78750: Just SOLD in Balcones Village Sudivision in NW Austin TX February 2014 - 02/19/14 01:25 PM
Just SOLD in Balcones Village Subdivision in NW Austin TX February 2014
 
NW Austin residents…..homes are selling quickly. Another home has SOLD in Balcones Village Subdivision in NW Austin Texas, courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors.
 

Thank you John and Debbie for trusting me to market and manage the sale of your home in the Balcones Village subdivision.  They followed the tips of my favorite stager, Brian David, and prepared their home to show in its very best light.  They priced their home according to current market conditions. The result, this Balcones Village Home SOLD with … (10 comments)

78750: Custom-built home w/pool/resort style backyard NEW LISTING ~ NW Austin - 12/30/13 12:57 PM
Custom-built home w/pool/resort style backyard NEW LISTING ~ NW Austin
 
www.11402pencewood.com

 
Buyers...better not waste time or another family will call this JUST LISTED home theirs! 11402 Pencewood Dr. Austin, TX 78750 is located in the community of Spicewood at Balcones Village (one of NW Austin's best kept secrets) located between Anderson Mill Rd. and Spicewood Springs Rd; and is bordered by RR 620 and Hwy 183. This community is minutes to Lakeline Mall, close to the Arboretum & the Domain for shopping with nearby theatres, churches and restaurants.  Like the water?  Lake Travis  is just a short distance away for … (1 comments)

78750: REALTOR® Got Run Over by a Reindeer - 12/16/13 02:22 PM

This is an exciting editorial piece from the powers that be from Active Rain Management. So many tips from many bloggers on concrete examples of how to run a successful business throughout this holiday season. Real Estate is local and some parts of the country are experiencing more activity than others in this last month of the 2013. Austin Texas is definitely still gaining momentum! With 121 people a day moving here we have to keep moving. However we still have to make time to prepare for our 2014 pipeline and this article with give you some excellent tips no matter what business your … (17 comments)

78750: Homes For Sale in Spicewood on Bull Creek~NW Austin ~The Perfect Guide - 06/26/13 05:30 PM
 
Homes For Sale in Spicewood on Bull Creek~ NW Austin TX~The Perfect Guide
 
What’s the neighborhood like?
Spicewood on Bull Creek residents enjoy single family homes on spacious treed lots ranging in price from the low $400,000’s to the mid $700,000’s as of 2013. The gently rolling terrain and hills characterize the landscape.  Spicewood on Bull Creek is centrally located in NW Austin in Travis county; just south of Anderson Mill Rd, north of Spicewood Springs Rd and west of Highway 183. The zip code for the community is 78750. There are a variety of one and two story … (9 comments)

78750: Guide to Homes For Sale in Enclave@Villages of Spicewood~NW Austin TX - 06/24/13 11:49 AM
 
Homes For Sale in Enclave @Villages of Spicewood~ NW Austin TX~The Perfect Guide
 
What’s the neighborhood like?
Enclave @ the Villages of Spicewood is a secluded pocket of 106 single family one and two story brick or stone homes built by Newmark Homes and DR. Horton Homes in the late 1990's - early 2000’s. It’s located off Top Ridge drive in NW Austin or at the end of Scotland Well Drive coming from Old Spicewood Springs Rd. in Travis County with a 78750 zip code. These homes are nestled in the rolling hills of Austin’s Hill Country with some … (12 comments)

78750: Real Estate Market in Whitney Oaks ~ NW Austin TX June 2013 - 06/17/13 01:04 PM
 
Real Estate Market in Whitney Oaks~NW Austin TX 2013
 
The real estate market in Whitney Oaks is going strong in June 2013. My objective in this report is to provide you with a Real Estate snapshot of the community. This report reviews the current market conditions and expectations as we continue to finish out the second quarter of 2013.
What is the neighborhood like?
The Whitney Oaks community is made up of 39 separate homes constructed by Drees Custom Homes as a condo regime. Whitney Oaks is one of NW Austin’s best kept secrets of detached homes in … (11 comments)

78750: Custom 4 sides brick 2 story FOR SALE in Whitney Oaks in NW Austin - 05/30/13 12:27 PM
 
Custom 4 sides brick 2 story FOR SALE in Whitney Oaks in NW Austin
                         
www.11608spicewoodparkway-1.com

11608 Spicewood Parkway #1 Austin, TX 78750 is located in the community of Whitney Oaks, one of Austin’s best kept secrets!  This community, located off of Anderson Mill Rd. is minutes to Lakeline Mall, close to the Arboretum & the Domain for shopping with nearby theatres and churches.  Like the water? Lake Travis is just a short distance away for all your water sport activities.
 
