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Adam Hester, Betty and myself have felt so secure and confident with you handling the sale of my brother’s land and my land. I can’t tell you how much a blessing you are to my family. Thank you for being such a good friend to us during this important time in our life. May the good Lord bless you and your family always. Sincerely, John

Dear Adam, Thank you for the unique Mississippi sign! Each time I see it, I will be reminded of you and the dedication and hard work you put into getting our property sold. You were knowledgeable, honest, and courteous, and we always knew you were representing our interests. I will gladly recommend you to anyone considering listing their property. I wish you and your family the very best! Kathy K

I would like to express how satisfied my fiancé and I were with Preston Smith’s work in helping us close the deal on our recent land purchase in Madison county. He was a pleasure to work with! Knowledgeable, friendly, accessible, accommodating, and always professional. He helped make everything surprisingly easy and we are very appreciative! Shannon & Terry 

I want to take this opportunity to personally thank Bo Burkes for doing an excellent job in representing Wilma and I in selling our 14.50 acres in Starkville. I must say it was in record time, from listing to actually closing…I think was less than 45 days. I truly appreciate the follow up and professionalism that was shown in the entire process. We will always be very grateful for Bo’s help in selling this property. Thanks so much.
J. Hamilton

I would like to thank you for associating your firm with Michael Halfacre. Michael has gone above and beyond in serving our family in a very difficult situation. You are very fortunate, in my opinion, to have such a thoughtful and professional person associated with you company. Best Regards, D. Haggard, CFA®

It was a privilege to work with Preston Smith on the purchase of our recent property in Lincoln County. He was quick, efficient, helpful, involved and always available, prompt, very polite, and made this experience extremely enjoyable. We look forward to working with him in the future and appreciate all he did to help us close this deal. D Stewart

LeighAnn Pittman, I want to express how awesome you are as a realtor.  I appreciate you going the extra mile to ensure that I had a smooth transition from my apartment to my first home. I’m still getting used to the responsibilities of being a homeowner but at the same time I am enjoying my new home and my new surroundings so far. Again, I can’t thank you enough for everything you’ve done for me during this major life change. I am glad to know there’s someone reliable, like you, to turn to if I ever need anything or have any questions. Thank you so much for everything you’ve done! Patricia

I would like the time to let someone know about our exceptional service we received from Trinity Webb. She far exceeded anything we could have expected from a realtor. There was never a time day or night I felt like I couldn’t call her and she wouldn’t do anything she could to assist us throughout our home buying process. I feel like I gained a friend. She made the whole thing feel very personal and like we were her main concern. A 5 Star 🌟 rating for her! Thank you Trinity and Tom Smith Land and Homes! Justin and Rebecca H.

It has been an honor and pleasure to be LeighAnn Pittman’s first customer and jumpstarting her real estate career! We would like to thank her for all the help every step of the way. She was always there even after office hours to answer texts and phone calls about every little concern we had. LeighAnn made sure everything was going in the right direction and we met our closing deadline with everything in place. LeighAnn is the bomb! And so is Tom Smith Land and Homes! Tom and Veronica W.

Dear Mr. Smith, Recently I contacted your office concerning one of your listings. I was directed to Sam Sample. Sam and I arranged to meet and we looked at several properties. Unfortunately, I purchased a track not listed by your company. Sam was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. He is a credit to your company. If I or someone I know looks for property again, I will contact Sam. Truly yours, R.Z.

There are hundreds of real estate agents that are very happy to “list” your land for sale and some may be successful. Michael Oswalt doesn’t just list properties for sale, he markets your property to select buyers interested in your type land. I had listed with two other agents with no success before Michael contacted me. The other listings had expired. He prepared a professional presentation on my land with all specifics and produced a buyer in a very short time. I proudly recommend Michael Oswalt with Tom Smith Land and Homes for any and all your land sale needs. A very professional land sales broker.  J. Bain (Retired real estate broker)

We recently purchased property in Raymond, MS through Tom Smith Land & Homes.  The attention Tom gave to us and the seller was above and beyond the call of duty. Tom was informative on the layout of the land, had a GPS of the boundaries that we used as he drove us around the property.  He also knew the history of the land. We were shown an aerial video of the property. Tom and his staff were very easy to get in contact with and had an answer for us quickly. Communications were prompt even after regular business hours.  We are enjoying the land and becoming cattle farmers.  We highly recommend Tom Smith Land & Homes to anyone looking to buy or sell land.  Richard & Sherri

Dear Michael O., I wanted to say thank you for the opportunity to be able to have you as a Realtor. Thank you for spending your time and offering the professional customer service any client could ask for by helping me and my family make the right decision on a good place to hunt with a great group of people. I never knew it could be so easy. Thank you, I can honestly say you take time and pride in what you love to do. Thanks for being genuine and a man of your word, that goes along way. Thanks, Alan

