exemplary schools: Canyon Creek Elementary ~ NW Austin ~ Created A Blog - 09/20/12 04:48 AM
I love it that our community elementary school understands the easiest way to communicate with parents and family about various happenings at Canyon Creek Elementary is through a blog!Kudos to principal Mrs. Moffatt and Assistant Principal Mrs. Kasson who took the time to create a blog which allows them to communicate in an informal way about everything Canyon Creek.Please take time to visit their new blog at:
http://cce-rrisd.blogspot.com/
 
As always local events are brought to you as a courtesy of Dorie Dillard Coldwell Banker United Realtors; your NW Austin Real Estate Consultant.Sellers, if you want to gain an advantage in … (9 comments)

exemplary schools: NW Austin, TX: Canyon Creek ~2011 4th Quarter Statistical Report ~ 78726 - 01/07/12 10:06 PM
NW Austin, TX: Canyon Creek ~ 2011 4th Quarter Statistical Report ~ 78726
Canyon Creek has a lot to cheer about!  Fourth quarter sales are up 58% compared to 2010 and the average sold price is up 9.1%! Inventory is way down with only 3 resale homes, 1 resale in the Enclave and 4 new construction condos in the David Weekley Canyon Creek Villas.  New construction units are selling well with their energy efficient build out! Their prices are considerably higher than resale which has affected our overall community numbers.
We are deeply grateful for the confidence our sellers placed … (13 comments)

exemplary schools: NW Austin TX ~ Canyon Creek ~ December 2011 Statistical Report - 01/06/12 10:33 PM
NW Austin TX ~ Canyon Creek ~ December 2011 Statistical Report

The good news continues for Canyon Creek!  In December 2011 home sales were up 80% over December 2010!The average sold price was down only 2.26%.  Since the average square footage of home sales was down 12.16% (buyers purchasing smaller homes and new construction in Canyon Creek Villas) it makes sense the average SOLD price/SF was up 15.24%.  The average days on market were up 26.76%.Considering the national and global markets are on a roller coaster ride...it's good to see Austin (especially Canyon Creek) leading the way toward recovery...one sale … (11 comments)

exemplary schools: A Family Affair ~ Canyon Creek Elementary ~ NW Austin - 11/09/11 10:02 AM
       A Family Affair ~ Canyon Creek Elementary ~ NW AustinIf you have a fourth or fifth grade student in Canyon Creek Elementary School then mark your calendar for November 15th at 6:30pm! It's family fitness night at the gym at Canyon Creek Elementary with Coach Tighe. Be prepared for 60 minutes of fitness fun and boot camp style exercise.I love that the school is promoting sound fitness for the whole family...there are more nights being planned.  If you have any questions or want to be involved in the planning contact Heather Forshay at heather.forshay@yahoo.com. As always, Austin TX community events … (16 comments)

exemplary schools: Surplus Halloween Candy ~ Bring to Canyon Creek Elementary ~ NW Austin - 11/02/11 08:32 AM
                             Surplus Halloween Candy ~ Bring to Canyon Creek Elementary ~ NW AustinGeno made a trip to Canyon Creek Elementary School yesterday morning with our surplus of Halloween candy.  We did not have the numbers of trick or treaters we usually do this Halloween.There are many ways to spread the wealth and leave the calories off our hips!  One way is to donate your candy to Canyon Creek Elementary in NW Austin.  They are in the throes of planning their annual Fun Fest and the more candy they have donated means less money they need to spend which translates to more … (16 comments)

exemplary schools: November 2011 Austin Texas Events - 10/23/11 01:03 AM
    November 2011 Austin Texas Events host a star studded lineup!

Halloween will soon be a faded memory and Thanksgiving will be right around the corner.  With the promise of cooler temperatures the Susan G. Komen Austin Race for the Cure on November 13th sounds like a doable event!  For all the young (and old) ones don't miss "You're a good man, Charlie Brown" at the Zachary Scott Theater.  Joan Rivers, Aretha Franklin and of course our own, A Tuna Christmas, are on tap for your enjoyment.
November in Austin will be a fun filled month...take your pick or try … (24 comments)

exemplary schools: NW Austin, TX: Avery Ranch Open House ~ Waters Edge ~ 16608 Barrhead Cove Austin, TX 78717 ~ Sunday, October 23rd ~ 1-3pm - 10/19/11 04:25 AM
NW Austin, TX: Avery Ranch Open House ~ Waters Edge ~ 16608 Barrhead Cove, Austin TX 78717 ~ Sunday, October 23rd 1-3pm                                    www.16608barrhead.com
Don't miss our open house this Sunday from 1-3pm and the opportunity to preview 16608 Barrhead Cove in the Waters Edge section of Avery Ranch in NW Austin during our open house from 1-3pm. This impressive 2 story brick home offers a graceful front porch elevation, a three car garage and is nestled on an interior street just around the corner from the Waters Edge community pool.  You will be struck by the quiet elegance … (12 comments)

