Real Estate Agents

Kristi Davis Brings Leadership Expertise to Ebby Flower Mound/Lewisville Office

By Joanna England / June 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

Kristi Davis has managed the Irving/Las Colinas/Coppell office of Ebby Halliday Realtors for the past six years, and now, with her motivation and leadership skills, she’s taking the helm of the Flower Mound/Lewisville office, too. “Kristi brings extensive sales and management experience, as well as a strong desire to assist our Flower Mound/Lewisville agents in […]

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Gallup Poll Says Consumers Don’t Believe Real Estate Agents are Ethical — and Haven’t Been for 40 Years!

By Jon Anderson / February 12, 2016 / 1 Comment

Gallup released its semi-annual poll results where people were asked to rate, “the honesty and ethical standards of people in these different fields.” If you’re looking for real estate agents, save time and start at the bottom. In this poll just 20-percent of respondents rated real estate agents either “high” or “very high” in ethics […]

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My Favorite Dallas Home With the "Book Room" Under Contract: Multi Million Dollar Sales Sizzle

By Candy Evans / March 28, 2014 / 7 Comments

We know that sales of homes priced at $1 million plus are out of sight and up 53 percent in North Texas from a year ago. I think my message from Luxury Portfolio last month in Las Vegas was clear: luxury and multi-million dollar properties are not just alive but selling well. Sales of modestly […]

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Ask Candy: How Many Lookers Should Be at an Open House?

By Candy Evans / February 18, 2014 / 30 Comments

A reader writes: Candy, we have had our home on the market now with a top-name agent (according to the “Best” lists, not someone I have seen on your blog) who has held a few open houses. Two to be exact. Our home has been on the market for over three months, no nibbles. My […]

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From Snagging Investment Properties to Calling Bluff on Naughty Realtors, Bill Petrey Believes Clients Deserve More Transparency From Agents

By Whitney Thompson / January 15, 2014 / 2 Comments

Nearly 13 years ago, Bill Petrey moved to Dallas with his wife to hunt for investment properties.

After earning his real estate license, Petrey’s experiences as a Realtor in the Dallas market inspired him to create his own real estate consulting company, Agent Harvest — a performance-based real estate agent rating service that matches clients with top-ranking real estate agents — based right in the heart of Dallas.

Just for kicks, Petrey also developed the Really Rotten Realty blog, which is a whistle-blowing website of sorts that brings awareness to real-life agents across the country engaging in not-so-ethical practices, such as Million Dollar Listing New York’s Luis Ortiz using Photoshop to glam up his virtual listings.

Learn more about Bill Petrey and what ignited his passion for helping home buyers and seller with his exclusive Candy’s Dirt Q&A:

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Don't Get Upstaged: Interior Designer Margaret Chambers Offers Tips to Transform Your Home For The Market

By Joanna England / January 6, 2014 / 0 Comments

As soon as the weather heats up, so with the Dallas real estate market. If you need to refresh your memory on the best strategies to use to get your home on the market and sold, veteran interior designer Margaret Chambers offers her advice.

To find out how to get your home ready for a professional photographer (which we absolutely suggest you invest in), check out what this seasoned professional has to say after the jump!

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