Eli Blackburn

Eli Blackburn

Broker Associate


Eli is an engineer by trade but a real estate professional by choice! After five years in the construction management field overseeing projects ranging from land development to high rise buildings on the strip in Las Vegas, he found his real passion is in real estate.

Eli has been pursuing his real estate sales career for over six years now, and with his background in real estate investment, he is able to advise his clients on making smart real estate purchases and maximizing profits when selling their properties. Most of his business now comes from repeat clients and referrals from past clients, which speaks volumes to his customer service and dedication to his clients. Whether buying or selling Eli uses streamlined processes that he has developed over the years along with the powerful tools and knowledge offered by Realty Austin.

Eli grew up in Idaho just outside of Yellowstone National Park and went to school at Montana State University in Bozeman. He enjoys all outdoor activities and especially fly fishing! If you have any recommendations for fly fishing in Central Texas please let him know. Eli also loves spending time with his girlfriend Chelsea, playing with their dogs Gracie and Marley, working out, and traveling.

He fell in love with the unique quirkiness of Austin (especially South Austin) and strives to stay on top of the fast-paced real estate market. The engineer in him is always studying numbers and statistics in order to stay abreast of the Austin area market. He is a firm believer in good communication and goes out of his way to quickly respond to his clients. Education is also important to Eli and he has earned several designations since becoming a Realtor. In 2017 he applied for and passed his Texas Real Estate Broker's exam. Eli now enjoys working at Realty Austin as a Broker Associate. This constant curiosity and passion to continually learn help Eli to better serve his clients and grow his business. 

April 2018

Who just bought a house today??!!!! We did!!! A big thank you to Movement Mortgage Randy Atkinson and our amazing Realtor Eli Blackburn. This was our second time to use Eli and as always he made things so easy. Friends, please call them if y’all need help financing or finding a home.

Audrey & Josh Cockrum

April 2018

Eli truly went above and beyond. Thank you for all of your help and patience...you are the best!

Kristi Welch & Rachael Rowray

December 2017

My husband and I were relocating to Austin and were referred by a colleague to Eli Blackburn with Realty Austin. Eli was great to work with right from the beginning and was always prompt at returning our calls or emails. He was so gracious and was always available when we wanted to make the trip down from Chicago to look at homes. Every trip down was a great one when dealing with Eli, even during hurricane Harvey, Eli continued to help us search for the perfect home. He never got discouraged after multiple trips out with us not finding the right home, and he was always willing to go out and about. Eli even made the house looking process fun and enjoyable even when we felt as though the right home was never going to come. He gave great advice and was always there to answer questions and put our minds at ease. He was willing to go to bat for us, and we always felt he was in our corner. We had many laughs and fun times with Eli and would recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell a home in the Austin area. We will definitely be dealing with Eli in the future if we ever decide to sell or buy another home.

Katelyn Ellefson

September 2017

We had a great experience with Eli. He was instrumental in helping us purchase our latest property in Austin. He went out of his way to get this deal done, assisting us all along the way. I highly recommend him and will definitely be coming to him again when we're ready to purchase our next home!

Curt Achberger

September 2017

Eli is a true pro and extremely patient. He recently helped me and my wife purchase our home after having relocated from out of state. What started as a home search became a new build and Eli was there with us every step of the way for MONTHS. Anytime we had a question or concern with the builder, Eli was completely engaged to get us answers quickly and worked hard to keep them on the pace we needed. I would highly recommend Eli to anyone interested in purchasing a new home and share from firsthand experience that the process can be both exciting and enjoyable when you have the help and support that we received from Eli.

Rob and Jessicka Maddox

September 2017

We just closed on our first investment property in Austin. Eli Blackburn was our Realtor, and he was amazing throughout the entire process. He exceeded our expectations at every turn. Eli will definitely be our agent for any of our future properties in the ATX area.

Chandra Achberger

May 2017

Where to begin, first you have the Austin real Estate market which is crazy. Next, you have two people buying their first home together who are on completely different pages. Then you have a true real Estate professional in Eli, to right the ship and help you get your dream home. I can't say it was easy, but Eli is the only Realtor that I'd ever work with. He is professional, courteous, honest, and hardworking. You get all of these things in one person. Plus, our dog loves him!!! Thank you so much, Eli!

