Realty Austin In The News

Realty Austin makes local and national headlines. Our top-producing Austin real estate firm is recognized for its dedication to providing outstanding results and unmatched customer service. With a proven track record and our hand-selected team of full-time agents with an average of 10 years of experience, Realty Austin is Austin's fastest growing real estate agency and #1 online home search website.

 

2015

Realty Austin Dedicates Third Home with Austin Habitat for Humanity

1/31/2015

Realty Austin Dedicates Third Home with Austin Habitat for Humanity

Realty Austin joined Austin Habitat for Humanity in the dedication of a newly built home for a deserving family for the third year in a row. Agents, clients and industry partners donated $78,000 to sponsor and build a new home. Read more

Austin Texas Luxury Market Homes

1/21/2015

Demand Grows For Austin's Luxury Housing Market

Cara Keenan speaks to KVUE about the growing demand for multi-million dollar homes in Austin, Texas. Since December 2013, the average price of a luxury home has spiked by $241,000 and realtors say that's a trend that should continue. Read more

Austin Texas Home Sales Reached Record High levels

1/21/2015

2014 A Record Year For Central Texas Home Sales

In Austin, Texas, home sales reached record levels in 2014, with 27,768 houses being sold and the fourth straight year of record annual home sales increasing in the local market. Jonathan Boatwright predicts the same will happen in 2015 for local home sales. Read more

Realty Austin Agents Develop Mobile Saftey App for Realtors

1/21/2015

Realty Austin Agents Develop Mobile App to Increase Realtor Safety

Realty Austin Broker Associates, Michelle and Thaddeus Jones, developed a mobile app to help keep agents safe out in the field. Real Alert can give you instant access to emergency services and much more. Read more

Realty Austin Reveals Honor Roll of the Year

1/20/2015

Realty Austin Reveals Honor Roll of the Year

Realty Austin honored its top producers and agents who excelled in 2014 at the company’s awards ceremony and winter party. In celebration of their success, Realty Austin celebrated the achievement of all 270 agents at the annual red carpet event with special award categories for individual and team achievements. Read more

Realty Austin and Foundation Communities Raise over one million dollars for Austin Affordable Housing Needs

1/14/2015

Over $1 Million Raised For Austin Affordable Housing Needs Through Partnership Between Realty Austin and Foundation Communities

Realty Austin and Foundation Communities announce final results of their 2014 match fund partnership. Together they celebrate another record-breaking milestone of $1,258,570 total funds pledged at the annual fundraiser held at newly developed property Capital Studios. Read more

Austin Texas rising housing costs

1/5/2015

Rising Housing Costs Hurt First-Time Home Buyers

Alicia Kelley speaks to KVUE about rising housing costs in Austin, Texas that are forcing more first-time home buyers to look outside city limits. Ten years ago, 4 percent of all homes sold in the Austin area were more than $500,000, today that number is at 11 percent. Read more

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2014

Realty Austin Platinum Top 50 Realtors

12/17/2014

Realty Austin Congratulates Platinum Top 50 Award Winners

Realty Austin congratulated 23 agents on its roster who were finalists for Platinum Top 50 Award in Austin. Of those REALTOR® finalists, seven Realty Austin agents won at the annual awards ceremony. Read more

Realty Austin Selected for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World

11/20/2014

Realty Austin Selected for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World

Award-winning Austin-based real estate brokerage Realty Austin has been selected for membership in Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) co-owners Jonathan and Yvette Boatwright announced. Read more

Realty Austin Wins #4 Top Place to Work in Austin in 2014

11/16/2014

Realty Austin Wins #4 Top Place to Work in Austin in 2014

Realty Austin, the fastest growing real estate company in Austin, was just named no. 4 Best Places to Work by the Austin American-Statesman. Read more

Realty Austin Market Manager Jennifer Korba Discusses Unique Housing Challenges Facing Austin's District 3r

10/22/2014

Realty Austin Market Manager Jennifer Korba Discusses Unique Housing Challenges Facing Austin's District 3

