Monday, January 10, 2011

Good News is coming in 2011

Tulsa’s economic recovery should gain momentum this year according to an article published in the Tulsa World, Sunday, January 2nd. Russell Evans, director and research economist of the Center for Applied Economic Research with Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business stated that 2011 will actually feel like a genuine recovery with the gap between Tulsa and Oklahoma City’s unemployment rate closing as well. Economic forecasts call for nonfarm job growth of 2.8 percent for the Tulsa area this year. The metro’s hiring outlook for the first quarter is tied for the fourth-strongest in the U.S. according to Manpower’s recently released Employment Outlook Survey. Among individual sectors, job gains this year in Tulsa are projected for construction, financial activities, professional and business services, education, health services and government according to the OSU economists.

Now is the time to get your home ready to sell and retain the services of a professional, knowledgeable real estate agent to get your home sold this coming spring. The Tulsa real estate market will start heating up in February. With interest rates still at an all time low, it’s also a great time to find your dream home, and it’s especially a great time to buy in Tulsa!

Complete Article at Tulsa World by Laurie Winslow

Linda Smalley, Sales Associate

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