pt50: Thankful Thursdays ~ Wrappy hour benefiting Austin Angels - 12/05/19 06:03 AM
Last night many real estate agents who chose a child to buy for Christmas met at Maggiano's at the Domain, sponsored by Austin PT50 and Independence Title. They provided wrapping paper, ribbon, tags, food and wine and we wrapped until the presents were all ready for the Austin Angels.
The Austin Angels mission statement says it all for who they are and what they do:
"Walk alongside children in the foster care system, as well as their caretakers, by offering consistent support through intentional giving, relationship building, and mentor-ship."
This year there are many families on the waiting list for Austin Angels assistance and these … (13 comments)

pt50: Thankful Thursdays ~ Austin Platinum Top50 Semi-Finalist for 2020 - 11/17/19 01:20 PM
What an honor to be recognized among the top 150 real estate professionals in Austin! I'm grateful to be selected as a semi-finalist for 2020 for the Austin Platinum Top 50. There are five of us from our NW Coldwell Banker Office nominated. Speaks volumes about the caliber of the agents in my office!
The Platinum Top 50 is not just based on production. Recognition is extended to agents excelling in sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership. After narrowing down from thousands of agents to 150 semi-finalists the top 50 will be selected and announced in December 2019.
It's true what Zig Zigglar says: "People … (18 comments)

pt50: 2019 Austin Platinum Top 50 Winners and Finalists - 12/14/18 02:02 PM

What a year - a record number of applicants for the Austin Platinum Top 50 and I was thrilled to be included in the 150 top finalists! Without all my fabulous clients, friends and family this ranking wouldn't be possible!
The big news looks like Amber Thomas President of PT50 will be bundling and packaging this road map for success entity into a possible franchise..... so cities around the country be on the lookout! This is a group recognized for their outstanding achievements in sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership.
Through participation in the Award Program, Real Estate Professionals experience various products … (11 comments)

pt50: Wrappy Hour ~ Gifts for Austin Angels - 11/29/18 08:30 AM
A big thank you to Independence Title and Austin PT50 for another great "Wrappy Hour" event benefiting Austin Angels at Maggiano's Little Italy in the Domain. Acting as Caregivers to children in the Foster Care System by selecting gifts on their wish list was so much fun! Giving gifts that you know bring joy is one of the best ways to celebrate the spirit of giving during the holiday season.
It's events like this that make me proud to be a member of the Austin PT50.
AND if you're looking for a Realtor® in NW Austin who will give you the professional real estate … (6 comments)

pt50: Austin PT50 Finalist Announcements - 11/26/18 01:13 PM
The Platinum Top 50 Awards Program recognizes fifty (50) residential Real Estate Professionals annually for their outstanding achievements in: sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership. Often referred to as the most successful and well-rounded Real Estate Professionals, PT50 winners demonstrate initiative, involvement, success, and philanthropy. Through participation in The Award Program, Real Estate Professionals experience various products and services by PT50 Preferred Affiliates which allows them to be on the cutting edge of what is new and exciting in the marketplace.
PT50 started in San Antonio in 1999. Amber Emerson-Thomas became president in 2008 and since then has grown the program … (6 comments)

pt50: Digital Marketing Matters - 10/12/18 10:49 AM
I know Anita Clark is our Queen of Facebook marketing here in the rain. I never miss her Facebook Friday series and always appreciate her advice and suggestions. When a course came up going over advertising on Facebook I made a point to go because of the success Anita has shown us.
Austin PT 50 offered a course Friday October 12 at Austin Title on an introduction to “Ad Manager” for Facebook. Amber Thomas, President of Austin PT50 lead the class and offered some pretty compelling reasons why we should advertise on Facebook Through Facebook Ads.
In formulating my goals for 2019 I’m … (13 comments)

pt50: What do you hope to achieve in 2019? - 10/12/18 10:31 AM
Austin PT50 and CRS teamed up for a great Roundtable event on Thursday, October 11th. Amber Thomas, President of PT50, emceed and offered an enlightening presentation with lots of audience participation on a topic that is perfect for this time of the year: What do you want to achieve in 2019?
It’s that time of the year to reflect on 2018, how you are going to finish up fourth quarter and how do you envision business in 2019?
The interaction with other top producers was very beneficial as we tackled 3 crucial questions to make 2019 your best year ever:
What do you … (10 comments)

pt50: Austin PT50 ditigal directory is out!! - 06/01/18 11:31 AM
The Austin 2018 Platinum Top50 Agent Directory is out!  Follow this link and be sure to page through to page 10 "Ask An Expert" to see what I say about "Staging a home." Just make the page larger to read.
I'm a proud member of this Residential Real Estate group of professionals recognized for outstanding achievement in: sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership.
It's amazing the networking opportunities we are offered through our affiliation. I'm inspired to be connected to these professionals who exemplify initiative, involvement, success and philanthropy.

