Laura Sweeney is one of Houston’s premier residential real estate professionals, with a well-deserved reputation for hard work, organization and persistence. Nationally acclaimed for her marketing expertise and negotiation skills, she brings passion, professionalism and commitment to every transaction, regardless of its size. Whether representing a buyer or a seller, Laura consistently provides each client with the best service possible. “I’m passionate about my profession,” she says. “Real estate is a demanding, full-time job, and I am totally committed to my clients.” Laura specializes in Houston’s most in-demand neighborhoods, including River Oaks, Memorial, West University, Tanglewood and Bellaire. Since becoming a licensed Realtor® in 1997, her hard work and dedication have resulted in many awards and honors. Laura has participated in some of the largest sales on record in River Oaks, Memorial and West University, including the most expensive property sold in Memorial to date. She is consistently recognized by the Houston Business Journal as one of Houston’s Top 25 Realtors and was the #1 Real Estate Agent in Houston based on sales volume for 2011. Laura was ranked as the #2 Top Producer at John Daugherty, Realtors from 2005-2008. In 2009, Laura was inducted into the prestigious John Daugherty, Realtors Hall of Fame and became the #1 Top Producing Agent where she continues to rank. One secret to Laura’s success is staying current on what’s going on in the market. “I have a good feeling for what the trends are: the values, what the buyers are willing to pay, and what’s important to people when they are selecting a home,” she says. Outside of work, Laura is a dedicated wife and mother and participates in numerous charities and social functions. “Giving back to the community is very important to me,” she says. She enjoys travel, sports and running and has completed five marathons.