Emily Russell

Emily Russell

REALTOR®

CNE, GRI

Finding the perfect property can be a challenge, especially in the dynamic world of Austin, Texas real estate. Whether you are an Austin local or a new transplant, Emily will make you feel right at home.

Emily prides herself as a trusted advisor with over a decade of professional experience in leading negotiations, communications strategy, and project management. Emily began her career at GSD&M, a top advertising agency, where she honed her negotiation skills working on numerous multi-million dollar national campaigns.  She was well respected by both her clients and vendor partners for always being a tough, but fair negotiator.

Emily’s determination, commitment to exemplary service, and market knowledge are invaluable assets that helped her transition into the world of real estate. Within her first two years of becoming a licensed real estate agent, Emily became one of the top grossing agents at her previous brokerage. 

A native Texan, Emily earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising from The University of Texas at Austin.

An avid marathon runner, Emily has trained throughout Austin, running hill after hill.  This exposure to every part of town gives Emily a better understanding of market nuances and trends.  She has gained a special appreciation and insight for the many challenges one faces when considering a real estate investment and can better recommend a neighborhood that fits any client’s needs.

When she is not running around town she can be found checking out the latest restaurants popping up around Austin or practicing her culinary skills at home with friends. She is also a member in the Junior League of Austin.

March 2017

Emily is a friend of ours, and thus we initially turned to her. Trust is a key part of a realtor relationship, thus we chose to work with Emily. Thankfully, that trust was not violated. Over the course of a year, she was fantastic, specifically given we were out of town for a large percentage of the time. It is not an understatement to say we wouldn't have found our home without her. We were generally unhappy with a lot of what had been on the market, and one day Emily contacted us saying she may have found a home for us. This was a home we hadn't come across ourselves, and ended up being perfect. During the entirety of the year, she had managed to digest and recall what we liked and didn't like, and then when she was surveying the neighborhood we liked, found something that fit our profile. She even remembered things that my sister in law mentioned - even though that was just one visit in the last year. She was knowledgeable and guided us through many questions we had as first time home buyers. Very personal care and I have no reason to believe she is any different with those who are not her friends.

Saurin P.

November 2016

We enjoyed having Emily as our agent very much. She went the extra mile to help us to make our dream come true. We had ups and downs but she never gave up on us. She fulfilled our wish smoothly. Finally, we have got what we wanted and we bought the lovely condo. All this thanks to Emily's hard work. We (my wife and I) appreciated her help very much.

Wintom and Carmen Chan

May 2016

We just completed the process of purchasing then selling a home in Austin during a one-year period. Emily Russell was our agent for both parts of the deal, and we were extremely pleased with both her and Realty Austin.

Emily is aggressive, smart and totally dependable. She knows the market and gives great advice. Furthermore, she's got the right personality for the job, letting her hard-headed clients have their way when it works, but pushing us in the right direction when she knows it's necessary.

Emily went way beyond the call of duty in both the purchase and sales process. We live in Houston so couldn't be there for the little things like choosing inspectors, giving access to the property, arranging for the photographer - she even went out and bought a special lamp to better illuminate the rooms for the photographer!

On top of all of that, Emily is just fun and easy to work with. She's available 24/7 and apparently never turns her cell phone off. When things got hard or frustrating she'd just take care of it, we never even knew how hard she had to work to make it all run smoothly.

Furthermore, Realty Austin is a great service for buying or selling a house, offering every online service you could ask for, from slide shows to value estimates to area searches. We absolutely recommend Emily and Realty Austin without reservation to anyone considering buying or selling a house in Austin.

Geoff R., Yelp Review

May 2016

I recently sold my condo with the help of Realtor, Emily Russell. She did a GREAT job! Emily was always responsive, she and her team were incredibly organized and made the process as easy as possible from my side. She put careful attention in the pricing of our condo, which resulted in multiple offers (above our asking price) within days of putting it on the market.

Kristi H., Google Review

April 2016

It was a pleasure to work with Emily in the purchase of my new house. My daughter, Julie, and Emily have known each other for years. Julie arranged for me to talk with Emily and tell her what I was looking for in a home. Emily searched available properties based on my desires and showed us several homes when I came to town. From the beginning, it was obvious to me that Emily was determined to find me a home and was going to get me the best deal she could. When we found the home I purchased, she stepped up and proved this to be true when we presented my offer. I was actually surprised she got the property for the price I paid. I even mentioned this to Julie and she said that Emily was a "go-getter" person and that was one of the reasons she wanted Emily to be my Realtor. From the beginning through the closing, Emily was very supportive and looked out for my best interest. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a highly professional Realtor.

