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Janet Smalley is a fourth-generation Texan, born and raised on a cotton farm in Needville, Texas, where her family settled after immigrating from Germany in the late 1800s. Growing up amidst the beauty of the outdoors, Janet developed a deep love for nature and enjoys engaging in activities like hiking and exploring national parks. Her passion for adventure led her and her daughter to successfully climb and summit Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, showcasing her commitment, perseverance, positive attitude, and ability to overcome challenges.
With a solid educational background, Janet's expertise lies in marketing and finance, two fundamental pillars of successful real estate transactions. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree and a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Texas State University, where she gained invaluable knowledge in marketing, finance, and legal aspects crucial to her success in the real estate industry. Janet's commitment to continued education and excellence led her to earn prestigious designations such as GRI (Graduate Realtors Institute), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), Fine Homes International, and Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE).
Janet's career in real estate began when she personally experienced the challenges of multiple home moves within her family. Recognizing the importance of attention to detail in ensuring seamless real estate transactions, she honed her skills in this area, building an impeccable reputation in the industry. Her genuine empathy shines through in her interactions with clients, as she aims to improve the relocation process by providing unmatched service and unwavering dedication. Janet's mission is driven by her belief that great service comes from the heart.
As a real estate professional, Janet serves the Texas Hill Country area, specializing in communities such as New Braunfels, Canyon Lake, Spring Branch, Blanco, Wimberley, and Dripping Springs. Her expertise extends to various specialties, including acreage properties and luxury homes, while accommodating clients from diverse backgrounds.
Janet's exceptional customer service stems from her strong work ethic, deep commitment to her clients, and meticulous attention to detail. She excels in educating clients throughout the real estate process, ensuring they have a comprehensive understanding of the market. Janet's dedication and responsiveness make her a trusted partner in helping clients navigate the different chapters of their lives.
Beyond her professional achievements, Janet finds fulfillment in her family life. She is happily married to Warren, who joined her in real estate in 2017, bringing valuable construction and management experience to their team. Together, they have three accomplished grown children and recently became grandparents to an adorable granddaughter who holds a special place in their hearts.
Outside of work, Janet enjoys indulging in various hobbies and activities. She finds solace in hiking through National and State Parks, embracing the beauty of the outdoors and wildlife. Janet is an avid traveler, cherishing moments spent exploring new destinations with loved ones. Baking serves as both a creative outlet and stress reliever for her, allowing her to transform simple ingredients into something delightful. Additionally, Janet finds joy in reading books, expanding her knowledge and exploring new worlds through literature.
Janet's exceptional talents and qualities make her stand out in her profession. Her innate patience and ability to remain a calming force during challenging situations have consistently garnered praise from her clients, further enhancing her reputation as a trusted and reliable real estate agent. Her unwavering dedication to her clients, combined with her extensive expertise, make Janet the ideal choice for anyone seeking a real estate agent who operates with integrity.