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Texas Property Sisters: Serving Locally, Building Community, Finding Success In McKinney

In the heart of McKinney is a dynamic duo dedicated to helping clients find their dream homes and to also actively contributing to the local community. With a shared passion for real estate and a commitment to community service, Julie Williams and Monica Szewczyk, formed Texas Property Sisters Realty Group. 

Julie and Monica, both seasoned professionals with backgrounds in corporate sales and management, decided to embark on a new journey after leaving their corporate roles. The catalyst? A chance meeting at a charity event for the McKinney Education Foundation, where they discovered they were both pursuing careers in real estate. Recognizing the potential, they joined forces in 2012 to establish Texas Property Sisters.

Julie and Monica say McKinney wasn't just a location; it was "home." Having witnessed the city's growth since the mid-1990s, they share they fell in love with its unique blend of small-town charm and thriving community spirit. McKinney's supportive atmosphere for local businesses sealed the deal, providing the perfect backdrop for Texas Property Sisters to flourish.

Setting themselves apart from the competition, Julie and Monica ensure they maintain a hands-on approach. They state that, unlike many real estate agencies, they do not delegate clients to assistants; instead, they stay personally involved throughout the entire buying or selling process. A key element of their success lies in collaborating with local service providers for photography, inspections and closing gifts, fostering a sense of community within their business.

The community spirit of McKinney no doubt fuels Julie and Monica's passion. From the historic downtown square to newer developments, such as HUB 121 and District 121, McKinney offers a wealth of activities for residents. They actively participate in local events such as the 4th of July parade, Ice Cream Crank-off and October Fest. Julie and Monica say they believe that being engaged in the community is not just good for business, it is a responsibility and a privilege.

Julie and Monica share that community involvement is crucial. They see it as "a reciprocal relationship," so giving back is a way of expressing gratitude. They emphasize that a strong community benefits all businesses and taking pride in one's surroundings is a privilege that comes with responsibility.

“McKinney is awesome and we love the community,” states Monica. “The community has been so good to us, and it is important to give back to those who support our business.”

Since forming Texas Property Sisters, Julie and Monica have enjoyed great success. They have been named Best Realtor by D Magazine 2023, Best of McKinney by Star Local Media 2021, 2022, and 2023, Real Producers Top Agents 2023, Best of McKinney Living Magazine, Top 25 Women in Business in McKinney and Real Producers Award for Top 1% of North Texas Realtors in 2022.

Beyond business success, Julie and Monica are deeply committed to various community initiatives. Their involvement with Meals on Wheels, McKinney Education Foundation, Love Life Foundation, HUGS, and other organizations reflects their dedication to making a positive impact. Their collaboration with local businesses for closing gifts and client appreciation events highlights their dedication to supporting the local community.

More than 90% of Texas Property Sisters' business comes from referrals, the women believe is a testament to the trust they've built within the community. As Monica notes, newcomers to McKinney often hear about the community spirit and seek guidance from Julie and Monica to plug into the local scene.

For those looking to get involved, Julie recommends Volunteer McKinney as a valuable resource to identify charitable organizations in the area. She emphasizes finding one's passion and getting involved, whether it's through board memberships or volunteering for specific causes.

The “sisters” also highlight Leadership McKinney, a program sponsored by the McKinney Chamber of Commerce, as an excellent opportunity for community immersion. Julie and Monica's participation in this program showcases their commitment to developing as future leaders invested in McKinney's growth.

"Getting involved in the community is a joyful part of our business. We try to do as much local as we can,” says Julie. “From client gifts to vendors, it helps us give back to a community that does so much for us."

Monica emphasized the importance of staying local, shopping local and getting involved locally. With Texas Property Sisters leading by example, McKinney continues to thrive as a community where business success and community service go hand in hand.

Monica Szewczyk: 972.979.4699
Julie Williams: 972.838.0262

Julie and Monica are both licensed Realtors, which means they're members of the National Association of Realtors subscribing to a strict code of ethics, professionalism and knowledge of the local real estate market. Additionally, both Monica and Julie are Accredited Luxury Home Specialists (ACHS).