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Albuquerque Academy Chargers up their record to 2-2 - 09/30/12 10:22 PM
Albuquerque Academy Chargers up their record to 2-2 The Albuquerque Academy Chargers turned up the volume against the visiting Laguna Acoma Hawks by defeating them 47-0 yesterday in Prep Football action. This came after the devastating loss to Santa Rosa High School the previous week. The Charger will take on the Los Alamos High School HILLTOPPERS at homes on Saturday. The game starts at 2:00 pm. I look forward to seeing you at the game. GO CHARGERS!!!
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University of New Mexico Lobos fell to Boise State 32-29 - 09/30/12 06:51 PM
University of New Mexico Lobos fell to Boise State 32-29 The University of New Mexico Lobos despite their valiant effort was no match for Boise State, as they were defeated 32-29 in Division I Football. This now moves the Lobos record to 2-3 for the season. After a 25-0 deficit at the half, the Lobos clawed their way back in the second half. But in the end, it wasn’t enough. The Lobos will take on Texas State at home on Saturday. GO LOBOS!
Thinking about buying a home in Albuquerque? You can get information about Homes Available for Sale in Albuquerque, (1 comments)
I am required to make periodic visits the local VA Hospital. Yesterday I made one such visit. I was really satisfied with the care I received. It was very thorough, everything was explained to me, and I waked away feeling that the Albuquerque VA was on the ball. On my way out I had to stop by Prosthetics to pick up a new cuff for my Blood Pressure Monitor. It was explained to me that the VA does not provide cuffs, so I was given a new Life Source Blood Pressure Monitor. (6 comments)
Veterans and families, come show your support for the Kirtland Air Force Base Wounded Warrior Program. Here is a great event in support of this program:
On Friday October 5, 2012 the Kirtland Air Force Base Golf Course will hosts the Wounded Warrior Golf Tournament. Registration Deadline 0930 Tee Off at 1100 Cost: $75 per player $25 per Wounded Warrior 4-person scramble includes 18 holes, cart, dinner, prizes, and awards. You may sign-up at Kirtland.AFRC@Kirtland.af.mil or call the Kirtland Golf Course for more information.
Thinking about buying a home (3 comments)
Get Your Pretty Face To Appear In Google Search Results - 09/29/12 01:14 AM
This is an excelent post. I am onboard with This ia awesome. So if you have not yet done this, vheckout the below post and get yourself engaged Via Phoenix SEO Consultant, Michael George: Well, the mortgage market being what it is in Phoenix, I have found that I am more valuable to the world putting my SEO stuff to work. My thing has always been mortgages and real estate SEO. But with the real estate market being what it is in Arizona, I have put originating Arizona VA loans on the back burner. I now do SEO full time-- more than full time-- (4 comments)
Active Rain Challenge: What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger - 09/29/12 01:07 AM
If you have not seen this challenge yet, you still have a day and a half to go. Take the time to write your story...am Via Leslie Ebersole, REALTOR® Chicago's Western Suburbs (Baird&Warner Fox Valley): Life is full of difficulties, but setbacks and challenges can be the foundation for success. Adversity actually can make people stronger and healthier. The ability to cope with adversity -- to thrive when life is difficult, to get back up when you've been knocked down -- is called resilience. You don't have to be born with the capacity for resilience, it can be can be learned at any (1 comments)
When the WWW. Can Mess You All Up - 09/28/12 11:57 PM
I just had to repost this one, because I thought getting my photo on all my post on Google would be so cool. Thanks to Tammy Emineth with her excellent investigative skills this issue has been solved. Check it out!. Via Tammy Emineth (Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing): Remember that great post that Michael George did a while back about getting your face to show in the search engines results page from your Google + Profile? He did a great job and I think we all jumped on that band wagon. I helped a lot of folks set (3 comments)
Buyers Willing to Buy Homes that Need Repairs - 09/28/12 08:20 PM
When I am representing Buyer clients, I always recommend getting a home inspection. If I were a qualified inspector, I would help, but as a REALTOR , it is my role to recommend getting an inspection, the buyer makes the decision. I am of the opinion that a buyer should always get s home inspection. Via Joe Petrowsky NMLS# 6869 - Right Trac Financial Group, Inc : “Buyers Willing to Buy Homes that Need Repairs”
I am not seeing any shortage of buyers willing to purchase homes that are in need of renovations. We have been doing FHA 203K loan for (5 comments)
This electrical panel is over loaded. And a Federal Pacific panel. - 09/27/12 09:53 PM
