Derrick Houston

Keller Williams Realty - Dallas Preston Road

The expert in veteran real estate needs.

About Keller Williams Realty - Dallas Preston Road

Derrick has been in real estate for over nine years. Before embarking on a career in real estate, Derrick served his country honorably for nine years in the United States Navy supervising young aviation electronics technicians. After transitioning from the military to civilian life, Derrick brought his advanced electronic, supervisory and management skills to various supervisory and management roles. Most recently, Derrick managed over 500 properties via a third-party property manager network covering 13 states for a national asset & property management company. In this role, Derrick learned the ins/outs of the property management industry interacting with many different property managers small and large. Prior to that experience, Derrick worked as the assistant construction manager for a residential construction company in Trinidad & Tobago. Derrick's knowledge encompasses residential construction, real estate sales (both single family and multi-family) and property management. When you're ready to work with a true professional that can work with you from through the entire life cycle of your real estate purchase, Derrick is your guy!

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