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By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 54
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 Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 41
FIRST LOVE YOURSELFHow can you be predisposed into loving others without nurturing your own being FIRST? There are works to do inside yourself before you can successfully love another being... be it two-legged or four; or with fins or scales. Have you checked your emotional, physical, physiologic...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 2
Good morning and hello there again.  Hope this email finds you and your family doing well on this early Thursday morning.  Just wanted to wish you a:   VERY WONDERFUL HAPPY THANKSGIVING!   May your day be blessed with family and friends.  Just remember, don't fall victim to eating TOO much turkey...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 8
Today is Thanksgiving Day 2015. A day when we reflect back on the bountiful harvest that we have been given. In this country, we all have much to be thankful for. Food, power, running water, good roadways, shelter, vehicles in good repair, clothing and the list goes on. Today, I challenge all of ...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 8
Debb Janes has done it again - cut right to the heart of the matter when she shares her thoughts about being thankful. If you read only one post today, this should be the one. Thanks for allowing me to re-blog this, Debb.Wishing my entire Active Rain family a wonderful Thanksgiving, full of kindn...
By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 46
What are five things  I am thankful for in my business I am going to keep this short   I am thankful for my broker Sal Palantino . He always tells me I know the right answers . Not to worry and he has faith in me .   I am thankful for the wonderful support staff  have at RE/Max  Eastern They make...
By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 10
It is a glimpse of the post writers life, viewpoint and understanding of how they think and operate is what a post is. It can be professional or personal  in its sharing. The personal ones dig a little deeper and have more distance to them while the professional ones function and perform. Behind ...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
  Today's #throwbackthursday is with a couple that Candace and I became friends with during our European trip in 2013. Andrew and Bailey became good friends of ours throughout the trip, and here we are in Myrtle Beach together. The little guy is Andrew and Bailey's son, Carter. This was such a wo...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
 Musings 11/25/2015 Received a telephone call from Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group , Gaithersburg a nice surprise! ActiveRain provides many opportunities to connect and though writers have a voice of their own, it's really pleasant to hear ...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
Comments 10
This morning, Ron was up early at 6:30AM.  He sat down and wrote personal emails to our entire list of contacts.  He finished at 2:30PM with a couple of breaks and a half an hour for lunch.  With just one click,  he connected with the world at large. Today,  he traveled to the European Continent ...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 21
On Monday, I did my annual pilgrimage to the Maple Lawn Farms, about half way between Washington and Baltimore.  They have a whole lot of turkeys, and the bird I got had been, until Monday morning, running around the barnyard having a good old time.  I think that will make him taste really good t...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 3
Such A Pretty Kitchen Who wouldn't want to cook in this beautiful gourmet kitchen at   7 Green Heather Court Stevenson 21208 ?  Granite covers the peninsula, the counter space and the center island.Two stainless sinks, one is a prep sink and they both have disposals. Not shown are the deep drawer...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 19
Thanksgiving used to be my favorite holiday, no press, just joy, good food and company. Things changed in 1981 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 Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
Comments 15
ASK AN AMBASSADOR: How Do You Build Your Audience?When you're a blogger, you don't want to be the lone voice in the middle of the wilderness, shouting into the wind and no one to hear you.  You want to be heard.Now blog posts come in all kind of varieties, and some will attract more engagement th...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 33
We are all people that have chosen a career in real estate or it's related services and are often misunderstood for the motivation that drives us.  Of course there is always the financial result we receive, but it is based upon completion and if we don't get to finalize the deal our efforts bear ...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 12
Did I Get a Flu Shot or Did Someone Punch Me in the Arm? It is that time of year again when many of us get our annual flu shot.  The shot itself doesn’t really hurt (although jabbing a needle in your skin is never pleasant).   Monday, I stopped by my Doctor’s office and got my flu shot.  Yesterda...
By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 17
At my house, getting a great Thanksgiving dinner on the table is a 3 day process.  There’s a day devoted to chopping things up that will be needed in the various recipes, and the making of the Cranberry Sauce.  Add to it, the baking of pies, and getting the table set and the house in order for my...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 11
  Happy Thanksgiving 2015 I hope that everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving today.   Do not let the day go by without taking a few minutes to truly give thanks for all you have been blessed with, and if possible take the opportunity to be a blessing to someone else.  Today should not only be a day o...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 13
My latest staging project done with all of my friends own furnishings and "things". It is a one bedroom condo with a gorgeous view of Lake Erie and Downtown Cleveland. Our goal was to keep it simple.  The living room and dining area.  Need I explain? The screened-in balcony with both lake and cit...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
Comments 4
I wish there was a way to write this without sounding like my typical rant about the qualities of fiberglass insulation, but alas that would have to be the fault of fiberglass insulation.I am not sure why, but it seems builders (insulation contractors) like to change from fluffy types of insulati...