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By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 68
What It Feels Like to Be a 3 MillionaireSpeaking in ActiveRain jargon, points seem to be the catalyst to get bloggers interested in blogging on a regular basis. The founders were smart in putting this point system in place because as sales agents and independent business people working in an agre...

By Mona Gersky, GRI,IMSD-Taking the mystery out of real estate.
(MoonDancer Realty, Dillsboro,NC)
Comments 30
When I first got my real estate license it came as a complete surprise that the profession of real estate is actually stepping from one rabbit hole into another and another and another.  I've gotten used to the rabbit holes and have even learned to appreciate them since they absolutely keep my wa...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 36
What Can I Do If I Can’t Stage My Vacant Home? In a perfect world, all sellers would be able to stage their vacant property. But, as you know, that’s not always the case. Your budget or schedule may not allow for it. If there is no stager nearby, you may not have the resources for this.  So...wha...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 13
You can't be the market expert if nobody knows you exist.You can't be the real estate market expert if nobody knows you exist. In a case like that, you may be a really smart person with a head full of knowledge that benefits very few, if any. I love helping people learn about my real estate marke...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
Comments 3
I am not sure if I will receive 100 comments on this post.The original did receive more than 100 comments for sure.(The 500 Point promotion is over!)A smart re-post of Matt Listro.Tutorial: How to get 100 ActiveRain comments! Tutorial: How to get 100 ActiveRain comments! This tutorial can be appl...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 5
 I have been fortunate to work with clients that I like and respect. As most of you know, I love this whirlwind life of real estate. I love the challenges of unique properties and I love getting things done.I am a listing agent but occasionally will get a request (from a friend or colleague) to t...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
Comments 13
by Patricia Feager, 6/22/2017 Before you even think about it, let me make it clear, I love men and always will. I am as straight as an arrow. However, I started picking up women in the grocery store and I'm making them feel better. Let me explain: I am noticing young women with babies in the groc...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Comments 5
Why Do People Love Lists? 10 Reasons Why People Love ListsSee what I did there?  But really, lists are everywhere!? Are you writing lists? (I'm going to throw some lists in here for fun too!)I'm a list FREAK! I sometimes write things on my list that I already did just to cross them off. What is i...

By Anna Banana Kruchten, CRS, Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 78
  Break Into Summer - FAQ Organized Contest!  If you're like most real estate professionals you get asked the same questions over and over, year after year.  Questions like, what do I need to do to get my home ready to sell or I'm a first time home buyer and I have no idea of how to buy a home - ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 9
                                                                                When: Sunday June 25th,2017                                     Time: 12 noon  East Coast Time                                   What: Live radio show                                                  ALL ABOUT REAL ES...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 2
This beautiful home will be featured on my Sunday radio show All About Real Estate. The owner has agreed to be a guest in the studio. This is a way to highlight the many features, allow the seller to tell what he loves about this home and why he was drawn to such an exciting unique contemporary. ...

By Jared Hokanson, Realtor Southern Oregon
(Hokanson Realty)
Comments 0
Picker's Paradise is definitely a paradise. It's a great place where you can find all your needs and wants. Toys, books, furniture, household equipment, collectibles, clothes, and even antiques, you name it because they have it. They offer these items at affordable prices so everyone can enjoy bu...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 15
Sacramento's current heat wave may be difficult on human inhabitants here, but the vegetables in my garden are loving it.  Earlier this morning  I picked a few squash, tomatoes and herbs before the forecast 110 degree temps arrive.   My Tomato plants are taller than I, and the Zucchini and Yellow...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 37
The reality of busy lives is that we seldom get a chance to simply be. I lived that for a long time. Today is a me day. I have some errands to do and some yard maintenance to attend to buy for the most part, I am staying home. This gift is one I cherish and and will savor.In life we make choices....

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 9
I find it difficult to believe we are already observing Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year!  2017 seems anxious to see the pages of the calendar fall.Sacramento hit 108 degrees today.  Tomorrow is slated for 111.  A cooling trend (with days in the high 90s) are forecast beginning Sunday...

By Eva Cheng, SRES/GREEN/ICREA, Eva Cheng
(Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates-BRC Advisors)
Comments 10
This Spacious City View Home is priced to sell. Very motivated seller.  Please bring your client, join us today at 5pm-7pm. Looking forward to meeting you in person.

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 141
 Back in the days of film, you had to take a lot of pictures to get a few good keepers. If we could, we'd take multiple shots at different exposures and speeds, looking to come up with the best result. Editing in processing was reserved for the professionals, who had access to expensive equipment...

By ActiveRain Contests
Comments 55
Cloudburst TimeIt's been a long time (since the Kerrie days) when we had a Cloudburst Contest. I think it's time to bring one back and couple it with some mighty tempting bonus points for those that are willing to take the challenge. We recognize it has been a difficult few weeks for many of you ...

By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
Comments 15
I was surprised this morning when in the Q&A Nathan Gesnar posted my approach to 1 million points. Last October I decided that after a brief hiatus from Active Rain I would go whole hog and get back into spending some time here. Did I do it for more business? The answer might surprise you and tha...

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Exclusive Buyer's Broker)
Comments 10
      Today, June 21, is the first day of Summer.  It is "the longest day of the year".  You will have 15 hours of sunlight to enjoy your favorite outdoor activity.       The Summer Solstice occurs today at 12:24 AM Eastern Time.  The sun will be directly over the Tropic of Cancer.        Wikiped...