Archive for the ‘Winners’ Category

The Cain Team

The Cain Team | Keller Williams Realty

(512) 901-9674

Having lived in the Austin area for over 30 years, Ricky Cain can attest that Austin is a terrific place to buy, sell, or invest in Central Texas real estate. His strong work ethic, negotiating skills, and commitment to protecting his clients’ best interests is what has made Ricky one of the top agents at the world’s #1 real estate office for units sold. As a result of his commitment to service, over 60% of his business comes from referrals from satisfied past clients and Realtors from across the world. Ricky is also proud to serve on the Agent Leadership Council, at the Austin Keller Williams Southwest Market Center, and was chosen as the region’s 2014 Keller Williams Cultural Ambassador. His strong commitment to ‘giving back’ to community and the organizations he serves is reflective though his generosity of time and resources: Austin Pets Alive, Capital City Food Bank, Austin Children’s Shelter, KW Cares, KW Kids Can, Cain Cares, Austin High School, Keller Williams Luxury Homes International, Austin KW Agent Leadership Council, KW Cares Committee, JAMS, KW Financial Committee, KW Kids Care. Ricky Cain and The Cain Team are distinguished Platinum Top 50 Realtors®, and Platinum Top 50 ‘Centurion’ Austin Award Winners.  To learn more about The Cain Team with Keller Williams Realty click here.

Russ Phillips Team

Russ Phillips Team |  Keller Williams Realty

(512) 698-7877

The Russ Phillips Team is an ever-growing group of professionals who are passionate about people. “It’s our job to LISTEN to clients, so that we can serve them well. After all, it IS about THEM.” This simple client centric approach, along with a solid work ethic has brought the Team quite a few accolades, including recognition with Platinum Top 50 and the Austin Business Journal Top 20 for multiple years. Still, the team keeps these heavyweight titles in proper perspective: “We’re always looking for ways to differentiate-both ourselves and our listings-because we know people have a choice.” The Russ Phillips Team are distinguished Platinum Top 50 Realtors®, and Platinum Top 50 ‘Centurion’ Austin Award Winners.  To learn more about The Russ Phillips Team with Keller Williams Realty click here.

Kent Redding

Kent Redding  | Berkshire Hathaway TX Realty

(512) 797-5737

Kent Redding’s mission is simple – to run a profitable business while maintaining a balance in all aspects of his life. He believes this is accomplished through goal-setting, meticulous planning, and good old-fashioned hard work. Kent always provides top quality service to his clients, as well as a total commitment to meeting their goals in buying and selling real estate. While maintaining a fun and enthusiastic attitude, he has consistently exceeded his clients’ expectations. Kent realizes that his level of creative strategy and hustle may be advanced, and not necessarily the industry norm, but he is convinced that it takes relentless extra effort to achieve client goals. His family strives to maintain a balanced life led through Gods grace and direction. They are thankful daily, for all they have and the blessings provided. Kent has a strong belief in serving others before self, and he commits that daily to each and every encounter. His commitment to community and active participation in ‘giving back’ is welcomed by the organizations he serves: Foundation for the Homeless, Sunshine Kids, EEF – Eanes Education Foundation, Mobile Loaves and Fishers, Agua for Managua, Mano de Cristo, Westlake Chamber of Commerce, Austin Samaritans, Fellowship Christian Athletes, Feed My Starving Children, Dell Children’s Medical Center, and Kipp Austin. His professional designations include: ABR, Accredited Buyer Representative, Broker, CRS®, Certified Residential Specialist® and GRI, Graduate REALTOR® Institute. Kent is affiliated with numerous industry organizations: NAR, National Association of Realtors; TAR, Texas Association of Realtors; ABoR, Austin Board of Realtors; REBAC, Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council and CRS, Council of Certified Residential Specialists. Kent is a distinguished Platinum Top 50 Realtor®, and Platinum Top 50 ‘Centurion’ Austin Award Winner.  To learn more about Kent Redding and the Kent Redding Group – click here.

