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Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Dec. 28, 2019



Oklahoma Realtor completes national program

Lisa Weaver of Enid, 2019 president of the Oklahoma Association of Realtors, has graduated from the 2019 National Association of Realtors Leadership Academy.

“We couldn’t be prouder for Lisa for being a part of the NAR Leadership Academy graduating class of 2019 as they are part of an energized movement of real estate professionals fighting to keep the dream of homeownership alive for our country,” said Jessica Hickok, CEO of the state association.

Weaver was selected from the membership ranks by the NAR Leadership Academy Advisory Group.

“NAR’s Leadership Academy provides one-on-one experiences and tools that equip volunteer leaders for future opportunities at the state, local and national level,” NAR Senior Vice President Marc Gould said. “Volunteer leaders are crucial to our industry and by better understanding the needs and strategies of our trade association, Leadership Academy graduates can affect change at all levels of the organization.”


County Assessor achieves perfect score

The Oklahoma County Assessor's Office earned a perfect score on the Oklahoma Tax Commission’s Performance Audit for the fifth straight year, Assessor Larry Stein said.

“The statewide Performance Audit evaluates every assessor’s office in the state. The audit by the OTC ensures accurate assessments of value, accurate records and other spot checks on assessor’s records. This audit determines if the assessor is following all statutes ensuring property owners are treated fairly and the assessments of value, used to generate property taxes, are accurate,” Stein said.


Economic forum scheduled

The Edmond Economic Development Authority will present the 2020 Economic Preview, sponsored by First Fidelity Bank, Feb. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Edmond Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn, 2833 Conference Drive, on the northwest corner of Interstate 35 and Covell Road.

The event will include networking, featured speakers and lunch. Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the program will start promptly at noon. Cost is $30 until Jan. 31, then increases increases to $40. To register, go to or call 340-0116.

EEDA Executive Director Janet Yowell will give an Edmond update. Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell will then talk about economic development and tourism. Attendees will receive access to reports on trends and projections in the retail, office, residential and multifamily real estate markets; an Edmond demographic overview; city of Edmond information; and profiles from Edmond Public Schools, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma Christian University and Francis Tuttle Technology Center.

Staff reports