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Summer Is A Great Time To Sell Your House.

Why Summer? While the real estate market is busiest in spring, summer is a seller’s market if you play your cards right. Plus, it’s easiest to deal with real estate in the summer when the rest of the world has slowed down. Fewer houses are on the market. Because most houses sell in the springtime, … Continued

Neighborhood Profile: Rush

Why do the 1,300 residents of Rush love it so much? The Long-standing community of Rush is named after George B. Rush, a Lubbockite who was known for service to the West Texas community. The neighborhood has a classic West Texas style design and architecture with some modern renovations. It’s also situated conveniently near all … Continued

Why Restoring Lubbock Matters

Most of us don’t understand restoration and redevelopment, but we benefit from it every day. While in-progress construction tends to annoy us, we all take for granted the rapid growth that Lubbock (and West Texas) has seen. We all benefit from the expansion and growth of our beloved LBK. There’s also many perks: more restaurants … Continued

The Pioneer Pocket Hotel

History In phenomena that have become quite familiar to Texans from West to East, many of the beautifully crafted buildings of a bygone era have fallen victim to deterioration and demolition. The old Hotel Lubbock building was, at one time, close to becoming another statistic in this category. Thankfully, it’s time has yet to come. … Continued

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