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Just Listed in North Texas 3.21.2017 {Video}

03/21/2017

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The Spring market has begun in North Texas! Take a look at these beautiful properties in Fort Worth, Dallas, McKinney, Highland Park and more!

1201 Stetson Lane | Graford 

1201 Stetson Lane | Graford | Listed by John Zimmerman living

Listed by John Zimmerman 

9963 Boat Club Road | Fort Worth 

9963 Boat Club Road | Fort Worth | Listed by Bip Nauta living

Listed by Bip Nauta 

1301 Throckmorton Street #2004 | Downtown Fort Worth 

1301 Throckmorton Street #2004 | Downtown Fort Worth | Listed by Allison Hayden living

Listed by Allison Hayden 

2821 Harlanwood Drive | Fort Worth 

2821 Harlanwood Drive | Fort Worth | Listed by Carley Moore living

Listed by Carley Moore 

300 Park Lake Drive | McKinney 

300 Park Lake Drive | McKinney | Listed by Debra Brown living

Listed by Debra Brown 

4229 Arcady Avenue | Highland Park 

4229 Arcady Avenue | Highland Park | Listed by Susan Marcus

Listed by Susan Marcus 

3405 Princeton Avenue | Highland Park 

3405 Princeton Avenue | Highland Park | Listed by Vicki White sitting

Listed by Vicki White 

3912 Holland Avenue | Turtle Creek 

3912 Holland Avenue | Turtle Creek | Listed by Nancy Dunning living

Listed by Nancy Dunning  

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.  

Beauty, Buzz, The Update

Homebuyers Rush to North Dallas Neighborhoods

03/07/2017
5601 Banister Court, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Plano-front

5601 Banister Court . Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Welcoming communities, beautiful homes, exemplary schools, and roads that are relatively traffic-free – these are just some of the factors making neighborhoods to the north so attractive to homebuyers.   

“I’ve described the growth in this area as graceful, and it’s making Plano, Frisco and the neighboring communities wonderful places to live,” said Robbie Briggs, president and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

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Beauty, Extraordinary Open Houses, The Update

Extraordinary North Texas Open Houses 10.9.16 {Video}

10/08/2016

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. Enjoy!

3616 Maplewood Avenue Highland Park – Open Sunday, 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Laura Nelson.

3211 Drexel DriveHighland Park – Open Sunday, 12-2 p.m.

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Listed by Penny Cook.

3613 Ashbury Street University Park – Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by Molly Hurt and Marcy Haggar.

9333 Biscayne Boulevard | East Dallas – Open Sunday, 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by  Ben Jones.

1324 Waterside Drive | East Dallas – Open Sunday, 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Angela Thornhill.

3816 Alta Vista Lane | Northwest Dallas – Open Sunday, 1-3 p.m

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Listed by Susan Baldwin and Ginger Nobles. 

6041 Star Trail Drive | Frisco – Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

Listed by Debra Brown.

4827 Lakeside Drive | Colleyville – Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

Listed by Michele Geweniger.

4605 Tour 18 Drive | Flower Mound – Open Sunday, 1-3 p.m.

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Listed by Allison Hayden.

2212 Carleton DriveFort Worth – Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

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Listed by John Zimmerman.

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, The Update

Fall Open House Tour: The North – Plano, Frisco, McKinney and More   

09/30/2016

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 

Fall might bring cooler temperatures, but the Texas heat is here to stay – in real estate terms, that is. From Plano to Frisco to McKinney, north neighborhoods are welcoming new businesses and new people.

Explore open houses in some of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in the region on Sunday, Oct. 2. Outstanding homes in established communities with friendly neighbors, award-winning schools, incredible greenspace and more – it’s a taste of what you’ll find if you go north!

This weekend, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is opening doors to more than 200 homes in North Texas neighborhoods. To see a full list of homes and open times, visit briggsfreeman.com/falltour.
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Beauty, The Update

Curb Appeal Tips | A Fresh Look for the Fall Market

09/01/2016
5102 Lakehill Court 75220, Michelle Wood, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Preston Hollow, Dallas - front door

5102 Lakehill Court  | Preston Hollow  |  Dallas | Listed by Michelle Wood. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Whether you’re selling or staying, never underestimate the importance of consistent home maintenance. Taking steps to keep up your home’s curb appeal can reduce the number of tasks you’ll have to tackle when it comes time to sell and ensure your home gives off the best impression all year long.

Remember: a little effort can go a long way. Consider the ideas below to put your best foot forward this fall season.