Tom, I just wanted to drop you a note to tell you how much I appreciate you and your staff helping and guiding me to the purchase of my place. It was amazing the way I was treated from the first inquiry of the property, you and your staff went over and beyond anything I have experienced in the past from purchasing the past 7 homes I have owned. If I had a question or concern  y’all were always right on top of it and got back with me within hours and not days. During the offering  you were very prompt and very honest with the process. I was very impressed with your group and will recommend you and your team to any one I have contact with. Very proficient and very timely really impressed me. Again, thank you, Tom and your team, for treating me like your family and taking care of my purchase. Billy

This is a big thanks to Bill Patrick for his help in securing the purchase of a really great property that just fit my ownership desires with a creek, hardwood bottom, pines and a beautiful pond in a perfect location to provide a getaway spot for my family.   I have literally looked for years and when this came up on your site Bill took the time to meet me to view the property, work the specific details as desired, and provide assistance in locating  a surveyor and attorney to close the deal.   Thanks for providing the web resources to search and view property details and the agent resources to make deals happen.   Thrilled to have a mini-farm with all the versatility I had been looking for. R. Humphrey

Bo Burkes is the most land-knowledgeable and responsive property realtor we’ve ever worked with.  We were casually looking for a mini-farm, when we found our dream 100-acres.  Realizing that time was of the essence on this desirable Starkville parcel, we contacted the seller’s agent – Bo Burkes.  We were reluctant because we hadn’t engaged a realtor to work with us.  But from the first time of we talked to Bo, we could tell he had our backs.  He explained how a dual-agency agreement works, and we felt Bo was a fair representative for us and for the sellers through the whole process. More importantly, Bo was thorough in explaining every detail of the property from easements to drainage to surveys, helping us to make a well-informed decision.  He helped us zero in on a fair offer that had a likelihood of being well received by the sellers.  We got the property!  And, it was a low-stress transaction because of Bo’s competence and timeliness on every shred of paperwork.  Tom Smith has a superstar on his Starkville team with Bo Burkes.  Buyers nor sellers could find a more energetic or proactive agent.  Great experience.

Tom Smith is an absolute professional who is focused on the end results.  He and his firm handled much more than just brokerage for our 228 acre ranch.  They were able to help clean up and maintain the property to increase its’ value.  I would highly recommend Tom Smith Land and Homes to anyone interested in buying or selling large tracts of land in Mississippi.  Tom is the best! S. Kocurek, Managing Director, The PNL Companies

We just want to take a minute to say what a pleasure it was to work with Tom Smith.  He took care of us and we know we made the right choice by choosing Tom Smith Land and Homes.  Not only is he up front on any questions or issues, but by the time the transaction is over you feel like you’ve made a friend for life. Thanks, Tom.  You surely make the transition an easy one. Travis and Susie Hester

I wanted to take this opportunity to let folks know just what an outstanding land agent they have in Bo Burkes.  I’ve known Bo for several years and we met when he purchased land from me.  Bo was a pleasure to deal with and we maintained contact.  When I was ready to purchase land, Bo stepped up to help.  I had a pretty specific set of guidelines for the property I was looking for, and Bo did a great job  of locating good prospects.  Even when I got off-base, Bo would investigate just in case it might turn out to be “the one.”  After 9  months of searching, we finally found it, and Bo took care of all the details – from recommending great home inspectors, attorneys and financial representatives, to helping find just the right tractor.  Bo is patient, intelligent, and thinks ahead – always while putting my interests first.  I’ve gotten to know him pretty well and find him to be a true family man.  He’s served our country in the Armed Forces, he’s served his community, and I’m proud of him and proud to know him. T. Gilder

This email is a short memo of what a great job Bill Patrick performed on my behalf.  He was persistent and kept me informed of what was happening for better than two years, and I really do appreciate his professionalism, and just plain looking out for my best interest.  My being out of state, didn’t help the matter any, but Bill hung in and conducted my business as if it were his own.  I’ll raise a toast for Bill during this Holiday Season. Thank You for Bill! Rufus Hunt

Tom, I just wanted you to know how thrilled and grateful I am with the results of doing business with your real estate agent, Joel McKee! I started working with him back in July to find land and he was great to work with!  We closed on our property today in Neshoba County and could not have asked for a better real estate agent. His comprehensive knowledge of the property we bought and him showing us the property was beyond my expectations. He wanted to make sure that we knew everything about the land that we were considering buying. We could tell that he was not just trying to make a sell he wanted to make sure we bought something we were happy with! Thanks for having such wonderful staff to work with! J. Savell

Tom, Willard and I just wanted to thank you and your staff at Tom Smith Land and Homes for the excellent job you did in selling our property in Holmes County.  Tom, in our opinion you are the best in the land and home business. We would and do recommend you and your company to folks looking to sell or purchase land.

