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Buyers Guide to Home Inspections

It’s been weeks and a staggering amount of houses you have looked at. You weighed out the pros and cons of each home and finally settled on a beautiful Victorian style house, but what’s next? The next step may be as important as finding the perfect home, it’s to get the house inspected. For most … Continued

Best Parks In Lubbock

Whether you have dogs or kids, a walk in the park is always a good idea for something different to do. You don’t want to go to any park; you want to go to a park that is clean, has enough things to look at and do, and makes you feel safe when you spend time there. … Continued

Finding a Good Property Manager

To have a successful property rental business, it is essential to have someone you can trust and rely on managing your properties. The property manager needs to be someone who can run day-to-day operations and respond to renter’s needs. Whether you go with an independent property manager or a property management company, use these steps … Continued

How does rent in Lubbock compare to other cities?

Lubbock is home of the largest cotton-growing region in the world. The city of Lubbock is growing and there is an endless amount of opportunity in this West Texas town. Average Rent in Texas A recent dip in Lubbock’s rental rates has placed a two-bedroom apartment way below the national average. According to Apartment List, … Continued

Organization Tips Marie Kondo Style

Japanese organizing consultant, Marie Kondo, has inspired us to get organized this year. The Marie Kondo method is now a universal technique that teaches people to get rid of clutter in their homes and motivate them to live better. Kondo has made a name for herself after her series on Netflix aired called, Tidying Up … Continued

Selling your house? Check out these staging tips.

Are you ready to start learning some tips to help you sell your home? You are in luck because we have six of the best tips to help you sell your home in no time. So what is home staging? According to moving.com, “It is a method of decorating meant to highlight your home’s most … Continued

Ready to Buy a Home? First Consider these 5 Things

Life is full of exciting firsts. Your first love, your first job, and buying your first place. Buying a home is very exciting, but you want to prepare for this commitment adequately. McDougal Companies is thrilled for your new journey and wants to share five things we believe you should consider when buying a home. … Continued

When Should Landlords Hire a Property Management Company?

The most significant decision to make as a landlord is knowing when you should hire a property management company. If hiring a property manager is something you are interested in, ask yourself these questions.    Do You Have a Large Number of Properties?   The more rental properties a landlord has the more responsibilities will … Continued

5 Benefits of Using A Favorable Property Management Company

The list goes on and on from hiring a reputable and experienced property management company. In this blog, we will address five benefits of using a favorable property management company.   High-Quality Tenants Are you tired of searching down the perfect tenants for your property? When you hire a property management company, the search is … Continued

What’s Ahead for the Apartment Market

The U.S. apartment market has shifted significantly in the past decade. Apartment prices are on the rise and getting hot for this spring and summer. Sales are mirroring the economy and increasing demand from millennials. Keep reading to find out what to expect for the apartment market in the months to come. Inventory is Rising … Continued