Revive Your Garden

Once you’ve got the lawn in pristine shape, spice it up by adding a splash of color with fresh, new plants for fall. Brighten up a faded summer-time garden with vibrant mums or colorful flowers.

205 Falling Water Drive 75070, Debra Brown, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in McKinney - front

205 Falling Water Drive, McKinney | Listed by Debra Brown

Spruce Up the Lawn

Beautiful fall verdure can immediately make your home warm and ready for showings. But, that doesn’t mean it’s time to slack off on lawn maintenance during this season. Keep your yard free of falling leaves with frequent raking and cover up brown spots in the grass.

300 Crestwood Drive 76107, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Crestwood, Fort Worth - front

300 Crestwood Drive, Crestwood, Fort Worth | Listed by John Zimmerman

Highlight the Front Door

The front door of a home is one of the first things that potential buyers notice – regardless of the season.  Make your home’s first impression positively unforgettable with a fabulous front door. During the fall months, try a simple wreath or fall foliage to add a welcoming touch. If you’re ready for something more permanent, a fresh coat of paint in a vivid hue will do the trick.

1501 Shady Oaks Lane 76107, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Westover Hills, Fort Worth - front door

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

Clean Up the Exterior

As summer turns to fall, trees will begin to shed its leaves and the canopy of greenery over many homes will fall away. As home’s become more exposed, it’s important to focus on the exterior. Before listing your home, small changes can do wonders for your home’s appearance – pressure wash the outside; clean the windows; apply a fresh coat of paint.

8403 Swananoah Road 75209, Becky Frey, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Highland Park, Dallas - front

8403 Swananoah Road, Highland Park | Listed by Becky Frey

Add Outdoor Lighting

As the days get shorter, it becomes increasingly important to provide potential homebuyers with a safe path to your front door. Use decorative lights to illuminate walkways, and install flood lights or lanterns to brighten up entrance areas.

Luxury modern home, 5746 Greenbrier Dr., Dallas, Texas

 5746 Greenbrier Drive, Devonshire, Dallas | Listed by Jonathan Rosen & Christy Berry

Keep it Simple

Be careful to not go overboard with fall décor. Keep it subtle with a wreath or a seasonal arrangement of gourds; things that will enhance the curb appeal of your home rather than serve as a distraction. Save the spooky Halloween decor for next year.

7951 Bella Flora Drive 76126, Carley Moore & Zareen Khan, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Bella Flora, Fort Worth - front

7951 Bella Flora Drive, Fort Worth | Carley Moore & 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 Dallas, Fort Worth Cultural District, Fort Worth-Mira Vista, Uptown, Lakewood, Southlake, The North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The BallparkVisit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

Beauty, The Update

Extraordinary Homes, Great Schools: Frisco ISD {VIDEO}

08/23/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Frisco is experiencing quite the growth spurt! And with the start of a new school year, it’s no secret – this city is booming in more ways than one…

Over the last two school years, Frisco ISD has welcomed more students than any other district in Texas – making it the fastest growing school district in the state, according to numbers provided by Population and Survey Analysts Demographics. On Monday, more than 54,000 students got back to school as doors opened to four new schools and the 2016-17 year commenced in Frisco ISD.

Looking for top-rated schools in a city that’s all about community and fun? Homes that balance school and play are available now in Frisco ISD:

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Beauty, Extraordinary Open Houses, The Update

Extraordinary Open Houses in North Texas 8.14.2016 {Video}

08/13/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

These homes marketed by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty will open for tour this weekend:

6304 Greenway Road | Ridglea | Fort Worth | Open Sunday 1- 4 p.m. |  Listing Associates: Clay Brants, Anthony Chaumont

6304 Greenway Road 76116, Ridglea, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-pool

2304 Panorama Court | Arlington | Open Saturday 1- 3 p.m. | Listing Associates: Wynne Moore, Glenda Dean

2304 Panorama Court  76016, Dalworthington Gardens, Wynne Moore, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Arlington-exterior

