Leading Into the Future: A Purposeful Transition

By Zoe Eisenberg - Reposted from RisMedia When a 30-year-old company thinks about the future, it’s always important to reflect on the past. For ERA Colonial Real Estate, based in Harker Heights, Texas, that process involved a series of conversations between father and son. Dennis DeWine founded the firm in 1987 and worked tirelessly to build his business. His son, Tom DeWine, started his career in medical sales and marketing and was doing very well when Dennis made him an interesting of...
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KXXV Interviewed Texas REALTOR®, Sandee Payne about her recent debut on House Hunters on HGTV. KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen | HARKER HEIGHTS, TX (KXXV) - Harker Heights realtor, Sandee Szafranski Payne made her HGTV debut March 11. Sandee Payne has been a Central Texas Realtor for over two years, but in August, she met a client who gave her more than just a sale. "They actually closed on the house before they ever moved to Texa...
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Tom DeWine: Fueling Growth in Texas

RISMEDIA sat down with Tom DeWine, COO and Broker of ERA Colonial Real Estate about the market growth in Texas and the part we play in it. Here's what he had to say:            “Real estate in Texas has been experiencing steady growth for several years. Job growth, tax rates and cost-of-living expenses continue to attract people to the metro areas of the state,” he says. “Austin and San Antonio have seen double-digit price appreciation and markets that consistently have as few as two months...
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Anything is possible with Teamwork

What an incredible goal breaker. At the start of 2015, we set out to send 10 kids to MDA Summer Camp. Through the hard work and dedication of our MDA Chair, Justina Daffern, all of the selfless hours of volunteering from agents, staff, family and friends, donations, program and event participants, we were able to break our very own company record for the year. $22,129.43 was our grand total for our donation to Muscular Dystrophy Association for 2015, enough to send 20 very deserving kids to ...
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Jack Hemingway Jr. to head commercial department at ERA Colonial Real Estate

Welcome to the ERA Colonial Real Estate Team! Jack Hemingway Jr. is continuing his 29 year real estate career with us, heading our commercial real estate department. Jack Hemingway, Jr, Texas REALTOR® has lived in the greater Fort Hood area since 1971 when his father retired from the United States Army.  He has two adult children with Martha, his wife of 42 years, and is “Gramps” to five grandchildren.  Jack’s interests include working on classic cars and riding his Harley. Jack received h...
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ERA Colonial Welcome Marquardt Law Firm

  ERA Colonial Real Estate has the pleasure of welcoming Todd Marquardt (pictured center) and his team as an addition to our Georgetown office at 4909 Williams Dr. Marquardt Law Firm P.C., a regional law firm focusing on asset protection and wealth preservation, is proud to announce the founding of a new office in Georgetown, Texas. They specialize in Business, Elder Law & Medicaid, Wills & Trust, Guardianship  & Probate. They will be available for consultation by appointment. They a...
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In the New

We are so excited about this coming year. We have so many new things unveiling and fresh starts, including our website. If you haven't taken the time to browse our site before, please do so now. It's a one stop real estate shop with "live" and up to date search information and real estate tips that will help your next transaction be a cinch. Browse for your dream home, meet our one of kind agents and find out why love our company. Interested in a possible career in real estate? Visit our ca...
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Chad Hughes – Platinum Top 50 Award Winner

Congratulations to Chad Hughes, he was awarded the Platinum Top 50 Award for 2012.  This year over 1000 applicants applied for this prestigious award.   The Platinum Top 50 REALTOR Awards Program (PT50) was designed to recognize the most successful and well-rounded REALTORS in San Antonio and surrounding areas.  As the program begins its 8th year, the award has evolved into one that is recognized and respected throughout the real estate community. Through participation in the PT50 Program, Real...
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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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