There may never have been a better time to buy a home than today! Interest rates are at record lows – less than 5% for a 30-year fixed-rate loan. Home prices in the DFW area are some of the most affordable in the nation. With more than 43,000 DFW Metroplex homes on the market, there is an excellent selection of homes available to suit any buyer s needs.
Those who have not owned a home in the past three years may be eligible for a Federal Income Tax credit of up to $8,000 on a home purchased by December 1, 2009. A Home Team Mortgage loan officer can provide complete details on qualifying for a home loan and the 2009 Tax Credit. You can also find more details here.
Today s real estate market offers a truly unique opportunity to buy! Don t miss it!
Looking for the best place to search weekend Open Houses? Check out the Open House Search hub on the new Ebby.com, the best Dallas real estate and DFW real estate website around. Simply click the “Open House” tab in the Home Search Hub on our home page, choose your desired open house day or days, your specific criteria and you’re set. Need to further refine your criteria? That’s not a problem on ebby.com. You can keep sorting our open houses by all your desired criteria until you’re satisfied with the results – no need to browse the ones that don’t interest you. There are almost 400 this weekend alone! Happy house hunting.
The Ebby Halliday Family of Companies, the Dallas luxury real estate leader, is proud to serve as the title sponsor of the Preservation Dallas Spring Arcitectural Tour – Five Decades of Style. The tour features five incredible houses and two Patron houses from the 1920’s to the 1960’s. Each hosue is an outstanding example of the decade in which it was contructed and each representative style continues to incluence Dallas real estate and DFW real estate today. The tour is Saturday, May 2 and begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Angelika Theater in Mockingbird Station with registration and a continental breakfast followed by an architectural presentation on historic housing styles in today’s market. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
The new Ebby.com keeps getting better. The best Dallas real estate and North Texas real estate website now features a “Share This” button which easily allows for sharing of favorite properties through social media such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, AIM, etc. This green button appears on the detail page of every property on ebby.com. Simply click the button, choose your desired social media network, log in and share the link with your entire network or just a few close friends. With the increasing popularity of social media, this is an excellent and easy way to share your favorite homes with your friends and network. Stay tuned for more updates coming soon!
The award-winning entries were chosen based on professionalism of design, effectiveness in addressing the luxury audience and overall presentation. The Ebby Halliday Family of Companies was given the award at the Luxury Portfolio Awards Luncheon, where the network’s achievement awards were presented.
“The companies affiliated with Luxury Portfolio are renowned for their expertise in marketing luxury homes,” notes Paul Boomsma, president of Luxury Portfolio. “To earn distinction among this group is a significant honor, and I salute the Ebby Halliday Family of Companies for their achievement.”
Ebby Halliday, the exclusive real estate search provider for D Magazine, is featuring affordably priced “storybook” homes in the DFW Metroplex in a special Buzzworthy section on the magazine’s website. Check out this prime Dallas real estate here.
Associate Nan Riederer and the Ebby McKinney office have listed a 2007 Vista Award Winning home that will be featured on HGTV’s “Bang For Your Buck” on Friday, April 3 at 8:30 p.m. CST. Designer Lisa LaPorta will showcase three recently remodeled kitchens with budgets of $40,000 in the Dallas area. For more information on this property, which was remodeled by Custom Cottage homes, click here.
The book publicity continues for Ebby’s biography, Ebby Halliday: The First Lady of Real Estate. Since becoming available in book stores nationwide and on amazon.com in February, the already busy schedule of appearances and book signings has only increased. Ebby has been interviewed by various media since the book debut including The Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Park Cities People, Texas Monthly and was featured on the cover of the March issue of D CEO. And there’s more to come. Check back for publicity updates and upcoming book signings. For more information on the book or to purchase a copy, click here.