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By Mimi Foster, Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor
Comments 130
One of the greatest legal minds in real estate was Oliver Frascona.When it came time to take continuing education classes, you wanted to take them from Oliver. He was one of the biggest personalities I've ever met, and he was responsible for writing much of our Colorado real estate law.He could e...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 9
Here is the Neighborhood Watch Update Number Three in Westchester, CA 90045As most of you, who read my blog posts regularly know, that I have been sharing with you what a wonderful Security Team I have in place.Some of my friends pointed out, that I have had rose colored glasses on and I needed t...

By Terry Records
(Records Results!Real Estate)
Comments 2
Now that springtime is officially here, we have some more hidden Southwest Florida beaches for you. Although it’s been a rather warm (and incredibly enjoyable) winter for us, as the Gulf of Mexico slowly warms up, you’re going to find yourself wanting to hit the beaches even more. Of course, it’s...

By Alan May, Helping you find your way home.
(Coldwell Banker Residential)
Comments 51
There has been a fair amount of myth-busting going on here on Active Rain, lately, and never to be one to be left out I thought I'd jump on the bandwagon.MYTH #1  Blogging is hard to do.  Nonsense.  If you can speak, you can write.  All you have to do is write as though you're having a conversati...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 25
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain ...March 19- March 25, 2017. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or ...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 4
1500 Albury Street, Key WestOpen House Sunday March 26th12:00 to 2:00 PMCome see this brand new 2240 square foot home located just one block north of Bayview Park.  Hardiplank siding and impact windows and doors throughout mean cost savings on insurance, energy, and maintenance. Top of the line c...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 22
The Los Angeles Animal Rescue The Lange Foundations is in March Madness need your help! This is a follow up to yesterday's post. Please help!! As many of you know, I am a supporter of animal rescue, and in particular the non-profit Los Angeles-based Lange Foundation.  Lange Foundation is very exc...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 14
In the past I have gotten recorded calls about a warrant being sworn out on me and to call a number if I had questions. The point was to create panic and call this attorney's number to see if he could help me out of a bad situation. I was able to block these calls and told my family and friends w...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Specializing in Residential, Referrals & Relocation | PK Real Estate Utah South)
Comments 3
Sunday Morning Mojo: Aim high.  Being stretched allows growth and opens ones eyes to many more of life's possibilities. A friend of mine took a trip to London by himself, though he had always traveled abroad with a companion. For him, the journey was a course of self realization. One that include...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty)
Comments 29
My sincerest THANK YOU for the 500,000K Rally this week Rainmakers! 500K, wow, now I win all that swag you all brag about so much, Waaahooo!ActiveRain Company Car, That 2 Weeks paid vacation in Italy, That New Corner AR Office, all my dreams are coming true, OK Bob Stewart I'm ready!Bob? Oh Bob??...

By Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ
(Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.)
Comments 5
In this Country of ours where government is OF, BY, and FOR THE PEOPLE...It is THE PEOPLE who can bring about most of the positive changes that we need to improve our Country’s standing... Yes, THE PEOPLE...not Congress, not The President, and certainly not The Judicial branch of our Government.....

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 9
I meant to post this about 2 months ago.  (I've been a bit busy). I have a business directory on my site.  It's free.  The main purpose of it is to help people on my site find a local flooring professional in their area.  (Context:  I would get lots of phone call and emails asking me if I knew so...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 5
Motivation works as much as you want it to.How badly do you want to succeed?Do you have a BIG WHY?A motivational re-post from Gary Woltal:Want It BAD or You Will Fail With Your Goals I have concluded with all the motivational seminars I have ever attended is they don't really work well to externa...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 14
The Red Rocks of Soldiers PassWest Sedona AZ 86336The March 2017 Challenge by Paul Henderson - " Tell me the most unique or special place you have lived",  has been a very eye opening as well as an emotional reading experience.  Who knew! I pondered about what it would be like living in a submari...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 44
Yesterday I wrote about a place I visited some years ago that was special to me. I never thought I would get there but even as a child I knew I wanted to go. If you missed that post and want to guess before I reveal the answer the post is here:

By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 184
When I first started blogging, I didn't have any idea what I was doing. I sat down and wrote about local events and played around with doing market reports and sharing market information. Over the years I've learned a lot about blogging, and I would like to think my blog posts have gotten better ...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 11
This post is in answer to the challenge from Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington about a special home in my past. I have had several homes and special memories are attached to each one. This one has the most vivid memories and firsts.The first home I remember and one I lived in...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 154
Apart from top-of-mind status, brand loyalty is the most sought after commodity in your real estate practice. Loyal clients trust you. They choose you again when they are ready to buy or sell their home and they also tend to be your best source of referrals. By examining why you are loyal to cert...

By Tammy Adams ~ Realtor / Podcaster, A Maricopa Agent who Works, Lives & Loves Maricopa
(Maricopa Real Estate Co)
Comments 11
How a Positive Mindset Can Create a Wealth of Business On January 1st, I made a decision that I was going to have a positive mindset not only in life, but also business. Don't get me wrong, I'm a very optimistic person. However, I realized last year, that there were times I let a negative mindset...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 5
 Today I was able to visit with a  client and friend who purchased this condo with a view this past year. I loved seeing Linda settled into her new home, with the beautiful kitchen and still the same magnificent views.   After touring this wonderful place , Linda calls home, we walked to a deligh...