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The Listing of the Week is a large two-story custom home with a pool on a lakefront cul-de-sac in south Oklahoma City’s Rivendell neighborhood.
The Marseille has a French Eclectic flavor with a steeply pitched hip roof, wrought-iron balcony railing, and shutters flanking arched, multipane windows.
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PRESIDENT OF REALTORS’ GROUP PUTTING FOCUS ON EDUCATION
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Fix-up popular option Remodeling is hot. For many homeowners, fixing up their house now fits their sentiments — and their finances — far better than selling or buying. PAGE 3F
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Lorna Koeninger, 2012 president of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors, shows a home she once sold on Edinburg Drive, in the Westbury South addition in Oklahoma City. PHOTO BY PAUL B. SOUTHERLAND, THE OKLAHOMAN BY DYRINDA TYSON For The Oklahoman email@example.com
Lorna Koeninger remembers the day she and her family moved to Oklahoma City in 1988. “When we were driving into Oklahoma City, there was a billboard — Marolyn Pryor’s picture was on the billboard. And I said, ‘Someday I’m going to work with her.’ That’s exactly what I said,” Koeninger said. Pryor, a Realtor, already was a fixture on the metro area’s real estate scene by 1988, but that billboard, part of Pryor’s bid for the state Senate, didn’t mention it. “You know how things just kind of come down to you? I just said, ‘Someday I’m going to work with her.’ And you know what? I did,” Koeninger said. Koeninger previously worked in land development in Albuquerque, N.M., specializing in legal issues. In Oklahoma City, she first would explore the possibility of a law career, taking a job as a legal assistant with a downtown law firm. When Pryor looked her up in 1992, though, Koeninger willingly came on board with her at Prudential Properties of Oklahoma.
Colorful mugs with the Realtors logo line a shelf at the Realtor Shop at the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors office building, 3131 Northwest Expressway. PHOTO BY DAVID MCDANIEL, THE OKLAHOMAN
“It’s one of the best things I ever did,” Koeninger said. As 2012 president of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors, Koeninger said she sees education as an important component of the upcoming year. Shift-
ing financial requirements and new payment assistance programs for home buyers make education crucial. “Unless a Realtor is educated, it’s hard to be out there telling the public what’s going on with that,”
she said. “You need to be constantly, constantly on top of your education. I very strongly believe that.” And Koeninger, 63, an agent SEE REALTORS, PAGE 2F
Planning retirement could require some work Soon after a couple in their early 60s retired from their jobs with a manufacturing firm, they sold their spacious suburban splitlevel and moved to a ranch-style place half its size in a seaside Costa Rican village. But the setting — which initially seemed like paradise — proved a poor choice for the couple. Within a matter of months, they felt isolated from the friends and connections that made their lives fulfilling before the move. “They told me they were lonely and felt like social outcasts. ... Life had lost its meaning for them,” recalled Keith Weber, the couple’s financial planner at the time. With Weber’s guidance, the couple sold their property three years after their move. They returned to the U.S., where they bought a
The annual International Builders’ Show, organized by the National Association of Home Builders, wraps up today Feb. 11 in Orlando, Fla. About 50,000 builders, suppliers and others in the housing business were expected to attend business, networking and education sessions and check out new products and services from some 900 exhibitors in the trade show. Oklahoma builders attending include Brandon Perkins of Tulsa, president of the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association; Kurt Dinnes, president of the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association; Steve Allen from Oklahoma City; Dave Callant from Enid; and Phil Rhees from Tulsa.
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house near their grown children. As this true story illustrates, a heavenly setting doesn’t necessarily translate into a rewarding retirement. “Filling our lives with pleasant experiences — like golf and travel — doesn’t bring lasting happiness for most people. To be truly happy, most people need to feel a sense of purpose in life,” said Weber, a retirement coach and author of “Rethinking Retirement.” Here are two pointers for couples who are seeking the best possible area for the purchase of a re-
tirement property: I Go over your retirement expectations with your partner before moving. Dorian Mintzer, a psychologist who specializes in retirement and relationship coaching, said, “There’s no one-size-fitsall for retirement. Many times, the partners in a relationship have very different passions they want to pursue.” She urges couples to intensively discuss their notions of an ideal place to retire before they take the plunge. To encourage this process, she co-authored (with Roberta Taylor) a book of exercises, “The Couples Retirement Puzzle: 10 Must-Have Conversations for Transitioning to the Second Half of Life.” Though couples might have vastly different conceptions of their shared future, she said that com-
promise can usually be found. Suppose, for instance, that one partner places a high priority on living in a warm climate, while the other is focused on intellectual stimulation. Rather than move to a resort area, the pair might decide to settle in a college town in a Southern state. I Realize the potential long-term impact on your relationship of a faraway move. Ernie Zelinski, author of “How to Retire Wild, Happy and Free,” said, “It’s important to have realistic expectations.” He cautions against the false lure of novelty, noting that the pristine appeal of an isolated setting can quickly pale. Problems are especially likely to arise if one partner grows restless and wants to move back near family and friends while the other wishes to remain in the fa-
raway locale. To avoid choosing a location where one or both partners might be unhappy, he urges retirees to “test drive” any faraway community with an extended vacation — ideally for at least one to two months — before deciding whether to move there. When visiting a potential destination, Zelinski recommends people bring along a checklist to ensure the community would meet their requirements. Among other factors, they’ll want to check out a town’s transportation facilities and its access to cultural and entertainment venues. Moreover, the ideal retirement location should be well equipped with medical facilities in the event that one or both partners becomes ill or requires surgery. UNIVERSAL UCLICK
SINGER MARKS ANNIVERSARY Singer Sewing Co. is marking the brand’s 160th anniversary with a sewing machine that’s reminiscent of machines from years past. The Singer 160 Limited Edition has modern features, but a retro appearance inspired by early Singers. Features include a one-touch stitch selector that lets the user choose from 24 stitches and a presser foot sensor that ensures the presser foot is correctly positioned. The machine is priced around $500. It’s being sold by the HSN shopping network and is available on www.hsn.com and through its mobile app. FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS
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Left: Homeowner Belinda Gray talks with Lorna Koeninger, president of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors, at Gray’s home on Edinburg Drive in Oklahoma City. Koeninger handled the sale of Gray’s home and numerous others in the Westbury South addition in recent years. PHOTO BY PAUL B. SOUTHERLAND, THE OKLAHOMAN
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with Paradigm AdvantEdge Real Estate, practices what she preaches, spending a lot of time at the Realtors’ headquarters at 3131 Northwest Expressway. “I’ve been living down here practically for the last 20 years,” she said. “Yeah, I’m a familiar face down here.” She served on the committee that helped establish the Realtor Shop inside the headquarters. It has grown from a booth offering forms in the lobby to a spacious retail space that has become a de facto clubhouse for agents on break from classes or in the area for business. Signs of all kinds line one wall; shirts and accessories line another. Yet another wall is taken up with shelves full of forms, any form an agent might need. Nearby tables provide work space, and free coffee offers what might be a much-needed jolt. Some agents even meet clients there, sipping coffee and munching free popcorn as they consult. “So, it’s kind of a member thank-you,” Koeninger said.
