July Fourth Fireworks and Fun


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The Fourth of July is almost here, and no matter where in North Texas you’re planning to be for Independence Day, there’s a way to celebrate. From Addison to Waxahachie, there is no shortage of events to toast our nation’s birth.

 

Addison Kaboom Town: July 3

Arlington 4th of July Parade : July 4

Bedford 4th Fest Independence Day Celebration: July 4

Burleson Independence Day Celebration: July 4

Celebrate Coppell – Party in the Park: June 29

Celina Splash & Blast: June 29

Cleburne 4th of July Celebration: July 4

Dallas Fair Park Fourth: July 4

Denison Fourth of July Fireworks: July 4

Denton Fourth of July Jubilee: July 4

DeSoto Old Fashioned Fourth Fireworks Celebration: July 4

Farmers Branch Independence Day Celebration: July 3

Flower Mound Independence Fest: July 3

Fort Worth 4th of July Celebration: July 4

Frisco Freedom Fest: July 4

Grand Prairie Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks: July 4 & 5

Granbury’s Old-Fashioned 4th of July: July 3 & 4

Grapevine Lake July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza: July 4

Heath’s Independence Day Parade and Celebration: July 4

Highland Park 4th of July Parade: July 4

Irving’s Independence Day Celebration: July 4

Lake Highlands Fourth of July Parade: July 4

Lake Texoma Fireworks at Roosevelt Bridge: July 5

Lewisville Sounds of Red, White & Lewisville: July 4

Little Elm July Jubilee: July 4

Mansfield Rockin 4th of July: July 3

McKinney Red, White and Boom: July 4

Midlothian Independence Day Fireworks: July 3

Plano’s Freedom Celebration: July 4

Pottsboro’s 4th of July Fireworks at Highport Marina: July 6

Prosper’s Pride in the Sky: July 3

Richardson’s Family 4th Celebration: July 4

Rockwall’s 4th of July Parade & Fireworks: July 4

Royse City’s Celebrating Freedom Fireworks: June 28

Rowlett Fireworks on Main: July 4

Sherman Lights on the Lake: July 3

Southlake Stars & Stripes: July 3

Waxahachie Crape Myrtle Festival & Parade: July 3 & 4

Perfect Pools for Summer


Ready to make a splash? Summer officially begins Friday, and there’s no better way to refresh than by taking a dip in your own backyard.

 

Whether you’re hosting a pool party or low-key lounging, these homes feature some of the most stunning pools in North Texas.

 

1_10121 Waller

10121 Waller Drive | Preston Hollow | $6,400,000

 

2_9121 David Fort

9121 David Fort Road | Argyle$5,500,000

 

3_3405 Rambling

3405 Rambling Way | Plano$4,275,000

 

4_1820 Beam

1820 Beam Drive | Southlake$2,425,000

 

5_6808 Mulhouse

6808 Mulhouse Court | Plano$2,395,000

 

6_639 Stratford

639 Stratford Lane | Coppell | $1,798,000

 

8_488 Pleasantview

488 Pleasantview Road | Winnsboro$1,399,000

 

7_4009 Preston

4009 Preston Lakes Circle | Celina$1,125,000

 

9_4549 Hallmark

4549 Hallmark Drive | North Dallas$985,000

 

10_4833 Cypress

4833 Cypress Point | Frisco$800,000

 

11_13 Brae Loch

13 Brae Loch | Garland$799,000

 

12_7992 County

7992 County Road 2584 | Royse City$684,900

 

13_2201 Amherst

2201 Amherst Circle | McKinney$599,000

 

14_922 Fairway

922 Fairway View Drive | Mansfield$479,900

 

15_1013 Sundrop

1013 Sundrop Drive | Little Elm$439,500

 

To view all the homes with sparkling pools available across North Texas, visit the mobile-friendly Ebby.com.

12 Must-See Open Houses This Weekend


If you’re in the market for a home in North Texas, you’ve come to the right place. Enjoy your weekend with Ebby Halliday Realtors at these exceptional properties.

 

1_6243 FOREST

6243 Forest Lane | North Dallas | $2,245,000

 

2_3120 PURDUE

3120 Purdue Avenue | University Park | $1,729,000

 

3_5128 HORSESHOE

5128 Horseshoe Trail | Dallas | $1,525,000

 

4_6114 NORWAY

6114 Norway Road | Preston Hollow | $1,399,000

 

5_2905 MOONGOLD

2905 Moongold Court | McKinney | $975,000

 

6_2007 SLEEPY HOLLOW

2007 Sleepy Hollow Lane | Heath | $779,000

 

7_7413 SUGARBUSH

7413 Sugarbush Drive | Garland | $715,000

 

8_4354 WESTSIDE

4354 Westside Drive | Highland Park | $710,000

 

9_1100 BRAZOS

1100 Brazos Drive | Southlake | $645,900

 

11_4661 MIRA VISTA

4661 Mira Vista Drive | Frisco | $550,000

 

12_3625 WAGON

3625 Wagon Wheel Way | Celina | $399,900

 

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3201 Blair Oak Drive | Rowlett | $395,000

 

To view all the wonderful homes open this weekend and discover dates and times, visit EbbyOpenHouses.com.

