There are three words you hear often at Yolanda Lara’s house: “Come on in!” Around here, it’s not uncommon to find friends or family members drop by, and Yolanda loves opening her house to loved ones. She thrives on cooking and entertaining for guests, inviting people over for a backyard barbecue or simply spending quality time with the people that mean the most to her. “My house is the gathering home,” Yolanda says with a smile. “It’s great to have a place where everyone feels so comfortable and welcome. I just want guests to feel ‘right at home.’"
Yolanda’s “open door” policy is a direct reflection of her caring personality. She’s the type of person who is always there for others, lending a helping hand, and most of all, making people feel comfortable. When you meet her, you’ll immediately sense her genuine warmth and friendliness. These traits allow her to build rapport quickly with people from all walks of life.
A Texas native originally from the tiny town of Carrizo Springs, Yolanda moved to Austin in 1990 and loves the diversity of the people and ideas that make it such a dynamic place to call home. Although she put her small-town roots behind her, she still retains the same warm, friendly, neighborly approach that was instilled in her at a young age.
Helping You Achieve Your Goals
Perhaps where Yolanda’s genuine approach is most appreciated is in her successful real estate career. In 2001, she combined her deep understanding of the importance of “home” with her ability to put people at ease, quickly establishing herself as one of Austin’s leading real estate experts. Ever since, she’s only built on that reputation. When you work with Yolanda toward the sale or purchase of a home, she takes her role very seriously and is fully committed to helping you achieve your goals.
Yolanda’s clients will tell you they know they can always count on her for honest, straightforward advice that protects their best interests. They also know she has a knack for listening carefully to their goals and then not stopping until she gets the job done. As a former bookkeeper and accountant, she has a strong grasp of the financial aspects of your transaction. Finally, her love for Austin lends her a wealth of local knowledge regarding communities all throughout the city – and beyond.
For All the Comforts of Home
When the time comes for your next move, make sure you turn to a real estate professional who truly understands the importance of your home and who will put you at ease and allow you to actually enjoy the process. In and around Austin, that’s Yolanda Lara. Call her today to experience real estate service that exudes All the Comforts of Home.
Yolanda has been married to her high school sweetheart William since 2001 and has two daughters. She enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking Colorado, volunteering in her community, spending time with family, friends and her rescue Australian Shepherd, Rusty. You can find Yolanda listening to live music, attending UT sports, or trying a new restaurant in town.
"I wanted to take the time and bring to your attention the stellar service we received from one of your Agent’s – Yolanda Lara. We found her to be incredibly competent , very hard working and most of all incredibly responsive and accommodating to our needs. I’m certain I will be using Yolanda again and it’s no surprise that I would strongly recommend her to anyone that may be in the market for a real estate agent."
"Yolanda was a wonderful REALTOR® and we were so lucky to buy our first home with her by our side. She was always ready with the right questions when talking to builders or sellers. Yolanda was great at exploring all the options we had and we are so thankful for all her help and advice. Yolanda was not just around until we closed on the house. She continued to follow up with us and our home builder to make sure we were satisfied and was always available when we had questions."
"Thank you so much for helping us sell our home in Austin. We can’t say enough about how easy and comfortable you made it for us. You were extremely flexible and accommodating with our schedule and went above and beyond all of our expectations. Every aspect of the selling process from start to finish was professional and comprehensive. The photos of our home were stunning. Most importantly you over delivered on your promise to sell our home quickly and at a price higher than we ever thought was possible."
The Watson Family
"We were so happy with Yolanda! She is warm and caring, easy to get along with! She listened to what we were looking for and watched out for us as buyers. Once we found what we were looking for, she was very fast and efficient to get the paperwork done. She went out of her way to take care of the paper work with us doing the minimum we had to do. She’s great!"
Jack & Karon
"I recommend Yolanda because she gets the job done. She’s a real estate professional. If you’re looking to buy, she goes all the way with you. Communication is very important, this she does perfectly. I recently closed on my home, this was done because Yolanda handled it in a professional manner."
"Yolanda worked very hard as my agent! She devoted herself personally to ensure my house was posed to sell at top dollar. Yolanda was also very communicative and kept me updated throughout the process."
"Yolanda was great to work with! We have bought and sold homes several times with different REALTORS®, but none were as responsive and attentive as Yolanda. She was very knowledgeable and helped us make tough pricing decisions. She was always willing to host an open house and pursue all leads. We will continue to use Yolanda for all of our realty needs!"