The Weekly Wrap-Up


Are you searching for a new home? Take a look at some of this week’s fabulous featured properties.

5928 Glendora Avenue | Preston Hollow | $3,900,000

11211 Strait Lane | Dallas | $2,199,900

1501 Stony Trail | Prosper | $1,500,000

7205 Balmoral Drive | Colleyville | $925,000

1320 Brittany Way | Prosper | $899,900

7911 Sarahville Drive | Dallas | $799,000 | OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, May 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 2 from 2 to 4 p.m.

3420 Shenandoah Street #3420CE | University Park | $479,999

8921 Vinewood Drive | Dallas | $459,900 | OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, May 1 from 1 to 3 p.m.

To view more spectacular homes for sale, visit ebby.com.

Springtime is the Ideal Time


After cooler-than-normal temperatures, it’s welcome news that we’ll be enjoying temperatures in 70s and 80s this weekend in North Texas.

And, you can bet that with our spring weather potential buyers will increasingly be out and about discovering homes for sale across the region. Not surprisingly, those with the best “curb appeal” are often the first to sell.

Buyers often pass quick judgment on a property based on its drive-up appeal. A small investment in time and money to spruce up your property’s appearance could mean fewer days on the market and a higher sales price.

Below are a few areas in particular on which you should focus:

*  For a burst of color, plant spring flowers.

*  Tidy up your gardens.

*  Remove glass from light fixtures around your home’s front door and clean thoroughly.

*  Wash down your front door. If the sun has faded the paint, consider repainting.

*  Clean and polish your front door’s hardware. Replace it if necessary.

*  Check your house numbers. Are they still in good shape and visible from the street? If not, replace them.

*  Wash the windows. If this isn’t your strong suit, hire a professional.

*  Check your roof to make sure no shingles are missing or damaged.

*  Remove debris from your gutters and drain spouts.

*  Clean your patio furniture. You want potential buyers to be able to visualize your outdoor living area’s potential.

If you’re considering listing your home, contact an Ebby Associate to learn more about how to prepare it to sell in today’s ultra-competitive market and how Ebby Halliday Realtors will market your home, both locally and globally, to produce the most-favorable results for you. To get started, visit the award-winning ebby.com.

Must Have Backyards for Your Next Super Bowl


Regardless of which team you are rooting for at the Super Bowl this year, we can all agree that the biggest game of the year will be different than most.

Whether you’re one of the very few cheering on from the field, or one of millions watching from home, it’s not too early to start planning the next “normal” Super Bowl event.

To help you plan those exciting football gatherings post-pandemic, we’ve gathered our favorite backyards that will certainly get you in the game day spirit!

1009 Whittington Place | Southlake | $1,895,000

3275 Creekside Drive | Ponder | $1,399,900

4010 Dunhaven Road | Dallas | $1,225,000

3703 N Versailles Avenue | Dallas | $1,150,000

175 Pronghorn Drive | Gordonville | $849,900

659 Brookstone Drive | Irving | $816,000

To view more spectacular homes for sale, visit ebby.com.

The Weekly Wrap-up


Are you searching for a new home? Take a look at some of this week’s fabulous featured properties.

Home at 1100 Broad Avenue in Fort Worth, Texas

1100 Broad Avenue | Fort Worth | $10,950,000

Home at 1250 Shady Oaks Drive in Southlake, Texas

1250 Shady Oaks Drive | Southlake | $3,299,000

Home at 5502 Monterey Drive in Frisco, Texas

5502 Monterey Drive | Frisco | $2,790,000

Home at 5818 Club Oaks Court in Dallas, Texas

5818 Club Oaks Court | Far North Dallas | $1,999,999

Home at 5333 Highflyer Hills Trail in Frisco, Texas

5333 Highflyer Hills Trail | Frisco | $850,000

Home at 5160 Statesman Lane in Frisco, Texas

5160 Statesman Lane | Frisco | $779,000

Home at 7002 Merrilee Lane in Dallas, Texas

7002 Merrilee Lane | Lakewood | $749,000

Home at 3831 Turtle Creek Boulevard, No. 10G in Dallas, Texas

3831 Turtle Creek Blvd., No. 10G | Turtle Creek | $679,000

Home at 2204 Chunk Court in Dallas, Texas

2204 Chunk Court | Lower Greenville | $575,000

Home at 5335 Holland Avenue in Dallas, Texas

5335 Holland Avenue | Dallas | $525,000

Home at 6213 Crested Butte Drive in Dallas, Texas

6213 Crested Butte Drive | Far North Dallas | $431,900

To view more spectacular homes for sale, visit ebby.com.

