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For stress-free real estate transactions, Port Realty Group offers expert guidance and a seamless process, highly recommended.

Billy Joe Smiley is the go to realtor when looking for real estate in Gulf county and surrounding area. Billy and his staff took the time to answer all my questions and treat me as a person and not just another transaction. I would highly recommend Billy to anybody looking to buy or sale real ...

D. Bryant

After several truly bad experiences with those in the real estate profession, my husband and I were extremely pleased to have Billy Joe help us buy a home in the Port St Joe area (moving from WI). He was always kind, quick to reply to our communications and requests, helpful with our needs and qu...

S. Putnam

I highly recommend Billy Joe.  This is the first time buying in Florida.  He went out of his way to make sure I knew what I was buying and that I was treated fairly. He is very knowledgeable with other real-estate organizations. If I ever purchase any real estate it will be through Bi...

W. Peterson

Billy Joe Smiley is very knowledgeable and understands the real estate market. He was very responsive, helpful and even spent a Saturday showing us around the area. Definitely first class service.

R. Lount

We experienced a friendly and smooth transaction with a great local guy! It is obvious that Billy Joe appreciates the area in which he works, plays and lives!

K. Walker

Billy Joe Smiley is a polite and attentive realtor, who is even available, should you need him, after the sale. We had visited my girlfriends daughter in Atlanta, GA and decided to look at property we found on Zillow in Wewahitchka, FL. Problem is, we didnt know the locations of the land. This...

M. Kipphan

We contacted Billy Joe based on the quality of his web site. We spoke with him for a few minutes and quickly realized he would be an excellent choice to guide us thru the real estate selection and closing process. We were not disappointed. He was born and raised in the area and has a good knowle...

W. & C. Norris

Billy Joe has helped us with selling our home and buying another lot to build on. Has tons of local experience and connections which where very valuable as someone that lives in another state.

T. Kidder

My husband and I called on Mr. Smiley to inquire about a property that he had listed. We did not buy that property, but months later, when we found a place we liked, we contacted Mr. Smiley because he left such an impression on us. First, he was quick to respond and in fact, was the only realtor...

P. Yeomans

Billy Joe is a professional in every sense and it was truly a pleasure to work with him. We first met Billy Joe when we wanted to sell our beach lot during the down market. Ultimately, we built a beach house on the Cape San Blas lot and he stuck with us. He was my most trusted advisor on all th...

M. Diehl

My husband and I recently purchased our new home in Port St Joe. Billy Joes knowledge of the area and his professionalism made the entire process seamless. We have also used Billy Joe to purchase other investment properties and he has always been very knowledgeable of the current market conditi...

L. Baxley

Hard working, knowledgeable, honest, good guy.  

B. Andrew

Billy Joe and his associates are outstanding agents!  Constant communication and always there for help and to answer questions. For any real estate needs in the Port St. Joe area, you cant go wrong with Billy Joe Smiley!  You not only get an great agent but you make a friend...

G. Adkins

I was referred to Billy Joe thru a friend and you would have thought I was one of Billy Joe’s only and most productive client he has ever had in the way he dealt with my closing on my one lot down below Port St Joe.  He was VERY responsive and timely with every question I had. Worked ...

P. Koury

Honesty and integrity. Thats what describes Billy Joe. He is also really sincere and cared about us as individuals and finding us the perfect home to meet our specific needs. Because of his extensive local knowledge, Billy Joe was able to easily navigate through a couple of hurdles we faced in ...

S. Martin

Billy Joe Smiley and his very capable staff provided excellent advice and wise counsel on the sale of our property. The listing ad they created made us want to purchase it all over again! His insight on the price point was right on target and led to a quick and successful and for us - very im...

J. Pierce

I will recommend you and your company without hesitation and pass on your name and phone number to anyone who is looking to buy a house in this area...! Thank you!! for your flexibility, diligence, and patience in working through the buying process.

C. Medley

As you know, my husband and I have a three year history of trying to agree on a house to buy (if any) in Port St. Joe, and dropped into your agency on a whim - an unlisted house my husband admired.  Using your considerable skills in real estate, psychology, and diplomacy, you managed to convince...

J. Patterson

I have been very pleased to work with Billy Joe to find my dream retirement home.  I knew exactly what I wanted and he found me the perfect house.  In addition his staff, Sherida and Laura, were fabulous.  Every question, detail, and stressful incident was immediately addressed and resolved.  Th...

D. Arwood

We are so grateful we were referred to Billy Joe.  We had a unique situation that required someone with local knowledge & expertise.  Billy Joe was terrific!  He listened to our situation and needs and helped us explore all possibilities.  After over a year, Billy Joe ...

R. & A. Mays

Mr. Billy Joe Smiley was one of the nicest, easiest, honest, professional people to work with! On a personal level he is a great person! Helped us with every question we had and gave us his professional and personal opinion to help us make a great decision on our purchase. The office staff was, ...

