If you consider your child’s education when purchasing a new home – you aren’t alone. More than 75 percent of homebuyers consider education as an important factor in their home search. And 53 percent say they would buy a new home specifically to get their child into a better school. The same survey conducted by Bank of America also reported that more than 25 percent of those polled said they would plan their move around school breaks, making summer an ideal time to find a new home.
Not only do outdoor living spaces provide fun opportunities for entertaining alfresco, but it’s also a way to increase the value of your home when it comes time to sell. These backyards have all the right amenities that will make you forget about the heat and enjoy summer all year long.
Now is the time to list your home to sell. The average sales price continues to increase as inventory remains especially low across North Texas neighborhoods. In Fort Worth, homes located in the core markets are selling at an average of 93 percent of the list price.
2316 Rogers Avenue | SOLD by Bethany Oram and Sharon Crockett. Listed for $1,550,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty knows Fort Worth and Tarrant County neighborhoods like no other. The brokerage has been part of the community for more than 50 years, connecting people and properties and making deals happen. The homes below are just a few examples of recent sales in extraordinary Tarrant County neighborhoods.
Texas land is in worldwide demand because of our strong economy and the accompanying corporate relocations. It is a year-round market. The rate on return is currently one of the best investment opportunities.
When you live in Fort Worth on the Fourth of July, you’re lucky. The celebration lasts three days.
That’s right: The first event is Saturday night. So head on over to the Concerts in the Garden and Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic … more than once, if you like.
Here’s what else is going on …
(And for a full list of events and more details, go to 4thofjulyeventsindfw.com.)
Hot enough for you? It’s always cooler at the lake, and North Texas has many beautiful places where family and friends can take a swim, fish or just watch the sun set over the water.
In a recent issue of The Wall Street Journal, REAL Trends, Inc. named three Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty agents to their list of the top 250 real estate professionals in the United States.
With a GreatSchools score of 10 out of 10, Tanglewood Elementary is one of the highest-ranked elementary schools in the Fort Worth Independent School District. Access to this exemplary school is just one of the amenities enjoyed by residents who live in the beautiful neighborhoods that surround it.
As seen in D Magazine, July 2016:
I’ve always been fascinated by vocabulary, and how a single word can have so much meaning.
When we think about definitions, we think about words. But it’s a person’s character that defines who they are. And, ultimately, it’s people who define a city.