Kevin Cottrell

Kevin Cottrell - Re Max Austin Skyline - Top Austin Realtor

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Re Max Austin Skyline

Kevin Cottrell - Top Austin Realtor

Kevin was born in the Lake Arrowhead area of Southern California. He grew up around real estate from a very young age - his father was Chief Financial Officer and project manager for Boise Cascade Land Development. Kevin graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Economics & Finance.  Following college, Kevin began his real estate career with Marcus & Millichap in Palo Alto, CA where he focused on the sale of commercial real estate and apartment / investment properties. Kevin has extensive Silicon Valley business and leadership experience - having been part of the leadership teams of more than 9 start ups.

More than 25 Years Real Estate Experience

Kevin Cottrell first obtained his real estate license in 1986.  Kevin began his career in residential real estate with Keller Williams in Austin TX in 2003.  He was previously associated with a highly successful real estate team with Keller Williams in Austin, TX which closed in excess of 500 transactions per year.

Kevin Recently Launched the Austin Real Estate Today Podcast

Kevin Cottrell has launched the Austin based podcast - Austin Real Estate Today.  This weekly online radio show and podcast focused on the Austin housing market and current events is co-hosted with Perry Henderson of Prudential Texas Realty.

                                              Austin Real Estate Radio Show & Podcast

Kevin Co-Owned the #1 Independent Brokerage 

Kevin founded and co-owned Kelsey Cottrell Realty in 2008.  Kelsey Cottrell Realty was eventually grown to be the #1 independent brokerage and ultimately combined with Keller Williams newest Market Center which opened in 2011.  

Kevin is a nationally sought after speaker and real estate news source

Kevin is regularly quoted by the Associated Press, Christian Science Monitor, CNBC and other media outlets regarding the real estate market and trends.  While in St Louis, Kevin was the most often quoted news source and expert in the St. Louis Real Estate Marketplace -including stories in media outlets such as the St. Louis Business Journal and St. Louis Post Dispatch. 

Kevin was the #3 Agent in St Louis before moving back to Austin

Kevin moved to St Louis MO in 2006 from Austin to join his wife Stephanie, a Team Leader with Keller Williams St Louis. Kevin launched a team, The Cottrell Realty Group, which rapidly grew in prominence in the St Louis marketplace. The St Louis Business Journal ranked Kevin #9 in 2008 on the list of the highest-selling residential real estate agents in St Louis.  Continuing on this success, Kevin's team was ranked #3 in St. Louis in 2009 based on closed transaction volume.  Kevin and his wife relocated to Austin in January 2011 from St Louis.

Kevin Hosted the #1 Real Estate Podcast in St Louis - St Louis Real Estate Today

Kevin was the host of a highly successful real estate podcast in St Louis - the St Louis Real Estate Today Radio Show ran for more than 100 episodes.

Kevin is also coached by the Mike Ferry Organization – considered the preeminent coaching program for the best agents in North America.

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Latest Listings from Prudential Texas Realty

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$330,000

2604 Harrowden Dr, Austin

Well maintained and updated 3 bed 2.5 bath home with 2 living areas. Home includes laminate hardwood floors, silestone countertops, gas appliances and tankless water hea...

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$238,000

2208 Old Sterling Rd, Cedar Park

Fantastic 2 Story, 3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath, 1760 sq.ft. floor plan in family oriented Silverado Ranch. Spacious bright Kitchen features tons of cabinetry, counter top space, ...

  • Beds3
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  • MLS6131835

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$449,900

2002 Teakwood Dr, Austin

Modern home renovated in 2014. Very light & bright, tons of windows, neutral colors, open floorplan features 3 beds/2 baths/2 dining/2 spacious living rooms. Upgrades inc...

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$154,900

909 Reinli Unit 245, Austin

Take a look at this 1 bedroom at the Verandas at Uptown, a hip & highly walkable community near the new ACC Highland Mall Campus. Walk to 70+ places to eat, things to do ...

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  • MLS6111722

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$199,999

909 Reinli Unit 226, Austin

Take a look at this 2 bedroom + 2 Bath at the Verandas at Uptown, a hip & highly walkable community near the new ACC Highland Mall Campus. Walk to 70+ places to eat, thin...

  • Beds2
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  • MLS1095770

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$659,000

7604 Cat Tail Cv, Austin

Rare 1.852 relatively flat acre lot on quiet cul-de-sac!Private backyard setting with playscape,koi pond, enormous fenced backyard,& STUNNING GREENBELT VIEWS!New windows,...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS3088138

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$159,900

909 Reinli Unit 222, Austin

Take a look at this 1 bedroom at the Verandas at Uptown, a hip & highly walkable community near the new ACC Highland Mall Campus. Walk to 70+ places to eat, things to do ...

