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The Laurie Flood Team

Portrait of a Real Estate Professional

Laurie Flood is one of the most dedicated and committed real estate agents in the Nation. She is backed by Keller Williams Realty, the Austin based company and largest residential real estate company in the world, with over 150,000 associates. Keller William’s agents list and sell more Austin area properties than any other real estate company in Austin. 

A full-time Realtor since 2004, Laurie has helped over 1000 clients buy and sell homes. She has earned several designations and awards including being a Certified Negotiation Expert and a recipient of Texas Monthly’s Five Star Professional award. She also has been a top 10 agent (by sales volume) for her office every year since earning the ‘Rookie of the Year’ award in 2004.

If you are looking for Knowledge, Experience, Professionalism, Integrity and Personal Service in a real estate consultant, Laurie Flood has them all. If your future requires counseling in the purchase or sale of real estate, we highly recommend you contact Laurie at our office.

Meet the Team

Laurie Flood, REALTOR® – TEAM Owner/Listing Manager

Laurie Flood

Growing up in Phoenix, Laurie moved to Austin and got her start in real estate working for a top producing real estate team while earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from St. Edwards University. After graduating she spent 10 years managing professional marketing and business negotiations for Harte Hanks, Vignette and National Instruments.

Laurie loves spending time with her children and trying to keep the 4 family dogs from taking over the house.


Kyle Bertels, REALTOR® – Buyer Specialist

Kyle Bertels

After living in Northern California, Oregon and Washington, Kyle is now a proud Texan! He is the father of four children and loves his family deeply. He and his wife are volunteer assistant pastors for a local church and participate in various community outreach activities.

Kyle’s high level of customer service is fueled by his love for helping people. Understanding the wants, needs, hopes and fears of his clients and finding solutions for them is his top priority.


Marie Reed, REALTOR® – Buyer Specialist

Marie Reed

Being born and raised in Austin, Marie has loved living in the Austin area and watching its growth! While working in the legal field, she began to work in real estate as an Escrow Officer for a local Title company.

After a short while, she realized her passion was in helping people buy and sell homes. She became licensed in 1999 and has helped hundreds of families find their perfect new home!

Marie has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Texas State University. She enjoys spending time with her two kids and three grandkids.


David Harris, REALTOR® – Buyer Specialist

David Harris

Hailing from the Portland area, David now enjoys the Texas sunshine and is proud to live in the Lone Star State! He has been a Realtor for the past 8+ years and is equipped to maneuver in the competitive Austin market.

His passion for real estate shines through in his work ethic and dedication to ensuring each and every client’s real estate needs are met. From first-time homebuyers to investors, David is there each step of the way.

When not pounding the pavement, David can be found paddle boarding around beautiful Town Lady Bird Lake, sampling the excellent barbecue joints around central Texas, or supporting his daughter by attending her many plays and performances.

With David working beside you on your next real estate venture, success is not just a goal…it’s a guarantee!


Roderick Villareal, REALTOR® – Buyer Specialist

Roderick VillarealBorn in Texas and living on both coasts to go to college and begin his career in sports production with Fox Sports, Roderick made his way back home to Austin in 2004. He obtained his real estate license soon after returning and has been a full time Realtor ever since.

Roderick is fluent in Spanish and is passionate about helping buyers accomplish their real estate goals.

When not selling real estate, he spends time with his family and friends and can be seen riding his mountain bike on the many trails in and around Austin.


Kate McPherson, REALTOR® – Client Services Manager

Kate McPhersonKate is originally from Southern California where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She started her career in land acquisition and transitioned to residential resale in 2008. Kate has worked in many capacities of real estate including marketing, negotiating, listings, buyers and running buyers’ teams, which brought her to Austin.

Kate works with our clients from the time they go under contract and helps take them through the entire contract process. With Kate’s skills, enthusiasm and dedication to superior customer service, she brings a fresh take on The Transaction Manager role.

Kate is extremely committed to her community, engulfing herself in non-profit organizations that ring true to her heart including Susan G. Komen – Austin, Livestrong Foundation and The National MS Society. Since there is not a beach close by you can usually find Kate Paddleboarding on the lake or in the water of some kind.


Mark Kuroski, REALTOR® – Marketing Specialist

Mark KuroskiMark is originally from Wisconsin, where he received his Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Music Theatre and Digital Media. He has worked in New York City, South Korea, Indonesia, and Singapore, but Mark fell in love with Austin and chose to make it his home.

He is involved with various music and technology groups in the city, and is passionate about protecting the environment.

Mark developed an interest in real estate while working for a local title company where he had the pleasure of observing the joy of closing homes on a daily basis. This led him to join the Laurie Flood Team over 6 years ago where he can experience the excitement of the Austin real estate market first hand.

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