Leave a Legacy
Chad Manes is a real estate professional and brand ambassador for Magnolia Realty and is based in Belton, Texas. Chad discovered his passion for real estate while working as both a leasing agent and property manager during his college years. After college, and a short stint in coaching high school football, Chad realized he was meant to be pursuing his passions in real estate and in serving others by helping them realize their goals of buying and selling properties. He quickly resigned from coaching and pursued obtaining his real estate license. In his first year, 2013, Chad was smart and savvy to align himself with a real estate coach from the top 1% of Realtors nationwide to accelerate his learning curb and in his first year he closed over $10 million in properties. Chad continues to grow his business every year and is continually improving his ability to help home Sellers by staying on top of the best technology and trends within the industry to best serve his clientele. Today, Chad passionately serves his community and specializes in working with first-time home buyers and sellers.
Chad is a graduate of Texas State University, where he received a BA in Liberal Arts with a double major in Poli.Sci. and History.
During his college years, Chad began working in real estate as both a property manager and later as a leasing agent. These jobs eventually led to Chad getting his real estate license and instilled within him a desire to build a career in the real estate industry.
Immediately after graduating, Chad felt obligated to utilize his degrees and began teaching and coaching high school athletics. After a few years and a strong desire to get back into real estate, Chad made the decision to leave education and to start building a real estate team.
Chad is a member of several professional organizations and has earned several other designations within the real estate industry. Among these are: National Association of Realtors(NAR), The Austin Board of Realtors(ABOR), Temple-Belton Board of Realtors(TBBOR), The Texas Association of Realtors(TAR), The National Association of Expert Advisors(NAEA) where he is a designated Certified Home Selling Advisor (CHSA).
Chad was invited to help start Magnolia Realty | Temple-Belton at the end of 2017 and is passionate about serving others needs and helping change the negative perceptions of real estate agents to a force of character serving others in their needs.
Outside of the office, you can find Chad spending time with his wife, Lindsay, and daughter, Juniper. He also loves spending time outdoors and you can often find him on the Texas coast honing his skills as a wade fisherman, at a live concert or watching a Longhorn's football game. He is also an active member of several non-profit organizations including: Alzheimer's Association(ALZ) and The Coastal Conservation Association(CCA).
Awards & Designations
NAEA: Certified Home Selling Advisor
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