Value News Articles - Real Estate

Let the Hat Lady Find Your Dream Home

By: Teresa Bond-Mason | Category: Real Estate | Issue: June 2018

For someone who has been an entrepreneur most of her adult life, becoming a realtor wasn’t that far of a stretch. “I’ve always been a barterer,” says Dawn Seing “So real estate seemed like a very natural progression.”

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Forever Young

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Real Estate | Issue: March 2017

In today’s day and age, it’s all about perspective. The staff and seniors of Tapestry at Woodland Hills live by their positive outlook on life, so much so that it has earned them recognition among their competitors.

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Moving On Up

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Real Estate | Issue: February 2017

Prairie Rose of Tulsa believes home is more than just a place to rest your head. They strive to provide residents with a rich, loving community for a full life after retirement.

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Being Number One

By: Seana Warren | Category: Real Estate | Issue: February 2017

Flip through a magazine or television and radio commercials and you’ll hear company after company tout their number one status. But, number one in what – total sales volume, most transactions, most employees?

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Going Places

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Real Estate | Issue: January 2017

Silver Arrow Estates in Broken Arrow has resolved to be more than just an Independent Living Community. From activities to amenities, the staff goes above and beyond to provide the finest quality for their residents, The Holiday Touch.

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Living In Style

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: November 2016

You’ve worked hard all your life, and now you can finally do the things you’ve always yearned to do. Tapestry at Woodland Hills in Tulsa is the brand new Luxury Apartment Complex designed for those 55 years or older who enjoy an active lifestyle, adventure and being involved.

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Realtors and Friends You Can Trust

By: Erica Ludwig | Category: Real Estate | Issue: September 2016

Co-owners of OklaHomes Realty, Inc., Allen and Tia Stout, pride themselves on the principles of longevity, loyalty and quality of service, the same business model they have kept for the last 27 years. Their mission is to help people, whether their customers in business or Claremore neighbors.

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Stage for Success

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Real Estate | Issue: February 2016

The increasing use of technology and smart phones on a day to day basis has changed the world around us, including the real estate market. Whereas people used to schedule an appointment with a real estate agent to view a home they were interested in purchasing, it is now common practice for buyers to view pictures of potential homes on the Internet.

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Get Your ‘Credit Swagger’ On

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Real Estate | Issue: October 2015

If you’re considering purchasing or selling your home right now, there are two things you might want to know.

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Getting Real about Real Estate

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Real Estate | Issue: August 2015

Fred Keas has been a real estate broker for over 38 years – quite a feat for an industry often associated with a high agent turnover rate. According to Keas, many people do not stay in the field long-term simply because it is not a career for everyone. “Many people go into real estate thinking it is really easy and they’ll make a ton of money immediately. Agents certainly have potential for good income; however, an agent must be highly self-disciplined, with complete control over their time. They also need to have a reserve of finances, as all sales are straight commission.”

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Buyer, Beware When Searching for a Home

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Real Estate | Issue: February 2015

Searching for the right home for your family’s needs can be stressful, especially if you don’t have accurate information or a real estate agent who cares about you.

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Celebrating 25 years in the Real Estate Industry

By: Carol Beck-Round | Category: Real Estate | Issue: November 2014

When Allen Stout opened the doors of his real estate office in 1989 with four other partners, he never envisioned the changes that would take place over the next 25 years.

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Senior Life Solutions

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Real Estate | Issue: May 2014

Do you want to simplify your life as you prepare for your future? Is retirement not the vacation it should be? What are the advantages and disadvantages of downsizing?

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Canoe Brook Staff Truly Cares

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Real Estate | Issue: February 2014

“You can feel the difference when you walk in,” says Jim Colbert, executive director, Canoe Brook Assisted Living Community. The feeling is what it’s all about.

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Assisted Living at Its Finest

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Real Estate | Issue: November 2013

When a loved one needs to leave the comforts of home but does not need 24-hour complex medical supervision, Canoe Brook Assisted Living & Alzheimer’s Care Community may be the ­solution.

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Love Your Life After Retirement

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: October 2013

Silver Arrow Estates in Broken Arrow is a Holiday Retirement community where you’ll find independent ­retirement living at the ­highest standard.

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EXIT Realty Announces Open Call for Real Estate Agents

By: Christopher Davis | Category: Real Estate | Issue: August 2013

Sally Perez and Rena McBee, co-owners of EXIT Realty Connexx, are on the forefront of a paradigm shift in the real estate market, and they are ­inviting like-minded agents to join them.

