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By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 19
Most of us have support systems in place: some subtle and some clear and ever present. For me the idea of standing tall comes from deep in my psyche. I feel strong and I will be. I have people I care for and people and pets who care for me. When I think about where I am and where I am going, I kn...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
Blogging and Social Media should help you to meet potential clients and customers.      Social Media Networking and Blogging are about engaging with other people!   What about you?  Are you getting comments on your Blogs?  Do people Like your posts on Facebook, on LinkedIn, on ActiveRain, on Goog...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 1
Another Stevenson Rancher Sold By Margaret Rome This day came to a lovely ending with a successful settlement. As always I like to take clients out to break bread after  closings. This is so enjoyable because by the time we have completed the transaction, we are also friends.Here is how the selle...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 2
Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory-George S. Patton 
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 1
* Don't complain about things you're not willing to  change!  Unknown Like your vantage point! Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2016, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should be independen...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 0
Tomorrow is not promised to anyone.  So take a moment each day to reach out to those you care about with kind words, loving touches, and a positive smile that says, “You’re a wonderful person.”  Make it a habit to say something encouraging and kind to each person. Did you know you can make a posi...
By Gustavo Torres / RE/MAX Rosarito Beach, Ensenada, Baja, Remax Baja Realty, Baja California
(Remax Baja Realty)
Comments 0
 Aumenta un 64% la ocupación  hotelera en Rosarito en Enero.  En el mes de Enero 2016 aumento la ocupación hotelera un 64% en base a 2015, según la muestra de la Secretaria Turismo del Estado, de acuerdo a su Delegado en Playas de Rosarito, Lic. Gustavo Torres Ramírez.Así mismo, aumento 25% del 2...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 37
While doing a home search today, I came across a listing in a great and desirable neighborhood. I have clients looking in the price range, so I opened the listing page and boom. The pages showed that the property isn't being taken care of, and beyond that, it has been on the market for 514 days. ...
By Kelly at BoomTown
((866) 319-3771)
Comments 40
I’m sure you’re familiar with the expression you can attract more flies with honey than vinegar? Well this week we’re putting it to the test. And the winner of this test receives an Apple Watch and 5000 ActiveRain points. Sounds like some pretty sweet honey.We’re taking it to the streets, on soci...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 51
 February 2nd, 2016 ActiveRain Launches New ActiveRain University SiteToday, we quietly rolled out the new ActiveRain University site. Designed to make Real Estate education easily accessible, the new ActiveRain University will offer educational courses, videos, podcasts, and downloadable content...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 73
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 Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
(IDTheftSecurity.com Inc)
Comments 23
Cyber crime sure does pay, according to a report at Intel Security blogs.mcafee.com. There’s a boom in cyber stores that specialize in selling stolen data. In fact, this is getting so big that different kinds of hot data are being packaged—kind of like going to the supermarket and seeing how diff...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 34
Most people who have experienced a life threatening accident say that things seemed to happen in slow motion. Have you ever noticed that when you’re traveling in unfamiliar territory towards a new (to you) destination, it seems to take FOREVER to get there . . . And when returning home from said ...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 53
Some like me made a business decision to market a Geographical area as a business model. Does that mean you will have instant gratification in obtaining listings? No. Why would you decide to market to an area if you might not achieve immediate results? Because you are in this for the long haul, y...
By Jim Cramer, A Preferred Professional
(EXIT Preferred Realty - 2021 E Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268)
Comments 0
My updated Biography - It's been a while A long time resident of South Central Pennsylvania, Jim works with both buyers and sellers in Mont Alto, Chambersburg, Greencastle, Waynesboro and the surrounding areas.  He is currently the Director of Sales for his company EXIT Preferred Realty.Jim Crame...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 0
North/Central NJ Town Listings & School Reports    This web page is provided as a public service for home buyers, sellers and residents in the North/Central New Jersey. If you are interested in other communities please  contact us, and we will be happy to obtain the information for you and send i...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 26
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 Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 3
What would happen if you lost everything in a fire, tornado or another disaster? Homeowners insurance would likely cover your house, but without a comprehensive list of your belongings, you'd have to rely on memory to determine what else was damaged or destroyed.That's where an inventory of your ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 2
Ask 3 different REALTORS what your house is worth. Then ask a few Appraisers. Check your County tax assessment. Ask Zillow. Talk to all your neighbors to see what they think. Watch other houses in your neighborhood being listed and sold and compare them to your house. You’re gonna get a WIDE rang...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 52
What is the difference between a sofa that sells for $1299.00 and one that sells for $2499.00?  They look the same. Looks can be deceiving.  The simple answer would be $1200.00, and it would be correct.But the correct answer would more than likely be that the $2499.00 sofa has the traditional "ei...