Good career fit She began her real estate career in Dallas, getting licensed there in 1976. “My family has always been involved in real estate,” she said. “My dad was a builder, and we just always had real estate in our blood. My brothers were always really involved in their associations.” And real estate has proved to be the perfect fit. “I’m a people person,” she said. “I like working with people, and what better way to work with people than being in real estate and being out there with them every day?” After she married, she moved to Albuquerque, N.M., where she worked with developer Ben Abruzzo — better known to the rest of the country as the balloonist who first spanned the Atlantic and Pacific, and one of the forces behind Albuquerque’s balloon festival — in some of the city’s bestheeled areas. She was moving from there to Oklahoma City when she saw Pryor’s billboard. “And I wanted to buy the old rat-infested buildings downtown,” she said. The Metropolitan Area Projects — MAPS — was still a few years down away, and downtown Oklahoma City was largely abandoned. Koeninger ultimately passed on the idea. “I love telling that story,” she said. “I could’ve been a billionaire today if I’d have pushed it.” Oklahoma’s housing market was enough of a challenge, though, still struggling out of the oil bust earlier in the decade. Koeninger took a “glasshalf-full” approach. “At that point, Oklahoma was way down,” she
Lorna Koeninger, 2012 president of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors, shows merchandise in the Realtor Shop in the association building at 3131 Northwest Expressway. PHOTO BY DAVID MCDANIEL, THE OKLAHOMAN
Signs fill a wall at the Realtor Shop in the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors office building. PHOTO BY DAVID MCDANIEL, THE OKLAHOMAN
Realtors clothing and accessories at the Realtor Shop. PHOTO BY DAVID MCDANIEL, THE OKLAHOMAN
The Realtor Shop sells marketing materials and books on real estate. PHOTO BY DAVID MCDANIEL, THE OKLAHOMAN
said, “and the only place it was going to go was up.” The past few years, she said, she’s watched as real estate companies have merged, even as small, independent offices have sprung up, often with experienced husband-wife teams. “Combining your resources and your knowledge and your resources, you know, it just makes you stronger,” she said. Of the small shops with experienced hands, she
said, “You can’t really retire anymore. And their knowledge in real estate is so strong, and they have such a following — I mean, you have such a database. They want to do their own thing with their own people, and real estate makes it possible for them to do that.” In short: Times, they are a-changing in real estate. Oklahoma felt some impact from the national housing market woes thanks to foreclosures and
squeezed credit. “But Oklahoma’s central location offers it an advantage,” Koeninger said. “And so does the climate nurtured by Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett. I think he has a really positive outlook for Oklahoma City and the surrounding areas.” She said her outlook is equally positive.“I think in 2012 — this year is going to be a fantastic year. I’m already seeing it,” she said.
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Economy driving shift to more remodeling WASHINGTON — Do you fit any of these descriptions? I You came through the housing bust and recession far more debt-averse than you were before. I You’ve been reluctant to consider selling your house because you don’t believe you’ll get what it’s really worth. I Buying a new home is out of the question, even with today’s low interest rates, because it’s so difficult to qualify for a mortgage. I You’ve gradually come to the conclusion that it’s smarter to improve the house you already own — spend some money on making it more comfortable, more up to date — and just stay put for a while. Whether you share them or not, sentiments such as these are having profound effects on real estate markets across the country, fueling post-recession interest in remodeling. In fact, according to federal estimates, by late last year the annualized dollar value of expenditures on renovations outstripped expenditures on newly constructed single family homes — a huge change from pre-recession years, when the ratio was sometimes 3-to-1 in favor of new construction. Underscoring this trend: In late January, the National Association of Home Builders’ remodeling market index hit its highest level in five years. It’s not that remodeling is moving into boom territory, said David Crowe, chief economist of the association, but rather that for many consumers, fixing up their house now fits their sentiments — and their finances — far better than selling or buying.
Changing strategies Interviews with builders and remodelers in different parts of the country point to important changes in homeowner strategies. In Seattle, Joe McKinstry, president of Joseph McKinstry Construction Co., said inquiries about possible remodeling projects have nearly tripled in the past 12 months. “I feel like people are starting to say, ‘Well, we’re not going to move anytime soon because, if we do, we’re going to get 30 percent less than the house is worth. Why don’t we do something in the kitchen or bathroom for our own enjoyment, since we’re not going anywhere real soon?’ ” he said. Generally the projects that people want to do are no longer on the grand McMansion show-off scale, but smaller, more modest, less costly efforts than five to seven years ago, with more emphasis on finishing details and quality than square footage. “Now (owners) are being much more judicious about how they spend their money,” McKinstry said. “They’ve gotten smarter and more analytical” about what they want to invest in their real estate. Bob Peterson, chief executive of ABD Design/ Build in Fort Collins, Colo., also is seeing a significant jump in interest in renovating, especially from owners who have been in their houses for years, have built up some savings and managed to get through the recession without falling behind on their mortgages. The average project that Peterson’s firm is doing now costs about $45,000, and 90 percent of his clients are finding ways to pay cash. “If they’re financing anything, they’re not telling us about it,” said Peterson, who also is chairman of the Remodelers Council of the National Association of Home Builders.
Kenneth Harney THE NATION’S HOUSING
Sources of financing Bruce Case, president of Case Design/Remodeling of Bethesda, Md., agreed that because of high underwriting hurdles in the mortgage market, the majority of his remodeling clients are tapping savings, retirement accounts, liquidating securities and the like. But 20 percent of his firm’s dollar volume still involves some form of financing, particularly for higher-cost projects. Where do these folks go for their money? Case said local and regional banks and credit unions are increasingly important sources. They tend to know the local real estate environment better and “are willing to look at (applications) more holistically.” Some clients are successfully using the Federal
Housing Administration’s renovation financing program known as “FHA 203(k).” Others who have solid equity stakes, high credit scores and other assets that they can bring to the table are persuading large national banks to give them a mortgage. And a few are pulling on lines of credit that weren’t slashed during the recession.
