Plano Named a Top 5 City for Families


Plano Named a Top 5 City for Families

 

Out of 150 cities examined, Plano ranks No. 3 in the nation for best cities for families, according to WalletHub.

 

The study used a variety of metrics to come up with the rankings, including playgrounds per 100,000 residents, violent crime rates and highest median family income. Overland Park, Kansas, was named No. 1 by WalletHub, while Madison, Wisconsin was named No. 2.

 

Here’s where Plano ranked in some of the things WalletHub measured:

Affordability — No. 1

Socioeconomic environment — No. 3

Health and safety — No. 4

Education and child care — No. 51

Family fun — No. 86

 

If you are considering moving to, from or within Plano, it’s easy to connect with the just the right professional for your real estate needs at the award-winning ebby.com.

PSO’s Spooky Symphony Perfect for Families


PSO's Spooky Symphony Perfect for Families

 

October is here and if you’ve got little ones it’s time to start thinking about Halloween-themed activities. At Ebby Halliday Realtors, we’re proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Plano Symphony Orchestra’s EncoreYouth program, which includes the popular Spooky Symphony, perfect for family-friendly Halloween fun.

 

On October 25, you and your children can enjoy popular melodies from Halloween and children’s movies and be mesmerized by magician David Hira’s illusions. Costumes are encouraged!

 

The concert starts at 3 p.m. at the Eisemann Center. Pre-concert activities for kids start at 2:15, and include crafts, a coloring station, “Be a Conductor” and the popular Instrument Petting Zoo, a hands-on experience where kids can see, hear and play different instruments.

 

Tickets are on sale now. Click here to get yours before they’re gone.

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors is proud to have served the residential real estate needs of Collin County since 1971, when Ebby personally opened a one-room office in Plano. We now have nine offices serving Collin County: 190@Jupiter, Allen, Campbell/Coit, Frisco, McKinneyPlano, Plano/Willow Bend, Preston Keller and Preston Plano Parkway. Our commitment to this extraordinary part of North Texas is stronger than ever.

 

Reader’s Choice Awards: Vote Now!


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Ebby Halliday Realtors, our Associates and our affiliated title company, Texas Premier Title, are well represented on the latest Star Local Media Reader’s Choice Awards ballots.

 

All businesses on the ballots were nominated by Star readers in November. The awards are organized by publication so that community members have the opportunity to recognize outstanding businesses in their area.

 

Voting for the 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards is now underway and continues through December 31. Get started casting your votes for your favorite real estate company, sales associate and title company by clicking the links below.

 

Frisco

Real Estate Agent: Stacey Feltman

Real Estate Company: Ebby Halliday

Title Company: Texas Premier Title

 

Plano

Real Estate Agent: David Daniels

Real Estate Company: Ebby Halliday

 

Allen

Real Estate Agent: Ronda & Steve Leto

Real Estate Company: Ebby Halliday

 

Lewisville

Real Estate Agent: Mitzy Ferguson

 

McKinney

Real Estate Agent: Riederer Hogan Group

 

The Colony

Real Estate Agent: Hillary Tipps

Real Estate Company: Ebby Halliday

 

Thanks for voting!