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Gardening articles from NewsOK

Top remodeling projects that impact appraisals
Very few projects instantly recoup their initial cost. Here are a few of the projects real estate professionals, architects and appraisers see impacting home prices when considering the return on your remodeling investment. Read More
Edmond woman wins contest, gets new roof
Webb Roofing of Edmond roofed 95-year-old resident Lucille Fancey’s home. Read More
The Listing of the Week: 2700 SW 130 Court, Oklahoma City
The 5,216-square-foot home at 2700 SW 130 Court has five bedrooms, three baths, two half-baths, two living rooms, two dining rooms and an attached three-car garage. Read More
The Nation's Housing Column: The murky world of broker commissions
Whether you are a seller or a buyer, be aware of the commission split issue. If you are a seller and tempted to lowball the buyer-side agent commission, be aware that your house might not be shown as much. If you are a buyer looking at what’s available with the help of an agent with whom you have no written... Read More
Marni Jameson: All the home's a stage: Preparing the shell to sell
We all have blind spots when looking at our homes. Try seeing yours as if for the first time. Also invite someone honest and objective, like your broker, to tell you how a buyer would see it. Read More
Developer J.W. Mashburn's Cascata Estates opens on Oklahoma City's south side
J.W. Mashburn has been building houses in south Oklahoma City since 1960, but he said it’s become harder than ever because a key ingredient — land — is in short supply for developers and builders eager to launch a new addition. His latest is Cascata Estates at SW 134 and Pennsylvania. Read More
Oklahoma City area home and garden notes
Oklahoma City area home and garden notes for Saturday, May 23. Read More
Nichols Hills Garden & Outdoor Living Tour tour to include five homes
The event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 30. Tickets cost $20 at any of the homes or $15 at select stores. Proceeds will got to nonprofit Nichols Hills Parks Inc. to to maintain and beautify Nichols Hills Parks. Read More
The House Detective: Inspector fails to notice roof damage
HI BARRY: When we bought our home, the seller said the roof was new, and our home inspector said the roof was OK. But he only inspected it from a ladder, not by walking on it. When the rainy season came, we had leaks. So we called a roofing contractor, and he found two problems. The flashing was improperly... Read More
Wettest spring in years slows planting process
The cooler temperatures, wet weather and good moisture in our top soils and sub soils make this a great time to shop for more plant material, to plant and to be successful with your summer gardening. Read More


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