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Tulsa, OK is hot, hot, hot with top events this April. There will be a lot of great events to take advantage of this month that will be great for the whole family. Therefore, we have compiled a list of a few of the top events that you don't want to miss. Tulsa, OK Events April 2013: Sesame Street Live - April 4 - 7, 2013 About the Show When Elmo gets his furry fingers on Abby Cadabby's magic wand, there's something in the air, and Sesame Street becomes a nonstop, all-singing, all-dancing musical monttage! Grover and Baby Bear sing (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: Tulsa, OK’s Best Real Estate Agents - 03/21/13 06:51 AM
Are you looking for the best real estate agents in Tulsa, OK? If so, you have come to the right place. Whether you are buying a Tulsa, OK home or listing your home, you want to use the best real estate agents in Tulsa that can handle all your real estate needs. You will also want an agent who will treat you as their top priority. If you’re a Tulsa home buyer:
No matter if you are a first-time home buyer or you are a seasoned home buyer, we can help you find the right home, for the right price, (0 comments)
Even though it’s still early in the year, you can still start your spring cleaning and make some extra money at Tulsa, OK’s consignment sale events. Therefore, we have some tips for helping you get the most of the things you no longer need or want. First you want set aside some time for going through all your stuff. It could take quite a while to pick through everything you have depending on how much you have kept over the years. You will also need supplies like boxes, trash bags and hangers along with pen and paper to take inventory (0 comments)
As we celebrate the holidays in Tulsa, OK we have some holiday highlights that residents and visitors may be interested in. There’s a lot going on in Tulsa this December so we can’t list them all, but we have compiled a list of some of the most popular Tulsa events. Tulsa OK Holiday Events: * Winterfest – This magical filled holiday event began in late November, but will be here until January 6, 2013 so there is still plenty of time to enjoy the fun. Winterfest will be in the streets of Downtown Tulsa at the BOK Center with an (0 comments)
Foreclosure filings are at the lowest in 5 years. Finally, the wave of foreclosures around the nation is much less according to recent reports by RealtyTrac. Their reports show that there is a decline of 7% in September from August and far below one year ago of 16%. The recent report shows that foreclosures are the lowest since the fall out in 2007. These days, foreclosures are not making headlines like they once were. However, some economists believe there could be another wave of foreclosures to hit the housing market. Since the mortgage settlement was reached in April, many experts (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: Tulsa Area Foreclosures Continue to Decline - 09/19/12 08:08 AM
Tulsa area foreclosures continue to decline month after month. Since July, repossessions in the Tulsa area are becoming less common, continuing a general downward trend. According to RealtyTrac, there were 572 foreclosures recorded in the Tula metro area last month. The foreclosure rate now results in one for every 716 homes, which is 3.5% below June and 28.8% below July 2011. When compared to the state of Oklahoma’s foreclosure rate, Tulsa is still much lower. There were 1,369 foreclosures throughout the state of Oklahoma, which is an increase of 5.8% for the month; however, that is down 32% for the year (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: The 2012 Greek Festival Coming to Tulsa - 09/12/12 01:40 PM
The 2012 Greek Festival is coming to Tulsa, OK on September 20th and will be here until September 22nd at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church at 1206 South Guthrie, Tulsa. The Greek Festival is Tulsa’s oldest Ethnic Festival bringing Greek flavor, sounds and foods to life. Build your own Greek dinner with the a la carte buffet while you enjoy wonderful Greek desserts and Greek music. This Greek holiday will feature many activities, ethnic dancing, shopping, and Greek foods. You can even buy a Greek cookbook to try out Greek recipes at home. The 2012 Greek Festival will be sponsored (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: Tulsa Oklahoma’s Moderately Price Midtown Homes - 08/08/12 07:03 PM
When it comes to moderately priced homes, Midtown Tulsa, OK has a wonderful selection of homes and neighborhoods to choose from. The area even offers a large variety of architectural styles and influences. You can find entry level homes in the $200,000 range and homes in that value up to $1,000,000.
A popular neighborhood in Midtown Tulsa with moderately priced homes runs from Riverside Drive to Cincinnati Avenue. It’s popular to the active community because of the nature bluffs, jogging, cycling and biking trails. The River Parks trail system is easily accessible and nearby Sunset Terrace offers great active opportunities (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: Affordable Neighborhoods in Midtown Tulsa - 08/01/12 05:33 PM
Unknown to many potential homebuyers, there are several affordable neighborhoods in Midtown Tulsa. So, if you are a bargain hunter looking for a nice historic home in Midtown Tulsa, you should consider the Stonebraker Heights area, the Tracy Park areas and the Maple Ridge area.
These areas of Midtown are steadily growing stronger. Several homes have even been renovated and updated. And although many consider these areas to be transitional, you can find great bargains. Plus there have been great amounts from public and private investors that have helped revitalize downtown Tulsa, OK, which has helped these neighborhoods make a (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: Easing Stress on Sellers in the Tulsa, OK Real Estate Market - 07/17/12 11:28 AM
The Hayflick family has been considering moving from their home in Downtown Tulsa to a larger home on the outskirts of the city for quite some time. They are seeking a bigger home with a larger lot for their children to play in. The Hayflick’s are part of the increasing number of potential buyers who are helping to wake up the Tulsa real estate market.
