realtors: More Fun Coming to Edmond, Oklahoma - 01/29/09 03:05 PM
More fun is on the way to Edmond, Oklahoma, just in time for the spring and summer.  The spacecraft-themed Chitwood Park will launch a fun, new design for kids of all ages in March, weather permitting of course.  The design will expand on the current spacecraft theme of the old rocket slide with new custom-made playground equipment.
The original rocket slide has become somewhat of a safety issue over the years.  Children are able to crawl through spaces that they shouldn't have and pull bars off.  The rocket slide was added to Chitwood Park in the late 1960s.  Many of Edmond's … (1 comments)

realtors: The Gateway to Edmond , Oklahoma - 01/22/09 12:43 PM
The Centennial Groves are a gateway to Edmond , Oklahoma and they are getting a financial boost from the Edmond City Council for improvement projects.  The Centennial Groves welcoming site will receive just over $34,000 to plant new trees and for a good irrigation system. 
The Centennial Groves project will include long-term development and quality of tree parks as well as other landscaping at 2nd Street , 15th Street and 33rd Street along I-35.
A budget of $187,000 was approved and setup by the City Council for Street Scape and median maintenance which included Centennial Groves.  Some of the money will … (0 comments)

realtors: Seven Ways to Save for a Downpayment - 01/15/09 11:30 AM
In today's economy , it is harder than ever to save for a downpayment to buy a new home.  It's now one of the biggest problems facing potential homebuyers.  On one hand money can give you the greatest purchasing power if you have enough, but on the other hand it can also greatly limit your purchasing power if you don't have enough. 
Many people are looking for alternatives to saving the money themselves.  Therefore, I have some tips on how to accumulate the necessary funds to purchase a new home : 
·         Borrow or sell against an asset.  Borrowing against an asset such … (0 comments)

realtors: The Wizard of Oz is coming to Edmond North High School - 01/08/09 01:44 PM
Here's a wonderful story about a great high school in Edmond , Oklahoma . 
Soon Edmond will see tornados, lions and witches flying through the air of the Edmond North High School .  The dreams of fifty-two local high school students will come true when they star in the Wizard of Oz musical in March.  These energetic students will dance, sing and fly in the upcoming musical.
 The Wizard of Oz has been an iconic American musical fantasy since 1939.  The musical was based on the 1900 children's novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." 
Tickets go on sale this week in … (0 comments)

realtors: How Your Status as a New Homeowner Will Affect Your Taxes - 12/31/08 11:23 AM
Many new homeowners have the same question, "How will my status as a new homeowner affect my taxes?" and "What are some deductions I should be aware of?".  Although I cannot provide specific directions on taxes, I can, however, tell you a few things you can deduct on your return to receive the full benefits of home ownership.
For the 2008 tax year, homeowners who do not itemize will be able to deduct property taxes up to $500 for single taxpayers and $1,000 for married couples filing jointly.  This can be deducted on top of standard deductions.
Tax rules can be … (1 comments)

realtors: Finding a Great Real Estate Professional - 12/24/08 07:52 PM
Because of today's real estate market, every homebuyer needs a real estate professional.  However, finding a great agent will require a little research.  Your real estate agent needs to be able to answer all your questions and be knowledgeable in the home buying and selling process. 
In your search for a great real estate professional, some good questions to ask the real estate agent are:
·         What kind of advertising will the agent do for the home?
·         What is the agents marketing strategy?
·         Can the agent present and still sell the less-noticeable assets of the property?
·         Is the … (0 comments)

realtors: Edmond Oklahoma’s Holiday Celebrations - 12/18/08 09:47 AM
Winter holidays are a time when everyone comes together for celebrating, giving and helping others.  This holiday season Edmond , Oklahoma will have many wonderful events for residents and visitors to enjoy.  So bundle up and go have some fun.
·         Now - 31st - 2nd Annual First Lights: Come to the First Baptist Church at 33rd & Bryant for a nightly lighting ceremony.  Starts at 6:00pm each evening.  Free for all.
·         December 18th - 20th - Merry Memories: The UCO Music Theatre will be performing their annual jazzy holiday revue that will feature the tunes of yuletides past and … (0 comments)