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By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 57
Let's face it, if we are blogging for business we are looking for an online edge to give us the upper hand on our local competition. Perhaps it is through blogging about a particular niche, generating the most interest via social media, or by saturating our markets with much more information than...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 24
Last week was huge on ActiveRain.  It was even huge enough to pull me back into posting at least somewhat regular blog here.  Now, you have to be living under a rock to have missed a couple of these posts, but just in case you've been under a rock or on vacation, here goes: ActiveRain Officially ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 6
When the ridge vent cannot vent.New siding.  New roof.  New, new, new.It all met the good criteria - architectural shingles, drip edge everywhere, 1" overhang, valleys properly cut, freeze protection covering at the lowest 24" of sheathing, and a beautiful ridge vent.A ridge vent is the best idea...
By ActiveRain Contests
Comments 59
What an exciting month it is!  There was such a great turnout with May's Cloudburst so I'm hoping you're ready to roll right into June!June's Cloudburst20 Blog Posts5 more than last month but you can do it!  If you need a fun one, throw in a Wordless Wednesday or Throwback Thursday.  125 Comments...
By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
Comments 26
 Today is July 4th better known as Independence Day. It is the day the Continental Congress accepted the formal parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson and signed on August 2, 1776. Tyranny is not a new concept to the world. It has occurred repeatedly throug...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 34
A couple of weeks ago I was startled and scared by a very persistent little frog.  I wrote about it and was warned by many that he would be back. This morning I saw him again, in the same planter looking right up at me as if to say........I told you, this is my home. This time I took a picture.
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 5
Monday Morning Motivator & Some Things to Ponder...    A lot can be said in three words. Below are a few of my favorite three word quotes along with my comments. Sometimes simple is good.    “Change is uncomfortable” – it doesn’t mean it’s not worth it!    “Live in gratitude” – it’s a great pract...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
Comments 12
FINALLY, They're Planted!! It has taken literally weeks, but when it's the peak of real estate season AND it seems to rain every day, getting gardening time in can be challenging!But couple an extra day off from engineering with a relatively light real estate schedule (showings with three differe...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 5
If you are not already curating content around the Web, what are you waiting for? Over the past several months I have posted several articles about how easy content curation is, why it is important for online networking, and how it can be used to generate more brand exposure, and drive more consu...
By Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 2
It's ironic how we often forget the things worth rememberingbutremember the things worth forgetting...Thank you for reading and commenting on my blog post! This post was researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 2
I hate to see dogs tied up. I realize sometimes you can't help it, though, especially if your dog is with you when you decide to stop at a restaurant to eat. It's certainly better to tie up your dog and leave a bowl of water for your pet than to lock the poor thing in a car like some morons manag...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 5
Orchids, Longwood Gardens IMG 2754 If you follow my blogs on a regular basis, you know that I post some of my photographs in Facebook groups that share my personal interests in photography. Facebook groups provide opportunities to expand your social media contacts on a world wide basis. When I po...
By Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
(UTR Texas Realtors)
Comments 6
Terminator: Genisys or  Jurassic World? I went to see both of these movies and hands down... for me it was Terminator! Various news sources states that the Terminator is losing out in the box office to Jurassic Park.  I think this is happening because many parents are taking their kids to see din...
By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
Comments 3
Sadly, these photo's do not show the true colors.These were taken between 4an and 5 am when I was out fishing. The redness was awesome.I am sure it is in my settings why the color didn't come out. I have been told it is the smoke from the fires in Alaska and Canada causing the red color.Although,...
By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 3
The Front Porch.  Tomorrw there will be at least 50 people enjoying the Entertainment and the Food.There is NOTHING like the 4th of July in Southport NC.The waterfront...Our view from the porch.. Naturalization Ceremony in Southport on the Waterfront. Our Home Decked out for the 4th of July.  Thi...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 1
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 7/5 1-4pm   Custom Equestrian Estate With 4 Stall Barn On 5 Acres In Caloosa 14055 Banded Raccoon DrivePalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418   Overview Maps Photos Open House Market Stats $889,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 4,224 sqftL...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 2
Quote of the Day. July 6, 2015Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought. -Napoleon Hill
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 36
 A Saluting Boy on Omaha Beach - A Memorial Day Tribute I was not going to post anything "Memorial Day" as I felt that social media is covered with it and frankly, I just did not feel the need to add to all of it.  That was until I saw Paula McDonald's post on FaceBook.  This video impacted me mo...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 46
Over the past several months I have posted several articles about how easy content curation is, why it is important for online networking, and how it can be used to generate more brand exposure, and drive more consumers to our main sites where they go from prospects to clients. Below is a recent ...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 6
Charlotte Premium Outlet Mall Grand Opening July 31st - August 3rd   Charlotte Premium Outlets Mall opens in less than one week on July 31st. Opening celebrations will run through August 3rd. This is the city's first outlet mall and I, for one who has been driving an hour south to Gaffney, South...