Posts Tagged: tulsa

Tulsa 2012 Home Sales Jumped 16% Over 2011

Tulsa-area home sales for 2012 weren’t just well above 2011, they were the best since the recession hit. The Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors reports that 11,814 homes sold last year. That’s 16.2 percent ahead of 2011 and the second-best performance in the last five years, behind only the 12,111 homes that changed hands in… Read more »

Tulsa Home Sales Jumped in October Over 2011

September’s negative year-over-year home sale comparison may prove to be an anomaly, as last month’s total bested that of October 2011 by a wide margin. The Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors reported Wednesday that 1,006 properties changed hands in October, up 19.8 percent from the same month last year. That was just behind October 2008,… Read more »

Tulsa Home Foreclosures Up in Second Quarter Over 2011

The number of metro Tulsa home sales involving foreclosed properties dropped during the second quarter compared with the previous three months, but the total was up nearly 9 percent from the same period last year, a real estate data service reported Thursday. The year-over-year rise locally contradicted overall Oklahoma and U.S. statistics showing significant drops… Read more »

OK: Tulsa Home Sales Continued to Rise in April

Tulsa-area home sales rose yet again in April, continuing 2012’s strong improvement over last year. The Greater Tulsa Association of Realtors reports that 1,028 homes were sold in April, up 3.6 percent from March and an increase of 12.4 percent from April 2011. The 3,748 homes that were sold in the first four months of… Read more »

OK: Tulsa Foreclosure Rates Down

A real estate report shows foreclosure rates are down in Tulsa. CoreLogic studied home sales, price trends and foreclosure activity for 2010 and 2011 and found Oklahoma to be below the national average. Across Oklahoma, the foreclosure rate for December 2011 was 2.48%, compared to 2.49% from 2010. In Tulsa, the rate was 2.77% in… Read more »

OK: Tulsa Foreclosures Dropped in November

October’s sharp rise in metro area foreclosures didn’t continue in November, although the local rate of home defaults remains higher than the nation’s as a whole. RealtyTrac Inc. reports that 751 homes began the foreclosure process in metro Tulsa last month. The resulting rate of one foreclosure for every 541 households represents a decline of… Read more »

2010 Was a Tough Year for Tulsa Real Estate

2010 was the worst year for Tulsa-area home sales in over a decade, as consumers still jittery about the economy put off buying new places to live. Then again, there have been much worse years for home sales, said John Woolman, president of McGraw Realtors. “It was worse in the ’80s,” he said. “People just… Read more »