Home Staging: Secrets to a Tidy Home Anyone Can Follow

By |2019-10-16T10:36:27-05:00September 16th, 2019|Around the House, Home Selling, Moving, Moving & Packing, Sellers, Staging, Things to Do, Tips for Fall, Tips for Winter, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Most people want a house that looks clean and tidy, available to welcome visitors without hesitation, particularly if the house is going on the market while still being inhabited. While this can seem like a daunting task, there are a few things to keep in mind which will make it easier. Minimalism Minimalism has become [...]

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 [...]

Items That Homeowners Should Never Keep In Their Garages

By |2019-06-10T12:08:48-05:00June 10th, 2019|Around the House, Tips for Fall, Tips for Spring, Tips for Winter, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Some items should never be kept in a garage. Do you know which items you should never store in your garage? Firewood Firewood should never be stored in your garage. It might seem like a great dry place to keep firewood, but, firewood brings rodents, pests, and insects into your garage. Considering that the garage [...]

3 Reasons To Use Real Plants When Home Staging

By |2019-06-21T14:56:38-05:00May 26th, 2019|Around the House, Home Selling, Sellers, Staging, Things to Do, Tips for Fall, Tips for Spring, Tips for Winter, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Today's homebuyers will appreciate real plants in your home staging, not fake plants. So, when preparing your home to be seen by potential buyers, professional stagers generally suggest you get rid of any fake plants and replace them with fresh, live plants. Five million people aged 18-34 in 2016 took up some kind of gardening [...]

Can I Have Backyard Chickens In Midland, Texas?

By |2019-07-07T22:27:45-05:00May 13th, 2019|Around the House, Buyers, Home Buying, Midland Texas, Tips for Fall, Tips for Spring, Tips for Winter|

Raising backyard chickens is becoming a common hobby across the nation. It's not uncommon in several Texas cities including Midland. Still, just because some people raise backyard chickens does not mean it is without regulations. Midland has its local ordinance on keeping chickens uploaded to Municode. All of the rules are listed in the ordinances [...]

What Are The Price Ranges For Home Siding Options For My Midland Home Upgrade?

By |2019-06-25T11:21:26-05:00April 30th, 2019|Around the House, Home Selling, Luxury, Midland Texas, Sellers, Shopping, Tips for Fall, Tips for Spring, Tips for Winter, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

If you're considering new siding and you take to a search engine to look for the price comparison's you'll notice you get swamped with companies selling particular types of siding options. It can get frustrating because all you want to do is figure out what type of siding is in your price range, right? You're [...]

How to Mouse-Proof Your Home

By |2019-03-08T21:36:15-06:00March 8th, 2019|Around the House, Buyers, Condos, Home Buying, Home Selling, Sellers, Things to Do, Tips for Winter, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

When the weather turns cooler, your local field mice are looking for a warm place to stay with access to food. That’s why they love your house. Unfortunately, if you live in an area that has recently had a subdivision built or other construction going on, your house may be more inviting than usual, since [...]

How Often Should Air Conditioning Units Get Inspected, Maintained

By |2019-02-24T23:31:35-06:00February 24th, 2019|Around the House, Home Buying, Home Utilities, Midland Texas, Things to Do, Tips for Fall, Tips for Winter, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Routine maintenance on your air conditioning unit will save you money in the long run on emergency repairs, replacement costs, and energy costs. So, it's important to get your A/C unit maintained regularly. Most people know this. Yet, what does that mean? How often should the unit get inspected? All HVAC equipment, whether that's heaters, [...]

Water Pressure Tanks And How They Work

By |2018-09-15T13:38:21-05:00September 16th, 2018|Buyers, Moving, Tips for Winter, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Have you ever wondered how water pressure tanks work? If you're about to buy a new home in Midland, it's goo to know how these work. It's not incredibly complicated. It's just that things need to work together and be balanced. So, the first thing to consider is that the pressure switch is how the [...]

Update Your Home in 2017

By |2017-07-27T19:41:53-05:00January 11th, 2017|Home Utilities, Latest News, Midland 1st Choice, Midland Texas, Real Estate, Smart Home Tech, The Underwood Group, Tips for Winter|

Update your Home in 2017 Time for updates! We have made it to 2017, your Christmas tree is back in storage, and the only trace of the holidays are the left overs in your refrigerator. When kicking off the New Year don't let your house set on the back burner of your new years resolutions. [...]