Real Estate Services and Property Management

New to the United States? We'll help you get things in order.

We are the experts in helping expatriates and foreign nationals buy and lease property in their new host city. Our team of in-house Real Estate Brokers and Professionals understand the contractual issues facing US arrivals both originally from the US as well as abroad.

Protection in Real Estate contracts and negotiations.

We protect expats and foreign nationals by preparing diplomatic clauses in real estate negotiations and contracts. Our intimate knowledge of local laws and regulations as related to new US residents gives you a huge advantage when looking to buy or lease your first property.

If you’re a first-time resident of the United States, we’ll help with lack of credit issues and negotiate on your real estate contract with you.

Talk to us today to see how we can help you buy or lease a property in your new home city.

Leasing or selling your property.

When moving away on assignment, let your property work for you. We provide straight-forward and hassle-free management of your property while you’re away. Our specialist team will work to get real market value and the perfect tenants when leasing your home.

And If you’re looking to sell your property — especially at short notice — we can take care of that too.

Get in touch with our team to learn more or to get started with the sale of your property.

Meet Our Principle Realtors

Denay Sanders

GMS

Denay is the President and broker of Sterling Relocation, Inc. As a native Houstonian, Denay brings over 20 years of residential real estate and relocation experience to the company. Denay built Sterling on the vision of offering specialized services as a buyer’s representative focusing on the direct needs of each client.

Through the years she has built strong relationships with many fortune 500 companies and has relocated thousands of employees here to Houston. Her accomplishments include working the merger of JP Morgan Chase, Conoco-Phillips, Chevron-Texaco, Waste Management and countless other corporations seeking specialized relocation services.

Denay Sanders
GMS
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Denay Sanders

GMS

Denay is the President and broker of Sterling Relocation, Inc. As a native Houstonian, Denay brings over 20 years of residential real estate and relocation experience to the company. Denay built Sterling on the vision of offering specialized services as a buyer’s representative focusing on the direct needs of each client.

Through the years she has built strong relationships with many fortune 500 companies and has relocated thousands of employees here to Houston. Her accomplishments include working the merger of JP Morgan Chase, Conoco-Phillips, Chevron-Texaco, Waste Management and countless other corporations seeking specialized relocation services.

Mary Stanley

Mary has been a licensed Realtor for over 30 years and has 25+ years’ experience in corporate relocation. Her excellent communication skills, and wealth of knowledge of the ever-changing Houston real estate market, make her a wonderful asset to our team. Whether it’s finding the right neighborhood to makeher clients feel at home, private schools, shopping areas, play groups, or accommodating children with special needs – it is Mary’s #1 goal.

Mary Stanley
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Mary Stanley

Mary has been a licensed Realtor for over 30 years and has 25+ years’ experience in corporate relocation. Her excellent communication skills, and wealth of knowledge of the ever-changing Houston real estate market, make her a wonderful asset to our team. Whether it’s finding the right neighborhood to makeher clients feel at home, private schools, shopping areas, play groups, or accommodating children with special needs – it is Mary’s #1 goal.

Erin Curington

GMS

Erin has been a licensed Texas Realtor for 12 years and currently serves as the Sales Manager at Sterling Relocation. She has experience in working with international and domestic relocations. Erin’s past work history includes Human Resources, Apartment Management, and Sales which proves helpful to the clients and customers she serves.

Erin Curington
GMS
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Erin Curington

GMS

Erin has been a licensed Texas Realtor for 12 years and currently serves as the Sales Manager at Sterling Relocation. She has experience in working with international and domestic relocations. Erin’s past work history includes Human Resources, Apartment Management, and Sales which proves helpful to the clients and customers she serves.

Roxy Pontikes

GRI, ABR

Originally from South Louisiana, Roxy Pontikes has lived in Houston for all of her adult life. From 2007 through 2009 Roxy worked as a DSP for an international relocation company. Roxy attributes her success as a residential real estate professional to versatility, quality personal service, and an eye for detail. She loves welcoming clients to Houston and helping to find their ideal home. Roxy offers a wide range of real estate experience for her clients. She has worked on-site with homebuilders, and has marketed, sold and leased lender - and investor - owned properties throughout the Houston area. Roxy was also the owner of an executive suite company and leased office space to individuals and small businesses. As a residential Realtor with Sterling Relocation, Inc., Roxy is particularly well versed in international relocation.

Roxy Pontikes
GRI, ABR
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Roxy Pontikes

GRI, ABR

Originally from South Louisiana, Roxy Pontikes has lived in Houston for all of her adult life. From 2007 through 2009 Roxy worked as a DSP for an international relocation company. Roxy attributes her success as a residential real estate professional to versatility, quality personal service, and an eye for detail. She loves welcoming clients to Houston and helping to find their ideal home. Roxy offers a wide range of real estate experience for her clients. She has worked on-site with homebuilders, and has marketed, sold and leased lender - and investor - owned properties throughout the Houston area. Roxy was also the owner of an executive suite company and leased office space to individuals and small businesses. As a residential Realtor with Sterling Relocation, Inc., Roxy is particularly well versed in international relocation.

Certifications and Professional Memberships:

  • Licensed Real Estate Brokers
  • International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
  • Women's Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA)
  • Houston Association of Realtor (HAR)

  • Society of Human Resource Professionals (SHRM)

  • Houston Relocation Professionals (HRP)

  • Houston Apartment Association (HAA)

  • Greater Houston Partnership (GHP)
  • Galleria Chamber of Commerce

  • Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)