Facing reality What Case and other remodelers are not seeing is clients who fret about immediate paybacks from the improvements. Most owners want assurance that their renovations will enhance the property’s market value, but boomtime expectations of 100 percent-plus returns on investment are gone. Most people are happy with modest returns, remodelers said, which is right in line with what’s happening overall in the real estate market: a slow, modest recovery, spurred by modest and realistic expectations. Ken Harney’s email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. WASHINGTON POST WRITERS GROUP
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Insulating exterior wall brings many questions Q: My 1975 split-level home is brick-faced with aluminum siding all around. I wish to place exterior insulation, hardpanel type, on the exterior foundation wall (of the basement). The exterior foundation was backfilled in after the house was built. The interior walls of the basement have not yet been insulated, but I will do that in the future. Specific questions: 1. I will dig around the foundation wall to place the insulation at 3 feet below the frost line; that would make the panel length required about 7 feet, with 4 feet being visible. What kind of insulation is best for this location? 2. I would paint the insulation panels to match the concrete, using exterior latex. Is latex the best paint system to use? 3. Do you think this would reduce the heat loss from the basement walls to the exterior, and is it costeffective? 4. Do you have any articles regarding the insulation of the exterior walls? A: You might want to
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consider just placing the insulation on the interior walls. As long as your basement is dry, this would save you some expense, as well as a lot of additional work. It also reduces the risk of termites, which can become a problem in some areas where foam board is used below grade. To answer your questions: 1. For below-grade applications, you should use an extruded polystyrene insulation that’s specifically rated for this use. Extruded polystyrene resists degrading from soil and moisture contact, has good compressive strength (the soil won’t crush it), and retains its R-value even when damp. It can be applied directly to concrete basement walls or over damp-proofing. Installation is usually done
with an approved adhesive. 2. Extruded polystyrene (and all foam boards) that is exposed above grade needs to be physically protected against damage as well as covered with a thermal barrier. Simply painting it is not adequate. For your particular application, your best bet is to cover it with a sheet metal cover with a sloped top to allow rainwater runoff. 3. Yes, it will prevent heat loss. As far as being cost effective, that depends on how much expense you need to put into the excavation work. Again, you might want to consider applying it to the interior instead. 4. I would go to www. energysavers.gov, which is part of the U.S. Department of Energy. Do a search for foam board or basement insulation, and you’ll get a wealth of information about everything from types of products to installation techniques. Remodeling and repair questions? Email Paul at email@example.com. All product reviews are based on the author’s actual testing of free review samples provided by the manufacturers. INMAN NEWS
Buying home with septic system calls for inspection DEAR BARRY: We bought our home two months ago, and this week our septic system backed up into the basement. When the septic contractor dug up the tank, it had no lid and was filled with dirt. If we had known about this, repairs could have been made before we bought the property. Shouldn’t this have been caught by our home inspector? Whitney DEAR WHITNEY: Home inspectors report defects that are visible and accessible. Conditions that are underground are exempt from that kind of inspection. The only clue your home inspector might have had would have been slow or congested drains at the sinks, tubs or showers. If those fixtures were draining properly on the day of the inspection, there is no way your home inspector could have known about the problem. When buying a home with a septic system, it is standard procedure for sellers to provide a septic report from a qualified contractor. A septic contractor should have excavated the tank before you purchased the home. The tank should have been pumped out, and the entire system should have been tested and evaluated.
Remodel, landscape show set FROM STAFF REPORTS
The second annual Oklahoma City Spring Remodel & Landscape Show will be Feb. 24-26 at Cox Convention Center, with exhibits and demonstrations from local and national companies and special landscape features meant to help people with home improvement. Tickets will cost $3 for adults, with those 17 and under admitted free. The show will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Feb. 24, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 25, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 26. The show producer is L&L Exhibition Management of Bloomington, Minn.
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If any real estate agents were involved in the transaction, they should have recommended that a septic inspection take place. Failure by an agent to advise a septic inspection would constitute professional negligence. The big question is whether the sellers were
aware of the problem. A septic tank full of dirt must have caused previous backups. It so, it would be reasonable to expect that the sellers had knowledge of this condition. Disclosure laws in most states require sellers to provide information about such defects. You should contact the sellers and agents about this situation immediately, and be sure to take pictures of the impacted tank. To write to Barry Stone, go to www. housedetective.com. ACTION COAST PUBLISHING
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New York sues banks over foreclosures BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s attorney general accused some of the nation’s largest banks of deceit and fraud in using an electronic mortgage registry that he said puts homeowners at a disadvantage in foreclosures while saving banks over $2 billion. Democrat Eric Schneiderman sued Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo over their use of the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc., or MERS, claiming the banks submitted court documents containing false and misleading information that appeared to provide the authority for foreclosures when there was none. The lawsuit also names the registry operator, MERSCORP Inc. of Virginia. Schneiderman claims the MERS system has eliminated homeowners’ ability to track
property transfers through traditional public records. He said the electronic system now stores that data and is plagued by inaccuracies and what the lawsuit calls “faulty and sloppy document preparation and execution practices.” “The banks created the MERS system as an end-run around the property recording system, to facilitate the rapid securitization and sale of mortgages,” Schneiderman said. “Once the mortgages went sour, these same banks brought foreclosure proceedings en masse based on deceptive and fraudulent court submissions, seeking to take homes away from people with little regard for basic legal requirements or the rule of law.” MERS spokeswoman Janis L. Smith said the company complies with all laws and county and state recording regulations. “Federal and state courts
The banks created the MERS system as an end-run around the property recording system, to facilitate the rapid securitization and sale of mortgages.” ERIC SCHNEIDERMAN NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL
around the country have repeatedly upheld the MERS business model, and the validity of MERS as legal mortgagee and nominee for lenders,” she said. MERS was set up by banks to
rapidly package and sell mortgages as securities without recording each transaction in county records offices. Complaints allege among other things that homeowners have trouble responding to foreclosure actions and mortgage inaccuracies because MERS makes it difficult to find out who owns the mortgages. “By creating this bizarre and complex end-around of the traditional public recording system, banks achieved their primary goal — over 70 million mortgage loans, including millions of subprime loans, have been registered in the MERS system and the industry has saved more than $2 billion in recording fees,” according to the lawsuit. The lawsuit also claims that over several years, “banks rapidly securitized and sold off millions of loans, often misrepresenting the quality and nature of
Demolition plan upsets neighbors BY MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE INFORMATION SERVICES
LOS ANGELES — A New York hedge fund manager’s plan to demolish an eye-catching steel-andglass home in Malibu and build a two-story California Mission-style residence has neighbors in a lather over the potential loss of ocean views and what some decry as the waste of a perfectly good house. Once described as among the most significant new structures in Malibu, the building set for destruction was designed by architect Bart Prince and hugs the slope in a neighborhood of pri-
vate tennis courts, swimming pools and lush lawns. Among residents urging preservation of the house — as well as million-dollar views — are Julia Roberts, Sean Penn, Don Rickles and Chad Smith, drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. “In my wildest dreams, I would never, ever have thought it would be possible for someone to build closer to our home … and also into the view of what you know is so precious to us and our family,” said Smith, who lives next door and is leading the effort to stop the project. “It blows me away that this is possible.” To some, the controver-
sy recalls other high-profile battles over coastal lands. U2 guitarist the Edge, whose real name is David Evans, has for years encountered blowback from the California Coastal Commission and residents over plans to build five widely spaced mansions on a scenic ridge top. And in 2003, TV tycoon A. Jerrold Perenchio tussled with the coastal panel after environmental activists blew the whistle on his unpermitted pitch-and-putt golf course in the exclusive Malibu Colony. But this preservation battle is unusual in that the Prince-designed house was completed only in
2005. Although it was showcased by the late architectural photographer Julius Shulman in his book “Malibu: A Century of Living by the Sea,” wouldbe preservationists are finding it tough to lay claim to historical significance. The 1-acre property was bought in 2010 by the Sogel Family Trust for $6.2 million, down from the original listing price of $9.9 million, after 318 days on the market. Behind the trust are Sean Fahey, a co-founder of Claren Road Asset Management, and his wife, Robin Luce. The couple said the home did not fit their needs or taste.
