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Tour Park Cities Estates 2.19.17 {Video}

02/18/2017

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

This weekend is your chance…step inside these quintessential Park Cities homes marketed by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty! Here’s a look at what’s open this Sunday, February 19:

4633 Edmondson Avenue | Highland Park – Open Sunday 1-3PM
4633 Edmondson Avenue 75209, West Highland Park, Susan Baldwin, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-exterior

Listed by Susan Baldwin

3200 Purdue Avenue | University Park – Open Sunday 2-4PM

3200 Purdue

Listed by Amy Detwiler

3915 McFarlin Blvd | University Park – Open Sunday 1-3PM

3915 McFarlin Boulevard | University Park, 75205 sitting

Listed by Jenny Wood

3636 Asbury Street | University Park – Open Sunday 2-4PM

3636 Asbury Street | University Park | Listed by Lynne Lowder dining

Listed by Lynne Lowder

4144 Druid Lane #2 | University Park – Open Sunday 1-3PM

4144 Druid Lane #2

Listed by Pete Ryan

4429 Grassmere Lane | University Park – Open Sunday 1:30-3PM

4429 Grassmere

Listed by Meredith Ferrell

5414 W University Blvd | Greenway Parks – Open Sunday 2-4PM

5414 W University

Listed by Erica Kuppin

8103 Chadbourne Road | Devonshire | Dallas – Open Sunday 2-4PM

8103 Chadbourne

Listed by Michelle Wood

5244 Stonegate Road | Bluffview | Dallas – Open Sunday 2-4PM

5244 Stonegate

Listed by Anne Goyer

5052 Horseshoe Trail | Bluffview | Dallas – Open Sunday 2-4PM

5052 Horseshoe

Listed by Anne Goyer

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, Open Houses, The Update

Extraordinary Open Houses 2.19 {Video}

02/18/2017

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

There’s an outstanding selection of homes that will be open to tour this Sunday in North Texas. Take a peek at a few of the best openings in neighborhoods across Fort Worth, Dallas and beyond.

6200 Troon Road | Mira Vista | Fort Worth – Open Sunday 2-4PM

6200 Troon Road | Mira Vista, 76132 entry

Listed by Margaret Motheral

3849 Riverhills View Drive | Fort Worth – Open Sunday 2-4PM

3849 Riverhills View Drive

Listed by Melanie Dotzour

3476 Wellington Road | Ridglea Hills | Fort Worth – Open Sunday 1-3PM

3476-wellington-road-fort-worth-tx-76116

Listed by Devon Reyes

1600 Driskill Drive | Irving – Open Sunday 2-5PM

1600 Driskill

Listed by James Keoughan

2300 Wolf Street #9C | Uptown | Dallas – Open Sunday 2-4PM

2300 Wolf Street #9C

Listed by Lisa Besserer

604 Kessler Reserve Court | Oak Cliff | Dallas – Open Sunday 1-3PM

604 Kessler Reserve Court | Oak Cliff

Listed by Faisal Halum

902 Stewart Drive | Kessler Park | Dallas – Open Sunday 1-3PM

902 Stewart

Listed by Jennifer Stolarski

5980 Melshire Drive | North Dallas – Open Sunday 12-1:30PM

5980 Melshire

Listed by Lezley Nugent

127 Natches Trace | Coppell – Open Sunday 2-4PM
127 Natches

Listed by Dona Timm

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.  

Bought!, The Update

Just Sold in North Texas 2.15.2017 {Video}

02/15/2017

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

See some of the extraordinary homes recently sold by agents at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

5 Abbotsford Court | Preston Hollow
5 Abbotsford Court Dallas 75225
6105 Glennox Lane | Lakewood
6105 Glennox Lane 75214, Lakewood, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-front door
16045 FM 4 #98 | Palo Pinto County
Santo Estate, 16045 S FM 4 76472, David Burgher, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Santo-fence
8500 Stonebrook Court | Fort Worth
8500 Stonebrook Court 76179, Lake Country Estates, Bip Nauta, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-kitchen
4662 Sidonia Court | Fort Worth

4662 Sidonia Court, Montserrat

To watch more Just Sold videos, click here: http://bit.ly/2dnzZbx.

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, First Look, Just Listed, The Update

Just Listed in North Texas 2.13.2017 {Video}

02/14/2017

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

9513 Marbella Drive | Montserrat | Fort Worth 

9513 Marbella Drive | Montserrat, 76126 living

Listed by Melanie Dotzour 

6200 Troon RoadMira Vista | Fort Worth 

6200 Troon Road | Mira Vista, 76132 entry

Listed by Margaret Motheral 

2216 Wilshire BoulevardFort Worth 

2216 Wilshire Boulevard | Fort Worth, 76110 living

Listed by Ashley Mooring 

2505 Oakbend CourtSouthlake 

2505 Oakbend Court | Southlake, 76092 dining

Listed by Wynne Moore  

3660 Ranchero RoadPlano 

3660 Ranchero Road | Plano, 75093 pool

 Listed by Gina Lester 

5600 Plantation Circle | Plano 

5600 Plantation Circle | Plano, 75093

Listed by Chad Schulin 

1 Spyglass CourtFrisco 

1 Spyglass Court | Frisco, 75034 living

Listed by Gina Lester 

4851 Harrys LanePreston Hollow 

4851 Harrys Lane | Preston Hollow, 75229 entry

Listed by Becky Frey 

1517 E Levee StreetDallas Design District 

1517 E Levee Street | Dallas Design District | Listed by Pogir living

Listed by Pogir 

4647 S Versailles AvenueWest Highland Park 

4647 S Versailles Avenue | West Highland Park, 75209 sitting

Listed by Gayle Johansen 

3636 Asbury StreetUniversity Park 

3636 Asbury Street | University Park | Listed by Lynne Lowder

Listed by Lynne Lowder 

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, First Look, Just Listed, The Update

Just Listed in North Texas 2.7.2017 {Video}

02/09/2017

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

4630 Sidonia Court | MontserratFort Worth 

4630 Sidonia Court | Montserrat, 76126 living

Listed by John Zimmerman 

6925 Confederate Park RoadFort Worth 

6925 Confederate Park Road Fort Worth 76108 wine

Listed by Clay Brants 

3708 Cresthaven Terrace | CrestwoodFort Worth 

3708 Cresthaven Terrace | Fort Worth, 76107 living

Listed by John Zimmerman 

4103 Buckingham Place | Colleyville 

4103 Buckingham Place Colleyville 76034 pool

Listed by Nicole Smith 

5189 Sylvan Shores DriveFrisco 

5189 Sylvan Shores Drive 75034, Frisco

Listed by Jeffrey Lester and Holly Bock Season 

2 Green Park Drive | Far North Dallas 

2 Green Park Drive 75248, Far North Dallas,

Listed by Lisa Besserer and Tessa Mosteller 

6725 Northwood Road | Preston Hollow 

6725 Northwood Road | Preston Hollow, 75225 dining

Listed by Missy Woehr 

2801 Purdue AvenueUniversity Park 

2801 Prudue Ave

Listed by Tom Hughes 

3915 McFarlin Boulevard | University Park 

3915 McFarlin Boulevard | University Park, 75205 sitting

Listed by Jenny Wood 

3801 Colgate Avenue | University Park 

3801 Colgate Avenue | University Park, 75225 pool

Listed by Susan Baldwin

4000 Mountain Creek Parkway | Dallas 

Rockin Z | 5520 CR 316 | Alvarado, 76009

Listed by Greg Trout 

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, Extraordinary Open Houses, The Update

Extraordinary Open Houses 2.5.2017 {Video}

02/03/2017

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The homes below will be open to tour before kickoff this weekend:

2801 Amherst Avenue | University Park – Open Sunday 2-4PM

2801 Amherst Avenue | Lucinda Buford | Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty
Listed by Lucinda Buford and Tessa Mosteller

5435 Westside Drive | Highland Park – Open Sunday 1-3PM

5435 Westside Drive 75209, West Highland Park, Caroline Summers, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale-

Listed by Caroline Summers and Kelly Parker

6350 Belmont Avenue | Lakewood – Open Sunday 1-2:30PM

6350-belmont-avenue-75214-lakewood-gia-marshello-briggs-freeman-sothebys-international-realty-homes-for-sale-entry

Listed by Gia Marshello

7212 Helsem Bend | North Dallas – Open Sunday 1-3PM

7212 Helsem Bend

Listed by Doug and Jeanne Shelton

5760 Bernay Lane | Plano – Open Sunday 1-3PM

5760-bernay-lane-75024-plano-carla-whitefield-briggs-freeman-sothebys-international-realty-home-for-sale-dining

Listed by Carla Whitefield

1204 Earlston Court | Southlake – Open Sunday 12-3PM

1204-earlston-court-southlake-tx-76092

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.  

