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By Kelly at BoomTown
((866) 319-3771)
Comments 13
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 Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 27
    As agents, we are all very aware that our career is very much about building relationships. Buying and selling a home is one of the most important decisions in a person's life, so it is detrimental that we, as their real estate advisor, make each individual feel comfortable and confident abou...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 60
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 Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 1
Good morning. Hope this Monday morning is a great one for you so far and you had a wonderful weekend and a great Super Bowl Sunday. With Valentines Day less than a week away, wanted to share this.  Tim's Time Outs: HOW SOME LOOK FOR HAPPINESS: 1)  Some people look for happiness in the past and sa...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 25
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 44
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 Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 41
If Opportunity Doesn’t Knock… The other day, as I was mindlessly twisting on an ab machine and saw this scroll across one of the screens…If opportunity doesn’t knock...build a door!  What a simple concept.  But how many of us actually do that? I thought about were those awful housing years beginn...
By John Marshall - FORE!, Specializing in Golf Course Properties
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 21
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 Janis Borgueta, LIC RE Salesperson - Hudson Valley Homes for Sale
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley )
Comments 45
Save A BLOG Post For LaterOh the GEMS that are found on ActiveRAin! Have you ever read a blog post that seems to have a ton of great ideas? IF you are an active member of ActiveRain, of course you have. That was a rhetorical question. On any given day after reading a quality post, maybe I might w...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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"What Is ActiveRain University? The new ActiveRain University allows you continual access to the extensive training ActiveRain has always provided-- in a new wrapper, with improved content, navigation and search. ARU is both free and advanced courses to help you grow your business. "Signed up - a...
By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 55
Those who know me pretty well, also know I have a fascination and admiration for those guys over at Pixar Studios, in Emeryville, who create digital animations and films like, Finding Nemo, etc. In addition to Pixar Studio magic, I also get a kick out of the process which has real animals talking...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 12
An older house often means older insulation.This is a three-story, 1941 semi-detached, all brick, with a flat roof.  It is typical construction for this era and in this place.There are newer windows, but what appears to be original drywall.  Original drywall means original insulation.  What kind ...
By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
Comments 195
2016 Blog JUMPSTART Challenge-Grow Your Personal Best for YOUR Success Welcome to the 5th Annual Blog JUMPSTART Challenge for Newbies - Middle-bies - Long-Timers Earn up to 2016 BONUS POINTS added over regular points.Learn new skills and explore ActiveRain's Philosophical Foundation.LINKS go to A...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 43
Facebook MarketingFacebook marketing is a waste of time some say. Running Facebook Ads is just throwing your money away I have heard others exclaim. FB is a time hog without any direct benefits some others have proclaimed. Quite honestly, like all other forms of social media, it is exactly what w...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 16
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 Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 32
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...
By April Miller
(Metro Brokers of OK)
Comments 2
Your heart may be broken, dreams shattered and needs painfully unmet but I encourage you, "Don't give up". Throughout Scripture, the Lord invites us to petition Him with our requests, He knows our needs before we even ask and God is able to meet our needs.JEREMIAH 33:3 Call to me and I will answe...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 37
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-January 31 to February 6, 2016 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!  Or...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 8
"This agent shows homes that fulfill their search criteria, keeps their needs in mind every step of the way, allowing them to make the biggest buying decision of their lives."  Agreed Wanda Kubat-Nerdin Re-blog for today! Representing a higher standard of professionalism. That's me!   The author ...
By Jeffrey Stevens, Jeffrey Stevens Realtor®/Associate Broker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NM Properties)
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Saturday House Hunting in Soledad Canyon, 88011I can't think of a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon in sunny Las Cruces, N.M. than house hunting at the base of the Organ Mountain Range. My clients and I were treated to a gorgeous view at a very lovely home in Soledad Canyon. Perks of this ...