5 Reasons Right Now Is a Great Time to Build a Custom Home

Are you thinking about building your dream home? A custom-built house promises opportunities to craft the design, layout, and features you long for most in the neighborhood you love best.

There are several advantages to constructing your ideal house from scratch. Here’s a look at the many reasons it’s worth investing in a custom home—as well as how it benefits you to involve a REALTOR® when you build from the ground up.


10 Reasons to Start a Career in Real Estate

Are you looking to do something different in your professional life? Do you have an affinity for architecture and home design? A career in real estate might be exactly what you need. 

Working as a real estate agent is a flexible career where your income mirrors your efforts. If you are a goal-oriented, self-motivated, people-focused individual, realty could be a great fit. 

Read on to learn more about becoming a REALTOR® and all its rich rewards.


Upgrades to Help You Sell Your Home Fast for the Best Price

Every homeowner faces this question at some point: It is worth making improvements before selling, or is it better to just sell as-is? The answer depends on what upgrades you’re considering, and a host of other issues too—such as what’s happening in your neighborhood, and how fast you want to sell.

At McGraw REALTORS, our team provides experienced advice on this question because when you do it right, you’ll earn a strong return on your investment (ROI). Here are the top upgrades to help you sell your home quickly and for the best price.


The Ultimate Guide to Relocating with a Family

These days, it’s easier than ever to work from anywhere—and that means it’s also easier than ever to live in the location of your dreams. Whether you want a laid-back lifestyle, family-friendly neighborhood, or an affordable cost of living, relocating to Oklahoma or Arkansas is a smart choice. People are coming to this area in droves, for good reason.

Of course, as you prepare to move, there are so many things to take care of. Relocation can be stressful, even overwhelming—but keep in mind that there are several steps you can take to make the process smoother for everyone. 


Why It’s Smart to Use an Agent when Selling a Home in a Seller’s Market

If the current excitement in real estate has you considering selling your house and moving, you’re not alone. Right now, homeowners across the nation are tempted to place their property up for sale due to the strong demand among home buyers and increasing opportunities to work remotely.

During a hot market like this, it can be tempting to do a “For Sale By Owner” (often referred to as “FSBO”). But there are several advantages to working with the right real estate agent that can make your sale easier, faster, and more profitable than attempting to do it yourself. Here’s a closer look at why you might want to hire a pro to help you.


Little Known Reasons to Use a Real Estate Agent to Buy a New Construction Home

Getting the home of your dreams by building it from the ground up can be an appealing idea. With many new communities popping up in the Oklahoma and Arkansas areas, new construction homes are more popular than ever.

But investing in new construction still involves all the complexities of buying an existing house—which means it’s smart to turn to a trusted real estate team to negotiate on your behalf. Here’s what you need to know before leaping into the new construction process.


McGraw Realtors Expands Oklahoma Footprint with Weatherford Office

On July 5, 2021, McGraw REALTORS® announced the opening of its newest Oklahoma office at 1200 N Lyle Road, Weatherford, Oklahoma. After more than 83 years as an exclusively Tulsa area company, 2020 saw McGraw REALTORS® embark on a rapid expansion, growing from just five offices to 22 across Oklahoma and Arkansas with the addition of our Weatherford office.


8 Tips to Help You Choose the Right Realtor When Buying a Home

Finding a new home is an exciting process, one that involves a lot of steps and legwork to be sure you land your dream property for the best price. Fortunately, home buying gets a lot easier when you turn to a top-performing realtor to guide you

But how do you know who to trust with what is one of the most significant investments you’ll ever make? How do you weed through all the possibilities to find the right person to represent you?
Begin the process of buying the best home for you and your family with these 8 steps to finding a top realtor in your area.


Tips to Buy and Sell a House at the Same Time

Thinking about selling your current home and buying a new one? If so, you are likely contemplating how best to navigate the process and asking yourself what it’s like to manage both negotiations simultaneously. It’s an appealing idea that can be made possible with careful planning.

There are ways to balance the process of home buying and selling to your advantage—as long as you evaluate your situation carefully. Here’s what to know before you begin.