Realty Austin market manager Jennifer Korba discussed the unique housing challenges facing Austin’s District 3 on KUT. Korba did an analysis comparing everything that sold in the district in 2009 to everything that sold in 2014. Read more

Statesman interview with Realty Austin Agent

10/01/2014

Statesman interview with Realty Austin Agent

Realty Austin’s Agent, Colette Fitzgerald, provides Austin Statesman with an in-depth look into her personal lifestyle and professional career. Read more

Realty Austin Agent Interviewed By Real Estate Radio Show

09/21/2014

Realty Austin Team Interviewed By Real Estate Radio Show

Realty Austin's Ditlow Team, featuring Matt & Barbara Ditlow, along with Henry Valles, talks about the Austin home market with Real Estate Radio Austin talk show, Steakley and Stubbs. Read more

Austin Texas Luxery homes selling at high prices

8/19/2014

As Prices Rise, Austin's Million-Dollar-Plus Homes Take Longer To Sell

Luxury homes in Austin, Texas priced above $1 million are staying on the market longer but selling at higher prices. Realty Austin data indicates that total volume of million-dollar homes sold, median value for luxury homes and average price per square foot have all increased during 2014. Read more

Realty Austin Agents List Legendary Ranch for Sale

07/21/2014

Realty Austin Agents List Legendary Ranch for Sale

Realty Austin top-producing duo, Michael and Stacy Spickes, list legendary ranch in Lake Travis formerly owned by Red Adair. Read more

Realty Austin celebrates opening of new office in Davenport Village

07/21/2014

Realty Austin celebrates opening of new office in Davenport Village

Realty Austin celebrates new Davenport Office in Westlake with ribbon cutting ceremony. Read more

Michael Kopp provides valuable insight about the top hottest neighborhoods in Austin

07/15/2014

Austin's Hottest Neighborhoods

Realty Austin agent Michael Kopp provides Austin Monthly with some valuable insight for one of the top rated neighborhoods in Austin. Read more

Austin Latino Realtors perform well on national trade organization ranking

07/09/2014

Austin Latino Realtors perform well on national trade organization ranking

Austin's top performing Latino agent, Lisa Munoz, made the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professional’s 2014 Top 250 Latino real estate agents list. Israel Gutierrez and Cristina Valdes of Realty Austin were also honored by the NAHREP Read more

07/07/2014

As Austin's real estate market heats up, so do its luxury listings

Condos aren't the only piece of local real estate heating up right now. Realty Austin released an infographic comparing luxury home sales from May 2014 to sales from May 2013, showing growth in several key areas. Read more

06/30/2014

Profile in Style: Annette Patterson

In their June 2014 issue, Tribeza magazine featured Realty Austin agent Annette Patterson's home in Austin's North Loop neighborhood. Read more

Realty Austin Awarded No. 1 Best Place to Work

06/26/2014

Realty Austin Awarded No. 1 Best Place to Work

Realty Austin was named no. 1 Best Places to Work by the Austin Business Journal. The honor was presented to the 10 year old company at an awards ceremony held at the Renaissance Hotel on June 26, 2014 in Austin, Texas. Read more

Statesman interview with Realty Austin office manager

05/23/2014

Statesman interview with Realty Austin office manager

Realty Austin’s Westlake Market Manager, Cara Keenan, provides Austin Statesman with an in-depth look into her personal lifestyle and professional career. Read more

New Development on South Lamar

05/20/2014

The appreciation of South Lamar

Realty Austin agent Matt Ditlow discusses the appreciation of South Lamar property in Community Impact newspaper. Read more

Realty Austin on RISMedia's 2014 PowerBroker List

04/08/2014

Realty Austin Moves Up On National Power Broker List

Realty Austin was again named to the Power Broker List on RISMedia's 26th Annual Power Broker Report, an exclusive annual ranking of the nation's top firms. Read more

ead more about Realty Austin Being Honored for its Big Heart

03/20/2014

Realty Austin a Finalist for Austin Gives 2014 GeneroCity Awards for Philianthropic Efforts

