Oklahoma County, OK Real Estate News

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
John Joseph Kirby was born in Falls Church, Virginia back in 1939 to John and Rose.  He graduated from Fordham University in 1961, he was a Rhodes scholar, earning a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree from Merton Collee at Oxford University.  He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1956.After graduation, he worked at the United States Department of Justice in the Civil Rights Division in the 1960’s.  due to his research on widespread discrimination against African-Americans formed the basis of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  He personally escorted African-American children into segregated schools, surrounded by federal marshals.  He left the Justice Department working with the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP retiring in 2007.  Some of his most n...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Dianne Durham was born in Gary, Indiana back in 1968.  At the tender age of four she started training for the Olympics.  When she was thirteen she was coached by Bela Karolyi.  Dianne was to become Bela’s first elite American Gymnast.  Dianne competed in several international competitions including Japan, Belgium and China.When she was not competing, she worked at the Morgan Park Academy as a gymnastics teacher. In 1983, she competed in the McDonalds International Competition winning a silver medal.  She injured her knee and that prevented her from competing in the world championships.  In 1984, she won the Silver Medal in the Chunichi Cup, later that same year she withdrew from the 1984 US Olympic Team Competition. Later in life she became a judge, coach and motivational speaker for gy...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
Our Oklahoma real estate market is hot even during the stress of a COVID pandemic.Why?People need to change jobs, change schools, stop renting, and start building equity for their financial future!It's a great time to consider putting your home on the market and get top dollar!Let's review some ideas that you should do BEFORE you list your home to sell.Before you put your house on the market, ask your real estate agent for guidance on improving your home’s presentation. Your agent can tell you what buyers expect in your particular market and at your home’s price point. The following 10 steps are a way to get a good head start on preparing to sell your home.1. Welcome buyers. Make your front door visible and accessible to buyers. Paint the door, clear debris and clutter from the walkway ...
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By Tyler Weinrich, Home buying company servicing OKC
(W Properties)
Generally speaking, some home buyers and sellers find the short sale process to be quite confusing. Here at W Properties, we can hopefully help. We are an OKC company who can be trustedIt can be challenging to illustrate how a particular short sale is originated, and the procedure of receiving approval from a specific lender can be tedious. A home and seller both require to meet specific criteria to be sold short in Oklahoma. Typically, all information concerning the home's value and the seller's finances will have to be collected and issued to the lender together with other items in a packet, and having a prospective buyer What Entails a Short Sale OKC?Once a lender approves a particular short sale, they'll be agreeing to sell the OKC property for less than the actual mortgage balance ...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
Belle Isle OKC Homes Valerie McEvoy RE/MAX | Oklahoma Belle Isle Homes and Real Estate Belle Isle Homes in Oklahoma City are great deals!Living in Belle Isle, you'll appreciate the close proximity to Nichols Hills, Western Avenue, Shopping Malls, Classen Curve and other developments in central Oklahoma City. The topography and community feeling in this area of OKC real estate is a real draw for prospective home buyers.Belle Isle Wilemans Oklahoma City Homes on YOUTUBEAlso nearby is Lake Hefner, a favorite spot for bikers and joggers, with a trail system around the entire municipal reservoir. The entire area is located within Oklahoma City limits. I'm a big fan of the trails at Lake Hefner and the dining fun at Mama Roja, Red Rock Canyon Grill, Louie's Lakeside and Hefner Grill.Real Esta...
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By Tyler Weinrich, Home buying company servicing OKC
(W Properties)
We Buy Houses for Cash - Scam or Time Saver? There is a growing number of "We buy houses for cash" companies in the real estate market today, but are these companies scams or are they providing a valuable service to time-strapped buyers? Cash Housebuyer In Oklahoma - W Properties  As with any industry, the answer depends on the company. There are some scammers out there. There are also a lot of reputable cash buyers who conduct numerous trades every month, and those buyers have a lot to offer. A Sale on Your Terms There are numerous reasons why someone might want to sell a property quickly. They could be trying to avoid foreclosure, or need to move to another state for work and not want the hassle of dealing with the sale after they have left. Alternatively, they could have tried being ...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
Ski Island Lake Subdivision Ski Island Lake in NW OKC Market Update! Ski Island Lake Homes for Sale Valerie McEvoy RE/MAX Preferred OKC   If you love living near Lake Hefner, how about enjoying that AND having a home that is located on a body of water like Ski Island Lake?This community is rather unusual for Oklahoma. You have so many waterfront views, but you are in the heart of NW OKC.Here's the latest real estate market information for this popular NW Oklahoma City neighborhood!***Median Estimated Home Value in Ski Island Lake:$185,670Change over last month:+1.06%Change over last 12 months:+1.13% Schools Nearby in Ski Island Lake: Ralph Downs Elementary SchoolLevel: ElementaryType: PublicGrades Served: PK, K-5 Putnam City North High SchoolLevel: HighType: PublicGrades Served: 9-12 D...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
Quail Creek OKC Homes for Sale 10 Things to Do Before You Sell Your HouseAt a local level in Oklahoma City and Edmond Oklahoma, the buyer confidence remains strong with some changes that vary on the price level and what type of houses they are looking for. Certain neighborhoods are hot and some are not. Quail Creek in NW OKC is always a hot market for home buyers looking for a great neighborhood in NW Oklahoma City!Search Oklahoma City and Edmond Oklahoma HomesParticularly in and around NW OKC and in Edmond, Oklahoma the addition of new stores and businesses in the area makes our local OKC Metro real estate market one of the most heavily viewed areas in online internet property exposure. Oklahoma City homes and Edmond Oklahoma real estate are overall, very hot and active.As you are awar...
