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2nd Annual Pictures with Santa at the CBHarper North West Office

The Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Northwest Office hosted their 2nd Annual Pictures with Santa event on Saturday, December 3rd. Our Sales Agents invited clients, friends and family to have their pictures taken with Santa at the Northwest Office rather than standing in line for hours at the mall.

The cost to participate was a stuffed animal or donation for our Bear Hunt. Those who attended enjoyed cookies, hot chocolate and lots of fun. Over 50 stuffed animals were collected for the Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Annual Bear Hunt.

A special thank you to Keri Neff, our photographer who initiated this wonderful event, and Santa (a.k.a. Jorge Basabe).

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REALTOR® Rally 2016 – It’s A Wrap!

November 11th — Wow. Awesomeness. We have a true love of what we do here at Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® and the passion to share it with one another; but more importantly with everyone who has a place to call home.

REALTOR® Rally is a culmination of strategic planning and the desire to create an immersive learning experience. Classes taught by our valued partners, Sales Agents and Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC., guests were the hub of what made this event such a success. A framework of vendors brought their “A” game to share services, tools and ideas to equip attendees with a kickstart of business for 2017.

It is really tough to formulate into words what an experience this was for all of us. Rather than describe each class, amount of attendees and the usual stats, we wanted to share the photos. Our team of photographers were on hand to capture as many moments as we could. BUT, some of these photos were taken by our agents, employees and guests who shared their experiences on social media.

Thank you to everyone who attended. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive and we’re already planning for next level awesomeness experience.

Enjoy these inside the event glimpses:

Gabe Richter, VP of Marketing and Technology for Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® feeling the love from D’Ann Harper and Leesa Harper-Rispoli in his efforts on this years REALTOR® Rally 2016.

A delicious All-American breakfast brought to our attendees by American Home Shield.

Registration table, handing out custom lanyards and swag bag to all the attendees – left to right; Pam Meegan, Rachelle Lozano, Norma Luna and Jackie Thibadeau.

D’Ann Harper and Leesa Harper-Rispoli welcoming everyone during the opening ceremonies. It was a full house!

A very special announcement was made, one that immortalizes Herbert Harper, D’Ann’s late husband of almost 45 years. There is nothing more important in the CBHarper culture, than family. So to both honor and celebrate that family D’Ann and Leesa have put together a scholarship fund in Herbert Harper’s name available only to the employees, agents and their children. More on this to come…

Thank you to Chris Harris (pictured above) and the entire team over at Sunbelt Lending (formerly CB Mortgage) who have gone above and beyond to continue to serve to needs of our clients and sales agents.

Anna Visioli , VP of Digital Marketing at Coldwell Banker LLC., she is behind the online experience. Her presentation offered true insight to the digital CB platform.

Craig Hogan actively engaging on all the leading trends in the luxury market efforts tied to Coldwell Banker Previews International. As the VP of Luxury for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC., Craig has been an active participant and trainer in the Coldwell Banker Previews International efforts for many years.

David Marine, VP of Brand Engagement for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC., speaks about the newest “Awesomeness”campaign. David is responsible for the brand’s media strategy and the engagement of consumers across all parts of the marketing process as well as connecting internationally. Singularly well versed professional in the realm of content strategy, social products and tools, and video production.

Our friends at Nothing Bundt Cakes San Antonio / Stone Oak sharing some delicious samples and giving out sweet prizes (bundt cake towers).

Our friends at Nothing Bundt Cakes San Antonio / Stone Oak sharing some delicious samples and giving out sweet prizes (bundt cake towers).

The team at Trinity Title of San Antonio posing for photos with several of our agents, Ruby Servin and Carla Fear.

The team at Trinity Title of San Antonio posing for photos with several of our agents, Ruby Servin and Carla Fear.

Elvis was in the building! Thank you to Guaranteed Inspections for inviting the King of Rock & Roll

Elvis was in the building! Thank you to Guaranteed Inspections for inviting the King of Rock & Roll

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Andy Smith, REALTOR® hosting a class with some insider tips on how to win those listings!

Andy Smith, REALTOR® hosting a class with some insider tips on how to win those listings!

Craig Hogan's class on "Luxury That Leads". We are so grateful he was not only able to be at our event, but to provide a solid knowledge base on the trends in luxury real estate.

Craig Hogan’s class on “Luxury That Leads”. We are so grateful he was not only able to be at our event, but to provide a solid knowledge base on the trends in luxury real estate.

Melissa Espinales, on point at the vendor expo! See that gold basket? Each person with their name inside was entered to win a host of wonderful prizes.

Melissa Espinales, on point at the vendor expo! See that gold basket? Each person with their name inside was entered to win a host of wonderful prizes.

Selfies in our REALTOR® Rally 2016 photo frame! Don't forget to hashtag. #CBHarperRR2016 #Rally2016

Selfies in our REALTOR® Rally 2016 photo frame! Don’t forget to hashtag. #CBHarperRR2016 #Rally2016

Leslie and Lee'Ann Kramer from Traditions Interior. They were also a partner in our vendor expo - thank you Leslie and Lee'Ann!

Leslie and Lee’Ann Kramer from Traditions Interior. They were also a partner in our vendor expo – thank you Leslie and Lee’Ann!

Bizzy Darling, Rookie of the Year for 2015, speaks about success in the first year to her peers.

Bizzy Darling, Rookie of the Year for 2015, speaks about success in the first year to her peers.

Daniel Castillo, REALTOR® speaking to his peers about how to turn renters into buyers.

Daniel Castillo, REALTOR® speaking to his peers about how to turn renters into buyers.

