WHAT OUR FANS SAY
"After a frustrating year of trying to sell our home in a tough market with a struggling economy, we knew we needed a gifted and dedicated Realtor to work a miracle for us. Highly recommended by a mutual friend, we enlisted the help of Alston and Barbara Boyd to accomplish for us what others could not. The quality and experience of this talented team was obvious from the start. The creative suggestions for staging and marketing strategies were excellent! Alston and Barbara are both genuinely kind and caring people who always made time for any questions and concerns we had during the process of selling our home, and reassuring us that they were determined to help us reach our goal. Of the many outstanding qualities this team has, the one that stood out the most was their negotiating skills. Once the offers started coming in, they fought hard for our best interests and proved to be trusted and reliable allies in this rough market. Alston and Barbara not only helped us get our house sold, they were also there for us in the next step of acquiring new property. We highly recommend the Boyds to anyone looking for the most creative professional, and dedicated team in real estate. We feel blessed to have met them and the rest of their qualified team that exceeded our expectations and truly made us feel like good friends."
Mike and Stephanie W.
"Some realtors are very good at what they do. Some realtors are very nice – and to work with. Barbara and Alston are that special combination of expertise, responsiveness and professionalism – coupled with warmth and good humor. They don’t just go the extra mile; they go the extra two miles. We bought a house we love, and made dear friends in the bargain. What more could you want!"
Elizabeth S. and Bob B.
"We can’t say enough about our experience with Boyd and Boyd Real Estate. As our sales agents, Barbara and Alston not only executed a lightning-fast and professional sale, the photography and marketing were phenomenal, and we were extremely impressed with the layers of technology they applied to the process. Maury Boyd has impeccable taste in staging a house, and an eye for detail in selecting the final images and handling the web effects.
From the very beginning, Barbara and Alston made us feel comfortable with the very stressful and at times painful process of selling our home. They had an amazing ability to welcome us into their living room for meetings, not just as clients, but as “family” to work out the details, often with soothing “been-there-done-that” stories of their own. Not once, did we feel like just another “transaction”, as one could easily fall prey to in the high-volume world of real-estate, especially given the current market.
Barbara and Alston truly care about their clients’ lives and needs, and work tirelessly to solve every challenge a particular sale might present.
With Boyd and Boyd, the compassion is genuine, the commitment is real, and you’re sure to have the utmost of care during your sale or your search."
Troy and Tasha T.
"This is the greatest team I've ever met. I was a first time home-buyer, and they went the extra glowing ten miles, not just one, understanding not only how to educate me but protecting my interests all the way. Imaginative, generous in heart, spirit, and intellect, Boyd & Boyd is the dream team: Look no further."
"Dear Barbara and Alston,
We wanted to drop you a quick note of appreciation for your services in selling our home. Mary and I have dealt with many realtors over the years and must say that the professionalism and commitment both of you demonstrated surpasses any relationship we had previously experienced. As you know selling such a unique property on the Blanco River presents certain challenges. Your comprehensive marketing and advertising strategies proved both creative and, most importantly, successful. Mary and I were thrilled to be able to choose from multiple qualified offers. Please feel free to use us as a reference in the future. We would welcome the opportunity to share with others regarding your abilities and our experience.
Paul and Mary D."
"If you don't already have a realtor you're working with, I wholeheartedly recommend Barbara Boyd. Barbara was born and raised in Austin, and knows all there is to know about this area. She can help you pinpoint the specific neighborhood(s) you want to raise your kids in. Barbara tirelessly drove us around Austin for three days when we were out here looking for a house last fall and completed the transaction while we were still in the bay area. I'm sure she'll give you the same terrific service she gave us. As a plus, her husband, Alston, can give you expert advice on the technical aspects of house hunting. We consider the Boyds one of our dearest friends in Austin."
"Total marketing was central to the swift sale of our home by Boyd & Boyd Properties. This dynamic family is quick to respond to any query, and is adept in providing both practical and creative ways to prepare a home for sale and comprehensively market it. They professionally photographed our home, prepared a virtual tour, held a tastefully prepared wine and cheese open house for top Realtors in the area. They displayed our home with many excellent photos on their web page, on other marketing materials, and in the Austin and Houston MLS systems. It went under contract quickly and was sold for full price in two weeks."
Roger and Carolyn B.
"Being a retired real estate agent, I know the challenges, dedication and hard work involved in marketing a home. It can be an emotional experience for any Seller and a huge responsibility for their Agent. After our first meeting with Barbara and Alston Boyd, we knew, without a doubt, they were up to the task. Their knowledge of comparable properties, prevailing trends in what buyers want in a home and a solid expertise in financing added to their strengths. You might expect some of these things from an Agent and are lucky to get one or two. With Barbara and Alston, we got all of them and more. We got their time, energy and enthusiasm. They never wavered in this regard. They do a bang-up job with marketing and belong to a good number of real estate related organizations. All of this helps in marketing a home. Barbara brought in a Professional Home Stager before we listed it who made valuable suggestions for improving the spaces and really gave us the competitive edge we were looking for. Our home listed and sold in 30 days! We highly recommend Barbara and Alston Boyd as well as the entire Boyd & Boyd Properties team. They are professionals in every way and can produce the results needed to market your home. For us, what started out as a business relationship, ended in a dear and life long friendship."
Fay E. and Dave L.
"Our beautiful and large Hill Country home had been for sale for some months when Barbara and Alston Boyd of Boyd and Boyd Real Estate were recommended by a mutual friend and satisfied customer. Being aware of our sensitive attachment to the property, they handled the marketing in a very professional manner, keeping us informed on a timely basis and always available for any concerns or questions. Their care and interest in the property, making suggestion for landscaping and staging the home, were most helpful. We could not have been more pleased when the property was sold in a very short time and we would highly recommend them to anyone needing to sell or buy a property.
The Hemp Family Estate
Warmest Regards, Jody"