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D’Ann Harper, 2017 Legacy Leader

The San Antonio Business Journal honored some of San Antonio’s most esteemed business and community leaders on Thursday, March 9th. The 2017 class of Legacy Leaders included businessmen, Jack Guenther, Bill Klesse, former CEO of Valero Energy, Kevin Trevett, former president and CEO of Texas Biomedical Research Institute and the Cortez family, the family behind San Antonio’s iconic restaurants such as Mi Tierra Café y Panaderia. Also included was D’Ann Harper, founder and owner of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS®, considered by many a real estate legend. D’Ann was introduced by former U.S. Rep. Charles Gonzales, a 2014 Legacy Leader.

In this feature article published by the San Antonio Business Journal, D’Ann Harper is described as the family-loving woman that she is. The real estate brokerage she founded under the Coldwell Banker name has continued to grow to more than 400 REALTORS®. During her continued success the goal and vision of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® has remained the same. CBHarper is built on the tradition of trust and family.

In her own words D’Ann Harper says, “It is because  of our wonderful real estate professionals and employees that I had the privilege of accepting this award!”

Through the many congratulations and phone calls, D’Ann remains herself, as she ever was. The kind of lady who will stop and chat with you about the kids or give you a hug in the hallway. She still works on her ranch and can cook a mean Ribeye steak.

Anna Visioli, VP of Digital Marketing at Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC., said it best, “Could not be more well-deserved! Proud to have such an impressive, strong leader in the Coldwell Banker network.”

From all of us here at Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS®, congratulations D’Ann on being chosen for the San Antonio Business Journal’s 2017 Legacy Leader!

Luxury Series Spotlight for March 2017

March 2017 — Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® offers a group of elite listings for any buyer. In this selective process we highlight videos and photos of our Luxury Series properties, along with the Sales Agents who have brought us these gorgeous homes.



9 Braeburn Court
  • Bulverde, TX 78163 • MLS  #1218278
Listed by Ken Davis

• 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 1 Half Bath — spacious  4,160 sq. ft.
• GVTC Giga Region® and Fiber Ready! Take advantage of the Just Plain Smart Move® program by clicking here.
• Beautiful custom features throughout from artist mural to timber and stone.
• Great location in small gated community.


16 Champions Lane  • San Antonio, TX 78257 • MLS  #1219409
Listed by Denver Cook

• 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2 Half Baths — spacious  4,467 sq. ft.
• Golf Course Lot featuring a welcoming courtyard entry and views.
• Gourmet kitchen, marble counter tops and travertine floors.
• Garage has enclosed workspace with plenty of built-in storage.

Walk through the home by clicking the BlueView 3D Tour here.



1724 Ross Road 
• Tarpley, TX 78883 • MLS  #1217601
Listed by Rene Leith

• 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths — 1,597 sq. ft. home on 83+ acres
• Custom ranch style home
• 36′ x 36′ Equipment barn / RV storage, plus custom Timberframe style barn.
• Majestic views of Texas Mountain, plus short distance to Garner State Park and Hill Country State Natural Area.






3 Remington Circle  • San Antonio, TX 78258 • MLS  #1222445
Listed by Steve Silver

• 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, 1 Half Bath — a grand 5,205 sq. ft.
• Grand foyer with barrel ceiling, pool view. Rotunda staircase.
• Butler’s pantry. Rose windows, art niches.
• Master retreat with a dedicated study.

Take a virtual walk through this home with our exclusive BlueView 3D Tour:


1038 Jurassic Lane  • Spring Branch, TX 78070 • MLS  #1223986
Listed by Ken Davis

• 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, 1 Half Bath — spacious  4,429 sq. ft. home on over an acre of waterfront land.
• GVTC Giga Region® and Fiber Ready! Take advantage of the Just Plain Smart Move® program by clicking here.
• Grand master suite with wood burning fireplace, large Jacuzzi tub, and large walk in shower.
• Relax at the top of your back yard for amazing views of the creek all day but breathtaking beauty during sunrise and sunset.

Take a virtual walk through this home with our exclusive BlueView 3D Tour:



4242 Broadway St., Unit 1003
  • San Antonio, TX 78209 • MLS  #1211699
Listed by Libby Ross of The Ross Group

• 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 plus, Baths — spacious  3,678 sq. ft.
• Premier 10th floor Luxury Condo
• Three shaded balconies, city views
• Gourmet kitchen, stainless Miele appliances
• Oversized closets and separate dressing area
• Top quality management & concierge

Let’s Rodeo Ball with CBHarper

A group of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Sales Agents enjoyed a night out courtesy of D’Ann Harper and Leesa Harper-Rispoli.

The Let’s Rodeo Ball is a major fundraising event for the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship Fund. Set in an upscale country western style, this party features top entertainment, gourmet food and dancing.

This event certainly is fun for both rodeo fans and everyone from the Greater San Antonio area. The performing artists of the night were Gary Allan, Neal McCoy and Bret Mullins.

