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The Listing of the Week is a large, two-story home on a 1-acre lot loaded with trees in northeast Edmond’s Hidden Lakes addition.

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VILLAS AT THE VINEYARD IS WORKING TO BREAK THE COOKIE-CUTTER MOLD BY DYRINDA TYSON Special Correspondent dyrinda@gmail.com

THE VILLAGE — Something funny happened on the way to the Villas at the Vineyard’s plans to attract the 55-plus crowd — the young folks got there first. “Our first buyer was 25 years old,” said O.A. Garr III, 72, a second-generation builder and general manager of Lifestyle Developers, which is developing the property tucked west of Pennsylvania Avenue and south of Hefner Road. The Villas ultimately will consist of 62 garden homes ranging from 1,700 square feet to 2,400 square feet with lawn service among its amenities. That first customer travels a lot on business, said Heather Davis, 37, a Realtor with ChurchillBrown & Associates who is helping market the homes. “So he wanted the lawn mowed and to have those things taken care of.” The Village approached Garr and Lifestyle partner Denver McCormick about building there about 2009. “They needed activity at the time, very desperately,” Garr said. Garr was interested in building homes targeting the “move-down” crowd, people looking to move into smaller — but still nice — quarters requiring little or no maintenance. McCormick, who operates nursing homes, was scouting for a site where he could relocate a facility being bumped by state roadway work. The two looked at the proposed location together. “We decided there was a marketplace for both,” Garr said. The Villas sits around the corner from the facility McCormick ultimately built, Tuscany Village Nursing Center, with a hospital as well as the police and fire stations nearby. But it’s also within walking distance to a lot of shopping destinations and

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Realtors Alan Davis and Heather Davis show the kitchen of the home at 2408 Sorrento Drive in The Villas at the Vineyard addiition in The Village. PHOTO BY PAUL HELLSTERN, THE OKLAHOMAN

Lifestyle Developers, a partnership between longtime homebuilder O.A. Garr IiI and Denver McCormick, is developing the Villas at the Vineyard, south of Hefner Road and west of Pennsylvania Avenue in The Village. This model home is at 2408 Sorrento Drive. PHOTO BY PAUL HELLSTERN, THE OKLAHOMAN

a library, and the increasingly hip Western Avenue is just down the road. “That’s opened up a new element,” Davis said.

Mixed bag of buyers The result is interest from a mixed bag of potential buyers, said Alan Davis, also a Realtor with

Churchill-Brown. The Davises and Realtors Ken Hutmacher and Bryan Newell have the listings for all new homes in

the Villas. “It’s a combination of empty-nesters, people moving from larger homes with their kids are grown and mostly married couples,” Davis, 70, said. Tuscany Village is partnering with The Tuscan to offer some services to older Villas residents such as meals and use of their meeting rooms. “There are a number of things we’re not doing here because we have this association with these things available,” Garr said. The homes are designed with accessibility in mind. Wider doorways and hallways could accommodate wheelchairs and walkers, Garr said. “But even if they’re 25 years old, these are still more accessible.” Touches throughout make each home stand SEE VILLAS, PAGE 2F

Will perfect location trump extra space? Celebrities have long sought a prized address in such pricey areas as Manhattan, Malibu and Palm Beach. And many can afford a sizable abode in a picture-perfect setting. But what about less-affluent people who crave a particular location that’s expensive but don’t have the means to buy big there? “Most must sacrifice square footage,” said John Rygiol, a real estate broker in Southern California. Rygiol tells about a married couple with whom he worked. Though not rich, the pair vowed to live in high-cost Beverly Hills, where they figured their three children would get superior schooling and the family would be well protected by a watchful police department. To meet their goal, they passed up the chance for a spacious house in a nearby

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neighborhood with lower prices. “To break into Beverly Hills on their budget, they bought a 1,200-squarefoot condo where they have a very small kitchen and their kids must share bedrooms. But they’re happy there,” he said. Across the country in Cambridge, Mass., home to Harvard University, broker Fred Meyer said many of his clients will accept very small housing units to live close to campus and Harvard Square. “If they work here, they want the short commute because they’re sick of traffic. If they’re retired, they’re moving for the cultural lifestyle,” Meyer said. Here are pointers for those contemplating a move to a smaller housing unit to reach their favored destination:

Ellen James Martin SMART MOVES I Set priorities as a preliminary step. Suppose you’re focused on living on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., overlooking famed buildings on the National Mall. But the only units available there in your price range are one-bedroom condos with about 600 square feet of living space. And though you want this superb view, you also want a property with enough space to throw parties and plant a flower garden. How can you decide if the National Mall location is worth giving up the

chance to exercise your green thumb and entertain? Rygiol suggested you create a list of your housing priorities and then rank all the items on the list. He said many who wish to live in a prized location are motivated by “bragging rights,” the chance to boast about their setting to everyone they know. If this motivates you, he recommended you make sure it’s taken into account on your priority list. I Come to terms with the comparable costs of your housing alternatives. Imagine, for example, that you’re torn between a small condo on the National Mall versus a much larger, three-bedroom bungalow in a Washington suburb. One would give you the view you love and quick access to the D.C. Metro system. But the

other would give you a two-car garage and a guest bedroom. In this hypothetical instance, the two potential homes are priced equivalently. But while the condo has just 600 square feet of living space, the bungalow is three times that size. Rygiol said calculating the relative price of both units helps you make a valid comparison between your options. I Think through the realities of living small in your perfect setting. If you decide to move to a small home in your ideal location, there are bound to be some practical limitations to confront. But Meyer said it’s better to face these realities ahead of time than to delay coping until later. To contact Ellen James Martin, email her at ellenjamesmartin@gmail.com. UNIVERSAL UCLICK

Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen are extreme do-it-yourselfers. They’re part of the radical homemaking movement, a return to a simpler, self-sufficient lifestyle that rejects materialism and emphasizes homemade goods. The two help others embrace that lifestyle in their new book, “Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post-Consumer World.” The book is filled with instructions for projects, from making tooth powder to growing vegetable gardens and even slaughtering chickens. “Making It” is published by Rodale Books and sells for $19.99 in softcover.

TRANSFORM KIDS’ ART Mothers are suckers for their kids’ creations. But you don’t have to stick Mom with a lumpy vase or a wrinkled watercolor this Mother’s Day. Online retailer The Great Remember turns kids’ artwork into lockets and contemporary mosaic art pieces. Digital images of the art are used, so the originals aren’t destroyed. The company also makes applique artwork from clothing or other fabric keepsakes. For Mother’s Day, it’s offering a special “Look Ma!” hearttheme art piece that features a favorite quotation from a child. Prices are $99 to $1,500. For more information, go to www.thegreat remember.com. MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE INFORMATION SERVICES

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Realtor Alan Davis and homebuilder O.A. Garr III are shown in the kitchen of a home in the Villas at the Vineyard. PHOTO PROVIDED

Granite countertops and a red-brick arch over the oven complement the dark cabinetry in the kitchen at 2400 Sorrento Drive. PHOTOS BY PAUL HELLSTERN, THE OKLAHOMAN

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out, from the mix of woods to the wall treatments to the shade of granite in the kitchen. Angled walls add visual appeal, and high ceilings add to a sense of space. “And all our homes have at least 10-foot ceilings,” Garr said as he strolled through a house. Basic floor plans, even if spread across more than one site, get tweaked in each instance to make each one unique. “People are just very anti-cookie-cutter right now,” Davis said. Even the kitchens vary from house to house, she said, from sleek modern to a hint of European. The effort extends to the exterior, where the brick and stone are carefully mixed to make sure each home has its own personality. “We don’t want any look-alikes as far as building materials,” Garr said. In general, Garr said, his company is taking this opportunity to break out of a mold. “We’re trying to get away, with our designers and architects, from doing the traditional, to do things differently,” Garr said. “We use the space wisely for livability, so you don’t pay for space you don’t use.”

