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Tips to combat packing stress when moving
From finding a new home to selling one's current home, the moving process can be a big source of stress. Among the top stressors is packing. In fact, in a recent survey, commissioned by Duck brand, conducted online by Harris Poll, 56 percent of respondents said packing to move is extremely/very stressful. It... Read More
Oklahoma lenders ready for another refi rodeo
Refinancing a mortgage can be as exciting as a bull ride, but not nearly as dangerous, and more profitable than most. You just have to be able to afford the entry fee. Read More
Paul Bianchina column: Homeowner looking to update values on real estate websites
Q: After finishing off my basement and converting it to a living space, how do I go about updating the value of my home on popular websites, not with the intention of selling it, but rather just to have the right price adjustment to it? A: Real estate valuation websites such as Zillow, Trulia, Real Estate ABC,... Read More
Making home decor a decade-long project in Wichita, Kan.
Here's where Jenifer Sauer for home decor inspiration. Read More
Oklahoma County property sales, July 23, 2016
Land sales Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $69 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk Carolynn Caudill's office. Major sales are those of $200,000 or more. $1,000,000 or more HCII-11200 NORTH PORTLAND AVENUE LLC from Susan L. Chambers and Kyle Wilson Toal, Valerie A.... Read More
The Oklahoman's featured house plan, July 23, 2016
Shingles on the roof and exterior of the star-shaped Clematis give it a rustic look. But families that build this bright, spacious contemporary home certainly won't be roughing it. And this plan is packed with interesting angles. Only the utility room and the two secondary bedrooms are rectangular. Entering the... Read More
Oklahoma City building permits, July 23, 2016
Oklahoma City Miller Tippens Construction, 3401 SW 104, bank, erect, $1,600,000. J.R. Bowers Jr. Construction Co. Inc., 17713  Blue Heron Court, residence, erect, $947,500. 429 Group LLC, 7220 S Western Ave., shell building, erect, $780,000. Kinser Construction, 4343  Beacon Drive, warehouse,... Read More
Richard Mize: Watch reality TV about housing, but just for the fun of it
Despite the guff and fluff, the popularity of reality shows about housing and real estate isn't waning any. Read More
The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for July 23, 2016
The Listing of the Week is a home in north Oklahoma City reconfigured inside and out for handicapped accessibility.  The 1,548-square-foot split-level brick home at 1311 Carlisle Court has four bedrooms, two baths, two living areas, one dining area and an attached single-car garage. It was redesigned for an... Read More
Roofing company partners with OKC Dodgers to give away roof recently partnered with the Oklahoma City Dodgers give away a roof. Baseball fans had until June 24 to submit nominations of 800 words or less via The winner, Melissa Mortimer of Choctaw, was announced on the field before the Dodgers played Colorado Springs on July 4 at Chickasaw... Read More


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