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4 Tips for Choosing the Right Real Estate Agent for YOU

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty Choosing a Real Estate agent can be a little scary. You’re choosing someone to find you a home that you and your family will create a life in, and you’re trusting them to have your best interests and work to get you the best deal possible. With so many Realtors and brokerages …

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5 Common Real Estate Myths

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty Since I’ve become a Realtor with Tulsa Home and Design, I’ve been struck by the number of people I talk to who don’t own a home, almost completely out of fear and/or misinformation. Yes, buying a home is a big decision and major commitment, but it doesn’t have to be so scary …

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5 Tips for a Smooth Mortgage Loan Process

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty Buying a home can be a daunting task. One of the less fun parts of the process is applying for a mortgage. Depending on your personal circumstances, this process can vary greatly in ease and timing. In this article we are going to look at 5 things that you can do to …

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Getting Your Home Ready for Fall

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty With each new season comes a great reminder that there are things around the house that need attention. Some things are season-specific and involve preparing for major changes in the weather, and others just happen to come up at that particular time. Whatever the task may be, using the changing of the …

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Steps to Buying a New Home

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty So, you’ve decided you’re ready to buy a home, but maybe don’t know where to start? Whether it’s your first time or not, there are quite a few steps to buying a home, and the process can seem overwhelming. In this article, we will look at 9 of the key steps in …

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4 Things Hurting Your Resale Value

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty There are a lot of things that factor into a home’s value, plenty of which you can’t control. Some examples of things outside of your control are the school district your house is in, comparable listings in the neighborhood, including foreclosures, overall neighborhood conditions, and the general location relative to other businesses …

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Real Estate Outlook – What Does It All Mean?

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty (Opinion) If you’ve read any of the articles on our site, you’ve seen mention multiple times of the crazy Real Estate market we’re experiencing in 2021. What started with a housing shortage before the start of the pandemic has combined with all-time-low interest rates and record-high demand, leading to an absolutely unprecedented …

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Residential Architectural Styles

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty In 2021 in the United States, aesthetics is high on most people’s home-buying-wish-list. Most people hope to find a home that fits their style and functions well for their life. A quick google search is all you need to do to realize there are no shortages when it comes to the variety …

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Buyers Beware: Major Signs a Home Needs Serious Repair

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty When you’re in the market for a new home, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement (or chaos) of the process and the many things that need to be done. When you view potential homes there are so many things vying for your attention as you try to picture yourself …

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5 Tips for Adding Value to Your Home Before You Sell

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty At the writing of this article, in June of 2021, the real estate market across the country is seeing unprecedented times. To call it a “seller’s market” would be a monumental understatement. Home values are increasing rapidly, and homes are selling for tens of thousands of dollars over list price, often within …