OWNER / BROKER / REALTOR®
Since entering the world of real estate, Luisa has become deeply involved in the industry, earning her Certified Negotiation Expert designation, making her one of the few negotiation agents recognized by the National Association of Realtors. She has also earned NAR’s Green Designation and is committed to the future of the real estate industry and planet. Luisa receives ongoing education about green materials, energy efficient technology, green ratings, green design, green incentives and green living.
The Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation is recognized as the mark of accomplishment in luxury markets around the world; the CLHMS designation assures affluent buyers and sellers that the agents who have earned it have the knowledge, experience, competence and confidence they require. Luisa has earned the CLHMS designation each year since 2010 and has also been awarded membership within the Million Dollar Guild® in recognition of her knowledge, experience and expertise in the luxury home arena. Members of the GUILD® are specialists whom have proven success in the Million dollar and above market and because of this success, Luisa has been a member of the Luxury League in 2017 and 2018. Also, the Austin Business Journal ranked Luisa as one of the Top 14 Agents in Austin based on sales production in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
The Platinum Top 50 Awards Program annually recognizes fifty residential REALTORS® for their outstanding achievements in sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership. Often referred to as the most successful and well-rounded REALTORS®, Platinum Top 50 Winners exemplify initiative, involvement, success, and philanthropy. Luisa has been honored for 9 years in a row (2012-2021) to be one of the recognized Platinum Top 50 Agents. In addition, Texas Monthly magazine awarded Luisa the distinguished honor of the 2011-2020 FIVE STAR Real Estate award. Texas Monthly surveyed over 100,000 people asking nine questions related to customer service and the experience they had with their agents. Luisa was featured in the June 2011-2020 Texas Monthly issues as one of the top five percent of central Texas realtors in client satisfaction.
In addition to her career, Luisa has a strong commitment to community involvement and is an active member of numerous local professional organizations. She is actively involved with the Center for Child Protection and serves on the Raffle Committee. Luisa is a dedicated member of EO, Entrepreneurs Organization and has served twice on its Austin Board.
Luisa volunteers with the Austin Junior Forum, a non-profit volunteer organization supporting women, children and the elderly in the Austin area through community service and fundraising. She is a past Vice President of the Grants Committee.
In her free time, you’ll find Luisa either training or traveling. An avid marathon competitor, Luisa has completed 17 marathons all over the country, including the Boston Marathon, and has participated in running circuits through Machu Picchu and Patagonia in South America. When she’s not pounding the pavement, she travels to Italy to spend time with her family. Her travels always serve as a reminder that although there’s no place like home, there is always the potential to find beauty in a second home.