tech terrace: Why Live in Lubbock's Tech Terrace Neighborhood? - 04/24/16 01:12 PM
 Why do people want to live in Tech Terrace?   Here are the top reasons!
 
1.  Close to Texas Tech for students, faculty, and staff.  
2.  Diverse architecture & styles of homes.   
3.  Mature trees and landscaping.
4.  The schools!  Roscoe Wilson Elementary and J.T. Hutchinson Jr. High (Buddy Holly attended these schools!)
5.  26th & Boston shopping which includes the renovated Lowes's, J&B Coffee, and Capital Pizza to name a few.
6.  Recreation - parks, tennis courts and walking/jogging trail.
7.  Diversity of residents
8.  Easy commute for those who work downtown.
9.  Slower pace lends itself walking in the evenings, meeting neighbors.
10.  Near hospital district.
 
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tech terrace: Buy a Tech Terrace Home! - 04/12/16 11:43 AM

You are moving to Lubbock and want to live near Texas Tech University.   Your current Lubbock home has a serious 'charm' deficit.   Your child who is now quite grown up is a TTU student who wants OUT of the dorm. You are ready to move out of your 'cookie cutter' neighborhood.   You would like a neighborhood where people walk in the evenings, where you can hear doves coo. Okay, maybe the dove cooing part is a bit much but if you can identify with any of the above statements, Tech Terrace is where you need to find … (0 comments)

tech terrace: 10 Things Real-Estate Agents Won't Tell You - Or Will They - 7 through 10 - 06/07/14 01:13 AM
I am determined to conclude this series and will wrap it up with 4 for the price of 1!  Read on about an article from the Wall Street Journal that suggested there were 10 things your Real Estate Agent would not tell you.
#7 -  "I don't know anything about this neighborhood."
It is best to have an agent who knows the neighborhood.   I'm particularly well-versed about homes in Tech Terrace, Farrah, North Pointe, and homes in Ransom Canyon since I have owned homes in each neighborhood.  But I feel 100% confident that I can do a great job for my buyers who choose … (3 comments)

tech terrace: Lubbock TX Homes - Tech Terrace - 04/20/13 01:00 AM
Tech Terrace homes are selling like hotcakes!  Today there are only 17 Tech Terrace homes left on the market.  This is about half of what the inventory has run since 2008.
This is a CALL TO ACTION for Tech Terrace Home Buyers and Tech Terrace Home Owners!
If you own a home in Tech Terrace and would like to sell but have been waiting for the right time, this is it! 
If you want to buy a Tech Terrace home and haven't started looking yet, you'd better get started!
Lubbock's real estate market throughout the city has shifted to a SELLER'S MARKET.   There … (0 comments)

tech terrace: Tech Terrace Homes in Lubbock - 03/02/13 08:13 AM
Today there are 24 homes for sale in Tech Terrace and I have enjoyed touring many of them.  If you really want to be close to TTU or Covenant, Tech Terrace may be the place you want to call home. 
This neighborhood touts two parks, two schools, and two churches.  Cafe J's is a popular eatery located on the North edge of Tech Terrace, just across the street from Texas Tech University.  At 26th and Boston there is a favorite coffee shop, retail establishments and a remodeled neighborhood Lowe's grocery store.   Another calling card of the area is the mature landscaping … (0 comments)

tech terrace: Tech Terrace Lubbock! - 02/05/13 01:16 AM
A very dynamic neighborhood in Lubbock, TX is Tech Terrace which is situated just south of Texas Tech University.  If you are a student, parent of student, or member of Texas Tech's faculty or staff you may wish to look for a home in this area.  One big draw for the neighborhood is convenience to campus - you can walk or bike and save on gas and parking expense!  Many Tech Terrace homes were built prior to 1960 and the variety of styles of homes, the mature landscaping, the parks and schools all hold great appeal for many home buyers in Lubbock - … (0 comments)

tech terrace: Homes in Lubbock, TX! - 06/10/12 03:06 AM
Homes are selling!  This spring to early summer has been record breaking for many in the real estate business in Lubbock.   I have been delighted to have the opportunity of working with several new buyers.  Friends who I helped with a sell/buy a few years ago are selling again and moving on.  I am grateful to my many friends and clients.
PLEASE take a look at two special listings I have.  Google them to find them on Trulia OR follow the link below to my website.
 
