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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.
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  Twenty years ago after the Oil Bust in Tulsa, Oklahoma, when a homeowner could not sell his home for enough money to pay the bank off and pay all the expenses from the proceeds of the sale, the homeowner took his checkbook to the bank and wrote a check at closing in order to get rid of his hous...
12/18/2010
Christmas Gift Traditions Remind Us of How Much We Are Loved Yesterday was a special day for me.  I came home to two packages on the front porch.  I knew immediately what they were because of the familiar shape of the boxes. One contained Mother's Macaroons from my sister Kathy.  Yum yum.  I was ...
12/17/2010
Pipe and Cable Horse Fencing Installation Here's a new pipe and cable horse fencing installation at Fleur de Lis Farm in Nowata, Oklahoma. It was professionally installed and so I thought these photos may be helpful for someone who wants to weld their own fencing.  This installation is particular...
12/02/2010
  In Tulsa the best time to list a house is in November and December so that the property is best positioned to take advantage of the spring market. The Spring Housing Market in Northeast Oklahoma begins January 1st. I am usually working with buyers on New Year's Eve and New Years Day.  That's be...
11/26/2010
To these ideas of Bernice Ross I would add exercises that I believe originally came out of What Color is Your Parachute.  A career counselor first asked me these questions thirty years ago. List 5 accomplishments in your life about which you are the most proud? What did you do to make them happen...
11/18/2010
Does Visualization Really Help You Get What You Want?  Today I took a different route home to pick up the mail after attending the Mike Lyon seminar on Social Networking at Tulsa's Little Theater. It's not like I was depressed or anxious.  I just didn't feel like going back to work quite yet. So ...
11/18/2010
You cannot get title insurance on mineral rights. How do I know this?  In 2006 I took the introductory course for new landmen at the University of Oklahoma.  The course was an intensive two-day course offered by a CPL (a Certified Professional Landman -- the highest and most prestigious designati...
10/12/2010
  The loft above the stable at this equestrian estate in Bixby, Oklahoma has so many uses.  Of course you could store stuff up there… boring!  You could stack stuff there.  But why?  You don’t need to stack hay there because this horse property has another barn where the hay is stacked.  Besides,...
09/20/2010
Intangible Personal Property Tax Has Been Expanded to Locally Assessed Businesses by Oklahoma Supreme Court Mike Means of the Oklahoma State Homebuilders Association sent out a legislative update this morning, saying: In September of 2009, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that with the exception ...
05/14/2010
Scenic River Properties on Baron Fork Creek For Sale near Tahlequah, Oklahoma don't come on the market very frequently.  It is hard to find access to the scenic rivers of Northeast Oklahoma, because the little roads leading down to the Illinois River or Baron Fork Creek have been shut off and bar...
03/24/2010
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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.