Referral Real Estate: Fort Smith Area Communities

Fort Smith Under New Mayoral Leadership

On Election Day in 2010, Fort Smith voters elected a new mayor for the first time in nearly 20 years – Sandy Sanders.

Sanders, 67, a retired Whirlpool executive, has vowed to focus his mayoral efforts on economic development. Sanders credited the success of his campaign on what he called the “vision of what Fort Smith could and should be.” Last year, Sanders served as interim president of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce for five months. During that time, Sanders said he saw the need for a mayor who understands business. Continue reading

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Fort Smith Neighborhoods and Developments

The Greater Fort Smith Region features some of the best homes in the southwest that are available in all price ranges, neighborhood types and ages. With gentle rolling hills, the Ozark and Boston mountains, pristine lakes and wooded areas wrapping in and around the Arkansas and Poteau Rivers, the rustic beauty of the region is hard to find anywhere else. Continue reading

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Fort Smith Area Real Estate Values

Article Pending Housing Data from Zillow Fort Smith Median List Price Fort Smith Home Values – Interactive chart

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Historical Fort Smith

During frontier times, Fort Smith was the last law-and-order stop on the way out West. Knowing that history is an important component of a promising future, Fort Smith continues to be a community that relishes its past. Continue reading

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Fort Smith Ranks #1 for Cheapest Place to Live

It seems the south has the least expensive cities in America. Last fall, when the noted Kiplinger report was released, seven of the ten least expensive cities on its list were in Arkansas, Texas, Kentucky and Tennessee.

But the No. 1 city was none other than Fort Smith, Arkansas! Continue reading

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Fort Smith, Arkansas

The Region’s scenic beauty is a hallmark of our quality of life, but is certainly not its only outstanding asset. Fort Smith is also noted for the strong work ethic of its citizens, the clean and progressive industry that drives … Continue reading

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Van Buren, Arkansas

Van Buren is one of the oldest cities in Arkansas. In 1818 Thomas Phillips bought land rights to the site, and for a time the community was known as Phillips Landing. Soon after, with the assigning of a post office … Continue reading

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Greenwood, Arkansas

Greenwood is located a short twelve miles south of Fort Smith and is just 15 minutes from I-40. The city also lies at the intersection of Highways 71 and 10, making it both easily accessible and commuter friendly. The combination of a small-town atmosphere and access to big-city convenience has allowed Greenwood to become one of Arkansas’ fastest growing communities.

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Rural Crawford County

Aside from its county seat of Van Buren, Crawford County is predominantly rural and is home to a number of small communities. The terrain of the county ranges from the rugged terrain and forested ridges of the Ozark Mountains to … Continue reading

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Rural Sebastian County

Aside from its county seats of Fort Smith and Greenwood, Sebastian County has a number of smaller, more rural communities. Ever heard the expression, “Close your eyes and you’ll miss the town?” Sebastian County has several such “spots in the … Continue reading

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