Greg Flaniken began selling real estate in 1975 and in 1978 he established his company, Greg Flaniken & Associates. The company has been helping customers and clients list and sell their real estate in southern Brazoria County ever since then.
Greg Flaniken & Associates lists and sells residential and commercial properties, in addition to acreage, resort properties and industrial property. The company is also one of the largest property management firms in the area offering professional management services for residential, commercial and retail clients.
Greg Flaniken & Associates also offers mortgage servicing for clients who have owner financed their real estate and don’t want the headaches of keeping up with the payments, tax reporting or collection problems that are so often related to owner financing.
Greg Flaniken & Associates is a member of the Brazoria County Board of Realtors, the Houston Association of Realtors and the National Association of Residential Property Managers. They are members of the Brazosport Chamber of Commerce. They are also members of the local multiple listing service. The zip codes for the area we specialize in include: 77566, 77541, 77531, 77534, 77515, 77422 & 77486.
"REO" property is another specialty of Greg Flaniken & Associates. We handle the foreclosure sales for many financial institutions in Brazoria County. The company is also an accredited Broker for HUD and VA homes.
When you want to sell or buy real estate in Lake Jackson, Freeport, Clute, Richwood, Brazoria, West Columbia, Surfside, Quintana, Angleton or the surrounding rural area of Brazoria County we are ready to provide the professional services you deserve and want.
Greg Flaniken is a native of the area graduating from Brazosport High School in 1971 and from the University of Houston with a B.B.A. in 1975. He has completed numerous classes in real estate specialties, including appraisal, property management and 1031 tax deferred exchanges.
He has served on the Brazoria County Appraisal District’s review board, the Velasco Drainage District, past president of the Brazoria County Board of Realtors, Chairman of the Professional Standards Committee, past president of the Freeport League, trustee for Brazosport Memorial Hospital, director for Brazosport Medical Clinic and numerous other local organizations.
He and his wife, Michelle Flaniken, reside in Lake Jackson. They have one son and 2 grandchildren.
SELLING YOUR HOME? – Considering a move, but don’t know where to start? Contact the professionals at Greg Flaniken & Associates to make your move as stress free as possible. One of our licensed professionals will come out and prepare a detailed "broker price opinion" to show you what homes are selling for and how your home should be priced to effectively market it. This is a free service! We place all of our listings in the local multiple listing service and the Houston multiple listing service. This gets you maximum exposure on your home. We also advertise monthly in "THE REAL ESTATE BOOK" which has color photos in the brochures they distribute across the county and on their internet site. We know "your home is not sold until the check is in your hand."
FORECLOSURES - Greg Flaniken & Associates has been working with financial institutions for over 25 years handling the securing, rekeying and marketing of their "REO" properties. We are also an approved HUD Broker. We have worked with Countrywide Home Loans, Wells Fargo, Ocwen, Premiere Asset Services, Wilshire, Nationstar and EMC Mortgage to name a few.
Greg Flaniken & Associates can also assist you if you are in danger of losing your home to foreclosure. We can contact the lender and help negotiate some time to see if we can sell your home (short sale), even if you owe more than it is worth. We don’t get paid unless we deliver. Call today for a confidential review of your situation.
"FSBOL" – Often we get calls from a for sell by owner "FSBOL" who says they have a buyer for their home, but don’t know what to do next. We offer a reduced fee to handle these sales and provide the professional service that you want and need. You don’t want to take a chance with the sale of your most expensive asset.
OWNER FINANCE – Greg Flaniken & Associates often has listings that are available for "owner financing" with a down payment. This is where the owner will sell you the home and act as the lender also. You will have a first lien mortgage on the home. The buyer is still responsible for the payment of taxes and insurance in addition to the monthly payment. Your credit is not as important as your job and rental history.
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT – Greg Flaniken & Associates is one of the largest property managers in southern Brazoria County. We manage residential and commercial properties and utilize Yardi software, which is preferred by major property managers and financial institutions throughout the United States. Our licensed property manager will find a qualified tenant, prepare the lease and complete the other paperwork for a reasonable fee. We provide accurate monthly statements with copies of all invoices on any repairs. We know who to call when there is a repair needed and they give us prompt service because of our size and payment history. You deserve the best, so give us a call to discuss your management needs.
MORTGAGE SERVICNG – Greg Flaniken & Associates has the software and experience to help you collect your note receivable in a professional manner. We utilize Contract Collector software, a national provider that is recognized by lenders. We collect the monthly payments, post the payments accurately to the date received and follow up on late payments and NSF checks to maximize the collection of your proceeds. We are able to make the owner financing option an excellent way to achieve above average returns on your money. Call us today to see how reasonable our fees are and answer any questions you might have.
RENTALS- We have homes and commercial buildings for lease throughout the Brazosport area. Call our property manager or click on the residential rentals or commercial rentals to see what we have available today. Let us know what you need and we can contact you as soon as we have something before it is advertised.
CAREERS IN REAL ESTATE – Contact Greg Flaniken to discuss the opportunities that real estate has to offer. Office employees are not required to have a real estate license, but sales agents are. We can put you in contact with reputable real estate educational providers and let you know what the market potential is. If you are an experienced agent and are considering changing offices, we can discuss this confidentially. All agents are required to be members of the Houston Association of Realtors or the Brazoria County Board of Realtors and the multiple listing service.