Bought!, The Update

Just Sold in North Texas 1.30.2017 {Video}

01/30/2017

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

See some of the extraordinary homes recently sold by agents at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

6822 Chevy Chase Avenue | Preston Hollow– Sold

6822 Chevy Chase Avenue, Preston Hollow, Amy Detwiler, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-exterior

4555 Lorraine Avenue | Highland Park– Sold

4555 Lorraine Avenue | SOLD

5416 Prince Lane | Flower Mound– Sold

5416 Prince Lane 75022, Point Noble, Lake Grapevine, Michele Young, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Flower Mound-exterior

4360 Forest Park Lane | Frisco – Sold

4360-forest-park-lane-75033-frisco-jena-may-briggs-freeman-sothebys-luxury-home-for-sale-exterior

3809 Encanto Drive | Fort Worth– Sold

3809 Encanto Drive 76116, Westcliff, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth- exterior

1912 Arrington Court | Colleyville– Sold

1912-arrington-court-76034-colleyville-nanette-ecklund-luker-brian-luker-briggs-freeman-sothebys-luxury-homes-for-sale-entry

1612 Fair Oaks Drive | Westlake– Sold

1612 Fair Oaks Drive 76262, Westlake, Marilyn R Newton, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Westlake-exterior

3001 Kelly Road | Parker County– Sold

3001 Kelly Road 76008, Jamie Adams, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Aledo-living

To watch more Just Sold videos, click here: http://bit.ly/2dnzZbx.

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.  

Buzz, Expert Advice, The Update

Expert Advice: Buy a Home Before Spring

01/30/2017
1501 Shady Oaks Lane, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-pool

1501 Shady Oaks Lane is listed by John Zimmerman. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The early spring market, from January to February, is one of the most advantageous times for buyers to get a great deal on a new home. According to expert agents at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, the buzz about Spring Market – the busiest home-buying season of the year – typically starts at the end of January. So, whether buying or selling, now is the time to start meeting with Realtors.

Check out the homes in this post to get a jumpstart on your search.

6916 Lakeshore Drive | Lakewood | Dallas

6916 Lakeshore, Lakewood, Joan Eleazer, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Luxury Homes for Sale in Dallas-exterior, front

Listed by Joan Eleazer.

2801 Purdue Avenue | University Park

2801 Purdue Avenue, University Park, Tom Hughes, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-living room

Listed by Tom Hughes.

6291 Douglas Avenue | Frisco

6291 Douglas Avenue 75034, Frisco, Patti Winchester, Maureen Steitle, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty home for sale-exterior

Listed by Patti Winchester and Maureen Steitle.

1700 Bur Oak Drive | Southlake

1700 Bur Oak Street, Robert Tyson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Southlake-kitchen

Listed by Robert Tyson.

1501 Shady Oaks Lane | Fort Worth

Listed by John Zimmerman.

7951 Bella Flora Drive | Fort Worth

7951 Bella Flora, Carley Moore, Zareen Khan, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-living room

Listed by Carley Moore and 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 DallasFort Worth Cultural DistrictFort Worth-Mira VistaUptownLakewoodSouthlakeThe NorthRanch and LandRanch and Land West, and The Ballpark. Visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

Buzz, The Update

Steering Money to Hardworking Young Women | #FWSSR2017

01/30/2017
Women Steering Business, Photo Credit Leo Wesson

Photo / Leo Wesson

While Becky Renfro Borbolla watched the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s Junior Sale of Champions five years ago, she noticed that women were not buying the prized steers men were bidding on. Women should also buy the steers, especially ones raised by young women, she thought.

“I sent out 75 emails to women I knew and asked if they would join me,” Becky says.

In four weeks, the women contributed $45,000.

Thus, was born an organization called Women Steering Business that has contributed more than $650,000 in four years to buy steers raised by young women.

It is not a fundraising organization. Each of the 189 current members donates a minimum of $500 per year to buy steers. Last year, Women Steering Business bought 12-year-old Saige Martin’s reserve grand champion steer, Goosebumps, for $170,000.

Young women, ages 9 through high school seniors, raise the steers and other animals. In caring for these animals, they learn a trade, Becky says. The money goes directly to the young women to help raise their next animal or into paying for their college education.

As prominent member Mayor Betsy Price said, “We want to encourage young, strong women to get out there.”

In their signature, red jackets, Women Steering Business members buy six to eight steers a year.

“The more we learn about these young women, and the more we learn about the responsibilities they take on to raise these steers, the more inspired we become,” Becky says.

Post sponsored by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty associate Carley Moore. See our #FWSSR2017 special publication here: Legends of the Rodeo … Past, Present, Future.

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.