Google eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in each state. Congratulations Edmond we won! Edmond’s small business community is leading the way on the web in Oklahoma. This city’s public art murals, stained glass and sculptures attract visitors from near and far, and its online presence further builds awareness. The web is working…

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Today the Oklahoma City Chamber released a new commercial highlighting the city and it’s amenities.  I am proud to be a part of this City and State and excited about the growth and success of this community.  The real estate market is booming, call the R.E.D. Team today with any real estate needs.

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Inflation was back in the picture this week as the core the consumer price index came in at an annualized rate of 3.6%, which pushed rates up.  Remember, the people who lend their money to Fannie & Freddie need to adjust their rate of return for what inflation takes away.  So, when inflation goes up,…

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Right now is a great time to buy a home because there are an abundance of homes on the market, prices are affordable and interest rates are awesome! I was reading on the “Steve Sjuggerud’s Daily Wealth” website today about how he thinks right “now is literally the best time in recorded history to buy…

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Good news! The employment numbers for March came out strong today.  The unemployment rate dropped too.  All of this underscores the fact that the economy is doing better.  Combine this with the Core PCE index, the Fed’s measure of inflation, coming in at an annualized rate of 2.4% and you have definite upward pressure on…

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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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CountryLiving.com has some great suggestions for getting your house ready for spring. Take a look at the checklist and go ahead and get ready for Spring, because it will be here before we know it! The return of spring heralds a flurry of activity around the house, when a welcome feeling of renewal inspires us…

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Did you know that FHA is raising the Mortgage Insurance Premium, MIP, on all loans filed after October 4th, 2010? FHA will raise the MIP on all FHA case numbers assigned on or after October 4th.  This is a value added proposition for any one out there that is on the fence about buying a house. …

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Excerpt from Realtor.com Daily Real Estate News  | July 22, 2010  | Sales Slow But Remain Above Last Year With the scheduled closing deadline for the home buyer tax credits, existing-home sales slowed in June but remained at relatively elevated levels, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family,…

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