 After meeting with you we knew we had the right company to list our property.  Your expert knowledge of land values and what was happening in the real estate market were invaluable to us.  You listened to what we had to say and what we wanted.  Your website and marketing strategy gave our property tremendous exposure.  It wasn’t on the market very long before we had an offer and sold it.  Because of you and your amazing office staff, all the paperwork was done quickly and efficiently.  Thanks again Tom, you have become a very good friend.

I can’t close this letter without giving a big THANK YOU to Ellen Smith of Tom Smith Land and Homes.  Ellen helped us find a new home in Rankin County.  It had been nearly 20 years since we had house hunted.  Ellen worked with us tirelessly, kept us informed, showed us homes that met our list of wants and needs.  We could not have asked for a more professional realtor with up to date information on the housing market.  Thanks to Ellen we found our new home. Her office staff is amazing, the paperwork for closing was a breeze with her office handling it.  I can truthfully say that Tom and Ellen have become good friends to us. Willard and Pat Rushing

Adam, I don’t give compliments freely but you are a rock star. You will be extremely successful because you listen, care, and work hard along with a great personality. Sales isn’t rocket science but sometimes happy and others sad. We are blessed to have met you. All the best! R. Sprecher

I just helped my elderly uncle in Florida sell some land by Camp Shelby and used Mike Mitchell as my Realtor.  I talked to another agent first and I knew it wouldn’t be a good fit.  Call me crazy or old-fashioned…but I still prefer to do business with people who answer their own phone in a timely manner, use good manners, do what they say they will do and when they say, keep me informed and are even trustworthy, patient, kind and personal. That is a lot to ask these days but I got all of that from the first minute until a month after he closing from Mike Mitchell. Yes I did.  What a pleasure he was and my uncle was also really impressed.  I’m sure you already knew Mike was great but I’m just reminding you. Natalie J.

We would like to thank Michael Oswalt for his help during the purchase of our land. He was very honest from the beginning and made sure we were taken care of. This process was way better than our previous one with a different realtor. Thank you Michael for your help. A. Alvarez

We just want to say thank you, Michael Oswalt, for everything. You may have been the agent seller but we are so glad we decided to go with you as well. You were able to answer questions, provide information & meet with us at our convenience (since we were 2 hours away). We could not have found our dream property without you. Blake & Erin Murphy

I just wanted to give a short testimonial for the services provided for my husband and I by Preston Smith. This was our very first home, and land, purchase. Preston was wonderful to work with from the get-go. Being this was our first home purchase, we really relied on those involved in this process on a regular basis. Preston was able to guide us/let us know of the next steps throughout the whole process. Furthermore, he was able to get us the extensions we needed from the seller(s) several times as per our loan officer’s request(s). Preston was very professional and reassuring through the whole process, and it did not go unnoticed or unappreciated. Much thanks to Preston, and Tom Smith Land and Homes for making this an enjoyable experience. Lindsey Mikell & Kyle McGee

My wife and I live in South Louisiana and have been looking for two years for a small tract of land to hunt on in North Mississippi.  I found out about this property through a facebook post.  I immediately knew it was the place for us and I contacted Michael Oswalt.  He was honest in his assessment of the property and the advertising on www.TomSmithLandandHomes.com was accurately portrayed.  Michael worked with us every step of the way, even as we made an offer on something we had not looked at in person.  I knew from the moment I talked to Michael on the phone that I could trust his guidance and word and that he was not just trying to sale a piece of property.  He asked questions ensuring that this place was right for us.  Michael was extremely patient as he answered our questions all the way up to the closing.  His contact and professional relationship with the agents at Mississippi Land Bank made it that much easier for us to secure a low interest loan.  We tentatively set a closing date for a month out and were able to close in less than two weeks.  We are extremely excited to now have our own slice of heaven.  If anyone is looking for their slice of heaven, you can’t go wrong by giving Michael Oswalt a call at Tom Smith Land and Homes. Keith and Trudy Cash

Michael, I want to sincerely thank you for all your help, advice, expertise, and patience over the last four months in helping me purchase the land and historic home in Crystal Springs.  I’m sure this was a little more challenging and took a little longer than any of us could have imagined.  I can’t tell you how much I appreciate you answering my many, many phone calls, text messages, and emails.  And, I also appreciate all the many phone calls that you made and conversations that you had on my behalf.   I needed so much guidance through this process and you were extremely knowledgeable, helpful, honest, and patient . . . all the time.  I’m looking forward to fun times ahead in the country!   Thank you for being a huge part of making my dream become a reality.  Susan

Tony, I just wanted to thank you again for your hard work on selling Mother’s house.  We appreciate all that you did to make it happen so quickly.  Also, the husband and I, because of your generous gift card, enjoyed a wonderful meal last night.  I assure you I will recommend you to anyone that asks for a real estate agent! K. Lee

Michael Mitchell handled the sale of land in my mother’s estate. He acted with the utmost professionalism.  In fact, we had two offers within one week of his listing the property. I especially appreciated that he kept in touch with both the estate attorney and with me on a regular basis. He saw the process through all the way. I can recommend him without hesitation. K. Dieterich

