We Are Windermere


Laura Smith

Co-Owner | Designated Broker | General Manager

Direct: 206.227.7133 | Office: 206.524.1100 | laurasmith@windermere.com

Laura Smith has been an industry leader in Seattle real estate for the past 19 years. Laura currently serves as the Designated Broker for Windermere Real Estate Co. in Seattle, WA. One of Laura’s guiding principles in business is the Windermere “truth” that “people are more important than houses.” Whether it has been clients, colleagues or brokers she’s mentoring or leading, the relationships she builds are paramount. Laura is well regarded as a coach and mentor to other brokers. Using your innate strengths combined with the tools, technology and partnership Windermere provides, Laura will help you not only set goals, but exceed them, along the way serving as your #1 fan. Laura is a blogger, podcaster, leader and coach.

Episode Five

Episode #5 is 33 minutes. Kirstin Munger (Seattle/Eastlake office) and Greg Lewis (Seattle/Ballard office) join me as we prep for our 2017 Buyer-Savvy Strategies class. Kirstin and Greg share a few of their go too tools + processes in working with Buyers in any marketplace. Bottom-line – the key take away: have a process and make it consistent. Enjoy the conversation and tools!

Episode Six

Hosted at our Madison Park office.  Manager Dave Hale, broker Catherine Adams and attorney David Daniel join me in our monthly legal bite & idea worth spreading. We discuss an upcoming Legal Bulletin - Drones: The View From Above and provide you a jump start to your creative ad writing process for a strong finish to this year and launch into the New Year ahead.

Episode Seven

34 minutes with David Daniel (Demco), Chip Painter (VP, Windermere Services) Mark Hobbs (Eastlake assistant manager, the King of Standards of Practice) and I digest our first legal bites of the year and set the table in a deeper dive into Standards of Practice. And oh, a bit on Zillow too!

Episode Eight

33 minutes with Windermere Ballard manager Darlene Sozihno, Windermere Ballard broker Kayse Gundram and Windermere’s new Regional Marketing Director, Christopher King. The topic:: marketing and priming the pump for our new regional marketing department to come! This conversation is part of “discovery” as Christopher begins his build out of our the Regional Marketing Department.


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Our Core Values


Windermere offers the promise of integrity and expertise while building lifelong client relationships.


Through charitable donations and volunteerism, Windermere sets itself apart by supporting the communities in which we live and work.


Windermere encourages teamwork and has created an environment where working together is valued over internal competition.


Windermere operates with the highest professional ethics, industry knowledge, and commitment to our brand.