Dana Staples, President and Broker of Staples Sotheby's International Realty, is a native east Texan with outstanding knowledge in this area. She began her real estate career at Lake Palestine in 2005, and opened her first office in 2007, earning national distinction as a Top 10 office by 2009, a distinction that continued through 2021. In 2017, two additional offices were established in Tyler and Palestine. Her connections within her community enabled her to grow her real estate business organically, while aggressively marketing listings in the cities from where her buyers were coming. Recognizing Sotheby's International Realty's superior culture and marketing, she approached the brand in 2021 to gain the support needed for growth in East Texas. She and her team have a wealth of real estate knowledge regarding the East Texas market and provide a patient and informed approach when assisting clients through the sale or purchase process. Their effective communication and negotiating skills, along with an unwavering commitment to their clients, provides a positive real estate experience for all involved. They believe every property is uniquely special, regardless of price. Their exceptional marketing strategy, along with their determination to successfully carry a transaction through to closing, creates confident repeat clients for life.

Core Values

We are a collaborative partnership backed by a world class brand.
Passionate about building and supporting lasting relationships.
Committed to excellence and exceeding expectations.
Serving with a heart of integrity, gratitude and humility.

Mission Statement

We assist home buyers and sellers as they navigate the details of the most significant transactions of their lives with expertise, integrity and patience.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be the undisputed leader in all of East Texas, providing unparalleled service and expertise to our clients and leaving a rich and lasting impression on our community.