the mortgages being transferred.” Last month, President Barack Obama announced a new Justice Department fraud-fighting unit to bring together 55 prosecutors and federal and state investigators focusing on one of the contributing causes behind the financial crisis — the collapse of residential mortgage-backed securities. Obama named Schneiderman as co-chairman. Delaware officials have said MERS has sown confusion among consumers, investors and other stakeholders in the mortgage finance system. Officials claim the company has damaged the integrity of Delaware’s land records system and led to unlawful foreclosure practices. The Massachusetts attorney general sued the banks and MERS in December and Delaware’s attorney general has sued MERS Corp.
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N.M. residents are target of rental scams BY ROZANNA M. MARTINEZ Albuquerque Journal
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A handful of online scams have touched online home listings in Albuquerque and neighboring Rio Rancho. People have taken online information on homes for sale and then advertised them as being for rent and taken deposit money from would-be renters, said Realtor Mike Lizzi. Lizzi and Rio Rancho police have some suggestions on how potential homeowners or renters can avoid being duped by scammers looking to take their money. Look for red flags. For instance, beware if some-
one conducting a transaction claims to be out of the country. “They say how they went overseas on some type of work contract and have documents and tried to look for a management company before they left but could not find one,” Lizzi said. Police Sgt. Nicholas Onken said potential homebuyers or renters should meet with the person selling or renting the property. He also suggested that buyers and renters do comparison shopping to make sure the asking price or rent is in the same range of other surrounding properties. Lizzi said, “Go drive by the home. See if someone is living there. See if there is a sign in the yard. …
international management. He lived and worked in Asia for 26 years before moving to Hawaii in 2002. He owned and managed several businesses and still has business interests in Hawaii.
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Never ever wire money or send documents.” Lizzi said scam artists also use personal catastrophes to distract potential buyers and say they are offering them a home at a lower asking price because they are in some type of dire straits. Onken said people with bad credit, financial issues or under other stress might allow the pressures to cloud their decision making. He said that potential buyers and renters should do their research before agreeing to rent or buy a home. Sam artists, Lizzi said, “will also say money is not important and they just want someone to take care of the house.” MCT INFORMATION SERVICES
The Listing of the Week is at 12904 Anduin Ave.
Large two-story custom home features a pool
Gibson joins Paradigm AdvantEdge in Piedmont PIEDMONT — Phillip Gibson has joined Paradigm AdvantEdge Real Estate at 13100 Colony Pointe in Piedmont as a residential real estate sales agent. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business management and a masters in
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The Listing of the Week is a large twostory custom home with a pool on a lakefront cul-de-sac in south Oklahoma City’s Rivendell neighborhood. The 5,213-square-foot home at 12904 Anduin Ave. has four bedrooms, three baths, three half-baths, five living rooms, two dining rooms and an attached fourcar garage. The formal living room has a fireplace. Another living room has a fireplace, built-in entertainment center and ceiling fan. The formal dining room has a bay window. The kitchen has a breakfast bar, work island and pantry. The master bedroom has a fireplace and ceiling fan and bathroom with double vanities. Secondary bedrooms have ceil-
ing fans; two have walk-in closets. The home has a theater room, game room and play room. Expansive windows look out on the lake and pool area. The home has floor-to-ceiling bookcases, handscraped wood floors, a balcony, covered patio, hot tub, storm shelter, central vacuum system and sound, security and underground sprinkler systems. The home, built in 2004, is listed for $1.39 million with Jill Baker of 1st United Oklahoma Inc. Realtors. For more information, call 473-6256. Nominations for Listing of the Week are welcome. Send information on single-family homes to The Oklahoman, Richard Mize, P.O. Box 25125, Oklahoma City, OK 73125. Nominations may be faxed to 475-3996.
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Marseille is French Eclectic
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Synthetic lawn easy to install, maintain BY KATHY VAN MULLEKOM Daily Press (Newport News, Va.)
The Marseille has a French Eclectic flavor. Telling elements include: a steeply pitched hip roof, a wrought-iron balcony railing and shutters that flank arched, multipane windows. Popular from about 1915 to 1945, this style passed out of fashion for several decades. Neo-eclectic homes regained popularity in the 1960s, and the trend is still growing. This plan is designed for construction on a lot that slopes up to the left. Families who enjoy entertaining will delight in the large gathering spaces. The kitchen, nook and family room flow together at the rear. This window-
rich space has a French door that opens onto a partially covered deck. Four sets of multipane windows sparkle across the back wall, and two more border the fireplace. In the kitchen, a raised eating bar rims the work island. Cupboards and counters line three sides of the kitchen as well, and lazy Susan shelving makes corner access a breeze. A handy powder room is near everything, and the generously sized utility room is also close, along with a large recreation room. This room could house a pool table, home entertainment center, and
so on. Each of the four bedrooms upstairs has direct access to a bathroom. Bathrooms for the Marseille’s owners’ suite and one additional bedroom are private, while the other two bedrooms share a twosection bathroom. Other owners suite amenities include a dual vanity, spa tub and walk-in shower. A review plan of the Marseille, including floor plans, elevations, section and artist’s conception, can be purchased for $25 by phone, mail or online. Add $5 for shipping and handling. Associated Designs, 1100 Jacobs Drive, Eugene, OR, 97402. www.associateddesigns.com. (800) 634-0123.
