homes for sale in nw austin: The NW Austin MadHatters with Coldwell Banker United Realtors Score Big For Relay For Life ~ 2012 - 04/30/12 07:05 AM
Our NW Austin Coldwell Banker United office donned our funky hats and walked again for the Relay For Life event held at the Austin School for the deaf at 1102 South Congress on Friday April 27 th! This is the fourth year we have participated!
Kudos to David Thompson, Lynn Wilkinson and Debbie Marett for being out co-chairman’s!  We had fun and some good exercise! Our office raised $2,539 from the event with another $300 coming in from closed deductions which has brought our total up to $2,839 almost halfway to our goal of $6,000 for 2012!In 2011 we raised $2,205 … (11 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: Tech Support Monday ~ 4-30-12 - 04/29/12 09:20 PM
Tech Support Monday ~ 4-30-12Another week has flown by and looks like the spring real estate market is on fire and its Monday morning again!While you’re waiting for your first cup of coffee to brew I thought I’d provide some levity to start the week!
Touch and Go
Customer: I have a huge problem.  A friend of mine has placed a screen saver on my computer and I love it!Tech Support: So, how can I help?Customer: Every time I move the mouse it disappears!
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homes for sale in nw austin: NW Austin, TX: OPEN HOUSE Canyon Creek ~ 9917 Jasmine Creek Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Sunday, April 29th 1-3pm - 04/27/12 02:10 AM
NW Austin, TX: OPEN HOUSE Canyon Creek ~ 9917 Jasmine Creek Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Sunday, April 29th 1-3pm
 
                www.9917jasminecreek.com

Located on a quiet, interior street close to the community exemplary elementary school is where you will find our newly listed home at 9917 Jasmine Creek Dr.  Don’t miss this opportunity to preview this stately Austin white stone 2 story gem!  You’ll love the impressive curb appeal and admire the 3 car garage.  The quiet elegance of the 2 story foyer and the gleaming Brazilian cherry wood flooring and harmonizing easy to live with paint colors warmly … (12 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: "Foodie" Fridays in Austin ~ 4-27-12 - 04/26/12 09:28 PM



