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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Eenie Meeny Miney Mo Catch a Tiger by his toe. Because Independence Day July 4 falls on a Saturday this year, the weekend is quintessentially poised to be a 3 or 4 day weekend for many folks. Some will have planned to stretch their summer vacay by tacking this fat weekend on the front or back of ...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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You may think that the only careers that require courage are those in which you risk your life. You know, things like fire-fighting, painting the Golden Gate Bridge, facing down armed criminals, or becoming a member of our armed forces.But the truth is, a successful career in real estate also req...
By Anna Banana Kruchten - AZ Top Banana of Real Estate!, Broker/Owner
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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Who says you can't teach an old dog a new trick?  Barney (age 8) has been with us for a little over 2 years now and he's a never ending source of joy to us! Since day one he wanted nothing to do with the pool. In fact he stayed at least 10 feet away! Oh No - I'm not going in there - you can't mak...
By Mike Tizzano, Protect Your Transaction Certified Lender
(Amerifirst Financial, Inc NMLS 145368 LO:1015837)
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Throughout the course of my daughter's cancer treatment our family received an incredible amount of support from friends, family, and our community.  Many of our supporters are business people.  I can never pay back everything they did for us but I want to help the best way I know how.  So each m...
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FED RESERVE: September Rate Hike Likely!For several months the Federal Reserve has been trying to prepare the public for their first possible rate hike in years.  Their wish may finally come true in September. This past week, William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, stat...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Build Positive Momentum and Allow It To BeIt starts with a seedling of a thought, followed by your actions which waters that thought and creates instant momentum, even if you do not physically see it right away.Feng Shui works with the laws if physics. For anything to change in our lives, we need...
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-June 21 to June 27, 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, about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it could be a p...
By April Miller
(Metro Brokers of OK)
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MATTHEW 26:41 "Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."PULPIT COMMENTARY Watchfulness sees temptation coming; prayer gives strength to withstand it.
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Let's face it, if we are blogging for business we are looking for an online edge to give us the upper hand on our local competition. Perhaps it is through blogging about a particular niche, generating the most interest via social media, or by saturating our markets with much more information than...
By Mike Linkenauger, Short Sale Realtor - Jacksonville FL
(LinkUp Realty)
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My name is Tim Letts, and I serve the Jacksonville, FL real estate market. For many people, buying and selling real estate is the largest transaction of their life and a very personal experience. My mission is to make the whole process stress-free, simple and quicker, always serving my clients’ b...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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I had no desire to be a Facebook follower. My wife set up my first page because I was so nonchalant about it. When I finally started to check out Facebook, it was exciting. I found old friends from decades ago. I linked to family members I haven't seen for a long time, and I discovered a way to k...
By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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Ben Kinney at Active Rain Camp "Video" Bob Stewart & Party   I will never forget how much I learned in one day at Rain Camp . There was so much to learn so much that these two men taught me. I had them on video but unfortunately my camera was stolen before I had a chance to download it all .  I w...
By Richie Alan Naggar author of books on Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose, + Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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Wanting to go through life with a companion to make life extra special is a healthy thinking. Ladies, in PEARLS FOR GIRLS DATING WAITING & SEX...IN SEEKING CUPID...DON'T BE STUPID book, I emphasize how one must find their own personal happiness first and then share or compliment it with someone e...
By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270,
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This may be an old scamming issue, and perhaps has been communicated before but because it's coming around again, I wanted to share again.   I received an email the other day which sounded a little fishy, but it didn't have any links or attachments, and the email address appeared to be an normal ...
By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
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I find peace, comfort and joy in being open to the ultimate solution. Often we try to do things in our own strength. Ever wear yourself out trying to do things your way or on your own schedule? I have. Work and work and work at something my own way and actually end up having a setback or getting...
By Mike Tizzano, Protect Your Transaction Certified Lender
(Amerifirst Financial, Inc NMLS 145368 LO:1015837)
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Greece's debt crisis has caused the stock markets to fall percipitously today.  As of this writing the DOW is down 321.43 points or 1.79%.  There is fear in the global markets that Greece is headed toward a default as they have closed its banks amid these fears.  Greek banks and markets will be c...
By Ron Marshall, Birdhouse Builder Extraordinaire
(Marshall Enterprises)
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  June Contest – Five Reasons You Love Where You Live! I wrote a little post back in January of 2015, and the response from the ActiveRain community and from my own real life community was amazing.                     Now, it’s your turn.  Write a post of at least 350 words with five reasons why ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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It is early and I have a full day and then some planned. My car should be available for pick-up after three weeks at the repair and body shop. I am really nervous about all being right, but soon I will drop my rental car off and go and get my car. I have to fill up my rental and then fill up my c...
By Jeana Cowie, Broker Associate, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
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New Haworth home for sale listing proudly presented by Jeana Cowie Custom Built All Brick Haworth Ranch style home for sale is a masterpiece overlooking the woods!!Gorgeous MEIK with cherry cabinets, granite counters, sub zero ref & much more2 story Great Room with walls of windows overlooking th...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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Five Or More Reasons To Love Baltimore  There are so many reasons to love Baltimore....There are the Ravens, the Orioles, summer snowballs, Natty Bo, Lexington Market, ACC craft show, Inner Harbor and fabulous restaurants.     We have such diverse architecture in our Baltimore area and  Unique ho...