By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor firstname.lastname@example.org | Published: Sat, Apr 23, 2016
This spring and summer Oklahoma's housing issues are taking to the road as the Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing will discuss issues. Also, the Oklahoma Insurance Department will address questions about earthquake insurance.
Realtors, homebuilders, lenders and other in the residential construction industry participated in Real Estate Day at the state Capitol on April 6.
They got legislative updates and heard information about state legislators.
It was part of OwnOK, organized by the Oklahoma Association of...
By KENNETH R. HARNEY The Washington Post Writers Group | Published: Fri, Apr 22, 2016
WASHINGTON — If you're planning to buy a home with a low down payment, you need to be aware of some important but virtually unpublicized price changes underway in the mortgage market.
If you've got good but not great credit, such as a FICO score in the mid to upper 600s, you're going to...
By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor email@example.com | Published: Fri, Apr 22, 2016
As rattled as most of us still are at finding ourselves in “Earthquake Central,” the efforts of the Oklahoma Insurance Department bear repeating in full in this space — because if you're reading the real estate section, you're paying extra close attention.
My colleague Brianna Bailey...
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It's Oklahoma City Arts Festival Week so I guess we should have expected spring showers.
Most all of the state has received nice spring rains the past 10 days and a few areas have received even more than they could handle, mainly on wheat fields in southwest Oklahoma.
Nearly all of our...
Stepping into the Catalina's generously proportioned great room, you get the impression that the home must be fairly large.
Vaulted ceilings increase the sense of openness in this lofty, informal space, which wraps around the kitchen and flows into the vaulted dining area.
But the Catalina...
By Barry Stone Certified Building Inspector | Published: Fri, Apr 22, 2016
DEAR BARRY: Before listing my home, I hired a home inspector to make sure everything was OK, and I repaired the few problems that he found. Now I've got a report from the buyers' home inspector. He reported 28 defects that my experts say are ridiculous.