Travis Mathews Named VP of Operations

Travis Mathews has been named Vice President of Operations for the Ebby Halliday Companies. Chris Kelly, President and Chief Executive Officer, recently made the announcement. “Travis joined the Ebby Halliday Companies in 2019 and has adeptly led our growth strategies through acquisitions, franchising and related expansion opportunities, as well as our IT infrastructure and commercial real estate growth, […]

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Star Spangled Snacks

These Fourth of July-themed snacks are sure to have you seeing fireworks before the show even starts! Star Lit Skewers Ingredients *1 watermelon *1 pkg. blueberries *1 pkg. skewers *1 star shaped cookie cutter Directions Cut watermelon vertically into 1 inch slices. Use star shaped cookie cutters to cut watermelon slices. Thread blueberries onto the […]

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

No time in recent history has tested our resolve like the previous year’s events: a pandemic, an election year, and a devastating winter storm. As we commemorate Independence Day, let us celebrate our enthusiasm in liberty and our individual and collective acts of bravery and heroism. We have overcome so much and continue to endure […]

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Don Tomlinson Named President of Texas Premier Title

  Don Tomlinson has been named President of Ebby Halliday Companies’ Texas Premier Title. Tomlinson assumes the role from Martin Ripoll, who, after a 40+ year career in the title industry, has announced his retirement and desire to spend more time with his wife and family. In 2011, Ripoll helped create Texas Premier Title to […]

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Juneteenth: Celebrate Freedom

  Juneteenth celebrates freedom, community, and progress while acknowledging the ongoing strides still needed toward racial equality. The holiday is the oldest national commemoration of the end to slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, Union troops landed in Galveston, Texas announcing the end to the Civil War and the end to slavery. […]

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Springtime is the Ideal Time

  After cooler-than-normal temperatures, it’s welcome news that we’ll be enjoying temperatures in 70s and 80s this weekend in North Texas.   And, you can bet that with our spring weather potential buyers will increasingly be out and about discovering homes for sale across the region. Not surprisingly, those with the best “curb appeal” are often the […]

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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 […]

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Top Tips for North Texas Home Buyers and Sellers

Homes selling above asking price, numerous offers for the same property, hip-pocket listings shared only by word of mouth – it’s no secret that the North Texas housing market is booming. To help you navigate these unprecedented home-buying and selling waters, we’ve gathered top tips for today’s buyers and sellers. Buyer’s Tips *  Be qualified. Pre-plan financing […]

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Simple, Fast and Free, New Home-Search Apps Now Available

The Ebby Halliday Companies’ brand-new, just-released apps mean your new home could be just a tap away.  “With our new apps, MLS listings across North Texas are in the palm of your hand,” says Travis Mathews, vice president of Strategic Growth & Technology for the Ebby Halliday Companies. “Our primary goal for this release was providing […]

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Texas Homeowner? Don’t Miss the Opportunity for Savings

  Among the many benefits of living in Texas is the Lone Star State’s Homestead Exemption law, which allows a partial exemption from local property taxes for your primary residence. Applications for property tax exemptions are filed with your local appraisal district. The general deadline for filing an application is April 30. The Application for Residential Homestead Exemption is […]

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