Tulsa, OK Real Estate News

By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Tulsa OK Christmas Performances 2015There will be several Tulsa OK Christmas performances to enjoy before the holiday season ends this 2015. You will find an indoor live nativity, a Christmas Village at Walmart, a Creepy Christmas (a Tulsa first), and so much more. All the Tulsa OK Christmas performances are family friendly so bring your whole family and your friends out to enjoy these great attractions before the holiday season comes to an end.2015 Tulsa OK Christmas PerformancesIndoor Live Nativity - Asbury United Methodist Church, 6767 S. Mingo, will host an indoor living Nativity performance. This free event will be a meaningful Christmas experience for pe ople of all ages.Event Details:Date: December 12, 2015 through December 19, 2015Time: 12:00 pmLocation: Asbury United Methodist ...
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By Lori Cain, Midtown Tulsa Real Estate Top Producer
(eXp Realty)
Sales prices and values continue to increase in Florence Park - midtown Tulsa real estateFlorence Park boundaries are 15th Street to the north, 21st Street to the south, the BA Expressway to the west and Harvard to the east.As of this date, December 14, 2015, there are 7 active listings in Florence Park ranging from $164,900 to $280,000 list price.Six properties are pending in Florence Park with an average days on market of 31 - although two listings were sold in 5 days on market.The 43 properties sold in 2015 to date range in sales price from $100,000 to $349,000 with an AVERAGE sales price of $196,784. Average days on market are 63, although 20 properties sold within the first month.  Average sales price per square foot of properties closed is $125, however some of the premium propert...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Tulsa OK Christmas Lights Displays & Nearby Towns This year’s Tulsa OK Christmas light displays are even more abundant than years past. Some of the best usual displays include Rhema Bible Church in Broken Arrow at 1025 W Kenosha St. This is one of the most spectacular Christmas light displays to be seen. If you will be going to see this display, you can either drive, walk or take a carriage ride. Horse drawn carriage rides are just $10 for adults and $5 for children. Donations are always welcome; however, the viewing is always free.Another annual display that is very popular is the Paragon Industries display in Sapulpa OK at 3378 W Oklahoma 117. There is over 2 million lights that stretch over nearly a mile. This display is free. Get geared up for all the lights in and around Tulsa OK.M...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Tulsa OK Christmas 2015 Events and ActivitiesA holiday guide to Tulsa OK Christmas 2015 events and activities with special holiday shows, light displays, festivals, concerts, parades and more from now through Christmas. This year is the best so far with many activities to choose from each night all December long in Tulsa OK.Events & Activities in Tulsa OK Christmas 2015Christmas at the Belvidere Mansion - Claremore’s Victorian Mansion is decorated in full for the holidays. Guests can enjoy touring the mansion, shopping in the gift shop and the extended holiday collections of special items for the special someone. Enjoy lunch at the Tea Room in the mansion and stay to hear some of the fabulous ghost stories.Event Details: Dates: Tuesday’s through Saturday’s Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Loca...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Thanksgiving Meals in Tulsa OK All WeekWhat started years ago as a holiday meal for the homeless, the John 3:16 Mission has now grown into a full week of Thanksgiving meals in Tulsa OK. The meals start today, Tuesday, November 24, 2015 and will be served daily through Sunday, November 29, 2015. This will provide Thanksgiving meals in Tulsa OK for over 2,000 homeless and hungry in and around the area.Reverend Steve Whitaker, president and CEO of the John 3:16 Mission has a love for the Thanksgiving holiday. He was reported to say that he envisions a big table overflowing with food so he can eat himself into a stupor. He also wants to share that vision with those less fortunate so they can have a sense of fulfillment during the holidays. The reverend now dedicates his entire Thanksgiving ...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Tulsa November Events - 1st Week EventsThere will be so much going on for Tulsa November events. So many events that we will just post the events one week at a time so we can get them all listed. The Holidays are officially here so get out and enjoy all the Tulsa November events that you can and your family can.Tulsa November Events77th Annual Will Rogers Days – This annual events is so much fun for the whole family all month long. Events will include Children’s Day at the Museum, Pocahontas Clubs “Hats Off to Will”, Will Rogers Day Parade, Birthday Party & more.Event Details: Date: November 6, 2015 through November 8, 2015 Time: All day Location: Will Rogers Memorial Museum & Birthplace Ranch is Claremore, OK Admission: Free Website: willrogers.com Christmas at the Belvidere Mansion - ...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Halloween Activities in Tulsa OK 2015Halloween activities in Tulsa Ok are here. It’s now time for all those wonderful fall festivals, Halloween activities, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and much more that are happening all around Tulsa OK this 2015 season. Therefore, we have a long list of all the events and activities that can be found in our quaint little community.Halloween Activities and Festivals in Tulsa Pumpkins & Fall Fun at Livesay OrchardsThe family fun will begin as soon as you arrive at the Pumpkin Patch at Livesay Orchards. Everyone will board the wagon for a hay ride to the pumpkin patch where you can find the perfect pumpkin or pumpkins for your home. Pumpkin Playland is also a popular attraction at Livesay Orchards. You will find fun activities including a kids play area, ...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Real Estate Investing: Big Income PossibilitiesReal estate investing can bring big income possibilities to anyone who wants to put forth the effort. Real estate investing can also be a lot easier in Tulsa OK with the help of the right real estate investing agent. Being a landlord has been a great path to reach millionaire status for many investors. Your investment helps you get a second source of income, and helps you build equity with the help of your tenants each month.While median home prices nationally average near $180,000, you won’t get rich from one home in real estate investing. However, you can produce cumulative equity and rental earnings if you own three or more homes. Therefore, we have some tips to help you get started on becoming a millionaire from investing in real estate...
