- Member of the Elite 25 (Top 1% of industry)
- Austin Business Journal’s Top 15
- Platinum Top 50
- CLHMS, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
- Charter Member Austin Luxury Network
- Licensed REALTOR® since 2000 (also Licensed in CA)
- BA/BBA The University of Incarnate Word
- Specializes in New Construction & Custom Homes
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 daughters, Avery Honigblum and Mackenzie Allen, respectively, live nearby in Austin. 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, The University of Texas and USC.