The light bronze-colored, textured walls set the master suite apart in the model home at the Villas at the Vineyard, west of Pennsylvania Avenue and south of Hefner Road in The Village.

A red-brick fireplace seems to accent the living room rather than dominating it at 2408 Sorrento Drive.

The tall, angled ceiling adds volume to the guest bath in the model home at the Villas at the Vineyard.

Built-ins adorn one of two large walk-in closets in the master suite of the home at 2408 Sorrento Drive in the Villas at the Vineyard


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New houses can be toured during East Area Festival

Todd Isaac Homes built this home at 13170 White Bud Place in the Timber Ridge Point addition in Midwest City. It is one of 26 new homes open to the public from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in eastern Oklahoma County. PHOTO BY PAUL B. SOUTHERLAND, THE OKLAHOMAN

Jim Campbell Homes built this home for the East Area Festival of Homes at 2701 Forest Glen Circle in the Forest Glen addition in Midwest City. PHOTO BY PAUL B. SOUTHERLAND, THE OKLAHOMAN

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The East Area Festival of Home continues Saturday and concludes Sunday with new houses open free to the public across eastern Oklahoma County. Maps and information on all of the homes are elsewhere in The Oklahoman’s real estate section. Homes are in neighborhoods including: I Castle Gate, southeast of Reno and Hiwassee. I Stonehaven, southeast of SE 44 and Sunnylane. I Windmill Farms, northeast of Reno and Westminster. I Quail Hollow, southeast of Reno and Anderson. I Forest Glen, northwest of SE 29 and Hiwassee. I Foxmor Estates, southeast of SE 89 and Hiwassee. I Timber Ridge Pointe, northeast of SE

29 and Hiwassee. I Huntington, northeast of SE 44 and Choctaw. I Kingsgate, east of Indian Meridian on SE 29. I Stonegate Crossing, northeast of NE 10 and Triple XXX Road. I Mystic Ridge, southeast of SE 44 and Post Road. I Beacon Hill, east of Henney Road on Reno. I Eastwood Summit, north of Reno on Anderson. I The Heights in Oakdale Valley, southeast of Hefner and Sooner. I Turtlewood, south of SE 15 on Westminster. I Asheville, SE 59 and Choctaw. I Oakwood East Village, SE 15 and Westminster. I Tuscany Ridge, north of SE 29 on Anderson.

Century 21 Realtor earns professional designation Cheryl Cupps

MOORE — Cheryl Cupps of Century 21 Clinkenbeard in Moore has earned the Certified Distressed Property Expert professional designation after

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Amenities highlight Hidden Lakes home The Listing of the Week is a large, twostory home on a 1-acre lot loaded with trees in northeast Edmond’s Hidden Lakes addition. The home, at 1714 Winding Ridge Road, has four bedrooms, a study, two living areas, two dining areas and a three-car garage. The entry has hand-scraped wood floors and leads to a winding wrought-iron staircase. The study has a wood floor, built-in desk and shelves and plantation shutters. The upstairs game room could be used as a bedroom. The kitchen has stainless-steel appliances, double ovens and a large work island with a veggie sink. The

master bedroom has a bath with double vanities and a whirlpool tub. All bedrooms have walk-in closets and ceiling fans. The home has a storm shelter, covered patio, underground sprinkler system and a security system. The home, built in 2005, is listed for $639,900 with Barbara McWilliams and Jack McWilliams with RE/MAX Preferred. For more information, call 7537250 or 751-4848. 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.

Housing counseling services scramble after budget cuts BY MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE INFORMATION SERVICES

CHICAGO — Housing agencies find themselves scrambling to determine how they will serve their communities with dwindling resources after $88 million in housing counseling funds was eliminated from the federal budget. The cuts in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, part of the legislation signed by President Barack Obama last month to avert a government shutdown, come amid a recent push by HUD to warn consumers about mortgage-relief scams. Worries about a potential rise in such scams and having to charge consumers for counseling that was once largely free, have community groups and counseling agencies calling the maneuver ill-conceived and poorly timed. Groups such as the National Urban League and the NAACP have predicted a troubling chain of events that could include a proliferation of scam artists, an increase in preventable foreclosures and fewer resources for homeowners who may be forced back into the ranks of renters. The funding cuts will hit prepurchase, reversemortgage and rental counseling. Also at risk: foreclosure-prevention counseling, which became a focus of many agencies’ counseling efforts after the housing crisis took hold.

Other concerns Agencies also are expected to find it more difficult to raise private-sector donations without the credibility that HUD funding gave them. “Here we are on the front lines; we’re the ones that are being asked to pick

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Sales associate joins Paradigm AdvantEdge PIEDMONT — Frank Greer joined Paradigm AdvantEdge Real Estate’s new office at 13100 Colony Pointe Blvd., Suite 109, in Piedmont, as a residential real estate sales associate. He has been a real estate broker for more than 20 years and has owned and managed his own real estate company. Previously, he was city manager at Tonkawa and Fairview. He served on the Yukon City Council and served as mayor of Yukon. He also has served on the Governor’s Economic Development Council and was executive director of the Oklahoma Chapter of Associated General Contractors of America.

up the pieces and salvage the housing market, and this is what the government does to us,” said Brian White, executive director of Lakeside Community Development Corp., which works in Chicago. “Losing $35,000 is a big hit for us. You’re cutting out muscle and bone instead of fat.” Organizations affiliated with NeighborWorks that specifically work on foreclosure prevention through the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling program were not affected by the cutbacks. On Capitol Hill, concerns were expressed that the two HUD-funded efforts were duplicative. The HUD cuts not only will affect direct grants but also those to intermediary groups, which advise consumers to seek out HUDcertified counselors instead of potentially unscrupulous companies that offer to assist consumers for a fee and then don’t follow through with their promises. “We tell (families) to look for the gold standard of HUD certification,” said Janis Bowdler, director of the wealth-building policy project at the National Council of La Raza. “Without that certification, we’re extremely con-

cerned that foreclosureprevention scam artists, which we already know are out there in droves, will be targeting our communities, taking the place of trusted counselors.” Recently, representatives of HUD unveiled an anti-scam campaign with the tagline “Know It. Avoid It. Report It” to thwart potential loan modification scammers. The campaign was conceived before the budget compromise. Without finding additional private-sector funding sources, the worry is that smaller, community-based groups will have to cut staff or fold, and that could further drain the larger community organizations like Neighborhood Housing Services, where the $75,000 loss is a small part of its $10 million-plus annual budget. On a macro level, there are also concerns that neighborhoods will suffer, particularly those low-income communities whose residents most benefited from prepurchase home counseling.

