There’s nothing quite like the thrill of buying your first home. The home-buying process can be complex to say the least, and navigating it for the first time can be overwhelming. Thankfully, many have been in your shoes, and if you’re willing to learn from their advice, you can bypass the potential of costly mistakes in the home-buying journey.READ MORE
Your home is likely your largest investment, and when it comes time to sell it, it pays to be well informed about how to spot a savvy real estate agent who can help you come out on top. Just as you would do in any interview process, asking the right questions is key to helping you discover the best Realtor to hire for your needs.READ MORE
One of the most challenging things about relocating is how to move furniture from Point A to Point B without damaging it in the slightest. Couches, tables, and beds are bulky, and it takes some preparation on your part and luck to make sure they get to their destination with nary a scratch. Here are some tips to keep your all your furniture safe when moving to another place.READ MORE
When the season to sell your home approaches, it’s time to think strategically about what types of home upgrades you want to make in order to maximize your resale value and minimize the investment of time and money needed to upgrade. Preparation for your home’s sale starts months before putting it on the market, so begin by carefully evaluating the resources you have available to prepare.READ MORE
That Corporate Burger Place Got You Down?
Sometime within the last 24 hours, Tulsans across the metro got their hopes raised to unparalleled heights and then dashed to a million little burger pieces. We thought that in the near future we would be able to walk into a shiny, new chain burger restaurant and order a 4×4 Animal style with a side of fries (obviously animal style).READ MORE
Homeownership offers rewards: the opportunity to build equity, create the home environment you desire, build a strong credit history, and enjoy tax rewards! First-time homeownership brings people a sense of pride, enabling them to do everything from enjoying their beloved pets to painting their walls their favorite colors. We may not think of it daily, but come tax time, we’re quickly reminded that Uncle Sam encourages Americans to own homes and makes homeownership financially rewarding.READ MORE
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Now that we have made it past Thanksgiving and the madness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there is no denying that Christmas really is right around the corner. Christmas decorations are flying off the shelves and onto freshly cut trees from one of the area tree farms. Hot chocolate is as easy to find as a glass of cold water, and Christmas music is filling the airways on almost every station.READ MORE
When searching for a bigger home, or looking to downsize, it takes diligence to find the right one. Most homebuyers research online and find homes within their price range that possess their prioritized “must-have” features.
Next, it’s time to tour homes and narrow the prospects in order to land your dream home. Fortunately, most sellers are upfront and honest about the details of their home, but occasionally sellers glaze over hidden flaws that could cost a buyer in the long run.READ MORE
Midtown is a largely residential district in the heart of a city. Tulsa’s Midtown runs north to south, 11th Street to 51st Street, and west to east from Riverside Drive to Yale. The homes were built from the early 1900s to the 1950s, with styles ranging from Craftsman Bungalow, Ranch-Style to Greek Revival and Contemporary. “When these homes were being built, there was no ‘Midtown’, there was only Tulsa,” says Gordon Shelton.READ MORE