“To enthusiastically create an enjoyable experience while keeping the best interests of my clients as top priority and consistently striving to upgrade my professional and personal standards.”
Shannon knows Austin and the Texas Hill Country Luxury Market. With integrity and honesty at the top of her list, as well as being committed to building lasting relationships, she continues to go above and beyond to meet her client’s needs.
Shannon is one of Austin’s top Luxury Agents and has achieved a reputation for providing quality Real Estate service based on integrity, knowledge and professionalism. Shannon believes that “Luxury real estate is not defined by price, but by the unique value of a property and the quality of service a client receives“ and is continually challenged to stay as knowledgeable as possible in all aspects of this ever changing real estate market. 85% of her business comes from past clients and referrals, which shows her client’s satisfaction.
No job is too small and no task is unattainable. Even during challenging economic times where others have stalled, Shannon continues to get results. She believes that in real estate she must do the extraordinary to set herself apart and get the job done.
Shannon Thiessen Schmitz hales from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and is a graduate from the University of Alberta. After 7 years as a Neo-natal ICU Nurse followed by a successful Medical Sales career she decided to change course and entered the world of Real Estate in 2000. Shannon celebrates her 20+ years of marriage to Jeff and enjoys spending time with their son, Eric. The family enjoys extensive International travels, which brings a wider understanding of the world to work for you. She is an avid runner and is always involved in various Hill Country activities. You might find her running through your neighborhood.
Knowledge & Experience:
With only twelve years in the industry as a Realtor, Shannon has exceeded her own expectations with over 70 million in sales. She is a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and has earned the CLHMS designation. Being top in your field is not always about awards and achievements, but knowing your business and keeping up with market trends and statistics. It is about knowing what is on the market, even before it is actively marketed. It is about understanding your client’s needs and expectations and being able to deliver. It is about truly caring!
Areas of Specialization:
Shannon knows Austin and specializes in sales and marketing of the finest Waterfront and Luxury Estate Homes. Her focus has been throughout some of the Texas Hill Country’s premier Golf Course and Private Communities, such as Spanish Oaks, Barton Creek, Flintrock Falls, and Rough Hollow. However, as her specialization is in Luxury Real Estate, she has Listings throughout the Hill Country, including in Lakeway, Westlake, Dripping Springs, Wimberley, Bee Caves and in Central Austin. Downtown Loft living, Lake Austin and Lake Travis retreats continue to round out her specialization. Vacant Lots, Ranch Properties and Land, and Development Properties are never overlooked.
Local Recognition & Community Involvement:
Shannon is a member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate and The Board of Regents. She is also a member of the Million Dollar Guild. In 2010 was inducted into Austin’s Elite 25 Organization. This impressive group of real estate professionals represents the top 1% of all Austin realtors. Shannon has received the Platinum Top 50 designation since 2011. Out of 8500 Realtors she was nominated not only for her impressive sales volume and education but also for her civic leadership.
Over the past few years Shannon has been involved with raising money for the Austin Children’s Shelter through various volunteer roles, including as the Gala Chair. She is active with Austin’s Women of Hope, serving as a Founding Member. She is also an active member of the Town Lake Trail Foundation.
Shannon undertook an arduous 60 mile walk raising money for Susan G Komen Foundation in honor of one of her clients who was diagnosed with Breast Cancer and completed the 40 mile AVON Walk to End Breast Cancer in New York.