Meet the team
Barbara’s vast knowledge of the housing market and her genuine concern for the well-being of others are key aspects of her success. A seasoned industry professional, Barbara has a keen attention to detail, expert negotiation skills, analytical proficiency, homebuilder familiarity, mortgage loan knowledge and most importantly integrity. Barbara is a true advocate for her clients, always going the extra mile to ensure the optimum experience. Barbara has a BA in Psychology and is an advocate of continued education. She has earned five real estate designations to date.
Now the Broker/Owner of Integrity Realty & Investment Services, LLC., Barbara is a trusted, loyal, committed advisor that proactively and patiently guide you from beginning to the end of your transaction. Barbara listens to understand your needs, is committed to addressing all your questions and will educate you throughout the process. Making this big investment a positive experience is important to her.
Though she has lived in different parts of the Austin area since 1990, Barbara and her family have lived in the North Austin Metro area for the past 20 years. Married for 21 years, she is the proud mom of two daughters, a labradoodle and a puggle. She enjoys outreaches to help animals in need, teachers, and the local Police Departments. Barbara grew up in an Air Force family and a proud American. Her hobbies include reading, bunco, and golf.
Samantha has been a Texas Realtor® for nearly a decade. As a former educator, she understands the importance of educating her clients about the entire home buying or selling process, from contract to close. Samantha is also licensed as a Mortgage Loan Originator and can easily answer her client’s real estate mortgage lending questions.
She works with buyers, sellers, and those looking to relocate or invest. Her passion is educating her friends, family, neighbors, and clients on how to create generational wealth for themselves by investing in real estate. Known for implementing creative marketing strategies, Samantha leverages a plethora of technology, professional photography, and staging skills to ensure that your home is presented to sell in any market. Her expert negotiation skills help structure offers received or submitted on behalf of her clients.
Samantha abides by the National Association of Realtors® ‘Code of Ethics’ and holds honesty and integrity high in her work ethic. Her work ethic coupled with putting her client’s needs first makes for a successful business relationship. Samantha’s number one priority is simple—helping others.
Samantha has called Austin home for 23 years. She has lived in the Cedar Park area for over a decade. Her husband is also a Realtor®, Investor, and retired Veteran of Law Enforcement. They are both passionate about helping others toward home ownership. In her free time, Samantha enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, and attending group classes at her gym.
Jerra Surratt has been in new home sales prior to becoming a transaction coordinator. She understands the process from beginning to finish regardless of the transaction type. Her mission is to serve our clients with the highest care possible and help keep agents organized. When she is not managing real estate transactions you can find her spending time with family, friends, and pets. Her favorite place to be is her back porch overlooking the beautiful Texas hill country.
Executive Assistant to Barbara Colvin
Originally from Houston, Kimberly moved to the Austin area in 2020 and joined Barbara in May of 2021. Here since the inception of IRISTX, Kimberly is a realtor in training as well as a professional Administrator with over two decades of corporate experience. She brings over a dozen years of marketing, event planning, and commercial asset management to the table. She is our resident porteur de mille chapeaux. When she is not busy changing hats, she enjoys spending time with her fur babies, traveling and yoga.
Ready to Buy?
We’d be delighted to work for you! It would be our privilege of walking you through the process of helping you find and secure a home you’re sure to be excited about.