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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 JM Padron, CCIM, CCIM, MRICS, Serving South Florida
(REMAX PREMIER-COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATES)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERE/MAX Commercial Associates Scores 3 Positions within The First 20 in FloridaFort Lauderdale, FL, February 9th 2016. Richard Schwartz, Senior Vice President of REMAX Commercial Associates in Weston, Robert Edlin Senior Vice President of Investment Sales and JM Padron, CCIM, ...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® CRS, GRI ~ 512-587-5689, "Sold with Bob"
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX )
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Steady Blogging helped me reach a big mile stone today700,000 ranked number 4 in Travis County and 23 in TexasActiveRain has been a roller coaster ride for me through the years.I became a member in 2007 but never blogged, didn't know how or see the value in blogging.I wasn't paying attention when...
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 Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Early Spring Comes to Carlsbad CA We seem to be having an early spring. Not officially of course, that's not until March 20 (Palm Sunday), and a week after Daylight Savings Time begins. Since I left town last Friday for business in Orlando, and returned yesterday, many flowering trees have burst ...
By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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*It takes courage to grow upand become who you really are! e.e.  cummingsThank you for reading my blog post! This post was researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, REALTOR®,  © 2016, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should be independently verified...
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 Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
Blogging and Social Media should help you to meet potential clients and customers.      Social Media Networking and Blogging are about engaging with other people!   What about you?  Are you getting comments on your Blogs?  Do people Like your posts on Facebook, on LinkedIn, on ActiveRain, on Goog...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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Another Stevenson Rancher Sold By Margaret Rome This day came to a lovely ending with a successful settlement. As always I like to take clients out to break bread after  closings. This is so enjoyable because by the time we have completed the transaction, we are also friends.Here is how the selle...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
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Updated List Of Caloosa Homes Under 600,000 In Palm Beach GardensHere is an active listing of these deals here in Caloosa!http://www.forsalehomesearch.com/listings/areas/46168,194804,220158/maxprice/600000/subdivision/caloosa/propertytype/SINGLE/listingtype/Resale+New,Foreclosure+Bank+Owned,Short...
By John Wiley, Your Lee County, FL Real Estate Agent, REDS,SFR
(Jones & Co. Realty)
Comments 15
The weather has been unseasonably cool here in Florida. We have also had a lot of wind, up to 20mph. I had carefully planned my week out in advance and had put it in the calendar. The plan was for a full and busy week. I saw things come across my email that seemed like a good thing to do. Our Rea...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory-George S. Patton 
By Peter Mohylsky, Destin, Fl. Condo Specialist, Loves Real Estate
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
Comments 5
I am sure that everyone at some time in the Real Estate careers has walked into a home and just smiled.Everything was right, you would not change anything.  There was a certain energy in the home thatconnected with you.  In moments like this you looked at the clients you were with and just smiled...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Tomorrow is not promised to anyone.  So take a moment each day to reach out to those you care about with kind words, loving touches, and a positive smile that says, “You’re a wonderful person.”  Make it a habit to say something encouraging and kind to each person. Did you know you can make a posi...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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* Don't complain about things you're not willing to  change!  Unknown Like your vantage point! Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2016, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should be independen...
By Gustavo Torres / RE/MAX Rosarito Beach, Ensenada, Baja, Remax Baja Realty, Baja California
(Remax Baja Realty)
Comments 0
 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)
Comments 37
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 Kelly at BoomTown
((866) 319-3771)
Comments 40
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 ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
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 February 2nd, 2016 ActiveRain Launches New ActiveRain University SiteToday, we quietly rolled out the new ActiveRain University site. Designed to make Real Estate education easily accessible, the new ActiveRain University will offer educational courses, videos, podcasts, and downloadable content...
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 ...