ib program: Westwood High School ~ Volleyball 2011 Awards Banquet - 11/25/11 10:42 AM
        Westwood High School ~ Volleyball 2011 Awards BanquetSunday night, November twentieth, Westwood High School held their Volleyball Awards Banquet at the Oasis on Lake Travis.  For the second year in a row our granddaughter Hailey received the "Most Improved" award on the varsity team. The coach said she has never given the award to the same girl twice but felt the recipient definitely deserved the award.  Hailey is a sophomore at Westwood High School.The district coaches vote on the top 24 players in the district.  The first 12 are on the All-District first team and the next 12 are named to … (8 comments)

ib program: Annual RRISD Westwood Homecoming ~ NW Austin October 19,2011 - 10/17/11 11:39 AM
 Annual RRISD Westwood Homecoming ~ NW Austin October 19, 2011October 19, 2011 Westwood High School will host its annual Westwood Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally!  Family, friends and soon to be Warriors are encouraged to get out and support both of these events. They are a great source of Westwood Pride!The Homecoming Parade will be Wednesday, October 19th beginning at 6pm with the Candelight Pep Rally immediately following at the high school. If you have any questions or concerns email wwparade11@gmail.com.As always local events are brought to you by your local NW Austin Real Estate Consultant Dorie Dillard with Coldwell Banker … (8 comments)

ib program: Motivational Monday ~ Have You Gotten Too Far Off Track? - 10/10/11 11:03 AM

This past August we traveled to Chamonix, France.  We hopped on the gondola, The L'Aiguille du Midi, and soared to dizzying heights to the top of the Mont-Blance Massive.  Watching the hikers trudge up the mountain we spotted two who were breaking away from the pack and going it alone.  It reminded me of Tobias George Smollett's quote:
"Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall..."


 
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ib program: 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)

ib program: NW Austin~Westwood High School Makes National List~2011 - 09/29/11 10:32 PM
         NW Austin ~ Westwood High School Makes National List ~ 2011 Westwood High School in NW Austin ranked #47 according to Newsweek who released a list of the top 500 high schools the end of June 2011.  The good news is several Central Texas Schools made their list! Congratulations Westwood! This school ranking is one of the reasons buyers relocating to Austin seek homes in Canyon Creek.  Students residing in Canyon Creek attend the sought after Westwood High School. Austin (KXAN) - Newsweek released a list of the top 500 high schools and several Central Texas schools made the list. LBJ's … (16 comments)

ib program: 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)

ib program: 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)

ib program: 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)

ib program: 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)

ib program: BUYER INCENTIVE: NW Austin, TX: Canyon Creek - 10603 Lynncrest Cove Austin, TX 78726 - 06/29/11 07:38 AM
BUYER INCENTIVE: NW Austin, TX: Canyon Creek - 10603 Lynncrest Cove Austin, TX 78726                                       www.10603lynncrest.com                       Buyer Incentive:  $7500 Landscape Allowance
This 2 story brick home on a quiet interior cul-de-sac lot at 10603 Lynncrest Cove Austin, TX 78726 is now offering a $7500 landscaping allowance!  Use this towards closing costs or off the cost of the home!  This could be the answer to your new home search. This one owner home has created many wonderful memories and the quiet cul-de-sac has neighbors who care!  The windows are washed, carpets cleaned, the granite counters ae gleaming and the freshly painted walls are soothing to … (6 comments)

ib program: NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek Cylcone Swim Team ~ June 2011 - 06/28/11 07:23 AM
       NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek Cylcones Swim Team ~ June 2011The Canyon Creek Cyclone swim team rose early Saturday, June 25, 2011 to start their swim meet at 6am!  There was a slight cloud cover which was perfect for the swimmers (and the parents)!  Saturday was a great turnout with fun by all participating.If you are looking for a NW Austin master planned community that has fun activities for the whole family than you need to check Canyon Creek out! Please visit our interactive website we provide for the community: www.canyoncreeknews.com.If you are thinking about making a move in the near … (6 comments)

ib program: 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)

ib program: 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)

