Lucinda Buford is an esteemed real estate agent whose passion for helping her neighborhood thrive is expressed through her work on behalf of her clients. As a well-respected member of the real estate community, she utilizes her market knowledge and real estate connections to bring the best transaction to every client. Buford built her business on creatively approaching each listing to garner the best price for her clients while maintaining a smooth experience for all parties.
An Executive Vice President with Allie Beth Allman & Associates, Lucinda works with clients in all stages of life. Whether purchasing a home for the first time, making a career transition, or initiating a change for retirement, Lucinda’s clients have commended her time and again for the thorough, and professional manner in which she works. One recent client raves, “Lucinda is wonderful to work with. She is professional and impeccably trustworthy. We were always able to reach her promptly through the process of buying the home. She made us feel comfortable and informed. She is extremely knowledgeable about the housing market with her background in homebuilding, and that experience is valuable when she represents you.”
Buford earned a BA in Industrial Psychology from Rhodes College, and worked as an award-winning corporate trainer before founding a custom homebuilding company with her husband, Barry Buford, in 1998. Among the company’s many awards and accolades, the Bufords are most proud that it is highly regarded by top architects as one of Dallas’ best custom builders.
An active and respected leader, Lucinda has effectively guided teams in a variety of organizations, from chairing fundraising campaigns for public and private schools in the area to serving her church and worthy charities, Buford shares the skills that have developed her professional success. She works tirelessly for organizations that are close to her heart in order to build a stronger community. Because her family has been touched by the disease of alcoholism, they are often involved with non-profits that work toward recovery for both the addicts and family members.
- The 24 Hour Club Host Committee
- Chairman (2018-2019), President (2017-2018) and Board Member, Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society, 2010 to present
- Board of Directors, The Magdalen House
- Chair of Leave a Legacy Dinner (2021), The Magdalen House
- Chair, Mad for Plaid, HPISD Annual Fund, 2008-2009
- Founding Member and Board Member, Heroes for Children, 2005-2013
- Chair, Hockaday School Annual Fund, 2013-2014
- Member, Highland Park United Methodist Church,1992 to present
- Member, Arrangements Chair for Gala (2019) and Tea Co-Chair (2021), La Fiesta de las Seis Banderas
- Member, DSOL Volunteer Chair (2019), and Arrangements Chair (2021), Dallas Symphony Orchestra League
- Member, Tri-Delta Alumnae
- Past Member, National Charity League and Young Men’s Service League