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About me

Gretchen Woellner originally entered into real estate in 1984 in new construction home sales, but became a full-time REALTOR in 1995. She is currently working in all areas of residential real estate and achieved the highest real estate license of Broker Associate in 2017 . As a Coldwell Banker Global Luxury agent, Gretchen specializes in marketing and selling exceptional properties in the $750,000 plus price range.

As a resident of Austin since 1972, Gretchen has a solid understanding of Austin, its real estate market and the growth patterns of the city as it applies to residential real estate. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and holds a Texas Teaching Certification for grades K-12 in Fine Arts.  Her former business experience includes experience with computer test scoring systems, proof-reading legal articles and personnel and hiring duties for the Dean of the UT School of Law in Austin.

Gretchen will make sure YOUR needs are properly ADDRESSED!

Community involvement

Austin Opera Guild

  • Opera Guild Board member since 2010, serving in the Secretary (2 years), Co-VP over Membership (1 year), Wine Dinner and Auction (5 years), and Co-VP over Volunteer Coordination (3 years) positions
  • Long Standing Member of the Austin Opera Guild

Westlake Chamber of Commerce

  • Long-standing member and participant in networking and community events

Mobile Loaves and Fishes

  • Donated times and funds

Riverbend Church

  • Long-standing member

Bible-study fellowship

American Cancer Society

  • Participated in fundraising events

Memberships

Real Estate Designations

  • Gretchen has acquired her CRS (Certified Residential Specialist). This is the highest designation obtainable and has been achieved by only 5% of all Realtors. She was selected to receive the CRS of the Year Award in 2005, awarded for dedicated volunteer service to help promote this professional organization.
  • She has also obtained her:
    • GRI (Graduate, REALTORS Institute)
    • CRRS (Certified Residential Referral Specialist)
    • ABR (Accredited Buyers Representative)
  • Gretchen achieved her ECO Broker License in 2008.
  • Gretchen is a Certified Agent Advantage Specialist for the CARTUS Broker Network

Real Estate Awards

  • Gretchen achieved a Diamond Society Membership in 1998 and 2001 for being in the top 6% of all Coldwell Banker agents nationally and the Sterling Society Membership in 2000 and 2002.
  • Gretchen is Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Certified, awarded for production and training in luxury properties.
  • Top 50 Austin Realtors Nominee, 2001
  • Long-standing Multi-Million Dollar Producer

Languages

English