Tag Archives: Real estate pricing

What to expect if you’re buying a house this Spring

This March, 2016, article by Housingwire’s Brena Swanson gives good advise. While spring home buying started early this year, as famous Punxsutawney Phil confirmed without a shadow of a doubt at the beginning of February, this doesn’t mean you’re quite ready to … Continue reading

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What Do I Do Now? part 4 – Making the offer

 You’ve found the house! Now it’s contract time. This part comes with a bit of stress. In order to keep that to a minimum, your Real Estate agent will be your go-between during the negotiations. You tell me what you’re … Continue reading

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What do I do now? part 3 – House Hunting

 This is the fun part. You get to look at all the possibilities and imagine yourself living in all kinds of interesting settings. And since you’ve been to your local loan officer for advice, you also have a good idea … Continue reading

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My house is worth how much??

Believe it or not, when it comes to determining the value of a property it’s as much art as it is science. Here’s the scenario: you have your house for sale. Someone likes it and has made an offer you … Continue reading

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Congratulations! Oklahoma is #4 in the nation!

Those of you who live here probably already knew this. Compared to the rest of the country Oklahoma is an inexpensive place to live. Now, USA Today has told everyone else about us. Just about everything you need or want … Continue reading

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What to know before you make that lowball offer

Springtime is here (!) in Tulsa and I have seen a dramatic upswing in activity in the Real Estate market here. But I have one client who has been shopping with me since last November and when he started he … Continue reading

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Buying a home with no money down

Before the housing bubble popped in 2008 there were a number of different ways to finance a home purchase. There was the conventional 20% down payment. There were adjustable rate mortgages that started with low monthly payments and a temporarily … Continue reading

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10 Home Staging Tricks to Help Your Home Sell Quicker

Selling your home is more art than science. There are some things you can’t change about your home: where it is located, for example. But among the things you can do is to make it stand out when prospective buyers … Continue reading

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The Twenty Per Cent Down Payment

Conventional wisdom says that it is always the best idea to put 20% down when purchasing a house. It builds instant equity into your property and helps to protect you against sudden drops in Real Estate values like the one … Continue reading

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