“James is approachable, knowledgeable and takes great care to ensure that clients are looked after

James has been involved with four flat purchases for us in Leeds and I would have no hesitation in recommending your services to anybody.

It is always a pleasure to do business with Smart Investment & Management.”

Rupert & Melanie Banks - Investors & Landlords

“The services of James at Smart Investment & Management have been an extremely important factor in our building a successful property portfolio in Leeds.

He has always been professional, attentive and prompt in all aspects if his dealings with us.”

Brendan Barrett - Barret Group UK, Investor, Landlord & Developer

“I have worked with a lot of estate agents over the years, as person in the property business for a number of years now.

James is a person who you can trust and will always be transparent for you and even points out things you need to be aware of as a buyer.

This is really unusual as normally sales people only want to sell things in the best light.

I look forward to working with James in the very near future.”

Nigel Berg - Investor & Landlord

“Since we commissioned James to sell one of our developments we have found him to be professional, enthusiastic, well connected and more importantly, he does what he says he’s going to do.”

Simon Davies - JM Construction, Developer

“I have worked with James for a number of years and always found him honest, efficient well connected and professional.

It is delightful to work with someone who works with integrity and delivers results. James always ensures that I am updated every step of the way and progresses deals to the best of his capability.

I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend James to friends, family, developers and investors.”

Manoj Raithatha - Node UK, Vendor & Developer

“I have worked with a number of agents over the past few years and James is one who I can trust and will always provide an efficient service.

James’ key attributes are his honestly, efficiency and guidance to myself as a client, and he will point out even negative points which I need to take into consideration.

It’s been a breath of fresh air working with James and I look forward to working with him moving forward.”

Danny McGuire - Investor

“I have known James since early 2016. Always reliable, trustworthy and well-informed, he tells me things straight and has brought many good deals to my attention.


Courteous, efficient and genuine, you won’t find a better person to assist you with your property hunt. James knows his stuff and will tell you what you need to know honestly and considerately. He’s hardworking and will see jobs through to the end.


Thanks to James, I’ve brought a good few apartments in Leeds from his introduction and recommendation. I always know I can trust his information and advice.


I have no hesitation in recommending James to anyone who is looking for an excellent property agent to help to buy, sell or manage.”

Joseph Tang - Investor

“James' knowledge, market awareness and honesty allows him to advise his clients in a manner that only instills confidence.

He has helped shape my investments which has only led to prosperous results.

Due to this it's clear that I will work with Smart Investment & Management for years to come and I can't recommend them high enough to others.”

Rob Noble - Investor & Developer

"I've been working with James for the last year and I highly recommend him.

James is one of the best real estate agents that I have ever worked with because he puts the needs and wants of his clients first.


James is extremely professional and detail oriented. I can always count on him to get the job done in a flawless manner.

I look forward to working together in the years to come!"

Dan Alazraky - Landlord

“I have worked with James for a number of years now and I have always found him a pleasure to deal with.

I have purchased three buy to let properties from him to add to my portfolio and I have always found his approach to be professional and efficient.

James always operates with integrity and always puts my needs as a client as a top priority, I would not hesitate to recommend his services to any friends or family.”

Anil Patel - Investor

“Having acquired properties in the past year via James, his work ethic has always been efficient and transparent.

From my personal experience, buying property can be stressful and formidable but liaising with James, all our acquisitions progressed fluidly without any adversity.

The most important aspect when working with James which was evident right from the first point of contact was that I knew I was buying with utter confidence.

I would definitely buy property via Smart Investment & Management in the future!”

Neil Patel - Investor

“Having worked closely with James Smart over the last few months it is clear to me that he has great in-depth knowledge of his field, good industry contacts, and has always shown a professional approach.

I would highly recommend him to a client or developer; as well as to buyers looking for their next purchase.

In an over a crowded market it should be testament enough that when we are ready to invest in the property market again, James will be our first point of contact.”

Amit Sood - Investor & Landlord