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Top Austin real estate agents

Austin, TX has 10,112 real estate agents on the scene. Today there are 2,461 homes for sale. A top Austin real estate agent can locate your dream Zilker park retreat or Old West Austin bungalow with vintage charm. Find top agents that sell for 55.9% more and 1.8x faster than the average agents in Austin.

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Jaymes Willoughby
Keller Williams Realty
About Jaymes

Jaymes Willoughby came to Austin in 1984 after earning his BBA in Marketing from Eastern Michigan University. He began his real estate career as a new home sales agent. In fact, Jaymes sold his first home on his very first day of work! He continued to have repeated success selling new construction for David Weekley and Newmark Homes. After spending seven years with builders, Jaymes turned to brokerage sales. He went on to pilot his own residential brokerage, Providence Realty Group. Building his business from the ground up, Jaymes learned the importance of technology in real estate marketing, and has utilized and stressed its importance throughout his career. To stay on the cutting edge of technology and growth, Jaymes moved his company underneath the Keller Williams Realty umbrella. The Jaymes Willoughby Team continues to be named as a top 5 agent in the Austin Metro Area.

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"Best realtor (and his team) that I have ever worked with! Great real estate knowledge, extremely pe..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
97
Condo Transactions
8
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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About Mark

Mark and France have been working together in and out of real estate for over 25 years. Teamwork has been their framework for getting the most out of their lives together, but real estate has been their passion. They are seasoned professionals with expertise in many facets of real estate. Their broad knowledge base is a major advantage for their clients. They have not only been real estate investors for over 25 years with a large portfolio of properties, but they also co-owned a construction and development company and have excelled in the world of residential, farm and ranch sales in Austin and the Hill Country since 2007. Mark is a former Navy SEAL and France holds a Masters in Social Work and a BA in Psychology which gives their clients two very different perspectives and approaches when it comes to real estate. Their combined skill sets and education are what make Mark and France the award-winning team they are today. They focus on West and Southwest Austin into the Hill Country, specializing in the Luxury Market. The key to their success is treating every client with the utmost care, and every deal as if it were their own. Mark is known for his tremendous dedication, determination, and negotiating savvy. France brings a detail-oriented and well-thought-out marketing plan. They are focused on their buyers’ and sellers’ best interests far above merely making a sale. Together, Mark and France Clausen have nearly three decades in the industry, are currently selling among the top .05% of agents in Austin and have the following achievements to their names: ● Residential Real Estate Top Team (The Austin Business Journal) ● Residential Real Estate Top Individual (The Austin Business Journal) ● Wall Street Journal REAL Trends Team Winner (top .05% nationally among real estate professionals) ● Dripping Springs Elite Founding Members ● Platinum Top 50 Winners, 2017 ● Austin Luxury League Member, 2016-Present ● Elite25 Member, 2015 “Our goal is to elevate real estate services in our market areas and for all our clientele. Joining with Compass affords us a national presence where we can utilize our local market knowledge, modern marketing strategies, networking, and current technology to provide our clients with a 5-star experience every time.” - Mark Clausen, principal “We treat each client how we want to be treated, acting as advisors, educators, and advocates. We assist in the big decisions and attend to every small detail. We are focused on quality service, attentive care, and outstanding results in every transaction. I make it my goal to navigate all obstacles with a keen solution-based focus.” - France Clausen, principal

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"October 2018 We have loved working with Mark and France Clausen! They have represented us now in t..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
45
Condo Transactions
0
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Top Producer 2020
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Luisa Mauro
Luisa Mauro Real Estate
About Luisa

Luisa Mauro's Italian family instilled in her the belief that owning property is the ultimate investment. Memories of her Sicilian grandparents growing produce on their own land, coupled with a keen eye for quality real estate, motivated Luisa to obtain her real estate license in 2002. Since becoming a broker in 2006, she and her family have brought that sense of investment pride to the real estate community, buying and selling rental properties, purchasing a commercial office building and providing property management for their real estate. Since entering the world of real estate, Luisa has become deeply involved in the industry, earning her Certified Negotiation Expert designation, making her one of the few negotiation agents recognized by the National Association of Realtors. She has also earned NAR's Green Designation and is committed to the future of the real estate industry and planet. Luisa receives ongoing education about green materials, energy efficient technology, gree

