Ever want to live in a castle? Now’s your chance to buy one in OKC

“Our castle represents years of hard work that allowed us to build it as we wanted to and not worry about cost,” Milam said in a news release and on the Supreme Auctions website. “We tried to think of everything that would fit a large family and succeeded in the perfect house with its own unique style.

“I can’t even tell you what I love the most about this house, there are too many things to list. The large garage that you can pull into and then completely turn around is great. The main living room that holds all of our large family at Christmas with room to ride any toys or gifts. We have also been able to open up our home for many different guests that truly appreciated what it has to offer.”

Heal said the Milams have held “some incredible family events, including high school proms, church

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Buying a home? Prepare for a bidding war zone for OKC housing

• A house in Edmond was listed for $550,000. The buyer offered $550,000. The house sold for $565,277 in one day after five offers.

“Obviously, it’s still a sellers’ market. Obviously, it’s still an aggressive sellers’ market, at that. And interest rates are still amazing,” said Tiffany Elcyzyn, an agent with Prime Realty Inc., 1530 SW 89, Suite A1. “What I’m seeing is people capitalizing in the equity in their house, cashing out on that equity.

“If they bought their house four or five years ago, they might be locked in at a 5 or 5 1/2% interest rate. They’re upgrading that — let’s just say a $200,000 house to a $450,000 house — and they are literally making a lateral move in their mortgage payments.”

The coronavirus and its effects on the economy could be keeping some would-be sellers sidelined and their houses off the market, though, said agent

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