January 2 2019

January Realtor of the Month: David Brodsky

by Erin

David Brodsky Headshot

If you’re in the search for an exceptional realtor in the Austin, TX area to assist you with your home buying or selling needs, our realtor of the month is sure to fit the part.


Meet David Brodsky, our January Realtor of the Month.  David has been contributing his expertise to our Dripping Springs real estate market update since May of 2017, providing us with consistent, quality content.  After assisting other companies for over 20 years, he branched off on his own to establish David Brodsky Properties.  What makes David Brodsky stand out amongst other realtors in the Austin area is that he emphasizes on empowering his clients and equips them with the necessary tools needed to achieve success throughout the real estate process.

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May 8 2018

Carneros Ranch is Offering a Smokin Summer Home Sales Event

by racheal

Carneros Ranch Smokin’ Summer Home Sales Event

The Austin real estate market is abuzz with the news of Carneros Ranch in nearby Leander, TX. Carneros Ranch is an exciting new master-planned community. This ideal location affords residents proximity to the sights and sounds of bustling Austin, but is far enough away to escape the hubbub. Beautiful Leander is minutes from Austin near the 183/183A Highways and just south of FM 2243. The Capitol Metroline station at Leander allows for quick and super-easy access to downtown Austin for employment and shopping.

Award-winning builder Wilshire Homes is an industry leader and is Energy Star Certified and a LEED Certified home builder and is among the designers and construction pros that are lining up to build at Carneros Ranch. Wilshire Homes is currently offering a terrific incentive package, “Smokin’ Summer Sales Event” that runs through the end of May 2018. Purchase a to-be-built Wilshire Home and receive a FREE outdoor living package. Outdoor entertaining is all the rage and Wilshire has stepped up to bring new home buyers this great opportunity. The offer will come as an upgrade credit, so you can have that outdoor kitchen or firepit seating area that you’ve always wanted!

Carneros Ranch residents enjoy a junior Olympic swimming pool, a children’s splash pool, indoor and outdoor meet-and-greet areas, playgrounds, and hiking trails. Nearby Lake Travis and Devine Lake offer watersports, fishing and family fun. The Southwest Williamson County Regional Park and Benbrook Ranch Park offer disc gold and field sports.

Children of Carneros Ranch attend the fine schools of Leander Independent School District. The district’s motto is “Engage, inspire, achieve for lifelong success” and their students and alumni reflect this vision very well.

Check out Carneros Ranch and see what all the buzz is about. You won’t want to miss out on the sales incentives going on this summer.

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April 16 2018

April Realtor of the Month: Kristee Leonard

by Kelley

Kristee Leonard

Kristee Leonard graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida. During her senior year at UF, she set her ambitions higher and decided to pursue her realtor license. After 2 years of being licensed, she and her mother teamed up to take over the Austin real estate market on their own and opened The Leaders Realty. Kristee’s initial vision of making record breaking sales and giving back to charity all started with a vision board and has since come to fruition. She has been featured in Realtor Magazine’s 30 under 30, won several awards and has donated thousands of dollars to a number of charities. 


Still based out of Austin, TX, The Leaders Realty has expanded their business to service the surrounding areas including Lakeway, Cedar Park, Round Rock, Drippings Springs and more. The Leaders Realty offers seller and buyer representation and has essentially become a one stop shop by providing services for investments, home valuation, staging, marketing and negotiations. Whether you’re looking to buy your first Austin home or interested in luxury real estate, The Leaders Realty is here to offer superior service to help you with your needs.


As a New Homes Directory Austin Real Estate Market Expert, Kristee Leonard shares her insights of the market on a monthly basis to help buyers and sellers make informed choices. If you’re in the market to buy or sell your Austin area home, contact Kristee Leonard at The Leaders Realty to get started.

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April 12 2018

Explore Stunning New Homes in Leander at Carneros Ranch

by Kelley

New Homes for Sale in Leander Texas

Sperling’s Best Places to Live calls the Austin area “one of the best choices in Texas.” Leander, TX lies just north of Austin close to Hwy 183/183-A and just south of FM 2243. This vibrant, growing community maintains its small-town charm while being so close to the sights and sounds of the Big City. Here you’ll find Carneros Ranch, the most impressive master-planned community in Williamson County.


Wilshire Homes and Lennar Homes are breaking ground at Carneros Ranch to bring their expertise to Leander with a catalog of new homes that offer you spacious and energy efficient design. Floorplans provide one- and two-story options giving you and your family flexibility to choose the perfect home. Exciting options like wooded homesites and cul-de-sacs await you and inside you’ll enjoy versatile enjoyment through a game room, study or expansive outdoor living spaces. Big or small; lush or efficient, you’ll find the perfect home for you and your family at Carneros Ranch.


Amenity plans are bursting with possibilities. Relax at the indoor and outdoor meeting areas or poolside at the junior Olympic swimming pool. Let the kids enjoy a play day in the splash pool or playground and stay active on one of the hiking trails. Lake Travis and Devine Lake are close by for watersports and family fun and Southwest Williamson County Regional Park and Benbrook Ranch Park are great destinations for disc golf, soccer and field games.

It's all right here in Leander, TX. Get updates to learn more about the available opportunities at Carneros Ranch.

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March 31 2018

McGuyer Homebuilders Presents Exciting New Home Community in Leander

by Kelley

New Home Community in Leander Texas

Leander, TX has something to be excited about. This beautiful part of Texas has become home to one of the most impressive master-planned communities in Williamson County: Carneros Ranch.


Meticulously planned by McGuyer Homebuilders to please the most discerning of homeowners, these gorgeous new home plans highlight natural light and flow with livability. The luxurious master suite, oversized kitchen island, dramatic finish carpentry and bold entryways are all touches you can expect. Flexible floorplans tickle the imagination with options for game rooms, home office space or guest quarters and the large picture windows let the sun shine in and allow for a front-row seat to the beautiful hill country landscape.


Outdoor adventure awaits at nearby Benbrook Ranch Park and Southwest Williamson County Regional Park. The manicured soccer, softball fields and disc golf course will excite the team players and the playscapes and hiking trails will get everyone exploring. Grab the tackle boxes and head to Devine Lake Park to fish for the Big One or swim and try zip-lining at Lake Travis. Carneros Ranch has big plans for a junior Olympic swimming pool, a children’s pool, indoor and outdoor meeting spaces and a playground as well as walking and jogging paths.


Prices start from the mid $200,000s to the low $400,000s so sign up for updates to learn more about this exciting new community.

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March 15 2018

March Realtor of the Month: Travis Marshall

by Kelley

Travis Marshall

When you buy or sell your home, your whole life is turned upside down so you need a realtor that is focused on making the transition as seamless as possible for you. At Hooked Realty, Travis Marshall and his team understand that each client is going through an individual “life changing experience” so they are committed to providing unique one on one service that caters to your needs. The Hooked Realty team shares extensive industry knowledge and maintains a continuous dialogue with their clients about the Austin real estate market and everything they need to know regarding their home sell and purchase.


As the broker and owner of Hooked Realty, Travis Marshall leads his team with the commitment to exceptional service and client education. New Homes Directory is honored to have Travis as the Austin and Williamson County market expert, where some of his industry knowledge can be found on a monthly basis. After earning a Bachelor’s degree, Travis Marshall served our country in the United States Army which brought him to Fort Hood, TX. While serving his time, he got “hooked” on Texas which led him to open the agency and inspired the name, Hooked Realty.


Your life change doesn’t have to be difficult. If you’re in the market for an Austin area home, visit Hooked Realty for an enjoyable real estate experience.

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