard to make her clients happy. She gave appropriate advice and never made us feel presure to buy. Her follow-up is great! Since I bought my home, she continues to keep in touch and make sure things are great. I would recommend her to a friend–in fact I HAVE recommended her to family!” Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

Nicole Carpenter, hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent

Cade took care of everything, and this was a huge relief for me (he has a great network of tradesmen in his arsenal).

Zillow User Traveler777

Would highly recommend Cade as a realator to any of my friends and aquaintances that are looking for someone to assist our guide them through any real estate transaction.

Couldn’t be more pleased or satisfied.

Zillow User user416326

Blake and Sonya were awesome.

They were up late with us on weekends trying to seal the deal for us. They made the selling and buying process smooth and seamless. Thanks so much!!!

Chris Abbott

Meeting Kelly was purely by chance, my wife and I were visiting the Ogden area trying to decide if I should apply for a new job and make the move from Indiana to Utah.

We met while eating lunch at a local restaurant and knew at that time if we were going to move that we found our realtor. Once I applied for the job we let Kelly know and she went to work, daily we would get reports and pictures to look at, she would even tour the houses with us on the phone so that we could get a feeling of what the area was like and if the pictures on the internet told the real story(note I didn’t have the job yet). This went on for a few months before I was able to return to Utah to interview for the job and look at a few houses in person. Well I got the job and we made some offers on the houses I saw that didn’t work out and were left with no house and no more time to return to Utah before our second child was born and I had to relocate, we had to trust her judgment and the pictures from the listing. It worked out perfectly, the first time we saw our new house was on the day of the closing and it was great. Kelly is a wonderful realtor and now a good friend, I couldn’t imagine doing this again with anyone else

Greg Kuebrich, hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent

Brooke found me the perfect home!

She was very accommodating with my work schedule and always showed up on time. She had answers to all my questions which, was a lot since I was a first time home buyer and made me feel comfortable along the way. Most importantly it has been a pressure free experience! So excited to close and move into my new home!

Zillow User user22274739

We were extremely happy with the Smithing Group!

Blake helped us with everything we needed and exceeded our expectations! We’re now in the home that we wanted for the price we wanted!!

Jaden Hass

He will make you feel like you have always been friends.

He always keeps you updated on how things are going with the house and he works with your schedule. There is no one better at selling homes!

Zillow User DaveGlen

He was always responsive, knew the market, and was hands down my favorite realtor.

Zillow User aliciabinggeli

managed Kelly indirectly at RE/MAX Community What a ball of good energy!

Proactive and focused, Kelly aims to “get the job done”, and she will thrive to make “it” the most enjoyable experience she can create for you. Kelly’s uplifting personality is refreshing and most necessary, especially in our the world of constant negotiation.

Maria Gahan-Broman, Owner Agent, ABR, GRI, RE/MAX Community

It is difficult to imagine working with a more helpful, knowledgeable, or professional team of realtors – Blake and Sonya are as good as it gets.

They were constantly available to answer any questions or resolve any concerns during the process of selling our home. You would be doing yourself a disservice if you choose to work with anyone other than the Smithing Group.

Jason Hirschi

He not only did what was expected of him as your real estate agent, but made sure you got what you really wanted.

Zillow User golfprincess69

Kelly is a take-charge person.

She has always been extraordinarily helpful. I highly respect her for her willingness to help anythime she can. I have called on Kelly for help and I have relied on her expertise and knowledge.

Sylvia Schulter

Cade Erickson and his staff were simply amazing to work with.

Zillow User amberanderson 5

Blake and Sonya are amazing!

Our house was under contract within 3 days- I was worried we wouldn't find a place but Blake found and got us into our dream home. They were always going above and beyond and were there every step of the way.

Kylee F.

He kept us updated on the process of buying and selling.

The process was smooth and organized on both ends.

Zillow User stacyjohnson077

The Smithing Group is the absolute best!

Not only did they help us find a perfect home, but we had a lot of fun doing it. We had specific needs: Close to the college campus, strict price range, etc. They helped us find all of these things. They knew which areas of the city were safer and also helped us find somewhere that was accessible to public transportation. They always responded to us in a matter of hours, often minutes!They are very punctual and helped us with all of the paperwork, making everything very clear. The Smithing group is professional, honest, and just overall great people. We will definitely be using them in the future!

Ryan H.

He was able to get us a much higher offer than I was hoping for, and he worked extremely hard to mitigate the fallout from a major mistake I made right before closing.

Cade really took care of us.

Zillow User trevor gotberg

Brooke has been phenomenal to work with in finding me my perfect home!

