A Time to Reminisce and Reflect

A Time to Reminisce and Reflect

December is typically a time to reflect on the past year and make plans for the new one. We’ve spent this month doing both as a group and as individual agents, and are looking forward to all 2019 has to offer our profession and the Austin real estate market. People often ask what makes Portfolio Real Estate different and what it is about the brokerage that causes us to hang our license here. The answer is simple. The qualifications that had to be met in order to join Austin Portfolio Real Estate mean that, as members, we get the opportunity to work with the most qualified real estate professional in the city.

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9 Homes that will Warm You Up this Winter

9 Homes that will Warm You Up this Winter

Fireside chats during the winter are some of the most precious moments with family and friends. With Austin seeing cooler weather than normal, and with no sign of that slowing down anytime soon, these eight luxurious homes have fireplaces and fire-pits that will keep you cozy while creating the perfect environment for quality time with those you care about most.

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A Luxury Guide to Holiday Giving

A Luxury Guide to Holiday Giving

In today’s fast-paced society, we don’t always have much time to sit and reflect on the perfect gift that will thrill and delight our friends and loved ones. So for those of you short on time or at a loss for what to buy, we reached out to our agents to find out their recommendations for the quintessential luxury gift.

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APRE Holiday Giving – 10 Local Charities Austin Portfolio Supports

APRE Holiday Giving – 10 Local Charities Austin Portfolio Supports

The holidays are a season for reflecting on everything we have to be grateful for and the perfect time to give back to those in need. As you consider which charities to support this year, our Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents wanted to share with you a few of the local charities that they actively support.

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Holiday Hosting – 7 Christmas Tablescapes to Inspire You

Holiday Hosting – 7 Christmas Tablescapes to Inspire You

From Thanksgiving to Christmas and the weeks that follow, dining spaces see a lot of activity. But with the holiday festivities in full swing, there isn’t always time to scour the internet for decor inspiration. So if you’re short on time and creativity this season, here are a few tablescapes and luxurious dining rooms to inspire your own winter setting.

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5 Questions with Ronda Prothro

5 Questions with Ronda Prothro

From a premium wine label to the luxury real estate closing table, Austin Portfolio Real Estate agent Ronda Prothro fully pursues her passions with ambition, commitment and expertise. Her extensive background in marketing, negotiations, sales and public relations combined with her ability to objectively look at a property in order to market and sell it quickly make her a skilled resource and negotiator for her clients. We sat down with Ronda to find out more about her family’s exclusive wine label based in Napa Valley, her other hobbies and her background that has helped her remain a top producing agent in the eccentric and booming city of Austin.

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Living on the Edge – 8 Homes Located Just Outside Austin

Living on the Edge – 8 Homes Located Just Outside Austin

People are drawn to the Texas capital for various reasons. The live music scene, vibrant culture, booming job market and bustling culinary landscape all make it a wonderful place to put down roots, raise a family and call it home. While some thrive on and are energized by the urban hustle and bustle, others may only prefer it during work hours or weekends. These properties by Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents are located outside of the city while still remaining close enough to enjoy all this thriving metropolis has to offer.

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5 Questions with David Haynes

5 Questions with David Haynes

With a passion for real estate that was initially ignited after he began investing, renovating and flipping homes in Houston, Austin Portfolio Real Estate agent David Haynes relocated to our vibrant city in 2003, began his real estate career and has never looked back. Now, David specializes in everything residential from multi-million dollar lakefront estates to high-end or mid-range homes and condos. Regardless of price point, David is focused on treating every client and transaction with the utmost respect, professionalism and integrity. We sat down with him to find out more about how his experience, background and passion allow him to do just that.

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11 Homes that Bring Pantone’s Fall Colors Inside

11 Homes that Bring Pantone’s Fall Colors Inside

With each changing season, the Pantone Color Institute releases a new Fashion Color Trend Report inspired by the NY Fashion Week catwalk. Highlighting the top colors that designers showcased for their upcoming collections, this Fall/Winter 2018 guide combines classic palettes with bold, autumnal hues complemented by other unexpected, non-traditional shades.

