Chris Kelly

Not all Dallas Real Estate Brokerages Agree on New Clear Cooperation MLS Rule

By Joanna England / November 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Though there will be a period of adjustment, Chris Kelly, CEO of Ebby Halliday Companies, thinks ending off-MLS listings is for the better. That was his reaction to the National Association of Realtors’ new MLS Statement 8.0, the Clear Cooperation policy. The policy prohibits the use of off-market (or hip-pocket) listings except when marketing within […]

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Redfin Launches Redfin Direct in Texas, Chris Kelly and Mike Delprete Weigh In

By Candy Evans / October 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Redfin, the Seattle-based brokerage that launched as a disruptor, has brought it’s Redfin Direct service to Texas. Announced publicly last week, Redfin Direct soft-launched two weeks ago and already has active participants. Redfin Direct gives real estate buyers in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio the ability to make direct, online offers on Redfin-listed homes without […]

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Ebby Halliday Companies Team With Mayfair International Realty

By Candy Evans / August 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Why is this partnership so important for Dallas? It’s no secret Dallas is becoming one of the most competitive markets for real estate agents and brokers, what with Compass taking the town by storm and Douglas Elliman headed our way. Redfin is gaining ground, and I have seen quite a few Door signs of late. […]

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Discounts? Free stuff? Yes, Please! Ebby Halliday and Nebraska Furniture Mart Pair Up

By April Towery / August 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Partnership offers big savings for buyers, sellers, and agents Now that Ebby Halliday Companies is owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, it was just a matter of time before it would connect with a cousin company and give agents, buyers, and sellers a deep discount at Nebraska Furniture Mart in The Colony. Anyone […]

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Janis Forse Wells Joins Ebby’s Little White House

By Joshua Baethge / June 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

After spending the past 18 years at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s, Janis Forse Wells has teamed up with the Ebby Halliday Little White House.  She joins her daughter Betsy Carlton Cameron, who manages the office. However, Wells says that alone would not have been enough to make her switch. “I love my daughter and I respect […]

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Ebby CFO Ron Burgert Announces Retirement

By Candy's Dirt / June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Staff Reports Ron Burgert, chief financial officer of the Ebby Halliday Companies, is a rarity in these days of frequent job hopping. Burgert has been at the same job, in the same position, for 42 years. Burgert, who recently announced his decision to retire from the company he has played a significant role in building, […]

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