Foodie Fridays in AustinIt’s Friday again and time to think about a fun place to eat out this weekend in Austin.  Depending on what you are in the mood for there is something for everyone!  How about BBQ this weekend?I’ve got some good choices if you are in the mood for some good old- fashioned Texas BBQ!
Franklin Barbecue   http://franklinbarbecue.com/Bon Appetit magazine just named them the best BBQ in the country!  You heard right, however you better get there early and plan to take it home for an evening gathering.  “Say what?”...you heard me..they open at 11am and … (23 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: Just SOLD ~ 7100 Vallecito Dr ~ NW Austin Texas - 04/25/12 06:15 AM
Just Sold~ 7100 Vallecito Dive ~NW Austin TexasNW Austin Texas residents… Another NW Austin home just SOLD courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX
I had the pleasure to represent the buyers on 7100 Vallecito Drive. They were looking for a home located in the RRISD and this home was a perfect fit. We looked at several homes..lost a few because the market inventory is low and other buyers made offers instantaneously.
We learned and made sure we viewed this new listing as soon as we could get there (only to find a line of others waiting … (7 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: NW Austin ~ JUST LISTED ~ 9917 Jasmine Creek Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 04/24/12 04:41 AM
NW Austin ~ JUST LISTED ~ 9917 Jasmine Creek Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek                                           www.9917jasminecreek.com
Located on a quiet interior street, close to the community exemplary elementary school is where you will find this stately 2 story Austin white stone at 9917 Jasmine Creek.Click on the link above to view this home’s exclusive website.........9917 Jasmine Creek Dr. is located in the prestigious community of Canyon Creek in NW Austin.  Located on Hwy 620 between Anderson Mill Rd. and Hwy 2222, this master planned community has amenities that include a true sense of community. Canyon Creek offers an expansive park, … (10 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: Tech Support Monday ~ 4-23-12 - 04/22/12 09:06 PM
Tech Support MondayAnother week has flown by and looks like the spring real estate market is on fire and its Monday morning again!While you’re waiting for your first cup of coffee to brew I thought I’d provide some levity to start the week!Customer:  I keep getting inappropriate pop-ups on my computer and don’t want my wife to think it’s me.Tech Support: I will remove them for you!Customer:  How do I get them back when she is not in?
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homes for sale in nw austin: Just SOLD ~ 10233 Chestnut Ridge Drive ~ Canyon Creek ~ NW Austin Texas - 04/21/12 09:17 PM
Just SOLD ~ 10233 Chestnut Ridge Drive ~ Canyon Creek ~ NW Austin, TexasFuture NW Austin Buyers and Sellers: 10233 Chestnut Ridge in NW Austin closed courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX.
I had the pleasure to represent a charming couple who were relocating back to CA.  I list many homes in our community so over the years I have developed a strong network with many agents who are representing buyers.  I received a call from an agent whose clients missed one of our listings because it went under contract before they could see the home. … (14 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: NW Austin ~ JUST LISTED ~ 11104 Rio Vista Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 04/18/12 08:07 AM
NW Austin ~ JUST LISTED ~ 11104 Rio Vista Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek                                        www.11104riovista.com
This value priced stately 2 story brick home at 11104 Rio Vista Dr. is nestled behind majestic mature oaks on a quiet interior street close to the exemplary elementary school.  The dramatic 2 story entry with gleaming hardwood floors and a sweeping curved staircase welcomes you in from the covered entry.  You will love the heart of this home with its well-designed and updated kitchen opening to the breakfast dining and the family room.  The spacious patio overlooking the private park-like setting will offer … (10 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: Relay For Life 2012 ~ NW Austin Coldwell Banker United ~ The MadHatters - 04/16/12 08:36 PM
Coldwell Banker United NW Office in Austin has set their annual goal for the American Cancer Society of $6,000!For the 4th year, we have put together a team to raise money for the American Cancer Society and walk in the Relay For Life.  This year we’re participating in the 2012 Relay For Life of Central Austin on Friday, April 27th.  It will be held at the Texas School For The Deaf at 1102 South Congress.  Our team co-captains are Debbie Marrett and Lynn Wilkinson...thank you ladies!Since 1/1/05 our office has donated over $52,170.02 to the American Cancer Society! If you’d like … (18 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: Mrs. Wiggins and Mr. Tudball ~ Can You Hear Me? - 04/13/12 04:03 AM
Mrs. Wiggins and Mr. Tudball~Can you Hear Me? How does this relate to Real Estate?
I find the Carol Burnett series when she portrays Mrs. Wiggins as she interacts with her boss Mr. Tudball hilarious. The series reminds me the importance of listening and communicating with clients.
 
           Mrs. Wiggins and Mr. Tudball in "The Intercom"
When meeting or speaking with clients our attention must be focused on the client with our undivided attention. How many times do we get caught up multi-tasking or being oblivious to what our client is trying to communicate to us? Do we have an attitude we know … (16 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: Spring cleaning ~ homemade cleaning recipes - 04/11/12 08:54 PM
It’s that time of year that brings out the “nesting” in all of us. Whether you are de-cluttering and cleaning to get your home ready for market or just cleaning for cleaning sake, you will want to use good old fashion cleaning recipes for the best results!
Many homeowners don’t realize cleaning products can be made from household pantry items..white vinegar, baking soda, rubbing alcohol, ammonia, olive oil and lemon juice are just a few you can use to make your house shine!
Check out Eco-friendly cleansers at: www.organizedhome.com.Here are a few recipes that are economical and will make your house … (26 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: NW Austin ~ JUST LISTED ~ 10801 Broken Brook Cove Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 04/09/12 06:00 AM
NW Austin ~ JUST LISTED ~ 10801 Broken Brook Cove Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek                      www.10801brokenbrook.com
This home is truly a living masterpiece, harmonizing nature, comfort and modern technology.  This Austin white stone single story home is nestled behind lovely oaks on the corner of a quiet cul-de-sac. Stepping in from the front covered entry your family and friends will feel a warm welcome as you lead them into the heart of the home. Meals will be fun to be prepared in this well-designed kitchen inspiring even the novice of cooks.  If you need to make a conference call, … (14 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: Tech Support Monday 4-9-12 - 04/08/12 08:13 PM
Tech Support MondayIt’s Monday after Easter and all the eggs have been found and chicks and jelly beans consumed! You’re waiting for the first cup of coffee brewing so I thought I’d provide you with a little levity to start your week!
Customer: I’m trying to connect to the Internet with your CD, but it just doesn’t work. What am I doing wrong?
Tech support: Ok, You’ve got the CD in the CD drive, right?
Customer: Yeah….
Tech support: What kind of computer are you using?
Customer: Computer?? Oh no, I haven’t got a computer. It’s in the CD player and … (17 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: Pssstt...NW Austin Canyon Creek's 2012 Easter Egg Hunt was a success!! - 04/03/12 09:14 AM
Saturday March 31st in NW Austin at Trailhead Park Canyon Creek held its annual Easter Egg Hunt! It was a resounding success!! Teryl and Tony Booth gave it their all and pulled off another memory making experience for all the Kiddos who showed up with their Easter egg baskets!
The sun was out, the skies were blue and the air was a perfect temperature for our 10 am kick off for all the little egg gatherers. Geno was even up bright and early driving to the park with an Easter Bunny in tow.