After several years of home sale decreases, home sales have been up for over twelve months straight. And, across the board, signs have improved. Prices have been up considerably to an average of $163,000 and (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: Tulsa, OK July Family Events - 07/11/12 05:14 PM
Tulsa, OK has several events this July for the whole family. Therefore, we have found a few that you may not want to miss out on. So, gather the family and grow together with summer family fun.
Tulsa’s Family Events in July: Mini Masters – The investigation into different elements that make up art, forms, colors, textures, shapes, contrast and lines. Kids will get to view a variety of art techniques while they explore the galleries. Events each Thursday and Friday from 10am to 11am for children ages 3 to 6 at Gilcrease Museum – 1400 N Gilcrease Museum Rd (0 comments)
Tulsa, OK comes in fourth on the list followed closely by Oklahoma City at sixth on the list. So, if you’re looking to relocate to one of the top rising real estate markets, check out what all Tulsa and its surrounding communities have to offer. Other cities you will find on the list of the top ten (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: The City of Tulsa Having Surplus Auction - 05/02/12 06:17 PM
The City of Tulsa is having its annual spring surplus auction on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 9:30am. You will find over 170 vehicles in this spring’s auction. Vehicles will range from six-wheel all terrain to police motorcycles to John Deere Gators to an assortment of cars and trucks. There will also be a few low mileage vehicles in the big auction. Last year, there was some low mileage vehicles with under 17,000 miles sold.
You can view the vehicles available on Friday, May 4, from 9am to 4pm, and again at 7:30am on Saturday before the auction begins. You (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: Staging – It’s Key to Selling Your Home - 04/18/12 05:00 PM
Staging is key to selling your home. So, you need to declutter, clean and stage your home to reel in buyers for the best price. Therefore, I have some advice about staging your home to help you get the most from the sale.
Before you place your home on the market, you should have a pre-inspection done. Some companies like Paul Davis Restoration will do a free pre-inspection. You will also need to have a company come out and do a termite inspection if your home is not monitored on a regular basis. The inspections are important because they will (0 comments)
When you visit Keystone Lake in Cleveland, Oklahoma, you will get to enjoy boating, fishing, hunting, camping and more just 15 miles of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Keystone Lake is on a wooded shoreline with sandy beaches, low rolling hills and high bluffs. Its blue-green water and natural beauty make it a visual treat you won’t forget. And, you can view its entire beauty from many overlooking points along state, county and federal highways. Keystone Lake is on the Arkansas River just west of downtown Tulsa. The lake is approximately 26,000 acres and flood controlled, which has created an urban playground. You (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: Tulsa, OK’s Top April Events - 04/04/12 08:40 PM
Since the weather will be beautiful this month, we have put together a list of Tulsa’s top events that are great for the whole family. So, get out, enjoy the spring weather and some of the top events. DREAM EXHIBIT – April 6th come see original artwork created in watercolor, oil, digital, modeling clay and more. For the Across the Generations initiative. Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 S. Peoria Ave. Visit tulsahistory.org for more info. Thru 2012. Ongoing. Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 S. Peoria, Tulsa (Midtown), 918-712-9484, tulsahistory.org. GRETA MEGNUSSON GROSSMAN EXHIBIT - April 6th come see Grossman’s mid-century modernist work develop (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: New Survey Shows Homeowners Open to Strategic Default - 03/28/12 06:14 PM
A new survey shows homeowners are open to strategic default. According to the survey, a large number of property owners see strategic default as a good option if their home continues to depreciate. Close to half the homeowners who participated in the online poll say they would walk away from their mortgage obligations if home values continue to fall. The survey was conducted online by Housing Predictor with 1,000 participants. The Housing Predictor survey showed almost half of those surveyed would stop paying their mortgage payments even if they could afford it. Many of them believe it is best to get (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: New Record Highs for Housing Affordability Index - 03/14/12 03:12 PM
According to the National Association of Realtors®, there are new record highs for the housing affordability index. Since 1973 when the NAR began keeping records, the affordability in housing has risen to a record high of 206.1. This number comes from the connection between median family income, median home price and the average mortgage rate. So, the more household purchasing power we have, the more the index will rise. Typically, first time buyers who make small down payments have a lower affordability level. However, an index of 100 is the point where households with a median income have just enough income (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: Dunkin’ Donuts Coming to Tulsa - 01/11/12 05:05 PM
Recent news says the delicious Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant will be coming to Tulsa, OK very soon. Last week, company officials publicized the popular coffee shop and donut chain would be opening 10 restaurants in Tulsa and surrounding areas. This is good news for Tulsa as the company doubles their number of locations across the country in years to come. The biggest cities in the expansion plans include Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Now, the company is in the process of finding franchisees in the communities they are expanding to. So far, Oklahoma City and Del City are the only communities in Oklahoma (0 comments)
broken arrow homes: City Hall Coming to Tulsa’s Neighborhoods - 12/28/11 02:10 PM
Tulsa’s City Counselors and Mayor Dewey Bartlett are helping to bring City Hall to Tulsa neighborhoods. In January, city council members and the Mayor will host “City Hall in Your Neighborhood” from January 10, 2012 through May 14, 2012. Events will be held in each of the nine council districts in Tulsa, OK. This will be a great opportunity for residents of Tulsa to get up-close and personal with their City government representatives to help work on problem solving for their neighborhoods. Each event will also address the many comments from the citizen survey that was given earlier in the year. (0 comments)
Real estate professionals Tom & Bev Herring specialize in the Oklahoma communities of Tulsa, Broken Arrow, Jenks, Bixby and surrounding areas. Call on Tom and Bev for all your buying and selling needs.
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