A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Posted by on Nov 19, 2010 | No Comments

Each day as I look through hundreds of listings on the OKC MLS the photos never cease to amaze me. I see Aunt Betty poking her head around the corner, Realtors taking pictures of themselves in the mirror, last nights dinner still sitting on the counter top, laundry on the floor, chochkties everywhere. People, do you really want to sell your house? And, what was the hiring criteria for your Realtor? Holy moly.

OKCMAR’s Green REsource Council

OKCMAR’s Green REsource Council

Posted by on Mar 10, 2010 | No Comments

In January, Oklahoma City Metropolitan Association of Realtors launched a Green REsource Council. Our mission is to make the knowledge of green real estate practices available to everyone and to encourage our industry to produce greener homes and buildings. We have had two meetings to date and our agenda gets longer each time. The committee includes, Sarah Del Valle, Ryan Hukill, Katrina Washington, Shawna Vann, Simon Shingleton, Vickie Dupree, Elizabeth Foraker, Gayle Hough and myself.

Home Buyer Credit Extended and Expanded

Home Buyer Credit Extended and Expanded

Posted by on Nov 9, 2009 | No Comments

On November 6, 2009 new legislation was signed into law extending the existing First Time Buyer Tax Credit and expanding it to include existing homeowners. Let me explain a little bit about changes made to the existing credit first:

What is the MLS?

What is the MLS?

Posted by on Nov 5, 2009 | No Comments

MLS stands for Multiple Listings Service. The OKC MLS is a site that Realtors subscribe to and communicate through. Through membership at their local board (OKCMAR), Realtors are able to post their new listings and immediately following all other Realtors are able to see the new listings. The public typically sees this updated information within 24 hours through public sites but it completely depends on which sites they search. Not all information online is accurate or timely.

This Month in Real Estate October 2009

This Month in Real Estate October 2009

Posted by on Oct 23, 2009 | No Comments



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Things to Think About When Buying a Home

Things to Think About When Buying a Home

Posted by on Sep 23, 2009 | No Comments

Before you hop in your car and start blindly driving up and down every street in Oklahoma City searching for your perfect home, figure out what you want and need in the home you plan to purchase.