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Permits Oklahoma City ADG Inc., 301 N Walnut Ave., shell building, erect, $22,500,000. Miller Architects, 9100 Renny Road, shell building, erect, $10,500,000. Nash Finch, 1101 SE 59, warehouse, add-on, $10,000,000. Nabholz, 235 N Rockwell Ave., warehouse, erect, $2,000,000. Twodsventure1 LLC, 9100 Renny Road, medical clinic-office, remodel, $2,000,000. Smith & Pickel Construction, 2501 E Memorial Road, boarding house-dormitory, remodel, $600,000. Rick Russell Homes Inc., 17712 Prairie Sky Way, residence, erect, $460,000. Oak Leaf Custom Homes, 9200 Bella Vista Lane, residence, erect, $450,000. KBR, 25 S Oklahoma Ave., business, remodel, $400,000. KBR, 25 S Oklahoma Ave., business, remodel, $400,000. City of Oklahoma City, 3212 Wichita Walk, public building, remodel, $344,000. Oak Leaf Custom Homes, 10217 Ashewood Drive, residence, erect, $330,000. Landmark Fine Homes LP, 2101 NW 183 Court, residence, erect, $264,000. Aaron Tatum Custom Homes LLC, 5500 NW 117 Terrace, residence, erect, $251,000. RW Custom Homes LLC, 1705 NW 196, residence, erect, $250,000. Landmark Fine Homes LP, 2209 NW 184 Court, residence, erect, $229,500. Manchester Elite Homes LLC, 14408 Sedona Drive, residence, erect, $226,300. Shawn Forth Custom Homes, 19108 Butterfly Blvd., residence, erect, $225,000. Authentic Custom Homes LLC, 16205 Bravado Place, residence, erect, $219,000. Johnston Builders LLC, 5613 NW 125, residence, erect, $216,000. J.W. Mashburn Development Inc., 2625 SW 140, residence, erect, $210,000. RW Custom Homes LLC, 19600 Talavera Lane, residence, erect, $210,000. Vintage Custom Homes LLC, 8721 SW 107, residence, erect, $210,000. Allenton Homes & Development LLC, 7616 NW 130 Terrace, residence, erect, $200,000. D.P. Odom Construction LLC, 13441 Cross Vine Court, residence, erect, $200,000. Jeff Click Homes LLC, 17437 Hawks Tree Lane, residence, erect, $200,000. Jeff Click Homes LLC, 2420 NW 175, residence, erect, $200,000. Shawn Forth Custom Homes, 3228 Orchard Ave., residence, erect, $200,000. Vintage Custom Homes LLC, 6217 SE 79, residence, erect, $200,000. Chestermere Investments, 2517 S Vermont Ave., office-warehouse, erect, $200,000. Hollingsworth Enterprises LLC, 9100 SW 30 Terrace, residence, erect, $190,000. Seagull Homes, 13101 Cottingham Road, residence, erect, $190,000. Vintage Custom Homes LLC, 117 Settlers Way, residence, erect, $190,000. Johnston Builders LLC, 5609 NW 125, residence, erect, $189,000. Sun Contracting LLC, 12508 Horsepen Road, residence, erect, $185,000. Gary Owens Carpet & Construction Inc., 11925 SW 18, residence, erect, $180,000. Mashburn Faires Homes LLC, 2708 SW 97 Court, residence, erect, $180,000. Mashburn Faires Homes LLC, 3116 SW 139, residence, erect, $163,200.

Gary Owens Carpet & Construction Inc., 11805 SW 18, residence, erect, $160,000. Mashburn Faires Homes LLC, 3125 SW 139, residence, erect, $155,200. City of Oklahoma City, 3200 Chisholm Trail, public building, remodel, $150,000. Cheryl Fincher, 9633 NW 6, office-warehouse, erect, $150,000. Mashburn Faires Homes LLC, 2701 SW 97 Court, residence, erect, $148,000. Horizon Group, 7638 W Reno Ave., retail sales, remodel, $140,000. No name provided, 6601 S Air Depot Blvd., warehouse, remodel, $140,000. The Hawkeye Group LLC, 1400 Forest Ridge Way, duplex, erect, $130,000. The Hawkeye Group LLC, 1402 Forest Ridge Way, duplex, erect, $130,000. D.R. Horton, 9216 NW 77, residence, erect, $127,250. Leonhardt Enterprises Inc., 15825 Big Cypress Drive, residence, erect, $118,000. Leonhardt Enterprises Inc., 2420 NW 157 Terrace, residence, erect, $117,000. Horizon Group, 7638 W Reno Ave., retail sales, remodel, $110,000. Sooner Traditions LLC, 2701 Green Canyon Drive, residence, erect, $110,000. Sooner Traditions LLC, 2705 Green Canyon Drive, residence, erect, $110,000. D.R. Horton, 2308 NW 154, residence, erect, $104,150. Monarch Construction Co. LLC, 10912 SW 30 Terrace, residence, erect, $100,000. Monarch Construction Co. LLC, 10908 SW 30 Terrace, residence, erect, $100,000. Ron Walters Homes LLC, 608 NW 27, residence, erect, $100,000. Sooner Traditions LLC, 2445 NW 195, residence, erect, $100,000. Sooner Traditions LLC, 19417 Sky Blue Court, residence, erect, $100,000. Horizon Group, 7638 W Reno Ave., retail sales, remodel, $95,000. D.R. Horton, 15312 Blue Jay Drive, residence, erect, $94,000. Home Creations, 12613 Edison Drive, residence, erect, $91,000. D.R. Horton, 2321 NW 154, residence, erect, $87,400. Central Oklahoma Habitat For Humanity, 8553 N Lindsay Ave., residence, erect, $80,000. Central Oklahoma Habitat For Humanity, 8512 N Phillips Ave., residence, erect, $80,000. Central Oklahoma Habitat For Humanity, 8540 N Lindsay Ave., residence, erect, $80,000. Central Oklahoma Habitat For Humanity, 1337 NE 7, residence, erect, $80,000. Rausch Coleman Homes LLC, 4720 SE 81, residence, erect, $80,000. Rausch Coleman Homes LLC, 8108 Erryn Lane, residence, erect, $80,000. Rausch Coleman Homes LLC, 8205 Sunny Pointe Lane, residence, erect, $80,000. Ideal Homes of Norman LP, 1116 SW 155, residence, erect, $77,000. D.R. Horton, 3436 NW 176, residence, erect, $74,850. Cornerstone Group LLC, 3216 Tenkiller Court, residence, erect, $65,000. Carlos Padilla, 2612 SW 44, supplement, supplement, $65,000. Horizon Group, 7634 W Reno Ave., retail sales, remodel, $61,000. Horizon Group, 7638 W Reno Ave., retail sales, remodel, $61,000. Horizon Group, 7638 W Reno Ave., retail sales, remodel, $60,000. TDC Construction, 3131 N Pennsylvania Ave., parking, install, $60,000. Horizon Group, 7630 W Reno Ave., retail sales, remodel, $50,000.

