Decena Named VP of Corporate Real Estate Services


Harold Decena has been named Vice President of Corporate Real Estate Services for the Ebby Halliday Companies. Chris Kelly, president and chief executive officer of the Ebby Halliday Companies, and Betsy Cameron, vice president of business initiatives, recently made the announcement.

“Harold is a widely admired veteran of the relocation services industry,” Kelly said. “Having led relocation departments at two firms, as well as having effectively served the Ebby Halliday Companies for the past several years in a relocation-services management capacity, Harold is the perfect person to succeed Karen Greene, one of the industry’s most-admired professionals.”

Greene, who recently announced her intention to retire at the end of June, has been a relocation director in North Texas for 35 years. Having long planned to retire in 2020, she has mentored Decena with the goal of a seamless transition in mind.

Greene says that among the things she has most enjoyed about working at the Ebby Halliday Companies are the respect the iconic brand commands nationwide and its long-established relocation department.

“I also enjoyed that every day was different,” Greene says. “In the relocation business, you deal with human beings and a very important part of their lives – their homes. I loved working our agents and the years flew by for me.”

Decena will lead one of the nation’s most-respected and largest in-house Relocation Departments.

“I’m excited to be associated with a company that has deeply established roots,” Decena says. “I consider it an honor to help further the visibility Karen and our team have built in the relocation referral landscape.

“My intention is to build on the success she has established and to further our local and national reputation as a department that helps make relocation a seamless experience for clients,” he says. “I want our clients to have an exceptional experience, but I also want our agents to have a great one. We are so fortunate to have an amazing team of agents at the Ebby Halliday Companies.”

Decena, a licensed real estate agent who also holds the Certified Relocation Professional designation from the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council, will lead a department of eight relocation professionals who are known nationwide for their ability to facilitate the real estate referral process – both incoming and outgoing.

“My leadership style is performance and data driven – it’s all about the results,” Decena says. “I want every member of our department to have the tools necessary to succeed. I genuinely want to help each team member achieve his or her goals. I see myself as their partner in achieving success. At the end of the day, it’s about providing an exceptional real estate experience while continuing to build a respected department and collaborative relationships with our agents and sales leaders.”

For more information on the Ebby Halliday Companies’ corporate real estate services, visit the award-winning ebby.com. To contact Harold Decena, call 972-980-6637 or email harold@ebby.com.

Celebrating its 75th anniversary of serving the real estate needs of North Texas in 2020, the Ebby Halliday Companies are the No. 1 residential real estate firm in Texas by sales volume. In addition to its three real estate brands, Ebby’s Core Services companies include Prosperity MortgageHome Team InsuranceTexas Premier Title and HSTX Title. The Ebby Halliday Companies were acquired by HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and the country’s largest residential real estate company based on transactions, in 2018. For more information, visit ebby.comdaveperrymiller.com and williamstrew.com.

In Good Times and Bad, We Stand with You


In Good Times and Bad, We Stand with You

Together, the North Texas region has faced one of modern history’s most serious challenges: the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies, like individuals, responded to the pandemic, as well as those who rely on their services, in different – often strikingly different – ways.

“As the Ebby Halliday Companies mark 75 years of serving the residential real estate needs of North Texas during 2020, we are grateful for your continued support and we are honored to have served many of our neighbors during this challenging time,” says Chris Kelly, president & CEO of the Ebby Halliday Companies. Ebby Halliday’s real estate brands include Ebby Halliday Realtors, Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and Williams Trew. Its Core Services companies include Prosperity Mortgage, Home Team Insurance, Texas Premier Title and HSTX Title.

“Within days of COVID-19 arriving in North Texas, we witnessed every major iBuyer close their doors to our community,” Kelly says. iBuyers are major real estate investment firms that use automated-valuation models and other technology to make cash offers on homes. “At a time when people needed shelter more than ever, these iBuyers’ viewed you and your home as a financial risk they were unwilling to take.”

“We, and other longstanding brokerages who have served you through wars, recessions and other times of great stress, saw the real risk of this approach: abandoning you in the middle of a crisis,” Kelly says. “We may be competitors with these brokerages in real estate, but we are partners and we thank them for standing with us in our continued service to you, our neighbors across this great region.

“As the state of Texas continues its phased re-opening, and as iBuyers undoubtedly return to our market, we ask that when the need arises you consider selecting an Ebby Halliday Companies agent to represent your residential real estate needs,” Kelly says. “In good times and in bad times, we are here for you.”

