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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…
Tammy Emineth (Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Whether people are new to the SEO world, or have been familiar with a lot of the techniques for years, I still get the same question, “should I be linking away from my site? ” In Google, quality content is King and it’s what the…
Bryan Robertson, Real estate broker Los Altos & Silicon Valley Luxury Homes (ARRIVVA)
I took 3 days off and while away, someone decided to change the entire look of ActiveRain! Well, I'm here to say it's definitely a HUGE improvement with lots of pros and very few cons. The changes extend beyond just the blue header at the top and…
Barbara Todaro "New Franklin MA Homes" (RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Ryan Tvelia and Gina Pizzi Last Evening -Ready for Senior Prom at Gillette Stadium Last evening was the Norfolk Agricultural School's senior prom for 2013 and it was held at Gillette Stadium. My grandson, Ryan Tvelia, and his girlfriend, Gina…
Gary Woltal - Assoc. Broker REALTOR® SFR Dallas Ft. Worth (Keller Williams Realty)
The mirrors in our life tell us a lot about "US". There is a story they tell me of two dogs. Both at separate times walk into the same room. One comes out wagging his tail while the other comes out growling. A woman watching this goes into the…
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,…
Mary Douglas, REALTOR ®, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado (United Country Ponderosa Realty)
I’ve been having a little problem lately, and not sure if any of you have experienced this, but I put the correct address in MLS…. and then it shows up on Trulia on a different street! You see, Larimer County changed some of our…
Robert Gilbert(Bob) Realtor, CPA, MBA, Katy TX Real Estate Expert -281-904-6772, bobgilbertre (PRUDENTIAL ANDERSON PROPERTIES)
I Hit 700, 000 AR Point Mark in Katy and Google Penguin Questions Earlier this week I reached the ActiveRain 700, 000 point mark and frankly no one but me noticed. I guess that was no surprise but I have always been too laid back to blow my own…
Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale, Luxury, Acreage, Waterfront, Golf Course,Ranches (RE/MAX Properties, Rockwall, Heath, Royse City, Rowlett, TX)
BUYING AND SELLING HOMES IN ROCKALL COUNTY, TEXAS Who Is Watching You? Eyes, Eyes, Eyes Are Everywhere! The Eyes are on you! Everywhere you go, everything you do, everything you write is being seen by millions of eyes! You can't take it back!…
Fred Hernden - Tampa Bay area Home Inspector (Superior Home Inspections - Greater Tampa Bay Area)
I know there have been so many inspection blogs written about gutters! I have a few myself, if you would like to look back at mine you would see that I am a big proponent of having them installed on your house. In fact, it is my belief they should…
Phoenix Arizona Retirement Communities Sun City Grand real estate homes (Sun City Grand Leolinda Bowers Long Realty West Valley)
As a realtor, the five words I most dread hearing from a colleague are, "Tell me about your client(s). " Just what does the other party want to know about my client(s) and why? I am certainly not going to disclose information that could be used…
Tammie White Realtor® Franklin TN Homes For Sale (Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TammieWhite.com)
Why Do Home Buyers Use Zillow and Trulia? Have you ever stopped to think: why do home buyers use Zillow and Trulia? What do home buyers want? They want to have access to listings. Buyers use sites like Zillow and Trulia because, they believe,…
Shannon Thomas, Shannon Thomas Associate Broker (MSWoods Real Estate, LLC )
Last year was an unbelievably great year for me in Real Estate in the Indianapolis Real Estate market. I feel extremely grateful to all who have shared their tips on ActiveRain and just want to say thank you. Over the years if I needed advice on…
Will Nesbitt - condos, real estate in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County (Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
The best deals on homes these days are often on properties that aren’t perfect. But that doesn’t mean that home shoppers looking for a great deal can’t find a place with potential. Location, location, location You can always…
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It seems like everyone is asking themselves how they can use social networking sites like Facebook and Pinterest to increase their business. While perusing the internet, I found some helpful information about social networking and small businesses,…
Webster, Ma Conrad Allen, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Asociates)
I was reading an Inman article about Realtors using drones to shoot videos of their listings. It is starting in California. Why does everything start on the West Coast? Phil Immel of Prudential California Realty commissioned three video listings…
Have you ever wondered: How were the Egyptian Pyramids Built? The first of them is theorized to have been built nearly 5, 000 years ago. Yep! These Pharaohs were able to put together “a committee composed of an overseer of construction…
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.