Commentary, opinions, philosophical musings, practical tips, and occasional rantings of a full-time real estate web maven based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Specializing in country horse farms, ranches, and estate homes in Tulsa, Jenks, Bixby, Broken Arrow, Claremore, Collinsville, Coweta, Mounds, Sperry, Bristow, Beggs, Catoosa, Inola, Verdigris, Oologah, and Owasso. Tulsa , Rogers, Creek, Osage, Okmulgee, Mayes, Pawnee, Okfuskee, Washington, Wagoner, and Muskogee County, and other counties in Northeast Oklahoma. Topics discussed include interface between oil & gas industry and real estate interests of landowners, farm and ranch issues, and great restaurants and places to visit in Green Country.
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I attended last night's meeting of the Sand Springs Planning Commission. Six of the seven commissioners were present. The staff recommended that the Commission vote to recommend to the City Council to annex the 109 acres south of Weaver Road and to zone it RE -- (which means Residential Estate)....
Oops! My interactive maps did not seem to work any longer. Why? I removed the Retaggr widget and now my interactive maps are working again. I had installed the Retaggr snippet of code at the bottom of my index page right before the closing body tag (
Real estate is like a cake. When you own the entire cake, you own the land in fee simple, essentially from the top of the ground to the center of the earth. When you own land in fee simple, you own the icing and the cake itself. When someone sells the land and retains the mineral rights, then ...
Prohibition against Drilling within City Limits and Annexation of an Active Oil & Gas Lease to Avoid Drilling
The interface between the rights of surface owners and mineral owners is very interesting and will become more of a problem in oil-producing states as we push to "drill here now" in an attempt to reduce our dependence on foreign oil. I attended a meeting of the Sand Springs (Oklahoma) City Counci...
I am in the GRI class taught by Randy Templeton. He just taught us about maps.live.com. It gives you access to the same aerial photos that we see on Realist. Check it out. -- Debbie http://TulsaRealEstateWeb.com http://NortheastOklahomaRealEstate.com http://BixbyOklahomaRealEstate.com http://ds...
Many of you who know me have not seen me for the past year. I have been coding my life away ever since I took Randy Eagar's CRS class. I came home and said, "I am doing everything wrong." So I sat down and started writing content. Then I pulled out the HTML books. Then I pulled out the CSS boo...
Here in Tulsa our priorities have changed just slightly this week. I am beginning to value such things as floor furnaces, gas hot water heaters without electric ignition, kerosene lanterns, and candles. As generators hum around town, I am concerned about my neighbors who are cold. They have el...
Please tell everyone to visit the Sheep Shop and Living Nativity on Akin Road in Claremore. My neighbor (excuse me, my ex-husband's neighbor), Diane Dickinson, has set up a ministry in her new Amish barn. She has a Christmas shop in the front where she is selling hand-crafted items made by local...