More About Me

Buying or selling a home is a big decision.  That's why it is important to have someone you trust on your side - someone who will look out for your best interests every step of the way.

Linda Hallgren will help you buy or sell your home with confidence.  With nearly three decades of real estate experience, Linda will guide you through the entire process and make your move as simple, profitable, and enjoyable as possible.

Experience

Over 30 Years of Tampa Real Estate Experience

Smith & Associates Real Estate, Inc. (1989 to present)

Smith and Associates is a locally owned company affiliated worldwide with Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection, the flagship luxury program of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World - an international real estate network that participates in more million-dollar plus luxury transactions. Throughout its 37-year history, Smith & Associates has earned respect from the Tampa community for its high standards, exceptional associates and unparalleled sales results.

Century 21 Geiger Real Estate Corporation (1980 to 1989)
Extensive Real Estate Training / Certification
International Specialist Designee (2008)
Certified Transnational Agent, TRC  (2007)
Accredited Home Luxury Specialist (2006)
E-Pro (2005)
Certified Residential Specialist, CRS (1996)
Brokers License / State Certification (1982)
Continuing educational training in taxation, depreciation, financing, cash flows, leasing and exchanging, disaster assessment and CCIM 101. (1981)
Salespersons License / State Certification (1980)
Mary Smith-Conover Award for outstanding performance awarded by peers (2006)
REALTOR OF THE YEAR; Westchase, A Terrabrook Community (1999)
Multi-million dollar producer (25 years)
W. Hampton Copeland, Jr. Memorial Award for Outstanding Community Involvement by a Realtor Associate (1988)

Professional Associations / Community Involvement

Member of Professional Standards Committee (2003 to present)
National Association of Realtors (1980 to present)
Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (1980 to present)
Chairman of MLS Committee (2002)
Director, Board of Directors (2001-2002)
MLS Committee (2001)
Ethics / Arbitration Committee (1996 to present)
Communications Committee (1988)
American Home Week Committee (1988)
You & I Foundation (1977)
Founding member of non-profit corporation created to assist women desiring to go into business for themselves

Educational Background

B.A. in Art History, University of South Florida (1980)
Masters level course work, College of Business Administration, University of South Florida