I grew up in Dallas. Due to my husband’s job, we relocated to Houston, Victoria, Pennsylvania, and Maine before moving to the Austin area in 1987. I understand the challenges of moving your family whether it is across town or across many miles. I know the concerns of finding the right place and good schools for your children. My experiences have prepared me to be able to understand the challenges involved in finding the right home and to assist you through the process.
I have been a realtor since 1992. I have an extensive background in leasing and sales. I have been a consultant to buyers, sellers, owners, and tenants. I have leased and sold homes from Georgetown to Kyle; from Hutto to Leander. I am knowledgeable of Austin and all the surrounding areas.
I have worked for several real estate companies. When I was told that JB Goodwin’s number one goal is to “Help People”, I knew I was home. I get great satisfaction in helping people achieve their goal of finding a home that best meets their needs.
• Licensed Texas Real Estate Agent Texas
• National Association of REALTORS®
• Texas Association of REALTORS®
• Austin Board of REALTORS®
• Austin Multiple Listing Service
• Austin Leasing Management Division
Member of the Professional Development and Education Committee
- Active Listings
- Sold Listings
- Leased Listings
“Marlene was AMAZING! We worked with Marlene when looking for a rental in the Round Rock area. Our area is so competitive and often times if you don't act within a blink of an eye a property is already gone. We were in a bit of a time crunch and Marlene was so great with us. She was quick and efficient and despite the rentals owners being out of town, she was able to get contracts signed and keys handed over by the end of the week. She made everything so easy! I can not thank/praise her enough. ” ~ Meg Oliveira
“I want to say thank you for all that you have done over the past ten years. Your professionalism during and after a sale or rental has always been outstanding. You really understand that is all boils down to getting a good price for your client and have the knowledge and operational process that makes each transaction smooth, understandable, and closing on schedule.” ~ Carlton and Bobby
“Marlene is a great realtor to work with. I have known Marlene for nine years and she has greatly helped me with my real estate needs. Marlene’s experience, professionalism, and hard work bring good results for her clients. Her communication skills and knowledge always reassures her client’s need.” ~ Jeff
“Marlene made our home buying experience easy and stress-free. She explained the whole process so that we understood each step and what it meant for us. She oversaw the inspections, negotiations, and paperwork in a way that helped us feel informed and empowered.” ~ Haele
“Marlene is a very knowledgeable and efficient realtor. She has been my go to realtor for many years. As an investor, she has helped me purchase multiple properties. With her expertise in real estate, she has made the process quicker, easier, and is always there to advise and help me close the deal. She also has continued to help me in a proficient manner in leasing my properties. She does very thorough background checks on potential tenants.” ~ Chris
“In the last three years, Marlene has located three different tenants for two residences that we own. On each occasion she did an excellent job of screening applicants. Marlene seems to have a very good idea of what prevailing rents in the area are. She demonstrated a really good grasp of rapidly changing property values in our neighborhood and she lets no grass grow under her feet.” ~ Barry and Kathy
“I have used Marlene for my real estate needs for over five years. Marlene has always provided top notch service. I will continue to call on Marlene.” ~ Kevin
“With Marlene’s in-depth knowledge and years of experience she was able to guide me the real estate process with ease and grace. I found her to be professional, punctual, and patient. I trust her with all my real estate decisions and have referred Marlene to many people.” ~ Rhonda
“For about the last six years Marlene has been the real estate agent for my two Austin rental properties. Marlene makes the rental process so much more pleasant with her knowledge, calmness, professionalism, and pragmatism. She has a good feel for people and I trust and value her recommendations. She lists my properties, finds, screens tenants, and deals with the paperwork. Also, I think she is just a very nice person. I highly recommend Marlene!” ~ Val
“It is my absolute pleasure to recommend Marlene as a real estate agent. She has been my leasing agent for my rental property in Austin for the past three years. I was very happy with her work and sought her out again to help me rent my property. Marlene is honest, dependable, patient, and incredibly hard working. Along with her undeniable talent, she has been an absolute joy to work with.” ~ Jeannette
“I’ve chosen Marlene as my realtor on about ten transactions over the past 12 years. I repeatedly chose her, honestly, because everything works with out perfectly with her and I never have to worry when she’s on board. Marlene really understands the Austin market, has amazingly good judgement, and always makes the right recommendations in tough situations. I highly recommend Marlene to anyone looking to buy, sell, or rent a home in the Austin area.” ~ Kirk
“It has been a great joy to work with Marlene to find a new home. We appreciate her thoroughness and prompt responses to what was often a difficult request. We needed to find a home that was wheelchair accessible. Marlene has risen to the challenge and found us an appropriate home. I recommend Marlene as I fully believe in her abilities a s a realtor.” ~ Rick & Brenda Staples
“When I decided that I was ready to purchase a home, a friend recommended Marlene. She worked hard to find just the right house for me. She answered all of my questions, no matter how trivial they were. She guided me through the whole home buying process. I would highly recommend Marlene to anyone looking to buy or sell a home.” ~ Lynn Richardson
“Marlene is such a helpful and caring realtor. We had no idea what we were doing but she had the paperwork and appointments ready for us. We love our new home and feel blessed for having the chance to work with Marlene.” ~ Dwayne & Brenda Duggins
“This is our first home and Marlene took great care of us. From the first steps of the process, we were treated as if we were her first priority. She even put in overtime after the closing when we discovered an unresolved repair problem. Marlene was fantastic and we would definitely use her again for our realtor.” ~ Rick & Bree Reza
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