11 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 Brookshire

6614 Brookshire Drive | Preston Hollow | $2,199,000

 

2 Westview

2540 Westview Court | Prosper | $1,250,000

 

3 Northbrook

5637 Northbrook Drive | Plano | $999,000

 

4 Bentbrook

1008 Bentbrook Lane | Sherman | $799,000

 

5 Southbury

10973 Southbury Lane | Frisco | $699,500

 

6 Colvin

3750 Colvin Court | Oak Lawn | $619,000

 

7 Flagstone

670 Flagstone Drive | Irving | $599,900

 

8 Royal

30 Royal Way | North Dallas | $589,000

 

9 Terrace

970 Terrace Drive | Lantana | $525,000

 

10 Sunray

222 Sunray Lane | Sunnyvale | $519,900

 

11 Caroline

2308 Caroline Court | Lewisville | $428,150

 

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

6614 Brookshire DriveNorth Dallas | $2,199,000

 

2_Twin Lakes

3529 Twin Lakes WayPlano$1,999,900

 

3_Evening Glen

1008 Evening Glen CourtSouthlake$1,985,000

 

4_Lakeview

2730 Lakeview Drive | Prosper$1,399,000

 

5_Serenity

1205 Serenity Lane | McKinney$1,089,000

 

6_Miller

5247 Miller Avenue | Dallas$1,050,000

 

7_Woods Edge

17531 Woods Edge Drive | Dallas$899,000

 

8_Hickory

3980 Hickory Grove Lane | Frisco$850,000

 

9_Ferndale

4079 Ferndale LaneFrisco | $829,900

 

10_Crockett

1601 Crockett Circle | Irving$750,000

 

11_Kirin

2857 Kirin Road | Carrollton$599,990

 

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1500 Roxboro Lane | McKinney | $539,000

 

12_Caroline

2308 Caroline Court | Lewisville$428,150

 

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

8 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_Castlebridge

8124 Castlebridge | The Colony | $1,230,000

 

2_coventry

2013 Coventry Place | Keller | $870,000

 

3_MIDCREST

6858 Midcrest Drive | Dallas | $810,000

 

4_ST ANDREWS

222 Saint Andrews Drive | Mabank | $779,000

 

5_WIDGEON

5689 Widgeon Way | Frisco | $719,000

 

6_WESTSIDE

4354 Westside Drive | Highland Park | $710,000

 

7_BENWICK

404 Benwick Way | Lewisville | $550,000

 

8_Tearose

6521 Tearose Drive | Plano | $374,900

 

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 at these exceptional properties.

 

1_Versailles

5880 Versailles Avenue | Frisco | $1,500,000

 

2_3156 BRIARWOOD

3156 Briarwood Lane | Frisco | $1,299,900

 

3_reserveg

5003 Reserve Court | Parker | $1,199,000

 

4_6936 KENWOOD

6936 Kenwood Avenue | Lakewood | $1,150,000

 

5_1136 KING MARK

1136 King Mark Drive | Lewisville | $919,900

 

6_4116 EDITH

4116 Edith Court | Midway Hollow | $849,000

 

7_5 WATERS

5 Waters Edge Court | Heath | $649,000

 

8_6216 PINON

6216 Pinon Trail | Royse City | $557,000

 

9_1318 PALM CANYON

1318 Palm Canyon Drive | Bryan Place | $414,900

 

10_Garden_Ridge

2615 Garden Ridge Lane | Arlington | $329,900

 

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 at these exceptional properties.

 

1 Southern

4321 Southern Avenue | Highland Park | $2,075,000

 

2 Savannah

5 Savannah Ridge Drive | Frisco | $1,850,000

 

3 Purdue

3120 Purdue Avenue | University Park | $1,799,000

 

4 Hanover

7809 Hanover Street | Caruth Hills | $1,549,000

 

5 Cottonwood

1809 Cottonwood Valley Circle S. | Irving | $1,485,000

 

6 Creekside

301 Creekside Drive | McKinney | $1,199,000

 

7 Cavender

5729 Cavender Drive | Plano | $924,900

 

8 Bristol

230 Bristol Court | Heath | $799,000

 

9 Regency

612 Regency Crossing | Southlake | $779,900

 

10 Colt

611 Colt Trail | Lucas | $775,000

 

11 Royal

812 Royal Minister Blvd. | Lewisville | $549,900

 

12 Forest

925 Forest Park Court | Keller | $448,000

 

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

Curious About Your Home’s Value?


 

Homeowners are often surprised when they receive their annual statement from the local tax appraiser’s office. Often the assessed value of their home is very different than what they believe the property is worth.
 
Now’s a great time to take a look at the difference between two common real estate terms: “Assessed Value” and “Market Value.”
 
The Assessed Value is the dollar value assigned to a property by a public tax assessor for the purposes of measuring applicable taxes. The number is very often a point of contention with homeowners, who may believe it to be too high or too low. The Assessed Value does not offer a shortcut to a home’s Market Value.
 
The Market Value is the highest estimated price a property will bring in a reasonable amount of time if exposed for sale on the open market. Market Value is influenced by such factors as homes that recently sold in the area, the location of the property, the home’s amenities, and the condition of the property. Of course, Market Value is also influenced by the current economy.
 
