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Teresa & husband, Rob Rutherford, opened their boutique company, Rutherford Realty, March of 2007. They have a combined 48 years of real estate experience in commercial, land & residential fields. They felt that by forming their own company they would be able to bring additional benefits and expanded services to their clients. Whether it be on the buying or selling side, they can utilize numerous marketing venues to assist their clients in finding and selling properties.
The Rutherford Realty Team consists of Rob Rutherford, Teresa Rutherford, and Allison Larkin all ready to assist you in whatever type of real estate need you may have. They are high caliber, experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds who are committed to the Business of Real Estate!
Residential/Commericial/Land/Investments - Properties Specialist
CRP – Certified Relocation Professional
A San Angelo, Texas native, Teresa was graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Advertising Art & Design. Her business career has included banking, savings & loan, abstract, photography & real estate.
Listings - Teresa’s artistic background and interior design has helped her in “staging” homes for sale. She will go through each room with the owners and give tips to help the room show better – a home that is decorated well, or furniture placed well, etc. has a much higher chance of selling quickly! Even builders new homes & vacant homes, she comes through and adds a “touch of class” to the main rooms by placing decorator items such as silk plants & trees, candles, vases, in order to give the home more warmth.Rutherford Realty has many venues in which to market your home…. Her goal is to sell your home for the highest price possible in the shortest amount of time!
Buyers - She is always excited about finding the right home for the right buyer ! She will never show you a “Neiman Marcus” house if your pocketbook is “Penneys”, nor will she show you 200 homes. She does your job for you prior to meeting with a buyer by narrowing down the city (usually per price home you are searching for), the correct neighborhood and all the criteria that you provide her, in order to make your selection an easy one. She wants the buying process to be a fun & simplified one!
Teresa believes in giving back to her community & as well as her profession. She is the MetroTex Assn. of Realtors PAC Chair, Texas Assn. of Realtors Region 12 Vice President and serves as the American Cancer Society Texas Division Government Affairs Vice Chair. She has been an active volunteer with the ACS for 25 years. She has served as Womens Council of Realtors President & was WCR Woman of the Year previously.
Teresa has also been involved with the American Cancer Society for over 25 years and is currently the Vice Chairman of the Texas Division of Governmental Affairs. She is currently on the ACS Tarrant County Board of Directors as well as on the past Texas Division Board of Directors, Golf Committee, Income Development Chairman and Tarrant County Smoketree Chair person.
Rob Rutherford, a Colleyville resident since 1989 and a former Colleyville Planning & Zoning Commissioner & Zoning Board of Adjustments member opened Rutherford Realty, LLC in 2007 with wife Teresa, a Realtor/Broker in Southlake, Texas.
Rob is a West Texas native and a 1966 graduate of Texas Tech University with a BBA Degree in Advertising/Marketing. He received his first real estate license in 1962 and has been a real estate appraiser/sales associate, banker, corporate executive, real estate investor and entrepreneur. Rob & wife Teresa purchased their first investment property in 1968 and since then have owned, managed and sold numerous apartment complexes, commercial office buildings, land & other rental properties.
After graduation from Texas Tech, Rob became a sales manager with Shell Oil Co. and then had a 25+year career with Verizon/GTE in public affairs and economic development. In 1993, Rob retired from GTE along with his son and opened the Southwest Regional office for FAST Advertising, a promotions/marketing firm in Bedford. In 2003, Rob turned the promotions firm over to his son, renewed his real estate license and got into commercial real estate full-time.
Rob is one of the founding members of the Mid-Cities Real Estate Brokers Assn., a member of the North Texas Commercial Assn. of Realtors, Metro Tex Assn. of Realtors & is very active in NETC community organizations including Board Member, Colleyville Lions Club, Colleyville Center (past 10 year Advisory Board member), Northeast Leadership Forum, Southlake Executive Forum, Rocky Top Advisory Board, Timarron Country Club Ambassador and is a member of the Colleyville and Southlake chambers of commerce.