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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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Consumers peruse these pages for information
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Tips for New Agents - or Reminders and Tips for Seasoned Agents - 04/27/11 12:08 AM
New Agents are coming into the Real Estate Business. Some may question the prudence of entering the Real Estate Profession in today's Economy. Nonetheless, business is booming at many Real Estate Schools, and New Agents are signing up with both Brick and Mortar Companies, and the Newer Online Real Estate Brokerages. Now that you have passed the Written Exam, it is time to prepare for the Real World of Real Estate. ___________________________________
Here are some tips and suggestions; please feel free to add your thoughts, corrections, and suggestions:
1. Complete your ActiveRain Profile Page. 2. Establish a Social (15 comments)
Finding the YouTube Video Embed and Share Buttons - in 11 Screen Shots! - 04/20/11 10:53 PM
YouTube recently relocated (okay, hid) the Buttons for Embedding and Sharing Videos to your Website and other Social Media Websites. Embedding, Sharing, and Linking Videos from YouTube may be crucial to your Blog, Website, or Social Media Network. Whether you embed or share your own Videos, or those of others (with full permission and credit given), you need to find the Buttons under the YouTube Video that you are wanting to share on your Blog, Social Media Network, or Website. You will also see the URLs and Links for emailing the Video. * * * Where did the (37 comments)
Quick Reference Do's & Don't of a 1031 Tax Exchange - 04/05/11 11:27 PM
We've all heard the saying, "Nothing is Certain Except Death and Taxes". However, a savvy American may be able to Defer the Capital Gains Tax on the sale of Business or Investment Property, by using an IRS Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange. This requires "Replacing" the sold property with a Like-Kind Property. View a summary of Like-Kind Exchange on this Internal Revenue Service Page: Like-Kind Excanges - Real Estate Tax Tips Tommy Taylor posted a Great "Quick Reference" Blog on what you must do, and what you must NOT do, when participating in a 1031 Tax Exchange. It is worthy of (3 comments)
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