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By Bob Haywood, BobHaywood.com
(McGraw Realtors)
Unless you've been under a rock, you know that we passed a huge milestone on October 3, 2015.  Yep, the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rules have arrived.  And it's changing life in Real Estate as we know it.TRID stands for:T - TILA:  Truth in Lending Act(Designed to protect borrowers by ensuring that they are aware of the terms and costs of credit so they can act knowledgeably when it comes to a mortgage loan.)R - RESPA: Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act(Requires mortgage lenders to provide simple yet complete amounts of info to help aspiring home owners make smart financial decisions.)I - INTEGRATEDD - DISCLOSUREBut what does this change mean for us?First, it means we no longer have HUD closing forms.  Now we have a Closing Disclosure form prepared by (Hang onto your underwear h...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Midtown Tulsa Segway Tour – A Popular New ActivityA Midtown Tulsa Segway Tour will take you on an amazing sight-seeing experience right in the heart of Midtown Tulsa OK. You will get a customized tour that will give you a one-of-a-kind experience that has become a popular new activity.Midtown Tulsa Segway Tour info Dates: Daily through November 30, 2015 Times: 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm Location: Tulsa Segway, 616 S Main St, Tulsa OK Admission: $60 for 2 hour Midtown Tulsa Seway Tour Website: www.tulsasegway.com More Midtown Tulsa Segway Tour InfoWe have been telling people about Midtown Tulsa for several years now. It’s an amazing place to live, work and play. Along a Midtown Tulsa Segway Tour you can also see an array of salt box homes that were relocated from Colonial Ne...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Oklahoma Fall Festivals in September 2015Oklahoma Fall Festivals are a huge deal throughout the state. There are too many Oklahoma Fall Festivals to name for the entire fall season so we will start with September 2015. Now that summer is beginning to fade, you will see Oklahoma Fall Festivals each week from September through late October. Are you ready for the Oklahoma Fall Festival season?Oklahoma Fall Festivals in September Cherokee National Holiday – From September 3, 2015 through September 6, 2015 you can enjoy this popular Oklahoma Fall Festivals as we celebrate the Cherokee heritage and culture in Tahlequah. There will be traditional games, food and vendors at the event. You can get more information at www.cherokee.org.Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival – From September 3, 2015 to ...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
 Affordable Midtown Tulsa Homes and NeighborhoodsUnknown to many potential homebuyers, there are several affordable Midtown Tulsa homes and neighborhoods. So, if you are a bargain hunter looking for nice, historic, affordable Midtown Tulsa homes you should consider the Stonebraker Heights area, the Tracy Park areas and the Maple Ridge area.There are areas with affordable Midtown Tulsa homes that are steadily growing stronger each year. Several homes have even been renovated and updated. And although many consider these areas to be transitional, you can still find great bargains. Plus, there has been great amounts from public and private investors that have helped revitalize downtown Tulsa, OK, which has helped these neighborhoods make a comeback.More affordable Midtown Tulsa homes can b...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
The Newest Reasor’s Foods in Tulsa OK - A Grand OpeningAfter two years of planning and creating, the newest Reasor’s Foods in Tulsa OK is having their grand opening event. The doors opened on August 5, 2015; however, the grand opening of Reasor’s Foods in Tulsa OK will not start until August 12, 1015. They are showcasing a new, exciting look, a delicious restaurant and unique products. The newest Reasor’s Foods in Tulsa OK will feature many exciting things such as a bakery, deli, meat, produce, seafood, nutrition and a pharmacy.Reasor’s Foods in Tulsa OK HighlightsBakery – Fresh baked foods daily is what you will get. These fresh bakes will take you back to the old days of good fresh food. There will be fresh breads, cakes and other deserts for every celebration.Deli – Quality and fresh...