11010 Canton - This super cute 3/2/2 is in the Cooper School District and … (2 comments)

tech terrace: Lubbock Realtor shares Tech Terrace U.N.I.T. Real Estate Statistics - 01/02/12 03:06 PM

January 2, 2012
Happy New Year and welcome to 2012.  Things are happening in Real Estate now that the holidays are behind us. 
Tech Terrace remains a popular neighborhood for those who want to have a home near Texas Tech University.  Even for Lubbock home buyers without a TTU connection, Tech Terrace is a wonderful place to live.  You will not find any cookie cutter homes here.  Instead Lubbock home buyers find bungalows, cottages, and a great variety of architectural styles. 
Lubbock's multiple listing service shows 32 properties for sale in Tech Terrace as of today.  Prices range from $74,977.00 … (2 comments)

tech terrace: Lubbock Homes for Sale - Tech Terrace Inventory Down - 08/11/11 02:38 AM
Need a Lubbock REALTOR?  You have come to the right place!
Today there are over 1500 homes for sale in Lubbock.  If you add homes from some small communities nearby, that number of properties for sale rises to 1662.  This is a great time to buy a home or to invest in rental property.
The number of homes for sale in Tech Terrace now is down almost 50% from summer 2010.  I wonder why there has been such a drop in homes selling in the neighborhood.  There are multiple factors involved.  I would love to hear your thoughts, particularly if you … (0 comments)

tech terrace: Tech Terrace Homes Update, Great Lubbock Homes Available! - 06/20/11 04:32 AM
Greetings all! Of all central Lubbock neighborhoods, Tech Terrace is by far the most popular with homes here in great demand. Earlier this week I took some time to drive through the neighborhood. The tree-lined streets are quiet and I never tire of looking at the great variety of homes. If you are new to Lubbock and have not yet been to the Tech Terrace neighborhood, it is the area located between University and Indiana, and 19th Street and 34th Street. I just took a look at Lubbock's multiple listing service and found that there are currently 26 homes for sale … (2 comments)

tech terrace: Preview Tech Terrace Homes Tomorrow! - 01/24/11 12:32 PM
Tomorrow I will be previewing a few homes in Tech Terrace.  Several friends will be joining me.  If you have an interest in buying a home in the near future...or if you own a Tech Terrace home and may be selling sometime soon, you are welcome to come tour with us.  We will meet at about 12:15 at 3107 19th Street.  NOTE: If it snows a lot and roads are icy we will wait for a better day.  Text me tomorrow at 790-1026 to check status of Preview Tour.  Please take a look at techterracehomes.com for more information!
 
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tech terrace: Lubbock Homes - Preview Tours 2011 - 01/13/11 03:26 AM
Do you enjoy previewing homes?  Part of my responsibility as a Lubbock Realtor is knowing what is on the market in Lubbock so I regularly make time to preview homes for sale.  Starting this month I will focus on a particular neighborhood and invite friends, colleagues and prospective someday clients (buyers and sellers) to join me.  Whether you are in the market to buy now, planning a move in the near future, love looking at homes, or want to keep an eye on price versus condition of homes in your area, you are welcome to participate.  I will look at homes in established and newer Lubbock neighborhoods.  Each … (0 comments)

tech terrace: TTU Students and Parents! Great Lubbock Homes for Sale Now. Whisperwood Townhouse! - 12/27/10 03:30 AM
I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas.  Today I am putting away decorations, getting my home back to 'normal', and planning my work week.   Semester break and leases up on 12/31 typically make this a busy week for those looking for a home in Lubbock.  I am available to help you find a home this week!  I can set up custom searches for Lubbock homes in our MLS system and email you the results. 
Many Texas Tech students want a home in the Tech Terrace neighborhood.  While I love showing and selling homes in Tech Terrace, I will guide you … (0 comments)

