Larry Houston

    Larry Houston

    In my thirty plus years in sales, business management and business ownership I have learned that the most important keys to successful, happy transactions are to listen, to communicate and to empathize or understand. I take pride in listening to what my clients want and providing the closest possible match to their "must haves" and "want to haves". I understand that a home purchase is a large...
    In my thirty plus years in sales, business management and business ownership I have learned that the most important keys to successful, happy transactions are to listen, to communicate and to empathize or understand. I take pride in listening to what my clients want and providing the closest possible match to their "must haves" and "want to haves". I understand that a home purchase is a large undertaking and I try to clearly walk my clients through all the steps of the process with solid communications. I value integrity, intelligence and, if the mood is right, a little silliness to make the day fun. I look forward to working with you.

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    Larry was straightforward and I felt comfortable that he was dedicated to doing his best to meet our needs Larry was a true professional in all aspects ~ David Denda New Bern North Carolina
    Larry has helped me for about three years now to find my perfect first home. He has been patient, kind, and understanding of my needs for my family. Hes not pushy or make you rush into decisions. If youre not 100% satisfied with the house youre looking at he will continuously look for a house you can call a home. It was a pleasure having him as a agent. - Aaron ~ Aaron Williams - New Bern
    We had been considering a move to either New Bern or the areas along the Crystal Coast for quite some time before reaching out to a local realtor to help with our search. We first met Larry Houston at the office where he presented an overview of the areas and discussed our specific criteria. We felt comfortable with his approach to finding the right property so we continued to work with him until we found our new home. It turned out to be one of the best buying experiences we've ever had thanks to Larry's patience, generosity with his time and professional approach. He was an invaluable resource for us and a calm, steady guide during our home search. We would recommend him and Cherry Houston without hesitation. ~ Mike and Lauri -Moved from Winston-Salem to New Bern
    Larry never gave up on us, we looked at so many houses, made offers on a few, it took awhile. But in the end we found just what we were looking for! Thanks Larry your the best! ~ Jeff Eisemann, Cherry Branch Havelock NC
    Great guy would work with him again. ~ Dontray Edwards
    Larry was kind and very patient. We probably looked at 15 houses before deciding on one and he never once lost patience with us. Would highly recommend ~ Christopher Wainright, New Bern N.C
    Very helpful. ~ Cynthia Avery
    Larry would tell me that we will find you a home, and he helped to ease my stress levels. I consider Larry to be my Friend now!! Thank you so much Larry! ~ Lorri Bubak
    My wife and I worked with Larry for over a year and a half. He had the patience to stay with us all the way. He understood what our needs and preferences were for the house. Anytime we called on a particular house, he never hesitated to quickly set up a time to meet and look at the house. He educated us on New Bern, the good and bad. Provided valuable info re choices for services prior to moving in. Could not have asked for a more qualified and enjoyable realtor to work with. Would not hesitate to refer him to anyone looking for a new home! ~ William and Martha Barnebee 110 Reinach Ln, New Bern 28562
    We were visiting the area with home buying intentions and my husband went in the local office. Larry Houston just happened to be there that day and was very welcoming! He made himself available immediately ! Our home buying was all done via another state and has been a process of about 3 years. Larry Houston was extremely accommodating and patient, positive and professional! He communicated via text, e mail, phone (with sometimes a 3 hour time difference). We would recommend Larry Houston for any future home buying/selling needs. ~ Robert and Julie Wiegand
    Larry was very patient and actively helped us figure out which place actually fit our desires and made overall sense. He was very punctual and extremely courteous. ~ Michael Cartledge, Mt Airy NC
    We walked out of the CofC office right into Century 21 (next door) and Larry Houston was covering floor duty. We instantly knew he was the right realtor for us - ultra professional, CALM, knowledgeable and kept all his promises after we left the initial meeting. We cannot say enough wonderful things about Mr. Houston, in fact....he was 'the' best realtor we've ever worked with AND created the best real estate experience to-date. We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to have met him that day. Just fantastic. Mr. Houston never made us feel we were taking up his time and we feel he went above and beyond what most realtors would do for an out of town customer. ~ Carol & Michael More, New Bern, NC
    We were impressed by Larry Houston's understanding of our unique situation...needing to sell a family home quickly and smoothly as none of the inheritors lived nearby. He was great in helping us price it right and was realistic in determining a listing price that generated immediate offers and resulted in a solid offer above asking price. Larry was professional, diligent and answered emails and phone calls promptly. He was honest and hard-working and made the long-distance transaction go very smoothly. ~ Sonia Kulyk, Florida

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