A Different Kind Of Realty
Real estate transactions are all about relationships. They are all about trust. So if you want to know a bit more about the person you'd be working with when you choose Celeste, this page is for you.
Celeste Messer is the owner/broker of ADKOR Realty. In breaking out on her own and establishing ADKOR (which stands for "A Different Kind of Realty") Celeste made the conscious decision to create a small 'boutique' type brokerage environment. The office currently is made up of two agents, an escrow manager, and a couple of part-time assistants.
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Education, Certifications and Corporate background
Bachelors Degree Marketing - Purdue University
MBA - Indiana University.
24+ years in Fortune 500 company before going into Real Estate
Top Real Estate certifications earned: GRI, CRS, Eco Broker, ABR, e-PRO (more
details available on request as to certifications requirements)
Professionalism, honesty and integrity are the hallmarks of our business.
What does this mean for you?
We know you're busy and we respect your time. Set an appointment and
we'll be there.
When we say something can be done…you can count on it.
We don't try to snow people or hide information. We're all about
We're not in it for any given transaction we're in it for the long
haul…the lifelong relationships.
Ultimately when you buy or sell Austin Real Estate it comes down to your
decision, what's right for you. Our goal is to make sure you have enough
information to make a decision you can be happy with down the road.
When you choose Celeste and her team to help you buy or sell your Austin area
home you can count on responsive, quality, comprehensive and personalized
Use of Technology:
To ensure top notch and responsive service, Celeste has earned the elite EPRO
designation, a top distinction in her profession reserved only for those
Realtors® willing to step up and learn about the opportunities and marketing
capabilities of the Internet as well as other technologies. The internet is a
critical part of our marketing strategy.
Celeste will keep you informed. Her personable, Midwestern down-to-earth style
and sense of humor continue to earn her high marks and respect. Bottom line…
if you have questions about Austin or San Marcos area Real Estate, or you are
looking to buy or sell a home in the Austin or San Marcos area call or email
More information about Celeste:
This section is not for everyone. There are roughly 8000 Real Estate Agents in
the Austin and San Marcos areas so we know you have a lot of choices. Since we
believe a Real Estate Transaction is based on relationships we feel it is
important for you to fan a Real Estate Agent that's right for you. One you are
comfortable with and can trust.
So if you went through the website and found this section it is likely that
you are looking for a different type of information about Celeste and her
team. You might be wanting to get "beyond" the corporate experience, College
Degrees and Real Estate designations. You may be wanting to know "who is this
person named Celeste"…and more importantly would you like to work with her.
So here's a bit more info non Real Estate info about Celeste and her
philosophy, hobbies etc.
Celeste is the mother of four daughters ranging from 27 to 15; Ashley, Alayna,
Adriana and Audrey and the grandmother of little Cessy.
Between Real Estate and family, Celeste finds her life is pretty well packed.
However in the past year or so she realized she was so busy she no longer did
anything just for "her". She decided to go back to what she loved years ago.
Now-a-days after spending hours showing homes in the Austin and San Marcos
areas you might just find Celeste in an acting class.
Celeste is easy to get along with and has a style that would be considered
informal. After 20+ years in corporate positions where she was required to
wear a suit to the office, Celeste enjoys the informality of Austin and
prefers to dress along the lines of jeans and a sweater. Growing up in the
Midwest in a family of seven, Celeste has a strong work ethic and a quick wit.
Generally Celeste describes her life as pretty typical of other working moms.
However she's had a few unusual experiences. One would be that she was on
"Oprah" several years back…and was the 'victim' of a Saturday Night Parody
because of the events of the night. She was a part of the book club show where
they had dinner at Oprah's home with the author Toni Morrison. Interesting
experience for many reasons, if you're curious you might to ask her about it.
Another highlight for Celeste was a trip she took to the Bahamas several years
ago to swim with the wild dolphins. At one point during her weeklong outing
water Celeste is sure she saw a ghost…weird but so real. But it was the moment
she found herself surrounded by dolphins including one baby that swam below
that she describes as nothing short of "magical".
Celeste also enjoyed living in Venezuela for four years. She felt the lesson
she learned was how much she took for granted. She truly does appreciate what
living in the states means.
Things most people don't know about Celeste:
Before getting into Real Estate (but after her years in the corporate world)
Celeste took some time off to write. While she's written a â€˜ton' of stuff
she did finish several books. One is a nonfiction book titled "Follow your
dreams: Before your life becomes a nightmare". And another project was a
series of children chapter books called "The Adventures of Andi O'Malley". All
are available on Amazon.com. While she loves to write Celeste finds her Real
Estate career took off and has not found time to pursue this interest.
Living with an "Attitude of Gratitude":
And finally Celeste believes in the power of positive thinking and that when
you keep a positive attitude and visualize the outcome you want…it's no
accident that things seem to work out for the best. She also believes in
living with an "Attitude of Gratitude" as described in the popular book/video
"The Secret". Life is too short not to be grateful for what you have.
So with that in mind we'd like to thank you for considering Adkor the next
time you are looking for a Real Estate agent (and be sure to recommend us to a
friend or family member needing the same…we REALLY do appreciate it!)