Douglas Newby is about modern homes. The reason clients seek Douglas Newby to represent them is that they know he understands architecturally significant modern homes—the tenets of modern homes, the evolution of modern homes, the inherent design of modern homes versus purely decorative modern design, and the value of modern homes.
Architectural Survey of Dallas Modern Homes
When you are selling or purchasing Dallas modern homes, it is essential to know more than just the Dallas modern homes for sale. You will benefit if you know the entire inventory of Dallas modern homes in the city. Douglas Newby knows this inventory of Dallas modern homes. Douglas Newby helped initiate for the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) the first survey of architecturally significant Dallas modern homes.
When the AIA national convention was held in Dallas, the AIA often asked Douglas Newby to lead a tour of the architecturally significant Dallas modern homes designed by international modern architects, national modern architects, and regional modern architects. In addition to knowing the Dallas modern homes that exist in Dallas, Douglas Newby knows and understands the work of the best modern architects who designed modern homes in Dallas. Knowing the lineage of Dallas modern architects and their influence on each other gives Douglas Newby an advantage of understanding the attributes, points of view, success of their architecture, and ultimately the value of the Dallas modern homes these architects designed.
A Site is a Foundation for Architecturally Significant Modern Homes
When Douglas Newby is asked what makes a Dallas modern home successful, even architecturally significant, he is quick to say that it is the architecturally significant modern homes’ relationship to the sites.
Douglas Newby considers the size of the lot important for architecturally significant modern homes. As well, he thinks the topographical composition of a site is meaningful for architecturally significant modern homes, and maybe even more important, what is next to or across from the site of architecturally significant modern homes. Douglas Newby knows that the design of a modern home might look good on paper, but poorly sited in a bad location and with bad views, the design of a modern home can become an abject architectural failure.
Value of a Modern Home
Douglas Newby provides a great benefit to buyers who already have a keen eye for modern design and a firm idea of what they desire in a modern home because he is able to help determine the value of a modern home.
The evolution of neighborhoods, the trends of an area, the transition of a city, all of these determine the future value of a modern home. Douglas Newby’s interest, knowledge, and insights on modern architecture and Dallas will give you a fuller understanding of the value of a modern home you may be interested in purchasing or selling.
Douglas Newby Has Sold the Most Dallas Architecturally Significant Modern Homes
When a real estate broker has sold the most significant modern homes in Dallas, that broker gives his clients an advantage when they are selling or purchasing a significant modern home. Douglas Newby is a real estate broker who has sold the most significant modern homes in Dallas. The sales of these significant modern homes provide his clients a benchmark for their significant modern homes.
This deep portfolio of significant modern home sales provides confidence to potential buyers, that they are making a good decision, and to sellers, that they are pricing their home correctly.
Douglas Newby Knows Dallas Modern Architects
Douglas Newby understands that modern architects have designed much of their best work in Dallas. This includes the work of modern architect Frank Lloyd Wright who designed his largest house in Dallas, and his protégé, Dallas modern architect David George, who designed exquisite modern homes.
Modern architect Edward Durell Stone designed his most important residence in Dallas as did modern architect Harwell Hamilton Harris, best known for his California modern homes, but who designed his favorite home in Dallas.
Modern architect O’Neil Ford designed Texas modern homes that gained national attention as did his mentor, modern architect David Williams, and his protégé, modern architect Frank Welch.
Modern architect Lionel Morrison, modern architect Bob James and dozens of other modern architects can be found on Douglas Newby’s Dallas Architecture section of SignificantHomes.com.
Whether it is an emerging Dallas architect or a revered past architect, Douglas Newby understands the nuance of the work of a modern architect.