Knowing the difference between Assessed Value and Market Value is great. But even better is knowing what your property is worth in today’s fast-paced North Texas housing market.
 
To get started, contact an Ebby Associate today. To find the right agent for your real estate needs, visit the award-winning ebby.com.
 
Heads up, the property tax protest deadline is earlier this year than in previous years. Those wishing to protest, must do so by May 15, 2018, or 30 days after a tax notice is delivered, whichever is later.

Garrison Named Sales Manager of Ebby’s Flower Mound/Lewisville Office


Becky Garrison Named Manager of Flower Mound/Lewisville Office

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors has appointed Becky Garrison sales manager of its Flower Mound/Lewisville Office. Mary Frances Burleson, president and chief executive officer of the Ebby Halliday Companies, made the announcement.

 
“Becky brings extensive customer service and sales experience, and will be a great mentor to our agents in the Flower Mound/Lewisville Office,” Burleson says. “A two-time recipient of the Greater Lewisville Association of Realtors’ Realtor of the Year Award, Becky offers a long history of distinguished service to our industry and community.”

 
Says Betty Misko, executive vice president and director of sales offices for the Ebby Halliday Companies, “I am confident Becky’s background in interior design and real estate will serve her well in our Flower Mound/Lewisville Office. She has an innate understanding of how to prepare homes for sale, and her high energy and engaging personality make her wonderful with both agents and clients.”

 

A longtime resident of North Texas, Garrison has been in real estate since 2005. Having an additional 10 years of design experience with architectural and engineering firms further amplifies her ability to understand clients’ needs and the importance of professionalism.

 
“I am looking forward to empowering our Flower Mound/Lewisville agents to be the best they can be,” Garrison says. “I have always enjoyed mentoring and collaborating with people.”

 

An enthusiastic, personable leader who holds professional designations as a Certified Negotiation Expert, a Seniors Real Estate Specialist, a Certified Military Residential Specialist, and a Residential Finance Consultant, Garrison is widely admired for her positive attitude and continued interest in learning. She is dedicated to supporting the office’s agents by providing professional development, the cutting-edge tools Ebby is known for, and one-on-one coaching.

 

Garrison is actively involved in the community, including being a Boy Scout Merit Badge Counselor and serving on several boards as a director. In her spare time, she enjoys motorcycle rides with her husband, leading her book club, yoga, gardening, live music and dancing.

 
“I’m excited about the challenge this new position as sales manager of Ebby’s Flower Mound/Lewisville Office brings,” Garrison says. “We are a close-knit group where agents of all experience levels help each other. We strive to be the most educated and professionally prepared agents for our clients. We are proud to be Ebby agents.”

 
For more information on Ebby’s Flower Mound/Lewisville Office, visit flowermound.ebby.com.

Dallas-Fort Worth Housing Market Sizzling Hot


 

Dallas-Fort Worth Housing Market Sizzles

 

Wow, it sure did get hot fast this year! Summer has barely unfurled, but the North Texas residential real estate market is already delivering blistering sales in June. In Dallas-Fort Worth, homes are moving off the market 13.6 percent faster than they did at this time last year as prices continue to hit new record highs.

 

The average home sales price in North Texas in May was $286,200, 6.3% higher than one year ago. However, much of the effect of higher prices is being offset by mortgage rates that are the lowest we’ve seen in three years.

 

Interested in your home’s value in this red-hot market? Contact an Ebby Associate today. To get started, visit the award-winning ebby.com.

 

Arriving in or Departing Dallas-Fort Worth?


Moving To or From Dallas-Fort Worth?

 

Individuals and companies who are relocating have access to a lot of information. What they often don’t have is a way to tailor that information to their needs.

 

That’s where the relocation experts at Ebby Halliday offer an invaluable service. Ebby’s team of specialists — the largest such in-house team in North Texas — connects relocating consumers with a real estate agent who not only specializes in their area of interest, but also is knowledgeable about lifestyle issues affecting their move.

 

For outgoing clients, Ebby’s relocation experts coordinate with one of the 500 top real estate firms affiliated with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. As an affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Ebby Halliday is part of a network that dominates in more markets across the U.S. than any competitor.

 

To learn more about Ebby Halliday’s relocation services or to start your home search today, visit the award-winning ebby.com.

 

Assessed Value vs. Market Value


Assessed Value vs. Market Value

 

Homeowners are often surprised – or even shocked – when they receive their annual statement from the local tax appraiser’s office. Often the assessed value of their home is very different than what they believe the property is worth.

 

Now’s a great time to take a look at the difference between two common real estate terms: “Assessed Value” and “Market Value.”

 

The Assessed Value is the dollar value assigned to a property by a public tax assessor for the purposes of measuring applicable taxes. The number is very often a point of contention with homeowners, who may believe it to be too high or too low. The Assessed Value does not offer a shortcut to a home’s Market Value.

 

The Market Value is the highest estimated price a property will bring in a reasonable amount of time if exposed for sale on the open market. Market Value is influenced by such factors as homes that recently sold in the area, the location of the property, the home’s amenities, and the condition of the property. Of course, Market Value is also influenced by the current economy.

 

Knowing the difference between Assessed Value and Market Value is great. But even better is knowing what your property is worth in today’s fast-paced North Texas housing market. To get started, contact an Ebby Associate today. To find just the right agent for your real estate needs, visit the award-winning ebby.com.