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HomeServices Inc. Acquires Ebby Halliday Brand

Texas-based Ebby Halliday Real Estate Inc., announced that it is being acquired by HomeServices of America Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"The acquisition will include Ebby’s three real estate brands: Dallas-based Ebby Halliday, REALTORS and Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and Fort Worth-based Williams Trew Real Estate, as well as the firm’s affiliated mortgage and title companies," according to a press release. "The Ebby Halliday portfolio of companies brands will continue to operate under their current brand names."

Born in Arkansas in 1911, Halliday moved to Dallas in 1938 and eventually opened her own real estate firm in 1945, becoming a Dallas icon during the course of her decades-long career. Halliday passed away in 2015 at the age of 104.

Ebby Halliday, REALTORS participated in more than 18,800 transactions in 2017, with a sales volume of more than $8 billion. The firm ranks 12th in the nation in sales volume.

Minnesota-based HomeServices of America is the country’s second-largest residential real estate brokerage company and, through its operating companies, is one of the largest providers of integrated real estate services. HomeServices of America is the owner of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Real Living Real Estate and Prudential Real Estate franchise networks. HomeServices is owned by Berkshire Hathaway Energy, a consolidated subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. HomeServices’ operating companies offer integrated real estate services, including brokerage services, mortgage originations, title and closing services, property and casualty insurance, home warranties, and other homeownership services. HomeServices Relocation, LLC, is the full-service relocation arm of HomeServices of America, which provides every aspect of domestic and international relocation to corporations around the world.

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