Brad Reeser Named Community Rock Star by Oklahoma Association of Realtors

EDMOND, Okla. – Longtime Edmond Realtor, Brad Reeser,
is getting top honors from OAR, the Oklahoma Association of Realtors for his outstanding service to the Edmond community.

This month, Reeser was given the award of Community Rock Star community rock star award 2015for 2015.  This  award honors only three Oklahoma Realtors who go above and beyond to fulfill the needs of their community, and give unselfishly to improve the world and the community around them.

For 12 years, Reeser  has served KW Cares, a public charity created Brad colorto support Keller Williams associates and their families with hardship as a result of a sudden emergency, by planning fundraisers and raising large sums of money for Keller Williams families, the American Cancer Society and the Alzheimer’s Association.

“Our members and partners are devoted to their communities and work tirelessly to improve their cities, through excellence in their industry and volunteerism,” said Kacy Bell, 2015 OAR president. “Each award recipient this year deserves recognition for exceeding the expectation and truly making a difference.”

Reeser was also chosen as a Life Member Award winner!  He hasBrad OAR Life Member Award been an OAR member for 33 years.  Reeser is a past president of the Edmond Board of REALTORS®, and was honored as their 1998 REALTOR® of the Year and the 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient with the Edmond Board of REALTORS®.

He also previously served as a board member for the Oklahoma Association of REALTORS® and on the Oklahoma RPAC Trustees in 2014.  Reeser is also a devoted member of the community volunteering with the Girl Scouts of America Western Oklahoma District, Project Woman Coalition and KW Cares.

About The Brad Reeser Team: The Brad Reeser Team includes Brad Reeser, Julie Reeser, Chase Reeser, Tracy Ratcliff, Angie Seabrook, Alicia Thoreson, and Laura Noland. The Brad Reeser Team serves Edmond, Oklahoma and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Brad Reeser has been serving the real estate industry since 1982 in Edmond, Oklahoma, and has sold just shy of ½ a billion dollars of Edmond-area real estate and close to over 3,100 transactions. The Brad Reeser team is ranked in the Top 5 Teams in the nation for Keller Williams, Realty, Inc. For more information, please visit http://BradReeser.com  Phone: 405-330-2626  Email: brad@bradreeser.com  The Brad Reeser Team of Keller Williams Central Oklahoma office is located at 10 E. Campbell in Edmond, OK.

About Keller Williams Realty:  Keller Williams Realty, Inc. is the largest real estate franchise by agent count in the world, with 700 offices and 112,000 associates in more than a dozen countries around the world. In 2014, Keller Williams was named the No. 1 training organization in real estate and No. 2 training organization across all industries in the world by Training Magazine’s annual “Training 125” list. The company has grown exponentially since the opening of the first Keller Williams Realty office in 1983, and continues to cultivate an agent-centric, education-based, technology-driven culture that rewards associates as stakeholders. The company also provides specialized agents in luxury homes and commercial real estate properties. For more information, contact the Brad Reeser Team at 405-330-2626.

 

 

 

 

Downtown Edmond Ghost Tours

Edmond, Okla. –  Tis’ the season of ghosts and ghost stories! Edmond is once again hosting its  annual ghost tour!

Take a trip back in time and learn about Edmond’s past, and meet historical figures.  Tour guides are dressed in late-1800s and       early-1900s period costumes that will bring Edmond’s founding fathers  to life during the tour.

The downtown tours start Oct. 9 and run through Oct. 24.  They start at Silver Leaf Gems and run from 6 pm until 8 pm.

Tickets for the fun are only $7.   Proceeds go to help the Edmond Historic Preservation Trust.

Tickets are sold at Silver Leaf Gems, 19 N. Broadway.   You better hurry! Tickets sell out quickly.

For more information, please call 405-285-9700.

Let Edmond’s #1 Realtor help you sell your home – contact Brad Reeser today! Call 405-330-2626 or email brad@bradreeser.com.

 

$3.2 million approved to start new trail system around Arcadia Lake

EDMOND – Edmond City leaders have decided to spend more than $3.2 million on a multipurpose trail around Arcadia Lake.

The money will go toward the design and construction on the first leg of the project.

The 18.8-mile trail around the lake will have multiple access points and will be the longest and widest trail available in the metro area to walkers, joggers, cyclists, and outdoor lovers.

The trail will be 18 feet wide and provide separate lanes for cyclists and pedestrians.

Spring Creek Trail, the first section of the project, will cover 3.1 miles, starting just north of Fox Lake Lane and running east along the creek to Spring Creek Park in Arcadia Lake, according to NewsOK.

There will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the paved Spring Creek Trail at the future site of a private wellness park at Fox Lane and the west I-35 Frontage Rd. at 9 am on Oct. 24.

