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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

Uncategorized · Read in 2 minutes 

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

Fun · Read in 8 minutes 

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”? […]

Credit Reports, Scores, and Counseling Services

Info for Clients · Read in 8 minutes 

Here are some quick points to get you caught up in the world of credit reporting and scoring: There are three national credit bureaus: TransUnion (HQ in Chicago, IL), Equifax (HQ in Atlanta, GA), and Experian (US HQ in Costa Mesa, CA; Global HQ in Dublin, Ireland). Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) (HQ in Minneapolis, MN) was […]

School Ratings and Reviews at GreatSchools.org

In short, better schools attract more buyers and higher sales prices. Buyers value good school districts and good school ratings even if they don’t have or plan to have children. Considering resale value and long-term desirability is a smart decision when buying. For school ratings and reviews, visit www.greatschools.org/oklahoma. GreatSchools has “…profiles for more than […]

What is a Real Estate Professional?

Info For Pros · Read in 2 minutes 

A real estate professional is someone who is licensed by the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission (OREC) to perform certain actions relating to real estate. “The mission of the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission is to safeguard the public interest and provide quality services by assisting and providing resources; encouraging and requiring high standards of knowledge and […]