Aaron Farmer, Broker & Owner

Real Estate has been the only profession Aaron Farmer has known.  Aaron Farmer began his real estate career immediately after graduating with a degree in Marketing from Texas A&M University in 1995.  He was a Realtor in College Station, Texas, and San Antonio before moving to Austin in 1999, and founding Texas Discount Realty and National Agent Network.  

Founder Aaron Farmer has always been on the cutting edge of the changing real estate market.  In 2005, he was named to the Inman News’ prestigious list of “Most Influential Brokers”.  In July of 2006, he testified before a U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the “Changing Real Estate Market.”  He has been a panelist at Inman Connect as well at a Department of Justice workshop on Competition Policy and the Real Estate Industry. He has been featured as  a source in pieces by the Wall Street Journal, Dallas Morning News, Austin American-StatesmanSan Antonio Express-News, USA Today, C-SPAN and NPR radio.

Aaron has served on the Board of Directors for the Austin Board of REALTORS (ABOR) since 2009, and was appointed to the Austin-Central Texas Realty Information System (ACTRIS) Advisory Council. As well, he served as a Director for the ABOR PAC in 2012. Aaron is the 2014 Secretary/Treasurer for the ABOR Board of Directors and the Chair of the Budget and Audit Committees. 

 

Texas Broker Aaron Farmer on C-Span testifying before the US House of Representatives. Testifying in favor of discount flat-fee real estate services.

Aaron Farmer on C-Span testifying before the US House of Representatives

Aaron is an active member of the ABOR Government Affairs Committee and Political Action Committee; he serves on the Future of MLS Task Force, is a TREPAC Contributor, and a contributor to the ABOR Foundation.  He is also a member of 8 different Boards of REALTORS and MLS groups in Texas, though Austin is his primary \board.  Aaron is the Treasurer of the Railyard Condominium HOA, a member of the Patton Elementary School PTA, and was selected to be on the Patton Elementary School Campus Advisory Council.

As President of NANET Inc., Aaron has overseen more than 2,000 real estate transactions in the past 15 years, some of which were his own investment properties.  Aaron is a fourth-generation Texan.