"The only difference between a salesperson and a con artist... is intent." *
As the son of Austin's former Urban Housing Director, Michael Watkins, sees residential real estate through the lens of public service.
Partnering with JBGoodwin REALTORS is a natural platform for Mr. Watkins to meet market demand for scalable portfolio solutions.
Bought first Austin home at age 25
Over $1 Million sold in first 6 months as a REALTOR through multiple transactions
Austin Apartment Association: “2013 Professional of The Year", Top 3 Finalist
Roscoe Properties: “Leasing Superstar” Five time company-wide leader
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce: "2000 in 2000" Award
Motorola-WSAS: "Outstanding Work" developing 1st Gen. mobile apps
Austin Board of REALTORS: Home Loans for Veterans; Matrix Mastery
Texas Associations of REALTORS: Legal Update I-II for Commercial Realtors; Site & Subdivision Plan Process; Texas Vet: Housing and Land Loan Program
Austin Apartment Association: Media Marketing Intelligence + Effective Tracking
Certified in Customer Centered Sales Excellence and Fair Housing by Archstone-Smith / Grace-Hill
Intermediate Level Java Certified by Sun Microsystems
Local Schools Attended:
St. Edwards University – Salesperson Pre-License | University of Texas at Austin – Religious Studies & Government | LBJ Science Academy (LASA) | Kealing Magnet Program | Huston Tillotson College - AUSPrep | Murchison MS | Doss Elem. | Oak Hill Elem.
Local Areas Lived:
West Oltorf | The Falls at Barton Creek | Jester Estates | Prather Dorm (shoutout K1!) | West Campus’ The Croix | Greenwood Towers | Stassney Garage | Balcones Woods | Parmer Ln
Dillo MMA | Dirt Dillos | Dillo Dads | Phoenix Arising | CTCAR | M.A.D.D. | St. Louis Catholic Church
"I recently had the pleasure of working with Michael. He successfully secured our property for lease by his client. He was very polite and professional. Responses were timely, and the transaction was smooth. Would definitely work with him in the future." – A.A., Meridian Landlord