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One of my friends and co-workers, Max, has been pushing me to start blogging. I’ve written several blogs, but have made excuses of why not to post them. This week, something impactful happened to me that I want to share with you in my first…
Dan Elsea is our company broker of record and President of the brokerage operations of Real Estate One, whichis the 13th largest real estate company in the U. S. He provides a report on the marketin our area to our offices each month. This is his…
Connie Harvey Realtor Nashville TN Real Estate (Pilkerton Realtors)
My Favorite Newbie First Posts! Week of May 17th 2013 I absolutely love discovering new bloggers. This week is no exception! Eli Magids introduces us to Charlotte, North Carolina in his first post It's all in a Name He talks about the…
Nancy Laswick, Scottsdale & Phoenix Area Realtor, EPRO, CDPE, SFR (REALTY ONE GROUP)
Where is the most precious real estate in America? Is it in Washington D. C., San Francisco, California, Honolulu, Hawaii, Biloxi, Mississippi, Sturgis, South Dakota, Elwood, Illinois, Wilmington, North Carolina, Phoenix, Arizona Yes, it is all of…
Alan May, Coldwell Banker Realtor® Evanston, Illinois & Northern Suburbs (847.425.3779 email@example.com)
I've been showing a bunch of buyers around lately, and making bunches and bunches of appointments. As you know, or maybe you don't, each listing agent has their own set of rules.. sometimes they tell you to make sure to turn all the lights on…
In a series on home security, I included some tips on making your home more secure. This post is a more light hearted list of things that you can leave right on the counter or in full view of all your windows every day and hope against hope that…
Tammy Lankford- lake sinclair (706-485-9668) (Tammy Lankford/Broker Lane Realty Lake Sinclair-Central GA)
I just was checking for questions in the ActiveRain Group "Ask an Ambassador" for questions I needed to answer (I do this on Fridays) and I found one and it gave me an idea for my post today. When newbies or oldies alike are on ActiveRain and they…
Escondido Real Estate - North San Diego County Homes, Melissa Zavala, Broker (Broadpoint Properties)
Thanks to Darin Persinger of Productivity Junkies, I was recently turned on to Dan Ariely’s principle, which he calls The Ikea Effect. You’ve been to Ikea before… haven’t you? Ikea is a successful Swedish manufacturer with…
Tammy Emineth (Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Is guest blogging still a viable source for back links? Guest blogging means blogging on someone else’s website or platform for the purpose of adding your own link in the content. You can accept guest blogs or you can create guest blogs and…
ActiveRain Contests (ActiveRain Real Estate Network)
Internet presence is key, it is 2013 after all. And being the expert in your area is a status to be desired. There are many ways to go about this, lots of innovative ideas to get the word out. Of course you have your blogs, Facebook page and Twitter…
Liz and Bill Spear RE/MAX Elite Warren County Ohio: Cincinnati to Dayton, Liz and Bill Spear (513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
You Don't Know What You Don't Know, Until You Do! We're in a business where you've never seen it all nor done it all. You might think you have, but then the rules change, or the world invents a smarter idiot to turn everything upside down! That…
Endre Barath,Jr. Realtor Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Beverly Hills,CA. Prudential California Realty)
The Last Bookstore (located in Los Angeles, CA) is considered one of the top 20 Bookstores in the World! The name was chosen not by accident, rather was chosen by Irony. The owner who started this fantastic bookstore in 2005 was quite aware…
Who knew some of those talk shock radio people could be one of your lines of first defense against a robbery? If you are going out for the evening or away on vacation, turn your radio to a talk show and on a timer. Turn up the volume and it will…
Well, if you or one of your best buds posted that picture, it is! And more than likely, according to Murphy's law, it will show up where you least suspect it. Or is that the law of Google? Either way, in Social Media, you never know where one post…
Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan In Austin Texas (Austin Texas Homes)
For most of my Real Estate Career I have acted primarily in the capacity of a "buyers agent". I really do love helping buyers. Everything about this focus has been very fulfilling and I plan to continue to help buyers. Over the past few months…
Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector, Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector (Charles Buell Inspections.com)
A long time ago I installed a sliding glass door and the installation instructions actually said: “If all else fails----follow the installation instruction manual. ” While it was meant to be humorous, I think it was also quite effective…
ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop! (ActiveRain Corp.)
On thy grave the rain shall fall from the eyes of a mighty nation! -Thomas William Parsons It's that time of year again: ActiveRain's staff will be out of the office Monday, May 27. We'll be back again bright and early Tuesday, May 28th,…
Debbie Reynolds, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" (Prudential PenFed Realty)
Print Marketing, Is It a Waste of Paper? Okay I will admit, I am not a huge fan of print marketing. I for one do not like getting lots of unsolicited mail and rarely even bring it into the house. It gets deposited in the trash bin on the way into…
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.