Timothy Zabawa is the Owner/Broker of Z Austin Real Estate. Tim has worked and thrived in the real estate sector since 1985 specializing in residential properties including investment, multi-family and unimproved lots. Tim has also overseen the design, development and construction of GREEN featured new home construction along with several residential remodel projects. His projects have always been financially successful! Tim has acheived the Certified Negotiation Expert, CNE, and the Pricing Strategy Advisor, PSA, designations further allowing him to provide the best opportunities to his clients. Tim's extensive experience in property management, owning and managing a mid-size mgt firm for 20 years andprior 8 years of managing owner associations, allows him insightful analysis of selling and buying opportunities for his clients. Tim thoroughly enjoys his personal time with his wife of 28 years, daughter and 2 grand kids. He is an avid traveler especially as much Island Time as possible! Tim also participates in a mentoring program for elementary age children along with a men's group making a difference in the lives of single mothers and their children. Anytime Tim is outdoors or listening to the great music opportunities of Austin he is happy!
Darlene Colone Zabawa has lived and prospered in the Austin area since 1980. She came to this great city to manage the day-to-day business operations as the office manager in the newsroom of the Austin American-Statesman. She was part of a team that created & managed a multi-million dollar budget. She was relied upon by executive level management to keep the daily operations flowing. After a wonderful 32 years with Cox Newspapers she retired and achieved her real estate license and has excelled in exceeding the demands of an ever changing market place. She embraces her real estate career with the same passion and nurturing she gave to the newsroom for so many years. Darlene's experience in managing a diverse newsroom has given her the opportunity to manage relationships with all types of personalities and cultures. She understands those needs, and can see a transaction through to a successful fruition. She specializes in helping her clients realize their goals in the selling or buying of all types of property city wide and the surrounding areas.