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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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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, The Update

Extraordinary Homes, Great Schools: Highland Park ISD {Video}

08/17/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The Park Cities are a favorite for buyers looking to invest in an established neighborhood, known for its award-winning public schools. Just in time for the new school year, check out these wonderful homes that are now available in Highland Park ISD.

To learn more about life in the Park Cities, and its exemplary schools, visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

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Beauty, The Update

Study Rooms in North Texas for Back to School

08/11/2016

6311 Northport Drive | Preston Hollow. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

It’s that time of year again! Before you know it, the blissful days of summer will be jam-packed with carpools, play dates and after-school activities. Getting back to strict routines is a tough transition for many families, especially with backpacks full of homework. Inspire the young learners in your house with dedicated study rooms that make tackling the dreaded nightly to-dos a little bit easier:

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Beauty, The Update

Best Neighborhoods in DFW: Greenway Parks

06/08/2016

The historic charm of 5343 Drane Drive gives way to glamorous transitional interiors with pops of color and a trend-setting neutral palette of gray and white.   Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Almost 90 years ago, Greenway Parks was designed as the first pedestrian-oriented community in Dallas, following the “English commons” tradition of arranging homes around open parkways. Today, the neighborhood is one of Dallas’ most desirable and residents still enjoy its unique, park-like ambiance and strong sense of community.

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Beauty, First Look, The Update

Just Listed 3.21.2016 {Video}

03/24/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 

See some of the luxury homes just listed in North Texas.

4659 Sidonia Court | Montserrat | Fort Worth 

4659 Sidonia Court 76126, Montserrat, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-fireplace

1025 Hidden Creek Drive #32  | The Harbor | Graford

1025 Hidden Creek Drive #32 76449, The Harbor, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Graford-bar

5851 Sweeney Trail | Frisco

5851 Sweeney Trail 75034, Maureen Steitle, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Frisco-pool

21 Robledo Drive | Los Arboles | Dallas 

21 Robledo Drive 75230, Los Arboles, Amy Detwiler, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-dining

4851 Harrys Lane | Preston Hollow | Dallas 

4851 Harrys Lane 75229, Preston Hollow, Becky Frey, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-pool

4336 Beverly Drive | Highland Park | Dallas 

4336 Beverly Drive 75205, Highland Park, Elly Holder, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-bar

4500 Roland Avenue #801 | Highland Park | Dallas  

4500 Roland Avenue #801, Meredith Houston, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Highland Park TX-living room

6810 Turtle Creek Boulevard | University Park | Dallas

6810 Turtle Creek Blvd 75205, University Park, Michelle Wood, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-fireplace2

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 Vista,UptownLakewood,SouthlakeThe North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

Beauty, The Update

Colors of the Year: Rose Quartz + Serenity Blue = Beautiful! 

01/28/2016

Shades of blue create a calming environment in this sitting room at 4331 Lorraine Avenue in Highland Park. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 

We’ll admit it. When Pantone announced its color of the year for 2016 – actually, the colors Rose Quartz and Serenity – our first reaction was, “Huh? Pink and pastel blue?”

But we’ve warmed to the idea, which was exactly the idea the color experts at Pantone had.
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