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

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.

7 Thanksgiving-Ready Island Kitchens


As Thanksgiving prep begins, you may be dreaming of a kitchen that can do it all. Whether you’re an expert chef or only cook on Turkey Day, these seven island kitchens currently on the market are the perfect place to prepare your next meal.

 

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2221 King Fisher Drive | Westlake | $3,250,000

 

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2321 Silver Table Drive | Lewisville | $2,199,000

 

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6634 Aberdeen AvenuePreston Hollow | $2,100,000

 

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5209 Limestone Court | Richardson | $1,180,000

 

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7736 Goforth CircleLake Highlands | $1,049,000

 

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218 Wimberly Street | Fort Worth | $425,000

 

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702 Wildgrove Drive | Garland | $329,000

 

To see more homes for sale, visit the award-winning, mobile-friendly Ebby.com.

Fresh Listing Friday: Gleaming Lake Highlands


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TGIF! It’s time to finally relax and unwind, and this week’s Fresh Listing Friday is a great way to ease into the weekend. The residence at 9124 Summer Glen Lane is nestled in Lake Highlands within the sought-after Moss Haven Elementary school zone. Amenities include hardwood flooring, open kitchen and living space, granite countertops, and stainless-steel appliances. Take a tour virtual tour below!

Need-to-know Details:

• Priced at $429,000
• 2,501 square feet: 4 bedrooms, 2.1 baths
• Downstairs master suite
• Backyard with pool and sitting area

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To view this listing, contact Kimberly Woodard at 972-588-8299 or KimberlyWoodard@Ebby.com.

Fresh Listing Friday: Lake Highlands Wonder


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Happy Friday, all! This week’s Fresh Listing Friday is an upgraded home in Dallas’ Lake Highlands neighborhood. Situated in the Richardson ISD, 9426 Hill View Drive offers wood laminate flooring, recessed LED lighting, and fresh paint. Watch the video below to see the open floor plan and all the beautiful upgrades this wonderful home has to offer.

Need-to-know Details:

• Priced at $689,900
• 2,865 square feet: 4 bedrooms, 3 baths
• Re-designed kitchen with granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, and a wine cooler
• Backyard with a pool and spa



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To view this listing, contact Nicole Threadgill at 214-235-4951 or NicoleThreadgill@Ebby.com.

10 Fireplaces to Keep You Warm in the Winter


Winter is fast approaching, and while it might not be cold yet, we’re already in the mood to get cozy. For those of you that love curling up under a blanket with a good book and the soothing sound of a crackling fire, here are 10 swoon-worthy fireplaces currently on the market that will warm you up and give the kitchen a run for its money as the heart of the home.

 

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4915 Stanford Avenue | Dallas | $1,449,000
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1913 Cottonwood Valley Circle | Irving | $1,445,000Fireplaces
2 Savannah Ridge Drive | Frisco | $1,400,000
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4642 Edmonson Avenue | Dallas – Highland Park | $1,395,000
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6453 Pemberton Drive | Dallas | $1,395,000Fireplaces
18 Vanguard Way | Dallas | $1,375,000Fireplaces
5606 Meletio Lane | Dallas | $1,225,000Fireplaces
9259 Peninsula Drive | Dallas – Lake Highlands | $1,096,000
Fireplaces5007 Purdue Avenue | Dallas | $825,000

Fresh Listing Friday: White Rock Stunner


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Happy Friday! This week’s Fresh Listing Friday is situated in the sought-after White Rock North neighborhood. The beautifully updated home at 9669 Covemeadow Drive offers exceptional attention to detail in a prime East Dallas location.

 

Need-to-know details:

• Updated traditional, priced at $689,000
• 2,968 square feet: 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1 half-bath
• Handscraped hardwood flooring, beamed ceiling, custom built-ins, plantation shutters
• Subway-tile backsplash, quartz countertops
• Landscaped yards, patio, dog run

 


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To view this listing, contact Shelly Seltzer of the Shelly Seltzer Group at 214-507-0581 or ShellySeltzer@Ebby.com.

Fresh Listing Friday: Light & Bright in Lake Highlands


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Happy Friday, all! This week’s edition of Fresh Listing Friday takes us to Dallas’ sought-after Lake Highlands area – a neighborhood known for its great sense of community and proximity to White Rock Lake. The newly remodeled home at 10006 Trailpine Drive sits on a spacious cul-de-sac lot and provides an open floor plan that features an abundance of high-end finishes.

 

Need-to-know details:

• Light and bright traditional, offered for $589,000
• 2,868 square feet: 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and 1 half-bath
• Hardwood flooring, crown molding, open floor plan, stainless-steel appliances, abundance of lighting, spacious rooms
• Two private backyards, one complete with entertaining area and pergola

 

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To view this listing, contact Jill Jones-Wiese at 214-405-3299 or JillWiese@Ebby.com.

New Shopping Center for Lake Highlands


We’re excited about the newly announced plans to add an 8-acre retail hub to the Lake Highlands Town Center.

 

New development plans for the retail center show a 30,000-square-foot main building and smaller buildings ranging from 5,000 square feet to almost 10,000 square feet each.

 

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Originally planned to house a mix of shops, restaurants, apartments and commercial space, the 70-acre Town Center first broke ground in 2007 and currently features a 200-unit apartment block.

 

At Ebby Halliday Realtors, we love Lake Highlands and we know you will, too. This East Dallas classic offers a wide variety of housing options, all within a short distance of White Rock Lake and downtown Dallas. Whether you’re looking for a stately Tudor, a ranch-style home or even Art Deco, you’ll find Lake Highlands offers a unique, fun lifestyle and the best of big-city living. To see all of the homes currently available in Lake Highlands area, simply click here.