“Those at the top of the mountain didn’t fall there”. Cord Shiflet has climbed to the lofty pinnacle of Austin’s real estate industry by way of trust, hard work and supreme professionalism.
For 10 out of the last 12 years Cord Shiflet has been recognized by the Austin Business Journal as the #1 individual real estate agent in Austin. Match that with being Moreland Properties’ top seller for 9 out of the past 10 years and a pattern of excellence begins to reveal itself. The summation of his professional achievements has earned Cord a membership in the Austin Elite 25, an esteemed group of Austin real estate agents who are in the top 1% of their industry. His willingness to expend the extra effort that it takes to become a dominant figure in a highly competitive market is second to none. As a result, the name Cord Shiflet has become synonymous with Austin premier real estate. Simply put, he’s the guy you want working for you, and his client rolodex is a virtual “who’s who” of top business executives and A-list celebrities.
If there’s a secret to Cord’s success it’s a quick understanding of the unique needs of each client – buyer or seller. His honest ability to form a bond of instant trust makes him an invaluable ally in any successful home transaction. Individual attention is considered crucial so when you work with Cord, you get Cord. He prefers to do his own property showings and his personal approach to business is characterized by impeccable professionalism mixed with warmth, class and humor.
Cord’s warmth, class and humor pour generously into every aspect of his life. He’s highly regarded for donating his time and talents to both his church and community. He’s an active member of the Austin Board of Realtors and a board member for both the March of Dimes and Ballet Austin. He serves as a committee member for The Austin/Central Texas Realty Information Services (ACTRIS), is a past board member for the Austin Boys and Girls Clubs, and a past president of the Rob Roy HOA. Cord’s generous organizational skills have helped to raise thousands of dollars for deserving charities such as the Dell Children’s Hospital and the Riverbend Child Development Center. Being a man of boundless energy, Cord also diversifies himself as the owner of the Concord Limousine and Transportation Company and finds an outlet for his creativity as co-publisher of REFINE, one of Austin’s most respected luxury real estate magazines.
If all work and no play make Jack a dull boy then Jack definitely needs to spend some time with Cord. When he’s not matching perfect seller with ideal buyer, Cord immediately gravitates towards anything fun. He’s a car collector and an avid golfer with active memberships at both the Austin Country Club and the Austin Golf Club. More personally, Cord loves spending time with his wife, Annie, and their three kids. The family enjoys traveling and spending long, relaxing days on the family boat on Lake Austin.
Austin Elite 25 realtor, business owner, publisher, patron of the arts, fundraiser, event organizer, family man, car enthusiast, avid golfer – whether he’s at work or at play, Cord seems to be happiest when he’s busy. Like author, Alex Low, once said in regard to mountain climbing, “The best climber in the world is the one who’s having the most fun.”