Is It Better to Sell My Home or Rent It Out?

When you move from one house to another, it can be a wonderful time. Everything is fresh and exciting, but it can also pose a dilemma that requires some thought. Should you sell your existing house, or rent it out?

While many homeowners opt to sell their former house, you may find that after you look into all your options, it will be possible to buy your new house and keep the old one at the same time. And that can be a way to bring in extra income—as long as the situation is managed properly.


Home Buying Timeline: What to Expect and How to Plan

Getting ready to look for a new house? 

The home buying process is an exciting experience, but it also takes time to find your dream property and move in. Whether you’re selling an existing home, ending a rental lease, juggling loan payments, or coordinating a relocation, the details can get complicated.

But the process gets easier when you know and properly plan for how long each step is likely to take. 


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.


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.