Buying or Selling a Home is Life-Changing


 

Buying or Selling a Home is Life-Changing

 

Ebby Halliday, the founder of Ebby Halliday Realtors and an icon in the real estate industry, famously said, “The Constitution of the United States guarantees your right to own the land under your feet, to sell, and to develop it. Whether you want to become an investor, a real estate agent, or a homeowner, real estate is the basis of the American dream.”

 

Ebby passed away in late 2015 at the age of 104 but that sentiment is still central to our core mission of transforming and elevating the home buying and selling process into the wonderful life-changing experience it can be.

 

Most of our clients don’t buy and sell homes very often. It’s relatively unknown territory to them. But it’s our native territory, since 1945. We know the landscape. There’s no trail we haven’t been down before. We are here to help you fully experience one of the biggest, most joyful events of your life.

 

We’re not going to sugarcoat it: Buying or selling a home can be complicated, sometimes very complicated. Fortunately an Ebby Halliday Realtor is here to guide you through the process.

 

It’s also true that in today’s hyper-competitive North Texas real estate market it’s more important than ever to choose the right agent for your needs. To get started, visit ebby.com.

 

 

Ebby Launches New TV Commercial


Ebby Launches New TV Commercial

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors kicked off the 2016 home buying and selling season by launching a brand-new commercial and far-reaching advertising and marketing campaign on Super Bowl Sunday. Acknowledging the complexities of today’s fast-paced real estate market and emphasizing the importance of choosing the right agent, the campaign includes frequent television advertising, extensive print and digital media, large digital and traditional billboards across the North Texas region, and regular spots on Pandora Radio. The campaign runs through September.

 

In case you missed it on Super Bowl Sunday, check out our new commercial below.

 

 

And, look for it throughout the summer on your favorite shows, including “Saturday Night Live,” “The Voice, ” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, ” “Sleepy Hollow, ” “American Idol, ” “Jimmy Kimmel Live, ” “Modern Family, ” “Grey’s Anatomy, ” “60 Minutes,” “Life in Pieces” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden.”

 

To find just the right agent for your residential real estate needs, visit ebby.com.

Now Arriving: Grand Vie Luxury in Living


Now Arriving: Grand Vie Luxury in Living

 

We’re excited to announce that the fall/winter 2015 issue of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living magazine is out and is now being direct-mailed to almost 60,000 luxury homes across Dallas-Fort Worth.

 

Grand Vie is the luxury home publication of Ebby Halliday Realtors and the newest member of the Ebby Halliday Companies, Fort Worth-based Williams Trew Real Estate. It’s the only magazine that covers the full breadth of the luxury home market in North Texas and includes two beautiful versions: East and West, depending upon which side of the Trinity River you reside.

 

In addition to featuring extraordinary luxury properties, the 18th edition of Grand Vie offers plenty of interesting editorial content, including a special section for farm & ranch properties; “Houses of Art,” showcasing some of the area’s top cultural events of the season; fall-inspired recipes from local celebrity chefs Kirstyn Brewer of Victor Tangos and Blaine Staniford of Grace Restaurant; and LuxeTrends, showcasing a collection of the latest luxury lifestyle must-haves. Also in the fall/winter edition: Real estate insider Candy Evans’ take on the North Texas ranch market.

 

We’re confident you’re going to love the fall/winter 2015 edition of Grand Vie as much as we loved putting it together for you. See it all now at grandviemagazine.com.

Culinary Celebration Benefits Southlake Schools


 

Dragons of the Caribbean

 

Ebby Halliday Realtors, its affiliated title company, Texas Premier Title, and numerous Ebby Southlake agents are proud to sponsor the Carroll Education Foundation’s 19th-annual Culinary Celebration.

 

The fundraiser, which raises money to support the students and teachers of Southlake Carroll Independent School District, takes place at The Hilton Southlake Town Square on September 12, from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. It will feature 24 metroplex chefs, specialty wines and cocktails, live and silent auctions, a big board and more.

 

This year’s event is themed “Dragons of the Caribbean.” Auction items include a Longhorn calf, a vintage Jurassic Park pinball machine and opportunities to serve as Southlake Mayor for the Day and to flip the switch on the Southlake Town Square holiday lights.

