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.
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.”
Real estate and its impact on the bottom line is a key consideration why California companies are moving to the area. DFW’s real estate offers a compelling economic story for companies considering relocation—office, industrial, raw land, and housing prices thatcan trim 30-50 percent off the cost of comparable options on the West Coast.
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. Continue Reading…
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 RMSotheby’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.
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. Continue Reading…
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.
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.