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Beauty, The Update

Heard It Through the Grapevine: 11 Wonderful Wine Rooms

08/02/2017

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Attention all wine lovers! We know that you’ve been dreaming of the day when you have a luxury wine room in the comfort of your own home. Who wouldn’t want to retreat into a personal Napa or Loire Valley after a long week at the office? Whether you’re looking to save space, put your wine collection on display, or archive your most valuable bottles, that cellar you’ve been dreaming about is calling your name. Answer the call and raise your glass to these outstanding wine rooms in these North Texas homes — all currently listed by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

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Beauty, The Update

From House to Home: Wallpaper Trends

08/01/2017

 

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

If you’re wondering how to make your house feel more like your home, we have the perfect solution for you. Why not try something new and style your home with wallpaper! Embrace the patterns and the colors that suit your home and your own personal taste to project your personality onto your home. Wallpaper can inspire your favorite rooms with a new atmosphere and assign a certain character to your home. What do you want your home to say about you? Want to stand out from the crowd? Line your dining room with a bold design to wow your guests at your next dinner party. Want to put a little spring in your step? Stop to smell the roses and brighten up your bathroom with a fun floral pattern. Want to remember to enjoy the simple things in life? Spice up your kitchen with a fun geometric print that will put the joy back into meal-prep. Whatever your motivation may be, your perfect wallpaper is out there waiting to transform your house into your home!

5330 Drane Drive | Greenway Parks | Dallas

Listed by Caroline Summers

 

4433 Bordeaux Avenue | Highland Park

Listed by Caroline Summers

 

4005 Gillon Avenue | Highland Park

Listed by David Sparling

 

4612 Watauga Road | Bluffview | Dallas

Listed by Susan Baldwin and Ginger Nobles

 

1501 Shady Oaks Lane | Westover Hills | Fort Worth  

Listed by John Zimmerman

 

6916 Sanctuary Lane | Mira Vista | Fort Worth

Listed by Leigh Crates

 

5601 Banister Court | Willow Bend | Plano

Listed by Gina Lester

Discover extraordinary listings across North Texas

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is a luxury brokerage headquartered in North Texas. Its award-winning agents, serving clients from offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Southlake, Lakewood, Uptown, The North and The Ballpark, achieved a record-breaking sales volume of $3.2 billion in 2016. Independently owned and operated by president and CEO Robbie Briggs, the firm specializes in the purchase and sale of significant properties, from historic and contemporary to waterfront, ranch and land. The company’s deep-rooted connections, superior marketing resources and global strategies, as part of the $95 billion Sotheby’s International Realty network, bring the extraordinary to every client.

 

The Update

Summer’s Best Back Yards in North Texas

07/31/2017

6123 Mimosa Lane is listed by Jennifer Lelash and Chris Lelash. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Pools and patios, indeed. But do you know about the hottest new amenities in the coolest back yards? From pergolas to fire pits, leisure on the lawn has never been more extravagant, and these days outdoor living is as luxurious as the indoor. Want the best back yard on the block? Here are this season’s al fresco must-haves.

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Buzz, Expert Advice, The Update

Expert Advice: Buy a Home Before Spring

01/30/2017

1501 Shady Oaks Lane is listed by John Zimmerman. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The early spring market, from January to February, is one of the most advantageous times for buyers to get a great deal on a new home. According to expert agents at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, the buzz about Spring Market – the busiest home-buying season of the year – typically starts at the end of January. So, whether buying or selling, now is the time to start meeting with Realtors.

Check out the homes in this post to get a jumpstart on your search.

6916 Lakeshore Drive | Lakewood | Dallas

6916 Lakeshore, Lakewood, Joan Eleazer, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Luxury Homes for Sale in Dallas-exterior, front

Listed by Joan Eleazer.

2801 Purdue Avenue | University Park

2801 Purdue Avenue, University Park, Tom Hughes, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-living room

Listed by Tom Hughes.

6291 Douglas Avenue | Frisco

6291 Douglas Avenue 75034, Frisco, Patti Winchester, Maureen Steitle, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty home for sale-exterior

Listed by Patti Winchester and Maureen Steitle.

1700 Bur Oak Drive | Southlake

1700 Bur Oak Street, Robert Tyson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Southlake-kitchen

Listed by Robert Tyson.

1501 Shady Oaks Lane | Fort Worth

Listed by John Zimmerman.

7951 Bella Flora Drive | Fort Worth

7951 Bella Flora, Carley Moore, Zareen Khan, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-living room

Listed by Carley Moore and Zareen Khan.

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 DallasFort Worth Cultural DistrictFort Worth-Mira VistaUptownLakewoodSouthlakeThe NorthRanch and LandRanch and Land West, and The Ballpark. Visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

Beauty, Business, The Update

Set the Stage for Fall – Seven Tips for Home Staging that Sells

10/05/2016

No detail is left untouched at 6210 Willow Lane in North Dallas. Listed by Faisal Halum. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

On average, a staged home sells 88 percent faster – and for 20 percent more – than a home that’s not, according to acclaimed professional stager Meridith Baer. Smart staging makes a major impact and creates an environment that leaves room for potential buyers to envision their own sense of style.

Reports from the National Association of Realtors state that homebuyers make their decision in the first 90 seconds of seeing a house. That’s why it’s important to work with an experienced real estate agent and even a professional stager to prepare your home to appeal to the broadest number of people and bring the highest dollar.

So how do you make the maximum impact in that first minute and a half? Consider these tips:

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Beauty, First Look, Just Listed, The Update

Just Listed in North Texas 7.23.2016 {Video}

07/23/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 

Newly listed extraordinary homes in North Texas:

1230 Plateau Place | The Ranch | Graford | Listed by John Zimmerman 

1230 Plateau Place 76449, Graford, The Ranch, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale-kitchen2

1501 Shady Oaks Lane | Westover Hills | Fort Worth | Listed by John Zimmerman 

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3712 Bur Oak Drive | Colleyville | Listed by Nanette Luker 

3712 Bur Oak Drive 76034, Colleyville, Nanette Luker, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale-living

3909 Chimney Rock Drive | Flower Mound | Listed by Nanette Luker 

3909 Chimney Rock Drive 75022, Flower Mound, Nanette Luker, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale-entry

5757 Preston Haven Drive | Inwood Road Estates | Dallas | Listed by Trey Bounds 

5757 Preston Haven Drive 75230, Inwood Road Estates, Trey Bounds, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-pool

8611 Labron Avenue | Bluffview | Dallas | Listed by Becky Frey 

8611 Labron Avenue 75209, Bluffview, Becky Frey, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-pool

4328 Druid Lane | University Park | Dallas | Listed by Lindy Mahoney 

4328 Druid 75205, University Park, Lindy Mahoney, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-entry

4545 S Versailles Avenue | Highland Park | Dallas | Listed by Lisa Besserer 

4545 S Versailles Avenue 75205, Highland Park, Lisa Besserer, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-kitchen

819 N Montclair Avenue | Oak Cliff | Dallas | Listed by Jennifer Stolarski 

819 N Montclair Avenue 75208, Oak Cliff, Jennifer Stolarski, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-dining

2221 Austins Circle | Tool | Listed by Marilyn Newton 

2221 Austins Circle | Tool, TX, 75143

207 Hunter Pass | Waxahachie | Listed by Todd Terry 

207 Hunter Pass 75165, Waxahachie, Todd Terry, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale-exterior2

Learn more about living in North Texas. Visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

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 VistaUptownLakewoodSouthlakeThe North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark.