- Taking Backups
- MLS® #: 8493243
- University Hills
- 2303 Lehigh Dr
- Austin, TX 78723
- 3 BD 2 BA 1802 Sq Ft 0.35 AC
Passion. Pride. Performance.
Three values at the core of his business. It's more than just a transaction, it's building life-long relationships with his clients. A Texas-born native and living in Austin for the past 15 years, Brien graduated from St. Edward's University, met his wife, purchased their first home, recently had their first child and have created amazing memories in this fantastic city with family and friends. The music, people, food, hill country and many other aspects are why he loves this city. This is where Brien’s passion comes from and his commitment to you to go above and beyond. Brien will be there every step of the way to advise you throughout the entire process, whether it’s to buy, sell or invest!
Brien’s experience as a Proactive Trusted Real Estate Advisor has exceeded his own expectations. Brien consistently achieves outstanding results! In one of the hottest markets in the country, He has won multiple offer situations on numerous occasions for his buyer clients helping them achieve their home dreams. The most important aspect of his business - hands down - are his clients who are always treated with the highest quality of customer service.
Brien’s dedication and highly energetic attitude illustrate his commitment to excellence. Brien listens to the needs of his clients and communicates a suggested best course of action creating an environment of trust and a solid foundation for success. Brien's keen understanding of community and knowledge of the market shows from the very moment you meet him. Brien will always have your best interest at hand and he looks forward to the opportunity to earn your trust.
My wife and I are very grateful to have had Brien in our corner throughout the process of buying our first home in the Austin area. If you can get him as your Agent, you should count yourself lucky as you will be working with an absolute top-notch real estate professional.
From our initial meeting, Brien listened carefully to what we were looking for in a home and helped to refine our search quickly and effectively. He immediately provided us with an easy way to review current MLS listings, provide feedback on the homes we loved (as well as those we didn't), and worked hard to set up viewings for our top choices in a timely manner.
As we zeroed-in on our top prospects, Brien offered well-informed direction on the market and advised us on a strategic offer approach that balanced (a) fair market home value and (b) our serious interest to prospective sellers. When things didn't go to plan during our closing process, Brien hustled to appear in-person to meet with representatives from the title company and sellers to advocate on our behalf. He truly went above and beyond what we could have expected from an agent.
In the end, Brien's expertise helped us achieve an amazing outcome - we found a home that was a great fit for our young family that also gave us instant equity as an investment. This outcome would not have been possible without Brien's evident passion for putting people into the right homes on wonderful terms.
Overall, Brien's professionalism, tireless work ethic, knowledge of the market, and strong advocacy for his clients contribute to his stellar approach as an Agent. I cannot recommend him highly enough if you are a looking to buy a home in the Austin area.
Kit and Kate Edwards
I have to sing the praises of the realtor my husband and I worked with to sell our house. Behold: We are so fortunate to have had Brien represent us as our sales agent! He was respectful, professional, and eager to assist us during the sales process as our trusted advisor. He provided informative insight on the Austin real estate market, while also backing it up with real time data. He ensured we were made aware and understood every step of the process as we proceeded to list and sell our home. Brien's professionalism, tenacity, and transparency garnered the utmost level of trust and assurance that we had found the perfect realtor to assist us. Every 'subcontractor' (i.e. stager, photographer, etc.) he recommended was an extension of his commitment to bringing out the best of the best in the real estate field. His marketing prowess is beyond incredible, which we attributed being the biggest factor in getting our house sold; that, and him just being flat out awesome!!
Also, gotta admit we weren't always on our A game during this process (we try!). There were moments when we'd forget to review documents and sign them as quickly as we should have, but Brien persistently maintained contact (read: gentle nudging) with us so that offers, contracts, etc. were taken care of in a timely fashion. He frequently updated us on incoming offers as well as offering feedback from potential home buyers. His focus is educating his clients, and we couldn't agree more. Pretty sure I could take the real estate exam now!! ;) He also utilized every resource available to him in order to answer questions and provide the best guidance possible. There was never a moment we doubted his capability to get us the best asking price we could receive. He calmed fears and anxieties. And he never pressured us. At one point he provided recommendations on modifying the sales price (house was about 12-14 days on the market at that point), but he always made it well known we didn't have to. We all bounced around the idea of dropping the price some because the market had entered into a bit of a lull right as we listed our home, but the hubs and I decided to hold out for the possibility we'd receive an offer at or higher, and Brien supported and respected our decision 100%. His suggestions are just that. Suggestions. He never once employed the 'pressured, passive-aggressive demeanor' similar to other realtors we've worked with. Nor did he ever make us feel like we'd made a wrong decision. He was there for us, and it was evident. Not to mention, we got the price we wanted!! And it was due to his hard work!