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By Ideal Homes, Home building and design in the OKC metro area
(Ideal Homes)
Animal lovers who live in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area are in luck as there’s a large selection of pet adoption organizations where they can find the perfect furry addition to their family:Pets and People – a volunteer-based organization that focuses on rescuing dogs and cats from municipal shelters – OPEN: Tuesday – Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., closed Monday701 Inla AvenueYukon, OK 73099Email: info@petsandpeople.comPhone: (405) 350-7387 Central Oklahoma Humane Society – the largest animal-related non-profit in Oklahoma. As an independent organization, it receives no government funding or tax dollars.Adoption Center:OPEN: Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 5 p.m., closed Monday7500 N. Western Ave.Oklahoma City, OK 73116405-286-1229 ext. 1 Tiny Tails Small Dog Rescue ...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
Edmond Oklahoma Real Estate Update ReportMarble Leaf Edmond Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes for SaleMarble Leaf Edmond Home ReportLooking for an affordable Edmond community that is located very close to the best of everything in NW OKC?Marble Leaf just might fit your bill for a new home and new community of great neighbors!Here is the latest Marble Leaf Edmond housing addition market report!Least Expensive Listed Home for Sale:2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom 1,015 Square Feet 2004 Year Built Priced to Sell at $122,500 Price per Square Foot $120.69 Days on Market 12Least Expensive Home SOLD in Marble Leaf:2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1,000 Square Feet Year Built 2005 Sold for $120,000 Price per Square Foot $98.57 Most Expensive Home SOLD in Marble Leaf:4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1,469 Square Feet Built in 20...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
Midtown OKC and Bricktown Oklahoma Homes Valerie McEvoy | RE/MAX Urban Living OKC Real Estate | 405-414-5022If you are new to Oklahoma City and have ever wondered about 'urban living' options in the Downtown OKC area, then you should certainly check out the Midtown area of Oklahoma City and Midtown and Bricktown Lofts and Homes for Sale. Lofts and homes in Bricktown and Midtown are diverse, convenient to Downtown activities, and have benefited greatly from the latest progress from OKC's MAPS and Project 180 Downtown developments. Many people are surprised to see all of the progress and improvements that are happening in our Downtown Oklahoma City area. These improvements and options also show themselves in the quantity and quality of urban living choices in Midtown and Bricktown. Midtow...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
Marble Leaf Edmond Home Report!Looking for an affordable Edmond community that is located very close to the best of everything in NW OKC?Marble Leaf just might fit your bill for a new home and new community of great neighbors!Here is the latest Marble Leaf Edmond housing addition market report! Least Expensive Listed Home for Sale: 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom 1,015 Square Feet 2004 Year Built Priced to Sell at $122,500 Price per Square Foot $120.69 Days on Market 12. Most Expensive Home SOLD in Marble Leaf: 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1,469 Square Feet Built in 2010 Listed Price $155,000 Price per Square Foot $124.54 23 Days on the Market. One home ACTIVE and for sale. 8 homes have SOLD recently! Keep in touch and I'll post more local market reports so YOU can stay on top of the action in Edmond a...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
Looking into buying a home in Edmond Oklahoma? Maybe you think that you need to sell? If you live in the Edmond 73012 zip code, you might want to avail yourself of the recent market statistics for this amazing area of Edmond Oklahoma.  Here's my Edmond 73012 Real Estate Market Update! Edmond 73012 Median Home Value - $215,070 12-Month Change in Median Estimated Home Value - +3.8% Median Listing Sales Price - $228,000 Median Listing Price - $272,000 12-Month Change in Median Listing Price - +.8% Median Days on Market - 49 days Most Expensive home in the Edmond Oklahoma 73012 market area - 21730 Villagio Dr, Edmond, OK 73012 $1,599,000. Least Expensive home in the Edmond Oklahoma 73012 market area - 1217 Bluff Creek Dr, Edmond, OK 73012 $144,900 Top Schools in this Edmond Oklahoma area:  ...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
BELLE ISLE Wileman Homes and Real EstateWileman’s Belle Isle has been a vibrant, desirable neighborhood since its construction during the ’50s and ’60s, with its range of midcentury ranch, chalet, and gingerbread-style homes.Close proximity to shopping and dining, plus quiet streets for walking and biking. You will find prices from $150k to nearly $1.0 million.   73118 Oklahoma City Oklahoma County Oklahoma USA Median Estimated Home Value $189K $156K $162K $159K $243K Estimated Home Value 12-Month Change +9.7% +4.7% +4.1% +3.3% +5.6% Median List Price $245K $192K $230K $196K $117K List Price 1-Month Change -1.6% +1.3% +2% +3.3% +6.4% List Price 12-Month Change +6.5% +7.9% +8.4% +10.4% +7.3% Median Home Age 79 50 47 44 40 Own 55% 59% 59% 66% 64% Rent 45% 41% 41% 34% 36% $ Value of all bu...
