Featured Story

Local Real Estate Trends

Discover What's New and Interesting in Our Backyard
Local CRE Trends

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:

Best no-penalty CD rates for December 2021
Most CDs have one characteristic that consumers don’t like: penalties for early withdrawals. No-penalty CDs, however, are an exception. These certificates of deposit may provide a higher fixed yield...

Best jumbo money market rates for December 2021
Jumbo money market accounts are worth considering if you have at least $100,000 in cash that you wish to keep liquid and want to earn a competitive rate. What is a jumbo money market account? Like...

Best 10-year CD rates — December 2021
Compared to savings accounts and short-term time deposits, 10-year CDs offer more competitive interest rates. They’re also virtually risk-free and guarantee a specific rate of return. But given the...

Home price growth headed for gradual correction
Slowing home price appreciation is not an indication that the U.S. housing market is facing a bubble that will burst as it had during the financial crisis of the late 2000s, a Standard & Poor report...

Nonbank mortgage jobs start to flatline as firms report layoffs
The employment estimates for nondepository lenders show a flattening trend through October as news of job cuts at individual companies made headlines this week. Nonbank mortgage payroll estimates...

Pending Home Sales Climb 7.5% in October 2021
NAR released a summary of pending home sales data showing that October's pending home sales pace increased 7.5% last month but fell 1.4% from a year ago. Pending sales represent homes that have a...

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, December 2, 2021
Mortgage rates remained relatively flat this week, despite rising concerns of the omicron COVID variant. According to Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate slightly rose to 3.11% from 3.10%...

Top 11 financial New Year’s resolutions and how to fulfill them
2021 is winding down, and that means it’s time to think about resolutions for the coming year. With the cost of goods and services rising, financial resolutions are foremost in the minds of many...

Three Ways Covid-19 Has Affected The Interior Design Market
Andrey Ustyugov is the CEO at , an easy-to-use home design platform powered by AI, AR and VR technologies.  During the pandemic, our attitude toward our home has changed significantly, affecting the...

Mortgage rates on Dec. 3, 2021: Rates decrease
Today quite a few important mortgage rates sank. Here's what that means for you if you're in the market for a home loan. A handful of principal mortgage rates sank today. 15-year fixed and 30-year...