Real Estate Agent
Realty Austin, Broker Associate
Austin real estate requires an experienced agent to navigate through the market. Extreme customer service is my passion, problem solving is my practice.
Get to know Scott Hayes
Scott Hayes is the broker and owner of Austin Real Estate Agency. The agency is located in Austin, Texas, and serves Travis County. We also serve nearby Hays and Williamson Counties. Scott has been licenced since 1995, and has succeeded in several different real estate markets. Scott's diverse background is his strongest attribute, which helps buyers and seller alike. Scott literally grew up in real estate, learning in his families real estate investment business. After a stint in the United States Air Force, Scott came back to real estate while studying at The University of Texas. Scott is also personally invested in the Austin market, by owning a personal property and several rental properties. This experience, and personal investment, helps immeasurably in assisting his clients in the pursuit of their real estate goals. Scott has been interviewied by the Austin American Statesman and The University of Texas School Journalism about real estate matters. He is sought after for real estate opinions, for industry leading publications such as The Residential Specialist. Scott is also a prolific blogger, coverning many areas of the real estate market.
Scott Hayes's Blog Posts
When people ask us about real estate, we explain the two most important functions of a real estate professional. We excel at extreme customer service and problem solving. Extreme customer service is achieved by staying in constant contact with our clients, and using technology better than any other agency in our market. Furthermore, our problem solving skills are unparalleled. We excel at closing hard to sell properties, finding attractive homes for our buyer clients, and have successfully completed housing swaps, estate purchases and other challenging transactions.
If you're a seller, the following are the services and marketing which you are provided, when listing with Austin Real Estate Agency. 1. Any agent can list your property and place it on MLS. But the true value of a real estate professional comes in marketing your property effectively, which means a strong online presence. We have a powerful website, combined with placement on dozens of the most popular real estate websites and search engines 2. All of our listings are shot by a professional photographer in high definition. We also use dozens of these high quality pictures on all listings. 90% of home buyers began their search online. It is imperative that homes are not presented with camera phone photos, poorly staged homes, and listings that lack in numbers of photos. We find that an extraordinary amount of homes in all price ranges are not presented at their best. 3. When you list with us, your property will be listed on Craigslist and Facebook. The Craigslist ad is updated by our team, several times a week; to insure the listing keeps fresh. 4. We use a Homefeedback Service to give our sellers feedback after a showing. We use this service to keep our sellers informed. Once it is activated, our sellers can access showing comments with a password protected account. This service emails showing agents several times a week for comments about the property. 5. An email blast to 10,000 real estate professionals in the local area for all new listings. This is an effective way to reach the parties, most likely to sell your property. 6. Youtube Once a listing is updated on our website, our staff automatically uploads it to Youtube. Youtube is a great source for listings to show up on Google, Yahoo Real Esate and other powerful search engines. 7. By choosing us, you will be employing a full time real estate agent, that will give you quick responses and constant communication. We have a team of licensed real estate agents and unlicensed assistants. We use the latest laptop, smartphone and paperless techonlogy to facilitate a smoth transaction