About / Bio
Broker and owner of Best Agents in Texas, J. René Ward strives to provide each and every client with an experience that is worthy of referrals. Best Agents in Texas is a full-service real estate company that provides buying, selling, leasing and investments services to its clients in Austin and surrounding communities.
J. René and her team of Texas REALTORS® have ample experience with a range of real estate services including luxury homes, corporate relocations, commercial properties for churches and small- to mid-size companies.
J. René is the past President of the Austin Association of Real Estate Brokers and currently on the Board of Directors for the Nation Association of Real Estate Brokers. She is an instructor for the National Association of REALTORS®, Texas Association of REALTORS® Texas Real Estate Commission and several real estate boards. She was formerly the President of the Williamson County Association of REALTORS® and has received a number of awards including REALTOR® of the Year. J. René recently has won the TAR Educator of the Year and the Platinum Top 50 Realtor Award. J René was also selected by the Women’s Council of REALTORS® as "Businesswoman of the Year." J. René has appeared on Home and Garden TV's "House Hunters" and has authored "The Ultimate Real Estate Agent".
As an individual who values education, J. René holds a MBA from Nova University and several real estate designations (ABR, CNE, CRB, CREI, GRI, CRS, ePRO, PMN, PIC, SRES, TRLP & TAHS) allowing her to serve her clients with experience and expert advice.
Prior to her work as a Realtist®/ REALTOR®, J. René was a marketing executive for IBM, Toshiba America, Dell Computers and other high tech companies. J. René has moved over 15 times, raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, before settling down in Round Rock, Texas in 1998.