Ep 4: Step Up OK & The Perfect Business Card

A quick & fun Valentines Day Fact Off! The most interesting and obscure fact wins. We then take a look into the Step Up Oklahoma plan, what it contains, what impact it will have and where it is in the legislature. Then we talk about good design and what goes into creating a great business card for your business.

Read More

Ep 3: Smart Home Tech & Contract Forms Update

We get a quick legislative session forecast for 2018 from our Government Affairs Director, Jessica Dietrich, discuss all the latest and greatest tech toys for a smart home and bring you all the key changes to the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission (OREC) Contract Forms going into effect on February 15th.

Read More

Ep 2: YPN (Young Professionals Network) with Kimberly Clark

We interview Kimberly Clark, the chair of the Oklahoma Association of REALTORS® (OAR) Young Professionals Network (YPN), which was recently named state network of the year from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). She tells how YPN is on the leading edge of developing the leaders of tomorrow and how easy it is to get involved. Join the YPN facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/okrealtorsypn/

Read More

Instant Reaction: 2017 Q4 GDP

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to the U.S. Commerce Department release on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the fourth quarter: “The economy expanded at a respectable rate of 2.3% in 2017. That’s a good comeback considering a very weak start of only 1.2% growth in the first quarter. The housing market performed […]

Read More

Instant Reaction: December Housing Starts

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to the U.S. Commerce Department release on residential construction in December: “The latest decline in the volatile housing starts data is disappointing, but surely not lasting. New home construction still closed out 2017 as expected, with 1.2 million units – the best since 2007. Given that the sales […]

Read More

NAR Statement on Federal Government Shutdown

National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall issued the following statement in response to the shutdown of the federal government: “The government shutdown will have an impact on real estate transactions should it continue for an extended period of time.  The National Association of Realtors® urges Congress to come together and reach an agreement to reopen the government and […]

Read More

7 Habits to Boost Business in 2018

The New Year is almost here, and no doubt you’ve thought long and hard about your company goals for 2018. But are they SMART goals (S-specific; M-measurable; A-achievable; R-realistic; T-timely)? In order to realize your SMART goals, you’ll have to get into a healthy business routine. Here are seven habits to consistently practice every day […]

Read More

Tax Bill Passes; Tough Work Still Ahead

The U.S. House and Senate have passed sweeping tax reform legislation that is expected to have a major impact on housing markets. The bill will go to President Donald Trump now that the House has passed the bill a second time to accommodate small, last-minute changes made in the Senate. The bill is an improvement for […]

Read More

Instant Reaction: November Housing Starts

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to the U.S. Commerce Department report on November housing starts: “A welcoming trend is developing in the housing sector as builders are able to bring more supply to the market on a consistent basis. The latest monthly figure of near 1.3 million annualized housing starts is solid, and […]

Read More