Kathleen Bucher

Kathleen Bucher | Austin Portfolio Real Estate – Keller Williams Realty

(512) 784-7169

Kathleen started selling real estate in 1991 and has played an important role in the Austin real estate market as one of its most established Realtors, particularly in luxury real estate. She has earned this standing by her knowledge of the market, professionalism, honesty, and integrity. The key to Kathleen’s success is her personalized approach. She builds her business on trust, dedication, and uncompromised service. This approach allows her the opportunity to network with her satisfied clients and colleagues which is essential to creating that perfect match between the most discerning buyers and sellers. She knows about opportunities before they hit the market. Kathleen loves to SELL AUSTIN…from waterfront properties, to downtown high rises, historic central Austin, the Westlake hills, luxury private estates, master-planned golf communities or sprawling Texas ranches. In her own words, “Real estate is my passion. I have had the opportunity to help thousands of clients through the years. Whatever their taste, budget, or interests are—there is that perfect home and community here in Austin that matches their needs. The majority of my business comes from referrals and past clients. I consider this the best compliment I could receive.” Year after year, Kathleen has earned the prestigious “Residential Real Estate Top Producer” award from the Austin Business Journal. Kathleen is also in the top 1% of her industry and a member of The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, Elite 25, Luxury League, and Platinum Top 50. Kathleen recognizes that being in the top of your field is mostly about knowing your business and staying on top of the changing landscape in the market place. Kathleen founded and leads The Bucher Group, a team of top professionals in the real estate industry that is focused on delivering the best service—the kind of service each of her clients deserve. She is currently a distinguished Platinum Top 50 Austin Realtor® and Centurion award winner. To learn more about Kathleen Bucher with Austin Portfolio Real Estate – Keller Williams Realty click here.

Deborah Novelli

Deborah Novelli | Realty Austin – Westlake

(512) 699-0856

Deborah Novelli specializes in luxury real estate, which may or may not have a high price point! Her experience and designations speak for themselves, and she believes honesty, integrity, and ethics are critical in business. What sets her apart? She was a corporate executive (IBM) for many years, with strong leadership, sales, and negotiation skills. As she believes ” Experience has its rewards.” Her clients breathe easier knowing that she’s in their corner. She is also a veteran at relocation, having moved countless times throughout her career. As she states: “Believe me, I get it!” Deborah is deeply involved in the community and has been a volunteer leader for a variety of organizations with her focus being those that support the needs of women and children. She has served on the Boards of many of these organizations and is a firm believer in giving back to the community. Of all the honors she has received, she is most proud to have won the Austin Board of Realtors Community Service Award – given to just one Realtor a year out of thousands in the Austin area. In her spare time, Deborah loves experiencing all that Austin has to offer from acclaimed new East side restaurants, to the special events and festivals that make Austin so unique. She absolutely loves to travel, enjoys playing bridge, relishes walking Lady Bird Lake, likes to bury herself in a good book, savors the serenity of snow skiing now that she has retired from skiing “the bumps”, is learning Mahjong, still volunteers with various non-profits, and is working on her bucket list! She loves what she does, loves Austin, and promises that  you love working with her!  Deborah is currently a distinguished Platinum Top 50 Austin Realtor® and award winner. To learn more about Deborah Novelli with Realty Austin Westlake  click here.

