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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
Do You Know of a Southeast Michigan Animal Shelter In Need of Heated Dog Beds? A member of one of my LinkedIn groups has 25 heated doggie beds which she is willing to donate to an animal shelter in Southeast Michigan.  They are K and H brand.  They are returns and so they cannot be resold.  She d...
11/24/2008
I have heard that crows and blue jays are very susceptible to West Nile Virus, a disease that is deadly for horses if they are bitten by infected mosquitoes.  So if you find dead blue jays or crows, you may want to eradicate mosquitoes in your environment through proper management techniques.  Yo...
11/20/2008
An out-of-town buyer asked me the other day if we had to worry about radon in our area.  I told him, "No, it's typically not something we worry about here."  We have very few basements in Oklahoma and radon just isn't something we have to worry about...  or should we? A friend sent me a link to a...
11/19/2008
The threat of totalitarianism is my topic.  I listen to talk radio in little snippets while I am driving and so I hear little bits and then think.  This past evening I heard little snippets that caused me to want to rant, ramble, and rave.  Please read the entire blog and then comment and tell me...
11/13/2008
Bowman Acres IV and Magnolia Terrace neighbors affected by the rezoning of a triangle of land located to the south of 31st Street just west of Interstate 44 in Tulsa, Oklahoma met with the proposed developers of the land last night to express their concerns and to discuss the land use and rezonin...
11/12/2008
Polished Granite is Out -- Polished Wood is In -- that is according to an article that Mike Beirne wrote for Brandweek (see:  Affluent Look to Facelifts for the Home  / -By Mike Beirne, Oct 10, 2008). I remember more than a year ago I read in the CRS Specialist that granite is "so 2006!"and concr...
10/13/2008
Come to Oklahoma where neighbors are nice and help one another. I just read an article in the Daily Real Estate News dated October 13, 2008 that really upset me.  No, it enraged me.  The article is entitled "Gramps Jailed for Snubbing Lawn Care Order."  This blew my mind -- this story would never...
10/13/2008
CONSUMER ALERT:  Four Paws Pimple Ball I am in the Dog Lovers Group on LinkedIn.  The owner of a dog named Chai has put out a plea to owners of dogs to take away the Four Paws Pimple Balls even though this may be their dog's favorite toy. The pimple ball does not have a second hole in it, and so ...
10/05/2008
How is posting to a group different from posting a blog? I notice that my post shows up in the group posting column with my little picture. However, there is no notation in my points summary column where blog entries and comments are delineated.  Even when you have hit your blog limit and get zer...
09/24/2008
What is driving Muskogee's economy? Is it Muskogee's cute young mayor, who just turned twenty and was interviewed during the Republican National Convention? Is it the gas play in Southeast Oklahoma stretching its impact northward? It is very exciting to see Muskogee's success and here's why: The ...
09/24/2008
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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.