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Know Your Architecture | Mid-Century Modern

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From whence it came:

The Mid-Century Modern movement in America was an adaptation of two austere, straight-lined architectural movements in Europe: the International and Bauhaus styles. American mid-century architecture, which spanned roughly from the late 1930s to the ’70s, is warmer and more organic, often with wood elements — beams, columns, walls — where the Europeans employed concrete and steel.

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Beauty, Buzz, Dallas, Preston Hollow

5 Ways to Prepare for an Open House

5552 Drane Drive, Dallas, TX 75209 / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

You already know about cleaning and de-cluttering — but did you know these five things could have an even bigger impact on potential buyers who come through your open house?

Do a rapid renovation.”

Little tweaks. Big difference. Kitchen a bit outdated? Replace the fixtures, faucets and cabinet hinges. Family-room furniture a bit beaten up? “Fix” it with fresh, white-cotton slipcovers.

3828 Greenbrier Drive | University Park, TX

3828 Greenbrier Drive | University Park, TX

Turn the bathrooms into little spas.

Create the feel of a relaxing, luxurious bath — for less than $50. Pile pretty soaps in a modern tray. Stack fluffy white washcloths and towels. Add a lightly scented candle. Buy a designer bathmat in a soothing tone, such as the palest green or lightest blue.

9500 Inwood Road | Dallas, TX

9500 Inwood Road | Sunnybrook Estates | Dallas, TX

Highlight those focal points.

Draw visitors’ eyes toward special features using bright colors and accents. A pop of red throw pillows can draw attention to a cozy window seat. A large, striking modern-art poster, framed and propped on the mantel, will really show off a fireplace.

4225 Ridgehaven Drive | Ridglea | Fort Worth, TX

4225 Ridgehaven Road | Ridglea | Fort Worth, TX

Bring nature inside.

Potted plants or a few pretty buds in a vase can help bring energy into any space and fill empty spots. Add a trendy fiddle-leaf fig tree in the living room. Put some beautiful white hydrangeas in the bedrooms.

5828 Woodland Drive | Old Preston Hollow | Dallas, TX

5828 Woodland Drive | Old Preston Hollow | Dallas, TX

Give every room a purpose.

That spare room that’s been used as a combination office/guest room/dumping ground won’t help sell the house unless you show buyers how they can use it. Pick a use — office, guest room, crafts room, game room — and clearly stage the space to showcase that purpose. They’ll see themselves living there — and your open house may just close a deal.

1567 Dove Road | Westlake, TX

1567 Dove Road | Westlake, TX

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty hosts extraordinary open houses throughout the best neighborhoods in North Texas. Every weekend, the brokerage’s expert agents are known to set the stage for success — just one more reason why sellers continue to list with the D-FW leader in luxury real estate.

To see what’s open in your neighborhood, click here.

President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices throughout North Texas: Dallas, Fort Worth Cultural District, Fort Worth-Mira Vista, Uptown, Lakewood, Southlake, The North, Ranch and Land East, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark. For all listings, open houses and more — and to explore the top neighborhoods in North Texas — visit briggsfreeman.com.

Beauty, Dallas, Preston Hollow

Just Listed in North Texas 3.6.2017 {Video}

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1802 Lantana Court | Southlake

1802 Lantana Court | Southlake | Listed by Nancy Dennis

Listed by Nancy Dennis 

5655 Prestwick Lane | Cambridge Place | North Dallas

5655 Prestwick Lane | Cambridge Place | North Dallas | Listed by Pete Ryan pool

 Listed by Pete Ryan 

14225 Hughes Lane | Far North Dallas

14225 Hughes Lane | Far North Dallas | Listed by Becky Frey stairs

 Listed by Becky Frey 

6023 Norway Road | Preston Hollow

6023 Norway Road | Preston Hollow | Listed by Shell Stegall

Listed by Shell Stegall 

9447 Rockbrook Drive | Preston Hollow

9447 Rockbrook Drive | Preston Hollow | Listed by Joan Eleazer

 Listed by Joan Eleazer 

4612 Watauga Road | Bluffview Estates

4612 Watauga Road | Bluffview Estates | Listed by Susan Baldwin pool

Listed by Susan Baldwin 

3808 Bryn Mawr Drive | University Park

3808 Bryn Mawr Drive | University Park | Listed by Brandon Hawkins sitting

Listed by Brandon Hawkins 

2555 N Pearl Street #1204-1205 | Ritz-Carlton | Uptown Dallas

2555 N Pearl Street #1204-1205 | Ritz-Carlton | Uptown Dallas | Listed by Missy Woehr

Listed by Missy Woehr 

6334 Velasco Avenue | Lakewood Heights

6334 Velasco Avenue | Lakewood Heights | Listed by Scott Carlson entry

Listed by Scott Carlson 

Explore these neighborhoods and more at BriggsFreeman.com.

For more luxury homes throughout North Texas, see briggsfreeman.com. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices in  Dallas,  Fort Worth Cultural District,  Fort Worth-Mira Vista,  UptownLakewoodSouthlakeThe North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

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Just Sold in North Texas 2.27.2017 {Video}

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

See some of the extraordinary homes recently sold by agents at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

6 Ashmere Court | Preston Hollow – SOLD
6 Ashmere Court | Preston Hollow - SOLD
6720 Greenwich Lane | North Dallas – SOLD
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4738 San Gabriel Drive | Preston Hollow – SOLD
4738-san-gabriel-drive-dallas-tx-752292801 Purdue Avenue | University Park – SOLD
2801 Purdue Avenue, University Park, Tom Hughes, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-living room4604 Livingston Avenue | Highland Park – SOLD
4604 Livingston Avenue 75209, Highland Park, Becky Frey, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-stairs5014 Purdue Avenue | Bluffview – SOLD
5014 Purdue Avenue | Bluffview - SOLD
3821 Southwestern Boulevard | University Park – SOLD
3821-southwestern-boulevard-75225-university-park-listed-by-jonathan-rosen-and-christy-berry-briggs-freeman-sothebys-luxury-homes-for-sale-living25314 Nakoma Drive | Greenway Parks – SOLD
5314 Nakoma Drive 75209, Greenway Parks, Gretchen Brasch, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-fireplace28403 Swananoah Road | Bluffview – SOLD
8403-swananoah-road-75209-becky-frey-briggs-freeman-sothebys-luxury-homes-for-sale-in-highland-park-front4336 Edmondson Avenue | Highland Park – SOLD
4336-edmondson-avenue-75205-highland-park-joan-eleazer-briggs-freeman-sothebys-international-realty-homes-for-sale-living4805 Mill View Drive | Colleyville – SOLD

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For more luxury homes throughout North Texas, see briggsfreeman.com. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices in  Dallas,  Fort Worth Cultural District,  Fort Worth-Mira Vista,  UptownLakewoodSouthlakeThe North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark.