Renting vs Buying in OKC – The Cold, Hard Facts

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 […]

Silverhawk of Edmond – Activity Update

See below for the today’s list of homes for sale in Silverhawk! If you’re like me, you’re probably curious about how much the house down the street sold for, or how long that other one took to sell, or how many homes have sold lately. Since I’m constantly researching some of my favorite neighborhoods, I […]

Predictability's Out the Window

The title says it all… there’s really no other way to sum up what’s happening in the Oklahoma City real estate market lately. For the past year, although certain aspects of the market have been unpredictable, we’ve seen fairly-steady growth, and respectable levels of home sales in the OKC metro, especially in comparison with the […]

Don’t Screw Yourself In the Name of HGTV

Last week’s video blog was in my office in Edmond, OK about keeping it in perspective when making an offer on a home. You can see the statistics I referenced here, and feel free to voice your opinion on this topic in the comments below. Have a great day!!

Feds Agree with Okies

So, it’s not just us local yokels singing the praises of the Oklahoma City metro real estate market. Even the Federal Housing Finance Agency has joined in on the party. With both Tulsa and Oklahoma city ranked highly, I’ll continue to say there’s plenty to be confident about here, in Oklahoma.

The Naked Truth About OK Real Estate

In my latest video blog from the Fenwick addition park in Edmond, OK, I hit on the truth of what’s going on on the Central Oklahoma and national real estate scenes. You can see the actual statistics that I reference in the video and leave a comment here to voice your opinion on this topic.

OKC Real Estate – Analyzed

I’ve got some hardcore analysis coming in a few days, but if you haven’t seen the latest real estate sales statistics for the OKC Metro, you should take a look. At first glance, here are the things that jump out at me most: The obvious one; home sales are up 22% over this time last […]

Predictions

Whether the predictions are from local folks with a great understanding of the central Oklahoma market, or national folks with an in-depth understanding of things happening across the US, the fact is, today’s roller-coaster that is the real estate business has most of us playing a bit of a guessing game. How will the expiration […]

Supply and Demand – In Your Favor?

It’s a simple factor in market economics… supply and demand dictate pricing. As demand increases, so will prices if supply doesn’t keep up. As demand decreases, so will prices if supply doesn’t follow suit. As supply increases, prices will drop if demand doesn’t keep up. As supply decreases, prices will skyrocket if demand doesn’t drop. […]

Local Economy on the Rebound?

I stumbled across an interesting article from CNNMoney.com this morning, which outlines what some believe to be the 3 signs the economy is rebounding. I can’t speak to the first and third points in the article, but I thought this would be a good time to brag (again) about what’s happening locally and tie it […]