Jason Smith

May 2017

Eli recently helped my husband and I find our first home together. The process was a bit more stressful than either of us imagined it would be, and Eli was the reason we got through it and found our dream home! He was incredibly helpful, supportive, thorough, resourceful - the utmost professional! I felt like he was part Realtor, part therapist as he helped us navigate our home-buying journey. He made what could be an intimidating and stressful process smooth, easy and even fun. I would highly recommend him to anyone and everyone looking for a home in Austin. If we ever decide to sell our home or look for another one, Eli would be the first person we would call. Thanks so much for everything, Eli!

Jen Smith

December 2016

I had the pleasure of working with Eli this year! My house had been on the market for awhile with another realtor and not getting any interest so I hired Eli as my new realtor... he met with me immediately and provided tons of data on what the house should be priced at and what needed to be done to get it sold. The next day I started having showings and within 3 weeks we were under contract! Eli is very knowledgeable in the housing market of Austin and I would trust him with all my future buying and selling needs. Thank you for all your hard work and can't wait to work with you again.

Delanna Gunselman

Eli was a pleasure to work with when we bought our first home. He has gone above and beyond since then by periodically checking in on us and making sure that we file appropriate tax exemptions. We would definitely recommend Eli!

James Seppi & Taylor Cook

Eli helped my husband and I find and buy our first home, and he made it such a great experience! Eli was super helpful in narrowing down our search locations and was always eager to see homes with us as soon as they became available, often times even before they were listed. He is extremely knowledgeable and helped us consider all factors for each home we saw, which was especially beneficial for us as first-time home buyers, new to Austin. He made the offer process simple and pulled out all of the tricks to get us our dream home in such a competitive market. We are so thankful for Eli and absolutely recommend him to anyone looking to buy or sell!

Ben & Melissa Miccichi

Eli did an outstanding job in helping me find and buy the right condo in Austin. From the initial research to the final contract, Eli demonstrated a strong attention to detail and ability to get maximum value for the client. I give my him my full recommendation and am thankful for all his skilled and hard work in this process.

William Mupo

Eli was very knowledgeable/helpful with navigating the home buying process when buying my first house. A pleasure to work with...highly recommend.

Jason Powell

Great experience working with Eli in selling our home. Highly recommended.

Memo Guerra

Eli Blackburn helped us to purchase our home. When I say he helped I mean just that he walked us through the entire process and explained every detail. Here it is 8 months later and he's still checking on us to make sure we're content. I couldn't recommend a better person or realtor!! Thanks Eli!!

Moe Sanchez & Yvette Garcia

Eli has assisted me in both a purchase of a new home as well as the sale of an investment property. He did a great job with both and I found him to be professional and very quick to assist us with whatever we needed. I would recommend Eli to anyone who is looking for a realtor who will go the extra mile to make sure their experience is a great one.

James & Abby Speyer

Eli helped me sell my home in 5 days!!!!! I had interviewed several realtors and Eli stood out the most. He came to me with a great plan on how to sell my home. Eli took his time with me and made me feel like he really cared. Eli was always there for me if I had any questions or concerns. If you are looking for a compassionate and hard working realtor Eli is your guy.

Audrey Williams

I would like to start this review by saying Eli Blackburn is AMAZING! He was able to very quickly and easily find me the condo of my dreams. As a first time homeowner, I found the whole process of buying a home very overwhelming. Going through the process for the first time and on your own is not easy. And "words of wisdom" from friends and even strangers (it turns out everyone has a home buying horror story to share) definitely sent me through a whirlwind of ups and downs through this emotionally draining process....but that was all before I met Eli!

