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FOURTH-GENERATION AUSTINITE AND THE FOUNDER AND OWNER OF ENGEL & VoLKERS AUSTIN.
Locals have always known that Austin, TX is a great place to live. Over the past few years, the rest of the world has discovered Austin, too. With an estimated 110 people moving here every day, Forbes has declared Austin the fastest growing city in the U.S. four years in a row.
Now more than ever, Austin and Central Texas home buyers and sellers need a trusted professional realtor with a deep understanding of the local market. With the right guidance, the local residential real estate market offers attractive opportunities for sales, leasing, building and investing. Buyers and sellers can make the most of their money with the help of an expert advisor.
Michele Turnquist is a fourth-generation Austinite and the founder and owner of Engel & Völkers Austin, formerly known as Turnquist Partners Realtors. With more than three decades of experience as a top-producing luxury real estate advisor, Michele has consistently been recognized by Luxury League, Elite 25 Austin, and Austin Business Journal. More recently she was inducted into Engel & Völkers Private Office, an exclusive group of 31 real estate advisors comprising the top 1% globally of Engel & Völkers. In addition, she is a founding member of the President's Advisory Council for Brokerage Leadership in North America.
Michele has deep roots in Central Texas, dating back more than 100 years and beginning with her great-great grandfather, John McDonald. As mayor of Austin in the 1890s, he oversaw the construction of the Colorado River first dam, which created the reservoir and spurred Austin's original development boom. Carrying on his legacy, Michele has developed and marketed Lake Austin waterfront property since the mid-1980s. Whether it's a lakefront property or a downtown high-rise, one thing is for certain - Michele knows Austin.