I recently purchased my second home, which is a nerve-wrecking experience, no matter if it is one’s first or second home. I was reluctant to sell my dream home but finally convinced by my wife after being pressured for more than a year. On that life changing day or decision, I retrieved the mail from my mail box to fin a colorful and very professional flyer from Jennifer Tant of Tom & Smith Land and Homes, I was sold. As a Ph.D. student closing out on my dissertation; Jennifer’s flyer possessed the characteristics of an excellent thesis precise with its intent, professional, and well written. As my wife and I began to work with Jennifer we learned that she was a novice; nevertheless, her professionalism and dedication far exceeded her inexperience’s. We were convinced that Jennifer was special at her job; therefore, we cut-ties with our realtor selected to help find and purchase our second home. Jennifer sold our house in approximately 3 weeks and had us in our current home in approximately 45 days. Bottom-line, to select Jennifer as our realtor to sell and help purchase our second home was perhaps the best decisions my wife and I made. The question or concern about Jennifer being our realtor despite purchasing our home from a realtor within the same organization/real estate company never crossed our minds. Jennifer can be defined as follows: HONEST, loyal, punctual, SOCIABLE, PROFESSIONAL, assertive when required, and must importantly DEPENDABLE!

My wife and I met Michael Mitchell in March 2017 and signed a contract on a Wednesday. He listed it and on Saturday we were under contract; from listing to sold in 45 days. Great man and great real estate agent! R. Yates

I would like to send a HUGE compliment to Michael Oswalt for all his hard work and professionalism while listing/selling my mother’s land in Oxford, Mississippi.  Throughout these past months, Michael kept us informed and updated on a continual basis. We would definitely recommend Michael to anyone needing a real estate agent in the future! Thank you for all your hard work , dedication and patience with us! Michael is the best! P. Brannon

It is my absolute pleasure to recommend Michael Oswalt, Realtor. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Michael and came to know him as a valuable asset as I struggled to sell my home and acreage following the sudden death of my husband.  He is honest, dependable, and incredibly hard working.  Beyond that he is an impressive problem solver who is able to address complex issues with strategy, confidence and tenacity.  He manages to foster positive discussions that result in positive results.  Without a doubt I confidently recommend Michael Oswalt. K. Tucker

We wanted to thank Michael Oswalt for helping us find some hunting land to buy.  He worked hard to find the right place for us even though we were very selective.  We appreciate all the time he spent showing us properties and all of his efforts to find the right land for us.  We want to thank Michael for being so responsive to our calls.  We definitely recommend Michael and Tom Smith Land and Homes to anyone looking to buy land.  Michael makes the process as easy as possible. Brad and Jason

Anyone wanting to buy or sell land in northern Mississippi needs to contact Michael Oswalt with Tom Smith Land and Homes.  We met Michael in May when we asked him to list our property in Lafayette County. We closed on the sell of our 40 acres in July. We had more intrest and offers on our property in those 3 months than in the two years we were listed with other agents. During the last 45 days we suffered a life changing event when I became paralyzed. The least stressful part of this time was the selling of our home. Michael really helped my husband to make sure this process went smoothly. If you are looking to buy or sell land do yourself a favor and use Michael. You will not be disappointed!

Yesterday my husband and I had the pleasure of meeting Michael Oswalt when we closed on a house we bought  from one of his clients. I had talked to Michael several times on the phone and he was very helpful, even though I’m sure  I probably got annoying. Yesterday Michael was so kind and friendly to us. In fact we have land in Illinois we are going to talk to him about selling for us because of that kindness. We have been in the convenience store business for years so we know all about customer service. In our opinion, Michael is one of the best realtors we’ve met. If we didn’t already have our house listed with another realtor friend of ours,  we would certainly let Michael sell it for us. Sincerely, Brenda and Tommy Watson

My wife and I recently purchased a home with acreage in Lafayette county.  Michael Oswalt with Tom Smith Land & Homes served as the realtor in facilitating the purchase.  We found Michael to be knowledgeable, professional and very friendly. We would recommend him highly for anyone interested in purchasing or selling rural property in our area. Donald P. Brannan, M.D.

I would like to thank Tom Smith Land and Homes and especially Michael Oswalt for helping my wife and I with our recent land purchase. Michael was very professional, prompt and understanding of our concerns and questions. This being our first land purchase, we were thoroughly impressed. Once again, thanks to Tom Smith Land and Homes and Michael for their help. Thank You, Aaron Evans

We thought, “we have to have a good agent to make our homebuying process easier.” Kerri Mathews did make the process look easy to us. As time went by, when we began to understand, how frustrating the whole processes is, that is where Kerri’s expertise came in. During that frustrating time period, Kerri became more than a real estate agent. I began to understand how much dedication this work required like answering my questions without time being a factor, answering my every phone call at that moment or always calling back, if there was a missed call. Kerri made it look like we were the only clients even though she was handling several clients at that time. Even after buying the house, we still exchange phone calls and text messages. That speaks volumes about Kerri’s work. I could have used some adjectives to describe her work ethics but I don’t have enough words in my vocabulary to describe them hence the story. Overall, we started with a real estate agent and we ended with a good friend!

