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By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 377-9966
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 22
The Never Ending Pursuit of Facebook Business Page SuccessHow to Give Your Facebook Business Page a Growth SpurtOver 1.3 billion people are active users on Facebook.  Just about half of them log into Facebook every day, providing marketers with a great opportunity to promote their business and in...

By Jocelyn Hernandez Irizarry, REALTOR®, RSPS, CIPS®, Punta Cana Golf & Beach Resort Properties
(Punta Cana Lifestyle Real Estate)
Comments 3
I recently checked out some fantastic new Punta Cana properties in a great location – at Cana Bay, right across from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Beach Rock epitomizes the best of Punta Cana – fabulous, tastefully-decorated apartments that emphasize intimacy and privacy only a stone’s throw from...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 24
I have really enjoyed thinking about this February 2017 Challenge: What I Love About My Job and I'd like to thank BLIZ for the opportunity.When I first wake up in the morning, the first thing that comes to my mind is real estate. The first thing I do is check my emails to make sure that I am on t...

By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 55
I'm sitting here at my office with tears running down my face.  5 years and 6 months ago today was the first time I picked up the phone and dialed Liz.  I know we were on the phone for a couple of hours.  I'm just heartbroken to read her daughter's post today about her passing.  If you didn't get...

By Nathan Gesner, We don't just manage!
(American West Realty & Management)
Comments 15
Liz and Bill Spear have challenged Rainers to write a blog detailing what we love about our job. To be honest, I love a lot of things! I love looking at houses and property, even the crappy ones. I love helping first-time buyers learn about real estate and become first-time buyers. I love working...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
 A journey through the decade  on ActiveRain!Yes, I celebrate my 10th Anniversary on ActiveRain!It was 24th February 2007 where I 'just' joined ActiveRain.I had no clue on what I was getting into!Was it for my business? Perhaps!Was it to promote my business in this WWW? Yes.And what I have today?...

By Inspiration With April
Comments 1
HUMILITY AND CAUTION1 CORINTHIANS 9:26-27 Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY He ...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 48
Selling Real Estate Makes Me The Luckiest Person In the World I just love what I do . Way back when I took a vocational guidance test and it came up Real Estate . Silly me I looked in the newspaper answered an ad and was hired , All I had to do was take Real Estate courses and pass the exams . We...

By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
This is probably AT LEAST the third time I have written on this topic and I will entitle itFocus HARD On Your Important Not Urgent Area.It comes from dividing life and tasks and people into four parts, important-not important and urgent-not urgent.I was triggered to write this focus again as prod...

By Doug Jones, Mortgage Broker - NMLS 286668
(Mortgage Magic)
Comments 2
There is a saying "Give a person a hammer and everything looks like a nail". Recently as a Realtor I sold a home that shows this statement can be so true. I listed a property and ordered a Property Inspection and Termite inspection right away because we like to disclose this information up front....

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 31
It's Tuesday, and it's a "normal" week so returning to our regularly scheduled AAA schedule. Anyone that has known us in the Rain knows there's one thing they can count on:  We WILL have a new post every day.  If we didn't show up I suspect there might be a missing persons call made to Bob Stewar...

By Mark Loewenberg, KW 561-214-0370
(KW of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 1
Looking forward to meeting our new neighbors in the next 2 weeks for their purchase of:13955 Wind Flower DrivePalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418Open House Sunday 2 - 4 Pm Check out this wonderful Key West style home located in the Caloosa equestrian subdivision. The home is located on 5.24 beautifully...

By Mark Loewenberg, KW 561-214-0370
(KW of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 2
Under Contract In Caloosa! Home with Guest House On 5 Acres!Enjoy this Beautiful 3/3 Home with a huge separate 1/1 1800 s/f guest home. The main home has all the upgrades you desire with granite in the kitchen and views of the spacious 5 acres! You may also want to warm up in front of one of the ...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
Comments 4
Why I Love Real Estate or How to Earn a Living and Have Fun Every Day! Selling real estate isn’t a job… it’s an adventure. Some people go to work every day I go to fun every day. Some days are more fun  than others of course…. But for the most part selling Real estate is a great way to earn a liv...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 30
This will be the third day in a row of record breaking temperatures in the Berkshires. It has been spring like all week really. Yesterday all records were broken with a winter high of 75 degrees. This is perfect weather, and 95% of the snow has melted. I have already started working in the yard, ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 2
  If it's February and you are in Baltimore...you must go to the ACC show at the Convention Center.      I have been attending every year for decades and this  year is no exception. We spent all day today and covered less than half of the show. So tomorrow we return to meet other craft lovers and...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 2
 I have been fortunate enough to work face to face with sellers today.  I had listed one of their lots and they were going to take it off the market.  I did some research for them and suggested that they leave that lot on the market...because it can't sell if no one knows it is for sale..They the...

By Lauren Selinsky CRS, Orange County Real Estate #oclauren
(CA Coastal Estates, Inc. CA Broker )
Comments 17
Dear ActiveRain Members, Do You Know Me, Lauren Selinsky?I am a mother of a 14 yr old smart and athletic boyI am now a Broker, but a Realtor for 29 yearsI own my own firm, CA COASTAL ESTATES, INC.I am fluent in SpanishI was born and raised in TexasI have lived in Southern CA for 23 years.I am mar...

By Jared Hokanson, Realtor Southern Oregon
(Hokanson Realty)
Comments 3
Cave Junction is a small town in the Illinois River Valley area. It's a place that can offer you a life that's not found in the city. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, come down to this place where time slows down for you. Check out the link below for more information. htt...

By Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
(ExpressModular.com)
Comments 1
The Day BeginsSet day is one of the few days that weather can impact modular construction when building a new home. A modular home is mostly finished on the inside including items such as: cabinets, trim, drywall, flooring, etc. If the weather forecast is calling for bad weather, a decision will ...