Odessa

On MidlandDirt.com: Permian Basin Builders Assoc. Offers Benefits to Members, Buyers

By Leah Shafer / July 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

In the Midland-Odessa area, there’s a big resource for business people in all aspects of residential and commercial construction, the Permian Basin Builders Association (PBBA). This group is known for its two big annual events, the Home and Garden Show each February and the Parade of Homes each October. But they offer other benefits to members […]

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On MidlandDirt.com: Catch the Final Four Hot Summer Nights in Odessa

By Leah Shafer / July 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Hot Summer Nights season is underway at Noel Heritage Park in Odessa, and after a week off for the Fourth of July holiday, the series starts its final four performances tonight. Hot Summer Nights, an Odessa family-friendly concert series held in partnership with Main Street Odessa, features a variety of musicians. All concerts are […]

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On MidlandDirt: Midland, Odessa Home Value Increases Show No Signs of Slowing

By Leah Shafer / July 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

Two new reports paint a bright picture of the housing market in Midland and Odessa now and for the next three years. The Local Monitor Reports, released today, cite a 7 percent increase in Midland home prices over the last 12 months, which puts the average home price at $183,463. In Odessa, prices have gone up 5 percent […]

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On MidlandDirt: Expect Boom in Midland-Odessa Home Values Over Next 3 Years

By Leah Shafer / June 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

Two new reports from Local Monitor Report are projecting big increases in home values in Midland and Odessa over the next three years, almost double the national average. Prices are predicted to rise even more. Home values for Midland are forecast to increase by 8 percent over the next 12 months—compare that to national forecast of 4.6 […]

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On MidlandDirt.com: What $1 Million and Up Gets You In Odessa

By Leah Shafer / May 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

Take a peek inside the luxury real estate market in Odessa with these five houses for sale now. For $1 million and up, you get a broad range of options in style and amenities, from double master suites and pool with a swim-up bar, to an oversized four-car garage and a heated and air-conditioned dog […]

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On MidlandDirt: Rebranding of Main Street Odessa Aims to Revitalize, Fund Downtown

By Leah Shafer / May 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

Downtown Odessa is in the middle of a dramatic, ongoing revitalization designed to bolster economic development and preserve the historic treasures of the area. As part of that change, the Odessa City Council voted last month to withdraw Main Street Odessa from the Texas Main Street program and instead rebrand it as Downtown Odessa, Incorporated, a 501(c)3 organization formed by […]

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