I thought today would be a good day to post a little information about Septic Systems after I went to a Well and Septic inspection for some clients of mine. If you are buying a home with a septic tank, you should always have it inspected. Problems with the systems can be NASTY! If you…

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Populations– 83,656 Number of Households: 30,530 OKC Metro Populations:  1,230,776 Edmond Retail Trade Area:  337,163 Workforce Unemployment Rate: 4.4% % of population with a bachelor’s degree: 50.1% Workforce within 30 miles: 637,235 Income Average household Income: $90,234 Per Capita Income: $33,330 Median income:  $67,063 Tax Structure Property Tax: 106.92 mills per $1000 assessed value Sales…

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There is an old curse my mother once taught me:  May you live in interesting times.  Honestly, I don’t think it’s a curse because I’d rather have an  interesting time than a boring one.  But markets don’t always like interesting and so we continue to see the push pull dynamic between world uncertainty and economic…

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Keeping Your Water Heater Fit- Most people don’t give much thought to their water heater – they just turn on the faucet and expect hot water to come out. Water heaters are relatively maintenance free, and you can keep your water heater in peak operating condition just by performing two simple maintenance tasks every six…

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Here is some interesting information that I came across on the National Association of Realtors website this morning about home security cameras. Thought this might be useful to some of the people who read my blog. By: Les Shu Published: February 17, 2011 Easy-to-install security cameras let you keep an eye on your home from…

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I have heard of multiple deals that were compromised or the buyers paid more because of the stuff they posted on Facebook and Twitter! I have never even thought about that being an issue, but it has happened. One instance where the buyer wrote an offer on a house then, posted on FB that they…

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This week we saw the continued effect of uncertainty in the world with the devastation in Japan, the civil war in Libya, and the continued protests in Bahrain.  Uncertainty creates fear.  Fear pushes people to look for safety.  And safety resides in the US Bond market.  As I said last week, the ‘flight to safety’…

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Wishing you a rainbow for sunlight after showers- Miles and miles of Irish smiles for golden happy hours- Shamrocks at your doorway for luck and laughter too, And a host of friends that never ends Each day your whole life through!

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I was reading the Realtor magazine this weekend and saw that Wells Fargo is now offering loans to buyers who are approved for an FHA loan and have a credit score of 500 or more. Wow, that should definitely open up some doors! The main stipulation is that the buyers have to put at least…

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