Ben Patterson is a native Texan who grew up in Round Rock, Texas making him familiar with Austin and the surrounding areas. Ben has seen Austin grow from its infancy to the booming Metropolitan area it is now. Ben has a Master of Arts in Legal Studies from Texas State University and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Texas Christian University with a Minor in Political Science. Ben also holds a Paralegal Certificate from Texas State University and it is a Notary Public. Prior to working in real estate, Ben worked in the legal field as a law office manager and litigation paralegal for law firms in Austin, Fort Worth and San Antonio focusing in business litigation and residential as well as commercial real estate litigation fields. Ben's experiences in the legal field have allowed him to develop strong contract management, mediation and negotiating skills that are reflected in his approach towards helping clients attain their real estate goals. If you are looking to buy, sell or lease a home, or purchase investment properties, Ben has the experience and understanding to help his clients achieve their goals. Ben lives in South Austin, and in his spare time likes to spend time traveling, mountain biking, kayaking, hunting, fishing, watching TCU Football and spending time with his dog, Freckles.