• Oklahoma County land sales

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $102 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's Office. Major sales are those of $200,000 or more.

  • Oklahoma is happy to come in 15th in home price appreciation

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Avoiding the top is a good thing, considering the swings of booms and crashes. Oklahoma likes its home appreciation to be steady.

  • Home sellers still have the edge in Oklahoma City housing market

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Sat, May 30, 2015

    The most active price range is at the entry level, with houses between $120,000 and $150,000, said Susanna Lorg, president of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors.

  • Gaillardia homeowners sue over unfinished development, unpaid dues

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: 10 hr ago

    Former Gaillardia Golf & Country Club owner Phil Herrington accused of failing to complete Promenade development, and failing to pay nearly $150,000 in dues, according to homeowners’ lawsuit.

  • Listing of the Week: 2108 Banbury Lane, Oklahoma City

    Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    The 5,913-square-foot house at 2108 Banbury Lane has four bedrooms, three baths, two half-baths, three living rooms, two dining rooms and an attached two-car garage.

  • Linda Finch earns military, luxury home certifications

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Laura Finch is a real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties.

  • Festival of Homes features 35 new homes in Norman and Moore, Oklahoma

    BY TIM FALL, For The Oklahoman | Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    The Festival of Homes, June 5-7 and June 12-14, will be presented by the Builders Association of South Central Oklahoma and the Moore Home Builders Association.

  • AT HOME WITH MARNI JAMESON: When selling, strip rooms then style with purpose

    by Marni Jameson | Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Strip every room back to its skeleton. Remove all clutter, accessories and smaller items. After purging what can go, park remaining decorative accessories in one central staging area. This helps you see both your space and your furnishings with a fresh eye.

  • The Nation's Housing Column: Managing homeowners' great expectations

    BY KENNETH R. HARNEY | Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Without access to key data — recent sales comparables, accurate information on appreciation rates over time — it’s tough to know exactly what your house is worth.

  • The House Detective: Advantages of presale home inspection

    by Barry Stone, Certified Building Inspector | Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    DEAR BARRY: We are planning to sell our home, and our Realtor advised us to hire a home inspector prior to listing the property. A friend told us that this is an unnecessary expense because buyers are the ones who pay for home inspections. We just want to sell our house without a lot of needless expense. Who is right, and what do you recommend? — Lenora DEAR LENORA: Your friend is right that buyers usually hire home inspectors, but your Realtor is also right because there are definite advantages in hiring your own home inspector before placing your home on the market.

  • Oklahoma City building permits for May 30

    Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Oklahoma City Lucas Roofing & Construction Inc., 308 Anthony Ave., office-warehouse, remodel, $1,288,000. Coldwater Creek Homes LLC, 3101 Oakdale Ridge Court, residence, erect, $1,000,000. Waldrop Construction Inc., 608 NW 9, hospital, remodel, $885,531. Winter Architects, 1720 Belle Isle Blvd., restaurant, remodel, $614,000. Structural Systems of Oklahoma, 2201 S Council Road, warehouse, erect, $600,000. Structural Systems of Oklahoma, 2209 S Council Road, warehouse, erect, $600,000. Allenstyle Homes LLC, 6801 SW 92, residence, erect, $533,125. HSE Architects PLLC, 3433 NW 56, hospital, remodel, $500,000. Kirkpatrick Forest Curtis PC, 7734 SW 34, warehouse, remodel, $400,000.

  • Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association sends complaints to Better Business Bureau

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    The change in the grievance process will result in more thorough examination of customer complaints and end “the appearance of self dealing,” said Executive Director Rusty Appleton, of the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association.

  • Smart Moves: Tips for selling a showplace home

    By Ellen James Martin | Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Sellers shouldn’t assume they’ll be reimbursed for every outlay they’ve made.

  • Everything is timing in Oklahoma City home and garden planning

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Fri, May 29, 2015

    Drought-tolerant garden is oddly timed. It’s past time for affordable housing effort. It’s time to play in city parks.

  • Downtown Oklahoma City's scarce for-sale housing market to get boost from modern-style townhomes

    By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: Thu, May 28, 2015

    The two-story and three-story homes will be built in the trendy SoSA (South of St. Anthony) district of Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors reduces Commercial Alliance to a committee

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Oklahoma City Realtors have voted to dissolve the 15-year-old Realtors Commercial Alliance and reconstitute it as one of 15 committees of the Metro Association of Realtors.

  • Under-50-unit apartment properties sell well in Oklahoma City

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Sun, May 24, 2015

    Average price per unit in Oklahoma City is up so far this year compared to 2014, said Ted Prince, a broker with Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort, who specializes in smaller properties.

  • Realtors Commercial Alliance makes formal complaint against the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    An internal rift has caused the Realtors Commercial Alliance of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors to formally complain to the National Association of Realtors.

  • Waggoner Ranch in Texas has ties and heart strings to Oklahoma

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Sat, May 23, 2015

    The ranch, just south of the Red River below Altus, is for sale $725 million, after a family squabble over the W.T. Waggoner Estate.

  • Oklahoma County land sales

    Published: Sat, May 23, 2015

    Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $45 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's Office. Major sales are those of $200,000 or more.




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