For more information, go to arcadialaketrail.com.

Let Edmond’s #1 Realtor help you sell your home – contact Brad Reeser today! Call 405-330-2626 or email brad@bradreeser.com.

 

Your Guide to Edmond Area Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals

EDMOND, Oklahoma – It’s that time of year for pumpkin patches, hayrides, corn mazes and much more!  There’s plenty of fall fun happening in and around the city of Edmond.

Check out these pumpkin patches and fall festivals!

Sept. 19 – Oct. 31
WINGS:  A Special Needs Community Fall Harvest Pumpkin Patch
(13700 N. Eastern, Edmond)
Pumpkins, weekend hayrides, train rides, maze, food trucks, and games.
Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 1pm-6pm

Sept. 24- Nov. 1
Parkhurst Pumpkin Patch
(720 Henney, Arcadia)
Hay Rides, cornfield maze, pony rides, petting zoo, picnic areas.
$8 general admission, $7 Thursday admission, 2 and under are FREE!
Thursday 1pm-6pm, Friday-Saturday 10am-8pm, Sunday 1pm-6pm.

Sept. 26 – Oct. 31
Arcadia Corn Maze at POPS
(660 OK-66, Arcadia)
Trivia-themed corn maze, fishing, paintball, petting zoo, pumpkin patch, bounce houses.
Adults and children over 3, $10
Seniors $7
Kids under 3 and military, FREE
Thursday-Friday 4pm-8m, Saturday 10am-8pm

Sept. 26 – Nov. 1
Chester’s Pumpkin Patch
(5201 Cimarron Rd., Piedmont )
Pony rides, giant sand box, mystery maze, FREE pumpkin with admission.
Admission is $10 for children ages 1-10
$6 for ages 11-64
Infants 12 months and younger, and seniors ages 65 and older are FREE!
Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 1pm-6pm.

Oct. 3 – 11
Pumpkin Drive at the Oklahoma City Zoo
(2101 NE 50th St., Oklahoma City)
Get FREE same day admission when you bring a pumpkin larger than your head.
Daily 9am-5pm

Sept. 19 – Nov. 14
The Orr Family Farm
(1400 S. Western, Oklahoma City)
Hayrides, pumpkin patch, corn maze, fall fun activities.
Kids ages 2 and under are FREE, $10.50 plus tax per person weekdays, $12.50 plus tax per person weekends.
Monday – Friday 10am -6pm, Friday and Saturday 10am – 9pm, Sunday 1pm – 6pm, Nov. 7 & 14 – 10am-6pm.

Let Edmond’s #1 Realtor help you sell your home – contact Brad Reeser today! Call 405-330-2626 or email brad@bradreeser.com.

 

 

Do You Live in Edmond?

EDMOND, Okla. – It’s time to clear up some confusion in the city of Edmond.

There are many people who have an Edmond mailing address, but don’t actually live in the city of Edmond.

That’s because the city limits of Edmond are different than the boundaries for Edmond zip codes.

Want to find out if you live in Edmond?  Watch to see why the answer is important.

Let Edmond’s #1 Realtor help you sell your home – contact Brad Reeser today! Call 405-330-2626 or email brad@bradreeser.com.

 

 

Edmond named as one of the “50 Safest College Towns in America”

EDMOND, Okla. – More honors for Edmond, Oklahoma! Edmond has been named as one of the “50 Safest College Towns in America”.

SafeWise security experts evaluated the most recent FBI crime stats along with safety-related programs and initiatives in college towns all over the country.

The group came up with the 50 safest college towns in America for 2015, and Edmond came in at #42.

 

Edmond is home to the University of Central Oklahoma and Oklahoma Christian University.  Safewise praised Edmond for building a new City Public Safety Center, which will also provide a pedestrian connection between the UCO campus and downtown Edmond.

The security group also notes UCO offers the “SafeWalk” program, to help students feel comfortable after hours.

Read the entire list here.

Let Edmond’s #1 Realtor help you sell your home – contact Brad Reeser today! Call 405-330-2626 or email brad@bradreeser.com.

 

 

Edmond Ranks High as Best City in the U.S. for Women Entrepreneurs to Launch Businesses

EDMOND, Okla.  – The city of Edmond, Okla.  has been  ranked as one of the best cities in the U.S. for women entrepreneurs to launch a business in a new report by data-science group GoodCall.

“Edmond took the #30 position, outranking other Oklahoma cities in the top 50 including Oklahoma City and Yukon,” said Eppie Vojt, founder of GoodCall. “The city of Edmond earned its rank by having a strong post-recession economy and a high density of female business-owners, outweighing many other places in the country.”

