Shane Fischer became a Realtor because of his genuine love of people. As an Austinite for 12 years, his personality is like that of the city itself. He is friendly, but he is also driven. He has a strong sense of himself, but he is constantly looking for ways to grow. He has boundless energy, but he maintains a clear-headed sense of groundedness. Those who have worked with Shane point to his preparedness, discipline, and punctuality as great strengths. But he’s a family man with a passion for helping others. This is what motivates him as a Realtor. “Family is at the core of what drives me in life.”
Originally from Virginia, Shane moved to Fort Worth in his teens and later went on to graduate Cum Laude from Texas State University. He worked as a sales representative for Republic National Distributing Company, and then as an account manager at Beam Suntory. He became a Realtor in 2018, and is eager to work with Maxavenue.
Shane lives in South Austin with his wife, their two dogs and two cats, and their family continues to grow. Together, they love to travel, lift weights, and take in live music. Shane considers himself a fitness enthusiast, with a particular affinity for Jiu Jitsu. He and his wife look forward to raising a family here because, “Austin has a sense of pride in the community that is apparent to not only longtime residents, but to visitors as well. The love for our natural spaces, food and music, and one another makes our city standout.”
What sets Shane apart as an agent is his “big picture” take on real estate and home buying. He considers home buying to be not only investing in property, but investing in life. “The right home isn’t just a financial match but also a lifestyle match. I want to know how my clients envision their day to day lives, holidays with friends and family, and what they see their lives looking like next year, and a decade down the road.”
As a self proclaimed “numbers guy”, he chose to partner with Maxavenue because Maxavenue has worked to find a formula for getting maximum value for clients. He’s impressed with this measured approach used by Maxavenue, and feels it will help to take the emotion out of investing in and selling property.
“The methodical systematic way in which Maxavenue approaches the home buying process made joining the team a no-brainer for me. The Maxavenue system balances out emotion and passion with a proven system that allows us to also see things objectively.”
Having an agent who is hardworking, disciplined, and reliable is an invaluable asset in real estate transactions. Those who work with Shane will be pleased to discover that they are in the company of such an agent.
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A Broker has completed a state-defined education that includes 900 classroom hours, way beyond the 210 hours required for agents. Additionally, Brokers must pass a more comprehensive broker's license exam. Brokers may work alone or they may hire agents to work for them.
A Realtor¨ is a licensed real estate salesperson who belongs to the National Association of Realtors¨, the largest trade group in the country. Not all agents are Realtors¨ - but choosing a designated Realtor¨ means you've selected an agent that must adhere to the National Association of Realtors¨ stringent code of ethics.
Accredited Buyers Representative:
Real estate agents who have earned the Accredited Buyer's Representative designation have been trained to deliver enhanced customer service, extensive due diligence and expert negotiation skills. Agents without this designation may not have the training or experience required to provide top-quality real estate buyer representation.
Certified Negotiation Expert:
Agents who have earned the Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE) designation are trained in a wide spectrum of negotiating strategies and techniques, along with tools to expertly negotiate from a position of strength. While all real estate agents have some experience in negotiations, working with a CNE designated agent gives buyers and sellers a strategic advantage in the negotiating process.
Graduate REALTOR, Institute:
Agents who earn the GRI designation have received advanced training in emerging technology, laws, and procedures as well as the increasingly complex real estate market itself. All agents work to provide a smooth home buying and selling experience, but GRI designated agents have taken the extra step to become a consummate professional and expert in their local market.
Seniors Real Estate Specialist:
Agents who have earned the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation have been trained to expertly guide and implement effective strategies for mature clients when making important decisions about selling, buying, relocating, or refinancing residential or investment properties.
Internet Marketing Certified:
e-PRO curriculum ensures your real estate agent has attained mastery of the latest social media technologies, such as Facebook and Twitter, and can create a compelling online presence vital to helping sellers reaching today's hyper-connected consumers. With the rapidly evolving world of Internet and social media technologies, it pays to have an expert on your team.
Certified Residential Specialist:
Agents who have earned the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation have been trained to understand the complexities of the housing market, how to best position their client’s interests, and how to effectively community with all parties to a transaction. In short, the CRS designation means your agent has more advanced, specialized training in all aspects of the residential market than agents who haven't earned this designation.
Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist:
Agents who have earned the designation of Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) are elite professionals with the knowledge, experience and skills required to expertly represent buyers and sellers in the Luxury Home market. In addition, a CLHMS designated agent is a local market leader with documented performance in the top 10% of their markets.
Short Sales and Forclosure Certified:
Counselor of Real Estate:
Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager:
Seller Representative Specialist:
Agents who have earned the Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation have demonstrated elevated professional standards, enhanced individual performance, and the ability to recognize emerging market trends and professional practices to real estate professionals. All of this specialized knowledge gives an SRS designated agent the tools to make the home selling experience as smooth as possible.
Green Real Estate Marketing Specialist:
Agents who hold the NAR Green designation have been trained to understand and expertly serve consumers seeking green “eco-friendly” homes. NAR Green agents not only receive education about the quickly developing green technologies and practices, but engage in ongoing specialized training to stay abreast of green real estate issues and trends.
Bachelor of Business Administration:
Master Certified Negotiation Expert:
Agents who earn the Master Certified Negotiation Expert (MCNE) designation have mastered a wide spectrum of negotiation skills - including all the CNE (Certified Negotiation Expert) qualifications, plus email negotiations, advanced negotiation techniques for both buying and selling, as well as mastering negotiating techniques among different generations and cultures. An agent with these extra, in-depth skills give their clients a significant advantage in negotiating from strength.
Certified Senior Housing Specialist:
Certified Senior Housing Professionals (CSHPs) offer specialized service specifically focused on the needs and special circumstances of senior buyers and sellers. Having completed extensive coursework and the in-depth training, CSHPs have the specialized knowledge to help seniors achieve their goals. As such, they are more equipped than general real estate agents to serve as the Consumer Champion throughout the entire consultative process of a late-in-life move.
Residential Construction Certified:
Agents who have earned the Residential Construction Certified (RCC) designation have been trained to gain a deep understanding of residential construction materials and methods. With comprehensive construction knowledge, RCC designated agents deliver superior consumer value when representing their clients to appraisers, inspectors, lenders, designers, engineers, and construction professionals.
Certified New Home Specialist:
Agents who have earned the Certified New Home Specialist (CNHS) designation are trained professionals and experts in the details of buying a newly constructed home. From negotiating favorable contract terms to expert due diligence during the construction process, a CNHS designated agent has extensive knowledge and experience as a buyer’s agent and the unique factors involved in working with builders and developers.
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