When Buying A New Home, Don’t Pass On A Proper Inspection

By |2018-03-06T12:41:35+00:00March 6th, 2018|Around the House, Home Buying|

  Home inspections in Midland, Texas  average between $233.00 - $325 for a 2,000 square foot house. Additional services increase the costs of course. Many people hate the idea of paying for an inspection on a home that isn't theirs yet. Still, a quality home inspection is critical! Look, unless you are professionally trained to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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