Planning to buy a Fixer Upper? Better yet, planning to remodel your home? A word of advice, plan it all the way through. Budgetis a is very important...Just rememb3w m9capiiw Via Clint Mckie Desert Sun Home Inspections Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico (Desert Sun Home Inspections/ Energy Audits): This electrical panel is over loaded. And a Federal Pacific panel. On an inspection last night i got a good look at the home. All was going well. This home had recently been remodeled and looked really good. But then i got to the electrical panel and found an assortment of problems. This first (9 comments)
Mindi Abair Playing at Jazz Club in London - 09/26/12 10:35 PM
To all the wonderful people that I met at the Mindi Abair concert in Albuquerque, you would be pleased to see Mindi Abair in Concert. Thanks to her cousin Robert Gilbert. Checkout this video Via Robert Gilbert(Bob) Realtor, CPA, MBA, Katy TX Real Estate Expert -281-904-6772 (PRUDENTIAL ANDERSON PROPERTIES): Mindi Abair Playing at Jazz Club in London
Last week we were very fortunate to travel from Katy Texas to London with the main purpose to see my cousin Mindi Abair playing a musical gig at a local London Jazz Club. She was absolutely phenomenal and my wife and I both thought (4 comments)
ACTIVE RAIN + LINKEDIN =LEAD AND ANOTHER LEAD FROM SAME PERSON - 09/25/12 07:53 PM
If you blog on Active Rain, this post should be of interest to you. In addition to suggesting a post to be featured, why not suggest to G+. This is making Sense to me. What is your take on this idea. Please stop by Lanre Folayan's blog and leave him a comment Via Lanre "The Real Estate Farmer"Folayan Buy and Sell your home in Washington DC (EXIT Advance Realty-Washington DC House for sale): Yesterday I read this blog by Melissa Marro ~ StageListSellNEFL.com. Don't just SUGGEST the blog, G+ it & get them additional SEO rankings In the blog she wrote she said (3 comments)
iHeart Music Festival Bon Jovi!! - 09/25/12 05:58 PM
David Shamansky is in tuned with the Pop Culture...When it comes to mortgage, he is definitely one of Colorado's top Mortgage Professionals. As An Air Force Veteran, I woould definitely recommend David to any Military Families moving to Colorado. Call Davia at 720-524-8020 if you are thinking about buying a home
Via US Mortgages - David Shamansky: iHeart Music Festival Bon Jovi. Well a little last minute changes made Bon Jovi go from headliner for Saturday to the middle of the pack on Friday nights event. In my humble opinion probably the best performance of both nights. It is a tough call as (2 comments)
1031 Tax Exchanges Part 11 - 09/25/12 05:36 PM
Just thought this post about 1031 Exchanges would be interesting for most of my AR friends. It is part of a series. Remember too that states have different rules and treminologies. Via Lucas Taylor (Keller Williams Miami Beach ): Accommodators it is Real Estate Exchange Services, Inc.'s responsibility to counsel with the exchanger, structure the exchange, prepare the documentation, coordinate the closing (for the exchange portion of the transaction) and maintain preparation for IRS audit. This is all I have on 1031 Tax Exchanges. If you need help you can e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Six Interesting Things That Happened on September 24 - 09/24/12 11:21 PM
Did you know that the first nuclear aircraft carrier launched on September 24, 1960 was the USS Enterpris? This and other factoids are provided courtesy of Michelle Carr=Crowe. Please stop by Michelle's post and leave a comment Via Michelle Carr-Crowe 408-252-8900 Luxury Homes in San Jose, Saratoga & Cupertino (Just Call ... (408) 252-8900 . Keller Williams Cupertino): Six Interesting Things That Happened on September 24 By Michelle Carr Crowe, Silicon Valley guide and Cupertino real estate agent selling San Jose homes Some days are filled with important anniversaries and celebrations, others days, not so much. Here are Six Interesting Things That Happened (5 comments)
The 24th Annual Rio Grande Fall Arts and Craft Festival - 09/23/12 11:47 PM
The 24th Annual Rio Grande Fall Arts and Craft Festival By now most Albuquerque residents have grown accustomed to the Big White Tent at the Southwest Corner of Paseo del Norte and I-25. Once again it is the Fall Rio Grande Art and Craft Festival, where 280 artists and craftsmen from all across the USA will have their work on display Dates: October 5 - 7 and 12 - 14, 2012 Fridays: October 5 & 12 Saturdays: October 6 & 13 Sunday: October 7 & 14 Times are as follow: FRIDAYS: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM SATURDAYS: 9:00 am - 6:00 PM SUNDAYS: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (0 comments)
