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By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 53
Plagiarists Wanted, Dead or Alive! Now before we go any further, please do not go out and kill or hunt down any plagiarists this week, or I will be the first to suggest that you are arrested.The purpose of this post is to warn any present day or future plagiarists that there are people here in th...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 28
I am always thrilled when a new buyer or seller calls and one of the first things out of their mouth is that they have been following me on Facebook and want me to help them with their real estate needs. Those little marks of affirmation are a great sign my social media marketing is effective. Wh...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 16
 Showing A Home The Rome Way This morning I was showing one of my very special properties, Sycamore Farms, to a prospective buyer.After the good mornings and how was your trip to the house, they asked which way do we have to start  looking at this house.My response...where would you like to start...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 13
   Careful With Your Email Signature Response This is not the first time I have written about email signatures. Below are a few others: A signature can save time Email Signatures You never know who might be reading     Today, I received an email with the following  quote from an agent who had jus...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 6
You've seen it - splatter and rot.Water falls and splatters.  If it splatters onto wood surfaces, over time, the wood will rot.Rot requires three things - air, food and water.That is why wood is painted outdoors.  To prevent the intrusion of water.Paint fails.  Or it is too thin.  Or it is not pu...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 28
It was a great performance at Tanglewood last night and the first time I saw Andris Nelson, the new conductor of the Boston Symphony in person. He was and is wonderful: passionate, demonstrative and aware. I look forward to seeing him again today and I always enjoy cellist YoYo Ma. I'm tired from...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 24
My Car Is A Sign Holder Coming And Going Keeping sign riders in my car allow for an open house at any time. When I have a scheduled showing on one of my listings or if I  stop and visit with my seller, I am prepared to do an impromptu open house.   Did you notice how I use my car's front and back...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 5
     ActiveRain must be taking lessons from Siri. As all Apple users know, Siri is that digitally challenged bimbo that makes our life more and more interesting. And when she has a digital brain fart, it can fill the moment with angst and frustration. Yesterday, I posted an article on ActiveRain ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 20
The WHAT will not matter unless you know your WHY.  Do you need a can of WD-40 to get your business unstuck?  Sometimes businesses need the equivantent of that to get moving and get on track to achieving their goals.  Have you ever felt like you are stuck? It has everything to do with your habits...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 15
Not much to say tonight…Not much to say tonight, but thought I would leave a note anyway.I hope you all have had as productive of a week as we have had with lots of progress on both housing projects and on Forestry projects.Tomorrow is a day of rest, I hope that both you and I can get a little bi...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 28
Too Many Listings Can Dilute Results Speaking to one of my special sellers tonight to make an appointment, I was asked to read the following article published in the Baltimore SunPaper this past Sunday.  My sellers were sharing  their appreciation of my making all my appointments and staying in t...
By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
(WHISPERING PINES REALTY)
Comments 2
Now, I am not sure who his friend is, but that isn't even close to the truth.I explained to this new client that I have several lenders I work with.I can't tell them to give you a loan or how much of a loan.But, if you want to look at homes...we need to see how much you can afford. The next state...
By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
Comments 3
    THREE THINGS I HOPE TO IMPLEMENT IN MY BUSINESS BEFORE YEAR END! People, Product, Systems are the keys to business success. What I need to work most on before the end of the year is my systems.  ONE: Increase referral business: After seven years in Real Estate in the Austin area, I have a gr...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 5
     Wow! It seems as if it were only yesterday that it was colder than blue blazes when the new year was ushered in. Here is is, almost 7 months later and there is a scant 5 months left. So how have you fared? Are you on track to have a banner year or are you still wondering how to get out of th...
By Alexander Landman, DFW Real Estate Broker
(Apartments Rent Rebate Inc)
Comments 1
Listings to Leads - eFlyers   3 bdrm/2 bath, sharyland schools, excellent price, great neighborhood   Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure       Search All Homes For Sale   1934 E. 21st. St Mission, Texas 78572   Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 2 full | List Price: $ Get Current Price ...
By Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 4
Never let the things you want,make you forget the things you have...UnknownThank you for reading my blog post! This post was researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should be independently verified by the r...
By Elyse Berman, PA, ABR, GRI, Realtor, Boca Raton, Florida 561-716-7824
(Realty Associates Florida Properties, Boca Raton, FL)
Comments 16
This post is a shout out and a great big thank you to Endre Barath, Jr. and Ron and Alexandra Seigel.  I am having email issues with MLS.  For the past couple of days, I am not receiving copies of auto listings being sent out.  Strange, I thought, so I called our MLS.  Their records showed emails...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
Yes, celebrate....as contests are back in ActiveRain.After a month's break, this is the first one - from Debbie Reynolds !This contest is going to help you learn new tricks from others as well as share your marketing success with others.Are yo ready? Staying Ahead of the Crowd with Marketing - An...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 14
GET IN GEAR as they say, and MAKE IT HAPPEN, putting your own change into the world. They say death and taxes in life are constant, so is CHANGE. We may fight change all the time, like restaurants going out of business, your favorite brand at the store disappearing, people leaving your life, new ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 20
This is the Cherokee Legend of two wolves that fight each other. Which Wolf Are You Feeding? mdjunction.com   This is the Cherokee Legend of two wolves that fight each other. It is told by a grandfather to his grandson to help teach him about life. Each wolf represents an aspects of ourselves, si...