Click on the link above to view the exclusive website of this custom 4 sides brick 2 … (19 comments)

78750: Summertime Fun in NW Austin at The Arboretum - 05/25/13 03:57 AM
 Summertime Fun in NW Austin at the Arboretum
 
Looking for something fun to do with the kids that is entertaining and inexpensive? Kids like outings and in the summer it’s a good idea to mix things up a little and enjoy some mini adventures! Sometimes a couple of hours are all you need to entertain the kids in the morning or afternoon and create the illusion of a Staycation!  Staycations are things to do in your own community, city or close by that are fun explorations that don’t require a lot of planning!

Pack a picnic lunch and head … (27 comments)

78750: Spicewood at Balcones Village NW Austin ~ Market ~ 1st Quarter 2013 - 05/23/13 04:33 AM
 
Spicewood at Balcones Village NW Austin~Market ~ 1st Quarter 2013
 
My objective is to introduce you to Spicewood at Balcones Village and provide you with a Real Estate Market snapshot of this community located in NW Austin. This report reviews the current market conditions and expectations as we continue in the second quarter of 2013.
Where is Spicewood at Balcones Village?
Spicewood at Balcones Village is conveniently located in NW Austin; just south of Anderson Mill Rd, north of Spicewood Springs Road and west of Highway 183.
Residents find it’s a short commute to shopping and dining … (13 comments)

78750: Tech Support Monday ~ 4-22-13 - 04/22/13 04:24 AM

 
 
 
What a week-end! I came to terms on an offer on a new listing, had a listing appointment which the sellers called me back saying they wanted to utilize my services, enjoyed a date with Geno with some good friends, went to son's appreciation party he hosted for his clients and got the news our granddaugher's volley ball team won the championship National Qualtifying meet in Dallas Sunday afternoon! It’s Monday morning and another awesome week is before us...grab your favorite beverage (mine will be a cup of coffee) and enjoy a little computer humor to start your week off.   … (26 comments)

78750: Austin, Texas ~ Go Local Here ~ Frisco's - 03/27/13 05:09 PM
Frisco’s has been serving Austinites since 1953! Harry Akins first opened its doors as part of the Night Hawk chain on Riverside and South Congress. Just ask my Geno who used to frequent the restaurant back when it first opened as a teenager.
Akins used to tell his staff, “There is nothing accidental about quality!” They are down to one location now in trendy Crestview located at 6801 Burnet Rd Austin Texas 78757. They must be doing something right as you will most always find lines of people waiting to get seated!
They serve breakfast all day and comfort food and pie! You … (17 comments)

78750: Tech Support ~ 3-18-13 - 03/18/13 04:18 AM

 
 
 
 
Fun on Saint Patrick's Day has come and gone! Had a busy week-end showing property to two buyers, enjoyed time with Geno and got my 3 miles a day in to complete my weekly goal of 5 times a week! Yahoo!! Finally all the vistors from SXSW and the rodeo are on their way out of town and we can settle down from all the events and traffic! We're closing in on the end of the third month for first quarter 2013 and I'm still wondering how did we get here so quickly!  Won't you join me in your first cup of … (25 comments)

78750: "Foodie" Friday ~ 3-8-13 - 03/08/13 03:06 AM
“Foodie Fridays” in Austin


It's the second week-end in March and remember to set your clocks forward! I was reading Texas Monthly magazine the other day and noticed they offered a couple of great places for you to choose from for a fun evening out on the town. One has been rated “The Best New Lounge” and the other “Best New Carb Loading Bar” by the popular magazine. Keep in mind it's the beginning of SXSW week-end and traffic will be crazy!



THE FIREHOUSE LOUNGE         http://www.firehousehostel.com/lounge.html
First off, this "Best New Lounge" is connected to a hostel, yes that’s … (24 comments)

78750: Thankful Thursday~A new Generation Unfolds~So thrilled to be a part - 02/28/13 03:42 AM
Any chance we can spend time with our littlest grandson, Hudson, we jump! Our son and his wife found out about a nearby event at the last minute they wanted to attend, and asked if we weren’t busy would we come and watch Hudson...Of course, our answer was yes!!
At 5 months, Hudson is coming into his own, rolling over, lots of smiles for Paw Paw and Nana!  He is so precious...we are grateful to be in his life.
(25 comments)

78750: Another Home has SOLD in NW Austin 78726 in Canyon Creek Subdivision - 02/25/13 02:50 PM
Another Home has SOLD in NW Austin 78726 in Canyon Creek Subdivision

Buyers and sellers in NW Austin, homes are selling quickly in NW Austin. In fact, another home just sold in Canyon Creek courtesy of Dorie Dillard of Coldwell Banker United Realtors.