The 2012 New Mexico State Fair comes to an end. Today, September 23, 2012 the New Mexico State Fair has come to an end today. The state fair organizers are hopeful that when all the numbers are in that this year will be more successful than the past two years. Both 2010 and 2011 saw respective drops of 12% and 7% in attendance and revenue . There were some changes made where parking to attract more patrons. Admission was increased to $10. Finally, there were no blackout days..the fair was held for 12 consecutive days. (1 comments)
The New Mexico Lobos improved their record to 2-2 After two consecutive losses, the University of New Mexico Lobos bounced back by defeating the New Mexico State University 27-14 last night in Las Cruces to improve their record to 2-2. A very unusual thing happened at the game where a lobos fan got shot in the leg. (0 comments)
Market indications... - 09/23/12 08:54 PM
Do you believe the great news that the cheerleaders on the National news channels tell us? What about the information that NAR puts out? If you are in the trenches as a real estate practitioner sometimes you can't help but wonder if we are looking at the same data. Checkout the below post Via Jeanne and Ralph Janisch CRS, Brokers Your Home Team (Your Home Team): In the past two days we have seen proof that the market here is NOT healthy. The media has indicated that housing problems in Houston have ended and things are returning to wonderful. Really?
A house (4 comments)
How to Use 'Short URL Clicks' to Increase Your Blog Traffic. - 09/23/12 02:34 PM
This is a must read post for all bloggers. Active Rain helps with this process, so if you need more traffic, and you subscribe to the idea that success in our business is a numbers game, then you must implement this process Via Lola Audu~Audu Real Estate~Grand Rapids, MI Real Estate: Are you someone who spends a lot of time reviewing traffic stats to your website or blog? Do you understand what the meaning of those stats is? But probably the most important question is...are you using the information from the statistical report to assist in determing where you should focus your (2 comments)
Endeavour in Austin and Los Angeles - 09/23/12 02:20 PM
Can You Say Endeavour Fever! Norma Toering, Realtor, Palos Verdes, CA captured an awesome photo of the Endeavour Flyover Hermosa Beach. This is history in the making...and the end of an ERA. Via Norma Toering Palos Verdes Homes in Los Angeles Area (REMAX Palos Verdes Realty Broker Associate Lic# 01147470): I was in Austin on Thursday when the Endeavour flew over. I didn't capture a photo and thought I'd missed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. As luck would have it, I held my new Hermosa Beach listing open the following day. The residence has walls of windows to capture the splendid ocean views, and the (1 comments)
Video blogging plan for Vblogging Challenge - 09/23/12 02:02 PM
Kathy Stoltman definitely captures the challenges that one faces when you have signed on to the VLogging Solution. It is not always as simple as it seems. The results are awesome though. I would say that the video editing software is the key to this process. I am currently test-driving CAMTASIA for MAC Via Kathy Stoltman Search Ventura County Real Estate for Sale (Rockwood Realty): I must admit that I have not used my video camera much because I just do not like the results of the video it produces, however, my new plan is to use my other cameras to take photos (1 comments)
Look no paper, Really? - 09/23/12 01:44 PM
Total Mobile Solution would be ideal for REALTORS on the Go. Imagine a Paperless business? Our industry is not there yet. It will take some time. I have embraced the change, but reality always seem to kick in. Issues with service providers, Security problems, and the list goes on. The below post captures the current reality Via Kathy Stoltman Search Ventura County Real Estate for Sale (Rockwood Realty): Actually, the no paper statement is not the absolute truth, I still deal with paper because many of the lenders especially bank owned (REO’s) and short sale lenders or investors are requiring “wet” signatures and (0 comments)
HOW DEEP IS YOUR SORRY HOW REAL IS YOUR GRATITUDE? - 09/21/12 05:48 AM
This is such a wonderful post I had to repost for all my friends. It povides us some great reminders that we could all benefit from by practicing them. Please stop by Richie Naggar's post and leave him a comment Via Richie Naggar Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca: One of my favorites that I like to tell is of the story of two men of old who owed money they could not repay. One owed $50 and the other owed $5000. Both men were broke and having no way to make good, were summoned before the King for trial. After speaking with these men, the (5 comments)
Endeavor Retires…The End of an Era If you were fortunate enough to get a glimpse of Space Shuttle, Endeavor being shuttled across the Southwest, you were witnessing history in the making. Yes we have come to the end of an era. Endeavor will be flown from Edwards Air Force Base to the California Science Center in Los Angeles, where it will retire....
