Jim relocated to Austin from Allentown, Pennsylvania in 2002 and started his career in Real Estate as a Residential Real Estate Appraiser in 2003. Jim founded Rising Star Realty Services after receiving his Broker’s license in 2006. His knowledge of valuation and the Austin market gives him the perfect foundation for serving all of his client’s real estate needs.
Jim believes that Real Estate is much more than simply buying or selling a home, to him the key element of real estate is developing relationships and building trust with his clients. When you meet Jim, you will quickly realize you have gained a true friend. He knows how to listen and always puts his clients’ interests first.
Jim enjoys music, hiking, fishing and traveling. Jim and his wife, Robyn of 29 years live in Leander with their 5 rescue dogs, Honey, Annie , Jackson, Jasmine and Eddy. They believe in giving back and support a number of local charities: 3 Local Animal Shelters, CASA and Texas Wounded Warriors.