Laura Powers | realtor®/team leader

Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, Million Dollar Guild
Certified Negotiation Specialist
Certified International Property Specialist
(training complete, awaiting certification)
Graduate, Realtor® Institute Designation

With exceptional talent and elite client service, top-producing Houston Realtor Laura Powers delivers outstanding real estate success. She’s a Million Dollar Guild Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and a Certified Negotiation Expert, and clients commend her unflinching combination of exceptional service, organization and tenacity.

Laura and her husband, Matt, lead the award-winning Laura Powers Property Group at Compass. Matt offers nearly 30 years of unrivaled construction experience, and together, the duo excels at guiding buyers through everything from turnkey luxury home purchases to upscale renovations or selecting the perfect lot for a new custom home. Laura has an inventory of staging furniture and soft goods included in her service to market your property. She is an expert stager who deeply understands the buyer mindset, how to present your home to maximize value, and sellers praise the team’s powerful and highly intentional marketing strategies that invoke emotion and vision for a buyer. Above all, they strive to provide the bespoke real estate experience and attentive hands-on service that keeps clients informed and empowered throughout their journey.

Laura earned a BBA in finance from Baylor University and honed her extensive business acumen in consulting roles and executive training prior to real estate. Laura and Matt have been members of The Woodlands United Methodist Church for more than 25 years, and the team gives back through extensive charitable giving.

“Laura Powers is a top-notch realtor! She understood our needs and was always available to answer our questions and concerns. Her calm demeanor was very reassuring during an otherwise stressful time. I highly recommend her to anyone relocating to The Woodlands!”  Katy

Matt Powers | realtor®/land specialist

#1 2019 Custom Homes Builder, Home Builder Digest
Award Winning Luxury Custom Home Builder
Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
Certified Negotiation Specialist
Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, Million Dollar Guild


With nearly 30 years of luxury homebuilding expertise, Houston Realtor Matt Powers adds unparalleled construction and market knowledge to every real estate endeavor. He sees each home’s unique qualities and potential challenges with an expert set of eyes, and he uses this talent to educate clients and exceed their unique real estate goals. His firm, Matt Powers Custom Homes, has been named the No. 1 custom home company in Houston by Custom Home Builder Digest.

Thanks to his BBA and MBA in finance from Baylor University, Matt also understands the significant financial investment each property represents. He helps clients carefully analyze and consider market value, resale, design and location, and he’s a go-to resource for clients deciding whether to remodel, rebuild or purchase to achieve both the highest ROI and the best quality of life.

Matt and his wife, Laura, a top-producing Realtor and Million Dollar Guild Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist & Certified Negotiation Expert, lead the Laura Powers Property Group at Compass.

Matt is a Houston native and a longtime resident of The Woodlands. He and Laura have been members of The Woodlands United Methodist Church for more than 25 years.

“It was an absolute pleasure working with Matt Powers and his team in building our dream home. Matt made sure the partnership and collaboration was outstanding throughout the entire process. Matt even made the process fun; the way it should be. The guidance they provided consistently enabled us to arrive at the best solutions.  We are truly amazed at the final results. Admittedly, our expectations were very high and those expectations have, without a doubt, been exceeded.” Gerard & Krisi

Joy Janacek | transaction coordinator

Joy is a native Texan with over 20 years of experience in budgeting, planning, financial analysis and reporting. She has a degree in business from Durham College of San Antonio. Prior to joining Laura Powers Property Group, she worked for both national and local home builders.

Dana Maksimowicz | listing coordinator

Dana recently moved to Texas after 20 years as a military spouse. She has lived in numerous states throughout the United States and overseas. She brings with her years of administrative, service, and leadership experience. She is an expert in schedule management, project support, and customer relations. She is a former math educator with a Graduate Degree in Educational Leadership.

Amy Long | executive assistant

Amy has lived in The Woodlands for 14 years and has been active in the community. She has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma. She is a dedicated wife and mother of three children and has a passion for volunteer work.  Amy is highly organized and has years of leadership, administrative and customer service experience.

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