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Flat-Rate MLS Listing and Brokerage Services

As both a Texas Real Estate Broker and a New Home Builder, we understand that each new home is unique, and the sales and marketing approach should be equally distinctive.

We provide builders with flexibility!

Whether you have your own sales team or prefer to handle the sale independently, our services cater to your needs with a budget-friendly, fixed-rate MLS listing fee.

Alternatively, for a comprehensive and all-inclusive solution, we offer an extensive marketing package that encompasses professional photography, expert staging, international exposure, high-end marketing materials, and dedicated on-site open and private showing services.

We're here to help you optimize your savings on commissions while ensuring even those properties that require a little extra attention find their perfect buyers.

Who We Are

MLS Listing Broker Kris Sutton

Kris Sutton, Co-Founder of Pura Vida Homes, possesses a remarkable 16-year tenure within the homebuilding industry where he has effectively managed and supervised the construction and sale of more than 2,000 homes within the Greater Austin metropolitan region.

Having served as the Vice President of Sales for a prominent national builder and subsequently becoming an Austin-based Broker, Kris has cultivated profound insights into the specific preferences and expectations of Austin's discerning families when it comes to homebuilders.

His commitment to delivering residences of exceptional quality and sustainability remains unwavering, dedicated to serving both current and prospective residents of Austin through Pura Vida Homes.

Kris and his wife are proud residents of Austin and firmly believe it to be an ideal locale for raising their two children.

Austin Realtor Betsy Gourley New Home Expert

Betsy Gourley is a Real Estate agent with over 20 years of new home experience and over 10 years as a realtor.  Having worked with a national builder selling thousands of new homes in Austin she brings extensive experience in marketing, sales and transaction management. 

Additionally, she is the lead designer for Pura Vida Homes, a luxury Austin in-fill builder specializing in $2M-$3M price point, where she has perfected the art of interior design, staging, marketing, and new home presentation helping Pura Vida Homes surpass their sales goals year after year.

Betsy is a graduate of UT, a resident of Austin for 30 years, and a mom to two wonderful children.

Listing and Brokerage Service Options

New Home Builder New Build

Flat-Rate MLS Listing with Lead Forwarding

$2000  (+ 3% Buyer Agent Commission)

This option allows builders to get that MLS exposure for a low price saving you thousands!  We'll list in MLS and forward all inquiries, reverse prospect lists, and showing requests.  The builder will handle the marketing, showings, sale, negotiation, contract, transaction management, and closing.  Flat Fee MLS listing is paid at the time of listing.

Listing a new home in MLS Austin

Traditional Real Estate Service

5% Total (3% Buyer Agent Commission)

This 5% option will still save you thousands from the traditional realtor commissions, but, will provide you the traditional realtor experience.  We will list the property in MLS with professional pictures, manage the inquires, showings, negotiations, sale, inspections, and transaction management with Title through closing. The builder is responsible for any staging, photo, marketing expenses.  The 5% commission is paid at closing.

Builder selling a new home in Austin, TX

MLS Listing With Contract To Close

4% Total (3% Buyer Agent Commission)

This 4% option will still save you thousands from the traditional realtor commissions, but, will provide you some extra transaction expertise.  We will list the property in MLS, forward all inquires, reverse prospect list, showing request, and manage the transaction from contract to close.  The builder will handle the actual sale, and we'll take care of the paperwork and transaction management with title.  The 4% commission is paid at closing.

New Home Builder sells house in MLS

All-Inclusive Representation

6% Total (3% Buyer Agent Commission)

This is our all-inclusive, full-service option.  We'll develop a comprehensive marketing plan to included print, media, professional photo's, staging (limitations apply), international syndication, broker and public open houses, public and private showings.  Upon sale, we'll coordinate inspections, buyer walks, and manage the transaction with Title all the way through closing.  The 6% commission is paid at closing.

Same-Day MLS Upload and Revisions

We know how important correct data is to marketing.  For flat-rate listings and revisions, we'll upload to MLS within 1 Day.  Sometimes within an hour.

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Free RPR Property Report With Every Listing

We know how important data is to making marketing decisions.  Each new home listing with Pura Vida Realty Group will begin with an RPR Sellers Report that has 33 data points to help you price correctly.  We are the most experienced New Home Real Estate Broker in Austin.

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