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By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 8
Somehow I still do not see a robust economy in the first three months of this year. I say that cause I see the numbers of scammers INCREASING. I think it is desperation ways to make money for some, just the easy street way, OR idle minds. I talk this over with colleagues and customers and here is...

By Nick & Trudy Vandekar, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc )
Comments 6
Eye catching? Effective, definitely different. Appropriate for the brand? Not sure.How you market your Tredyffrin Easttown home is important. It needs to be eye catching, but appropriate as well. It needs to be seen and it nees to create a response with a call to action. Just like this post is as...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 6
Most buyers believe very strongly that...They don't have to pay anything to Buyer's Agents.However, they should be paid, correct?The question is answered in this re-post from Glenn Roberts.Who Will Pay the Buyer's Agent? Glenn Roberts | Ravenna Park | My Seattle | Lake & Co Real Estate Who Will P...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 33
Here’s One More Reason to Revisit Your Old Posts… In working on Debbie Laity’s March Challenge, it was necessary to return to many of my old posts.  Having written just over 3000 posts, I found myself pouring over topics that are still relevant even after almost 9 years.  This is exactly why when...

By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 58
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 Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 2
We ALL want YOUR attention NOW! That’s right . . . the entire Universe is co-conspiring to distract you from maintaining focus on the important things that you know you need to accomplish today. Not only do we want your attention, but we want OUR emergencies to become YOUR emergencies . . . We ha...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Resercher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 7
A common area that people immediately focus on when discussing Feng Shui is wealth. Out of curiosity I looked up ‘wealth’ via the Merriam-Webster dictionary on-line and came across these definitions: “wealth - an abundance of valuable possessions or money,’ ‘the state of being rich; material pros...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 48
Just one of those days. I am dry and have nothing to say today. My habit is overwhelming though, and I will make an attempt to get this done. I'm sharing a few photos because they generally get me by when the words won't come. So enjoy two of my birds here.

By Lauren Williams, Professional Organizer: Puget Sound homes
(Casual Uncluttering LLC)
Comments 2
And I think I invented the third best time management tool ever, but if I'm wrong someone please let me know. It's the Wish List calendar. I keep a calendar just for events I'd like to do: scheduled just like appointments for the doctor, the car in the shop, the children's soccer games except Wis...

By Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA.
(Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Realty)
Comments 14
Thank you to Debbie Laity for offering the 'Spring Cleaning' Challenge.  I appreciate that Debbie's first sentence of introduction to to this contest says, "When I first started blogging, I didn't have any idea what I was doing."  Last night I went to a Swing Dance Club.  I do not have any dance ...

By Jared Hokanson, Realtor Southern Oregon
(Hokanson Realty)
Comments 0
Find a gorgeous home near West Klamath County real estate and have access to endless natural attractions, thrilling activities, and amazing amenities. It's home to the Crater Lake National Park, Oregon's only national park, which has a lot of picturesque landscapes and waterscapes that everyone w...

By Yuliya Kachko, Broker Associate ONE Sotheby's Int'l Realty
(ONE Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 0
 In real estate, there is a starting point. But it is so hard to predict the end point. That is because building and change of ownership make up the dynamics of this industry. In South Florida, every suburb seems to be taking the luxury residence way. With every other Miami suburb adopting luxury...

By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 377-9966
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 3
Tumblr - A Powerful Blogging Platform You Have Probably OverlookedFacebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest are by far the most used social media networks on the planet.  More than likely, you're active on at least one of them.  Each social media platform offers its own set of value.  Po...

By Lauren Williams, Professional Organizer: Puget Sound homes
(Casual Uncluttering LLC)
Comments 3
Non-profits make a huge difference in our communities. This post is for those of you who may feel a dispirited "How can I make a difference?" when anticipating the Spring holiday season and what it means.BaltimoreThe Village Learning Place (VLP) is an independent community center and library recl...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 13
So, I've read that some people aren't big fans of market reports.  And, I post a lot of them.  But, I also read and comment on the reports of others and because of that I think I know more about the pace of our real estate market:  Why I Comment on Market and Listing Reports’s not for p...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 18
If you live you know that often you are asked to wait: wait for something that you can't control but need to know. I used to do this and agonize about how I was being used. Now I don't worry about things I can't control. I have been waiting on a call for two days now. From experience I know as so...

By RJ Baxter, 303-670-0137
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 1
Dreams do come true! --The RJ Baxter Team10 Day Appraisals in Denver Metro!Check out our online reviews:Google BusinessZillowWe are here to serve our clients and put our clients first....we treat every client with the same care and respect.Licensed in CO, CA, TX, FL, IL, and IA

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation is most likely our next new Millionnaire on ActiveRain.This re-post is an advance celebration of the same.YOUR DAILY SURVIVAL KIT FOR THE 2016 NEW YEAR | VICTORIA, BC   YOUR DAILY  SURVIVAL KIT FOR THE 2016 NEW YEAR | VICTORIA, BC       Today, I am giv...

By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 4
I was in a mastermind the other day when a really good PR coach said that she used to feel strange about tooting her own horn and discuss her accolades. She learned that this is something you learn to do when you own your own business. I used to feel the same way. Now, I get SUPER excited wheneve...

By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
Comments 0
4511 S 2nd St Austin, TX 78745 Bring your investors and developers! Home is on an incredibly rare double lot in heart of popular 78745. Both 4511 S. 2nd and 4513 S. 2nd St. are included in the sale. This is a unique opportunity. Options for this lot are limitless. Bring your creativity.... Remode...