Shanan Shepherd & Katie Hanner – Platinum Top 50 Austin
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Shanan Shepherd & Katie Hanner

Broker: Thrive Realty (512)922-3002
In the heart of their community, Shanan and Katie co-pilot Thrive Realty, committed to more than just real estate transactions. Their shared vision focuses on nurturing connected, thriving communities. Shanan stepped into real estate in 2007, quickly realizing her profound connection with the industry. Since then, she's guided hundreds to their ideal properties. Under her influence, Thrive Realty landed the "Small Business of the Year Award" in 2015 from the Leander Chamber of Commerce and was named one of Austin's "Best Places to Work" in 2022 & 2023. Recognized in the coveted Platinum Top 50 in Austin, Shanan's commitment to professionalism and community shines through, exemplified by her tenure on the Leander City Council from 2015-2019 and her appointment to the Texas Realtors Professional Standards Committee in 2022, as well as her service on numerous Boards and Commissions. Katie, transitioning from social services & advocacy, launched her real estate career in 2012. As Thrive Realty's Designated Broker, she's overseen millions in property sales. For Katie, every deal symbolizes new beginnings. Her meticulous care ensures that transitions are smooth and stress-free. As a mentor, she equips the Thrive team with the latest tools and strategies, emphasizing a deep commitment to clients as people, not transactions. Together, Shanan and Katie encapsulate experience and dedication. They don't just close deals; they open doors to homes and communities. Their journey is about commitment, service, and the profound joy of helping others find "home".

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Years of Experience


Geographic Areas Served

Cedar Park, Georgetown, Lago Vista, Leander, Liberty Hill, Travis County, Williamson County


ABR, Accredited Buyer's Representative, ALHS, Accredited Luxury Home Specialist, Broker, Broker Associate, CHMS, Certified Home Marketing Specialist, CLHMS, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, CRS, Certified Residential Specialist, e-PRO®, MRP, Military Relocation Professional, SFR®, Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource®, SRS, Seller Representative Specialist, TACS, Texas Accredited Commercial Specialist

Community Involvement

Rockpointe Church, Leander Chamber, Crystal Falls Holiday Home Tour, Jail to Jobs, Hill Country Community Ministries, Hill Country Community Ministries, Junior League, Leander Risk Reduction Project, Leander Chamber of Commerce, Lauren Lyon, Meals on Wheels, Leander High School Booster Club, Bates Mission, Crystal Falls Community, Crystal Falls Community

Industry Involvement

ABoR, Austin Board of REALTORS®, TR, Texas REALTORS®, CRS, Council of Residential Specialists, Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, NAR, National Association of REALTORS®, TREC, Texas Real Estate Commission, Residential Real Estate Council

Specializations and Expertise

Buyer Representation, First-Time Homebuyers, Luxury, Resale, Seller Representation

Average Sale Price

$600,000 - $1,000,000, $1,000,000 - $1,500,000