Preparing Your Home/Property For Going Out Of Town

Your vacation and holiday trips should be a worry-free and relaxing time. But before heading out, it’s also a good idea to take necessary preparations to ensure your home is safe and secure. In doing this, you’ll be able to fully relax on your vacation or holiday trip and have one less thing to worry … Continued

Lubbock Winter Holiday Outings

They don’t call it the most wonderful time of the year for nothing! West Texas is always full of holiday cheer, and these local celebrations are fun for the entire family. Bundle up, pour some hot chocolate, and gather your loved ones for our top 5 holiday outings this winter:  Carol of the Lights:  Join … Continued

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