Matthew Villaflor Residential Real Estate Sales Agent

Compass Real Estate - Katy Office

What was your most interesting job before going into real estate?
I was a project manager for a company that did luxury home automation.

Where did you grow up?
Spring, TX

Growing up, what did you want to be?
Fighter pilot

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed?
Relax, what’s that?

If you could meet any well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why?
Jesus Christ. It is documented in the Bible that he performed many real life miracles and it would be interesting to be witness to them in person to end the religious debate.

What is Houston’s best kept secret?
If I told you, it wouldn’t be a secret anymore. Arguably an endless supply of hidden eatery gems city-wide. There are so many one-off places with fantastic menus that many people know nothing about.

What do you love most about the industry?
The interaction with so many new and fascinating people with unique backstories and personalities.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job?
Managing expectations. Both buyers and sellers alike have unrealistic expectations and it can be discouraging to them when they have to accept the reality of their personal situation and how it applies to their real estate goals.

What’s your best advice for generating new leads?
Let people know what you do and who you are at all times.

What are you binge-watching/reading/listening to?
The entire Marvel Cinematic Universe…for the 3rd time.

What’s your favorite meal in Houston?
Tex-Mex. Tex-Mex. Tex-Mex.

What’s one thing people might be surprised to learn about you?
I have been skydiving a dozen times.

What is your favorite vacation spot and why?
Hawaii…such a beautiful place and I don’t need to worry about international roaming charges on my phone, so I can still easily work remotely if I need to quickly connect to keep a transaction on track.

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry?
Learn. Certs/Designations. Audiobooks. Follow-Up. Self Discipline. Call Me.

Who are your favorite people to follow on social media?
The Kinne Group, Local Real Estate Agents, Gary V, and Ricky Carruth.

What are your social media handles?
@mvrealestatetx on Instagram and Facebook

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