New Agents Join Weichert, Realtors® – Barton Harris & Co.

— Michele Watson

Joseph Williams

AUSTIN, Texas / Jan. 24, 2018 — Weichert, Realtors® – Unlimited, located in Austin and Cedar Park, is proud to announce four new REALTORS have joined their Austin office. Joseph Williams, Melissa Grant, Monica Van Ostrand and Nancy Cronkrite will be assisting home buyers and sellers in the greater Austin area with all their real estate needs.
Melissa Grant

“We are excited to have Joseph, Melissa, Monica and Nancy join our team of talented agents,” said Bart Harris, the broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Barton Harris & Co. “Their enthusiasm, attention to detail and real estate knowledge will be a tremendous asset to our office.”
Williams is a military combat veteran with 14 years of honorable active service to the U.S. Army. Prior to entering real estate, he worked as a veteran benefits specialist at Texas A&M University – Central Texas, and later as an admissions coordinator at the same university. Williams earned an Associate’s degree in applied science from Central Texas College and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in applied science from Texas A&M University. Williams lives in Hutto.
Monica Van Ostrand

Originally from New York City, Grant now lives in Cedar Park. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in education and music from the City University of New York, and spent over a decade teaching in private and public schools. She is also a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Austin, where she is active in several different ministries.
Van Ostrand has lived in Austin for 23 years and speaks fluent Spanish. She obtained her real estate license two years ago to help create memorable home buying and selling experiences for her clients.
Nancy Cronkrite

Cronkrite has worked in various areas of real estate for several years, from buying and selling to investment properties. After obtaining her real estate license last year, her focus is now residential real estate. And after living in several cities and states, Cronkrite now resides in Georgetown.
Williams, Grant, Van Ostrand and Cronkrite join a team of knowledgeable and dedicated agents at Weichert, Realtors® – Barton Harris & Co., which brings many years of combined real estate experience to their clients. They are also excited to take advantage of the numerous business tools and marketing support Weichert® provides its affiliate agents to help them offer the best real estate service in the industry.
Weichert, Realtors® – Barton Harris & Co. is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The company serves the greater Austin area.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Barton Harris & Co., located at 8700 Manchaca Road, Suite 603, in Austin and 921 W. New Hope Road, Suite 505, in Cedar Park, contact Krista Hickman at 512-330-9300 or visit

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About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has grown steadily since Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, launched the company’s franchise division in 2001. The affiliate division was created to offer a business model for franchisee ownership candidates described as “a clearly defined operating system for marketing and managing a real estate business.” Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. announced its first affiliate in 2002, was ranked as one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2018 Franchise 500 and was identified in 2018 by Franchise Business Review as one of the top U.S. franchises for owner satisfaction. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 300 markets in 39 states. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit

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