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Crystal Washington is an experienced luxury real estate agent whose mission is to help people find the homes of their dreams and empower as many lives as possible through homeownership. Crystal and her team, at Austin Portfolio Real Estate excel at providing a seamless end-to-end concierge service when selling, buying homes, or leasing property.

Prior to becoming a top real estate agent in Austin, Crystal spent a decade uncovering and delivering impactful stories as an accomplished News Reporter and Anchor of local and national news. Her journey in Journalism took her to many states across the country including Hawaii, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, and the great state of Texas, where she and her husband Travis and son Chase currently reside and happily call Austin home. Initially, Crystal began her real estate career as an investor, acquiring multi-family homes and single-family rentals with her husband as means of retirement. After acquiring four units within their first three years, Crystal was infatuated with the industry and the wealth-building opportunities that real estate and property ownership had to offer. Crystal’s success in sales, knack for investing, skills in public relations, and knowledge in media marketing swiftly caught the attention of high-profile clients and corporations. Crystal has represented clients for big tech companies and professional athletes for both the NFL and MLS and is a preferred agent of the Austin FC, the city’s major league soccer team. 


In 2022, Crystal was names Austin Home Magazine Realtor of the year for her work in luxury and personal investment acumen. In 2021, Crystal was recognized as one of the Top Producing Female Agents in Austin by Women in Austin Real Estate, an organization that rates local real estate experts based on sales, community impact, brand marketing, and altruism. Crystal’s key to success lays in her ability to create strong, meaningful relationships with others and her passion to be the advocate and educational presence for her clients. Outside of real estate and business, Crystal loves spending time with family and enjoying the charm of Austin and can often be found hiking the beautiful trails in the city with her pup and husband, boating on Lake Travis, or trying all the great restaurants the city has to offer.

512.800.3840 |

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Meet the Team

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Holly Northup


512.608.8393 |

Holly Northup is Crystal’s Transaction Coordinator. When seeking the best leverage and support for her clients, she partnered with the best in the business, The Northup Real Estate Group. Holly is skilled in all Texas promulgated forms and has an extensive title and real estate background.  Holly will help provide a seamless concierge experience from start to finish for every client.

The secret to growth and sustainability lies within the leverage you have. Over the last decade, the Northup Real Estate Group has researched, trained, and developed systems, roadmaps, tools, and strategies to help Realtors gain the leverage they need to create wildly successful businesses, and we’ve watched so many of them do exactly that.

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