John Lairsen

John Lairsen

Broker: Travis Real Estate (512)789-7801
John Lairsen is one of Central Texas’ leading luxury residential real estate brokers. He was born and raised in Texas and has lived in Austin for more than twenty years. John’s passion for real estate and love of his home city are evident in everything he does, and make him the ideal Austin real estate resource. Shortly after enrolling in The University of Texas, John made his first local real estate investment in Austin, setting into motion a career that has spanned an incredible evolution of the Capitol City’s market. After graduating from UT with a bachelor’s degree in economics and a minor in real estate, John formed Travis Real Estate, a boutique brokerage firm with the simple goal of providing service that exceeds clients’ expectations. In the succeeding years, he built a reputation for providing unparalleled service, and created a strong bond of trust and loyalty with his “clients for life.” John works with several local builders, helping them with land acquisition and new product development. His in-depth knowledge of active listings and private, as-yet unlisted offerings are invaluable to clients with a special property niche in mind. Whether looking for the perfect home, a lot to build on, or a savvy investment opportunity, John helps clients attain their goals, seamlessly and with ease. John supports his beloved Austin through involvement in a number of charities and philanthropic organizations, including the Austin Children’s Shelter and Austin Agents for Change.

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Years of Experience


Geographic Areas Served

Austin - Allandale, Austin - Barton Creek, Austin - Barton Hills, Austin - Bouldin Creek, Austin - Central, Austin - Circle C Ranch, Austin - Clarksville, Austin - Downtown, Austin - East, Austin - Hancock, Austin - Mueller, Austin - Northwest Hills, Austin - Old West Austin, Austin - Pemberton Heights, Austin - River Place, Austin - Rollingwood, Austin - Rosedale, Austin - South Congress, Austin - South Lamar, Austin - Steiner Ranch, Austin - Tarrytown, Austin - Travis Heights, Austin - Westfield, Austin - West Lake Hills, Austin - Windsor Park, Austin - Zilker, Bee Cave, Clarksville, Davenport Ranch, Driftwood, Dripping Springs, Lake Austin, Lake LBJ, Lake Travis, Lakeway, Rough Hollow, Steiner Ranch, Travis County, Wimberly


ABR, Accredited Buyer's Representative, Broker, CRS, Certified Residential Specialist, e-PRO®

Community Involvement

ABoR, Austin Board of REALTORS®, CRS, Council of Residential Specialists, NAR, National Association of REALTORS®, TR, Texas REALTORS®, TREC, Texas Real Estate Commission, TREPAC

Specializations and Expertise

Buyer Representation, Downtown/High-rise Living, Luxury, Resale, Second/Vacation Homes, Seller Representation, Waterfront Homes

Average Sale Price