REAL ESTATE No name provided, 400 Glade Drive, manufacturing, remodel, $50,000. Orville Blevins, 4004 NW 44, residence, remodel, $50,000. Sergio Ramirez, 2416 SW 29, shell building, erect, $50,000. Homescape Custom Interiors, 4625 NW 57, residence, add-on, $45,000. Charles Theis, 6808 SE 104, storage, erect, $45,000. Abello’s Roofing & Construction, 15500 Milanese Ave., accessory, erect, $41,000. RRS, 16520 Valley Crest, residence, remodel, $40,000. Morton Buildings Inc., 8405 Laura Lane, storage, erect, $30,000. Callahan Steel Buildings (Curt), 6312 Whispering Grove Drive, storage, erect, $25,000. Silvers and Silvers Construction Inc., 725 N Broadway Ave., office, remodel, $25,000. A Karen Black Co., 729 NW 38, residence, remodel, $20,000. Hartwig (Douglas), 18300 Sierra Lane, residence, erect, $20,000. JC Building Concepts Inc., 6901 Forest Oaks Road, residence, erect, $20,000. Kay Elledge, 4045 NW 64, office, remodel, $20,000. Total Remodeling of Edmond LLC, 1135 NW 9, residence, remodel,

$19,000. Titan Building Co., 19225 SE 149, accessory, erect, $17,640. Anchor Inn/Lue Nelson, 709 Ketch Drive, manufactured home, move-on-mobile home park, $17,200. Hezekiah Price, 13701 SE 71, manufactured home, move-on, $15,000. AP Enterprises, 5221 Royal Ridge Road, manufactured home, move-onmobile home park, $15,000. Sara Steiner, 2001 S MacArthur Blvd., manufactured home, move-onmobile home park, $15,000. Chestermere Investment, 2501 S Vermont Ave., office-warehouse, erect, $15,000. No name provided, 1615 S Mustang Road, restaurant, remodel, $15,000. Cedar Built USA, 3122 SW 63, residence, erect, $11,600. Marks Lies, 1517 Greenway Drive, accessory, erect, $5,000. No name provided, 2424 SW 29, office, remodel, $5,000. No name provided, 2424 SW 29, office, remodel, $5,000. Leslie Franklin, 5325 Hidden Meadow Drive, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $3,800. Hausners Inc., 10300 Cabin Road, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,700. Robert C. Johnson, 701

THE OKLAHOMAN | NEWSOK.COM SW 151, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,345. Flat Safe, 10904 SW 31, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $3,250. Flat Safe, 7613 Harold Drive, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,250. Flat Safe, 1209 NW 190 Place, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,100. Anthony Perkins, 16808 Ventana Blvd., storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $3,095. Kenneth Foster, 3625 SW 36, residence, addon, $3,000. Flat Safe, 600 SW 162, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $2,800. Ground Zero, 2725 SW 114, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $2,800. Ground Zero, 2332 E Britton Road, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,800. Ground Zero, 6125 Winslet Drive, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,800. Ground Zero, 5812 Holly Brooke Lane, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,800. Ground Zero, 600 SW 163, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $2,800. Roderick L. Davey, 12204 Oak Grove Drive, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $2,700. Flat Safe, 9313 SW 30 Place, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,650. Flat Safe, 9000 Ians

Place, storm shelter, erect, $2,600. Robert and Marian Mushtare, 16017 Sonoma Drive, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,600. Flat Safe, 3912 Landmark Road, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,500. Ground Zero, 12901 SW 54, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $2,495. Patrick Tofte, 14300 Oaks Crossing Road, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $2,400. George Gray, 20201 Hazy Brook Drive, storm shelter, install-storm shelter, $2,400. Jim Uhles, 817 Flamingo Ave., storage, erect, $2,300. Luis Diaz, 5800 N Harvard Ave., canopy-carport, erect, $2,000. Kevin Brian Collett, 8317 Timberwood Lane, residence, remodel, $2,000. Jeremy Hood, 11100 Waters Welling Way, storm shelter, installstorm shelter, $2,000. Carl E. Thomas, 8308 NW 116, accessory, erect, $1,250.

Demolitions K&M Dirt Services LLC, 1529 SE 29, church. M&M Wrecking, 1109 NE 15, house. Kendall Concrete, 1501 Redbud Drive, house. Midwest Wrecking, 11702 N Interstate 35 Service Road, furniture store.


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Spacious Brynwood offers estate-type feel Soaring arches blend with custom stone masonry in the Brynwood, creating a visually intriguing front facade. Decorative gable supports and craftsman-style windows add to the allure. Bright and spacious gathering spaces fill most of the ground floor in this estate-size, three-level plan. Bedrooms are upstairs, and a three-car garage, plus a wealth of extra storage space, are below, accessed via a down-sloping driveway on the left. Natural light washes into the lofty foyer through sidelights and an elliptical arched transom. Straight ahead is a vaulted great room, loaded with windows. On the foyer’s left side, a wide opening leads into a large dining room. To the right, an alcove holds a large walk-in closet and convenient powder room, which is linked to a larger bathroom, and a hobby or guest room.

Cindy Cheatwood

Paradigm AdvantEdge expands to Piedmont PIEDMONT — Paradigm AdvantEdge Real Estate has opened a new office at 13100 Colony Pointe Blvd., Suite 109, in Piedmont, in Colony Pointe Center, just east of State Highway 4 and Northwest Highway. Cindy Cheatwood is managing broker. This is the third branch office that Paradigm AdvantEdge has opened in the metro area in the past year. The others are at 1530 SW 119 and at SE 67 and Sooner Road. Paradigm AdvantEdge owners Charlene Wilson, Pat Hoge and Mike Cassidy said they believe now is the time to expand.

Pocket doors at the rear of the dining room can reveal or conceal a passageway to the naturally sunny kitchen. The bayed nook is more window than wall, and additional glass in front of the sink offers views of the patio and rear yard. A cozy window seat fills one side of the nook; a pantry and built-in desk perch in the other. This area is also richly supplied with storage and counter space. Utilities are nearby, along with a toilet and an even larger pantry. Upstairs, skylights brighten the Brynwood’s

luxurious vaulted owners’ suite. Amenities here include a huge walk-in closet, posh bathroom, a private balcony deck with hot tub, and a study. Two more bedrooms share a two-section bathroom. A vaulted loft with a balcony provides ample separation between the owners’ suite and secondary bedrooms. It could be outfitted as a study. For a review plan, including scaled floor plans, elevations, section and artist’s conception, send $25 to Associated Designs, 1100 Jacobs Drive, Eugene, OR, 97402. Please specify the Brynwood 30-430 and include a return address when ordering. For more information, call (800) 634-0123.

