Members featured in The Best Real Estate Agents and Mortgage Broker Professionals in D-Magazine 2010

Posted by William Tsang — July 8, 2010

Produced in partnership with Crescendo Business Services, D Magazine created its list of Dallas’s Best Real Estate Agents and Best Mortgage Broker Professionals. Crescendo mailed nomination ballots to residents in the area who have recently purchased homes or have worked with subscriber’s mortgage and title companies, and real estate agents. The residents then nominate mortgage broker professionals and real estate agents whom they personally worked with in order to evaluate them in several categories including overall satisfaction and whether they would recommend them to a friend.

The Texas Real Estate Commission works with Crescendo to score and screen each nominee to assure up to date licenses and make sure the agents had no disciplinary action. The nominated are then reviewed by a blue-ribbon panel of local industry experts before assembly of the final list. Reviewing the real estate agents were realty company executives, professional and trade association officers, and others directly involved in housing-related businesses. On the other hand, mortgage broker professionals are reviewed by mortgage company executives, professional and trade association offers, and others directly involved in the mortgage business.

To ensure that panel members do not have a direct influence on the final score based on company affiliation; safeguards were built into the review process. According to D Magazine, the final list represented slightly less than 7 percent of mortgage broker professionals and slightly more than 2 percent of licensed real estate agents in the Dallas area. The list is then turned over to the sales team, who have, the opportunity to sell ads to the winners. is proud to announce its members who were featured in D Magazine’s list this year.

1278619590Board of Regents member, Briggs Freeman Real Estate was established in 1960 and continues its legacy of excellence by being the area’s leading boutique firm for premier properties. Their associates gain competitive advantage and valuable insight by living and working in the communities that they serve. With a team of professionals who are client-focused, Briggs Freeman Real Estate melds traditions of integrity and expertise as they move forward and strive for continued success. Briggs Freeman has been a member since 1998 and currently has 140 associates.1278619619

Providing the Dallas community with real estate expertise for more than 20 years, Allie Beth Allman & Associates provides homebuyers with the best Dallas has to offer. With a focus on customer satisfaction, Allie Beth has been recognized as the most productive single office in Dallas and has been named Dallas County’s Top Producer for three consecutive years. In addition, Allman has been profiled in publications such as Dallas Business Journal and Dallas News and has been a member since 2009.

1278619755A member since 2007, Ebby Halliday Realtors has over 60 years of success in helping buyers and sellers throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex. As one of the largest and best-known privately owned residential real estate firms in the country, the company has approximately 18,000 property transactions annually with sales volume exceeding $5 billion. Known for its unparalleled ethics and trust, Ebby Halliday Realtors sells more million dollar homes in North Texas than any other. According to REAL Trends, Inc. who ranks the top independent residential real estate firms in the country, Ebby ranks No. 1 in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex and No. 10 in the nation. In 1995, Ebby acquired Ellen Terry Realtors, which has proven to be one of the greatest business moves in the history of Dallas real estate.

1278619800Established in 2005 by Dave Perry-Miller, Dave Perry-Miller & Associates is the fastest luxury brand in Dallas with the ability to serve all neighborhoods that the luxury market requires. A member since 1998, founder Dave Perry-Miller specializes in selling properties which emphasize architectural interest and individual personality. As one of the industry’s most respected sales associates, Miller and his associates have stuck to

the belief of building on the foundation of one house at a time, one relationship at a time. Dave’s clients become long- term friends, demonstrating not only his profession, but his passion as well.

1278619821Celebrating its 29th Anniversary this year, Ellen Terry Realtors incorporates innovative marketing and the highest level of professionalism in order to build the city’s finest upscale residential real estate office. Often referred to as “the Neiman-Marcus of residential real estate”, Ellen Terry Realtors was founded on the principle that “Anything the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” The company’s mission is to market and sell premier properties and never compromise on agent quality and commitment to excellence. Founder Ellen Terry has owned the firm for fifteen years and has made her mark on the real estate industry through her extraordinary dedication to client and customer service. In 1995, Ellen sold the company to her longtime friend and mentor Ebby Halliday.

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