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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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By now, many people have found the satisfaction and skill to be able to log-in, enter into their favorite cyberspace place and either comment, post or blog. It is sort of like entering a room with a bunch of business cards or flyer's in your hand eager to give them out while greeting and meeting ...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
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For Lease On 5 Acres In Caloosa!13638 Mallard Way Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 Only $4,000/month For This Brand New Home In An Awesome Location In Caloosa! This Home Was Just Completed In November Of 2015!4 Bedroom, 4 Bath, 3 Car Garage, CBS With Impact Windows, Upgraded EVERYTHING!More Photos He...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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Thanksgiving used to be my favorite holiday, no press, just joy, good food and company. Things changed in 1991 when I lost my Mom on Thanksgiving. For years I just avoided the day, traveled anywhere to be away. It isn't possible to forget but I avoided.Today I am home and choosing to remember a d...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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You may have heard, we in the Inland Northwest had one heck of a wind storm on the 17th. By the time it was over, more than 200,000 homes were without power. My son is a power lineman and was working over in Montana at Big Sky at the time. By Thursday the power company my son's company was under ...
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, CRS, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
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The Friendship Bridge...My Wallpaper I've meant to retake this photo for a long time and now that more people are likely to see it than normally would as it's hidden away in my office. I'm a little embarrassed to post it and that I still haven't paid the "Friendship Bridge" another photographic v...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
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Thanksgiving is over and the Christmas season is beginning.  Even with the down time recovering from a tryptophan overdose, I found time to search out some good ones for this week:Why You Need To Stop Wishing Customers Happy Thanksgiving RIGHT NOW Kyle Reyes: Just do it.A Genius Says Good Bye Joy...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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It is a day like any other except it is my last full day at Naumkeag, a gilded age home and gardens, where I work a couple of days a week. Since Columbus Day the place is only opened on weekends. Next weekend I am only working a half day because I have company coming for the annual Stockbridge Ch...
By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
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Like Mike Cooper I have never taken a selfie either.  I don't take good photos so it is hard for me to take a selfie and look natural. I have always been a high extrovert. If you've ever taken the Myers-Briggs Temperament Inventory, you know that an extrovert isn't just someone who likes to be ar...
By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
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 Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. For me it is about family, love, gratitude, and sharing. Wishing you all an abundant harvest of PEACE, LOVE, and PROSPERITY! I'm grateful for you, and not just today, but EVERY day! Love,Inna   "A modern Thanksgiving would celebrate two things:The people in o...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-November 22 to November 28, 2015 I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person! ...
By Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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*We have all been placed on this earth to discover our own path. We will never be happy if we live someone else's idea of life...James Van Praagh Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was researched,authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information i...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Is your turnover too high?  Many businesses do not understand and some don't even care.  That is sad because high turnover is a sign of disorganization and the business can't be doing well if that is the case.  Please don't assume that it is all about money. There is much more going on than just...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270,
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This post is my entry into the ActiveRain "Show us your wallpaper" contest which asks us to share our device wallpaper and meaning. I spend a lot of time working in front of my laptop screen, and have always selected a personally taken photo that can transport me briefly to another place and time...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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New Home Construction in Elkhart In Do you feel that the choices for moving to a new to you home in Elkhart Indiana is limited by the number of homes for sale by current home owners? Not so! New Home Construction in Elkhart In is robust, and new home builders already have commitments well into th...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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When you have high self-esteem you do not have to prove anything, nor do you need to be pretentious. In marketing luxury real estate, you do not have to be as wealthy as your clients to be very successful.  You just need to be equal to them in self-esteem and not feel puny. Self-esteem a measure ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Once again, I ask for your prayers.   Most of us have good and bad days, but at 96, it seems like Mickey is having more bad days than good ones. Yesterday when I arrived at her home she was dazed and confused.....not her usual self.   She was also quite lethargic and showed no interest at all in ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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An update on "Thoroughly Modern Mickey"   on Thanksgiving Day.   My sister is at the hospital with Mickey right now, she has been there since 7:00 a.m. this morning.  I will be going at noon today.   The "good news", there are no sign of infection at all anywhere. The "not so good news", her temp...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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Model Open For Your Inspections Plus All 36 Apartments in Building 1 & 3Open Saturday 11/28 From 1 to 4.60 New Apartments For Lease on Park Drive in Twin Ponds at Clinton, NJ.  Coming Soon! 60 Brand New, Pet Friendly Apar...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
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3 Home Energy-saving Myths Busted!     Here are three winter energy-saving myths that have been repeated so many times people believe they're true. Plus, three alternatives to help you save money this winter and all year round. Myth 1: Replacing single-pane windows is a good investment.According ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Active Rain Meetups are Back!!I know many of you have been anxiously awaiting the news and I am delighted to share it.Last night we got the green light from our leader, and meetups will be coming soon.Now we need to decide when they will be. Some have suggested the first 2 weeks of December, some...