Deck Care!

Decks are a great way to add value to your house. They can be expensive whether you do it yourself or contract it out. Here are some tips on how to keep them clean and beautiful. 1) Make any necessary repairs. Begin by inspecting the entire deck. Pay special attention to any part of the Read More

75 Free Activities in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is a state full of festivals, state parks, agriculture, sports, and arts. Here is a great list of 75 Free Activities in Oklahoma. This list will take you to every corner of the state!


Not everywhere is recycling friendly, but we are lucky here in OKC to have that option. The City of OKC provides a blue recycle bin, where plastic, paper, glass can be put out for weekly pick up. You don’t even have to separate them! Also, batteries, cell phone and those great long life light bulbs Read More

Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts

It’s storming in Oklahoma City this week, which must mean it is Festival of the Arts week! The festival is an excellent showcase for local and national artist, tons of local restaurants set up tents and there is a bevy of entertainment for the kids too! For all things Festival of the Arts, follow the Read More

Spring cleaning tips for your home.

Spring as they say, has sprung. We here at The Allen Group want you to capitalize on your need to spring clean. Here are some handy tips for inside and outside of your biggest investment.   Clean all light fixtures, and replace burnt-out bulbs with energy-saving CFL bulbs Restore the luster of your door by Read More

Tornado Preparedness

Springtime in Oklahoma means two things, Red Bud allergies and tornados. The Allen Group wants you to have all the info you need to be prepared for any tornado activity!   In a house with no basement, a dorm, or an apartment: Avoid windows. Go to the lowest floor, small center room (like a bathroom Read More

Oklahomahomeforsale – National Geographic names OKC as “Best Trip 2015”

Here at know that Oklahoma City is on the rise! Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Photograph by Walter Bibikow, Getty Pride of the Plains Oklahoma City has never been “mighty pretty,” despite the shout-out from Bobby Troup’s iconic “Route 66.” To look at, it’s been more like the beer-gut metropolis spilling across the Great Plains. But Read More

Oklahomahomeforsale – Great Article about Oklahoma City in American Way Magazine! We at love this article! Photography by danny bollinger Oklahoma City has a long and storied history, but only in recent years has it truly come into its own as a cultural hub and an enticing place to live. With the NBA’s Thunder, a multitude of museums and restaurants, and an energetic spirit Read More – Tips on winterizing your home!

It is that time of year again, and we at want you and your home ready for the long cold winter. Here are 15 easy and cost effective ways to make the most of your winter. 1. Dodge the Draft(s) According to the U.S. Department of Energy, drafts can waste 5% to 30% of your Read More

How to be a Smart Seller

real estate buyer using computer

A new year, a new market! If you’re thinking about selling your home this year, consider these useful tips on how to get the most positive exposure on your listing as well as preventing deal-breaking issues that may come up. First of all, let’s think about what kind of Buyers are looking at your listing Read More