J. Branchetti

Thank you so much Tyler for helping me buy my new Town House in Port Saint Joe. I had never purchased a place long-distance; but you made it easy, with all the pictures and videos you sent. Also keeping me informed of every step and answering all my questions. It was such a pleasure working wit...

C. Olive

Billy Joe’s knowledge and level of service really impressed me. While looking for some property in the Port St. Joe area, Billy Joe was able to advise me of local zoning regulations and pointed me to the exact area that allowed for my zoning requirements. His professionalism and local knowledge s...

R. Miller

Collectively knowledgeable on the area, and and the areas market. His insight allowed a wise purchase for future investment. He also helped tremendously during the review process and feasibility at the micro and macro levels.

J. Husband

I have known Billy Joe Smiley for over a decade now. He is a person of integrity. I place great value in that character trait. He is also very knowledgeable regarding our local real estate market and has the right connections to help buyers and sellers navigate the uncertain landscape of real es...

K. Grimes

We worked with Billy Joe for over a year to find the perfect property for us. He was accommodating, knowledgeable and professional every step of the way. Highly recommended!!

D. Troyer

I have know Billy Joe for over 10 years. I first met him on vacation and he helped me buy and sell several properties located on and around the Beach.  He is a very knowledgeable and Professional Individual. Your Real Estate needs will be well represented by Billy Joe!

R. Gravitt

Billy Joe was very helpful in the purchase of our home. He was patient as we decided just where and what type property we wanted. He is very knowledgeable of the area and the entire process. He went above and beyond for us even after the closing!  We highly recommend Billy Joe!

R. & J. Morgan

Enjoyed working with you. Very prompt at returning calls, very knowledgeable about the area. Thank You for all your effort.

J. & B. Richardson

I placed inquiries with a number of Realtors within the area and Mr. Smiley was very quick to respond and check out the property. He told me what he thought it would bring based upon his knowledge of the market and it was within the ballpark of my estimate. He managed to find a buyer and I recei...

D. Platt

Billy Joe was very responsive and very helpful in assisting in my land purchase. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to purchase real estate in the area.

T. Marsh

Honest and reliable are just a couple of words that we would use to describe Billy Joe. He did a great job. Thank you Billy Joe. We will use him to buy our next home.

D. Rogers

“BJ and Sherida were absolutely awesome.  We felt they went above and beyond every step of the way.  They were always in sync, proactive and helpful.  We experienced them as people invested in the communities they served and not just in it for the transaction.  That&rsq...

V. & C. Kapadia

Mr. Billy Joe Smiley was refreshing to work with. I have financed homes for 25 years and had the opportunity to work with hundreds of agents. I know a good agent is one that is willing to work and be responsive to the clients needs. Mr. Smiley was just that as he returned all calls, texts and ema...

D. Mumpower

Billy Joe was great to work with. He answered all our questions and made sure we felt comfortable. He was very prompt, followed up as promised, and did what he said he would do. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to purchase property and would go back to him if I were to purchase ag...

J. Williams

We just closed on our lot in PSJ.  Billy Joe and his staff were so helpful in getting us all the information we needed to make this process quick and easy. If you’re looking for a Realtor, I would definitely recommend Port Realty Group. They are awesome to work with!

B. Lee

Billy Joe was our agent as we looked for a beach vacation home. He was very friendly and answered our many, many questions honestly. We appreciated his patience as we asked to see several properties more than one time. After we made our purchase, he continued to help us as we needed local refere...

A. & L. Turner

Best man Ive had the pleasure to work with.  Had the background I was looking for, not a car salesman, he had property of all types, got the best for me. Good location, easy access to all local areas. Glad I worked with Mr.Billy Joe, good guy.

J. Wallace

Billy Joe was super helpful when searching for a property, and that includes properties listed by other real estate brokers.  Because he is connected to the community and knows the landscape very well, he is able to provide insight into all the processes related to housing development....

A. Yule

Thank you so much for your kindness, honesty and helpfulness as we moved to Port St. Joe!  It felt fine buying a home without seeing it first since we were working with you.  You had such great insights on the area and we have fallen in love with the town, our area and our home.  ...

K. & S. Lindsay

Bj is awesome knows the area better than everyone. Bj was very responsive and was diligent in working with me and my family. I would highly recommend him if you are looking for real estate on Cape San Blas.

B. McCarter

Billy Joe was great to work with. We bought a lot, yet he treated us as if we were purchasing a million $ property! From offer, to closing, he and his assistant were always available for us. It was a pleasure working with him!

L. Cole

Billy Joe and his team just did an outstanding job in helping me find my new home - He is truly Wonderful! He has so much Knowledge of the area and knows so many people and was so helpful in helping me get things done on my new home - just a Great Experience!

C. Siedentopf

Mr Smiley is a true professional, but I also find him to be down to earth and very approachable. He has helped guide me to the purchase of the exact properties that I asked him to. He has also given his time to me and helped me beyond the real estate market. If you want to deal with an honest, kn...

R. McCoy

Five Stars Plus!! We initially chose Billy Joe for his name and his biography on his website. Working in a real estate office in another state, I know that local knowledge is paramount when moving to a new area. His name was just an added bonus. Billy Joe knows the area extremely well. He shared...

