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The door is always open in warm Midland, Texas. This scenic southwest city is conveniently located on Interstate 20 and its namesake derives simply because it is halfway between Fort Worth and El Paso. Home to the Big Ben National Park, its splendid isolation brings a national significance to Texas, as it is the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecology in the United States. Once a prosperous railroad town, the Midland metropolitan area now has a thriving population of over 100,000 largely due to the oil boom. The Permian Basin, of which is in the geographic center of Midland, is said to contain 16% or more of the nation's oil reserves. The "Tall City" brings together anything one would want in a modern city without the inconvenience of traffic congestion and also headquarters to West Texas Abstract, one of Fidelity National Financial’s most dynamic title brands and real estate teams. West Texas Abstract serves the residential and commercial real estate industry, with both direct operations and agency support. Our office is strategically located in Midland.

Our team of professionals works in all facets of the real estate industry, providing best-in-class real estate services to buyers and sellers in the area, as well as the Real Estate Professionals, lenders, builders and attorneys that work alongside them. In addition to our commitment to the residents of Texas, we provide commercial services to investors who help keep our economy strong.

Discover what’s new and interesting in our backyard in the latest real estate news, provided courtesy of the Newsdesk.


The Latest Articles From the FNF Newsdesk:

Foreclosures fell to record low in 2020 — with a huge asterisk
Despite a deep recession, the U.S. housing market in 2020 set a record for the fewest foreclosures ever. Just 214,323 properties were in some stage of foreclosure last year, well below the previous...

An overhaul for Fannie and Freddie: What it would mean for mortgage borrowers
Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have languished in financial limbo for years. In the latest push to set a long-term path for Fannie and Freddie, a politically powerful trade group calls...

Land and Industrial: Brightest Spots for Commercial Real Estate
The 2020 Q4 Commercial Real Estate Quarterly Market Survey of REALTORS® reveals that the commercial real estate market continues to struggle, but some sectors are holding up relatively well against...

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, January 21, 2021
Mortgage rates fell slightly this week as mortgage applications decreased. Specifically, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropped to 2.77% from 2.79% the previous week. With a new stimulus package a...

Uptick in Costs, COVID-19 Cases Shakes Builder Confidence
| Realtor Magazine Internet Explorer does not currently support REALTOR® Magazine search. IE users, please download Firefox , Chrome , or Edge . January...

Biden Extends Eviction Moratorium to March 2021
| Realtor Magazine Internet Explorer does not currently support REALTOR® Magazine search. IE users, please download Firefox , Chrome , or Edge . January...

2020 was a year for the books for the Central Texas housing market
2020 was another banner year for the Austin-area housing market, the Austin Board of Realtors said Thursday. For the 10th straight year, annual home sales in Central Texas and the median price of...

Mortgage rates down slightly this week over global health concerns
After last week’s spike, mortgage rates dropped back to near historic lows, as broader worries about the pandemic and the economy came back to the fore for investors. The 30-year fixed-rate...

30-Year Interest Rates for January 21, 2021 | Rates slide
Bankrate follows a strict editorial policy, so you can trust that we’re putting your interests first. Our award-winning editors and reporters create honest and accurate content to help you make the...

Compare Today’s Mortgage Rates January 21st, 2021 | Rates decline
Multiple closely watched mortgage rates slid lower today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both slid down. On the variable-mortgage side, the average rate on 5/1...