5900 Prospect Avenue | East Dallas| Open Sunday 1- 2:30 p.m. | Listing Associates: Gia Marshello

5900 Prospect Avenue 75206, East Dallas, Gia Marshello, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-exterior

8602 Angora Street | East Dallas | Open Sunday 1- 3 p.m. | Listing Associates: Kevin Sayre

8602 Angora

7319 Centenary Avenue | Caruth Hills | Dallas | Open Sunday 1- 3 p.m. | Listing Associates: Becky Frey

7319 Centenary

9970 Strait Lane | Preston Hollow | Open Sunday 2- 4 p.m. | Listing Associates: Lisa Besserer, Christy Berry
9970 Strait Lane Dallas 75220, Preston Hollow, Lisa Besserer, Christy Berry, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior
3537 Milton Avenue | University Park | Open Sunday 2- 4 p.m. | Listing Associates: Lisa Besserer
3537 Milton Avenue 75205, University Park, Lisa Besserer, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-kitchen, dining, living
5634 Stanford Avenue | Devonshire | Open Sunday 1- 3 p.m. | Listing Associates: Becky Frey, Shelle Carrig
5634 Stanford Avenue 75209, Devonshire, Dallas, Becky Frey, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas-fireplace
6041 Star Trail Drive | Frisco | Open Sunday 2- 4 p.m. | Listing Associates: Debra Brown
6041 Star Trail Drive 75034, Debra Brown, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Frisco-exterior
2210 Carlisle Avenue | Colleyville | Open Sunday 2- 4 p.m. | Listing Associates: Nancy Dennis
2210 Carlisle Avenue 76034, Nancy Dennis, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Colleville-pool
1254 Biltmore Drive | Westwyck Hills | Southlake | Open Sunday 1- 5 p.m. | Listing Associates: Wynne Moore, Perry Moore
1254 Biltmore Drive 76092, Westwyck Hills, Wynne Moore, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Southlake-pool

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 Dallas, Fort Worth Cultural District, Fort Worth-Mira Vista, Uptown,Lakewood,Southlake,The North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

Beauty, First Look, Just Listed, The Update

Just Listed in North Texas 7.31.2016 {Video}

08/01/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 

Newly listed extraordinary homes in North Texas:

5108 Cantera Way | La Cantera | Fort Worth | John Zimmerman 

5108 Cantera Way 76126, La Cantera, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-pool

6612 Augusta Road | Mira Vista | Fort Worth | Harriet Henderson 

6612 Augusta Rd Fort Worth 76132, Harriet Henderson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Mira Vista-front walkway

6259 Klamath Road | Ridgmar | Fort Worth | Amy Chairez

6259 Klamath Road 76116, Ridgmar, Amy Chairez, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-dining

914 Westminster Way | Southlake | Dona Robinson 

914 Westminster Way 76092, Southlake, Dona Robinson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale-entry

4529 N Versailles Avenue | Highland Park | Dallas | Diane DuVall-Rogers 

4529 N Versailles Avenue 75205, Highland Park, Diane DuVall-Rogers, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas- sitting

625 Kessler Reserve Court | Reserve Court | Dallas | Faisal Halum 

625 Kessler Reserve Court 75208, Reserve Court, Faisal Halum, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas- exterior

1925 Cedar Springs Road #301 | Uptown Dallas | Anne Goyer

1925 Cedar Springs Road #301 75201, Uptown Dallas, Anne J Goyer, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-fireplace

6704 Woodland Drive | Preston Hollow | Dallas | Shell Stegall 

6704 Woodland Drive 75225, Preston Hollow, Shell Stegall, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-living

6464 Bob O Link Drive | Lakewood | Dallas | Becky Frey 

6464 Bob O Link Drive 75214, Lakewood, Becky Frey, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-bath

4450 FM 49 Cross Pines #38 | Mineola | Eric Painter 

4450 FM 49 Cross Pines #38 75773, Mineola, Eric Painter, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale-exterior

17209 N Hwy 6 | Valley Mills | Harlan Ray 

17209 N Hwy 6 76689, Valley Mills, Harlan Ray, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale-boat

3 Timbercreek Road | Sherman | Debra Brown 

3 Timbercreek Road 75092, Sherman, Debra Brown, 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.  

Beauty, The Update

Walls of Windows in Extraordinary Dallas Homes

07/19/2016
6230 Preston Creek Drive 75240, Far North Dallas, Pogir, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-entry

6230 Preston Creek Drive | North Dallas. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Beyond creating a seamless transition for indoor-outdoor living, walls of windows can yield a significant return on investment for buyers and sellers. With efficiency a top priority for today’s homeowners, architects are installing more energy-efficient windows that considerably decrease electricity bills and add value to the home.   

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Beauty, The Update

Why to Sell This Summer in Plano, Frisco and Beyond

07/14/2016
205 Falling Water Drive 75070, Kings Lake, Debra Brown, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in McKinney- exterior

205 Falling Water Drive | McKinney. Listed by Debra Brown.  Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

While it’s true that buyer demand tends to increase during the spring season, summer has its own advantages. The expert agents at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty have the skills, knowledge and connections to sell your home in the shortest amount of time. Here are a few reasons to seize the summer and sell now:

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