“We are excited to hear that Edmond has been recognized as one of the 2015 Best U. S. Cities for Women Entrepreneurs,” said Ken Moore, president and CEO of the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce. “The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce prides itself on the programs and events we conduct for women in business. We will continue to work with this important segment of our business community to foster an environment where women in business can flourish and excel.”

A total of 405 cities were evaluated on the metrics of core economic strength, business climate for women, professional networking potential and female educational values.

“We are honored to be a part of this distinguished group of communities,” said Larry Stevens, Edmond’s city manager. “Edmond works hard to be business friendly, and this ranking shows we are heading in the right direction.”

Read the full report here.

Let Edmond’s #1 Realtor help you sell your home – contact Brad Reeser today! Call 405-330-2626 or email brad@bradreeser.com.

 

 

 

How Much is Your House Worth?

EDMOND, Oklahoma  –  Want to know how much your house is worth? Just ask a pro!  Brad Reeser is one of the top Realtors in Edmond, Oklahoma and across the nation!  In fact, the Brad Reeser Real Estate Team has been named one of the Top 5 Teams in Keller Williams nationwide!

Brad has been selling real estate in Edmond since 1982.  He knows what it takes to sell your home in Edmond, Oklahoma.

Get started by finding out how much your Edmond, Oklahoma home is worth. Click on the link below.   Or, call Brad today at 405-330-2626.

What is Your Home Worth in Edmond?

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Your Edmond Back-to-School Guide

EDMOND, Okla. – When is the first day of school? When is information day?

Here is all of the information for Back to School from Edmond Public Schools.

Click the link below for important back-to-school dates.
 http://edmondschools.net/news/2015/2015-2016-back-to-school-dates/

First Day of School:

Thursday, August 20th is the first day of school for students in Edmond!

Edmond Public Schools is the fourth largest district in Oklahoma and more than 23,500 students.

The district has 16 elementary schools, five middle schools, and three high schools.

Heritage Elementary is a brand new school opening this August in Edmond.

Click on the school directories below and find your school for more information.

School Directories:

Elementary Schools:  http://edmondschools.net/our-schools/school-directory/

Middle Schools:   http://edmondschools.net/our-schools/middle-schools/

High Schools:   http://edmondschools.net/our-schools/high-schools/

Edmond Schools – Hours:

Grades 9-12: 7:40-2:30 (7th hour flex 2:35-3:30)

Grades 6-8: 7:50-2:40

Grades K-5: 8:25-3:15 (Chisholm, Clegern, Clyde Howell, Ida Freeman, Northern Hills, Russell Dougherty, Sunset, Washington Irving, West Field)

Grades K-5: 8:50-3:40 (Angie Debo, Charles Haskell, Centennial, Cross Timbers,  John Ross, Orvis Risner, Will Rogers, Frontier, Heritage)

Traffic Alert:

The start of a new school year means many children will be using sidewalks and intersections to and from school each day.  Here are some helpful tips for both drivers and pedestrians during this time of the year!

  • Put down phones, radios, and other driving distractions.
  • School Zone speed limit is 25 mph.
  • Slow down and be alert in residential areas and school zones.
  • Watch carefully for children on or near the roads.
  • Prepare to act quickly and safely on the roads.
  • Take extra time to look for kids on curbs and intersections.
  • Pay attention to school buses on the road and their frequent starts and stops.

Edmond School 2015-2016 Student Calendar:

  • Aug. 20     First Day of School
  • Sept. 7       Labor Day
  • Sept. 21    Teacher Prof. Development Day
  • Oct. 15      Conference Break
  • Oct. 16-19       Fall Break
  • Nov. 25-27     Thanksgiving Break
  • Dec. 21 -Jan.1       Winter Break
  • Jan. 18      Martin Luther King Day
  • Feb. 15      President’s Day
  • Mar. 14-18      Spring Break
  • April 29             April Day
  • May 24      Last Day of School

For all your real estate needs, call Brad Reeser at 405-330-2626 or send an email to brad@bradreeser.com.

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Back-to-School Tax Free Weekend in Oklahoma: Aug. 7 – Aug. 9

Get ready to shop til you drop this weekend!

That’s because Oklahoma’s tax free weekend for 2015 starts Friday, Aug. 7 and runs through Aug. 9.

Oklahoma shoppers won’t have to pay tax on items on clothing and shoes under $100, which comes in handy with students going back to school this month!

You don’t have to be a parent or student to get the back-to-school deals.  Shoppers of all ages can take advantage of the state tax break.

The tax-free event not only waives Oklahoma’s 4.5% sales tax rate, it also lifts any county or city sales taxes!  If you do your homework, shop around, and find some coupons, you can save even more at the stores!

Before you start shopping, click here to check out the retail rules and what is tax exempt.

For all your real estate needs, call Brad Reeser at 405-3330-2626 or send an email to brad@bradreeser.com.

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