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How to Protest Your Rental Property Taxes

Tulsa Property Group - Saturday, February 21, 2015
Property Management Blog

To Lower Your Property Taxes, Dispute the Assessed Value of the Property.

You may have recently received a notice of change in assessed valuation of your property from the county assessor, most likely increasing the assessed fair market value (FMV) and hence, your property taxes. Or perha...

Home Finders Now Offers Tulsa Investment Property Search

Tulsa Property Group - Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Property Management Blog

Investors can now use the free search feature on the Home Finders website to find investment properties for sale in Tulsa and the surrounding areas.

Home Finders is pleased to announce that visitors to our website can now se...

Luke Westerfield Appointed to GTAR Property Management Committee

Tulsa Property Group - Thursday, December 11, 2014
Property Management Blog

Home Finders is pleased to announce that company president, Luke Westerfield, has been appointed to serve on the Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors property management committee for the 2015 term. Luke will join 15 other real estate ...

The Best Time to Buy Real Estate

Tulsa Property Group - Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Property Management Blog

Why the holidays are the best time to buy real estate.

Like a lot of places, the weather's getting a lot colder here in Tulsa. That means our thoughts are turning towards families gathered around the dinner table, big Christmas trees with lots of ornaments, and the start of a great ne...

Tulsa Investment Properties: 3 Examples

Tulsa Property Group - Monday, November 3, 2014
Property Management Blog

Today's blog post will provide some current (November 2014) market information for 3 examples of actual investment properties in the Tulsa metro area. At the request of several of our clients, we will provide information about the location, market value and rental value of each of t...

Should You Pay Points to Buy Down Mortgage Interest Rate?

Tulsa Property Group - Friday, October 10, 2014
Property Management Blog

I am currently refinancing a rental property that I own. The new loan will have a $77,000 principal balance and a 15-year amortization and term. The loan officer presented me with the following interest rate options. Here is how I went about deciding if I should pay points.

3.75% wit...

3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Property Management Company

Tulsa Property Group - Monday, September 22, 2014
Property Management Blog

Here are some important questions to ask yourself and the property manager when choosing a property management company: 1.) Does the company’s philosophy match yours? When you enter into a property management agreement, you are creating an ongoing, potentially long-term rel...

Where Have All The (HUDs) Gone?

Tulsa Property Group - Thursday, September 4, 2014
Property Management Blog

A few months ago, I blogged about the declining number of bank-owned properties available in the Tulsa market. If anything, ...

Calculating Operating Expense Ratio (OER)

Tulsa Property Group - Thursday, August 21, 2014
Property Management Blog

What percentage of the gross rental income should a property owner expect to allocate toward expenses each year? The answer to this question is important, and allows you to quickly forecast whether or not a property will produce positive cash flow. But first, some definitions: Operating Expense R...

Home Finders joins BBB University of Tulsa Home Team

Tulsa Property Group - Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Property Management Blog

We are proud to announce our sponsorship of the University of Tulsa BBB Home team, a group of local, BBB-accredited businesses that support the Tulsa BBB and TU Football. In the coming months, the companies will offer useful More...

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