Her availability when you need her and her follow up is the best! Any questions or assistance I have needed she is readily there to help and provide me with the best answers and resources. I would highly recommend her!

Zillow User charlamitchell01

We would recommend the Smithing Group to anyone and everyone!

They were wonderful to work with and worked hard to meet our needs. We were able to get into a home a lot faster than we thought when working with them. They helped us find a great home in a wonderful area that is absolutely perfect for us!

Jared and Elyse E.

Blake and Sonya were so awesome to work with and so patient with us.

As it took a long time for us to find the right place but they were very nice and understanding throughout the whole process!

– Katelynn Eppich

Kelly has provided my business with nothing but top quality service.

Her ability to pull together the information, deliver it well before deadline and be spot on with the facts has saved our company millions. Kelly is the consummate professional. If you need a job handled from start to finish by someone who you can trust to get results, then look no further. I can give no higher recommendation for dealings in Real Estate than Kelly Waters

Eric Roman, hired Kelly as a Real Estate , and hired Kelly more than once

Blake and Sonya are two of the most reputable agents around.

I was very pleased with the work they did in helping to sell my home. I would highly recommend these two to anyone interested in buying or selling!

Ben Olson

Cade is just what you want in a realtor: highly knowledgeable, professional, trustworthy and patient.

Zillow User maryblr9

The best people out there in real estate!

They work hard to make sure you get everything you need and are looking for in a house as well as in selling a house. Very helpful and great to work with. Always professional and available.

Braden Mitchel

We were always kept in the loop with what was going on, easy to get a hold of, and answered all of our questions!

Made the process of selling our home very easy.

Zillow User brynnley naegle

As first time home sellers we were nervous about the unknowns, but Cade’s knowledge of the market and selling process put us at ease and gave us the reassurance needed to feel comfortable at each stage of the sell.

Zillow User user8122195

Cade is an excellent realtor!

He quickly discovered our tastes and didn’t waste our time showing homes that we didn’t love.

Zillow User dtuck3

Cade is very knowlegable, professional and deligent in following through with what he says he will do, on numerous ocassions Cade went way above the call of his duties to help me out.

I highly recommend Cade Erisckson as a real estate agent.

Zillow User Nordawg

I truly did not think the home would sell until summer 2014, but thanks in large part to Cade’s passion and energy and persistence, we closed by the end of 2013.

Zillow User darinscot

Cade has so much energy and enthusiasm, and he will get you what you want.

Zillow User TonyanCraig2

My experience with Cade leads me to believe he is an honest, knowledgeable professional.

Zillow User Seth Higgs

Kelly really looked after our best interests and kept us informed all along the way.

She had a personal touch and spent the time to explain and coach us in the areas of buying and selling our home – where we felt lost. Kelly kept up on all the information regarding our homes market value and played a key roll in our negotiations with other agents and in the end our homes buyer. She does fantastic work and made the experience painless, educational and fun.

Vicki Erickson

Working with Jaci and Sarah with ReMax Layton has been the best experience.

I am a first time home buyer, and was needing someone to walk me through the process. I was in such good hands. Everything was always answered and taken care of for me. I have had the best experience, which is so important for buying my first home. I highly recommend Jacqueline Hoff! She found the perfect home for me!

Franceen Galbraith

Cade worked hard for us and was extremely patient as we went back and forth on what we wanted in a home.

In the end he helped us find a great home that we will be happy in for years to come.

Zillow User kjarring

Cade is fantastic to work with!

Very personable! Love this guy!

Zillow User jenrandall1330

Working with the smithing group was fun!

They were extremely fast at responding and helping me find the house of my dreams. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to buy a new home!

Katie M.

Kelly was an excellent agent and friend to work with.

What impressed me the most was that she was very personable and did everything in her power to help us find the right home for our family. Every house we looked at she was attentive to all details, the pros and cons, and anything that would present future benefits or problems. We never had to worry about what we needed to do next or what was going on because she always kept us updated. I loved working with Kelly and would recommend her to anyone. She’s purley the best at what she does and the best part of that is that you can tell she truely loves her job and the people that she works with:) Thanks Kelly!”

Leslie Bybee, hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent, and hired Kelly more than once

Blake was incredibly helpful throughout our home buying process.

He was easy to get a hold of and was very good at communicating with us. He was knowledgeable of the properties and areas we were looking at. He was very patient with us while we decided on what home to buy and gave great suggestions. He listened well to our needs. I would highly suggest Smithing group to anyone. They were great!!

Breanna L.

