Jan Knight, Realtor Houston Texas
Jan Knight
Jan Knight
Houston REALTOR®
Houston REALTOR®
In the middle of it all - downtown and inner loop!
In the middle of it all - downtown and inner loop!

About Jan Knight

My broad experience enables me to assess a situation, create a strategy to meet objectives, and implement changes for desired results. I am a self-starter with a big picture vision and detailed skills to turnkey results. My communication skills allow me to work comfortably with clients, board of directors and staff.

  • Situation assessment
  • Decision making
  • Moving ideas into action
  • Accomplishing stated objectives
  • Excellent at communicating and training
Professional Experience
  • 1990 – Present Vice President Paradigm Communications, Inc. Houston, TX
    Contract services for small entrepreneurial offices, medium size non-profits, and large managed care corporations providing a variety of services:
    • Office Management: bookkeeping, purchasing, information management, procedures development and operations
    • Video Production: Sales, Marketing, Director’s Assistant: industrial hard and soft training videos for large corporations

  • 1985 – 1990 Real Estate Broker Houston, TX
    • Residential Sales: HUD foreclosed properties
    • Distressed Property Emergency Management: managed and leased apartment foreclosure in a high-risk area of Houston
    • Commercial Real Estate Management and Leasing: managed and leased Class C buildings
    • Commercial Real Estate Marketing: sales and marketing for well established apartment developer and renovator
    • Public Records Researcher – lien filing service in Harris and surrounding counties

  • 1980 – 1985 Petroleum Landman The Land Department Houston, TX
    • Title Search: mineral rights searches in counties all over Texas
    • Oil and Gas Lease Negotiations and Procurement: high rate of success in leasing mineral owners

Two years of college, general business, and Real Estate Brokers License 1980 – 1990


Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook Express, Pagemaker, Quicken, QuickBooks, Therapist Helper


References available upon request

The Ten Commandments

When Applying for a Real Estate Loan

(Full Page)
  1. Thou shalt not change jobs, become self-employed or quit your job.
  2. Thou shalt not buy a car, truck, van, boat or motorcycle (or you may be living in it)!
  3. Thou shalt not use charge cards excessively or let your accounts fall behind.
  4. Thou shalt not spend money you have set aside for closing.
  5. Thou shalt not omit debts or liabilities from your loan application.
  6. Thou shalt not buy furniture.
  7. Thou shalt not originate any inquiries into your credit or apply for a credit card.
  8. Thou shalt not make large deposits without first checking with your loan officer.
  9. Thou shalt not change bank accounts.
  10. Thou shalt not co-sign a loan for anyone EVER.

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