About Al

Al Cannistra REALTOR, San Antonio, TX


What do all those letters mean?

CRS - Certified Residential Specialist

GRI - Graduate, REALTOR® Institute

CNHS - Certified New Home Specialist

RCC - Residential Construction Certified

e-PRO® - Comprehensive Internet Certification

SFR - Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource Certification

IRES - International Real Estate Society Certification

Information about Broker Services
Property Tax Arbitration www.TexasTaxArbitration.com
NAR (National Association of REALTORS®)  
Code of Ethics and Pledge of Performance pdf
Al Cannistra specializes in residential properties located in and around San Antonio and Hill Country. Serving some of the most distinguished communities since 2005, Al has been providing his clientele with a superior level of service drawing on the knowledge gained during his years of service in the San Antonio real estate market and his previous experience as a high level executive in a billion dollar multi-national company. Smart investment and relocation are his comfort zone. 
Using state-of-the-art marketing and technology, and keeping himself readily accessible, allows Al to respond quickly to the needs of his clients. Being a good listener as well as a good communicator coupled with his high energy facilitates his ability to solve problems in short order. 
Return clients and referrals are essential elements of his business. Being the consummate professional, Al is cultivating clients across generations. From the baby boomers to the next generation, Al is looking toward helping everyone move into the home of their dreams.
Al has carried his lifetime business and personal beliefs of honesty and integrity to his real estate practice. With a lifetime of client centered customer service there is no doubt that he puts the customer first. That means staying informed in real estate, marketing and related technology to best serve his clients.
Having visited many countries in a career that required extensive international travel, it is only natural for Al to actively seek local clients and international clients from all over the world. Clients who want to relocate to San Antonio, perhaps have a vacation home here or are simply looking to invest in San Antonio are most welcome. Al also welcomes clients who are in need of a local agent no matter where they are located and will assist in finding a local professional who can provide the very best service in their own area – at no added cost to the client.
Served on San Antonio Real Estate Board Committees:  Education Committee, MLS Committee (Vice Chairman 2008), MLS Maps Task Force, MLS Days on Market Task Force, MLS Rules Task Force, MLS Photo Task Force, Awards Planning Committee, MLS Maps Task Force, Chaired Education Sub-committee on Programs and Seminars, Public Website Committee and MLS Conversion Committee.
Served on the San Antonio Police Department. Served SAPD as a volunteer for VIP (Volunteers in Policing), PST (Public Safety Team) and FACT (Family Assistance Crisis Team). 
Served on the Board of Directors for the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association - San Antonio, FBISACAAA (2016) 
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