West Texas

Best of 2020: 4 Reasons to Buy a Second Home in Marfa, Texas

By Mary Cate Long | January 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

[Editor’s Note: This year has been a decade, right? So many things happened, lots of things were postponed, and houses continued to sell despite it all. While the SecondShelters..com team takes a hot minute this holiday season to recharge the ol’ Energizers, we’re serving up our very favorite stories from 2020. Enjoy!] Mary Cate: If we’re being […]

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This Company Is Like an Upscale Airbnb for Huge Ranches

By Mary Cate Long | November 27, 2020 | Comments Off on This Company Is Like an Upscale Airbnb for Huge Ranches

Buying property in West Texas is no small feat. In fact, it is often (quite literally) a huge decision. The sprawling ranches stretch for thousands of acres and the price tags match. Are you ready to take the plunge? Is the peaceful solitude and stunning scenery of West Texas worth the lengthy drive? We suggest […]

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4 Reasons to Buy a Second Home in Marfa, Texas

By Mary Cate Long | September 25, 2020 | Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Buy a Second Home in Marfa, Texas

Maybe you’ve seen that Prada store installation in the desert and are wondering what the hype around Marfa is all about. Or maybe, this will serve as your first introduction. Either way, here are our top four reasons why this artsy, secluded West Texas town is the perfect place to buy property. 1. Wide Open […]

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On MidlandDirt.com: Downtown Odessa Hosts Wine and Beer Tasting Event

By Bethany Erickson | September 20, 2017 | Comments Off on On MidlandDirt.com: Downtown Odessa Hosts Wine and Beer Tasting Event

If you love wine tasting, craft beer, and live music, we have an event you’ll love. Round up your besties or make it a date night, it’s time to mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Tap Into Downtown Odessa event. The 21-and-over event will take place Saturday, Sept. 30, from 6 p.m to 10 p.m. on Grant Avenue […]

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Texas’ Highest Home Hits Market For $17.5 Million

By Amy Puchaty | June 14, 2017 | 1 Comment

At a staggering 5,750 feet, Livermore Ranch is the highest elevation ranch home in the state of Texas, currently offered by Hall and Hall for $17.5 million. Nestled in the heart of the Davis Mountains and encompassing all of Brooks Mountain, it’s described as “the last of the great places,” located just 30 miles west […]

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Dallas Family Finds Second Home Nirvana in Alpine, Texas Log Cabin

By Candy Evans | July 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Last week, on CandysDirt.com,  we told you about Albany, Texas, kind of the new Marfa clone only a couple hours west of Fort Worth. Well, many Dallasites still love the trek to West Texas. Take Tex Gross, Chairman of Commerce Street Capital in Dallas, and his wife, Vaughn. They had been looking for a vacation home […]

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