Ross Ponder

Ross Ponder

REALTOR®

GRI, CNE, SRS, PSA, E-Pro

Ross Ponder epitomizes integrity, creative energy, and diligence in your real estate transaction. He has lived and worked in every corner of greater Austin for 10+ years as a tenant, owner, and landlord.

He engages each client in a conversation as they buy, sell, or lease a piece of Austin. He doesn’t focus on just closing a transaction, but rather on creating and executing a real estate strategy that will help his clients build and maintain long-term financial health and wealth.

For buyers or renters: he will work with you to develop a budget and detailed wish list and will then present options tailored to your unique needs.

For sellers or landlords: he will analyze the market in your neighborhood and work with you to determine a marketing plan to get your home sold or leased quickly and at top dollar.

For investors: he will work with you to determine your wealth-building strategy (e.g., cash on cash, internal rates of return, cap rates), identify real property to include in your portfolio, and then negotiate to get you the best deal.

Always calm in a crisis, Ross can get the deal done and move things along effectively. His background as a hospital chaplain allows him to stay calm and focused; his experience as a doctoral candidate and researcher keeps him focused on the facts, ensuring his clients make data-driven decisions.

You can hear his booming laugh inside restaurants, coffee shops, and along the hiking trails. His good-natured demeanor helps make the buying and selling process enjoyable. Ross also spends his free time volunteering with St. David’s Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. He serves as a member of the Community and Economic Development Committee in Sunset Valley. He currently lives in South Austin (Sunset Valley) with his wife Sarah, daughter Lucy, son Hank, and German Shepherds Bear and Molly.

Milestones

  • Realty Austin Diamond Club $10M+ Top Producer 2019

December 9 2019

Ross Ponder at Realty Austin is the best! He helped us close three deals this year, and we could not be happier. He's incredibly knowledgeable throughout the entire home buying process and was able to engage other experts when required. Ross helped negotiate on our behalf with the seller's agent and fought for us when we were in multiple offer scenarios with other buyers. His insight and experience benefited us in many ways, and we are very thankful to have entrusted our business to him. We will definitely work with him again and would encourage prospective home buyers to use him! Great for investors, individuals who are looking to move, as well as first time home buyers! Thanks so much, Ross!

Erik Maye

March 1 2019

Ross was a pleasure to work with. I enjoyed his ability to be patient as we looked at several homes. He is also a very good listener and did a great job of asking questions throughout the process. In addition, he has a stable of trustworthy, quality professionals (mortgage, flooring installers, painters, and more) who I was able to utilize. I would highly recommend Ross to anyone looking to purchase work with Ross.

John Resurreccion

January 1 2019


As first-time homebuyers we needed an agent who could guide through each step of the process - from prioritizing our needs to closing. Ross’ consultative approach and excellent communication skills kept our spirits and confidence high along the way. We benefited from his local industry expertise in the form of recommendations for the various services we needed, though he never pressured us to use them.

Ross is highly organized. This was important to us as we were working on a short timeline and could not afford to miss a step. He kept us informed of where we stood in each stage of the process and how to be prepared for the next. Even weeks after closing, he made sure we filled out our homestead exemption paperwork on time.

By keeping our interests as his top priority, Ross has earned our trust and our highest recommendation.

Brian and Rachael Fredrich

December 1 2018

Ross is excellent at focusing on the detail required to help you through one of your most important purchases!

Robby H.

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13803 Greinert Dr - listing ID# 105571
  • $215,000
  • Pending
  • Taking Backups
  • MLS® #: 105571 
  • Northtown West
  • 13803 Greinert Dr
  • Pflugerville, TX 78660
  •   3 BD 2 BA 1285 Sq Ft 0.14 AC
  • Residential
Office: Realty Austin Exclusive
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2910 La Ventana Pkwy - MLS# 8049316
  • $170,000
  • Pending
  • Taking Backups
  • MLS® #: 8049316 
  • La Ventana
  • 2910 La Ventana Pkwy
  • Driftwood, TX 78619
  •   96268 Sq Ft 2.21 AC
  • Lot
Office: Realty Austin
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The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from January 21st, 2020 at 1:25pm CST. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.

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2226 Katy Ln - MLS# 3777782
  • $500,000
  • Sold
  •  
  • MLS® #: 3777782 
  • Smith Branch Park
  • 2226 Katy Ln
  • Georgetown, TX 78626
  •   4096 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Multi-Family
  • Buyer Represented
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4913 Sunset Trl #B - MLS# 2569246
  • $425,000
  • Sold
  •  
  • MLS® #: 2569246 
  • La Corvina
  • 4913 Sunset Trl #B
  • Austin, TX 78745
  •   3 BD 3 BA 1886 Sq Ft 0.2 AC
  • Residential
  • Buyer Represented
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2115 Spring Hollow Path - MLS# 9605019
  • $330,000
  • Sold
  •  
  • MLS® #: 9605019 
  • Oaklands
  • 2115 Spring Hollow Path
  • Round Rock, TX 78681
  •   4 BD 3 BA 2612 Sq Ft 0.17 AC
  • Residential
  • Buyer Represented
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12900 Coridan Dr - MLS# 7284719
  • $313,000
  • Sold
  •  
  • MLS® #: 7284719 
  • Milwood
  • 12900 Coridan Dr
  • Austin, TX 78727
  •   3 BD 2 BA 1400 Sq Ft 0.13 AC
  • Residential
  • Seller Represented
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The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from January 21st, 2020 at 1:25pm CST. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.

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