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By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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If you have not participated in Debbie's challenge yet ... you have 4 days left to do so. Was it a Really Big Deal or No Big Deal. Debbie Reynolds is the Queen of ActiveRain Challenges. She has come up with yet another great challenge.  You won't want to miss the opportunity to participate. Yes, ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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View from the top of the National Cathedral Real estate professional Pat Kennedy shares her experience and photograph showing the available view from the top of the National Cathedral.  We will have to go to the top on our next visit! Please go to the original blog if you wish to leave comments t...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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What is the Internet - A 1994 PerspectiveWe have come a long way with the Internet from 1994 to today. I hope you laugh as much as I did at how they so casually discuss the Internet and what it is.  Clearly they had no clue, but were willing to talk about it. Compare that to where we are today wi...

By Shane Cook, Residential and Commercial Realtor
(United Brokers Group )
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4 BD, 2BA Home with Pool in Chandler, AZ 85286 This spotless, freshly painted 4 BD, 2BA Home with Pool in Chandler, AZ 85286 and 2,692 square feet is listed at just under $400,000.00. The open floor plan is an entertainer's dream with a large great room, kitchen that includes an island with seati...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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Official 2017 Blog JUMPSTART Challenge - Enhance YOUR Personal Best CHALLENGE YOURSELF to succeed for YOURSELF!Begins on Sunday, January 8th at 12:01 am PSTEnds on Tuesday, January 31st at 11:59 pm PST ---  Options for Everyone  --   Check out FAQs  Revised Every Day during the Challenge   Every ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-January 8- January 14, 2017. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or ...

By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
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The housing market is fierce with competition these days, and converting leads into sales is not always an easy task. How do you move potential customers through the sales pipeline without losing them along the way? While you can't win 'em all, there are things you can do to help nurture more lea...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Debe Maxwell "Let's focus on this particular guideline that continues to be an issue in the Rain (and elsewhere): Respect copyrights. Only upload content and images that you have the right to use commercially. DO NOT STEAL IMAGES This applies to all photos online, those taken by a member, peer OR...

By Inspiration With April
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Lord, in the name of Jesus, the name above every other name, we apply the blood, the sprinkling of the blood of Jesus over everything, everyone, everywhere, all that concerns our President-elect Donald J. Trump and his family including the inauguration. Thank you Lord that you command your angels...

By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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"When we sit near our fireplace it's really cold unless we turn it on."You go to watch "the game" or a movie and sit down next to the fireplace.  And everyone needs a blanket!  That or the fireplace has to be turned on to feel comfortable.Why?Well, look at the fireplace in this thermal image.Not ...

By Inspiration With April
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ROMANS 16:17 Now I urge you, brethren, keep your eye on those who cause dissensions and hindrances contrary to the teaching which you learned, and turn away from them.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY Whatever differs from the sound doctrine of the Scriptures, opens a door to divisions and offences. If tr...

By Mark Loewenberg, KW 561-214-0370
(KW of the Palm Beaches)
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 Spectacular 10 Acre Equestrian Estate In Caloosa Available Today!!  13184 Silver FoxPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 Overview Maps Photos Description Market Stats $1,465,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms4 Full BathroomsInterior: 4,345 sqftLot: 10.25 acre(s)Year Built: 1998 Location 13...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker, Author&Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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January 20th, 2016"Feng Shui for Your Home." The Center for Intuitive Arts and Therapies, 501 S. Broadway, Hicksville, NY 11801. Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Fee: $25.00 per person. Please be sure to register by emailing: It's strongly recommended to bring a notepad and a writin...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Real Estate Agent.
(St George Utah Area Real Estate Agent at PK Real Estate Utah South)
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Celebrating eight years in the Rain. Sa-weet!  I joined AR back in January 2009, writing my first post The Path of Leased Resistance. It spoke about a renter who chased us down the street to inform me he was refusing to allow agents to access the property while he lived there. What an experience!...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270,
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Listen to your gut!Or your intuition, or inner voice, or whatever else you might call it. It could be important.Sunday is pizza day in my house. I make a point of spending as much of the day as possible at home so I can make my pizza dough in the afternoon. I also make sauce if I don't have any l...

By Vickie Teel, It's all about YOU!
(Keller Williams Peace River Partners)
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                                                                               Back in May of 2016 I left Activerain because I wasn't really participating all that much and wasn't taking advantage of all it had to offer.  If you belong to some informative real estate groups on Facebook you can ta...

By Gary DiGrazia, Sr., Probate Real Estate Expert Training
(EXP Realty )
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Most know my business for the last 25+ years has been Probate Real Estate. I receive questions all the time about what I do and what is the Probate Process over view so I decided to touch on these in a series of blogs.  This is the first Topic WHY PROBATE REAL ESTATE I track (my team) every proba...

By Inspiration With April
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TRUTH SOUNDS LIKE HATE TO THOSE WHO HATE THE TRUTHPROVERBS 9:8 Reprove not a scoffer, lest he hate you: rebuke a wise man, and he will love you.DEFINITION of SCOFFER Someone who jeers, mocks, treats with contempt, calls out in derision, flouter, jeerer, mocker, disagreeable person, unpleasant per...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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2017 Questions & Answers the 6th Annual Blog JUMPSTART ChallengeThe 2017 6th Annual Blog JUMPSTART Challenge offers each of us an opportunity to build our Blogging skills. Read CAREFULLY - link above - and perhaps your questions will be answered. If not, check the list here or write to me.  Eithe...

By Rebecca Gaujot, the Go To Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
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 For the 2017 Annual Blog JumpStart Challenge, AR members are asked to read and to write about AR's Guiding Principles, known as Weltanschauung.   As a member of ActiveRain, I believe and support the “Theory of Weltanschauung”. This post is on principle #3:ActiveRain believes that home ownership ...