Buyers & Sellers

Why use an agent?

Real estate transactions involve one of the biggest financial investments most people experience in their lifetime. Transactions today usually exceed $100,000. If you had a $100,000 income tax problem, would you attempt to deal with it without the help of a CPA? If you had a $100,000 legal question, would you deal with it without the help of an attorney? Considering the small upside cost and the large downside risk, it would be quite risky to consider a deal in real estate without the professional assistance of a REALTOR®![1]


Tanya is an expert at finding the best properties on the market to meet your housing needs and making the purchasing process as smooth as possible. Whether you’re buying your first home or you’re an experienced homeowner, Tanya will be there to guide you from beginning to end. Her services, which will be tailored specifically to your needs, can include:

  • Meeting personally to discuss your property wants and needs to establish a relationship of trust and understanding during the transaction
  • Recommending trustworthy lenders who will help you determine how much home you can afford and monthly payments you can live with
  • Researching the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) to access the most accurate information available on home inventory in Austin and surrounding areas
  • Showing homes best-suited to your needs to make efficient use of your time
  • Facilitating negotiation of an agreement that will help you purchase your home at a fair price using information about comparable homes in the area
  • Working diligently to get the transaction from contract to closing



Increasingly, potential buyers are beginning their real estate search on the Internet. Tanya maximizes online marketing opportunities to keep her listings at the forefront of prospects. In addition to promoting your property in MLS, her services to sellers which will be customized to best serve your needs, including:

  • Determining the value of your home with a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) to make sure we price your home correctly the first time
  • Securing your home with an electronic key box that can only be opened by authorized agents and tracks all activity of access to your home for maximum security
  • Printing professional flyers advertising your property
  • Using professional photos of the property to give interested buyers a positive first impression
  • Calling or emailing weekly updates to keep you informed on viewing activity in your home
  • Guiding you through the offer process to negotiate the best possible sales price on your home
  • Checking with the buyer’s lender to ensure that the transaction is moving efficiently to close on time