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By Bob Haywood, BobHaywood.com
(McGraw Realtors)
When you first jump into the wild world of Real Estate there are two things the instructors don't tell you.The first is that you'll spend a good part of your showing time searching for light switches.  You'd think this wouldn't be that big of a deal, but it is.  You'd be amazed where light switches can be hidden.The second thing they don't tell you is about the children.Yep, those crazy kids.What they don't tell you is that there are going to be times you'll be out showing houses and you'll have a four year old in your floorboard or in the backseat screaming at the top of his lungs.  And his or her parents will be saying things in a calm voice like, "Now just be patient.  We'll go get ice cream when we are done."  And the kid ramps up the screaming to a higher decibel level almost causi...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Master Planned Communities in Tulsa OKWhen you are looking for a master planned community in Tulsa OK or near Tulsa, you will find two new master planned communities. These master planned communities offer so much for a better way of life. You will find luxury homes in communities that offer amenities such as security, ponds, pools, golf, playgrounds, and much more. Therefore, we have the details for these two communities to help you choose what type of master planned communities in Tulsa OK or surrounding community is right for you, your family and your needs.The Reserve at Dutchers CrossingDutchers Crossing is a Master Planned Residential Community located in Jenks, Oklahoma that offers a special lifestyle. The community is located within the acclaimed Bixby School District and set am...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Tulsa OK Gated CommunitiesWhen you are looking for Tulsa OK gated communities, you have come to the right place. We have the details of each Tulsa OK gated community that you need to help you decide which gated community is right for you and your family.Tulsa OK Gated Communities InformationGuier Woods Gated Community – This is an active community both inside and out. There is 24 hour security and an on-site manager for all your needs. The neighborhood has many amenities to offer Tulsa OK residents. Guier Woods is one of Tulsa OK finest neighborhoods and is located in Southern Tulsa near the Southern Hills Country Club. If you are looking for a Tulsa OK gated community with luxury, beauty and security, you will love Guier Woods gated community.Search homes for sale in Guier WoodsAuberge...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Tulsa OK Economy and Real Estate FactsThere are some great facts about Tulsa OK and all the wonderful things the community has to offer. Therefore, we want to give you some of those facts to think about when you are deciding whether or not to move to Tulsa OK.The City of Tulsa is located in the County of Tulsa in the northeastern section of Oklahoma. Because of the rolling green hills and wooded terrain of the Ozark foothills, it is one of the most beautiful places to live. Tulsa has a pleasant climate. Residents enjoy 230 days of sunshine each year. Tulsa is proud of its low unemployment rate. Its economy is based on manufacturing, telecommunications, transportation, energy and aerospace.Tulsa’s Educational System Students living in Tulsa are served primarily by the Tulsa Public School...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Tops Reasons You Need Tulsa, OKWe have some great reasons you will need Tulsa, OK in the upcoming years. When you’re looking for a city with easy navigation, Tulsa, OK should be on your mind. Between Tulsa’s Downtown Coordinating Council and the Vision 2025 initiative, there are new city goals to convert all the one-way streets into two-way streets to help make it easy to get around Tulsa, OK. As it is now, Main Street from Sixth Street to 10th Street allows only one direction, which is north to south. The Vision package allocated $457,000 for the street project on Main from Sixth Street to Seventh Street to include that conversion. And, the Downtown Council set aside $115.000 to create the conversion between Seventh Street and Tenth Street in Tulsa, OK.This improvement will revitalize ...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Tulsa’s Zoorassic Park and Summer Camps at the ZooDon’t miss out on the fun at Tulsa’s Zoorassic Park and the summer camps at Tulsa Zoo. It’s going to be another great year of prehistoric fun and lots of summer activities for the young ones. From now until the end of August you can enjoy the Zoorassic Park and Summer Camps. Tulsa’s Zoorassic Park will take guest back in time, featuring twenty-six enormous displays. There will also be eleven dinosaur species at this temporary exhibit. And, there will be two mega sized bug displays; a ladybug and a grasshopper.Tulsa’s Zoorassic Park will be some of the most popular dinosaur species such as the T-Rex, the Triceratops, and the Baryonyx. These large displays were all designed by Billings Productions of McKinney, TX. Each display is built on ...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Tulsa OK 4th of July 2015 Events Plan your Tulsa OK 4th of July events to honor the red, white and blue with this great list of patriotic events and festivals we have found all around Tulsa. Tulsa OK 4th of July events are a huge deal around this town. The allure of bright sparklers playfully gripped by tiny hands, cool and crisp watermelon on a hot July day and clear night skies filled with twinkling fireworks of every shade and hue have captivated generations of Tulsan’s each Independence Day. The Tulsa OK 4th of July holiday signals a time to come together and enjoy patriotic fun with the entire family. From large-scale festivals held in the heart of Tulsa’s old-fashioned jubilees up and down the state’s nostalgic, small-town Main Streets, Tulsa is ready to host your July 4th celebra...
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