Does Anyone Still Fall For This &%$#@... um Stuff? - 09/20/12 06:09 AM
OK...You have heard of the Nigerian Scam...and I assume everyone has watched the Dateline Specials where these clowns were caught red-handed. Why would someone fall for this? Be on the alert...Don't be a Victim Via Gretchen & Mel Ahrens (ColumbiaGorgeFSBO.com): Does Anyone Still Fall For This &%$#@... um... Stuff?
I received this message in my Active Rain email last night. I don't really understand why anyone is still trying these scams... are there really people still falling for these things? I'm posting just in case anyone does.
Hello Dear,With Respect,please Permit me to inform you of my desire of going (4 comments)
TEXTING WHILE DRIVING! - 09/19/12 07:12 AM
TEXTING WHILE DRIVING! Okay this one has really got my attention. I was driving west on Paseo del Norte last week, and as I approached the traffic signal at Jefferson Street, I pulled into the far right lane to gain an advantage…the light had changed at least twice and the traffic had hardly moved forward. As I pulled up to the now green light I glanced over to my left and I noticed something quite disturbing. The drivers of both vehicles to my left were TEXTING. I was almost lost it. Can you say "Road Rage!" But I kept my cool. (11 comments)
Get Back On That Horse After You Fall - 09/19/12 06:47 AM
What is the Secret to Success? This is an age old question that we have all asked ourselves. Brigata McKeivie has answered in this post, and a must read for all. Via Brigita McKelvie, Horse Property REALTOR Eastern PA Horse Properties & Farms (Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.): Everyone that has learned to ride, has at one point or another fallen off. The first thing we hear after falling, the trainer will say, "Get back on that horse!"
Why do they say that?
In order to succeed, we MUST continuously move forward and learn from our mistakes. An error was made that caused the (2 comments)
BOO! Don't let ghosts scare you away from Craigslist - 09/19/12 05:30 AM
I have done quite a few Craiglist Ads in the past, but they never seem to get any traction...Well, this blog by Robert Haynes provides some tips that I will apply to my next series of Craiglist ADS Via Robert Haynes (Robert Haynes and Associates): I use Craigslist to help generate leads for buyers, advertise listings, and announce open houses. It's a great tool! However, ghosting can be a serious problem if steps are not taken to prevent it. If you are unfamliar with ghosting, it's Craigslist attempt to stop spam on the site. Here's what happens: You post an ad thinking everything (5 comments)
My Client Will Not Accept It!! - 09/18/12 09:48 AM
As Realtors, we are required to present offers and requests to Sellers. As listing agents, we do not make decisions for the sellers... this is a good rule of thumb as you will see in the below the post Via Brigita McKelvie, Horse Property REALTOR Eastern PA Horse Properties & Farms (Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.): "My client will not accept it!"
I have heard that said a few times by Listing Agents when a Buyer's Agent, for their client, requested something from the Seller or an offer was presented on a property.
