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Dec. 3, 2019

Home Buying Checklist - What Happens After Your Offer Is Accepted-

Home Buying Checklist - What Happens After Your Offer Is Accepted- 1

Buying a home is a long and exhaustive process and the help of a trusted real estate agent is most often necessary to ensure that you get to experience the exhilarating feeling of being on top of it all. However, as much as you might like to pop open a ...

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Nov. 18, 2019

Want to buy a home - learn how credit works

Want to buy a home - learn how credit works

When's the last time you checked your FICO score? If it has been a while and you're planning to purchase a home soon, you may want to look at your most recent credit report. That's because improving your credit score by even a few mere points can ...

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Nov. 15, 2019

Choose a Realtor Before Finding a Mortgage Lender

Choose a Realtor Before Finding a Mortgage Lender

When looking to purchase a home in Durant, OK clients often ask me whether they should choose a Realtor or mortgage lender first.  I advise all of my clients to go with a trusted full-time Realtor first because he or she understands the language of the entire home buying ...

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Nov. 12, 2019

THE SIX (6) MOST IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CHOOSING THE “RIGHT” REAL ESTATE AGENT

THE SIX (6) MOST IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CHOOSING THE “RIGHT” REAL ESTATE AGENT

Whether you’re selling a home in Durant, OK or anywhere else, one of the most difficult yet critical tasks can be finding the right real estate agent. Chosen right, a real estate agent who understands the local market can make or break a sale.   

 

So getting just ...

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Nov. 11, 2019

How USDA Loans Can Help You Achieve Your Dream Home

How USDA Loans Can Help You Achieve Your Dream Home

The USDA loan is a special home financing program provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).  This homeownership assistance was established to improve the housing industry in rural areas, and provide financing opportunities to low and moderate income homebuyers. So if you are looking for a more ...

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Nov. 5, 2019

Chickasaw and need help with closing costs - here's a new program for you

Chickasaw and need help with closing costs - here's a new program for you

If you're a Chickasaw Nation citizen and you're planning to purchase a home or refinance your existing mortgage before August 31st, then you could be eligible for a grant of up to $3,000. You can apply this payment to help with your down payment or towards closing ...

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Oct. 25, 2019

Native American First-time Homebuyer Program - A Comprehensive Report

Native American First-time Homebuyer Program - A Comprehensive Report

If you're a Native American and would like to purchase a home, then you should know that there are lending programs out there specifically for you. If you're a member of one of the 500 recognized Indian tribes in the United States, then you may be eligible for ...

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Oct. 22, 2019

Why you should consider buying a Durant foreclosure

Why you should consider buying a Durant foreclosure

Durant, Oklahoma is a thriving small town community with a lot to offer. There are plenty of job opportunities, great schools, and a flourishing art scene in downtown Durant. Over the years, people in Oklahoma have begun to realize that Durant is the perfect place to call home, at an ...

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Oct. 16, 2019

First Time Home Buyer - Is FHA Loan Right

First Time Home Buyer - Is FHA Loan Right

Federal Housing Authority loans, commonly referred to as FHA loans, are shrouded with misunderstanding, and first-tiwe howebuyers—including loan officers who do not specialize in FHA loans—may be unaware of all the requirewents and exceptions involved. 

However, don’t fret! We’ll demystify this all-too-important howe buying program and fill you in ...

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Oct. 10, 2019

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BUYER BEWARE…5 MUST-ASK QUESTIONS BEFORE YOU BUY A HOME

As you may have already heard, real estate season is heating up, especially in Durant, OK.  You’ve carefully thought this out and determined that you are ready!  Before taking the plunge, remember that buying a house is probably the most expensive purchase you’ll make in your life — ...

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