If you haven't checked your home's value lately, you're likely going to be surprised. A lot of people are! After the Great Recession of 2008-2010, housing values took an unprecedented hit. But since then, property values in Oklahoma and Cleveland Counties have consistently risen over the past 5 to 6 years. What does that mean … Continue reading Have You Checked Your Home’s Value Lately?
If you're in the process of buying a home, you've probably already met with a lender who advised you on what to do and what not to do during the escrow process. But if you're just getting ready to buy or plan on doing so in the near future, following a few financial tips can … Continue reading Financial Don’ts When Getting Ready To Buy A Home
Are you having trouble deciding whether or not to sell your real estate - home, recreational property, investment property? It's not the length of time you've lived in or owned a property that determines when it's time to sell. There's no magic number of ownership years that triggers a move. The reasons for deciding to … Continue reading 5 Questions for Home Sellers
Based on the inventory of homes available to sell in Cleveland County, Oklahoma, now is the ideal time to maximize your investment and list it for sale. Currently there are 416 homes for sale in the $200,000 to $300,000 price range. Over the past six months, 546 homes have sold in that same price range. … Continue reading Is Your Home Valued between $200K & $300K? If so, NOW is the time to sell
The following is from an online article by Elizabeth Weintraub... American home owners sell and move, on average, every five to seven years. Why do home owners move? People who have lived in the same home for the past 30 years may have a hard time understanding this phenomena. They are shocked that people move … Continue reading Reasons Why Home Owners Sell
Here is a snapshot of the real estate trends for Cleveland County and Oklahoma County: Median Sales Price in the Month of August: Median Days on Market in the Month of August: Percentage of Last List Price in the Month of August: # of Homes for Sale in the Month of August: Now is a … Continue reading August 2017 Real Estate Trends
I know. Death is such a morbid conversation. To even think about death, your funeral, your tombstone...I think it makes us all shudder a bit. Stephen Covey writes in his perpetual top-of-the-must-read list of books, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, that we must begin with the end in mind. In other words, we … Continue reading What Will Your Tombstone Say?
I don't know about you, but the Fall season is my most favorite season of the year. The cooler temperatures, football, pumpkins, the crunching sounds of leaves underfoot. It's just a great time of year! As we make our final approach into Fall, it's important to prepare properly. In the online article, 8 Easy Hacks … Continue reading 8 Easy Hacks to Get Your Home Ready for Fall
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world." -- Harriet Tubman What are your dreams, your aspirations? Is it to become the very best in your field? The top salesperson in your company? To … Continue reading Are Your Dreams Still Dreams?
In 1981, I began working in the office equipment business making deliveries of supplies to area businesses in Shawnee, Oklahoma. The following year, I chose to pursue what would become a three-decade long career in sales in the office technology industry. Except for a few years as Pastor of Spiritual Development at a successful North … Continue reading My Next Chapter