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By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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I was inspecting a piece of property with another person one day. It was routine and I was in cruise control mode. The person I was with was a co-worker and we were glad to be out of the office. We arrive at the subject property and the tenant comes out to greet us who we both knew. He is not wal...

By Amanda Hendry & Associates at Coastal Realty Group
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13003 Hanover Dr, Ocean Springs MS 39564PRICE: $669,900Gorgeous home with breathtaking views of the Bayou! This home is truly a work of art with its cathedral ceilings, stunning chandeliers, and unique sunken living room! Come relax on the back brick patio or poolside enjoying the views of the wa...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
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We are appreciative and thankful to CalTrans for maintaining the roads that take us where we went to go.  The photo above shows the roads that lead to many wonderful wineries in the Santa Ynez Valley.  This photo is of the Oakland Bay Bridge that led us to the Napa Valley a week and a half ago.An...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
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by Patricia Feager, 11/19/2017for Debbie Reynolds AR Contest Today I give thanks to ActiveRain, specifically to the people I've talked to over the years and who have inspired me. Reading other people's blog posts is nice but talking to them is even better. What I love about the people on ActiveRa...

By Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ
(Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.)
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Strictly speaking ‘JOURNEY’ indicates ‘a day’s travel’, but there are journeys that last 3 days, a week, a month, a year, and indeed A LIFETIME... This post relates to ‘SHORTER JOURNEYS’ fact...I like to refer to these as ‘SEASONS’...most people call them ‘HOLIDAYS’...BUT... TO ME...If a Hol...

By Yuliya Kachko, Broker Associate ONE Sotheby's Int'l Realty
(ONE Sotheby's International Realty)
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Recently Repriced Our Spectacular Residence for sale in Acqualina Resort & Spa. 17875 Collins Ave #601, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160 4 Beds / 4 baths - 2,750 SFNew price - $2,575,000 www. Click Here For A Video Tour Acqualina Residence #601 For all Sunny Isles condos for sale and ...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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This is our Giving Thanks - Day 6 - entry into "12 Days of Thanks Giving 2017 - ActiveRain Challenge" hosted by Debbie Reynolds.  Yesterday Suzanne and I attended the Keller Williams 2017 Southwest Regional Inspiration Breakfast.  There were four speakers, including: Jon & Shara Maxwell of Sunshi...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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On this eighth post of the "What I'm thankful for in 2017" challenge, I am thank for my community. Winchester, VA is a small southern town nestled in the top of Virgina. You can be in West Virginia in minutes from Winchester, Maryland in less than 30 minutes and in the DC metro area in under an h...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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This is our Giving Thanks - Day 5 - entry into "12 Days of Thanks Giving 2017 - ActiveRain Challenge" hosted by Debbie Reynolds. Today the focus is on health.   This past August I made a breakthrough in my quest for health and weight loss.   My health has steadily improved since the emergency sur...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
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12 days of Thanksgiving; Day 1, I am a lucky guy; with God on my sideThis month our friend Debbie Reynolds is hosting a 12 days of Thanksgiving challenge.Gratitude is such an important component in a happy life, so I will be embracing this exercise to the fullest..Today I will start talking about...

By Kathryn Acciari, RSPS, SRS, REALTOR(R) Sturbridge-Shrewsbury MA
(Cameron Real Estate Group)
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Artists' Open Studios of Northeast Connecticut 2017 The holiday season is ramping up, which means it is time for the annual Artists' Open Studios of Northeast Connecticut. This event, held each year just after Thanksgiving, provides the general public with the opportunity to tour the workshops an...

By Paul S. Henderson, CRS, REALTOR®,, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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12 Days of ThanksGiving 2017- ActiveRain Challenge (My Nephew David) I am very thankful for my nephew David. He brings me strength and shows me what anyone can do when they set their mind to being special.  David was born a normal 7 lb 9 ounce boy and always had a smile on his face. Then one day,...

By Guillermo Serafin, wealth protection and accumulation advisors
(Strategic Blueprints, Inc.)
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Who remembers using scotch tape? I mean it’s not like it doesn’t exist anymore but I remember when for some reason we used to use it a lot for whatever reason. Why am I bringing up scotch tape? Because if you didn’t have it in some holder that made sure that the end was easy to access, it was a p...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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Belinda Spillman is hosting an ActiveRain Challenges this month titled "Forth Annual Pay It Forward ActiveRain Challenge For November 2017".  For this challenge Belinda is simply asks us ""to get involved and help others in a "Pay it Forward" kind of mindset"" This time of the year is an easy ti...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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It's Thanksgiving TimeIf you look around in Clarksville you will see signs of fall a precursor to winter. Just in the last week, the weather has changed and it feels like winter is on the way. My Thanksgiving cactus knows that we are having an early Thanksgiving. The blooms are opening and it sho...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
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Here is a round-up of my posts from last week.  Enjoy!  Sunday Inspiration: 11/12/17  "When life knocks you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray." 12 Days Of Thanksgiving 2017: Day 1 "I've never had bullets fly by my head, but I've experienced freedom because of the men and women...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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12 Days of  Thanksgiving 2017 - Challenge by Debbie Reynolds   Ray & GraceRemembering Their Anniversary November 19th, 1949 - Wedding Day Hi Grace & Ray - Happy Anniversary! I can't believe today is your 68th Anniversary.  We miss you dearly. I always think of you this time of year because of you...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
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My friends and family thought I had dropped off the planet.  One friend even called to make sure I wasn't dead, or mad at her!  It all began about 48 hours ago, when I noticed I had lost Internet connectivity.  We don't know what we have until we have lost it.  It wasn't only e-mail, but Netflix ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
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12 days of Thanksgiving; Day 2, I am a lucky guy, Great Wife and a Happy Life. I attended Mass early this morning and was pleased to hear the first reading was a favorite verse that always reminds me of my wife Sally.prv 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31When one finds a worthy wife,her value is far beyond p...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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Debbie Reynold's November challenge keeps us in gratitude mode for the final days prior to Thanksgiving. What a perfect way to fill the Rain with positivity. Thanks Debbie!  Day 7 of Thanks Giving We get by with a little help from our friends... We are very fortunate to have a group of people who...