How We Develop New Neighborhoods in West Texas

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 infrastructure. Since there seems to be little public understanding of … Continue reading How We Develop New Neighborhoods in West Texas

Higher Education and Real Estate

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 Texas Tech University), to the first student body in 1926. … Continue reading Higher Education and Real Estate