 

Tickets, priced at $150 each or $250 per couple, are available here.

 

 

Grand Vie Showcases Luxury Living


Grand Vie Showcases Luxury Living

 

In addition to featuring some of Dallas-Fort Worth’s premier luxury properties, the summer edition of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living magazine offers a plethora of interesting editorial content, including recipes and grilling tips from local celebrity chefs Tim Byres of Smoke and Jon Bonnell of Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine and Waters I Bonnell’s Coastal Cuisine; a spotlight on the North Texas luxury market; special sections for lake properties and farm & ranch properties; and real estate insider Candy Evans’ take on the vacation-home paradise that is Cape Cod.

 

Grand Vienow in its 17th edition, is the luxury-home publication of Ebby Halliday Realtors and the newest member of the Ebby Halliday Companies, Fort Worth-based Williams Trew Real Estate. The perfect-bound publication is direct-mailed to approximately 50,000 high-net-worth households in Dallas, Collin, Rockwall and Tarrant counties. Charity and event placement is also a significant part of the Grand Vie distribution strategy – placing luxury homes listed by Ebby Halliday and Williams Trew in front of North Texas’ luxury homebuying audience.

 

Not only has our magazine’s distribution grown significantly across the Metroplex, it also includes some of the very best luxury real estate companies outside of our local market, in such locations as Beverly Hills/LA, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Miami, Palm Beach, Newport Beach, Santa Barbara and Vail.

 

To view the digital version of Grand Vie, visit grandviemagazine.com. To learn more about Ebby Halliday Realtors, its Associates and all of their listings, visit ebby.com.

 

Spring is Here!


Spring is Here!

 

It’s the first day of spring, and if you haven’t done so already, now is definitely the time to give your yard the respect it deserves. As homeowners everywhere know, nothing can bring you down from the weather high that March brings quite like a backyard that’s still caught in winter.

 

In the brand-new spring 2015 edition of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living magazine, the only luxury-home publication to bring you the very best of Dallas and Fort Worth, we chatted with two renowned local landscape architects, Harold Leidner and Angelynn Harvey, about their top tips for getting your yard ready for the season.

 

Grand Vie: Yard trends change just like home décor trends. What’s a new fad you are seeing in residential yards this year?

 

Harold Leidner: A more modern style and feel. We have always
loved a more modern style, but clients traditionally are more reserved in the style of homes they build, which often dictates the surrounding gardens. Thankfully, more modern architecture in the market means our clients are receptive to a cleaner and more sophisticated design style.

 

GV: What is the most extreme thing a client has asked you to do?

 

HL: We had a great client who asked us to create a movie projection water screen as a part of his pool design. This way he could sit in his pool and watch a movie projected on a sheet of water. It started as a wild idea but we turned it into reality. The result was amazing.

 

For the full Q&A with Harold Leidner and Angelynn Harvey in the spectacular new spring 2015 edition of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living, click here.

 

Spring is Here!

Spring is Here!

Jonas Brothers Home Hits Market


 

The Jonas Brothers’ home in Westlake’s prestigious gated and guarded Vaquero Club is officially on the market. Listed with The Lott Group of Ebby’s Southlake Office, the six-bedroom home is the second Jonas property to be represented by an affiliate of Luxury Portfolio International, our partner in marketing luxury properties. Kevin Jonas listed his New Jersey home, which was the backdrop for the E! reality series Married to Jonas, with fellow Luxury Portfolio member Terrie O’Connor Realtors.

 

Overlooking Vaquero’s spectacular Tom Fazio-designed golf course, the Westlake residence features a home theater, a saltwater pool, and, of course, a music room. With 7,360 square feet and plenty of outdoor living space, the extraordinary home at 1724 Wisteria Way is offered for $3,200,000.

 

Want to take a closer look?

 

 

 

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Wow! To learn more about this exceptional opportunity at Westlake’s beautiful Vaquero Club, contact The Lott Group at 817-946-6624 or thelottgroup@ebby.com.