Jerry Graham

March 2016

My husband and I worked with Emily Russell to find the house that was exactly what we were looking for. And, we didn't mess around! We needed to find a place fast, and Emily was on it. We actually ended up in a mini-bidding war with a couple other offers coming in as we were visiting the house. Because of Emily's tenacity, guidance, and overall smarts, we got it! She overcame challenges and made the whole process smooth for us. We sold a condo and bought the house all within days of each other, and worked with Emily on both sides. We highly recommend her whether you are looking to sell or buy in Austin or the surrounding area. Thanks, Em!!!

Emily H., Yelp Review

April 2015

We just completed the process of purchasing then selling a home in Austin during a one-year period. Emily Russell was our agent for both parts of the deal, and we were extremely pleased with both her and Realty Austin. Emily is aggressive, smart and totally dependable. She knows the market and gives great advice. Furthermore, she's got the right personality for the job, letting her hard-headed clients have their way when it works, but pushing us in the right direction when she knows it's necessary.

Emily went way beyond the call of duty in both the purchase and sales process. We live in Houston so couldn't be there for the little things like choosing inspectors, giving access to the property, arranging for the photographer - she even went out and bought a special lamp to better illuminate the rooms for the photographer!

On top of all of that, Emily is just fun and easy to work with. She's available 24/7 and apparently never turns her cell phone off. When things got hard or frustrating she'd just take care of it, we never even knew how hard she had to work to make it all run smoothly.

Furthermore, Realty Austin is a great service for buying or selling a house, offering every online service you could ask for, from slide shows to value estimates to area searches. We absolutely recommend Emily and Realty Austin without reservation to anyone considering buying or selling a house in Austin.

Geoff & Ann Roberts

March 2015

Emily has now sold two houses for me in less than a year. She sold my 30-year-old house in 10 days. She was very kind and didn't require us to make too many changes. I had already tried to sell this house 2 other times for less money and had hardly any traffic. She does what she says she is going to do and is always in contact to let me know what the feedback is or what she plans to do next. She got more for my house than I thought it was worth. This allowed us to by a new house with all the upgrades and could put a significant amount for down payment.

The second house was a friend’s house that had passed away and I was the executor. This house was located where a builder was finishing up in the subdivision. Again she sold it in 10 days. Even with the tricky issues of me selling the house as executor, she found someone who knew exactly what would be needed to make this a smooth transaction and with no surprises.

I have already told everyone on my Facebook page and anyone else that will listen that if you need your house sold, call Emily Russell because she will sell it! I don't expect to have to sell another house any time soon but if I do she will be the person I call.

Bevlynn Haney

December 2014

If i had one word for the professional and courteous service provided by Emily Russell, it would be OUTSTANDING! It took me literally 11 months to purchase my home. Throughout the search she was determined to find my home. She was not only successful but also did so with enthusiasm and determination. I would highly recommend Emily and Realty Austin!

Tomas Arellano, Google+ Review

September 2014

Emily did a great job helping us find a condo despite the fact we were a long distance away. Everything was done quickly and efficiently. She also arranged and met all the inspectors, repairmen, etc. and arranged their access to the property for us, since we could not be there.

She thought of everything we would need to do and got every document and changes to us right away. Her communication was great.

Steve S

May 2014

Emily came to us by referral and turned out to be one of the best things that happened to us during this transaction. She was a great asset from the beginning, going above and beyond the normal effort one usually sees in a Realtor. Not only did she find us a ton of great prospects, she continued to generate ideas through her excellent website. Most importantly Emily provided experienced, professional support and advice throughout. I don't know if we would have bought a house if she hadn't been our advisor.

 Geoffrey G. Roberts

Emily really understood what I was looking for. Showed me many properties in different neighborhoods. She would always take the time to give me little insights into each areas character - which was really helpful. She continued to help us even after our purchase, going above and beyond what she needed to do and always with great humor. I would recommend her to anyone looking for a home.

Ann Kinzell

Emily is a wonderful realtor and we would recommend her to anyone looking to buy a new home. This was our first home-buying experience and she helped guide us through the whole process from understanding the market, filtering to find the best options, bidding and taking full advantage of the option period, and closing. She knew exactly what it would take for us to win a beautiful house during a very competitive market. After learning about our positive experience, one of our friends worked with her to buy their first house as well. She is honest and reliable and we will definitely work with her again if we ever decide we want to move.

