Cheri first forayed into real estate in 1988, when she joined her husband's commercial real estate company, Ausvest, Inc. She later decided to expand her knowledge and became a licensed Texas realtor in 1995. Her previous experience in commercial real estate gives her a unique and comprehensive knowledge that brings added value to her residential clients, whether they are buyers, sellers or investors.
Cheri moved to Austin in 1973 and has lived in the Zilker, Tarrytown and Travis Country neighborhoods. Since 1987, she has been a resident of the south shore of Lake Travis. She has worked in downtown Austin for over 23 years. Her long-time residency and extensive knowledge of the Austin market, its neighborhoods and history of its development, provide valuable insight for her clients.
In her quest to provide clients with valuable and timely information and knowledge, Cheri works diligently to stay up to date on the latest technological innovations in the ever-changing real estate market. By pairing technology with her experience, expertise and steadfast devotion to client services, Cheri excels in providing concierge-style service for buyers, sellers and investors in the Austin area.
Cheri is a native Texan, and grew up in Nederland, a small town in the southeast region. She graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont with a Bachelor of Science degree in graphic design and commercial art. Her design and advertising career included stints in the advertising departments of a national jewelry store chain and a major international oil company. Cheri has also completed postgraduate courses in Computer Science, Paralegal Studies and Computer Aided Graphic Design.
Cheri has made significant contributions in the past to the communities where she has lived. She helped found the first state accredited preschool at First United Methodist Church in downtown Austin and served on its first Board of Directors. She and her husband were both directly involved in the Scouting program in the Lake Travis area for many years. She also served on the Lake
Travis Education Foundation Board of Directors. Cheri has been active in her local homeowners association, having served as both secretary and treasurer. Cheri is a life-long Methodist and a charter member of Lake Travis United Methodist Church, currently serving on their Communications Committee as well as being an active member of United Methodist Women.
She and her husband, Bill, are the proud parents of two grown children – Alyson and Cody. In her spare time, Cheri enjoys traveling, reading and bay fishing on the Texas coast.
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