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Real Estate in 2016: DFW Region Will Continue Its Steady Growth

12/31/2015
6558 Saucon Valley Drive 76132, Mira Vista, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Fort Worth-exterior

6558 Saucon Valley Drive | Mira Vista. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The Dallas-Fort Worth region is looking forward to continued, healthy growth in the real estate market in 2016, according to a range of reports by real estate experts nationwide.

“Our growth following the downturn has been slow, steady and sustainable,” said Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. “Thanks to the dedication and expertise of our region’s leaders, economic development in all sectors has supported a vibrant real estate market.

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Hottest Global Real Estate Investment Markets – U.S., DFW

10/26/2015
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Foreign investors love the U.S. residential housing marketing, according to a recent report by CNN Money.

Purchasers from Canada, Mexico, India and the U.K. are leading the pack right now, and they’re bullish on the country’s growth indicators, according to the report.

Says CNN Money:

“The U.S. has been named the hottest market for global residential property in a survey of 14 countries by real estate advisors Savills. The researchers analyzed economic and demographic trends to forecast how much prices in popular cities will rise over the next five years.

“And the essential ingredients for solid returns? A combination of population growth, rising wealth and limited housing supply.”

For the full report, click here: money.cnn.com

Even more close to home, a survey by PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the Urban Land Institute found that Dallas-Fort Worth is the top market to watch for overall real estate prospects. That means investment, development and homebuilding are booming, according to the Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016 report.

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 offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.  

Business, Update Fort Worth

What Can Give Buyers the Edge in a Multiple-Offer Situation?

10/08/2015
1310 Casa Bella Court Westlake 76262, Wynne Moore, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Westlake TX-den

New on the Market: 1310 Casa Bella Court. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

When you’re buying a home in a tight market, the help of a good real estate agent is vital. You’ll likely be dealing with multiple-offer situation … and an experienced agent will know how to help you write a deal that gives you the edge over competing buyers.

We asked our expert agents how they’re dealing with multiple-offer situations. Here’s what they had to say …

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D CEO Names Briggs Residential Real Estate Exec of the Year

09/30/2015

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

D CEO Magazine has named Robbie Briggs Residential Real Estate Executive of the Year.

Robbie Briggs with Dallas skyline behind him - D Best 2015 illustration

In an interview in the October 2015 edition of D CEO, Briggs is noted as an innovator – from talking his dad into buying a the company’s first fax machine to creating in-house marketing and training divisions when he took over the company in the 1980s.

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