Austin Houska is a Hermosa Beach native and graduate of Mira Costa High School. He holds a degree in Urban and Regional Development with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Arizona. Throughout his undergrad studies, he worked for Commercial Retail Advisors, a commercial real estate company in Tucson, AZ where his love for showing properties and helping clients began.
During summer months prior to college graduation, Austin got his real estate license and worked for a renowned high-end home builder in Manhattan Beach, working closely with distinguished clientele, architects, and subcontractors, and in turn learning the ins and outs of lot acquisition.
After college graduation, Austin was offered a position as an agent and an apprentice to Dave Caskey at the #1 real estate team in the South Bay, Caskey & Caskey. Austin worked for over 2 years as Dave Caskey’s “right-hand” and worked on a daily basis with designers, stagers, photographers, painters, handymen, gardeners, etc. to get listings ready for market. Austin also hosted brokers opens for the team’s newest listings several times per month where he got to know almost every local agent on a personal level. His relationships with other agents have benefitted him and his clients with every transaction.
Austin is a graduate of Leadership Manhattan Beach, Class of 2019 and is an active alumni. He regularly participates in giving back to local schools, victims of natural disaster and supports police and fire.