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By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 17
Thank you Kathy Streib for bringing us all a bit closer this month by sponsoring Reaching Out...An ActiveRain Challenge. I made my first call earlier this week. I called Elyse Berman, PA because, in all honesty, I really had no choice. The universe was insisting...1. First of all, Brian England c...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
( Inc)
Comments 9
It seems like there have been a number of natural disasters hitting the US over the past couple of years…hurricanes, wild fires, floods…the list goes on. If you are caught in the face of a survival emergency, do you have supplies? Consider a bugout bag. These are sacks that you can take with you ...

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
Comments 3
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By Peter Mark, SEO Specialist, Site Architecture Design and more
(Peter Mark)
Comments 2
Reblogging Renowned Seo Expert Mimi Foster's content Please don't be misled to believe that I am any kind of techie. I know enough to get around, and probably enough to be dangerous. But here's something simple that I do know - how to see if a post on your website has been indexed by Google. Sinc...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 10
One Ringy Dingy… It’s taken me a few seasons, but I just started watching Grace and Frankie starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin (love them both!) It’s on Netflix and if you get a chance take a peek at it.  At any rate, I’m hooked on it. But watching them made me think of one of my favorite charac...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 15
Today I got to talk with Larry Brewer of Benchmark Realty who have over 900 agents in the Nashville area. Why did I chose Larry to call? Well one of my son's is flying down to Nashville for an interview and asked what was the easiest way to find and choose a real estate agent. I said I would look...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 3
We both love roses.  Every place we have lived we have planted roses.   We recently planted two bareroot 4' tall tree roses.  They just started to leaf, and we are looking forward to the first blooms.    "Won't you come into the garden? I would like my roses to see you."  Richard Brinsley Sherida...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 27
I have been following Patricia Feager's blog for a long time and truly enjoy reading it.I always comment on her posts and she has commented on my posts. When she comments she makes you feel special .She always has nice things to say about others in her posts and comments.I decided to call her for...

By Laurie Planamento, Your Florida Title Partner
(Frontier Title Group, LLC)
Comments 38
With the increase in foreign national persons buying and selling real estate (especially here in South Florida) the need is increasing for a deed, power of attorney, or even a bank mortgage package to be notarized in a foreign country.  Here are some basic guidelines to be aware of and plan for: ...

By An Idabel OK Broker ~ Judi K Barrett, BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 13
Tell Me Something Good That Happened To YOU This Week 3/11/18 The tradition started when the grandchildren were small.  My son's Philip's children, Chassy, Davin, and Christopher, would spend week-ends with Don and I.  The Saturday evening meal, dinner, was semi-formal.  We would set the table co...

By Peter Mark, SEO Specialist, Site Architecture Design and more
(Peter Mark)
Comments 24
If you have a website or work for a broker maybe with a website older than 5 years, old listen up. I 'm going to give you some MEGA tips below specifically to land you more listings/buyers by outranking many other competitors at the local level. Best of all no charge. After implementing these tip...

By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
Comments 7
Thank you Ron and Alexandra Seigel  We both love referring professionals, companies, vendors, local businesses restaurants, wines, anybody or anything that matches our values. It is second nature for us to “toot their horns”! When it comes to referring real estate agents it is genuinely a pleasur...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!, So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR
(PK Real Estate Utah South)
Comments 26
Become The Agent of Choice. The Rest Follows! Starting out in real estate was the direction I knew was for me. Advertising and marketing for a home-builder in the past afforded an opportunity to witness excellent building standards. It also lent to discovering how important the role a real estate...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
( Inc)
Comments 14
I am a big believer that people should run away from an attacker. If a bad guy gets into your home and he often wants to cause you pain, RUN as quickly as you can to the nearest door. If you are in a corner or you have to protect a loved one, you might have to fight him.Most of us are taught to n...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
Comments 8
I love to work with EXPIRED listngs.I also love to work with FSBO - For Sale By Owner.A re-post from Praful Thakkar.Sensei/Grasshopper - Learning EXPIRED Sensei/Grasshopper - Learning EXPIRED The biggest challenge for me is to pick up the phone and talk to a stranger! That stranger is even more f...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 74
  What Your Email Address Tells About You Your email address tells a lot about you! Let me ask you a simple question: What does your email address end with? You believe in "If it ain't broke, don't fix it!" Now that's a dinosaur! It's not hot anymore! Better than h...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 7
IMPORTANT - PLEASE SUPPORT Fundraiser for Chris Reisfeld Hurricane Grill and Wings in Palm City, Florida Tuesday, October 12th From 5 p.m. till Closing Chris is a 13 year old Palm City resident, a student at Hidden Oaks Middle School, a baseball and football player as well as an avid skateboarder...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 1
Just Listed 412 Grinnell Street in Key West. I fell in love with this house the first time I stepped inside nearly two decades ago. I believe this was the first eyebrow house I got to see from the inside. The house was deliciously enchanting. That owner (Richard Sheldon) had renovated the  origin...

By Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC
(Ludwig & Associates)
Comments 11
    Motivational Power Quote   We Attract Success by Focusing in the Moments   "If we take care of the moments the years will take care of themselves." Maria Edgeworth     As I see it. . . . . . . . We attract success by focusing in the moments   When we focus on the moments we maximize the use o...
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