Victoria is many things to many people and has been called “a Midland Institution”. In terms of business, she has been the leader of Midland’s real estate market, having sold in excess of $1.4 billion in residential real estate since 1995, and carried the label of “Midland’s Top Agent” for many of the 25 years she served the Midland community.
Victoria has also been a longtime supporter of Midland and its nonprofits, having served on many boards, committees and even played in a full-length film “Finding Home in Boomtown”. For her efforts, Victoria was named the “Woman of Achievement” by the Uptown Midland Business and Professional Women, and the “Woman of Distinction” by the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest.
To many over the past 25 years, Victoria has been a mentor and a leader – one to inspire, motivate and empower others to be the best they can be.
Victoria says her first sales job was selling Girl Scout cookies at age 6, and that her real estate career really began at age 10, when she would accompany her mother (also a top Midland agent) on appointments – long before internet, cell phones, MLS and lockboxes. She recalls the days of carbon paper, one-page contracts and her mother’s late night multi-transaction negotiating.
Her journey into real estate began in 1984 in Austin. After graduating from Texas State University in 1983 with degrees in Marketing and Public Relations, Victoria started with an Austin-based commercial title insurance company. She worked her way from Escrow Secretary, to Marketing Director, to President by the age of 28. During those years, she was very involved in the Austin Board of Realtors and served as President of the Women’s Council of Realtors. Although not actively selling real estate at the time, she was licensed in 1987.
In 1989, adventure called, so Victoria launched an effort to land a job on the high seas. Her irresistible self-marketing campaign set her apart from thousands of other candidates and so she embarked on a new career working on the world’s highest rated cruise line, Royal Viking Line. Her first ship left from Hong Kong, and the next few years were spent serving as the “First Lady of the Vessel”, sailing to exotic locations around the world.
In 1995, Victoria returned to Midland where she joined RE/MAX. In 2002, she started the boutique, high production company, The Victoria Printz Team Realtors. Her company was the agency of choice for many top corporate relocation companies handling moves of up to 250 families in-and out- of the Permian Basin. Victoria and her team were voted “Midland’s Favorite Agent” and “Midland’s Favorite Real Estate Company” for many years. She has been featured countless times in articles and news stories, as in https://topagentmagazine.com/profiles/2019/03/VICTORIA-PRINTZ.pdf. As a practicing real estate attorney testified, “Victoria reigns as the most professional and successful Realtor in our city.”
Outstanding service, top-notch marketing and extensive community involvement are the hallmarks of Victoria’s success, and “follow-up, follow-up, follow-up” is her professional mantra.
In 2020 it was time for a sabbatical and much needed break, during which she was able to rethink priorities. As much as she had loved the opportunity to build and run a successful real estate company, she wanted to simplify and dedicate more time to other things and people she loved, such as ballroom dancing and her darling nephews.
Now it’s 2022 and, rejuvenated, she’s back and ready to serve the Permian Basin under her new real estate venture, Victoria Printz & Co. As has always been the case, she’s looking forward to mentoring others and selling her beloved Permian Basin. After all, There’s No Place Like Home!