A seasoned REALTOR® since 1980 and native Houstonian, Mary Glover Rustay is a Broker Associate with Heritage Texas Properties. Mary’s extensive knowledge and love of real estate began when she was a child, learning from her mother and mentor, Mary Wood Glover, who was active in Houston real estate for 40 years. After Glover’s death in 1991, Mary and her brother, Emory Glover, merged their company, Mary Wood Glover, REALTORS®, to form a division of Barrere & Co., REALTORS®, in 1994. Mary chose to join Zarr & Co. in l996. Zarr & Co. merged with House Hunters, Inc. to form Heritage Texas Properties in 1999. Having been an owner of her own company in the Rice University area, Mary has enjoyed coming from a small, boutique company to working with Heritage Texas Properties, the largest independently owned real estate company in Houston. Mary knows Houston real estate and has the utmost respect for this company and its leadership.
A top producer in her company,Mary Glover Rustay attributes her success in real estate to her dedication in helping her buyers to realize their dreams. She helps buyers find the “right house for the right price” and is sensitive to the needs of her sellers. By employing aggressive marketing and negotiating with her people skills and creativity, she is able to achieve the best price possible for her clients, bringing the transaction to a successful close!
An experienced real estate professional dedicated to excellence, Mary has listed and sold properties throughout the more established inner loop neighborhoods (including River Oaks--her residence for 33 years)and the neighborhoods surrounding RO--i.e.--Avalon Place, Afton Oaks, Oak Estates, Royden Oaks, Highland Village, and Lynn Park. Also included in her sales areas are West University, Southgate, Southampton, Braes Heights/Ayrshire, Braeswood Place, Linkwood,Knollwood,and Woodside. The prime outer loop neighborhoods in and around Tanglewood, the Galleria corridor, the Memorial corridor, Meyerland, Willow Meadows, Willowbend, close-in Westbury and Parkwest,and much of west and southwest Houston.
Experienced in relocation, Mary is knowledgeable about the many outlying planned communities for which Houston is so well known. As Houston has experienced a recent renaissance of building and unparalleled growth inside the loop 610, in Midtown, the Heights, Southwest Houston and all the surrounding market areas where homes are in such high demand due to low inventory, Mary has been active both in the resale market and in new construction, representing buyers, sellers, and builders in areas such as Clear Lake, Pearland, Sugarland, Greatwood and New Territory, Katy, Cypress and The Woodlands.
Mary is active both in the resale market and new construction, representing builders, buyers, and sellers. Mary’s dedication to her client's needs has brought her repeated referrals from satisfied customers and loyal clients. Whether you wish to list your home for sale, or to work with her as your Buyer’s agent, Mary offers excellent, professional service and over 35 years experience.
A graduate of Bellaire High School, Mary received a B.A. degree in Fine Arts from Austin College. (Prior to her real estate career, Mary was an executive secretary, floral and party designer, and free-lance commercial artist.) She has been married to her husband, an attorney for 46 years and is the mother of four children, all college graduates living in Houston. Mary has experienced first hand knowledge of Houston’s private and public education on all levels--kindergarten through high school--with her own children.
An accomplished artist, a watercolor teacher for almost 30 years and gourmet cook, Mary was editor, illustrator and cover designer of Houston’s Presbyterian Potpourri Cookbook, and illustrator and cover designer of the Houston Junior Forum’s Buffet on the Bayou. An avid and accomplished watercolor artist, Mary has volunteered her time since 1986 in teaching Senior Adults through the Houston Junior Forum and later the Watercolor Art Society--Houston. A leader and volunteer in her community, Mary has served on the boards of the Houston Junior Forum, Watercolor Art Society-Houston, Women of the Church at First Presbyterian Church, is past regent of her DAR chapter and a state vice-chairman of Arts and Sculpture of TSDAR's American Heritage Committee.