September 15, 2020
This month's newsletter features a message from Agi, a new listing, a market report, and a book review of "Profiles in Courage" by John F Kennedy.
August 19, 2020
A home inspection may feel like a final exam, but it's not quite so clear cut. Your inspector's report won't include a clear-cut A+ if a house is a keeper or an F if it's a money pit. What is included in a home inspection report is a set of neutral facts intended to help you decide on a home's final grade.
August 17, 2020
Our listing at 3291 St Helena Hwy will be featured by the new show on Fox Nation, Mansion Global.
August 10, 2020
This month's newsletter features a message from Agi, a new listing, a listing in escrow, and a review of the baking cookbook "Bakerita".
July 31, 2020
Technology and good-old-fashioned creativity are helping agents, buyers, and sellers abide by COVID-19 health and safety practices while getting deals done.
July 14, 2020
The Horrell House was featured as the listing of the day for Mansion Global on July 14, 2020. The article was placed on the online home page of the Wall Street Journal for the date published.
July 13, 2020
Our historic listing located at 554 Randolph Street was featured in the Napa Valley Register. Check out the article!
July 12, 2020
This month's newsletter features a message from Agi, a new listing, a feature in GG magazine, and a review of the book "And They Called it Camelot" by Stephanie Marie Thornton.
July 10, 2020
There’s everyday clean, guest clean, and then there’s COVID-19 clean. To get down the absolute nitty gritty on how to disinfect your home, you’ll want your big guns: bleach, rubbing alcohol, and hot water.
June 16, 2020
Our stunning historic listing featured in the New York Times.
June 4, 2020
This month's newsletter features a message from Agi, a new listing, a featured listing, and a review of Oprah Winfrey's novel, The Path Made Clear.
May 20, 2020
Agi talks with EV Advisor Lindsay Bacigalupo from Minneapolis about how she is driving her business during our new normal.
May 15, 2020
Karen shares her authentic Napa Valley vineyard life and her secret resources for creating unforgettable gatherings. Karen also shares about her winery, Mount Veeder Magic.
May 4, 2020
This month's newsletter features a message from Agi, a feature of our new listing, a sneak peek of our coming soon listing, and a review of the book "Zero to One."
April 30, 2020
In today's episode, Agi interviews Italian Private Office Advisor Flavia Dutto. Let's chat about how Italy is doing. Real estate & Italian food!
April 21, 2020
Agi interviews Vancouver Private Office Advisor Shawn Anderson.
April 15, 2020
In today's episode, Agi interviews Aspen top producer Erik Berg.
April 9, 2020
In today's episode, Agi chats with award-winning realtor Sandra Miller, offering advice for agents, buyers, and sellers during the time of COVID-19.
April 9, 2020
Top LA Realtor Josh Altman selects our fabulous listing at 3291 St Helena Hwy in his top 10 properties of the week.
April 3, 2020
This month's newsletter features a message from Agi, a feature of our new listing, information about our new Virtual Open Homes Youtube channel, and a review of the book "Wherever You Go There You Are."
April 3, 2020
Today Agi & Ellie talk about taking care of our mental health and redefining Social Distancing to Physical Distancing.
March 31, 2020
Please enjoy this list of local restaurants and grocery stores open for business during shelter-in-place. Scroll to the bottom of the blog post for information about hospitals, charities, at-home activities, and more!
March 2, 2020
This month's newsletter includes a message from Agi, an advice article regarding online house hunting tips, a review of the novel I Remember Nothing, & more!
February 24, 2020
Remodeling and adding to your home is one option for creating more space, but it can be costly, and the size of your property may be prohibitive. That’s when moving to a bigger home becomes the best solution.
February 10, 2020
If you have a home renovation project on the mind, the first thing you have to consider is how you are going to finance it. Here are the most common options to make your dreams become a reality.
February 1, 2020
This month's newsletter includes a message from Agi, a price improvement announcement, an advice article regarding down payments, and a review of the novel Atomic Habits.
January 27, 2020
A list of events happening in the Napa Valley this February.
January 21, 2020
The terms are often used interchangeably, but they’re actually quite different, with varying timelines and financial impact on the homeowner.
January 16, 2020
Here are five criteria to look for in a sales comparison.
January 13, 2020
One of the first items on your closing checklist is the home appraisal. So, what exactly is that?
January 10, 2020
Best Tips for Working With Agents and Lenders
January 2, 2020
This month's newsletter includes a message from Agi, a new listing, a featured property, and a review of the novel the Bluest Eye.
December 31, 2019
What's happening this January in the Napa Valley.
December 2, 2019
This month's newsletter includes a message from Agi, an invitation to the EV Napa Holiday Party, featured properties, and a review of the novel Bad Blood.
November 29, 2019
The Holidays in Wine Country The Holidays have arrived! There are so many fun events happening in the Napa Valley in the month of December.…
November 1, 2019
Agi Vermes Smith Group's November Newsletter which includes a feature on one of Agi's listings, a book review, and more!
October 31, 2019
What's Happening this Month in the Napa Valley
October 24, 2019
Press release about Agi Smith.
October 3, 2019
October in the Napa Valley October is a very busy month in the Napa Valley! With harvest in full speed, many wineries are hosting harvest…
January 8, 2019
Mortgage rates, high end real estate & enjoying your life ~
June 25, 2018
What does Luxury mean to you?
June 12, 2018
Clear Lake is about an hour and a half North of the city of Napa. It is known for being the largest natural freshwater lake in California, spanning 68 square miles.
June 4, 2018
I recently found a spot in Yountville to plop down my computer, grab a cup of joe and work outdoors. With plenty of comfy couches and tables for you to find the perfect spot, you are sure to end up sharing a conversation with an old friend or a new face.
May 1, 2018
Change conjures up massive resistance in nearly every person. Why? Because of the unknown. People like certainty, it’s that simple. They like to know when they wake up, the sun rises, and when they go to bed, the moon shines, and anything that disrupts this pattern creates uncertainty which gets translated into fear.
April 17, 2018
This short video offers a high-level overview of single-family home sales activity in Napa County in the first quarter of 2018.
April 17, 2018
The weather is perfect, and you are enjoying hanging out in your backyard. It’s time for lunch or dinner, but you don’t want to have to go inside. Maybe it’s time to think about installing that outdoor kitchen.
April 13, 2018
The Bay Area's high-performance economy has been driving demand for housing for the past five years, and the region's job market appears stronger than ever in 2018.
February 28, 2018
Despite the San Francisco metropolitan area's sky-high housing prices, millennials are flocking to the region to take advantage of a thriving job market and lively culture.
February 27, 2018
Living in the Bay Area -- and especially buying a home -- is an expensive proposition, so it makes sense that residents here work harder at their jobs than employees anywhere else in the country.
February 9, 2018
While house hunting, you may hear words and phrases that you have not heard before. Check out our guide to understanding some of the more vague or confusing real estate terms.
October 31, 2017
Pacific Union Sonoma Valley Regional Executive and Vice President of Relocation Services Jill Silvas offers her firsthand perspective on the aftermath of the Wine Country wildfires.
January 19, 2017
Commute, noise, schools, and more: Check out our high-level list of neighborhood factors to consider when plotting the location of your next home.