The Third Weekend In May Is The Best Weekend In May

Looking for something to do?  Don’t worry, we got you covered this weekend! There’s something for everyone downtown May 17-20th. Put on your walking shoes, because each of these events are only a few short blocks from each other.

mayfest   Mayfest (May 17-20) was first held in 1973, and has been a Tulsa tradition ever since! Over 100 artists from around the country come to a juried art show, and they sell their artwork as well. Bands, food trucks, and street performers entertain the more than 300,000 people who visit annually!

blue dome arts.JPG  Blue Dome Festival (May 18-20) focuses on local artists, with more than 200 Oklahoma artisans, artists, music performers and more than 20 mobile chefs setting up, showing off and selling their goods. Blue Dome Festival is family and pet friendly, and everything is handmade. In their 15th year, they have really made a name for themselves!

hopjam.JPG   HopJam (May 20) Hometown band Hanson (yep, THAT Hanson) have created a beer festival, with nearly 100 local and country-wide craft breweries featured. Event goers can purchase tasters of beers, as well as full cups, and the evening ends with a free concert!

drillers.pngThe Tulsa Drillers are also home this entire weekend, and have several promotions lined up, including fireworks shows both Friday and Saturday nights!

 

Busy and Ready for More!

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In the few short weeks, the McGuire Cooley Team has collectively negotiated more than 15 contracts worth around $3,000,000 in sales thanks to our amazing clients. We have multiple listings, with more on the way, and we’re ready for more. We thrive on forward momentum, and the market is ripe for more action. Is it your turn to work with us as you buy or sell? Because we sure think so! Call one of us today to get started meeting your goals!

Rising Rates

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The market is stating to move! Mortgage rates are the highest they have been since 2013, and look to be rising slowly but steadily. Every time the rates rise, it lowers the amount you can borrow. The good news is that the rates are still historically VERY low, and it’s still a great time to get a mortgage. If you’ve been thinking it’s about time to buy a new house, call one of us today and we’ll help you get in touch with local mortgage lenders who can help you lock in a rate before they rise again soon!

Mortgage Rates Rising- Check out this link for more information

THANK YOU

Our Annual Coldwell Banker Awards Ceremony was recently held, and the McGuire Cooley Team was recognized for our accomplishments in 2017. We can’t say enough thank you’s in the world… to our families for supporting and encouraging us, to our friends for understanding our crazy schedules and still finding time to spend with us anyway, to our friends in the industry like the lenders, title companies, and contractors who drop everything to help our files, and most importantly, to our clients.

Without your trust, your referrals, and your business, we could not have achieved our successes. We appreciate you, and we thank you. 

2017 was a good year for the McGuire Cooley Team, but watch out – 2018 is about to knock your socks off!

Rent Vs. Buy

A lot of folks think that buying a house costs so much more than it really does.  Yes, there are some upfront costs, and yes, you’ll be responsible for continued maintenance, but when you crunch the numbers, you may find that you’re throwing money at someone else’s investment when you could be investing that money and growing equity for yourself!

This calculator from NerdWallet gives you a quick and easy breakdown that shows if it makes more sense for you financially to rent or buy.  If you want to really dig deep, this calculator from the New York Times gets even more in depth and gets into the nitty gritty details of housing costs. Both are good tools to help you determine if you’re spending your money in the right place!

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Tulsa Boat Show

Members of the McGuire Cooley Team will be in the Coldwell Banker Select booth at the Tulsa Boat show Friday, Feb 2nd from 12pm-5pm. Come visit us while you’re there and learn more about us and what we do!                                                                                                  Tulsa Boat Show | 2018 Tulsa Boat Show

Adopt A Teacher

Coldwell Banker Select started a new initiative this year: Adopt-A-Teacher! Agents selected a teacher whose classroom was deserving and we donated to their rooms. The McGuire Cooley Team is thrilled to announce we chose to donate to Mrs. Baughman in the Resource Room at Liberty Elementary in Sapulpa as our adoptee! This money will enable her to update the classroom library with books based on her student’s reading levels. Thank you Mrs. Baughman for all the work you do, we so appreciate your dedication to your students!

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! 2018 is shaping up to be a FANTASTIC year for so many of our friends and clients, and we’re CRAZY excited about the year to come. To kick off the new year in style, we’re working on this new website, and we hope you find it valuable! Check it out often for blog posts about real estate, activities and things to do in Tulsa, words of wisdom from our clients, updated market information, and more. We’re glad you’ve dropped by!

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