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Is it ethical for you to use pre-written blog posts? Not long ago I read an ActiveRain post condemning the use of purchased blog posts. The writer claimed it was misleading - and unethical. Then a few days later a commenter on one of my posts…
Michelle DeRepentigny, Broker * Athens, GA (Success Realty)
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Robert Gilbert(Bob) Realtor, CPA, MBA, Katy TX Real Estate Expert -281-904-6772, bobgilbertre (PRUDENTIAL ANDERSON PROPERTIES)
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Bob Ratliff, (512-587-5689) Austin Texas Real Estate, REALTOR®, http://austin-realty-blog.com (Canyon Vista Realty)
Today I logged on to ActiveRain to find my profile had a new look on my tabs above my profile, very interesting. Have you noticed the change? One never get's bored being a member on ActiveRain whether learning our industry trade secrets,…
Gary L Waters PLLC- Broker Associate Realtor® Melbourne Viera Rockledge FL (Serving Brevard Realty, Merritt Island)
Some things make me wonder about people. I saw this today as I was doing a BPO on a foreclosure. I wonder which was lazier… the agent who obviously never went back to get their lock box or the worker who just painted everything? From all the..
Barbara Todaro "New Franklin MA Homes" (RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Elizabeth Weintraub, Sacramento Short Sale Agent, Land Park, East Sac, Lyon RE (Top 1% at Lyon Real Estate #00697006)
I had a rather astonishing thing happen yesterday when I discovered that although I thought I had my back covered, it was, in fact, not covered. It did not involve clients; it was a different business aspect. That doesn't happen to me very often…
Jon Zolsky, your Daytona Beach, Florida connection (Jon Zolsky, Daytona Condo Realty LLC, 386-405-4408)
This is a fascinating post. When Andrea sent me the link and I read the blog post, I was touched and overwhelmed at the same time. Not because it has my name there, but because this is an attest to the power of blogging. It is about letting people…
Reshawna Leaven, Hoping to be your next Realtor ® in VA, MD or DC (Keller Williams Realty)
30 Series - 30 Ways To Get Business Here are a few ideas and reminders of ways to get business. Ask for business Blog for business Create videos of useful tips, industry news about real estate Create videos of useful tips, industry news…
Erica Ramus - SchuylkillRealEstate.com - Schuylkill County PA Real Estate (Erica Ramus - Ramus Realty Group - Pottsville, PA )
I still use print advertising and marketing campaigns -- but the difference between now and when I started in 2000 is that I do it very carefully. Before I used a more scattered approach, running ads everywhere other agents ran ads, and doing what…
Debb Janes~Realtor® Camas, Washington EcoBroker (The Carl Group, LLC)
A bad case of the Lockbox Blues Not sure about you, but I get frustrated with the lack of consideration concerning lockbox placement. I've had to stand on my tip toes, bend down with my backside in the air, slog through mud, and fight off…
Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Coweta Newnan Homes for Sale (Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers)
I have been talking to people from all over the country over the last few weeks and when they find out what I do for a living they all ask me the same thing: “How’s the real estate market these days. ” And it’s a hard…
Fred Hernden - Tampa Bay area Home Inspector (Superior Home Inspections - Greater Tampa Bay Area)
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George Souto (George Souto NMLS# 65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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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.