The Gene Arant Team is celebrating 25 years in Austin

Gene Arant is celebrating 25 years in Austin on August 8.

Gene Arant is celebrating 25 years in Austin on August 8.

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The Gene Arant Team, part of Keller Williams Realty is celebrating its 25-year anniversary Aug. 8. The Team is located at 4304 N. Quinlan Park Road, in Steiner Ranch. Arant began his real estate career in Lakeway in 1994. “We are proud to say we have helped over 1,600 families in Austin and surrounding [areas]," Co-owner Susan Arant said. 512-261-1000. www.austintexasrealestate.com


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