On average it takes Betenbough Homes 18 months to get city approval before starting construction on the first home in a brand new community. So how does a builder get approval to build a new community?
The other day a friend and I were driving down an unpaved street when my friend commented, “I wish the city would pave this street.” Since Betenbough Homes is a community developer as well as a home builder, I relayed to my friend how cities and developers work together to pave streets and construct other [...]
In this my “maiden voyage” into the world of blogging about real estate, I started thinking about significant events which have influenced the course of real estate in Lubbock over the years. My friend George McMahan sent me a copy of a letter written by Paul Horn, the first President of Texas Technological College (now [...]