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By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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How To Clean Stubborn Microwave Stains You are listing a home and you are helping the homeowner to make the home show in the best light possible - but the microwave is dirty.  Here is what you can suggest: To clean the most stubborn microwave stains, place a cup of water inside and heat on high f...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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  Monday Morning Motivator & Some Points to Ponder... “He who rides the tiger can never dismount”  ~~ Chinese Proverbs quotes This year marks the year of the Tiger in the Chinese calendar. When folks focus on the woes of this lack luster economy, it is easy to get depressed. He who rides the powe...

By Maximillion Richman
(Business Credit Wealth LLC)
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Lately I have been hearing untruths about the condition of the Detroit, Mi real estate market. I reside in the city of Detroit, and have been investing in real estate here for several years. The negative feed back people are hearing originates from the short term unskilled investor. I want to cle...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Fishermen will love this post. Hope you are having this much fun this weekend. Indoor Winter Fishing - Northern Minnesota An adventure in Northern Minnesota.  Minnesota has over 12,000 documented and named lakes.  Leach lake is one of the largest, and I had a great adventure there a while back. ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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  It is amazing to see the beauty of a Sunset or Sunrise They can be pastel and soft...pinks and purples Or bold in colors of red and orange...with gold hues In one night I got all of these colors.... Looking North across Cook Inlet The same night looking to the left was Homer's Famous Spit at ni...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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  A young woman recently boarded a flight from Ireland to the US, and noticed a Priest boarding behind her.  She asked the Priest to sit beside her and whisphered, "Father, may I ask a favor?" "Of course my child. What may I do for you?"  "Well," the woman started, "I bought an expensive woman’s ...

By Maximillion Richman
(Business Credit Wealth LLC)
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Just the other day I suggested to a client who invests in real estate to apply for the Home Depot Business Rewards MasterCard funded by Citi Bank. It is one of the few cash credit products that doesn’t require a personal guarantee as long as the business has excellent credit. I went to Home Depot...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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  1. Introduction to Common Household Objects I: The Mop 2. Introduction to Common Household Objects II: The Sponge 3. Dressing Up: Beyond the Funeral and the Wedding 4. Refrigerator Forensics: Identifying and Removing the Dead 5. Design Pattern or Splatter Stain on the Linoleum? You CAN Tell the...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
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Who is the buyer's agent? That Really Awkward Moment!As I am about the leave for my appointment on a busy Sunday after concluding my open house, I see a car pulling in a driveway.Unwillingly I had to stop - to greet a potential buyer who does not seem to respect the published open house timing an...

By Robert Savage, Bakersfield Short Sales, Property Management, Cash
(Bakersfield Property Solutions)
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I have an escrow closing tomorrow. The seller found me in the yellow pages. She was being transfered by her company but they told her she could not participate in their relo program. I took the listing. The seller wanted to move quickly so she insisted that we list the home at less than my recome...

By Ron Gelok III
(Covenant Real Estate Solutions)
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How Do You Guarantee to Double Your Money Every Six Years?  Learn How Our Current Real Estate Market Could Make You Financially Free and  Give You Champion Returns Secured and Insured While Passively Investing in  Private Real Estate Notes in your Local Market   Dear Investor,   How can you guar...

By Maximillion Richman
(Business Credit Wealth LLC)
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Just the other day I suggested to a client who invests in real estate to apply for the Home Depot Business Rewards MasterCard funded by Citi Bank. It is one of the few cash credit products that doesn’t require a personal guarantee as long as the business has excellent credit. I went to Home Depo...

By Ron Gelok III
(Covenant Real Estate Solutions)
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How would you like to run your real estate business for free? Ha ha sounds kind of unrealistic. Well its not and its actually really easy. I started doing it by accident when I was a 18 year old college student. I was generating an enormous amount of leads to buy houses but only buying a few hou...

By Gwen Banta
(Sotheby's International Realty)
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  Ten Things To Consider Before Pummeling Your Traitor Client A Tongue-In-Cheek Analysis of the Desire For Revenge Scenario: So a client suddenly decided to place his offer directly through a young and hot listing agent he met last night at Bar One, even though he has been working with another ag...

By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
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Most agents and brokers hire us to do two things:  1. Listing marketing, coming soon marketing 2. SEO and blogging  That is followed up by social media managing, branding, graphics, logos, e-books, funnels, lead magnets and landing pages...  Now for SEO- that is the long game. If you don't have t...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
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Marketing today is one of those complicated subjects, which has now become even more incomprehensible in the age of the Internet. The simple and fundamental truth of the essence of marketing has been forgotten and ignored. One of our favorite marketing authors, Peter Drucker, said it simply: "The...

By Doug Jones, Mortgage Broker - NMLS 286668
(Mortgage Magic)
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Most of my life has been spent working as a loan officer so I know 'the responsibility" requirements better as a loan officer than as a Realtor. 'The Responsibility" is a set of regulations set on me by me. When a person calls me to inquire about a loan there is an issue they are facing. Sometime...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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When it comes to personal safety, only YOU can protect yourself. I know that’s an alarming proclamation. After all, we are all relatively comfortable that we are safe as we live, work, and play in our familiar routines. Surely, no criminal would attack us in a “Public” place in broad daylight, ri...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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Lisa Von Domek is hosting our February challenge in ActiveRain “It’s February and love is in the air.” We are sharing some of our best-loved transactions which I find easy to do. This is my third entry into the contest.Sometimes there are people that come along in life that you remember more than...

By Jared Hokanson, Realtor Southern Oregon
(Hokanson Realty)
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