As the 4th largest U.S. city, Houston is home to one of the youngest, fastest-growing, and most diverse populations anywhere in the world. Ed Eakin, Chair of HAR’s Platinum Award winning International Advisory Group, will show us how to grill Texas style while sharing regional updates of foreign buyer and investment activity, what makes Houston so attractive on a global level, and how HAR is serving the rich diversity of its local community.
Ed Eakin, Jr. | Chair of the International Advisory Group at the Houston Association of REALTORS®
Builder and Broker/Owner of Eakin Group, Ed began working in Dallas as homebuilder in 1988. After 20 years of homebuilding in some of Dallas / Ft. Worth’s elite subdivisions, his real estate career started in Playa del Carmen in 2007. Today, Ed and his team are not only marketing and selling homes in Texas, he is using his international real estate experience that started with onsite sales in Playa del Carmen to help clients purchase second homes throughout Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras, Belize, Ecuador and the Caymans. Ed is currently serving as Chair of the International Advisory Group at the Houston Association of REALTORS®, Director at Metrotex Association of REALTORS®, Director of National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals , Global Ambassador for Central America at the Austin Board of REALTORS®, Ambassador for The Institute of Luxury Home Marketing, Global Committee at Texas REALTORS®, Global Alliances Committee at NAR and CIPS Mentor at NAR.
Ed holds CRS CIPS, CLHMS, ABR, SRS, ALHS, RENE AHWD RSPS C2EX designations.