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By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
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Thank you Wanda Kubat-Nerdin  Faith is knowing the storm will pass.     When life events become challenging, an inner cheerleader encourages a look toward the skies for inspiration. Head up, mind up, helps alleviate some of the lows that come from disappointments, struggles, adversity.   Adapting...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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 It is said - when you move to Colorado, you most likely will stay, because you will fall in love with Colorado!     The weather is one of the reasons.    We do have roller coaster weather, and one day can be 80, the next a foot of snow, but we get used to that.   It gets boring with sunshine day...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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 Today is day 5 of the "12 Days of Thanks Giving 2017- ActiveRain Challenge"  offered by Debbie Reynolds.    I went to an event titled the American Warrior Real Estate Professional Boot Camp, sponsored by our local Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation. The course is designed to better equip r...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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Since real estate tends to be a 24/7 business you may be overwhelmed to the point of feeling like a hamster on a wheel. You may be spending too much time working in the day to day minutiae you are missing the big picture. Many blame the rapid pace of technology for this dilemma. Technology, while...

By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, Sitterle Homes
(Sitterle Homes)
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  This is day 3 of being Thankful Challenge hosted by Debbie Reynolds . I loved this challenge last year and am thoroughly enjoying this year. I am very Thankful for our wonderful military and their families. The miltary families make so many sacrifices for our way of life I feel we cannot leave ...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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Thankful for Curious & Cute Prince Hobbes -Thankfulness Contest Day 8 by Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweBack in May 2014, my youngest Mo came home with a small furry critter without telling anyone first, meaning both Steve and I were in for a surprise! Thankfully, Mo has a knack for pi...

By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
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Back around 1994 I knew it was time to up my game in real estate. I had gone from selling foreclosures and joined RE/MAX for the shift to listings and buyers. Two things were changing for me, one I needed to get better organized. For this is searching from the ultimate CRM I came upon Prep Softwa...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Thankful for My Clients and What They Teach Me  I was working on my Thanksgiving cards last night and got to thinking about all the wonderful clients I have had. I’m thankful for them all.  Of course part of that IS about business.   I am always thankful for the buyers and sellers who chose me to...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Day Four of the Debbie Reynolds Thanks Giving Challenge ActiveRain Ambassador Debbie Reynolds has challenged member bloggers to post 12 blogs about something, someone or a situation, large or small, for which we are thankful.Dolores and I have been married for over 52 years and I am thankful that...

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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Under Contract!!1295 Stanley Dr, Rock Hill, SC 29730Call us to a schedule showing! (704)209-!Awesome brick home with 3 bed rooms and 2 bath, located in well established location. Call us to schedule appointment today. Don't miss the opportunity.

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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Listing!!309 Dixon Rd, Lancaster, SC 29720$13,900Call us to a schedule showing! (704)209-!Great investment opportunity great for rental property; rental possibilities. #getlt‬ #ibuyhouses #BuyHouse #webuyhousescash #BuyHouses #webuyhousesfast #webuyhousesnatio...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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I got my real estate license in 1992 . Those were the days when we had no cell phones, no gps and no online mls. I remember those mls books that the broker used to have in the office. We had the clients come to the office to go through the listings or copy the listings and take them on showings. ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Day 6, Debbie Reynolds Thanks Giving Challenge ActiveRain Ambassador Debbie Reynolds has challenged blogger members to post 12 daily blogs about something, someone or a situation, big or small, for which we are thankful.Chef Dolores has not been feeling well and has been meeting with our doctors....

By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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Lately I’ve given a lot of thought to things we take for granted – among them the tools we use in everyday life.In the overall scheme of things, all of these tools are new. When my great-grandparents homesteaded here in 1894, the things I use every day either didn’t exist or weren’t available to ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Day 7, Debbie Reynolds Thanks Giving Challenge ActiveRain Ambassador has challenged member bloggers to post a blog each day for 12 days about something, someone, or a situation, large or small for which we are thankful.I am thankful that we live in Kentlands, a planned community within the City o...

By Sandy Nelson, your Olympia area Realtor
(Riley Jackson Real Estate Inc.)
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I'm so appreciative of the great relationship I have with my clients, and the honor of being able to serve them as their Realtor. My business is based solely on referrals. I don't advertise my real estate services, and get clients only by word-of-mouth advertising. I'm very fortunate to have clie...

By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
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Thank you Richie Alan Naggar  This time of year people tend to bake more than usual. Me, I do it all year as it suits me. I also like to do it a certain way that leans toward being more healthy and for selfish reasons too. You see I like good food and desserts. I treat them as rewards. I already ...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On November 17, 2017, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau reported regional new housing starts and building permits, in the Northeast housing building permits rose 4.1% in October of 2017 from September of 2017, and gained 8.6% from October of 2016.In t...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Walking through a new house with my clients I noticed something.  True or false - you don't need a home inspection on new construction? So, what do you think? This is what you hear from the builder or builder's Realtor: -->   We only employ the best subcontractors to work on your house.-->   We h...

(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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