West Texas

The Essential San Angelo Ranch Could Be Yours

By Joanna England / April 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

Land lovers, rejoice. For $1.85 million, you can own the quintessential West Texas ranch. Located just outside San Angelo, this sprawling property checks all the boxes. Over 200 acres. Luxe country living. Amenities ranging from a roping arena to a greenhouse. And, all-important in times of social distancing, open space, and unsurpassed privacy. Find out more about this […]

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On MidlandDirt.com: Luxury Apartment Construction Up 800 Percent in Midland-Odessa Since 2012

By Joanna England / May 11, 2016 / 0 Comments

New affordable housing is hard to find in Midland-Odessa, as a recent study from RentCafe shows that 100 percent of the new apartments completed in 2015 were high-end units. Nationally, 75 percent of all apartments that came on the market last year were priced at luxury levels. Considering how much the new construction in the single-family market […]

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MidlandDirt.com: 4 Wonderful West Texas Weekend Getaways

By Leah Shafer / May 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

We love our houses in Midland and Odessa, but there’s nothing like Memorial Day to get us thinking about summer fun and weekend getaways from the Permian Basin. We’ve put together 4 wonderful weekend getaways that are each under 3.5 hours’ drive from Midland, from spectacular stalagmites and minor-league baseball merriment, to fabulous fishing and family fun. Read […]

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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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On MidlandDirt: Should the Permian Basin Panic Over Drop in Jobs?

By Joanna England / March 3, 2015 / 0 Comments

The shrinking job market in Midland-Odessa has some people in panic mode, with rumors of multifamily developments poised for certain collapse should renters renege on their leases and abandon their apartments. Should we worry about Midland Real Estate? Not so fast, says this story by WFAA. Sure, part of the oil and gas industry’s workforce […]

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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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