Our Houston Realty Advisors Professionals

Ed A. Ayres, President
832-641-6003

Education

  • 1981 The University of Tennessee; Knoxville, TN
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Finance/Real Estate / General Business
  • Texas Real Estate Commission

Select Career Accomplishment

Tripled portfolio of clients under management from $5 to $15 million in four years. Prospected aggressively to increase client base in this highly competitive commercial real estate services market.

 

Saved more than $10 million on corporate acquisition. Selected to perform financial due diligence on potential $100 million acquisition. Identified accounting discrepancies showing lower revenues and expense accounting errors to assist negotiators in the purchase. All findings resulted in acquisition of company at a 25% cost savings.

Reduced costs 30%, winning $2 million construction account. Identified opportunity to improve major prospective client’s return on investment by restructuring annual rental fees. Evaluated portfolio and negotiated more competitive rates, permitting client to retain current money managers.

Negotiated $20 million property deal, producing 30% cash on cash return. Assisted client in locating and purchasing commercial investment property. Negotiated purchasing structured deal for seller financing of over $39 million. Exceeded client expectations for cash on cash return by 5%.

Approached by client to arrange a tax free property exchange. Researched market, identified property in structured deal to double client’s holdings from 10 to 100 acres.

Earned 40% profit on acquisition and sale of commercial property. Negotiated purchase of distressed commercial property. Assisted client in property renovation and managed leasing, achieving 95% occupancy within months.

Restructured $1.8 million investment strategy to provide a long-term financial security. Assisted newly retired client in developing a diversified portfolio. Researched client situation, existing investment in market conditions to structure an improved portfolio, providing long-term financial Security. Created a balanced investment strategy including real estate, laddered bond holdings, stocks, mutual funds and cash.

Accreditations

  • Licensed as a Texas Real Estate Broker since 1982
  • Licensed as a Tennessee Real Estate Broker since 1989

Professional memberships

HOLBA Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association, Galleria Chamber of Commerce: Mid Town Business Network; Past President

Volunteer experience

  • SIRE Self Improvement for Riding Education
  • Boys to Men Texas
  • The Man Kind Project
  • Vice Pres 2001-2002 Board of Directors Member 2000-2006
  • Rainbow Springs Stable President 1998-2000
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association 1995- 2006
  • Literacy Volunteers of America- Houston 1992-1996
  • American Heart Foundation 1991-1994
  • National Underwater and Marine Agency 1996-1998
  • National Kidney Foundation 1992-1997
  • Houston Proud Network 1985

Course Date

Course Number

Course Name

Provider Name

Hours

08/17/2016

29622

Legal Update I

Lone Star College Tomball

4

08/17/2016

29623

Legal Update II

Lone Star College Tomball

4

08/17/2016

29946

Insider's Guide to Commercial Real Estate

Lone Star College Tomball

10

08/04/2014

26695

Liens, Taxes & Foreclosures

Lamar Institute of Technology

3

05/21/2014

26392

TREC Legal Update MCE

Texas Association of Realtors

3

05/21/2014

26393

TREC Ethics MCE

Texas Association of Realtors

3

01/17/2014

24214

BROKER RESPONSIBILITY COURSE

Spencer Training and Testing Development Inc

6

08/14/2012

24228

BROKER RESPONSIBILITY COURSE (CCR)

Lone Star College Tomball

6

08/03/2012

18094

RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LENDING ONLINE

Alliance Academy

9

08/03/2012

23563

TREC Legal Update & Ethics MCE

Alliance Academy

3

08/03/2012

23563

TREC Legal Update & Ethics MCE

Alliance Academy

3

08/18/2010

18479

THE REAL ESTATE AGENT & THE INTERNET (ONLINE)

GeeWhiz Real Estate School

9

08/16/2010

18658

TREC ETHICS MCE (E) (ONLINE EXAM)

GeeWhiz Real Estate School

3

08/16/2010

18657

TREC LEGAL UPDATE MCE (L) (ONLINE EXAM)

