Dallas-based Ebby Halliday sold to HomeServices of America

June 4, 2018 GMT

DALLAS (AP) — The Ebby Halliday (HAL’-uh-day) 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. Terms were not released.

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. 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.