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Spring Open House Tour: Sunday, April 23

04/18/2017

Photo / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

There’s no better day to find your perfect place to call home. This Sunday, April 23, you’re invited to experience more than 200 of the most extraordinary homes across North Texas on the Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty Spring Open House Tour.  “We do this tour twice each year so people can get a taste of each neighborhood,”says Robbie Briggs, president and CEO. “People are moving from the Park Cities to Uptown, Uptown to Lakewood, Plano to Fort Worth, and everywhere in between.”

Bold design, smart style, quality construction, and desirable neighborhoods—the annual Spring Open House Tour is your chance to go inside the most beautiful homes currently listed throughout the Metroplex. From cool contemporaries in school-centered communities to luxury high-rises with spectacular views, homes in every neighborhood, style and price point are opening doors for potential buyers looking to make the most of their home-shopping strategy.

 

See the open-house schedule—plus high-quality photos, videos, 3D tours and more—for all homes on tour: briggsfreeman.com/springtour.

 

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 East, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark. For all listings—and to explore the top neighborhoods in North Texas, visit briggsfreeman.com.

 

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Open Houses: Powerful or Pointless?

09/26/2016

6436 Curzon Avenue. Open Sunday, 10-2 p.m. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

In the modern, tech-driven world of real estate, holding a traditional open house is a time-tested method of marketing that works. Still, when virtual open houses are available at buyers’ fingertips, sellers find it hard to understand the true value of including an open house in their marketing strategy. Do buyers still come to open houses? Do they sell homes, or just help agents meet prospective clients?

The decision to buy a home is almost always an emotional one. So, while looking online is the first step for most buyers, an in-person viewing is often what seals the deal.

Don’t close your door to potential buyers. We’re busting these common myths with the TRUTH about open houses:

MYTH: Open house attendees are usually just curious neighbors and nothing more.

TRUTH: Neighbors can be one of your best assets and mouthpieces when marketing a home for sale. They are interested in finding a good buyer to be their future neighbor.

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3502 Cragmont Avenue. Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m. Listed by Shell Stegall.

MYTH: Open house visitors are not serious buyers. If they were ready and able to make a purchase they would be working with an agent to schedule private tours.

TRUTH: In today’s high-end real estate market, looking is a critical factor in the decision-making process. Many buyers are considering a move if – and only if – they find the perfect place. It can take years before they find a place that piques their interest enough to call their Realtor. Open houses include many of these quiet, yet serious, prospects.

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4400 Belclaire Avenue. Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m. Listed by Tessa Mosteller and Lucinda Buford. 

MYTH: At an open house potential buyers are only looking at the home itself. As long as things are clean and tidy, the interior décor makes no difference.

TRUTH: Thoughtful staging is essential for a successful open house. It allows for a lot of traffic in a two-hour time frame…but you only have to prepare once. A professional real estate agent will help you showcase your home in a way that will resonate most with buyers.

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4500 Roland Avenue #801. Open Sunday, 2-4 p.m. Listed by Meredith Houston.

MYTH: If an open house doesn’t result in a sale, it was a waste of time.

TRUTH: Open houses are fantastic opportunities to assess potential buyers’ reactions and evaluate your marketing strategies. Even those attending an open house with no intention of buying are a great source of unbiased feedback. A good agent will solicit feedback by encouraging visitors to leave comments, provide suggestions, and ask questions.

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10200 Hollow Way Road. Open Sunday, 3-5 p.m. Listed by Betsy Stern. 

Click here to explore this weekend’s open houses.

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.  Visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

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Extraordinary Open Houses in North Texas 9.25 {Video}

09/24/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The homes featured in this video will be open for tour this weekend:

11201 Leachman Circle | Dallas | Listed by Joan Eleazer

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5343 Drane Drive | Greenway Parks | Dallas | Listed by Caroline Summers

5343 Drane Drive 75209, Greenway Parks, Dallas, Caroline Summers, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-sitting

4400 Belclaire Avenue | Highland Park | Listed by Tessa Mosteller and Lucinda Buford

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

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4009 Amherst Avenue | University Park | Listed by Christy Berry

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

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3816 Alta Vista Lane | Northwest Dallas | Listed by Susan Baldwin and Ginger Nobles

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9745 Wisterwood Drive | Lake Highlands | Dallas | Listed by Baird Hicks

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

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800 Gray Branch Road | McKinney | Listed by Debra Brown

800 Gray Branch Road 75071, McKinney, Debra Brown, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale-recording studio

905 Palos Verdes Trail | Southlake | Listed by Wynne Moore

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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.