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By Ideal Homes, Home building and design in the OKC metro area
(Ideal Homes)
A 110,000 square foot facility, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art is located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City. One of the region’s leading art institutions, OKCMOA not only has its own diverse collection but also regularly presents exhibitions organized from prestigious museums and collections from around the world.Information on future displays can be obtained by visiting the museum’s upcoming exhibitions page.Opened in 2002, the museum’s own collection features highlights from North America, Europe and Asia. Especially known for its American art and postwar abstracts, its permanent collection also boasts one of the world’s largest public collections of Dale Chihuly glass. In addition, OKCMOA has a major collection of photography by Brett Weston, as well as what is widely considere...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
10 Things to Do Before You Sell Your Quail Creek HouseAt a local level in Oklahoma City and Edmond Oklahoma, the buyer confidence remains strong with some changes that vary on the price level and what type of houses they are looking for. Certain neighborhoods are hot and some are not. Quail Creek in NW OKC is always a hot market for home buyers looking for a great neighborhood in NW Oklahoma City!Search Oklahoma City and Edmond Oklahoma HomesParticularly in and around NW OKC and in Edmond, Oklahoma the addition of new stores and businesses in the area makes our local OKC Metro real estate market one of the most heavily viewed areas in online internet property exposure. Oklahoma City homes and Edmond Oklahoma real estate are overall, very hot and active.As you are aware, for most familie...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
Quail Creek Oklahoma City Homes and Real EstateWhy is Quail Creek Real Estate so much in demand in OKC homes for sale?Buying a home in any area requires good research and search tools to find the best deals on the real estate market. Arm yourself with the best home buyer information when you look for homes for sale in Quail Creek here in Oklahoma City.If you are a homeowner in this amazing neighborhood and need to see what the selling competition is like in your community, then you should also avail yourself to the latest listing of homes for sale in Quail Creek. Selling your home is a competitive process and it is always wise to know what homes for sale in your local community are selling for in this Oklahoma City real estate market.Learn what the competition, the homes already for sal...
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By Ideal Homes, Home building and design in the OKC metro area
(Ideal Homes)
More than 28,000 Western and American Indian art works and artifacts are on display in Oklahoma City at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, which has been widely described as America’s premier institution of Western history, art and culture.Founded in 1955 as the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, the museum’s stated mission is to preserve and interpret the evolving history and culture of the American West for the education and enrichment of adults and children alike. Since it opened, more than 10 million visitors from around the world have come to the museum to view work by such eminent artists as Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell and James Earle Fraser, whose revered sculpture, The End of the Trail, has become the iconic symbol of the museum.The National Cowboy and Wester...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
It's always a great day when I can show homes in the Edmond Oklahoma Valencia neighborhood! Before you start your research on Valencia Edmond Oklahoma homes, let me share with you some homework that I've already done for you on this great Valencia real estate market! What an amazing community is Valencia in Edmond, Oklahoma!I was so impressed with the prevalence of playgrounds, community pool and clubhouse fun, Edmond and Deer Creek schools, and the friendly neighbors. It's always great to show homes here and even more, fun to list them for sale when a resident of The Grove make a move. Here are some interesting real estate market updates for The Grove.  Median Estimated Home Value: $192,570   Change over last month: +0.12%   Change over last 12 months: +4.69%   Edmond Oklahoma Schools ...
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By Valerie McEvoy, Oklahoma Real Estate and Homes
(Preferred Referrals LLC)
Needing to relocate, downsize or just move efficiently and with low stress? Are you are a Senior and wanting to move to a different community? You'll want to explore the Senior Real Estate Services available to you!Valerie McEvoy - Senior Real Estate Specialist - RE/MAX Preferred PropertiesValerie McEvoy is a Senior Real Estate Services Specialist in the Oklahoma City and Edmond Oklahoma real estate market. She is knowledgeable and professional in helping seniors get their homes sold and helping them to navigate the options of making a move. Valerie McEvoy is connected to service providers who will provide professional, reliable and experienced service in getting senior to downsize and move their home with the least amount of effort.Why Choose a Senior Real Estate Services Professional ...
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