tech terrace: Tech Terrace Homes in Lubbock, TX - 11/09/10 01:02 PM
It is about time for a Tech Terrace update!  The end of the Fall semester at Texas Tech is approaching fast and with that there will be some turnover in the Tech Terrace neighborhood.
Today there are 42 homes listed for sale in the Tech Terrace area.  Home prices for Tech Terrace homes for sale today range from $55,000.00 to $700,000.00.  There are homes here that include rental units and even a few newer construction homes in the midst of the wonderful 20th century bungalows and cottages. 
A lovely home built in 2009 is located at 2610 23rd Street.  This home is … (2 comments)

tech terrace: Historic Homes in Lubbock, TX - 10/03/10 04:16 PM
I got to tour two homes on 19th Street, in the Tech Terrace neighborhood this weekend.  I have clients who are looking at Lubbock Luresidential and commercial properties who asked to see them.  I can't tell you how excited I was when I got the call.   I will post more photos soon, but if you'd like to take a quick look at my blog you can get more information about these grand homes that were built in the '30's and '40's and see a few photos.
www.techterracehomes.blogspot.com
 
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tech terrace: Moving to Lubbock? - 09/28/10 04:43 AM
If you or anyone you know is moving to Lubbock, I can help with the home search.  I'd love to send you information on Lubbock homes for sale, Lubbock neighborhoods, photos of homes in Lubbok and more.  If you are coming to Texas Tech University or would just like to live near Texas Tech or the hospital district you should consider the Tech Terrace neighborhood.  For more information about Tech Terrace, please check out my blog, techterracehomes.blogspot.com. 
I grew up in West Texas and love my career as a Realtor and am also proud to be an ambassador (ambassadoress?) of Lubbock.  … (0 comments)

tech terrace: September Update - Lubbock Homes for Sale - 09/20/10 04:47 PM
I have had a great few weeks with lots of business and some fun travel too.  I have been to Phoenix, Vegas and Austin.  But like Dorothy says, there is no place like home.
The Lubbock real estate market is still very stable but has shifted to a buyer's market.  This means that buyers have more to choose from, while sellers are likely making more concessions to get their homes sold.  All in all it is a super time to buy a home in Lubbock.
I just did a search of our Multiple Listing Service and wow!  I show 1536 homes … (0 comments)

tech terrace: Live in Lubbock...Love Tech Terrace? - 06/24/10 03:41 PM
Please check out my new blog!  www.techterracehomes.blogspot.com
 
I will randomly post photos of some of the beautiful homes in Tech Terrace. The trees and lawns are lovely and you won't find a single cookie cutter house in the area. Each is unique and has it's own appeal and/or potential. I imagine it is no easy task to choose which home gets the "Yard of the Month" designation because Tech Terrace is brimming with lovely homes and yards. It is no wonder that Tech Terrace real estate is in demand. It just takes minutes to walk or bike to TTU from … (0 comments)

tech terrace: Lubbock TX Homes for Sale in May 2010 - 05/24/10 08:41 AM
This month we have a wonderful inventory of homes in all price ranges.  If you are looking for a modest sized home at around 75,000.00 or ready to move up to an expansive ranch style home, give me a call today.  No matter what price range you are looking in, I will save you so much time.  I will get my information directly from the multiple listing service, so my information is current.  I will be able to find specific features that you want so that there is no need to look at 15 homes to find the right home!
Here … (1 comments)

tech terrace: Lubbock Homes and Tech Terrace Real Estate update - 05/05/10 02:32 AM
We had a great month of April both in terms of nice amounts of rainfall and real estate transactions.  SOLD - the great home I had listed at 2504 108th Drive.  Congratulations to the Nevans and to the buyer!
Homes for sale in Lubbock - 1213
This figure is what is available in the Multiple Listing Service and includes garden homes, condos, single family homes, etc.  This is a great inventory.  Call me if you'd like to begin looking for a new casa.  (today is Cinco de Mayo!)
Tech Terrace homes for sale - 51
Checking the multiple listing service for … (0 comments)

 
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