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Beauty, Ranch and Land, Update Fort Worth

How Do You Start a Search for a Ranch?

02/02/2016
5C Quarter Horses Ranch, 3658 CR 4660 Mount Pleasant 75455, Greg Caton, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior

5C Quarter Horses Ranch sits on 365 acres in Mount Pleasant, TX. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

When you decide to buy a ranch, you’re making a significant investment. One of the first things to consider is whether your ranch will be used primarily as a retreat for your family or for producing income through cattle, mineral rights and hunting leases, for instance. Even if your primary purpose is pleasure vs. business, your ranch should produce enough income to cover maintenance.

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Will Ranch Prices Drop With the Price of Oil? {Video}

01/26/2016

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

With falling oil prices, investors are betting it will be an opportune time to buy Texas ranchland, according to a report by the New York Times.

Jay Ellis of Dallas-based Sporting Ranch Capital is raising $100 million from investors to buy “trophy ranches” that owners want to sell “quickly and quietly” – as their personal portfolios fluctuate with the price of oil.

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Ranch and Land, Update Fort Worth

Football Legend Terry Bradshaw’s Showplace Ranch

02/26/2015
Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Angie Nelson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-firepit

Terry Bradshaw’s completely renovated Circle 12 Ranch is listed for $10.8 million. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Everyone knows Terry Bradshaw as one of the nation’s best quarterbacks, having played 14 seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers, won four Super Bowl titles and was inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

What most people don’t know is that Bradshaw is also an accomplished rancher.

Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Angie Nelson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior

The Fox Sports broadcaster has built a pristine 744-acre ranch an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and a few minutes from the Winstar Casino with its world-class entertainment, shopping and dining.

Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-landscape

On what he calls his sanctuary from his hectic schedule, Bradshaw raises cattle, horses and hogs.

“I built this ranch to satisfy my passion for being outdoors and working with animals. It is one of the finest spreads of its type anywhere,” he said.

After 14 years of turning a neglected piece of Oklahoma land into a showplace, is selling the Circle 12 Ranch for $10.8 million.

Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Angie Nelson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-fireplace

On the ranch is an 8,600-square-foot home, built in rustic style with western décor. It has six bedrooms and eight baths with tall ceilings, large fireplaces, tiled floors and wood paneling under a green roof. The outdoor patio is more than 1,000 square feet and has a kitchen and bar, a fireplace and a fire pit. There is also a pool and a two-story doghouse.

Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Angie Nelson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-lake

For the horses there is a four-stall stallion barn, a 20-stall show barn, a 50-stall mare barn with a laboratory and office and a large covered arena. The property has numerous trails, sealed asphalt roads, fenced-in pastures and paddocks and eight ponds.

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Beauty, Update Fort Worth

Terry Bradshaw Selling His Showplace Ranch

12/18/2014
Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-landscape

Terry Bradshaw’s completely renovated Circle 12 Ranch is listed for $10.8 million. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Everyone knows Terry Bradshaw as one of the nation’s best quarterbacks, having played 14 seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers, won four Super Bowl titles and was inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

What most people don’t know is that Bradshaw is also an accomplished rancher.

Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Angie Nelson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior

The Fox Sports broadcaster has built a pristine 744-acre ranch an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and a few minutes from the Winstar Casino with its world-class entertainment, shopping and dining.
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Beauty, Ranch and Land, Update Fort Worth

Build Your Dreams at Mountain Springs Ranch   

12/15/2014
2 FM 922, Valley View, 76272, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-fence

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Mountain Springs is one of the best-kept secrets in the area—right at the heart and soul of one of the nation’s best horse-raising regions. Just an hour north of Dallas/Fort Worth, the community has attracted some of the most skilled horse ranchers and trainers and a few well-known movie and music celebrities, who own ranches in the area.

About a mile north of Lake Ray Roberts in Mountain Springs is a beautiful 105-acre property that could be a perfect place to build a dream horse ranch. With sandy loam soil, the Mountain Springs ranch has three ponds and scattered oaks on rolling topography. Currently used for cattle grazing, the property is enclosed with pipe and cable fencing.

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Rancho Sereno: Red River Contemporary {Video}

09/10/2014

Photos and video / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

One of the most sought-after architectural styles was popularized by the nationally renowned firm of Lake|Flato, which used regional materials to create artfully crafted, modern homes that are environmentally friendly and energy efficient.

Rancho Sereno 17234 FM 678, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury ranch for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-entry

On the 120-acre Rancho Sereno in Whitesboro in the Red River Valley’s beautiful Cross Timbers region are three Lake|Flato-inspired contemporary homes in a compound that would serve a large family or several families.
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Business

Meet the Top Producers at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

02/12/2014

Gene Taylor, left, Executive Vice President of Sales, and Robbie Briggs, President and CEO, recently announced Top Producer awards for agents with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. Photo / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Last year was an extraordinary one in North Texas real estate. The fast-paced market, low inventory challenges, the growth of exciting urban neighborhoods and more made it a year full of opportunities for agents committed to delivering excellence in every transaction.

At a reception Tuesday at the Ritz-Carlton in Dallas, Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, paid tribute to the company’s 2013 Top Producers, citing their commitment for “giving the extraordinary in all we do as we serve our clients, community and world.”
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Business

Meet the Top Producers at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

02/12/2014

Gene Taylor, left, Executive Vice President of Sales, and Robbie Briggs, President and CEO, recently announced Top Producer awards for agents with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. Photo / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Last year was an extraordinary one in North Texas real estate. The fast-paced market, low inventory challenges, the growth of exciting urban neighborhoods and more made it a year full of opportunities for agents committed to delivering excellence in every transaction.

At a reception Tuesday at the Ritz-Carlton in Dallas, Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, paid tribute to the company’s 2013 Top Producers, citing their commitment for “giving the extraordinary in all we do as we serve our clients, community and world.”
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