The dream of a perfect lawn, if that’s your goal in life, is easier than you think. No watering. No fertilizing. No mowing. No weeding. Just sit back and enjoy the sight of green grass — synthetic, that is. SYNLawn, the maker of residential synthetic grass, teams with Lowe’s to provide the look of a perfect lawn for weekend warriors who want to be the envy of their neighborhood. The company provides rolls of synthetic turf in the most popular sizes, along with basic installation tools for customers who need smaller amounts of turf and want to install it themselves, according to a news release. SYNLawn has been testing the program in some Lowe’s stores for a couple years, and now offers it in 463 stores from South Carolina to California; it should be in all
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PIEDMONT OPEN SAT 2-4 & SUN 2-5 Model home. New hms on 1/2 ac lots. From NW Expwy & Sara Rd go 4.5 mi N Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494 1N to 10A, E. of OKC, pay out dn. before 1st pmt. starts, many are M/H ready over 400 choices, lg trees, some with ponds, TERMS Milburn o/a 275-1695 paulmilburnacreages.com OWNER FINANCING 1-10 Acres Many Locations Call for maps 405-273-5777 www.property4sale.com CASHION ACREAGES 6-12 ac tracts starting @ $25,000 w/owner fin possible Lisa 919-5717 Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494 Call for Maps! See why we sell more acreages than anyone in Okla. E of OKC. o/a 275-1695 Water Well, 2.82 ac, fronts on lake, near Purcell & Lexington $217.15mo Owner carry, 226-2015
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4301 SE 38, Owner carry w/down. 4 bd, CH/A, Nice. 650-7667 www.homesofokcinc.com
OWNER FINANCING $2000 down No Credit Ck 522 E Douglas Dr. $49K ¡596-4599‘ 410-8840¡
Immaculate 4/2/3, blt 2008 granite, SS appls$168,000 Realty Experts 414-8753 Bank Owned 3/1.5 Brick 2 living, ch/a $49,900 Realty Experts 414-8753
Acreage in Town! Extra sharp 2bd brick, 1 car garage, new roof & ch/a, beautiful kitchen w/center island, on gorgeous O acre lot. All this for only $89,900 Fidelity410-4200, 692-1661
Cute 3/1 No Garage Many updates Great for investment Call for info $30,000 577-6889
EXTRA NICE 3 & 4 bdrms Totally remodeled, Like Brand New! Starting @ $650mo. Financing Avail 570-4291 5824 S. Shartel Avenue Very Nice 2 bed, 1 bath, 1 car $43,500 ¡ 550-2145
BEAUTIFUL 4bd 2.5ba w/off on 1 ac MOL. 30' abv grnd pool w/huge deck sprink sys, storm shlt $217,500 Lisa 919-5717 Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494 NEW hm under const 3bd 2ba approx 1442' on .21 ac MOL $144,900 Lisa 919-5717 Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494 EXECUTIVE hm under const 4/3/3 w/2din approx 2550' on 1 ac MOL in Coyote Springs $273,500 Lisa 919-5717 Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494
LUXURY FORECLOSURES 12, 3-5 bdrm homes in NW OKC start @ $159,900 Patrick @Allied 740-6616 3739 NW 14th St. large 2 bedroom, everything done. $37,000. 947-7876 OWNER CARRY 3 bed, 1 bth, 1c, ch&a, $4K dwn, 1157 NW 81st, 348-2108
FABULOUS HOME FOR SALE MUST SEE C H/A Large kitchen 3 bed, 1.5 ba, $79,000 Contact Cindy @ 405-464-4024 between 8a/8p or crodriguez@ priceedwards.com
$629/mo. Repo wac 4bed 3bath 32 x 80 BEST Quality, Below whole$ale 405-324-8000 FREE CA$H Use your tax return as your down payment & we will Double it 405-324-8010 $3k-$5k down = UR approved to OWN 405-577-2884 Solitaire, 76x18, 3 bed, 1.5 bath ¡ Only 3 yrs old, in Choctaw. 405-259-9944 $325/mo. New 2bd READY Financing avail. FREE phone app. 405-324-8000 Rent to Own: Nice 2&3bd MWC $350&up 390-9777
I BUY HOUSES Any condition. No cost to U 410-5700 Alex, Ok 2500 SF 4 Bed, 2 Bath, 2 stories 2 car garage, Built 1931, last appraised $140,000 some fire damage as is $28000. 405-462-7301
PIEDMONT OPEN SAT 2-4 & SUN 2-5 Model home. New hms on 1/2 ac lots. From NW Expwy & Sara Rd go 4.5 mi N Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494
Will carry, 3036 NW 28th, 2 bd, 2 ba, 1 car, $55K @ 10%, $2K down, 722-1670, B.C. Realty Co. Updated Brick 3/1 carport & extra prkng, roof 2011, ch/a, wood floors $84,000 Realty Experts 414-8753
Abandoned D/W Repo set up on 5 Acres!! Ready to move in. Free phone application 405-631-7600
Office/shop combo, approx 1620 sf, north OKC, near Memorial & Broadway Ext, $625 per mo, $625 dep, 1 year lease, Pruitt RE, 405-812-1716. PRIME RETAIL LOCATION I-35 frontage, showroom, ofcs, warehouse 10,800sf $5,000mo. 8801 S. I-35 Dale or Mike, 631-4447 SMALLBUSINESSLOCATION 1250 sf. S. 89th & I-35 $500mo. ph: 631-4447
Office Space For Rent 7608 N Western Ave Retail/Office space, up to 2200sf avail, 370-1077 GREAT Office Space Various NW locations 300-6000sf 946-2516
2002 CLAYTON 60x32 Grenada Village, OKC 3 bed, 2 bath, office, lrg living/dining, new carpet, all appliances + washer/dryer, lrg deck $35,900.405-919-5554 Cash 4 Clunkers!! Trade your used home in for a new home with Zero Down! Get up to $25,000 for your used home. WAC 405-631-7600 312 S. Carney Carney, OK 3bd/2bth Mobile Home on large lot Woodlake Properties 273-5777
CAVE CREEK ON ROCKWELL 3037 North Rockwell
495-2000 $200 off
1st Mo Rent Selected Units LARGE TOWNHOMES & APARTMENTS • Washer, Dryers, pools • PC Schools, fireplaces
» » » FURNISHED »»» Efficiency $305-$360 2820 S Robinson 232-1549
7301 NW 23rd
Immediate move in 2 & 3 bed Townhouses Washer/Dryers, Fireplaces PC Schools
1 & 2 BD & Townhouses •City bus route/Shopping •Washer/Dryer hookups
721-5455 $99 Special
Walford Apts-Midtown518 NW 12 Giant 1 bed 1bath 1100sf $800/mo $600/dep dishwasher & wash&dryer hkups, must see; Studio 650sf $600mo $300dp 409-7989 no sec 8
Liquor Store 3+ yrs in bus. OKC. Serious inquiries only 405-625-5075
Investment Property For Sale PRICE REDUCED 2 Duplexes on 1 lot, $55K Shawnee, 405-694-1367.