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5 Questions with Shannon Schmitz

5 Questions with Shannon Schmitz

As one of Austin’s top luxury real estate agents, Shannon Schmitz has achieved a reputation for providing her clients an incredible marketing platform, strong network, and knowledgeable integrity. Find out more about her team, passions & what she enjoys the most about living in the Live Music Capital of the World.

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8 Porches Designed for Southern Living

8 Porches Designed for Southern Living

Perfect for lounging with the latest best-selling novel, a tall glass of sweet tea or even a delightful cocktail, porches are an integral design feature that goes hand-in-hand with southern homes and culture. From wraparound to two-story, these southern estates by Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents offer iconic porches and patios to take full advantage of the cooler weather that has set in.

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6 Luxury Closets in Multi-Million Dollar Austin Homes

6 Luxury Closets in Multi-Million Dollar Austin Homes

Anyone who lives in Texas knows that our weather is reliably unreliable. With temperatures exceeding one hundred degrees one day and then plummeting into the forties the next, we don’t always have the luxury of cycling our wardrobe seasonally. This collection of estates from Austin Portfolio Real Estate showcases closets that offer the perfect solution for storing everything from your Louis Vuitton bags, Christian Louboutin heels and Ugg boots to chic Dolce & Gabbana sundresses and cozy Chanel sweaters.

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A Glimpse at Luxury – 12 of our Most Extravagant Homes

A Glimpse at Luxury – 12 of our Most Extravagant Homes

Austin is a vibrant city with some of the swankiest and most affluent estates on the market. From massive square footage, waterfront amenities, and extravagant pools, this collection of listings will give you a glimpse of our most luxurious homes in the city.

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10 Austin Homes that Prove Luxury is in the Details

10 Austin Homes that Prove Luxury is in the Details

In the world of luxury real estate, it’s not enough to simply have an enormous home in a trendy and prominent neighborhood. It’s all of the unique details and extravagant features from breathtaking views and over-the-top amenities to state-of-the-art home automation systems and dedicated wine grottos that truly make a luxury home stand out among the rest. This collection of homes from Austin Portfolio Real Estate showcase features that add an extra luxurious touch that is sure to amaze you.

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5 Questions with David McCall

5 Questions with David McCall

Success begins with hard work. That is what Austin Portfolio Real Estate agent David McCall learned at a young age and still holds to be true today. He does not believe in shortcuts or taking the easy way out. With a strong dedication to excellence and more than 20 years of experience in residential real estate sales, David has become a consistent multi-million dollar producer in the vibrant and thriving city of Austin, Texas.

We sat down with David to find out more about his creative, thorough and tenacious spirit along with how he provides first-class service to his clients, friends and colleagues.

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5 Austin Homes with Contemporary Flair

5 Austin Homes with Contemporary Flair

Known for their eye-catching curb appeal and unique design, contemporary homes reimagine how we live with their simple and yet striking aesthetics. This collection of homes by Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents offer clean lines, minimal clutter and a serene and sophisticated lifestyle.

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Sneak Peek of 11 Private Listings in Austin

Sneak Peek of 11 Private Listings in Austin

Requiring the utmost consideration and confidentiality, private listings are a well-kept secret in the world of real estate. In fact, most buyers are completely unaware that these homes are even available. Our acclaimed real estate professionals at Austin Portfolio Real Estate have unique access to an extensive property collection that includes numerous privately listed estates that cannot be found anywhere else. Here’s an exclusive glimpse inside these esteemed estates where luxury isn’t just a word but a way of life.

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9 Austin Homes with a New Price Tag

9 Austin Homes with a New Price Tag

The Austin Real Estate Market has been on fire this summer and, in fact, secured the highest median home price on record for any month, according to the Austin Board of Realtors. While an active market such as this usually means home prices skyrocket, this collection of homes from Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents has recently experienced price reductions, making them in-demand and worthy of a second look.

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