I had the pleasure of representing the sellers at 9572 Indigo Brush on this charming two story brick nestled on a quiet interior street that backs to the greenbelt; with a resort style backyard complete with a pool.
The sellers called me because of the number of homes we list and sell in the community and to tell me … (19 comments)

78750: Tech Support Monday ~ 2-25-13 - 02/25/13 03:52 AM



What a week-end! Had fun babystitting for our darling 5 month old grandson Hudson, showed property, had a date with my Geno and got ready for some re-modeling that starts today at our home..pictures and post to follow. Watched the Oscars and OMG was so excited to see Argo win best picture! Now it's Monday morning and time to tickle your funny bone as you start the week. Join me in a cup of coffee and enjoy these Tech Support scenarios:

A Dell technician advised his customer to put his troubled floppy back in the drive and close … (26 comments)

78750: You decide...which photos are more appealing? - 02/23/13 03:44 AM
There are many excellent stagers in the Active Rain community that I religiously follow who mirror the stager I use in Austin - Brian David. His expertise is the point of difference I can offer to my sellers and I refer to his transformations as “the Brian Touch!”
Check out the before and after shots of one of my listings we just closed on that went under contract in one day. You decide which photos made a better presentation of the home:




Having my listings staged gives my homes the necessary competitive edge it needs in today’s marketplace. My … (47 comments)

78750: "Foodie" Fridays ~ 2-22-13 - 02/22/13 04:23 AM
“Foodie Fridays” in Austin


It's Friday again...... How about being adventuresome and try some new places to eat out in Austin? Why not givie some contemporary American food places a try?  Here are a couple of restaurants to choose from I know you will enjoy – one downtown at the University of Texas and the other located in NW Austin.  Come on it's the week-end...time to enjoy ..let someone else do the cooking.....relax and unwind from a hectic week!



1.      THE CARILLON             http://www.thecarillonrestaurant.com
The Carillon is a new American grill featuring food you are familiar with, but with a … (25 comments)

78750: NW Austin~Book Drive for Outreach After School Program - 02/21/13 03:36 PM
Our landlord, CB Richard Ellis, is hosting a book drive benefitting the Christian Outreach After School Program.  They are collecting new and gently used kindergarten thru 5th grade level books for the Outreach After School Program at Oak Springs Elementary.  If you have books that your kids have outgrown and are in the area, please think about dropping them off to a worthy cause.  We will be happy to take your donations here in our office at Coldwell Banker United – 9442 No. Capital of TX Hwy,   Arboretum Plaza 2 Suite 150.  These books can truly make a difference in the … (18 comments)

78750: Thankful Thursday ~ Anticipating the win - 02/21/13 04:42 AM

Our 11 year old granddaughter Maggie chose Cheer Station to train in one of their class programs. They coach over 550 athletes and have the largest cheer gym in the Austin area. Maggie likes their philosophy that each child can reach their potential through positive guidance and self-esteem building and superior instruction. They consider all their athletes to be a part of one big family while striving to develop the “whole” athlete.
A couple of Sunday's ago Maggie and her group performed in The Mardi Gras contest in San Marcus, TX and claimed first position in her Meteors group!
You can see Maggie … (24 comments)

 
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Dorie Dillard

Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale

Austin, TX

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Coldwell Banker United Realtors

Address: 9442 N. Capital TX Highway, Plaza Two Suite 150, Austin, TX, 78759

Office: (512) 346-1799

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Author Bio: I was once a school teacher and still like the learning process. Only now I enjoy learning what dreams my clients have and what I can do to help them. I am a firm believer in asking the right questions. It is the only way to get answers that have helped me build an impressive business over the past 21 years and leave a trail of happy clients

Welcome to my ActiveRain real estate blog and profile. I'm a Realtor with Coldwell Banker United and specialize in NW Austin. Once a school teacher I still like the learning process. Only now I enjoy learning what dreams my clients have and what I can do to help them. Dorie Dillard, Real Estate Professional in Austin, TX

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10328 ember glen 2
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10416 canyon vista way
$440,000
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10664 bramblecrest
$530,000
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$309,000
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SOLD! Located on a quiet interior street is where you will find this trendy 2...
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$564,900
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$450,000
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SOLD! Location, location, location! This is always the long sung rule in rea...
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$350,000
3 br, 2½ ba, 2,810 sqft
SOLD! Buyers who act decisively have the best opportunity to buy this propert...
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$557,000
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