When buying or selling a home, selecting the right broker – one who will stay by your side throughout the often-complicated process – is critical to your experience and success. In addition to 75 years of service to North Texas, the Ebby Halliday Companies are committed to the homeownership dreams of everyone who calls North Texas home.

“When you choose the Ebby Halliday Companies to represent your real estate needs, you’ll not only have access to the most respected and knowledgeable agents in North Texas – who are part of HomeServices of America and the Berkshire Hathaway family – but also our mortgage, insurance and title services,” says Kelly.

Too often in today’s world, consumers are asked to choose between a technology or a traditional company to fulfill their real estate needs. No more. From home showings to mortgages, insurance to closings, when you choose the Ebby Halliday Companies everything can be completed efficiently and if needed, virtually.

“Our complete offering of brokerage, mortgage, title and insurance homeownership services ensures you’ll have the easiest and most secure real estate experience,” Kelly says. “When combined with the personal touch of a local expert associated with North Texas’ leading residential real estate brokerage, it simply is an unmatched experience. It would be our honor to put our experience and strength to work for you.”

For more information about Ebby Halliday’s brokerage, mortgage, insurance and title services, visit the award-winning ebby.com.

Elevating Real Estate and Putting People First


Elevating Real Estate and Putting People First

 

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way homes are bought and sold and the Ebby Halliday Companies are at the forefront of combining agents’ hard-earned expertise and the latest technology to ensure easy, efficient and safe transactions for clients.

 

“At the Ebby Halliday Companies, we believe some of the new ways of doing business are here to stay,” says President & CEO Chris Kelly. “Simply put, they are safe, streamlined and very efficient.” The Ebby Halliday Companies’ real estate brands include Ebby Halliday Realtors, Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and Williams Trew. Its Core Services companies include Prosperity Mortgage, Home Team Insurance and Texas Premier Title.

 

“Every day our agents and employees are helping individuals and families move to, from and within North Texas,” Kelly says. “How? We’ve created an elevated online experience that takes you inside a home without leaving the comfort of your couch, all while benefitting from our agents’ extensive local market knowledge and expert advice.”

 

While residential real estate was, and always will be a “relationship” business, there are safe, innovative “solutions” that are enabling today’s buyers and sellers to take advantage of a multitude of technologies across the entirety of the home buying and selling journey.

 

Too often, consumers are being asked to choose between a technology or a traditional company to fulfill their real estate needs. No more. From home showings, to mortgages, to insurance, to closings, when you choose the Ebby Halliday Companies everything can be completed efficiently and, if needed, virtually – and when combined with the personal touch of a local expert associated with North Texas’ leading residential real estate brokerage, it simply is an unmatched experience.

 

For home buyers, the Ebby Halliday Companies offer virtual consultations in which your needs and desires will be discussed in detail and a game plan then devised and implemented to achieve them, including the entirety of your mortgage and insurance needs. When you receive information about a home that you’d like to explore further, it’s easy and convenient to take a virtual tour and then secure a physical tour. And, from your initial offer through closing, you can choose to sign all documents electronically from the comfort of your home, including virtual notary services and curbside closings with the Ebby Halliday Companies’ title company.

 

For home sellers, Ebby Halliday Companies agents are making it easy to connect via phone or video call to discuss your unique situation and goals – and to learn in-depth how your home will be prepared for sale and ultimately sold in the shortest amount of time and for the highest price possible. From photographs, virtual tours, inspections and showings, all can be done with minimal physical contact for the safety and security of you and your home. Your home will also receive the advantage of the Ebby Halliday Companies’ proven networking – locally, nationally and internationally – through its affiliation with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and, in the case of luxury listings, Luxury Portfolio International.

 

“Simply put, we offer one ‘door’ to everything you need to buy or sell a home in North Texas,” says Kelly.“Purchasing or selling in any other way would be like going back in time. More than any other real estate company in our region, our complete offering of brokerage, mortgage, title and insurance homeownership services ensures you have the easiest and most secure real estate experience. In good times and most importantly, in challenging times, we have stood by North Texas and North Texans for over 75 years. It would be our honor to put our experience and strength to work for you. To learn more and to get started, please contact an Ebby Halliday Companies agent today. People First. Lasting Relationships. Elevating Real Estate.

 

For more information about the Ebby Halliday Companies brokerage, mortgage, insurance and title services, visit ebby.com, daveperrymiller.com and williamstrew.com.

 

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D-FW Market Likely to Emerge Healthy From COVID-19


 D-FW Market Likely to Emerge Healthy From COVID-19

 

Texas’ largest markets, including Dallas-Fort Worth, are among the U.S. metros least likely to experience a major housing shakeout from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research reported here by Dallas Morning News real estate reporter Steve Brown.

 

The research, by analysts at Attom Data Solutions, found housing markets that will be most negatively affected by COVID-19 and the resulting economic challenges are mostly in the Northeast and Florida.

 

Researchers looked at almost 500 home markets around the country and rated them based on foreclosures, homeowner equity, wages and other factors.

 

“It’s too early to tell how much effect the coronavirus fallout will have on different housing markets around the country,” said Attom Data’s Todd Teta. “But the impact is likely to be significant from region to region and county to county. What we’ve done is spotlight areas that appear to be more or less at risk based on several important factors.

 

“From that analysis, it looks like the Northeast is more at risk than other areas,” Teta said. “As we head into the spring homebuying season, the next few months will reveal how severe the impact will be.”

 

Attom Data estimates the major housing markets most at risk from the virus include four in New Jersey and the New York area, three in Connecticut and 10 from Florida. Only one was in California, and none were located in other West Coast states.

 

“Texas has 10 of the 50 least vulnerable counties from among the 483 included in the report, followed by Wisconsin with seven and Colorado with five,” according to Attom Data. “The 10 counties in Texas include three in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro (Dallas, Collin and Tarrant counties).

 

Click here to read the full article by Steve Brown of The Dallas Morning News.

 

How Housing Markets Fare with COVID-19

Major U.S. Counties Ranked from Worst to Best out of 483 Metros

Worst

8. Ocean, N.J.

9. Essex, N.J.

10. Prince George, Md.

11. Broward, Fla.

12. Bergen, N.J.

13. Cook, Ill.

14. New Haven, Conn.

15. Polk, Fla.

 

Best

479. Harris, Texas

477. Dallas, Texas

468. Denver, Co.

463. King, Wash.

457. Travis, Texas

449. Tarrant, Texas

441. Santa Clara, Calif.

439. Collin, Texas

Source: Attom Data Solutions

 

 

Statewide Essential Services Notice to Our Clients


 Statewide Essential Service Notice to Clients

 

The safety and well-being of our clients, employees and agents is always our top priority. Per the Executive Order issued by Governor Abbott on March 31, 2020 with an effective period of April 2nd through April 30, we are providing the below information with respect to our businesses and services. Our goal is to meet the needs of our clients while doing our part to take proactive measures to help keep all of you safe.

 

Can the Ebby Halliday Companies perform their services at this time?

 

* Yes, per the Governor’s Executive Order, real estate services have been deemed an essential service within the State of Texas.

* For the health and safety of our workforce, we have executed our remote-work plan.

* In addition, our Core Services partners Prosperity Mortgage, Texas Premier Title, HSTX Title and Home Team Insurance also remain fully operational. These companies are classified as Essential Businesses as Financial Services.

 

What does this mean for my current listing?

 

* Your listing will continue to display 24/7 across all our websites (ebby.com/daveperrymiller.com/williamstrew.com). Prospective buyers can still view all information about your property and connect with your listing agent directly through the website and over the phone to request additional information.

* Per the Executive Order, if you permit, showings may still take place with adherence to the CDC and local health officials’ hygienic and social distancing guidelines, including the wearing of masks by all agents and prospective buyers. However, this is a decision all sellers will make based on their individual circumstances.

* We are advising against Open Houses at this time due to the difficulty in enforcing CDC social distancing at such events.

* Together, with our Core Services departments, we have streamlined the process for you, allowing:

– All contracts to be executed electronically;

– Complete online and over the phone loan application and approval process;

– Online insurance review and coverage; and

– Enhanced closing process between our mortgage and title partners, allow more documents to be signed online, and the rest can be signed in our title offices or via a mobile notary closer from your home or place of convenience.

* Your agent will continue to promote your home through our websites, social media channels and via video.

 

What does this mean for my current home search?            

 

* All listings across North Texas will continue to appear on the websites of the Ebby Halliday Companies.

* Showings may be conducted, if allowed by the seller and if handled under the standards set by the CDC and local health officials for hygienic practices and social distancing, including the wearing of masks by all parties.

* In the event you choose to write an offer on a property, you can:

– Sign all contracts and forms electronically;

– Complete online and over the phone loan application and approval process;

– Complete your insurance review and obtain coverage; and

– Shorten the closing process by partnering with our mortgage and title partners, allowing more documents to be signed online, and the rest can be signed in our title offices or via a mobile notary closer from your home or place of convenience.

