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Edward Gracia has a wealth of knowledge of the Houston real estate landscape. Having been a resident for over 30 years, he possesses an extraordinary knowledge of all of Houston’s premier neighborhoods and the city’s best kept secrets. His work ethic is unmatched by other brokers, as he doesn’t know the meaning of “set office hours” and prides himself in being available to his clients at all times. His team keeps a strategic watch on all things related to real estate.
Gracia is extremely tech-savvy, results-driven and utilizes unique tools to help his clients daily. He has built a priceless list of contacts from his years of experience in the business that routinely helps with every aspect of buying or selling. Negotiating aggressively for his clients, he is committed to providing a seamless transaction from contract to close. This consummate professional prides himself with achieving a life-long loyalty to his clients and lives by the philosophy that luxury is not a price point but rather a level of service. His extensive military background sharpened his understanding of the importance of refined organization, attention to detail and awareness of all timelines. A client recently reported, “Edward had an unmatched knowledge of the process, our specific neighborhood, and provided a clarity that our past realtors simply could not. His team simply outworked everyone, answered our calls no matter the time and always was there when needed.
The Sotheby’s brand has been invaluable to Edward’s clients as he navigates them through the process of selling and purchasing a home. When assisting a buyer, he analyzes their needs from the pre-approval process to the profiles of all neighborhoods of which might meet their specific criteria for a home. He advises, supervises and coordinates vendor selections and has constant communication with the Lender and Title Company. Standing behind his sterling reputation, Edward uses his skilled eye when reviewing closing documents and if there are any last minute items to be resolved, he is “hands-on” to assist
As a listing agent, Edward provides much needed clarity of the process. He advises on repairs and improvements that he deems necessary to maximize a seller’s net proceeds. A brilliant marketing plan is immediately put into full force and open communication is enforced giving the seller constant updates regarding the pulse of the buyers for their home. One of his clients had this to say, “Edward had an amazing eye for detail and no opportunity was missed to negotiate terms to our favor. He was organized, listened to all of our concerns, and absolutely met every timeline.
Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Edward moved to Houston at a very early age. After retiring from the Army where he was an officer, he studied International Business at The University of Texas and Entrepreneurship at The University of Houston. He has owned several businesses, which he sold for a profit, flaming his passion for real estate. He coaches youth soccer, helps military veterans and holds several animal adoption events each year
With a lifelong passion for Houston real estate, Gracia is able to stay ahead of market trends others may miss. If thinking of selling or buying, very few brokers will match the results and service Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty and Edward J. Gracia deliver to clients on a daily basis.