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By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
Comments 4
Why I Love Real Estate or How to Earn a Living and Have Fun Every Day! Selling real estate isn’t a job… it’s an adventure. Some people go to work every day I go to fun every day. Some days are more fun  than others of course…. But for the most part selling Real estate is a great way to earn a liv...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 28
Gift Giving: what is your formula?I love to give gifts that I would love receiving. Hence often Diane asks for my input as to what we should buy for someone. She already narrowed down the gifts so it makes it easier for me just to choose from two or three choices.Well when I saw this I thought th...

By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 2
Our Open Houses this Sunday from 1:00-4:00Luxury New Home 27 South Lane Warren NJ Castle Ridge Corner Geiger Lane (Cul-De-Sac) $1,985,000  Web PageUnder Contract Open House Cancelled Luxury New Home at Distinctive Homes at Branchburg NJ114 Elia Drive Branchburg NJ  $785,000   Web Page  35 Luxury ...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker, Author&Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 6
This principle could be interpreted in a very 'poetic' metaphysical way or on very practical terms. Choosing to become a helpful person by sharing with others in your community. During my visit with Feng Shui Los Angeles California clients, I came across a neighbor who built this amazing little b...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 10
Buying a home in a competitive marketSo, you're buying a home? That is awesome! Unfortunately, you've heard that the market is really competitive now. What does that actually mean to you? A lot. When you're buying a home in a competitive market, you will likely need to develop a strategy.A compet...

By Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
(ExpressModular.com)
Comments 1
The Day BeginsSet day is one of the few days that weather can impact modular construction when building a new home. A modular home is mostly finished on the inside including items such as: cabinets, trim, drywall, flooring, etc. If the weather forecast is calling for bad weather, a decision will ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 20
Facebook Group: Nature Photographers Anita Clark has encouraged members of ActiveRain to write about their success on Facebook. I participate in a number of Facebook groups that provide a world wide network. If you are interested in nature photography, you may wish to join Nature Photographers, a...

By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 2
We would like to set up appointments since it takes approximately 45 minutes to go through the 5 models the first time. Call Jane 908-313-7180 To Schedule. Realtors Must Accompany At First Visit If you are represented by a agent.Ask about approximate 50% Tax Abatement for 15 years. Web Site  http...

By Richard and Beth Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
Comments 6
  1. The tongue is a small thing, but what enormous damage it can do.James 3:5 2. Control your temper for anger labels you a fool.Ecclesiastes 7:9 3.  Be very careful what you think. Your thoughts run your life.Proverbs 4:23 4. Bad company ruins good morals.1 Corinthians 15:33 5. God is not mocke...

By Janet Naisbitt-Bagley
(ERA Realty Center)
Comments 0
Time to enjoy Your February 2017 Naisbitt-Bagley Team Real Estate Newsletter Update! Our hearts are warm this month of valentines in spite of the snow and ice.  Our beautiful Cedar City area is friendly, cozy, and wonderful no matter what the temperature.  This is the weather for serious real est...

By Jeanne Gregory, The most important home I sell is YOURS!
(RE/MAX Southwest)
Comments 3
 This is my first attempt to enter a contest, but I felt compelled to add my 2 cents to Bill Spear's challenge for February.  Why do I love what I do?  People.  That's all.  Just people.  I spent what seemed like 20 years at an accounting job that only actually lasted 6 months.  Early in my worki...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 32
I used to like ping pong and I was pretty good at it. I never had my own table and it is something you can't really play alone. Bowling was different. I like the game and I could go and go. I got better, was on a team and then I stopped. As a kid I wanted to play the piano but my parents couldn't...

By Richard and Beth Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
Comments 2
  1. It's not who you are that holds you back, its who you think you're not. 2. Sometimes the hardest obstacle is not money or time but ourselves. 3. Go where you're celebrated not where you're tolerated.  4. The person you will spend the most time with in your life is yourself, so better try to ...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 18
This was a really easy one, and as predicted, almost everyone got it. It was thrilling and yet very hard being there because of the tragedies that happened there. It was possible to imagine the crowds, the frenzy and the death happening just for sport. Life can be very very cruel.In case you miss...

By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 3
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln

By Shane Cook, Residential and Commercial Realtor
(United Brokers Group )
Comments 2
4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Chandler home with Pool and SpaThis 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Chandler home with Pool and Spa was built by TW Lewis and is located in the desirable Catalina Shores at Ocotillo: a single owner home meticulously cared for and lovingly maintained now listed at under $560,000.00. This fab...

By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
Comments 1
2978 US Highway 12 Silver Creek, WA 98585 This is the perfect opportunity to own your own mini farm. Three bedroom, two bathroom home on over five acres. Multiple out building with entire pasture fenced as well as two additional small areas for segregation. Four stalls in the barn with an additio...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 0
There are a variety of things you can accomplish with hard money lenders. Dallas lenders who offer hard money financing, for instance, are more than willing to work with you no matter your financing or refinancing needs.Generally, when people are looking to refinancing in the real estate market, ...

By Jared Hokanson, Realtor Southern Oregon
(Hokanson Realty)
Comments 1
Sunny Valley and Wolf Creek are two communities that are just so rich with history. In fact, it has one of the remaining historical covered bridges in southern Oregon. But aside from that, Sunny Wolf Charter School offers quality education and has been named a model school by the State of Oregon....

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 20
Today I received A Very Special Surprise From Wisconsin!  Sally K. & David L. Hanson sent me the cheese curds you see in the picture below.  This was a total unexpected surprise, and even though Sally and David did not know it, I love cheddar cheese.  However, I have never had cheese curds before...