Barbara Leatherwood's Blog Posts

How Smart Home Technology Design Is Changing Todays Homes

How Smart Home Technology is Changing Today's HomesWhat started out as a technology that once seemed kitschy has transformed the way we design our homes. With the plethora of smart home technology

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The USDA Home Loan Offers 100 No Money Down Financing

Oklahoma Rural Development Home LoansThe good news for home buyers in Oklahoma is that they have a great financing option available to them. The USDA Home Loan offers 100% no money down

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Quick Update On What Happened In The Housing And Financial Markets

Please enjoy this Quick Update on what happened in the Housing and Financial markets.Recently released economic data shows the economy is growing, but inflation is still not a problem. Rising

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Top 10 Ways To Secure Your Mobile Phone

Chances are, you use your phone to do a lot of stuff online. You may even be reading this article on it right now.For peace of mind, and to get a leg up against a rising tide of mobile malware

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What Happened In The Housing And Financial Markets

For the Week Ending September 15, 2017 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing

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When You Have Questions About The Local Area Contact A Local Expert

When You Have Questions About The Local Area Contact A Local ExpertBy Barbara Leatherwood, Realtor /Agent Owner  Yukon, OKPHONE 405-301-7824  /      EMAIL barbara

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Zillow Estimates Accurate Or Inaccurate Or Starting Point

When you deal with a local REALTOR® we know your area. We live here, we shop here, we are in the community just like you. What that means for you is we know the desirability, the market,

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What Happened This Week In The Housing And Financial Markets

                   Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.     ;

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Discover The Common Causes Of Mold On Walls And Learn How To Prevent Mold Growth In Your Home

Discover the common causes of mold on walls, and learn how to prevent mold growth in your home.If you're interested in keeping your home healthy by lessening the risk of mold in your home,

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The Best Flooring Options And Ideas For Every Room

Natural stone tile is timeless and exudes organic beauty. Stone tile is easy to clean, extremely durable and fire-resistant. Long-lasting and always in style, it can bring a rich and luxurious

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The Safety Measures We Have In Place To Help Keep You And Your Belongings As Safe As Possible

As real estate agents, we have learned that homes with a Key Box sell faster and for more money. A Key Box can be easily installed on your front door, and strangers coming in can be enough

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It Was Just A Scam Realtors Warn Of Craigslist Criminal

The Consumer spent about $2,000 and it was just a scam:’Despite Craigslist warnings at the bottom of the ad not to wire money via Western Union and not to buy something without seeing it

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Yukon Oklahoma Honored As 2017 Playful City USA Designation Yet Again

National non-profit KaBOOM! is honoring Yukon with a 2017 Playful City USA designation yet again! Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of families

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When You Are Selling Your Home And You Get A Knock On The Door

When You Are Selling Your Home And You Get A Knock On The Door what is your first response ?Of course the first reaction would be to invite them in and show them your homeAs a Realtor , I 

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Comfortable Outdoor Space Continues To Top Must Have Lists

Comfortable outdoor space continues to top Must-Have Lists .  While more extravagant features vary by market ,a dedicated area for sitting with outdoor furniture that feels like

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Minority Women Business Owners Connect With Other Industry Professionals

The National Association of Minority Mortgage Brokers of America, NAMMBA is growing.JOIN ME to learn what NAMMBA is about. Mortgage & Realtor Networking Mixer!Meet other Minority & Women

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10 Photos Taken Before Reality Hit

TOTALLY SHOCKING AND INTERESTING PHOTOGRAPHY. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. What is the craziest photo you have ever?

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10 Of The Wackiest Waterslide Parks And Some Are Totally Insane

Watch some of the most Insane Waterslides located in cities from  Kansas City to Beijing to Canada for the adrenaline junkies out there. Some may think they are too crazy

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How To Condition Yourself For Wealth Happiness And Have Selfmotivation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWlW-SstnLk&feature=em-uploademailLaw Of Attraction: How to condition yourself for wealth & happiness and have self-motivation.Anthony Robbins Motivation: In this

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Why Its Good To Have A Buyers Agent

Here are some of the benefits of working with  me, A PROFESSIONAL REALTOR®  and  Just some tidbits below about why it's good to have a Buyers Agent:>IT WON’T COST YOU A

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Homes With This Color Bathroom Sell For 5400 More

Homes with this color bathroom sell for $5,400 more: ZillowWhen it comes to a home’s exterior, neutral tones, such as ‘greige,’ sold for $3,496 more than comparable homes in a different color.