 

What if I have a pending contract?

 

* The Executive Order allows us to continue to service your contract all the way through closing.

* Our Core Services partners remain open and operating. Your lending, title and insurance needs will be fully met and your agent can continue to guide you through the process.

* Mobile Closings offer you the opportunity to sign necessary documents from your home or other convenient location. In addition, you will still be able to close in our title offices.

* In the event a party cannot close due to the circumstances presented by the COVID-19 crisis, your agents have access to the appropriate forms to extend the closing if agreed to by all parties.

 

Stay healthy and be well!

Thank You


Thank You

 

All of us at the Ebby Halliday Companies would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to those who are working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic – in North Texas and across the world. We are forever indebted to everyone who is working tirelessly during this unprecedented situation.

 

Thank you to health care workers, police officers, firefighters, grocery store workers, delivery drivers and countless other individuals who continue to work so bravely during this time. Your daily sacrifices allow us to have a well-functioning society and bring us hope for a brighter future.

 

Thank you to those in leadership positions, including the many individuals who are working day and night to do everything you can to help us through this time of crisis. As we are aware, the worst may be yet to come, so we are appreciative of your leadership in the days ahead.

 

Thank you to teachers, who almost overnight became online educators. And thank you to parents, many of whom are now not only coordinating their children’s education but also working from home for the first time.

 

Thank you to our neighbors, friends and family members – and our many valued clients who entrust us with your real estate needs. The worst of times has the potential to bring out the best in us – and across North Texas and around the world, we have witnessed neighbors helping neighbors, and those who have extra reaching out to those who do not have enough.

 

The Ebby Halliday Companies are rooted in North Texas and it has been our honor to serve this great region for 75 years. We have seen the good times and the bad times. We believe strongly that we will reach the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic a stronger and more compassionate region. Be safe, put your own and your family’s health as your first priority, and continue to help our neighbors and communities. We are in this together.

Shelter-In-Place Notice to Our Valued Clients


Shelter-in-Place Notice to Our Valued Clients

 

The safety and well-being of our clients, employees and agents are always our top priority. Per the Shelter-In-Place Amended Order issued by Judge Jenkins that covers the period of March 23 through April 3 for Dallas County, our agents and employees will be required to work remotely. Our goal is to meet the needs of our clients while doing our part to take proactive measures to help keep all of you safe.

 

We plan to be fully operational through a remote-work plan designed to ensure that our sales team and clients are supported. We will also continue to monitor and adhere to the guidelines set forth by our health agencies, real estate associations, and local authorities, including all applicable “Shelter-In-Place” orders.

 

Can the Ebby Halliday Companies perform their services remotely?

 

* Yes, we have been preparing for this for the past several weeks and our company has executed its remote-work plan. All accounting, human resources, marketing and other critical functions will continue. We ask for your patience as some processes may take a bit more time due to the logistics of working remotely.

 

* In addition, our Core Services partners Prosperity Mortgage, Texas Premier Title, HSTX Title and Home Team Insurance remain fully operational. These companies are classified as Essential Businesses within the Financial Sector and therefore may continue to operate as normal through the period the Order is in effect.

 

What does this mean for my current listing?

* Your listings will continue to display 24/7 across all our websites (ebby.com/daveperrymiller.com/williamstrew.com). Prospective buyers can still view all information about your property and connect with your listing agent directly through the website and over the phone to request additional information.

 

* Together, with our Core Services departments, we have streamlined the process for you, allowing:

– All contracts to be executed electronically;

– Complete online and over the phone loan application and approval processes;

– Online Insurance review and coverage; and

– Enhanced closing process between our mortgage and title partners, allow more documents to be signed online, and the rest can be signed in our title offices or via a mobile notary closer from your home or place of convenience.

 

* During the term of the Shelter-In-Place Order, it is unlikely that your listing can be physically shown or have an open house. Your agent will continue to promote your home through our websites, social media channels and via video. Recent information released by Google indicated home searching inquiries were at an all-time high, therefore it may be favorable to continue the online exposure of your listing until such time as physical showings are again permitted. If you determine it is in your best interests to temporarily withdraw your listing, your listing agent can work the details with you.

 

What does this mean for my current home search?

* All listings across North Texas will continue to appear on the websites of the Ebby Halliday Companies, and through our websites, you can connect directly with an agent to learn more about a listing, a neighborhood or community. At a time when physically viewing properties may be limited, this is an excellent way to continue to monitor the market.

