Archive for March, 2015

Desmond Milvenan

Desmond MilvenanDesmond Milvenan
Turnquist Partners




Desmond has lived in Austin for almost 25 years and has seen the various market cycles that Austin has experienced. Her experience in the banking industry during the boom and bust makes her knowledgeable about the various housing markets. Desmond has been a Top Producer for Turnquist Partners Realtors since 2004. Desmond is a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS is the highest Designation awarded to sales associates in the residential sales field), Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), member of Who’s Who is Luxury Real Estate, Elite 25, the Board of Regents and is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS). Desmond lives in the Westlake area with her husband, children, 2 cats and a dog. Desmond has extensive experience in residential real estate sales in the Westlake, Southwest, Central and Lake Travis areas. Her goal is to give every client high end service with a down home attitude.

Lisa Sexton and Susan Doyle

Susan Doyle and Lisa SextonLisa Sexton and Susan Doyle
Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty



CRS, CNE, CLHM, Austin Business Journal #1 Team 2014, Platinum Top 50 2013 and 2014, MIllion Dollar Guild With over 23 years of experience, Susan Doyle is regarded as one of the most respected top-performing REALTORS in Austin. As a trusted advisor and wise confidant, Susan is successful in the representation of both buyers and sellers in the luxury market. With her extensive experience in the design building process and residential land development, Susan’s distinguished talent upholds the utmost standards of excellence.


Brian Fahey

Brian FaheyBrian Fahey
Coldwell Banker United Realtors




Central Texas is known for its abundance of natural beauty and opportunity. Whether your choice is the incredible live music scene, boating on the crystal clear lakes or scenic drives while exploring the hill-country you’ll never be disappointed. Local businessman Brian Fahey couldn’t agree more. Every day Brian strives to make the most of the unique lifestyle the community’s residents know so well. Active in the local real estate market for over 20 years as both an investor and as a REALTOR, Brian is consistently recognized by the Austin Business Journal as one of the area’s top producing agents. Earning many designations including the Accredited Buyers Representative, Certified Home Marketing Specialist, Certified Arbitrator and the Certified Negotiation Expert his commitment to providing knowledgeable advice is unwavering. Having been involved with many local builders and consulting on large developments at the initial stages, Brian’s perspective is invaluable to buyers & sellers.

Carol Dochen

Carol DochenCarol Dochen
Carol Dochen, Real Estate Professionals




Carol Dochen brings decades of experience to help clients with their real estate needs. Over the years, Carol has served as a director of the Austin Board of Realtors (ABOR), President of the Austin Multiple Listing Service (ACTRIS) twice, and director of the Texas Association of Realtors. She’s also received numerous awards and honors from the Austin Business Journal(Elite 25) and Texas Monthly magazine as well as having earned recognition from the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. The honors don’t stop with her professional life. Philanthropically, Habitat for Humanity recently honored Carol for years of service that include the donation of a portion of every commission for the past 20 years. Carol is also a veteran volunteer for Meals on Wheels and Women’s Storybook Project. Knowing that at some point we all came from somewhere else, Carol has a soft spot for those relocating and adjusting to the area. She strives to put her professionalism and warmth to work helping make the move to or from Austin smooth and enjoyable.

Centerra Homes- new partner of PT50!

Platinum Top 50 is excited to introduce Centerra Homes, our newest builder partner.

Centerra Homes is now offering 2 different series of homes in the gated Davenport Summit section of Sweetwater.



J. Rene Ward

J. Rene WardJ. Rene Ward
Best Agents In Texas




Broker and owner of Best Agents in Texas, J. René Ward strives to provide each and every client with an experience that is worthy of referrals. Best Agents in Texas is a full-service real estate company that provides buying, selling, leasing and investments services to its clients in Austin and surrounding communities. J. René and her team of Texas Real Estate Professionals have ample experience with a range of real estate services including luxury homes, foreclosures, commercial properties for churches and small- to mid-size companies, and corporate relocations. J. René is the Vice President of the Austin Association of Real Estate Brokers and an instructor for the National Association of Real Estate Professional and Texas Association of Real Estate Professionals. She was formerly the President of the Williamson County Association of Real Estate Professionals and has received a number of awards including Real Estate Professional of the Year. J René was also selected by the Women’s Council of Real Estate Professionals as “Businesswoman of the Year.” J. René has also appeared on Home and Garden TV’s “House Hunters” and has authored “The Ultimate Real Estate Agent”. As an individual who values education, J. René holds a MBA from Nova University and several real estate designations (ABR, CRB, GRI, CRS, ePRO, PMN, PIC, SRES & TAHS) allowing her to serve her clients with experience and expert advice. Prior to her work as a Texas Real Estate Professional, J. René was a marketing executive for IBM, Toshiba America, Dell Computers and other high tech companies. J. René has moved over 15 times, living in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, before settling down in Round Rock, Texas.