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Expert Trends: Is Your Home Right for a Relocation Buyer?

The home at 3416 Drexel Drive in Highland Park is listed for $3,495,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

When it comes to buyers looking to relocate to North Texas, the number one question almost always is education – which school district or private school suits them. Everything else is planned around the commute to and from that school or school district.

In the Park Cities, buyers base their search on their preferred elementary school. For private schools, Preston Hollow is still strong, with the neighborhoods between 635 and Frankford growing in the luxury market because of the proximity to private schools.

4016 Southwestern Boulevard | University Park | Listed for $2,750,000

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Aside from schools, most people want green spaces, and walkability to shopping centers and fun things to do. Most relocation buyers are searching for a neighborhood that’s not so transient, so they tend to like areas that are more close in, for the stability and consistency.

4535 Manning Lane | Preston Hollow | Listed for $2,495,000

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Finally, for people relocating to Dallas, finding the right neighborhood with the right sense of community is very important. They want to feel at home as soon as possible.

9400 Palencia Court | Fort Worth/Montserrat | Listed for $1,495,000

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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.

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