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By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 81
Now I like ActiveRain even more! ----------------------Yes, it's been just a couple of dayssince the new homepage is released!And I started liking new ActiveRain even more!---------------------It looks more lively,More colorful,More energetic,More dynamic,More 'telling'.(Ok, I have run out of all...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 30
Are You Ready for Fall 2016 ActiveRain Meet Up, Boston?Are You Ready ForFall 2016 MeetUp, Boston?Let's reconnect from where we left in Spring and Summer!(Well, I had Summer meet up in San Diego!)I'd like to invite you to join us for An ActiveRain MeetUp in Andover,A new place - meeting here for t...

By Richard and Beth Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
Comments 7
  Happy Day My Friends   1. If money doesn't grow on trees, then why do banks have branches. 2. If I woke up and nothing hurt I would think I was dead. 3. Don't stress about your eyesight failing as you get older. It's natures way of protecting you from shock as you walk past the mirror. 4. Unles...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
Comments 9
More Promo Code Websites Mean More Savings for You.  I’m not by nature an internet shopper. Since I spend hours each day working on the computer, when it’s time to do some serious shopping I’d rather get up, get dressed and hit the many fabulous stores and shops to be found around south-east metr...

By Todd Picconi, Your #1 Choice for Rancho Cucamonga Real Estate
Comments 8
I have passed by this property more than once and wondered what it used to be?  This morning I decided to dig a little deeper...It needs some TLC.  So I went back to my office to look up the information on it.  The property is located at 1910 S. Camino Real, Palm Springs, CA 92264-9290.  Built in...

By Dane Human, Realtor West Vancouver & North Vancouver, Canada
(Making your journey to the "Finish Line" a pleasant experience.)
Comments 3
Where to stay in Vancouver  - Accommodation Rent - Townhouse available "WHY STAY IN A HOTEL ROOM IN VANCOUVER WHEN YOU CAN RENT AN ENTIRE TOWNHOUSE FOR LESS"This ultra-spacious townhouse in West Vancouver is in a very convenient location (see map below) with easy access to all the facilities that...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 60
Your Blog Triggered a Thought. When I read blogs I try to comment. When I comment I sometimes get an idea or thought that is triggered just from reading the blog, the other responses or formulating my own comment. Does that ever happen to you?So what do you do when this happens? What I do is go i...

By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 75
Effective communication, like an effective conversation, involves listening as well as talking. This really came home to me yesterday when I spent some time talking with my son’s neighbor. We were all outside watching the kids play when I commented that it was nice to have so many children in the...

By Lee Potts
(Aloha Group Maui)
Comments 2
Back on the Market!!!Wow! Ocean view, 2 bedroom, 2 bath at Papakea ResortOnly $479,000The sellers were packing to move when their condo fell out of escrow.Catch the video at Papakea Condo For Sale  Beautiful views from Papakea J 205MLS 354215A top notch resort, with a low density, laid back feel ...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 24
Does it really make a difference if someone dies in a home by natural causes or by illness?A person died in one of my listed Silicon Valley homes. The woman lived there for 31 years. She died 2 weeks before her 99th Birthday.  Of course the seller disclosed the fact that there was a death in the ...

By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 55
I'm sitting here at my office with tears running down my face.  5 years and 6 months ago today was the first time I picked up the phone and dialed Liz.  I know we were on the phone for a couple of hours.  I'm just heartbroken to read her daughter's post today about her passing.  If you didn't get...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 48
Selling Real Estate Makes Me The Luckiest Person In the World I just love what I do . Way back when I took a vocational guidance test and it came up Real Estate . Silly me I looked in the newspaper answered an ad and was hired , All I had to do was take Real Estate courses and pass the exams . We...

By Inspiration With April
Comments 2
HUMILITY AND CAUTION1 CORINTHIANS 9:26-27 Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY He ...

By Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ
(Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.)
Comments 5
For me, life began in 1943, in a room on the top floor of a small 3 story row house in Norristown...!!! The ‘GASPARI’ children consisted of Amelia (MOLLY), Frank (JAKE), and Catherine (CAT)...ALL children of LAURINA (Santori) GASPARI...A single mom, having lost her husband GIOVANNI...only 21 year...

By Doug Jones, Mortgage Broker - NMLS 286668
(Mortgage Magic)
Comments 2
There is a saying "Give a person a hammer and everything looks like a nail". Recently as a Realtor I sold a home that shows this statement can be so true. I listed a property and ordered a Property Inspection and Termite inspection right away because we like to disclose this information up front....

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 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 Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 2
  If it's February and you are in must go to the ACC show at the Convention Center.      I have been attending every year for decades and this  year is no exception. We spent all day today and covered less than half of the show. So tomorrow we return to meet other craft lovers and...

By Mark Loewenberg, KW 561-214-0370
(KW of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 2
Under Contract In Caloosa! Home with Guest House On 5 Acres!Enjoy this Beautiful 3/3 Home with a huge separate 1/1 1800 s/f guest home. The main home has all the upgrades you desire with granite in the kitchen and views of the spacious 5 acres! You may also want to warm up in front of one of the ...

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...