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This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
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AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
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Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
Do what's good for you and your business by participating
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A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
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Every town and community has some unique homes that just stand out (no, I'm not talking about dilapidated tear-downs). I'm talking about structures that are unusual and over the top. These buildings will make you do a double-take:
I don't know what these houses do for neighborhood home values, but they sure are sign of creativity, spunk and fun to look at. More funny houses to follow soon. Sandy NelsonOlympia RealtorBroker, GRI, ASPwww.SandyNelsonRealEstate.com
Signs are finally showing that Trader Joe's is actually coming to Olympia. No, I have not heard a ship's bell ringing yet, or seen a bunch of hip people in Hawaiian shirts, but I did recently notice the construction work under way.
The old "The Good Guys" store is being remodeled to make room for Olympia's Trader Joe's store on Black Lake Boulevard. It should open for business sometime in the third quarter of 2009. The Trader Joe's website has the Olympia store already listed:
With the boating supply store in the same building going out of (0 comments)
I make it a priority to get away for a vacation at least once a year. Hard work needs to be balanced with play time and relax time. I'm currently on my vacation in Italy and can't describe how nice it is to not have to answer the phone, or a constant stream of emails. I haven't seen a transaction folder in close to two weeks and instead spend my time studying restaurant menus in a quest to discover the perfect pasta al dente. Finding the time to get away is often difficult, because when we're busy we don't want to miss (2 comments)
Why would banks want to modify their mortgage terms? Loan modification will improve the value of distressed mortgages through achieving long-term sustainable cash flow for the lender that exceeds the estimated costs of foreclosure.
What are the expected benefits for Borrowers? Loan modification will allow borrowers to keep their homes as long as they are able to make the adjusted mortgage payments. It will also provide immediate payment relief and stable mortgage rates.
How is the affordability achieved? Affordable payments are achieved through mortgage term extensions, interest rate reduction, and, or principal forbearance.
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.