Ray Holtzapple

Ray Holtzapple

REALTOR® Broker Associate

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Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
At Home with Diversity® (AHWD)
About Ray
Ray has extensive knowledge of the River Oaks, West University, Memorial and the Memorial Villages areas with over 30 years of experience in these Houston neighborhoods. In addition, he has been active in the Woodlands and Pearland and Clear Lake/ Friendswood and Cinco Ranch areas with his relocation Clients. Ray has been very involved in the Houston Area Community through his previous participation on the Ballet and SPA Boards, Baylor College of Medicine Advocacy Board with the Breast Center. He is currently the Co-Chair of the Dan Duncan Cancer Center Advocacy Board. Ray’s involvement in the community has proven extremely important in assisting his Relocation Clients getting quickly settled into and active in their new community.

Ray has unique knowledge of Real Estate Property Tax issues gained while formally representing the City of Houston on the Harris County Appraisal Board of Directors. He annually conducts a podcast for our Group on Current Tax Issues and the most useful information to file a protest. Real estate taxes are a major cost of home ownership and it never gets cheaper!

Ray maintains his Texas Professional Engineers license and has earned designations as a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) and At Home with Diversity (AHWD). He also brings to his clients, practical experience in lending, home construction and remodeling. Ray is also a licensed Property Tax Consulate.

He has academic achievements with a degree as a Chemical Engineer and a Master's in Business Administration focusing on Finance. Before entering his 30-plus-year career in Real Estate, Ray was VP of Finance and CFO of several project entities in the Electric Power and Gas Pipeline industries.

With this broad knowledge and years of working with International Clients, Ray is focused on making every Real Estate transaction a smooth and enjoyable experience.