Elite 25 Board Member
Austin Business Journal, Top 15
Platinum Top 50
Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, CLHMS
Austin Luxury Network, charter member
Licensed Realtor in Texas, 2000
Licensed Realtor in California, 2000
Specializes in new construction and custom homes
University of Incarnate Word, BA / BBA
Dara Allen enjoys an exemplary reputation among real estate professionals in her sixteen-year career. With a definitive "big picture" outlook on real estate, combined with her notable reputation for attention to detail, Dara's passion and expertise in her business is evident to both buyers and sellers. A specialist in many of Austin's most desirable areas, including Westlake, Barton Creek, Seven Oaks, Spanish Oaks, Tarrytown and Pemberton Heights. Dara exhibits an intense knowledge of housing markets, trends, marketing and advertising, schools, new construction, complex financing and interior design.
Bringing a particular "West Coast savvy" to all of her real estate practices, Dara previously excelled in the high profile markets of Los Angeles' famed "platinum triangle" which include the exclusive enclaves of Bel Air, Beverly Hills and Holmby Hills. Her many celebrity clients included entertainment industry elite, star athletes and Grammy Award-winning musicians
Dara is active in the Austin community and gives her time to a variety of charitable causes, including Dell Children's Hospital and as a co-host of Party With A Purpose, which raises funds for international surgical care in underdeveloped areas, as well as Wounded Warrior Project , The Children of Fallen Soldiers. She and her husband are also Benefactors of the Texas Ranger Foundation.
Dara lives in Austin with her husband, actor/producer Todd Allen, and their youngest daughter, Shelby. Older daughter, Avery Honigblum and son-in-law, Blake Honigblum live nearby in Alamo Heights. Dara's vast knowledge of schools is accredited to family and friends from Eanes ISD, Austin ISD, Trinity Episcopal, St. Gabriel's, St. Michael's Academy, Marymount, and the University of Texas. She has consistently been among the top agents in Austin.
Dara is assisted by Victoria Davis, Realtor.