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Pioneer Pocket Hotel Offers A Different Way To Visit Family Over The Holidays

We’re changing the way you stay in Lubbock. McDougal Companies’ Pioneer Pocket Hotel is proud to be the first fully-automated hotel in Lubbock. No more front desk hassle! Everything at this hotel is done conveniently through your phone. From booking and check-in to receiving room access codes, you can complete everything regarding your stay with … Continued

DIY Fall Decor

Now that fall is among us it’s time to start decorating for the best season of the year! Do-it-yourself fall decor is not only gorgeous, but affordable and so much fun. From pumpkin arrangements, table settings, Halloween decorations, or getting a head start on Thanksgiving, there’s a DIY decoration for you! The possibilities of fall … Continued

What’s Up With Downtown?

Construction permits for Lubbock’s downtown exceed $56 million over the past five years. Many projects are on the horizon for the revitalization of Lubbock’s downtown. Additions like education, housing, retail, shopping centers, hotels, and even a Tornado Memorial park will span areas from Marsha Sharp Parkway to 19th Street and from Avenue Q to I-27.   … Continued

Top 5 Places to Watch Texas Tech Football Games In Lubbock

Gameday in Raiderland is an experience like no other. With excited Tech fans of all ages flooding the streets hours before and after the game, finding the perfect watch-party spot with good drinks and friendly faces can be hard. So here’s a list of the top 5 places in Lubbock you should be when you … Continued

Rental Homes for College Students Heading Back to School

Plans can change, and if you’ve recently decided to attend any of Universities here in Lubbock, don’t panic- there are still some amazing rental properties available! McDougal REALTORS take pride in finding good quality housing at affordable prices, a perfect combination for the hard-working college student. We understand that heading back to school can be … Continued

Smart Assistants – How they can help you at home

More likely than not, you have used a virtual assistant like Siri, Alexa, or Cortana. These devices  can be found on almost any smartphone just waiting for someone to ask a question. They are commonly used to read a text or to check up on the weather. However, a smart assistant, same as a virtual … Continued

Moving? How to pack the perfect box.

Are you getting ready to pack for your move? Let McDougal help you brush up on your packing tips. If you are ready to start packing your boxes up, take a minute to read this blog. All you need is: Durable Boxes  Packing Peanuts  Bubble wrap/tissue paper/newspaper  PVC Tape  Scissors  Labels  Sharpie How to Wrap … Continued

Cost Effective Options for Updating Your Rental Property

Are you struggling to find ways you can spice up your rental property? We have a list of recommendations for updating your property that is affordable and easy.  Add Fresh Paint Painting is the easiest way to start updating your rental property. Plus, you can negotiate a lower price when you buy paint in bulk.  … Continued

Reduce Risk in Rental Property Management

There are numerous risks with renting out units, but we have the solutions for reducing these rental property management risks. As a property management company, McDougal takes pride in serving our clients needs in all aspects. We want to assist you with ways you can reduce risks in rental property management too. Keep reading to … Continued

How Has Technology Changed How We Buy/Sell Homes?

Technology has caused the real estate industry to take a complete 180, with even more to come in the future. If you remember the days prior to technology, online listings, virtual tours, and e-signing were not an option. The emphasis on real estate has shifted to a whole other dimension. As of right now, apps, … Continued