• Austin Area Causes,  Culture,  More About Scott,  Real Estate Tips

    Make It A Safe Holiday Season

    In early September, I started the Austin Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy. My hopes were to learn a bit more about the folks that look after us every day and perhaps a bit more about my father; who spent his career in law enforcement. With only four classes left, I can honestly say we are so very lucky to live in Central Texas where we have such an amazing group of first responders.  Because the holiday season tends to bring an uptick in package theft and home burglaries, I want to offer a few tips shared by professionals through our weekly classes at APD. Go meet your neighbors! Specifically those directly…

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  • More About Scott

    15 Years Of Real Estate Greatness

    It’s my 15-year anniversary as a practicing Realtor and I’m more grateful than ever for the people I’ve worked with and the friends I’ve made along the way. The road we’ve traveled together over the past 15 years is quite remarkable so bear with me a moment while I reflect on a journey that includes participation in over 1000 transactions. My real estate career began February 2001, The Outkast were on top of the music charts with their hit “Ms. Jackson”. Spy Kids was just over a month away from debuting, Intel was tapping the brakes on its 10-story chip design center and ACL-Fest was still a year away from…

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  • Buying in Austin,  More About Scott,  Selling in Austin

    Now A Certified Residential Specialist!

      Scott Lawrence has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. REALTORS who receive the CRS designation have completed advanced training and demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in residential real estate. Only 29,000 REALTORS nationwide have earned the credential. Home buyers and sellers can be assured that CRS designees subscribe to the strict REALTOR code of ethics, have been trained to use the latest tactics and technologies, and are specialists in helping clients maximize profits and minimize costs when buying or selling a home.

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  • Buying in Austin,  More About Scott

    Now An Accredited Buyer’s Representative!

    Scott Lawrence has been awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation (ABR) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) of the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Scott joins less than 3% of  real estate professionals in North America who have earned the ABR designation. All were required to successfully complete a comprehensive course in buyer representation and an elective course focusing on a buyer representation specialty, both in addition to submitting documentation verifying professional experience. REBAC is the world’s largest association of real estate professionals focusing specifically on representing the real estate buyer. For more on the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council visit the REBAC website.

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