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Buzz, The Update

Introducing the SIR Mobile App

08/08/2017

Photos / Sotheby’s International Realty

Your next home may be just a tap away. Because Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is a proud part of Sotheby’s International Realty® — the extraordinarily powerful global network of more than 20,000 agents in 69 countries and territories — its reach is unequalled in North Texas. The same goes for its digital house-shopping capabilities, not only with briggsfreeman.com, its cutting-edge portal for properties, neighborhoods, schools, virtual tours and more, but also with the SIR Mobile app.

Potential buyers can search for luxury homes and real estate anytime, anywhere within Sotheby’s International Realty real-estate listings — luxury homes for sale and rent not only around North Texas but also around the world. SIR Mobile is an easy-to-use, GPS-enabled app for Android, iPhone, or iPad. Property searches can be viewed on an interactive map and organized by price, neighborhood and even the ones closest to the exact point you are standing. Once you find houses in your category, take a virtual tour of extraordinary properties that appeal to you. Find out everything about a home — from the year it was built to the yearly tax rates and more.

The app’s features are many. View international real-estate listings in nearly 70 countries. Search for homes and property for sale by neighborhood, city, ZIP code and more. Browse home pictures and details. Share favorites on Facebook and Twitter. View estimated mortgage payments. Get connected to your Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty agent — directly, via phone call or via e-mail. The app’s GPS features even offer driving directions to local homes of interest.

With SIR Mobile, you will have a world of available properties in your hands.

Download the Briggs Freeman SIR Mobile app

 

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.

Business, The Update

The Essence of the Sotheby’s International Realty® Brand {VIDEO}

04/22/2017

 

Experience the essence of the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand through this invigorating video, showcasing the unique heritage, global reach and exceptional lifestyles represented by this extraordinary network of real-estate professionals — an affiliation of more than 20,000 independent sales associates located in almost 900 offices in 66 countries and territories worldwide. In 2016, those expert agents achieved a record-breaking $95 billion in global sales volume.

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty and its award-winning agents serve clients from offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Southlake, Lakewood, Uptown, The North and The Ballpark — with a specialization in the purchase and sale of significant properties, from historic and contemporary to waterfront, ranch and land. Our briggsfreeman.com website is a cutting-edge portal for properties, neighborhoods, schools, virtual tours and more — while our company’s deep-rooted connections, superior marketing resources and global strategies bring the extraordinary to every client.

President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices throughout North Texas: 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. Discover the top neighborhoods across North Texas on briggsfreeman.com.

Beauty, modern, Modern Monday, The Update

Modern Monday: Once a Ranch, Now a Modern Marvel

11/07/2016

Photos  / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Listen, we won’t lie. It wasn’t easy to choose the photo that would represent the modern beauty that is this home.
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Should we first draw attention to this gorgeous master bath, with the soaking tub atop a platform, sleek vanity and modern-rustic shutters? (And did you note the shower floor? Seriously?)
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But then there’s the beauty of the open floor plan, and all of the architectural touches that surround it:
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(More shutters!)
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And we didn’t want to forget the backyard entertainment mecca. Stunning.
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In the end, we chose a photo that shows off the wonderful open floor plan of this rebuilt ranch. With three bedrooms, 3.1 baths and 3,441 square feet, this home has undergone extensive upgrades and expansion.

To schedule a tour of the modern home at 5818 Meadow Crest Drive in North Dallas, contact Edward Slater of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

DFW Moderns is a publication of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. 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.

Beauty, The Update

Worldwide Leader in the Sale of Luxury Properties 

04/14/2015

The Bluffview home at 8545 Midway Road is listed for $4,895,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 

Sotheby’s International Realty is the world’s largest luxury real estate company, with more 730 top offices in more than 50 countries, according to Sothebysrealty.com.

That worldwide leadership position means that buyers and sellers moving into and throughout the area recognize the Sotheby’s International Realty brand for its legacy of integrity and excellence—both internationally and locally in DFW neighborhoods.

3712 Alice Circle | Old Highland Park | Listed for $10,500,000

3712 Alice Circle, Old Highland Park, 75205, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-gardens

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty leads the Metroplex in sales of luxury properties over both the $1 million and $2 million price. Our global real estate knowledge and leadership position means your listing is being handled by a worldwide leader in luxury property.

5102 Montclair Drive | Colleyville | Listed for $8,400,000

5102 Montclair Drive 76034, Colleyville, Nanette Luker, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-game

9410 Alva Court | Preston Hollow | Listed for $4,900,000

9410 Alva Court 75220, Preston Hollow, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-stairs

5612 Champions Drive | Plano | Listed for $3,899,000

5612 Champions Drive 75093, Plano, Gina Lester, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-living

For more luxury homes throughout the Metroplex, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with seven offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.

Beauty, The Update

Ski the World With Sotheby’s {Video}

12/04/2014

Video and photos / Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty and Sotheby’s International Realty

With interest rates at historic lows and inventory available, experts say it’s a great time to invest in a second home.

