A Remarkable Year for North Texas Real Estate



We have great economic news today for all North Texans. Residential real estate sales at the Ebby Halliday Companies, which includes Ebby Halliday Realtors and Dave Perry-Miller & Associates, topped $6.4 billion in 2013. That’s a record in our 68-year history and, remarkably, is a 25 percent increase over 2012.


“We are so grateful to our valued clients – both home buyers and sellers – who have entrusted us with one of the largest financial transactions of their lifetime,” says Mary Frances Burleson, president and CEO of the Ebby Halliday Companies. “Sales records of this magnitude reflect the exceptional performance of our more than 1,500 Associates. We are so pleased to recognize their professional accomplishment and success – they are the reason the Ebby Halliday Companies lead the North Texas real estate market.”


Thank you Mary Frances. We couldn’t have said it any better!


To learn more about Ebby Halliday Realtors, its Associates and listings, visit ebby.com. For more information about Dave Perry-Miller & Associates, its Associates and listings, visit daveperrymiller.com.

North Texas Home Sales Reach Highest Level Ever in 2013


A 17 percent jump in home purchases in 2013 pushed North Texas pre-owned home sales to their highest level ever, according to Steve Brown over at The Dallas Morning News.
Almost 88,500 pre-owned single-family homes were sold in the region in 2013. And median sales prices were up by 10 percent from 2012 levels, according to just-released data from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University and North Texas Real Estate Information Systems.
Real estate agents say 2013 home sales would have been even stronger if they had more properties to offer consumers. In December, there was a record-low 2.6-month supply of pre-owned houses for sale in North Texas.
Even with the tight supply, agents say 2013 was their best year in memory, with multiple offers for houses and bidding wars for many properties.
“What a fabulous year,” said Mary Frances Burleson, president and CEO of Ebby Halliday Realtors, in the DMN article. “We had the best year in our company’s 68-year history.”

Start Your Day the Luxury Way

There’s no sugar coating it: getting up in the morning is for the birds. We all know the feeling, when that invasive alarm pulls you from a deep sleep and all you want is to push “snooze.” But alas, a few simple luxuries can make all the difference, so the Ebby Halliday Companies’ partner in luxury home marketing, Luxury Portfolio International, came up with a list of ways to pamper yourself when it’s time to rise and shine. You never know what the day will bring, but adding a little luxury to your morning routine will certainly make getting out of bed that much easier! Your morning sets the tone for the rest of your day, so greet it with open arms and a touch of luxury to maximize enjoyment and success in your life.

Start Your Day The Luxury Way

De’Longhi PrimaDonna Exclusive           Dean & Deluca Jasmine Pearl Tea

Your morning sets the tone for the rest of your day, so greet it with open arms and a touch of luxury to maximize enjoyment and success in your life.


We’re On Google+

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The time has come for Ebby Halliday, REALTORS® to join the Google+ world! It seems like everyday there is another social media outlet and another way to connect with our agents, clients, and all of you out there on the social media. We think Google+ is here to stay and we’re excited to join in on the fun. Hopefully it will be one more way to connect with you and keep you informed. This page will act very similarly to our Facebook page, but don’t worry, we’ll keep you on your toes. Join us on Google+ by clicking here.

Ebby Halliday Companies Associates Nominated for Prestigious Awards

On December 9, the MetroTex Association of REALTORS® will hold its annual Awards and Charity Event at the Las Colinas Country Club. Proceeds from the event benefit North Texas schools.


The Ebby Halliday Family of Companies is proud to once again be strongly represented among the award finalists.


Johnny Mowad from the Preston Center Office and James Martin from the Dave Perry-Miller & Associates Intown office are finalists for the Lois Hair Bernays Award (the Salesperson of the Year Award). The award recognizes a non-designated REALTOR® who has made significant contributions to the community and organized real estate.

Katherene Hough from the Ebby Lakewood Office and Valerie Keener from the 190@Jupiter Office are finalists for the Ebby Halliday Community Service Award. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant impact to the community by donating time, money, and/or material goods to a program that improves the livability of a local community and is suitable as a role model for all real estate professionals. It is named to honor one of the association’s most active community service volunteers Ebby Halliday.


Congratulations to all of our Ebby Halliday Family of Companies finalists!


To learn more and to register to attend the MetroTex Association of REALTORS® Annual Awards and Charity Event, click here.