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Contract To Close Welcome To Oklahoma City Real Estate

 Welcome to Oklahoma Real Estate...where every day is differentThe eXciting Life I get to live every day and the people I get to help in the most significant moments of their life. If you

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8 Kitchen Items Going Extinct

8 Kitchen Items Going Extinct: Are Any Still in Your Home?In 2014, ConAgra announced their sales volume was down 7%, and it faced "continued profit challenges" due to fewer sales of

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City Of Yukon Department Contact Information

The Agent-Owned Cloud Brokerage™Barbara Leatherwood Realtor405-301-7824405-245-4865barbara.leatherwood@exprealty.comClick HERE for your Home Search with the latest TechnologyOr

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10 IDEAS FOR A SPRING HOME REFRESH

10 IDEAS FOR A SPRING HOME REFRESH 10 Ideas for a Spring Home Refresh Farmhouse Entry by Atlanta Architects & Building DesignersHistorical ConceptsShort on the time (or motivation) to do a

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6 Reasons Why Rain Is Your Friend When Buying A Home

6 Reasons Why Rain Is Your Friend When Buying a HomePosted Courtesy of  Conor MacEvilly "It was a dark and stormy night!"Excellent!Call your Realtor now and tell him to grab his

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15 Rules For Great Wine And Food Pairings

Here, the cardinal rules for matching up wines and food, from dry rosé and cheesy dishes to malbec and sweet-spicy barbecue sauces.Silky whites—for instance, Chardonnays from California,

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FREE Home Buying Seminar

http://oklahomafirsttimehomebuyers.com/Looking to buy your first home but scared of the process? Let us help you make your home buying experience seamless and easy. Join us for a FREE home

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5 Simple Ways To Add Instant Curb Appeal

IT ALL STARTS FROM THE TIME THEY PULL UP TO THE HOMEIf you can wow them with your curb appeal, they’ll enter your home in a positive frame of mind.If people see any flaws or unsightliness, you

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Live Like A Privileged Castaway On This Marooned Houseboat In The Florida Keys

The Gilmore Estate, listed at $5 million, is a 959-square-foot home in Islamorada, FL. It's a bright and cheery little home with a hint of Art Deco style.http://http://www.realtor.com/videos/live

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We Love The Excellence In Real Estate That Our Clients Experience At EXP REALITY

Successful...fast...Closing Complete !Thank you Dale,it was certainly a pleasure being you chosen Realtor ! Thank you James Wood for having the confidence in me to help your Dad ,I

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Is The Kitchen The New Man Cave

The kitchen is no longer solely the wife’s domain,”When it comes to designing the home kitchen, say data and industry pros, men increasingly wish to be heard. No wonder:According to a 2012

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HOME WARRANTY 101

When you find that Home of your Dreams , be sure and also include a One Year Home Warranty. There are so many things to think about the first year of Home ownership , and as we all know unforseen

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Please Fix These 10 Things That Are Dragging Down Your Homes Value

There are a lot of things you can’t control in the home-selling process. You can’t force people to come see your home or make an offer on it. But you can make sure to take care of

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Lake Overholser Outdoor Adventures And Sunsets And A Place To Call Home

I love the times spent enjoying Great Adventure Sports where you push your limits ,face your fears,, and challenge your greatest human capabilities and instincts.These moments come to mind

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Its That Time Of Year To Think About Home Maintainence

The Seasons are Changing but your Home Maintenance Schedule doesn't have to Don't feel the pinch of an expensive repair that can be avoided with Regular Maintenance Filter,

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Downtown Oklahoma City Has Come A Long Way And So Has The Home Buying Search Approach

http://newsok.com/article/5448076If you returned to Oklahoma City for the first time in 20 years, you might not believe what you see. But stick around — many more changes are on the way.If you

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Homes Located All Around The Metro

Not sure where you would like to locate your family ? I have listings all over the city. Just pick your favorite spot on the map !http://bleatherwood.okcmar.fusionmls.com/?Page

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HOMES IN THE PINES

http://https://www.facebook.com/BarbaraLeatherwoodRealtor/videos/vb.563433703713694/911796862210708/?type=2&theaterOklahoma City has a lot of great communities hidden within the confines of the big

