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The nearly 500 expert agents of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty have just propelled the brokerage to new superlatives in the most prestigious real estate ranking in the United States.

Per the latest report from REAL Trends, which surveys residential firms, agents and teams across the U.S., Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty has achieved:

No. 1 in highest average sales price of any brokerage in Texas

No. 1 Texas firm in the Billionaires’ Club, with 2017 sales of nearly $3.1 billion

Top 11 percent of the highest-selling brokerages in the entire United States

No. 6 affiliate of 950 Sotheby’s International Realty® brokerages around the world

REAL Trends was founded in 1987. Each year, the real estate industry awaits its influential lists — which are especially valuable as the data used in its rankings is independently verified.

The agents of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty are having an exceptional 2018. Based in 10 offices across North Texas, they are selling fine properties all over the area, the state and the country — from homes and high-rises to ranches and land. The brokerage has invested in new technology and tools that, combined with each agent’s own instincts and knowledge, are making the best agents in the business even better.

To see all the exceptional homes, ranches and land offered by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty — in North Texas and around the world — go to

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Does the 18th-century French barometer work? It’s a reasonable question to put to John Bobbitt, longtime Dallas interior designer, antiques dealer, Maple Terrace resident and collector of superb curiosities. Well, it could work, Bobbitt says, but first he’d have to replace the original glass tubes with new ones custom-made by the one man in the country who restores old barometers, in Maine. Then he’d have to figure out how to safely buy and install the

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Top Home Tech Trends for 2017

4412 Lorraine Avenue, Highland Park. Photos /Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

In a recent post for Lowe’s Open House Newsroom, Mick Koster reports that research predicts a 100 percent increase in the number of Americans residing in smart homes within the next five years. Given that a quarter of U.S. homeowners already occupy a smart home, this information is incredibly significant—theoretically, by 2022, half of U.S. homeowners will have opted into this technological upgrade.

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