7 Smart Homes Worth Studying


We live in a digital age, and many new homes now include different forms of automation. 

 

From thermostats and light switches to vacuums and speakers, enjoy a new level of comfortable living with simple devices and the tap of your smart phone. Here are some of our favorite smart homes on the market.

 

1_2104 WILLOW BEND

2104 Willow Bend Drive | Plano | $5,999,000

 

2_2021 GRANADA

2021 Granada Trail | Westlake | $2,799,950

 

3_4818 IRVIN SIMMONS

4818 Irvin Simmons Drive | North Dallas | $2,750,000

 

4_1271 SHELBY

1271 Shelby Lane | Celina | $2,100,000

 

5_6301 THERESA

6301 Theresa Lane | Colleyville | $1,899,000

 

6_455 TOSCANA

455 Toscana Circle | Gordonville | $1,100,000

 

7_3663 BRIAR TREE

3663 Briar Tree Lane | Frisco | $790,000

 

To view all the incredible smart homes available across North Texas, visit the mobile-friendly Ebby.com.

Spring Curb Appeal Inspo


Curb appeal comes in many forms, but at its core it’s all about making your home feel fresh and welcoming. Whether it’s landscaping, porch furniture or a general exterior cleaning is up to you.

 

Take a look at these seven homes making curb appeal look simple. They may inspire you to join the movement.

 

1_39 BRAEWOOD

39 Braewood Place | North Dallas

 

2_921 CEDAR SHORES

921 Cedar Shores Drive | Heath

 

3_2221 KING FISHER

2221 King Fisher Drive | Westlake

 

4_4321 SOUTHERN

4321 Southern Avenue | Highland Park

 

5_5375 PEBBLE CREEK

5375 Pebble Creek Drive | Celina

 

6_5675 FOARD

5675 Foard Drive | Frisco

 

7_805 BRISTLEWOOD

805 Bristlewood Drive | McKinney

 

To see more spectacular curb appeal and view all of the North Texas homes for sale, visit the mobile-friendly ebby.com.

10 Must-See Open Houses This Weekend


If you’re in the market for a home in North Texas, you’ve come to the right place. Enjoy your weekend with Ebby Halliday Realtors at these exceptional properties.

 

1 club oaks

5805 Club Oaks PlazaBent Tree | $2,500,000

 

2 Memorial

6440 Memorial Drive | Frisco | $1,899,000

 

3 green knoll

 6655 Green Knoll Drive | North Dallas | $1,495,000

 

4 Spanky

17110 Spanky Place | Far North Dallas | $989,000

 

5 meadowlark

240 Meadowlark Drive | Richardson | $699,000

 

7 rock daisy

9161 Rock Daisy Court | Lake Highlands | $649,990

 

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7036 Portobello Drive | Plano | $589,900

 

8 arbor

4128 Arbor Avenue | Celina | $519,000

 

9 lomo alto

4212 Lomo Alto Drive, No. 203 | Highland Park | $499,900

 

10 timberline

1008 Timberline Lane | Allen | $339,900

 

To view all the wonderful homes open this weekend and discover dates and times, visit EbbyOpenHouses.com.

Santa Visits Ebby Offices


With Christmas rapidly approaching, Ebby HallidayRealtors is making it easy to update your family photos with Santa Claus. Over the next three weeks, Santa will make appearances at 11 Ebby offices across North Texas. So, bring the kids – yes, big kids are welcome, too – and catch up with Santa before he heads back to the North Pole to prepare for his big night.