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Condominiums, Townhouses For Rent 441 2720 SW 74th unit 18 nice clean 2bd 1.5ba townhouse, washer/dryer hookups $550mo Fidelity RE 410-4200, 692-1661 Newly remodeled, Summit Ridge, 2 bd, 2 ba, FP, $800 mo no pets 348-3500 Beautiful 2 br, 2 ba, w/d, SW OKC, Sec 8 ok, $525/ mo, $200 dep, 812-8834
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READY FOR SPRING? $189 1st Month, Pool Park, 293-3693 ALL BILLS PAID ! DREXEL ON THE PARK $99 Move In Special 1 & 2bds, carports, coin lndry $345-445 470-3535
MOVE IN NOW! Pd. water/garbage Quiet. Try Plaza East•341-4813
» Free Rent Til March » 1 & 2 bedrooms. Spring Tree Apartments. 405-737-8172.
112K SE 1st, 1bd, water and garbage paid $375 Fidelity410-4200, 692-1661
Briargate 1718 N Indiana 1bd, 1ba, 800 sf, wood floors, all elect, $550 mo, $250dp 409-7989 no sec8 Plaza Apts – Art Deco 1744 NW 17 1bed 1bath Starting at $500/month $250dp 409-7989 no sec8
2 bed, no app fee, ch&a, Near 23rd & MacArthur, $550/$300 dep, 370-0278 •ABC• Affordable, Bug free, Clean » 787-7212» 800 N. Meridian 1bd All bills paid 946-9506
Cute 3 bd, 1O ba Home 3904 SE 22nd St. ch&a, Mid-Del Schools. Pets Ok & Smoking Ok w/dep. $675mo ¡ Call 413-1834 3104 & 3216 Chetwood 3/1/1 & 3/1.5/1 No pets Giles Enterprises 670-4833 837 Scott St 3/2 $695 Free List 681-7272
2817 NW 170 3/2/2 $1300 18117 EngOak 3/2/2 $1225 21240LkShdws4/3.5/3 $2500 Express Realty 844-6101 www.expressrealtyok.com
Nice 3813 N Bella Vista 3 bd, 1.5 bth, 2 car,1150 sq ft, central heat & air. $600/ mth, $500/dpt. 1 yr lease. Not section 8. Call 405-640-9649. Houses All Areas- Free List 4 bed from $595-1295 3 bed from $495-995 2 bed from $395-795 605-5477 2545 SW 59th 1404 Sandra 3/1/1 Nice, CH/A $650 mo, $650 dep. 732-3411
HEFNER ROAD & MAY, 2/2/2, 2531 W Hefner Rd appt only $900¡843-5853
3 bed, 1.5 bath $525mo Refs req'd. 222-4386 740 SW 1st, Moore
Nice 2bd $475+gas & elec 1113 NW 27th 232-9101
1629 SE 9th St $795 + dep 3 bd 1O ba, attached gar, Hestand RE 685-6817
Duplexes, 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car, some new, some gated, call Rick, 405-830-3789.
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Lovely 3/2/2 brick home, sunroom $985 603-4775
947 SW 1st super sharp completely remodeled 4bd home, 1.5ba, 1car garage, fresh paint, all new carpet, ceramic tile, appls & windows $895 Fidelity410-4200, 692-1661
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Restaurant Bldg & Equip. on Hwy 81 in Chickasha, OK. ¡‘¡ 405-262-2217
$99 SPECIAL Lg 1bdr, stove, refrig., clean, walk to shops. $345 mo. 632-9849
2221 N. Meridian
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6000sf Warehouse Ofcs 13919 N. Harvey Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73114
Very nice cabin, 1bd 1ba 700sf, w/deck, remodeled, private lake, 23 miles from El Reno 405-668-2073 Double Your Tax Refund!! Double your money or use your land/family land for ZERO down. New & Repo Homes. $2500 Furniture package w/new purchase. Free phone app. WAC 405-631-7600
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Tenkiller, great view, walk to water, remodeled, 2 bd, 2 ba, loft, fp, granite, deck, $229,500, owner/broker, Circle R Proerties, 918-776-7700.
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Fully remodeled conveniently located, 3709K N Kentucky, $450/mo + $300 dep. 405-478-2264
Furnished/Unfurnished Weekly/Monthly 370-1077
2 bedroom, 1 large bath, fenced yard with carport. $650 monthly. Call Karen 405-229-0409
BEAUTIFUL NW HOME 6805 Bear Canyon Dr 3br, 2ba, 2car. All wood lmnt floors, cathederal, courtyard, fireplace, appl incl, lrg master bed, PC schools $1255 651-1868 2212 NW 26th spacious 3bd 2ba brick home 2ba. Nice! Detached garage, fireplace, great area, Only $795. Fidelity RE 410-4200, 692-1661 Houses All Areas- Free List 4 bed from $595-1295 3 bed from $495-995 2 bed from $395-795 605-5477 2545 SW 59th 3232 Brushcreek, in Quail Creek on the golf course, 3 bed, 2.5 bath, 2 car, 1 FP, $1875 mo, $1500 dep. ¡ 831-0825 5920 NW 28th 3/1, large yard, WD hookups CH/A $595 Mo / $400 Dep TMS Prop 348-0720 3317 Pioneer extra sharp 2bd home, clean, fenced, nice area. Only $550? Fidelity410-4200, 692-1661 3500 NW 12th 3bd 2ba compl. remod. new roof, kit, baths, carpet & paint $650mo $400dep 320-0858 Nice lrg 3bd liv din w/d hookup ch/a appls gar fncd yrd 2712 NW 16th $645 no pets no Sec8. 301-5979 7128 Michelle Ln 3/2/2 FP, $850mo No smoke, No pets ¡ 650-3067 928 NW 109th St 3 bed 2ba 2 car 1200sf $850mo $800dp 409-7989 no sec8
Houses All Areas- Free List 4 bed from $595-1295 3 bed from $495-995 2 bed from $395-795 605-5477 2545 SW 59th
2900 SW 60th large 4bd home 2ba 2car corner lot only $850 Fidelity RE 410-4200, 692-1661
7800 SW 87th Cir 4bd 2.5 ba located on 1/2 Ac. Moore Schls.no section 8. Maria 405-618-0563
2b 1b gar, dbl drive, ch&a, No Sec 8. $575+ $500dep Both very clean 691-5479
3bd/2ba/2car, storm shltr, 1+ acre. appls. $825 Near Outlet Mall 203-8150
Large 3bed, washer/dryer hookup, fenced, $525 $250 dep 631-8039
3700 SW 42nd 3/1.75 $750 Free List 681-7272
1514 NW 17th 4 bed 2ba 2car 1920sf $1200/mo $900dp 409-7989 no sec8 SECTION 8 3 BED, 2 BATH, 2 CAR, 11808 N Lee 405-414-7450 Sec. 8 ok, 3bd, 1.5ba, 2c, 8300 NW 10th #134. Rent+$600dep 414-2578
Country Living, Minco, 3 bed, 2 bath, $599 month, 405-370-0182.
