Steve Baxter has more than 40 years of experience in the realty organization in the Dallas - Fort Worth area and also various other major cities in Texas. He has actually been entailed in the procurement, rehabilitation, monitoring, and sale of approximately $400 million bucks worth of domestic, apartment, multifamily, land, as well as office homes.
Steve is a seasoned driver of multifamily as well as office residential or commercial properties. He likewise has experience in apartment conversions, together with major reconstruction.
His business design is to acquire multifamily homes of 200 systems or more that have actually been overlooked, under-capitalized, or badly handled. He prefers locations of town that are enhancing or secure.
Steve Baxter was birthed in Dallas Texas in 1952.
Steve finished in the top 15% of his class, ranking # 127 of 1,190 trainees at Richardson High School in 1970, after being chosen as Junior Class President, Junior Class Favorite, Senior Class President and Mr. RHS.
He played university basketball his junior and also elderly years and also was selected All Tournament as an elderly. He played varsity baseball his junior as well as elderly years and was picked All District as well as District Leading Hitter as an elderly.
Craig Glickman, a buddy, states that Steve doesn't speak regarding it, however "As far as I know, Steve still holds the Richardson High School batting standard record of.517 after 45 years!"
Steve belonged to Young Life and also Fellowship of Christian Athletes in both his junior as well as senior years. He was additionally preferred to the Superintendent's Council as an elderly.
Steve attended Hill Junior College 1970-71 on a baseball scholarship where he was chosen President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes as well as was picked All Tournament in the Texas Regional Tournament.
He graduated from Texas Tech University with a B.S. level in 1974 with a 3.7 quality factor standard. He got on the Dean's List for all terms as well as learnt History with minors in Philosophy as well as Greek. He was President of Friday Night Tape Class.
Steve attended Dallas Theological Seminary from 1974 to 1979. He graduated with a Masters of Theology degree, learning Old Testament as well as Hebrew.
Steve has been in the realty business in Texas because 1977. He is the proprietor of Oakwood Property Company.
Steve gained his Texas Real Estate Broker's License in 1978. He got his very first 4-plex in 1979 for $42,000 with an additional seminary student. This is where he began to discover the best ways to take care of and renovate. He did the majority of the job himself and began to learn the service over the following year. He marketed it 18 months later for $85,000, which's when he decided he liked this organization.
By 1985, he was putting financial investment partnerships with each other as well as getting big apartment complexes with postponed upkeep in requirement of a turnaround. Steve became understood as a "turn-around professional" because he had the administration experience along with the construction knowledge and also capability to manage a restoration.
Steve somehow managed to make it through the two realty collisions which owned several people out of business: the late 80's S & L banking collision and genuine estate depression, and the 2008 subprime crisis.
He enjoys being in business with companions, due to the fact that he values the personal connections he has actually developed. He believes this is why he obtains a lot fulfillment in Christian ministry. He simply likes people and they like him!
In 40 years of energetic senior high school youth ministry, Steve has actually been related to around 15,000 trainees. He has actually always motivated them to think about just what they would like to be talked about themselves at their funeral services as well as composed on their tombstones.
He has always informed them exactly what he would such as to be discussed himself by his youngsters and also students: "I actually understood that Cat Daddy (Steve's label) loved me and also cared deeply regarding me."
Steve has actually been an energetic leader in youth ministry in the Dallas area for 45 years as well as led Young Life Clubs at various high institutions. He offered on the personnel of Fellowship Bible Church as the Youth Director and also leader of the Men's Ministry for 13 years.
Steve as well as his spouse, Mireya, participate in Country Fellowship Church in Richardson. His 2 sons, Brennan Baxter as well as Andrew Baxter, go to Texas Tech University, as well as are active in the Brothers Under Christ Fraternity.
Richard Black, a close pal, has actually claimed this regarding Steve: "I have actually known Steve as a great buddy for 38 years. I was his location supervisor on team with Young Life when he led the Richardson High School Young Life club for 13 years from 1979 to 1992.
Steve is famous for this quote: "I believe in the circle of life. One of the most vital objective I have in this life is to be the best dad I can be to my two children, to aid train, establish, support, as well as love on them all the time!"