Condo Transactions
18
Single Family Home Transactions
100
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Kevin Haines
Realty Austin LLC
About Kevin

Kevin has called the Austin area home for over twenty-nine years. He grew up on a farm just outside of Rapid City SD that has been in his family for four generations. In 1989, Kevin joined the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. He moved to Austin in 1992 after leaving the military, where he studied business at Austin Community College and the University of Texas. Kevin spent ten years working as a retail manager for HEB Grocery. His interest in real estate was sparked after he purchased his first home at the age of 24. In 2002, he earned his real estate license and began working in the Austin area. Since starting his career in real estate, Kevin has become a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Austin Board of REALTORS® and the Texas Association of REALTORS®. He is also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Kevin’s clients appreciate his down-to-earth attitude and in-depth knowledge of the Austin area. He’s never too busy to answer each and every question his clients have and works hard to make the buying and selling process as smooth as possible. Kevin has called the Barton Hills area home since 2008 with his wife and two daughters. When he’s not working hard for his clients, Kevin enjoys gardening, cooking, hiking the Barton Creek greenbelt and spending time with his family.

Condo Transactions
13
Townhome Transactions
0
Single Family Home Transactions
31
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
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Chris Torrey
Elite Realty Advisors
About Chris

Real Estate Broker/Owner Specialties: Listing Agent, Buyers Agent, Short-Sale, Consulting, Property Management Having the right real estate agent means having an agent who is committed to helping you buy or sell your home with the highest level of expertise in your local market. This means also to help you in understanding each step of the buying or selling process. This commitment level has helped me build a remarkable track record of delivering results. Nothing is more exciting to me than the gratifying feeling I get from helping people meet their real estate needs. You can count on me to always do what''''s in your best interest. I pride myself on being honest, trustworthy, and knowledgeable in the real estate market. I know how important it is to find your dream home or get the best offer for your property. Therefore I will make it my responsibility to help you achieve those goals.

Single Family Home Transactions
18
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Nora Wall- Broker
Nora Wall & Company
About Nora

Through an unwavering commitment to integrity, honesty, and attention to detail, Nora Wall, Broker/ Owner of Nora Wall & Company, ensures that each and every real estate client feels and knows that they are her #1 priority, period. With a true understanding of the dynamic real estate market in Central Texas, Nora makes the process of buying, selling, or investing in a home in the greater Austin area smooth, streamlined and educational. Because of the expert care and personal attention she provides, you'll want to tell everyone about working with Nora. Simply put, she is passionate about helping others. This isn't just a transaction for Nora, and bridging the gap between the dream of homeownership is so much more than finding four walls and a roof. It’s all about her clients. Nora invests time and care to counsel each client through the home buying or selling processes, and clients rave about her attention to detail and seasoned negotiation skills. Buyers who work with Nora will know Austin’s dynamic neighborhood trends from day one, along with how they impact a home purchase strategy. From understanding their personal purchase power to negotiating must-haves in a contract, Nora keeps her clients “in the know” with exceptional education and communication. Nora is there every step of the way and Buyers feel they have received the professional care they deserve when it’s time to close. Sellers will understand neighborhood trends and their home’s optimum selling price, and they’ll have a clear picture of the journey from “For Sale” to “SOLD.” Nora designs a personalized plan of action when it comes to staging, showings, negotiating offers, and assisting throughout the contract-to-close process. Nora is committed to delivering on what she promises, and each client is her most important client for life. Nora takes pride in helping others, and she is passionate about providing aid for Meals on Wheels and serving at her church. She cherishes relationships within the community and those who refer her time and time again.

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"Nora wall is the most amazing person. She was so knowledgeable and patient and. No question was too ..."

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41
Condo Transactions
1
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Sells Homes Fast 2020
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
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Gene Arant
Keller Williams - Lake Travis
About Gene

I grew up near the Lake Travis area and am proud to call Austin my home. In 1994, I began my real estate career and launched Gene Arant Team. After my wife and I purchased our first home together in our early 20's, I realized that I have a passion for real estate, negotiating and most notably, helping others reach their real estate needs. I am really proud of the team we have built. We work diligently to earn your trust and in return, your business. It has been an honor for us to rank #1 and #2 in sales (Austin Business Journal) 6 times and we have been recognized as a Platinum Top 50 Realtor winner. This validates our belief in our client-centric approach to real estate. This team is built on the same philosophy I adhere to in life a belief that to grow, you must give back to everyone around you - your family, your business, your community. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about the Gene Arant Team, we are honored to be a part of your real estate decision.

