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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 1
Seth Godin published a provocative post this morning that invokes some great reasons to love yourself on this Valentines Day. It’s not your turn, Is it? “Now, more than ever, attitude trumps background, productivity defeats ignorance, particularly when it comes to the work done on the frontier, ...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 0
New Apartments For Lease on Park Drive at Twin Ponds At Clinton NJ 08809Open Sundays 1 to 4, To schedule a Private Showing Please Contact Elizabeth "Beth" Van Blarcom (Cell) 908-623-0865 Apartments Floor Plans - Download PDF. http://www.njestates.net/app_listings/luxury-new-homes/2015/twinponds/i...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 76
Customer Service Tips Learned from Crappy Dining Experiences I was in Orlando for the CRS Leadership Training Program and the annual Sellabration convention, and had a number of meals out with different groups of people. A couple of these dining experiences really were bad, which led to some thou...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 51
This has not been a good week for Thoroughly Modern Mickey  Tuesday when I was at her house, she was a bit under the weather but still managed to kick my ass at Rummy. Wednesday she had a doctors appointment and found out she had another UTI. He immediately put her on oral antibiotics. By yesterd...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 44
I saw a question that someone asked about blog topics that work for them.  I'd like to share some ideas with  you that might help you write some posts that not just get ActiveRain comments, but help make your phone ring as well.  We're encouraged to write about local events, but what happens when...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 43
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-February 7 to February 13, 2016. 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! ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 79
10 Lessons Learned from Writing Localism PostsI write localism posts and enjoy doing so. There are some members that choose to not spend time on this and don't want calls unrelated to real estate. Today my phone rang  and the caller asked if I had all you can eat crab legs?I asked who he thought ...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 45
Most of us use a GPS every day.  We have them in our cars but that is not all.  We use them on our phones to know where we are now. We use them to order a car on Uber or we use them to find a restaurant nearby. We have become more productive and less stressed because we have used this very simple...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 27
Today's list has a fair number of new faces, including on first blog post that sure did get my attention!  So here are my favorites from last week:Listing Agents In Danger of Misrepresentation ~ A Cautionary Tale - Nina Hollander: In case you missed this one, it's quite a "must read"!What is Comm...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 13
Happy Valentine's Day everyone. I used to say for men at least, the most highly stressful day of the year for them on relationships or lack thereof. But I have since gone back to my third grade roots and WE ALL should celebrate ALL our friendships, mild love, deep love relationships we have with ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 33
There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next few weeks, as he learned to control his a...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® CRS, GRI ~ 512-587-5689, "Sold with Bob"
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX )
Comments 16
 Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is an annual holiday celebrated on February 14.Wishing all of our ActiveRain Peeps a safe romantic day.If you don’t have a Valentine that is Okay find someone or some animal to hug and let your heart grow with ex...
By Mike McCann - Nebraska Land Broker, Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700 or 800-241-3940
(Mike McCann - Broker, Farmland Broker-Auctioneer Serving Rural Nebraska)
Comments 2
The Farm is Sold and Closed. Some of you did not see that coming did you? Especially in less than 21 days!!Surprise...Sometimes it just falls into place.Sometimes the Buyer is right in front of your eyes.Sometimes the Auction Buyer does not bid but really does want the farm.Sometimes we act or re...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 24
Sorry to say, I have not been to the hospital to visit Mickey. Several days ago I started popping Echinacea Golden Seal because I felt a cold and sore throat coming on.  The last thing Mickey needs in CICU is more germs, there are enough in the hospital. My family has been keeping me updated on h...
By Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 2
Your Invited. With the collaboration of some of the most skilled new home builders in the industry we create elegant and distinctive luxury new construction homes in desirable neighborhoods of North & Central NJ.   http://www.njestates.net/real-estate/nj/luxury-new-homes                         ...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
Comments 11
"You Just Want To Sell Me A House" Kelly from Boom Town is sponsoring an Active Rain Contest this month asking us to talk about how we turned around a naysayer. Anyone who spends time online knows that there are times when you reach out to someone...or they reach out to you...and it's initially a...
By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 2
 I am happy to share we have produced our first live blog talk radio show episode, called "The Feng Shui Voice!" In this episode we address a basic introduction into the world of feng shui, along with our special guest, Mr. Don Juan, to assist with fast feng shui Valentine's Day tips for attracti...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 7
Dungeness Crab: an easy dinner on short notice! I have always loved and can never get tired of Dungeness Crab. One of my Active Rain friends mentioned it and ever since then it was on my mind. Needless to say I prefer fresh crab, but when the only thing available is the cooked version I will stil...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 2
When you make BIG FAT AUDACIOUS goals, some really cool (but VERY scary) things start happening.   The excitement builds with signs of SO much tremendous potential for EVERYONE (Just oozing with enthusiasm and anticipation).   It’s almost as if the Universe is conspiring to force things.   Try as...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 2
 Valentine Wishes From Your Horsey Eastern Pennsylvania Real Estate Agent                                                 Valentine's Day is meant to be not just for lovers and spouses, but for everyone.  Celebrate Valentine's Day with the many people (and animals) you love and care for.  Celebra...