Agent Snapshot: Hedley Karpas, Associate, Martha Turner Properties, Houston and Bellaire


Hedley Karpas is an Associate with Martha Turner Properties in Houston and Bellaire.

Where did you grow up?
Pretoria, South Africa.

What is your favorite free-time activity?
Running and swimming.

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed?

Growing up, what did you want to be?
A psychologist.

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why?
Bill Clinton. I just think he has accomplished so much and done so much good for mankind.

Where is your favorite place to hang out?
The bar at Tony’s.

What do you love most about the industry?
Every transaction is different. After 30 years of selling, you still learn something on each transaction.

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents?
Service and knowledge.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job?
Learning what is the truth and what is not.

Where do you go to network and meet new clients?
Social gatherings.

What has been your greatest accomplishment?
Building my real estate company that had 75 associates and then selling it.

What was the last good movie you saw, or the last good book you read?
“The Way, Way Back.”

What is your favorite restaurant?

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Houston?
The Esperson Building.

What kind of car do you drive?
An Audi.

Smartphone or paper?

What is your favorite city after Houston?

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? 
Learn it, live it, love it.

What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? 

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