IF YOU HAVE NOT HAD THE CHANCE TO VISIT THE NEW MEXICO STATE FAIR, YET, YOU ARE MISSING OUT. BESIDES THE CARNIVAL, THERE IS A LOT OF FASCINTING ACTIVITIES. THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE TO SEE OR ENJOY. HETE IS THE SCHEDULE FOR THESE EVENTS. THE FAIR RUNS DAILY FROM 9:00 AM TO 9 PM MANUEL LUJAN JR. EXHIBIT COMPLEX MONDAY THRU THURSDAY & SUNDAY 9 AM TO 9 PM FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9 A.M. TO 10 P.M. ENTERTAINMENT STAGES MONDAY THRU THURSDAY 1 P.M. TO 9 P.M FRIDAY (7 comments)
It’s Flu Season...Go get that shot! - 09/14/12 05:24 PM
This is a reminder for all the residents of Albuquerque, Rio Rancho and surrounding communities, especially if you have just recently relocated to this area. It's the beginning of the flu season. If you are not affiliated with one of the local Healthcare Organization, you may be happy to know that WALGREENS and CVS are two of the places in Albuquerque that offer Flu Short for a small priice. It is very important that you get your flu-shots. Stay Healthy Via John McCormack- AlbuquerqueHomes.com (Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com): As fall approaches so does Flu Season. The Flu or “Influenza” can be detrimental (8 comments)
Quick & Easy Apple Pie - 09/14/12 04:44 PM
I must confess that one of my weakness is sweets. I like two kinds of pies, sweet potato and apple pie. And this might sound strange, but they are good with HAGEN DAZ Ice Cream. This is not my recipe...I am borrowing it from John McCormack. Please stop by his blog and leave him a comment Via John McCormack- AlbuquerqueHomes.com (Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com): Quick & Easy Apple Pie
6 Cups Apples 2 Tbsp Self Rising Flour 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon 1/2 Cup Sugar 1/2 Stick Melted Butter 2 Deep Dish Pie Shells or 2 Frozen Roll Out Pie (2 comments)
Down Power Lines are major Hazard in Katy Texas and elsewhere - 09/10/12 06:57 PM
Robert Gilbert, of Katy, TX wrote the below post about a common hazard that is usually present in areas of Narural Disasters. New Nexico has not seen too many occurrences of severe natural disasters but we've had our share of high winds and heavy rain. Both combined can result in down powerlines. Your actions can make a difference. Via Robert Gilbert(Bob) Realtor, CPA, MBA, Katy TX Real Estate Expert -281-904-6772 (PRUDENTIAL ANDERSON PROPERTIES): Down Power Lines are major Hazard in Katy Texas and elsewhere
Several of my recent clients encountered power lines in the backyards of homes we were viewing or (6 comments)
Free Jewelry Etching Workshop - 09/09/12 11:32 PM
Free Jewelry Etching Workshop Albuquerque, this is a great opportunity for all interested. If you are iterated in jewelry etching, this is one workshop you do not want to miss. "Etching is a technique in which a copper plate is coated with an acid resistant ground which is then drawn into, thrown into an acid bath to etch and then coated with ink by hand before transferring the image to paper using an etching press." When: Monday - Friday, September 10- 15, 2012 Time: All day Where: New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery 3812 Central Ave SE, 100 B (0 comments)
You too should buy a copy of "No Easy Day" - 09/09/12 10:34 PM
You too should buy a copy of "No Easy Day" Today I watched the "60 Minutes" feature about a firsthand account of the killing of OSAMA Bin Laden. I am so looking forward to reading this book. And you may ask, what does this book have to do with Real Estate? My response…Who guarantee us the freedom to do real estate on a daily basis? Here is the excerpt: I just bought: 'No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden' by Mark Owen "For the first time anywhere, the first-person account of the planning and (0 comments)
Not All Short Sales have a Happy Ending - 09/09/12 10:14 PM
Short Sales are a better option than foreclosures. But the short sale experience has not always been fun or above board. Banks do not always act in good faith, even though they often pretend to. Realtors, home buyers, and home sellers have all had bad experiences doing short sales It can be an emotional roller coaster experience for the families involved. Checkout the below post by Ed Silva. Via Ed Silva CDPE, GRI, ABR, Real Estate Agent (RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754): Not All Short Sales have a Happy Ending It’s been an interesting 10 days in Central CT for one of my (0 comments)
Hey Agent, Give Me Your Commission And We Have A Deal! - 09/09/12 09:49 PM
At a time when so many people are having financial problems, it's is disheartening when you realize that you have been duped. Sellers asking for contribution from realtors is not the norm. Sellers should should be paying the commission. Proceed with caution Via Doug Rogers- Your Pineville Louisiana Agent (Century 21 Millennium): Hey Agent, Give Me Your Commission And We Have A Deal! Sue Mercado's recent blog post brought up a sore point concerning client's requesting commission reductions once the deal is in escrow. In a real sense, agents are often asked to serve as "Daddy Warbucks" and balance the old ledger. Let (1 comments)
Meeting the CEO of Active Rain in San Antonio, TX - 09/09/12 09:18 PM
Congratulation to Jerry, Cathy and thte rest of the Texas gang who had the pleasure of having Breakfast with Active Rain CEO, Nikesh Parekh. Active Rain to my knowledge is the biggest real estate network in the US. Via Jerry Newman,REALTOR®,Texas Agent San Antonio Real Estate & Military Reloc (Keller Williams Realty, 210-789-4216): Meeting the CEO of Active Rain in San Antonio, TXIt was truly an honor and pleasure to meet Nikesh(Niki) Parekh, CEO of Active Rain, and a few other Active Rain Members, who were in San Antonio today for the Texas Association of REALTORS® Conference. We meet for breakfast at (2 comments)
Plan in Advance and Work Your Plan - 09/09/12 09:08 PM
Thanks to Lou Ludwig for this very important post about planning. In both my personal and professional life I always plan. I plan for work and play alike. Via Lou Ludwig CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC, e-PRO, (Ludwig & Associates): Motivational Power Quote
Plan in Advance and Work Your Plan “When plans are laid in advance it is surprising how often the circumstances fit in with them.” Sir William Osler 1849 – 1919, One of the four foundering professor of John Hopkins Hospital
As I see it . . . . . . . Plan in advance (0 comments)
THOUGHT I WOULD SHARE A LITTLE HUMOR TODAY - 09/09/12 08:57 PM
I thought this would be a good follow-up to my previous post...after all this is a re-post. So if you are in Trivia, this one's for you Via Joe Petrowsky NMLS# 6869 - Right Trac Financial Group, Inc : Thought I would share a little humor today.
