Lee prides himself in guiding his clients through their real estate purchase or sale with patience, compassion and unsurpassed honesty. He has a unique understanding that the process is a very personal, difficult and sometimes represents a daunting decision. An Uptown pioneer, Lee introduced the first “green” home store to Dallas (called eco eco) at Travis and Knox Street – back when the Katy Trail still had railroad tracks - and was featured in Dallas Life Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and Park Cities People, among other publications.
A denizen of East Dallas for three decades, he has “turned” his own properties and found the best return on investment in residential real estate in the M Streets, Caruth Meadows, Lakewood Heights and the east side of White Rock Lake where he now resides with his family. Lee believes the beautiful Lochwood area with its trees and creeks to be one of the best-kept secrets in Dallas.
A graduate of Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business with a concentration in real estate, Lee has a deep background in high-end retail, visual merchandising, interior design and the wholesale of home furnishings and textiles. He transitioned full-time into real estate a few years ago and is still active in the decorating and home staging business with his wife, Kathy.
“I have always loved residential real estate because it combines investment with lifestyle and, with my experience in home décor and rehab, I love to explore opportunities to increase the value of properties that many sellers and buyers may not visualize,” says Lee. “I am very appreciative of any opportunity to use my personal talents and experience along with the unrivaled network and marketing expertise of Briggs, Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty to sell or purchase your home or investment property.”
Lee and his wife Kathy have been married 25 years and call themselves “cosmic twins” because they were born on the same day. They both grew up in the Park Cities before settling in East Dallas. Kathy is also an interior decorator and home stager and their daughter, Sara Kathryn, attended St. John’s Episcopal School and Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and is now a senior at Ursuline Academy. They are all three very active at Highland Park United Methodist Church where Sara Kathryn is a fifth generation member. The Hatchers enjoy frequent visits to the SMU campus for various events, as well as the Dallas Arboretum and White Rock Lake. They can often be found enjoying live music and food in Deep Ellum or one of the many wonderful art exhibits, plays and musicals that this great city of Dallas has to offer.
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