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Housing programs provide the green to go green WASHINGTON — If you’ve been looking One important element in the program: for a way to pay for energy improvements energy audits. Although they won’t be to your house, two little-publicized new mandatory, most participating lenders are mortgage programs could provide you the expected to encourage owners to sign up cash you need. for an energy efficiency anaBoth the Federal Houslysis by a certified specialist. ing Administration and FHA will insure loans to mortgage investor Fannie cover the improvements up Kenneth to the $25,000 maximum Mae recently launched Harney startups in the energy under the following guideconservation arena. lines: I The house must be your FHA’s PowerSaver principal residence, deTHE NATION’S HOUSING FHA’s new program is tached and single-family called PowerSaver and alonly. No rentals, no investor lows eligible owners to borrow up to homes, no second homes. I You’ll need to demonstrate that you $25,000 at fixed rates between 5 percent and 7 percent for as long as 20 years to fi- are a solid credit risk. Minimum FICO nance high-efficiency windows and doors, credit scores of 660 are required, plus your heating and ventilating systems, solar total household monthly debt-to-income panels, geothermal systems, insulation ratio cannot exceed 45 percent. I Houses with negative equity will not and duct sealing, among other retrofits. Though officially a pilot program, HUD qualify. You’ll need some level of equity in Secretary Shaun Donovan estimates that the property; there is no mandatory mini30,000 PowerSaver loans will be closed in mum stake, but the combined primary the next two years. It eventually could be- mortgage debt plus the PowerSaver second come a major national program for resi- lien cannot exceed 100 percent of the apdential energy upgrades, with total loans praised market value of the house. I Lenders are likely to take an extra hard extending into “the millions,” he said.

look at all your income and asset documentation because, unlike other FHAinsured mortgages, PowerSavers will only cover 90 percent of the lender’s loss or insurance claim in the event of a default. Eighteen lenders have signed up so far to participate. A spokesman for Quicken Loans said the company hopes to offer PowerSaver in as many as 34 states during the pilot period.

PowerSaver pros and cons

I The biggest plus is its low fixed interest rate and long term — especially in comparison with most homeowners’ alternative options such as bank home equity loans and lines of credit, which typically cost more and may have less favorable payback terms. I The main potential drawback: Since the program permits total household mortgage debt loads of up to 100 percent of market value, there’s the chance that some borrowers could encounter payment problems if they experience even slight income declines or if property values in the area decrease, putting them into negative equity territory.

Fannie Mae program Fannie Mae’s “energy improvement” mortgage add-on program is significantly different from FHA’s. Rather than a separate loan to finance the energy retrofits, Fannie folds the cost of the improvements — capped at up to 10 percent of the estimated market value of the home following the energy efficiency enhancements — into the mortgage amount itself. In effect, Fannie’s program, which is now available through participating lenders nationwide, allows you to buy an existing house and improve its energy usage significantly with one mortgage at current market rates. Most single-family properties are eligible for the program, except for manufactured houses and cooperative units. Be aware that Fannie requires an audit by a certified Home Energy Rating Systems (HERS) expert upfront to justify the proposed modifications to the house as truly cost-efficient. The HERS audit must be paid for by the borrower, but Fannie will credit an extra $250 through the lenders to partially defray this expense. Ken Harney’s email address is kenharney@earthlink.net. WASHINGTON POST WRITERS GROUP


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Symphony Show House is pitch-perfect BY DYRINDA TYSON Special Correspondent dyrinda@gmail.com

NICHOLS HILLS — Sharon Sheldon admits she had an agenda going into a gala late last year, that she was doing more than merely chatting with an associate in charge of the seating arrangements. The newly minted Oklahoma City Orchestra League president had one simple request. “I said, ‘Seat me by somebody who can find me a house,’ ” she laughingly recalled. When gala night rolled around, she found herself sitting next to John Weeman, the Oklahoma City developer responsible for helping raise the Skirvin from the dead. “I said, ‘Well, you’re the man who’s going to find me a house,’ ” she remembered. “And sure enough, within two weeks, he introduced me to the man who owns this house. So we begged, and here we are.”

Designers Maria and David Couch on the front porch of the Symphony Show House in Nichols Hills. The guest house stands at the end of the pool at the Symphony Show House. PHOTOS BY STEVE GOOCH, THE OKLAHOMAN

interior in the weeks leading up to the May 1 opening, sleep might have become optional. “One thing people probably don’t realize is how much the designers put in — how much time, effort and money, their own money, to make this happen,” show house Cochairman Cindy Raby said. “It would not happen without them. We are very grateful.”

Behind the facade

Perfecting the design

That house, sprawling across a 3-acre lot at 1701 Drury Lane, is the center of the orchestra league’s world right now as the group stages its 39th annual Symphony Show House and Gardens, dubbed “The French Country Chateau.” The event runs through May 22 and offers a peek behind the stone facade that league members say had intrigued people for years. For Sheldon, it offers a sort last hoorah as she prepares to hand off duties to the incoming president, Rhonda White. And for the designers revamping the show house

Raby has stood on both sides of that divide, working the show house at various times over 20 years as a decorator. “I watched what was going on (as a decorator) and wanted to get more involved in the administrative-type part, so I became a member of the league,” she said. She smiled and shook her head. “I had no idea how complicated and how much effort and how many people it took to put it together.” So which is more complicated, decorating or the administrating? “Oh, definitely the ad-

Designer Miranda Nance shows the guesthouse bedroom she designed at the Symphony Show House in Nichols Hills.

ministrating,” she said with a laugh. That might have been cold comfort to the designers constantly plucking at their work before opening, even work that appeared completed. “I keep bringing in fresh flowers,” said Miranda Nance of Miranda Nance Designs, whose metallicand-earth fusion bedroom in the guesthouse features hand-stenciled silver birches. “The one thing about

designers is that we’re always tweaking and changing,” Raby said. “Finally we just have to walk away.” Nance agreed, “We have to stop.” Raby said, “But it just becomes so much a part of us.”

Designers are ‘in tune’ Some changes have merit, though. “On my space plan, I had the sofa here facing that way,” Nance said, indicating a spot near the

Stacey Cole and Travis Neely, seated, and J.D. and Jenn Upton in the theater room they designed for the Symphony Show House.

foot of the bed. “But when you walked into the room it blocked the bed. So I had to play with that.” Designers get free rein in their design process, Raby said, and room designs this year range from the crisp modernity of the children’s room to solid woods and dark leather

evoking an English library. “And it’s always amazing; every year it seems like the designers are all in tune,” she said. “They don’t know what the other one is doing, but still the colors will be very consistent throughout the house.”


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Celebrity homes hit the market BY LAUREN BEALE

$1,355,000, according to public records.

