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By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc )
Comments 7
Eye catching? Effective, definitely different. Appropriate for the brand? Not sure.How you market your Tredyffrin Easttown home is important. It needs to be eye catching, but appropriate as well. It needs to be seen and it nees to create a response with a call to action. Just like this post is as...

By Mimi Foster, Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor
Comments 132
One of the greatest legal minds in real estate was Oliver Frascona.When it came time to take continuing education classes, you wanted to take them from Oliver. He was one of the biggest personalities I've ever met, and he was responsible for writing much of our Colorado real estate law.He could e...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 12
Here is the Neighborhood Watch Update Number Three in Westchester, CA 90045As most of you, who read my blog posts regularly know, that I have been sharing with you what a wonderful Security Team I have in place.Some of my friends pointed out, that I have had rose colored glasses on and I needed t...

By Terry Records
(Records Results!Real Estate)
Comments 4
Now that springtime is officially here, we have some more hidden Southwest Florida beaches for you. Although it’s been a rather warm (and incredibly enjoyable) winter for us, as the Gulf of Mexico slowly warms up, you’re going to find yourself wanting to hit the beaches even more. Of course, it’s...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 34
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain ...March 19- March 25, 2017. 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 Alan May, Helping you find your way home.
(Coldwell Banker Residential)
Comments 51
There has been a fair amount of myth-busting going on here on Active Rain, lately, and never to be one to be left out I thought I'd jump on the bandwagon.MYTH #1  Blogging is hard to do.  Nonsense.  If you can speak, you can write.  All you have to do is write as though you're having a conversati...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Specializing in Residential, Referrals & Relocation | PK Real Estate Utah South)
Comments 10
Sunday Morning Mojo: Aim high.  Being stretched allows growth and opens ones eyes to many more of life's possibilities. A friend of mine took a trip to London by himself, though he had always traveled abroad with a companion. For him, the journey was a course of self realization. One that include...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 3
March Madness Continues: The Lange Foundation needs your help! Well we are in day #3 tomorrow is the last day, so please help! Thank you in advance!!!!As many of you know, I am a supporter of animal rescue, and in particular the non-profit Los Angeles-based Lange Foundation.  Lange Foundation is ...

By Emily Medvec, Realtor | Serving Santa Fe & Northern NM
(Realty One of Santa Fe)
Comments 4
There is nothing like a passing cloud to wake up my imagination. This one chose to introduce itself when I looked away from my other so-called "window" on the computer for if the cloud was calling me to say hello. Clouds on a blue sky are one of the things my dad always taught me to l...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 5
1500 Albury Street, Key WestOpen House Sunday March 26th12:00 to 2:00 PMCome see this brand new 2240 square foot home located just one block north of Bayview Park.  Hardiplank siding and impact windows and doors throughout mean cost savings on insurance, energy, and maintenance. Top of the line c...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 15
In the past I have gotten recorded calls about a warrant being sworn out on me and to call a number if I had questions. The point was to create panic and call this attorney's number to see if he could help me out of a bad situation. I was able to block these calls and told my family and friends w...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, CRS, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty)
Comments 35
My sincerest THANK YOU for the 500,000K Rally this week Rainmakers! 500K, wow, now I win all that swag you all brag about so much, Waaahooo!ActiveRain Company Car, That 2 Weeks paid vacation in Italy, That New Corner AR Office, all my dreams are coming true, OK Bob Stewart I'm ready!Bob? Oh Bob??...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 22
The Los Angeles Animal Rescue The Lange Foundations is in March Madness need your help! This is a follow up to yesterday's post. Please help!! As many of you know, I am a supporter of animal rescue, and in particular the non-profit Los Angeles-based Lange Foundation.  Lange Foundation is very exc...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 9
I meant to post this about 2 months ago.  (I've been a bit busy). I have a business directory on my site.  It's free.  The main purpose of it is to help people on my site find a local flooring professional in their area.  (Context:  I would get lots of phone call and emails asking me if I knew so...

By Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ
(Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.)
Comments 6
In this Country of ours where government is OF, BY, and FOR THE PEOPLE...It is THE PEOPLE who can bring about most of the positive changes that we need to improve our Country’s standing... Yes, THE PEOPLE...not Congress, not The President, and certainly not The Judicial branch of our Government.....

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 17
The Red Rocks of Soldiers PassWest Sedona AZ 86336The March 2017 Challenge by Paul Henderson - " Tell me the most unique or special place you have lived",  has been a very eye opening as well as an emotional reading experience.  Who knew! I pondered about what it would be like living in a submari...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 5
Motivation works as much as you want it to.How badly do you want to succeed?Do you have a BIG WHY?A motivational re-post from Gary Woltal:Want It BAD or You Will Fail With Your Goals I have concluded with all the motivational seminars I have ever attended is they don't really work well to externa...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 46
Yesterday I wrote about a place I visited some years ago that was special to me. I never thought I would get there but even as a child I knew I wanted to go. If you missed that post and want to guess before I reveal the answer the post is here:

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 30
I don't usually beat myself up for things that I can't control. Then there are the things that are tough but can be handled. I am a reader. I like to visit other places,  and go as much as I can, but when I can't be in another place I read about them. Reading provides an escape for me and I have ...

By Tammy Adams ~ Realtor / Podcaster, A Maricopa Agent who Works, Lives & Loves Maricopa
(Maricopa Real Estate Co)
Comments 15
How a Positive Mindset Can Create a Wealth of Business On January 1st, I made a decision that I was going to have a positive mindset not only in life, but also business. Don't get me wrong, I'm a very optimistic person. However, I realized last year, that there were times I let a negative mindset...