Home inspections and normal working order – what it means

home inspection

Home inspections are done as a routine when purchasing a home in midtown Tulsa – and the term “normal working order” seems to get tossed around quite a bit. What “normal working order” means is that a component is working as it should for its age and that its condition is acceptable. If the heater […]

Proof of Funds – or Loan Eligibility – Required by this Tulsa Realtor®

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When you are a cash Buyer and make an offer, you need to be prepared to provide proof of funds. This can be a simple print-out from your online banking that simply shows your account balance and your name associated with the account. One of the valuable services Tulsa Realtors® provide their Sellers is to […]

I may have to sell the house you buy!

When I work with home buyers, I always consider that I may have to sell the house that they purchase! Even when you think this is your FOREVER home, you MUST take resale in to consideration!!! A few months ago, my clients (names changed) Sally and Joe called to say they were divorcing and wanted […]

Home Buyers shop on internet sites

home buyer shopping on internet

Home Buyers shop on internet sites of their choosing – some like Trulia or Zillow, while others like realtor.com or a specific brokerage web site. I can set up a custom search for home buyers – and map specific geographic boundaries, which CAN’T be done on these other internet sites. Home Buyers are usually stuck […]

Square Footage

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Square Footage Below is a guest blog post by Tim Richmond of 1st Tribal Lending. At the end of his blog post are some additions from me about square footage as it relates to Tulsa Oklahoma real estate. What is the square footage of the house? This is often one of the first questions that […]

Home Buyer Etiquette

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Home Buyer Etiquette If you’ve recently sold a home, you’ll probably have many thoughts to contribute regarding home buyer etiquette. There’s nothing like trying to fit in a home showing when you have to transport kids to sports activities, cancel an appointment and get the dogs out before a prospective Buyer shows up. Home Sellers […]

My Really Big Real Estate Deal

Lorrie first-time buyer

My Really Big Real Estate Deal Well, I didn’t have to think for a second about what I would write about when I read about this challenge. I had an Internet inquiry and appointment to show a $50,000 house on a Saturday morning. It was in a part of town I really didn’t want to […]

WHY I recommend my Preferred Lender

Preferred Lender or Banker

WHY I recommend my Preferred Lender I recommend my Preferred Lender to my clients because I want to work with someone who shares my work ethics and commitment to a successful transaction. In order to be on my list of Preferred Lenders, my stipulations are (1) you work the hours I work, (2) I get […]