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? [...]

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 [...]

4 Signs Your House is Settling

By |2020-02-06T18:18:08-06:00February 16th, 2020|Buyers, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Unfortunately settlement on your newly built home won’t be the last time you have to think about settling. Here’s what you can expect from your structure as it settles in for the long haul. Spaces in Between Windows and Walls This may be the first sign of settling that you notice inside of your home, [...]

Making a Pet Part of Your New Home in Midland

By |2020-02-06T18:17:54-06:00February 11th, 2020|Buyers, Pets, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Few things can make a house feel like a home as quickly as the addition of a pet. Whether you’ve been promising the kids you’d consider a dog once you found a new place or just could use a little company while adjusting to the neighborhood, now could be a perfect time to adopt an [...]

Honing Your Negotiation Skills for Your Real Estate Transaction (Don’t Worry – We Have You Covered)

By |2020-02-06T18:17:39-06:00February 8th, 2020|Buyers, Sellers, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Buying or selling a house frequently involves something a lot of people really hate to do – negotiate. They worry about coming off as too pushy or too weak, fear they’ll get the short end of the stick, or think that somehow the whole deal will fall through if they don’t do everything “right.” Fortunately, [...]

4 Strategies for Remembering Someone’s Name When You Move Into Your New Home in Midland

By |2020-02-06T18:17:30-06:00February 3rd, 2020|Buyers, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Dale Carnegie once said, “If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.” Most of us truly want to recall the names of those we meet. When you move to a new [...]

Announcing Your Move in Style

By |2020-02-06T18:17:18-06:00January 29th, 2020|Buyers, Moving, Moving & Packing, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Sure, the post office will forward first-class mail to you after a move (provided you fill out the proper change-of-address paperwork). But why not let friends and family directly in on the excitement of your new home? Moving announcements provide others with all your pertinent information. Obviously, your new address takes center stage on the [...]

5 Tips for Making Childcare Selection Easier

By |2020-02-06T18:17:08-06:00January 23rd, 2020|Buyers, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Every parent experiences some apprehension when leaving his or her young child in the care of someone else. When you’re new in town, the process of finding a good daycare center or a trustworthy home-based caretaker can seem particularly daunting. Don't worry, though - these tips will have you on the right path in no [...]

Adding the Color of the Year to Your New Home

By |2020-02-06T17:57:31-06:00January 20th, 2020|Buyers, Creative, Design, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

If you missed the news among all the hoopla surrounding the calendar turning to a new year (and decade!), the official Pantone Color of the Year for 2020 is (drumroll, please) Classic Blue. Shades of blue have been chosen for the honor quite often over the years. In fact, the company selected Cerulean back in [...]