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12 Posts tagged Oklahoma

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 […]

Writing SEO blog posts, listing descriptions, and blurbs

Info For Pros · Read in 7 minutes 

Whether you control the backend of the website you’re posting to (e.g. endzonerealty.com) or not (www.zillow.com), you have control of the content. And content is the most important factor in trying to show up in search results. If you control your own website (i.e. WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, etc.), you can use “keywords” (a “meta tag”), but they’re […]

Should I Rent or Should I Buy?

For the Home · Read in 10 minutes 

Long term, there’s no doubt that buying is the better financial decision. However, the Rent vs. Buy question is very personal. The right answer for you today might be the opposite tomorrow. Rent vs. Buy is a moving target, which is appropriate, since we’re considering moving! When to Rent Credit scores or finances aren’t good […]

City of Tulsa MLS Closing Analysis by Bedrooms, Bathrooms, Garage Capacity (January 1, 2010 – November 30, 2010)

Background 3/2/2 (spoken as “three two two”) is short for a house with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a 2 car garage. It’s the “typical” house, if there was one, especially for first-time homebuyers and investors. It’s enough house to be happy with size-wise and remain affordable. My analysis was sparked by a friend’s and […]

August 2010 Tulsa Home Sales

The Greater Tulsa Association of REALTORS® (GTAR) recently released August 2010’s Tulsa Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) market data, provided below: Year-Over-Year (Y-O-Y) 55 more listings this August than last August 987 more listings Year-To-Date (YTD) than this time last year 1,321 more homes for sale at the end of August 2010 than the end of August […]

Don’t Litter Our Oklahoma Streets

Uncategorized · Read in 1 minute 

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 […]

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

Uncategorized · Read in 2 minutes 

“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 […]