It’s not uncommon to hear people debate these days on whether it’s still better to buy a home than to rent, so many will find this info interesting, maybe even eye-opening: Despite recent price increases in many markets, it’s now cheaper to own a home than rent in all 100 of the largest U.S. metro [...]
We recognize that the home search process can be daunting in this new age of information. There’s so much to absorb, where do you start? That’s why we strive to make it as simple as possible. One of the tools our clients find most valuable is the Personalized MLS Gateway. Rather than spending hours a [...]
It’s an age-old question, right? In our great city, the numbers have traditionally worked well in favor of buying a home, rather than renting. So, it only makes sense that this is truer than any time in recent history, considering these factors: Interest rates are at historical lows, meaning that you can buy more house [...]
We’ve all seen the statistics. As a general rule, we Americans aren’t saving enough. We’re not careful enough with our money. We don’t plan, therefore, we plan to fail. The national average debt per person rises each year. Basically, as a whole, we’re spending more than we’re making each year. I recently read that Americans [...]
Wondering about the housing market in Oklahoma? Most people around here are these days, but would you have guessed that Oklahoma is among the 5 States Where Housing Is Predicted to Recover the Quickest? Oklahoma. Home prices in the Sooner State fell just 2.3% from peak to trough and mortgage delinquencies are 2.9%. Unemployment is [...]
An interesting thing has happened over the past few weeks since mortgage interest rates started to tick upward again… Home Buyer activity skyrocketed! Upward interest rates tend to get indecisive people off the fence. More often than that, they push people into panic mode. With that in mind, I thought it might be beneficial to [...]
There’s a program available for first-time and low-income home buyers in the City of Edmond, Oklahoma. This video will give you some of the details, and if you’re interested or would like to know more, please give us a call at 405-259-6565.
If I had a dime for every time I’ve been asked this question over the past 2 weeks, I could take that much-needed vacation and not skip a beat, but unfortunately, I don’t have those dimes any more than I have a definitive answer. I do have my opinions, but they’re just that… opinions. HOWEVER, [...]