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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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
The absorption rate in the Tulsa area is continuing to drop.  We have been moving towards a seller's maket in Tulsa for the past year.  Once we hit a six-month supply of houses on the market, we will no longer be in a buyer's market. Sellers are getting it.  They have been watching their home pri...
01/25/2013
In Oklahoma, you cannot foreclose on someone without due process. Ben Callicoat, a Tulsa lawyer specializing in bankruptcy and consumer law, told me that homeowner's rights are protected because Oklahoma is a Judicial Foreclosure State. Not all states have such laws that protect homeowners. This ...
11/23/2012
The house does not have to be falling down to be eligible for an FHA 203k renovation loan. It's so easy to do a this kind of loan.  You find the house.  You decide how you think it should be.  You get quotes for paint, carpeting, appliances, whatever.... and le voilà, you have a beautiful home fo...
11/12/2012
  Great Location, But the House Needs Work?  Consider an FHA 203k Loan. You found a home exactly where you want it to be.  The location is great! The lot is remarkable, but the house is too nice for a knock down. It's too bad the house needs so much updating.... It's so convenient...  but too muc...
11/12/2012
I tell my buyers in Tulsa, Oklahoma that the purpose of the home inspection is to find out if there is any reason they should not be buying the house.  Then if something is discovered during the period of investigations and reviews, they can get out of the deal right away and move on to another h...
07/28/2012
Pinterest has been phenomenal in it's viral expansion. There are many valid concerns about copyright infringement in this article that I have reblogged..  If you follow the comments to the article I have reblogged, you will be able to discern better how to use Pinterest. I would like for people t...
03/24/2012
Those of you who know me already know that I think about everything theologically, and so it just seems approriate to deal with the topic of land from a theological and Biblical point of view. Several months back I posted an article on OKLandandRanches.com called What is Land? A Judaeo-Christian ...
03/02/2012
A buyers' enthusiasm for a home is infectious.  When they find the right home and go after it with a cheerful heart, the joy is conveyed throughout the deal.  It makes it easier and smoother for all involved, buyers, sellers, and REALTORS® too.  When a home is a great match for my buyers, I encou...
02/25/2012
  When buying a home, it is very important to stay in close contact with your mortgage lender and ask them whether or not a certain action will alter the status of their loan application. It may adversely affect your mortgage application if you change jobs or even pay down your credit cards while...
07/03/2011
  The emotions that accompany an offer to purchase a piece of property are best set aside.  That having been said, many buyers make a decision when they make an offer to accept, counter or walk away if the sellers counter their original purchase offer.  Sellers need to be aware that buyers may wa...
06/19/2011
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AuthorBio: Debbie Solano has earned two Masters degrees: 1) an MLS (Masters in Library Science) from SUNY at Albany, School of Library and Information Science, 1978 and 2) an M.Div (Masters in Divinity) from Southern Methodist University, Perkins School of Theology, 1997. Debbie earned her Oklahoma Real Estate license in 1994 and has been a REALTOR full time since 2005. She is a member of the Greater Tulsa Board of REALTORS®(GTAR) and a member of the Northeast Oklahoma Board of REALTORS® (Grand Lake), the Oklahoma Association of REALTORS® (OAR), and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). She is also an active member of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) and the REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI). Her professional real estate designations include: CRS, ABR, AHWD, CHMS, e-PRO, GRI, REOS, and SRES. She currently serves as the Membership Chairperson for the Oklahoma Chapter of the Council of Residential Specialists. Debbie is a Volunteer Visitor in the Pastoral Care Department at St. John Medical Center in midtown Tulsa. She is also a member of the choir at the Church of St. Mary in Brookside.