James Costabile provides his clients with a unique skill set to help them achieve their Real Estate dreams.
With a BA in Advertising & Design, he worked his way up to Art Director before his family needs moved him from the East Coast to Silicon Valley/San Francisco Bay Area, culminating in 30 years as an Integrated Circuit Senior Chip Designer for numerous major U.S. companies. Retiring from the High-Tech world, he returned to school for Certification as a Landscape Designer, Landscape Professional and Texas A&M Master Gardener. He has experienced the diversity of various cultures through also living in San Diego, Phoenix and Florida. He is proud to be a Naturalized Texan and brings over 20 years of knowledge of the Austin area to his clients.
After 10 years of setting up weekend Open Houses for his wife Corrine, upon retirement, James took the time to become a Licensed REALTOR® and they created 'The Costabile Connection Team'. He has gained extensive knowledge through osmosis! (please see wife Corrine's Bio which includes 14 industry certifications and designations--to gain insight into how our Red Carpet Full Service assists our clients achieve their Real Estate objectives).
James has a passion for helping Seniors, first-time and move-up buyers, as well as finding great apartments for his clients, while counseling them on credit repair and home ownership benefits.
Specializing in New Home Sales, James provides exceptional service of options of location, builders, lot and floor plans, culminating in a smooth closing and creative landscaping consultation to enhance and add equity to his clients' new home purchase. He also enjoys providing curb appeal for sellers.
As a Member of National Association of REALTORS®, Texas Association of REALTORS® and Austin Board of REALTORS®, James gives his clients honesty, integrity, professionalism, creative problem solving, and confidentiality.
His spare time is spent gardening, reading, fishing, as well as the delight of sharing time with his 4 year old granddaughter.
As an amateur Paleontologist, he has a true passion for sharing his knowledge with Scout troops, church and school groups. You might have seen him on K-EYE TV "Austin Today" showing viewers examples of what they can learn in his Bonsai classes at Austin Community College.
'The Costabile Connection Team' builds their business by Referrals and looks forward to serving You!