Briggs Freeman Sothebys

Thursday Three Hundred: The Dream of The 1880s is Alive in McKinney, And This Restored Farmhouse is Proof

By Joanna England / February 21, 2013 / 0 Comments

You’ll have to forgive me for the lame Portlandia reference. I love old homes. They remind me of a time when things were crafted by artisans, built by hand and appreciated. They remind me that, while it feels like we’ve reinvented construction and made old new again, there was nothing really wrong with “old” in […]

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Who Is the Hardest Working Agent of them All at Briggs Freeman? Her Name is Becky Frey

By Candy Evans / February 18, 2013 / 6 Comments

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty announced its Top Producers for 2012 on Feb. 7 and guess who is the top producer of them all? Ms. Becky Frey. Yep, Becky (who recently sold a home down the street in about a week)  is Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s Top Individual Producer for 2012, having closed more than $62 million real […]

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Cowboy Up, Y’all: Curbed National Finds Hunter’s Paradise in Celina, Texas

By Joanna England / December 29, 2012 / 0 Comments

Yeehaw, folks. We sometimes joke around about “head rooms” and such here on, but this Celina mansion marketed by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s own Brian Luker and David Bergher has a trophy room that earns a gold star in my book. Curbed National picked up this listing, calling it an “equestrian amusement park.” In fact, this […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred Tudor: It’s Cozy, Cute, and in One of The Best Neighborhoods East Dallas Offers

By Joanna England / November 27, 2012 / 0 Comments

Hollywood-Santa Monica is definitely in my top-10 Dallas neighborhoods list! This East Dallas hideaway is littered with adorable homes on picturesque streets with great neighbors. Here’s a great opportunity to own a cute little Tudor with an outstanding backyard for just $262,500. Marketed by the insanely talented husband-and-wife team of Bryan and Amanda Crawford, 6927 […]

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Tuesday Two Hundred: This Too Cute Take on Traditional is Cozy, Bright, and Very Welcoming!

By Joanna England / October 16, 2012 / 10 Comments

I think this might be our first home on from Ridgewood Park, an East Dallas neighborhood just south of Lovers Lane and east of Abrams Road. It’s not too far south of Northwest Highway in a little alcove tucked away from too much traffic. In a word: Love. This house, 6515 Ridgemont Drive marketed […]

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Monday Millionaire: 5211 Farquhar is an English Manor in Texas With a Saltwater Pool!

By Joanna England / September 24, 2012 / 0 Comments

You guys, I am showing incredible restraint today by not filling this post with a bajillion pictures of this amazing home in Inwood Terrace. You’ll have to click through to the Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s listing for 5211 Farquhar because it is just so beautiful. OK, now that you’re back, let’s talk about this sexy beast […]

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