Who's Mr. Gorsky?
IN CASE YOU DIDN'T ALREADY KNOW THIS LITTLE TIDBIT OF TRIVIA, ON JULY 20, 1969, AS COMMANDER OF THE APOLLO 11 LUNAR MODULE, NEIL ARMSTRONG WAS THE FIRST PERSON TO SET FOOT ON THE MOON.
HIS FIRST WORDS AFTER STEPPING ON THE MOON, "THAT'S ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN, ONE GIANT LEAP (0 comments)
America has established its position on Mar...Let's build on it - 09/08/12 08:31 PM
This is a great accomplishment for NASA, and the USA. But the future for these and other great accomplishments may be in the balance. Congress is planniing to cut funding for NASA, and Education. Certainly you realize that the two work hand in hand Via John McCormack- AlbuquerqueHomes.com (Albuquerque Homes Realty * www.AlbuquerqueHomes.com): How to Get to Mars...Wow! Check out this awesome YouTube video animation showing the full re-enactment of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover mission (MER). The animation shows the journey from lift off here on Earth to landing and deployment on the surface of Mars 7 months later. I am amazed at (4 comments)
Constant Vigilance is the the Key to Preventing Home Invasion. - 09/08/12 08:56 AM
Personal Protection is one of those things that most people just ignore. The most prevailing attitude is that, ...it wo'nt happen to me. Yo need to think again. The Criminals only need one opportunity...you need constant vigilance Via Sandy Shores Broker-Associate, Melbourne /Palm Bay, Brevard County FL Real Estate (M & M Real Estate Inc. / Florida's Space Coast): Today, we can never be too cautious about who comes to our door or who we let inside our homes. Burglars are smart and they know what they are looking for. Some things your burglar won't tell you: Your flowers tell (4 comments)
Summer MeetUp Slideshow - 09/08/12 08:46 AM
Hey New Mexico! How come we didn't show up on this video? I think we need to get engaged...JOHN? RICH? I know that New Mexico has some highly motivated Real Estate Practitioners. Via Kerrie Greenhalgh (ActiveRain, Community Manager): We had such a fantastic group of 'Rainers make it out for a MeetUp in their area this time around. Over 200 of you got together to smile, relax and catch up with one another. To all the hosts and attendees....THANK YOU!!! You're keeping the wonderful spirit of ActiveRain alive and well. We are a strong united bunch that can do ANYTHING!