Ryan and Dani 

The competitive nature of home searching in Austin can be quite intimidating, but Emily was relaxed and confident that we'd find the perfect home. She was right, after an afternoon or so together, Emily quickly pinpointed our preferences and we found the perfect place in no time, and for a deal at that! Emily is straight forward and trustworthy, I highly recommend her services for anyone looking for home in Austin.

Belle Hunter

Emily has that rare ability of being able to truly cater to her clients, in terms of their wants, needs, and expectations of the purchasing process. She made both buying our new house and selling our old one much less stressful than what it could have been. She was extremely patient with us during our search and found the perfect house in our budget. Then, Emily worked diligently for us while we purchased and closed on the house. Due to her extremely high level of service, we felt like we were her only clients! She also helped list our old house, and we were under contract for the price we wanted within two weeks. We can't say enough about how wonderful it was to work with her!

Jenn and Andy Naumann

Emily Russell is a very knowledgeable realtor! From the first time we met with her to the day we closed on our house she was helpful, efficient and easy to work with. Emily patiently answered all of our questions (and we had a lot!) and made the entire process less stressful. We highly recommend her!

Rose and Chaz

Emily always had my best interest in mind and worked her butt off to find the starter home of my dreams. My home was not even on the MLS and Emily stayed on top of the situation to be sure I had a chance to buy in the neighborhood of my dreams. If I had worked with any other realtor I would not have gotten my amazing house. Period.

Ashley Brooks

From the moment we decided to list our house in Austin...Emily came over and shared her staging advice. Emily did the research to help us price right based on the market and our needs. Emily brought her awesome photographer. Emily delivered a top notch MLS listing and flyers. Emily worked her ass off to market the property. Emily got us two written and two verbal offers immediately. Emily got us a contract in 3 days. Emily got our house closed in 28 days. Emily made our relocation painless. Em, thanks for managing a perfect process start to finish. Thanks to you, our family is moved, happy, and on to the next exciting phase. Those of you looking for a buyer's or seller's agent in Austin, look no further. All the best!

Dallas and Camie LaRose

Emily Russell's Sold Listings

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10901 Canfield Dr - MLS# 8406588
  • $815,000
  • Sold
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  • MLS® #: 8406588 
  • Circle C, Golf Club Estates
  • 10901 Canfield Dr
  • Austin, TX 78739
  •   4 BD 4 BA 4503 Sq Ft 0.28 AC
  • Residential
  • Seller Represented
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8909 Whispering Trl - MLS# 1179890
  • $549,900
  • Sold
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  • MLS® #: 1179890 
  • Ridgeview
  • 8909 Whispering Trl
  • Austin, TX 78737
  •   5 BD 4 BA 4128 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
  • Buyer Represented
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1709 Singleton Ave - MLS# 2740738
  • $431,000
  • Sold
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  • MLS® #: 2740738 
  • Glenwood Add
  • 1709 Singleton Ave
  • Austin, TX 78702
  •   3 BD 2 BA 1323 Sq Ft 0.14 AC
  • Residential
  • Seller Represented
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3208 S Oak Dr - MLS# 7414652
  • $428,000
  • Sold
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  • MLS® #: 7414652 
  • South Terrace Add
  • 3208 S Oak Dr
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   3 BD 2 BA 1789 Sq Ft 0.14 AC
  • Residential
  • Seller Represented
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3109 Corbin Ln - MLS# 7143849
  • $408,000
  • Sold
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  • MLS® #: 7143849 
  • Crossing At Bouldin Creek The
  • 3109 Corbin Ln
  • Austin, TX 78704
  •   2 BD 3 BA 1632 Sq Ft 0.08 AC
  • Residential
  • Seller Represented
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2205 Lamar Blvd #521 - MLS# 2030257
  • $375,000
  • Sold
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  • MLS® #: 2030257 
  • Caswell Lofts Condo
  • 2205 Lamar Blvd #521
  • Austin, TX 78705
  •   2 BD 1 BA 1065 Sq Ft 0.03 AC
  • Residential
  • Seller Represented
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7104 Bending Oak Rd - MLS# 4946763
  • $324,750
  • Sold
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  • MLS® #: 4946763 
  • Woods Legend Oaks
  • 7104 Bending Oak Rd
  • Austin, TX 78749
  •   3 BD 3 BA 2116 Sq Ft 0.16 AC
  • Residential
  • Buyer Represented
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1910 Robbins Pl #311 - MLS# 8255224
  • $318,500
  • Sold
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  • MLS® #: 8255224 
  • Robbins Place Condo
  • 1910 Robbins Pl #311
  • Austin, TX 78705
  •   2 BD 2 BA 1230 Sq Ft 0.04 AC
  • Residential
  • Seller Represented
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