Kelly is the best real estate agent I have ever worked with.

She was very patient with our needs and extremely knowledgeable. I would trust Kelly with anything!


Here is my honest review of Cade Erickson: 100% absolute professional realtor.

He is honest and is committed to getting you into the home you desire; no gimmicks and no cheesy sales pitches.

Zillow User okbarnes family

Kelly is very aware of what is going on in her field so that I have a reality of what is best for me and not just a sales benefit for Kelly.

She is honest, cares a great deal for my needs over her own monetary gain. These qualities make her a great sales agent and friend. Very honored to know and work with her.” Top qualities: Personable, Expert.

David Speters, hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent

Cade Erickson was a true pro!

His energy knowledge and dedication to the sale of my home was outstanding. He and his team insured that I was educated and got the best possible deal for my home!

Zillow User user24880569

The Smithing Group gave fantastic service – I would highly recommend them to anyone!

I will also definitely use them again when I need real estate professionals!

Julie B.

Cade has been amazing to work with – he is a straight shooter who knows the market and has the community connections needed to sell your home fast.


Zillow User jenmac6277

Blake told us what to do to get our house prepared for our showing, and he brought us a full price offer the first day it showed!

Blake and Sonya negotiated with our buyers to let us stay for 2 weeks after closing, so that we didn’t have to move twice, which gave the sellers of our new house time to get their move in order as well. I definitely recommend working with The Smithing Group. It was a fantastic experience for my family.

Dennis Bowden

Cade knew all of the rules in question (county ordinances and water rights), and negotiated a great deal for everyone.

I would recommend Cade without reservation. He works really hard for his clients.

Zillow User LarryCorreia

Blake & Sonya are awesome to work with!

They sold out home in just 8 days and helped us find our beautiful dream home! I highly recommend them. They are the BEST in the real estate business.

Paul and Kathryn N.

I highly recommend using his expertise to sell your home.

He is easy to work with and is very professional and knowledgeable in the industry.

Zillow User debtree

Kelly is hard working, committed to her clients and diligent in every aspect of her business.

Her ability to market properties sets her apart from other realtors. She is always available, maintains open communication with individual clients, and consistently goes the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction. Kelly’s spirited personality makes working with her a pleasure. I highly recommend working with Kelly.”

Kathie Roman, Owner, K R Photography, LLC

Cade is delightful to work with.

He really knows the realty market. I would give him 5 stars in all areas.

Zillow User user416326

Ryan Mortensen Kendra and I are very grateful for all the work Brooke Waters and Kelly did in helping us find our first home!


Ryan & Kendra Mortensen

My experience working with Sonya and Blake was great!

They were very patient knowledgeable and easy to communicate with. They answered every single one of our questions and went above and beyond to make this search easy and enjoyable which allowed us to find our dream house! Even now that we’re all moved in settled in they still check up on us, that is something we truly appreciate. I would definitely recommend them to my friends and family.

Alba R.

Sonya, and now her son, have helped me on several property purchases.

I have worked with her from 2001 to 2015. Masterful, expert, incredibly kind, attentive, VERY RESPONSIVE. I don’t have the vocabulary to express how wonderful these two people are. Sonya understands how to interact with you to meet your particular wants/needs/style. You are different than someone else, and Sonya tailors her response to meet your needs, not demanding the other way around. I cannot recommend her enough.

Eric and Kathy H.

I have worked with Kelly Waters on several occasions.

Each time she has proven to be effective, knowledgeable, informative and always acted in a professional manner. We have purchased and sold many properties with her assistance and highly recommend her to anyone that is looking for a solid Real Estate Professional. Kelly is the Best! Sincerely, Rich Wood”

Rich Wood, President – Systems Implementers

Kelly is fully a professional in her line of work.

Patient and responsible and at the same time, down to earth with her clients. The time that we spent with her looking for our house, she was looking and working with us for the perfect house, she never pushed us to buy something just because she wanted a sale. I will recommend Kelly to my friends and family and if I ever had to call on a realtor, it would definitely be Kelly Waters. Respectfully Anna C Davila Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

Expert Anna C Davila, hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent

Theres is no better than Kelly Waters, I’ve known and worked with Kelly for many years, She will get it done, no questions!

