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Luxury Lakefront Homes to Enjoy Year-Round

05/30/2017

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Calming. Invigorating. Living by the water is like a holiday — every day. Your days begin and end with beauty. Thoughts are clearer. Conversations are more memorable. In this era of tap-tap, swipe-swipe, hurry up and hurry over, there is nothing like connecting with water. The expert agents of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty can find the perfect place for you. Here, just a few of its many listings with water views.

See all lakefront homes, listed exclusively with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. 

5400 Gee Road | Granbury — Lake Granbury

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Listed by Michael D. Crain

21 Robledo Drive | Dallas — Private lake

Listed by Amy Detwiler

Listed by Amy Detwiler

2411 Cactus Rio Lane | Weatherford — Brazos River

Listed by Emily Beck and William Woods

9900 Boat Club Road | Fort Worth — Eagle Mountain Lake

Listed by Bip Nauta

Listed by Bip Nauta

Mariposa del Lago: 7941 Summit Cove | Fort Worth — Eagle Mountain Lake

Listed by John Zimmerman

Listed by John Zimmerman

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.

Beauty, Buzz, The Update

Top Home Tech Trends for 2017

03/01/2017

4412 Lorraine Avenue, Highland Park. Listed by Amy Detwiler. 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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Beauty, Extraordinary Open Houses, The Update

Extraordinary North Texas Open Houses 11.06.16 {Video}

11/04/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Spend this first weekend in November touring outstanding homes throughout North Texas. Here’s a look at a few of this weekend’s open houses.

4649 Saint Laurent Court | Fort Worth Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Todd Terry and john Zimmerman

4609 Porto Vila Court | Montserrat | Fort Worth Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Todd Terry and john Zimmerman

4906 Dublin Creek Circle | Parker Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Gina Lester 

4519 Bobbitt Drive | Luna Park Estates | Dallas Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Sam Kincaid and Tom Hughes

4738 San Gabriel Drive | Northaven Estates | Dallas Open Sunday, 3-5 p.m.

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Listed by Christy Berry and Jonathan Rosen

6048 Meadow Road | Preston Road Estates | Dallas Open Sunday, 3-5 p.m.

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Listed by Amy Detwiler

4315 Versailles Avenue | Highland Park Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Lucinda Buford and Tessa Mosteller

6855 Lakewood Boulevard | Lakewood | Dallas Open Sunday, 3:30-5 p.m.

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Listed by Scott Carlson and Patrick Bukowitz

5533 Swiss Avenue | Munger Place | Dallas Open Sunday, 3:30-5 p.m.

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Listed by Elizabeth Mast

1204 Earlston Court | Southlake Open Sunday, 2-5 p.m.

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Listed by David Fielden

Click here to see all of this weekend’s open houses.

Explore these neighborhoods and more. 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 DallasFort Worth Cultural DistrictFort Worth-Mira Vista,Uptown,Lakewood,Southlake,The NorthRanch and LandRanch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

Beauty, Extraordinary Open Houses, The Update

Extraordinary Open Houses in Dallas {Video}

10/21/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

This Sunday, Oct. 23, enjoy a tour of these stunning homes located in many of the best neighborhoods in Dallas and to the north.

4430 Arcady Avenue | Highland Park – Open Sunday 3:30-5:30 p.m.

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Listed by Pogir and Bryan Crawford

3921 Windsor Avenue | University Park – Open Sunday 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Jonathan Rosen and Christy Berry

4128 Windsor Parkway | University Park – Open Sunday 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Amy Detwiler

3409 Colgate Avenue | University Park – Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Malinda Arvesen

4549 Bordeaux Avenue | Highland Park – Open Sunday 1:30-3 p.m.

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Listed by Meredith Ferrell and Brenda Ray

8313 Midway Road | Bluffview – Open Sunday 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Justin Farmer and Jeannie Nethery

4139 Herschel Avenue | Oak Lawn – Open Sunday 3-5 p.m.

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Listed by Trey Bounds

3 Glenkirk Court | Glen Lakes – Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Jeannie Nethery and Pamela Brannon

84 Vanguard Way | Urban Reserve – Open Sunday 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Beverly Pitchford

525 Wentworth Lane | Murphy | Plano ISD – Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Sahil Mishra

2507 Springpark Way | Richardson – Open Sunday 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Lucinda Buford and Tessa Mosteller

Click here to see all of this weekend’s open houses.

