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Blake Taylor - Broker

A longtime Austin resident and real estate Broker, Blake Taylor brings $150M+ in transactions and over a decade’s experience to aid his clientele in optimizing the value from their real estate transactions. Blake takes pride in serving his clients by operating with high integrity, careful risk analysis, intimate market knowledge and the utmost discretion.  Many of Blake’s clients are entrepreneurs and business owners themselves, and he leverages an extensive network of property owners, brokers and service professionals to assist them in attaining their real estate goals.

Today, Blake is a fixture in the downtown, central and west Austin real estate market, providing consultation and brokerage services for some of Austin’s most innovative residential and mixed-use developments.  His client base ranges from national level development firms to local builders, investors, and homeowners.  Blake prides himself on providing his clients with an arsenal of knowledge to best guide their real estate decisions.

In addition to his real estate brokerage, Blake is an active real estate investor, a past member of the Board of Directors for Municipal Utility District 14, Vice President of Solar Capital Group, a solar development and finance company and partner in Caffe’ Medici, a local coffee shop with multiple locations in central Austin.

Blake is intimately involved in the community and is proud to be affiliated with several organizations:

  • Urban Land Institute
  • Elected to ULI Young Leader’s Partnership Forum
  • Real Estate Council of Austin
  • Downtown Austin Alliance
  • Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals
  • Austin Board of Realtors
  • Texas Association of Realtors
  • Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association
  • Texas Exes Alumni Association


Lindsay Taylor – REALTOR®, Operations  | 512.497.0648

More than ten years ago, Lindsay began her career in real estate and partnered with Blake (in business and life!) in building Taylor Real Estate into what you see it as today.  Lindsay believes that educating buyers and sellers is the key to making a successful real estate transaction and enjoys teaching her clients the ins and the outs of the business.  Prior to real estate, Lindsay helped build global brands with a local advertising firm and loves utilizing those skills to head the firm’s direction.  Outside the office, Lindsay loves spending time with her family and, enjoying all that the Bee Cave area has to offer, with her two young sons, Luke and Logan.

 


Johnathan Sybert – REALTOR®, Client Service Director  |  512.799.7468

Johnathan brings a wealth of experience in customer service, along with over a decade of knowledge of Austin’s local market and a passion for real estate.  He supervises client transactions, coordinates events and oversees company operations to ensure clients have a consistently excellent experience when finding their happy place.  Johnathan is an active member of the Austin Board of REALTORS, Texas Association of REALTORS and the Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.  In his spare time, he enjoys running Lady Bird Lake with his dogs and exploring Austin’s culinary scene.

 

 


Michelle Ward – REALTOR®, CSS  |  512.461.2396

Michelle started in Real Estate over 25 years ago, when she answered an advertisement for a leasing position. With this humble beginning, she has learned the industry from the inside out. In Austin, she has had the opportunity to work for a development company as a Project Manager and then as Regional Sales Director supervising over 40 third-party agents. In these roles, she was responsible for overseeing sales resulting in over $600 million in equity for her partner. Michelle’s mission is to provide an exceptional experience when purchasing or selling a home. Michelle believes listening to the needs of her client with education is the key to success, whether it is her clients first or fiftieth purchase. In her free time, Michelle loves to sample the numerous restaurants Austin has to offer, view movies at the Alamo Drafthouse and create various crafts.


Maria Brown-Spence – Marketing Director |  512.494.4176

Maria is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University in Ft. Worth, TX where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising/Public Relations. She is a dedicated and creative marketing professional with an expertise in digital content, strategy development, social media analytics and community engagement. Maria creates a voice that represents all that Taylor Real Estate has to offer. As a Veteran of the Army National Guard, her attention to detail is unmatched. In her free time, she loves hiking and attending events in the Austin area.