The Weekly Wrap-up


Are you searching for a new home? Take a look at some of this week’s fabulous featured properties.

Home at 50 Picadilly Park in Frisco, Texas

50 Picadilly Park | Frisco | $2,850,000

Home at 441 Chapel Downs Court in Southlake, Texas

441 Chapel Downs Court | Southlake | $1,949,000

Penthouse at 3525 Turtle Creek Blvd. in Dallas, Texas

3525 Turtle Creek Blvd., No. 22-A | Turtle Creek | $1,150,000

Backyard oasis at 6929 Elmridge Drive in Dallas, Texas

6929 Elmridge Drive | Northwood Hills | $1,050,000

Home at 5965 Caroline Drive in Frisco, Texas

5965 Caroline Drive | Frisco | $975,000

Home at 3112 Royal Sydney Court in Plano, Texas

3112 Royal Sydney Court | Plano | $965,000

Home at 7306 Azalea Lane in North Dallas, Texas

7306 Azalea Lane | North Dallas | $870,000

Home at 7601 Bantry Circle in Dallas, Texas

7601 Bantry Circle | Far North Dallas | $715,000

Home at 4255 Shady Bend Drive in Dallas, Texas

4255 Shady Bend Drive | North Dallas | $698,000

Home at 4062 Park Lane in Dallas, Texas

4062 Park Lane | Midway Hollow | $599,000

Home at 6527 Arborist Lane in Dallas, Texas

6527 Arborist Lane | Northeast Dallas | $519,900

Home at 10019 Apple Creek Drive in Dallas, Texas

10019 Apple Creek Drive | Lake Highlands | $347,777

To view more spectacular homes for sale, visit ebby.com.

Fresh, Welcoming Curb Appeal


You know what they say, there’s only one chance to make a good first impression. Curb appeal is all about making your home look fresh and welcoming — the ideal introduction.

 

These eight homes make curb appeal look simple. They may inspire you to refresh your home’s first impression.

 

1 Miramar

4012 Miramar Avenue | Highland Park

 

2 Watson

5706 Watson Circle | Preston Hollow

 

3 Kingsbarns

7201 Kingsbarns | The Colony

 

3 Catamaran

5321 Catamaran Drive | Plano

 

4 Woods Edge

17503 Woods Edge Drive | Dallas

 

6 Ridgelea

8402 Ridgelea Street | Bluffview

 

7 Casa Grande

11894 Casa Grande Trail | Frisco

 

8 Saint Michael

6316 Saint Michael Drive | McKinney

 

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

Add Beauty & Value to Your Home


1_Braewood

25 Braewood Place | $6,750,000 | The O’Gorman Group

 

Trees don’t ask for much — dirt, water, sunlight. Yet they provide many benefits for you and your home: They add beauty and value to your property, cut your energy bills with the shade they provide, serve as a home to wildlife, and improve the air you breathe.

 

2_Waller

10121 Waller Drive | $5,950,000 | Mary Poss

 

To get the full benefits from your trees, choose the right one and plant it in the right location. Planting a tree that sheds its leaves annually on the west side of your house provides cooling shade in the summer. In winter, after it loses its leaves, the same tree will let in sunlight that cuts heating bills.

 

3_Point de Vue

1901 Point De Vue Drive | $2,900,000 | The O’Toole LeVan Group

 

If you’re planting a new tree, think about its fully grown size and shape before you dig. Roots too close to your home could damage the foundation or block sewer lines. The wrong tree in the wrong place could actually lower your home’s appraised value.

