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Done Deal: Ebby Halliday Companies Sold

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The Ebby Halliday Companies, touted as the largest independently owned residential real estate company in Texas, has been sold to HomeServices of America.

Minneapolis-based HomeServices announced the agreement Monday.

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Financial terms of the transaction were not released.

Plans for the sale were disclosed last month.

The deal includes Dallas-based Ebby Halliday's three real estate brands — Ebby Halliday Realtors, Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and Williams Trew Real Estate, plus their affiliated mortgage and title companies.
Founder Ebby Halliday died in 2015 at age 104.

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(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

The company she started in 1945, according to a statement announcing the sale, now has about 1,850 agents and staff in 35 offices, with sales volume last year topping $8 billion.
HomeServices is an affiliate of Omaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire Hathaway.


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