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Nice home features that can be negative to buyers.

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  5 Cool Home Features That Can Deter Buyers Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Several amenities that often are viewed as favorites by home by owners may actually make the home more difficult to sell.® recently highlighted a few “awesome features” that surprisingly can limit your buyer pool. Such as:… Continued

October 22, 2015

64.2% of Millennials Put Down Less than 20%

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Digital Risk recently polled Millennials about the housing market. Among their findings was the fact that nearly two-thirds of the generation who have recently purchased a home, have done so with less than 20% down; with 36% putting down less than 5%! Here is a graph detailing the results: This means that more and more… Continued

August 22, 2015

Don’t Let Your “Luck” Run Out

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The 30-year fixed mortgage interest rate is currently still below 4%. Many buyers may be on the fence as to whether to act now and purchase a new home, or wait until next year, believing they still have time to lock in a low rate. If you look at what the experts are predicting over… Continued

March 18, 2015

9 vital home repairs to complete before negotiating a sale

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Even a burned-out light bulb can get a surprising write-up by inspector There’s something that I see generated in almost every transaction — a list of repair items found during due diligence inspections that buyers would like completed before closing. This can cause heartaches for sellers, who have negotiated their best deal and then feel “put upon”… Continued

February 23, 2015

The Truth About Buying a Home: You DON’T Need 20% Down

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In a recent survey, How America Views Homeownership, it was revealed that 68% of Americans feel that now is a good time to buy a home and 95%said they want to own a home if they don’t already. Franklin Codel, head of Wells Fargo home mortgageproduction, explains: “Although the home buying process has changed in… Continued

September 24, 2014

5 Real Estate Terms You Should Know.

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5 Real Estate Terms You Should Know “This article written for the Realtor in mind… but I thought it would good reading for everyone”… Jon When a transaction tanks, there’s usually one common culprit to blame: Miscommunication. Too often clients and customers trade in lingo they really don’t understand; and, while you may be telling… Continued

September 23, 2014

Americans Sold on Real Estate as Best Long-Term Investment

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April 17, 2014 Americans Sold on Real Estate as Best Long-Term Investment Lower-income Americans prefer gold to stocks, savings accounts, bonds by Rebecca Riffkin WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans today are more likely to think real estate is the best option for long-term investments than in the past, ranking it ahead of gold and stocks. These… Continued

July 17, 2014

Lowe’s 3-D room makes remodeling a (virtual) reality with the Holoroom

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If you’ve ever watched those remodeling shows on HGTV, you’ve probably seen those awesome computer generated virtual reality renditions of a remodeling job before it begins.  We’ll get ready, Lowe’s is bringing the “see it before you began” technology to your own remodeling project.  You will soon be able two choose your color palette, fixtures, and… Continued

June 11, 2014

Announcing the NEW Official Oklahoma MLS App – GoMLSOK

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Want to get the New Official Oklahoma MLS Home Search App?  Go to from your iPhone, Android, or Tablet device browser and you will be redirected to the download.  If you download directly from the app store, be sure and added me as your Preferred Realtor (User Name: JONHALEY) and I will be your personal… Continued

April 6, 2014