Travis Amaro is no stranger to San Antonio’s burgeoning real estate market — in fact, he’s made a successful career out of his vast knowledge of the dynamic city.
A San Antonio native who grew up in Alamo Heights, Amaro knows the ins and outs of the area’s diverse neighborhoods and booming urban core. Add in his personal relationships with top architects and designers, and you’ve got a real estate specialist with a vast amount of assets to offer his clients.
If you’re searching for an agent to help you buy or sell an upscale home, look no further than this Kuper Sotheby's International Realty top agent. Amaro’s specialty is luxury real estate, and he has maintained an average transaction of $1 million-plus over the last three years. In 2015, he reached an unprecedented average transaction price of over $2 million. He has been recognized by the San Antonio Business Journal as one of the top 10 luxury agents in the city.
Amaro has also mastered the art of condominium sales, an up-and-coming niche market. After closing the highest condo sale in San Antonio history and boasting more than $22 million in condo sales in the last year and a half, it’s safe to say he’s the city’s go-to condo agent.
We chatted with Amaro to find out more about his work and what drives him.
CultureMap: What inspires you to do what you do?
Travis Amaro: I’ve always loved architecture. My father was an architect so growing up I developed a love for unique homes, which is why I’ve made the Alamo Heights area my specialty. It's filled with stunning, historic homes.
CM: What’s one piece of advice you’d give to people looking for their dream home?
TA: Make a list of your must-haves, but be ready to compromise on some things.
CM: And advice to those who are selling?
TA: Invest in preparing your home for sale: spruce up the landscaping, add a fresh coat of paint, stage the rooms, and declutter as much as possible.
CM: Sum up San Antonio in three words.
TA: Big small town.
CM: What do you consider your "special skill"?
TA: I know local housing markets intimately. I can tell you the history of almost every home in Alamo Heights, Terrell Hills, and Olmos Park.
CM: What's one thing people might not know about you?
TA: I’m a connoisseur of '90s rap.
See Travis Amaro's latest listings here, or contact him at 210-287-0125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.