Laura Gottesman grew up in Dallas, Texas and moved to Austin in 1982 to attend the University of Texas. Laura fell in love with Austin and made it her home, becoming an enthusiastic and dedicated citizen of the Austin community. In 1997, after all three children had entered school, Laura decided to follow her interests and talents to pursue a career in residential real estate. Immediately, Laura earned the respect and loyalty of her friends and clients. Through a strong and unique referral base, she was identified as a leader in the field of high-end residential home sales.
With a background in advertising and marketing along with a keen business sense, Laura started her own boutique company in 2000. Under Laura’s leadership, Gottesman Residential Real Estate has earned a significant share of the high-end, residential market in Austin.
Laura Gottesman is widely known throughout the Austin area for her energy, professionalism, and knowledge of the Austin real estate market. She has consistently been among the top agents in Austin. Working with Buyers and Sellers, Laura has a knack for thinking creatively and offering “out of the box” solutions. Her positive disposition and “win-win” mentality has established a solid reputation among her colleagues, clients and other professionals in the real estate industry.
Laura was named as a finalist in Austin’s Business Journal Profiles in Powers and serves on the Seton Development Board and the Community Advisory Board of Caritas. Laura has also been a member of Entrepreneurs Organization and currently serves on the board of the Greater Austin Economic Development Corporation, The Contemporary, Texas Women for the Arts, University of Texas Chairman's Council and The Advisory Board of Elite 25.
Throughout the years, Laura and her husband Morris, have been actively involved in many philanthropic efforts in the community.
Laura is assisted by Amanda Harding.
Amanda Harding, Broker Associate
A licensed Broker, Amanda Harding joined Laura Gottesman’s team in 2004 and they have worked side by side ever since. Her responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of each listing and contract. Amanda is known for her attention to detail, broad knowledge and in-depth experience in the Austin real estate market. She works directly with Laura and her clients to ensure they receive the highest level of service.