Inaugural Luxury Portfolio Immersion Conference Concludes


 

The Luxury Portfolio Immersion Conference in Shanghai, China just wrapped up. Luxury Portfolio brokers and sales associates enjoyed a unique opportunity to experience Chinese culture firsthand at the inaugural conference. The event provided participants with a deeper understanding of Asian cultures, including economic, lifestyle and cultural insights that will help them better serve this clientele.

 

Luxury Portfolio International, Ebby Halliday’s partner in marketing luxury properties, is a network of 200 premium real estate agencies with properties in 47 U.S. states and 30 countries. Membership is by invitation only and is limited to the very best residential real estate companies worldwide. As a member of this exclusive network, Ebby Halliday’s world-class connections can help with your real estate needs throughout North America and to points around the globe. To learn more about Luxury Portfolio International, visit luxuryportfolio.com.

Summer Essentials For Your Home


Summertime brings an array of occasions, opportunities and excuses to spruce up your home – both inside and out. Whether you’re hosting an alfresco fete under the stars, attending a Fourth of July pool party, or perfecting your landscaping, the home and garden experts at Nicholson-Hardie have the perfect must-have gifts and green-thumb tools. In the summer edition of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living, the luxury home magazine of the Ebby Halliday Companies, the nursery and garden center’s experts reveal some of their top choices.

 

Six-inch Pot of Mixed Succulents

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Featuring a rainbow of rich greens and unique textures, a potted succulent is an ideal contemporary centerpiece for an outdoor table.  $14.99

 

Dramm Pistol Grip Water Nozzle

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Gardening is a breeze with this nine-way adjustable water nozzle that enables green-thumbs to mist and spray to their hearts content.  $18.99

 

La Cadeaux Melamine Dinnerware

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Brings indoor elegance to your alfresco celebrations with gorgeous unbreakable Melamine dinnerware.  From $14.95

 

Campo de’ Fiori Moss Pot

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Authentic, naturally aged terra cotta planters represent the perfect accent to a living room or terrace.  $90 – $185

 

Visit grandviemagazine.com to discover more summer essentials as well as many of the most spectacular homes currently for sale in Dallas-Fort Worth and beyond.

 

 

Now Arriving: Grand Vie Luxury in Living


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The summer 2014 issue of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living magazine is out and is now being direct-mailed to approximately 30,000 luxury homes across Dallas-Fort Worth. The new issue is filled with some of the most luxurious homes on the market, from the spectacular Mediterranean resort-style cover home in Dallas’ beautiful Bluffview, to an exquisite estate atop a cliff along scenic Turtle Creek.

 

In addition to highlighting the Ebby Halliday Companies luxury listings, this 14th edition of Grand Vie offers interesting editorial content, including a feature story on celebrity homes; an enlightening story about the second-home destinations of Santa Barbara and Montecito by Dallas’ ultimate real estate insider Candy Evans; an interview with noted landscape architect Harold Leidner; and summer “must-haves” from the experts at Nicholson-Hardie.

 

We’re quite confident you’ll enjoy the newest issue of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living. To view the digital version, as well as previous issues of North Texas’ leading luxury home publication, visit grandviemagazine.com.

The Latest in Luxury Lifestyle Trends


Staying current with the latest and greatest modernisms, experiencing destinations of distinction, and knowing how to pamper yourself have long been major elements in defining your luxury lifestyle. Our spring 2014 issue of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living magazine includes an innovative collection of trends to add luxury to your life.

 

BY LAND OR SEA

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Unlike anything of its kind, the Gibbs Quadski is the ultimate recreational toy that knows no boundaries. You’ll feel like James Bond as you approach land and seamlessly transform it into an ATV by deploying wheels at the touch of a button. GibbsSports.com

 

 

 

SMART CARD

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How many cards are in your wallet right now? The answer: Too many. Now you can combine all your credit, debit and gift cards into one with the brilliantly simple Coin, which allows you to add as many as you want. Just press a button to select which one you’d like to make a purchase with and swipe like any other card. OnlyCoin.com

 

 

BESPOKE BEDS

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Treat yourself to the world’s most luxurious night’s sleep with the Harlech bed from Savoir. Luminaries such as Sir Winston Churchill, Giacomo Puccini and Marilyn Monroe have experienced the cloud-like comfort of these hand-crafted beds, the same ones used at London’s Savoy Hotel. SavoirBeds.co.uk

 

Grand Vie is the exclusive luxury property magazine of the Ebby Halliday Companies. The spring 2014 issue was recently direct-mailed to almost 30,000 luxury homes across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The digital version of the magazine is e-mailed to an additional 65,000 targeted, opt-in readers. Charity and event placement has also become a significant part of the Grand Vie distribution strategy – placing luxury homes listed by the Ebby Halliday Companies in front of North Texas’ luxury homebuying audience.

