rrisd: SORRY TOO LATE! Home in Canyon Creek is UNDER CONTRACT! - 03/06/19 09:39 AM
An agent searching for her buyers for a family home in Canyon Creek was proactive and called me to see what I might have coming on the market. My listing was a perfect fit for her relocating family!
 
What did the buyers love about this home? The same thing my original sellers did. They loved older homes in established neighborhoods and loved the open floor plan and how the kitchen overlooks the backyard where they can watch their kiddos play from inside. They loved the privacy the mature trees provide in the back yard and loved the location of the house with … (7 comments)

rrisd: Have you heard about Next Generation Digital Classrooms? RRISD Austin - 10/14/14 07:24 AM
Have you heard About Next Generation Digital Classrooms ? RRISD~Austin Texas

There is big news in the Round Rock ISD concerning a 3 year pilot program! In 2014-2015 each schools through the Next Generation Digital Classroom (NGDC) strategic design and implementation are creating “incubator classrooms!” This will be done to foster the integration of new teaching and learning utilizing mobile/tablet technology. On all 51 campuses there will be 1 classroom designated as a Next Generation Classroom. In the pilot initiative fifteen district libraries have been selected.

RRISD is dedicated to embracing and empowering classrooms to be 21st-century learning centers and information … (13 comments)

rrisd: Round Rock ISD Exceeds State's New Accountability Standards - 08/13/13 08:57 PM
 
Round Rock ISD Exceeds State’s New Accountability Standards
Data released today by the Texas Education Agency shows every campus in Round Rock ISD has met the State’s new Accountability Standards. This year the Texas Legislature revised the accountability system’s HB 3, schools statewide and they are now rated as either Met Standard or Improvement Required.
All RRISD schools – and the district as a whole – achieved the Met Standard rating. In addition, 31 RRISD campuses won a total of 65 Distinction Designations for achievement in specific accountability measures which is exceptional.
As expressed through the “Performance Index Framework,” the … (16 comments)

rrisd: Austin RRISD Launched District's Official YouTube - 04/23/13 07:22 AM
In case you hadn’t heard RRISD Video Services has launched the district's official YouTube  channel that features the many wonderful stories, events and people that are found throughout the school district. If you want to subscribe you can be notified when a new video is posted! Here's a sample of what you'll find:
 
What fun it will be to uncover these stories on the RRISD YouTube channel along with public service announcements, district information and event recaps. Everyone is getting their own YouTube channel even schools want to give you an insight on their accomplishments and keep you informed of … (16 comments)

rrisd: RRISD ~ Summer Enrichment now open 2013 - 04/16/13 09:51 PM
RRISD~ Summer Enrichment now open for 2013
 
 
 
It’s that time of year..the countdown begins for the remaining days of school and the online registration for RRISD’s Community Education summer enrichment classes is now open! Early registration is urged as classes fill up quickly:Detailed course descriptions, dates, and locations.
Classes will be held primarily for elementary-age students, along with some classes for middle school, high school and adult students. Academic classes (reading/writing/math/science) will be offered, along with classes in art, computers, sewing, cooking, babysitting certification, sports related and so much more!
Most classes will run one four day week … (18 comments)

rrisd: Our Blessings of New Life ~ When You Wish Upon A Star - 09/17/12 09:36 PM
Our son and wife are proud parents of our precious Grandson…Hudson Thomas Dunham!  He was in a hurry to make his entrance and came two and a half weeks early!A Child to Loveby Kelly McGinnisYou can have your wealth and richesAll the things you seek,Position, power and success,The fame you long to keep.You can earn as much as you wish,Reach a status high above,But none of these can equalHaving one sweet child to love.‘Tis the greatest gift from heaven,Little arms that hold you tight,And a kiss so soft and gentleWhen you tuck them in at night.A million precious questionsAnd each story … (21 comments)

rrisd: JUST LISTED ~ 10733 Yorktown Trail Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 09/07/12 05:06 AM
Just Listed ~ 10733 Yorktown Trail~ Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek                             www.10733yorktown.com
You’ll find this stately brick home at 10733 Yorktown Trail nestled comfortably on this quiet interior street that backs to a green buffer.
As you enter, you will admire the dramatic 2 story foyer with gleaming wood flooring. Located off the foyer is the working office secluded behind double glass French doors.  The family chef will not be disappointed with the kitchen layout open to the bow-bayed breakfast dining area.  The wall of windows across the back of the family room gives you a true indoor/outdoor experience. Children will … (7 comments)

rrisd: UT 2012 Football Schedule~First Home Game Today~Go Horns!! - 08/31/12 10:09 PM
It’s that time of  year and today Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 is the first home game for UT!  They are playing Wyoming and the game begins at 7pm!! The tailgaters have marked their spots and the partying is already in full swing (you think I'm kidding).Coach Mac Brown coined a great phrase that most Hook ‘em Horns © fans live by:
“Come Early...
 
Be Loud...
 
Stay Late...
 
