Originally from suburban Michigan, Chris Matthews received a BA degree in Psychology at Calvin College, a Christian college located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chris believes his degree in Psychology instilled in him a firm foundation for listening to clients' needs and implementing a plan to meet them. During his time in college, Chris met his wife Gracie, a South Korean international student.
After college Chris and his wife moved to Austin, Texas where he launched a career in real estate. Despite moving to the city not knowing a soul, he has built an incredibly successful real estate career through the development of a personable connection with his clients. Along the way, Chris and his wife welcomed three beautiful boys into the world who are the pride and joy of their lives.
Now in the real estate industry for over 12 years with over 250 properties sold, Chris owns and manages Austin Home Seekers real estate agency. He holds a Real Estate Broker's License exemplifying a superior knowledge and experience level in the real estate industry. Chris has achieved tremendous success in the Austin real estate industry being named a Finalist in the Platinum Top 50 Realtors multiple times, including 2019 and 2020. In 2018, Chris filmed for the national television program House Hunters on HGTV assisting clients locate their perfect home in Allandale neighborhood in Central Austin.
Other designations and certifications Chris has achieved are Seller Representative Specialist (SRS), Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Certified Home Marketing Specialist (CHMS), Certified Negotiation Expert (CNS), and Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource (SFR). Equipped with an immense technical and design expertise, he built his website AustinHomeSeeker.com into achieving top-10 search engine rankings for many of the Austin metro's top communities, providing his clients a marketing package rivaled by few in the industry. Chris maintains a progressive focus on his career by giving his clientele a seamless, enjoyable Realtor experience like no other coupled with a genuine care through the process every step of the way. He owns rental properties, has performed intensive remodels, works with everyone from first-time home buyers to seasoned investors to offering specialized relocation services to transplants to and from the city.
Awards & Designations
Real Estate Broker License
Platinum Top 50 Finalist 2019, 2020
Featured on HGTV's HOUSE HUNTERS
Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)
Seller Representative Specialist (SRS)
Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE)
Certified Home Marketing Specialist (CHMS)
Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource (SFR)