odessaFor this week’s Tuesday Two Million, we found an estate in Odessa that has everything you could possibly want in a west Texas mansion — acres and acres of land, plenty of space for guests, and quarters for your horses.

Everything.

Vicki Vickers with Tom Sorrells, Realtors said the list of amenities at 16325 Chinaberry in Odessa doesn’t stop there. “This custom designed home sits on 35 acres of land and has a duplex for guests,” she said. That duplex has three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

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If you’re looking for a home that is worthy of entertaining in — and has the space for it — our Friday Four Hundred in the Parks Lagado neighborhood of Odessa will be right up your alley.

Listing agent Joe Williamson with The Real Estate Group guarantees this 4,108 square foot beauty at 35 Sunnygrove Drive will please. “You will be stunned!” he said.

The three-bedroom, three-bath home has a large floor plan Williamson said is very accommodating for entertaining. (more…)

(graphs and charts courtesy Realtor.com)

If you live in Midland, it comes as no surprise — economists are saying that the market is hot, hot, hot.

How hot? Last month, the city was at the top of Realtor.com’s Hottest Real Estate Markets rankings (out of 300 metro areas) — beating out the Boston area by a full half point and third place finisher San Francisco by almost two points.

Realtor.com arrives at its “hotness” scale by using several metrics, including the city’s home inventory and price growth. (more…)

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…)