Drawing from more than twenty years of industry experience, John Simms is passionate about helping buyers and sellers alike, achieve their real estate dreams. Backed by a proven success record, even in volatile markets, John has made Carolina Midtown an easy choice for individuals and families across Raleigh seeking a move. As a real estate broker, with specific expertise in new construction, John serves his clients with a unique perspective un-matched by others in his industry. Standing out amongst peers with expertise in both construction planning and interior design, John is versed on all levels of the buying and selling process and seeks to make the experience for his clients, a seamless one.
Born & raised in Upstate New York, John moved to Raleigh in 1994 after college, and has called the area home ever since. In his free time, he loves spending time with his teenage son; whether it’s volunteering to coach his son’s basketball team, or traveling together to explore new places. John has been known to spoil his Chocolate Lab, Hershey and loves playing golf, or attending local concerts and sporting events.
When working with home buyers, John is always up for the challenge of matching his clients with the perfect properties. This process starts for him when crafting listings, making sure he employs every marketing tool to attract the ideal buyers who will be qualified and motivated for that specific property. Throughout his journey, John has worked with a vast myriad of buyers and sellers and can confidently say he has overcome every challenge and hurdle that’s presented itself along his real estate journey.
With awards and accomplishments dating as far back as 2001, John has always been a front-runner in the market. Throughout his career, he’s garnered the titles of HP&W's Rookie of the Year, International Diamond Society for Coldwell Banker (top 19 percent), Winner of Highest Dollar Volume and Units sold in the General Brokerage Category for new homes at TSMC, and several Salesperson of the Quarter awards (to name a few). While the accomplishments he’s made speak to his work ethic and abilities, John finds the most pride in yielding satisfied clients every time. His clients are his first priority and he seeks to ensure a smooth and stress free experience for them from start to finish. When you finish working with John and Carolina Midtown, you will have more than just a great real agent in your contacts, but a friend!