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5 Ways to Give Your House More Curb Appeal

By |2020-03-12T01:56:03-05:00March 20th, 2020|Sellers, Staging, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. From the minute potential buyers drive up to your house, they start formulating opinions. So, to start things off on the right foot, pay attention to “curb appeal” – how your residence looks from the street. While some efforts cost a fair amount of [...]

3 Great Places in Midland to Donate Items You No Longer Need

By |2020-03-12T01:49:46-05:00March 16th, 2020|Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Moving provides a natural opportunity to reevaluate the things you own. As you decide which objects won’t be traveling along to your new home, consider giving them to an organization that can profit from their use or sale, such as the following: Helping Hands of Midland (1301 Brinson Lane, 432-520-8900) Proceeds from this charity’s thrift [...]

Popular for 2020: Grandmillennial Style

By |2020-03-12T01:49:38-05:00March 11th, 2020|Creative, Design|

Got a penchant for knickknacks and needlepoint? Go ahead and indulge your inner granny – it’s trendy! In response to all the chaos going on in the world, many people are choosing to decorate their homes in ways that recall simpler times. Enter the term “Grandmillennial” – a mashup of the words “grandma” and “millennial” [...]

4 Tips for Reducing Stress When Moving

By |2020-03-12T01:55:11-05:00March 8th, 2020|Moving|

Selecting a moving company, packing boxes, setting up utilities, changing over your address and phone number . . . so many tasks to complete when heading to a new home. Sometimes, the experience feels downright overwhelming. Take a deep breath. You can do this! To make the process less chaotic, try these tactics: Break tasks [...]

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Midland

By |2020-03-12T01:54:41-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Local Businesses|

Craving something special for St. Patrick’s Day? Midland has plenty of possibilities! Here are a few guaranteed to get those Irish (and Irish-for-the-day) eyes smiling: Drinks: Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Beer Garden (7112 W. Highway 80) Already offering the largest selection of draft craft beer, ciders, and wine in Midland, this family-owned establishment keeps [...]

Is My Pool Properly Secured?

By |2020-02-06T18:19:23-06:00February 29th, 2020|Buyers, Sellers, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Your home swimming pool can be a gathering place for fun and relaxation with your family and friends. But it can also present a danger to small children if it’s not properly secured. Here’s what to do to keep your pool safe and in compliance with Texas residential pool laws. Is My Pool Properly Secured? [...]

Is My Pool Properly Secured?

By |2020-03-12T01:54:13-05:00February 29th, 2020|Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Your home swimming pool can be a gathering place for fun and relaxation with your family and friends. But it can also present a danger to small children if it’s not properly secured. Here’s what to do to keep your pool safe and in compliance with Texas residential pool laws. Barrier Enclosures As a Texas [...]

6 Things to Do Before Showing Your House in Midland

By |2020-02-06T18:19:09-06:00February 25th, 2020|Sellers, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

So, that lovely couple who showed interest in your home at last Saturday’s open house scheduled a visit to take a second look today. Before they cross your door, remember to do these six things. 6 Things to Do Before Showing Your House in Midland Dump trash cans Minimize clutter Give the house a good [...]

5 Materials to Mulch Your Landscape in Your Midland, TX Home

By |2020-02-06T18:18:47-06:00February 23rd, 2020|Buyers, Design, Landscaping, Sellers, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Not only does mulch give your landscape a clean and polished look, it can enrich your soil, help to retain moisture, and prevent weeds. So what do you use? Here's what you need to know. 5 Materials to Mulch Your Landscape in Your Midland, TX Home Here are five mulches to consider for your yard: [...]

5 Colorful Winter Flowers for Your Landscape

By |2020-02-06T18:18:39-06:00February 20th, 2020|Buyers, Design, Landscaping, Seasonal, Sellers, Tips for Winter, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Texas winters can be unpredictable. Some are mild. Others bring days when temperatures drop below freezing and flowers suffer frost damage. If you want color in your winter landscape, but are unsure of what to plant because you’re concerned about a hard freeze and dead plants, here are some hardy flowers to consider during the [...]