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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Falls Below 4 Percent

Info for Buyers, Uncategorized · Read in 1 minute 

Attributed to Frank Nothaft, vice president and chief economist, Freddie Mac. “Average 30-year conventional fixed mortgage rates fell below 4 percent for the first time in history this week following a sharp drop in 10-year Treasuries early in the week as concerns over a global recession grew. Average 15-year fixed rates fell to a record […]

Wall Waterfall by PitPistolet on DeviantART

Image: Waterfall Picture Frame

For the Home, Fun · Read in less than a minute 

I came across this photo and thought how refreshing it would be if it was in a house in the foyer/entrance (without the flooded floor of course). When visiting so many homes for sale, this would definitely help us remember that we visited – except we might forget the rest of the house!

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Property values in some Tulsa neighborhoods soar, others sink | Tulsa World

Property values in some Tulsa neighborhoods soar, others sink | Tulsa World (April 2011) Exceprts/Paraphrases from the article: The Tulsa World analyzed computerized land records gathered from the Tulsa County Assessor’s Office to determine the average percentage change in value for each single-family residential subdivision in Tulsa County. Overall, home prices in Tulsa County subdivisions […]

Oklahoma’s real estate rebirth

“Oklahoma’s real estate rebirth“, written by Steve Bergsman, was syndicated by Lowe’s and Inman News to a national audience of real estate professionals on September 21. What great publicity (and encouragement) for our local real estate market. Here are some quotes from the article: personal income growth at 8 percent is the fifth best in […]

Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office OffenderWatch® sex offender management, mapping and email alert program

Health, Wellness, and Safety · Read in less than a minute 

Sex Offenders must keep the Public informed of their residences. You should know if they live next door or down the street or across the road. Tulsa County Sex Offender Registry Search Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office OffenderWatch® sex offender management, mapping and email alert program Free Email Alerts Email alerts mean there’s no excuse not to […]

Oklahoma Foreclosure Rate Heat Map from RealtyTrac

Info For Pros, Real Estate Research, Stats, and Trends · Read in less than a minute 

Foreclosures can present good deals, but that means currently-owned real estate receives downward pricing pressure. In this current real estate market, there are many foreclosures available and I have experienced a lot of activity, including being part of multi-offer scenarios, which help increase offer prices. So showing the foreclosure numbers and trends can help you […]

Property Maintenance Laws in the City of Tulsa

For the Home · Read in 1 minute 

Neglected Vacant Property The City of Tulsa adopted Title 24A in July 2010, which requires owners of “neglected vacant properties” to register their property ($50 registration fee) to assign a local contact (e.g. Realtor), disclose if the property is for sale, and declare the plans for the property: to be demolished (include demolition plan) to remain vacant ($500 annual […]