1445 N Bradley 3/1.5 $850 Free List 681-7272
Houses All Areas- Free List 4 bed from $595-1295 3 bed from $495-995 2 bed from $395-795 605-5477 2545 SW 59th 2601 SE 51st brk3/1K /2 ch&a, noS8/pets, refs, $725, may sell, 740-6072
6629 NW 128 3/2/2 $1195 14319 N Penn 2/2.5 $950 12521 High Mdw3/2/2 $1300 1505 Oxford Way 3/1/1 $750 6704 NW 124 3/2/2 $1250 7616 NW 27 3/2/2 $1095 4712 Hemlock 3/2/1 $1095 Express Realty 844-6101 www.expressrealtyok.com
NEW ON MARKET 2 3 & 4 bedrooms now avail. Low dep. or work for dep. (Handyperson needed) No application fees. Section 8 okay. 702-9798 or 209-7827
2bd, 1ba, w/appls incl. + W&D, Edmd Schools, storage shed. No pets. 348-6240 or 623-1181.
Rent to Own: Nice 2&3bd MWC $350&up 390-9777
Cute 2bedroom house w/ carport, lg yard, stove & refrig. $525 mo 596-8410 3/1K /2, 5017 Briarwood Dr, $695 rent, $300 dep, Sec 8 ok, Roy, 324-2611. 824 SE 22nd 1/1 $375 Free List 681-7272
Seeking roommate to share house, smoking okay, $400 mo utilities included, 326-9251
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Permits Oklahoma City J.E. Dunn Construction, 5501 W Memorial Road, hospital, erect, $13,000,000. Cress & Lopresto Architects LLC, 7410 Northwest Expressway, automotive sales, add-on, $2,000,000. Fleming & Fleming Inc., 2501 Lysander Place, residence, erect, $550,000. Timberlake Construction, 517 SW 2, boarding house-dormitory, erect, $500,000. No name provided, 13900 N Lincoln Blvd., manufacturing, supplement, $500,000. Fleming & Fleming Inc., 2425 Lysander Place, residence, erect, $465,000. Lingo Construction Services, 123 Robert S Kerr Ave., office, remodel, $463,620. Lingo Construction Services, 123 Robert S Kerr Ave., office, remodel, $463,620. Lingo Construction Services, 123 Robert S Kerr Ave., office, remodel, $463,620. Dodson Custom Homes LLC, 9101 Paseo del Vita, residence, erect, $410,000. Johnson & Associates Inc., 4800 NW 23, retail sales, erect, $395,000. Landmark Fine Homes LP, 18616 Mesa Road, residence, erect, $344,000. Richmond Signature Homes, 17405 Parkgrove Drive, residence, erect, $334,900. Design Build By Jill, 3339 Stone Brook Court, residence, erect, $318,760. Authentic Custom Homes, 16208 Sonoma Park Drive, office, erect, $315,000. D. Kent Moore Jr., 3200 S Richland Road, residence, erect, $305,000. TPC Construction Inc., 12712 NW 6, residence, erect, $245,000. Mashburn Faires Homes LLC, 13717 Portofino Strada, residence, erect, $240,000. Braxton Homes LLC, 9301 SW 30, residence, erect, $210,000. Mashburn Faires Homes LLC, 13613 Rachel Court, residence, erect, $182,000. D.R. Horton, 11221 NW 96, residence, erect, $171,200. Denise Patterson Custom Homes, 3428 NW 164 Terrace, residence, erect, $167,678. Griffin Homes LLC, 9028 NW 84 Terrace, residence, erect, $165,000. Cutter Homes, 11716 SW 24 Terrace, residence, erect, $155,000. D.R. Horton, 11908 Gwendolyn Lane, residence, erect, $154,000. BRB Contractors Inc., 5520 E Hefner Road, public building, erect, $150,000. Bitter Creek Homes LLC, 12412 Hidden Forest Blvd., residence, erect,
$150,000. Jeff Click Homes LLC, 17708 Black Hawk Circle, residence, erect, $148,000. Denise Patterson Custom Homes, 3424 NW 163, residence, erect, $143,178. Cliff Marical Homes Inc., 10621 SW 34 Terrace, residence, erect, $132,000. Westpoint Homes, 15728 Hatterly Lane, residence, erect, $130,000. Landmark Fine Homes LP, 2500 NW 185, residence, erect, $125,000. Landmark Fine Homes LP, 18529 Cola Drive, residence, erect, $125,000. Landmark Fine Homes LP, 18500 Agua Drive, residence, erect, $125,000. Landmark Fine Homes LP, 2837 NW 183 , residence, erect, $125,000. G.H. & Associates Inc., 7201 N Country Club Drive, residence, add-on, $125,000. D.R. Horton, 11801 Gwendolyn Lane, residence, erect, $124,800. D.R. Horton, 11712 Katie Cove, residence, erect, $124,800. Aspen Boat and RV Storage, 10701 NW 23, storage, erect, $124,000. D.R. Horton, 11912 Gwendolyn Lane, residence, erect, $117,200. Aspen Boat and RV Storage, 10701 NW 23 , storage, erect, $115,000. D.R. Horton, 4004 Millers Creek Lane, residence, erect, $114,700. D.R. Horton, 7513 Meadow Lake Drive, residence, erect, $110,800. Harbor Homes, 412 SW 173, residence, erect, $110,000. D.R. Horton, 3804 Millers Creek Lane, residence, erect, $109,900. Ideal Homes of Norman LP, 529 Christian Lane, residence, erect, $109,000. D.R. Horton, 4200 Shelton Terrace, residence, erect, $109,000. Best Buy, 2501 W Memorial Road, retail sales, remodel, $104,736. Ideal Homes of Norman LP, 13313 SW 4 Terrace, residence, erect, $103,000. Jason Gunesch, 10000 S Luther Road, manufactured home, move-on, $101,800. Home Creations, 1008 Cimarron Creek Drive, residence, erect, $101,500. Ideal Homes of Norman LP, 16333 Drywater Drive, residence, erect, $93,000. Foster Signature Homes LLC, 10609 SW 35, residence, erect, $85,000. Home Creations, 1012 Cimarron Creek Drive, residence, erect, $80,500. Foster Signature Homes LLC, 10632 SW 35, residence, erect, $80,000. Foster Signature Homes LLC, 10633 SW 35, residence, erect, $80,000. Cornerstone Group LLC, 4825 SW 120 Terrace, residence, erect, $70,000.
