Christine Chau is the founder of Firsthand Properties and the broker of Texas Urban Property Management, an Austin-based property management company that represents the owners and tenants of 200+ doors throughout Texas. In 2021, Christine received the REAL Producers Top 500 Austin award, which recognizes the top 3% of Central Texas agents. Christine is a second-term director for the Austin Board of Realtors®, a 2022 Texas Realtors® Austin Region Representative, and past president of the Austin chapter of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA). She earned The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing’s Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™ (CLHMS) designation and is a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS). Within the real estate industry, Christine dedicates much of her efforts to education and networking and is a guest speaker at a number of events every year.As a wife, mother, daughter, friend, Texas native, and Longhorn (hook ‘em), she enjoys spending her leisure time trying new restaurants, traveling, and supporting local businesses.