Commentary, opinions, philosophical musings, practical tips, and occasional rantings of a full-time real estate web maven based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Specializing in country horse farms, ranches, and estate homes in Tulsa, Jenks, Bixby, Broken Arrow, Claremore, Collinsville, Coweta, Mounds, Sperry, Bristow, Beggs, Catoosa, Inola, Verdigris, Oologah, and Owasso. Tulsa , Rogers, Creek, Osage, Okmulgee, Mayes, Pawnee, Okfuskee, Washington, Wagoner, and Muskogee County, and other counties in Northeast Oklahoma. Topics discussed include interface between oil & gas industry and real estate interests of landowners, farm and ranch issues, and great restaurants and places to visit in Green Country.
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In Oklahoma, you cannot foreclose on someone without due process. Ben Callicoat, a Tulsa lawyer specializing in bankruptcy and consumer law, told me that homeowner's rights are protected because Oklahoma is a Judicial Foreclosure State. Not all states have such laws that protect homeowners. This ...
The house does not have to be falling down to be eligible for an FHA 203k renovation loan. It's so easy to do a this kind of loan. You find the house. You decide how you think it should be. You get quotes for paint, carpeting, appliances, whatever.... and le voilà, you have a beautiful home fo...
Great Location, But the House Needs Work? Consider an FHA 203k Loan. You found a home exactly where you want it to be. The location is great! The lot is remarkable, but the house is too nice for a knock down. It's too bad the house needs so much updating.... It's so convenient... but too muc...