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3500 Oakmont Midland, TX 79707

By |2018-05-24T16:07:19+00:00May 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

3500 Oakmont Drive Midland TX 79707 Gorgeous 3 bedroom 2 bath home across from a park! This perfect open floor plan features wood and tile floors. It has a welcoming living area with a gas fireplace, nice windows for a view of the backyard and covered patio! Wood floors in the 3 bedrooms with walk-in closets and high [...]

Should You Avoid the States with the Highest Property Taxes?

By |2018-03-01T21:05:32+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Home Utilitys, real estate, Uncategorized|

First, which state has the highest property taxes? As of 2016, New Jersey. According to WalletHub, in 2016 New Jersey had the highest real estate taxes in the country, with homeowners paying out 2.29 percent of their property values. So, for homes that were at the state median value of $319,000, owners paid out a [...]

3 Ways to ‘Go Green’ at Home on St. Patrick’s Day

By |2018-02-25T20:39:14+00:00February 28th, 2018|Around the House, Design, Midland 1st Choice|

Any time is a great time to practice "green" principles in your home. Here are a few ways to incorporate some of those concepts. Buy Products with Less Packaging, Create a Compost Bin You might already recycle at home, but you can be even more proactive by purchasing fewer items that you can't recycle or [...]

Can Ceiling Paint Make a Room Appear Bigger or Smaller?

By |2018-02-19T21:26:41+00:00February 21st, 2018|Around the House, Creative, Design, Midland Texas, Uncategorized|

The color of your ceiling can totally affect the appearance of the size of your room. Here's how: Using Dark Colors If you have a room that's large with high ceilings it can sometimes feel cold or disproportionate because furniture and flooring take up less than half of the space in the room, leaving the [...]

Selena Gomez Lists $3M Texas Estate, Again

By |2018-02-15T22:14:10+00:00February 17th, 2018|Around the House, Home Selling, Latest News, Midland 1st Choice, real estate, The Underwood Group|

For the second time, pop star Selena Gomez has put her 10,000 square-foot Fort Worth mansion on the market. Gomez, a 25-year-old native of North Texas, purchased the luxury home in 2015 as a residence for when she visited family. In 2016, however, she had a change of heart, putting the five-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home on [...]

3 Great Restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Midland

By |2018-02-13T00:46:52+00:00February 14th, 2018|Midland Texas, Uncategorized|

Whether you're planning an evening out with that special someone, or having a fun night out with your gal pals or best buds, here are three great restaurants in Midland where you can enjoy a tasty meal on Valentine's Day. The Garlic Press Since opening its doors in 1999, The Garlic Press has been a [...]

Be a Design Star With Horizontal Stripes

By |2018-02-10T16:34:18+00:00February 10th, 2018|Around the House, Creative, Design, Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas, Uncategorized|

Using horizontal stripes on walls can not only add visual interest to a room, but create optical illusions that can alter the perception of its dimensions, making it appear larger, or smaller. Here are a few ways to do that. Using One Stripe A single horizontal stripe running from side to side on a wall [...]

Exxon Mobil to Increase Oil Production in West Texas Permian Basin

By |2018-02-06T02:43:12+00:00February 6th, 2018|Latest News, Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas|

Exxon Mobil plans to increase its oil production in the Permian Basin to reach 600,000 barrels a day by 2025. The energy giant also plans to spend over $2 billion on transportation and terminal upgrades in west Texas, the Houston Chronicle reported last week. Over the next five years, Exxon intends to invest $50 billion [...]

Midland Among Top 10 U.S. Cities for Millennial Homeownership

By |2018-02-02T16:33:54+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Among Millennials, the "Tall City" has no shortage of appeal. Generation Y has made Midland one of the top 10 cities in the U.S. where they are purchasing homes, according to a recent report. The scope of the study considered the Millennial homeownership rate and the change in that rate over the past nine years [...]

Site-Built Homes vs. Modular and Manufactured

By |2018-02-02T17:16:12+00:00January 24th, 2018|Home Buying, Midland 1st Choice, real estate, The Underwood Group|

Interested in new construction? Here's a quick primer on site-built, modular, and manufactured homes. Site-Built Homes Erected completely at the construction site, site-built homes make up the majority of all new houses built today. These homes are commonly made using 2 by 4s and 4 by 6s of pre-cut wood, which is used for framing and [...]

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