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TAR Distinguished Service Award Winner Mary Ann Jeffers

Monday, September 11, 2017San Antonio, TX — Mary Ann Jeffers of San Antonio was recognized for her contributions to her community and the industry with the Texas Association of REALTORS® Distinguished Service Award.

Mary Ann is a Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Sales Agent out of the North East office. She has served as the 2015 Chairman of the San Antonio Board of REALTORS® and currently serves as the Region 13 Regional Vice President at the Texas Association. In addition, Mary Ann serves on the Executive Board at the State Association. She is a TREPAC (Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee) Trustee at the State Level currently serving on the Professional Standards Committee at the State Level and National Association of REALTORS® as well as other committees at the State and National level. Mary Ann also serves on the Board of Directors at the National level. (NAR).

“What a great honor that Mary Ann chose us as her brokerage. Thank you for being one of the most respected leaders in our industry! Richly deserved and congratulations!” , says Leesa Harper Rispoli, President of Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS®

Mary Ann has spent the last 47 years in the real estate industry keeping up with issues dealing with private property rights by being involved in the Texas Association of REALTORS® (TAR) as well as at the National Association of REALTORS®. Protecting private property rights and quality service to my clients is a priority. She is a full-time real estate agent and has her Brokers License. Additionally, Mary Ann is certified by TREC (Texas Real Estate Commission) to teach core real estate courses as well as the GRI Courses and Military Relocation Certification course.

Mary Ann’s mission statement:

To be an advocate for and provide accurate information to my clients and customers so informed decisions can be made. To develop a relationship for life by providing “Quality Service” each time and always do what is right while having a balanced life. I love what I do and enjoy each day in hopes to make each day a better day for someone else.

Among her peers, Mary Ann is widely respected. It is, therefore, no surprise that when she was bestowed with this honor it was met with an applaud of congratulations.

 

 

In Recognition of Jan Hicinbothom

December 6th, 2016 — Texas Association of REALTORS® recognized Jan Hicinbothom for her 4 years of service from 2013 – 2016 on The Board of Trustees of TREPAC (Texas Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee).

The TAR is an advocate for private-property rights and the real estate industry in Texas. Established in 1920, it has grown to more than 100,000 members and is one of the largest professional-membership associations in Texas. Their mission is to empower its members to influence the government to promote private-property ownership and rights, advocate for Texas REALTORS® and property owners and keep homeownership affordable.

Not all real estate agents are REALTORS®. Only those who abide by a code of ethics that goes beyond what the law requires may join the TAR. Read more about the REALTOR® Code of Ethics here. As a member of TAR Jan Hicinbothom worked to protect the rights of property owners. With the other members of TAR she helped fight proposals that would increase the burdens on buying, selling and owning real estate. As a whole they brought, and will continue to bring, property-owners’ concerns to the Legislature, regulatory agencies and local authorities.

Jan Hicinbothom, has been an agent with Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® over 13 years. Jan has extended experience with military and corporate relocation. In 2009, the San Antonio Board of REALTORS® named her Salesperson of the Year. In 2010 she was awarded both the TAR Strike Force Award and the Coldwell Banker Sterling Society. Her accomplishments don’t stop there, Graduate of the Texas REALTORS® Leadership Program (TRLP) and SABOR Governmental Affairs. Also she was named Texas Association of REALTORS® TREPAC Trustee for 2015-2016 and the 2016 TAR Board of Directors.

Jan Hicinbothom maintains membership in the National Association of REALTORS®, the Texas Association of REALTORS®, and the San Antonio Board of REALTORS® and as a member she and all REALTORS® have a code of ethics to maintain. Jan abides by this code in all her transactions. The Code of Ethics requires that REALTORS® treat all parties involved in a real estate transaction fairly and honestly. Jan is a full time real estate professional serving San Antonio, Schertz, Cibolo, New Braunfels, Universal City, Converse and surrounding cities and counties since 2000!

We applaud you for your hard work these past 4 years. Your dedication to our real estate community is greatly admired. From the entire team here at Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® – thank you for your service!

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Jan Hicinbothom, REALTOR®
“Jan Can Make The Difference!”
North East Sales Office
902 Coronado Blvd.,
Universal City, TX 78148
(210) 452-3945 mobile
(210) 483-6208 office
JHicinbothom@cbharper.com
www.janhicinbothom.com

 

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Congratulations Rachael Camp

San Antonio, TX – The National Association of REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses.

With 8 offices located in San Antonio and the surrounding areas, Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® is the most innovative real estate firm in our market, Texas and possibly in North America. We continually improve and move ahead to meet the demands of our market place. Our focus on exacting the standards of INNOVATION, TRUST, and PARTNERSHIP have allowed us to remain as the market leader and most recognized real estate brand in central and south Texas.
Congratulations Rachael Camp! 

GRI

Rachael Camp was awarded the certification of GRI.

The GRI designation is a powerful tool to attract and build new business. This certification increases skill levels across the entire landscape of real estate with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. A minimum of 60 hours of coursework is required, and subjects covered generally include:

 

  • Market Knowledge: Neighborhoods and property amenities, considerations for housing types, developing CMAs and impact of MLS, financing options and home-buying programs, inspections and appraisals/valuations
  • Business Skills: Prospecting, buyer and seller services, creating your niche market, negotiations, creating and implementing your brand
  • Systems and Tools: Record retention, form platforms and applications, website portals, marketing tools, hardware and software to streamline your business
  • Avoiding Setbacks, Fines, and Lawsuits: Professional standards, contract to close, risk management, agency relationships, and advertising

Congratulations Carolyn Di Muzio

San Antonio, TX – The National Association of REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses. 

With 8 offices located in San Antonio and the surrounding areas, Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® is the most innovative real estate firm in our market, Texas and possibly in North America. We continually improve and move ahead to meet the demands of our market place. Our focus on exacting the standards of INNOVATION, TRUST, and PARTNERSHIP have allowed us to remain as the market leader and most recognized real estate brand in central and south Texas. 


Congratulations Carolyn Di Muzio! 

GRI

Carolyn Di Muzio was awarded the certification of GRI.

The GRI designation is a powerful tool to attract and build new business. This certification increases skill levels across the entire landscape of real estate with in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. A minimum of 60 hours of coursework is required, and subjects covered generally include:

 

  • Market Knowledge: Neighborhoods and property amenities, considerations for housing types, developing CMAs and impact of MLS, financing options and home-buying programs, inspections and appraisals/valuations
  • Business Skills: Prospecting, buyer and seller services, creating your niche market, negotiations, creating and implementing your brand
  • Systems and Tools: Record retention, form platforms and applications, website portals, marketing tools, hardware and software to streamline your business
  • Avoiding Setbacks, Fines, and Lawsuits: Professional standards, contract to close, risk management, agency relationships, and advertising

GRI Certificate