SNOWMASS VILLAGE

Whether you’re jetting away for a ski vacation in Colorado, Canada or the snowy peaks of Switzerland, well-connected agents can help you investigate premier destination properties to enjoy for many years to come. Ski properties make wise – as well as wonderful – investments because mountain views are a limited commodity.
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Business, Buzz, The Update

Sotheby’s International Realty Takes The 2014 Global Networking Event to Miami

09/09/2014

It’s a beautiful day in Miami! The 2014 Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event is under way, bringing together more than 1,400 top agents and brokers from around the world to network, share referrals and learn the latest market information.

Twenty agents, brokers and leaders from Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty are attending the four-day conference at the historic Fountainbleau hotel on Miami Beach. Presentations from industry leaders will focus on sharing the latest international market data, building global referrals, harnessing the power of effective storytelling and more. Pat Riley, President and Former Head Coach of the Miami Heat, will share his expertise on leadership, mastery and understanding the shifting dynamics of a team.
Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, will join a panel of industry experts discussing the importance of creating a network within a network to successfully develop a profitable referral business.

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“The Global Networking Event is a great opportunity to reignite old relationships and make new connections,” said Briggs. “We’re meeting agents who are doing business across Europe and Asia, in Canada, Dubai and throughout South America, not to mention New York, Chicago, California, and of course, Miami.”

Click here to see the GNE_2014_Onsite Guide

Stay up to date on all the highlights from the 2014 Global Networking Event! Click here to see the social stream.

Beauty, modern, moderns, The Update

Modern Monday: Inside a Rustic and Refined Los Angeles Contemporary {Video}

09/08/2014

Constructed in 2006, this rustic yet sophisticated modern home sits on the coveted Riviera rim. Sitting outside in the lushly landscaped scenery, you’ll experience nightly breathtaking sunsets and westerly views of the Santa Monica Mountains and ocean.

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The home has five bedrooms and seven luxurious baths with more than 6,500 square feet indoor living. Outdoors, roam nearly two-thirds of an acre of vibrant grounds in your own personal green oasis, with ample spots for entertaining with its sleek pool, spa, lanai seating, cook center BBQ.

What you’ll love: The incredible master suite enchants, with a wraparound balcony, spa-like bath, two luxurious walk-in closets, and a see-through fireplace. And for those foodies out there, check out the chef’s kitchen and breakfast area, complete with a temperature controlled wine room. Interested in this property? Contact us or click here for more details.

11911 San Vicente Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90049

For more luxury homes, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with six offices in Dallas, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake

Beauty

Beautiful South African Modern in the Constantia Valley

03/12/2014

Video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty  |   Photos / Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty

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A work of modern art carefully sculptured into an Upper Constantia home with vast open spaces over two inter-linked levels. A non-conventional, simple structure crafted into conventional living spaces whilst allowing vast open spaces to entertain light and the natural air of the Constantia Valley. Sold as a package to include the house with all fittings, fixtures, furniture & art, this modern home flows from living spaces, to work spaces, to art studio, to garden, to entertaining areas – and back. Vehicular access is through double “airlock” gates to an integral double garage which then offers direct entry to the house at ground level. Immediate entry into the kitchen area with modern quality fitted appliances including ovens, hob, extractor, coffee maker, steam cooker, double fridge, double freezer and multi-sided draw and cupboard storage. The adjacent, open-plan living areas are lounge/tv and dining and flow out to the deck & entertaining features around, and sunken, to the pool & gardens. Almost every vertical exterior wall is dominated by glass. A corridor leads away to a guest bathroom & two private, en-suite bedrooms.

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A “Floating Riser” stairway leads to the upper level which is over the entire footprint of the house. On arrival, you are central and within the vast bedroom area. To your left, and very much in the distance, on the other side of an open void to the lower level, is a library & office study combination. Far enough away, but convenient for the work-from-home executive. Additionally, and by separate entrance is a large art studio bathed in natural light. Back into the vast bedroom area and you can explore the bathroom & dressing areas plus outside balcony. The home has under-floor heating, gas flue-less fires and hot & cold air conditioning ducts. A “must see” strictly by appointment.

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This property was listed by Jo Thomas. Special thanks to Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty for providing us with these beautiful photos.

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For more information on this home click here.

 7 Zomerlust Avenue | South Africa

Beauty

Beautiful Open Concept Modern in Snowy Oakville, Ontario

02/19/2014

We love this stunning executive family home in the exclusive Southeast neighborhood in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. With over 7,000 square feet of custom designed and decorated living space, the open floor plan provides a perfect spot for entertaining or simply enjoying a night in as you gaze out at the extraordinary snow-frosted views.

This beautiful modern home features an expansive gourmet kitchen and family room, spacious living room with a unique, two-story fireplace and cathedral ceiling, main floor den and gorgeous floor to ceiling windows throughout the main level. Click here to contact us for more information.

For more beautiful homes, see briggsfreeman.comClick here to see the latest in real estate news. CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with five offices in Dallas, Uptown, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.

Beauty

Own a Historic Castle in the Picturesque German Countryside

10/31/2013

Photos / Sotheby’s International Realty

Own your very own castle just off of the mystical and beautiful Rhine, between Cologne and Frankfurt, Germany. This incredible feat of architecture boasts authentic, period areas dating back 450 years before Columbus discovered America. The oldest tower in the castle was constructed in 1044 during the height of the Medieval era. The history of this unique property beautifully complements its physical appeal – soaring ceilings, impeccable details, and breathtaking views of the valley.
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