We have all read many recent articles on the home price rebound nationally. Many cities that saw big price drops are now seeing double digit price increases. Inventories are dropping pretty fast in many cities and several times some areas are seeing multiple offers on the same home.
Oklahoma home prices did not fall like many areas of the country but have been soft. This is starting to change in the Tulsa, OK market which showed pending sales at the end of April up 14.67% and closed sales up 15.18%. Both figures are in number of sales and not price. Tulsa’s listed inventory is down 10% from one year ago.
Grove, Oklahoma on the shores of Grand Lake has seen a steady rise in home sales as well but prices have not as yet rebounded. The vacation and retirement area markets are the last to see price increases usually after a home recession like we have just went through the past several years. Oklahoma is consistently listed as one of the best retirement states in the U.S. The one thing that holds back Oklahoma in many areas is the number of health care providers. Grove does not have this problem. The Integris Grove Hospital is only 3 years old and has a large number of quality doctors and other health care providers. For the most serious medical needs that cannot be done in Grove, upstream referrals go to Joplin, MO, Tulsa, OK, and NW AR. Each of these areas is only a little over an hour away.
Grove offers 4 moderate seasons, big city services, shopping, and dining in a small town setting. Grove sits on the shores of Grand Lake with 1300 miles of shoreline and over 43,000 acres. You can enjoy fishing, sailing, boating, sea-dooing, and all other lake sports. You will also enjoy just watching the tranquility and peace of the waters of Grand Lake. Golfing is another past time you can enjoy at Patricia Island Estates Golf Club and Shangri La Country Club, two great places to play.
Grove offers waterfront homes on Grand Lake with prices starting as low as $150,000 and going up to 2 million dollars or so. You can also enjoy lakeview homes on Grand Lake with boat slips available to purchase or lease. There are also several nice local neighborhood homes to choose from many with rolling terrain and mature trees to enjoy. There are gated communities and a 55+ community also to pick from on Grand Lake. There are many affordable home choices in Grove, OK.
Check Grove, OK and Grand Lake out, this may just be the place for your retirement life to begin. It is a good central location for family and friends from all over the country to meet. You will enjoy Grove’s civic clubs and churches, all eager to welcome newcomers.
Schedule your visit to Grove, OK and Grand Lake and find out what others know, that this is one great place to call home in retirement. For retirement home and area information contact the Grand Lake Team at RE/MAX Grand Lake in Grove, OK. Contact Aaron Hughes at 918 801-5645 or email@example.com or Joe Neill at 918 640-3300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come find your retirement home before prices start up and interest rates go up as well. We offer many fine properties currently to choose from in most all price points. Don’t delay, higher prices will soon be here also.