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Oklahoma City Residents Increasingly Happy With OKC As A Place To Live

http://www.okc.gov/news/2015_07/Oklahoma_City_residents_increasingly_happy_with_OKC_as_a_place_to_live.html(July 21, 2015) - Almost nine out of 10 OKC residents rate their City as an “excellent”

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CITY RISING OKC

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Take A Quick Tour Through Yukon Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Out West A Better Way Of Life

Yukon is a vibrant growing community of over 25,000 located west of Oklahoma City with excellent schools, low business costs and an outstanding quality of life. Yukon City in

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10 Home Sales Killers

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COUNTRY LIVING AT ITS FINEST

JUST LISTED !!!!! COUNTRY LIVING AT ITS FINEST ..SW 59 and RICHLAND RD Home and land has been VERY WELL MAINTAINED and in EXCELLENT CONDITION.... YOU WONT BE DISSAPPOINTED IN SCENERY And PRIVACY4

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Flooding Forces An Oklahoma Lake To Shut Down

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO PUT OFF YOUR HOUSE HUNTING AND GO TO LAKE TEXHOMA FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY ..WATCH THIS VIDEO...You just might want to reconsider those options;

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Oklahoma City Ranks Third In The Nation As Best City For Small Businesses

As Oklahoma City grows so does the need for Housing . Our Agents can easily identify which area would be an attraction to you based on your desire in housing location as well as attributes to the

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7 Warnings Buyers Need To Hear

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The EXP Home Buying Experience In Oklahoma City Metro Area

Welcome to eXp Realty The Agent-Owned Cloud Brokerage™Find the perfect home in the Oklahoma City Metro Area ..... Search millions of properties for FREE Our programs update listings of

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HOME FOR SALE NW OKLAHOMA CITY PRICE REDUCED

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsnH2fob2Vg&feature=youtube_gdataHOME FOR SALE in the exclusive Oklahoma City area PRICE REDUCED TO SELL..Two Story 2964 Sq Ft  4 bed  3 bath ;

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HUD Homes Available Every Day

Subject:What is a HUD Home?Want to know more about HUD Homes?HUD is the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.A HUD home is a foreclosure that our federal government financial insured (FHA)

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Home Buying Takes A Committed Professional To Get The Job Done

Its always nice to know who is representing you in the Home Buying process and what their level of committment is towards finding you the Home of your dreams. I never waiver in my

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Small Hidden Treasures In The Big OKC

Oklahoma City has a lot of great communities hidden within the confines of the big city . The Pines ,a private residential area ,located off of Northwest Expressway and MAcArthur is one of

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Using Natural Resources The Newest Savings Trend Cutting Your Costs

Congratulations to my friend Andrew Mason with SuperGreen Solutions for his dedication and contribution to the Consumer for energy awareness ,consumer education , and energy

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Route 66 Boathouse Is Now Undergoing A Major Renovation Project

Lake Overholser is becoming one of the activity portals of the West OKC Metro Area . The Route 66 Boathouse is located on the east shore of Lake Overholser just south of the historic Route 66

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Mortgages Dont Have To Be Scarey

Financing does not have top be scary. The most hesitation I get from people are in regards to financing because when you start talking about  money and spending habits a protective shield

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Virtual Office Becomes Realty

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Oklahoma City Spring Remodel Landscape Show CONVENTION CENTER

It is that time of year again for those that just want to escape the Winter drab of being cooped up during the cold months .The outdoors are buzzing with Spring noises of outdoor play, the

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Starter Home Ready For Spring

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Ahh The Comfortable Life

What goes through your mind when you think of sitting in the back yard around a water fountain coy pond ,reading a book in a garden that was planted with TLC and then taking a break and 

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Beautiful Oklahoma City Home Buying Experience

When you are ready to experience home buying in the beautiful Oklahoma City area give us a call at EXP Realty 405-301-7824 . We have many experienced agents ready to help you pick your

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Map The Salary You Need To Buy A Home In 27 US Cities

The data is, of course, an estimate — for one, property taxes and insurance costs will vary depending on the property — but it gives you a good idea of how housing costs varied around the

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Oklahoma Has So Much To Offer For Recreation

Top Ten State Park ExperiencesWith such diverse outdoor recreation opportunities, how do you select from the 35 state parks in Oklahoma? This list of the top state park experiences in Oklahoma will

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Oklahoma City Is More Than A Town It Is An Experience

 I have had a love for the Downtown Oklahoma City Area area since I was a young kid with my first job being in the downtown area. I use to take the Metro Transit to work and back each

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