Basic Home-Staging Tips To Sell Your Home Faster

By |2019-10-16T10:36:00-05:00September 8th, 2019|Around the House, Home Selling, Midland 1st Choice, Moving, Moving & Packing, Real Estate Market Update, Sellers, Staging, Things to Do, Tips for Fall, Tips for Winter, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Home-staging basically is a tool that sellers use to make their home look warm and inviting while highlighting strengths of the home and down-playing weaknesses. There are companies that will stage your home for a fee, but it’s also something you can do yourself if you are interested in saving money. The number one priority [...]

Thinking Of Selling? The Market Needs More Starter Homes!

By |2019-06-06T21:10:28-05:00June 6th, 2019|Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas, Moving, Real Estate, Real Estate Market Update, Sellers, Uncategorized|

Millennials are now the largest group of homebuyers and around 45 million Americans are going to reach the average first-time home buyer age within the next ten years. This is over 3.1 million more home buyers than in the last decade. All of this is causing a shortage of starter homes already. When you look [...]

Relocating From Chicago To Midland Might Be Your Best Move Yet

By |2019-04-21T09:24:20-05:00April 21st, 2019|Buyers, Home Buying, Latest News, Midland Texas Christmas, Moving, Moving & Packing, Odessa, Permian Basin Life, Real Estate, Real Estate Market Update|

People are flooding to Midland and Odessa as their economies are reaping the benefits from the oil boom. As Chicago loses residents, the Permian Basin is gaining them. Both Texas cities were among the fastest growing metros last year according to Census data recently released. More people are moving into the Permian Basin than are [...]

Midland and Odessa Have A New Median Multiple, Homes Considered Affordable In Growing Market

By |2019-04-21T08:34:45-05:00April 15th, 2019|Buyers, Home Buying, Home Selling, Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas, Midland Texas Christmas, Odessa, Oil and Gas Industry, Real Estate Market Update, Sellers|

An online housing area study shows Midland and Odessa both have a new median multiple of 2.7 years. But what does that mean? The median multiple is considered the number of years it would take the median income in a real estate market to pay off the median home price. So, in Odessa and Midland [...]

Midland, Texas Among Top Hottest Metros For Real Estate

By |2019-04-21T08:16:21-05:00April 12th, 2019|Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas, Odessa, Oil and Gas Industry, Permian Basin Life, Real Estate, Real Estate Market Update, Sellers|

Spring generally boosts the real estate market. Yet, the overall housing market has shown some signs of slowing last month. According to the VeroFORECAST™ for the first quarter of 2019, the overall trend just continues the slowing that appeared in the previous quarter. The good news for Midland though is that we aren't among the [...]

Permian Basin Area Expected To Generate 1/3 Of The Entire U.S. Oil Production

By |2019-01-16T20:05:46-06:00January 16th, 2019|Home Selling, Midland Texas, Real Estate, Real Estate Market Update|

Not even the drop in oil prices has stopped the enthusiasm in the Permian Basin. The economy is still booming. The Permian Basin's output will continue to expand. Cost-reducing advances in technology means that over the next five years,  U.S. oil production should be about equal to the production of oil in Russia and Saudi [...]

Midland County: Currently The Hottest Real Estate Market In The U.S.

By |2018-07-19T07:45:18-05:00July 19th, 2018|Buyers, Latest News, Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas, Real Estate Market Update|

Midland County real estate is the hottest real estate market in the entire country, according to the June figures from the Permian Basin Board of Realtors. Midland County homes with sales prices between $300,000 and $399,999 only stayed on the market an average of 11 days! Then, when you leave price out of it, the [...]