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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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2801 Pascoe Lane Nampa ID 83686 Stylish Tudor home, hidden away from the city in this beautifully landscaped neighborhood with no HOA. This home features space for everyone both downstairs and up. Natural lighting throughout with all new windows & fresh paint in living/dining areas. Large open ki...

By Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ
(Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.)
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In the space of a short Blog Post there isn’t enough time to fully explore any particular subject adequately...Having said that, I and millions of other Americans, are trying to get our heads around what causes incidents like the recent school shooting in Florida... Let the politicians debate ad ...

By YourSiteNeedsMe SEO Team, $399 Real Estate Websites -
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If you're looking for homes for sale in Midland, or elsewhere, you might want to consider adding stripes to the decor of your new place. Stripes in a room, whether vertical or horizontal stripes, can not only add visual interest, but create optical illusions that alter the perception of the room'...

By Valerie Almanzar, MBA
(Your Casa Team - Keller Williams Realty)
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740 Cordova Place Northwest Check out this rare gem! This cute home offers fantastic space! It is located on a corner lot and features refrigerated air, forced air heating and newly remodeled kitchen. Now is your chance to make this home yours! Contact Information:Valerie AlmanzarKeller Williams ...

By Kenneth Edelstein, The only A+ Accredited BBB NYC Notary
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It’s NOT “Finger Licking Good”SLURP! Went the borrower, like a giant St. Bernard eager to welcome the children home from school, and lick their faces. SLURP – again went the borrower to their fingers to “wet” them so they could grasp the page of paper. At that time near “barf” went I.I do not lic...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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This is an update. The young man mentioned in this blog from 2012 is 28 today. My, how he has grown, changed and continues to impress his papa. Twenty-two years ago today, my life changed dramatically.  My older son was born.  My wife and I had been married 7 years prior to his birth. We were at ...

By Jared Hokanson, Realtor Southern Oregon
(Hokanson Realty)
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As you find some time to eat in a good restaurant, you will realize that there are still a lot of good things in life. You can also have an additional energy to make the most out of remaining days of your week. This can also keep you happy and positive about life in general.

By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
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I know what I affirm to myself is what feeds my subconscious mind. We think of affirmations as positive statements, but in all actuality affirmations can be negative as well. Maybe we grew up with negative affirmations. People around us who told us "we were stupid" or "never going to amount to a...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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Kennedale TX VA Loans is the best loan program in Texas!  VA loans offer a special opportunity for our Veterans to become homeowners or refinance their existing VA guaranteed mortgage. VA Loans have more lenient underwriting criteria than other loan programs and offer lower interest rates than co...

By Belinda Spillman, Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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This month we are asked to write about our marketing strategies and share what has worked and what has bombed. I have tried just about every flavor of marketing. A few that I have tried which I won't do again are following. Mailings to renters.  I spent lots of money mailing postcards to renters ...

By Ricky Khamis, NMLS 173141 | CADOC 173141 - 480-339-1565
(Amerifirst Financial, Inc.)
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 Vision statement- “The Khamis Team is the go to resource for future home buyers looking to find the best overall financing for their home or investors building their wealth through real estate.”Mission Statement-“The Khamis Team is focused on providing outstanding professional service that allow...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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    Most of the time my transactions are wonderful experiences. Buyers get their beautiful new home. Sellers get to move to a better home, children get their own room, a move for a job promotion, retiring to paradise or moving  for year round vacation weather.  In real estate we are just  making ...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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May is Skin Cancer Prevention MonthA good tan looks healthy but may not be smart. Tanning is trendy and this time of year many are trying to get a jump on looking good for the summer by using tanning booths and laying out in the sun to accelerate the process. I admit I like to have some color to ...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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The answer from me for the question in the title is 'NO'.I do not like to chase or convince people.A question from Praful in this re-blog:Do You Grease Squeaky Wheels?   Do You Grease Squeaky Wheels? Do you grease squeaky wheels? We all know - The Squeaky Wheels Gets the Grease! Why does that hap...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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It has been said that the first offer is the best offer.Most of the time.Mistakes Andover Home Sellers Make - Refusing The First Reasonable Offer! Mistakes Andover Home Sellers Make: Refusing The First Reasonable Offer Selling a home in today's market is relatively easy - Thanks to low inventory ...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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26th January is the Republic Day of India.There are many celebrations all over the US.In this re-blog from PrafulIndian Association Of Greater Boston - Republic Day Celebration 2014 Republic Day On February 1st, 2014 IAGB celebrated India’s 65th Republic Day at Burlington High School. The event, ...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Ringing and Singing in the Rain 2017 - An ActiveRain Challenge - Beth Atalay Clermont, FloridaCAM Realty and Property ManagementWhile I can be a bit reluctant to reach out and make a call just for the sake of doing so, I’m happy to report that I did just that this week when I contacted Beth Atala...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
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Attention everyone! Due to the expected rain on Friday, the 4th of July celebration, carnival and fireworks are being moved to Saturday, July 5th. Festivities begin at noon; fireworks at 9:30. Hope you all can be there. P.S. please help spread the word.   JUST A FEW MORE DAYS... WOW!!! Can you be...

By Jackie Hillen, Tulare County ~ (559) 999-8088
(Melson Realty)
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While in a rush to find something on my laptop, I was surprised to see Windows 10 installing.  I didn't request the installation, it was simply just happening.  After an hour of tapping my foot, unable to cancel the installation, Windows 10 was available for me.... My thought was, no problem, I d...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Craigslist Scam - Be Alert! We received this email from our associate Larry Prigal at RE/MAX Realty Group: Just wanted to let you know that we have received several calls from people that have seen one of our listings on Craigslist for rent.  This home is a short sale that is under contract and i...