Single Family Home Transactions
330
Condo Transactions
14
Townhome Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Producer 2020
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
  • Cash Close Specialist 2020
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Dena Davis
Dena Davis Team, Davis Company
About Dena

Realtor, Broker and principal in the firm. Responsible for evaluating and pricing properties, social media marketing , internet marketing, arranging staging services, and overseeing all activities that affect the presentation, perception and marketing of the property. Curator of the Austin Lifestyle to all that seek it. We work as a team to ensure a seamless transaction on your largest investment. 2018 Winner Platinum Top 50 Agent (Dena Davis Team) Coveted award for the Top Producing agents in Austin. 2018 Recognized by Austin Business Journal as a top producing team. 2018 Voted Neighborhood Favorite Agent by NEXTDOOR website for 5 different Austin Neighborhoods We love our work. Just grateful to be part of all things Austin in this great city we call home.

Dena's reviews

"Dena was extremely helpful during the process and was great to work with. Dena was always quick to r..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
45
Condo Transactions
2
TIC Transactions
0
Achievements
  • Top Negotiator 2019
  • Top Producer 2019
  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Richard Doyle
United Real Estate Austin
About Richard

Richard Doyle has been a licensed real estate agent in Texas for 15 years and is currently with United Real Estate Austin in Austin. Richard has completed transactions in several areas including Austin, Kyle, Buda, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Leander, Cedar Creek, Lockhart and Bastrop. HomeLight ranks Richard as one of the top 15% of agents in Austin for successfully selling homes and as one of the top 4% of agents for single family homes. HomeLight has information on 325 of Richard's transactions since 2004, 45 of which were in the past two years. Richard typically represents the buyer (63% of the time), but has also completed 53 seller transactions during this period. Richard has been most prolific in Austin including representing the seller of a single family home that sold for $625,000 in one transaction and a buyer of a single family home that sold for $725,000 in another.

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"Richard was friendly and attentive to my needs in a home. Would and will call him again in my next h..."

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Single Family Home Transactions
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Condo Transactions
1
Townhome Transactions
0
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  • Move Safe Certified 2020
  • HomeLight Home Loans Specialist 2020
  • Title & Escrow Specialist 2020
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Kristen Williams
Keller Williams
About Kristen

Top real estate agent and owner of The Williams Team in Austin Texas.

Condo Transactions
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Single Family Home Transactions
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Why you need a top real estate agent in Austin, TX

Top Austin real estate agents buy and sell among the crumbling painted facades of east downtown to the trees that fill Travis Heights. Most have 568 career transactions and get homes off the market in 36 days. An average Austin, on the other hand, could move your pink NoLo bungalow off the market in 65 days. Stuff your face with Tex Mex and grab front row seats because a top agent could make sellers $12,540 in profits.

Top Seller's Agents

If you’re ready to sell your South Lamar place for a treehouse in Zilker, a top Austin real estate agent sells for 103.0% of the asking price on average. The best seller’s agents in Austin make clients $20,079 more than average agents, which means the hammock and carrera marble countertops you’ve always wanted. Top agents even sell homes 1.4x faster.

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Top Buyer's Agents

Excited to boil crawfish out back of your Old West Austin bungalow? The best real estate agents in Austin save buyers 55.9% more than average agents in Austin. Top agents buy 1.8x as many houses as average agents and make buyers approximately $29,659 more. That cash can renovate your back deck and buy a massive pot for your crawfish and corn.

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Ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Austin, TX

Top Agents
5 stars
Avg. Agents
5 stars

Top real estate agents in Austin score an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars, compared to the typical Austin agent who scores only 5.0 stars. We collect the latest ratings and reviews of top real estate agents in Austin and update them here to show you what their past clients have to say.

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Find the perfect agent or REALTOR® for your favorite Austin neighborhood

Based on the available transaction data for homes bought and sold in Austin, top agents are frequently doing deals in Zilker, North Loop, and Old West Austin.

