About Eric Bramlett

Eric Bramlett is the broker of Bramlett Residential, a boutique real estate brokerage in Austin, TX. Eric has won the Austin Business Journal Real Estate Award from 2013-2018 for production and his team was ranked the #1 team by volume in 2017 & 2018. Bramlett Residential placed in the Austin Business Journal Fast 50 in 2018 for YOY revenue growth.

Latest articles

Will Consumers Embrace iBuyers?

Will Consumers Embrace iBuyers?

I’m a perpetual skeptic of “real estate disrupters”. I believe that Redfin and the other discount brokerages pick at the ~5% margin of sellers who would rather save 1% than have a good experience selling their homes. The massive boom of iBuyers seem to pick…

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Why I’m Bearish on Redfin (Part I)

Why I’m Bearish on Redfin (Part I)

Disclaimer: I have worked with many Redfin agents, many of whom are great at what they do, and who are a joy to work with. This is not a commentary on Redfin’s agents’ performance. This is an observation of the overall consumer experience that Redfin…

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Google Authorship & Link Diversity

Google Authorship & Link Diversity

Drew blogged about Google Author Rank back in April, and the rate of authorship markup adoption has been steadily increasing since then. It’s ridiculously easy to add the markup in WordPress and Google is dangling a pretty big carrot for us all: Better click through in…

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Geek Build Steering Committee Decision — Mr. Williamsburg Domain Decision

Geek Build Steering Committee Decision — Mr. Williamsburg Domain Decision

The following question was posted by John Womeldorf at the end of his introductory post: Given that Mr Williamsburg is my primary brand, should my primary domain be MrWilliamsburg.com? Or should I 301 redirect that domain to http://williamsburgsrealestate.com and simply redesign that site with the new branding in…

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WordPress 101: Expanding Text Plugin

WordPress 101: Expanding Text Plugin

I’ve started putting together a few WordPress tutorials and thought I would share.  This is a fantastic plugin that allows you to show introductory text, and the user can expand the text (on the same page) if they want to read more.  This way, you…

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Project WordPress: Theme Selection

Project WordPress: Theme Selection

It’s been a bit longer since my last Project WordPress post.  Holidays, work, & other excuses kept getting in the way of blogging. Back on track, and I’ll post a bit about theme selection.  Theme selection is obviously personal, so this post is intended more…

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Project WordPress: Preferred Plugins

Project WordPress: Preferred Plugins

After reading Drew’s post Building a WordPress Blog From Scratch, I started to write a loooong comment, then decided to write a post, and finally decided to write a series. I’m a huge proponent of WordPress.  I use Drupal for ecommerce sites & am familiar…

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How to Lose Clients & Alienate Colleagues

How to Lose Clients & Alienate Colleagues

In college, and for a couple of years after (including the first 6 months I worked as a licensed agent,) I was a bartender.  It was a pretty cush job – working ~25 hours/week and meeting interesting people who had to be nice to you…

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Top 5 Free Android Apps for Agents

Top 5 Free Android Apps for Agents

I’ve been a ridiculous Iphone holdout, predominantly b/c my t-mobile bill is about half what it would be with ATT.  I tried to make the switch to an Android phone last year with the release of the G1, and took the clunky handset back after…

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