  • Beds1
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  • MLS4580422

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$105,000

106 Enclave Park Cv, Georgetown

Build your dream home on this beautiful 1 Acre flat lot by dustin home builder: Steve Klien Custom Homes. Great Location near Russel Park and Lake Georgetown! Enjoy bo...

  • MLS9159070

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$118,900

500 Hesters Crossing Rd, Round Rock

Location, Location and Location !!!

  • Beds2
  • Baths1.0
  • MLS4996924

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$649,000

2118 Brackenridge St Unit 3, Austin

Great Tri-level condo in trendy Soco Austin area. Condo boasts stainless appliances, kitchen open to family room with lots of light on first floor. Second floor has all ...

  • Beds3
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  • MLS5324661

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$319,900

290 Wild Rose Dr, Austin

Nestled in the desirable Highpointe community in the highly acclaimed Dripping Springs school district, this home has barely been lived in with its open floor plan, grani...

  • Beds3
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  • MLS4643577

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$125,000

107 Enclave Park Cv, Georgetown

Build your dream home on this 1 Acre lot with Steve Klein Custom Homes and get exactly what you want! Great location near Russell Park - Lake Georgetown. Enjoy boating, h...

  • MLS8655586

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$249,999

2120 Buffalo Tundra Dr, Austin

Very cute, stylish and comfy 4 Bedroom - 2 Bath with green features like solar panels, wife approved closets, a lush back yard to die for and some really nice upgrades. I...

  • Beds4
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  • MLS5194367

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$3,000,000

2500 Waymaker Way, Austin

Beautiful 1 acre lot, great location and easy access down town!

  • Beds5
  • Baths8.0
  • MLS3394484

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$169,900

5820 Berkman Dr Unit 102, Austin

Consider it your Christmas gift! This 2 bedroom condo just became available at the recently-renovated Verandas on Berkman Condominiums. Units here were just updated and s...

  • Beds2
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  • MLS8720623

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$319,900

3332 Cortes Pl, Round Rock

Open and bright. Soaring Ceilings. Kitchen with granite counters, gas cook top and large pantry. Downstairs bedroom and full bath is great for guests. Study/office wit...

  • Beds4
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  • MLS1653749

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$799,900

11310 Zimmerman Ln, Austin

A frame house built of cedar with metal roof over most of the house. Needs updating but value is in the 3+ acres. Wildlife refuge behind the property. Large master down ...

  • Beds3
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  • MLS5642446

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$274,995

3601 Rockefeller Cv, Lago Vista

Great Lago Vista home where you can enjoy your coffee overlooking the golf course. 3 car detached garage. Sprinkler sys, on large lot situated on cul-de-sac. Nice open f...

  • Beds3
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS5688356

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$199,999

6211 Manor Rd Unit 104, Austin

Super hip community close to Mueller. Each one of the townhomes come with a really functional floor plan, extra storage, granite countertops, stainless appliances, my wif...

  • Beds2
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS6077699

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$409,900

11521 Cherisse Dr, Austin

Gorgeous Meritage 2008 Built home with tons of upgrades. Massive granite counters Kitchen open to Living and dining room. Great flow through home. Large master bedroom. V...

  • Beds4
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  • MLS5551738

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$174,999

13203 Rampart St, Austin

This cute 3 bedroom 2 bath home is nestled right in all the happening spots. Close to restaurants, domain shopping area, grocery stores, major highways, and more. Great p...

  • Beds3
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  • MLS1961646

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$795,000

3502 Red River St, Austin

This charming home off Red River provides quiet seclusion of the city. This is a must see Texas beauty and is within a short distance of all U.T. facilities, Medical Scho...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS1973882

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$230,000

1806 Enchanted Rock Dr, Cedar Park

This super cute 4 bedroom 3 &1/2 bath home is right in the heart of Cedar Park Town Center. Walking distance to restaurants, Costco, pharmacies, & grocery stores. Close t...

  • Beds4
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  • MLS9262114

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$75,000

612 Bluffwater Way, Lago Vista

The lake is up! Come see the peace and serenity of Waterford on Lake Travis. This homesite has great views, parks, privacy, and a beautiful new marina. You'll be jazzed a...

