Are Oklahoma City Mortgage qualifications unfair?

I constantly from REALTORS® across the country about how Dodd-Frank and QM mortgage qualifications are unfair and that loans are being denied to qualified buyers but is this true and is it affecting Oklahoma City real estate for sale? The answer of course is yes and no and that’s not because I am answering the […]

New Video about City Rising Oklahoma City

It’s great to see Oklahoma City being featured for all the things we have done to improve the quality of life here. As a lifelong Oklahoma City resident I could not have envisioned many years ago that we could accomplish what we have done in the last 15 years. This is a 35 minute video […]

Should Oklahoma City Home Owners get earthquake insurance?

Should you get earthquake insurance on your Oklahoma City home? In the past year in Oklahoma there has been 871 officially reported earthquakes. Most of them are small and are hard to notice unless you are close but this year Edmond Oklahoma recorded a 4.5 magnitude quake which I felt in Oklahoma City. I have […]

Oklahoma City Real Estate Market Conditions July 2014

It is the end of July 2014 and I wanted to do a different take on Oklahoma City real estate market conditions. Deadlines do exist in real estate and just about the biggest one that affects price is the start of the Fall semester of school. Oklahoma City schools have their ear lies start I […]

Foreign national real estate investor financing

My main specialty in Oklahoma City real estate is building wealth through investing in real estate. The Oklahoma City market has been one of the most stable investment real estate market, and if you are the type of investor who is looking for a great return over a 10 year period of time and not […]

Oklahoma City real estate market conditions July 2014

2014 has been a powerful year for Oklahoma City real estate and the Oklahoma City economy in general. Without a bubble decline our loss of value in 2008 was much smaller compared to the rest of the country but the question always remains, can we sustain it? The answer month after month has been yes. […]

Should Oklahoma City Investors Use hard Money?

What is hard money exactly? Simply put, it is money that is loaned out that does not conform to Fannie Mae standards, and can be loaned to people with not so great credit. Most often it is used in Oklahoma City real estate to purchase “fix and flip” properties. On the surface it looks like […]

Oklahoma City Home Sellers and investor offers

I have heard so many Oklahoma City REALTORS® complain that they received an offer from an investor on a listed home for sale and I just don’t get it. Yes, an investor offer is typically a lower one on the asking price but is it really lower? Most Oklahoma City homes that an investor wants […]

Corporate real estate investors are bailing out

Starting in 2009 large Wall Street firms, hedge funds, and pension funds have all gotten into the real estate investment business not so much with Oklahoma City real estate, but with bubble market markdowns in the hardest hit markets. It seemed everyone thought that investing in real estate would be the way to exceptional wealth […]