I was "born" to real estate!
I grew up on a working farm in North Carolina where I had a very close relationship with real estate! I later married and became a gypsy, moving to various cities in North and South Carolina, and in 1983, we headed west to Texas. I moved to the lake in 1996 from Arlington and, since that time, I have been addicted to the beauty of our glistening lake!
From my real estate education as a Farmer's Daughter, I worked in state government and later for universities in Raleigh and Chapel Hill, North Carolina and for a number of years as Executive Assistant for a legal association. Upon moving to Texas, I decided self employment was the plan for me and I entered the sales field, selling credit card services to merchants and later became a licensed health and life insurance agent. In Arlington, I began working for a bank where I handled all residential and commercial real estate loan documentation, as well as closed the transactions in-house. A bank customer hired me away to work for his new Dallas based mortgage company where I trained title companies in 27 states to prepare closing statements.
A few years later when that mortgage company closed its doors, I quickly decided I had been involved in every aspect of real estate except sales......so I decided to just go for it! I was licensed to sell real estate in 1994, earned an Accredited Buyer's Rep certification, and 19 years later, my only regret is that I didn't discover the wonderful adventure of real estate sales earlier in life!
I have the most enjoyable job on the planet! I meet wonderful, happy people who are excited about buying a home...whether a full-time, permanent residence, a ranch or a vacation getaway! Every transaction is different and every Buyer or Seller different with unique needs and dreams! Every client of mine is a treasured gift and I aspire to become your favorite agent and Your Realtor for Life!
331 North Gun Barrel Lane , Gun Barrel City - TX 75156
Dec 26, 2015
Marsha Bourne is simply the best. She sold our lake house in a short period of time and the broker before her with anther company could not sell it at all. She worked the listing and talked to all of her prospects about the house. Very professional and her business advice was the best.
Aug 13, 2016
Marsha was excellent, very informative and provided good insight into my real estate options. Marsha made herself available to show me some homes in the Cedar Creek Lake area (Kemp, Makbank, Gun Barrel City, Tool). She keeps me informed and advised on property that fits what I like.
Nov 09, 2015
Marsha was extremely helpful in discussing an asking price, and with suggestions to ready our lake home for sale. She showed the home well with prospective buyers, and was honest and forthright during sale negotiations. Marsha knows the local market very well and we were very pleased with her service to us, and recommend her to others.
Apr 25, 2016
We couldn't have had a better realtor than Marsha Bourne! I met with several agents before deciding to list with Marsha, because she had such sincere enthusiasm for our home. She took great pictures and wrote a description that got lots of attention online and brought out MANY interested prospects. She guided us through the tricky issues that can come with the process of selling a home, and her advice and continued enthusiasm helped so much. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone who needs to buy or sell a home around Cedar Creek Lake!
Nov 09, 2015
Marsha listed my home and I could not have asked for a better experience throughout the entire selling process. Marsha was professional, knowledgeable, experienced and creative. She was a true joy to work with and I highly recommend her to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.
Nov 10, 2015
Marsha Bourne has delivered like no other agent has. Marsha not only sold several homes for me but she continues to be my "go to agent" for any and all my realty needs. I have purchased several as well with Marsha's expertise. Why?... Marsha is without a doubt a realty expert and knows the Cedar Creek area and realty market like no other. Her professionalism with which she conducts negotiations and the personal touch along the way always made my wife and I feel like we were dealing with family. Marsha thinks of everything and isn't afraid to tell you the real truth about the property you're considering. This asset alone has saved me from more than one mistake. I would not consider engaging in any property search or sale of one around the Cedar Creek Lake area without Marsha and neither should you.
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