Brien embodies everything you could want in a sales agent: professionalism, courtesy, candor, persistence, confidence and the 'I-feel-like-I've-known-you-my-whole-life' phenom. All in all, Brien is the guy you want in your corner when it comes to listing your home! We truly could not have survived this journey if it weren't for him!!! We plan to utilize his services in all of our future purchase/sales transactions as it's evident just how dedicated he is to his clients. Thank you again, Brien!!
Brad & Rachel Daniel
Brien Silver just helped me buy my first home and I couldn't be any happier with the whole experience. I perceived it to be an overwhelming process, Brien made it simple. Call Brien Silver or take your chances with the vultures.
When I met Brien he gave an overwhelmingly positive and professional vibe. I was staying with a friend and asked Brien - "how much do you think this house cost?" He asked a couple of questions and hit bullseye +/- $1K within about ten seconds of thought. I was impressed! Fast forward a year, I decided it was high time I put down roots. I made contact with Brien and was touring a home with him that very evening.
Brien helped me formulate an offer and secure financing within 12 hours. Triangulating between several of my own sources, the price Brien calculated was once again dead on bullseye. My offer was accepted in 48 hours and Brien's professionalism never stopped and he never made me feel like a stranger. Brien pulled back the curtain - facts, transparency, pros/cons and a professional recommendation came with every step.
Honestly, Brien had a high bar to clear. A real estate agent in another city/state unapologetically tried to take advantage of me and though I came out clean, I felt like a possum in the road. She ruined my trust in real estate agents for some time. I was renting back then and the prospect of trusting another real estate agent on a much larger scale had me basically frightened. Brien's professionalism got me back on the train.
It's all over now, but Brien and is the only person in Austin I will call when I need real estate advice or representation again.
Seriously, words don't describe how above and beyond Brien went for me to find my perfect 1st home. He worked tirelessly and always with a smile. We must have seen 40 houses and talked every day for months and he knew he found the perfect home for me before I even saw it - that's how good he is. I left work to look at it, after taking a week off from looking, and immediately I knew. We had an offer in the next day and one negotiation later, it was accepted.
If you want a friend and someone to trust, I would use Brien. I’ll call him for my next property. We literally texted into the wee hours and early mornings about things as we were hammering out contract stuff. Above and beyond, doesn't describe it - he truly cares. And, the guy has got energy and stamina - he won't stop until you find the perfect gem for you.
I cannot even begin to express how amazing the purchasing process was with Brien. He is perfect for first-time and experienced homebuyers alike. He was there the whole way, answering questions, providing support, and most of all working his hardest to find us a home in a very competitive and challenging market. He really went above and beyond.
Brien is very easy to work with; he has endless enthusiasm and truly cares for his clients. He has found his calling in the real estate market, and his customer service cannot be matched. It is ONLY because of his dedicated work that we found a beautiful home for a fair price in Austin. We cannot thank him enough and will forever be grateful for everything.
A TRULY EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE.
Jen Sylvester and Sam Lash
I bought my first home through Brian and he did a fantastic job!!! He was readily available for me when I needed him and helped me through many of the things that I was unsure of. There were a lot of hurdles we had to go through that I didn't know about before the process started but he was there with me every step of the way.
What sets Brian apart from the rest is the personal touch. He listened to my needs and cared enough to make sure they were met. I would recommend Brien to anyone looking to buy, sell, rent or even just have an honest conversation about real estate in Austin.
We were looking for investment property in Austin and we live in Katy. Brien did an exceptional job of finding us prime rental real estate in areas of Austin that are increasing in value as well as increasing the amount of rent we can charge. The experience with Brien, the seller, and title company was stress-free. He recommended some very good lenders but also encouraged us to find our own lender and get the best interest rate available. We would highly recommend Brien because he listens, he is professional, and he is also extremely likable and accommodating. We could not be happier with our new investment property.