REAL ESTATE Blackmon Mooring Construction LLC, 2621 SW 85, rehabilitation center, fire restoration, $70,000. Cornerstone Group LLC, 4821 SW 120 Terrace, residence, erect, $65,000. Cornerstone Group LLC, 4817 SW 120 Terrace, erect, erect, $65,000. Weaver Contracting Inc., 5400 SE 44, business, remodel, $50,000. Maguire Ohara Construction, 5319 Willow Cliff Road, apartment, fire restoration, $50,000. Modern Construction, 9513 SW 35 Terrace, accessory, erect, $38,000. M.C. Webb General Construction LLC, 3809 N Nicklas Ave., residence, remodel, $36,243. CPX Construction, 221 SW 29, automotive sales, erect, $35,000. Aspen Boat and RV Storage, 10701 NW 23, storage, erect, $35,000. Design Team, 1609 NE 48, church, remodel, $35,000. BRB Contractors, 5520 E Hefner Road, public building, erect, $25,000. Anthony J. Matano, 1519 NW 22, duplex, add-on, $22,000. Anthony J. Matano, 1523 NW 22, duplex, add-on, $22,000. Specialty Construction Services LLC, 440 NW 16, apartment, remodel, $20,000. John Cook, 5500 S Frisco Road, accessory, erect, $20,000. Ernesto Flores, 501 SE 44, move-on-mobile home park, $16,000. BRB Contractors, 5520 E Hefner Road, public building, remodel, $15,000. Benito Sanchez Garcia, 2241 SW Binkley, residence, add-on, $15,000. No name provided, 7632 SE 149, recreation center, erect, $14,500. Johnston Builders LLC, 13325 N MacArthur Blvd., retail sales, remodel, $12,000. No name provided, 7628 W Reno Ave., storage, remodel, $12,000. William A. Ryan, 2200 N Shawnee Ave., accessory, erect, $12,000. Equity Trust Co./Derek Richards, 11811 SW 16, manufactured home, move-on-mobile home park, $10,750. Highland Park Leasing LLC, 1201 NW 178, retail sales, remodel, $10,500. Wynn Construction, 12520 NE 36, accessory, erect, $10,000. TPC Construction Inc., 9425 SW 29, storage, erect, $10,000. Quality Designed Homes LLC, 6412 Bent Wood Drive, residence, add-on, $10,000. Barbara G. Henson, 3205 SW 20, rehabilitation center, add-on, $8,500. Say Chan, 1004 NW 45, residence, remodel, $5,000. Roy Williams, 17601 Sparrowhawk Lane, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $4,995. Mark Akers, 13016 Springcreek Parkway,
storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $4,595. Terry Baker Construction, 1343 Lowrie Lane, residence, add-on, $4,200. Darryl Gwinn, 7012 Basswood Canyon Road, storage, erect, $4,000. Larry Hicks, 1108 NW 196, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $3,995. Dwight Evans, 11328 Windmill Road, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,950. Thompson and Julie Wofford, 17121 Gladstone Lane, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,900. Frank Mataranglo, 3133 Lamp Post Lane, residence, install-storm shelter, $3,500. Roger Buford, 13916 Canterbury Drive, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,450. Johnathan and Kimberly Fox, 5817 SE 144, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,395. Joseph and Linda Bennett, 16400 Montague Drive, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,395. Stacey Robertson, 14616 Paddington Ave., storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,295. Ground Zero, 1813 NW 193 Circle, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,200. Brian Mangus, 8825 NW 74, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $3,200. Ron Meeks, 9913 SW 28, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $3,200. Tyler Ambrose, 11029 NW 103, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,200. James Adams, 321 Partridge Run Road, residence, install-storm shelter, $3,200. Jared Ryker, 10301 Queensbury Drive, resi-
THE OKLAHOMAN | NEWSOK.COM dence, install-storm shelter, $3,200. Johnny L. Gilmore, 2424 SW 42, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,100. Wend McMullen, 5216 Old Lantern Way, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,100. Gwen Sears, 9337 SW 22, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $3,000. Heath Clinton, 7601 NW 133 Place, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,000. Hugh Hawthorne, 18032 Cristobal Blvd., storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,000. James and Eleanor Riley, 6916 NW 133, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,000. David Kniffin, 713 SW 112, residence, installstorm shelter, $3,000. Ground Zero Shelters, 15924 Korie Drive, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,995. Art Bettis, 11501 Gateshead Drive, residence, install-storm shelter, $2,995. Charles Chavez, 14901 SE 79, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,984. James Gese, 8622 Tilman Drive, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,825. Joe Tomberlin, 1204 SW 103, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $2,825. Timothy and Terri Bailey, 10325 Joseph Way, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $2,800. Randal and Tamara Folsom, 2312 Sandpiper Court, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,795. James McIntyre, 508 NW 149, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,750. Home Creations, 3021 NW 182 Terrace, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,700.
Home Creations, 3029 NW 182 Terrace, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,700. Home Creations, 3041 NW 182 Terrace, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,700. James D. Jones, 3601 Frisco Ranch Drive, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,600. Linda Bowman, 1409 Sun Drop Lane, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,250. Jesus Escobar, 9216 W Wilshire Blvd., storage, add-on, $2,000. Timberlake Construction, 517 SW 2, temporary building, move-on, $1,000. Dewey D. Jernigan Jr., 13623 NE 36, accessory, erect, $1,000.
Demolitions Ray’s Trucking, 1419 E Park Place, residence. Ray’s Trucking, 717 SE 21, single-family residence. Ray’s Trucking, 717 SE 21, single-family residence. Ray’s Trucking, 717 SE 21, single-family residence. M&M Wrecking, 2205 N Central Ave., office. Kendall Concrete, 3134 SW 24, residence.