exemplary schools: NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek Fall Festival ~ October 29, 2011 - 10/07/11 11:33 AM
      NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek Fall Festival ~ October 29, 2011
Be sure and mark your calendars!! Canyon Creek's annual Fall Festival is scheduled on October 29th, 2011 at Trailhead Park. There will be two separate times for two different age groups! If your child's age falls between 1-12 then plan on coming from 4p-6pm!  There will be a costume contest which is divided into 3 groups: ages 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12, a bouncy house and obstacle course, arts & crafts and loads of fun to be had by all!!If you're a teenager plan on showing up from 6p-8pm!  Live music … (20 comments)

exemplary schools: NW Austin, TX: Canyon Creek Open House ~ 9105 Dona Villa Place Austin, TX 78726 ~ Sunday, Oct. 9th, 1-3pm - 10/04/11 11:50 PM
NW Austin, TX: Canyon Creek Open House ~ 9105 Dona Villa Place, Austin TX 78726 ~ Sunday, Oct. 9th, 1-3pm                                www.9105donavilla.com
Now is your opportunity to preview this sought after chopped stone single story home at 9105 Dona Villa Place during our open house this Sunday, Oct.9th, 1-3pm.  This home, nestled in the arm of a quiet cul-de-sac on almost a third of an acre, is truly a living masterpiece, harmonizing nature, comfort and modern technology.  The front porch, screened-in porch, covered backyard pergola and outdoor kitchen are creatively designed to capture quiet moments of solitude or enjoy a spontaneous … (14 comments)

exemplary schools: NW Austin, TX: Avery Ranch Open House~Waters Edge~16608 Barrhead Cove Austin, TX 78717~ Sunday, October 2nd ~ 1-3pm - 09/28/11 06:48 AM
NW Austin, TX: Avery Ranch Open House ~ Waters Edge ~ 16608 Barrhead Cove Austin, TX 78717 ~ Sunday, October 2nd, 1-3pm                                  www.16608barrhead.com Now is your opportunity to preview this impressive two story home in the Waters Edge section of Avery Ranch during our open house this Sunday, Oct. 2nd from 1-3pm.  16608 Barrhead Cove offers a graceful front porch elevation, a 3 car garage and is nestled on an interior street just around the corner of the Waters Edge community pool. Once you step inside, you will admire the quiet elegance of the two story foyer, extended tile entry, rounded arches, formal … (10 comments)

exemplary schools: Thankful Thursday ~ I Love You More - 09/22/11 12:30 AM
Our Son, John, was married last Friday night (has it been almost a week ?) to a wonderful  young lady named Erika.
During the ceremony John went first in repeating his vows. After Erika tenderly but firmly said her vows we heard her softly say "I love you more" and smiled sweetly."The greatest thing you'll ever learn is to love and be loved in return."....From "Unforgettable with Love" by Natalie Cole
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exemplary schools: NW Austin, TX: Home For Sale ~ 10509 Montevilla Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 09/21/11 10:26 AM
NW Austin, TX: Home For Sale: 10509 Montevilla Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek                              www.10509montevilla.com
This 2 story brick home at 10509 Montevilla Dr.Austin, TX 78726  offers an enviable front porch elevation and is nestled on a quiet interior street on a corner lot with lush landscaping.  The comfort of the stylish interior is channeled through the warm hues of autumn jeweled tones.  The downstairs working office behind double French doors is the perfect place for your conference call.  A gathering of family & friends will be a special event in this open floor plan with a 2 … (8 comments)

exemplary schools: Austin, Texas ~ It's that time of year ~ 2011 Annual Tax-free Holiday Weekend - 08/16/11 11:42 AM
Austin, TX:   It’s that time of the year ~ 2011 Annual tax-free holiday weekend
The summer break is over and students will be heading back to classes starting next Monday, August 23rd.  And, with that Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes this coming weekend August 19-21.  Most stores increase the savings by having sales this weekend on clothing and school supplies.  If you don’t mind crowds, families with more than one child heading back to school could save a lot.
As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing and footwear priced under $100 from sales and … (12 comments)