Wear Orange”

 
As always local events are brought to you as a courtesy of Dorie Dillard, Coldwell Banker United Realtors®, your NW Austin Real Estate Consultant.P.S.  If you are … (24 comments)

rrisd: From the Ashes of the Old ~ The New Reichstag Berlin, Germany - 08/24/12 01:13 AM
Geno and I just got back from an adventure exploring Berlin, Munich and Vienna. What an enlightening trip!
We trekked through many historic landmarks and found the Reichstag in Berlin captivating. Geno did his homework ahead of time and produced a letter with a date and time we could visit the seat of the German Parliament ~ The Reichstag!Architect Norman Foster designed the glass dome to be environmentally friendly. Energy efficient features involving the use of the daylight shining through the mirrored cone effectively decreases the carbon emissions of the building.The Reichstag dome is a large glass dome with a … (7 comments)

rrisd: Our "chief" Vanessa Bivens ~ moving up with CB United ~ Austin TX - 06/04/12 03:29 AM
Gene and I joined the NW Coldwell Banker United office in 1995. Why did we choose this office? It was easy. ..we felt we could trust Vanessa Bivens the VP of Sales! We liked and respected the agents in the office and worked with many of them on previous transactions.
In meeting with Vanessa we could easily see why agents in her office stayed with her..they all held the same core beliefs of doing the “right thing for the right reason.” Gene immediately dubbed Vanessa “The Chief” and the title has stuck all these years!
Vanessa in addition to continuing the … (4 comments)

rrisd: NW Austin ~ JUST LISTED ~ 10604 Chestnut Ridge Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 05/01/12 06:31 AM
NW Austin ~ JUST LISTED ~ 10604 Chestnut Ridge Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek                                 www.10604chestnutridge.com

Your new home search could be over!  This exciting 2 story Austin white stone at 10604 Chestnut Ridge Rd. with its enviable 3 car garage and angled covered entry is one you won’t want to miss.  The downstairs working office is a perfect place for a private conference call.  The open floor plan will make any gathering with friends and family a special event!  Guests will love the well-designed kitchen, inspiring even the novice of cooks. At the end of the day, … (8 comments)

rrisd: 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)

rrisd: 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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rrisd: 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)

rrisd: Show Us The Money ~ Belong to the A-Team! - 02/16/12 05:52 AM
 Show Us The Money ~ Belong to the A-Team!Our Coldwell Banker United NW Office is not only the top Coldwell Banker United office but we have the most fun!  We all get it that we need listings to make the phone ring!
Our company is having a company-wide listing contest running from January 30-April 1st.  Every listing we obtain makes us eligible to pop a balloon at our weekly sales meeting and discover a cash prize inside! A true Show Me The Money experience!!  I made the "A" team again this week!!

On April 17th during our joint sales meeting … (13 comments)

rrisd: NW Austin, TX: JUST LISTED: Home For Sale ~ 10116 Tularosa Pass Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 02/15/12 08:18 AM
NW Austin, TX: JUST LISTED: Home For Sale ~ 10116 Tularosa Pass Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek                           www.10116tularosapass.com
In one of the newest sections of Canyon Creek is where you will find this traditional 2 story home at 10116 Tularosa Pass backing to a federally protected greenbelt on this quiet interior street.  The quiet elegance of the 2 story entry with gleaming hardwood flooring invites you past the formal dining and study/den into the heart of the home. The wall of windows across the back of the family room treats you to a real indoor/outdoor experience.  … (17 comments)

rrisd: NW Austin, TX: Canyon Creek ~ Double Open House ~ Sunday, January 8th 2-4pm ~ 78726 - 01/05/12 10:09 AM
NW Austin, TX:  Canyon Creek ~ Double Open House ~ Sunday, January 8th 2-4pm 

"Join us in ringing in the New Year at our Open House event!"                               www.10748yorktown.com

This lovely 4 sides brick single story at 10748 Yorktown Trail has been recently RE-PRICED TO SELL!  This Sunday is your opportunity to preview this home and get ready to start the new year off in a new home!  This might be one of the best tree-lined streets in Canyon Creek.  The sellers have selected modern touches carefully and you will not be disappointed either inside or out. … (9 comments)

rrisd: NW Austin, TX: Home For Sale ~ 11128 Miramar Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek - 01/05/12 08:37 AM
NW Austin, TX: Home For Sale ~ 11128 Miramar Dr. Austin, TX 78726 ~ Canyon Creek                             www.11128miramar.com
The story of this home at 11128 Miramar Dr. begins on a quiet interior street.  This stately 2 story brick is nestled comfortably on a private flat lot with magnificent oaks. The extended brick landscaped sidewalk leads your guests to the arched brick front entrance door with side light windows.  Whether choosing to watch a favorite show in the family room or spend time with the chef as dinner is prepared the lifestyle triangle of this open floor plan allows for good … (5 comments)

rrisd: Barr II ~ NW Austin New Home Construction ~ David Weekley Homes - 01/02/12 11:40 AM
There is not much land available for builders to build in NW Austin as most all communities are built out. David Weekley Homes keeps their eyes and ears open and has come up with 11 oversized home sites to build on off Jollyville Road in Barr II on Q-Ranch and Sierra Leone.  In the Fall of 2011 they broke ground and already have 2 home sites sold.
This unique community features impressive custom homes starting at $439,900 and 2800 square feet. You'll enjoy the dynamic central location with quick access to 183, nearby restaurants, entertainment, shopping at the Domain, The Arboretum, … (14 comments)

rrisd: 2011 Market Report ~ Estates of Brentwood ~ Austin, TX 78726 - 12/12/11 11:54 PM


The Estates of Brentwood was first developed in the late 1990's with 2 quality home builders, Morrison Homes (now known as Taylor/Morrison) and D R Horton.  This small but exciting community is located in NW Austin, south of Anderson Mill Rd. near Hwy 620.  It's situated just above the Laural Canyon Community.
Residents enjoy a private park with 100 year old majestic oaks.  The homeowners association maintains the park which connects to the lower end of Monet Drive and overlooks a natural protected spring. Many homeowners are drawn to this small community (only 92 homes) because of the excellent … (8 comments)

 
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Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Austin, TX

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