Explore these neighborhoods and more. 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 DallasFort Worth Cultural DistrictFort Worth-Mira Vista,Uptown,Lakewood,Southlake,The NorthRanch and LandRanch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

Beauty, Extraordinary Open Houses, The Update

Extraordinary North Texas Open Houses 10.16.2016

10/14/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

This weekend, take a tour of the outstanding homes below and more extraordinary listings throughout North Texas.

6304 Greenway Road | Ridglea | Fort Worth | Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Clay Brants and Anthony Chaumont

1925 Cielo Court | Keller | Open Sunday 2-5 p.m.

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Listed by Dona Robinson

4611 Byron Circle | Las Colinas | Irving | Open Sunday 12:30-2:30 p.m.
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Listed by Donald Peterson and Suzy Wang Schul
6831 Pemberton Drive | Preston Hollow | Dallas | Open Sunday 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Brandon Hawkins

6048 Meadow Road | Preston Hollow | Dallas | Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Amy Detwiler

4560 Lorraine Avenue | Highland Park | Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Jenny Wood

8545 Midway Road | Bluffview | Dallas | Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.
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Listed by Anne Goyer and LeeLee Gioia
4527 Cedarbrush Drive | North Dallas | Open Sunday 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Gayle Johansen

930 N Clinton Avenue | Oak Cliff | Dallas – Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Jeff Mitchell

9254 Cliffmere Drive | Lake Highlands | Dallas – Open Sunday, 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Becky Oliver

Click here to see all of this weekend’s open houses.

Explore these neighborhoods and more. 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 DallasFort Worth Cultural DistrictFort Worth-Mira Vista,Uptown,Lakewood,Southlake,The NorthRanch and LandRanch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

Beauty, Extraordinary Open Houses, The Update

Fall Open House Tour: Preston Hollow and North Dallas {Video}

09/29/2016

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

A treasure trove of landmark estates designed by architectural greats…

This is Preston Hollow – a premier Dallas neighborhood that business leaders, professional athletes and recognizable names call home.

Don’t miss the perfect opportunity to see some of the best homes on the market in this North Dallas neighborhood on Sunday, Oct. 2.

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Beauty, First Look, Just Listed, The Update

Just Listed in North Texas 9.26.2016 {Video}

09/26/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

2815 Simondale Drive | Bellaire Estates | Fort Worth | Listed by Ilene Christ 

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5601 Banister Court | Plano | Listed by Gina Lester 

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6720 Greenwich Lane | Preston Brook Estates | Dallas | Listed by Trey Bounds 

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6048 Meadow Road | Preston Hollow | Dallas | Listed by Amy Detwiler 

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9642 Hathaway Street | Preston Hollow | Dallas | Listed by Christy Berry and Jonathan Rosen 

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3813 Bryn Mawr Drive | University Park | Listed by Penny Cook 

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3821 Southwestern Boulevard | University Park | Listed by Jonathan Rosen and Christy Berry 

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1999 Mckinney Avenue #404 | Uptown Dallas | Listed by Missy Woehr and Ilene Christ  

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3510 Turtle Creek Boulevard #18AB | Oak Lawn | Dallas | Listed by Bryan Crawford 

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3401 Lee Parkway #3A | Turtle Creek | Dallas | Listed by Ilene Christ  

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3505 Turtle Creek Boulevard #18C | Turtle Creek | Dallas | Listed by Penny Cook 

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5526 Ridgedale Avenue | Greenland Hills | Dallas | Listed by Kyle Baugh and Gia Marshello 

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8326 Garland Road | Forest Hills | Dallas | Listed by Lauren Valek Farris 

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Explore these neighborhoods and more. 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 Vista,  UptownLakewoodSouthlakeThe North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

Beauty, The Update

European-Inspired Estates in Preston Hollow

08/26/2016

10711 Strait Lane in Preston Hollow. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Whether you’re drawn more to the open courtyards and warm colors of a palatial, Italian-inspired villa or the refined stateliness of a French-style estate, the common thread in all European design is pure elegance. These renowned Preston Hollow homes capture the essence of European style – designed for the well-lived life.

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Beauty, The Update

Embrace the Grape: High-Design Wine Rooms

08/18/2016

At 1701 Dakar Road E in Ridgemar, a wall of glass houses up to 1,100 bottles of wine. Listed by John Zimmerman. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Wine cellars aren’t just for storage anymore. Whether as a visual element or an entertaining space in itself, modern connoisseurs are embracing their love for the grape and putting their collections on display.

Take a hint from the homes below, where wine storage is about more than cooling the vino.

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