I have used Michael O. for two multi-million dollar land deals, one buying and one selling. I could not be more pleased with both. He is very passionate and worked extremely hard to get both deals done if ever in the need for any other land deals, he will be the first I call on the first I recommend. ~ Chad Blalack

I have had the privilege of using Michael Oswalt as my personal agent. I have been a buyer and a seller. He demonstrated knowledge and patience in handling complex issues while delivering positive results. ~ Clay B

We would like to express our appreciation to you and your company for the professional and friendly manner in which we experienced during a recent purchase of land in Terry, Mississippi. Your agent, Bill Patrick, did an outstanding job working with us while also working with the seller on this property. He was immediately available to show us the property and always prompt in answering our calls or questions. This process of purchasing property went smoothly because of his knowledge and eagerness to help. We would recommend your company to anyone buying or selling property. Thank you again for everything. Sincerely, Mr. and Mrs. Burchfield

We had a small land sale of about 6 acres. Preston was very professional and got it sold for more than we thought and did it quickly. This is land in Utica, MS with not a lot of demand. We would definitely use and send business to your company.  Thank you so much, Whit Simmons

Just wanted to thank you and your team for helping me sell my property. Heath Daniels is very knowledgeable, professional and he worked hard to get the job done. It was a pleasure working with Heath and I am very satisfied with the sale. I hope to do business with you and your team in the future…Again, I thank you both…Mark

“I generally never write reviews for anything/anyone. However, my home buying experience was amazing thanks to Tony Bahou. He is very knowledgeable of the housing market, he is very patient (trust me, you will need a patient realtor), he was readily available any time I need him and he assisted me beyond my closing date. He truly made me feel as if it wasn’t just about him making a sale but about me finding the home of my dreams. That is the feeling every homebuyer deserves to have. I highly recommend him!!! I’m sure anyone who uses him as their realtor will agree that he is one of the best in the business.” Nina Woods

Kristi and I would like to say thanks Michael, for all that you did for this sell to happen. We all know we had a few speed bumps along the way but we made it through them.

Michael – I just wanted to thank you so much for all of your hard work!!  You were amazing to work with.  A tremendous burden has been lifted from us thanks to you. To be honest, I never thought that the land would ever sell, but I am so grateful that it did.  I feel sure this might be a transaction that you won’t soon forget.  Please stop by and see me and Jason when you are in Oxford.

It was a great pleasure working with Michael Oswalt. I live in Knoxville, Tennessee and needed help selling my late father’s land in Mississippi. I called the office of Tom Smith land and homes and Michael Oswalt was there and available to help me immediately. I found him to be very kind and professional. Every question I texted or emailed him, he return all answers within 30 minutes. I really appreciated his dedication to the prop selling of my dad’s land. Thanks for everything Michael, especially for getting my dad’s land sold within one month. I am a very happy and satisfied customer.

Kindly, Ida Wood

I am highly pleased with the broker services of Tom Wiseman with Tom Smith Land and Homes in the sale of an inherited piece of property.  As I do not reside in the state where the property is located, I needed professional help to sell it.  This is exactly what I got.  The Tom Smith Land and Homes website effectively disseminated information about the land, and it was sold in 24 days spanning a holiday period.  The closing, which I was unable to attend, was all professionally handled from a distance.  Communication with the real estate agent, Tom Wiseman, was simple and effective.  The agency was originally recommended to me by a professional forester as an agency with expertise in selling rural land.  I enthusiastically pass on the informed recommendation. ~ Rebecca Kellum

I just closed the deal on some recreational  land that was listed by Tom Smith Land. I had the privilege of working with Michael Oswalt, Associate Broker, on the deal. Michael was very helpful. He truly represented both Seller and Buyer. Michael was quick to supply me with good info about the property, patient with me walking and looking around while showing me the property and helpful with advice about things to possibly do after I bought the property. Michael made buying the property easy. I hope I get to work with him again some day. -Bob

Michael Oswalt, Mike and I want to thank you for the time and effort you put into selling our property.  Mike appreciated the calls and texts to keep him informed when you were showing the property. Thank you again for all you did for us. Sincerely, Mike and Carolyn Bowles

Mr. Smith,   In June of 2016, Heath Daniels contacted me through a Craigslist ad I posted regarding 30 acres I was attempting to sell. After a negative experience with a past realtor, I was hesitant, at a minimum, to respond to Mr. Daniels inquiry. After several weeks of no responses I finally called Mr. Daniels back and agreed to meet with him about my property. From the moment Mr. Daniels walked into my office, I knew he could get the job done on a difficult piece of property. I signed his forms, and Mr. Daniels was on his way. Within days, Mr. Daniels had put together a brochure of the property with several pictures and a brief description. After a few short weeks, Mr. Daniels and I were driving to Macon, MS to close on my property – something I never thought would happen. Another couple of months had passed, and Mr. Daniels and I had become friends. Again, I called on Mr. Daniels to find a home for my wife and I. He listened to our wants and our needs, he gave us solid and realistic advice, and within two days we put in an offer on a home in Madison, MS. Mr. Daniels guided us throughout the entire process, assuring me he had our backs. He did not let us down. We began running into one issue after another with our mortgage broker. So many issues, in fact, I wanted to walk away. However, Mr. Daniels assured me he would get us through to the finish line. Mr. Daniels went above and beyond all of my expectations, and I believe he surpassed the level of customer care any company would demand from their employees. He worked day and night, tirelessly, to ensure we got our first home closed. He put in numerous phone calls to the broker whom I did not care to deal with, he organized everything with the closing attorney, and he kept me calm in a very anxious situation. You do not know me and I only know of you, through your reputation, but believe me when I say Heath Daniels is the best employee you could ever ask for. What started out as a skeptical meeting has turned into a lasting friendship and two complete closings. Consider yourself lucky to have Mr. Daniels representing you and your business. As long as Mr. Daniels is working in real-estate, I know who I am using as my realtor.  – Jason Brown

Michael, Just wanted to says thanks for the great job you did for us, you didn’t just promise to sell our property, but you delivered, in less than 30 days!! I couldn’t believe how fast you got it done especially when another agency had it for over eight months with no success. I would definitely recommend you and Tom Smith Land and Homes from the start! Thanks Again!! ~ Garry & Angie Culver

I wanted to to tell you how much we appreciated all the work you did for Shirley and myself. You made our purchase of buying our equity share in this hunting club very pleasant. When we inquired about it you answered all our questions we had. Then you took us to see the property and you let the property sell it’s self. The best thing was you are not a pushy sales man you let us make up our minds. Unlike some salesman I have delt with in the past. But you were there through the whole time with answers to our questions and you  gave us whatever information we needed. ~ Steve & Shirley Bleakney

“I searched the state of Mississippi for 10 years trying to find the perfect tract of land that would fit my families needs. Each tract I looked at there was something that didn’t fit. I contacted Tom Smith. I explained to him what we were looking for and he smiled and said I’ll find it. He changed the subject and asked me about my family, we talked about his family, we talked about hunting, business and several other things over the next hour. I was thinking he must not be very busy to take this much time with me. ( little did I know he sold more land in Ms. than anybody else ) before we left I looked at Tom and said ” don’t forget what I’m looking for”  he laughed and said ” I will find it”. About a month later my wife and I met Tom to look at a tract of land. We loved what he had found. We looked at it several times before making an offer. Our offer was accepted and we finally found our perfect place. I told this story to let people that might read it to understand the attention that Tom pays to find you what your looking for and to emphasize Toms personable demeanor. After a year had passed my wife and I decided to build a home on our new land. Again we contacted Tom Smith Land and Homes. Tom and his wife Ellen came over to our house and we discussed the selling our our home. They looked around took several pictures and then sat down on front porch and we  visited. Tom and Ellen are some of the friendliest people you will ever meet. It took 10 months to build our new home, I called Tom in month 8 of our construction and was ready to list our older home. Tom and Ellen took over and sold our home within 6 weeks. The staff at their office was very professional and friendly, and our closing was perfect. My wife and I not only would highly recommend Tom Smith for your land needs and home needs but consider Tom and Ellen friends. Our experience of buying and selling real-estate was a great one thanks to Tom Smith.” ~ Matt and Cheri Cranmore

Michael OswaltJust wanted to let you know how much I appreciated your help in finding the right hunting club share for me.  I let you know what I was looking for and you put me on the right track to purchase just what fit my situation.  If I had to do it again,  I would surely contact you for your help and insight all over again.  You made the whole process seamless.  Anybody looking to buy real estate in Mississippi would do themselves a favor by letting you and your firm help secure “the purchase of their dreams”!  Thanks again, Michael! ~ Eddie Hammond Winona, MS

John and I want to thank you, Michael Oswalt, for all you did to make the purchase of our property trouble free. You made this the most enjoyable process we have ever had in real estate purchases. We wish you the very best and will highly recommend you and your company. We love our new spot!!! ~Pam White

We were very pleased with the personal service and promptness throughout our time working with Michael Oswalt. His thorough business sense made things work smoothly. We would not hesitate to use Michael in any future land transactions, he was a pleasure to work with. ~ Jay and Shirley Turner

