Homebuying

Millennials Will Break The Bank On Homes To Appear More Successful

By April Towery / August 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Forget keeping up with the Joneses; kids these days just want to blow the Joneses out of the water. Many consumers have spent too much on a luxury handbag, or signed on for a car payment that might require a regular phone call to Mom and Dad. But the price tag of appearing successful, wealthy, […]

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Dallas-Fort Worth Boasts One of Lowest Home Buy-Rent Breakevens

By Bethany Erickson / May 21, 2018 / 0 Comments
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It takes about a year and a half for a home to hit the buy-rent breakeven horizon in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, research by Zillow economists for the first quarter of 2018 revealed. The Zillow Buy-Rent Breakeven Horizon measures the amount of time it takes for owning a home to make more financial sense than […]

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Will Avocado Toast Be The Millenial Homebuying Waterloo?

By Bethany Erickson / June 26, 2017 / 1 Comment
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It was the sternly worded lecture heard ‘round the Millennial world — give up avocado toast if you want to buy a house. And almost as soon as Australian real estate developer Tim Gurner’s words trilled over the airwaves, the debate began: Was it really a matter of just not being frugal and smart, or […]

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Chasing Amy’s Dream Home with Ebby Halliday

By Candy Evans / June 8, 2016 / 0 Comments

Amy Vanderoef is a well-known personality to DFW. She is best known from her role as the Emmy-nominated host on WFAA’s Good Morning Texas and on-air talent on the Rodney Anderson Show on Talk Radio 1190 AM. Her television career has taken her everywhere from the set of Dancing with the Stars, to ABC’s The […]

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Ebby App Taps Into Market Trend Toward Digital Homebuying Research

By Candy Evans / April 6, 2016 / 1 Comment

Consumers, especially Millennials, are changing up their house-hunting strategies. More than ever, buyers are relying on smartphone apps to discover available properties and narrow down their searches before getting in touch with a real estate professional. Ebby Halliday Realtors has been on the leading edge of technology in the North Texas real estate market since they […]

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From the Archives: Unmarried Couples Buying a House—What Should They Know?

By Leah Shafer / January 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

It has been said that falling in love consists of uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense, and for many couples, buying a house together is an experience driven by excitement and emotion, especially in a market as hot as ours. When a married couple in Texas buys a house, community property laws offer […]

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