Alex Tyler Realtor

Arbor Realty Group, brokered by HomeSmart Stars

What was your most interesting job before going into real estate?

Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Defense under the U.S. Army’s sector of space command. I was in Space Force before it was cool.

Where did you grow up?

Seattle. However, when people ask where are you from I generally answer, “I don’t know anymore.”

Growing up, what did you want to be?

I always wanted to be a pilot, but I do not have the hand-eye coordination.

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed?


If you could meet any well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why?

Jennifer Coolidge, because I’d just want to laugh like I have never laughed before.

What is Dallas’ best-kept secret?

The tennis courts of Highland Park.

What do you love most about the industry?

I get a tremendous amount of satisfaction helping folks better their lives through bettering their real estate. Realty is one’s reality.

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents?

I am one of the more academically accomplished agents. I run my own creative team as a collaborator and set up systems that allow me to manage most aspects of my business hands on.

What is the most difficult aspect of your job?

Being an introvert in an extroverts field.

What’s your best advice for generating new leads?

Show the lenders you can do math.

What are you binge-watching/reading/listening to lately?

Cardio covers of ’80s songs.

What’s your favorite meal in Dallas?

Hutchins BBQ.

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Dallas?

The Harry Potter Mansion next to Connor Park.

What’s the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to you on the job?

As an agent? Nothing is weirder then seeing photos of Kim Jung Un smiling as he launches a missile you tracked across the Sea of Japan.

What’s one thing people are surprised to learn about you?

I wasn’t born in the U.S., and English is my second language.

What is your favorite vacation spot and why?

Honolulu. I can swim behind a barrier that protects me from sharks. Also, cellphone service.

What is your favorite city after Dallas?

Santa Barbara, California.

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry?

Find a mentor who shares your interests and values.

What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app?

MLS Touch.

Who are your favorite people to follow on social media?

My family.

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