Jennifer Henry

Jennifer Henry  | Realty Austin

(512) 217-1887

Jennifer Henry has been an Austinite for 22 years. She graduated from McComb’s School of Business at The University of Texas with a BBA in Accounting and a Masters in Professional Accountancy. Jennifer started her career as a CPA and transitioned into a successful career as a Regional Financing Manager at Apple. Eventually, she followed her true passion in real estate and began selling luxury custom homes for various builders before focusing on client representation. She is well-versed in all of Central Texas. With her extensive experience selling custom homes, and her close builder relationships, she is an asset to have when considering new construction. Jennifer listens to her clients’ needs and works tirelessly until those needs are met. Relocating within the Austin area quite frequently, Jennifer has lived and invested in nearly every neighborhood in Central, East, and North Austin. Her knowledge of market niches and the construction process has proven a valuable resource to her investor clients. As a Certified Negotiation Expert and Accredited Buyer Representative, she’s a tremendous asset to have on your side when negotiating the sale or purchase of your home or investment. Jennifer holds her Broker’s license and is a member of Austin Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council and Austin Luxury Network. In her spare time, she loves to play tennis, ride her bike, and run the trail around Lady Bird Lake. She is currently a distinguished Platinum Top 50 Austin Realtor® and award winner. To learn more about Jennifer Henry with Realty Austin click here.

Matt Friedlander

Matt Friedlander | Realty Austin
(512) 800-0369


Matt Friedlander quickly found his niche in the Austin real estate market. He attributes his early success to his people, analytical, and negotiation skills honed over decades of business and military experience. Originally from Southern California, Matt headed to the east coast to attend the U.S. Naval Academy. He served in the United States Navy for five years before going to the University of Michigan to complete an MBA. His first role after business school was with a top-tier management consulting firm where he advised large corporations and sharpened his business skills. Tired of living out of a suitcase and ready to put down roots, Matt bought his first Austin property in 2004 and went to work at Dell where he served in a variety of strategic roles. After dabbling in a few personal real estate investment projects, he realized he not only had a knack for real estate – he but also enjoyed it. That spurred him to get his real estate license and transition into real estate full time. He has not looked back since! Matt is a perpetual learner and always goes above and beyond for his clients. He derives great satisfaction from helping others achieve their real estate goals, whether buying or selling a personal home or purchasing an investment property. In his free time, Matt is active in his local church and volunteers with civic and philanthropic organizations such as Leadership Austin and Mobiles Loaves and Fishes. He enjoys water sports on Lady Bird Lake and Lake Austin, and loves traveling the world to surf. Matt is currently a distinguished Platinum Top 50 Realtor® and Austin award winner. To learn more Matt Friedlander with Realty Austin click here.


The Robert J Fischer Team

The Robert J Fischer Team | Keller Williams Realty
(512 ) 531-2888

ABOUT the ROBERT J FISCHER TEAM.  We believe in the motivating power of a big “Why” in all aspects of life, both personally and professionally. Uniting and driving us all, the entire Robert J Fischer Team shares a big “Why”: To truly care for our clients with a servant’s heart. Attributable to our client-first mentality, we have been blessed to be in the top 1% of our profession. Keller Williams Realty has named Robert and The RJF Team the #1 Realtor in our area, #1 in Listings Sold, #1 in Volume Sales and #1 in Units Sold. Robert has also received the honor of being voted onto the Keller Williams Agent Leadership Council every year since 2008. We have a full team of collaborative and talented professionals who strive to outpace the competition in regards to client care, marketing, technology, negotiation, communication, education, and dedication – each and every day. We love what we do and we think it shows. While we relish our business success, we are equally passionate about our philanthropic endeavors. Year-round, we offer a variety of free community events, community education, giveaways, sponsorships, and school partnerships. Most of our team is also heavily involved in our charity. Founded by Robert in 2016, RJF Team Cares has raised over $65,000 in donations for local nonprofits, missions, and families in need. To grow beyond our own team and multiply our impact, we invite any interested businesses to join The Cares Alliance as we seek to build stronger communities, together. The RJF Team are currently distinguished Platinum Top 50 Realtors® and Austin Award Winners. To learn more about The Robert J Fischer Team with Keller Williams Realty click here.

