• Oklahoma Realtors offer advice for whether to decorate a home for sale during the holidays

    BY TIM FALL, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    Okahoma City-area Realtors talk about how how they advise their clients to balance holiday decorations with a sign in the yard. Turns out the most steadfast rules may in fact be unbreakable — but they aren’t unbendable.

  • Oklahoma City building permits for Dec. 20

    Published: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    Oklahoma City Flintco Inc., 300 NE 9, parking, erect, $5,817,000. Bob Moore Auto Group, 13010 N Kelley Ave., automotive sales, erect, $5,500,000. J1K LLC, 7400 S Sooner Road, retail sales, erect, $4,215,000. Clark Construction, 9800 Broadway Extension, hospital, erect, $2,000,000. Tectonic Management Group Inc., 6401 S Portland Ave., parking, install, $1,500,000. Renaissance Architects + Engineers, 1515 N Klein Ave., school, erect, $1,330,949. Ancon Development Corp., 925 Cedar Lake Blvd., office, erect, $1,000,000. Nation Wide Permits, 13901 McAuley Blvd., medical clinic-office, remodel, $765,000. Vanhoose Construction, 5005 S Interstate 35 Service Road, office-warehouse, erect,

  • Oklahoma County land sales for Dec. 20

    Published: Sat, Dec 20, 2014

    Oklahoma County land sales for Dec. 20, 2014

  • Family of Kimray Inc. founder provides funding for Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity home

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Tom and Kay Hill donated to Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity to honor Kay’s late father, Garman Kimmell, founder of Kimray Inc.

  • Edmond neighbors speak up against 366 new homes

    By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    A proposed development with houses costing $300,000 to $350,000 on small lots didn’t get an approval recommendation from the Edmond Planning Commission this week. Neighbors opposed the new development.

  • Business of Health: Set health center as innovation district

    By Stephen Prescott, M.D., For The Oklahoman | Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Stephen Prescott, M.D.: If we want to transform the institutional, somewhat inhuman feel of the health center in Oklahoma City into a lively ferment of ideas and idea-generators, we need to build a community that draws creative people there.

  • Shangri-La resort adding upscale patio homes in Oklahoma

    BY SHEILA STOGSDILL, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Homes at the Shangri-La resort in Oklahoma will cost $300,000 to $600,000

  • The Listing of the Week: 8909 Lakehurst Drive, Oklahoma City

    Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    The 2,960-square-foot home at 8909 Lakehurst Drive has four bedrooms, two baths and one half-bath, all remodeled, two living rooms, two dining rooms and an attached two-car garage.

  • Oklahoma City building permits for Dec. 13

    Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    ADG Inc., 801 NW 10, apartment, erect, $30,000,000. Flintco LLC, 3300 Northwest Expressway, hospital, remodel, $5,922,814. Mass Architects Inc., 2700 NE 63, office, erect, $4,800,000. Bockus Payne Associates Architects, 415 NE 13, assembly hall, erect, $1,950,000. Kinser Construction, 1930 SE 29, manufacturing, erect, $1,850,000. Renaissance Architects + Engineers, 1123 NE Grand Blvd., school, erect, $1,630,989. Renaissance Architects + Engineers, 1240 SW 29, school, erect, $1,419,052. Lingo Construction Services Inc., 126 Harrison Ave., office, remodel, $1,400,000. Rennaisance Architects + Engineers, 6609 S Blackwelder Ave., school, erect, $1,371,921. Renaissance Architects +

  • Joe Pryor is named Oklahoma Realtor of the Year

    BY TIM FALL, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    The Oklahoma Association of Realtors recently recognized Joe Pryor as Realtor of the Year for 2014. Pryor is broker-owner of The Virtual Real Estate Team in Oklahoma City.

  • Campaign aims to protect consumers

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    The Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association are trying to help protect consumers from unqualified or unscrupulous people who take money for home remodeling and repairs and either don’t do the work or don’t do it correctly.

  • Richard Mize: Ninth-grade English has news to use

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    The real estate editor shared his best advice this week at The Oklahoman’s Small Business VIP Event.

  • Oklahoma County land sales

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $25 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's Office. Major sales are those of $200,000 or more.

  • Oklahoma about space real estate notes for Dec. 13

    Published: Sat, Dec 13, 2014

    Oklahoma about space real estate notes for Dec. 13, 2014

  • Chesapeake Energy bends light for Christmas in Oklahoma City

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    The growth in professional lighting installation, maintenance and storage is tied partly to the boom in LED lights as phasing out began for incandescent bulbs. Reduced energy use per bulb has allowed the use of more bulbs for Christmas decorating, and more strands of lights without stressing out an electrical system, Oklahoma installer Timothy Lloyd said

  • Oklahoma City building permits for Dec. 6

    Published: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    Oklahoma City ADG Inc., 4 E Sheridan Ave., office, add-on, $1,900,000. Christopher Lee & Co., 3512 NW 174, residence, erect, $940,000. AllenStyle Homes LLC, 15812 Rockwell Park Lane, residence, erect, $356,000. Sun Custom Homes LLC, doing business as Sun Contracting LLC, 13008 Lexington Drive, residence, erect, $304,560. Majestic Construction LLC, 16724 Little Leaf Lane, residence, erect, $300,000. Meek Construction, 6501 SW 90, residence, erect, $300,000. Blue Ribbon Construction LLC, 7225 Ridge Manor Lane, residence, erect, $275,000. Timbercraft Homes LLC, 8329 NW 139 Terrace, residence, erect, $266,635. E-Z Living Homes Inc., 300 Land Run Lane, residence, erect,

  • Metro First Realty of Oklahoma City unveils new branding

    Published: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    NV Design and Marketing created the new logo

  • Rodd Moesel: Plants play key role in Christmas celebrations

    Published: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    Thanksgiving is now complete and our attention has shifted to Christmas as we prepare for a month of shopping, celebrating and worship. Plants play a key role in the Christmas celebrations. Most folks add a Christmas tree and greens like wreaths, evergreen rope or swags as part of their decorating for the holiday. The Christmas tree is one of the focal points for most family celebrations, and it can be a live tree you later plant in the yard or a cut tree you select at a tree lot or a garden center. We have a fair number of Christmas tree farms across our state and many families make an adventure out of going to the farm to select and cut their own tree.

  • Richard Mize: Rope off home space for an exhibit

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Sat, Dec 6, 2014

    Sometimes I look at a space in my own house and imagine it roped off, frozen in time, with an exhibit card posted — I mean, you know, if I’m ever famous.

  • Oklahoma County land sales

    Updated: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $33 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's Office. Major sales are those of $200,000 or more.