ib program: Just Sold in NW Austin Canyon Creek - 06/17/11 12:03 AM
Just Sold in NW Austin Canyon CreekFuture Canyon Creek home sellers:  11203 Andenwood Dr. closed courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX
I listed this 2 story brick home in Canyon Creek for a young couple whose job was moving them to Houston.  Unfortunately for them the news to relocate came in December which isn't the best time for a new listing to hit the market.  My sellers worked diligently de-cluttering and scheduling: window washers, carpet cleaners, painters and working through the list the stager provided.Once the professional pictures were taken, we started our advertising and networking … (29 comments)

ib program: Just Sold in NW Austin Canyon Creek - 06/16/11 07:37 AM
Just Sold in NW Austin Canyon CreekFuture Canyon Creek home sellers: 11100 Miramar Drive closed courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX
My buyers just closed on this 2 story brick home in Canyon Creek with a pool!  I sold them a home 8 years ago in Canyon Creek and it was time for them to move up to a larger home with a pool if possible.  I listed their home which went under contract in two days and we started looking!  This house is a perfect fit.Many residents in Canyon Creek make decisions to move within the … (4 comments)

ib program: Just Sold in NW Austin Canyon Creek - 06/15/11 05:01 AM
Just Sold in NW Austin Canyon CreekFuture Canyon Creek home sellers:  10301 Ember Glen Dr. closed courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors in Austin, TX
I listed this 2 story brick home in Canyon Creek for a young couple I sold it to 8 years ago!  The updates they made were timely but desired to move to a larger home with a pool!  The  kids are growing and having lots of friends over...the time is right.  Low prices and interest rates marked the perfect time for them to make a move.My sellers worked diligently de-cluttering and scheduling: window washers, … (8 comments)

ib program: NW Austin, TX: Home For Sale ~ 10317 Chestnut Ridge Rd. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 06/13/11 08:08 AM
NW Austin, TX: Home For Sale ~ 10317 Chestnut Ridge Rd. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek www.10317chestnutridge.com
The story of this 2 story home at 10317 Chestnut Ridge Rd. Austin, TX 78726 begins as you pull into the swing-in driveway and admire the brick with stone accents and cedar shutters.  This combination reflects an Austin theme revealing a hill country feel to the home.  Stepping in from the covered front entry you'll fall in love with the rustic Hickory wood floors that extend from the foyer into the formal dining and on into the family room.  Like to work from … (9 comments)

ib program: NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek Master Planned Community - 06/10/11 05:30 AM
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek Master Planned CommunityLooking for a home in NW Austin? Do you desire a master planned community with rolling hills, parks, a community swimming pool, tennis courts, sport courts, hike and bike trails and situated in the acclaimed Round Rock & Leander  school districts?  Is an active HOA important to you?  Is your family looking for fun events sponsored for the kids in the hood?There are currently 1,300 plus homes in Canyon Creek.  The only new construction is where David Weekley Homes is building 53 homes in a gated section of the neighborhood.The evolution of Canyon Creek … (0 comments)

ib program: NEW INCENTIVE ~ BUYERS CHOICE! 11204 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 06/09/11 10:23 AM
NEW INCENTIVE ~ BUYERS CHOICE! 11204 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creekwww.11204tanyatrail.comNEW INCENTIVE:  $5,000 OFF PRICE OF THE HOUSE or TOWARDS CLOSING COSTS ~ BUYERS CHOICE!
This Scott Felder 2 story brick at 11204 Tanya Trail Austin, TX 78726 with an enviable front porch elevation complete with stately pillars & brick flooring is nestled comfortably on a quiet interior street behind mature oaks.  The quiet elegance of the 2 story entry invites you to make your way past the formal living, dining and stunning central staircase, set at an angle with a mid-level landing. If you need to make … (6 comments)

ib program: JUST REDUCED: NW Austin, TX: Canyon Creek ~ 10603 Lynncrest Cove Austin TX 78726 - 06/09/11 09:47 AM
JUST REDUCED: NW Austin, TX: Canyon Creek ~ 10603 Lynncrest Cove Austin TX 78726                                     www.10603lynncrest.com                                    Quiet interior cul-de-sac lot
Are you looking for low monthly utilities and an eco-friendly yard to maintain? Then, this newly reduced home at 10603 Lynncrest Cove Austin, TX 78726 could be the answer to your new home search!  With today's soaring utility rates knowing your water bill will not include watering your yard; and that both HVAC systems are only 2 years old, is a real plus! This one owner home has created many wonderful memories and the quiet cul-de-sac has neighbors who care! The … (4 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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