Ronn Hartman, Managing Partner, Accendo LC/Ready Technologies/Investor/Entrepreneur


! Brooke Waters is the 3rd agent I’ve had the pleasure of working with and is a keeper!! I will never use anyone else!! 1st was buying my home, great experience, the 2nd was my first attempt at selling my home after living in it for a little over 4 years; that was a disappointing experience, and then Brooke Waters came to the RESCUE!! It’s true what they say, THIRD TIME’S A CHARM!! Brooke Waters is phenomenal at communicating, explaining the process in detail and in terms that I understand. She’s extremely professional, timely, sweet and funny. The whole process was very transparent, I was always kept in the loop and updated. She gave me raw honest feedback on what I needed to do to sell my home, and to get my home ready to be photographed, listed and shown. Things you wouldn’t even think about, ones that just slip your mind. Then she came over with all her glamourous staging props, (almost like what you’d hire an interior decorator to do, but not too crazy), just enough to give the space some flare for the pictures and the showings. It’s crucial to helping your buyers imagine themselves in your home. And that they don’t get distracted by a bunch of personal items or clutter. I think finding a good or a great agent is easy, and the easier part is being the representing agent of the buyer, but it takes SKILLS, and GUSTO, EXTREMELY HARD WORK, DEDICATION and DETERMINATION to be the representing agent(BROOKE) of the SELLER(ME). Cause lord knows, not every agent can SELL a house being the representing agent of that property. It takes a special kind of skill set, which Brooke Waters possesses. My situation was tricky and unique as well. She was able to accommodate my needs. I had already packed everything in my house, moved it out of state, and had nothing. She offered me a blow up bed and a blanket to use for the couple of weeks I was stuck in my home and waiting for the house to close. After everything was complete, she was still there for me, to take my calls, texts and email questions I had about buying my new home out of state. I’ve already referred several people to her, and will continue to do so. If I ever move back to Utah, without a doubt, she with be my ONE and ONLY agent for all my BUYING and SELLING needs. I wish I could’ve brought her with me so she could’ve sold me my new home here in Texas!! Buying and selling a home are amongst THE BIGGEST decisions and LIFE ALTERING changes you will ever make and experience. Don’t make the mistake of settling for just anyone. Brooke Waters is your “one stop shop” and the answer to all of your needs.

Zillow User user5637220

Kelly was an excellent agent and friend to work with.

What impressed me the most was that she was very personable and did everything in her power to help us find the right home for our family. Every house we looked at she was attentive to all details, the pros and cons, and anything that would present future benefits or problems. We never had to worry about what we needed to do next or what was going on because she always kept us updated. I loved working with Kelly and would recommend her to anyone. She’s purley the best at what she does and the best part of that is that you can tell she truely loves her job and the people that she works with:) Thanks Kelly!”

Leslie Bybee hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent, and hired Kelly more than once

Brook was very knowledgeable and a great asset in the home purchase process.

She was also always available and willing to work around our schedule. I would recommend Brook to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.

Zillow User RyanMortensen

Cade did an amazing job while negotiating and got us top dollar for our neighborhood.

We would recommend him to anyone.

Zillow User KendraFountain

The Smithing group was very helpful in finding houses in the area and price range we were looking for.

They new the market and what we needed to offer to get into the house we wanted. We loved working with them and would recommend them to anyone.

Shane and Liz P.

Both Sonya and Blake were a joy to work with from the very beginning.

They became our friends while maintaining a very professional relationship. They where always able to answer any of our question and satisfy any concerns we had throughout the process of purchasing our home. We would not hesitate to highly recommend them to any of our family or friends.

Jeff and Susan C.

The smithing group was very helpful in every aspect that dealt with the property.

They were quick to follow up and communicated efficiently. The Smithing group acts very professional yet assesses each individual’s needs. They make an effort to connect personally with each client. My wife and I were very pleased with our experience with Blake and Sonya Smithing. Highly recommended and very thankful for the job that they performed.

Alberto P.

I worked with Blake at Smithing Group and it was an amazing customer service experience.

My wife and I just bought our first home, and felt like the process was seamless and the least bit scary thanks to Blake! Blake was very professional and accommodating when it came to time schedules and looking at homes. He answered every question I could conceive within a matter of minutes of texting or calling (even if I called him at 7 at night!). He knew and understood the process so well, and had such great connections with lending partners and home warranty people that we had all the paper work and prerequisites completed an entire week before our closing deadlines, while saving us a bunch of money! I would recommend the Smithing Group for any of your real estate needs!

Jake Vanderhoof

Kelly is a wonderful person, who really puts herself out to help you achieve your goal.

She takes note of what your needs are in regard to a home, and goes to it. Often she finds a home that is far superior to what you wanted, and in the same price range that you asked for. She is a delight to work with.” Top qualities: Expert, Good Value

Alexandra Phesie, hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent

Kelly has gone above and beyond on every deal she has helped me with.

