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Don’t Litter Our Oklahoma Streets

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Recently, I witnessed a very sad occurance while driving. It left me scarred. Curious? Well, shortly before turning into my neighborhood, I watched–to my horror–the car in front of me just through out a large, plastic QuikTrip cup out of its window. It hurt so bad to watch it, and it was worse that there […]

HGTV’s “Designers’ Portfolio”: Get Inspired — Search by Room, Style, Color, and/or Designer!

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What a great tool from HGTV! HGTV’s Designers’ Portfolio Get Inspired Searched for: Kitchens, Contemporary, Brown, Any Designer Searched for: Bedrooms, English Country, Pink, Any Designer Searched for: Any Room, Any Style, Black, Christopher J. Grubb Searched for: Bedrooms, Transitional, Red, Any Designer Searched for: Living Rooms, Transitional, Green, Any Designer What Will You Think of […]

City of Tulsa: Reporting Problems Online

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I was browsing the City of Tulsa’s website and found the “Reporting Problems” section. I’m sharing it because I think it is of great utility and convenience for Tulsa residents and because it wasn’t the easiest to navigate to. I first clicked on a “Report a Pothole” link I found at a different page, which took […]

Tulsa County MLS Statistics for 2008, 2009, and July 31, 2010: Effects of the Expired “Housing Tax Credit”; the “Back To School” Trend

If you’re like me, you like to see data, not hear spin. So I did some digging in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system to discover the trends of our market. My parameters were: Tulsa County House / SFR (Single-Family Residence) List Price of $50,000 – $500,000 Closed / Sold / Completed Sales I chose […]

Oklahoma Broadband Initiative: Test Your Internet Connection Speed to Help Oklahoma

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“The Oklahoma Broadband Initiative is dedicated to expanding easy and accessible broadband services to citizens, community anchor institutions (health care facilities, schools, libraries, town halls), and businesses across the state” (http://www.ok.gov/broadband/). In an effort to obtain federal stimulus money to improve Oklahoma’s broadband infrastructure technology, please test your broadband Internet connection speed by visiting Testing […]

Oklahoma is #1 in the Nation for Cost of Living for a Second Year in a Row

Today, CNBC released its 2010 state-by-state rankings today and ranked Oklahoma the best Cost of Living state for a second year in a row! (For full disclosure: Oklahoma and Tennessee tied for first place in 2010.) Visit Oklahoma’s profile from CNBC’s “America’s Top States for Business 2010”: There’s more detailed State Profile information on CNBC’s website. CNBC […]

Oklahoma’s Top 100 Tax Delinquencies: A List of People, Businesses, and 209 Million Dollars

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When browsing the Oklahoma Tax Commission’s (OTC) website (http://www.oktax.state.ok.us/), I found an interesting link, “Top 100 Tax Delinquencies”, on the homepage under “Quick Clicks!” Oklahoma’s Top 100 Tax Delinquencies (http://www.oktax.onenet.net/rpt/p/tw/top100.html) lists the names of individuals and businesses, their addresses, the tax type, and the delinquency amounts. There are a variety of tax types: income, sales, motor fuel tax […]

Outer Space Real Estate

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Outer space is cool… well, cold… oh, and without oxygen. Sounds like a great place to live, right? Location, location, location! We’ve seen movies and read books about outer space, and we’ve watched astronauts succeed and fail at missions. But is there a real possibility of having a real estate market for outer space “properties”? […]