Ellen Outlaw, Realtor®

Nearly all of Ellen's business stems from repeat clients and referrals. Her open communication style makes her an invaluable asset to her clients.

  • Over 13 years experience in real estate
  • Five Star Real Estate Professional
  • Texas State University Graduate
  • Women's Council of REALTORS® Board Secretary
  • Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE)
  • Top Producer 2013 - 2018

Ellen with her mom and sistersEllen with her mom and sistersEllen Outlaw is a residential real estate specialist with dedication and passion for her business and the clients she serves. Born and raised in Austin, Ellen has seen the city's tremendous growth firsthand. She started her real estate career working with area builders and new construction, which she continues today. In fact, she was named a top producer by Newland Communities for her new home sales in neighborhoods like Falcon Pointe and Sweetwater. Her experience has given her a sharp eye when it comes to identifying quality homes and in-depth knowledge of real estate terms. Ellen believes in developing lasting relationships with her clients, not just completing transactions. It’s her expert communication skills that keep clients coming back to Ellen time and time again. Her outgoing personality and willingness to collaborate with all members of a real estate transaction help her clients walk away with the best deal every time. No matter what stage of the transaction they’re in, Ellen’s clients can always expect detailed follow-up and communication. Ellen works hard to stay up-to-date in the changing field of real estate and develop her skills as an agent. This is why she has been recognized as a Texas Monthly Five Star Professional Real Estate Agent for the last four years. Ellen specializes in the Northwest and Southwest Austin areas, Cedar Park and Leander. Ellen's open communication style and excellent negotiation ability help her clients accomplish their real estate goals.


Designations and Areas of Expertise

  • 5 Star Real Estate Professional 2011 - 2015
  • REILLY, REALTORS® Top Producer '13 - '18
  • Platinum Top 50 Award Finalist 2017
  • New Construction Expert
  • Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE)
  • Seller Representative Specialist (SRS)
  • REILLY, REALTORS® Love Austin Award
  • Resort Second Home Property Specialist
  • Austin Young Real Estate Professionals
  • Williamson County Assos. of REALTORS®
  • At Home with Diversity
  • Certified Condominium Specialist
  • Newland Comm. Top Producer '15 - '16
  • Women's Council of REALTORS® Board Secretary
  • Cert. Luxury Homes Marketing Specialist
  • Real Estate Coach and Mentor
  • Interior Design Consultant
  • 2016 REILLY, REALTORS® All Star Award
  • Top 3 Personal Production at REILLY, REALTORS® '17

Favorite Places in Austin

Ellen with her daughtersEllen enjoys jogging at Town Lake (Lady Bird Lake), taking the kids to Zilker Park and eating at Moonshine Grill or Perla's on South Congress. Her favorite Austin lakes are Lake Travis for boating and water skiing and Lake Austin for stand-up paddle boarding. Ellen’s best shopping experiences include Austin’s downtown retail districts (2nd Street, West End, and SOCO), along with The Domain in North Austin.


Ellen's Interests

Ellen's DaughtersEllen, along with her two daughters, leads a very active lifestyle. She enjoys attending sporting events and live music all over Texas. Ellen has a strong passion for travel and loves the company of family and friends. She enjoys yearly trips to the Wine Country in Southern California and skiing in Colorado. More recently, she has ventured out to France and Italy. She fell in love with the art, history, and culture of these cities.

Ellen's Favorite Areas

The Austin area includes cities like Bee Cave, Cedar Park, Lakeway, and Round Rock - areas as diverse as they are separated by miles. Ellen has served buyers and sellers all over the area, but she does have a few favorites. Click an image below to read more, or review all of our profiles in our Austin Neighborhood Guide.


For expert real estate advice, contact Ellen.

Ellen Outlaw made the process of selling and buying a home a breeze.  I have high expectations and she exceeded them all.  Ellen was patient, dependable, and provided the kind of service you don't find much these days.

John H.

On top of being smart, fun, driven, dedicated and knowledgeable, she also cares about placing you in the right home. We were first time home buyers and she helped every step of the way with the utmost respect and attention anyone could ask for.

Nick T.

Ellen Outlaw is truly the best REALTOR® in the business. She is so knowledgeable about the Austin area and how the market is doing. She knew exactly how to price the house we were selling and how to get us the most money from that sell.

Janis P.

Ellen Outlaw, Realtor®

512.731.9481