Lynn M. Taylor, Broker TREC 178105
Republic of Texas Real Estate
Lynn M. Taylor is a native Texan, born in Lubbock in 1947. Raised during the early days of Rock & Roll in the early 1950's, Lynn traveled locally to radio stations plugging records with his sister Kay who was friends with the late Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings and later engaged to singer/song writer Mac Davis.
With Lubbock in their rear-view mirror, Lynn's family moved to Dallas in 1956 where he would go with his mother looking for small farms just north of Dallas. She finally found a 30-acre farm in Pilot Point, TX with an older home and barn. Outlaws Bonnie and Clyde held up at this place until they robbed the bank there. Lynn’s parents later bought another 100+ acres nearby Pilot Point.
Lynn’s grandpa moved there also from Lubbock. Lynn spent most weekends and summer vacations there helping his grandpa tend to the animals. They had cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, chickens oh lots of chickens and that’s where Lynn started his entrepreneurial ship, as he would gather eggs, cull and carton them then sell them door to door back home in Dallas. Lynn split the profits 50/50 with his grandpa. Lynn graduated high school at Thomas Jefferson and attended North Texas State University in Denton majoring in Marketing and Psychology.
Lynn joined the Army in 1966 – 1968 during the Vietnam era as a combat medic, neuropsychiatric specialist and a clinical psychology specialist. After serving his country, and with the memories of going with his mother looking at farms, Lynn always kept the desire to get into real estate, so Lynn went back to school and received his real estate license in Dallas in 1972. He cut his real estate teeth on farms and income properties in Dallas and later joined builder/Realtor, Nash Phillips-Copus. after moving to Austin.
Lynn started investing in rental properties in 1972 and having managed several real estate companies, decided in 1986 to start up his own company. Thus, Republic of Texas Real Estate was born. Republic of Texas specializes in residential and income producing investment properties. Lynn has closed over 2,000 real estate transactions.
In the late 1980’s the Austin area was in a recession. Lynn decided to what others failed to do. He brought the mountain to Mohammad. He realized that there were few buyers in Texas but plenty in California, so he went to California and began conducting real estate seminars to investors teaching real estate markets cycle, trends and conditions comparing their markets with those in Texas, thus bringing investors to Texas. This eventually led to seminars in Hawaii and Las Vegas. Lynn has marketed and sold many apartment complexes and other commercial properties as well as land development.
Lynn has experienced and survived many real estate cycles. His experience of 47 years with his experience and knowledge Republic of Texas has a huge arsenal of creative marketing ideas to assist buyers and sellers in obtaining their real estate goals.
Lynn utilizes active listening to assist his buyers and sellers accomplish their real estate investment goals. Honesty, Integrity and a genuine concern for people needs have earned Lynn M. Taylor the privilege to be called their Realtor. It is through these satisfied buyers and sellers that Lynn has earned the trust and confidence required of them to refer their friends to Lynn. Results: Long term Professional Relationships and Life Long Friendships.
Charities and Causes:
Lynn has over 2 years as a volunteer for the Make-A-Wish Foundation as well as a strong supporter of the Austin Live Music Community Conducting Live Music Concerts for Organizations such as Dell Children’s Hospital and others. Lynn is also an Ambassador for Spirit Reins an Equestrian Therapy for abused children.
Lynn welcomes ya'll to Republic of Texas Real Estate.