DADDY BONES BBQ, A LOCALLY FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED Restaurant in KEY WEST, FL - 09/05/12 09:58 PM
Most veterans that I know love to BBQ. Life usually gets busy as a result of Ops Tempo, so living in a City where there is good BBQ at a reasonable price, is great.. Now that I am retired, I still like to checkout BBQ joints. A joint like DADDY BONES BBQ on 2502 North Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West, FL. FLis definitely a place where I would military members and veterans alike. Via Kevin B Tolbert, PA GRI, CDPE, Realtor Port Saint Lucie Short Sales Specialist (Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie): Cant wait any longer! I have incredible (4 comments)
Happy Labor Day 2012 ActiveRain - 09/03/12 05:55 PM
John Pusa has provided us some very timely quotes that I believe are worthy of reblogging. Labor across these United States are under attack. One can only surmise, as to what would motivate labor to go against it best interest. Looking back into the history of this country, John has provided this quote by Abeaham Lincoln"If a man says he loves America, yet he hates Labor, he is a Liar." Would that be true in todays society? Via JOHN PUSA (John Pusa Investment Group): Every year, we celebrate Labor Day on the first Monday of September, many of us travel, we visit and (4 comments)
Kudos to APS The Associated Press reported in a story entitled Albuquerque Schools moving towards Techbooks that the Albuquerque Public School Board has approved an 11.3 million dollar contract Discovery Education. I applaud this effort by APS to cut cost. After all, paper textbooks cost has been going through the roof. Let’s hope this will workout for all concerned. KUDOS APS
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Drinking and Driving has no Happy Endings - 09/03/12 11:43 AM
Drinking and Driving has no Happy Endings Three years ago I wrote a heartfelt blog on the subject of drunk driving entitled,Drinking & Driving is a Tragedy. The intent then was to appeal to those among us who were practicing this bad behavior. Three years later, here I am on the same sat subject… To Read Complete Post, Follow this Link Thinking about buying a home in Albuquerque? You can get information about Homes Available for Sale in Albuquerque, NM click the above link, call or text me at (505)750-8552 (4 comments)
Trinidad Miners squeaked by Chargers in Non-Conference Action - 09/03/12 12:45 AM
Trinidad Miners squeaked by Albuquerque Academy Chargers in Non-Conference Football Action Academy Chargers was narrowly edged by the Miners of Trinidad, in their season opener, 26-24 on Friday, August 31, 2012. Despite the loss, I still expect great things from the Chargers this year. As the Football Program continues to grow at the Academy, I believe that there will be more interest from colleges like University of New Mexico. Currently, Brandon Branch, former Chrager Superstar now plays for the Lobos. Best wishes to Coach Kevin Carroll and the Chargers. GO CHARGERS
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University of New Mexico Lobos won their Season Opener - 09/02/12 11:54 PM
University of New Mexico Lobos won their Season Opener At the end of regulation on Saturday Night, the Scoreboard read New Mexico Lobos 66, Southern University 21. The New Mexico Lobos had just won their season opener by defeating Southern University This is great news for Lobo Fans who have seen the Football Program rocked with scandals over the past few years. New Coach - New Era - New Expectations Under new Head Coach, Bob Davie, there are new expectations. We certainly hope that this is a new era for the Lobos Football Program, which struggled under former Head Coach Locksley. (0 comments)
Does a showing time matter? - 09/02/12 12:32 AM
Realtor Alert!!! So you think Price is the make or break in a buyer's decision to buy! Think again, Not Always. Kudos to Jennifer Fivelsdai for appealing to her buyer's love of nature. The sunset made a difference Via Jennifer Fivelsdal Rhinebeck Real Estate (Serving Dutchess| Columbia|Ulster Ctys (LIC. R.E. Broker JFIVE Home Realty LLC ): Does a showing time matter? Yes it can. Recently I had a last minute request for a second showing, it was late evening and the sunset was setting over the mountains; what a spectacular sunset. What was so important about the sunset? It made the potential buyers (8 comments)
Labor Day Weekend Special for Rio Rancho Homeowners Five Lucky Rio Rancho Homeowners who plan to sell their homes, can get their home sold for free by Rio Rancho Realtor C. Lloyd McKenzie who will be working over the Labor Day Weekend. This offer is available on a first come first serve basis. Homeowners must follow these simple rules to qualify for this offer: Contact me via one of the below three ways” Call 505-750-8552 between the hours of 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Saturday, September 1, 2012 thru Monday, September 3, 2012. Visit my website at www.LloydMcKenzie.com and (5 comments)
Labor Day Weekend Special for Albuquerque Homeowners - 09/01/12 02:12 AM
Labor Day Weekend Special for Albuquerque Homeowners Five Lucky Albuquerque Homeowners who plan to sell their homes, can get their home sold for free by Albuquerque Realtor C. Lloyd McKenzie who will be working over the Labor Day Weekend. This offer is available on a first come first serve basis. Homeowners must follow these simple rules to qualify for this offer: Contact me via one of the below three ways” Call 505-750-8552 between the hours of 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Saturday, September 1, 2012 thru Monday, September 3, 2012. Visit my website at www.LloydMcKenzie.com and send your request Email (0 comments)
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