She has helped us on both sides of real-estate deals and has been absolutely wonderful to work with. It is refreshing to deal with someone with a high level of professionalism.” Top qualities: Great Results, Expert

Terry Smith, Co-Owner, Key Financial Insurance Company

Blake was awesome.

He wasn’t pushy with any of The houses we looked at. Whenever we had any questions he would respond quick. This was our first Time buying at home and he was great answering all of our questions. The whole process Went very smooth.

Kalen S.

Kelly Waters is not only a professional agent but a great person.

During the time we worked with her, she went above and beyond to satisfy our needs. She even attended our wedding:) Kelly knows her stuff, and she definitely knows how to help her clients achieve their goals.” Top qualities: Great Results, Personable.

Jeff and Lisa Williams, hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent

Awesome guy that does an awesome job, very professional, has a lot of knowledge and isn’t afraid to help out where he can, helped me buy my home 4 years ago and sell it last month, all of it went very smooth, would recommend him to anyone looking for a realtor


I highly recommend Cade as a Real Estate Agent.

He was able to sell our house in a difficult market. He negotiated our new home purchase and provided a quick and smooth transition into the home.

Zillow User skykapp

Very prompt, professional, courteous and thorough throughout the process.

Completely satisfied with the results of my sale and purchase and feel very lucky to such great people in my corner.

Gregg F.

Everything went smoothly and Cade handled everything.

Zillow User jws1327

You did an outstanding job selling our home in Layton; sold it in what we feel to be record time and was pleasant and professional at all times.

Mary & Elden

He was there for every step of the process and made it so easy to buy a house.

Zillow User mbrownfitness

I was previously working with an agent that made me feel as if I was on his schedule and I was lucky to have his representation.

He was never available to answer my calls and was very difficult to deal with when I wanted to tour homes. I work in the service industry and as a result am a stickler for customer care. Needless to say… I fired him! After firing my previous agent, I had a family friend refer me to Brooke. She has been an absolute joy to deal with and has gone above and beyond to help me find my dream home. She has been unbelievably attentive and has guided me through this confusing process and has kept (as my husband would put it) neurotic self at ease! We are getting ready to sign the closing paperwork tomorrow and I can honestly say that without Brooke’s help I know this would not have been possible! Thank you so much, I am forever grateful!

Zillow User Jessica Hatch

When I first started looking at houses to buy I didn’t even know where to begin, or what to look for.

So I got in contact with Blake and Sonya smithing. From day one they sat me down and explained everything in detail about the process and what I needed to do. They asked me questions and answered any that I had. They were very informative and knew what they were talking about. They were very confident and kept my needs and wants above all else. Both Blake and Sonya have extensive knowledge about the housing market and made sure that nothing was missed or looked over. They answered all of my many calls, or returned my call shortly after. I would definitely recommend the smithing group to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.

Cody H.

Bottom-line he is an “Outstanding” Realtor, and I will definitely recommend him to anyone that is wanting to sell or purchase a home.

Zillow User scummins1262

The Smithing group was excellent even when the construction of hour home went well beyond the promised dates, they went to bat for us and made sure we were taken care and compensated, will most definitely refer them to anyone looking to buy a home.

Steven M.

We trusted the process to him and were not disappointed.

Our home was sold in less than a week–for more than the listing price!

Zillow User user9968140

Cade is a conscientious and diligent real estate agent who has valuable, up-to-date state of the market understanding of the Mountain Greeen and Ogden areas.

Zillow User haberjw

Cade was very good to work with throughout the building process.

His representation of the builder, DRM, as well as his communication with us was smooth. We are very happy with the end result.

Zillow User JarumStone

Kelly was hired by my son to find his first home.

She is very professional and worked diligently in locating properties for my son to look at. Over the course of several months she was able to find the perfect home for my son that worked for him in location and price. Kelly was always on time for appointments and is an expert in her job. I would recommend Kelly to anyone looking for a home. Jody Top qualities: Great Results, Expert

Jody Facey, hired Kelly as a Real Estate Agent

The two most impressive things about Kelly is her knowledge of the housing market as she heard what we were looking for and quickly found several options that were exactly what we wanted.

The other thing is the patience and professionalism she displays. She helped us work thru all the details and clearly explained each step along the way and made the home buying experience easy and less stressful for us. She is also extremely fun to work with

Justin Perrenoud

Cade was a hands on but also gave me space.

He helped me work with the seller to get what I wanted. He was a lot of fun and has a great personality. I never felt any pressure to buy if I did not want the home.

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