So here's my story. I probably talked to about 4 real estate agents prior to meeting Eli (2 actually taking me to view properties one time each and 2 just signing me up for their MLS after "listening" to what I was looking for). Clearly, I was not impressed. They were all very nice, but none of them were really LISTENING to what I wanted. They quickly signed me up to their MLS for EVERY zip code in Austin even though I repeatedly told them the only location I wanted to look in was south/central and in a SAFE area since I would be living alone. Sifting through 50 different listings an email that weren't even in the area I was looking and also in rough neighborhoods was quickly overwhelming and frustrating because I felt like I was doing their job! All I wanted was a real estate agent who was going to actually listen to what I wanted and send me a few listings that they thought met that description, and in walks Eli.

Eli sent me a PERSONALIZED email with a handful of listings, highlighting the ones he thought I would most like. He took me to see 2 places one day and BAM I fell in love with the 2nd condo I saw. I already had a mortgage broker lined up and I was pre-approved, but that fell through and Eli saved the day by helping to expedite the approval process through a new lender. Next came the offer, the inspection, the appraisal, and the closing. Eli made sure to walk me carefully through each of these steps to make sure I felt comfortable/understood everything that was going on. I felt bad because I was constantly emailing and texting him with silly questions, but he always made me feel like my questions were important and valid not silly and was always quick to respond/calm my nerves.

I would definitely and have already recommended Eli to all my friends that are considering buying a home in Austin. He is very knowledgeable, patient, and most importantly took the time to get to know me and really understand what I was looking for in a home. I've been living in my new place for a month and a half now and could not be happier with my decision to buy!

Danielle Mizerak

What was a casual conversation one day turned into a reality within just a few hours. Eli was very quick and eager to help my partner and I find a place to live within budget and within a very tight timeline. Eli took initiative right away and filtered out options for us in a very organized and concise manner. He was super flexible with my daytime schedule and my other half's nighttime schedule. He made it clear that he was available anytime we needed him. The whole process was extremely smooth and professional and we would highly recommend Eli to anyone looking to purchase a home. Thanks for all of your help Eli!

Manuel Navarro & Colt Melton

Had the opportunity to work with Eli Blackburn over a 8 month period while I was in the market to buy a home. I want to let anyone who is looking for to purchase a new home or property that Eli is a fantastic person to work with. I found Eli was very knowledgeable of the market, ALWAYS followed up with information request in a timely manner, and was very patient with me and showed me multiple properties until I found the one best for me. Once I found the property I wanted to purchase, Eli was an invaluable resource that was able to guide me through and beyond the closing process. Using his multiple connections in the finance portion and the home inspection process, Eli and I were successful and finding a great lender with good rates as well as an excellent home inspector who was able to come at short notice and provided his services and even educated me on what to expect. Eli worked tirelessly to ensure the closing went as scheduled and on time. Eli is the guy you want in your corner when purchasing property if you want a professional to partner with in the complex process of purchasing a home. He makes it simple and convenient. Thanks again Eli for helping get in my new home. We love it!

Dwayne Klaus

As a first time home buyer I found the independent research process to be overwhelming, confusing, and frustrating. A friend referred me to Eli's firm and I could not have been happier with the outcome.

We started by identifying 5-10 homes that I was interested in looking at using their website. After looking at three of my top picks I decided that I would live in an apartment for the rest of my life (the pictures online NEVER give you an idea of what the house, yard, etc. actually look like).

Eli recommended that we take a look at a subdivision that I really was not interested in. We took a look and within about 15 minutes I had found my home.

My biggest concern with buying a house was the "salesman" aspect. The feigned interest in what I want/need, the over-the-top excitement to help me into my new home, etc. I am automatically put off by salespeople and on my guard when I am in this type of situation.

I did not experience any of this. Eli was genuinely interested in helping me find my perfect home, where I would be happy, and at a price I could manage. He helped me through every step of the way. One of the main challenges is understanding all of the home-buying jargon. It is truly another language. He was able to explain things to me in a way that I could understand to ensure I was making informed decisions.

Whenever I have the chance I tell people about Eli and will be sure to contact him the next time I in the market for a new home.