exemplary schools: Westwood High School Varsity Volleyball NW Austin ~ 2011 - 08/11/11 02:53 AM
          Westwood High School Volleyball NW Austin ~ 2011
Tryouts are already over for Westwood High School's 2011 Varsity Volleyball Team.  The girls are practicing twice daily with a tournament all ready scheduled for this weekend in San Antonio!  Of course, we are a little partial to #2 our granddaughter "Hailey" who made the Varsity team last year as a freshman.We are proud to be Platinum sponsors for this dynamic team coached by Kate Zora! Go Warriors...I'm sure it will be an exciting season!!Check out their web page at: www.ladywarriorvolleyball.com/Westwood_Vball_2/Varisty_2011.htmlAs always, local events are brought to you as a courtesy by … (9 comments)

exemplary schools: August 2011 Central Texas Events - 07/20/11 12:15 AM
August 2011 Central Texas Events July 2011 is coming to a close with kiddos going back to school in a little over a month here in Austin! There still is plenty of summer time fun to take in all that Central Texas has to offer. There is no reason to complain about a lack of things to do!  Check out Austin City Limits Live with "Chicago" or "Peter Pan" at the Scottish Rite Children's Theater and don't forget the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus at the Frank Erwin Center.  Austin's Fashion Week will have a large attendance as well as … (14 comments)

exemplary schools: Just SOLD in Canyon Creek NW Austin, Texas - 07/10/11 01:35 AM
Just SOLD in Canyon Creek NW Austin, Texas
Future Canyon Creek sellers: 9800 Lavera Drive closed courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX. I had the pleasure to list this lovely 3 car garage David Weekley home located on a quiet, tree lined cul-de-sac.  I visited with the sellers last fall and there was much for them to accomplish to get the home on market.  With both sellers working it was hard to schedule the wallpaper removal and painting, the carpet replacement, the deck refinishing and the home de-cluttered.  It did take longer than expected but … (18 comments)

exemplary schools: Just SOLD in Canyon Creek NW Austin Texas - 07/07/11 09:56 AM
       Just SOLD in Canyon Creek NW Austin Texas
Future Canyon creek sellers:  10907 Yorktown Trail closed courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, Texas. I had the pleasure to list this lovely David Weekley home located on a quiet, tree lined street backing to a buffer area.  The sellers were original owners and had taken excellent care of their home and completed many updates throughout the years. When the last finishing touches of the stagers suggestions were completed pictures were taken.  Our listing was entered into the MLS and the listing syndication was set in motion.  … (14 comments)

exemplary schools: NW Austin, Texas: Canyon Creek ~ 78726 ~ Second Quarter Statistical Report - 07/07/11 07:22 AM
NW Austin, Texas: Canyon Creek ~ 78726 ~ Second Quarter Statistical Report          Canyon Creek Second Quarter Sales 2008-2011
2008  We started downhill!2009  We hit bottom (not as severe as the rest of the country)2010  We showed beginning positive signs of strength in our market2011  We are showing stability and continued signs of strength in our market   Let's look at Second Quarter Comparisons 2008-2011
Canyon Creek Second Quarter sales in 2011 are up 16% compared to 2008. The average sold price is down 7.14% and average days on market are down 2.56%. Consider this: we slide into the tank in … (7 comments)

exemplary schools: Just Sold in Canyon Creek NW Austin - 06/25/11 12:44 AM
                   Just Sold in Canyon Creek NW Austin Future NW Austin home sellers: 11112 Miramar Dr. closed courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX.
I listed this home in Canyon Creek as my sellers were downsizing and relocating to Houston.  My sellers worked diligently removing the wall paper, painting and installing updated light fixtures.  They moved to their new home and then had carpets cleaned and windows washed.  I brought in some vignette staging items to soften the vacant property look. Because there had been little updating my sellers were realisting in setting their price.  Once … (16 comments)

exemplary schools: NW Austin, TX: Home For Sale ~ 10605 Queensbury Cove Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 06/21/11 11:22 AM
NW Austin, TX: Home For Sale ~ 10605 Queensbury Cove Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek                               www.10605queensbury.com                    $5,000 FOR BUYERS CLOSING COSTS
This popular single story at 10605 Queensbury Cove Austin, TX 78726 is nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac on over a third of an acre and could be the answer to your new home search!  Your decorator touches could transform this plain canvas into a show place!  The kitchen is inviting with its brick curved arch and wood floors inspiring even the novice of cooks.  The kitchen, family room and breakfast area combination allows for simultaneous cooking, dining and relaxing. … (14 comments)

 
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Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Austin, TX

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Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899

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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. Call me at 512.346.1799 save Dorie Dillard | Create Your Badge


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