GeeWhiz Real Estate School

3

07/25/2008

16430

SMART MARKETING PRACTICES

Kaplan Professional Schools

4

07/25/2008

16429

UNDERSTANDING INVESTMENTS

Kaplan Professional Schools

5

07/24/2008

16497

TREC ETHICS MCE (E)

Kaplan Professional Schools

3

07/24/2008

16496

TREC LEGAL UPDATE MCE (L)

Kaplan Professional Schools

3

03/12/2008

18700

STATE BAR COURSE

 

3

11/14/2006

15315

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS

FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI LLP

1

07/06/2006

13779

SELLING IN A DIVERSE MARKET

Champions School of Real Estate, LTD

9

07/05/2006

13837

TREC LEGAL UPDATE MCE (L)

Champions School of Real Estate, LTD

3

07/05/2006

13836

TREC ETHICS MCE (E)

Champions School of Real Estate, LTD

3

11/16/2005

13933

TEN RULES FOR ETHICAL AND EFFECTIVE NEGOTIATING

FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI LLP

1

04/19/2005

13965

WORDS AND PHRASES: AN EXPLANATIONOF REAL ESTATE TERMINOLGY

FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI LLP

1

06/23/2004

13328

UNDERSTANDING CONTRACTS

MY REAL ESTATE SCHOOL

8

06/22/2004

12762

BRANDING YOUR BUSINESS

MY REAL ESTATE SCHOOL

4

06/22/2004

13462

REAL ESTATE ETHICS

MY REAL ESTATE SCHOOL

3

04/21/2004

13348

LANDLORD REMEDIES AND DRAFTING CONSIDERATIONS

FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI LLP

1

07/23/2002

12574

STAYING OUT OF COURT 2002

Real Estate Education Services

8

07/22/2002

11878

WWW.COMPETITIVE MARKETING

MY REAL ESTATE SCHOOL

3

07/22/2002

11857

REPRESENTING THE BUYER

Real Estate Education Services

4

08/02/2001

18700

STATE BAR COURSE

 

3

08/11/2000

11300

2000 AND BEYOND: AN MCE UPDATE, PART 2

THE REAL ESTATE SCHOOL INC

3

08/11/2000

11300

2000 AND BEYOND: AN MCE UPDATE, PART 2

THE REAL ESTATE SCHOOL INC

3

08/11/2000

11300

2000 AND BEYOND: AN MCE UPDATE, PART 2

THE REAL ESTATE SCHOOL INC

1

08/10/2000

11299

2000 AND BEYOND: AN MCE UPDATE, PART 1

THE REAL ESTATE SCHOOL INC

7

08/10/2000

11299

2000 AND BEYOND: AN MCE UPDATE, PART 1

THE REAL ESTATE SCHOOL INC

1

07/28/1998

11079

INCOME PROPERTY VALUATION

Meyers School of Real Estate

3

07/28/1998

11079

INCOME PROPERTY VALUATION

Meyers School of Real Estate

9

07/28/1998

11079

INCOME PROPERTY VALUATION

Meyers School of Real Estate

3

07/26/1996

10747

R.E. MCE UPDATE

HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE

12

07/26/1996

10747

R.E. MCE UPDATE

HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE

3

08/05/1994

10235

TEXAS REAL ESTATE FOR 1994 AND BEYOND

THE REAL ESTATE SCHOOL INC

15

02/16/1992

10015

TEXAS REAL ESTATE UPDATE

SPENCER SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE

3

02/16/1992

10015

TEXAS REAL ESTATE UPDATE

SPENCER SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE

3

02/16/1992

10015

TEXAS REAL ESTATE UPDATE

SPENCER SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE

9

10/31/1984

311

REAL ESTATE LAW I

REAL ESTATE TRAINING INSTITUTE

30

06/30/1984

911

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS I

SPENCER SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE

30

06/30/1983

611

REAL ESTATE MATH I

SPENCER SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE

30

05/31/1982

112

PRINCIPLES OF REAL ESTATE II

HOUSTON INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE

45

05/31/1982

111

PRINCIPLES OF REAL ESTATE I

HOUSTON INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE