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Beautiful Homes in the Park Cities – See Them Today!

The five-bedroom contemporary home at 3314 Dartmouth Avenue features expansive walls for displaying art. Listed by Michelle Wood for $2,650,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Highland Park and University Park are established neighborhoods with close proximity to Dallas’ great entertainment, shopping and dining. The two communities have some of the nation’s best schools. Here are four properties that could be your dream home.
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Dallas Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle’s Park Cities Home

The French-inspired home at University Park features an eat-in kitchen with limestone and granite counter tops, a butler’s pantry and Sub-Zero, Wolf and Asko appliances. Listed for $3,134,700. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

In the sports world, off season is a great time for making adjustments—fine tuning for the perfect fit.

Mavericks Coach Rick Carlisle is doing just that with a move downtown and a “for sale” sign in the yard of his stunning University Park home. The result is a rare opportunity for buyers looking for a beautifully designed home that blends high quality and incredible location with a championship pedigree.
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Tour Park Cities Homes Today – 2 Dozen in All {Video}

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Take the afternoon and see an outstanding selection of homes in Highland Park and University Park—all open Sunday afternoon. These homes, and many more open Sunday, can be viewed at briggsfreeman.com.
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Park Cities Tour – Homes That Leave a Legacy

Photos / Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society

For the past 13 years, the Park Cities History and Preservation Society has showcased outstanding examples of old and updated homes at its annual home tour.

This year’s April 11 event, “A Century of Classics,” includes four homes that range from the oldest remaining home in University Park to a 1950s example of modern regionalism located on a block known as the “Culture Gulch,” thanks to the plethora of writers, artists and architects who once lived there.

The tour is sponsored by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. Tickets for the April 11 tour are available at area Tom Thumb stores and online at pchps.org.

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Robbie Briggs to Introduce SMU President at Park Cities Preservation Luncheon

Today, Robbie Briggs will introduce SMU President Dr. R. Gerald Turner, the featured speaker at the 4th annual Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society 2015 Distinguished Speaker Luncheon.
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Turner, who joined Southern Methodist University in 1995, has led the institution in several high-profile expansion efforts, including building the Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Gerald Ford Stadium and the new SMU Tennis Complex.
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“He has continued the tradition of an iconic and beautiful campus that is an asset to the entire Park Cities neighborhood, with 40 new buildings or renovated facilities,” Briggs says.

Turner also has grown the school’s endowment to new levels:

– University endowment has doubled.

– The Second Century Campaign has already raised more than $942 million toward its $1 billion goal

– A recent gift of $45 million from the Meadows Foundation set a record as the largest single gift to the university
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Proceeds from the luncheon will fund scholarships at Highland Park High School for graduating seniors who plan to study architecture, history or another major related to preservation. The luncheon is sponsored by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

The Distinguished Speaker Luncheon leads into annual home tour by the Park Cities History and Preservation Society on April 11.

For the past 13 years the Park Cities History and Preservation Society has showcased outstanding examples of old and updated homes at its annual home tour. This year’s event, “A Century of Classics,” includes four homes that range from the oldest remaining home in University Park to a 1950s example of modern regionalism located on a block known as the “Culture Gulch,” thanks to the plethora of writers, artists and architects who once lived there. The tour is sponsored by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. Tickets for the April 11 tour are available at area Tom Thumb stores and online at pchps.org.

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.

Bought!

Just Sold: Lots of Beautiful Homes in Park Cities and More!

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To see currently listed homes in the Dallas area and beyond visit us at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

5723 Bryn Mawr | Park Cities
5723 Bryn Mawr Drive Dallas 75209, Park Cities, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior
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It’s a Perfect Time to List in the Park Cities {Video}

This iconic home at 3600 Euclid in Highland Park sits on a beautiful corner lot and is designed by noted modernist architect Scott Lyons. Listed for $4,750,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 

In the Park Cities, there’s never been a better time to make a move—whether that means buying a lot and building a dream home, moving up to a family home or smart-sizing to a luxury high rise.

Right now, homes in these prime neighborhoods are in great demand.

Recent reports show that in University Park, the number of properties sold in the $1 million-2 million price range is up 14 percent, and the number of homes sold in the $2 million-3 million range has increased by 54 percent.

In Highland Park, homes in the same categories are selling at nearly the same rate, and the number of $4 million and above estate properties sold has increased by an incredible 160 percent.

With so many buyers looking in prime neighborhoods, now is the perfect time to list a home.

To learn more, please contact Robbie Briggs at rb@briggsfreeman.com.

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.

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Park Cities Sellers Choose Expert Agents

Enjoy exceptional entertaining and comfortable living in the five-bedroom home at 7603 Bryn Mawr Drive. Listed for $2,995,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Buyers looking for homes in the Park Cities are choosing the neighborhood experts at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty to help with their search. With more than 250 agents who live and work in the neighborhoods they serve, these professionals offer an incredible insight—from investment values and comparable sales, to knowing the best dog walkers in town.

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New Listings in the Park Cities and Vicinity {Video}

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

4209 Lorraine | Highland Park | Listed for $4,500,000
4209 Lorraine Avenue 75205, Highland Park, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-pool
5311 Drane | Greenway Parks | Listed for $1,450,000
5311 Drane Drive 75209, Greenway Parks, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-kitchen
4117 Greenbrier | University Park | Listed for $859,500
4117 Greenbrier Drive 75225, University Park, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior
3617 Cornell | Highland Park | Lease for $10,500
3617 Cornell Avenue 75205, Highland Park, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-master bath

Plus … Ranches New on the Market

13009 FM 56 | Lago Vista Ranch | Listed for $2,498,000
13009 FM 56 Morgan 76634, Lago Vista, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-house on hill

Click here to see all new listings this week.

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.

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Beautiful Homes in the Park Cities Area of Dallas {Video}

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Excellent schools in Highland Park ISD, neighborhoods within walking distance to parks, dining and shopping. Those are just a few reasons the Park Cities are so popular with homebuyers.

The homes featured in this video:
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