Love Where You Live: Living Area


At Ebby Halliday, we believe you should always have a love affair with your home. It’s your own space and sanctuary.
 
Over the next week leading up to Valentine’s Day, be sure to check the Ebby Blog for daily heart-throbbing spaces that inspire you to “Love Where You Live.”
 
Today’s pick for the series is a living area that is stylish, cozy and inviting. Take a look at 6615 Bandera Ave. No. 1E in Dallas to see why we’re crushing on it!
 
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Love This Listing: Celina Charm


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This stunningly upgraded Celina home offers an extensive list of bells and whistles: vaulted ceilings, a six-burner gas cooktop, motorized window treatments, plantation shutters, designer carpet and a master closet with a custom island to name a few! If you love entertaining, this home includes a beautiful backyard with an extended outdoor patio and plenty of space to build the pool of your dreams. Watch the video below to learn more about why we love this listing!

Need-to-Know Numbers:

• 1224 Briscoe Drive
• $540,000
• 4 bedrooms
• 3 full baths
• 3,064 square feet

8 Ultra-Chic Bookends


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Come wintertime, we often find ourselves curling under a blanket with a good book. A bookshelf can be both functional and stylish with just the right additions. Here are a few chic bookends that can add a touch of personality (and organization) to your space.

WEB_COR_Alison Book End Blog1. Elephant Bookends – $78.99
These white resin bookends are perfect for elephant lovers, or simply adding some charm to your bookshelf. The bottom is lined to protect furniture, and these will match both rustic and modern décor.
2. Sapphire Agate Bookends – $99.95
Made of natural agate, these one-of-a-kind bookends are semi-translucent and striking. Add them to a shelf that begs for a pop of color.
3. Cubed Bookends – $49.95
Keep your library organized and add contemporary flair with these geometric bookends. Made from white wood and gold metal cubes, these are sleek and are perfect for chic décor.
4. Live Edge Wood Bookends – $19.99
Bring a hint of nature indoors with these live-edge wood bookends. Sold individually, the rustic bookends look great alone, or as a pair.
5. Coral Bookends – $39.99
Give a nod to the beach with these faux coral bookends. Placed on clear acrylic bases, these bookends are a great way to add a fresh, bright element to a stack of books.
6. Pig Bookends – $227.70
These quirky pig bookends are made of silver-finished pigs on black marble plinth. They come in gold, too!
7. Acropolis Bookends – $49.99
These gold-foiled marble bookends are a beautiful blend of natural stone with luxe gold edges.
8. Hand Bookends – $25.99
Draw attention to your bookcase with these conversational hand bookends. They also come in white and silver.

Love This Listing: Prestigious in Prosper


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Situated just north of Frisco, Prosper is all the talk in North Texas (and beyond) these days. This rapidly growing suburban area is home to beautiful neighborhoods, like the prestigious Whispering Meadows, and spacious homes like this one. This completely renovated one-story residence checks every box on so many homeowners’ wish lists: an open floor plan, hardwood flooring, high ceilings, a pool in the backyard. But the features don’t stop there. You’ll also find a gourmet kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, double ovens and a Sub-Zero refrigerator, a media room with a wet bar and a backyard with mature trees, a spa, fire pit and an outdoor grill. Have we piqued your interest yet? Watch the video below to see more!
 

Need-to-Know Numbers:

• 2240 Willow Bend Drive
• $1,180,000
• 5 bedrooms
• 5 full baths
• 1 half-bath
• 5,117 square feet
• 0.87 acres

6 Must-See Open Houses This Weekend


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If you’re looking for a home in North Texas, you’ve come to the right place! Even if you’re not, these properties are all open to visitors this weekend and may serve as the perfect inspiration for your next home search.
 
belfort
4552 Belfort Avenue | Highland Park | $1,479,000
vanderbilt
6722 Vanderbilt Avenue | Dallas – Lakewood | $1,175,000
prestwick
5660 Prestwick Lane | Dallas | $1,049,000
mill haven
2904 Mill Haven Court | Plano | $999,900
oakgrove501 Oak Grove | Coppell | $849,990
santa barbara
6924 Santa Barbara Drive | Lakewood | $839,900
 
To see all the wonderful homes open this weekend, visit EbbyOpenHouses.com.

Burleson Among Top Real Estate Industry Execs


Mary Frances Burleson Among Top Industry Execs

 

Mary Frances Burleson, president & CEO of Ebby Halliday Realtors, ranks No. 15 on the just-released Swanepoel Power 200 “Top 20 Women Leaders in Residential Real Estate 2018” list. Ms. Burleson also placed No. 65 on the “Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate” list. The Swanepoel lists are widely considered the most comprehensive compilation of influential CEOs, thought leaders and senior executives in the residential real estate brokerage business. To view the Swanepoel Power 200 list, visit swanepoel.com/power200.

 

The Swanepoel rankings are based on such criteria as personal influence, industry tenure, the office held, the decision-making power of said office, the financial resources of the company or organization, the company or organization’s significance and contribution to the industry, the company’s geographic reach, and the executive’s activities, growth, and potential.

 

Congratulations to Mary Frances on another honor very well deserved!

 

To see the full Swanepoel Power lists, click here.

Love This Listing: Mid-Century Modern Stunner


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Designed by well-known architect Arch Swank, this completely remodeled home in Dallas is a must-see for any Mid-Century modern enthusiast. From terrazzo-like tile and beamed ceilings to a freestanding Malm fireplace and a wall of windows, this home is chock-full of phenomenal details reminiscent of one of our favorite design eras. The master bath offers dual sinks, a walk-in limestone shower with dual heads and a large soaking tub, but the pinnacle point of this home is the stylish outdoor space. From an impressive deck and fire pit to a sleek pool, the backyard has all you need to fulfill your retro-inspired life. Watch the video below to see more!
 

Need-to-Know Numbers:

• 6216 Town Hill Lane
• $795,000
• 3 bedrooms
• 3 full baths
• 2,161 square feet

 

 

10 Must-See Open Houses This Weekend


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If you’re looking for a home in North Texas, you’ve come to the right place! Even if you’re not, these properties are all open to visitors this weekend and may serve as the perfect inspiration for your next home search.

2300 Wolf
2300 Wolf Street Unit 14D | Dallas | $1,899,000
7419 Colgate
7419 Colgate Avenue | Dallas | $1,645,000
4623 Ridgeside
4634 Ridgeside Drive | Dallas | $1,525,000
1625 Wicklow
1625 Wicklow Lane | Keller | $1,399,900
7723 Midbury
7723 Midbury Drive | Dallas | $1,295,000
62 Dunrobin
62 Dunrobin | Richardson | $1,250,000
5560 Prestwick
5660 Prestwick Lane | Dallas | $1,049,000
7218 Joyce Way
7218 Joyce Way | Dallas | $959,000
5809 Portsmouth
5809 Portsmouth Lane | Dallas | $899,000

5017 Hummingbird
5017 Hummingbird Lane | Plano | $799,900

 

To see all the wonderful homes open this weekend, visit EbbyOpenHouses.com.