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By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 20
Take charge of your attitude.  Don't let someone else choose it for you.Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement. - Henry FordIt is never to late to be what you might have been. - George EliotThe best vision is insight. - Malcolm ForbesHitch your wagon...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
Comments 12
Why I Find Real Estate to be So Comfortable an OccupationAs a Challenge for February, we are being asked to write on the appreciation we have for our jobs. This is easy for me to do not only because I have been at it 15 years, far less than some yet longer than others. I also do not look at it as...

By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, ... a small office, delivering big service!
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
Comments 41
Super Bowl LI was not an upset... unless you count all the people who were upset by another New England Patriots win!There will be lots written about his game.   There are takeaways that will be used by coaches forever!So, what about those of us who are not involves in sports?  There are still le...

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 18
Shooting photos of millions of swarming butterflies is a lot harder than I thought it would be. They move too fast to capture wings in flight unless you use the right settings on your camera, and finding those settings while also framing the photograph is tough. At one point, as I was lying on th...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
Comments 5
Take a look at the illustration below.At first glance the wheels look like they are turningBut a second look looks like they are stationary, but still on the other side they are moving.The harder you concentrate, the more they seem to move.Look very close and you will see they are stationary...or...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 15
Lunch at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Gaithersburg, MD Chef Dolores and I tried a new restaurant in town to help her with a decision on the location of the next Red Hat Society luncheon meeting. We did have a positive experience at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Click on t...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
Book Recommendation: The Treacherous Net by Helene Tursten The Treacherous Net (2008, English Translation in 2015) is volume number eight in the crime fiction series featuring Detective Inspector Irene Huss by award winning Swedish author Helene Tursten. Dolores and I have enjoyed this series and...

By Larry Gray
(Real Estate Consultant)
Comments 6
  A man and his wife were having an argument about who should brew the coffee each morning. The wife said, "You should do it because you get up first, and then we don't have to wait as long to get our coffee. The husband said, "You are in charge of cooking around here andyou should do it, because...

By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Comments 0
When the time is right to snuggle up with your loved ones, or even by yourself in your Weston home, there is nothing better than popping in a quality DVD. When it comes to Hollywood flicks, it just doesn’t get any better than the Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro team. The director and Oscar awa...

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.)
Comments 9
"If you are honest with me, I'll be loyal to you."-Carol WilliamsIn preparation for my upcoming road trip (vacation), I took my car in for an oil change, tire rotation and new wiper blades.   I told them I'm leaving on a trip and to give it a good going over.  I love my Town Ford dealership becau...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 22
Trivia Questions for Wednesday February 15, 20171. What object marks the geographic South Pole? A plaque2. What musical instrument was Buddy Rich best known for playing? Drums 3. Who invented the cash register in 1879? 4. What is a small group of islands called? Archipelago 5. Which movie star pu...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 8
I recently whined blogged about being sick.  It's been a germ-filled 2017 for me so far and I've often occassionally succumbed to feeling sorry for myself.Cue Prince Charming.Thanks, Wayne, for letting me watch nonstop Scandal episodes and take over the couch for the last few days. Thanks for ant...

By Kevin J. May, Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida
(Florida Supreme Realty)
Comments 3
 Good Morning! 

By Mary Hutchison, SRES, ABR, Specializing in Brookside, Waldo, Prairie Village
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate-Kansas City Homes)
Comments 3
Such an interesting topic and one I've thought about many times!  I can think of at least ten reasons why this is the career for me.  And the 'challenge' is...which one to write about??  I love all the interesting people I have met who have become good friends. That's the #1 perk of this career. ...

By Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes
(Fresh Eyes For Your Home)
Comments 25

By Alan May, Helping you find your way home.
(Coldwell Banker Residential)
Comments 21
I realized the other day that I'm old.  Not just old, ancient. I know that you, and my children, already knew that... but it took me a while to get there... remember, I'm old.I saw a commercial for a new television show, that had a good cast, and sounded interesting.  So I did a quick Comcast sea...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 13
My Mom sent this to me recently, and I thought I would share it with you all.  So true!If I had the power to turn back the clock,Go back to that house at the end of the blockThe house that was HOME WHEN I was a kidI know that I'd love it more now than I did. If I could be back there at my mother'...

By Kathleen Luiten, Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales
(Resort and Second-Home Specialist)
Comments 7
  According to Chinese Astrology 2017 is the Year of the Fire Rooster. And that means this should be a year of moving forward. The Rooster is the tenth animal of the twelve Chinese zodiac signs. In that system roosters are considered loyal and committed, valuing family and a strong work ethic.  I...

By Steffy Hristova, Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!
(HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353)
Comments 18
As hard as it may seem to leave Phoenix' great February weather, a day among the pines and along the cross-country skiing trails is a treat I look forward to every year. Arizona's Nordic Village is about 3 hours drive from Phoenix, AZ.I enjoy the ease of this trip with no advance planning. I rent...

By Chuck Willman UtahHomes.me, UtahHomes.me
Comments 8
My great grandpa got arrived by boat from Sweden.His family business involved helping farmers turn property into farmland.They felled trees and removed rocks.That's back breaking stuff.Someone told them, "In America, you can plow for a mile and never so much as turn up a single stone."I'm sure th...