Ricky Smith is Toowoomba born and bred. Having lived here all his life, Ricky has witnessed the evolution of Toowoomba from a busy regional city with strong rural community focus to a thriving metro city full of culture, diversity, and development.
Ricky's previous business experience spans both the business of real estate on a personal and development level, and other Multi Award Winning businesses in the Toowoomba Region. These include Ricks Auto Centre with his father Alf, Mid City Autos with brothers Craig and Treq, followed by Concept Tiles with wife Debbie.
The tile industry opened Ricky's world to exposure to architects, designers, builders, renovators and investors. Proudly Ricky and Debbie supplied tiles into 80% of Toowoomba's display homes in this era. These years also fostered a systematic and integral understanding of client's wants, needs and end choices when it comes to investing in real estate.
Seemingly drawing closer and closer to be involved in the real estate industry Ricky and his wife Debbie starting selling a houses best friend - the shed. They established Aussie Outdoor Sheds and Patios Display Centre at Withcott, currently still operated by Debbie.
These businesses are testimony to Ricky's dedication and ability to deliver to the client. Years of networking has seen Ricky form strong working relationships and build a massive data base of potential buyers and sellers. Witnessing the evolving landscape of Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley have set Ricky in good stead to answer any questions you may have.
Ricky has a strong sense of community and has been involved in various clubs from sport to music. He has been directly involved in fund raising for St Vincent's Hospital, Toowoomba Base Hospital Children's Ward and Variety Children's Club to name a few. Ricky has resided in the Lockyer Valley for the past 23 years. He has reared his family there and understands living in the area. Ricky's main priority is to ensure his clients are well informed and receive outstanding service at all times. Ricky's motto is simple - “Good Old Fashion Service”