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By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
Comments 7
In just two weeks, I'll begin my 13th year on ActiveRain. Though I do not blog here as often as I did when I began, I still like to check-in from time to time to see which posts have best resonated with ActiveRain readers.Over nearly twelve years, I have written nearly 3,000 posts which generated...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 23
Do you have trouble unplugging when you go away or are you always getting calls?   If your business cannot properly function when you are not there, then you have a business that owns you rather than the other way around. There is nothing wrong with doing everything yourself if that is your busin...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
Comments 20
Where we live whether it be a single family residence, condo, townhome or apartment set the stage for our lives. The American dream has always been to "own space you can call your own." Many subscribe to the Warren Buffet adage "never pay for someones mortgage, only your own."I remember when I wa...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Comments 37
    Pondering Kindness Without Borders     Pondering Kindness Without Borders   While looking at some quotes recently for an ActiveRain post I found this author.  The name Daniel Lubetzky was not immediately familiar to me but further investigation has shown him to be a person who has a message I...

By Sonya Loose, Selling Waterfront in Gladwin & Midland County
(Modern Realty)
Comments 1
Check out this home on Lake Lancelot in Sugar Springs!100' on private, all sports Lake Lancelot in Sugar Springs. Enjoy the beach on your property, swimming or fishing out front, kayaking or using the SUP when you aren't on your pontoon, speed boat or jet ski. The large yard that is level to the ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 2
We have found the lucky buyers for650 Military Ave21208Baltimore CountyMLS MDBC 458828$324,944   Here is the perfect home for a large family, a blended family, for extra guests, for home offices, for the boomerang kids or for sharing with friends.There is a total of six bedrooms and three and a h...

By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
Comments 2
I truly believe kindness is important..and its' value is often overlooked.A big thank you to Michael today for re-introducing me to the words and wisdom of Daniel Lubetsky.I especially appreciated this quote:It takes strength to be kind.  It's not a weakness.  We all have a responsibility to make...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 1
Come celebrate the 12th year of Truckee Thursdays! From June 13th through August 29th, Thursday nights in Historic Downtown Truckee is a special experience for people of all ages - residents, visitors and participants alike. Featuring live music, a food court, artisan vendors, merchant and commun...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
Comments 2
Any time you get a group of people together, you're going to find personality differences.  Now let's form a group composed of real estate agents and the differences get magnified.  You've got a bunch of strong willed individuals because real estate isn't for pansies is it?  You've got to work ha...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 6
We all have a bank of skills that come with us into this world without the asking. While we can all claim in common quite a few of these skills no two are the same when employed because of this simple fact: The people involved are unique and one of a kind making their use of the gift set exclusiv...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 10
We both love the Impressionist movement in art.  One of my favorites is Mary Cassat, and American born in Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania.  She moved to France with her parents in 1874.  She was friends with Degas, and joined the Impressionist group and exhibited her work with them.  Pictured above at th...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
( | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 100
Homeownership - An ActiveRain Challenge - June 2019 June is National Homeownership Month! The ActiveRain challenge this month is, of course, centered around the theme of the month. Now is a great time to reflect on the many benefits of homeownership  Homeownership is a good way to build up wealth...

By Joanne Gillet &The Edge Of The Beach Team ---- Pawleys Island, SC, We advise- You Decide! No Hassles...
(Pawleys Seaside Realty)
Comments 0
Another SOLD property in Hagley Estates!!! Under contract within days for over asking price ~ as is ~ cash sale! If you know of anyone who may be interested in selling or buying a home, please pass our information along. The Edge Of The Beach Team enjoys working local and we pride ourselves with ...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 58
Reblogs Can Help You and the Original AuthorDo you know what a reblog is? It is sharing a post that another member that was written and posted on another members blog. You do this by using the reblog feature button that is under the written post. The ActiveRain network allows you to this if the m...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 18
My gang of four rescue dogs are my much loved and cherished family. When I travel, they go to camp: a really nice place about a mile from my home. They are well cared for and I know it, but I always worry and miss them when I am away. I wish I could explain to them that I will be back, but I am h...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 12
    It is not your imagination if you are feeling greater allergy symptoms than you have in past years. Watery, itchy eyes, sneezing, stuffy nose...and oh those sinuses that make you want to take a can opener to the top of your head to relieve the pressure !      You may think that you are being ...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 32
I hate to fly. I do it because going to unusual places requires it, but it is no fun. Airlines vary some but essentially being out of control for a day is an ordeal. I fly business class but it is still really hard so I do my very best to be as tired as possible. This won't be too hard as I am al...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 3
Syntax, as it relates to language, is the set of rules that we must follow to make a recognizable order and sense of our written communications.In Architecture, there are also 'rules' that must be followed in order to make a clear statement of what you are trying to accomplish artistically in ter...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 6
 Park Towers West7121 Park Heights AveBaltimore, Maryland 21215$224,944MLS MDBA471580   Click To See More Photos   Luxury 1700' plus square feet in this 3 bedrooms 2 bath corner unit in move in condition. Gleaming hardwood floors, replacement windows, gourmet kitchen with gas cooking and a covere...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
( Inc)
Comments 1
An alarming new study is out, and if you are a parent, you should take note…children as young as 8-years old are being sexually exploited via social media. This is a definite downturn from past research, and it seems like one thing is to blame: live streaming.YouTube serves up videos of kids, in ...