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Follow Us for Gold: A Guide to Rio 2016

08/05/2016
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Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

“U-S-A…U-S-A…U-S-A…”

It’s the passionate cheer that will unite our country for the next 17 days while we all root for the same team dedicated to winning Olympic gold.

The 2016 Games will be the most live Olympics ever with 6,755 hours of programming. That’s about 356 hours of coverage every day until the Games conclude on Sunday, August 21.

Team USA is one team of 544 athletes that all have the same goal – to bring home the gold.

Here’s the official schedule for Rio 2016:

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President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth Cultural District, Fort Worth-Mira Vista, Uptown, Lakewood, Southlake, The North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark. To learn more about living in North Texas neighborhoods, visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

Beauty, The Update

Hot Prices on Exceptional Homes – Newly Reduced in Fort Worth

08/02/2016
2319 Colonial Parkway 76109, Fort Worth, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth, exterior

2319 Colonial Parkway | Colonial Hills | Listed by John Zimmerman. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Finding the perfect home at a reasonable price is quite the challenge. And in a market where inventory is low and home prices are high, it’s safe to say that more buyers than ever agree.

Luckily, we have a handful of homes with new price tags that deserve your attention. Check out these Fort Worth homes; all with newly reduced prices:

2319 Colonial Parkway | Listed by John Zimmerman

2319 Colonial Parkway 76109, Fort Worth, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth, kitchen

Golf-course views at Colonial Country Club highlight this well-appointed contemporary. Worldly design elements include columns from a French church, hand painted Portuguese tiles, African Limba wood paneling and two Italian Bertazzoni ranges.

9975 Boat Club Road | Listed by Clay Brants

9975 Boat Club Road Fort Worth 76179, Clay Brants, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale on Eagle Mountain Lake-deck view

New construction, old-world architecture and stunning waterfront views complete this bluff-top estate. On two acres aside the main body Eagle Mountain Lake, owners will enjoy watching world-class yachting right outside the kitchen window.

7951 Bella Flora Drive | Listed by Carley Moore and Zareen Khan

7951 Bella Flora Drive 76126, Bella Flora, Carley Moore, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-exterior

This architectural dream in Bella Flora presents the rare opportunity to own true contemporary beauty in Fort Worth. The design, which focuses on natural beauty, thoughtfully and equally incorporates technology. 

6304 Greenway Road | Listed by Clay Brants and Anthony Chaumont

6304 Greenway Road 76116, Ridglea, John Zimmerman, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-pool

Character and charm exude from this two-story, traditional home; positioned on a half-acre lot in Ridglea. Walls of windows overlook the backyard, which includes a pool and covered entertainment center with a bar and fireplace – plus guest house. 

2542 Greene Avenue | Listed by Bethany Oram and Sharon Crockett

2542 Greene Avenue 76109, University Place, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth- exterior

Find every detail you desire in this bungalow home with top-of-the-line upgrades throughout. The kitchen is fit for a chef, and the master suite is perfect for relaxing with picturesque views of the resort-style backyard.

To learn more about living in Tarrant County Neighborhoods, visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

For more luxury homes throughout North Texas, see briggsfreeman.com. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth Cultural District, Fort Worth-Mira Vista, Uptown, Lakewood, Southlake, The North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark

Beauty, Update Fort Worth

Get Ready for Back to School in Fantastic D-FW Homes

08/01/2016
4545 S Versailles Ave 75205, Highland Park, Lisa Besserer, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior

4545 S Versailles Ave | Highland Park. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

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.

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Beauty, Update Fort Worth

Al Fresco Entertaining with Fantastic Outdoor Spaces in Fort Worth

07/19/2016
2421 Medford Court W 76109, Fort Worth, Bethany Oram & Sharon Crockett, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-outside

2421 Medford Court W | Park Hill. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

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.

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Recent Sales in Extraordinary Fort Worth, Tarrant County Neighborhoods

07/06/2016
2316 Rogers Avenue, Bethany Oram and Sharon Crockett, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Fort Worth-dining room

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.

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