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Tim Thornton

Tim Thornton
Tim's Satisfaction Rating An agent's star rating is the average of all the ratings of their service.
4.9 of 5 (123 reviews)
512.914.4665
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My wife, our boys and I have been in Austin for almost 10 years and I have lived in Texas for almost 25 years. The twins were born here and we will raise them here where they can get the best possible education and up-bringing. Austin has something special to offer our family and we believe it has something unique to offer to you and your family.

Over the years, I have studied construction, design, product marketing, business, architecture, contract law and even the concepts of...
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My wife, our boys and I have been in Austin for almost 10 years and I have lived in Texas for almost 25 years. The twins were born here and we will raise them here where they can get the best possible education and up-bringing. Austin has something special to offer our family and we believe it has something unique to offer to you and your family.

Over the years, I have studied construction, design, product marketing, business, architecture, contract law and even the concepts of selling. When I walk into a home--I get it. New construction, remodel or a house ready for your custom touches--I understand what works and why it works. More importantly, I am able to help my clients, buyers and sellers, understand what works for them and for their needs and help them prioritize their real estate decisions. Ask any experienced Realtor and they will tell you that buying a home is never about finding "a perfect house", but Real Estate is about "the perfect home for you" and the process of finding your perfect home involves trade-offs and decisions. What works for you is never what worked for the last 10 clients of mine. Your perfect home will require that we find the trade-offs that work for you and turn your new house in your perfect home.

I love this business and I will be the first to say that I am pretty good at what I do. I believe a Realtor is only as good as their work ethic and their last 6 months of transactions. On any given month I may work with from 2-5 buyers getting into their dream home or selling selling their home. My clients benefit from my experience--and that is not an empty promise of how long I have been in this business. Experience of doing deals. Experience of helping clients.

My wife and I have traveled the world and lived all over the USA and Asia. We seldom meet a stranger and always enjoy getting to know new friends. We would love to add you to our list of friends and I would love to help you buy or sell your next home in the Greater Austin area. If we have not spoken already, give me a call.

Buying, Selling or Building, you should know what I know.

(Your can learn more about what is happening in Austin by reading my blog: Austin Real Estate Secrets).
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Experience

  • Century 200 Club Member, Top 3%
  • Lambuth University - BA, 1984
  • Director of Product Marketing, 15 years high-tech business background
  • ZipRealty President's Club: 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 -2015
  • Experienced Listing Agent - helping you stage and prepare your home to sell
  • 100% Club Member - Awarded for 100% Complete Customer Satisfaction in multiple quarters
  • New Home and Luxury Home Specialist
  • Most Opened & Most Closed Transactions - 2007 Q4; 2008 Q2, Q3
  • Austin Area Investor
  • Most Closed Transactions 2010
  • Top Revenue Producer 2009
  • Most Closed Transactions 2008
  • Austin District MVP 2009
  • Top Producers - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Team/District MVP - 2007 Q3, Q4; 2008 Q1; 2009 Q2, Q3; 2010 Q2
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Reviews

2016
Gregory K.
Home buyer in Pflugerville
$329K
04/18/16
We bought a second home new construction, already available inventory. Before that we spent a couple of weeks looking pre-owned homes, but eventually decided to go with a new. Tim recommended to us a few contractors to finish with some remodeling that we decided to go ahead before we move in. He recommended a good inspector, and explained to us what was important and reasonable to expect from builders.
Sandeep B.
Home buyer in Leander
$667K
04/16/16
I gave 5 starts for Tim. But trust me if there would have been more I would be happy to give 10 stars for his commitment, professionalism and dedication. Tim was AWESOME through out our journey of finding the right home for us in Austin. So now a bit of our story: we were in the process of relocating and thinking maybe we should look at the real estate market in Austin just to get an idea and then settle for a rental until we are sure what kind of house we want. Tim was referred to us by one of my colleague. And during our first visit to Austin when we met Tim, we discovered that Tim is full of knowledge and walking encyclopedia regarding anything and everything in Austin - whether the city itself or the housing market or even good restaurants! In two days while looking at houses Tim gave us so much info that it took us over a month to process it :). We came back a couple of months later and continued with Tim where we left last. To our surprise Tim knew so much about our choices in homes from what we saw last time. So during the second visit, although we had come to finalize a rental we ended up making an offer on our dream house and having it accepted! Tim guided us through the whole journey at every step. Not only that, Tim stood up for us when it came to closing the deal, was proactive during the buyer's inspection after sale and made sure seller took care of all those before moving in. All in all, our home buying experience in Austin area could not have been any better. If you are looking to buy your dream home here, look no further than Tim. Tim is your guy!
Response from Tim
04/16/16
Wow. So very gracious of you. Very kind words. Thank you both so much and welcome to Austin!
Daivik V.
Home buyer in Leander
$383K
04/12/16
We are very glad to have him as our realtor. Based on his experience, he just figured out in 2 days that what kind of house we are looking for. He showed us the community that we were not aware of at all. We found the best possible house with best price that one can ever imagine only because of him. Not only that he was there till the end with us for all the processes. He didn't even have to be there but he was there only to help us. Thanks Tim.
Response from Tim
04/16/16
You guys are the best! Thank you!

Credentials & Memberships

  • National Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, Austin Board of Realtors
  • Certified Listing Expert
  • Lexus Customer Advisory Board (Auto Industry) - 2014

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer - Mobile Loaves and Fishes
  • Find out more about our local market and city at www.AustinRealEstateSecrets.com
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