Changing Lives Through Real Estate.

Why Choose the Gene Arant Team? 

We work together. Each of us with a specific job, to ensure that you receive the very best service possible. Each of us has a different background with key strengths that when combined, makes us more effective. We work as a team to share our knowledge and experience with you. Our goal is to provide you the best experience possible when purchasing or selling your home.

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I moved to Austin at the age of ten and never left. I grew up near the Lake Travis area and am proud to call Austin my home. I began my career in real estate after my wife and I purchased our first home together. After that first transaction, I realized that I have a passion for real estate, and ... Read More

REALTOR® | Business Development
(512) 261-1000

I was born a proud American, however had the opportunity to grow up in Germany and experience lots of wonderful places to live. I do admit, after moving to Austin, it didn’t take long to know that I was home. Shortly thereafter I was blessed to meet Gene and we started our lives together and ... Read More

Melanie Wilder
Director of Operations
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I am a native to Austin and a graduate of Concordia University, where I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science.  I have a passion for developing high performing teams as well as creating processes that enhance... ... Read More

REALTOR® | Listing Specialist
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As a native Texan, I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Sam Houston State University. While I enjoyed living in Houston, the scenic hill country of Austin drew me in. I love that here, you can enjoy the best of many worlds - a vibrant music scene, a healthy outdoor community, a ... Read More

REALTOR® | Buyer Specialist

Hello! My name is Mandi, and I am a Buyer Specialist for the Gene Arant Team. My mission is to ensure that from the time you decide to buy a home, through the day of closing, you have a smooth, enjoyable experience. I am dedicated to living up... Read More

(512) 261-1000

Like many Californians, I have “seen the light” and moved to Texas. Before settling in Austin, I lived in Dallas just long enough to learn how to do big hair. While I’m happy to add that skill to my resume, I find that being outgoing, funny, honest and encouraging are attributes that best support my career in real estate ... Read More

Cody Wickham
REALTOR® | Listing Coordinator
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A native of Illinois, I was introduced to Austin by way of the military and being stationed at Fort Hood. I spent 6 years on active duty in the United States Army as an Engineer. As I transitioned out of the Army, I knew Austin was the place to plant my roots... Read More

Toia Wright
REALTOR® | Closing Coordinator
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Feel free to call me the “trail blazing pioneer” of Californians, or you can just call me Toia; your preference. I made the move to Austin long before it became the trending thing to do. As your Contract to Close Specialist, I work behind the scenes to ensure your experience is... Read More

Shelley McCannon
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My name is Shelley and I’ve been with the Gene Arant Team for 17 years.  I keep the company running behind the scenes, as the “numbers girl”. As a West Texan, I am a proud Texas A&M graduate where I received a degree in Accounting. I love taking care of the team and its business... Read More

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Summer Projects: Who you gonna call?

It’s a Friday morning in the beginning of August and you’re cleaning and prepping for a fun filled weekend with family and friends before the craziness of back-to-school and then it happens. You feel the temperature rise in every room; ...  Read More

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Don’t Miss The Fireworks

As homes sales decreased due to lack of inventory across the nation, Austin has stayed in it’s own bubble and proven to have its own market trends. What those trends tell us is that the next 2-3 weeks will be critical if you’ve ...  Read More