S. & K. Ruffin

My wife and I have bought and sold several properties over the years and seldom have we received the attention and courtesy we did at Port Realty Group.  Thank you for the extra effort to help us make all the right decisions and purchase a wonderful home.

C. & A. Corb

Billy Joe Smiley did a terrific job for us on our property search. He responded quickly to our initial contact, never made us feel rushed during our searches, and provided useful information that helped us make our decision to purchase. I highly recommend!

S. Sudduth

We have purchased two (2) lots from Billy Joe.   He has always been easy to talk with, responsive and eager to make it a good experience for us.   We will use him again.

M. & J. Walters

Billy Joe represented us in the purchasing of 3 properties in Mexico Beach, Florida. He kept us informed of the land development changes, coastal set back lines and elevations that could effect the property we were purchasing. He was very accommodating in meeting us to view the properties and s...

E. Riley

We looked for a beach front lot for almost 1 year to no avail. We met Billy Joe and his team. Immediately we knew he loved the area and LOVED being in the real estate business. He wasn’t in the business part time! From the start was knowledgeable, responsive and professional. He was extre...

M. Ernst

Great local company with detailed knowledge of the area. Honest and hardworking, would not hesitate to use them again or recommend them to others.

L. Larson

Im in the local real estate market often. Billy Joe is very knowledgeable of our market. He listed 3 properties of mine and sold 2 of the 3 within the first 45 days. Billy Joe and his team made the closing painless. I highly recommend Billy Joe. I dont think you can do better.

J. Davis

Wonderful and Professional experience with Billy Joe Smiley and his excellent office Staff! We would certainly recommend PORT REALTY for anyone looking to buy or sell in Port St. Joe, Cape San Blas, Mexico Beach or St. Joe Beach area.

C. Davis

Port Realty Group was great to deal with. Very knowledgeable of local properties and very responsive. Closing support was great -- timely and responsive. Highly recommend Port Realty Group!

J. Stewart

Billy Joe Smiley was both friendly and professional. He and his staff were very helpful, and our long distance sale went smoothly! Our initial contact with Billy Joe was ten years ago, when he assisted us in valuing my parents lots. He was very helpful at that time and also in our current trans...

S. Molzahn

We were fortunate to find Billy Joe. He has knowledge and expertise of the area that has been lacking in other realtors we have spoken with. He was born and raised in this area resulting in a broad familiarity of its history and future. He’s honest and a pleasure to deal with. He’s ...

S. Chicko

BJ was very concerned with our needs. He kept us updated and gave great advice. The market was weird but he showed that no matter how weird, that a deal can work. We will consider using again and have already spoken to him about possible other properties.

J. Ferrell

I had lots of questions regarding the deal we were putting together. It was an unusual deal, with many aspects that needed to checked, clarified, and understood to ensure that I understood the purchase. Billy Joe responded quickly and promptly to many questions - much more so than a typical deal ...

B. Aufdembrink

Transparent communication , no hiding , and achieved the sale at close to the target price , quick and efficient , fully recommended

I. Bargman

Billy Joe was very knowledgeable and responsive to questions. He was willing to do the extra things needed to help get things done quickly. He was also willing to be flexible with his time.

W. Burton

What is not to love about Billy Joe Smiley? From the minute we first contacted him until day of close we found him extremely honest, down to earth and just became part of our family. We would recommend him to anyone and look forward to working with him in the future.

D. & A. Melchert

Billy Joe Smiley was extremely helpful in locating the perfect piece of property for us. We had recently moved to the area in our RV and were unsure exactly what we wanted to buy. Somehow with very vague and even conflicting hints from us about what we were looking for, he was able to suggest THE...

D. Mays

Very good experience. Billy Joe talked about the area. He showed us several listings that we were interested in seeing. Offer, contracting and closing process was very smooth. Excellent communication. Can easily recommend his group!

T. Guerin

He found me property better than what I had asked to see, for less money. He assisted with local utilities/permitting offices. He definitely knows the area.

A. Goude

Friendly professional. It was a smooth, easy transaction. Thank you. I would recommend Billy Joe to my friends for all their real estate transactions. Billy Joe is a local who knows the area well and has numerous contacts to assist you.

M. Peymann

Mr. Smiley knows the area and is enthusiastic about its potential. This attitude is contagious. He is professional and always available if you need help. He leads you through the closing process and will contact other professionals to make sure things are on track. After the sale, he is still th...

K. Grussendorf

Billy Joe is a one of a kind! He gave us honest advice on properties we looked at. He knows the area and business very well. He was a terrific guide since we were out of town shoppers.  Any time we had a question or shot him or his assistant a text, he and Sherida would respond right away. He m...

C. McNamara

Billy Joe stuck with us for 3+ years on our quest to find exactly what we were looking for. Many agents would have written us off a long time ago. Billy Joe has extensive knowledge of the area and it is immediately evident that reputation, honesty, and integrity comes before commissions @ Port ...

L. & S. Plumb

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