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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
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Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
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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Columbus Day...Canadian Thanksgiving Day...National Boss' Day...UN Day and Halloween...October is full of fun days! I received a flyer from a local Inspection Company* that October is National Energy Awareness Month and the following are some effective ways they referenced to save energy:
(I am only noting those that I thought would offer the best payback and are relatively easy...those like, "Cover your pots when cooking to reduce the amount of heat needed and cooking time" did not make this list)
•Have your heating system cleaned and tuned yearly for best efficiency •Do not block heating or cooling (4 comments)
While recently negotiating a property for my buyers, the sellers were not budging on their price. When they finally did give us a counter offer, my buyers took a day to decide that they would accept it. We in the buyer's camp were so happy, they found a great house to buy~call the moving company. Right? Well, not until the seller called back and increased his counter to almost asking price. Cue sound of screeching brakes. What? We agreed on terms and now the seller increases their offer? Who are these people?
Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and...home ownership? Why is it recently that home ownership has suddenly become 'uncool'? I have had a copy of the September 6th issue of Time Magazine sitting on my desk for weeks titled "Rethinking Home ownership". There it sat. I read it. Then I read it over and over again trying to find the light at the end of the tunnel. There was none. The magazine, which many deem their Bible cited horror stories of foreclosures, short sales, declining home values and depressed real estates markets. I don't doubt that the stories told (6 comments)
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