We commandeered a wonderful young teenager who … (14 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: JUST SOLD ~ 10116 Tularosa Dr. ~ Canyon Creek ~ NW Austin, TX - 03/30/12 06:20 AM
 Just Sold~ 10116 Tularosa Dr~Canyon Creek ~NW Austin Texas
NW Austin Texas residents… Another NW Austin home just SOLD courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX

I had the pleasure to represent a couple who were original owners whom I talked with several times over the past few years discussing their retirement goals. When the time was right I was ready to market their home and help make their goals a reality. They are now headed out of state where they want to spend their retirement years.  
Prospective sellers in NW Austin if you are … (2 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: "Foodie" Fridays in Austin 3-23-12 - 03/23/12 02:42 AM
 "Foodie" Fridays in Austin It's Friday and time to make plans to eat out.  Spring is here and if you’re in the mood for something casual and want to be out at Lake Travis I’ve got several choices you might be interested in! Head out to the Oasis..one of Austin’s icons which if you haven’t been out lately to see the “new” look you’re in for a treat!
After lightening struck our favorite lake haunt entrepreneur owner Beau Theriot has come back with a vengeance and created a spot like no other in Texas! The Oasis is dubbed the Sunset … (17 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: Buyers Want To Be "Convenienced" - 03/20/12 09:05 PM
I heard this term the other day and loved it: "Buyers want to be convenienced" but because it has been a buyers market for so many years, buyers have slipped into a stupor that is hard to crack. Real Estate is local as we all know.  In some parts of the country, real estate is hot and heavy while others are just starting to regain a gulp of air and other areas are not breathing at all. For years, Buyers have run agents and sellers ragged...demanding their price, their terms and in their time frame.  I admit part of this has … (70 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: Looking to Eat Out Tonight ~ Austin, Texas - 02/10/12 06:21 AM
It's Friday and many will be thinking about going out to dinner to relax or celebrate the ending of another great week in Austin, Texas!  We have so many great restaurants in Austin...one to fit every mood. Alamo Title came up with the local editors Top Austin's Best Restaurants.  I have to admit the list is excellent (one of our favorites is Eddie V's Edgewater Grille) but, there are many more to choose from so check them out at:  Austin's Dining Guide As always, local Austin information brought to you as a courtesy from Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors.  I … (11 comments)

homes for sale in nw austin: I Get To Hang Out With The A Team! - 02/08/12 06:40 AM
                             I Get To Hang Out With The A-Team! Our Coldwell Banker United NW Office not only is the Coldwell Banker top office, we have the most fun!  Our Broker, Vanessa, our chief extraordinaire knows it takes listings to make our phones ring!  I've always believed "you have to list to last" which we learned at the very first conference we attended 21 years ago with Howard Brittan.
We have a sales meeting every Tuesday morning that you don't want to miss!  Not only will you receive … (22 comments)

 
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR

Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Austin, TX

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Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899

Address: 9442 N. Capital TX Highway, Plaza One Suite 625, Austin, TX, 78759

Mobile: 512-750-6899

Office: dillard@reloaustin.com

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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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