coldwell banker united: Annual NW Austin Canyon Creek Spring 2014 Garage Sale - 03/17/14 01:17 PM
Annual NW Austin Canyon Creek Spring 2014 Garage Sale
Now is the perfect time to begin your spring cleaning and sort out things that need to go into the Annual Canyon Creek Garage Sale! The schedule is up and the weekend of May 17th and 18th 2014 from Saturday 8-3 am and Sunday 11-3 pm is when the fun begins!
Each homeowner can open up for business on their property so follow the signs around the community which is located off Hwy 620 between Anderson Mill Rd and Hwy 2222. Some families even go into together. Always great bargains so get … (10 comments)

coldwell banker united: Coldwell Banker United Realtors ~ Regional Sales Rally March 6, 2014 - 03/06/14 01:31 PM
 Coldwell Banker United Realtors~Regional Sales Rally March 6, 2014
Spring is right around the corner and it’s awards time for Coldwell Banker United offices! Congratulations were extended to the 2013 Award Producers! It’s fun to kick off 2014 with a Breakfast (compliments of Brooke Konopacki with Champions School of Real Estate) and a program to let us know we have strong backing behind us.
Coldwell Banker United Realtors rolled out their add on; “Ready Chat” to their current Lead Router system. For us to utilize the on-line chat feature that proactively engages the consumer by offering immediate assistance is … (5 comments)

coldwell banker united: Spring Forward ~ Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 03/05/14 11:17 AM
Spring Forward ~ Sunday, March 9, 2014
Any statement including the word Spring...sounds good to me!  Don’t forget at 2 am this Sunday, March 9th, 2014 to set your clock forward an hour to begin daylight savings time!  

Yahoo! That means it will be light when we make our way out of the office.  We certainly won’t mind waving bye-bye to old man winter.  He’s been hanging around way too long for all of us this year!
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coldwell banker united: Have You Heard The Great News? - 02/27/14 03:45 PM
Have you heard the great news?
It’s awards season! The Grammy’s have already been handed out and so have the Oscars which were taken home and placed on mantels across Hollywood! It’s also time Coldwell Banker United honors the best of the best.
In 2013 Coldwell Banker United, Realtors® was the #1 Top Producing Independently owned and operated Coldwell Banker company in Texas and #2 in North America!
I’m proud to say in 2013 our Northwest Coldwell Banker United office ranked #2 Top Producing Office in the State of Texas for offices with 51-100 associates.
I’m even prouder to … (4 comments)

coldwell banker united: Independence Title Open House ~ An Oh Soooo Austin Event! - 02/20/14 02:18 PM
Independence Title Open House~An oh soooo Austin event February 2014
Independence Title in Austin TX celebrated its new Headquarters and ninth year in business with quite the celebration! Invites were sent out to those who utilize Independence Title’s amazing services. Nine years young and Independence Title has been making waves since the day the opened.
Independence Title employs the best of the best, experienced closers, marketing reps and of course Mark Sprague, the guru in economic forecasting for Austin.

Wednesday evening they rolled out an “Oh soooo Austin” event complete with local trailer foods, a great band … (24 comments)

coldwell banker united: Just SOLD in Avery Ranch Subdivision in NW Austin TX February 2014 - 02/19/14 12:50 PM
  Just SOLD in Avery Ranch Subdivision in NW Austin TX February 2014
 NW Austin residents… are selling quickly. Another home has sold in Avery Ranch Subdivision in NW Austin Texas, courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors.

Thank you John and Carrie for trusting me to market and manage the sale of your home in the Avery Ranch subdivision.  I sold them the house in 2005 when they relocated to Austin. 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 … (10 comments)

coldwell banker united: Super Bowl Commercial 2014-Canyon Creek Haverda Family Selfie w/Milly - 02/03/14 09:09 AM
Super Bowl Commercial 2014 ~ Canyon Creek Haverda Family Selfie w/Milly

The spotlight is on the Haverda Family in Canyon Creek in NW Austin, TX for a great job in the HEB Super Bowl Commercial Sunday 2014 edging out Troy Aikman for a selfy with Jam Maker Extraordinaire, Milly! Milly knows her “Better than Good Bacon Jam” could be the next H-E-B Primo pick! It was  run at the end of the third quarter!
As always local events and news are brought to you as a courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors; your NW Austin Real Estate Professional. … (17 comments)

coldwell banker united: 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)

coldwell banker united: NW Austin Coldwell Banker United Gals Just Want To Have Fun! - 12/13/13 11:31 AM
Our NW Austin Coldwell Banker United Office every year has a “Girl’s” only Christmas party (sorry guys trust me you wouldn’t enjoy it anyway).
Everyone brings food, your beverage of choice and a $20 gift (a good white elephant!). We appreciate Ellen Kelsey who hosts the party every year. We always have more fun than you should and this year was no exception! 

You won’t find anyone that has any trepidation about stirring the pot and stealing a gift from a fellow colleague. After 3 steals the gift is frozen! I can tell you there was a whole lot … (6 comments)

coldwell banker united: Hail...Hail...The Gang Is All Here! - 12/09/13 12:07 PM
The wintery blast waited until after The Retirement party Wednesday, December 4, 2013 for “Our Chief”, Vanessa Bivens, with the NW Coldwell Banker United Realtors office. We all have mixed emotions because we hate to see her leave but understand her move to CO is a good thing and is the beginning in the next chapter of her life!

