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Each Partner of LOCAL brings their own unique skill set and together they represent a brand like none other in the Dallas market.  Collectively their strategy is focused on a high level of customer service, exceeding customer expectations and using social media to boost sales.

Assisting each client with all aspects of purchasing properties as well as selling properties, their services are unparalleled.


 

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    Glen Christy

    Glen has a passion for helping first-time home buyers to buy smart. In fact, he has a long history of tracking down smart business decisions – from his time as a entrepreneur of building and operating two Primrose Educational Schools in McKinney to his experience as Director of Operations for Sound Warehouse and Blockbuster Music. Maybe the first thing you’ll notice is his laid back personality, or maybe it’s his win/win mentality. One thing’s for sure – with his wealth of experience and his tenacious drive to land you a smart purchase, you’ll want Glen in your corner. Glen graduated from Southwest Texas State University with a degree in Long Term Health Care Administration. He believes in giving back to the community that has been great to him over the years : Currently involved with East Dallas Tour board member and organizer, Wilshire Baptist, Preservation Dallas, Dallas Arboretum, and has been former board member of the Wildcat Booster Club, Casa Linda Estates past president, Exchange Club, and many others.

    Glen and his wife Janie have been a part of the Lake Highlands community for decades. They have enjoyed raising their three kids in Lake Highlands along with Janie having her dance studio in the community for almost 20 years and now teaches at Dallas Ballet Center. “Miss Janie” has taught many children over the years the art and her passion for dance.

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    Robin Moss Norcross

    Whether you’re a first time buyer or a seasoned homeowner looking for somewhere new to call your own, you need an advocate that understands the dynamics of the community you want to join. Robin Moss Norcross doesn’t just understand the dynamics of any single Dallas community. She understands the many diverse and unique communities that makeup this vibrant city. Robin’s career is defined as much by her success in real estate as by the personal investment she has made in the city. Robin’s professional commitment to helping the citizens of Dallas began when she was the first female Chaplain at Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas.. Through that experience, she gained an understanding of what families need. Robin was able to combine this experience with a natural instinct about Dallas real estate. Her love of all things Dallas did not go unnoticed and she was appointed by Dallas leaders to serve on the Landmark Commission and the Dallas Park Board where she formed long lasting relationships with Dallas decision makers.  Robin is a founding partner of LOCAL Resident Realty, one of Dallas’s most groundbreaking real estate models, equal partnerships. This ensures that the client benefits from having multiple agents with a vested interest in their success as a homeowner.

    Robin is a graduate of Lake Highlands High school and the mother of three LH alums. She completed her undergraduate studies in political science at the University of Oklahoma. (Boomer Sooner!). Robin also holds a master’s degree in theology from the Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. She currently resides in a Lake Highlands home that she has loved since childhood.

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    Jason Thomas

    As one of the founders and partners of Christy Norcross Thomas (CNT) Real Estate, Jason quickly found a niche in the real estate industry by utilizing proven processes and strategic thinking to deliver unparalleled customer service and customer satisfaction. From his days of consulting global companies toward higher performance, Jason has learned the value of service, structure and innovation – a lesson that has helped him build a smarter real estate model, one that benefits the buyers, sellers, builders and the group he works for. Fortunately when you hire Jason, you’re getting more than his high energy, you’re getting his inestimable business and tech insights to boot.  Jason was awarded the Richardson Independent School District’s Golden Apple award for his dedication and commitment to the RISD schools and PTA’s. Civically, Jason currently serves on the Wild for Cats board and he has served on the White Rock Elementary PTA Board, WRE Dads Club Board, Served as WRE Auction Chair, served on White Rock Valley Neighborhood Association Board for several years, Hoops in the Highlands board, and Junior Achievement among others. Professionally Jason has been awarded D Magazine Best Realtor, D Magazine Top Producer, Advocate Top 25 Agents, and Texas Monthly Five Star Award.

    Jason and his wife Wendy are raising their three active boys in Lake Highlands and their family enjoys spending time outdoors including hiking, fly fishing and hunting, as well as, spending time at Dallas Athletic Club.

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    Amy Timmerman

    As Partner for pickaperch real estate group, Amy and Beth built a brand like none other in the Dallas market. The pickaperch strategy was focused on a high level of customer service, exceeding customer expectations. Amy brings strategy, a background in organizational and people management, systems operations and agency creative to the table for the team.

    Amy is also dedicated to giving back to the Dallas community. She was the 2011 recipient of the coveted Ebby Halliday community service award for raising over $500,000 for Dallas community non profits through chairing the 2010 and 2011 Chi Omega Christmas Markets. She was also recognized in the Dallas Business Journal for her efforts as a top fundraiser for The American Cancer Society Corporate Hero Circle. She also gives back to the real estate industry and has served as the Community Outreach Chair for the YPN Committee at MetroTex Association of REALTORS®, the Marketing and Publicity Committee Chair for the MetroTex Leadership Academy, the Leadership Academy Alumni Chair, previously served on the Selection Committee for the MetroTex Leadership Academy, was voted by peers to be on the Board Nominating Committee and has served in an elected role for MetroTex on the GMMLS. In Lake Highlands, Amy started a well-received neighborhood movement to get homeowner families back to the neighborhood school and has dedicated numerous hours to the success of the school. She is also one of the founders and serves on the board for 100 Women of Lake Highlands, a board member for the Lake Highlands Junior Women’s League and a tutor for Forerunner Mentoring. She is the mother to a son and daughter, married to Brent of Timmerman Development, LLC and they are members of Lake Highlands United Methodist Church.

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    Beth Arnold

    As Partner and one of the Founders of LOCAL Resident Realty, LLC. Beth brings a wealth of knowledge to the group with her extensive real estate, home design and community background.  Former Partner of pickaperch for the past 6 years Beth and Amy doubled sales each year, and were one of the top ranked groups in Lake Highlands, Texas with over $40 million in sales volume in 2016. Beth brings a sales background and experience in the title industry to the team, along with a strong design sense that has helped their clients to maximize equity when selling a home. The pre-market preparation is an important part of the selling process and one Beth takes to the next level.

    Beth is also dedicated to both the local Lake Highlands community and the Greater Dallas community. Her charitable background started in 2006 as a Big Sister for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of North Texas where she served for 5 years. Since then, she chaired the Chi Omega Christmas Market in 2013 and raised almost $300,000 for Dallas area nonprofits. Within the real estate industry, Beth is a graduate of the state renowned Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program and has served on several committees at MetroTex Association of REALTORS®. In Lake Highlands, Beth serves on the PTA board for Northlake Elementary and is a huge advocate for her school on a local level.  She is also a founder and board member for 100 Women of Lake Highlands who donated over $100,000 to the Lake Highlands community in their inaugural year and she also served as a tutor for Forerunner Mentoring. She is the mother to two handsome boys, her husband Jon is in the oil and gas industry and they are members of Park Cities Baptist Church.

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    Nicole Thomas

    As Partner for Local Resident Realty all the Principles have built a brand like none other in the Dallas market. The Local Resident Realty strategy is focused on a high level of customer service, exceeding customer expectations and using social media to boost sales. Nicole learned about customer service and teamwork early on from working in the Southwest Airlines Marketing Department. Nicole uses persistence and market knowledge to get the best result for Local Resident Realty clients.

    Nicole and her husband Blair, a Lake Highlands native, are raising their three children in Lake Highlands. They can be found riding bikes around White Rock Lake, at many sports games, or at their church Park Cities Baptist.


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    Thomas Zepeda

    Thomas is an office favorite, taking great care of all our clients (and us too!) Everyone who meets him loves him. And he makes a mean pot of chili!