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  • Richard Mize: Storm-wary lenders: Hold your houses

    Richard Mize | Published: Thu, May 28, 2015

    The timing of the president’s disaster declaration — here at the end of the month — has gummed up homebuying more than usual, according to Scott Senner, loan officer with Supreme Lending, 2120 S Broadway in Edmond. He emailed me this heads-up for anyone in the process of buying a house in the...

  • Richard Mize: On Waggoner Ranch, I stand corralled'n corrected

    Richard Mize | Updated: Tue, May 26, 2015

    Reader Bob Mosley writes: “I enjoyed your article on the (Waggoner Ranch). I have been keeping up with that also. It is a small point but it is not the biggest ranch in the country. The Vermejo Ranch out of Raton, New Mexico, is the biggest in the country. It is owned by Ted Turner, […]

  • Richard Mize: My mind is in the gutter again

    Richard Mize | Published: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Here’s a taste of The Oklahoman’s Saturday Real Estate section: my column. Check out the section here. –rm You might have noticed lately that the outside Christmas decoration supports on your house have another purpose. You know, the long things that follow the edge of the roof line? Perfectly...

  • Richard Mize: Some flooding in OKC warehouses

    Richard Mize | Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Rain has been coming hard and fast in Oklahoma City and environs. Warehouse roofs tend toward “flat.” Flat does not always stand water well. So, of course there has been some damage at some of those huge industrial spaces that most people don’t think of unless they work in them. One big...

  • Richard Mize: Waggoner Ranch still for sale

    Richard Mize | Published: Tue, May 19, 2015

    Texas’ iconic Waggoner Ranch for sale for $725 million, the Houston Chronicle headline says. Hey, I thought, I wrote about that … TWELVE YEARS AGO: Time running out on cattle baron’s legacy, from May 24, 2003. Fact is, although it’s been quite awhile since the last time, I’ve been writing about...

  • Richard Mize: another Dayton Tire memory rolls in

    Richard Mize | Published: Fri, May 15, 2015

    My story and column May 9 on the dismantling and recycling of the Bridgestone/Firestone Dayton Tire factory at SW 29 and Council Road struck another heart string enough for somebody to write in. John Coley of Mustang emailed me earlier this week. Gayle Dean Brown of Tuttle wrote me a note and...

  • Richard Mize: Computers? Cats are a bigger threat

    Richard Mize | Published: Fri, May 15, 2015

    Here’s a taste of The Oklahoman’s Saturday real estate section — and my column. See it all here. –rm   Maybe Stephen Hawking was misquoted. This week, the rock star cosmologist and Cambridge University prof reportedly said of the threat of artificial intelligence: “Computers will overtake...

  • Richard Mize: Homeowners insurance goes to the dogs

    Richard Mize | Published: Thu, May 14, 2015

    First, click here to set the tone. (Squad 51, dog bite victim …) “Dog bites (and other dog-related injuries) accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claim dollars paid out in 2014, costing in excess of $530 million, according to the Insurance Information Institute...

  • Richard Mize: Heavy steel in downtown Edmond

    Richard Mize | Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    EDMOND — It’s an eye catcher, the big steel structure towering over downtown Edmond. It’s the bones of Campbell Corner at Downtown Edmond Plaza, a two-story, 15,683-square-foot mixed-use project at 130 N Broadway. Developers Saeed Zahrai and his son, Koorosh Zahrai, are taking the plunge. The...

  • Richard Mize: Dayton Tire retiree airs memories

    Richard Mize | Published: Tue, May 12, 2015

    My story and column Saturday on the dismantlement and recycling of the Bridgestone/Firestone Dayton Tire factory at SW 29 and Council Road hit John Coley of Mustang smack dab in the memory banks — as I’m sure they did others who worked there. John was kind enough to write and let me pass along...

  • Richard Mize: Beware exploding hay bales in Oklahoma!

    Richard Mize | Published: Mon, May 11, 2015

    So, if your hay was in the field and has floated down river or over onto a neighbor’s place, this will not be a concern. But if you got it in before the deluge hit, keep an eye on it. Conditions are right for it to SPONTANEOUSLY BURST INTO FLAMES. More about killer zombie hay […]

  • Richard Mize: Is attractive clutter an oxymoron?

    Richard Mize | Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    Here’s a taste of The Oklahoman’s Saturday Real Estate section! See it all here. –rm Is attractive clutter an oxymoron? What fresh heresy is this? Clipped from a Chicago Tribune story about small-space living: “Any style can work, and even clutter can be attractive if done with some restraint and...



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Real estate editor Richard Mize has edited The Oklahoman's weekly residential real estate section and covered housing, commercial real estate, construction, development, finance and related business since 1999.


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