Agent

August Harris

Contact Agent

Moreland Properties
august@moreland.com
512-653-8611

Leveraging a lifetime of experience in Austin, his beloved home town, with an extensive knowledge of neighborhood, public policy, and land use issues, August is committed to providing exemplary service in meeting each client's unique needs and desires. His passion for real estate has been influenced by generations of architects and engineers who have left a significant imprint on Austin and the region, and decades of hands-on restoration and remodeling experience.

Whether it is Austin’s past, present or future, August knows Austin. His ongoing leadership in the community underscores the value he ascribes to its unique sense of place and his investment in Austin ensures that he is ahead of the pack in regard to its future. He places his clients front and center with his warm, collaborative, solution-driven style. 

When not assisting buyers and sellers, honing his real estate skills or working to ensure that Austin remains an amazing, vibrant community, August loves spending time with wife, Rosemary, entertaining family and friends, walking pups Ryder and Tigger, cooking, gardening and following his Texas Longhorns.

 

OBJECTIVE

  • To provide exemplary service in meeting each of my client’s unique needs and desires utilizing a warm, collaborative, solution-driven style

  • To leverage my passion for real estate Influenced by:

    • Generations of architects and engineers who have left a significant imprint on Austin and the region

    • Decades of hands-on restoration and remodeling experience

    • An extensive knowledge of neighborhood, public policy, and land use issues

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Licensed REALTOR®

  • Member, Austin Board of Realtors

  • Member, Texas Association of Realtors

  • Member, National Association of Realtors

  • 13 Years nationwide real estate investment analysis, due diligence and compliance, multimillion dollar loan and Real Estate Owned (REO) portfolio management and disposition

  • 15 Years B2B business development, consulting and service for multimillion dollar commercial portfolio

  • 5 Years nonprofit consulting providing market and feasibility studies, strategic planning, fund development and governance services

 

EDUCATION

  • The University of Texas at Austin

  • The University of Texas School of Law’s Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution

 

SKILLS

  • Real Estate

  • Contract Negotiation & Administration Issue Synthesis

  • Collaboration and Consensus Building

  • Economic Development

  • Policy Development

  • Strategic Partnership Development

  • Board and Committee Leadership

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE / LEADERSHIP

  • Chair of the City’s Downtown Commission

  • State Bar of Texas: Public Member Director

  • Texas Historical Commission: Vice Chair and Commissioner

  • Austin Area Research Organization: 2014 McBee Fellow

  • Leadership Austin: Board; Treasurer; Chair, BPE; Chair, Endowments; Finance Committee; 2008 Essentials Graduate

  • Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce: 2007 Volunteer of the Year for Governmental Affairs; Chair Transportation Committee; Chair, Local Issues Committee; Chair, Small Business Public Policy Forum; Chair, Public Policy Roundtable; Federal Issues Committee; Downtown Circulator Task Force, Freight Rail Task Force, Transit Rail Task Force

  • Preservation Austin: Vice President, Board; Chair, Advocacy Committee

  • Stephen F. Austin High School Continuing Education Foundation: President, Treasurer

  • Pioneer Farms: Director

  • Texas School for the Deaf Foundation; Treasurer

 

Contact

August Harris

LIC.# 684247

Office

Moreland Properties