The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has grown to be one of the largest events, possible with the except of Fiesta, with as many as two million visitors each year.*  It is one of the top PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) rodeos in the nation.

The San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. was established with the mission “A volunteer organization that emphasizes agriculture and education to develop the youth of Texas”. The focus on educating the youth of Texas lead to integrating 4-H and FFA high school students and making educational commitments to support their interest in the agricultural and livestock industry. In 1984, the scholarship program began when fifteen, four-year scholarships totaling $90,000 to were awarded to students entering Texas colleges in the fall. Since then, the organization has committed more than $171.4 million to the youth of Texas through scholarships, grants, endowments, junior livestock auctions, youth western art auction, calf scramble program and show premiums.**

 

 

*“Home | San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo”. www.sarodeo.com. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
** “History & Mission | San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo”. www.sarodeo.com. Retrieved 2016-05-18.

Going International with Aneeta Bhalla

On a recent trip to Mumbai Aneeta Bhalla of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® visited Coldwell Banker Anjaneya Spaces. Located in the bustling suburb of Chembur, Mumbai, they are a young and ambitious team of real estate professionals.

Roshni D. Punjabi (the selfie queen of 2017), Dimple Pansaniya, Asha Mahant, Jeetendra Golani, Amit Bajaj and Suraj Popat are pictured above at their office in Chembur.

Aneeta says, “Met this great group of professionals in Mumbai at their office in Chembur. They were the most wonderful, delightful, courteous team of professionals! What an honor to make an acquaintance with them.”

Originally, Aneeta met these wonderful folks at GenBlue Miami in 2016. While in Miami the Coldwell Banker India Family unveiled an exciting video they made called #MyHouse featured here. Aneeta traveled to Mumbai to meet up with friends as she plans the wedding of both her daughter and son this year. Prior to departing she corresponded with the team over at Coldwell Banker Anjaneya Spaces and agreed to have conversation over coffee. To her surprise, this groups of fun and generous professional rolled out the red carpet. She was greeted with breakfast, coffee and a welcome gift. Having brought some gifts of her own, Aneeta snapped this photo of the them donning sunglasses, swag bags and coffee mugs.

Be sure to visit Coldwell Banker Anjaneya Spaces on their website here or find them on Facebook here.

Aneeta Bhalla specializes in residential sales assisting both buyers and sellers with their real estate needs. Her experience spans almost 30 years in the United States and the United Kingdom. As a business owner and sales person, she knows how important it is to listen to her clients and provide them with customer service they will be glad to tell their friends and family about. Aneeta is also the recipient of several achievement awards both within Coldwell Banker and the Real Estate Industry:

  • 2010 ABWA Connections Chapter – Woman of the Year
  • 2014 Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society – for production achieved
  • 2014 Angies List Super Service Award
  • 2014 Service Award USAA Real Estate Rewards Network certified Agent

… among many others. Visit Aneeta Bhalla’s professional profile page here.

Next time you’re off traveling be sure to stop by your local Coldwell Banker Office. If you have a story you would like to share email us at PR@CBHarper.com

Thank you again to Coldwell Banker Anjaneya Spaces for being so welcoming! Cheers!

Welcome New Agent Class February 2017

Front Row [left to right]: Addie Langehennig (Vice President of Professional Development), Dina LaRocca Murphy, D’Ann Harper (Broker/CEO)

Second Row [left to right]: Patricia Zamudio, Toni Brown and Thomas Haynes

Third Row [left to right]:  Cindy Enloe, Shannon Thayne and Sharon Hayes

 

Welcome our newest additions to Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® for February 2017!

Please welcome the new Sales Agents to our Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Family. We are truly thankful to have them join us!

This class introduces all the tools, techniques, business practice and technological marketing channels every new REALTOR® needs to cultivate a successful real estate career.

Cheers to Dina, Patricia, Toni, Thomas, Cindy, Shannon and Sharon on their graduation and the next exciting chapter here at CBHarper!

Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Acquires Coldwell Banker First National, REALTORS® of San Marcos, Texas

San Antonio, TX, February 3, 2017 — D’Ann Harper and Leesa Harper-Rispoli announced that Diane Sanders, Mary Evans and Chelsea Roberts have joined forces with Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS (CBHarper). Founded in 1978, Diane Sanders is the Broker/Owner of Coldwell Banker First National. A premier real estate brokerage, Coldwell Banker First National serves the San Marcos market. Diane Sanders has served the San Marcos Board of REALTORS® twice as President, three terms as Director and as Regional Trainer for the Texas Association of REALTORS® in the Professional Standards “Train the Trainer” program.

 

D’Ann Harper and Leesa Harper-Rispoli are pleased about the merging of the CBHarper and Coldwell Banker First National families. “I am very excited about this expansion of our company!” said Leesa Harper-Rispoli, President Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper REALTORS®. “In today’s fast moving world of real estate, it is crucial to be aware of every opportunity to better serve our Clients and Customers,” said Harper-Rispoli. “Our service area will now include San Antonio, New Braunfels, San Marcos, Boerne, Bandera, Kerrville, Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas.

