11/13/17 2:33pm

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick just got a potential Democratic challenger – Houston businessman Mike Collier filed today to throw his hat in the ring officially.

Our education and public policy columnist Bethany Erickson had a question and answer session with Collier, covering everything from property taxes to high-stakes testing to public education to gun control.

We have that conversation here.

11/13/17 10:16am

An Odessa home that is walking distance to a park? Check. Enough bedrooms and bathrooms for everyone? Check. A mother-in-law suite AND a master suite? Check.

Today’s Midland-Odessa home for less than $300,000 is a great four-bedroom, two-bath, 2,892 square foot home with plenty of space inside and out (it’s on a 9,670 square foot lot), and great amenities.

In fact, listing agent Wayne Dunson with Steve Oliver Realtors says it’s “the best house in town!” (more…)

11/09/17 5:36pm

With the holidays right around the corner, it got us thinking — what’s on the Midland real estate market that would make a perfect home for the holidays?

Although there were a few contenders, we have fallen hard for the 5,822-square-foot, four-full-and-one-half-bath, brick Traditional at 3900 Fairwood Court in Midland. (more…)

11/09/17 2:57pm

The tax reform proposal by the House Ways and Means Committee would eliminate the Historic Tax Credit. The Statler Hotel in Dallas was a project that benefited from the credit (Photo courtesy Hilton Hotels).

A plan to eliminate the Historic Tax Credit by the House Ways and Means Committee as part of its proposed tax reform bill will likely stymie efforts to continue preservation.

We have the details on what the HTC does for preservation efforts, and what it could mean if it was eliminated over on CandysDirt.com.

11/06/17 11:46am

This Midland rental at 106 Ridglea Drive is somewhat of a unicorn – an affordable rental home with four bedrooms and two baths.

For this week’s Midland Rental of the Week, we have a rare find in the rental world – a unicorn, if you will: A four-bedroom, two-bath house with plenty of room for a growing family. (more…)

11/03/17 10:30am

This week we zeroed in on one fabulous open house you shouldn’t miss! If you’re in the market for a Midland charmer under $400K this is a great option, and the perfect opportunity to take a tour in a no-pressure, hassle-free environment. If you happen to stop by let us know what you think in the comments. We predict this one won’t be on the market for long. (more…)

10/30/17 10:27am

circle crossIf beautiful finishes, plenty of space and easy access to the highway (but not the noise that usually means) are what you’ve been looking for, this home on Circle Cross Road in Odessa may just be the thing for you.

The five-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath home on 7020 Circle Cross Road is 3,318 square feet of space for a growing family, complete with an open floor plan that allows for fun entertaining, too. (more…)