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By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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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 Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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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 Gustavo Torres / RE/MAX Rosarito Beach, Ensenada, Baja, Remax Baja Realty, Baja California
(Remax Baja Realty)
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 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)
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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 Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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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)
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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 John Meussner, Making Mortgages Easy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852
(Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
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With Rates Down, Here's What You Should Be Doing       It's been a little while since I've heard the term "refi boom", but that's what's being floated around this week as mortgage rates are once again knock knock knockin' on history's door.  With 30 year fixed rates in the mid 3's and 15 year rat...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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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)
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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 Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Taking the Mystery Out of Internet MarketingI've had my business since 1997. Back then I promoted my services by visiting local real estate offices, designing flyers and by mailing out targeted postcards. I also made some really great connections. Truth be known, dumb luck was also instrumental. ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Facebook MarketingHave you noticed your content is reaching more consumers in your Facebook feed this year? My reach has hopped up steadily on many posts made in 2016, including listings. More eyes on our information is definitely a good thing. I hope you are also seeing more activity...do tell i...
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)
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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 SHANNON BLAIR, SO YOU WANT TO BUY THAT! I AM HERE TO HELP
(Chinowth & Cohen)
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Destination Tulsa 2025 Speaker Series: A Place to Live with Tulsa's Young Professionals at 5:30-7:30PM Cyntergy, 810 South Cincinnati Avenue, Tulsa What makes a city a desirable place to live? How can its residents meaningfully alter current trajectories to ensure future prosperity? And what the ...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Has this happened to you? It's happened to me 2 or 3 times now.. Last night I got the following notice in an email:  Praful Thakkar mentioned you in the blog post One more reason why I love Active Rain Read the blog post and subscribe to comments at: http://activerain.com/blogsview/4832369  Natur...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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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 John Marshall - FORE!, Specializing in Golf Course Properties
(Fathom Realty)
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Activerain Meetup Denver had Lots of New Faces - It is always great to get together with fellow Activerain members and this past thursday was no exception even if there was a noticeable absence of some of the usual suspects..... apparently there is a big footbll game this weekend and some of the ...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
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What's the magic behind Festured post?  Yes, there is a bit of mystery but Larry Johnston post will give you a few tips.  Then maybe, just maybe the red-headed fairy may visit your post & leave a gold star. Do You Have a "What " or "How" in Your Blog? There have been all kinds of discussions on "...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
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 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...
By Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes
(Fresh Eyes For Your Home)
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ONLY IN NEW YORK!!!Wouldn't you know it.  I went to the jobsite  yesterday to check on the progress of my lobby project and there, parked right in front of 313 East 89th were two huge trailers from Universal Studios.  What are they filming?  Yet another episode of Law and Order- SVU.I must admit,...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Have you signed up for the new ActiveRain University site? I confess I have let a whole week go by without checking it out but will take care of that today. Business gets in the way but nothing should get in the way of us continually learning.   February 2nd, 2016 ActiveRain Launches New ActiveRa...