Ed Eakin, Jr
Broker / Owner
A little about me
With over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, Ed Eakin Jr. has developed a reputation as the loyal, fun, and dependable Broker and Owner of the Eakin Group. Ed has found his true passion in helping realtors grow their real estate businesses, since he began his real estate career in Playa del Carmen in 2007.
Having attended Texas A&M and Sam Houston State along with various real estate schools, Ed holds 12 designations and certifications, which he leverages in providing exceptional quality services to all his clients. Ed has developed an extensive network in the real estate industry through his active membership and leadership positions in several real estate associations, including the MetroTex Association of Realtors in Dallas, Houston Association of Realtors, Austin Board of Realtors, National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, Texas Realtors at the state level and NAR on the national level.
For the past 14 years Ed has been helping clients purchase second homes in Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama and Honduras. He has spent much of his time traveling to build relationships with the some of the very best developers around the world including Auberge, St. Regis, Four Seasons, SIMCA, Pristine Bay, Quivira and Dazante Bay.
Before venturing into real estate, Ed worked for 25 years in homebuilding in Dallas, to which he attributes his insightful knowledge of the property market, his keen eye for quality workmanship, and his meticulous attention to detail. Additionally, he previously held various management positions in the sales industry, which make him an invaluable asset in closing top-dollar sales for his client’s properties. Ed holds certifications/ designations in luxury home marketing and real estate negotiation, allowing him to negotiate nothing but the best deals for his buying and selling clients.
Having lived in Dallas since 1987, Ed’s knowledge of the local property market is unparalleled. He is trained with specialties in residential properties, resort, and second properties, luxury homes, and senior real estate, among others. His goal is to exceed client expectations by ensuring a smooth process from first contact to the closing table.
Outside of real estate, Ed Eakin is a proud father of three who loves to play golf during his free time. He is also an ardent volunteer, fostering German Shorthairs with the Texas German Shorthair rescue group.