Odessa Fall Festival. Photo Credit: Odessa Parks and Recreation

Odessa’s Ninth Annual Fall Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever this year, and the best part – it’s free to attend. In fact, it holds the title for the largest free event in the Permian Basin. Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at McKinney Park, all ages are welcome.

It will kick off with arts and crafts, face-painting, children’s games, giveaways, and more. (more…)


8 Santa Fe Place in Odessa is currently listed for $1.1 million by Kirk Strahan of Kirk Strahan Realty.

If you are in the market for a sprawling family home with loads of character and lushly landscaped grounds, this one is for you. Situated on a 3.57-acre lot, this eccentric chateau in Odessa’s desirable Mission Estates offers architectural appeal with a sense of whimsy. (more…)

7 Candlelight Drive in Odessa is currently listed for $995,000 by Janette Fischer of J Fischer Real Estate.

There are a few things we know to be true. Southerner’s love their kitchens; breaking out a family recipe is both an art, and often shrouded in secrecy; and hosting company for Thanksgiving almost always ends up served with a side dish of good old-fashioned gossip.

With all this in mind, we went on the hunt for a perfect home to do all three. What we found is one Odessa custom build that is as unforgettable as your most memorable Thanksgiving feast. (more…)

It’s bright, airy, and has plenty of room for a family – and it’s Odessa Country Club living for less than $500,000.

You really need to see this house. Meet the “Bria” – a home designed by Permian Homes in the Old Course Estates community. The master-planned community is located near the club and the 18th hole of the golf course. (more…)

What if we told you we found an Odessa home that is so ready for move-in that you can easily afford to add the pool its backyard is demanding, all for less than $500,000?

Well, we did. Or, rather, Kristi Mann at Sims & Guess, Realtors, did. This 2,651 square foot home at 7617 Vista Del Sol is full of gorgeous finishes and has a layout perfect for families and for entertaining. (more…)


Photo Credit: Downtown Odessa, Inc.

If you love wine tasting, craft beer, and live music, we have an event you’ll love.

Round up your besties or make it a date night, it’s time to mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Tap Into Downtown Odessa eventThe 21-and-over event will take place Saturday, Sept. 30, from 6 p.m to 10 p.m. on Grant Avenue between 4th and 6th streets. (more…)


This Odessa rental has plenty of space for a family – or for entertaining and is still a relative bargain. It is listed by Rhonda Cooper with Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Cooper Realty.

This week’s Odessa rental home features plenty of living space for a family, and great upgrades, all for a monthly rate that is still a relative bargain.

This home at 3727 Amherst Ave., is a three-bedroom, two-bath home with a metal roof and new interior paint. The front yard has been well-maintained, and the lot has a fair amount of mature trees to provide lots of shade. (more…)

Ratliff Ranch

This three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath Odessa Ratliff Ranch home is full of high-end finishes, and is listed for $350,000.

It’s a story as old as time – fall in love with a new house and purchase it, but your old house hasn’t sold. And this old story could be one buyer’s advantage with our Odessa under $350K this week.

This three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath home in the coveted Ratliff Ranch is 2,163 square feet of high-end updates. (more…)