Jim graduated from the University of Texas in 1973 with a double major in Accounting and Finance. He pursued a career as a Commercial Banker for 18 years after which he decided he wanted to become his own boss. He then began his Real Estate career in 2000 and finds great joy in working hard to help people find their perfect home. Jim is a native Houstonian and grew up in a close family where he learned solid family values and morals. He now resides in the Memorial area and enjoys spending his free time with his wife Dawn and their blended family of 6 children and 3 grandchildren. They enjoy relaxing at their family lake house in Conroe, Texas. My Client-First Philosophy There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent Real Estate professional – integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work. That said, in my experience as a Houston Real Estate professional, I’ve also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs. This “Client First” philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I’ve found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I’ve always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They’ve also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients. So when you are ready to buy or sell a home in the Houston area please contact me.