Wendy Ague, REALTOR® and selfie expert, enjoying REALTOR Rally 2016 representing the Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper, REALTORS® North East Sales Office.

Wendy Ague, REALTOR® and selfie expert, enjoying REALTOR Rally 2016 representing the Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® North East Sales Office.

Entrance to the Vendor Expo ballroom where all of the agents had a chance to win prizes, treats and meet professionals in their industry. Thank you to all of those who partnered with us in the vendor expo.

Entrance to the Vendor Expo ballroom where all of the agents had a chance to win prizes, treats and meet professionals in their industry. Thank you to all of those who partnered with us in the vendor expo.

Sales agents, guests and partners crowded the expo relishing the freebies and services offered.

Sales agents, guests and partners crowded the expo relishing the freebies and services offered.

David Henry from Card Isle providing a demo of their personalized greeting card program.

David Henry from Card Isle providing a demo of their personalized greeting card program.

Entered into the drawing and ready to win!

Entered into the drawing and ready to win!

Several of the Marketing and E-Leads team handling setup, but stopped for a quick photo.

Several of the Marketing and E-Leads team handling setup, but stopped for a quick photo.

Swag bags with a slew of freebies and exclusive offers are excitedly handed out/enjoyed by all.

Swag bags with a slew of freebies and exclusive offers are excitedly handed out/enjoyed by all.

Perfect blend of excitement and serious conversation buzz throughout the day.

Perfect blend of excitement and serious conversation buzz throughout the day.

Food shot - speaks for itself. Also looks great on Instagram!

Food shot – speaks for itself. Also looks great on Instagram!

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Can you spot the photobomb?

Can you spot the photobomb?

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Unstoppable Agent Training

Julie Conner and Ed Zapata put together an “Unstoppable Agent Training” to “pump-up” the Northwest Office of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS®. Their 1st quarter 2016 kick off meeting set goals to provide as much training as possible so they are prepared to hit the ground running when the 2nd and 3rd quarter pack their proverbial punch.

UnknownAs managers “with skills beyond belief” Julie “Jules” Conner and Ed “Ed” Zapata are committed to developing UNSTOPPABLE AGENTS through coaching and training. Below is a run down of their UNSTOPPABLE AGENT training schedule.

 

January:

Friday, Jan. 8th — National Credit Care with Shane Grenko

Tuesday, Jan. 12th — Appraisals with Paul Smith

Thursday, Jan. 14th — Mortgage Refresher with Tamara Gallagher of Coldwell Banker Mortage

Tuesday, Jan. 19th — Preparing your Personal Taxes with Adam Tostado

Thursday, Jan. 21st — E & O Risk Management with Linda McDonald, Attorney

Tuesday, Jan. 26th — Dotloop with Colin Smith of Trinity Title

Wednesday, Jan. 27th — Google Apps 101 with Independence Title

Thursday, Jan. 28th — Marketing Overview with Addie Langehennig, Agent Liaison/ Trainer and Rachelle Lozano, Marketing Director

February:

Tuesday, Feb. 9th — Branding 101 with Independence Title

Thursday, Feb. 11th — SABOR REALTOR® Rally at JW Marriott

Tuesday, Feb. 23rd — TOP 10 Facts Every Consumer Needs to Know about Flood Insurance with Joe Fernandez of San Antonio River Authority

Thursday, Feb. 25th — Probate with Todd Marquardt of Marquardt Law Firm

March:

Tuesday, Mar. 8th — Generational Selling with Independence Title

Tuesday, Mar. 22nd — 1031 Exchange with Trinity Title


 

For full details on this and more contact “Jules” or “Ed”:

Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® North West Office

7523 N. Loop 1604 West • San Antonio, TX 78249

(210) 483-6400 • www.cbharper.com

 

1st Annual CB Harper NW Office Holiday Picture Event

IMG_2455December 2015 — Last weekend our Sales Agent Keri Neff from the Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Northwest Office volunteered to take pictures for agents, their family and clients. Keri, a professional photographer in her previous career, generously donated her skill and time; all she asked for in return was a donation to our Annual Bear Hunt. Keri along with James Lee, who graciously offered to play Santa, raised $200 to purchase new stuffed animals.

We asked Keri about her experience this past weekend and here is what she had to say,

I come from an arts background and I’ve been thinking how to use this to give back to people. I’ve been very affected by seeing pictures of memorials of recent tragedies  around the world. The thing I value the most are pictures of friends and family. When I used to work in a studio, I always made special efforts for people I knew couldn’t afford it because I knew they saved every penny for months just to get one picture of the family together, happy. Kids grow and we all lose loved ones. You can never have today back. Capturing these moments is a passion of mine.

 So I offered my mobile photography studio and Saturday to the office. I asked agents to think of families who may not have time or means to go to a studio. It was donation based, all money raised for Bear Hunt. I didn’t have a big response with the RSVP but It turned out like the Stone Soup story where once the stones were boiling, everyone came out to share something: props, ideas, helping with kids and James Lee even donated his afternoon as Santa. I raised $200 for the Bear Hunt. It seems small but for me, thinking that every single effort on everyone’s part goes to making someone’s day better is truly priceless! And making memories for families made it worth my time. Now that agents know what it is about and have seen results the response is overwhelmingly supportive.

Thank you to everyone at the Northwest Office who participated in this wonderful event! Here is a glimpse of the festivities:

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If you would like to contribute to our Annual Bear Hunt or for questions about next year’s event please contact:

jconner Julie Connor, Vice President of Residential Sales for the Northwest Office

7523 N. Loop 1604 West • San Antonio, TX 78249

210-483-6401
jconner@cbharper.com