The ROI of DIY

Although new construction is enticing, many people are choosing to save money and stay in their existing homes. But staying in an outdated home is less than thrilling. With earned equities, rising incomes, and continued low interest rates on home improvement loans, remodeling is making more sense to existing homeowners.

Get a Head Start on College Savings

College tuition continues to rise, with few signs of slowing down in the near future. If you plan to help your children with the cost of attending college, it’s best to start saving when they are young and time is on your side. Creating a strategy today may help you reduce the stress and financial burden as your child gets…

EXPERT SAYS with real estate wiz Brian Frere

LOCATION includes many factors such as school district, lot size, neighborhood and convenience to work, Church and favorite shopping and eating establishments. Location can also include where the home is located within a certain neighborhood; does the home back to commercial property or a major street and other similar factors. There are some actions that your Realtor can suggest which…

The Sky’s the Limit

Since 1905, Citizens Bank of Oklahoma has served as a dependable resource for residents of Osage County and those in the Tulsa area. That tradition isn’t changing. What’s new is the name -- starting this month, Citizens Bank of Oklahoma will now be known as Blue Sky Bank.

Keeping Your Current Lifestyle in Retirement

It’s a question that many pre-retirees find themselves asking – How much money will I need to keep my current lifestyle in retirement? What’s more, will I have enough to live the retirement I’ve been dreaming about?

First Mortgage Company

First Mortgage Company is the largest independent FHA and VA lender in Oklahoma. They provide almost every loan under the sun, from conventional, FHA, VA, rural development, state/Tulsa county bond loans (first time homebuyer), one time close construction, jumbo, rehab/remodel, and Native American loans (HUD 184). Manager Kerrick Draper has been in the mortgage and finance industry for more than…