 

Visit grandviemagazine.com to learn more about the latest and greatest trends in luxury and to discover many of the most spectacular homes currently for sale in North Texas and beyond.

Grand Vie Spring 2014 Has Arrived!


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The spring 2014 edition of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living magazine is arriving now in the mailboxes of approximately 30,000 affluent homes across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Grand Vie is the luxury-home publication of the Ebby Halliday Companies, comprised of Ebby Halliday Realtors and Dave Perry-Miller & Associates.

 

In addition to highlighting our luxury properties, the 13th edition of Grand Vie offers a plethora of interesting editorial content, including Spotlight On, highlighting sales activity in the Dallas-Fort Worth luxury market; Luxe Trends, showcasing a collection of the latest luxury lifestyle must-haves; and a new feature, Home Design Trends, which takes readers on a tour of home trends they’ll increasingly see in 2014. To top it all off, Dallas real estate insider Candy Evans dishes on The Hamptons, an incredible nature paradise that is truly like no other!

 

To view the digital version of the spring edition of Grand Vie now, click here.

 

Luxury Home Sales Increase in North Texas


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Year-to-date luxury home sales in North Texas are up 13.7% over the same period last year. Even better for luxury homes sellers, the average number of days on the market for North Texas homes priced at or above $750,000 is down 9.1%, from 133 days to 121 days. These numbers are remarkable considering that 2013 was a record year for North Texas home sales.

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors is proud to represent many of the finest homes available for purchase in D-FW. Today, we encourage you to take a close look at the stunning Preston Hollow home at 6231 Stichter Ave.

 

Near some of Dallas’ most-renowned schools, this family-friendly, one-owner property has been extremely well maintained and updated. The new owner will enjoy beautiful hardwoods, light-filled sitting areas, plentiful storage space and a 2013 kitchen with high-end stainless-steel appliances.

 

Priced at $1,375,000, 6231 Stichter is a prime example of the quality of luxury properties available in Dallas-Fort Worth for those who act quickly. In today’s fast-paced market, homes like this don’t stay on the market for long. To see all of the luxury homes listed in North Texas, visit the award-winning ebby.com.

Check Out Luxury Portfolio’s New Magazine


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The beautiful new issue of Luxury Portfolio International Magazine is now available online and will soon be on newsstands in 60-plus countries/regions worldwide. Luxury Portfolio International is the Ebby Halliday Companies’ partner in marketing luxury properties.

 

In addition to spectacular Ebby Halliday Companies properties in Dallas-Fort Worth, the new magazine features Larry Ellison’s Lake Tahoe compound, a stunning Parisian mansion and a contemporary adventure home in Queenstown, New Zealand. A unique historic New England colonial, an extraordinary lifestyle estate on the California coast and an impressive sampling of Luxury Portfolio’s collection of homes are also showcased.

 

In a fascinating piece, the new issue contrasts homes priced near $20 million in various markets, offering a compelling view of what luxury means in different areas. An eclectic collection of islands is also explored, from Sardinia to the Palms Dubai.

 

See the latest edition of the Luxury Portfolio International Magazine now and learn more about the world’s premier luxury-home network at LuxuryPortfolio.com.

 

 

Significant Sale: Marsha Mason Home


 

 

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The Goodbye Girl is saying farewell to her compound in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Our Luxury Portfolio International affiliate, Santa Fe Properties, recently announced the sale of Marsha Mason’s longtime residence.

 

The home of the four-time Best Actress Nominee, whose marquee performances include Cinderella Liberty, Chapter Two, and Only When I Laugh, is a stunning certified-organic farm with extensive frontage along the Chama River, one of New Mexico’s most majestic settings.

 

The estate includes a guest house, art barn, and a greenhouse to facilitate the growth of wild flowers and health-enriching plants. Surrounded by courtyard walls and magnificent landscaping, the property afforded the iconic actress the utmost privacy and natural beauty in the Land of Enchantment.

 

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Luxury Portfolio is the luxury arm of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, the largest global network of premier local real estate companies. Ebby Halliday Realtors is a longtime member of the invitation-only network, which produces more annual home sales than any other real estate network.

Visit LuxuryPortfolio.com to discover many more of the world’s most exceptional luxury homes.

LuxuryPortfolio.com: Dangerously Addictive


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“Dangerously addictive.” That’s how the how-to home experts at HGTV Magazine described LuxuryPortfolio.com in their January/February edition. Well, let’s face it, who doesn’t enjoy looking at the world’s finest collection of luxury homes? The Ebby Halliday Companies, which includes Ebby Halliday Realtors and Dave Perry-Miller & Associates, is the exclusive North Texas member of Luxury Portfolio International.

 

We believe there’s nothing more exciting than luxury house hunting, so whether you’ve had enough of winter 2014 and are fantasizing about escaping to Mauritius or you’d just like to see what Bruce Willis’ Beverly Hills estate looks like, check out the world’s most comprehensive (and addictive) collection of exceptional real estate today!