Sand Springs, OK Real Estate News

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Dorothy Elizabeth Blackman was born in California back in 1903.  She attended the Bennett School for Girls in Millbrook, New York, a school in Lausanne, Switzerland and at the Sorbonne.  She was an actress and had a role in Green Grow the Lilacs.  She also performed in several Charlie Chan films.In 1937, she moved to Paris with her future husband Jacques Leyton.  In France she produced and interviewed people on programs for Radio Mondial.  She also was the Voice of America denouncing the Nazi regime.  In 1942, she was arrested by the Nazis, but with the help of French doctors she escaped.  Later that she joined the resistance movement helping 42 downed Allied airmen escape to freedom and hiding others in her home until the war ended.She died in Corona del Mar, California in 1997, she wa...
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By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Casey Legler was born in Fréjus Var, France in 1977.  She attended school in France and American.  She began competitive swimming at the age of 13.  She competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics at the age of 19.  Her team broke the world record in practice the day before, they came in 29th in the women’s 50 meters freestyle event, they came in 10th in the women’s 4x100 meters freestyle relay event.She gave up swimming about two years later and studied architecture, she obtained a scholarship for law school and began medical school.  She graduated cum laude from Smith College before moving to New York to begin a focus on an artistic career.What you may not know about Casey is that she is an author, her first book Godspeed: A Memoir was released in 2019 published by Simon & Schuster.  However...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Keystone Lake OK Real Estate & Community InformationKeystone Lake OK real estate can be found along the beautiful Arkansas River just fifteen-miles west of downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. The community of Keystone Lake made up of 26,000 acres of flood-control lake that an urban playground to be enjoyed. You will find that Keystone Lake OK real estate offers some of the most natural beauty around with views of beautiful clear water along with amazing views of sandy beaches, rolling hills, grasslands, high bluffs and wooded shorelines that make it breathtaking year-round. The many small valleys, land fingers and arms that snake their ways around the lake provide many points for overlooking the lake too. It’s what makes Keystone Lake OK real estate such sought after real estate in this area.You ...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Sand Springs OK Real Estate and Community Information This blog article will give you the important and need to know information about Sand Springs, OK community and real estate. You will find Sand Springs nestled in the hills of the Arkansas River within Tulsa County. Sand Springs is a suburb of Tulsa, OK offering a lively community with an abundance of activities for residents and visitors. Sand Springs real estate can be found in a variety of tree-lined neighborhoods that offer a homey feel. There are city parks and extensive trail systems for the whole family to enjoy outdoor recreation. You won’t find another city in the region that offers as much natural diversity as Sand Springs, OK. And best of all, you’re only minutes from the Tulsa metro area. When it comes to education, Sand...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
Sand Springs, OK Parks Department Needs Your Help The Sand Springs OK parks department needs your help. If you like to volunteer in community projects and love the outdoors, now is the perfect time to get involved. The parks department is looking for a few good nature loves to assist with the “Get Dirty-Give Back” workshop. This workshop is a series of hands-on outdoor classes that will be held this fall to teach anyone interested the basic skills for trail building. The workshops will be held at the Keystone Ancient Forest, which is the perfect place to learn trail building skills in the fall. The Sand Springs parks department is looking for around 30 volunteers who like to get their hands dirty and work hard. It will be a great time to share the positive vibe of working outdoors. Gro...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
This blog article will give you the important and need to know information about Sand Springs, OK community and real estate. You will find Sand Springs nestled in the hills of the Arkansas River within Tulsa County. Sand Springs is a suburb of Tulsa, OK offering a lively community with an abundance of activities for residents and visitors. Sand Springs real estate can be found in a variety of tree-lined neighborhoods that offer a homey feel. There are city parks and extensive trail systems for the whole family to enjoy outdoor recreation. You won’t find another city in the region that offers as much natural diversity as Sand Springs, OK. And best of all, you’re only minutes from the Tulsa metro area. When it comes to education, Sand Springs is a wonderful place to live. The school syst...
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By Tom and Bev Herring, Tulsa Oklahoma Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker - Rader Group)
In tough economic times, most cities slow their development until the economy picks back up.  But Sand Springs is one city that's betting on the future and moving forward on a multi-million dollar project with absolutely no plans for cutbacks.  The city is aggressively seeking retail outlets and restaurants for River City Crossing.  River City Crossing is located at Morrow Road and Highway 97 near the Arkansas River .  Usually, an anchor tenant comes in first; but the city is doing something very different.  It's developing the property before the anchor tenant.  Although this area's anchor store will be Lowes, it's not coming until 2011. The area around River City Crossing has had the most growth in Sand Springs and sees the most traffic.  So, the new property will be considered a hot ...
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