Experienced in the various needs of a true global citizen, Martina Austin prides herself on her strong work ethic and her ability to develop trust and build close and lasting relationships with her clients. Her honesty, warmth, and ability to relate are intangibles that put her clients at ease, particularly in a complex and rapidly changing market.
Martina loves helping people to search out, identify, and obtain homes where they will raise families, celebrate events, and make memories. She is passionate about real estate and sees it as the heart of the American Dream. Martina’s approach begins with the thoughtful integration of listening, communication, proactivity, analysis, negotiation and an impassioned attention to detail. It starts and ends with listening to the clients' objectives, and then prioritizing that in every stage of the relationship. Her marketing plan is created custom for each seller with one objective; expose your home to the most motivated, qualified buyers around the world.
A native of Croatia, Martina was born and raised speaking Croatian. She moved to Seattle in 1991, quickly falling in love with the city and learned the English language while completing high school in Seattle.
Prior to launching her career in real estate, Martina managed sales planning, project management and compliance with the Federal Trade Commission for while working at a Fortune 500 communications company. A graduate of the University of Washington, she earned her Bachelors of Science degree from the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences and was a member of the UW Women’s Varsity Crew.
A civic minded person, Martina is a volunteer at Wedgwood Elementary School as a tutor and a Board Member of the 9700 Ravenna Condominium Association. Previously she has also participated in her community by serving on the Board of Directors for the Community Birth & Family Center and volunteering as a tutor for children with limited English skills at Washington Reading Corps.
A long-time resident of the Wedgwood neighborhood, Martina and her husband enjoy taking their two boys on outdoor adventures like skiing, hiking and camping.
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