 

* Agents may also be able to cooperate with one another to obtain additional video information regarding a property, if the property does not already have an existing video tour.

 

* In the event you choose to write an offer on a property, you can:

– Sign all contracts and forms electronically;

– Complete online and over the phone loan application and approval processes;

– Complete your Insurance review and obtain coverage; and

– Shorten the closing process by partnering with our mortgage and title partners, allowing more documents to be signed online, and the rest can be signed in our title offices or via a mobile notary closer from your home or place of convenience.

 

What if I have a pending contract?

* Our Core Services partners remain open and operating. Your lending, title and insurance needs will be fully met and your agent can continue to guide you through the process.

 

* Mobile Closings offer you the opportunity to sign necessary documents from your home or other convenient location. In addition, you will still be able to close in our title offices.

 

* Our title companies are working with the County Recorder offices to ensure that the recording of your transaction can still take place during the period of the Shelter-In-Place order.

 

* We are working to clarify with the County if moving companies and other ancillary services connected to closing a real estate transaction are exempted from the Amended Order. As soon as we have additional information we will immediately notify your agent.

 

* In the event a party cannot close due to the circumstances presented by the COVID-19 crisis or the Amended Order, your agents have access to the appropriate forms to extend the closing if agreed to by all parties.

 

What about the delivery of my earnest money or option fees?

* Your agent has instructions on the available alternatives for handling both the earnest money and option fee in an electronic manner.

 

What else do I need to be aware of?

* Do not click on any suspicious links or messages purporting to help you in this crisis from sources that you do not know. Hackers are already attempting to exploit this crisis to take advantage of the public.

 

Stay healthy and be well!

Cathy Keetch Named Sales Leader of Arlington, Mansfield Offices


Cathy Keetch Named Sales Leader of Arlington, Mansfield Offices

 

Cathy Keetch has been named sales leader of the Ebby Halliday Companies’ Arlington and Mansfield offices. Chris Kelly, president and chief executive officer of the Ebby Halliday Companies, recently made the announcement.

 

“Cathy is a widely admired veteran of the North Texas real estate industry,” Kelly said. “Known for always going above and beyond for clients, she possesses a thorough understanding of residential real estate and a deep appreciation for our company’s reputation for outstanding service.”

 

Said Carolyn Rosson, vice president of brokerage for the Ebby Halliday Companies, “Cathy brings to her new role an extensive and varied background in the real estate profession, having previously served in brokerages, title companies and law firms. Her background and experience will be invaluable assets to the clients and sales associates of our Arlington and Mansfield offices.”

 

Before entering real estate, Keetch, a graduate of Texas Christian University, was a special education teacher. She received her real estate license in 1995. A servant leader throughout her professional career, she believes to be a great leader you must serve others first.

 

“My decision to join Ebby was easy because of the company’s history,” Keetch said. “I plan to nurture and grow the incredible culture Ebby and many others have built over the past 75 years.”

 

Keetch most recently worked for a well-known title company and is passionate about serving families.

 

“I love people,” she said.  â€œI will be ever-mindful of our agent’s needs, the needs of their valued clients, as well as the needs of the Arlington and Mansfield communities.”

 

“As the sales leader of Ebby’s Arlington and Mansfield offices, my guiding principle will be the same as our company’s – service to our clients, service to our industry and service to our communities,” Keetch says. “The Arlington and Mansfield offices will continue to uphold these pillars upon which our company has built its reputation. I couldn’t be more excited to walk alongside our Arlington and Mansfield agents as they grow their careers and businesses.”

 

When not busy working, Keetch enjoys spending free time with her family, including her three children, ages 18, 20 and 22. She is also passionate about nurturing friendships and travel.

 

For more information on Ebby’s Arlington and Mansfield offices, visit Arlington.Ebby.com and Mansfield.Ebby.com. To contact Cathy Keetch, email cathykeetch@ebby.com.

 

Founded in 1945 as a one-woman, one-office firm, the Ebby Halliday Companies are today No. 1 in Texas by sales volume. The Ebby Halliday Companies were acquired by HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and the country’s largest residential real estate company based on transactions, in 2018. The Ebby Halliday Companies’ core-services brands include Prosperity Mortgage, Home Team Insurance and Texas Premier Title. For more information, visit the award-winning ebby.com.

 

 

How May We Serve You?


