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Bethany Erickson

Bethany Erickson lives in a 1950s Midway Hollow bungalow with a husband, a preschooler and a dog. If she didn't live in the Hollow, she would probably live in Eastwood or Lochwood, and would buy a Fay Jones home if she won the lottery.

02/27/18 9:00am

Old MidlandSometimes, it’s a gamble to look at an older home — has it been well-maintained, will updating it negate the savings? With the midcentury ranch we found in Old Midland this week, the updates and selling points make this circa 1960 construction an appealing choice for families.

“This home will not last long!” said listing agent Lory Cherry of Century 21 The Edge, Permian Basin. (more…)

02/05/18 11:05am

Midland

This week, we’ve found a gorgeous Midland home with gorgeous, high ceilings, exposed beams, and stacked stone fireplaces that are worthy of a swoon or two.

And the beauty of this home starts at the curb, with beautiful landscaping, a circle drive, and an obviously well-maintained exterior. It was definitely enough to make us pause as we paged through listings. (more…)

01/29/18 10:28am

familyIf you’re in the market for a family home in an established neighborhood, our Odessa under $350,000 will check off a lot of boxes — including the one marked “pool.”

Located in the Winwood neighborhood and close to the University of Texas Permian Basin campus, this Odessa home at 4035 E. 37th St. is also close enough to major highways to be convenient, but not so close that it’s a nuisance.

Although it was built in 1966, the home has been well-maintained and updated — all four bedrooms, three-and-a-half-baths of it. (more…)

01/08/18 11:50am

mid-centuryOur Odessa under $300,000 this week is a great mid-century ranch with plenty of space for a family and a low enough price-point to make it affordable even if you want to make changes.

But it’s also in good enough condition that those improvements don’t need to be made immediately, making it a nearly move-in ready home with good bones, waiting for a family to come put its stamp on it – all for $255,000. (more…)