About Debbie

Debbie Barrera

Debbie is an experienced, professional, friendly, and full-time REALTOR® with Realty Austin. Born in Pasadena, Texas, a suburb of Houston and home of Urban Cowboy, she is about to embark on her 10th year as a licensed REALTOR® in Austin, Texas. Her 4 favorite things are family, friends, clients, and softball.

She has lived in the vibrant city of Austin since 1999 and is here to stay. Her parents will soon celebrate their 50th year of marriage and she has 2 brothers, 1 sister, 2 brother-in-laws, and 1 awesome nephew.

Debbie has branded the phrase "Debbie Knows Austin" into her business mantra and can tell you extensively about the wonderful restaurants, activities, and neighborhoods throughout Austin. She has owned condominiums at Cottage Court Condos in Southwest Austin 78749 and at the TwentyOne24 lofts in East Austin 78702. She's passionate about representing Buyers and Sellers, plus helps assist Landlords and Tenants in their real estate transactions. Her specialities include single family houses, condos, and lofts. She loves finding & selling clients homes throughout South, Central, and East Austin as well as North and West Austin, Pflugerville, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Leander, San Marcos, Buda, Kyle and Dripping Springs.
 
Debbie previously worked for 14 years in the Music Retail business, primarily in Management. She has an extensive collection of vinyl albums, CDs, and 45's, which fill her Vintage jukebox where she can often be found dancing around her living room. She loves the "Live Music Capital of the World" Austin, Texas and regularly attends the South By Southwest Music Festival (SXSW), the Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL), and the Moody Theater at the W Hotel for ACL Live performances and tapings.
 
Any client of Debbie's will tell you, she loves playing adult softball. As a founding member of the Softball Austin league in 2004, she has spent volunteer time on the Board of Directors, currently serving as Membership Coordinator. The Texas Shootout annual softball tournament has benefited local area charities such as AIDS Services Austin, Project Transitions, and OutYouth. She also organizes an E. 6th St. Pub Crawl for Women's Softball in which a portion benefits the Texas Mamma Jamma Bike Ride for Breast Cancer.
 
Debbie has been licensed by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) since 2003 and is a member of the Austin Board of REALTORS (ABOR), Texas Association of REALTORS (TAR), and National Association of REALTORS (NAR). Fill out the contact form up above and get started finding your next place to call home.

Realty Austin

With years of experience helping local buyers and sellers just like yourself, we know how to locate the finest properties and negotiate the best deals. It's our job to know about the latest market conditions, government regulations, and upcoming developments — so that you don't have to.

Buyers' Representation

As your Buyer's Representative, we can make the process of house hunting much easier and more efficient than if you did it all yourself. We can help you get financing, guide you to local neighborhoods, help you determine your budget, and prioritize a list of essential features that you need in your next home. We'll save you valuable time by finding the properties that best suit your requirements, and will show you only the most promising ones.

Once you've found a place that catches your eye, we'll look at comparable properties in the area to help determine a purchase offer. Then we'll negotiate on your behalf with the seller to make sure you get the most favorable terms.

It's our job to look after your best interests, and we will do so at no cost to you as a buyer.

If you're ready to start house hunting, you can search real estate listings now. You can also refer to our Buyer's Guide for helpful tools and buying advice. To start working with an agent right away, please contact us.

Sellers' Representation

Selling a house on your own can be an overwhelming task. There's advertising to plan and budget for, open houses and private showings to arrange, purchase offers to negotiate, contract contingencies to worry about, and complicated paperwork to fill out. Make it easy on yourself by putting your home in the hands of seasoned professionals. We have extensive experience marketing properties and showing them to their best advantage.

First, we'll perform a comparable market analysis to determine the most appropriate price for your home. Then we'll provide home staging advice and suggest landscaping changes that will help draw buyers in. We'll advertise your home through a variety of methods, including local publications and online MLS listings. We may even showcase your home as part of our site's Featured Listings.

When it comes to negotiating a purchase offer, we'll make sure that you get the best price the market will allow. We'll help you understand contract contingencies and details of the closing process, in addition to handling all the paperwork for you. Essentially, we're here to represent you throughout the entire selling process, and to make sure that your real estate transaction is a positive and profitable experience.

See our Seller's Guide to get your Free Home Evaluation, or contact us to get connected with a Seller's Agent.