 

4_Valencia

2022 Valencia Cove | $2,695,000 | The Marcontell & Gilchrest Group

 

To learn more about trees and how you can improve the environment while improving your property value, visit arborday.org, where you’ll find a wealth of useful information about trees. To learn more about the beautiful homes featured in this post, as well as all of the homes currently available for purchase in North Texas, visit the award-winning ebby.com.

13 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_Tate Lane

10127 Tate Lane | Frisco$1,585,000

 

2_Armstrong Drive

49 Armstrong Drive | Frisco$1,224,900

 

3_Blackhawk Drive

5221 Blackhawk Drive | Plano$1,099,000

 

4_Woods Edge

17503 Woods Edge Drive | Far North Dallas$1,049,000

 

5_Silver Leaf

9191 Silver Leaf Court | Little Elm$995,000

 

6_Hamilton Green

1351 Hamilton Green | Allen$979,000

 

7_Camden Circle

2201 Camden Circle | Southlake$924,900

 

8_Hawks Ridge

108 Hawks Ridge Trail | Colleyville$799,900

 

9_Oakcrest Road

5920 Oakcrest RoadFar North Dallas$730,000

 

10_Lorion Drive

4309 Lorion Drive | Rockwall$675,000

 

11_Pecan Point

1512 Pecan Point Drive | McKinney$665,000

 

12_Carmel Street

2980 Carmel StreetBryan Place | $599,999

 

13_Swift Avenue

8474 Swift AvenueWhite Rock Hills$395,000

 

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

Global Reach With a Human Touch


Global Reach With a Human Touch

 

Being part of the global economy goes far beyond technology; it requires the human touch. Ebby Halliday Realtors and our sales associates are proud to belong to the global network whose name says it all — Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. Only the best of the best are part of this collection. Wherever you go, the LeadingRE logo is a symbol of the finest local real estate professionals.

 

“When you choose Ebby Halliday to represent your property, you’ll benefit from a global — not just local — real estate company working on your behalf,” says Randall Graham, vice president and director of marketing for Ebby Halliday Realtors. “In addition to the very strong local marketing for which Ebby Halliday has long been known in North Texas, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World provides global marketing and resources, allowing us to provide the very best service to you.”

 

The result? The Leading Real Estate Companies of the World network produced more home sales volume last year than any national franchise, over $377 billion, representing over 1.1 million transactions, according to Graham.

 

By tapping into the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World network of 130,000 talented sales associates around the world, Ebby Halliday Associates expose homes they represent to buyers on six continents, ensuring there are more eyes on every property. In addition, Ebby Halliday receives inbound clients from other affiliates around the globe who are interested in purchasing a home in North Texas.

 

“At Ebby Halliday, we understand the importance of global reach — and the human touch,” Graham says. “If you’re considering listing your North Texas home for sale, you’ll find just the right agent — with just the right connections — at the award-winning ebby.com.”

 

PHOTO:  The remodeled Tudor at 6914 Vivian (6914vivian.ebby.com) near the Dallas Arboretum is offered by Ebby’s Paula Wier Scofield for $774,000.

 

Multilingual Agents Ready to Assist


Young Hispanic family sitting on sofa reading a book together in their living room

Regardless of your preferred language, at the award-winning ebby.com it’s easy to find an agent who is fluent in that language. Here’s how: Simply click on the Agents and Offices tab at the top of the home page, select Agent Directory and use the pull-down menu for Languages.

 

A few of the languages spoken by Ebby Associates include Arabic, Chinese Mandarin, Danish, Farsi/Persian, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Sign Language, Spanish, Swedish, Taiwanese, and Vietnamese.

 

Many Ebby Associates who speak a foreign language offer the ability to search the Multiple Listing Service in that language as part of their ebby.com Agent page. In addition, you’ll find a link to multilingual search capabilities at the bottom, left-hand side of the site.

 

Regardless of your preferred language, Ebby Halliday Realtors and ebby.com offer homebuyers and sellers considerable advantages. Long considered the gold standard in real estate websites – and adding innovative technology regularly,­ such as the only search by light-rail station capability in North Texas – ebby.com is the place to be to start your home search today.