Marilyn and Gary Murphy
Having lived in Austin for 20 years, my husband and I decided to continue strengthening our roots and begin the search to purchase our first home. With architecture, engineer, interior design and geographical familiarity with Austin and all surrounding areas from our family and our individual education and experience, we wanted to find a home to grow in together and plant our skills and interests into place to build our future. We were not the typical first-time home buyers -- not to say we were picky or by any means knowledgeable of the home-buying process; but rather the opposite, with so many ideas and possibilities driving our home search.
We chose Brien to be our real estate agent with confidence, knowing he would understand, with patience and detail and enthusiasm, how to work with us (and our dogs ;) on finding the perfect house, land, and location for us to establish our very own home. And he surpassed our hopes and expectations with his professionalism, dedication, persistence and ambition throughout every single step of what can be an extremely confusing and frustrating process of searching and purchasing a home. From the very beginning, Brien communicated and worked efficiently, always available to answer the atypical and most basic questions, creating a database to help us keep track of the fast-moving Austin property/house market, traveling with us to Austin's remote outskirts to show us listings, calming our nerves, and always providing us with hope and answers and reassurance.
Through the entire multi-faceted process of buying a home, Brien was more than an awesome real estate agent. He showed traits of a coach, a superintendent, a role model; keeping us informed and motivated, while ensuring everyone involved (listing agents, bank/loan officers, etc.) also played their part precisely to assist us in purchasing our home. He is a true agent of realty -- and made our dreams a reality. We could not be more thankful for Brien's momentous passion and attention to our needs in buying a home - and always with a smile and that legendary laugh!
My husband and I will be moving into our new home soon on the Colorado river to start an amazing chapter of our lives together - and we have Brien's ethic, experience and endless zeal to thank for it! We can't wait to hang the fabulous wood sign he had custom-made for us as a closing gift in our home! And the fact that Brien helped us find the perfect waterfront place when the lake levels are finally at 100%... coincidence...? Well, I can't but sure, but I'll go ahead and say anything's possible with Brien! ;) :) ;)
Thank you for being so amazing at your job and your outlook on life! You are definitely the 'Silver' lining of real estate agents! THANK YOU!!!
Meredith and Cale Skogman
Brien has not only been an incredible real estate agent to us, but also a financial advisor, best friend, life guru, guidance counselor, haha you name it! He went so above and beyond to make sure we found exactly the right home for our family, you almost can't believe people like him exist in the business world (and we were just renting an apartment y'all!).
We started out contacting him to rent but had questions about whether or not we were in the position to buy yet, and he took the time to really sit down with us, go over everything, and then send us to a lender who was just as personal and genuine as he was. Then while my husband and I were in the process of correcting a few things with our finances (so we could move forward with buying), we had a truly appalling emergency go down in our current apartment and had to get out of there asap. So I sent Brien a frantic email over the holiday weekend about how we now needed to find a nice new clean apartment where our family could live safely & comfortably for a year but still save money so we could buy a house next year. Well I didn't expect to hear back until Tuesday but the very next morning, Brien called and said don't worry, he's got this. Two days later, he spent the entire day taking us to see amazing apartments within our budget until we found the perfect one for the perfect price. And he made the whole experience so stress-free and enjoyable! The best part was, because my husband and I were so grossed out with our current living situation and wanted to get out of there so quickly, we were ready to sign a lease to the first apartment we saw (even though a couple things weren't exactly ideal). But while other agents might say awesome, sign them up, so they could get out of there, Brien actually stopped us and said wait, let's go see a few more places until we find exactly what we want. It was amazing. He was pickier about everything than we were and wouldn't let us settle because he knew we were acting hastily due to these other circumstances.
That was what truly impressed us the most about Brien. He genuinely had our best interest in heart and protected us from making a decision we would have later regretted. And after viewing just a few more spots, we really did end up finding EXACTLY what we wanted and ended the day SO HAPPY with our decision. He also stuck up for us when we were signing the lease, and got the apartment people to drop HUNDREDS of dollars off the initial fees. We are just so incredibly grateful or everything he has done for us so far and can't wait to start the house-hunting process with him next year!