pt50: My top 10 remarkable moments for 2017 - 12/29/17 12:10 PM
I enjoyed Kathy Streib's post on Friday, December 29th with her 10 Top Moments for the Year. What a great idea….I took time this morning to reflect over 2017 and came up with a list of my own “remarkable moments” which relate to my business and personal life. It’s been an exciting year therefore slipping by so quickly! There were so many moments but I’ve narrowed down to top 10 picks:
1.Geno and I went to Boston to watch son John run in the Boston Marathon! We were so proud of him and enjoyed time with John, our daughter-in-law and his team mates.
2. The fourth of … (25 comments)

pt50: Volunteer Cheer ~ Helping fill those plates - 12/21/17 08:23 AM
Roxanne Ford, Senior VP of Business Development with Austin Title Company, made it her mission in 2017 to support our Central Texas Food Bank all through the year by generating a large group of volunteers each month. Austin Title Company is an Austin PT50 sponsor and this idea fit perfectly with their passion for giving back to the community we serve.
It’s been so much fun working in the Food Bank Warehouse assembling soooo many boxes of meals for many in need of food. Roxanne’s slogan “Austin Fights Hunger” brought so many together in our industry working side by side making … (14 comments)

pt50: Annual Austin Platinum Top 50 Awards Ceremony - 12/15/17 02:27 PM

Each year in December Austin Platinum Top 50 announces the top 50 sales associates from the 150 finalists narrowed down from thousands of applicants. The ceremony is now held at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol because over the last 8 years PT50 has outgrown smaller venues!
Amber Thomas (the blond pictured in the lower right hand corner) is a marketing maven who introduced PT50 to Austin 8 years ago! After a successful run in San Antonio she created another branch in Austin and I'm sure will move on to Houston or Dallas next.
Roxanne Ford  Senior VP of Business Development with Austin Title … (18 comments)

pt50: Saturday shots ~ This happened yesterday - 12/15/17 01:43 PM

Friday morning December 15, 2017 the Austin Plantium Top50 winners were announced at the PT50 Awards ceremony at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capital.
What is Austin PT50? It's an amazing organization that recognizes residential Real Estate Professionals for their outstanding achievements in sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership. Amber Thomas is the founder who started this organization in San Antonio and brought it to Austin in 2007.
There are 150 finalists from thousands of applications each year which are narrowed down to 50 recipients in Austin (it's an honor to be one of the 150 finalists).
I was proud to share … (7 comments)

pt50: Wrappy Hour ~ Benefitting Austin Angels - 12/05/17 02:26 PM
This season has been full of wonderful gatherings planned to give back to the community and have fun doing it! Kara McGregor Sr. Vice President of Business Development with Independence Title Company teamed up with Austin PT50 for a wonderful event benefiting “Austin Angels.”
The Austin Angels mission is to walk alongside foster children and their caretakers by offering consistent support through intentional giving, relationship building and mentorship.
We gave the gift of joy this season by each participant selecting a foster child and gift on their wish list. We brought our gifts to “Wrappy Hour” at Maggiano’s in the Domain. It was … (18 comments)

pt50: How well do you know Austin? - 08/03/17 09:04 AM
Austin has been in the news a lot in the last 10 years because of the explosion in our population and job creation. Recently while participating in the Platinum Top 50 Roundtable discussion on Austin and what’s going on around the country we learned some interesting facts about Austin according to the Austin Chamber of Commerce:
The number of jobs created since 2004 is 356,200. From June 2016 to June 2017 Austin added 28,000 net new jobs making Austin #17 fastest growing major Metro. Opportunity Austin is a five year, five county economic development initiative aimed at fostering job-creating investment in … (12 comments)