Viewing his son Andrew Baxter play on the Pearce High School basketball group, as an example, was https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBDzBLBJR_k
a terrific time in Steve's life.
He bears in mind Andrew's hard job and also excitement on the basketball court as well as waitings to the future successes that will unfold as Andrew grows in university and past.
Andrew Baxter was voted Pearce High School Junior Class Favorite, Member of the Year of the Mustang Stampede C & W Dance group, and Pearce Pacesetter Drill Team Best Escort as a junior.
As a junior on the basketball team, Andrew knew he was not going to play a lot at all so he chose he desired to be the best feasible colleague on the bench. It made a big distinction in the team spirit as well as likely added to the truth that the team reached the playoffs for the initial time in lots of years.
Andrew's Dad, Steve, was usually videoing the game due to the fact that Andrew's older bro Brennan was the elderly point guard. Steve noticed just how excited the bench was and also exactly how much enjoyable they were having, so he began videoing the bench a lot more than the game.
He was Captain of the Wranglers of Pearce High School Yell Leaders and also elected Pearce High Mr. Spirit as a senior. The Wranglers were a team of ten senior citizens that ran the pep rallies and were shout leaders at the games.
Andrew Baxter was likewise very associated with the Christian ministry of Young Life. During his senior year he was Co-President of Pearce Young Life, an evangelistic outreach organization to young adults in colleges. Each week approximately 300 secondary school pupils from Pearce High School would certainly gather for an eventful as well as vibrant conference with singing, games, skits, as well as a message of excellent news.
Having fond memories of his very own senior high school days no question gives Steve vicarious satisfaction in seeing Andrew do well.
Andrew Baxter was a 5-foot-9 point player, and worked really difficult throughout his high school basketball occupation on Pearce's team. This effort and diligence taught him several of the personality traits necessary to prosper in life.
Brennan Baxter, Andrew Baxter's older brother, was additionally an effective basketball gamer. Steve treasured Brennan's success just as well and has actually had many pleased minutes appreciating both of his boys' successes both on and off the Pearce High School basketball court.
However, for Andrew Baxter, secondary school basketball was just the beginning. He looked onward to the obstacles of university. He now participates in Texas Tech with his brother Brennan.
Andrew welcomes the brand-new challenges of university academics. He loves meeting students from throughout Texas and also various other states. Many of all he enjoys the deep Christian experience of being part of "BUCS"-- Brothers Under Christ - an unique company of Christians at Texas Tech that want to deepen their belief as they progress via university.
Andrew always delighted in Young Life in secondary school. The secondary school group satisfied as soon as a week, went on summer and also winter season camps, as well as motivated its individuals in their Christian faith. BUCS was like Young Life at the following degree, fellowship for college students eager to integrate their university experience with their Christian faith.
Andrew Baxter had rarely seen a lot of genuine Christians. While several university students view their college years as time to delight themselves in more celebrations compared to possible in high institution, Andrew Baxter experiences the further, more long-term satisfaction of learning just what it actually indicates to be a Christian, to come from Christ, and also to be responsible in fellowship with various other Christians.
Does Andrew Baxter have all the responses? Andrew is excited about just what the rest of university life will certainly be like.
Andrew is grateful for the achievements of senior high school, appreciative of his popularity socially and achievements athletically. But he would be the first to inform you that those success are absolutely nothing in comparison to the benefit of knowing Christ as well as living for Him.
Andrew's point of view is incredibly comparable to that of his papa, Steve Baxter, and eventually to that of the Apostle Paul, that composed, "Everything that was gain to me, I think about to be a loss due to Christ. What I suggest is, I think about whatever to be a loss in sight of the surpassing value of understanding Christ Jesus my Lord." (Philippians 3.7-8).
Nothing as compares to that achievement.
For the Apostle John created that "God so enjoyed the globe that he gave his only begotten boy that whosoever relies on him will not perish yet have immortality." (John 3:16).
In addition, the Bible makes an obstacle that goes something similar to this: "I call paradise as well as planet to videotape now, that I have set prior to you life and also death: therefore, select life." (Deuteronomy 30:19).