“Tom listed our property in Northern Madison County and we closed within 7 weeks, Thanks Tom.  Tom made several great suggestions about things we could do to increase the value of the property.   He took the lead to get these things done and answering any questions potential buyers had. Closing was very organized and much easier than I dreamed it could be.  I would not hesitate to recommend Tom Smith Land and Homes to anyone looking to buy or sell property.  Tom “The Land Man” will get it done and get you the best value possible.” ~John Skains, Madison, MS

“We want to thank you, Michael Oswalt, for all of your efforts over the past couple of years in guiding us through the sale of our property.  We are very appreciative of the way you communicated with us and kept us informed each step of the way.  In this day and time it is refreshing to work with someone you can trust and who actually does what he promises. Thanks for your professionalism, knowledge, and sound advice. We would not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone in the market for land sales or purchase.” Richard and Christy Thomas

“I am pleased and honored to share my experience with Tom Smith Land and Homes. If you feel the time is right to sell your “piece of heaven” call Tom Smith. Period. After enjoying our property in Holmes County for 18 years, the time had come to move in another direction. I contacted friends who all recommended Tom for the job. I called Tom about listing my property. He met me on site and came prepared to take photos and notes. Tom and I talked candidly about values. I like that. He was honest and straightforward. Within 2 weeks, my property was featured on his email blast. When I received his email blast, I called him and said my place looked so good, I didn’t want to sell it anymore. Selling your place can be a difficult decision. Tom understands the connection we make to our property.  I had an offer to purchase within 3 weeks of listing the property with Tom. It became apparent to me that Tom has a list of buyers looking for property. He knows how to get it done and sell your property fast. Speaking of fast. Tom introduced the buyers to me and today, we have a great relationship. I am so pleased to know that the new owners of my “piece of heaven” are enjoying it as much as I did and are providing stewardship the property deserves. Tom sold my property so fast, I asked the new owners if I could plant their food plots for the fall hunting season as I had already purchased the seed and was not expecting the sale so quickly.  The bottom line? When Robert and Rebecca Watson have property to sell, there will be only one person I call and it’s Tom Smith. I highly recommend Tom Smith to sell or purchase property anywhere in Mississippi. As I write this, Tom has me on the buyers list looking for my next project. Call Tom Smith, you won’t regret it.” ~ Robert Watson

“My name is Chad Jones and own a law firm in Ridgeland, MS called The Jones Law Firm. I had the pleasure of meeting Michael Oswalt with Tom Smith Land and Homes while looking for some hunting land to buy. Michael did an amazing job for me. The first day I talked to him we were able to move fast and submit an offer on a property I was interested in. The next day we went back and forth a couple times with some counter offers and were able to agree on a price. The most amazing thing was we were able to close on the land in one week and was the holiday week of the July 4 2016, making it that much more impressive. I would recommend Michael to anyone whom needs a realtor that knows and understands what is required to get a deal done. Thanks so much for your help Michael, and looking forward to buying more land through you in the future!”

“I have had the opportunity to work with Tom on three occasions, for two, I was the buyer and he was representing the seller and one, he represented me in selling a property.  On each occasion that I was the buyer Tom presented himself in a professional manner, he was well organized and had the sellers best interest in his sight.  When I decided to list a property, Tom was the first person I called and in my mind would be the only one I would contact.  The way he takes a property to market is second to none.  His team that works alongside him also has a high level of professionalism, excellent communication skills, and second to no one when it comes to customer service.  As I remain in the market for property I will continue to use Tom and his team and would recommend him to all.” ~ Elmer M.

“My wife and I recently closed on one of your properties that was listed by Mr. Michael Oswalt.  We could not be more pleased with the highly professional manner in which Michael approached every aspect of this transaction.  We especially appreciated the assistance that Michael provided since we were relocating to Mississippi from out of state and were not in the local area to attend to many of the necessary details.  Michael made the process easy and totally free of complications.  Michael ranks as one of the most dedicated and knowledgeable real estate professionals with whom we have ever dealt.  When you add to that his highly honest and ethical approach to the representation of his clients, one could not ask for more.  Michael is an outstanding representative of your company and is a great asset to your clients.” ~Kevin McNeill, MD

“Susan and I want to thank you for all the hard work you put into making this closing happen today. You went above and beyond in your efforts. Ellen, thanks for being there to walk us through, and ironing out the electrical issue. You all should be proud of your company slogan “Expect more Get more” you surely delivered on that promise. Tom, can’t thank you enough for all you do. You are the Land Man! Your friendship means a lot to both of us. Praise the Lord for bringing you all into our lives. Thanks again!” ~Randy & Susan

Michael Oswalt was great!  He is friendly, knowledgeable of the market and thorough in communicating information. I was looking to upsize to a larger piece of property, and living 3 hours away, needed to make the most of my visit(s).  The day we met to discuss selling my place, we walked the property completely, sat down to discuss market values and he listed all pertinent information he needed from me. After we finished, we drove 20 miles up the road so Michael could show me a new listing that I was interested in.  Several calls, texts and emails later, we met again, 23 days after our first meeting, to close on the property I was selling. It was a pleasure doing business with Michael, and now, I not only have a broker that I can depend on to help me find a larger piece of land, but, also a new friend.” ~ Jason