  • MLS9771533

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$305,000

15405 Montoya Cv, Austin

Gorgeous four bedroom home with game room, dining room, screened in porch, stainless steel appliances, wood floors along with tile floors and carpet. This home has an Ama...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS2245840

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$324,900

4620 Chestnut Meadows Bnd, Georgetown

Beautiful East facing home with grand ceilings, natural light, natural gas stove, loft with catwalk over looking both foyer and living room. The home is wired for surroun...

  • Beds4
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  • MLS2628001

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$574,900

12900 Bloomfield Hills Ln, Austin

Shows like a model. Extremely well kept. Kitchen with Granite open to Family room. Downstairs bed & bath is great for guests or office, study. Large master with two close...

  • Beds5
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS9309329

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$199,999

909 Reinli Unit 112, Austin

Look at this 2 bedroom - 2 bath at the Verandas at Uptown, a hip & highly walkable community near the new ACC Highland Mall Campus. Walk to 70+ places to eat, things to d...

  • Beds2
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS2448802

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$81,500

3024 Geronimo Trl, Austin

Great lots for sale in the unique Apache Shores community!! Come build your home in this beautiful Austin hill country. Build two homes on these compact lots, or a larger...

  • MLS9343592

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$359,900

7415 Magic Mountain Ln, Round Rock

Great Stone Canyon home on a quiet cul-de-sac and next to a trail head in the neighborhood. Property backs to greenbelt area as well. Home boasts a large floor plan with ...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS2926205

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$134,900

7101 Providence Ave, Austin

This property is a Freddie Mac property. Only Owner Occupied offers until then please. Property is ready for complete remodel or can use the lot to build new as thelot is...

  • Beds4
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS2273096

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$97,000

104 Deck Drive, Georgetown

Build your dream home on this beautiful 1 acre flat lot- Steve Klein Homes!!! Great location near Russell Park, Lake Georgetown. Enjoy boating, hiking trails, and beach...

  • MLS9654384

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$449,000

111 S Poppy Hills Cv, Georgetown

Private Golf Course Community; Exquisitely remodeled in 2015 with totally updated kitchen, bathrooms and flooring. This is one of the nicest homes in Berry Creek with exe...

  • Beds4
  • Baths3.0
  • MLS7369886

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$98,500

103 Deck Drive, Georgetown

Build your dream home on this beautiful 1 Acre lot! Steve Klein Homes. Great location near Russell Park and Lake Georgetown. Enjoy hiking, boating, trails and beach just ...

  • MLS4545908

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$96,000

101 Deck Dr, Georgetown

Build your dream home on this beautiful 1 Acre flat lot by Steve Klein Costume Homes!!!! Great location near Russell Park-Lake Georgetown! Enjoy boating, hiking trail...

  • MLS8932142

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$1,150,000

17502 Whippoorwill Trl, Lago Vista

Views "WOW" you from the moment you drive up! This waterfront estate is located on 5 Acres, deepest part of lake, oversized party deck w/ jumping station & 2 boat slips w...

  • Beds4
  • Baths5.0
  • MLS9726944

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$210,900

6211 Manor Rd Unit 111, Austin

Super hip community close to Mueller. Each one of the townhomes come with a really functional floor plan, extra storage, granite countertops, stainless appliances, a wife...

  • Beds2
  • Baths2.0
  • MLS1156473

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$225,000

6109 Cherrylawn, Austin

Large 10826 sq ft SF 3 lot only a short distance to downtown Austin off Manor Road. Next to new condominium project that is helping to increase the neighborhood values an...

  • MLS5388717

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$3,100,000

604 Logans Ln, Austin

Priced Below Appraisal. Private Westlake Estate w/2 ac, modern Spanish Mediterranean design, drive through Porte Cochere beautiful hill Country views & only a 10 minute d...

  • Beds6
  • Baths8.0
  • MLS9963197

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$579,000

12009 Rayo De Luna Ln, Austin

Breathtaking views of the Texas Hill Country. One of a kind home on private lot in a Cul-de-Sac w/greenbelt. Bi-level deck & balcony with amazing views overlooking nature...

  • Beds6
  • Baths4.0
  • MLS5047411

Testimonials

When Every Agent we contacted had given up on the market and almost lost hope, we found you, what a blessing!

"The fact that you and your team sold our listing in less than 2 weeks - in what is currently being reported as the toughest real estate market ever - is just unbelievable.  Then, you assisted us in what could have been a very challenging proposition - purchasing a foreclosure with multiple offers and we won.  In both cases the process was simply smooth and as professional as anything we've every seen.  You are such as real estate expert, we can't believe we almost went with another agent who was so negative and down on the market.  Who knows what would have happened with that.  You are a true blessing to us.


