5 Ways to Give Your House More Curb Appeal

By |2020-03-12T01:56:03-05:00March 20th, 2020|Sellers, Staging, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. From the minute potential buyers drive up to your house, they start formulating opinions. So, to start things off on the right foot, pay attention to “curb appeal” – how your residence looks from the street. While some efforts cost a fair amount of [...]

3 Great Places in Midland to Donate Items You No Longer Need

By |2020-03-12T01:49:46-05:00March 16th, 2020|Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

Moving provides a natural opportunity to reevaluate the things you own. As you decide which objects won’t be traveling along to your new home, consider giving them to an organization that can profit from their use or sale, such as the following: Helping Hands of Midland (1301 Brinson Lane, 432-520-8900) Proceeds from this charity’s thrift [...]

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? [...]

Is My Pool Properly Secured?

By |2020-03-12T01:54:13-05:00February 29th, 2020|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. Barrier Enclosures As a Texas [...]

6 Things to Do Before Showing Your House in Midland

By |2020-02-06T18:19:09-06:00February 25th, 2020|Sellers, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

So, that lovely couple who showed interest in your home at last Saturday’s open house scheduled a visit to take a second look today. Before they cross your door, remember to do these six things. 6 Things to Do Before Showing Your House in Midland Dump trash cans Minimize clutter Give the house a good [...]

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, [...]