 

Both D’Ann Harper and Diane Sanders agree that this acquisition will create the strongest customer-oriented company in the area. “We want to assure everyone, that while we continue to grow and expand to more Texas communities, our gold standard of service will not waiver.” said D’Ann Harper, Broker/Owner of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS®. “This will enable us to serve more Texas homeowners and sellers with the same high-quality professional service they have known and trusted over the years” continued Harper.

 

“I am excited to see D’Ann and Leesa take the reins of the company we built and continue to cultivate it into a successful future,” said Diane Sanders. “This merger comes with the working knowledge-base built by both company owners and will prove to be the foundation and strength of our growth.”

 

[from left to right: Mary Evans, D’Ann Harper and Diane Sanders]


 

Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper REALTORS® can be reached at (210) 483-7581 or pr@cbharper.com and has been an affiliate of the Coldwell Banker Franchise System for over 30 years.  Visit our facebook page and blog for supportive content and articles, as well as our YouTube channel 

GenBlue 2017 – Investigation and Case Solved!

Where will GenBlue be? That was the question of the hour today at 9:59am here at Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS®. We spent weeks debating and contemplating the location. Many more months were spent wondering when it would be announced.

Today we all gathered at our respective offices huddled near a computer or smart phone waiting in anticipation for the announcement to be made.

To understand the excitement of some however, you had to be following the exclusive GenBlue social media group. This is where much of the international speculation took place the previous couple days.

In fact, a full fledged investigation took place note Exhibit A shared by Sam Grogan of Charlotte, North Carolina:

We took it a step further, note Exhibit B (construction by yours truly):

Followed by Exhibit C in a rebuttal from the now co-detective Sam Grogan:

Which brings us to the moment of reveal. Gathered in the North Central / Stone Oak office of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Pat Busby, VP of Residential Sales and Ali Heft Assistant VP of Residential Sales for the North Central Office waited with a large group of Sales Agents watching CBExchange.

Although the server crashed and the #GenBlue team effectively broke the system – the news was revealed via the social media group from across the country who were avidly posting.

And here it is!! The 2017 Generation Blue Experience Location Revealed!

Cheers to you GenBlue and we hope to see you there with us as part of the Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Family On October 17-19th, 2017!

 

 

Wesley Boyd Named Director of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Farm & Ranch Division

January 2017 — Wesley Boyd has been named the Director of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Farm & Ranch Division.

As a REALTOR®, businessman, photographer and native Texan, Wesley brings professionalism and experience to this position. He is expected to expand the Farm & Ranch Division’s existing initiatives and create new ways and opportunities to grow the department’s diversity and advancement.

As the new Director of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Farm & Ranch Division, Wesley will also partner with the Sales Agents serving the Hill Country and South Texas clientele to meet their goals.

San Antonio has been Wesley’s home town for the past 59 years. Wesley says, “I was born and raised here, worked here and raised my family here. I enjoy the diversity in culture and business that San Antonio and the surrounding Hill Country has to offer.”

Wesley Boyd, Director of Farm & Ranch Division at
Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS®
18756 Stone Oak Pkwy., Ste. 101
San Antonio, TX 78258
(210) 483-7500 office
(210) 273-1083
wboyd@texas-ranch.com
www.texas-ranch.com

North West Office Holiday Door Decorating

The Sales Agents at Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Northwest Office held a holiday door decorating event last week. Hosted by Julie Conner, VP of Residential Sales and Ed Zapata, Asst. VP of Residential Sales, they supplied photos of this festive event.

The Northwest Sales Agents put their very best artistic talents to work last week for the December Door Decorating contest. Voted on by their peers at the Thursday sales meeting. While there was a favorite, they were all winners!

From Julie Conner, Ed Zapata and the entire Northwest Office — Ho! Ho! Ho! and Merry Christmas Everyone!

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Have a holiday story you would like to share we’d be happy to spread the cheer! Email us at PR@CBHarper.com

 

2nd Annual Ugly Sweater Contest at CBHarper

img_0326Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® held its 2nd Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest at the North Central / Stone Oak Support Center. Each year a staff works tirelessly behind the scenes to support the Sales Agents and CBHarper infrastructure. While it can be a serious job, there’s still room for festivities.

The competition was tough, with the defending “Ugly Sweater Champion” Katie Tipton out of the race, the Support Center staff put their ugliest foot forward. “Jackie Frost” let the group with her reign of “Let It Snow”. Followed closely by a parade of cute (but also very ugly, competitively speaking) sweaters worn by Aliza Briones, Melody Dang, Callynn Darby, Lexie Kiser, Charleen Schoubroek, Jessica Wortman, Audrey Cheatum and Melissa Coultress.

The judges deliberated long and thoughtfully but the winners were announced in the downstairs lobby in front of our beautiful tree.

The 3rd place winner is Melissa Hernandez:
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The 2nd place winner is Rachelle Lozano:
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The 1st place winner is Norma Luna:
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Congratulations to these three winners — and to everyone who participated. It was such a wonderful way to gather together and enjoy the holiday cheer!

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