Jennifer & Jeremy Schamber

 

As a Financial Planner I take referrals very seriously - You have exceeded my every expectation!

"As a long-time professional financial planner I'm often solicited for referrals of my clients and family by realtors.  I have had mixed results in the past.  I can tell you that the last two listing referrals have solidified my belief that you are the best agent in the market - bar none.  In fact this is exactly what I tell clients - I even keep a set of your cards on my table in the lobby of my office.  To sell each listing referral in two weeks or less - with extremely happy clients that I referred to you - it absolutely stunning, especially in this challenging market"


Joe High, 4th Quarter Financial

 

After interviewing other top agents as well…We definitely Made the Right Choice!

"Vern and I wanted to thank you for your awesome service in the sale of our home. As you know, we interviewed quite a few agents including every 'top agent' in the local market.

Although it was a very competitive and tough decision choosing between you and Anne from the Keller Williams office, we feel like we definitely made the right choice! Your team and marketing plan are right on target for us.

As active rehabbers and members of the local community, we have had the opportunity to work and interact with many agents over the years. We have never had the pleasure of dealing with a more professional, responsive and talented team. We can't thank you enough for your assistance in selling our home. While many agents doubted the value, your analysis and market expertise allowed us to sell the home much quicker than the market average and for a record value per square foot for our area.

Please free to have any potential customers who want to check references talk with us. We will definitely sing your praises – you guys are awesome and we couldn't recommend you highly enough."


Vern & Marie Koehlinger

 

Out of all the homes we've bought or sold…We've never met agents like you!

"WOW! How can we thank you enough for your awesome assistance with our recent transaction in relocating from Atlanta. We have never met a more consummate and professional real estate agent. Everyone on your team has been just as professional as you and absolutely a pleasure to deal with.

Thank you again for your fiduciary advice and counsel in handling our recent difficult negotiations. You never gave up and handled things like a true fiduciary. We couldn't ask for a better outcome.

We will definitely recommend you to any and all of our friends who need your services."

Ed & Carla Timm

 

We're so glad you guys are market experts!

"We are so excited to have been referred to you and your team. You accurately provided excellent data and assisted us in pricing our home for sale. The best part was receiving two offers in the first couple of weeks one of which we ended up negotiating with your assistance at the exact price you advised us that we'd receive. Many agents we interviewed provided little or no market expertise and further had very limited marketing plans. We choose you and your team to market our home based on your market expertise and our confidence (well deserved) in your abilities.

Well, your team adeptly assisted us in negotiating a complicated inspection which could have been a nightmare but was a breeze.

We're all closed now and packed for our move to North Carolina thanks to your awesome job!

We couldn't be happier. We'll definitely send you any business from our friends and family in the area.

Roger Meyer

 

You Guys Rock!

"What a difference! As a professional investor and rehabber who has completed many many projects and worked with numerous agents over the years. You have now sold my two most recent projects when agents (including the #1 agent/team at Coldwell Banker) had previously failed.

Your professionalism and market expertise are second to none. I couldn't be happier with my decision to change agents and go with your team. I'm sure we'll be working on lots of future projects. You rock!"

John Kroner

 

Your top notch service and marketing plan was simply amazing

"Thank you for your excellent service and professional handling of the sale of our home in The Legends and Claudia's condo. In this market, we realize that both of these listings were slam dunks to get marketed and sold. You and your team never gave up and handled all of our questions and concerns in a very responsive manner. We had a great feeling when we chose your team, but now that we've experienced your marketing and service plans in action, we wouldn't try anything else! Best of luck to you and your team!"

Virgil and Claudia Thomas

 

"As a small business owner and entrepreneur, I often see how poorly service is offered by many companies and people that work for them. When it comes to your team and the service that you offer to buyers or sellers, your team was second to none and unlike anything I've seen before from any realtor I've ever worked for. You took such great care in ensuring that I found exactly the home I wanted and assisted me with not only the tense negotiations but every step of the building inspection all the way to closing.

You and your team were simply phenomenal

What an experience! In addition, your handling of the sale of my home was such an awesome experience. Not only did you nail the pricing of my home in a challenging market but your handling of the offer negotiations and inspection resolution was so professional. You and your team made it a completely unstressful experience. I've already recommended you to several people."

Kimberly Anderson

 

 

Specific references - with phone contact #s are available upon request.  Please call 512-522-8470 or email me.