We're Here to Serve You

 

As your North Texas residential real estate partner, Ebby Halliday Realtors continues to closely monitor the impacts of the COVID-19 Coronavirus.

 

“We recognize that the nature of our relationship with you is a little different than most businesses,” says Chris Kelly, president and CEO of the Ebby Halliday Companies. “We aren’t a business that you stop into occasionally, or one that you can get take-out from over the next several weeks. Our business brings us into your homes. And right now, ‘home’ is where national and local health officials are saying we are the safest and where we should be. That alone means we need to be more mindful than ever of the commitment we have to you and your home.

 

“As we strive to ensure the health and safety of our clients, sales associates, employees and community, it is important for you to know what we are doing as a company,” Kelly says. “We want you to have peace of mind while we help you find that new home or sell your current one at a very unique time in our market. We have robust continuity plans across all of our business lines. All of us will need to exercise a degree of patience in everything we do, as some parts of any business may simply take a little longer – but our doors, whether physically or virtually, will remain open and we are honored to meet your needs. During this time of uncertainty, serving you remains our priority.”

 

Among the ways Ebby Halliday Realtors agents are serving clients:

 

Virtual Tours – Want to see a property or have an open house? Virtual open houses and tours may be the right answer for you.

 

Contracts – Have contracts or agreements in the pipeline? All can be handled electronically and efficiently from the comfort of your home.

 

Loans, Insurance and Closing – Need to apply for a loan, obtain insurance or close on a property? The Ebby Halliday Companies’ mortgage, title and insurance partners Prosperity Mortgage, Home Team Insurance and Texas Premier Title, offer online, over-the-phone and mobile services.

 

As always, all North Texas homes for sale are available for viewing on ebby.com.

 

“As we mark 75 years of conducting business in North Texas, we are reminded of the wars, recessions, natural disasters and other challenges this great company has seen and survived,” Kelly says. “In many of those moments, the future was unclear, but our company steadied its course, did what was necessary and came out stronger on the other side. This will be no different. I encourage you to be mindful of your and your family’s health in the coming weeks, and on behalf of all us at the Ebby Halliday Companies I thank you for trusting us with your home.”

 

 

 

Pizzutello Named Professional Development Officer


Pizzutello Named Professional Development Officer

 

Denaige Pizzutello has been named Professional Development Officer for the Ebby Halliday Companies. Chris Kelly, president and CEO, recently made the announcement. Ebby’s in-house professional-development programs are recognized among the best in the residential real estate industry.

 

When making the announcement, Kelly emphasized the Ebby Halliday Companies’ distinct position in the North Texas marketplace as an organization that meets the professional-development needs of its sales associates throughout the entirety of their careers.

 

“I am thrilled to welcome Denaige Pizzutello to the Ebby Halliday Companies,” Kelly said. “Admired and respected in the North Texas residential real estate industry, Denaige possesses an extensive résumé and an intimate understanding of the importance of high-quality education and development for real estate professionals.”

 

Said Betsy Cameron, vice president of business initiatives for the Ebby Halliday Companies, “Denaige has held senior leadership positions at well-known brokerages and title companies, as well as at the Greater Dallas and Collin County Associations of Realtors.  Her extensive background and industry knowledge will benefit agents and employees throughout our brands.”

 

A longtime resident of North Texas, Pizzutello grew up in a very large and close-knit Cajun family in Louisiana, where she developed her lifelong passion for serving others. She served six years in the United States Army as a Counterintelligence Special Agent and earned a Congressional Appointment to West Point. She is a two-time recipient of the Army Commendation, Achievement and Good Conduct medals. Pizzutello attended the United States Defense Language Institute, the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory School and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center & School.

 

Following her military service, she began a residential real estate career focused on professional development.

 

“I am passionate about teaching the technology behind real estate,” Pizzutello said. “I love the real estate industry and the people who are part of it; they make a difference in the lives of others in pursuit of the American dream of homeownership.”

 

“When I first came to Texas in 1994, I didn’t know who Ebby was – but I quickly learned,” she added. “Ebby Halliday Companies agents are a very loyal and professional group who are highly respected by their peers. I am very much looking forward to doing whatever I can to help them take their careers to the next level.”

 

When not working, Pizzutello enjoys spending time traveling, especially to her favorite happy place in Seaside, Florida, with her husband Mike, their 19-year-old daughter Franki and as many family members as they can recruit!  She loves reading and photography, and she is extremely proud of her military service.

 

To contact Denaige Pizzutello, email denaige@ebby.com.