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Holiday Lifestyle for Seniors

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: September 2010

If you’re 55 or older, or if you have a friend or loved one of this age, Prairie Rose Independent Retirement Living might be just what you’re looking for.

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Close-Knit Community

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Real Estate | Issue: June 2010

Wildwood Apartments has built a strong and loyal community over the years. “Wildwood is where Owasso calls home,” says Property Manager Angie Newman.

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Safe Energy Star Homes

By: Value News | Category: Real Estate | Issue: May 2010

In 1981, a construction company by the name of Home Creations built its first home in Norman, Oklahoma.

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Now’s the Time for Home Building Planning

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Real Estate | Issue: February 2010

Spring sunshine often warms the blood and quickens the brain, turning thoughts to projects that cold weather prohibited us from even considering.

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Assisted Living at Its Finest

By: Deanna Rebro | Category: Real Estate | Issue: January 2010

You’re invited to visit the area’s newest assisted living facility, Canoe Brook Assisted Living Community, 20102 E. Admiral Pl. in Catoosa.

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Feel at Home at The Carlyle

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: January 2010

Take an apartment complex that was built in the early 1970s and in need of repair, put $3.5 million into a complete redesign and renovation, and what do you get?

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A Great Value in ­Custom Homebuilding

By: Lorrie Ward Jackson | Category: Real Estate | Issue: November 2009

Anyone who has considered having a home built has probably read the words “custom built” so often, the phrase has become commonplace in the mind.

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Tee Off at Home

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Real Estate | Issue: August 2009

Take a moment to imagine the perfect home.

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Benzel Properties Launches Website for Home Buyers and Sellers

By: Sheryl Sowell | Category: Real Estate | Issue: June 2009

On May 1, 2009, local homebuilder Robert Benzel, owner of Benzel Properties, launched his first real estate website for home buyers and sellers.

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Your New Home at The Villas

By: Joshua Danker-Dake | Category: Real Estate | Issue: April 2009

The Villas at Bailey Ranch, located at 8751 N. 97th E. Ave. in Owasso, offers luxury apartments with many special features.

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Luxurious Local Living

By: Shelly Robinson | Category: Real Estate | Issue: October 2008

A warm fire crackles in the fireplace, ceramic floors shine, and a gourmet kitchen awaits you. Just across the manicured lawn is a 24-hour fitness center featuring brand new equipment.

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New Developments

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: March 2008

Buying or selling a home is one of the biggest commitments most people will ever make. An expert real estate agent can make all the experience exciting and rewarding.

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The On-Your-Lot Building Experts

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: February 2008

Jim Walter Homes has been building “the American Dream” since 1946. The nationwide company has built over 357,000 homes making them the nation’s largest on-your-land homebuilder.

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A Dynamic Duo

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: December 2007

J. Carol Taylor, owner of and broker for J. Carol Realty, has been active in the Tulsa-area real estate market for nearly 30 years.

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Is a New Home in Your Future?

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: November 2007

For 50 of its 60 years in business, Jim Walter Homes has helped make the “American dream” a reality for many customers. Jim Walter Homes offers traditional, fixed-rate home financing for its patrons.

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Want To Be ALandlord or Landlady?

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Real Estate | Issue: October 2007

Alice Pridmore, a real estate broker with Keller Williams, has been selling homes and land in Missouri, Texas and Oklahoma for over 30 years.

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Real Estate Pro

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Real Estate | Issue: October 2007

Whether looking for a new home or selling one, most people must deal with real estate at some point in their lives. However, the majority of buyers and sellers are uninformed about the process.

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Back in Business

By: Sarah Mitschke | Category: Real Estate | Issue: June 2007

After taking some time off to have children, realtor Angie Cianfrone has returned to the real estate business.

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Country Quiet, City Close

By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Real Estate | Issue: June 2007

Coal Creek Landing is a private, quiet development, located close to the future site of convenient commercial additions.

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More Than a Real Estate Broker

By: Christy Smith | Category: Real Estate | Issue: March 2007

Many people think that helping people buying and selling houses is a lot of fun.

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Building Dreams

By: Lorrie Jackson | Category: Real Estate | Issue: March 2007

As housing prices continue to rise in today’s competitive real estate market, having a new home may seem like an impossible dream. But it is not.

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