Cheryl DeWine Receives 2012 Linda Neault Citizen Award for Community Service

Cheryl DeWine, a charter member of the Harker Heights Chamber, community activist and volunteer, received the 2012 Linda Neault Citizen Award for Community Service. The award recognizes residents who have forged strong relationships and opportunities in the community through volunteerism, program support and other involvements exemplified in the life of the late Linda Neault, according to the chamber...see full article Cheryl and her husband Dennis DeWine founded ERA Colonial Real Estate in Har...
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Texas No. 1 with 732,800 jobs in ten years

TEXAS - The inventory of private-sector jobs in Texas increased by 732,800 between April 2001 and the same month this year, according to an On Numbers analysis of new federal employment data. No other state registered an increase of more than 100,000 private-sector jobs during the decade. Only 19 states and the District of Columbia posted any gains at all. Texas avoided the real-estate bust that decimated the economies of several large Sunbelt states, including California and Florida, during t...
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Texas Economy Growing Faster Than Nation’s

COLLEGE STATION (Real Estate Center) – Texas’ economy continues to outperform the U.S. economy, according to the latest Monthly Review of the Texas Economy produced by the Real Estate Center. Texas gained 254,900 jobs from April 2010 to April 2011, an annual growth rate of 2.5 percent. Over the same period, U.S. nonfarm employment rose 1.1 percent. The state’s private sector also exceeded U.S. figures, posting an annual employment growth rate of 3 percent compared with the nation's 1.7 percent...
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ERA Colonial Real Estate and ERA Star of Texas Merge

Local residential real estate firms ERA Colonial Real Estate of Harker Heights and ERA Star of Texas of Austin have merged their operations. The combined firm will conduct business as ERA Colonial Real Estate with its headquarters at 777 Indian Trail in Harker Heights, about five miles east of Killeen, according to Charles Bujan, a broker and owner of ERA Star of Texas. “Attention to consumer needs has always been a trademark of both our real estate firms,” Bujan said. “Now we will be able to ...
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