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Realtor® Austin, Texas
Meet Heather

Meet Heather


Having been born and raised in Austin, Heather has deep roots and a profound love for this special city she has always considered home. She brings extensive knowledge and a rich perspective of all the different neighborhoods and communities that make Austin so unique. 
Heather grew up in the West Austin neighbourhood of Westlake. After graduating from Westlake High School she went on to the University of San Diego where she played Div. 1 Soccer and earned a double degree in Business and Spanish.  
After college, Heather got a job working for a language learning tech start up in Caracas, Venezuela where she worked in new business development and perfected her Spanish. Heather returned to the United States to get her MBA at the University of Notre Dame where she would meet her now husband. From Notre Dame she went on to work in luxury retail marketing at the world's largest department store, Harrods in London UK. 
After 10 years abroad in England she moved back to Austin and got her real estate licence, mentored by the best in the business, Austin’s top luxury agents, Beth Carter and Tracy Picone. She is a proud member of the Carter + Picone group, ranked 4th top small team by Austin Business Journal.
Heather now lives back in Westlake with her husband and 3 kids. As a licensed agent, she loves to educate and empower her clients to confidently move through each step of a real estate transaction whether they are first time home buyers, seasoned real estate investors or luxury clientele. She loves helping and guiding on the hunt for the perfect place.  Heather’s friendly approach, resourcefulness, and anything’s possible attitude are what sets her apart.
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Recent Blog Posts

Recommendations and insights for buying, selling, living in, and visiting Austin from Realtor Heather Burke

Living in Austin

The Best Places to Live in Austin, Texas

Heather Burke  |  September 2, 2022

With so many great neighborhoods, it can be hard to choose the best place to live in Austin, but here are six that people are falling in love with in 2022.


Top Questions to Ask Your Realtor When Selling Your Home

Heather Burke  |  December 27, 2022

When you're ready to sell your home, working with a real estate agent is the best way to go. But before you choose an agent, you'll need to ask a few questions.

Moving to Austin

Relocating to Austin? Everything You Need to Know

Heather Burke  |  December 20, 2022

Thinking about relocating to Austin soon? You've made a good choice. Here are 10 things you need to know about life in this growing Texas city.

Moving to Austin

Top Tips for First Time Home Buyers in Austin

Heather Burke  |  December 13, 2022

Austin is a great city for first-time home buyers. If you're looking for your first home, these tips will help you avoid making any major mistakes.

Things to Do in Austin

Festive Things to Do in Austin

Heather Burke  |  December 6, 2022

Looking for a fun way to celebrate the holiday season in Austin this year? Here's a list of exciting Christmas and holiday activities for all ages.

Things to Do in Austin

Outdoor Activities in Austin for Adventure Lovers

Heather Burke  |  June 9, 2022

Austin is a big metropolis, but it's also home to some of the most beautiful outdoor and green spaces in Texas. If you're into adventure, it's the city for you.

Things to Do in Austin

Things to Do When Visiting Austin

Heather Burke  |  June 27, 2022

When you visit Austin, there's one thing you'll notice: There is no shortage of things to do, from outdoor adventures to the music scene to the food and more.


Preparing Your Home to Sell for Top Dollar

Heather Burke  |  July 6, 2022

Preparing your home for the market is a big task that takes some time, effort, and money. Learn what you need to do to prepare your home to sell for top dollar.

Living in Austin

Best School Districts in Austin

Heather Burke  |  July 20, 2022

If you have kids, choosing a great school system is an absolute must when you move to a new home. Here is an overview of some of Austin's best school districts.

Moving to Austin

How to Find Homes for Sale in Austin

Heather Burke  |  August 10, 2022

Searching for a house can be an overwhelming and exhausting task. Learn the best ways to find a home for sale in Austin Texas and make the process easier.

Things to Do in Austin

Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Austin

Heather Burke  |  August 25, 2022

Austin is a family-friendly city with plenty of things to do with kids. Come take a look at some of our favorite kid-friendly places and activities in Austin.

Moving to Austin

8 Reasons to Move to Austin

Heather Burke  |  September 23, 2022

People are moving to Austin in droves, and it's easy to see why. There are hundreds of reasons to live in Austin, and we start by pointing out 8 great ones.

Living in Austin

Breakdown of the Best Neighborhoods in Austin

Heather Burke  |  October 3, 2022

Wondering where to find the best neighborhoods in Austin? While you can't go wrong with any of them, some may suit your lifestyle better than others.

Things to Do in Austin

Best Restaurants Throughout Austin

Heather Burke  |  October 28, 2022

The food scene in Austin is diverse and delicious. You can find a great meal in almost every neighborhood, but here are some of the best restaurants in Austin.

Moving to Austin

Renting vs. Buying in Austin

Heather Burke  |  November 9, 2022

Deciding whether to buy or rent a home in Austin, Texas, is a big decision. Both options have their pros and cons, and a trusted real estate agent can help.

Moving to Austin

Why People are Moving to Austin

Heather Burke  |  November 16, 2022

People are moving to Austin from Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, New York, Los Angeles, and the Bay Area. Find out why and whether the city is right for you too.

Living in Austin

Is Austin Recession-Proof?

Heather Burke  |  November 30, 2022

Austin is considered a recession-proof city due to its strong economy, jobs, and real estate market. Does that mean the time is right to buy or sell your home?

Moving to Austin

Is Buying a Home in Austin a Good Investment?

Heather Burke  |  November 23, 2022

A strong economy, steady job growth, accolades, and rising rents are just a few of the reasons why buying a home in Austin is a good investment right now.

Work With Heather

Heather is well aware of how challenging a move to a new city can be and enjoys helping new residents get established and find their happy place in Austin. Contact Heather today!