Faisal Halum leads the consistently top-producing team at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, the No. 1 luxury brokerage in Texas. The award-winning Faisal Halum Group specializes in architecturally significant homes and high-rises of the utmost quality across North Texas. Experienced and intuitive, the Faisal Halum Group sold more than $170 million in 2020 alone. The secret? The most passionate clients in the world working with the most professional team in North Texas.
Faisal built his business from the ground up, taking an analytic approach todeliver unmatched knowledge, service, and expertise to every detail of a real estate transaction. A graduate of the University of Florida, Faisal has 30-plus years of experience in building and construction, corporate sales, and working as an analyst at Fortune 500 companies. All of this gives his clients a unique advantage in North Texas’ highly competitive marketplace.
Using the best of technology, communication, and marketing strategy, the Faisal Halum Group offers a full-service client experience—whether buying or selling—that focuses on results. The team employs compelling analytics, exceptional photography and writing, crafted offers, and unmatched negotiation skills. In today’s market, Faisal says, “none of these skills are optional.”
Faisal’s carefully hand-picked team includes licensed agents Bill Churchill, Jeanne Milligan, and Noora Bass, plus a host of trusted resources, from established contractors, developers, and designers to world-class colleagues at Sotheby’s International Realty, now 23,000 agents across 72 countries, with total 2019 sales of $114 billion. Faisal is a member of Dallas’ elite Masters of Residential Real Estate and the only Dallas agent in Sotheby’s Market Leaders group, the top agents of Sotheby’s International Realty, who share market intelligence, resources, and more.
Faisal is known for selling architecturally significant homes, including the Philip Johnson-designed home at 10210 Strait Lane and the Edward Durell Stone home at 5243 Park Lane in Preston Hollow, as well as residences by regionally known architects such as Frank Welch, Max Levy, Bud Oglesby, Lionel Morrison, Bill Booziotis, Bodron/Fruit, Scott Lyons, O’Neil Ford, and others. He is also the listing agent for The Terminal at Katy Trail designed by architect Michael Hsu, which is now under construction. He was the lead selling agent for several other projects, including One Arts Plaza and Kessler Reserve, and he also listed and sold the highest-priced penthouses at the Ritz-Carlton Residences and Museum Tower. Faisal specializes in Preston Hollow, Highland Park, Greenway Parks, Northern Hills, Turtle Creek, Uptown, Downtown, Lakewood, and Kessler Park.
“Information is power,” Faisal says. “Understanding the nuances of the market at any given moment is how I provide the most value to my clients, whether they are buying or selling. Every client is different. Every neighborhood is different. Every street is different. Most importantly, every price tier in the market needs a different strategy. This is what we do. I am dealing with the largest, most important asset a client has, and I remember that every step of the way.”
Faisal is passionate about giving back to North Texas. He serves on the board of the Dallas Architecture Forum and supports the Dallas Museum of Art, the Dallas Contemporary, the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Giveback Homes, the North Texas Food Bank, UNICEF, and the SPCA of Texas. “It’s important to understand the world we live in, not just the numbers on a screen,” Faisal says. “Participating in the culture of our city is part of living here.”
Awards, Honors, and Achievements
- Ranked No. 1 agent in Dallas and No. 1 agent in Texas for overall sales volume by RealTrends and the Wall Street Journal, 2021
- More than $500 million sold from 2016 to 2020
- D Best Real Estate Agents, 2012-2021; consistent D Top Producer honors since 2009