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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 …

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4 Reasons to Work With a Realtor When Buying or Selling a Home

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, you may have considered foregoing a Realtor and doing it all alone. There are a number of reasons someone may consider not using a Realtor, and the purpose of this article is to show 4 good reasons you should. We will look at …

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Are you Pre-Approved?

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty If you’ve ever bought a house or have been thinking about buying for the first time, you may have heard that you need to get pre-approved. But what does that mean, and is it really necessary? In this article, we will look at what pre-approval is, why it’s an important step in …

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Setting the Stage: Preparing Your Home to Sell

By Jeremy DeLay, Tulsa Home + Design Realty Typically, when you purchase and move into a new home, you want to make it your own, and add color, pictures, and furniture that are unique to you and your family. When it’s time to sell, however, you want to be able to market your home to as many potential buyers as …