Meet Our Team

Gather Home Realty

Gather Home Realty has over 30 plus years combined experience in buying and selling homes in the DFW area.  We specialize in finding families their perfect home through hard work and perseverance. We understand buying or selling a home can be stressful, but we are here to make the process go smoothly with the least amount of stress as possible. Each team member brings their own unique set of skills that compliment the team as a whole. Knowledge, reliability, and personal care with integrity are some of the main qualities of our team.  We are constantly searching for ways that we can raise the bar by keeping our clients informed and up to date on issues that arise during the transaction, as well as working closely together during the entire transaction. Our team understands the prospective buyers or sellers’ and can also help stage your home or make other important suggestions to make your home appealing in the MLS and for showings for maximum exposure and value of your home.  Gather Home treats each individual client as family and “Puts The Heart Into Your Home.”

Alicia Fakhari/Broker, Owner

My name is Alicia Fakhari and I am a native Texan. I have been a Realtor since 2007.  I graduated in 2002 from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science. I’m married and have 3 children. Real Estate is the perfect career for me because I enjoy working with people and making their dreams a reality. One characteristic most people notice about me is my attention and dedication to them during the entire transaction.  I truly love what I do and I’m so blessed to be able to have a job which allows me to be a wife, mother, and Realtor. Starting Gather Home Realty was a dream for me because it gave me the opportunity to do what I do best, which is bringing families and homes together in a heartfelt way.


Cindy Lively/Realtor

My name is Cindy Lively and I have always been a stay-at-home mom, but at my husbands and kids insistence I decided to get my Real Estate License.  Really it was to see if I could pass the test.  I did on the first try and was so excited!  I love helping and being around people, so this has been the perfect job for me.  Meeting new people and making their dreams come true is pure joy.




Mayra Chavez/Realtor

My name is Mayra Chavez and I graduated from the University of Arlington, with a bachelor’s degree in International Business in Spanish. It is truly a blessing to now have my real estate license and be able to help others with their real estate goals.  My professional goal is to help my clients achieve their real estate needs and simplify the process of buying and selling real estate. My main focus is on my client’s satisfaction and keep their best interest at heart. I look forward to helping you achieve your real estate goals.







Jennifer Ruphard/Realtor

Jennifer Ruphard is a Realtor serving the DFW Metroplex area. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors and Texas Association of Realtors. Jennifer lives in the DFW area and prior to that she lived in both Saint Louis, Missouri and in the State of Michigan. Prior to becoming a Realtor she worked in the Mortgage Business for 14 years which has been a great transition into Real Estate. Jennifer is married and has two young daughters. Jennifer loves to travel and has visited and been to almost all states except a few up in the Northeast . Jennifer has also visited parts of Europe and the Caribbean. Getting to travel our great Country and other Countries has been a wonderful experience seeing all of it’s Natural Beauty. She loves to socialize and gets to know new people very easily and is very friendly. Jennifer loves to participate with her daughters in Good Samaritan projects associated with the local church that she and her family attends. She would love to help you with your Real Estate needs!

Get a positive, helpful partner for buying or selling a home: •Trusted resource for answers about the process •Innovative marketing strategies •Expertise about neighborhood features •Ability to target home searches •Strong negotiation skills •Support through the closing and beyond

Kimberly Smith/Realtor

My name is Kimberly Smith and I graduated from Lubbock Christian University in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Spanish and Language Arts. I’m married and for the past 10 years have been a stay at home mom of our 3 busy children. In my spare time I enjoy cooking, running, gardening and reading. I am very excited to begin a career in Real Estate and I look forward to helping families find the property that they have always dreamed about.



Caitlin Alonzo/Realtor

My name is Caitlin Alonzo, and I am a real estate agent with a passion for serving the DFW area. I am ready to help with your homebuying and selling needs, because I know that this is one of the most important purchases you will ever make. As a proud member of the Gather Home Realty family, I carry the values of hard work, integrity, and outstanding client service into everything that I do. When I am not making homeownership dreams come true for my clients, I enjoy spending time with my husband and six children, as well as taking on way too many DIY projects. I look forward to melding my passion for real estate with my commitment to client satisfaction. 





Sherry Lefils/Realtor