West Texas Real Estate news

Midland Texas Real Estate is Still Among Highest in Texas. So Guess What We Did?

By Candy Evans / February 18, 2015 / 2 Comments

We started a blog there! You are looking at the very humble beginnings of Midland Dirt, an offspring of CandysDirt/DallasDirt. In the fall, I went out to Midland to visit a farm/vineyard — yes, they have a LOT of vineyards in the area — and I kind of fell in love. There’s something about Midland […]

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On Midland Dirt: Future of Odessa’s Ector Theatre Uncertain as City Reviews Development Plans

By Leah Shafer / January 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

In our culture of “bigger, better, newer, faster,” historic theaters may well be one of America’s most endangered buildings. There are at least 160 of these beauties in the Lone Star State, once the center of a city’s entertainment district. But now these Arcadias, Palaces, Majestics, Paramounts, and Pioneers often sit in states of disrepair. […]

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Housing Shortage in West Texas Means Critical Workers, Including CPS Caseworkers, Have no Place to Live

By Joanna England / July 29, 2014 / 2 Comments

This report from the Texas Tribune tells a scary tale for troubled children and teens in the fast-growing areas of Midland-Odessa. It’s impossible to find housing in the oil-boom areas of West Texas, which means that critical workers, including state Child Protective Services caseworkers, have no place to live. This has resulted in a necessary […]

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