pt50: Austin Platinum Top 50~So proud of John Dunham with Juice Homes - 12/16/16 02:11 PM
Austin Platinum Top 50 held their Awards breakfast recently for the 150 Finalists (there are now 10,000+ Realtors® in Austin) to announce the top 50 Winners! I'm so proud of my son  John Dunham  representing his boutique company Juice Homes as one of the top 50 Winners! Recipients are chosen on their outstanding achievements in sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership. Through participation in the Awards Program, Real Estate Professionals experience various products and services by PT50 Preferred Affiliates. I can tell you the events for those in the Awards program offer cutting edge of what is new and exciting in the market … (14 comments)

pt50: Thankful Thursday~Amber Thomas~never too young to promote Austin PT50 - 07/20/16 06:25 AM
Never too young to promote Austin PT 50
It’s that time of year Austin Realtors!! Applications are due by August 31st for the Austin PT 50! What is PT50 about? It’s a group that annually recognizes residential Realtors for their outstanding accomplishments in sales, education, industry participation and civic leadership. There is a point system used to identify winners. They are looking for more than production in sales. They are looking for Realtors who continue to keep learning and who are active in the industry and community.
Austin PT50 provides value to its members with an inside track on all things Austin; … (14 comments)

pt50: Austin PT50 Fashion Watching the Runway for Mobile Loaves and Fishes - 06/17/16 04:46 AM
Amber Thomas created another memorable event for PT50 at the Mansion on June 16, 2016! What fun and even Amber walked the runway for a “wrap” of the 3rd Annual PT50 Fashion Show Fundraiser!
The guys stole the show with their modeling antics and produced many loud rounds of applause!! David may have stolen the show with Ricky Cain closing following suit! Our own Coldwell Banker Lili Maliner modeled some fun outfits from Rare Trends and Jennifer Clarke from Independence Title rocked the runway as well as many others. Champagne flow coupled with yummy bites! Definitely an entertaining way to raise … (8 comments)

pt50: Austin Platinum Top 50 Roundtable "Food For Thought" with Amber Thomas - 01/27/16 04:16 AM
Austin Platinum Top 50 Roundtable ~Food For Thought with Amber Thomas
Amber Thomas, President of PT50, is on track with her annual Austin Top50 Roundtable kicking off 2016! It was held at the Shoal Crossing event center  yesterday on Wednesday January 27, 2016 (thank you Amber, good location to navigate in the morning). We received 2 surveys before the event and answered some thought provoking questions. The answers were tabulated and compared to the National Statistics thus proving once again real estate is local.
Fostering relationships through creative Mind - Sharing was the goal of this event. Once again Amber got us thinking … (14 comments)

pt50: Let's Play ~ Austin PT50 Top Golf Event - 11/05/15 03:10 AM
What a great time playing at Top Golf last night! Austin PT50 partnered with Sente Mortgage, Gracy Title and Chesmar Homes to provide an outstanding evening of fun for Austin PT 50 invited guests!
Top Golf is located at the Domain and offers an unrivaled evening of entertainment! Their staff is attentive to your needs in a relaxed atmosphere.  They provide the ultimate in GGFF (Golf, Games, Food and Fun)!
Our hosts took good care of us! Golfing with Kristin Carroll and her husband was entertaining….a stretching routine is bound to enhance your playing skills!! LOL!! Kristin is a high profile mortgage officer and … (14 comments)

pt50: Austin PT50 Shopping for a Cause: Kendra Scotts~Mobile Loaves & Fishes - 10/28/15 08:41 AM
Austin PT 50 Shopping for a Cause at Kendra Scotts ~ Mobile Loaves &Fishes
PT 50 and Highland Homes sponsored a fabulous VIP “shopping for a cause” party at Kendra Scott’s in the Domain Tuesday night October 27th from 6-8 pm! 20% of the proceeds from merchandise purchased will be donated to Mobile Loaves and Fishes!
Bubbles, Bites and Jewelry Giveaways from Highland Homes kept the party’s momentum running in high gear! Thank you Amber Thomas and Highland Homes for a fun and rewarding event!
As always, I look forward to serving your NW Austin real estate needs and would be honored to earn your trust … (14 comments)

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Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Austin, TX

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