Allison Olson

Allison Olson | Realty Austin
(512) 694-2251

estate with expert negotiating skills, look no further than Broker Associate, Allison Olson. Allison uses her vast experience and knowledge from selling residential real estate full-time over the past twelve years to advise her clients on how to make the best real estate decisions for themselves at whatever stage in their lives they are in at that time. Through Allison’s 12+ years of working with clients and colleagues, she has developed a strong network of real estate connections and often assists clients in finding their dream home before it even hits the market. She is passionate about negotiating and works to ensure her clients’ interests are best represented, especially when it comes to multiple offer situations. In short, Allison is committed to assisting her clients with all of their real estate needs, and finds that her favorite part is negotiating a deal which works best for her clients’ needs, and at the same time, leaves all parties walking away feeling as though they have had a positive experience. Allison is proud to call Austin home, living here for over 21 years. Having personally gone through the building process four times and being married to an award-winning custom homebuilder, Eric Olson, with Olson Defendorf Custom Homes, Allison benefits from first-hand building knowledge and is an expert advisor to clients who are considering building or updating their next home. Allison earned her Texas Broker’s license in 2015 and is a Broker Associate with Realty Austin. She was named a 2016 and 2017 Platinum Top 50 Winner and a 2013, 2014, and 2015 Platinum Top 50 Finalist. She was also honored as a Five Year Award Winner for the Five Star Professional Award in 2016. Allison is a member of the Million Dollar Guild and earned the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist or CLHMS designation in 2007. She earned the Accredited Buyer Representative or ABR designation in 2006. Allison has been featured in the Austin American-Stateman, Tribeza, KVUE News, Texas Monthly, and Top Agent Magazine, where she was named a Top Agent for the Central Texas region in the Summer 2014 Edition. Allison has featured her listings in Austin Monthly, Tribeza, Waterways, the Austin American-Statesman, the Westlake Picayne, West Austin News, and Community Impact. Allison is a graduate of The Hockaday School in Dallas and The University of Texas at Austin. She is a member of the Austin Luxury Network, The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, the Austin Board of Realtors, the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the National Association of REALTORS®, and the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council. Allison is also a Lifetime Member of the Texas Exes, a member of Barton Creek Country Club, and the Tarrytown United Methodist Church, where she recently served as the assistant co-chair for their Vacation Bible School program. Allison loves to play tennis and is a United States Tennis Association Member. She enjoys volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, Partnerships for Children, Caritas, and the Dell Children’s Council for the Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. Allison has lived in Central Austin including Deep Eddy, Brykerwoods, Downtown Austin, Northwest Hills, Allandale, and the Balcones neighborhoods. Allison and her husband Eric are currently in Westlake in the Treemont neighborhood with their children, Luke and Emily. In her spare time, Allison enjoys cheering on her Longhorns, traveling, volunteering, hearing live music, playing tennis, hitting the pool with her kids, and trying new restaurants! She loves working throughout the Austin area, and mainly assists clients in the Central, Westlake, Downtown, Northwest, and Southwest Austin neighborhoods. But, she is also happy to go where her business takes her! .Allison is currently a distinguished Platinum Top 50 Realtor® and Austin award winner. To learn more Allison Olson with Realty Austin click here.



Carol Dochen

Carol Dochen | Carol Dochen, Realtors
(512) 422-4787

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. Carol received the coveted Broker of the Year Award for 2017, and 2016 winner of the “I Am Austin Woman” at Woman’s Way Awards for the Austin Woman Magazine recognizing her as businesswoman of the year in Austin. She has also received numerous awards (including 5 Star Realtor), 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 with the CHLMS and GUILD award. The honors don’t stop with her professional life. Philanthropically, Habitat for Humanity recently honored Carol for years of service, which includes her donation of a portion of every commission for the past 20 years. Carol is a veteran volunteer for Meals on Wheels and the 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 by helping make the move to or from Austin a smooth and enjoyable experience. Carol is currently a distinguished Platinum Top 50 Realtor® and Austin Award Winner. To learn more about Carol Dochen with Carol Dochen, Realtors  click here.