Los Angeles Times

Dynastic estate

LOS ANGELES — Actress Kaley Cuoco,

who plays the neighbor of two socially inept physicists on “The Big Bang Theory,” has listed her Sherman Oaks-area home at $949,000. The gated Spanish-style house was built in 1937 but has been updated. Features include distressed hardwood floors, French doors that open to a covered patio and interior arches between living spaces. There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,171 square feet. Cuoco, 25, has starred on “The Big Bang Theory” since 2007. She was also a regular on the series “Charmed” (2005-06) and “8 Simple Rules” (2002-05). She stars in the Easter Bunny comedy “Hop.” The property previously sold in 2005 for

Acreage For Sale

302

Tenkiller Lake & Illinois River area. 11 ac., Rural water, elec, black-top road. Beautiful property, & exc. fishing. $37,500 small dn pmt. Will divide Owner, 918-774-3741 PIEDMONT OPEN SAT 2-4 & SUN 2-5. Model home New hms on 1/2 ac lots. Info also available for new hms in other additions. From NW Expwy & Sara Rd go 4.5 mi N Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494 CASHION acreages w/trees & creek 6 to 11 ac tracts available Starting @ $25,000 Owner fin possible Lisa 919-5717 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 1-28 Acres Many Locations Call for maps 405-273-5777 www.property4sale.com Payout dn pmt before 1st pmt starts. Your opportunity to own land, 40 areas, E, NE, SE of OKC 1N A. Milburn o/a 275-1695 terms HOME W/20 AC 3bd 2.5 ba approx 2495' $269,900 Cashion schls Lisa 919-5717 Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494 40 ac. hay meadow with water rights & water, close to deer hunting. Remote location. Best offer. 580-927-0496 Call for Maps! See why we sell more acreages than anyone in Okla. E of OKC. o/a 275-1695 5Acres w/3bd 2ba 1500sq.ft house. 11429 NE 36th. $39,900 firm CASH ONLY 301-6495 40 acres, hunting land only, Hughes County, $35,000 obo, 889-9272. BANK OWNED 3/2.5/2 2 liv 2223sf, 5 ac, NE 63/Sooner $109.9KArlene CB 414-8753

Actress Linda Evans, known for her role as Krystle Carrington on the ’80s show “Dynasty,” has sold her Beverly Hills Post Office-area home for $2.7 million. The ranch house, built in 1937, sits on a half-acre behind gates and tall hedges. A main house and a detached guest unit-office have a total of four bedrooms and 5 ½ bathrooms in about 3,900 square feet of living space. The grounds include a circular motor court, mature trees, a rose garden and a swimming pool. Evans, whose series included “The Big Valley” (1965-69), sold because she moved to the state of Washington. She bought the property in 1981 for $590,000, according to public records. MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE INFORMATION SERVICES

Farms, Ranches For Sale, Okla. 308

OKC Northwest

Northern Okmulgee County 1500 acres less than 10 minutes from Bixby. Consider the long term value. Rolling topography, native/improved grasses, timber, recreation fishing lake with cabin, many ponds, caretaker home, barn, owners minerals pass. $2500/acre. John Williams Co. 918-341-5757

Spacious extra sharp 3bd completely remodeled brick home, large studio with exterior entrance, ch/a, very unique floor plan with lots of charm. Just reduced $5,000! Great area, only $85,900. Fidelity692-1661, 410-4200

300 ac, 1 mi N Canadian river front, 2 houses, 2 wells, 2 ponds, 30X60 shop, bottom & uplands, exc deer/turkey hunting, $1000 ac, 405-740-9574.

Farms, Ranches For Sale Out-of-State 309 NE TX, 38 ac, 5Bd/2Ba, shop, barn, greenhouse, 2Bd MH $220,000 ¡ 903-684-0000

RE for sale Edmond

314

1901 Raquel Rd, 3 bed, 2 bath, remodeled kitchen, stained concrete floors, covered patio, $146,000 405-612-3795 OPEN HOUSE SUN 2-4 1021 Apollo Circle Move In Ready.deck, new rf, sprinkler. 3bed, 2ba, 2 Car Flora-SBC IND RE GRP. 405-361-3098

MWC

317

Price Reduced! Sharp 3bd 1O ba 2 living, 1500+ sf, ch/a, corner lot, exc cond $99,500 Fidelity 692-1661 OWNER FINANCING $1000 down No Credit Ck 321 E Fairchild 2/1 $49K ¡ 596-4599 410-8840 ¡

Moore

318

Two Beautiful New Homes For Sale 944 & 952 NW 29th St. 1640 sqft Built 2011 $165,000 Matt 8633261, Randy 255-8963

Mustang

319

8500sf ft on 1.65 acres. Unbelievable price $215,000 301-6495 Nice 3bd 1ba brk tile kit & ba. lg yd. 311 S Silver Dr $84,000. 405-668-0899

OKC Northeast

323

Rent to Own 212 NE 15th 3bd 1 ba Price Reduced!. Call for maps. Easy Approval 405-273-5777 www.property4sale.com 816 NE 36th Street 3bd, 1ba, ch&a, 2 car gar partial convert, broker own, $59,900obo, comm. potential. 405-474-7921

324

4401 NW 26th St, new list, 3 bd, 2 ba, 2 car, Florida rm, strg bldg, $118,900, call Bill, Bateman Co, 324-2022.

OKC Southwest

326

Motivated, 2007 blt 3/2/2+ stdy, Aussie closet, Moore schls, $172K CB 414-8753 BANK OWNED 3/2.5/2, 2 liv/din, 2012sf, Moore Sch $109.9KArlene CB 414-8753 Open Sun 1-5 1405 SW 37 Nice 3 bd, $0 down 1st time buyer 605-5400 5824 S Shartel Avenue, 2 bed 1 bath, 1 car, $47,500 550-2145.

327

INCREDIBLE 3/2/2 on 1/2 ac MOL close to town & schls. $138,500 Call Lisa. Seller is Owner/Broker of Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494 NEW HOME 3/2/2 approx 1452' $139,900 Lisa 919-5717 Seller is Owner/Broker of Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494 NORTHWOOD LAKE 3 bd 2 ba w/office on 1 ac MOL. So many features! $195,000. Lisa Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494

Spencer

328

O acres w/ 3 bd, 1.5 ba, $65,900. Spencer 405-796-7172

Tuttle/ Newcastle

329

2251 S ROSS DR- NC. 4bd 3ba 3car 5ac $256K 1382 CS 2967 TUTTLE 3bd 2.5ba 2car 1acre $152,900. Call Rosemary Paradigm AdvantEdge 405-924-3803 OPEN SUN 2-4PM 1012 N EUNICE Call Rosemary Paradigm AdvantEdge mls# 454444 924-3803

Yukon

(El Reno, Guthrie, Cashion, Deer Creek,

Etc.)

332

Rent to Own El Reno - 615 N. Evans 2bd 1 ba - Call for maps Easy Approval 405-273-5777 www.property4sale.com OPEN SUN 2-5 PC SHCLS 8000 N McKee Blvd approx 2100' $147,900 Marian 850-7654 Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494

Open Houses 334.2

2529 SW 67th Street Newly Remodeled!!! New Appliances!!! OPEN HOUSE SAT & SUN 9-2 4bed, 2ba, 1,752 $119K. 640-1010

Piedmont

Suburban, NW

Hwy 74 & 1N mile N of Waterloo. Beautiful acreage home.Sun 2-5pm PIEDMONT OPEN SAT 2-4 & SUN 2-5. Model home New hms on 1/2 ac lots. Info also available for new hms in other additions From NW Expwy & Sara Rd go 4.5 mi N Cleaton & Assoc 373-2494

Mobile Home Parks Community /Acreages 338 » » LARGE LOT W/»» 2 car garage All utilities 12601 SE 74th 1/2 mile E. of Anderson