“I wanted to tell you, Michael Oswalt, what a great experience it was to work with you on the sale of my 185 acres and house. I watched you the first time we met riding the property and taking pictures, and what great pictures they were. You stayed on top of things and communicated very well. Then when we got an offer you went the extra mile and made things work. You can bet I will call you again whether its buying or selling property.” ~ Eddie Odom

“I listed my farm property with Tom the week before Thanksgiving and he had it sold by Christmas!  And, at the full listing price!  Both Tom and his office staff were very knowledgeable and efficient, so closing went off without a hitch. I would recommend Tom Smith to anyone looking to buy or sell property!”  Pam McCollough, Brandon, MS

“The purpose of this letter is to recommend realtor, Bill Patrick. From the first time we met and he listed my Madison County property, I knew he would be a good realtor. He was always honest and consulted with me throughout the entire process. He represented me well and got me a good price for my property. He is very knowledgeable and was always available and responded to my inquiries the same day, even at night and on weekends. I am very happy with the service he gave me and will absolutely use him again for my next real estate transaction.” ~ Jessica Wood

Michael Oswalt was a professional while working with me. He was very knowledgeable of the land that we looked at and exhibited a lot of patience in finding me that perfect property. It is obvious that he enjoys his work and if I ever decide to sell, he’ll be the first person I will call” ~ Ron Ford

“It cost $1,100,000 but it was worth every penny.”
~Richard Headrick

“I recently had the pleasure of doing business, as a seller with Michael Oswalt of Tom Smith Land and Homes. Michael took the time to learn about my property and then within a matter of days found buyers who were looking for what I was selling. Contract time was short, negotiations were easy and the sale took place in less than 30 days. I would highly recommend Mr. Oswalt if you are considering buying or selling land in Mississippi. ~ Troy Peters

“When my wife and I decided that we wanted to put some funds into non-paper assets, we decided on timber land.  We contacted Tom Smith and met with him one evening.  We knew nothing about this kind of investment and Tom patiently explained the ins and outs and how this sort of thing worked.  We discussed our desires and Tom translated those into a specific type of property that we should be looking for, considering our budget.  Because of our ages, we needed to find something that would be harvestable in a relatively short time.

One thing you find out pretty quickly is that someone is willing to sell you a piece of timberland every hour of every day.  If an agent or even an acquaintance finds out that you want timber, they will have something for you to go look at the next day.  People kept asking me why I had not bought anything yet.  They seemed to think it was like buying a car.  You just go pick out what you want.  Tom weeded out properties that did not fit our goals.  We kissed a lot of frogs as we looked at different properties.  They looked better on paper than they did in person.  Eventually we found exactly the right piece at exactly the right price.  There were a number of unforeseen difficulties in closing the deal, but Tom was right there every step of the way during the negotiating process and, with his help, we closed on the perfect investment.  We could not be happier.  The next time we want to buy or sell some property, Tom will be our man.”
-David Moak

“Would expect nothing less from a driven and hardworking person such as Tom. The irony here is that he probably did this more for his clients (to provide the best service possible) than to advance his business…that’s just the kind of guy he his!”

“Dear Tom, T and I both want to thank you for all the wonderful help you have given us over these last couple of years.  I can’t say that I know anyone who enjoys their work more than you.  We consider ourselves your friends and will always be your Cook-Cobb road neighbors in our hearts. Once again, thank you and all the best to you.  I’m sure our paths will cross again soon and often! ”

“We began looking for hunting land months before being referred to and contacting Michael Oswalt.  We were very pleased with his friendliness, assistance and patience in finding us exactly what we were looking for.  Even after looking at several different properties all over north Mississippi, he continued to search for what we were looking for until he found it.  We highly recommend Michael to other prospective buyers and will definitely contact him first when we are ready to buy again.” – Tyson and Michelle Clem

Tom, My family and I are enjoying the holiday at the camp you help us purchase.  We have enjoyed every minute of it. The lake in front of our camp is loaded with big bass.  MY BNL has caught about 20 this afternoon even though it is cold. Sitting in the deer stand waiting for a big one.”

“Dear TomCarlos and I truly appreciate you and your expertise during our pursuit of Willow Break. You were very informative and definitely had the patience with me when I had a million questions and concerns. I couldn’t have imagined a better person to represent us and our interests. The house warming gifts were a nice bonus.  The husband loves the koozie and uses it almost everyday! The glasses  are the perfect size for a frosty beverage. We look forward to staying in touch. Best of luck in the new year.”

“Hi Tom, I just wanted to thank you for all your help. I talked to Michael Halfacre today and he was able to give me an average price for the land and timber based on yall’s research. You both are a wealth of information that really has helped me out. If yall are ever in Virginia Beach, I owe you lunch. Thanks again.”



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