Ryan O’Dell

We've been in our home now for about 3 months and couldn't be happier. I didn't know Eli prior to meeting him for our first home tour. We were very new to home buying and I had a lot of questions. Eli never once made me feel that "I should know this already". Eli made every effort to respond quickly and accurately to questions and concerns during the process. Eli encouraged us along the way and in the end, we found a great home in a great neighborhood. I would absolutely recommend Eli to first-time home buyers, seasoned home buyers, and everyone in between.

Charlie & Carol Estes

Eli Blackburn is much more than a great Realtor, he is now a family friend. Even when I was out of state in California, Eli and I were corresponding for well over half a year in regards to all the questions I had about financing, neighborhoods, and anything and everything. Eli was always professional, patient with my silly questions and there for my husband and I through the nerve-wracking process of purchasing a first home. Eli has made this process for us as smooth and painless as possible, and we are eternally grateful to him for that. Eli was always a phone call away, even during late hours and weekends. It takes a true professional to work this hard and have such a wonderful work ethic. Eli even went as far as referring trusted lenders, inspectors and home security specialists he has worked with before, so that we are comfortable and assured that we are in good hands. We will always recommend Eli to anyone looking to buy or sell a home without a second thought. We couldn't have picked a better realtor to become part of the wonderful memories we created with purchasing and enjoying our first home.

Jacqueline & Vlad Karpov

Eli Blackburn is great to work with! I met Eli at the Modern Home Tour and several months later he listed my home. Eli is hardworking, intelligent and always is available to communicate with you. His marketing is tech savvy, communication skills are top rated and he always listens to his client's concerns. Eli works with you to create the best strategy on selling your home. Selling can be a complicated process but Eli will work with you to get the best results. He does get results!

I have worked with many realtors in the past and Eli Blackburn is one of the best.

Jeff Kang

Eli Blackburn's Listings

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5501 Delwood Dr - MLS# 7701955
  • $445,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 7701955 
  • Delwood 04 East
  • 5501 Delwood Dr
  • Austin, TX 78723
  •   3 BD 2 BA 1431 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin
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210 S Meadowlark St - MLS# 1513499
  • $369,000
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 1513499 
  • Cardinal Hills
  • 210 S Meadowlark St
  • Lakeway, TX 78734
  •   3 BD 2 BA 2042 Sq Ft 0.28 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin
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9201 Brodie Ln #801 - MLS# 9452090
  • $1,425
  • Active
  • MLS® #: 9452090 
  • Brodie Heights Condo
  • 9201 Brodie Ln #801
  • Austin, TX 78748
  •   2 BD 2 BA 1089 Sq Ft 0.24 AC
  • Rental
Office: Realty Austin
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5338 Tamango Way - MLS# 8460196
  • $429,000
  • Pending
  • Taking Backups
  • MLS® #: 8460196 
  • Village At Western Oaks & 24a
  • 5338 Tamango Way
  • Austin, TX 78749
  •   3 BD 2 BA 1894 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin
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7206 Thannas Way - MLS# 5311779
  • $215,000
  • Pending
  • Taking Backups
  • MLS® #: 5311779 
  • Meadow Lake &
  • 7206 Thannas Way
  • Austin, TX 78744
  •   3 BD 3 BA 1436 Sq Ft 0.08 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin
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Eli Blackburn's Sold Listings

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2110 Chalk Hill Cv - MLS# 1814348
  • $350,000
  • Sold
  • MLS® #: 1814348 
  • Sonoma
  • 2110 Chalk Hill Cv
  • Round Rock, TX 78665
  •   4 BD 3 BA 2856 Sq Ft 0.18 AC
  • Residential
  • Seller Represented
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7703 Doncaster Dr - MLS# 4067177
  • $345,000
  • Sold
  • MLS® #: 4067177 
  • Cherry Creek
  • 7703 Doncaster Dr
  • Austin, TX 78745
  •   3 BD 2 BA 2289 Sq Ft 0.15 AC
  • Residential
  • Buyer Represented
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2500 Monitor Dr - MLS# 9098128
  • $320,000
  • Sold
  • MLS® #: 9098128 
  • Shiloh
  • 2500 Monitor Dr
  • Austin, TX 78745
  •   3 BD 2 BA 1508 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
  • Seller Represented
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