We all shed some tears (okay it was a river of tears) but we wish her and the love of her life Rex (better known by Geno as Rover - okay I had to say it ) as they follow their … (13 comments)

coldwell banker united: Christmas Tree Lighting ~ Canyon Creek NW Austin December 7, 2013 - 12/02/13 10:25 AM
Christmas Tree Lighting~Canyon Creek NW Austin December 7, 2013
Last year there was a Tree Lighting ceremony in the Canyon Creek Park in the community of Canyon Creek in NW Austin. This year the event has grown to a full-fledged family event to remember! There will be a nativity scene with live animals, Santa’s bouncy house, Popcorn and hot chocolate, Arts and crafts, horse drawn carriage rides, McNeil HS choir singing, Tree Lighting and Santa arriving on a Horse drawn carriage to distribute Candy Canes to the children!
Don’t forget December 7, 2013 at the Canyon Creek Park from 5 - … (8 comments)

coldwell banker united: What Veteran's Day Means From Two Veterans Who Have Returned Home - 11/08/13 10:43 AM
Veteran’s Day gives us a chance to reflect on the unbelievable commitment, bravery and honor that Americans, both living and deceased, have demonstrated in order to safeguard our nation’s independence and safety. Their faithfulness to our nation is unmatched and it is important to honor Veterans not only today, but every day.
Please take time to read first-hand accounts of what Veteran’s Day means and what it was like to come home after being away serving on active duty from 2 Coldwell Banker Real Estate Network Veterans. Their blog contains moving entries: Read their collaborative blog post here.

coldwell banker united: Coldwell Banker United Joint Sales Meeting Austin TX ~ Fall 2013 - 10/16/13 09:01 AM
Our President, Valerie Lyday, hosted an excellent company-wide Coldwell Banker United Sales meeting this morning!  What a lineup..Our featured speaker was Mark Sprague, State Director of Information Capital for Independence Title.  Mark answered the question “Where are we in the cycle?”
2013 brought welcoming surprises in our Austin real estate market:
1.     Home price appreciation
2.     Significant changes in consumer’s psychology
3.     Significant low levels of inventory
Mark made a statement he used 20 years ago in California:
“The house or apartment you look at today will be gone tomorrow!”
There is not a better time to … (25 comments)

coldwell banker united: Do you show your customers and clients proper appreciation? - 06/15/13 04:26 AM
Recently Gene went over to our Austin Board of Realtors Store to pick up some booties.
We like to leave these in a basket in our listings so agents and buyers can slip them over their shoes if they don’t want to remove their shoes. Most often our sellers just had carpets cleaned or new carpet installed or wood floors refinished and we want to respect their efforts.

Gene always has fun wherever he goes and is known for “stirring the pot” so to speak! Gene has some good friends at the board and usually receives a boisterous greeting. He … (31 comments)

coldwell banker united: NW Coldwell Banker United Realtors ~ Munching for Cancer - 06/13/13 02:27 PM
The NW Coldwell Banker United Realtors held their annual pot luck luncheon and silent auction to meet our $6,000 goal for the American Cancer Society!  It was held June 12th at the training room in our office building.  What fantastic auction items were brought and I am happy to announce I walked away with 2 great baskets that I will use for client gifts!! Everyone brought some delicious dishes...we munched our way to success!!
I can’t wait to give my July 4th basket to a wonderful family who I recently represented on a new home purchase.  They became American citizens … (13 comments)

coldwell banker united: Debbra Pearcy ~ The answer to your Senior Moves ~ It's 2 Much Stuff - 05/07/13 04:20 AM
Debbra Pearcy ~ The answer to your Senior Moves ~It’s 2 Much Stuff
I have known Debbra Pearcy for…. OMG I can’t even remember how many years I’ve known her! She is one talented lady and I was so excited to hear about her new venture It’s 2 much stuff!
She is a taskmaster believe me! I know as I worked with her when she was in HR when she worked at Emerson Co. and Coldwell Banker United and when I listed her mother-in-law's home. She is an expert at developing and executing systems. It doesn’t matter what challenge she … (14 comments)

coldwell banker united: Yikes...Only 1 day to go 'til Relay 4 Life~NW Austin CBUR "MadHatters" - 04/25/13 11:27 AM
Friday, April 26,2013 at 7pm come see our NW Austin Coldwell Banker United Realtors office once again come festooned in our crazy hats to the ACS Relay 4 Life event! This is our 5th year to participate. It will again be held at 1102 South Congress at the Austin School for the Deaf. It is good to come a little early and parking can get interesting.
This is a cause dear to our hearts as our CEO has endured and beaten cancer 4 times, a gal in our office Liz Hogue who wasn’t as lucky, our Office Broker manager who … (20 comments)

coldwell banker united: NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek Garage Sale May 18 & 19, 2013 - 04/24/13 02:26 PM
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek Garage Sale May 18 & 19, 2013
Every spring and fall Canyon Creek, a prestigious master planned community in NW Austin, holds 2 days of garage sale shopping for the public!
This year Saturday and Sunday May 18th and 19th you will find many households purging from their spring cleaning! Come ready to find some bargains and follow the signs as many will be open for business!!!
This community service announcement is brought to you by Dorie Dillard, your NW Austin real estate professional with Coldwell Banker United Realtors.
If you are … (15 comments)

coldwell banker united: 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)

coldwell banker united: Does your office learn and have this much fun at the same time?? - 03/24/13 04:51 AM
Our Broker Vanessa Bivens (who by the way was recognized by Platinum Top 50 as the manager of the year) strives to nurture her agents; always providing them with the best tools for practicing real estate and creating an unrivaled work environment! She leads by example.
She instituted a contest running since February (sounds like Active Rain doesn’t it…..great motivator). It was called the Lucky Listing Contest . Like any contest points are involved (AR peeps you should be familiar with that)! Points were issued for listing appointments, open houses, mailing campaigns and other listing activities. For a fitting ending … (30 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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