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By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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I love the active rain contest asking us to write about two tools that we love.All of us love our smart phones . They are used not only for talking and texting but for many more things.I have many apps that I use but the one thing  that I love the most is the gps system I can use from my phone.I ...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 38
Share the Love of ActiveRain If you are enjoying reading someone's blog posts, let them know. If you think it is something others should see too, why don't you reblog it.If it is something you want your followers on other social media to read, then Tweet it, Google+, Pin it, Link it or post on yo...

By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
Comments 36
Moving Forward Past Fear This morning I decided to read from an inspirational magazine that I used to get monthly. I had an old one and randomly picked a day for its affirmation. Ironically it spoke to exactly what I am working through at this very moment and the title was “Freedom From Fear”. Af...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 22
I have learned a few things in the last couple of days. I left the cold and the familiarity of my home and went to a tranquil, if simple place, in Florida. Singer Island is quiet, really quiet. I knew no one but I am comfortable in my own skin everywhere. Things were different in Singer Island. T...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
( Inc)
Comments 3
It doesn’t matter who you are or where you live, your home is at risk of being burglarized. According to numerous studies, in the US alone, a burglary occurs about once every 18 seconds, which equates to about 5,000 a day.Fortunately, you can secure your home or business against burglary, and it ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
Comments 52
 We've been here in the Rain actively participating for over 6 years.  And periodically we see people post "How do I cancel my account?".And in most cases the reason seems to be "Blogging doesn't work". And that's a true statement (at least for them).  Blogging DOESN'T work if: You aren't patient...

By Monica Foster, Broker, CRS, ABR, SRS, CHMS, CNE, CNHS
(RE/MAX Space Center - Clear Lake Area, League City, Friendswood, Pearland)
Comments 3
Pride of ownership abounds in this beautiful Meadowgreen home! Beautiful double doors welcome you! Split formals w/wood laminate flooring! Den boasts brick accent wall & fireplace. Kitchen showcases granite countertops, travertine backsplash, undermount sink, hand painted cabinetry & breakfast ba...

By Marty Snyder, SFR, SRS; Ohio Homes for Sale
(OwnerLand Realty)
Comments 1
I am always looking into new (to me) products in order for me to provide the best services to our clients. I took the PSA (Pricing Strategy Advisor) class in Columbus Ohio yesterday.Although I have been in the business for several years, I am always open to new ideas pertaining to marketing, etc....

By Monica Foster, Broker, CRS, ABR, SRS, CHMS, CNE, CNHS
(RE/MAX Space Center - Clear Lake Area, League City, Friendswood, Pearland)
Comments 1
Great curb appeal & inviting stone/brick elevation welcome you home each day! Upon entering, you'll find a gorgeous 8' leaded glass door & wood flooring that extends into the Formal Dining Room. Chef's Kitchen features island with seating, 42'' cabinets, granite counters & tile backsplash w/grani...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
Comments 0
The Legacy Group is happy to announce a new mobile app that allows HOME BUYERS to search for real, up to the minute, live MLS listings. The app is called “Home Scouting” and is a FREE home finding service provided directly to consumers by Home BuyersMARKETING II, Inc, a licensed brokerage service...

By Irene D. Lockel, Let me help you unLOCK your dream home!
(Netter Real Estate)
Comments 1
Waterfront Rental inTHE MOORINGS34 The Keel, East IslipRent: $5,500 For Sale: $1,269,000For more information contactIrene Lockel, Licensed Associate RE BrokerNETTER REAL ESTATEClick here for property tour: 

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 28
My mood is often related to the world I live in, which clearly includes the weather. I spent three lovely days on a Florida beach and came home to a white and frozen world. Earlier the snow was blinding and now it is getting warmer. I spoke to my contractor about getting the ice and snow off my r...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 3
New to the Key West real estate market is 1009 Watson Street. I wrote about  this hidden gem a few years ago. It is so hidden that I cannot find the original blog. I remember the first time I saw this house several years ago. It is located down a narrow walking lane that is sandwiched between to ...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 16
So far this year, time has been flying by. I can't believe it is in the middle of February already. Yesterday, being Valentine's Day, was a holiday that crept outta of nowhere. When my husband mentioned we had both forgotten about the day, we quickly made dinner reservations at an Ethiopian place...

By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
Comments 23
 Thinking About Retirement?Most Baby Boomers CANNOT retire. They just don't have enoughmoney set aside to provide a monthly income sufficient to pay all theirliving costs.And forget about Social Security. There is no way you can live on thepittance they give you.So you have reached out to a finan...

By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
Comments 0
8747 SE Yeshua Lane, Port Orchard 98367 Beautiful 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath southern craftsman estate situated on 2.39 park-like acres in peaceful setting 1.5 miles from Southworth/Fauntleroy ferry to Seattle. Work in the city and live in the country. This property has a great flowing floor plan w/soar...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 8
 “Lights – Camera – Action” Meet Andy Paleologos The Todaro Team has revamped, regrouped and re-established their presence.   We are a strong force in the Franklin MA marketplace, and the team members are well-versed on the Franklin market. Now, for an introduction to the rest of the world, here’...

By Christopher Pagli, "I Stay Open Until You Close"
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group)
Comments 0
We must listen to feedback; it's there for a reason.  Feedback tells us how we are doing and if there is any room for improvement.  How we respond can make a huge difference in how the public perceives us.  In this video, I talk about turning negative feedback into a positive experience.  Share y...

By Leigh Brown, CEO, Dream Maker - Charlotte, NC
(Leigh Brown & Associates, RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 1
View the Tour Welcome home to 13811 Hatton Cross Drive, a traditional four bedroom home located in Wiltshire Manor, a friendly community conveniently located on the southwest side of Charlotte, North Carolina! This nicely updated home offers fresh paint throughout, completely renovated kitchen, ...

By RJ Baxter, 303-670-0137
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 1
The truth shall set you free!--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