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To answer the question I have compiled some data for you
Units Sold October 2011/2010 September 2011/2010 August 2011/2010 Ada County 581/511 625/553 673/490Canyon County 279/245 266/257 298/259 As you can see.... October's numbers are a bit lower than September and August for Ada County...but much better compared to 2010. Canyon County had more units sold in October than September but less than August's number of units....but (2 comments)
Santa Claus is Coming to Active Rain....New December Challenge.... - 11/30/11 05:57 PM
How has your 2011 been? Did you reach your goals? I can say that I did meet my goals...and even exceeded them... WHY? I really attribute it to a 31 day challege that we did last year! Jennifer really offered a great challenge to keep all of us focused on our business During December it is really easy to get off track....Easy to think that you are taking the holidays off and will get back on track in January...It is easy to quit blogging because "stuff" comes up...so we will reward you for this challenge!!! Think about it...haven't we been taught (195 comments)
The Official Unofficial ActiveRain Guide - 11/28/11 08:42 PM
How neat is this.....I think this will be a helpful guide for both newbies and experienced bloggers....not sure about the rest of you ....but i always can learn more.... THanks Richard for posting this!!!
Via Richard Yates - Broker (Coldwell Banker Real Estate): The Official Unofficial ActiveRain Guide
ActiveRain encourages all members to share our knowledge, and everything we need to know is just waiting to be found. How do we easily find what we need? A new member of ActiveRain (Newbie) has little knowledge of what to search for and if they begin their ActiveRain experience by reading The Dead Rain (5 comments)
Happy Thanksgiving to all of my Cyber Friends!!! - 11/24/11 12:34 PM
Today is the time we get to rest and relax.... Maybe unless you are the one doing all the cooking... But never the less...spending the day with friends and family is the best... I know I enjoy the time together because of the number of years that I lived away from my family in Southern California! This has been a rough past few years... yet many of us have persevered and are doing quite well.. I count all that I have learned on Active Rain a blessing... I know my business is thriving because of all that many of you have (19 comments)
Via Kathy Streib-Home Stager-Palm Bch County South Florida - 561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging): Shop Small in Delray Beach (or Your Local Community) This Saturday November 26... and You’ll Be Adding Your Support to Our Small Business Owners! The Friday after Thanksgiving is known in the retail world as Black Friday, a day when consumers are willing to line (2 comments)
Via Anita Clark Realtor® Warner Robins Homes for Sale ~ Warner Robins Real Estate ~ (ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055 ): Do you have a loved one who will be serving overseas this holiday season? Perhaps a friend, acquintance, or neighbor you know will be in a distant land next month? Maybe you just want to show your support to our Armed Forces servicing on foreign soil by participating in a community, church, (2 comments)
Come By and see me at the Nampa Idaho Center Annual Christmas Show.... If you can't make it perhaps you would like to See My Booth Creating is how I relax.... Embrodiering or sewing is what I like best!!! What do you do to relax???
I Thought This was Great...Live from NAR in Anaheim - 11/11/11 05:32 PM
This was so moving.... During a class at NARs Convention in Anaheim this morning.. At 11:00 am.. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month We stopped the class.. Paused and recognized those who had served and Those who had family serving It was so powerful!! We can not forget to honor these men and women.. Thank you NAR for taking time to do this acknowlegement. (9 comments)
Today is Veteran's Day..... We salute all of you who have served in the Military... We can't ever take for granted what you have done for all of us... The freedoms you have fought and won for us are numerous... Yesterday it brought a tear to my eye as we stopped for lunch and saw two Navy Boys in full dress uniform... It was moving to see how handsome and young and proud they were... My friend Faye and I were in awe!!! The bravery of these men and women who serve is amazing...
My husband, chooses (14 comments)
A quote for Friday... - 11/04/11 02:39 PM
While I was out driving and doing my errands all around town today I ran across this billboard.....
Isn't this the truth......we need to do more random acts of kindness....just because stuff! I plan on trying to live this type of a life!!! (18 comments)
The Be Thankful Challenge is BACK! - 11/04/11 02:32 PM
What a neat idea for a challenge!!! We all need to remember what we are blessed with....to often we only think of what we are lacking! thanks Joni for the reminder!
Via Joni Staples, REALTOR® Broker Associate (936) 650-9017 (Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate - Anderson Properties): Be Thankful Challenge
For those of you who were members of ActiveRain last year at Thanksgiving, you will remember this.
This is a challenge to change our way of thinking and to prepare our hearts for the upcoming Christmas (yes, I said the “C” word) Holiday.
What (1 comments)
Things to Do in and Around Nampa Idaho.....Saggy Drawers 2011 Annual Christmas Preview Open House - 11/03/11 04:01 PM
If you haven't been to Saggy Drawers in Nampa Idaho you really need to head on over there! Stacey has a beautiful shop filled with Shabby Chic decor as well as Primitives... Check out the Album of all sorts of photos of the shop on my Facebook Page She also has all sorts of re-purposed furniture items! I just got this notification that she is having an open house there.... If you look hard enough you may even find some of my Raggedy Annie dolls, stitcheries or the ornaments I have hand crafted! Check out her open house announcement!!!
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