 

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* December 1, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Ebby Preston Plano Parkway, 5013 West Plano Parkway, Plano

 

*  December 1, 1 – 4 p.m. – Ebby Lakewood | Lake Highlands, 6441 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas

 

* December 2, 3 – 5 p.m. – Ebby Sherman, 3445 FM 1417 N., Sherman

 

*  December 5, 2 – 6 p.m. – Texas Premier Title, 1415 Legacy Drive, Suite 230, Frisco

 

* December 8, 1 – 3 p.m. – Ebby Plano | Willow Bend, 6400 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 112, Plano

 

*  December 8, 4 – 6 p.m. – Ebby Rockwall – South, 2900 Ridge Road, Rockwall

 

*  December 9, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Ebby Allen | Fairview | Lucas, 955 State Highway 121, Suite 130, Allen

 

*  December 10, 4 – 6 p.m. – Ebby Prosper | Celina, 1170 N. Preston Road, Suite 160, Prosper

 

*  December 11, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Ebby Flower Mound | Lewisville, 6000 Long Prairie Road, Flower Mound

 

*  December 17, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Ebby Southlake, 1575 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake

 

*  December 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Ebby Arlington, 1201 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington

 

“This popular holiday tradition started several years ago at Ebby’s Lakewood | Lake Highlands Office and has grown in both number of visitors and number of offices ever since,” says Vice President and Director of Marketing Randall Graham. “At Ebby Halliday, we’re happy to offer these opportunities for photos with Santa before Christmas arrives. I encourage you to make plans to take advantage of this easy and convenient way to update your family’s holiday photos.”

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, is one of the most respected full-service residential real estate firms in the country, offering brokerage and leasing, as well as mortgage and title services through affiliated companies – creating a one-stop-shop experience for clients. To learn more, visit the award-winning, mobile-friendly ebby.com.

10 Must-See Open Houses This Weekend


If you’re in the market for a home in North Texas, you’ve come to the right place. Enjoy your weekend with Ebby Halliday Realtors at these exceptional properties.

 

6822 MEADOW

6822 Meadow RoadPreston Hollow | $999,000

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5307 Merrimac Avenue | Dallas | $759,000

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2605 Chambers Lane | Plano | $735,000

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770 Emerald Sound Boulevard | Oak Point | $649,900

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840 Del Carmen Drive | Prosper | $635,000

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1800 Peppervine Road | Frisco | $569,999

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1321 Fire Wheel Way | Lantana | $525,000

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795 Oak Hollow Lane | Highland Village | $520,000

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11513 Oleander Drive | Frisco | $484,900

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3547 Fieldview Court | Celina | $415,000

 

To view all the wonderful homes open this weekend and discover dates and times, visit EbbyOpenHouses.com.

10 Must-See Open Houses This Weekend


If you’re in the market for a home in North Texas, you’ve come to the right place. Enjoy your weekend with Ebby Halliday Realtors and our amazing agents at these exceptional properties.

 

1808 WATERMILL

1808 Watermill Court | Plano | $1,899,000

4522 ARCADY

4522 Arcady Avenue | Highland Park | $1,575,000

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1351 Crooked Stick Drive | Prosper | $860,000

1320 LAKEVIEW

1320 Lakeview Drive | Celina | $739,900

5811 PRESTON FAIRWAYS

5811 Preston Fairways Drive | Dallas | $650,000

845 BLUE JAY LANE

845 Blue Jay Lane | Coppell | $534,000

8709 SCARLET TRAIL

8709 Scarlet Trail | Lantana | $479,000

8359 NORWICH

8359 Norwich Street | The Colony | $449,000

915 AUTUMN RIDGE

915 Autumn Ridge Drive | McKinney | $399,900

1914 FORESTWOOD

1914 Forestwood Drive | Richardson | $279,000

 

To view all the wonderful homes open this weekend and discover dates and times, visit EbbyOpenHouses.com.

12 Must-See Open Houses This Weekend


If you’re in the market for a home in North Texas, you’ve come to the right place. Enjoy your weekend with Ebby Halliday Realtors and our amazing agents at these exceptional properties.

 

6206 ROYAL LANE 960

6206 Royal Lane | Dallas | $1,300,000

5230 BOCA RATON DRIVE

5230 Boca Raton Drive | Dallas | $1,150,000

1628 Gladewater Drive

1628 Gladewater Drive | Allen | $1,049,000

6111 Northaven Road

6111 Northaven Road | Dallas | $995,000

7005 MONET 2

7005 Monet | Colleyville | $899,000

5709 FREDRICK COURT

5709 Fredrick Court | Plano | $824,900

4120 Gilbert Avenue A

4120 Gilbert Avenue A | Dallas | $724,500

3900 ESTELLEINE DRIVE

3900 Estelleine Drive | Celina | $625,000

2710 THROCKMORTON STREET B

2710 Throckmorton Street B | Dallas | $539,000

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432 Shady Valley Drive | Allen | $385,000

10230 Eastwood Drive

10230 Eastwood Drive | Dallas | $315,000

2432 TRAILVIEW DRIVE

2432 Trailview Drive | Little Elm | $282,500

 

To view all the wonderful homes open this weekend and discover dates and times, visit EbbyOpenHouses.com.