 

Photos by Shoot2Sell

 

 

Southlake Office Celebrates Grand Opening


 

We’re excited to announce that Ebby Southlake Associates and staff, corporate executives, clients and guests, including Southlake Mayor Pro-Tem Laura Hill, members of the Southlake City Council and representatives from the Southlake Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the grand opening of Ebby’s brand-new Southlake Office this morning! The celebration included an official ribbon-cutting for our beautiful new, more than 12,000-square-foot office at 1575 E. Southlake Blvd., across from Southlake Town Square.

 

“This beautiful new office is built for the future,” says Ron Burgert, chief financial officer of the Ebby Halliday Companies. “Built from the ground up, it offers a superior location in the heart of Southlake and is a statement of our commitment to serving Tarrant County for many years to come.”

 

The exquisitely finished-out office replaces our longtime, approximately 8,000-square-foot Southlake Office. Ebby Halliday has served Southlake-area homebuyers and sellers since 1985.

 

“We are extremely happy with the way our new Southlake Office turned out,” says Southlake Sales Manager Carolyn Rosson. “I want to express my heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped bring this extraordinary new office to reality. Ebby Halliday has been part of the Southlake community for nearly 30 years and has distinguished itself as a valued partner for our clients and a leader in luxury real estate. We are so excited about the future of this great city.”

 

Adds Mary Frances Burleson, president and CEO of the Ebby Halliday Companies, “We’re proud of our commitment to this beautiful part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. We look forward to serving current and future residents in the manner they deserve for many years to come.”

 

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It is indeed a sweet time to be a part of the excitement in Southlake. For more information on Ebby’s Southlake Office, its Associates and listings, call 817-481-5882 or visit southlake.ebby.com.

Southlake Oktoberfest This Weekend


 

 

Dreaming of the weekend already? You’re in luck: Ebby’s Southlake Office is a proud sponsor of Southlake Oktoberfest, which takes place this weekend, October 3-5, at beautiful Southlake Town Square.

 

The 13th-annual festival features an extensive slate of live entertainment, “weiner-dog” races – an annual fan favorite, authentic German food and drinks, a sports zone, and a children’s play area. To top it off, admission and parking are free!

 

For all the details and a festival map, click here.

 

Ebby Opens New Southlake Office


 

It’s a bold new day in Southlake real estate! Ebby Halliday Realtors just opened the doors of its beautiful, brand-new Southlake Office at 1575 E. Southlake Blvd., across from the popular Southlake Town Square.

 

“This new office, built from the ground up, offers a superior location and is a statement of our commitment to serving Southlake and the surrounding area for many years to come,” says Ron Burgert, chief financial officer of the Ebby Halliday Companies.  The new 12,560-square-foot, exquisitely finished-out office replaces Ebby’s longtime, approximately 8,000-square-foot Southlake Office.

 

“Near the corner of East Southlake Boulevard and Carroll Avenue, our new office offers a highly visible location and the latest in technology,” Burgert says. “Truly a one-stop shop for residential real estate, it will also offer title, mortgage and insurance services through our affiliated companies, Texas Premier Title, Home Team Mortgage Company and Home Team Insurance.”

 

The new office features tastefully appointed collaboration centers where Associates and clients may meet to discuss residential real estate needs, a bistro for Associates that would be the envy of many restaurants, a training room with an enormous HD projection screen, and even a playroom for clients’ children. Cutting-edge technology, including Apple TVs, will help Associates assist buyers with their home searches and sellers with their understanding of market trends.

 

“We are assisting clients with one of the most-expensive and important transactions of their lifetime,” says Ebby’s Southlake Manager Carolyn Rosson, who has led the Southlake Office since 2008. “It is important that we utilize all of the resources that we can to best serve their needs.”

 

Adds Mary Frances Burleson, president and CEO of the Ebby Halliday Companies, “We’re proud of our commitment to this beautiful part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. We look forward to serving current and future residents in the manner they deserve for many years to come.”

 

Now, let’s take a sneak peek inside Ebby’s beautiful new Southlake Office!

 

We hope you are as excited about our new Southlake Office as we are! For more information on Ebby’s Southlake Office, its Associates and listings, visit southlake.ebby.com or call 817-481-5882.