VA Loan Guide for Buying a Home in Midland, TX

By |2020-06-29T12:30:17-05:00July 19th, 2020|Buyers, Financing, Home Buying, Mortgages, Tips, Life Hacks & How-to|

If you’re a member of the U.S. Armed Forces, a veteran (retired or not), a defense contractor or a qualifying dependent, you could be eligible to buy a home for sale in Midland using a VA loan. But what is a VA loan, and how does it work? Here’s what you need to know. Related: [...]

5 Off-the-Beaten-Path Attractions Near Midland That Are Worth a Road Trip

By |2020-06-29T12:20:26-05:00July 12th, 2020|Buyers, Events, Home Buying, Odessa, Things to Do|

If you’re an adventurer at heart who’s buying a home in Midland, we have great news for you: There are five truly amazing, weird, wild and wonderful places you can visit in and around Midland that are definitely worth a road trip. Check out these five off-the-beaten-path attractions near Midland to plan your next few [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Common Mistakes First-Time Buyers Make

By |2020-02-06T19:22:52-06:00January 5th, 2020|Buyers|

When you are looking to purchase your first home, it can be quite overwhelming. There is a lot to do, finances to sort out, papers to sign, and more. Therefore, it’s common for mistakes to be made. Unfortunately, if the deal is already close there might not be much you can do about it. However, [...]