Matthew Smith was raised on a third generation cattle ranch just north of Burns, Oregon. Growing up and working on a cattle ranch with abundant opportunities for both fishing and hunting makes him uniquely qualified to represent those looking into the country lifestyle. Whether you are new, already immersed in the lifestyle and wanting to upgrade, or wishing to simplify your life and transition out of country living, Matthew is ready and willing to assist you in your real estate needs.
Matthew was thrust upon the “Big City” when his father was elected to Congress in 1980. He spent his high school years in northern Virginia and couldn’t wait to get back to Oregon to attend college. Matthew started college at Willamette University and finishing with a degree in Business Administration and Management from Southern Oregon University.
He has since worked for the Oregon Legislature as well as four years as Constituent Services Manager for Congressman Greg Walden dealing with agriculture and natural resource issues. Matthew also spent five years selling commercial real estate in southern Oregon for Burrill Real Estate Company.
Along with joint management of his family ranch, Matthew also participates in Smith West Co., a governmental services company that represents the three major irrigation districts in southern Oregon.
With his experience in dealing with federal and state agencies, growing up in the lifestyle, and his passion for hunting and fishing, Matthew is uniquely qualified to represent you in your farm and ranch real estate needs.
- Listing StatusAvailableOWN YOUR OWN PRIVATE RIVER 10 Miles of Historic and Scenic Silvies River Frontage The Smith Brothers Ranch encompasses approximately 3,443 acres, which includes approximately 10 miles of Silvies River frontage. Where else in the west can you essentially own your own river? The ranch — Read more
- Listing StatusAvailableThe O’malley ranch is a gorgeous property that stretches for 2 +/- miles as a crow flies on both sides of the meandering Silvies river. It encompasses 962 +/- acres of which the majority are meadows that are irrigated by the Hamilton diversion dam and — Read more
- Listing StatusAvailableDrinkwater Ranch The Drinkwater Ranch is comprised of 480 +/- acres and was homesteaded at the turn of the century and has been in the same family for almost 9 decades. The ranch house was built in 1910 and still stands today due to construction — Read more
- Listing StatusAvailableThe Emigrant Creek ranch is 512 +/- acres of special property that envelopes both sides of the Silves River for over 2 miles as a crow flies. It also includes the mouth of emigrant creek which provides additional stream flow and excellent trout fishing. Many — Read more