Mobile Homes, Manufactured Houses 339 Attn. Landowners! Own land/family land ZERO down on Dream Home. Financing avail. for most everyone. $1000 furniture package w/purchase. Free phone application 405-631-7600 405-602-4526 $0 Down Payment!! A Land Deed is What You Need! Free Phone Application. Call Today 405-631-3200 WAC McLoud area. Abandoned D/W on 5 acres. Ready to move in. Brick foundation with all utilities. 405-631-7600 405-635-4338 ’ $281mo. ’ Refurbed doublewide ready NOW! 3 bd/Island/ Decks/Shop/Fence 405-470-1330 Mustang Schools Huge Discounts Singles & Dbls. Financing Available 405-470-1330 Family/Lake Home 3bed, 2ba, 18'X76' 2006 Solitaire $34,900 Great condition. (405)598-1207 Repos! Repos! Available on land. Financing available. Free phone application 405-631-7600 3/2 Bath set up in quiet park. Ready to move in. Free phone app. 405-631-7600 **NEW** 1216 sq ft $25,995 - 1 only Maxeys Homes 631-3600 Rent to Own: Nice 2&3bd MWC $350&up 390-9777

330

Repo 28x84 Solitaire 301-2454, 517-5000

For Sale by Owner 1220 Eastview Circle, many upgrades, new roof, great area.3bed,2ba $139,200. Call 615-8669

Repo 28x56 Solitaire 918-617-7742 2bd 1ba $14,900. Delivered to you 301-2454, 517-5000

Real Estate Auctions

342

AUCTION, Sat, May 14th, 10AM, from Minco, OK, 7 miles S on 81 hwy. 3 nice Grady County farms. Farm #1 17.3 acres MOL. Farm #2 25 acres MOL. Farm #3 60 acres MOL. Must see to appreciate. Great building site, farm or investment. For information call daughters of Richard Jacobs, Jana McDaniel, 405-818-8016; brother Leon Jacobs, 405-639-7550; Bass Law Firm, Gabriel Bass, 405262-4040; R&R Auction, 405-352-5200. Come see us on the web at r-rauction.com or www.Jacobs EstateAuction.com

AUCTION

Sat. May 21 - 10 AM ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY 160 acres 1 mile N Weatherford , OK being offered in 7 tracts or as a complete unit. 2300 sq. ft. home, outbuildings & barn on Tract 1. Great building sites with endless opportunities. United Country Entz Auction

405-663-2200 entzauction.com * 2 NICE HOMES * * VEHICLE * PERSONAL PROPERTY * * OKLAHOMA CITY * AUCTION Sat May 14th 2833 SW 53rd St, 10am 3 bdr, 1 bath, garage 3032 SW 57th St 11:30am 3 bdr, 1 bath, garage, new central h/a '06. Appliances, TV, furniture, misc kitchen items, mower, tools, etc. Additional info online at LippardAuctions.com 866-874-7100

Real Estate Notices

345

Established Business For Sale BOUNCER RENTALS Established Clientele $30Kobo 405-923-4325 Lease/Sale w/land 2 branded gas stations, busy corners MWC/Bethany310-990-8678

Investment Property For Sale 355 Wholesale properties, 104 unit $13K per door, 4 plex $169K, duplex $69K, 405-409-7779 Seabrooke Realty

Business Property For Rent 360 Small Business/Storage 1250sqft, 28Wx50L, 14x14 O/H door, $500 month. 89th St. & I-35 S. OKC, 631-4447 Ofc/Whse 1350-16,000sf avail. Call Haley, Brkr 405-826-0983 New I-35 frontage bldg for rent: ofc/shop/whse, 1900sf $800mo 412-7665

Industrial Property For Rent 361 5000sf, Offc/WH with fncd yd, $1500/mo, 2115 SW 42nd St. 659-0378

Office Space For Rent

363

GREAT Space OFFICE Various NW locations MOVE IN SPECIALS 300-6000sf 946-2516

1, 2 & 3-Room Offices $175 & up ‘ 50th & N Lincoln area 235-8080

Warehouse Space For Rent 363.5 12,000' whse, 1009 SW 5th St, faces new I-40, $2000 month; 722-6169.

I BUY HOUSES Any condition. No cost to U 495-5100

431

$200 off

1 & 2 BEDROOMS Furnished & Unfurnished NEWLY REMODELED GATED COMMUNITY

CAVE CREEK ON ROCKWELL 3037 North Rockwell

495-2000 $100 off

First Month’s Rent LARGE TOWNHOMES & APARTMENTS • Washer, Dryers, pools • PC Schools, fireplaces

Williamsburg 7301 NW 23rd

787-1620 $200 OFF

Washer/Dryers, Fireplaces PC Schools-Townhouses

PARKLANE

8100 N. MacArthur Blvd. »»» 721-5455 »»» Walford Apts-Midtown518 NW 12th basement studio $425mo $325/dp Large 2bed 1 bath 1100sf washer & dryer conn $950mo $850dp 409-7989 Florence Apts-Midtown1bd 1ba Studio 600sf, Granite Counter tops, wood floors, CH/A, All Elect, Free laundry $675 $400 dep. 409-7989 $98 First Month 18 Floor Plans 416-5259 Wilshire Village Soon to be Tuscany Village Plaza Apts 1740 NW 17 K off special 1bed 1ba wood floors or tile $475-$500 $250dp 409-7989 no sec8

Vacation Property For Sale 347

$99 Move In Special 1 & 2bds, carports, coin lndry $395-495 470-3535

Commercial RE Commercial Property For Sale Car lot, SW 29th OKC, 100X140 feet, 3 year old bldg, 2offices, 2 garages, $295,000, 405-414-5600.

Edmond

422

VERY, VERY QUIET Near mall, schls, hosp, Try Plaza East 341-4813

MWC

424

1 & 2 BEDROOMS, QUIET! Covered Parking Great Schools! 732-1122 $200 OFF RENT 1 & 2 bedrooms. Spring Tree Apartments. 405-737-8172.

Furnished/Unfurnished Bills Paid » Wkly/Monthly Wes Chase Apts, Elk Horn Apts, Hillcrest 943-1818 $99 Move In Special!!! Lg 1 and 2 Bdr, $325 to $395 mo. 632-9849 San-Tee Apts 1 bd $325/mo • 685-2909

Yukon

438

»»»»»»»»»»»»» » Yukon All Bills Paid » » 1 bd From $495 Move» » 2 bd From $595 In» » 3 bd From $695 Today» » Open7days/wk354-5855 » »»»»»»»»»»»»

Condominiums, Townhouses For Rent 441 NW 1bd+loft, all appl, fp, carport, pool, $700+dep, no pets/smkg, 229-5774.

Duplexes Choctaw

443

2 bed, ch&a, appls, no pets/no smoking $550+ $400dp 1yr lse 386-3362

Moore

447

Luxury Duplexes, 1900 sq ft, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car gar, 405-227-5467

OKC Northwest

453

2616 NW 50 2bd 2bath 2car 1200sf Contemporary Duplex, all appls $1175 mo, $1000/dep 409-7989

Furnished/Unfurnished Bills Paid » Wkly/Monthly Wes Chase Apts, Elk Horn Apts, Hillcrest 943-1818

Apartments

$99 SPECIAL Lg 1bdr, stove, refrig., clean, walk to shops. $325 mo. 632-9849

2528 NW 12th 1bd 1bath 900sf $475mo $300dp no sec 8, garage extra 409-7989

I BUY & SELL HOUSES 27 YRS EXP 650-7667 HOMESOFOKCINC.COM

Lake Eufaula: Oakwood Harbor, 40x70 lot, incl. 19K ' TT w/ 8x16 room built on, all under metal cover, near I-40. $10,000 405-321-7756

433

Mo. to Mo. lease No app fee Nice & Peaceful 1 Bed 2404 Reeves, upstairs No Sec 8 $450, 370-0278

Oakwood Apts 1bd 1ba 5824 NW 34-K off special $325mo $175dp 409-7989 no sec 8

346

OKC Southwest

Very nice lrg 2 bd, liv, din, w/d hookup, stove/ frig, h/w flrs, carport, 2200 NW 16th, $550, no pets, no sec 8, 301-5979.

