Anna D. Smith Fine Art and Real Estate Broker in Silicon Valley, whose trademarked motto is “Fine Art needs a Home and a Home needs Fine Art®,” is a leading art advisory and brokerage firm, specializing in contemporary Underground art. In addition to its art services, the firm also provides real estate services related to buying and selling commercial or residential properties in Silicon Valley. With a reputation as the "Queen of the Underground Art World," founder Anna D. Smith has built Anna D. Smith Fine Art and Real Estate Broker into an art and real estate brokerage firm known for its expertise, professionalism, and commitment to client satisfaction.
Part of Anna D. Smith's national and global experience and expertise derives from her work as a freelance journalist, where she blogs on her website about Real Estate and Underground Art.
Anna D. Smith's Fine Art and Real Estate Blog features her perspectives in the worlds of Real Estate and Underground contemporary art.
In real estate, those topics can include luxury real estate, the real estate market, commercial real estate, architects, real estate brokers, and buying or selling real estate. Popular real estate posts have included "A Guide to Buying a Home with Cryptocurrency."
In Underground contemporary art, those topics can include Graffiti, Street art, Prison art, NFTs, Digital art, the Art market, buying or selling art, Comic strip, and Graphic novels. Popular Underground contemporary art posts have included "10 Steps to the cheapest way to sell NFTs."
Anna D. Smith's Fine Art and Real Estate Daily (The #1 online news source for Luxury real estate and Underground contemporary art), is a Daily news source covering those topics and more, from sources across the Internet including more of her original perspectives.
Anna D. Smith is a graduate of Lynbrook High School in San Jose, CA, along with receiving a BA Degree from San Jose State University. Upon graduating from SJSU, she started Credit Evaluation Service in San Jose, and have been in the Silicon Valley real estate industry for over 40 years, including her own mortgage loan origination service in the City of San Jose.
Currently, she is a member of the National Association of Realtors ®, and has held a real estate broker license (CDRE# 01237734) for over 20 years, the highest realtor license in the State of California.
While a project manager for Stanford Management Company at Stanford University, she managed property endowments, land lease reviews, and oversaw $10 million in monthly construction disbursements.
In 2007 she received a paralegal degree from De Anza College in Cupertino. While she attended classes, she also volunteered as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), reporting to CASA of Silicon Valley under the jurisdiction of Santa Clara County Superior Court with respect to the youth to whom she was an advocate. She had to write monthly reports and appear in court to report if the youth’s needs were being met including living conditions, school, and activities to enrich his life. She is especially proud that he also graduated from high school in 2007, something that is against the odds in the Foster Care System.
She is the founder of A Better San Jose. A Better San Jose consists of local individuals and organizations interested in improving the health and wellbeing of all of San Jose.
She freelances as a local Silicon Valley journalist by being a local guide contributor for Google Maps. She has written for the Los Gatos Patch on both art and real estate, and contributed to Bay Area local news station, KRON4.
Popular local real estate posts on her Anna D. Smith's Fine Art and Real Estate Blog have included, "The Ultimate Commuter Condo for Silicon Valley."
Popular local art posts on her Anna D. Smith's Fine Art and Real Estate Blog have included, "The Annual ICA San José Benefit Art Auction November 5th, 2022."
Anna D. Smith Fine Art and Real Estate Broker Online Art Gallery also sells originals and prints of over 200 rare artworks of Donald "C-Note" Hooker, the world's most prolific prison-artist.
In 2023, Anna D. Smith self-published the Anna D. Smith Fine Art and Real Estate Broker: 2023 Underground Art Market Report, a report written for artists, art collectors, and investors.