Zilker

Active Agents941
Time on Market88
Avg. Sale Price$498,149

The outdoor enthusiast will love taking her morning stroll through Zilker Park’s green pathways. Barton Creek and the Colorado River provide calm blue water with views of downtown highrises in the background. Festivals like Austin City Limits give Zilker the pulse of Austin’s music scene. Parents will love taking the kiddos for walks on the Colorado River bridge.

North Loop

Active Agents562
Time on Market85
Avg. Sale Price$329,157

North Loop has the aesthetic of a diner in 1950s america, but the hip soul of modern day. North Loop is art within art, where buildings make statements with their funky designs. North Loop is a prime spot for locals who explore the streets on a pink beach cruiser. North Loop is quiet in its residential streets with thrift and record shops.

Old West Austin

Active Agents452
Time on Market96
Avg. Sale Price$459,499

Old West Austin is quiet but accessible. Neighbors include the rowdy bars on the Dirty Sixth, Downtown, Zilker Park, and the University of Texas at Austin. Old West Austin is ideal for families and young homeowners alike for its location and safety. Stroll through residential streets and you’ll be charmed by unique bungalows with front lawns.

Find top real estate agents in cities near Austin, TX

Georgetown

Active Agents1,930
Time on Market83
Avg. Sale Price$294,781

Pflugerville

Active Agents2,663
Time on Market63
Avg. Sale Price$275,000

Cedar Park

Active Agents3,200
Time on Market46
Avg. Sale Price$325,000

Lakeway

Active Agents873
Time on Market83
Avg. Sale Price$512,000

Frequently Asked Questions

What does a top real estate agent do?
Top real estate agents have more local expertise, prepare in-depth market analyses, and have industry connections that you can’t find by yourself. They know your neighborhood like the back of their hand and use their market knowledge to sell your home faster than the average agent and for money.
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What should you look for when interviewing a real estate agent in Austin?
When you sell a house, your real estate agent becomes your business partner, financial advisor, and emotional support system. It’s crucial to partner with someone you trust, so make sure you’re looking for an agent who can answer all of your questions with confidence during the interview. During this process, you want to get to know the agent’s business and find out how well they know the area. You’re listening for things that signal experience, expertise in your community, and workload. Selling a home takes an enormous amount of work, so you need an agent who’s got a plan for prep, pricing, and marketing and who is ready to roll up their sleeves to get the job done.
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How important is it to hire a top real estate agent in Austin?
Our data shows that the top 5% of listing agents sell homes for as much as (+9%) more than the average real estate agent. A great agent makes a difference when you buy a house, too: We’ve found that the top 5% of buyer's agents on average save their clients 2.5% more on their home purchase. So, whether you’re in the market to find your dream home or sell your house at a great price, the right agent matters. We encourage you to connect with a top real estate agent if you’re buying or selling a home in Austin, TX.
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When is the right time to hire a real estate agent in Austin?
The best window to contact an agent to sell your home is anywhere from three to six months in advance of your list date. When you start the search for an agent several months before hitting the market, there’s plenty of time to find the best agent, make key renovations, and market your home effectively, all of which are essential steps in selling your home for a great price. You can also hire an agent based on the best time to sell in Austin to take advantage of seasonal and cyclical trends in the market. The right time to hire a real estate agent depends on the temperature of the housing market. For example, the best time to sell in Austin is in May. And since it takes around 3 months to close on a home, you should list in February. We recommend that you hire a real estate agent as soon as you're thinking of selling your home. Generally speaking, that's anywhere from 3 to 6 months prior to your desired move date.
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What is the average real estate agent commission for agents in Austin?
While individual real estate agent commissions do vary, most real estate agents in Austin work for 6% of the home price.
Why should I use HomeLight to find a Austin real estate agent?
HomeLight analyzes all real estate agent in Austin to bring you custom, unbiased, data-driven recommendations. We use actual home sales transaction data to compare Austin real estate agent and will only introduce you to the top performing agents. They do not pay to advertise on our site and we do not pay to list them. To give you the best object recommendations, we consider things like: how fast a real estate agent sells, how many properties they work on, how much money they save or earn their clients, and what cities and neighborhoods they specialize in. You can trust that we’ll match you with the right agents for your needs.
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