Realty Austin was honored as a finalist of the Austin Gives GeneroCity awards, a community program committed to recognizing and encouraging business philanthropy. Read more

Lake Travis Home Values On The Rise

03/12/2014

Lake Travis Home Values On The Rise

Using comparative data over last year, Realty Austin Market Manager Jolene Weinstein, predicts an increase in home sales for the Lake Travis area. Read more

Realty Austin Top Agents Honored by Austin Business Journal

03/10/2014

Realty Austin Top Agents Honored by Austin Business Journal

Congratulations to Todd Grossman, Lisa Sexton, Susan Doyle, and Lisa Muñoz for being recognized as a few of the Top 50 Realtors in Austin at the ABJ Residential Real Estate Awards! Read more

Realty Austin Awarded Distinction of Young Business of the Year

02/12/2014

Realty Austin Awarded Distinction of Young Business of the Year

Realty Austin was awarded the Young Business of the Year honor by the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce at the 22nd Annual Outstanding Achievement Awards luncheon on February 19, 2014 at the Lakeway Resort and Spa. Read more

Realty Austin Agent Interviewed By Real Estate Radio Show

02/09/2014

Realty Austin Agent Interviewed By Real Estate Radio Show

Realty Austin agent, Fred Meyers, talks interest rates and the Austin home market with Real Estate Radio Austin talk show, Steakley and Stubbs. Read more

Realty Austin Congratulates Agents and Teams Nominated for Austin Business Journal's Residential Real Estate Awards

02/07/2014

Realty Austin Agents and Teams Nominated for ABJ Residential Real Estate Awards

Every year, ABJ ranks the Residential Top Realtors by gross closed residential sales at the Residential Real Estate Awards. For their outstanding achievements, 28 individual Realty Austin agents and 8 teams are finalists. Read more

Realty Austin Market Manager Recognized As Person on the Move in Austin Business Journal

01/31/2014

Realty Austin Market Manager Recognized As Person on the Move in Austin Business Journal

Realty Austin’s Lake Travis Market Manager, Jolene Weinstein, has been recognized as one of the “People on the Move” in the Austin Business Journal, as well as ‘Manager of the Year’ by Platinum Top 50 of Austin. Read more

Realty Austin To Open New Westlake Market Center

01/29/2014

Realty Austin Co-Owner Discussed Austin Luxury Market in 2013

Jonathan Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin, shares the amazing statistics of Austin's luxury market in 2013 with Austin Business Journal. Read more

Realty Austin To Open New Westlake Market Center

01/28/2014

Realty Austin To Open New Westlake Market Center

Realty Austin announced it will open its fifth class A retail location to serve residents in the Westlake area. Renovation begins in the first quarter of 2014 and doors will open just in time for summer. Read more

Realty Austin Adds Cara Keenan to Its Management Powerhouse

01/24/2014

Realty Austin Adds Cara Keenan to Its Management Powerhouse

Realty Austin is proud to announce Cara Keenan will oversee its Westlake Market Center upon its opening in Davenport Village. A licensed REALTOR® with 14 years experience, Keenan joined Realty Austin in January of 2010 where she has been a top producer year over year. Read more

Realty Austin Dedicates Second Home with Austin Habitat for Humanity

01/16/2014

Realty Austin Dedicates Second Home with Austin Habitat for Humanity

Realty Austin joined Austin Habitat for Humanity in the dedication of a newly built home for a deserving family for the second year in a row. Agents, clients and industry partners donated $65,000 to sponsor and build a new home. Read more

Realty Austin Celebrates 2014 Platinum Top 50 Award Winners

01/09/2014

Realty Austin Celebrates 2014 Platinum Top 50 Award Winners

38 Realty Austin agents were finalists for Austin's Platinum Top 50 Award. Of those finalists, ten Realty Austin agents won awards, including Jolene Weinstein for Manager of the Year, at the annual awards ceremony. Read more

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