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Bringing Together Tradition and Innovation in Fort Worth Real Estate {Video}


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Brants Realtors, Mira Vista Realtors and Bloom Real Estate Group, representing decades of deep market knowledge in Fort Worth, have joined Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International RealtyAs the Fort Worth real estate market grows month over month, this announcement continues Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty’s position in key neighborhoods and offers homeowners a luxury brand with a strong local and global reach when listing their homes.

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Business, Update Fort Worth

We Have the Buyers in Fort Worth {Video}


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For sellers who have been waiting for a strong market so they can list their home, now is the time. Interest rates continue to be historically low, inventory levels are low and buyers who have put off making a move are out in the marketplace looking for properties.

Expert agents are seeing three main groups of people looking to make a home purchase.

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Business, Buzz, Update Fort Worth

DFW – The Most Business Friendly Region in the U.S.

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Calling the Dallas-Fort Worth region a “promised land” for corporations, MarketWatch named DFW America’s friendliest city for business.

MarketWatch ranked the nation’s 100 largest cities for business climate, looking at factors such as employment growth and profitability of publicly traded companies.

“The MarketWatch report validates the hard work and passion of so many business leaders and economic development professionals who are trying to make DFW the relocation destination for corporations across the nation,” said Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. “It’s an exciting time to live in this region, and a great time to invest.”

Here’s what they said about Dallas-Fort Worth:

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#1 in Luxury Across Dallas-Fort Worth

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The Dallas White House” sits on 3.3 beautifully landscaped acres on one of the most notable streets in Dallas. The estate ate 10777 Strait Lane is listed for $19,500,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

For more than 53 years, professionals at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty have been quietly assisting clients with the sale and purchase of exquisite estates across the Metroplex. The brokerage is the recognized as the luxury leader for homes priced $1 million and above in both Dallas and Tarrant Counties, according to MLS.
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Business, Sotheby's, Update Fort Worth

New Sotheby’s, RM Auctions Group Plans Collectible Auto Sale in Fort Worth

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NEW YORK – Sotheby’s and RM Auctions have formed a new strategic partnership as Sotheby’s acquires a 25 percent ownership interest in the world’s foremost collector car auctioneer, which will now be known as RM Sotheby’s.

This long-term investment comes as the more than $2 billion market for the finest automobiles continues to grow, presenting increasing opportunities for both companies. Sotheby’s and RM have collaborated on a number of successful sales in the United States and Europe, most notably the November 2013 Art of the Automobile auction in New York, which achieved nearly $63 million in just two hours and saw a new auction record set for a Ferrari 250 LM at $14.3 million.

Today’s announcement grows those previous partnerships and unites the two businesses for the full calendar of future automobile auctions. The first RM Sotheby’s sale will take place in Amelia Island, Florida, March 14, with additional auctions in Fort Worth, Texas, Lake Como, Italy, Monterey, California, London, England and New York among others scheduled for later this year.

Click here to read the news release.

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.

Business, Update Fort Worth

Top 3 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional in Fort Worth

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According to the National Association of REALTORS, the “typical For Sale By Owner home sold for $208,000 compared to $235,000 among agent-assisted home sales.” The home at 6809 Shadow Creek Court in Fort Worth is listed for $1,195,000.

For most people, a home is their biggest asset. The Keeping Current Matters blog offers three compelling reasons to work with an expert advisor when considering the sale or purchase of your biggest investment.
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Business, Update Fort Worth

The No. 1 Reason to Sell Before Spring in Tarrant County

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Open concept living and expansive views define the custom home at 12440 Bella Amore Drive in Fort Worth. Listed for $544,900. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Many homeowners are already debating listing their homes during the upcoming Spring Market. But according to the National Housing Survey released this month by Fannie May, now may be the more advantageous time to attract buyers coming to Tarrant County for the great schools and wide range of lifestyles.

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Business, Update Fort Worth

Representing Fort Worth: More Than 100 Homes Sold in a Year {Video}


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It’s official. Fort Worth is the fastest growing city in America, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Between 2000 and 2013, the city saw a 42.34 percent increase in population thanks to a business-friendly environment and its legendary welcoming spirit.

“The Fort Worth region is attractive to international corporations, boasts an increasing number of Fortune 500 firms and pulls businesses and people from all over Texas and the nation, said Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.
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