Carla Umlauf — Realtor®

Carla specializes in residential real estate sales, focusing on properties located in the Central Austin, Downtown, and Westlake.  As a second generation Austinite, Carla is extremely familiar with the culture of this city, the neighborhoods, the hot spots and developments.  With experience ranging from moderately priced condominiums to million dollar single-family homes, Carla has the knowledge, negotiating skills, and determination to bring a transaction to the closing table. 

As a thorough and detailed person, Carla ensures her clients are well prepared to make competitive offers and put their best efforts forward when preparing their property for the Austin market.  She is known for her honesty, integrity and professionalism as well as her willingness to go above and beyond for her clients.  As a result, the majority of Carla’s business is repeat and referral clientele.  She has a diverse client base that includes top-level executives, architects and developers, to first-time home buyers all of whom require discretion and dedication. Carla also believes strongly in developing a good rapport other agents and this collaboration results in her buyers being able to view properties before they are listed on MLS, as well as other agents anticipating her listings. Carla is a skilled negotiator who focuses on getting her clients the best results possible while maintaining an understanding of the emotional and financial demands of the transaction.

Married to a local architect and builder, Carla is familiar with new construction, renovation projects and has many professional contacts in the building field which adds a unique level of sophistication to her real estate expertise. She has been honored by the Platinum Top 50 for top performance in sales and involvement in the community. She is actively involved in the Austin philanthropy serving as a major contributor and volunteering her time and leadership to the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum which was established by her late grandparents, Charles and Angeline Umlauf. Carla has also served as a volunteer and donor to several charitable organizations including Habitat for Humanity, Foundation Communities, The American Institute of Architects in Austin, The Austin Children’s Shelter, Caritas, and AISD parent organizations.

When hiring Carla to represent you, whether relocating, buying, or selling, she will exceed your expectations. She takes enormous pride in her client’s satisfaction. To read Carla’s Client Testimonials, please visit her website at 


• University of Texas at Austin, B.S. Social Work
• Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)
• Certified Luxury Homes Marketing Specialist (CLHMS)
• Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE)
• Graduate of the Realtor Institute


• Austin Board of Realtors
• Texas Association of Realtors
• National Association of Realtors
• Institute of Luxury Home Marketing
• Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate
• Angie’s List Super Service Award, 2010, 2011 & 2013
• Platinum Top 50 Agent 2012 and Finalist in 2013
• Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum Board Member

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