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Set the Table and Call the Family – Dining Rooms for Thanksgiving {Video}

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Imagine gathering around these tables for your holiday meals this year …

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This Weekend, Homes Open across North Texas

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This Sunday, neighborhoods across North Texas will be filled with people finding their perfect new home—just in time for cool fall evenings and traditional holiday gatherings.

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is opening doors throughout the Metroplex on Oct. 18, allowing potential buyers to tour spectacular homes in every community, from Frisco to Fort Worth, Colleyville to Highland Park, Lakewood to Uptown.

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Expert Advice: What Do People Want When They Move to Dallas?

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No matter where you come from, some key things make the top of the list when you’re looking for a home: great schools, nearby outdoor amenities such as parks, and walkability to shopping and dining are just a few.

With the Metroplex looking forward to an influx on new residents because of corporate relocations (not to mention our nationally touted excellent quality of life), we asked our expert agents: What are the key things people are looking for when they relocate to Dallas?
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A Perfect Season to Buy Your First Home in Oak Cliff

The neo-Mediterranean style at 1744 Timbergrove Circle in Kessler Park highlights tall ceilings and large windows, with a quaint backyard patio. Photo / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

For first-time homebuyers, this summer is like winning a trifecta. Interest rates remain at historic lows, home values in many neighborhoods are rising, and there is a growing number of high-quality homes on the market. Now is a perfect time to look to own your first home. These listings can get you started.
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The American Dream: Owning a Home {Video}

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If owning a home is the American Dream, then North Texas is such stuff dreams as are made. While we’re still all thinking of backyard cookouts and fireworks, we take a moment celebrate the wonderful neighborhoods and architecture you can find across the region.
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America’s Coolest Cities? Dallas and Fort Worth Are on the List!

In its latest ranking of America’s Coolest Cities, Forbes magazine gives a big old nod to the Metroplex, putting Dallas at No. 4 and Fort Worth at No. 13.

Both cities ranked high for arts and culture opportunities, and boasted thousands of eateries.

We even beat Austin, oft considered a beacon of cool. But Texas in general had quite a turnout: Houston is No. 1, San Antonio is No. 11, and Austin is No. 19. Continue reading America’s Coolest Cities? Dallas and Fort Worth Are on the List!

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Ask the Expert: Experts Say What Buyers Should Know

The real estate world is moving quickly and changing rapidly. With low inventory and rising prices it’s important to understand the mindset of today’s sellers.

Experts from Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty tell what buyers should know about today’s sellers? Continue reading Ask the Expert: Experts Say What Buyers Should Know

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Dallas-Area Home Prices Hit Record Levels, Report Shows

The family-friendly floor plan at 3137 Caruth Boulevard in University Park extends to the back yard with a tree house! This four-bedroom home is listed by the Trusler-Seale team for $1,299,000.

Dallas-area home prices reached record levels in May 2013, with the metro area surpassing its pre-financial crisis peak set in June 2007, according to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. This is the first time any city has made a new all-time high. Continue reading Dallas-Area Home Prices Hit Record Levels, Report Shows

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Luxury Home Sales Lead Real Estate Recovery Nationwide

Luxury residences like this French Mediterranean at 3507 Crescent Avenue in Highland Park are leading the market. With more than 10,000 square feet and six bedrooms, this home is listed by Jonathan Rosen for $6,495,000.

Although sales of homes in the low- and medium-price tier helped bring the real estate market out of the slump, luxury home sales are sustaining the recovery, according to a new analysis by the National Association of Realtors.

Indeed, 2013 has seen a marked improvement in the luxury home market in Dallas-Fort Worth, agents with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty have reported. Low inventory and high demand have led to fast-paced luxury home sales; properties that are priced well and in good condition aren’t spending much time on the market. Continue reading Luxury Home Sales Lead Real Estate Recovery Nationwide

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Real Estate Myths to Watch for in Today’s Market

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty agents help clients navigate Dallas’ busy real estate market. This traditional and gracious family home at 10051 Caribou Trail in Lake Highlands is new on the market. Listed by Lee and Ellen Lewis.

The real estate market is abuzz with reports of homes flying off the market in record numbers.

But along with all that good news are a few myths creating confusion for buyers and sellers.  Real estate experts from Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty offer these tips on real estate myths. Continue reading Real Estate Myths to Watch for in Today’s Market