So if you are looking for an agent who is knowledgeable, genuine, great with people, professional, courteous, likable, charismatic and who really cares about you and your family, I HIGHLY recommend giving Brien a call. He truly is the best of the best and you'll be so grateful to have him on your side!
I have worked with many good agents over the years -- but a great agent has a unique mix of knowledge, experience, energy, enthusiasm, professionalism, work ethic creativity and good communication skills. Brien has the best qualities of all of the best agents in the business and so clearly loves what he does, that every interaction is enjoyable. He takes the steps to keep things moving quickly and takes the final steps to wrap up a deal in good form. The thing I appreciate most about Brien is that he was proactive both on the transaction and in communicating with me. I always knew he was doing everything necessary to move the deal to a conclusion and I never had to wonder what was going on or request an update. This is as it should be - but is so rare these days.... it was completely refreshing. Brien was a pleasure to work with and I would definitely recommend him to others. Brien is a true standout.
Where do I begin? I thought that I was a motivated individual until I started working with Brien. He will go to the greatest lengths to find the best fit. He spent the time to really get to know why I was looking and what I wanted to find. Once we found it, he gave me the "look" that said- this is your house and I will do whatever I can to help you get it. Sure enough, that is exactly what happened. I am truly grateful for his help and support and I am lucky to have him on my team. I have never had an experience with someone so willing to go the extra mile.
It's not a paycheck for Brien- it's a passion!
Brien is an incredible real estate agent and amazing person. This was my first home purchase and Brien made the entire process easy, informative, helpful, and painless. It was glorious to work with such a competent knowledgeable person who went above and beyond to find me the perfect home. I could not be any happier with my experience and would recommend Brien to anyone who is looking to buy a home. Such a delight to work with such a wonderful person who was there the whole way through answering questions, providing support, and working tirelessly to find me my first AMAZING home. Thank you, Brien!! You ROCK!!
Brien rented us our first apartment in Austin, and as of last week, he helped us buy our first home ever. We are so excited and grateful to have had his professional support throughout the process. He went to bat for us multiple times - one particular time taking a complicated issue to his colleagues to make sure we got the best, collective advice on how to move forward. He educated us on the things to watch out for when buying a home. Once we found the perfect place, he helped us pursue it quickly and with the right offer to win in a competitive market. I highly recommend him to any home buyer, whether it's your first or tenth house, he can help you navigate the process seamlessly.
Brien Silver's Listings
Brien Silver's Sold Listings
- MLS® #: 3796816
- Oak Acres Resub
- 5658 Oak Blvd
- Austin, TX 78735
- 3 BD 3 BA 1923 Sq Ft 0.87 AC
- Buyer Represented
- MLS® #: 6028555
- Hill & Dale Add
- 4307 Scottsdale Rd
- Austin, TX 78721
- 3 BD 2 BA 1572 Sq Ft 0.16 AC
- Buyer Represented
- MLS® #: 7728372
- Southampton Hills
- 8004 Evaline Ln
- Austin, TX 78745
- 3 BD 3 BA 1616 Sq Ft 0.15 AC
- Buyer Represented
- MLS® #: 103173
- Lake Oaks
- 815 Glendale Rd
- Spicewood, TX 78669
- 2 BD 1 BA 964 Sq Ft
- Seller Represented
- MLS® #: 1062430
- Quail Creek
- 1003 Bob White Dr
- Austin, TX 78758
- 4 BD 2 BA 1518 Sq Ft 0.23 AC
- Buyer Represented
- MLS® #: 7597525
- 12720 Covington Trl
- Austin, TX 78727
- 3 BD 2 BA 1257 Sq Ft 0.18 AC
- Buyer Represented
- MLS® #: 103171
- Woodstone Village Sec 03
- 7900 Wakefield Dr
- Austin, TX 78749
- 3 BD 2 BA 1517 Sq Ft 0.15 AC
- Seller Represented
- MLS® #: 103172
- Texas Oaks Sec 07-c
- 10549 Bilbrook Pl
- Austin, TX 78748
- 3 BD 2 BA 1468 Sq Ft
- Seller Represented
- $Unlock Price
- MLS® #: 2588855
- Austins Colony
- 4501 Cleto St
- Austin, TX 78725
- 3 BD 3 BA 1701 Sq Ft 0.17 AC
- Buyer Represented