ALL BILLS PAID Pool & Park 293-3693 $189 First Month Drexel on the Park

Will trade for house '09 33' TT Hitch pull 650-7667

Real Estate Wanted

OKC Northwest

MAYFAIR Great location! 1/2 bd W/D hdwd flr quiet secure ngbrhood ¡947-5665 » MOVE IN SPECIAL » LARGE 1, 2 & 3 BEDS Rockwell Arms, 787-1423 No dep, No app fee. Nice clean 2bd 2ba. 23rd & Mac Ready now 943-0907

Good Value?

Rent at Casady 751-8088 •ABC• Affordable, Bug free, Clean » 787-7212» 800 N. Meridian 1bd All bills paid 946-9506

1809 NW 12, 1 bd, 1 ba, cntrl heat, total elec. $425+$400dep 936-9058 3 bed, 2 bath, many extras, $800, »» 787-7029 »» 126 NW 31, lrg 1 bd, AC, hdwd flrs $450 mo, 300dep. 236-1254 10a-6p 1831 W Park Pl. Nice 1 bed $400 732-3411

Yukon

460

Duplexes, 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car, some new, some gated, call Rick, 405-830-3789.

Garage Apartments

461

2856K NW 22nd, furn, all bills paid, 420 sf, a/c, w/d, 1 car garage, $450 mo + $400 dep. 236-1118 1 BR Clean, New Appls, 3031 NW 14th, $395mo. $200dep. 405-748-6830

Hotels/Motels 462 Furnished, all amenities, bills paid, quiet complex, 2404 Reeves, 370-0278

RE for rent Del City

465.5

3bd 2ba 2car fp 1440sf $850 Home&RanchRlty 794-7777 3108DentwoodTr3/1/1 $575 681-7272

Edmond

466

1321 Del Norte Dr 3bd 2ba 2car 1400sf $1160/mo $1000dp 409-7989 no sec8 Twin Oaks, new 3 bed 2 bath + office, $1275 month, 245-3166. 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car, ch&a $1150 + $1150 deposit, 912 Wendy Ln, 824-8954.

MWC

468

2 bed, appls, ch&a, no Sec 8, 507 E Lockeed $525 830-4695 504 E. Indian, 4bd 2ba fresh paint, clean, $725 Fidelity410-4200, 692-1661 9321 NE 13 Pl 4bd 1.75ba w/den garage $695/month 408-5836 Rent to Own: Nice 2&3bd MWC $350&up 390-9777 2bd 1ba clean, big yard, stove fridge $595 818-4089 1404 Sandra Nice 3 bed $650 • 732-3411 1300 McDonald 3/1/1 $495 681-7272

Moore

469

Rent, Rent to Own605-5477 2bd from $395-595 3bd from $450-895 4bd from $595-995 housesforrentofokc.com

Mustang

470

535 E. Hillcrest Lane 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car, ch&a in Mustang No smoking. $1050mo, $900dep. 405-262-0179

Newalla

471

3 bed, 2 ba, ch&a, well, septic, 2 acres, 1 yr lease $900+$500 dep 386-3362

OKC Northeast

474

2bed 1ba 1car gar, 3117 NE 13 $500mo $300 dep. Others avail. 236-1254

OKC Northwest

475

Rent, Rent to Own605-5477 2bd from $395-595 3bd from $450-895 4bd from $595-995 housesforrentofokc.com 3409 N Shartel 2bd 1.5ba K off Special, 1200sf, $750mo $500dep Fridge & Stove 409-7989no sec8

Hotels/Motels 462

K Off Special 884 NW 115th 3bd 2ba 2car $900/mo $800/dep 1300sf 409-7989 No Sec8

Furnished/Unfurnished Bills Paid » Wkly/Monthly Wes Chase Apts, Elk Horn Apts, Hillcrest 943-1818

6021 NW 58th Terr 3bed 2bath 1car, PC Schools, $975/mo, $975/dep 1600sf 409-7989 no sec 8

OKC Northwest

475

1436 NW 95 Nice 2bed cath ceil w/d hkup no sec 8, $575 + dep 255-1075 LEASE PURCHASE Totally redone 4bd/2ba/ 2car, $1150mo, 308-9291 14323H N Penn 2/2.5 $775 1715 NW 1st 2/1 $450 681-7272

OKC Southeast

476

Rent, Rent to Own605-5477 2bd from $395-595 3bd from $450-895 4bd from $595-995 housesforrentofokc.com 3bd 1ba, 1152 SE 18th St $725+ $625dep Sec 8 Ok Avail Now 405-812-0096 Remodeled 3 bed, 1.5 ba, 2 car, 5409 Shalimar Dr, Sec 8 OK $800 312-8007

OKC Southwest

477

Rent, Rent to Own605-5477 2bd from $395-595 3bd from $450-895 4bd from $595-995 housesforrentofokc.com 3016 SW 26th Extra Nice 2bd spacious home, exc condition, nice neighborhood, only $495 Fidelity692-1661, 410-4200 3 bed, 1.5 ba, 2 liv areas, 2 car gar, fenced yard, $850/mo, 1 year lease. 3101 SW 41st. 740-5331 2817 S. Murray. 3 bed, 1 bath, Section 8. $660mo + deposit. 388-9965 Large 2 bed, carport, corner lot, No pets, $600 mo + dep, Call 232-9704 2bd 1ba 1car gar $550mo $550dep. 1028 SW 33rd Sr. Discount. 308-1829 Large 3bd, 2liv, 2ba, 2 car, no pets, no smoking $1,075/mo. 823-5571 2 bed, 1 bath, ch&a, $500 month, $200 deposit, fenced, 405-370-1060. 4821 S. Brdway 4/2/2CP 1633 sf, $900 + $600 dep, »» 615-4938 »» 3073 SW 37th 2/1/1$495 7617 S Villa 3/1.5/2 $775 681-7272 3009 SW 25th 2bd 1 bath $485/mo 408-5836 4024 SW 27 st 3bd, 1 bath $465/mo 408-5836

Norman

473

2305 Rivercross Ct 3/2/2 + study, 1880sf $1275 Home&RanchRlty 794-7777

Mobile Home Rentals 483 Norman 1 BR pk model, Sunnylane Estates $425 incl utils 602-999-7583 2 bd, 2 ba on acreage, Union City Schls $600mo $300dep. ¡ 405-550-2926

Rooms For Rent

489

Share home w/Sr. M, rm w/pvt entr. Ldry, cbl incl $375/mo. 405-948-5908


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