Founded in 2009 by Wendy and Jay Papasan, Papasan Properties is a top ranked real estate team headquartered in Austin, Texas with expansion teams in Bastrop, Houston, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, Missouri.
Since its founding, Papasan Properties Group has successfully negotiated more than $400 million in sales and over 1,000 contracts. The team is currently ranked 4th in Austin and 41st in Texas out of over 63,000 licensed agents.
Our beliefs at PPG are simple:
Jay Papasan [Pap-uh-zan] is a bestselling author that serves as the vice president of learning for Keller Williams Realty International, the world’s largest real estate company. He is also vice president of KellerINK and co-owner, alongside his wife Wendy, of Papasan Properties Group with Keller Williams Realty in Austin, Texas.He was born and raised in Memphis, TN. After attending the University of Memphis he spent several years working abroad in Paris before attending New York University’s graduate writing program.
Upon graduating he found work at HarperCollins Publishers, where he helped piece together such bestselling books as Body-for-Life by Bill Phillips and Go for the Goal by Mia Hamm.
After moving to Austin, Jay joined Keller Williams Realty International, and in 2003 he co-authored The Millionaire Real Estate Agent, a million-copy bestseller, alongside Gary Keller and Dave Jenks.
His most recent work with Gary Keller on The ONE Thing has sold over 2 million copies worldwide and garnered more than 500 appearances on national bestseller lists, including #1 on The Wall Street Journal’s hardcover business list and has been translated into 39 different languages.
Wendy leads real estate teams in Austin, Houston, and Dallas Texas as well as Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. Since 2009, she and her team have sold more than 1250 homes totaling more than $475 Million.
In addition to her real estate business, Wendy is the co-host of the popular Empire Builder podcast and is a sought-after real estate speaker and coach. She is passionate about seeing women succeed in business and helping everyone grow their wealth. She has a goal to help her clients become millionaires and co-founded www.amplifyevent.com.
A community activist and philanthropist, Wendy is chairman of the board of KW Kids Can, a non-profit that helps young adults think bigger and find their mission. She and her husband have helped raise more than $1 Million for children with cancer. She is also involved with fundraising for Community First Village, a master planned community that provides affordable, permanent housing and community for the chronically homeless in Central Texas.
She is married to New York Times best-selling author and Keller Williams Vice President of Learning, Jay Papasan, and they are the proud parents of Gus and Veronica and a dog named Taco.
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