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Sublease Season: Find Summer Housing Solutions

Summer is upon us in the 806. In a college town like Lubbock, summer can be a challenging time for renters. Tech students are going home before their lease ends or they need a short-term lease for summer classes. However, the summer renter’s dilemma affects more than students. Anyone going on a trip for a … Continued

Reasons to visit LBK’s Pioneer Building

The past, present, and future of Lubbock’s famous Pioneer Building.   It’s a historic landmark. The Pioneer Building, formerly known as Hotel Lubbock, is an 11-story building marking almost a century of Lubbock history and the ebb and flow the West Texas economy. Constructed during the roaring twenties by architectural firm Sanguinet-Statts & Hedrick to … Continued

Neighborhood Profile: Maxey Park

Opportunities abound in this famous Lubbock neighborhood. Location The neighborhood of Maxey Park borders Texas Tech University along 19th Street and 34th Street. From east to west, Maxey Park goes from Indiana Avenue to Quaker Avenue. The neighborhood is named for Maxey Lake. It is also home to Lubbock’s Medical District. Houses Many of the … Continued

Neighborhood Profile: Coronado

Historic Coronado is a great place to start out in Lubbock. Location Coronado, from east to west goes from Quaker Avenue to Slide Road and goes from 19th Street to 34th Street north to south. It is bisected by the Marsha Sharp Freeway, which makes it a great neighborhood for commuters. Coronado is very close … Continued

Spring Cleaning Checklist

It’s hard to keep track of spring chores, so we made a list. Unlike regular housework, “spring cleaning” is about deep cleaning your home. It’s about cleaning all the things that get neglected all year long because life is busy and hectic. It’s also about removing clutter and starting fresh, which is why it’s “spring” … Continued

Checklist: Apartment Essentials

Everything you need if you’re moving into a new apartment Moving is the worst. If you’ve never had your own apartment, you likely have no idea what you actually need. Between furniture, household appliances and supplies, and even general comfort items it can be easy to forget the essentials. Anyone has moved has found themselves … Continued

Keep An Eye Out: New Home Checklist

Before closing, check these things out on your final walkthrough If you’re in the process of buying a house, you probably know that you hold almost all the power. The sellers are basically at your mercy-until closing day! That’s why you’ll need to be diligent during your final walkthrough. It’s your last chance to spot … Continued

Why Young Professionals Should Move to LBK

The Hub City is the ideal place to build a career for young Texans. The 806 is a hub for higher education Texas Tech University There are opportunities abound for young professionals seeking higher education. Texas Tech University main campus has almost 40,000 students, and the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and Texas Tech School … Continued

Neighborhood Profile: Heart of Lubbock

This neighborhood association and historical district is hard to “beat”. Location The Heart of Lubbock community makes up a perfect square mile. University Avenue and Avenue Q border it to the east and west, with 19th Street and 34th bordering north to south. Situated right next to Tech Terrace, Heart of Lubbock also serves as … Continued

Neighborhood Profile: Tech Terrace

Why is Tech Terrace known as The Best Square Mile in Lubbock? Location Along the south border of Texas Tech University, Tech Terrace does indeed make up a square. The boundaries are 19th Street, University Avenue, 34th Street and Indiana Avenue. Situated next to the medical district, Tech Terrace is perfect for students and faculty … Continued